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

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Fly to Cairo  •  6 h 32 min

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

$163 - $404

Cheapest option

Fly to Borg El Arab  •  6 h 4 min

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

$91 - $448

1 alternative option

Fly to Luxor  •  9 h 34 min

  1. Fly from Heraklion (HER) to Luxor (LXR) HER - LXR

$112 - $753

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The cheapest way to get from Crete to Egypt is to fly which costs 140€ - 360€ and takes 6 h 32 min.

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The quickest way to get from Crete to Egypt is to fly which costs 75€ - 390€ and takes 6 h 4 min.

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The distance between Crete and Egypt is 1074 km.

It takes approximately 6 h 32 min to get from Crete to Egypt, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Heraklion Airport to Cairo Airport. The quickest flight takes 4 h 5 min and has one stopover.

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Eurowings, Sky Express , Ellinair and five other airlines offer flights from Heraklion 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: 671.3 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 32 min

What companies run services between Crete, Greece and Egypt?

Olympic Air, Aegean Airlines and 11 other airlines fly from Néa Alikarnassós to Shubra al Khayma every 4 hours.

Airlines
Egyptair
Website
egyptair.com
Flights from Heraklion to Cairo via Athens
Ave. Duration
5 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $550
Flights from Heraklion to Cairo via Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
7 h 20 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $750
Flights from Heraklion to Cairo via Rome
Ave. Duration
7 h 50 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $650
Flights from Heraklion to Luxor via Athens, Cairo
Ave. Duration
9 h 12 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from Heraklion to Luxor via Athens, Borg El Arab, Cairo
Ave. Duration
7 h 20 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$220 - $700
Flights from Heraklion to Luxor via Munich, Cairo
Ave. Duration
11 h 25 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$350 - $1,000
Flights from Heraklion to Luxor via Budapest, Cairo
Ave. Duration
11 h 35 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$310 - $900
Flights from Heraklion to Luxor via Rome, Cairo
Ave. Duration
11 h 55 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$310 - $900
Flights from Heraklion to Borg El Arab via Athens
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$180 - $600
Aegean Airlines
Website
aegeanair.com
Flights from Heraklion to Cairo via Athens
Ave. Duration
5 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $550
Flights from Heraklion to Luxor via Athens, Cairo
Ave. Duration
9 h 58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $700
Flights from Heraklion to Luxor via Thessaloniki, Athens, Cairo
Ave. Duration
13 h 40 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $750
Flights from Heraklion to Borg El Arab via Athens
Ave. Duration
4 h 12 min
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $440
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Heraklion to Luxor via Athens, Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
8 h 10 min
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $850

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