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This is the cheapest one-way flight price found by a Cheapflights user in the last 72 hours by searching for a flight departing on 21/11. Fares are subject to change and may not be available on all flights or dates of travel.
BOS — ATH
22 Jul — 29 Jul1
1 adult
Mon 22/7
Mon 29/7

Flights to Athens in 2024

Find the latest flights to Athens in 2024, with up-to-date prices and availability. In the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made a total of 629,761 searches and data was last updated on 17 July 2024.

Return from

$1,241

One-way from

$497

Popular in

December

Cheapest in

February

Average price

$2,303
Air China
  • Air China
  • 17/10-1/11
  • 2 total stops
  • 85h 40m total
  • Sydney to Athens
Scoot
  • Scoot
  • 21/11
  • 1 total stop
  • 25h 55m total
  • Sydney to Athens
High demand for flights, 4% potential price rise
Best time to find cheap flights, 2% potential price drop
Average for return flights in July 2024

Cheap flights to Athens in July & August 2024

Discover affordable flights and deals to Athens in July and August 2024. In the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made a total of 629,761 searches and data was last updated on 17 July 2024.
The following deals offer some of the lowest prices we've found on flights heading to Athens in July and August 2024. If these prices don't match your budget, be sure to check back soon for more deals.
Sat 17/820:35SYD - ATH
1 stop23h 55mEtihad Airways
Mon 2/907:25ATH - SYD
1 stop39h 45mEtihad Airways
Deal found 17/7$1,608
Sun 11/812:35SYD - ATH
1 stop25h 40mScoot
Mon 26/816:20ATH - SYD
1 stop20h 25mScoot
Deal found 17/7$1,612
Fri 16/812:35SYD - ATH
1 stop25h 40mScoot
Fri 6/916:20ATH - SYD
1 stop20h 25mScoot
Deal found 17/7$1,614
Fri 16/812:35SYD - ATH
1 stop25h 40mMultiple Airlines
Fri 6/916:20ATH - SYD
2 stops34h 25mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 17/7$1,617
Fri 2/809:45SYD - ATH
3 stops35h 30mMultiple Airlines
Sun 25/814:05ATH - SYD
3 stops46h 40mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 16/7$1,620
Sat 17/812:35SYD - ATH
1 stop25h 40mScoot
Sun 1/916:20ATH - SYD
1 stop20h 25mScoot
Deal found 17/7$1,623
Sat 17/820:35SYD - ATH
1 stop23h 55mEtihad Airways
Mon 2/907:25ATH - SYD
1 stop39h 45mEtihad Airways
Deal found 17/7$1,669
Fri 2/812:35SYD - ATH
1 stop25h 40mScoot
Sun 25/816:20ATH - SYD
1 stop36h 15mScoot
Deal found 16/7$1,670
Thu 1/820:45SYD - ATH
1 stop28h 25mQatar Airways
Thu 15/813:55ATH - SYD
2 stops24h 25mQatar Airways
Deal found 17/7$1,672

Athens 2024 flight deals

Explore flight deals for Athens in 2024, offering the best prices and options to suit your preferences. In the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made a total of 629,761 searches and data were last updated on 17 July 2024.
Listed are some of the best fares we've found on flights departing to Athens in 2024. Check back regularly for other flight deals.
Sat 17/820:35SYD - ATH
1 stop23h 55mEtihad Airways
Mon 2/907:25ATH - SYD
1 stop39h 45mEtihad Airways
Deal found 17/7$1,608
Sun 11/812:35SYD - ATH
1 stop25h 40mScoot
Mon 26/816:20ATH - SYD
1 stop20h 25mScoot
Deal found 17/7$1,612
Fri 16/812:35SYD - ATH
1 stop25h 40mScoot
Fri 6/916:20ATH - SYD
1 stop20h 25mScoot
Deal found 17/7$1,614
Tue 1/1012:35SYD - ATH
1 stop25h 40mMultiple Airlines
Wed 23/1007:25ATH - SYD
3 stops29h 35mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 16/7$1,615
Fri 16/812:35SYD - ATH
1 stop25h 40mMultiple Airlines
Fri 6/916:20ATH - SYD
2 stops34h 25mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 17/7$1,617
Fri 2/809:45SYD - ATH
3 stops35h 30mMultiple Airlines
Sun 25/814:05ATH - SYD
3 stops46h 40mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 16/7$1,620
Sat 17/812:35SYD - ATH
1 stop25h 40mScoot
Sun 1/916:20ATH - SYD
1 stop20h 25mScoot
Deal found 17/7$1,623
Sun 6/1013:35SYD - ATH
1 stop25h 40mScoot
Mon 7/1016:20ATH - SYD
1 stop20h 25mScoot
Deal found 17/7$1,641
Mon 23/920:45SYD - ATH
1 stop41h 30mMultiple Airlines
Mon 14/1016:20ATH - SYD
2 stops32h 35mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 17/7$1,658

