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There are 6 ways to get from Crete to Egypt by plane

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Fly Sitia to Cairo  •  8h 18m

  1. Fly from Sitia (JSH) to Cairo (CAI) JSH - CAI

$142 - $446

5 alternative options

Fly Sitia to Borg El Arab  •  11h 34m

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

$230 - $717

Fly Heraklion to Cairo  •  7h 10m

  1. Fly from Heraklion (HER) to Cairo (CAI) HER - CAI

$182 - $442

Fly Chania to Cairo  •  8h 8m

  1. Fly from Chania (CHQ) to Cairo (CAI) CHQ - CAI

$154 - $494

Fly Heraklion to Borg El Arab  •  6h 51m

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

$217 - $709

Fly Chania to Borg El Arab  •  7h 29m

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

$249 - $811

Coronavirus (COVID-19) in Egypt

There is widespread community transmission globally.
Some travel restrictions are being lifted in Egypt. For the latest travel status, please check the official page for Egypt.

For travel planning advice, please refer to our Rome2rio Coronavirus information page .

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Travel Advice

Some domestic travel restrictions began to ease in Egypt from May 22.

Limited international flights leaving Greece began to resume from July 1.

Official Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information for Egypt

Currently, we are unable to provide international travel restriction information for Egypt relating to Coronavirus (COVID-19). For the latest travel status in Egypt, please check government recommendations.

Last updated: June 29 | Data sourced from: ACAPS, OXFORD

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Crete to Egypt is to fly which costs 160€ - 400€ and takes 7h 10m.

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The quickest way to get from Crete to Egypt is to fly which costs 190€ - 650€ and takes 6h 51m.

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The distance between Crete and Egypt is 1074 km.

It takes approximately 8h 18m to get from Crete to Egypt, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Sitia Airport to Cairo Airport. The quickest flight takes 11h 10m and has one stopover.

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Egypt is 1h behind Crete. It is currently 3:36 PM in Crete and 2:36 PM in Egypt.

Egyptair, Turkish Airlines, Tarom and three other airlines offer flights from Sitia Airport to Cairo Airport.

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The best way to get from Crete to Heraklion Airport is to line 6 bus which takes 7 min and costs 1€ - 2€.

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Map of how to get from Crete to Egypt.
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  • Distance: 1074.1 km
  • Duration: 8h 18m

What companies run services between Crete, Greece and Egypt?

Olympic Air, Aegean Airlines and four other airlines fly from Sitia to Shubra al Khayma 4 times a day.

Airlines
Aegean Airlines
Website
en.aegeanair.com
Flights from Sitia to Cairo via Athens
Ave. Duration
11h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $450
Flights from Sitia to Cairo via Alexandroupolis, Athens
Ave. Duration
7h 15m
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$160 - $550
Flights from Sitia to Cairo via Heraklion, Athens
Ave. Duration
12h 10m
When
Tuesday and Friday
Estimated price
$140 - $450
Flights from Sitia to Borg El Arab via Athens
Ave. Duration
10h 55m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $750
Flights from Sitia to Borg El Arab via Heraklion, Athens
Ave. Duration
11h 55m
When
Friday
Estimated price
$220 - $750
Flights from Heraklion to Cairo via Athens
Ave. Duration
4h 33m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $440
Flights from Heraklion to Cairo via Thessaloniki, Athens
Ave. Duration
7h 55m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $440
Flights from Heraklion to Cairo via Larnaca, Athens
Ave. Duration
8h 55m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$180 - $440
Flights from Chania to Cairo via Athens
Ave. Duration
7h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $490
Flights from Heraklion to Borg El Arab via Athens
Ave. Duration
6h 8m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $700
Flights from Heraklion to Borg El Arab via Thessaloniki, Athens
Ave. Duration
7h 10m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $800
Flights from Chania to Borg El Arab via Athens
Ave. Duration
6h 10m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $800
Flights from Chania to Borg El Arab via Bucharest Otopeni, Athens
Ave. Duration
8h 40m
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $900
Egyptair
Website
egyptair.com
Flights from Sitia to Cairo via Heraklion, Athens
Ave. Duration
7h 55m
When
Tuesday and Friday
Estimated price
$200 - $800
Flights from Sitia to Cairo via Athens, Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
12h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $550
Flights from Sitia to Borg El Arab via Athens, Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
12h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $900
Flights from Heraklion to Cairo via Athens
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $750
Flights from Heraklion to Cairo via Larnaca
Ave. Duration
6h 10m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$130 - $850
Flights from Chania to Cairo via Athens
Ave. Duration
6h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $900
Flights from Heraklion to Borg El Arab via Athens, Cairo
Ave. Duration
7h 31m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $1,300
Flights from Chania to Borg El Arab via Athens, Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
7h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $1,000
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Sitia to Cairo via Athens, Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
12h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $550
Flights from Sitia to Borg El Arab via Athens, Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
12h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $900
Flights from Chania to Borg El Arab via Athens, Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
7h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $1,000
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Heraklion to Cairo via Vienna
Ave. Duration
8h 30m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$310 - $850
Flights from Chania to Cairo via Vienna
Ave. Duration
9h 42m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$380 - $1,000
Tarom
Website
tarom.ro
Flights from Sitia to Cairo via Athens, Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
12h 35m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$340 - $600
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Heraklion to Cairo via Geneva
Ave. Duration
8h 10m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$350 - $900

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