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Approximate Travel Distance
Approximate Flight Duration
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1982 Km
2 hour 20 min
Cairo Intl. Airport

Transportation to Tehran Airport from the City Center

Tehran Intl. Airport

There are various transportation options you can choose to go to Imam Khomeini Airport, which is 40 kilometers from Tehran city center.

You can go to the airport by taxi, bus and metro, or with a rental car or your private car.


Taking a taxi is the fastest option to go to Imam Khomeini Airport. It is possible to reach the airport quickly by taxi which you can get from many points of the city. Taxis, which are more costly than other options, might be preferred because of the advantage of being fast and comfortable.


Metro is one of the most economic options you can use to go to Imam Khomeini Airport. You can go to the airport comfortably and economically with the underground metro Line 1. It is possible to board the metro from many points of the city.


Another transportation option you can choose is the bus. It is possible to reach the airport with buses which are another of the economic means of transportation. You can visit the airport's website to find out where you can get on the buses that go by highway.

Car Rental

Car rental is a preferred transportation option for those who want to have a comfortable and independent journey. You can arrive at Imam Khomeini Airport comfortably in a short time with the vehicles you can rent from car rental companies' offices in the city center. It is possible to rent your car with or without a driver.

Airport Information

Located in Tehran, Imam Khomeini Airport is the largest airport in Iran, serving both to international and national flights.

Imam Khomeini Airport, located 40 kilometers from the city center, provides services such as parking areas, recreational halls, communication facilities, lost goods department and stores.

Last Updated: 05 Feb 2017

Mehrabad Intl. Airport

You have a great variety of transportation options to go to the Mehrabad Airport, which is the second most important airport in Tehran, the capital of Iran. Taxi, bus and metro are some of these options.

You can also prefer going to the airport with your own car thanks to the parking areas at the airport or by renting a car.


To arrive at the Mehrabad Airport you can use a taxi which is a costly but a comfortable option. It is possible to get on a taxi from many different parts of the city and go to the airport quickly. You can visit the website of the airport for the taxi fares.


Metro will be an economical option to go to the Mehrabad Airport. You can get to the airport both economically and comfortably with the metro you will get on through Line 1. Line 3, which will provide transportation from the northern area, will be put into service in the near future.


Buses are another economical transportation alternative that you can use to go to the airport. Even if they are slower than metro, you can get to the airport with buses if you want a more economical means of transportation. You can visit the airport's website to find out where you can get on these buses in the city.

Car Rental

Car rental another option you can consider for going to the airport. If you want a more comfortable travel, renting a car may be the best choice for you. With the cars you can rent from the offices of the car rental companies in the city center, you can arrive at the airport in a quick and trouble-free way.

Airport Information

Mehrabad Airport, located in Tehran, the capital of Iran, is the second busiest airport of the country. From terminals 1, 3 and 5, Hajj und Umrah flights are performed, flights of Iran Air and Iran Air Tours companies are performed only from terminal 2 and from terminals 4 and 6 flights belonging to other companies are performed.

At Mehrabad Airport, giving international service for civilian flights, there are parking areas, lost property offices, bank branches, ATMs and technological services as well as restaurants, cafes, bars and stores for shopping.

Last Updated: 25 Jun 2017

Transportation to Cairo City Center from Airport

One of the most important cities in history, tourism and culture, Egypt's capital city, Cairo, is hosting millions of visitors each year. Access to the city center for visitors using the Cairo International Airport, the only airport in the city, is not so easy, unlike other world capitals that host visitors.

It is possible to get to the city center from the airport at Heliopolis, which is 30 kilometers far from the center of the city, only with private shuttles, rental cars and taxis. There are also municipal buses that provide access to metro lines.

Cairo Airport Shuttle Bus

Cairo is a city shaped by the Nile River, forming various peninsulas and islands. So there are a few centers of the city. The most important of the centers are the Giza district in the east of Nile, hosting the pyramids, Wasat Al Balad, and the island named Zamalek. All of these areas are 25 to 30 kilometers from the airport. The most commonly used vehicle on this route is the shuttle.

You can arrange a private shuttle for you by phoning 19970 at the airport or phoning the same number or online in advance. You can reach to Wasat Al Balad and Zamalek at the best prices with the vehicles of maximum of 7 people + 7 luggage or 10 people + 0 luggage capacity. For Giza, you need to pay a little more.

City Buses

You can go to Ramses metro station by city bus number 111 which departs from Terminal 1 of Cairo International Airport and you can reach the city center and major centers from here by metro. However, city buses take half an hour to one and a half hours to get to the city due to traffic conditions and excessive number of bus stops.

You can also go to the Heliopolis and Nasr areas by bus and get to the newly completed metro stations from here. Green Line, one of the three metro lines in the city, is expected to reach the airport next year.

Private Service

In Cairo International Airport you also have the chance of a luxury transfer. You can choose from London-style taxis, limousines, and luxury buses for transportation. You do not have a bargaining option with these services, which are more expensive. The vehicles that you will travel with prices determined according to each region are the type of transportation that is most popular with businessmen and rich people coming to Cairo.

Car Rental

The airport hosts car rental offices of companies such as Budget, Avis, Hertz and Europecar. These companies also have offices in different regions of the city. You can get to the city center by using the Oroba road with the car you can rent from here.  The entrance to the airport with the cars costs 5 Egyptian Pounds. The airport also has a parking space with the capacity of 3,612 private vehicles.

Last Updated: 09 May 2017

Frequently Asked Questions

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Which airports can I use for Tehran-Cairo flights?

For Tehran-Cairo flights, you can use Tehran Intl. Airport, Mehrabad Intl. Airport as departure airport, and Cairo Intl. Airport, Capital Intl. Airport, Sphinx Intl. Airport for arrival.

How many kilometers is the flight distance from Tehran-Cairo and how long does the flight take?

The flight distance between Tehran-Cairo is 1982 kilometers in total. The flight between the two cities takes 2 hour 20 minutes.

Which day is the most convenient for Tehran-Cairo flights?

When the average prices are examined, the most suitable day for Tehran-Cairo flights is Thursday.

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