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There are 3 ways to get from Alexandria to Crete by plane

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Fly to Heraklion  •  4 h 43 min

  1. Fly from Borg El Arab (HBE) to Heraklion (HER) HBE - HER

$101 - $508

2 alternative options

Fly to Chania  •  8 h 33 min

  1. Fly from Borg El Arab (HBE) to Chania (CHQ) HBE - CHQ

$145 - $646

Fly to Sitia  •  8 h 32 min

  1. Fly from Borg El Arab (HBE) to Sitia (JSH) HBE - JSH

$175 - $906

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The cheapest way to get from Alexandria to Crete is to fly which costs $100 - $550 and takes 4 h 43 min.

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The quickest way to get from Alexandria to Crete is to fly which costs $100 - $550 and takes 4 h 43 min.

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The distance between Alexandria and Crete is 641 km.

It takes approximately 4 h 43 min to get from Alexandria to Crete, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Borg El Arab Airport to Heraklion Airport. The quickest flight takes 5 h 30 min and has one stopover.

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Aegean Airlines, Egyptair, Sky Express and three other airlines offer flights from Borg El Arab Airport to Heraklion Airport.

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There are 361+ hotels available in Crete. Prices start at $43 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Alexandria to Borg El Arab Airport is to taxi which takes 32 min and costs $5 - $6.

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Map of how to get from Alexandria to Crete.
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  • Distance: 400.9 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 43 min

What companies run services between Alexandria, Egypt and Crete, Greece?

Aegean Airlines, Olympic Air and four other airlines fly from Alexandria to Néa Alikarnassós twice daily.

Airlines
Aegean Airlines
Website
aegeanair.com
Flights from Borg El Arab to Heraklion via Athens
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
$95 - $500
Flights from Borg El Arab to Heraklion via Istanbul Ataturk, Athens
Ave. Duration
7 h
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $850
Flights from Borg El Arab to Chania via Athens
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Flights from Borg El Arab to Chania via Cairo, Athens
Ave. Duration
7 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $750
Flights from Borg El Arab to Chania via Athens, Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
10 h 30 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$120 - $750
Flights from Borg El Arab to Sitia via Athens
Ave. Duration
8 h
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
$170 - $900
Olympic Air
Website
olympicair.com
Flights from Borg El Arab to Heraklion via Istanbul Ataturk, Athens
Ave. Duration
7 h
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $850
Flights from Borg El Arab to Chania via Athens
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$220 - $700
Sky Express
Website
skyexpress.gr
Flights from Borg El Arab to Heraklion via Athens
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Monday
Estimated price
$210 - $650
Ellinair
Website
en.ellinair.com
Flights from Borg El Arab to Heraklion via Istanbul Ataturk, Athens
Ave. Duration
7 h 10 min
When
Monday and Saturday
Estimated price
$190 - $850

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