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About Flights to Greece

Summary info about Greece flight prices, duration and airlines

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Fastest flight time

12h 30m

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4 airlines
The best one-way flight price to Greece from United States in the last 72 hours is $162 (New York John F Kennedy Intl to Athens Eleftherios V.).
The best round-trip flight price to Greece from United States in the last 72 hours is $428 (Los Angeles to Athens Eleftherios V.).
The fastest flight to Greece from United States takes 12h 30m (New York John F Kennedy Intl to Athens Eleftherios V.).
There are 4 airlines operating flights to Greece, including Virgin Atlantic, ITA Airways and Scandinavian Airlines.

Greece flights insights and trends

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How much are flights to Greece?

On average, a flight to Greece will cost $2,386 per ticket. We’ve had users find flights to Greece for as low as $55, however. If you’re unable to find a plane ticket for $55, but manage to find one for $2,327 or less, then this is still a great deal. Keep in mind that flight costs vary depending on where you fly from, what time of year you travel, and what airline you fly with.
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What are the most popular cities to visit in Greece?

Some of the world’s most well-traveled cities are in Greece. The most popular city to travel to in Greece is Athens, which momondo users choose as their landing destination 1,628% more often than other cities. The next most popular cities in Greece are Thessaloniki and Heraklion.

How long is the flight from United States to Greece?

Flight times vary depending on what airport in United States you fly out of and what airport in Greece you fly into. For example, flying from Los Angeles to Athens Eleftherios V. takes 16h on average. On the other hand, flying from Miami to Athens Eleftherios V. takes 13h 30m on average. Keep in mind that it’s always quicker to opt for a non-stop flight, so be sure to check momondo if there are any available for your route.

What airlines fly to Greece?

You can find flights to Greece from 40 airlines. If you’re unsure which to fly with, consider booking your flight with British Airways, Lufthansa or Delta as these are the most popular among our users. British Airways is the most favored with 17% of momondo travelers booking flights with this airline.

Popular cities and sights

Looking to visit Greece? Check out these cities and spend time seeing some of the most popular sights in the country

Cheapest flights to cities in Greece

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Useful information for your flight to Greece

Get up-to-date answers for some of the most frequently asked questions regarding flying to Greece

Flying into Athens Airport is typically the best way to visit Acropolis, since it is the closest airport to the area.

The cheapest flights to Greece recently found by momondo users are $5 with Ryanair, $6 with Juneyao Airlines, and $6 with Turkish Airlines.

The best day of the week to fly to Greece is Monday due to prices being at their lowest. Flying out on a Sunday should be a backup plan since this day tends to be less expensive as well. Friday, on the other hand, is the most expensive day to fly to Greece.

Recent flights found to popular cities in Greece

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Cheapest flight routes to Greece

These routes have the cheapest flights to Greece found by momondo users in United States
DepartingDestinationBest TimeBest Price
New YorkAthens9h 35m$430
NewarkAthens9h 10m$430
New YorkChania13h 25m$449
Washington, D.C.Athens9h 45m$451
New YorkThessaloniki12h 20m$453
MiamiAthens13h 30m$456
Washington, D.C.Rhodes16h 50m$465
Los AngelesAthens16h 00m$467
NewarkThessaloniki12h 20m$472
New YorkThera12h 20m$475
Los AngelesHeraklion17h 40m$483
San FranciscoAthens15h 30m$486
BaltimoreAthens12h 50m$486
Fort LauderdaleAthens15h 14m$492
ChicagoAthens10h 25m$494
BostonAthens9h 10m$497

Best things to do and see in Greece

There are various flights to Greece from the United States. Most of the nonstop options arrive at Greece’s main airport, Athens International Airport (ATH). Most of these flights are offered only during the high season. However, the trip can take approximately 9h and 20min from John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK) in New York, 10h and 20min from Chicago O’Hare International Airport (ORD), and at least 13h and 40min departing from Los Angeles International Airport (LAX). The nonstop option that flies year-round takes off from Newark Liberty International Airport (EWR) in New Jersey and is about 9h and 10min long. Other destinations in Greece are major airports like the Heraklion Airport N. Kazantzakis (HER) in Crete and Thessaloniki Airport Makedonia (SKG). The Greece flights to these airports have at least one layover in between and can take over 10h from the east coast, like John F. Kennedy International Airport, and at least 13h out of the west coast, from Los Angeles International Airport.

