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San Francisco to Athens Flights

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Selected fares from San Francisco to Athens

Departure Arrival Travel dates Round-trip
SFO ATH Tue, May 5 - Tue, May 19 $1,113
SFO ATH Wed, Oct 1 - Wed, Oct 29 $1,196
SFO ATH Sun, Mar 1 - Sat, Mar 14 $1,305
SFO ATH Mon, Feb 16 - Mon, Feb 23 $1,345
SFO ATH Wed, Oct 29 - Sun, Nov 9 $1,353
SFO ATH Mon, Feb 16 - Mon, Feb 23 $1,367
SFO ATH Wed, Oct 1 - Wed, Oct 29 $1,403
SFO ATH Wed, Oct 1 - Wed, Oct 29 $1,436
SFO ATH Tue, Nov 18 - Sun, Nov 30 $1,474
SFO ATH Tue, Nov 18 - Sun, Nov 30 $1,488

San Francisco and Athens airports and terminals

Airports in San Francisco CA, US
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    San Francisco Airport (SFO)

    Distance from City Center: 11.9 miles

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Airports in Athens , GR
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    Eleftherios Venizelos airport (ATH)

    Distance from City Center: 12.2 miles

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Cheap flights from San Francisco to Athens

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Prices are round trip per person (conditions apply)

Featured Athens Airport Hotels

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Sofitel Athens Airport

5 stars
4.4 / 5 151 reviews

Athens International Airport Map

Save 30% on your stay

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 54 reviews

ATTICA AVENUE 40.2 KM,BETWEEN EXITS 17 AND 18 Map

...Start a productive travel day with a free newspaper and current flight information in the lobby of the Holiday Inn Athens.... Athens Eleftherios Venizelos International Airport (8.8 mi/14.2... More

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Avra Rafina Hotel

3 stars
2.8 / 5 10 reviews

Arafinidon Alon 3 Map

...Drive or ride the bus to both the airport and Athens.... Transportation Athens Eleftherios Venizelos International Airport (19.9 mi/32 km).... More

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Airotel Stratos Vassilikos Hotel Athens

4 stars
2.7 / 5 9 reviews

114 Michalakopoulou str. Map

STAY 3 NIGHTS 20% OFF

Hotel which was renovated recently with ulterior purpose to initiate a new vision in accommodation and relaxation. It addresses to businessmen of high standards like you! Endless meetings,... More

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Crowne Plaza ATHENS - CITY CENTRE

5 stars
4.1 / 5 14 reviews

MICHALACOPOULOU STREET 50 Map

...Athens Eleftherios Venizelos International Airport (18.7 mi/30.1 km).... More

September

Lowest roundtrip airfare in September from San Francisco to Athens

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Tue, Sep 30 San Francisco (SFO) Athens (ATH) SAS Scandinavian Airlines $1,371
Earn $13.71
Return Tue, Oct 28 Athens (ATH) San Francisco (SFO) SAS Scandinavian Airlines

Best one-week trip in September from San Francisco to Athens

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Tue, Sep 9 San Francisco (SFO) Athens (ATH) KLM Royal Dutch Airlines $1,405
Earn $14.05
Return Tue, Sep 16 Athens (ATH) San Francisco (SFO) KLM Royal Dutch Airlines
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October

Lowest roundtrip airfare in October from San Francisco to Athens

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Wed, Oct 1 San Francisco (SFO) Athens (ATH) Delta Air Lines $1,196
Earn $11.96
Return Wed, Oct 29 Athens (ATH) San Francisco (SFO) Delta Air Lines

Best one-week trip in October from San Francisco to Athens

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Mon, Oct 6 San Francisco (SFO) Athens (ATH) KLM Royal Dutch Airlines $1,404
Earn $14.04
Return Mon, Oct 13 Athens (ATH) San Francisco (SFO) KLM Royal Dutch Airlines
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November

Lowest roundtrip airfare in November from San Francisco to Athens

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Sun, Nov 9 San Francisco (SFO) Athens (ATH) SAS Scandinavian Airlines $1,305
Earn $13.05
Return Sun, Nov 16 Athens (ATH) San Francisco (SFO) SAS Scandinavian Airlines

Best one-week trip in November from San Francisco to Athens

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Sun, Nov 9 San Francisco (SFO) Athens (ATH) SAS Scandinavian Airlines $1,305
Earn $13.05
Return Sun, Nov 16 Athens (ATH) San Francisco (SFO) SAS Scandinavian Airlines
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Flights to Athens

San Francisco International Airport Information

The San Francisco International Airport (Highway 101 near the junction of Highway 380) is the primary commercial passenger airport serving San Francisco and the surrounding areas. The airport hosts most international and domestic airlines offering cheap flights from San Francisco. You can also use Orbitz.com to book an alternate flight out of Oakland International Airport (1 Oakland Drive, Oakland) or San Jose International Airport (2065 Airport Boulevard, San Jose).

Parking at San Francisco International Airport

San Francisco International's parking garages are a 10-minute walk or less from the gates, and there is free shuttle service from the long-term lots. Parking costs anywhere from $18 to $38 per day, depending on the option you choose. If you've used Orbitz.com to book your discount flights, you may have saved enough to justify spending the extra money to use the airport's valet parking service.

Ground Transportation Information

A taxi, limousine or shared-ride van to the airport will cost anywhere from $17 to $40. Factor in plenty of extra travel time for the 13-mile ride, as rush-hour traffic can be brutal. You can also use the public BART system or the SamTrans public bus service, both of which will cost you less than $10. Don't forget to use Orbitz.com before you leave to book a rental car in your destination city.

Restaurant Options at the Airport

The San Francisco airport has roughly 50 eateries where you can grab a coffee or have a light meal. Most of the restaurants and cafes are located within the terminals past the security checkpoint, but there are a few restaurants before you reach the security gates. Have a great flight to your final destination, and don't forget to use Orbitz.com the next time you're looking for cheap flights from San Francisco.

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.