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About Flights to Athens

Summary info about Athens flight prices, duration and airlines

Best One-Way Price

$190

Best Round-Trip Price

$392

Fastest flight time

15h 05m
The best one-way flight price to Athens from United States in the last 72 hours is $190 (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 $392 (New York John F Kennedy Intl to Athens Eleftherios V.).
The fastest flight to Athens from United States takes 15h 05m (New York John F Kennedy Intl to Athens Eleftherios V.).

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 $749

CHEAPEST MONTH TO FLY TO ATHENS FROM LOS ANGELESFebruary9% cheaperFlying from Los Angeles to Athens costs on average just $680 in February
MOST EXPENSIVE MONTH TO FLY TO ATHENS FROM LOS ANGELESDecember40% more expensiveIt costs about $1,050 for flights to Athens from Los Angeles in December
MOST POPULAR MONTH TO FLY TO ATHENS FROM LOS ANGELESSeptember239% more users visitedMore momondo users searched in flights to Athens from Los Angeles in September than any other month

When is the best time 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.

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.

$13 is the cheapest deal found on momondo in the last two weeks for a flight to Athens. This flight is from Turin and is 98% cheaper than most flights to Athens. To find the cheapest price to Athens from your area, use momondo’s Airport-to-Airport Pricing Tool.

The cheapest month to fly to Athens from United States is in March. Flight prices, which tend to average around $451, are often lower during this time because this is during the off-season. If you are unable to visit Athens during the month of March, then departing from United States during the month February is also very affordable. Most momondo users find prices during this month for around $465.

We recommend purchasing flights from United States to Athens 60 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 $596. Keep in mind that you might be able to find cheaper flights to Athens at any time. In fact, our users found flights for as low as $392 in the past 72 hours.

The cheapest day to depart on your flight to Athens is on a Monday when prices can be found for as low as $774. 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 $838. These prices are subject to change though, so be sure to set up a Price Alert for flights to Athens.

The cheapest time of day to fly to Athens is at noon when flights can be purchased for as low as $662. Flights to Athens are more costly in the evening, with an average ticket price of $805. Departure times in the evening fall within the peak daily travel times, which is why tickets can be more expensive.

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 Paleochori Milos Airport with an average price of $447/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.



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
Multiple Airlines
Aug 9
JFK7:55 pmNew York John F Kennedy Intl
28h 55m
1 stop
ATH12:50 amAthens Eleftherios V.
Aug 16
ATH12:40 pmAthens Eleftherios V.
36h 20m
2 stops
JFK1:00 amNew York John F Kennedy Intl
Multiple Airlines
Aug 16
JFK7:55 pmNew York John F Kennedy Intl
28h 55m
1 stop
ATH12:50 amAthens Eleftherios V.
Aug 31
ATH4:25 amAthens Eleftherios V.
20h 35m
2 stops
JFK1:00 amNew York John F Kennedy Intl
Multiple Airlines
Aug 9
JFK7:55 pmNew York John F Kennedy Intl
28h 55m
1 stop
ATH12:50 amAthens Eleftherios V.
Sep 5
ATH9:35 amAthens Eleftherios V.
15h 25m
1 stop
JFK1:00 amNew York John F Kennedy Intl
Multiple Airlines
Aug 16
JFK7:55 pmNew York John F Kennedy Intl
28h 55m
1 stop
ATH12:50 amAthens Eleftherios V.
Sep 5
ATH9:35 amAthens Eleftherios V.
15h 25m
1 stop
JFK1:00 amNew York John F Kennedy Intl
Multiple Airlines
Aug 8
JFK7:55 pmNew York John F Kennedy Intl
28h 15m
1 stop
ATH12:10 amAthens Eleftherios V.
Aug 31
ATH4:25 amAthens Eleftherios V.
20h 35m
2 stops
JFK1:00 amNew York John F Kennedy Intl
Multiple Airlines
Aug 16
JFK7:55 pmNew York John F Kennedy Intl
28h 55m
1 stop
ATH12:50 amAthens Eleftherios V.
Sep 2
ATH4:15 amAthens Eleftherios V.
20h 45m
2 stops
JFK1:00 amNew York John F Kennedy 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
Aug 16
JFK7:55 pmNew York John F Kennedy Intl
28h 55m
1 stop
ATH12:50 amAthens Eleftherios V.
Multiple Airlines
Aug 9
JFK7:55 pmNew York John F Kennedy Intl
28h 55m
1 stop
ATH12:50 amAthens Eleftherios V.
Multiple Airlines
Aug 16
JFK7:55 pmNew York John F Kennedy Intl
28h 55m
1 stop
ATH12:50 amAthens Eleftherios V.

Which airlines fly to Athens?

Here you can see a selection of the most popular and cheapest airlines for flights to Athens

Which airlines fly to Athens?

For flights from United States to Athens, most momondo users will book with popular airlines such as Delta, United Airlines, British Airways and American Airlines. Depending on what airport you fly from, you may have other airlines to choose from.

