The cheapest times to fly from ORD to HBE are

  • January 15th to May 6th
  • September 10th to December 9th (except the weeks of September 24th and November 19th)

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 ORD to HBE is mid October. Prices can be as high as $2041 for Saturday flights during early August, or as low as $934 for Monday flights around mid October.


When to Fly to Alexandria

Flying from Chicago, IL (ORD) to Alexandria (HBE) will usually cost between $941 to $1671 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid October with an average ticket price of $965. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early August, with an average price of $1893. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $927 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1011 can be considered a good price for a round-trip ORD to HBE flight.

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

ORD to HBE Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the ORD to HBE flight is priced close to the average and costs about as much as the average flight leaving from Chicago. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.1, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Monday is usually the cheapest day to fly to HBE, and Thursday the cheapest day to fly back into ORD. Saturdays are the most expensive days to fly to Alexandria, and Fridays are the most expensive days to return to Chicago. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $79 (7%) 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 $1104. Return trip prices are from the HBE to ORD 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 ORD to HBE can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 11 hour 50 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 ORD to HBE while comparing.

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

  • 116 miles (187 km) away from HBE
  • Usually 24.43% less expensive than HBE
  • 1-layover flights available

See ORD to CAI flights


Flight Hacking ORD 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 ORD to HBE — but Champion Traveler does!

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

  • Price for both tickets: $871
  • Average savings: $140 (13.85%)

See ORD to CAI flights

Hack #2: Kuwait (ORD > KWI > HBE)

  • Price for both tickets: $919
  • Average savings: $92 (9.1%)

See ORD to KWI flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 23 major airlines flying this route most often: Air France, Air India, Alitalia, American, Austrian, British Airways, Brussels Airlines, Corsair, Delta, EgyptAir, Emirates, Etihad, Finnair, Gulf Air, Iberia, Kenya Airways, KLM, Lufthansa, SAS, South African, SWISS, Turkish Airlines, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Borg El Arab Airport to Chicago O’Hare International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 6027 miles or 9699 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop ORD to HBE flight is about 11 hour 50 minutes.

How many flights go between Chicago, IL and Alexandria?

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


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code ORD
Origination airport name Chicago O’Hare International Airport
City Chicago, IL
Country the United States
Latitude 42
Longitude -87.9

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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