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Frequently asked questions

Am I currently able to fly to Athens?
Our Covid-19 Travel Advisor contains everything from in-depth information on travel advice reports to the latest quarantine policies. Be sure to check it out before locking in your plane ticket to Athens.
If I am not able to travel because of COVID-19, can I change or cancel?
You’ll find all the answers you need on our convenient Customer Service Portal. While most airlines make allowances for cancellations or changes due to COVID-19, it’s best to read through the terms and conditions of your preferred carrier before you book.
Which airlines fly to Athens?
With airlines providing services to Eleftherios Venizelos Airport (ATH), a major entrance point to Athens, you have loads of choice. Grab a terrific deal among these renowned international airlines that’ll get you to this city:

  • Aegean Airlines - 808 flights to Athens per month
  • Sky Express - 214 flights to Athens per month
  • Ryanair - 132 flights to Athens per month

What is the best airport to fly to in Athens?
Eleftherios Venizelos Airport (ATH) is the main arrival point to the city, so your only tough decision will be the window seat or the aisle seat. Central Athens is roughly 12 miles away and where many travelers start their adventure.
How much is a flight to Athens?
Prices for return flights fell as low as this week to Athens, and rose as high as . Some lucky passengers flying out of () managed to secure one-way fares starting at just .
How to book the cheapest flight to Athens?
With some of the biggest and best flight deals around, you’ll always jet for less with Orbitz. The following handy hints will help you score cheap flights to Athens — and leave you with extra cash in your wallet:

  • Depending on your place of departure, select the ‘Nearby airports’ function (located under the departure and arrival options). At times, other departure points offer cheaper airfares.
  • Also, click on the ‘Show flexible dates’ option to compare the prices on days either side of your chosen departure. It’s possible to score cheaper flight deals if your travel plans are flexible.
  • Select ‘Show options’ to refine your search results. You can pick your preferred airline and seating class here. Under ‘Sort & Filter’ to the left, you can even specify whether you’d like to fly in the morning, afternoon or evening.
  • Once you’ve sorted out your travel dates, reserve your flight. Prices generally get more expensive as the departure date gets closer.
  • Consider bundling your hotels, flights and car rentals into a package with Orbitz to save cash.
  • If you can, don’t travel in the most popular seasons. Airfares often hit their highest during summer, school breaks and other vacation periods like Easter, Thanksgiving and Christmas.

How long is a flight to Athens?
Depending on where you jet off from, your flight to Athens could be an hour or two or longer. Listed below are the average flight times for a few of the most popular domestic routes:

  • Thira (JTR-Santorini National) to Eleftherios Venizelos Airport (ATH) - 50 minutes
  • Thessaloniki (SKG-Macedonia) to Eleftherios Venizelos Airport (ATH) - 54 minutes
  • Heraklion (HER-Nikos Kazantzakis) to Eleftherios Venizelos Airport (ATH) - 53 minutes

What is the best time to book a flight to Athens?
Generally speaking, January is the best time to purchase your plane ticket. This is followed by February and August. Keep this in mind while you browse for a cheap flight to Athens.
What day of the week is the cheapest to book a flight to Athens?
Make a booking on a Tuesday, Wednesday or Saturday. Typically, these are the cheapest days of the week to purchase airfares to Athens. The vacation of your dreams starts with a great flight deal!
What is the cheapest day of the week to fly to Athens?
If you’re on the hunt for cheap flights to Athens, depart at the start of the week. Orbitz data from 2020 shows Monday is the cheapest day to jet off, followed by Tuesday. Saturday is the most expensive, so avoid this day and do your wallet a favor.
What is the cheapest month to fly to Athens?
Get set to jet for less in August. This is generally an excellent month to take off if you’re after cheap flights to Athens, based on Orbitz data. The costliest time to take off is June, so avoid this month if possible.
Which airlines allow free cancellation?
We understand that plans change and flexibility is important. That’s why you can search for flights that include free cancellation and no change fees on Orbitz. Just click on “Filter by flexible change policies” and we’ll show you fares more flexible than a lip balm left in the sun!
What do I need for the flight to Athens?
It’s always smart to be ready for anything when embarking on a trip. Keep in mind the following pointers for a smooth, stress-free journey:

  • You’ll need to present photo identification such as a valid passport. To avoid delays while checking in, make sure you book your flight tickets under the same name as your official ID. It’s good to have electronic copies of important documents too, just in case!
  • Have some extra entertainment for your long trip to Athens. If you’ve had enough of watching that series on your phone, give your eyes a break from all that screen time and get stuck into a book.
  • Long-haul trips can leave you feeling seriously cold, especially if you’re flying overnight. If you don’t want to curl up to a stranger for warmth, bring an extra layer and some wool socks.

How many direct flights are there to Athens?
Your next thrilling adventure is just one easy plane journey away, with 728 direct flights to Athens each month. Search for your fare with Orbitz and snap up a rewarding deal with Aegean Airlines, Sky Express or Olympic Air. Other reputable airlines that offer nonstop services include Ryanair, Lufthansa and Volotea.
How do I get cheap first-class/business deals to Athens?
If you think a business or first-class airfare is beyond your reach, you may want to think again. Here are some tips to help you land a premium flight to Athens for a whole lot less:

  • Flexibility isn’t confined to yoga. Avoid locking in your travel dates so you can pick up more affordable airfares when a huge sale drops.
  • Look for a budget carrier that offers business-class seats. They usually come with more legroom and a glass of Champagne — and a nicer price.
  • Make a bid for an upgrade. Some carriers hold online auctions that let you offer a price for a seat up the front. You can also try upgrading with points earned through a rewards program.

How to get into Athens from the airport?
Hotfoot it into central Athens with an Eleftherios Venizelos Airport (ATH) car rental. Alamo and Enterprise are two well-known outlets at Eleftherios Venizelos Airport (ATH). Hurl your suitcase in the trunk, drive 12 miles to the west and you’ll hit the heart of the city before you know it. Lots of travelers also take advantage of public transportation or taxis to get into town. From there, you can still pick up a ride to see the region’s other great attractions with one of our Athens car rentals.
What is the best time to go to Athens?
You’ll have tons of fun no matter what time of year you decide to visit Athens, but are when this place is at its busiest. Want to fill your itinerary with plenty of warm-weather experiences? Plan your trip around June 20. This is when summertime kicks off in the Northern Hemisphere. Expect the mercury to range between 75undefined and 85undefined at this time of year.
Travel tips for Athens

  • Start your sightseeing in the downtown area and enjoy a self-guided walking tour of some of the city’s best attractions. Acropolis Museum and Parthenon are great places to start.
  • Also find time for the sights within an easy drive of Athens’s center. Meander around Attica Zoological Park and Spyros Louis Olympic Stadium and see another side of this awesome destination.
  • Get behind the wheel and find out what else makes Attica a huge hit with travelers. Book a car rental with Orbitz and check out the bright lights of two more must-see cities — idhra and Troizinia.

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