$19 is the cheapest deal found on momondo in the last two weeks for a flight to Athens. This flight is from Bologna and is 97% cheaper than most flights to Athens. To find the cheapest price to Athens from your area, use momondo’s Airport-to-Airport Pricing Tool.
In general, October is the cheapest month to fly from United States to Athens. Due to it being the ‘off-season’ during this time, you can expect flight prices to be around $567. The month of November is another great option to travel to Athens, with average flight prices from United States averaging around $580.
The best time to book a flight to Athens from United States is 54 days out, which is when prices tend to be around $718. However, in the past 72 hours, people saw flights from United States for as low as $339.
On average, the least expensive day to fly to Athens from United States is on a Tuesday. momondo users have found tickets for Tuesday departures for as low as $722. However, this price may fluctuate depending on the airline, the season, and holidays. Be sure to avoid booking your departure on a Friday as prices are generally higher than usual. According to our data, the average ticket price to Athens on Friday is $778.
Our data shows that the cheapest United States to Athens flights are usually those with departure times in the morning. Our users have found flights to Athens in the morning for as low as $668. If you have a flexible travel schedule, then try to avoid flying in the afternoon when prices are $768 on average. Flights to Athens from United States in the afternoon are generally more expensive because this time of day is more convenient for travelers’ schedules.
Ermoupoli Syros Island Airport, Skiros Airport, Skiathos Airport, Mikonos Airport or Paleochori Milos Airport can be an alternative airport used for travel to Athens.
The cheapest airport near Athens is typically Skiathos Airport with an average price of $423/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.
Currently, Greece travel restrictions include travel to Athens. Greece has restricted the entry of all travelers with the exception of residents from EU+ countries. EU+ consists of the European Union, the United Kingdom, Switzerland, Norway, Lichtenstein and Iceland. Residents of Australia, Canada, Georgia, Japan, Montenegro, New Zealand, Rwanda, South Korea, Thailand, Tunisia, Uruguay, and the UAE may also enter the country. Those arriving from the UAE must be traveling on a direct flight, and will need to provide proof of permanent residence in the UAE, return tickets and hotel reservations, a PCR negative COVID-19 test issued 72h before departure, a Passenger Locator Form (PLF), and travel insurance. Travelers arriving from Albania, Belgium, Bulgaria, Czechia, Hungary, Israel, Malta, North Macedonia, Poland, Romania, Russia, Spain or the UAE may be denied entry unless they have a negative coronavirus result from a PCR test conducted no more than 72 hours before arrival. Foreign travelers may not arrive from other areas unless they are in an essential category such as healthcare professionals, students, government members, diplomats, military personnel, humanitarian aid workers, airline crew, seasonal workers, travelers in transit, or travelers entering Greece for reasons authorized by the Greek embassy or consulate. The list of categories can be found here. From June 15 onward, mandatory testing and self-isolation/quarantine will remain in place for anyone arriving into Greece from airports listed by the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA). Travelers arriving from other locations may be exempted from these requirements. All travelers except those only transiting through an airport in Greece must complete a "Passenger Locator Form (PLF)" 24 hours before check-in at https://travel.gov.gr/#/. A QR code generated from the completed form must be presented upon arrival. Flights from Turkey are suspended, except flights to repatriate Greek nationals and residents and special government-ordered flights. North Macedonian nationals may enter Greece via Thessaloniki (SKG) and continue on by road to North Macedonia. Their trip must be pre-approved by an official body like the Greek Ministry of Foreign Affairs or North Macedonian embassy. If you are planning to travel to Athens at this time, it is recommended that you stay up to date on current restrictions and follow proper safety measures while in public.