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Flights to Alexandria in 2021

Popular inJulyHigh demand for flights, 13% potential price rise
Cheapest inJanuaryBest time to find cheap flights, 4% potential price drop
Average price£350Average for round-trip flights in March 2021
Round-trip from£87From London to Alexandria

COVID Restrictions

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Can I fly to Alexandria right now?

Yes, there are currently restrictions on flights to Alexandria along with the rest of Egypt. Before you book or search for flights, consider the following restrictions: Egypt has suspended all international flights except humanitarian, repatriation, and United Nations flights with a pre-authorization from the Egyptian Civil Aviation Authority. Aircrafts in a state of emergency or making technical landings may also enter the country.. If you are looking to book a trip to Alexandria and are outside of the restricted areas, please take the proper precautions and stay informed about travelling during COVID-19.

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Cheapest prices for Alexandria flights by month

January
£347
February
£364
March
£356
April
£379
May
£357
June
£349
July
£436
August
£425
September
£335
October
£363
November
£324
December
£357
Currently, November is the cheapest month in which you can book a flight to Alexandria. Flying to Alexandria in July will prove the most costly. There are multiple factors that influence the price of a flight so comparing airlines, departure airports and times can help keep costs down.

When is the best time to fly to Alexandria?

LON - HBE
Price
£324 - £628
HBE
Temperature
16 - 34 °C
HBE
Rainfall
69 - 135 mm
November is typically the best time to fly to Alexandria, but there are other times where great deals are available. If weather is an important factor for you when considering when to fly to Alexandria, the warmest period tends to be July, with the wettest being November.

When is the best time to book a flight to Alexandria?

To ensure you get the cheapest price possible for a flight to Alexandria, you should look to book at least 15 days in advance of your intended travel date. The price of your flight may increase if you delay and leave booking until a week or so before departure.

Which day is cheapest to fly to Alexandria?

At the moment, Tuesday is the most economical day to take a flight to Alexandria. Saturday is likely to be the most costly.

What time of day is cheapest to fly to Alexandria?

At the moment, flights at midday are likely to offer the best value for money for your Alexandria trip. A flight in the evening will more often than not be of higher cost.

Alexandria, Egypt’s “Pearl of the Mediterranean”, is a city of manmade wonders and where one can find some of the oldest relics discovered in modern history. Founded by Alexander the Great in 331 BC, Alexandria has been an important city that has played host to some of the most impressive structures in ancient history.

Superlative attractions in Alexandria include the Pharus and the Alexandria Lighthouse – which was one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World. 

Today, Alexandria is still a bustling port city and its pristine beaches along the coast continue to draw tourists and visitors from throughout Egypt and around the world. Alexandria is the second largest city in Egypt after Cairo and visitors booking flights to Alexandria will have no shortage of activities and cultural pursuits at their beck and call. Join the throngs of passionate football fans taking in a match at one of the four soccer stadiums in town, take a stroll on the sands of Maamoura Beach or just head out into the city streets for a night on the town.

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Alexandria climate

Alexandria’s Mediterranean climate leaves it experiencing temperate seasons that only vary when it comes to precipitation: Winters (December to February) in Alexandria are mild and wet with temperatures on average resting at 14 degrees, while the dry summers (June to August) can experience highs up to 30 degrees. When it comes to weather, spring (March to May) and autumn (September to November) are the most pleasant times of year and therefore the best times to look for Alexandria flights: Rainclouds are seldom to be seen, and temperatures comfortably sit around 23 degrees.

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When is the best time to fly to Alexandria?

Before you book your Alexandria flight, be aware of the dates of Ramadan, the Muslim high holiday. This month of fasting falls at a different time each year. 

Peak Season

Flights to Alexandria fill up fast from late autumn through the end of winter, when European and North American tourists are fleeing the frigid weather for more comfortable temperatures on the North African coast. November through the end of February are the busiest times of year for booking Alexandria flights, to make your reservations months in advance if you’re planning on joining the throngs of tourists flocking to the area. 

Off-peak Season

Cheap flights to Alexandria are plentiful in the summertime due to the extreme heat settling along Egypt’s Mediterranean shoreline between May and September. Try booking your flight in early autumn: The summer heat dissipates in the beginning of September, making for pleasant, sunny conditions without the crowds of Cairo-natives who tend to fill up the resorts and hotels in Alexandria in the month of August.

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Getting around Alexandria

When your flight to Alexandria arrives, save some money by taking a bus to the centre of town. Though with all you’ve saved on your Alexandria flight already, you may just want to negotiate a taxi fare instead. Getting to town by taxi is quicker and more reliable. Alexandria’s main form of public transportation consists of a network of color-coded trams. Hop aboard the yellow trams to explore western Alexandria from the central Raml Station or head east on a blue tram. The trams are very old, and therefore slow, but the tickets are extremely cheap. Downtown is easily accessible by foot and a great way to explore the city, but you can also flag down one of the many yellow-and-black taxis. Taxis rarely use meters, so be sure to negotiate your fare ahead of time.

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