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Distance from Egypt to Greece

Name Egypt Greece
Country flag Flag of Egypt Flag of Greece
Country ISO code EG / EGY GR / GRC
Continent Africa Europe
Continent code AF EU
Capital Cairo Athens
Total cities 9274 1831
Cost of living Cost of living in Egypt Cost of living in Greece
DD coordinates 26.835768 / 30.795660 38.274950 / 23.810272
DMS coordinates 26°50'8.76" N / 30°47'44.37" E 38°16'29.82" N / 23°48'36.98" E
UTM coordinates 36R 280946.90111022 2970148.0717099 34S 745833.44453184 4240058.1665496
Time zone Africa/Cairo Europe/Athens
Straight distance from Egypt to Greece is 1429 kilometers (888 miles).

Travel information from Egypt to Greece

The distance between EG and GR is 888 miles (1429 km), which can be covered by car, bus, train or ship.

However, the fastest way to travel from Egypt to Greece is by plane.

The average flight time is 1 hour, 35 minutes.

How many hours a traveler will have to spend getting from EG to GR also depends on the mode of transport for travel.

Depart from Egypt (EG)
Arrives in Greece (GR)
Egypt to Greece distance 1429 km / 888 mil
Avg car duration 15 hours, 52 minutes (90 km/h)
Avg bus duration 23 hours, 49 minutes (60 km/h)
Avg train duration 14 hours, 17 minutes (100 km/h)
Avg flight duration 1 hour, 35 minutes (900 km/h)

* Estimated time when driving in a straight line at the same speed.

How to fly from Egypt (EG) to Greece (GR)

Straight line flight distance 888 miles.

Flight direction Origin airport Destination airport Airline Flight № Transfers Return transfers Flight time (min.) Price
Alexandria (EG) - Athens (GR) HBE ATH A3 937 0 0 120 154,00$
Cairo (EG) - Athens (GR) CAI ATH A3 933 0 0 130 279,00$
Updated 28.06.2022

Airports in Greece

Karpathos Airport AOK LGKP M
Ioannina Airport IOA LGIO M
Araxos Airport GPA LGRX M
Kalamata Airport KLX LGKL M
Kalymnos Airport JKL LGKY S
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Airlines providing flights between EG and GR

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There are many ways to find how far is Egypt from Greece, the distance calculated in kilometers and miles by Haversine formula - distance between coordinates: 26.835768 / 30.795660 (EG) and 38.274950 / 23.810272 (GR).


When trying to get from Egypt to Greece, a traveler needs to cover the distance of 1429 km / 888 mil. Surely, both EG and GR are big enough for the distance to vary considerably depending on how it is measured.

Commonly, the shortest distance is calculated as the crow flies, meaning the most direct path between two points. However, to get more precise results, it is important to specify the remoteness of these points. So, the distance is shown as a straight line between the departure coordinates of 26.835768 / 30.795660 and the arrival coordinates of 38.274950 / 23.810272.

Obviously, the fastest way to travel from Egypt to Greece is by plane. Given the average speed of modern aircraft, the flight time is estimated as 1 hour, 42 minutes. Yet, the flight length may also vary based on a number of factors, such as the speed of a specific airliner, its route, and airports of departure and arrival.

Besides, the time is calculated without transfer activities, which may involve different modes of transportation. So, how far is it from Egypt to Greece? The average figures for different transportation options are shown on this web page, calculated by a precise formula of spherical trigonometry.

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People also ask - FAQ

The shortest distance between EG and GR is 1429 kilometers = 888 miles, the calculation is carried out using the formula Haversine between latitude / longitude points on the Earth's surface, using an ellipsoidal model.
The shortest flight distance from EG to GR is 1429 kilometers = 888 miles. If you travel by airplane (average speed of 560 miles) flight time to GR takes approximately 1 hour, 35 minutes.
It will take you about 23 hours, 49 minutes to drive from Egypt (EG) to Greece (GR), plus time for stops like food breaks, bathroom breaks, gas breaks and overnight stays.
Yes, but conditions apply when entering Egypt from Greece.