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Flight information for London to Athens
(LON to ATH)

Find info about flight duration, direct flights, and airports for your flight from London to Athens

Best price found

£18

Fastest flight time

3h 45m

Direct flights

Wed and Sun

Airports in Athens

1 airport
The best one-way flight to Athens from London in the past 72 hours is £18. The best return flight deal from London to Athens found on momondo in the last 72 hours is £37.
The fastest flight from London to Athens takes 3h 45m
Direct flights go from London to Athens on Wednesday and Sunday. Airlines offering direct flights are: American Airlines and British Airways.
There is 1 airport near Athens: Athens Eleftherios V. (ATH)

How to get the cheapest flight ticket from London to Athens

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What is the cheapest month to fly from London to Athens?

January

The cheapest time of year to fly to Athens from London is January. The most expensive is July.

What is the cheapest day to depart London for Athens?

Tuesday

The cheapest day of the week is usually Tuesday. The most expensive is usually Saturday.

When is the cheapest time to fly from London to Athens?

in the morning

London to Athens flights are approximately 29% more expensive in the evening than in the morning

What is the cheapest airline that flies to Athens from London?

Ryanair

Aegean Airlines, Ryanair, and Sky Express are the most popular carriers operating from London to Athens

What is the cheapest London to Athens flight route?

London Luton - Athens Eleftherios V.

Fly from London Luton to Athens Eleftherios V. for the best London - Athens flight prices

How far in advance should you book London to Athens flights?

49 days before

The cheapest time to buy a flight from London to Athens is approximately 49 days to departure

When travelling from London to Athens, the most popular airport to fly into is Athens Eleftherios V. Airport. The majority of travellers flying into Athens Eleftherios V. Airport from London are departing from London Heathrow Airport. If you are looking for alternate airports to fly out of when travelling to Athens, you can try flying out of London Gatwick Airport (in London), London Stansted Airport (in London), or London City Airport (in London). When travelling from London, it is helpful to have an alternative airport to fly into when you land in Athens. Good options for arrival airports in Athens, you can try Mikonos Airport (in Mykonos), Skiathos Airport (in Skiathos), or Skiros Airport (in Skýros). The least expensive flight option from London to Athens will typically be LTN — ATH during the month of August with an average price of £43 RT.

London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Athens Eleftherios V. Airport (ATH)£91
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London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Athens Eleftherios V. Airport (ATH)£69
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London Stansted Airport (STN) to Athens Eleftherios V. Airport (ATH)£64
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London City Airport (LCY) to Athens Eleftherios V. Airport (ATH)£147
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London Luton Airport (LTN) to Athens Eleftherios V. Airport (ATH)£43
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London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Mikonos Airport (JMK)£139
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Easily compare return flights from London to Athens

Below you can see the best fares for your return flight route over the next three months. All fares were found on momondo this week. Browse the quickest and cheapest flights from London to Athens by changing tabs
Wizz Air UK
17 Nov
LTN01:45London Luton
3h 45m
ATH05:30Athens Eleftherios V.
20 Nov
ATH09:35Athens Eleftherios V.
4h 05m
LTN13:40London Luton
Wizz Air
17 Nov
LTN01:45London Luton
3h 45m
ATH05:30Athens Eleftherios V.
23 Nov
ATH09:35Athens Eleftherios V.
4h 05m
LTN13:40London Luton
Ryanair
11 Oct
LTN02:40London Luton
3h 35m
ATH06:15Athens Eleftherios V.
18 Oct
ATH13:30Athens Eleftherios V.
7h 00m
1 stop
LTN20:30London Luton
Multiple Airlines
19 Oct
STN07:30London Stansted
9h 05m
1 stop
ATH16:35Athens Eleftherios V.
26 Oct
ATH06:45Athens Eleftherios V.
12h 55m
1 stop
STN19:40London Stansted
easyJet
2 Feb
LGW08:35London Gatwick
3h 40m
ATH12:15Athens Eleftherios V.
5 Feb
ATH16:00Athens Eleftherios V.
3h 55m
LGW19:55London Gatwick
Aegean Airlines
1 Dec
LHR11:35London Heathrow
3h 45m
ATH15:20Athens Eleftherios V.
13 Dec
ATH14:10Athens Eleftherios V.
4h 05m
LHR18:15London Heathrow

Find the cheapest one-way flights from London to Athens

If you're looking for one-way flights from London to Athens, view some of our deals below provided by Ryanair and easyJet
Ryanair
5 Oct
STN07:30London Stansted
9h 05m
1 stop
ATH16:35Athens Eleftherios V.
Multiple Airlines
12 Sep
STN02:45London Stansted
16h 45m
1 stop
ATH19:30Athens Eleftherios V.
easyJet
10 Oct
LGW01:40London Gatwick
3h 40m
ATH05:20Athens Eleftherios V.

