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Summary info about Athens flight prices, duration and airlines

Best One-Way Price

$202

Best Round-Trip Price

$409

Fastest flight time

12h 35m

Operated By

3 airlines
The best one-way flight price to Athens from United States in the last 72 hours is $202 (New York John F Kennedy Intl to Athens Eleftherios V.).
The best round-trip flight price to Athens from United States in the last 72 hours is $409 (Washington, D.C. Dulles Intl to Athens Eleftherios V.).
The fastest flight to Athens from United States takes 12h 35m (New York John F Kennedy Intl to Athens Eleftherios V.).
There are 3 airlines operating flights to Athens, including Air Canada, Scandinavian Airlines and PLAY.

Athens flights insights and trends

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What is the cheapest month to fly to Athens?

The cheapest month to fly to Athens from United States is in January. Flight prices, which tend to average around $676, are often lower during this time because this is during the off-season. If you are unable to visit Athens during the month of January, then departing from United States during the month February is also very affordable. Most momondo users find prices during this month for around $687.

What is the absolute cheapest flight to Athens?

$29 is the cheapest deal found on momondo in the last two weeks for a flight to Athens. This flight is from Agios Kirykos and is 81% cheaper than most flights to Athens. To find the cheapest price to Athens from your area, use momondo’s Airport-to-Airport Pricing Tool.
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What is the cheapest day to depart on your flight to Athens?

The cheapest day to depart on your flight to Athens is on a Monday when prices can be found for as low as $1,037. This is often the case because there is less demand to fly during this day of the week. If your travel schedule is flexible, try to avoid departing on a Friday because tickets tend to average around $1,130. These prices are subject to change though, so be sure to set up a Price Alert for flights to Athens.

What is the cheapest time of day to depart on your flight to Athens?

The cheapest time of day to fly to Athens is in the morning when flights can be purchased for as low as $878. Flights to Athens are more costly in the afternoon, with an average ticket price of $1,156. Departure times in the afternoon fall within the peak daily travel times, which is why tickets can be more expensive.

How long does it take to fly to Athens?

If you’re flying from a popular airport in United States, such as Los Angeles or Miami, and flying into the most popular airport in Athens (Athens Eleftherios V.), then you can expect flight times to average 16h and 14h 45m, respectively.

How far in advance should I book a flight to Athens?

We recommend purchasing flights from United States to Athens 5 days ahead of your departure date because this is when momondo users tend to see the best flight rates. On average, our users have found flights to Athens for $909.

Cheapest flights to Athens airports

Find the cheapest flights to these Athens airports from your nearest city or airport
Los Angeles
Athens

CHEAPEST ROUTE FROM Los Angeles TO Athens

Los Angeles (LAX) to Athens (ATH)

Typically, flights to Athens from Los Angeles are cheaper when flying from Los Angeles to Athens Eleftherios V., which has an average price of $919

CHEAPEST MONTH TO FLY TO ATHENS FROM LOS ANGELESJanuary34% cheaperFlying from Los Angeles to Athens costs on average just $615 in January
MOST EXPENSIVE MONTH TO FLY TO ATHENS FROM LOS ANGELESJune74% more expensiveIt costs about $1,606 for flights to Athens from Los Angeles in June
MOST POPULAR MONTH TO FLY TO ATHENS FROM LOS ANGELESSeptember241% more users visitedMore momondo users searched in flights to Athens from Los Angeles in September than any other month

Frequently asked questions about flying to Athens

How long does it take to fly to Athens?

Flights to Athens, Greece from the United States will vary. If you're looking for a flight from Los Angeles (LAX) to Athens (ATH), you can find several one-stop and two-stop layover flights. These flights typically last from about 15 hours to 24 hours. If you're traveling from the east coast, a flight from New York City (JFK) to Athens will last from around 12 hours to 24 hours. From other main hubs like Atlanta (ATL) and Houston (HOU), you'll have at least a one-stop layover and the flight will last from 12 hours to 29 hours from Atlanta and from 14 hours to 28 hours when traveling from Houston.

Where can you fly directly into Athens from?

There are currently no nonstop flights from the United States to Athens International Airport (ATH), Athens, Greece. However, on momondo you'll find several Athens flights deals with one-stop from cities like Newark (EWR), Chicago (ORD), and Denver (DEN). On these one-stop flights to Athens, Greece, you'll possibly have a layover in Frankfurt (FRA), Doha Hamad (DOH), or Zurich (ZRH). Your flight from these destinations will last from 12-25 hours from Chicago, around 13 hours from Denver, and 12-15 hours from Newark.

Is there an alternative airport near Athens?

Ermoupoli Syros Island Airport, Skiros Airport, Skiathos Airport, Mikonos Airport or Paleochori Milos Airport can be an alternative airport used for travel to Athens.

Is there a cheaper alternative to flying into Athens?

The cheapest airport near Athens is typically Ermoupoli Syros Island Airport with an average price of $97/person. These prices vary based on where travelers are coming from. It is suggested that travelers looking to save money try momondo’s Airport-to-Airport Pricing Tool.

When did momondo last update prices for flights to Athens Eleftherios V. Airport?

