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Istanbul to Athens Flights

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Selected fares from Istanbul to Athens

Departure Arrival Travel dates Round-trip
IST ATH Thu, Dec 11 - Sat, Jan 10 $217
IST ATH Tue, Nov 4 - Thu, Nov 6 $248
IST ATH Sun, Dec 14 - Wed, Dec 17 $355
IST ATH Tue, Nov 18 - Sat, Nov 22 $374
IST ATH Wed, Apr 15 - Sat, Apr 25 $502
IST ATH Sun, May 17 - Sat, May 23 $563
IST ATH Mon, Mar 16 - Wed, Mar 25 $584
IST ATH Tue, Nov 4 - Thu, Nov 6 $2,212
IST ATH Thu, Dec 11 - Sat, Jan 10 $2,888
IST ATH Wed, Apr 15 - Sat, Apr 25 $4,718

Istanbul and Athens airports and terminals

Airports in Istanbul , TR
map of airports in Istanbul
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    Ataturk airport (IST)

    Distance from City Center: 8.6 miles

    Terminals and carriers for flights from IST to ATH

    Terminal Carriers
    Terminal I Aegean Airlines, Turkish Airlines
  • 2

    Sabiha Gokcen Airport (SAW)

    Distance from City Center: 19 miles

    Carriers for flights from SAW to ATH

    Carriers
    Pegasus Airlines
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Airports in Athens , GR
map of airports in Athens
  • 1

    Eleftherios Venizelos airport (ATH)

    Distance from City Center: 12.2 miles

    Carriers for flights from IST to ATH

    Carriers
    Aegean Airlines, Pegasus Airlines, Turkish Airlines
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Cheap flights from Istanbul to Athens

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Prices are round trip per person (conditions apply)

Featured Athens Airport Hotels

Hotel only $158

Sofitel Athens Airport

5 stars
4.4 / 5 100 reviews

Athens International Airport Map

Rate includes Breakfast

Modern, luxurious Athens airport hotel The five-star Sofitel Athens Airport, just 150 feet from the airport and the subway station serving it, features copies of classical statues, 345... More

MARE NOSTRUM HOTEL THALASSO

3 stars
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Mare Nostrum is an excellent choice for visitors who wish to enjoy a pleasant stay and benefit from the advantages of a superior first class resort, situated just 12 km from Eleftherios Venizelos... More

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Holiday Inn ATHENS - ATTICA AV, AIRPORT W

5 stars
4.1 / 5 36 reviews

Attica Avenue,40.2km, Between Exits 17 And 18 Map

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Avra Rafina Hotel

3 stars
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Airotel Stratos Vassilikos Hotel Athens

4 stars
3.3 / 5 7 reviews

114 Michalakopoulou str. Map

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Crowne Plaza ATHENS - CITY CENTRE

5 stars
4.0 / 5 11 reviews

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November

Cheapest weekend flights in November from Istanbul to Athens

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Fri, Nov 14 Istanbul (IST) Athens (ATH) Alitalia $217
Earn $2.17
Return Sun, Nov 16 Athens (ATH) Istanbul (IST) Alitalia

Lowest roundtrip airfare in November from Istanbul to Athens

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Sat, Nov 15 Istanbul (IST) Athens (ATH) Alitalia $217
Earn $2.17
Return Wed, Nov 19 Athens (ATH) Istanbul (IST) Alitalia
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December

Cheapest weekend flights in December from Istanbul to Athens

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Thu, Dec 25 Istanbul (IST) Athens (ATH) Turkish Airlines $345
Earn $3.45
Return Sat, Dec 27 Athens (ATH) Istanbul (IST) Turkish Airlines

Lowest roundtrip airfare in December from Istanbul to Athens

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Mon, Dec 1 Istanbul (IST) Athens (ATH) Alitalia $217
Earn $2.17
Return Mon, Dec 8 Athens (ATH) Istanbul (IST) Alitalia

Best one-week trip in December from Istanbul to Athens

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Mon, Dec 1 Istanbul (IST) Athens (ATH) Alitalia $217
Earn $2.17
Return Mon, Dec 8 Athens (ATH) Istanbul (IST) Alitalia
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January

