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There are 3 ways to get from Greece to Cairo by plane, train or car

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Fly from Athens, line 1 Metro  •  4 h 54 min

  1. Fly from Athens (ATH) to Cairo (CAI) ATH - CAI
  2. Take the line 1 Metro from Helmeyet El-Zaitoun to Martyrs

$112 - $433

2 alternative options

Fly from Heraklion  •  6 h 34 min

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

$163 - $404

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 Greece to Cairo is to fly and line 1 Metro which costs 95€ - 380€ and takes 4 h 54 min.

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The quickest way to get from Greece to Cairo is to fly and line 1 Metro which costs 95€ - 380€ and takes 4 h 54 min.

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The distance between Greece and Cairo is 1305 km. The road distance is 3317.7 km.

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It takes approximately 4 h 54 min to get from Greece 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 Greece to Cairo is 3318 km. It takes approximately 38 h 38 min to drive from Greece to Cairo.

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

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There are 736+ hotels available in Cairo. Prices start at $25 USD per night.

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

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Map of how to get from Greece to Cairo.
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  • Distance: 815.5 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 54 min

What companies run services between Greece and Cairo, Egypt?

Olympic Air, Aegean Airlines and 10 other airlines fly from Heraklion to Cairo every 4 hours.

Airlines
Egyptair
Website
egyptair.com
Flights from Athens to Cairo
Ave. Duration
1 h 56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $800
Flights from Athens to Cairo via Borg El Arab
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$150 - $700
Flights from Heraklion to Cairo via Athens
Ave. Duration
5 h 22 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $550
Flights from Heraklion to Cairo via Larnaca
Ave. Duration
7 h 25 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$60 - $150
Flights from Heraklion to Cairo via Munich
Ave. Duration
8 h 20 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$260 - $750
Aegean Airlines
Website
aegeanair.com
Flights from Athens to Cairo
Ave. Duration
1 h 56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $800
Flights from Heraklion to Cairo via Athens
Ave. Duration
5 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $550
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
Train operators
Cairo Metro
Website
cairometro.gov.eg
Train from Helmeyet El-Zaitoun to Martyrs
Ave. Duration
10 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$1
Schedules at
cairometro.gov.eg

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