Flights to Athens departing soon

Discover available last-minute flight options to Athens, providing immediate availability and potentially lower prices. In the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made a total of 629,761 searches and data was last updated on 17 July 2024.
Users travelling to Athens last-minute should check out these flights departing soon. It's recommended that you verify the details of your last-minute flight before booking.
Fri 26/707:40SYD - ATH
2 stops30h 35mMultiple Airlines
Mon 30/907:25ATH - SYD
3 stops29h 35mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 16/7$1,627
Fri 26/712:35SYD - ATH
1 stop25h 40mMultiple Airlines
Mon 30/908:20ATH - SYD
2 stops42h 25mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 16/7$1,641
Fri 26/712:35SYD - ATH
1 stop25h 40mScoot
Mon 30/916:20ATH - SYD
1 stop20h 25mScoot
Deal found 16/7$1,657
Mon 22/720:45SYD - ATH
1 stop41h 30mScoot
Sun 1/916:20ATH - SYD
1 stop20h 25mScoot
Deal found 17/7$1,800
Tue 23/712:35SYD - ATH
1 stop25h 40mMultiple Airlines
Wed 7/816:20ATH - SYD
2 stops33h 25mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 17/7$1,914
Tue 23/712:35SYD - ATH
1 stop25h 40mMultiple Airlines
Mon 5/816:20ATH - SYD
2 stops32h 00mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 17/7$1,920
Mon 22/722:10SYD - ATH
2 stops29h 10mTurkish Airlines
Sun 1/921:50ATH - SYD
2 stops29h 10mTurkish Airlines
Deal found 17/7$1,938
Tue 23/712:35SYD - ATH
1 stop25h 40mMultiple Airlines
Sun 4/807:00ATH - SYD
2 stops43h 45mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 17/7$1,978
Fri 26/712:35SYD - ATH
1 stop25h 40mMultiple Airlines
Fri 30/803:55ATH - SYD
2 stops47h 05mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 17/7$2,025

One-way flights to Athens

Explore one-way flight options to Athens for greater flexibility in your travel plans. Find up-to-date pricing and availability for one-way flights. In the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made a total of 629,761 searches and data was last updated on 17 July 2024.
Take a look at some of the one-way flights departing to Athens in the near future. Book a round-trip flight to Athens instead by using the search form above.
Thu 21/1114:00SYD - ATH
1 stop25h 55mScoot
Deal found 17/7$497
Sat 5/1012:35SYD - ATH
1 stop25h 40mScoot
Deal found 16/7$500
Mon 23/920:45SYD - ATH
1 stop41h 30mScoot
Deal found 17/7$509
Tue 17/912:35SYD - ATH
1 stop25h 40mScoot
Deal found 17/7$566
Sat 3/821:15SYD - ATH
3 stops52h 35mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 16/7$589
Sat 5/1006:00SYD - ATH
2 stops32h 15mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 16/7$625
Mon 16/920:45SYD - ATH
1 stop41h 30mScoot
Deal found 16/7$634
Mon 23/920:45SYD - ATH
1 stop41h 30mScoot
Deal found 16/7$637
Mon 16/920:45SYD - ATH
1 stop41h 30mScoot
Deal found 17/7$644

Find flights to Athens within your budget

Locate flights to Athens that fit your budget, with regularly updated fares and availability. In the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made a total of 629,761 searches and data was last updated on 17 July 2024.

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Sydney Kingsford SmithAthens Eleftherios V.

SYD - ATH

SYDATH

Sydney Kingsford Smith

Thu 17/10

1 stop44h 20m

Athens Eleftherios V.

Fri 1/11

1 stop41h 20m

$1,241

Sydney Kingsford SmithAthens Eleftherios V.

SYD - ATH

SYDATH

Sydney Kingsford Smith

Fri 18/10

1 stop25h 40m

Athens Eleftherios V.

Fri 1/11

1 stop36h 25m

$1,330

Sydney Kingsford SmithAthens Eleftherios V.

SYD - ATH

SYDATH

Sydney Kingsford Smith

Tue 12/11

2 stops47h 35m

Athens Eleftherios V.

Wed 27/11

2 stops38h 30m

$1,451

Sydney Kingsford SmithAthens Eleftherios V.

SYD - ATH

SYDATH

Sydney Kingsford Smith

Sat 3/8

1 stop23h 55m

Athens Eleftherios V.

Sat 17/8

2 stops30h 30m

$1,578

Sydney Kingsford SmithAthens Eleftherios V.