Lowest roundtrip airfare in January from Istanbul to Athens

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Thu, Jan 1 Istanbul (IST) Athens (ATH) Turkish Airlines $248
Earn $2.48
Return Wed, Jan 7 Athens (ATH) Istanbul (IST) Turkish Airlines
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Flights to Athens

Ataturk International Airport

Locating cheap flights from Istanbul can be a challenge. Orbitz.com allows you to search many different airlines at one time in order to locate bargain tickets. The Ataturk International Airport is located approximately 17 miles from downtown Istanbul on Yesilkoy. Over 70 airlines currently service the Ataturk International Airport. These include Turkish Airlines, United Airlines, Swiss International Airlines and Delta. Orbitz.com provides bookings for the majority of these airlines.

Parking at the Airport

There are several options for parking at the Ataturk International Airport. The multistory car park provides vehicle protection, the open car park is available for both short- and long-term parking, and valet parking is available for an extra charge. Parking fees are charged by the hour and by the day, depending on the amount of parking time. Shuttle services are available to and from the parking lots to the main terminals.

Transportation to the Airport

The metro rail system is available to and from the airport to various locations throughout the city. Rates are based on the distance traveled. The intra-city Seabus provides transportation to the airport from several surrounding cities for a flat fee. There are also taxi services that provide metered rates throughout Istanbul. As an alternative transportation option, you can rent a car. Orbitz.com can help locate car rental services at discount prices.

Restaurants at the Ataturk International Airport

There are several dining options to choose from at the Ataturk International Airport. Burger King offers a selection of breakfast items, including coffee and juice. The Sky restaurant has an extensive menu with a variety of breakfast items to choose from. Orbitz.com helps travelers locate cheap flights from Istanbul, which are especially meaningful for those flying on a budget.

Airports in Athens

Travelers visiting Athens will initially arrive at Athens "Eleftherios Venizelos" International Airport. Orbitz.com offers travelers the ability to search for cheap flights to Athens from a number of airlines, including United Airlines, Air Canada, US Airways, and Delta. The airport is located about 17 miles from the center of the city.

Transportation in Athens

From the airport, travelers can use the public transit system to reach the city. A ride on the metro will cost about eight euros. Another option is to rent a car to enjoy increased freedom and flexibility for exploring Athens. Orbitz.com helps travelers find sales on car rentals prior to their arrival in Athens.

Weather Information in Athens

Travelers planning a visit to Athens should be aware that the best time to visit is March through May. The average temperature during this time is about 70 degrees Fahrenheit. The temperatures begin to rise from June through August, which may be an unpleasant time to visit. The average daytime temperature in August is 92 degrees Fahrenheit, but temperatures can also rise above 100 degrees Fahrenheit. The temperatures begin to cool in October. Between November and February is when the city receives the most rain. During this time, Athens can be windy and chilly, with temperatures about 55 degrees Fahrenheit.

Destination Highlights in Athens

Athens and the surrounding area are home to numerous historical landmarks, including the Acropolis, Parthenon, and Dionysos, the oldest theater in Greece. Museums are located throughout the city as well. Parnitha National Park is another popular destination for visitors to Athens. To find low-cost air tickets and cheap flights to Athens for viewing these attractions, check with Orbitz.com.

Interesting facts about flights from Istanbul to Athens

    • 14 direct flights are operating from Istanbul to Athens today.
    • Today's average time for a direct flight is 1h 24m.
    • Aegean Airlines flight 3151 (2:40 AM GMT, Airbus Industrie A330) is today's earliest available flight from Istanbul to Athens.
    • Aegean Airlines flight 995 (5:40 PM GMT, Airbus Industrie A320) is today's latest available flight from Istanbul to Athens.
    • Today's shortest direct flight from Istanbul to Athens (Aegean Airlines flight 995, Airbus Industrie A320) takes 1h 19m.
    • Today's longest direct flight from Istanbul to Athens (Turkish Airlines flight 1843, Airbus Industrie A321) takes 1h 30m.
    • Flights from Ataturk airport (IST), Sabiha Gokcen Airport (SAW) to Eleftherios Venizelos airport (ATH) are available for this route.