The cheapest times to fly from DTW to HBE are

  • January 1st to March 4th
  • August 13th to December 9th

based on data collected exclusively by Champion Traveler across tens of millions of flights. Among all the dates above, the very cheapest time to fly from DTW to HBE is early October. Prices can be as high as $6787 for Friday flights during mid June, or as low as $953 for Tuesday flights around early October.


When to Fly to Alexandria

Flying from Detroit, MI (DTW) to Alexandria (HBE) will usually cost between $984 to $4463 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early October with an average ticket price of $1077. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid June, with an average price of $3991. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $2914 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1414 can be considered a good price for a round-trip DTW to HBE flight.

See below for a graph of average weekly prices for the DTW to HBE route. All prices are for round-trip tickets in USD.

DTW to HBE Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the DTW to HBE flight is slightly more expensive than the average and costs slightly more than the average flight leaving from Detroit. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.15, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to fly to HBE, and Monday the cheapest day to fly back into DTW. Fridays are the most expensive days to fly out or take a return trip. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $1119 (34%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Tuesday and returning a week later will cost an average of $1398. Return trip prices are from the HBE to DTW flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.

Departing Prices by Day

Departure Day Prices

Return Trip Prices by Day

Return Day Prices


Nonstop Flights and Layovers

Travelers looking to fly from DTW to HBE can generally find a 2-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 11 hour 29 minutes may not be realistic.


Alternative Nearby Airports

Champion Traveler tells you which airports are nearby and whether tickets might be cheaper alternative airports nearby. Sometimes it’s worth it to fly into a closer airport and then commute to your destination. Remember that there is not usually a nonstop flight from DTW to HBE while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Cairo International Airport (CAI) in Cairo

  • 116 miles (187 km) away from HBE
  • Usually 21.47% less expensive than HBE
  • 1-layover flights available

See DTW to CAI flights


Flight Hacking DTW to HBE

Flight hacking is when you book two tickets instead of a layover, sometimes with different airlines. You will need to either bring only a carry-on bag (highly recommended) or leave yourself plenty of time to go through security again. Flight hacking is completely allowed, but airlines don’t always tell you the cheapest way to get from DTW to HBE — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: New York, NY (DTW > JFK > HBE)

  • Price for both tickets: $1130
  • Average savings: $284 (20.06%)

See DTW to JFK flights

Hack #2: Chicago, IL (DTW > ORD > HBE)

  • Price for both tickets: $1204
  • Average savings: $210 (14.82%)

See DTW to ORD flights

Hack #3: Cairo (DTW > CAI > HBE)

  • Price for both tickets: $1217
  • Average savings: $197 (13.9%)

See DTW to CAI flights


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from DTW to HBE? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 11 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, Air France, atlasglobal, British Airways, Delta, EgyptAir, Gulf Air, KLM, Saudia, Turkish Airlines, Virgin Atlantic, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Borg El Arab Airport to Detroit Metro Wayne County Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 5835 miles or 9390 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from DTW to HBE?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop DTW to HBE flight is about 11 hour 29 minutes.

How many flights go between Detroit, MI and Alexandria?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 8 available flights from DTW to HBE.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code DTW
Origination airport name Detroit Metro Wayne County Airport
City Detroit, MI
Country the United States
Latitude 42.2
Longitude -83.4

Return Airport

Destination code HBE
Destination airport name Borg El Arab Airport
City Alexandria
Country Egypt
Latitude 30.9
Longitude 29.7


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