Flights from New York to Athens

Selected fares from New York to Athens

Departure Arrival Travel dates Round-trip
NYC ATH Sun, Mar 6 - Sat, Mar 12 $606
NYC ATH Sat, Mar 12 - Fri, Mar 18 $712
NYC ATH Fri, Oct 16 - Sat, Oct 17 $730
NYC ATH Fri, Nov 20 - Sun, Nov 29 $733
NYC ATH Fri, Nov 13 - Sat, Nov 28 $767
NYC ATH Sun, Mar 6 - Sat, Mar 12 $788
NYC ATH Sun, Feb 14 - Sat, Feb 20 $793
NYC ATH Fri, Nov 13 - Sat, Nov 28 $982
NYC ATH Tue, Nov 17 - Sat, Nov 28 $1,060
NYC ATH Sat, Mar 12 - Fri, Mar 18 $6,167
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New York and Athens airports and terminals

Airports in New York NY, US

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  • 1

    LaGuardia Airport (LGA)

    Distance from City Center: 6.1 miles

  • 2

    John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK)

    Distance from City Center: 13.1 miles

    Terminals and carriers for flights from JFK to ATH

    Terminal Carriers
    Terminal 4 Air France, Alitalia, Delta Air Lines, KLM Royal Dutch Airlines
  • 3

    Newark Liberty International Airport (EWR)

    Distance from City Center: 10.5 miles

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Airports in Athens , GR

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    Eleftherios Venizelos airport (ATH)

    Distance from City Center: 12.2 miles

    Carriers for flights from NYC to ATH

    Carriers
    Air France, Alitalia, Delta Air Lines, KLM Royal Dutch Airlines
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August

Cheapest weekend flights in August from New York to Athens

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Fri, Aug 21 New York (JFK) Athens (ATH) Aeroflot Russian Airlines $1,493
Earn $14.93
Return Mon, Aug 24 Athens (ATH) New York (JFK) Aeroflot Russian Airlines

Lowest roundtrip airfare in August from New York to Athens

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Sun, Aug 23 New York (JFK) Athens (ATH) Ukraine International Airlines $836
Earn $8.36
Return Tue, Sep 29 Athens (ATH) New York (JFK) Ukraine International Airlines

Best one-week trip in August from New York to Athens

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Sat, Aug 29 New York (JFK) Athens (ATH) Brussels Airlines $1,012
Earn $10.12
Return Sat, Sep 5 Athens (ATH) New York (JFK) Brussels Airlines
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September

Cheapest weekend flights in September from New York to Athens

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Thu, Sep 17 New York (JFK) Athens (ATH) Aeroflot Russian Airlines $862
Earn $8.62
Return Mon, Sep 21 Athens (ATH) New York (JFK) Aeroflot Russian Airlines

Lowest roundtrip airfare in September from New York to Athens

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Sun, Sep 27 New York (JFK) Athens (ATH) Ukraine International Airlines $719
Earn $7.19
Return Fri, Oct 2 Athens (ATH) New York (JFK) Ukraine International Airlines

Best one-week trip in September from New York to Athens

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Tue, Sep 15 New York (JFK) Athens (ATH) Aeroflot Russian Airlines $826
Earn $8.26
Return Tue, Sep 22 Athens (ATH) New York (JFK) Aeroflot Russian Airlines
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October

Cheapest weekend flights in October from New York to Athens

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Fri, Oct 16 New York (JFK) Athens (ATH) Ukraine International Airlines $681
Earn $6.81
Return Sat, Oct 17 Athens (ATH) New York (JFK) Ukraine International Airlines

Lowest roundtrip airfare in October from New York to Athens

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Fri, Oct 2 New York (JFK) Athens (ATH) Ukraine International Airlines $681
Earn $6.81
Return Sat, Oct 17 Athens (ATH) New York (JFK) Ukraine International Airlines

Best one-week trip in October from New York to Athens

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Fri, Oct 2 New York (JFK) Athens (ATH) Ukraine International Airlines $681
Earn $6.81
Return Fri, Oct 9 Athens (ATH) New York (JFK) Ukraine International Airlines
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Traveling from New York to Athens

Flights from New York to Athens are popular with anyone who enjoys traveling. Greece offers dozens of historical, religious, and cultural activities and attractions, including sites popular with those interested in Greek mythology. Use Orbitz.com to find the best prices on flights between New York and Athens.

New York City, New York

While New York has a number of larger airports, including LaGuardia Airport, the only one offering flights to Athens is John F. Kennedy International Airport. Also known as JFK Airport, it handles domestic and international flights through the 76 airlines operating out of the airport. LOT Polish Airlines is the only airline handling flights from New York to Athens.

