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Origin Airport IATA CodeGLA
Destination Airport IATA CodeATH
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Average Flight Time6 hours 2 mins

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FAQs about flights from Edinburgh to Athens

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

Stay informed about current health guidelines and flying restrictions by visiting the Covid-19 Travel Advisor. This is the page to visit for all the latest requirements for your flights from Edinburgh to Athens.

Is there a direct flight between Edinburgh and Athens?

Heard fantastic things about Aegean Airlines? Then you'll be happy to know that it's one of the 1 air carriers that fly nonstop from Edinburgh Airport (EDI) to ATH.

How long is a direct flight from Edinburgh to Athens?

The average flight time between Edinburgh and Athens is 3 hours and 55 minutes, while the total distance is 1,802 miles. Arrive at your destination faster by flying direct and then experience the world at your own pace and in your own time.

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 Edinburgh to Athens flights?

Want to know how to get from Edinburgh to Athens? Check out this list of the most frequently flown routes:

  • Edinburgh Airport to Athens International Airport - 115 flights per week
  • Glasgow Intl. Airport (GLA) to Athens Airport (ATH-Eleftherios Venizelos) - 61 flights per week
What are some of the most popular airlines flying from Edinburgh to Athens?

After terrific in-flight entertainment? How about friendly service? While you'll find various airlines offering flights from Edinburgh to Athens, choosing one of these quality carriers will ensure you start your much-needed getaway on the right track.

  • British Airways with 156 flights every month.
  • Ryanair with 138 flights every month.
  • KLM with 130 flights every month.
  • Lufthansa with 52 flights every month.
  • EasyJet with 52 flights every month.
  • Air France with 43 flights every month.
How many flights are there from Edinburgh to Athens?

Organising a trip from Edinburgh to Athens is simple. With 16 daily flights to pick from, you can embark on your dream holiday any day of the year.

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.

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.

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Every day between Edinburgh and Athens,  flights from 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 , you’ll arrive safely in your destination in around hours. If you can think of a quicker way to cover the between null and null, let us know! 

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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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We want the experience of booking your flight from Edinburgh to Athens to be as simple as possible. That’s why we designed our search and filter options to make your life easy. Whether you are travelling on business or for pleasure, ebookers has you covered. 

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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Athens Gate Hotel

Athens Gate Hotel

4 out of 5
10 Syngrou Avenue, Athens, Attiki
The price is £101 per night from 15 Aug to 15 Aug
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 £176 per night from 23 Aug to 23 Aug
Situated in Spata-Artemida, this luxury hotel is 1.6 mi (2.5 km) from Metropolitan Expo, and within 6 mi (10 km) of Factory Outlet Airport and Attica Zoological ...
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
Divani Palace Acropolis

Divani Palace Acropolis

5 out of 5
19 25 Parthenonos St, Athens, Attiki
The price is £119 per night from 3 Aug to 3 Aug
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 ...
4.2/5Very Good! (19 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

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Grand Hyatt Athens

Grand Hyatt Athens

5 out of 5
115, Syngrou Avenue, Athens, Attica
The price is £128 per night from 28 Jul to 28 Jul
Located in Neos Kosmos, this luxury hotel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Onassis Cultural Centre and Acropolis Museum. Acropolis and Parthenon are also within 2 mi ...
3/5 (2 reviews)
"Das Hotel hat sehr freundliches Personal. Die Speisen im Restaurant waren sehr gut."

Reviewed on 24 Jan 2020

Grand Hyatt Athens
Dolce by Wyndham Attica Riviera

Dolce by Wyndham Attica Riviera

5 out of 5
Vravronos Avenue, Markopoulo Mesogaias, Attica
The price is £163 per night from 27 Jul to 27 Jul
Set on the beach in Markopoulo Mesogaias, this hotel is within the vicinity of Sanctuary of Artemis at Brauron, Vravrona Tower and Metropolitan Expo. Regional ...
3/5 (3 reviews)
"Very nice and clean room. Private pool with little backyard in a very nice setting. Unfortunately no hooks for towels or toilet paper holder in the nice, big bathroom?! Very nice and big rain forest shower. Staff was very friendly but could not keep their promise: had booked a pickup from our bungalow ..."

Reviewed on 14 Oct 2020

Dolce by Wyndham Attica Riviera
Electra Palace Athens

Electra Palace Athens

5 out of 5
18 - 20 N Nikodimou Street, Athens, Attiki
The price is £174 per night from 3 Aug to 3 Aug
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! (21 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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