Arriving in Astana

Book your flights to Astana with Etihad Airways and get ready to enjoy a blossoming young city rapidly developing into a hub of rich culture moulded by a complex and interesting history.

Plan Your Astana Holiday

There are many to reasons to travel to Astana. As the second biggest city in Kazakhstan, it retains a provincial feel about it, so those who do not like big cities will still enjoy Astana. As a new capital with billions being spent on modernization and expansion, it features an interesting mixture of modern and old Soviet architecture, as well as an emerging vibrant arts and culinary scene.

The peak season in Astana is from June to August when the weather is at its warmest. You are advised to book your tickets to Astana early on if you would like to travel during these months. For those who want to brave the Astanan winter and avoid the summer crowds, there are lots of cheap hotels in Astana during the winter time. To find the best flight deals to Astana regardless of the time of the year, have a look at our Deals section which has some incredible special offers just for you.

Flying from Cairo

Book your flights from Cairo to hundreds of destinations worldwide with Etihad Airways and enjoy our gourmet meals and latest in-flight entertainment systems while you fly.

Major Airports in Cairo

Cairo International Airport (CAI) is the busiest airport in Egypt and the second-busiest in all of Africa. The airport has four terminals. Terminal 2 has been closed since 2010 for renovation while Terminal 3 opens for pilgrimage once every year. You can commute between Terminals 1 and 3, which are 3km apart, by a free Cairo Airport Authority shuttle bus. All international airlines operate from Terminal 1.

Airport Transportation in Cairo

The Cairo international Airport is situated around 15 kilometres from the city. You can hop on to a bus to Cairo International Airport run by the Airport Bus Service from Tahrir Square, Mohandessin and Giza. The journey takes about 60 minutes.

A taxi to Cairo International Airport can be hired on a fixed fee basis. The journey is about an hour long but can take more time during traffic rush hour. You can also hire limousines if you prefer more comfort. There is no train to Cairo International Airport, so you will need to travel by road.

Choose Etihad Airways, the National Airline of the United Arab Emirates, for flights from Cairo to Astana on which you will be travelling in comfort and style. 

Etihad Office in Egypt

Cairo, Egypt
City Stars
Star Capital 8, Ground Floor, Unit 3
Nasr City
+202 16918 (Short number)
caitkt@etihad.ae
9 am-4 pm (Sun-Thu)

Etihad Office in Kazakhstan

Almaty, Kazakhstan
240G, Furmanov Street, Business Centre CDC1
50059
01 floor
+7 727 3303000
alasales@etihad.ae
Monday-Friday: 09:00-17:30, Saturday: 13:00-18:00