Emirates Flights to Athens

Emirates will jet to Athens around 7 times in an average week. Where you fly from will dictate what kind of deals you can get for Emirates, but prices as low as $644 have been found from Boston Logan Intl to Athens. Emirates has scored 8.5/10 in momondo user reviews.

Aegean Airlines Flights to Athens

Aegean Airlines flies to Athens 54 times per week usually, making it a popular airline to fly with, particularly when heading to Athens from Thessaloniki Makedonia. Aegean Airlines (rating: 8.4, 58 reviews) varies in price depending on when and where you want to fly to Athens from. The best Aegean Airlines ticket price found on momondo to Athens was from San Francisco ($927 round-trip).


Best first class flights to Athens

Compare and see reviews for airlines with premium cabins that fly to Athens
AirlineRatingFirst ClassPrice
Alaska AirlinesPriceFrom $687First ClassRating
8.0
8.3

Boarding

8.0

Comfort

8.5

Crew

7.4

Entertainment

7.2

Food

Reviews

The trip was great, don’t eat gluten so had no food and there was no entertainment.

1 / 10
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KLMPriceFrom $435First ClassRating
7.8
7.7

Boarding

7.8

Comfort

8.2

Crew

6.9

Entertainment

7.3

Food

Reviews

A heads up on filling in an e-ticket prior to flight departure would have been helpful.

1 / 10
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Air FrancePriceFrom $528First ClassRating
7.8
7.7

Boarding

7.6

Comfort

8.2

Crew

7.1

Entertainment

7.4

Food

Reviews

More meals in flight - one meal is not enough for an 8hr flight

1 / 10
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JetBluePriceFrom $792First ClassRating
6.9
7.1

Boarding

7.4

Comfort

7.8

Crew

7.1

Entertainment

6.6

Food

Reviews

Excellent - on time, courteous, professional, good flight Could be a bit better - the safety talks are said so fast that you can’t understand what they are saying

1 / 10
Search JetBlue flights
ITA AirwaysPriceFrom $578First ClassRating
4.0
4.0

Boarding

4.0

Comfort

4.0

Crew

4.0

Entertainment

4.0

Food

Reviews

Meh

1 / 1
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      Airports near Athens

      Below you will find all the airports in Athens along with the distance from the city center

      How do you get to the city center from the Athens airport?

      The airport is about 30 minutes away from the city center. There is an express bus that provides convenient transportation to the city center aboard Bus X95. This bus runs 24 hours a day and stops at Syntagma Square in Central Athens. It’ll take you about an hour to get downtown on the bus. You can also take the rail to downtown on Metro Line 3. It also stops in Syntagma Square and is about a 40 minutes trip. The rail station is inside the airport and offers easy rail access. If neither of these transportation options meets your needs, you can take a taxi downtown. The taxi stand is readily available outside of Exit 3 and close to the arrival gate.


      Popular routes to Athens

      Most frequently searched flights to Athens along with the cheapest price and shortest flight duration
      New York to Athens Flights
      Fastest flight time9h 26m
      Cheapest price$398
      Chicago to Athens Flights
      Fastest flight time10h 09m
      Cheapest price$467
      Washington, D.C. to Athens Flights
      Fastest flight time9h 45m
      Cheapest price$490
      Boston to Athens Flights
      Fastest flight time9h 15m
      Cheapest price$482
      Los Angeles to Athens Flights
      Fastest flight time15h 35m
      Cheapest price$492
      Tel Aviv to Athens Flights
      Fastest flight time2h 10m
      Cheapest price$92
      San Francisco to Athens Flights
      Fastest flight time15h 35m
      Cheapest price$482
      Dallas to Athens Flights
      Fastest flight time14h 15m
      Cheapest price$511
      Philadelphia to Athens Flights
      Fastest flight time9h 25m
      Cheapest price$736
      Atlanta to Athens Flights
      Fastest flight time10h 55m
      Cheapest price$592
      Miami to Athens Flights
      Fastest flight time13h 05m
      Cheapest price$488
      Seattle to Athens Flights
      Fastest flight time16h 00m
      Cheapest price$701
      Houston to Athens Flights
      Fastest flight time13h 45m
      Cheapest price$616
      Beirut to Athens Flights
      Fastest flight time1h 55m
      Cheapest price$212
      Charlotte to Athens Flights
      Fastest flight time13h 10m
      Cheapest price$516
      Denver to Athens Flights
      Fastest flight time13h 25m
      Cheapest price$704
      Oakland, California to Athens Flights
      Fastest flight time20h 00m
      Cheapest price$615
      Orlando to Athens Flights
      Fastest flight time15h 25m
      Cheapest price$641
      San Jose to Athens Flights
      Fastest flight time16h 30m
      Cheapest price$635
      Paris to Athens Flights
      Fastest flight time3h 00m
      Cheapest price$139

      Visa requirements for 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.


      Start planning your trip to Athens


      Best things to do and see 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?

      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.

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

      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.

      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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