Car rental at Cairo Airport (CAI)
When you’re traveling to Cairo via the Cairo International Airport, make sure you pre-book a car rental with VIP Cars to save both time and money! Forget long queues, waiting for a cab or public transport; instead, hire a car for Cairo Airport with VIP Cars before your arrival and pick up your vehicle straight after you land and drive to the city with ease.
Fill in the search form to get access to desired rental car deals for Cairo Airport that are available over the dates of your trip. Compare deals offered by different suppliers, all based on your preferences, which can be managed using the multiple filters available. Choose the best car rental option for your trip and book by paying a small amount online and rest assured that your car will be waiting for you in perfect condition when you land at Cairo Airport.
- Get your car refueled before the rental return and keep the fuel receipts handy.
- For cheaper rates, book in advance and give preference to deals that cover unlimited miles.
Rental car companies at Cairo Airport (CAI)
Car rental deals for Cairo airport at VIP Cars are provided by major rental companies; they are listed below. While some of the companies (like Budget) have their service desks at both – Terminal 1 and Terminal 3, others (like Europcar and Sixt) have their service desks located only at Terminal 3.
- Sixt Rent A Car
- Avis Rent-A-Car
- Budget Rent-A-Car
Car hire fleet for Cairo Airport (CAI)
At VIP Cars we provide a wide variety of rental cars in multiple segments. SUV and vans are the most popular car types especially in the holiday season when tourists flock the city to witness the Pyramids. In the van and minivan segment, you can expect to see 7, 8, 9, 12 and 15 passenger vehicles like Grand Caravan, etc.
- Luxury Cars
You also get to choose from various options like manual/automatic, petrol/diesel and also filter your options according to your budget and car model preferences.
Car rental deal types we offer
At VIP Cars, you can rent a car in Cairo according to your stay. We provide both long term and short term rentals for the trip, as well as one-way & last minute deals
- Long term (monthly & multi-month rental) deals
- Short term (one-day, weekly and weekend rentals)
- One way and last-minute
Car rental locations near Cairo Airport
In case you want to return your car rental within the city of Cairo but not at the airport, in this section we are covering a small list of most popular rental points that you may use as your drop-off point.
- Cairo Maddi
- Cairo North East
- Cairo South
- Gezira Island
- Cairo Downtown
Brief information on Cairo Airport (CAI)
|Address:||Cairo Int. Airport, Airport Rd, Heliopolis, Cairo Governorate 11432, Egypt|
The busiest airport in Egypt, Cairo International Airport is located in Heliopolis, near Cairo. The Cairo Airport serves as the major hub for EgyptAir, EgyptAir Express, and Nile Air. The airport has four terminals, three runways and serves over 30 million passengers annually.
Terminal 1 and 2 are usually referred to as “Old Airport” and “New Airport” respectively. All terminals are linked by an Automated People Mover. The airport has an on-site hotel as well, the Le Méridien, which stands in front of Terminal 3.
One way trips from Cairo
Are you planning to take a road trip after your stay in Cairo? A one-way rental is a great option if you don’t want to endure the return trip. Though there are N number of locations near Cairo that you can choose as the drop-off point, Alexandria and Hurghada are the most popular. You can opt for a different drop-off location at the time of booking to reserve a one-way car hire from Cairo. Popular road trips from Cairo are listed below:
Cairo to Hurghada
Distance: 463.0 km Route: Hurgada - Al Ismaileya/Hurghada - Cairo
Cairo to Alexandria
Distance: 218.4 km Route: Alexandria Desert Rd/Route 75M
Facilities at Cairo International Airport (CAI)
WifiFree Wi-Fi payphones throughout the airport, along with a full-service post office.
ATMATMs and bureaux de change services are available in all terminals.
FoodNumerous restaurants, cafes, and bars, all open according to flight schedules.
ShoppingDuty-free shopping available in the departure area of international terminals.
PharmacyMedical services and a pharmacy, tour operators, conference and business rooms.
ParkingShort-term and long-term parking spaces with over 3,600 spaces available.
Driving tips for Cairo, Egypt
Though our booking process makes renting a cheap car really easy through the use of filters, yet just keep in mind the below-listed things for a smooth experience:
- The permitted blood alcohol level is 0.05%
- Speed limits - Town roads: 50 km/h,
- Urban roads: 90 km/h,
- Highways: 100 km/h
- Minimum age to drive a car is 18. Minimum age to rent a car is 25.
- Third Party Insurance is mandatory in Egypt.
Top attractions in Cairo
One of the most extraordinary metropolitan cities of the Arab World, Cairo, the capital of Egypt, is full of life and youthful buzz. Be its grand avenues, historic mosques, captivating palaces, or the timeless pyramids of Giza, you'll find everything about Cairo exceptionally charming. Hiring a car from CAI Airport will definitely help you to explore this amazing desert city like never before. Check out the names of most visited places in Cairo.
- Pyramids of Giza
- Old Cairo
- Downtown Cairo
- Al-Azhar Park
- Egyptian Museum
- Al-Azhar Mosque
Frequently asked questions
Which is the most popular car type for Cairo airport?
SUVs and vans are the most popular car types for Cairo airport.
What do I need to rent a car in Cairo?
You need to show a few documents at the rental desk at the time of pick up like the car rental voucher, identity proof, valid driver’s license and a credit card in the name of the main driver.
How old to rent a car at Cairo Airport?
You must be at least 21 years old to be eligible to rent a car in Cairo. Depending on the car size you are renting, the minimum age to rent a car in Cairo may vary from supplier to supplier.
What is the best time to visit Cairo?
March to April and from October to November.
Can I make changes after I’ve booked a rental car?
Yes. You can simply log on to the 'Manage Booking’ section on our website and make the desired changes to your car rental booking. You may also contact our booking support helpline to edit your car rental details.