Selected fares from New York to Athens

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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Traveling from New York to Athens is easy because the airport offers daily flights to this popular destination. Use Orbitz.com to help you plan your trip. It offers discounts and deals on things like flights, rental cars to get your around Athens, and great hotels in the city. With the savings that you get from Orbitz.com, you can let your inner god or goddess out to play on your trip from New York to Athens.

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Hotels in Athens

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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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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

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