Discover the wonders of both ancient and modern Egypt with flights from Dubai to Cairo with Qatar Airways. Our modern aircraft will whisk you from the internationally-important centre of Dubai to the fast-growing heart of modern Egypt in comfort and style. While you’re with us, enjoy the best in award-winning onboard services and a 5-star experience that’s delivered with smile.
Cairo may have been one of the most important cities in the ancient world, but today its role in the Middle East as a major commercial and financial centre is equally critical to the future of the region.
This charismatic city is full of energy, and just a short bus ride away from its modern centre lay some of the world’s most iconic monuments – the Pyramids, the Sphinx and the Valley of the Kings.
Dubai International Airport is the second-busiest in the world, and the main air transport hub in the Middle East. The airport is an architecturally-striking building that ensures passengers have everything they need to make their journey as comfortable as possible.
Flights from Dubai with Qatar Airways take you from this incredibly busy international hub to destinations all over the world.
Transportation and parking
Short-term car parks are situated just a few metres from the terminal’s entrance, while longer-term parking is accessible in a nearby location. Public buses are available to take passengers from long-term parking facilities to the main terminals.
The clean and efficient Metro trains run roughly every 10 minutes to and from Terminal 1 and Terminal 3, and there are plenty of taxis available. Drop-off points are located outside the main terminal entrances.
Buses arrive and leave from stands opposite Terminal 1, 2 and 3, but you will need to buy a Nol card in advance as the drivers do not take cash.
Arriving at Dubai International Airport
Qatar Airways flights from Dubai depart from Terminal 1 at Dubai International Airport. However, Qatar Airways also flies from the new Dubai World Central Airport, so it is important to check which departure point your flight is leaving from.
To save time, visitors from countries that are granted automatic visas on entry to Dubai may find it useful to purchase an E-gate card to speed up immigration formalities. The E-gate card office is situated in the upstairs food court area of the Terminal 1 departures concourse.
Facilities and amenities
A 30-minute free Wi-Fi service is available for passengers, and longer access to the network is available for a small charge.
A comprehensive business centre offers a wide range of corporate services, and there are plenty of other facilities on offer including prayer rooms, baby care rooms, banks and medical services.
An excellent selection of retail outlets provide you with everything you could want from luxury leather goods to books and perfumes, while a choice of cafés and restaurants serve international cuisine, quick snacks and coffee.
What can you say that hasn’t already been said about this extraordinary destination? Fly to Cairo with Qatar Airways and you will be stepping into one of the world’s largest open-air museums. Dominated by the Giza Pyramids in the distance, Cairo is a modern, thriving city that welcomes visitors from around the world.
In the heart of this ancient city you’ll discover souks, markets, museums and cultural attractions that make it one of the most diverse and fascinating destinations. Egypt is a historic and culturally-rich country, and a flight to Cairo with Qatar Airways will give you the chance to discover it for yourself. One trip is never enough.
Egypt is one big tourist attraction – and each location is unique. Once you’ve explored the markets and souks, then a visit to the famous Al-Azhar Mosque –the world’s oldest university – should be next on your itinerary.
If you want to get a great overview of the city then head to the Cairo Tower on Gezira Island. For a glimpse of the extraordinary history of this country the Egyptian Museum in Midan Al Tahrir (or Tahrir Square) has the best collection of Egyptian antiquities in the world, including those incredible jewels and treasures from King Tut’s tomb.
Once you’ve had your appetite for ancient Egypt wetted, head on to the Giza Pyramids and the Sphinx, Egypt’s main tourist attractions.
A trip to Cairo must include a visit to Abdeen Palace, home of King Farouk, and Khan El Khalily, the main souk in Cairo.
Flights to Cairo with Qatar Airways land at Cairo International Airport. Visa restrictions for entry into the country will depend on your country of origin, length of stay and whether your trip is for business or pleasure.
Before you fly to Cairo please check the visa and passport requirements.
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