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

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Recommended option

Fly to Cairo  •  6 h 12 min

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

$163 - $404

Cheapest option

Fly to Luxor  •  8 h 54 min

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

$87 - $243

1 alternative option

Fly to Borg El Arab  •  6 h 34 min

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

$186 - $608

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The cheapest way to get from Crete to Egypt is to fly which costs 70€ - 210€ and takes 8 h 54 min.

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The quickest way to get from Crete to Egypt is to fly which costs 130€ - 350€ and takes 6 h 12 min.

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The distance between Crete and Egypt is 1074 km.

It takes approximately 6 h 12 min to get from Crete to Egypt, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Irakleion Airport to Cairo Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 45 min and has one stopover.

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Austrian Airlines, Volotea, Sky Express and three other airlines offer flights from Irakleion Airport to Cairo Airport.

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The best way to get from Crete to Irakleion 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 12 min

What companies run services between Crete, Greece and Egypt?

Olympic Air, Aegean Airlines and nine other airlines fly from Néa Alikarnassós to Shubra al Khayma hourly.

Airlines
Aegean Airlines
Website
aegeanair.com
Flights from Irakleion to Cairo via Athens
Ave. Duration
4 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $550
Flights from Irakleion to Cairo via Thessaloniki, Athens
Ave. Duration
7 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $550
Flights from Irakleion to Borg El Arab via Athens
Ave. Duration
4 h 47 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$180 - $600
Flights from Irakleion to Borg El Arab via Athens, Cairo
Ave. Duration
7 h 51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $650
Flights from Irakleion to Luxor via Athens, Cairo
Ave. Duration
7 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $700
Flights from Irakleion to Luxor via Thessaloniki, Athens, Cairo
Ave. Duration
10 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $750
Flights from Irakleion to Luxor via Vienna, Cairo
Ave. Duration
11 h 45 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$330 - $950
Egyptair
Website
egyptair.com
Flights from Irakleion to Cairo via Athens
Ave. Duration
4 h 37 min
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$160 - $550
Flights from Irakleion to Borg El Arab via Athens
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$180 - $600
Flights from Irakleion to Borg El Arab via Thessaloniki, Istanbul
Ave. Duration
7 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $750
Flights from Irakleion to Borg El Arab via Athens, Cairo
Ave. Duration
8 h 11 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$200 - $650
Flights from Irakleion to Luxor via Athens, Cairo
Ave. Duration
8 h 35 min
When
Monday and Saturday
Estimated price
$220 - $700
Flights from Irakleion to Luxor via Larnaca, Cairo
Ave. Duration
9 h 55 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$85 - $240
Flights from Irakleion to Luxor via Vienna, Cairo
Ave. Duration
11 h 45 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$330 - $950
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Irakleion to Borg El Arab via Athens, Istanbul
Ave. Duration
6 h 37 min
When
Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Flights from Irakleion to Borg El Arab via Thessaloniki, Istanbul
Ave. Duration
7 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $750
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Irakleion to Cairo via Vienna
Ave. Duration
7 h 25 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $700

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