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The lowest prices found within the past 7 days from Istanbul to Athens were £58 for one-way flights and for return flights, for the period specified. Prices and availability are subject to change. Additional terms apply.

Wed, 30 Jun
SAW
Sabiha Gokcen Intl.
ATH
Eleftherios Venizelos
£58
Pegasus Airlines
Mon, 28 Jun
IST
Istanbul
ATH
Eleftherios Venizelos
£65
Turkish Airlines
Tue, 29 Jun
IST
Istanbul
ATH
Eleftherios Venizelos
£71
Aegean
Mon, 28 Jun
IST
Istanbul
ATH
Eleftherios Venizelos
£77
Aegean
Thu, 1 Jul
IST
Istanbul
ATH
Eleftherios Venizelos
£80
Turkish Airlines
Mon, 28 Jun
IST
Istanbul
ATH
Eleftherios Venizelos
£84
Aegean
Sat, 26 Jun
IST
Istanbul
ATH
Eleftherios Venizelos
£85
Aegean
Mon, 28 Jun
IST
Istanbul
ATH
Eleftherios Venizelos
£99
Air Serbia
Mon, 28 Jun
IST
Istanbul
ATH
Eleftherios Venizelos
£104
Turkish Airlines
Mon, 28 Jun
IST
Istanbul
ATH
Eleftherios Venizelos
£146
Tarom-Romanian Air Transport
Cheap Flights from Istanbul to Athens & Flight Information
Origin Airport IATA CodeIST
Destination Airport IATA CodeATH
Number Of Flight Options1
Average Flight Time1 hour 26 mins

Helpful Istanbul to Athens (IST - ATH) Flight Information

Traveling From Istanbul
Origin Airport IATA Code IST
Traveling To Athens
Destination Airport IATA Code ATH
Number of Airlines Serving 3
Available Airlines Pegasus Airlines, Turkish Airlines, Aegean, Air Serbia, Tarom-Romanian Air Transport
Distance 552 km
Direct Flight Time 1 25
Flight Price

FAQs about flights from Istanbul to Athens

Is it possible to fly from Istanbul to Athens right now?

Our Covid-19 Travel Advisor will inform you of flying restrictions or health guidelines if you're planning to book a flight to Athens from Istanbul sometime soon.

Is there a direct flight between Istanbul and Athens?

Considering flying with Pegasus Airlines to Athens? Awesome choice. It's one of the best air carriers operating nonstop flights between SAW and ATH, so you can expect a comfortable ride.

How long is a direct flight from Istanbul to Athens?

The usual flight time between Istanbul and Athens is 1 hour and 30 minutes, while the distance is 354 miles. Arrive at your destination faster by flying direct and then explore the world at your own pace.

Can I cancel my flight booking to Athens due to COVID-19?

As an Ebookers customer, you may be eligible for a no-change-fee cancellation for your Athens booking and a credit that you can use for another flight. Your account is the place to go to see if your reservation has this flexibility. If you have any more questions, our Customer Service Portal is here to help.

What are the best airports for Istanbul to Athens flights?

Depart from SAW and then touch down at Eleftherios Venizelos Airport (ATH). That's what you'll probably be doing if you need to get from Istanbul to Athens.

How many flights are there from Istanbul to Athens?

Your amazing adventure is just a couple of clicks away. Roughly 30 flights run each month from Istanbul to Athens.

What are the cheapest days to book a flight?

This is one is easy to remember: Flight Fridays. We found that tickets booked on a Friday resulted in the best deal on average in 2020. However, Wednesdays 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 2020.

What are the cheapest days to fly?

When analysing flight demand on ebookers in 2020, Monday turned out to be the cheapest day to fly. That's definitely something to consider when booking your next trip! Weekends may seem like the most logical time to start your holiday, but airline tickets were on average more expensive for flights departing on Saturdays, so keep this in mind when planning for your next trip.

*According to flight demand on ebookers.com from January to December 2020. Savings are subject to change and may vary depending on selections made.

Is it possible to fly on an airline that employs social distancing and other COVID-19 measures?

Getting to your destination comfortably and confidently is as important as having a great holiday once you get there. Take the stress out of flying by choosing Olympic Air, Sky Express or Aegean Airlines. They all employ social distancing rules and have COVID-19 measures in place, which may be capped capacity flights and keeping the middle seat empty.

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Our advanced search tools and comprehensive filters help you find a flight that fits your budget. To search for cheap flights, just enter your travel dates and sort your results by price. With all available tickets listed lowest price first, it’s easy to select the one that’s easiest on your wallet.  

To find the cheapest flights from Istanbul to Athens, you can also travel outside peak season. The more flexible you can be on travel dates, the easier it is to find those cheap flight tickets. We know, for example, that the cheapest time to travel between Istanbul to Athens is . In the current list of deals available, prices start at and can rise to for return flights.  

