The cheapest times to fly from HBE to ATH are

  • January 8th to May 6th
  • October 1st to December 2nd

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 HBE to ATH is early October. Prices can be as high as $486 for Friday flights during mid to late August, or as low as $285 for Monday flights around early October.


When to Fly to Athens

Flying from Alexandria (HBE) to Athens (ATH) will usually cost between $353 to $429 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 $345. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid to late August, with an average price of $425. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $80 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $378 can be considered a good price for a round-trip HBE to ATH flight.

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

HBE to ATH Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the HBE to ATH flight is much cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from Alexandria. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.4, which is a bit above average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Monday is usually the cheapest day to fly to ATH, and Thursday the cheapest day to fly back into HBE. 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 $34 (9%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Monday and returning a week later will cost an average of $376. Return trip prices are from the ATH to HBE 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 HBE to ATH can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 2 hour 2 minutes may be realistic.


Flight Hacking HBE to ATH

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 HBE to ATH — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Cairo (HBE > CAI > ATH)

  • Price for both tickets: $352
  • Average savings: $27 (7.01%)

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Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 12 major airlines flying this route most often: Aegean, Austrian, EgyptAir, Etihad, Gulf Air, Kuwait Airways, Lufthansa, MEA, Oman Air, Saudia, SWISS, Turkish Airlines, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Eleftherios Venizelos International Airport to Borg El Arab Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 585 miles or 941 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop HBE to ATH flight is about 2 hour 2 minutes.

How many flights go between Alexandria and Athens?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 51 available flights from HBE to ATH.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

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

Return Airport

Destination code ATH
Destination airport name Eleftherios Venizelos International Airport
City Athens
Country Greece
Latitude 37.9
Longitude 23.9


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