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Athens and Thira airports and terminals
Airports in Athens , GR
Eleftherios Venizelos airport (ATH)
Distance from City Center: 12.2 miles
Carriers for flights from ATH to JTR
CarriersAegean Airlines, Ryanair
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Flights to Thira
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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Santorini (Thira) National Airport
Thira, or Santorini, is an island in the Aegean Sea. It is 120 miles from mainland Greece and is 17 kilometers from the northernmost part of Santorini. Charter and cheap flights to Thira are serviced by Santorini (Thira) National Airport. The airport's apron is relatively small and can only handle six civilian planes at a time. Although the airport is small, it is the hub to many international airlines including easyJet, a popular European airline that offers great low-cost air ticket deals. Other airlines that fly to the city are Aegean Airlines, Air Berlin, Transavia, Edelweiss Air, Condor and Germanwings. Most of the airlines operate during specific seasons. You can also fly to Thira via Athens.
Transportation from Santorinin (Thira) National Airport
Thira airport has bus, shuttle and taxi services within the airport. Three car-rental companies operate in the airport, and travelers are encouraged to reserve rentals cars or taxis in advance for easy transport. The local bus system is the only public transportation in Thira. The bus goes to Fira, the main bus station. If you are going to another destination, you have to get off and arrange the changeover at the station. Bus schedules change, especially during the winter season, so make sure to check the schedule posted outside of the airport.
Weather in Thira
Thira experiences the typical Mediterranean climate. The hot and dry season lasts from April to October while the wet and winter season runs from November to March. Umbrellas are rarely needed in Thira, even during the rainy season, and the sky stays clear during the days. Winter evenings can bring about cooler temperatures, so make sure to carry a jacket or sweater if you're going for a night stroll.
Major Attractions in Thira
Thira is well-known for its two archaeological sites: the prehistoric Akrotiri civilization and the ancient Mesa Vouno civilization. Both sites are well-preserved, and tourists can get a glimpse of the prehistoric settlements. Beaches in Thira are popular for their unique land formations and the varying color of sands. Book cheap flights to Thira with Orbitz.com and experience the marvelous island.
Interesting facts about flights from Athens to Thira
- 8 direct flights are operating from Athens to Thira today.
- Today's average time for a direct flight is 0h 45m.
- Aegean Airlines flight 350 (5:15 AM GMT, Airbus Industrie A321) is today's earliest available flight from Athens to Thira.
- Aegean Airlines flight 362 (9:35 PM GMT, Airbus Industrie A321) is today's latest available flight from Athens to Thira.
- Today's shortest direct flight from Athens to Thira (Aegean Airlines flight 348, De Havilland DHC-8 Dash 8-400) takes 0h 45m.
- Today's longest direct flight from Athens to Thira (Aegean Airlines flight 348, De Havilland DHC-8 Dash 8-400) takes 0h 45m.
- Flights from Eleftherios Venizelos airport (ATH) to Paros Airport (PAS), Santorini Thira National Airport (JTR) are available for this route.
Flight schedule for flights from Athens to Thira on Wed, Jul 29, 2015
|Carrier||Flight #||Departing||Arriving||Aircraft||Flight time|
|Ryanair||FR1236||ATH||11:15 PM||JTR||12:05 AM||738||0hr 50min|
|Aegean Airlines||A3350||ATH||5:15 AM||JTR||6:00 AM||321||0hr 45min|
|Olympic Air||OA6350||ATH||5:15 AM||JTR||6:00 AM||321||0hr 45min|
|Aegean Airlines||A3352||ATH||6:00 AM||JTR||6:45 AM||320||0hr 45min|
|Olympic Air||OA6352||ATH||6:00 AM||JTR||6:45 AM||320||0hr 45min|
|Ryanair||FR1232||ATH||7:00 AM||JTR||7:50 AM||738||0hr 50min|
|Aegean Airlines||A3348||ATH||8:00 AM||JTR||8:45 AM||321||0hr 45min|
|Olympic Air||OA6348||ATH||8:00 AM||JTR||8:45 AM||321||0hr 45min|
|Aegean Airlines||A3354||ATH||10:15 AM||JTR||11:00 AM||321||0hr 45min|
|Olympic Air||OA6354||ATH||10:15 AM||JTR||11:00 AM||321||0hr 45min|
|Aegean Airlines||A3356||ATH||1:20 PM||JTR||2:05 PM||DH4||0hr 45min|
|Olympic Air||OA6356||ATH||1:20 PM||JTR||2:05 PM||DH4||0hr 45min|
|Aegean Airlines||A3358||ATH||4:35 PM||JTR||5:20 PM||320||0hr 45min|
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