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Flights from London

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.

Flights to Athens

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.

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Hotels in Athens

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Electra Palace Athens
Electra Palace Athens
18 - 20 N Nikodimou Street, Athens
5.0 out of 5.0
4.6 out of 5 (25 reviews)

Set in the district of Plaka on a quiet side street, this Athens hotel is near the new Acropolis Museum, Zappeion Exhibition Hall, The Roman Agora, and 500 metres ...

$181

$181
O&B Athens Boutique Hotel
O&B Athens Boutique Hotel
7 Leokoriou Street, Athens
4.0 out of 5.0
4.6 out of 5 (25 reviews)

Located in the historic heart of Athens, this boutique hotel is a 3-minute walk from Ancient Agora and a 10-minute walk from the Acropolis and Parthenon. The ...

$132

$132
Amalia Hotel Athens
Amalia Hotel Athens
10 Amalias Avenue, Athens
4.0 out of 5.0
4.4 out of 5 (8 reviews)

Situated in the historical district, this eco-friendly hotel is steps from Athens National Garden and Syntagma Square. Hellenic Parliament and Roman Agora are ...

$139

$139
Sofitel Athens Airport
Sofitel Athens Airport
Athens International Airport, Spata-Artemida
5.0 out of 5.0
4.4 out of 5 (126 reviews)

This eight-story hotel connected to the Athens International Airport features a modern, white exterior and is near the convention center and 35 kilometres from ...

$162

$162
Athens Gate Hotel
Athens Gate Hotel
10 Syngrou Avenue, Athens
4.0 out of 5.0
4.6 out of 5 (43 reviews)

The Temple of Zeus and Hadrian's Arch are directly across from this hotel, ideally located in Athens' historic district. The Acropolis, home to the Parthenon, ...

$149

$149
Royal Olympic Hotel
Royal Olympic Hotel
28-34 Athanasiou Diakou Str, Athens
5.0 out of 5.0
4.4 out of 5 (37 reviews)

This luxury Athens hotel is located just infront of the Temple of Olympian Zeus and Acropolis. Recently refurnished offers a variety of rooms and suites overlooking ...

$116

$116
President Hotel
President Hotel
43 Kifissias Avenue, Athens
4.0 out of 5.0
3.9 out of 5 (7 reviews)

This family-friendly Athens hotel is located in the entertainment district, within a 15-minute walk of Australian Embassy, Athens Concert Hall, and Mavili Square. ...

$83

$83
Divani Palace Acropolis
Divani Palace Acropolis
19 25 Parthenonos St, Athens
5.0 out of 5.0
3.8 out of 5 (34 reviews)

Located in the heart of Athens, this luxury hotel is within a 10-minute walk of Ilias Lalaounis Jewelry Museum, Acropolis Museum, and Acropolis. Parthenon and ...

$129

$129
Divani Caravel
Divani Caravel
2, Vas. Alexandrou Avenue, Athens
5.0 out of 5.0
4.6 out of 5 (12 reviews)

This family-friendly Athens hotel is located in the business district, within a 15-minute walk of Athens War Museum, Benaki Museum, and Panathenaic Stadium. ...

$135

$135
Plaka Hotel
Plaka Hotel
7, Kapnikareas & Mitropoleos St, Athens
3.0 out of 5.0
3.9 out of 5 (8 reviews)

This family-friendly Athens hotel is located in the historical district, within a 15-minute walk of Ancient Agora, Hellenic Parliament, and Acropolis. Acropolis ...

$125

$125

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