Nonstop flights to Greece from the United States land in Athens International Airport. However, most of these direct routes are seasonal and don’t run during the winter months. The American Airlines seasonal flights are out of John F. Kennedy International Airport, Philadelphia International Airport (PHL), and Chicago O’Hare International Airport. Delta Airlines operates seasonal nonstop flights from John F. Kennedy International Airport and Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport (ATL). As for United Airlines, the seasonal direct flights are out of Dulles International Airport (IAD) in Washington D.C. and Newark Liberty International Airport. Year-round, you can find cheap nonstop flights only from Newark Liberty International Airport, operated by Emirates Airlines. There currently aren’t any direct flights to other major airports in Greece like the Heraklion Airport N. Kazantzakis and Thessaloniki Airport Makedonia. Nonetheless, airlines like Swiss Airlines and Lufthansa offer routes with just one layover, generally in Europe.

If you’re traveling around the mainland of Greece, a great way of getting around is by bus. There is an efficient bus system that goes between the main cities. However, one of Greece’s most famous things to see are the islands. The best way to get to the islands from either Athens or Thessaloniki are either by plane or ferry. For instance, you can take either a ferry or a cheap flight to the iconic island of Santorini from either of the major Greek cities on the mainland. It’s also possible to rent a car while you’re in Greece if you plan on visiting more remote areas, like the UNESCO-listed monastery of Meteora or the archeological site of Olympia. It’s also possible to rent a vehicle on some of the larger islands like Crete or Naxos. This is a great way to explore the islands and see the most secluded beaches and coves like Elafonisi Beach or the Cedar Forest of Alyko.

US citizens will need a valid passport to be allowed to fly to and enter Greece. It’s recommended that the passport is valid for at least six months after the planned departure date from Greece, as well as having a couple of free pages for entry stamps. As for the visa requirements, US citizens do not need to obtain a tourist visa before they arrive in Greece, as long as they don’t intend on staying for longer than 90 days.

Popular routes landing in Greece

Compare flights to and from the nearest airports to discover the best prices and most convenient flight times
New York to Athens Flights
Fastest flight time9h 35m
Cheapest price$430
Tel Aviv to Athens Flights
Fastest flight time2h 10m
Cheapest price$68
Washington, D.C. to Athens Flights
Fastest flight time9h 45m
Cheapest price$451
Chicago to Athens Flights
Fastest flight time10h 25m
Cheapest price$494
Los Angeles to Athens Flights
Fastest flight time16h 00m
Cheapest price$467
Boston to Athens Flights
Fastest flight time9h 10m
Cheapest price$497
Atlanta to Athens Flights
Fastest flight time10h 40m
Cheapest price$617
San Francisco to Athens Flights
Fastest flight time15h 30m
Cheapest price$486
Dallas to Athens Flights
Fastest flight time13h 50m
Cheapest price$610
Houston to Athens Flights
Fastest flight time13h 35m
Cheapest price$532
Seattle to Athens Flights
Fastest flight time15h 55m
Cheapest price$690
Miami to Athens Flights
Fastest flight time13h 30m
Cheapest price$456
Denver to Athens Flights
Fastest flight time16h 40m
Cheapest price$625
Minneapolis to Athens Flights
Fastest flight time12h 30m
Cheapest price$748
San Jose to Athens Flights
Fastest flight time20h 00m
Cheapest price$534
Fort Lauderdale to Athens Flights
Fastest flight time15h 14m
Cheapest price$492
Oakland, California to Athens Flights
Fastest flight time19h 36m
Cheapest price$552
Charlotte to Athens Flights
Fastest flight time13h 05m
Cheapest price$601
Orlando to Athens Flights
Fastest flight time13h 15m
Cheapest price$653
Detroit to Athens Flights
Fastest flight time11h 50m
Cheapest price$662

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