Long-term, economy, and short-term parking is available for those who drive to the airport. If you do not want to drive your own car, one way to reach the airport is by AirTran. This transportation system links the Long Island Rail Road with the city's public transit system, and rides start at $7.25. The subway system and city buses also make stops at the airport. Those who prefer traveling privately might prefer a taxi ride to the airport. Other transportation options include shared rides and private car and driver rentals. If time permits after you arrive, you can find a restaurant, including Euro Café, Panini Express, Wok and Roll, and Starbucks in any terminal at the airport.

Athens, Greece

Nearly 4 million people call Athens home, and the city sees its fair share of travelers every year. Various districts are within the city, and each district offers a different type of attraction. The Acropolis, Syntagma Square, Temple of Olympian Zeus, and Lycabettus Hill are just a few popular attractions.

Get to Know Athens

Located around 20 miles from Athens, the Eleftherios Venizelos International Airport is the first thing that you see after you land. The first thing you should do is look for transportation from the airport. Taxi drivers charge 35 euros for daytime trips and 30 euros for nighttime trips, though the price might rise depending on your destination. The Metro train system runs every 30 minutes from the airport, and a ride costs less than 10 euros. You also have the option of taking the Express Bus for 5 euros or renting a car from Avis, National, Hertz, Budget, or Sixt.

Visiting Athens in the summer is a good choice because the summer temperatures range from the low 70s to the low 80s. Winter temperatures can drop to 20 degrees Fahrenheit, and spring temperatures slowly rise into the low 60s. Fall temperatures typically range from the mid-60s to the low 30s as the season progresses.

The National Archaeology Museum has the largest collection of Greek artifacts in the world, and it is open to the public. Because this gallery has exhibits devoted to famous artists from Greece, The National Art Gallery is a must-see destination. Many of the pieces on display date back to the 19th century, though some contemporary pieces are also on display.

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Interesting facts about flights from New York to Athens

    • 7 direct flights are operating from New York to Athens today.
    • Today's average time for a direct flight is 9h 52m.
    • Air France flight 3573 (4:46 PM GMT, Airbus Industrie A330-300) is today's earliest available flight from New York to Athens.
    • Air France flight 3599 (7:29 PM GMT, Boeing 767-300 (Winglets) Passenger) is today's latest available flight from New York to Athens.
    • Today's shortest direct flight from New York to Athens (Air France flight 3573, Airbus Industrie A330-300) takes 9h 49m.
    • Today's longest direct flight from New York to Athens (Air France flight 3599, Boeing 767-300 (Winglets) Passenger) takes 9h 56m.
    • Flights from John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK), LaGuardia Airport (LGA), Newark Liberty International Airport (EWR) to Eleftherios Venizelos airport (ATH) are available for this route.

Flight schedule for flights from New York to Athens on Wed, Jul 29, 2015

Carrier Flight # Departing Arriving Aircraft Flight time
Airport Time Airport Time
American Airlines/American Airlines AA6234/AA6326 JFK 7:15 AM ATH 3:10 AM 777/320 12hr 55min
American Airlines/American Airlines AA6143/AA6326 JFK 8:05 AM ATH 3:10 AM 744/320 12hr 5min
American Airlines/Aegean Airlines AA6234/A3609 JFK 7:15 AM ATH 4:00 AM 777/321 13hr 45min
American Airlines/Olympic Air AA6234/OA6609 JFK 7:15 AM ATH 4:00 AM 777/321 13hr 45min
American Airlines/Aegean Airlines AA6143/A3609 JFK 8:05 AM ATH 4:00 AM 744/321 12hr 55min
American Airlines/Olympic Air AA6143/OA6609 JFK 8:05 AM ATH 4:00 AM 744/321 12hr 55min
Finnair/Aegean Airlines AY5478/A3609 JFK 8:05 AM ATH 4:00 AM 744/321 12hr 55min
Finnair/Olympic Air AY5478/OA6609 JFK 8:05 AM ATH 4:00 AM 744/321 12hr 55min
British Airways/Aegean Airlines BA180/A3609 JFK 7:15 AM ATH 4:00 AM 777/321 13hr 45min
British Airways/Olympic Air BA180/OA6609 JFK 7:15 AM ATH 4:00 AM 777/321 13hr 45min
British Airways/Aegean Airlines BA178/A3609 JFK 8:05 AM ATH 4:00 AM 744/321 12hr 55min
British Airways/Olympic Air BA178/OA6609 JFK 8:05 AM ATH 4:00 AM 744/321 12hr 55min
Iberia/Aegean Airlines IB4730/A3609 JFK 7:15 AM ATH 4:00 AM 777/321 13hr 45min