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Ryanair
22 Aug
STN05:15London Stansted
3h 30m
ATH08:45Athens Eleftherios V.
16 Sep
ATH18:55Athens Eleftherios V.
10h 55m
1 stop
STN05:50London Stansted
Multiple Airlines
22 Aug
STN05:15London Stansted
3h 30m
ATH08:45Athens Eleftherios V.
16 Sep
ATH12:20Athens Eleftherios V.
8h 35m
2 stops
STN20:55London Stansted
SWISS
18 Aug
LCY14:45London City
17h 00m
1 stop
ATH07:45Athens Eleftherios V.
7 Sep
ATH13:45Athens Eleftherios V.
15h 45m
1 stop
LCY05:30London City
Wizz Air UK
17 Aug
LGW04:05London Gatwick
3h 45m
ATH07:50Athens Eleftherios V.
19 Aug
ATH10:25Athens Eleftherios V.
3h 55m
LGW14:20London Gatwick
Norwegian
19 Aug
LGW16:45London Gatwick
22h 00m
1 stop
ATH14:45Athens Eleftherios V.
3 Sep
ATH17:25Athens Eleftherios V.
14h 45m
1 stop
LGW08:10London Gatwick
Sky Express
22 Aug
LHR10:00London Heathrow
3h 30m
ATH13:30Athens Eleftherios V.
16 Sep
ATH07:10Athens Eleftherios V.
3h 55m
LHR11:05London Heathrow

Best airlines flying from London to Athens

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AirlineRatingFree CancellationPrice
Wizz Air UKPriceFrom £15Free CancellationRating
6.7
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RyanairPriceFrom £26Free CancellationRating
7.0
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easyJetPriceFrom £40Free CancellationRating
6.9
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Sky ExpressPriceFrom £86Free CancellationRating
5.9
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Aegean AirlinesPriceFrom £87Free CancellationRating
8.4
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airBalticPriceFrom £102Free CancellationRating
6.4
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British AirwaysPriceFrom £102Free CancellationRating
6.3
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LufthansaPriceFrom £147Free CancellationRating
7.2
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SWISSPriceFrom £156Free CancellationRating
8.4
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Air FrancePriceFrom £162Free CancellationRating
7.6
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  • Aegean Airlines Flights From London to Athens

    The lowest priced Aegean Airlines flight from London to Athens from the last 72 hours was £106. Generally, Aegean Airlines has 15 flights on this route every week with an average price of £269. Aegean Airlines is rated 8.4/10 by our users.

  • Ryanair Flights From London to Athens

    Ryanair is also a popular choice for this route. Ryanair flight deals for London to Athens start from as low as £32 return, depending on your selected dates, with average Ryanair deals seen on momondo around £123. Ryanair operates 12 flights to Athens from London in an average week. Users have rated it 7.0/10 across 823 reviews.


easyJet flights from London to Athens

Our best easyJet deals on London to Athens flight tickets
easyJet
2 Feb
LGW08:35London Gatwick
3h 40m
ATH12:15Athens Eleftherios V.
5 Feb
ATH16:00Athens Eleftherios V.
3h 55m
LGW19:55London Gatwick
easyJet
10 Oct
LGW01:40London Gatwick
3h 40m
ATH05:20Athens Eleftherios V.
14 Oct
ATH17:05Athens Eleftherios V.
3h 50m
LGW20:55London Gatwick
easyJet
4 Oct
LGW01:40London Gatwick
3h 40m
ATH05:20Athens Eleftherios V.
14 Oct
ATH17:05Athens Eleftherios V.
3h 50m
LGW20:55London Gatwick

British Airways flights from London to Athens

Our best British Airways deals on London to Athens flight tickets
British Airways
4 Feb
LHR11:10London Heathrow
3h 40m
ATH14:50Athens Eleftherios V.
8 Feb
ATH09:30Athens Eleftherios V.
4h 00m
LHR13:30London Heathrow
British Airways
7 Jan
LHR02:50London Heathrow
3h 40m
ATH06:30Athens Eleftherios V.
13 Jan
ATH14:25Athens Eleftherios V.
4h 00m
LHR18:25London Heathrow
British Airways
1 Dec
LHR14:30London Heathrow
3h 40m
ATH18:10Athens Eleftherios V.
5 Dec
ATH02:45Athens Eleftherios V.
4h 15m
LHR07:00London Heathrow

  • Are airlines flying from London to Athens Eleftherios V. offering flexible cancellation due to COVID-19?