Find the best flight from Istanbul to Athens  

Every day between Istanbul and Athens, 8 flights from 3 airlines jet back and forth. And with ebookers, you can book tickets for any one of those flights. If you book a direct flight with Aegean Airlines, Turkish Airlines, Pakistan International Airlines, you’ll arrive safely in your destination in around 1hours. If you can think of a quicker way to cover the 552 km between null and null, let us know! 

Flights from Istanbul to Athens — a great choice on great deals 

We only need a little information to give you a lot of choice. Just tell us when you’re planning your family holiday, long weekend, luxury getaway or quick business trip, and we’ll do the rest. And to keep your choice-making easy, we’ve given you plenty of ways to narrow down your search. Choose one-way, roundtrip or multi city flights, select your preferred airline, your time of arrival and departure and cabin class using the filters.  

Once you’ve told us what you want, we’ll show you what’s on offer. All you need to do is take your pick and start packing.  

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When you’re ready to book, our service is always fast and transparent. We know plans change, so we have a range of flexible booking options. Choose between refundable bookings and flights with no charges should you need to rearrange and travel stress-free. 

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Need a car after flight from Istanbul to Athens

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  • 4 people
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Compact Ford Focus

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Ford Focus or similar
  • 4 people
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Midsize Toyota Corolla

Midsize

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  • 5 people
Toyota Corolla
SUV Jeep Compass

SUV

Jeep Compass or similar
  • 5 people
Jeep Compass

Place to stay after flight from Istanbul to Athens

Athens Gate Hotel

Athens Gate Hotel

4 out of 5
10 Syngrou Avenue, Athens, Attiki
The price is £92 per night from 28 Jun to 28 Jun
Located in Athens City Centre, this hotel is steps away from Greek Evangelical Church, Arch of Hadrian and Temple of Olympian Zeus. Theatre of Dionysus and Museum ...
4.3/5Excellent! (24 reviews)
"Nice hotel,friendly staff,cleaning room near the bus stop. Breakfast is really good."

Reviewed on 8 Mar 2020

Athens Gate Hotel
Sofitel Athens Airport

Sofitel Athens Airport

5 out of 5
Athens International Airport, Spata-Artemida, Attiki
The price is £167 per night from 19 Jul to 19 Jul
Situated in Spata-Artemida, this luxury hotel is 1.5 mi (2.4 km) from Metropolitan Expo, and within 12 mi (20 km) of Factory Outlet Airport and Vorres Museum. ...
4.1/5Very Good! (9 reviews)
"there was a a very long queue for check in and very slow"

Reviewed on 2 Dec 2019

Sofitel Athens Airport
Electra Palace Athens

Electra Palace Athens

5 out of 5
18 - 20 N Nikodimou Street, Athens, Attiki
The price is £157 per night from 12 Jul to 12 Jul
Located in Athens City Centre, this luxury hotel is within a 5-minute walk of Adrianou Street, Syntagma Square, and Ermou Street. Acropolis and Hellenic Parliament ...
4.5/5Wonderful! (22 reviews)
"Hotel in Great location for shopping, bars and restaurants and of course, what you come to Athens for, Archeologic sites, all within walking distance."

Reviewed on 3 Nov 2019

Electra Palace Athens

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Electra Metropolis Athens

Electra Metropolis Athens

5 out of 5
15 Mitropoleos Street, Athens, Attiki
The price is £200 per night from 27 Jun to 27 Jun
Located in Athens City Centre, this luxury hotel is steps away from Maria Callas Museum, Syntagma Square and Ermou Street. Hellenic Parliament and Roman Agora ...
4.8/5Exceptional! (15 reviews)
"The team that works there is amazing!!!! Front of house in particular!!!"

Reviewed on 27 Dec 2019

Electra Metropolis Athens
Divani Palace Acropolis

Divani Palace Acropolis

5 out of 5
19 25 Parthenonos St, Athens, Attiki
The price is £114 per night from 26 Jun to 26 Jun
This family-friendly Athens hotel is located near the airport, within a 10-minute walk of Temple of Athena Nike and Acropolis Museum. Acropolis and Parthenon ...
4.1/5Very Good! (21 reviews)
"The staff were so friendly, especially at breakfast. The whole hotel took COVID safety very seriously and we felt at ease during our whole stay. The location was great and we will definitely visit again one day."

Reviewed on 19 Oct 2020

Divani Palace Acropolis
COCO-MAT Athens BC

COCO-MAT Athens BC

5 out of 5
5 Falirou, Athens
The price is £166 per night from 27 Jun to 27 Jun
Located in Athens City Centre, this luxury hotel is within a 10-minute walk of Acropolis Museum, Acropolis, and Temple of Olympian Zeus. Syntagma Square and ...
4.7/5Exceptional! (18 reviews)
"The excellent staff and it’s location. We felt at home and will definitely stay there again."

Reviewed on 7 Jun 2021

COCO-MAT Athens BC
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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.