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Fares from $617 One Way, $923 Round Trip from Seattle to Athens

Prices starting at $923 for return flights and $617 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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More About Flying To Athens from Seattle

Flights from Seattle to Athens - Frequently Asked Questions

Are there non-stop flights from Seattle to Athens?

There are no direct flights from Seattle, WA Airport (SEA-Seattle - Tacoma Intl.) to Athens Airport (ATH-Eleftherios Venizelos), so your best option is to book with an airline that offers a single stopover. Collect a few more air miles with Delta Air Lines, Air France or Virgin Atlantic.

What is the shortest flight from Seattle to Athens?

Choose your seat wisely, because you'll be sitting in it for at least 12 hours and 30 minutes. This is the quickest possible flight time from Seattle, WA Airport (SEA-Seattle - Tacoma Intl.) to Athens Airport (ATH-Eleftherios Venizelos)

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Traveling from Seattle to Athens

Seattle Airport

While Seattle is home to several airports, the only one that handles commercial flights is the Seattle-Tacoma International Airport. Also known as Sea-Tac, this airport is responsible for all incoming flights, along with flights from Seattle. Alaska Airlines, Air Canada, Delta Air Lines, Southwest Airlines, and US Airways are a few airlines that operate out of this airport. Located in SeaTac, Washington, the airport sits along the intersection of three state routes: 99, 518, and 509. Though the airport has three terminals, only the Concourse Terminal and North Satellite Terminal handle domestic flights. The South Satellite Terminal specializes in international flights. It's just a short drive from the airport to downtown.

Transportation

When you need to reach your hotel quickly, head for the public transportation system, which consists of Sound Transit and Metro Transit. The buses and light rails only cost a few dollars, and you can visit the sales counter at any station to purchase tickets for your trip. The light rail system drops passengers directly at some of the top hotels in the downtown area. Seattle uses a grid system for its roads, which makes finding your hotel easy if you drive. You can use the Orbitz.com sign to look for rental cars from the airport.

Weather

If you visit during the spring, winter, or fall, you need a warm coat and an umbrella. Though the city does not get snow, it does get a high amount of rain during these seasons, and temperatures that can drop below 40 degrees Fahrenheit. The summer is much warmer, with temperatures in the high 70s and less rainfall.

Popular Attractions

Seattle is home to dozens of cultural activities and attractions, including the Seattle International Film Festival, the Henry Art Galley, the Woodland Park Zoo, and the Seattle Underground Tour, which takes you through older parts of the city. When you look for flights from Seattle on Orbitz.com, take a few minutes to look for other low-cost attractions in the city.

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.

^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.