Prices for flights to Athens Eleftherios V. Airport were last updated today.

How many operators does momondo search for flights to Athens Eleftherios V. Airport?

How old do you have to be to fly to Athens Eleftherios V. Airport?

The minimum age a child must be to fly alone is five but airlines that offer an unaccompanied minor (UNMR) service will have their own age restrictions, including rules around flight length, timings, and stopovers. We always recommend checking with the individual airline you are booking with to travel to Athens Eleftherios V. Airport.

What documentation or ID do you need to fly to Athens Eleftherios V. Airport?

The necessary travel and health documents for your Athens Eleftherios V. Airport trip may vary depending on your travel plans and individual circumstances. Generally, you should have various documents, such as a national ID card or driver's license and a passport that is valid for six months beyond your scheduled arrival date. We recommend seeking advice from your airline or a trusted third party, such as IATA.


Athens flight deals found on momondo

Check out some of the best fares from airports in United States to Athens found recently by users on momondo
PLAY
Apr 22
IAD6:50 pmWashington, D.C. Dulles Intl
13h 00m
1 stop
ATH2:50 pmAthens Eleftherios V.
May 14
ATH10:00 amAthens Eleftherios V.
14h 40m
1 stop
IAD5:40 pmWashington, D.C. Dulles Intl
PLAY
Apr 22
BWI6:50 pmBaltimore/Washington
13h 00m
1 stop
ATH2:50 pmAthens Eleftherios V.
May 14
ATH10:00 amAthens Eleftherios V.
14h 40m
1 stop
BWI5:40 pmBaltimore/Washington
Scandinavian Airlines
Apr 9
EWR6:50 pmNewark
33h 50m
1 stop
ATH11:40 amAthens Eleftherios V.
Apr 23
ATH6:00 pmAthens Eleftherios V.
26h 15m
1 stop
EWR1:15 pmNewark
PLAY
Apr 22
IAD6:50 pmWashington, D.C. Dulles Intl
13h 00m
1 stop
ATH2:50 pmAthens Eleftherios V.
May 14
ATH10:00 amAthens Eleftherios V.
14h 40m
1 stop
IAD5:40 pmWashington, D.C. Dulles Intl
PLAY
Apr 22
BWI6:50 pmBaltimore/Washington
13h 00m
1 stop
ATH2:50 pmAthens Eleftherios V.
May 14
ATH10:00 amAthens Eleftherios V.
14h 40m
1 stop
BWI5:40 pmBaltimore/Washington
PLAY
Apr 29
IAD6:50 pmWashington, D.C. Dulles Intl
13h 00m
1 stop
ATH2:50 pmAthens Eleftherios V.
May 14
ATH10:00 amAthens Eleftherios V.
14h 40m
1 stop
IAD5:40 pmWashington, D.C. Dulles Intl

Find the cheapest one-way flights to Athens

If you're looking for one-way flights from United States to Athens, view some of our deals below.
Multiple Airlines
May 14
JFK6:20 pmNew York John F Kennedy Intl
40h 20m
2 stops
ATH5:40 pmAthens Eleftherios V.
Multiple Airlines
Apr 3
JFK6:20 pmNew York John F Kennedy Intl
32h 45m
2 stops
ATH10:05 amAthens Eleftherios V.
Multiple Airlines
Feb 26
JFK6:10 pmNew York John F Kennedy Intl
31h 40m
2 stops
ATH8:50 amAthens Eleftherios V.

Visa requirements for visiting Athens

What passport or visa requirements are there when visiting Athens?

You won't need a visa when traveling to Greece from the United States. A passport, however, is required and you'll need to show it when you land at the airport. Note that your US passport must be valid for six months or more beyond the day that you enter Greece.


Best things to do and see in Athens

What can you see and do in Athens?

Visit the Acropolis and Ancient Agora to get a close-up look at the cities architectural ruins and learn about early civilization. Being the capital of Greece, there are many cultural and historical attractions to see in the city such as the Acropolis Museum, the National Archaeological Museum, and the Museum of Cycladic Art. Shopping is also something that you could do while in Athens. Stop by the Athens Central Market to shop for some wine, nuts, herbs, and spices. You can also shop for fashion in Downtown Athens where there are many quaint boutiques or at the Athens Metro or the Athens Heart Mall where there are various stores, restaurants, and a play area for kids.


Why use momondo?

Why should I use momondo to find a flight deal to Athens?

Finding the right flight to Athens is quick and easy when you have a range of options in front of you, from reputable agents and recognisable airlines. These options can then be filtered down to find the best fit. That is what momondo does. We make finding flights to Athens quick and easy, saving you time and money.

Can I find flights to Athens with flexible booking policies on momondo?

Yes. momondo enables you to select and highlight flights to Athens with this policy.

How can momondo help me find flights to Athens?

Once all potential Athens flight options are in front of you momondo lets you sort and filter flights based on preferences such as airline, price and flight times amongst many other options.

I’m not ready to book a flight to Athens right now. Can momondo alert me if prices change?

Of course. momondo tracks the price of Athens flights. All you need is a valid email address and we will do the rest; it is that quick and easy.


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