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Fares from $50 One Way, $105 Round Trip from London to Athens

Prices starting at $105 for return flights and $50 for one-way flights to Athens were the cheapest prices found within the past 7 days, for the period specified. Prices and availability are subject to change. Additional terms apply.

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Route Information for Flights from London to Athens

Origin Airport IATA CodeLON
Destination Airport IATA CodeATH
Distance1507 mi
Direct Flight AirlinesAmerican Airlines, Air Canada, Aegean Airlines, JAL, TAP Air Portugal, Singapore Airlines, British Airways
Earliest Flight Arrival1:30PM UTC
Latest Flight Arrival2:50AM UTC

Flights Review

Jun 10, 2019

We didn’t realize we would be charged for baggage because we checked for standard pricing and our bag qualified for carry on. It was very expensive to have to check the bag unexpectedly.

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London Heathrow Airport

London Heathrow Airport is the main airport that serves those traveling in and out of the city. You can book low-cost flights from London to any city in the world through Orbitz.com. London Heathrow Airport is the busiest airport in the United Kingdom. It is located west of central London and offers direct and connecting flights to locations throughout the world. The major airlines that service Heathrow Airport include Air Canada, Air France, Air China, American Airlines, Australian Airlines and British Airways. You can book flights on these, and many other airlines that fly out of this airport, on Orbitz.com.

Parking at Heathrow Airport

London Heathrow Airport has long-term and short-term parking lots. Long-term parking is available at Terminal 1, Terminal 3 and Terminal 4 and costs £17.90 per day. Short-term parking is available at every terminal and is free for the first 15 minutes. You are then charged £2.80 per hour. Each parking lot has shuttle services that travelers can use to get to the airport's main entrance.

London Ground Transportation

London has public busses, trams, a light rail service and a heavy rail service. London's transport system serves every area of the city and provides services directly to London Heathrow Airport. There are complimentary shuttle services available that take travelers from bus and rail stops close to the airport right to the ticket gates. There are also taxi services available to travelers as well. If you are flying into London and need transportation, book a rental car in advance on Orbitz.com.

Airport Dining Facilities

There are many places to dine in London Heathrow Airport, including Coffee Republic, The Bridge Bar, The Skylark and Bagel Street. Krispy Kreme, TGI Friday's and Starbucks are also located in the dining area. Always use Orbitz.com to find great sales on flights from London, and arrive to the airport early enough to grab a snack and relax before your trip.

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.

Flights from London to Athens - Frequently Asked Questions

Are there non-stop flights from London to Athens?

Yes, there are two airlines that offer nonstop flights from London Airport (LHR-Heathrow) to Athens Airport (ATH-Eleftherios Venizelos). Find the best deal and take off with British Airways or Aegean Airlines.

What is the shortest flight from London to Athens?

From London, the wonderful sights and sounds of Athens are at least 3 hours and 35 minutes away. Lock in your favorite seat, or maybe even one with more legroom, and fly to your destination in total comfort.

What airlines fly from London to Athens most frequently?

Have a look at British Airways (BA). This airline offers some of the most frequent flights from London Airport (LHR-Heathrow) to Athens Airport (ATH-Eleftherios Venizelos). It operates 112 services on this route every month and is a favorite among travelers. If you can't find the right flight for you there, have a look at the airfares with Aegean Airlines (A3). This airline is a terrific alternative and operates 70 flights between London and Athens each month.

^Savings based on all package bookings with Flight + Hotel made on Orbitz.com from January 1, 2019 to December 31, 2019 as compared to the price of the same components booked separately. Savings will vary based on origin/destination, length of trip, stay dates and selected travel supplier(s). Savings not available on all packages.