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There are 6 ways to get from Sicily to Egypt by plane, car ferry or car

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

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Fly Catania to Cairo  •  7h 11m

  1. Fly from Catania (CTA) to Cairo (CAI) CTA - CAI

$195 - $607

Cheapest option

Fly Catania to Borg El Arab  •  8h 28m

  1. Fly from Catania (CTA) to Borg El Arab (HBE) CTA - HBE

$128 - $711

4 alternative options

Fly Palermo to Cairo  •  8h 29m

  1. Fly from Palermo (PMO) to Cairo (CAI) PMO - CAI

$195 - $609

Fly Catania to Luxor  •  8h 48m

  1. Fly from Catania (CTA) to Luxor (LXR) CTA - LXR

$274 - $856

Car ferry to Malta, fly to Cairo  •  8h 16m

  1. Take the car ferry from Pozzallo to Valetta
  2. Fly from Malta (MLA) to Cairo (CAI) MLA - CAI

$255 - $705

Drive, car ferry  •  2 days 9h

  1. Drive from Palermo to Messina Marittima
  2. Take the car ferry from Messina Marittima to Villa San Giovanni
  3. Drive from Villa San Giovanni to Cairo

$787 - $1,296

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The cheapest way to get from Sicily to Egypt is to fly which costs 160€ - 550€ and takes 7h 11m.

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The quickest way to get from Sicily to Egypt is to fly which costs 160€ - 550€ and takes 7h 11m.

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The distance between Sicily and Egypt is 1899 km.

It takes approximately 7h 11m to get from Sicily to Egypt, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Catania Airport to Cairo Airport. The quickest flight takes 4h 45m and has one stopover.

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Egypt is 1h ahead of Sicily. It is currently 5:52 PM in Sicily and 6:52 PM in Egypt.

Aegean Airlines, Egyptair, Meridiana and two other airlines offer flights from Catania Airport to Cairo Airport.

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The best way to get from Sicily to Catania Airport is to bus which takes 6m and costs 2€ - 4€.

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Map of how to get from Sicily to Egypt.
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  • Distance: 1186.7 miles
  • Duration: 7h 11m

What companies run services between Sicily, Italy and Egypt?

Alitalia, Meridiana and 10 other airlines fly from Catania to Shubra al Khayma hourly.

Airlines
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Catania to Cairo via Rome
Ave. Duration
7h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $2,000
Flights from Palermo to Cairo via Rome
Ave. Duration
6h 33m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,900
Flights from Palermo to Cairo via Milan Linate, Rome
Ave. Duration
9h 47m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$250 - $2,000
Aegean Airlines
Website
aegeanair.com
Flights from Catania to Cairo via Athens
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $600
Flights from Palermo to Cairo via Athens
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$190 - $600
Flights from Catania to Borg El Arab via Athens
Ave. Duration
12h 25m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $700
Flights from Catania to Borg El Arab via Athens, Cairo
Ave. Duration
10h 56m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $750
Flights from Catania to Borg El Arab via Rome, Cairo
Ave. Duration
8h 45m
When
Tuesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$290 - $850
Flights from Catania to Luxor via Athens, Cairo
Ave. Duration
8h 50m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $850
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Catania to Cairo via Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
10h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $750
Flights from Catania to Borg El Arab via Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
9h 45m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $900
Flights from Catania to Borg El Arab via Vienna, Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
9h 35m
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$290 - $1,100
Flights from Catania to Luxor via Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
8h 25m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,000
Flights from Malta to Cairo via Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $700
Meridiana
Website
meridiana.it
Flights from Catania to Cairo via Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
7h 40m
When
Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$250 - $550
Flights from Palermo to Cairo via Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
7h 30m
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $550
Egyptair
Website
egyptair.com
Flights from Catania to Borg El Arab via Rome, Cairo
Ave. Duration
8h 45m
When
Tuesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$290 - $850
Flights from Catania to Luxor via Rome, Cairo
Ave. Duration
7h 57m
When
Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$310 - $950
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Palermo to Cairo via Munich
Ave. Duration
6h 50m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$410 - $2,700
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Palermo to Cairo via Brussels
Ave. Duration
10h
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$300 - $850
Air Cairo
Website
flyaircairo.com
Flights from Catania to Borg El Arab via Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
When
Tuesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,100
Neos
Website
neosair.it
Flights from Catania to Luxor via Bologna
Ave. Duration
6h 35m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$350 - $1,000
Air Malta
Website
airmalta.com
Flights from Malta to Cairo
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $480
Ferry operators
Virtu Ferries Ltd
Website
virtuferries.com
Car ferry from Pozzallo to Valetta
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$75 - $150
Schedules at
virtuferries.com
Low season
$75 - $90
High season
$142 - $147
Mid season
$125
Caronte & Tourist
Phone
800 627414
Email
servizioclienti@carontetourist.it
Website
carontetourist.it
Car ferry from Messina Marittima to Villa San Giovanni
Ave. Duration
30m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $45
Schedules at
carontetourist.it
Passenger
$2 - $3
Car
$28 - $45
Bluferries
Phone
340 98 48 540
Website
bluferries.it
Car ferry from Messina Marittima to Villa San Giovanni
Ave. Duration
30m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
bluferries.it

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