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There are 2 ways to get from Athens to Cairo by plane or car

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Fly  •  4 h 54 min

  1. Fly from Athens (ATH) to Cairo (CAI) ATH - CAI

$112 - $433

1 alternative option

Drive  •  38 h 38 min

  1. Drive from Athens to Cairo 2073.6 miles

$490 - $750

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The cheapest way to get from Athens to Cairo is to fly which costs 95€ - 380€ and takes 4 h 54 min.

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The quickest way to get from Athens to Cairo is to fly which costs 95€ - 380€ and takes 4 h 54 min.

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The distance between Athens and Cairo is 1120 km. The road distance is 3317.7 km.

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

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The quickest flight from Athens Airport to Cairo Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 50 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Athens to Cairo is 3318 km. It takes approximately 38 h 38 min to drive from Athens to Cairo.

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Turkish Airlines, Egyptair and Aegean Airlines offer flights from Athens Airport to Cairo Airport.

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There are 699+ hotels available in Cairo. 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 Cairo.
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  • Distance: 700.2 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 54 min

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

Egyptair, Aegean Airlines and Turkish Airlines fly from Athens to Cairo 3 times a day.

Airlines
Egyptair
Website
egyptair.com
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 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

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