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Summary info about Athens flight prices, duration and airlines

Best One-Way Price

£24

Best Round-Trip Price

£42

Fastest flight time

3h 20m

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3 airlines
The best one-way flight price to Athens from United Kingdom in the last 72 hours is £24 (London Stansted to Athens Eleftherios V.).
The best round-trip flight price to Athens from United Kingdom in the last 72 hours is £42 (London Luton to Athens Eleftherios V.).
The fastest flight to Athens from United Kingdom takes 3h 20m (London Stansted to Athens Eleftherios V.).
There are 3 airlines operating flights to Athens, including Wizz Air UK, Ryanair and easyJet.

Athens flights insights and trends

Explore insights for your Athens flight to craft the best travel plan

What is the cheapest month to fly to Athens?

The cheapest month to fly to Athens from United Kingdom is in January. Flight prices, which tend to average around £58, are often lower during this time because this is during the off-season. If you’re not able to fly to Athens in January, then March is your next best option. Flight prices from United Kingdom to Athens during March average around £84.

What is the absolute cheapest flight to Athens?

In the past two weeks, users have booked deals to Athens for £34/person, which is 87% 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.
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What is the cheapest day to depart on your flight to Athens?

On average, the least expensive day to fly to Athens from United Kingdom is on a Monday. momondo users have found tickets for Monday departures for as low as £169. However, this price may fluctuate depending on the airline, the season, and holidays. Be sure to avoid booking your departure on a Saturday as prices are generally higher than usual. According to our data, the average ticket price to Athens on Saturday is £214.

What is the cheapest time of day to depart on your flight to Athens?

Our most recent data shows that the best time of day to fly to Athens is in the afternoon. Flights from United Kingdom to Athens during this time can be as low as £155. Flights to Athens are more costly at midday, with an average ticket price of £200. Departure times at midday fall within the peak daily travel times, which is why tickets can be more expensive.

How long does it take to fly to Athens?

The flight from United Kingdom to Athens depends on which airports you’re departing from and arriving to, and whether or not you have a layover. If you fly from London Heathrow (a popular airport in United Kingdom) to Athens Eleftherios V. (the most popular airport in Athens), then the flight time is 3h 35m on average. If you fly from Manchester (another popular airport in United Kingdom) to Athens Eleftherios V., then the average flight time is 3h 45m.

How far in advance should I book a flight to Athens?

We recommend purchasing flights from United Kingdom to Athens 25 days ahead of your departure date because this is when momondo users tend to see the best flight rates. On average, our users have found flights to Athens for £150. Keep in mind that you might be able to find cheaper flights to Athens at any time. In fact, our users found flights for as low as £105 in the past 72 hours.

Cheapest flights to Athens airports

Find the cheapest flights to these Athens airports from your nearest city or airport
London Heathrow Airport
Athens

CHEAPEST ROUTE FROM London TO Athens

London (LON) to Athens (ATH)

Typically, flights to Athens from London are cheaper when flying from London to Athens Eleftherios V., which has an average price of £150

CHEAPEST MONTH TO FLY TO ATHENS FROM LONDON HEATHROW AIRPORTJanuary49% cheaperFlying from London Heathrow Airport to Athens costs on average just £121 in January
MOST EXPENSIVE MONTH TO FLY TO ATHENS FROM LONDON HEATHROW AIRPORTJuly39% more expensiveIt costs about £330 for flights to Athens from London Heathrow Airport in July
MOST POPULAR MONTH TO FLY TO ATHENS FROM LONDON HEATHROW AIRPORTSeptember162% more users visitedMore momondo users searched in flights to Athens from London Heathrow Airport in September than any other month

Frequently asked questions about flying to Athens

How long does it take to fly to Athens?

London, Heathrow offers direct flights to Athens, Greece with a travel time around four hours. Flights from Gatwick will take a similar time. while Stansted offers flights with a travel time of around six hours and a single stopover. Manchester offers direct flights in just under four hours, while a single stop flight will take close to six hours to get to Athens International Airport. If you’re leaving from Scotland, flights out of Glasgow International Airport will take close to seven hours with a single stopover before connecting to Athens.

Where can you fly directly into Athens from?

Heathrow and Gatwick airports are the only airports in London that offer direct flights to Athens. These flights will typically take close to four hours. Manchester International Airport has direct flights to Athens in around four hours. Unfortunately, Liverpool doesn’t offer direct flights to Greece. Athens flights from John Lennon Airport to AIA will take close to seven hours with a stopover in Warsaw. When travelling from Wales, Athens flight deals from Cardiff will take around six hours with a stopover in Amsterdam.

Is there an alternative airport near Athens?

Ermoupoli Syros Island Airport, Skiros Airport, Skiathos Airport, Mikonos Airport or Paleochori Milos Airport can be an alternative airport used for travel to Athens.

Is there a cheaper alternative to flying into Athens?

Prices vary based on where travellers are departing from, but on average, the cheapest airport to fly to in Athens is Mikonos Airport where the average price is £253. Users typically find the best prices when using momondo’s Airport-to-Airport Pricing Tool.

