In the past two weeks, users have booked deals to Athens for £15/person, which is 96% cheaper than the average flight to Athens. To find the cheapest price to Athens from your area, use momondo’s Airport-to-Airport Pricing Tool.
The cheapest month to fly to Athens from United Kingdom is in January. Flight prices, which tend to average around £80, are often lower during this time because this is during the off-season. The month of February is another great option to travel to Athens, with average flight prices from United Kingdom averaging around £118.
In general, most travellers find the cheapest time to book a flight to Athens is about 60 days prior to their departure date, when tickets on average are £153. However, in the past 72 hours, people saw flights from United Kingdom for as low as £31.
The cheapest day to depart from United Kingdom to Athens is on a Wednesday when prices can be found for as low as £146. Flights from United Kingdom to Athens on a Saturday will generally be more expensive and average around £177. Keep in mind that these prices on both days could fluctuate depending on the season and the demand.
According to our data, the cheapest time of day to fly to Athens is in the afternoon. momondo users have found flights departing from United Kingdom to Athens in the afternoon for as low as £154. Keep in mind that these prices may fluctuate based on what airline you choose and the time of year you plan to travel. In the evening is when there is more demand to fly to Athens, so prices are often more expensive at around £175 per ticket.
Ermoupoli Syros Island Airport, Skiros Airport, Skiathos Airport, Mikonos Airport or Paleochori Milos Airport can be an alternative airport used for travel to Athens.
Prices vary based on where travellers are departing from, but on average, the cheapest airport to fly to in Athens is Skiathos Airport where the average price is £281pp. Users typically find the best prices when using momondo’s Airport-to-Airport Pricing Tool.
Currently, Greece travel restrictions include travel to Athens. Greece has restricted the entry of all travellers with the exception of nationals, residence permit holders, or long-term visa holders of Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czechia, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, the Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, or the United Kingdom, or their families. Greek nationals and residence permit holders may still enter the country. However, holders of certificates of application for renewal of a Greek residence permit may not enter. Healthcare professionals, government members, diplomats, military personnel, humanitarian aid workers, airline crew, travellers in transit, and travellers entering Greece for reasons authorized by the Greek embassy or consulate may also enter. All travellers entering Greece on flights that are not state flights, sanitary flights, humanitarian flights or military flights. are required to be in isolation for a period of 14 days. Flights from Turkey, Albania, and North Macedonia are suspended except flights to repatriate Greek nationals and residents and special government-ordered flights. North Macedonian nationals may enter Greece via Thessaloniki (SKG) and continue on by road to North Macedonia. Their trip must be preapproved by an official body like the Greek Ministry of Foreign Affairs or North Macedonian embassy. Flights from Italy, the Netherlands, Spain and the United Kingdom are also suspended except for special categories of flights like those for cargo, humanitarian aid, military, and repatriation. If you are planning to travel to Athens at this time, it is recommended that you stay up to date on current restrictions and follow proper safety measures while in public.