    Due to the global impact of COVID-19, some of our airline partners operating flights from London to Athens Eleftherios V., such as Sky Express, British Airways, and Ryanair may have flexible cancellation policies in place. Use our site to search for all of the airlines offering this flexibility to you.

  • How far is London to Athens Eleftherios V. by plane?

    London and Athens Eleftherios V. are 1484.7 mi apart from one another. Flights usually cover this in 3h 30m, depending on flying conditions and air traffic around both airports.



Heathrow and Gatwick are major international airports, and both offer a range of amenities for their passengers. These include on-site hotels, numerous luxury lounges, cafes, bars and restaurants, duty-free, shopping, private workstations, space for worship, currency exchange, ATMs and internet access. The more modest airports, Stansted, Luton and City, still offer a range of comfortable amenities such as bars and restaurants, duty-free shopping, assistance for disabled passengers, and a lounge. Athens International Airport offers over 50 shops and 14 dining facilities. They have free wifi, cash machines, currency exchange, a pharmacy and a children’s play area. For an additional fee, passengers can access some extra lounges. There’s a 5-star hotel just 50 yards from the airport, offering spa treatments and pool access to non-guests.


All of the airports in London are served by a National Express bus service which leaves from Victoria Station, or taxis are easily available to any location in the city. The fastest way to Heathrow is to jump on the Heathrow Express (15mins) or the TfL Rail Service (30mins), which leave from Paddington Station. Alternatively, you can take the Piccadilly Line on the London Underground or the Feltham rail link buses, travelling between several national rail stations and the airport. Gatwick station is serviced by Thameslink and the Southern Rail service. Stansted is reachable via the Stansted Express. London City is very central and so easily reachable via the London Underground and then the DLR service. When you land in Athens, the city is accessible via the airport subway, taking around 40mins, or you can catch the airport bus from the arrivals terminal, which is the cheaper, but slower option taking around an hour. A range of car hire companies are available at the airport, or plenty of taxis will take you to your destination in the city with a 35 to 40-minute drive.

Flights from London to Athens can offer much more than a city break. Passengers arriving in Athens also have the opportunity to access the beautiful and incredibly popular Grecian islands. The closest islands to the Greek capital are Aegina, Poros and Hydra, (40, 60, and 90 minutess by boat), located in the Saronic Gulf. Each offers interesting history, fresh seafood, calm turquoise waters and sheltered beaches. Mykonos, considered the party island, is only a short 45-minute flight. In the same flight time, you can also reach one of the most famous and idyllic islands, Santorini. The port city of Heraklion on Crete is also less than an hour away, 50 mins, and offers a means to explore this beautiful island or to enjoy the waterfront restaurants and historical sites of the city.


Alternative routes for London to Athens

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Manchester to Athens Flights
Fastest flight time3h 45m
Cheapest price£72
Birmingham to Athens Flights
Fastest flight time3h 50m
Cheapest price£131
Bristol to Athens Flights
Fastest flight time3h 45m
Cheapest price£72
Liverpool to Athens Flights
Fastest flight time7h 25m
Cheapest price£93
Leeds to Athens Flights
Fastest flight time5h 45m
Cheapest price£206
Southampton to Athens Flights
Fastest flight time5h 15m
Cheapest price£203
Newcastle upon Tyne to Athens Flights
Fastest flight time5h 40m
Cheapest price£138
Exeter to Athens Flights
Fastest flight time8h 35m
Cheapest price£395
Nottingham to Athens Flights
Fastest flight time5h 45m
Cheapest price£106
Darlington to Athens Flights
Fastest flight time25h 35m
Cheapest price£501
Doncaster to Athens Flights
Fastest flight time20h 45m
Cheapest price£229
Bournemouth to Athens Flights
Fastest flight time24h 10m
Cheapest price£175

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