When did momondo last update prices for flights to Athens Eleftherios V. Airport?

Prices for flights to Athens Eleftherios V. Airport are updated daily.

How many operators does momondo search for flights to Athens Eleftherios V. Airport?

How old do you have to be to fly to Athens Eleftherios V. Airport?

The minimum age a child must be to fly alone is five but airlines that offer an unaccompanied minor (UNMR) service will have their own age restrictions, including rules around flight length, timings, and stopovers. We always recommend checking with the individual airline you are booking with to travel to Athens Eleftherios V. Airport.

What documentation or ID do you need to fly to Athens Eleftherios V. Airport?

The required travel and health documents for your Athens Eleftherios V. Airport trip may vary depending on your itinerary and personal circumstances. As a general rule, you should carry multiple documents, including a national ID card or driver's license and a passport valid for six months after your intended arrival at Athens Eleftherios V. Airport. We recommend that you seek guidance from your airline or a reliable third party such as IATA.


Athens flight deals found on momondo

Check out some of the best fares from airports in United Kingdom to Athens found recently by users on momondo
Ryanair
23 Apr
LTN06:25London Luton
3h 40m
ATH12:05Athens Eleftherios V.
30 Apr
ATH12:30Athens Eleftherios V.
3h 55m
LTN14:25London Luton
Ryanair
17 Apr
STN05:55London Stansted
3h 20m
ATH11:15Athens Eleftherios V.
24 Apr
ATH11:55Athens Eleftherios V.
3h 50m
STN13:45London Stansted
Ryanair
19 Apr
LTN15:20London Luton
3h 40m
ATH21:00Athens Eleftherios V.
23 Apr
ATH12:30Athens Eleftherios V.
3h 55m
LTN14:25London Luton
Ryanair
12 Apr
LTN15:20London Luton
3h 40m
ATH21:00Athens Eleftherios V.
19 Apr
ATH21:30Athens Eleftherios V.
3h 55m
LTN23:25London Luton
Wizz Air UK
16 Apr
LGW15:10London Gatwick
3h 45m
ATH20:55Athens Eleftherios V.
25 Apr
ATH21:35Athens Eleftherios V.
4h 00m
LGW23:35London Gatwick
Ryanair
17 Apr
STN05:55London Stansted
3h 20m
ATH11:15Athens Eleftherios V.
22 Apr
ATH22:20Athens Eleftherios V.
3h 50m
STN00:10London Stansted

Find the cheapest one-way flights to Athens

If you're looking for one-way flights from United Kingdom to Athens, view some of our deals below provided by Ryanair and Wizz Air UK
Ryanair
12 Apr
STN19:05London Stansted
3h 20m
ATH00:25Athens Eleftherios V.
Wizz Air UK
22 Apr
LTN07:20London Luton
3h 55m
ATH13:15Athens Eleftherios V.
Ryanair
27 Apr
LTN17:50London Luton
3h 40m
ATH23:30Athens Eleftherios V.

Visa requirements for visiting Athens

What passport or visa requirements are there when visiting Athens?

Citizens who hold a full UK passport can travel to Greece without needing a visa. You can stay in Greece for up to 90 days over a 180-day period.


Best things to do and see in Athens

What can you see and do in Athens?

Athens is one of the most popular destinations in the world and stands as an iconic city that lies at the heart of Ancient Greece, dominated by ancient history and teeming with local foods. The 5th-century Acropolis is a must-see in Athens. Join a private tour to get the most historical benefit. If you’re sightseeing in Athens, we assume you’re a fan of history. Take time to explore the array of museums in Athens, including the Numismatic Museum, Byzantine Museum, War Museum, and the National Archaeological Museum. The historians and scholars among you must visit Hadrian’s Library, the ancient structure originally built to house documents and reading rooms. Beachgoers can grab their towels and head to Edem Beach for a day in the sun. Are you an art lover? Why not spend a couple of pounds and take a street art tour hosted by one of the local artists. If you’re in the mood to vent some frustration, you can head to the Limba Rage Room and smash a TV, plates, bottles, and glasses. At the end of your day, make your way to Lycabettus Hill and watch the sunset over the city and see the Acropolis light up for the evening.


Why use momondo?

Why should I use momondo to find a flight deal to Athens?

To find the flight that best suits your needs, momondo gathers a range of flights from a large pool of different airlines and agents; you can then use our insights and filters to find and book the right flight to Athens.

Can I find flights to Athens with flexible booking policies on momondo?

Yes. All flights to Athens on momondo can be compared and filtered by various policies on offer, including flexible booking.

How can momondo help me find flights to Athens?

Once all potential Athens flight options are in front of you momondo lets you sort and filter flights based on preferences such as airline, price and flight times, amongst many other options.

I’m not ready to book a flight to Athens right now. Can momondo alert me if prices change?

If you are simply researching potential flights to Athens, momondo offers a useful price alert feature which will track prices for flights to Athens and alert you when they change.


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