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London to Athens Flight Information

Origin Airport IATA Code STN
Destination Airport IATA Code ATH
Number Of Flight Options 1
Flight Price £70
Average Flight Time 5 hours 40 minutes

London - Athens Flights FAQ

  • Question : What is the cheapest price for a flight from London to Athens?
    Answer : The lowest price we found on a flight from London to Athens starts from £70.Keep searching below to find plenty of information to help you book that flight and finish planning your trip to Athens. Compare airlines, airports in the area, and even find great hotel deals. Let our ebookers expertise make your flight from London to Athens easy on the pocketbook!
  • Question : How many flights from London to Athens are available weekly?
    Answer : 519 weekly flights from London to Athens.
  • Question : How many airlines fly from London to Athens?
    Answer : 25 airlines fly from London to Athens.
  • Question : What airports are best for London to Athens flights?
    Answer : You can touch down at Eleftherios Venizelos (ATH) in Athens.The most popular London airports to fly from are:
    • Gatwick (LGW)
    • Heathrow (LHR)
    • London City (LCY)
    We want you to travel on your own terms. That way, when your flight arrives in Athens you are ready to be amazed by the spectacular sights, sounds, and tastes the city has to offer.
  • Question : What are some of the most popular airlines flying from London to Athens?
    Answer : When you book with a popular airline, you can often find the best deals on your flight. We even found a flight from London to Athens for just £70! Out of the 25 airlines offering cheap flights from London to Athens, some of the most popular operating in the London area are:
    • Flights from London (LHR) to Athens (ATH)
      • British Airways
      • Lufthansa
      • Aegean Airlines
    • Flights from London (LCY) to Athens (ATH)
      • British Airways
      • Swiss International Air Lines
      • KLM
    • Flights from London (LGW) to Athens (ATH)
      • British Airways
      • Turkish Airlines
      • easyJet
  • Question : What airlines fly from London to Athens most frequently?
    Answer :
    • London (LHR) - Athens (ATH)
      • British Airways - 89 flights per week from LHR to ATH
      • Lufthansa - 67 flights per week from LHR to ATH
      • Aegean Airlines - 42 flights per week from LHR to ATH
    • London (LCY) - Athens (ATH)
      • British Airways - 41 flight per week from LCY to ATH
      • Swiss International Air Lines - 18 flights per week from LCY to ATH
      • KLM - 15 flights per week from LCY to ATH
    • London (LGW) - Athens (ATH)
      • British Airways - 17 flights per week from LGW to ATH
      • Turkish Airlines - 11 flight per week from LGW to ATH
      • easyJet - 7 flights per week from LGW to ATH
    Larger airports and airlines with more frequent flights on a route tend to have more available seats, though flying out of a smaller airport may be more affordable.
  • Question : How long is a direct flight from London to Athens?
    Answer : A direct flight from London to Athens usually takes around 3 hours, 35 minutes to cover the 1,495 mile distance. The longest flights on this route typically take 14 hours, 20 minutes, and on average that is 7 hours, 47 minutes.
  • Question : What is the earliest and latest flight available from London to Athens?
    Answer :
    • Flight from London (LHR) to Athens (ATH)
      • First departing flight of the day: 6:45 AM
      • Earliest arrival: 1:00 AM
      • Last departing flight of the day: 10:15 PM
      • Latest arrival of the day: 10:10 PM
    • Flight from London (LCY) to Athens (ATH)
      • First departing flight of the day: 6:50 AM
      • Earliest arrival: 12:15 AM
      • Last departing flight of the day: 5:15 PM
      • Latest arrival of the day: 10:30 PM
    • Flight from London (LGW) to Athens (ATH)
      • First departing flight of the day: 5:45 AM
      • Earliest arrival: 11:20 AM
      • Last departing flight of the day: 2:40 PM
      • Latest arrival of the day: 8:25 PM
  • Question : What types of aircraft do airlines flying from London to Athens use?
    Answer : Here are some of the top aircraft used by airlines flying from London to Athens.
    Airline Aircraft Equipment
    British Airways Airbus A320
    Lufthansa Airbus A320
    Aegean Airlines Airbus A320
    Air France Airbus A320
    KLM Airbus A320
  • Question : Do I need a passport to fly from London to Athens?
    Answer : Generally when flying internationally to a country outside of the one you hold a passport for, you will need a passport. However, you should consult the customs and travel information for the country you are visiting to learn what is required.

The lowdown on flights from London to Athens

In less than 4 hours you can be soaking up ancient culture under sparkling blue Greek skies, thanks to direct flights from London to Athens International Airport. Athens’s status as one of the most powerful cities of the classical world can be traced through its monuments and museums, while the modern metropolis boasts a thriving cultural scene and vibrant nightlife. From the iconic Acropolis, one of the must-see wonders of antiquity, and UNESCO World Heritage Sites like the Daphni Monastery to the fashion boutiques and art galleries of stylish Kolonaki and the bohemian bars of trendy Psyri, diversity is the key to Athens’s unique appeal.

The best time of year for cheap flights to Athens from London

Due to its enduring popularity with history buffs and family groups, fares from London to Athens rise in July and August. Avoid the summer heat and the tourist queues by visiting in October or November, when the museums are less crowded and the locals have returned from their summer hangouts on the Greek islands. January is also a great month to find cheap flights to Athens from London, accompanied by budget-friendly accommodation deals during the quiet post-Christmas period. If your dates coincide with the Orthodox New Year celebrations on 14 January, however, it’s a good idea to book as far ahead as possible for the best availability.

Searching for London to Athens flights

Aegean’s low-cost service delivers you directly from London Heathrow to Athens International Airport in just 3 hours 35 minutes, with British Airways’ fares proving competitive over the same route. EasyJet flies out of London Gatwick, and Ryanair has departures from London Stansted. This wide range of non-stop options is complemented by a variety of affordable one-stop itineraries, including Pegasus Airlines from Stansted and Turkish Airlines from Gatwick or Heathrow, both via Istanbul. Add some flair en route with a stopover in Abu Dhabi courtesy of Etihad Airways, or Kiev with Ukraine International Airlines.

Getting to central Athens from the airport

Athens International Airport offers a variety of public transport connections into the city centre, around 20 miles away, and the port of Piraeus for ferry services to the islands. Catch line 3 of the metro to link with stations throughout the network, or hop on the suburban rail line to Athens Central Railway Station and Piraeus. Bus services also cover the routes to the station and the port. For a speedy, hassle-free journey straight to your hotel, hire a taxi from the official rank outside the arrivals hall – daytime and night-time flat fares are conveniently published on the airport website.

Birthplace of civilisation

The breathtaking experience of visiting the ancient Acropolis of Athens has been further enhanced by the opening of the Acropolis Museum in 2009. This cutting-edge facility houses over 4,000 artefacts from the archaeological site, many of which date back to the Greek Bronze Age. The building’s top level is designed to offer spectacular views of the Parthenon marbles, while transparent floors reveal dramatic details of the excavations below.

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