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There are 3 ways to get from Athens to Alexandria by plane, bus or car

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Fly to Borg El Arab  •  4 h 54 min

  1. Fly from Athens (ATH) to Borg El Arab (HBE) ATH - HBE

$125 - $487

Cheapest option

Fly to Cairo, bus  •  8 h 5 min

  1. Fly from Athens (ATH) to Cairo (CAI) ATH - CAI
  2. Take the bus from Cairo Airport to Alexandria

$111 - $432

1 alternative option

Drive  •  40 h 22 min

  1. Drive from Athens to Alexandria 2170.2 miles

$500 - $800

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The cheapest way to get from Athens to Alexandria is to fly and bus which costs 95€ - 380€ and takes 8 h 5 min.

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The quickest way to get from Athens to Alexandria is to fly which costs 100€ - 430€ and takes 4 h 54 min.

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The distance between Athens and Alexandria is 943 km. The road distance is 3472.4 km.

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It takes approximately 4 h 54 min to get from Athens to Alexandria, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Athens Airport to Borg El Arab Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 35 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Athens to Alexandria is 3472 km. It takes approximately 40 h 22 min to drive from Athens to Alexandria.

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Egyptair and Aegean Airlines offer flights from Athens Airport to Borg El Arab Airport.

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There are 194+ hotels available in Alexandria. Prices start at $25 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Athens to Athens Airport is to subway which takes 42 min and costs 9€.

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Map of how to get from Athens to Alexandria.
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  • Distance: 589.3 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 54 min

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

Egyptair and Aegean Airlines fly from Athens to Alexandria 3 times a week.

Airlines
Egyptair
Website
egyptair.com
Flights from Athens to Borg El Arab
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$180 - $600
Flights from Athens to Cairo
Ave. Duration
1 h 56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $800
Aegean Airlines
Website
aegeanair.com
Flights from Athens to Borg El Arab
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $470
Flights from Athens to Cairo
Ave. Duration
1 h 56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $800
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Athens to Cairo via Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $700
Bus operators
bus
Bus from Cairo Airport to Alexandria
Ave. Duration
3 h 6 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
ask-aladdin.com
Price
$1 - $2

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