Cheap Flights to Athens (ATH)

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Cheap return flights to Athens

The lowest prices found within the past 7 days to Athens were £65 for one-way flights and £109 for return flights, for the period specified. Prices and availability are subject to change. Additional terms apply.

The low-down on flights to Athens

Pack your bags and be transported through history to one of the oldest cities in the world – the incomparable Athens. Once your flight to Athens touches down, a treasure trove of Greek history and culture awaits you. From the ancient Acropolis and Parthenon to the modern Olympic Stadium, prepare yourself for an incredible journey through the ages. With plenty of flights to Athens available from across the UK, you’ll be in Greece’s iconic capital city before you know it!

The best times to visit Athens

Spring and autumn showcase the true magic of this city with cheap flights to Athens available during these shoulder seasons. Temperatures are mild and the city is not as crowded as during the summer months, giving you plenty of room to explore the many spellbinding delights that Athens has to offer. The summer months are hot and dry, with scorching August temperatures driving the locals out to the Greek coastline for a refreshing dip in the Mediterranean waters. You’ll pay a higher price for your tickets to Athens during these peak months, as sun worshippers trek from all over to soak up the rays.

How do I get to Athens?

A range of international airlines provide routes to Athens. Ryanair runs non-stop return flights to Athens from London Stansted, while you can hop on a direct flight with Aegean Airlines or British Airways from London Heathrow. EasyJet offers direct flights to Athens out of London Gatwick. Flying from other locations in the UK couldn’t be easier with Lufthansa and EasyJet buzzing into Athens regularly from Manchester International Airport.

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Getting from Athens International Airport to the city centre

Athens International Airport is less than 20 miles southeast of the city centre, but getting to the heart of the action is a piece of cake. The metro line 3 departs near the arrivals terminal and gets you into the centre of Athens in less than 40 minutes, with single tickets costing around €5. Zip into the city centre on the Express bus, which takes just over an hour and costs a mere €4. If you managed to save money with cheap tickets to Athens, why not splash out on one of the many taxis lined up outside the terminal building and travel into the city centre in style?

Live like a god in Athens

Fancy feasting on some mouthwatering Mediterranean cuisine? Pay a visit to a popular farmers’ market like the bustling Varvakeios food market and sample some finger-licking fresh Greek produce. For something more upmarket, head to one of Athens’ many fine eateries, and drench some freshly baked Greek bread in some local olive oil while browsing the menu of delectable dishes. Then, walk it all off with a visit to the iconic Acropolis and be wowed by the jaw-dropping sight of this ancient citadel. Climb to the top of Mount Lycabettus, the highest point in Athens, and drink in the breathtaking panoramic views of the city while you recharge your batteries in the café. Whether it’s lip-smackingly good food or spectacular historical sites that you’re into, there’s something for everyone in the city where democracy was born.

Frequently Asked Questions

❓ How much does it cost to fly to Athens?

✔️ The price of roundtrip flights to Athens ranges from £109 to £191. Travelers looking to book a one-way ticket to Athens can find fantastic flights for as little as £65. Bargain-hunters take note: December is the best month to nab a cheap flight to Athens.

❓ What are the cheapest days to book a flight?

✔️ This one is easy to remember:Ticket Thursdays. We found that tickets booked on a Thursday resulted in the best deal on average in 2021. However, Fridays can be the worst days to purchase plane tickets, as it was the day with the highest average ticket price based on flight demand on ebookers in 2021.

❓ What are the cheapest days to fly?

✔️ When analysing flight demand on ebookers in 2021, Friday turned out to be the cheapest day to fly, with Tuesday as a close second. That's definitely something to consider when booking your next trip! Thinking of traveling mid-week? It turns out that Wednesdays generally had the most expensive airline tickets, so keep this in mind when planning for your next trip.

❓ How do I find the cheapest flight to Athens?

✔️ The price of flights to Athens can vary greatly, depending on a number of factors. Bagging a cheap flight to Athens is easier if you have some flexibility with your departure and arrival dates, while your selection of airports and airlines can also impact ticket prices. To find the best deals, try changing your search criteria to accommodate alternate dates and terminals. ebookers offers big discounts, a huge selection of airlines, and an easy-to-use booking platform, making it easy to find the perfect flight to Athens, no matter whether you’re traveling for business, looking for a quick getaway or planning a family vacation. So, window or aisle?

❓ What are the top airlines that fly to Athens?

✔️ If you’re looking to book a flight to Athens, you’ll discover a number of great airlines to choose from, including Sky Express, Aegean, easyJet, British Airways, KLM, ITA Airways, Air France. ebookers makes it easy to compare flights to see which airline best suits your needs, ensuring that you can stretch your dollar further and get the most out of your time in the sky.

❓ Can I cancel my flight to Athens with ebookers?

✔️ We get it: life happens, plans change, and you need to change with them. If you need to change or cancel your flight to Athens, you can reach out to ebookers through the customer service portal, where you’ll also find useful trip-related help covering everything from flights and rental cars to activities and hotels.

❓ How do i search for a flexible flight to Athens?

✔️ To get the most out of ebookers flexible flights option, use the drop-down menu on the ‘Flights’ page. This menu can be found by clicking on the ‘Advanced options’ button. From here, you can customize your search parameters to find your perfect flight. After searching for your flight, you can also compare prices on surrounding dates by clicking on the ‘Show flexible dates’ link at the top of your search results.

Athens Flight Information

Traveling To
Destination Airport IATA Code ATH
Number of Airlines Serving
Airlines Sky Express, Aegean, easyJet, British Airways, KLM, ITA Airways, Air France
Flight Price £109
Earliest Departing Flight
Latest Departing Flight
Destination AirportEleftherios Venizelos
Flight Price£522

Which Airlines Fly To Athens?

Sky Express, Aegean, easyJet, British Airways, KLM, ITA Airways, Air France


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Fare, taxes & fees: Fares were found on ebookers.com and are updated daily. They include all taxes and fees, except baggage fees.

Refunds/changes/cancellations: Itinerary changes, if permitted for the fare, will have a £25.00 / 45.00 Euro service fee charged by ebookers, plus any airline fare and tax increase that may be applicable.

Other conditions: Schedules, fares and rules are subject to change without notice. Seats are limited and may not be available on all flights/dates or in all markets. Fares will not be honored retroactively or in exchange for any wholly/partially unused ticket. Tickets are non-transferable and non-refundable. Fare rules are provided for the selected itinerary before booking.