Athens to San Francisco Flights
Fly from Athens to San Francisco
Flying out of Athens
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Athens Major Airport
The major airport serving Athens is Eleftherios Venizelos International Airport, which is located about 22 miles from downtown Athens. Several major airlines service the airport, including Delta, US Airways, British Airways, KLM, Aeroflot, Air France, United, American, and several more. Aegean Airlines and Olympic Air use Athens as a major hub. At Orbitz.com, travelers can compare the prices from most of these airlines, so they receive the best deals and options that suit their needs.
Parking Options at the Airport
The airport has several parking options, including short-term parking, long-term parking, and valet parking. The first 20 minutes are free in the short-term and long-term lots, which is ideal for dropping off passengers. A free shuttle bus will transport passengers to and from the airport terminals.
Transportation to the Airport
Several options are available for people to get to the airport, including taxis, the metro, rental cars, and buses. Taxis do not charge a flat rate as in some cities; instead they charge a metered rate, which is higher during nighttime hours. The metro and the express take 30 to 40 minutes to get downtown, and their prices vary. Car rentals are a more convenient option for people who want to explore the city. Check with Orbitz.com to book your rental and save more money.
Restaurants Located at the Airport
For those who need a snack or drink, the airport has the Aristotle Onassis Lounge, Goldair Handling Cip Lounge, and the Melina Merkouri Lounge. Along with food and drinks, these lounges offer other amenities including showers, television, and fax services.
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San Francisco International Airport
The San Francisco International Airport is located on South Spruce Avenue, approximately 13 miles south of downtown San Francisco. Because the airport is one of the world's busiest airports, it houses numerous airline hubs. Air Berlin, Hawaiian Airlines, JetBlue, US Airways, Asiana Airways and numerous other airlines offer flights to San Francisco. If you're traveling on a strict budget, you can find bargain prices on tickets by booking your flight through Orbitz.com.
Transportation From the Airport
The Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) system runs from the San Francisco International Airport to downtown San Francisco, and tickets cost approximately $7. SamTrans Public Bus Services also runs between the airport and downtown. Bus stops are located at the baggage claim in Terminals 2 and 3, and at Courtyard A in the International Terminal. You can also use Orbitz.com to rent a car for the duration of your trip. The airport offers a free shuttle service to take passengers from the airport terminal to the rental car center.
Weather in San Francisco
San Francisco has temperatures that range from 46 to 69 degrees Fahrenheit throughout the year. The off-peak travel season runs from the beginning of December to the end of February. It rains more frequently during this time, but the temperature is still warm enough to tolerate the rain. If you book your trip through Orbitz.com during the off-peak travel season, you'll save money on your airline tickets.
Highlights and Attractions
Golden Gate Park, Coit Tower and Alcatraz are some major attractions in the San Francisco area. Orbitz.com does more than find you flights to San Francisco. The website has the information you need to plan your entire itinerary. You can purchase tickets to major attractions or make reservations to take a guided city tour.
Cheap flights from Athens to San Francisco
Highlighted price = Cheapest round-trip flights
Prices are round trip per person (conditions apply)
Lowest round trip fares by airline from Athens and San Francisco
|Air Canada||ATH||SFO||Thu, Jan 23 - Wed, Feb 5||$1,164|
|United Airlines||ATH||SFO||Tue, Jan 21 - Thu, Jan 30||$1,166|
|SWISS||ATH||SFO||Thu, Jan 23 - Wed, Feb 5||$1,167|
|Lufthansa||ATH||SFO||Thu, Jan 23 - Wed, Feb 5||$1,188|
|British Airways||ATH||SFO||Thu, Jan 23 - Wed, Feb 5||$1,219|
|SAS Scandinavian Airlines||ATH||SFO||Fri, Apr 4 - Fri, Apr 11||$1,242|
|Brussels Airlines||ATH||SFO||Sat, Jan 25 - Fri, Jan 31||$1,280|
|Austrian Airlines||ATH||SFO||Thu, Jan 23 - Wed, Feb 5||$1,295|
|Emirates||ATH||SFO||Thu, Jan 23 - Wed, Feb 5||$1,995|
Athens and San Francisco airports and terminals
Airports in Athens, GR
Eleftherios Venizelos airport (ATH)
Distance from City Center: 12.2 miles
Flight schedule for flights from Athens to San Francisco on Thu, Dec 19, 2013
|Carrier||Flight #||Departing||Arriving||Aircraft||Flight time|
|Aegean/United Airlines||A31835/UA8829||ATH||6:30 AM||SFO||12:25 PM||321/744||15hr 55min|
|Lufthansa/United Airlines||LH1285/UA8829||ATH||6:30 AM||SFO||12:25 PM||321/744||15hr 55min|
|United Airlines/United Airlines||UA9301/UA8829||ATH||6:30 AM||SFO||12:25 PM||321/744||15hr 55min|
|Air France/Air France||AF1033/AF84||ATH||6:50 AM||SFO||1:15 PM||320/772||16hr 25min|
|Air France/Delta Air Lines||AF1033/DL8552||ATH||6:50 AM||SFO||1:15 PM||320/772||16hr 25min|
|Delta Air Lines/Delta Air Lines||DL8640/DL8552||ATH||6:50 AM||SFO||1:15 PM||320/772||16hr 25min|
|Aegean/Lufthansa||A31835/LH9052||ATH||6:30 AM||SFO||2:45 PM||321/744||18hr 15min|
|Aegean/Air New Zealand||A31835/NZ9801||ATH||6:30 AM||SFO||2:45 PM||321/744||18hr 15min|
|Aegean/United Airlines||A31835/UA902||ATH||6:30 AM||SFO||2:45 PM||321/744||18hr 15min|
|Aegean/Lufthansa||A3830/LH9052||ATH||8:25 AM||SFO||2:45 PM||320/744||16hr 20min|
|Aegean/Air New Zealand||A3830/NZ9801||ATH||8:25 AM||SFO||2:45 PM||320/744||16hr 20min|
|Aegean/United Airlines||A3830/UA902||ATH||8:25 AM||SFO||2:45 PM||320/744||16hr 20min|
|Lufthansa/Lufthansa||LH1285/LH9052||ATH||6:30 AM||SFO||2:45 PM||321/744||18hr 15min|
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