SYD - ATH

SYDATH

Sydney Kingsford Smith

Thu 1/8

1 stop28h 25m

Athens Eleftherios V.

Thu 15/8

2 stops24h 25m

$1,672

Sydney Kingsford SmithAthens Eleftherios V.

SYD - ATH

SYDATH

Sydney Kingsford Smith

Fri 18/10

2 stops26h 55m

Athens Eleftherios V.

Fri 1/11

2 stops38h 00m

$1,874

Sydney Kingsford SmithAthens Eleftherios V.

SYD - ATH

SYDATH

Sydney Kingsford Smith

Mon 14/10

2 stops28h 55m

Athens Eleftherios V.

Mon 21/10

2 stops29h 55m

$1,969

Sydney Kingsford SmithAthens Eleftherios V.

SYD - ATH

SYDATH

Sydney Kingsford Smith

Tue 15/10

1 stop23h 15m

Athens Eleftherios V.

Wed 23/10

1 stop19h 55m

$1,990

Sydney Kingsford SmithAthens Eleftherios V.

SYD - ATH

SYDATH

Sydney Kingsford Smith

Wed 4/9

1 stop40h 00m

Athens Eleftherios V.

Wed 11/9

2 stops48h 15m

$2,116

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Deals found on 17/7

Best time to book a flight to Athens

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Temperature and rainfall in Athens by month

Plan your trip to Athens by taking into account the average temperature and rainfall totals by month.

ATH

Temperature

10 - 28 °C

If weather is an important factor for your trip to Athens, use this chart to help with planning. For those seeking warmer temperatures, July is the ideal time of year to visit, when temperatures reach an average of 28.0 C. Travellers hoping to avoid the cold should look outside of January, when temperatures are typically at their lowest (around 10.0 C).

When is the best time to book a flight to Athens?

Use this chart to determine the optimal time to book a return flight to Athens. Price data was last updated on 12 July 2024.

Ideally the best times to book flights to Athens are spring and late autumn. This is when the weather is not too hot for sightseeing, and the tourist hordes have yet to descend or have left. Aim for between March to May and October to November and you may also find cheaper flight tickets and deals on accommodation. If you don’t mind the heat and the crowds then the summer months are best for outdoor festivals such as: The Athens and Epidaurus Festival (mid­- June to mid-­September) showcasing music and dance performances; Lycabettus Festival (May to September) featuring musical and theatrical performances on Lycabettus Hill; Rockwave Festival (June to July) a music festival held in Malakasa a few miles outside of Athens and the Athens International Dance Festival (July).

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When is the cheapest time to fly to Athens?

Use this chart to determine the cheapest time to fly return to Athens. Price data was last updated on 14 July 2024.
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Users looking for the lowest fares to Athens should consider flying on Sunday mornings, when prices are typically cheapest. Budget-minded travellers will want to avoid Friday evenings, when prices are usually at their highest.
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Reviews of airlines servicing Athens

Get insights into the airlines that provide service to Athens. Read reviews, discover amenities, and learn about the overall travel experience offered by airlines. Use this information to make informed decisions when choosing an airline for your flight to Athens. Reviews last updated 17 July 2024.
See what other customers who have flown with Etihad Airways, Air China and Scoot to Athens have to say. Users have also rated airlines in terms of entertainment options, comfort, food, crew/service, and boarding process.
8.2
Very Good
1,362 reviews

Crew

8.6

Entertainment

8.1

Boarding

8.4

Overall

8.2

Comfort

8.0

Food

7.7

Reviews

1 / 10

The boarding went well. They ran out of food for breakfast, and we were not even asked if we wanted a tea or a coffee. The staff appeared very inexperienced. The cabin was cold, even with a blanket.

8.2
Very Good
1,362 reviews
8.2
Very Good
1,362 reviews

Crew

8.6

Entertainment

8.1

Boarding

8.4

Overall

8.2

Comfort

8.0

Food

7.7

Reviews

1 / 10

The boarding went well. They ran out of food for breakfast, and we were not even asked if we wanted a tea or a coffee. The staff appeared very inexperienced. The cabin was cold, even with a blanket.

8.1
Very Good
3,773 reviews
8.2
Very Good
1,362 reviews

Crew

8.6

Entertainment

8.1

Boarding

8.4

Overall

8.2

Comfort

8.0

Food

7.7

Reviews

1 / 10

The boarding went well. They ran out of food for breakfast, and we were not even asked if we wanted a tea or a coffee. The staff appeared very inexperienced. The cabin was cold, even with a blanket.

8.0
Very Good
190 reviews
8.2
Very Good
1,362 reviews

Crew

8.6

Entertainment

8.1

Boarding

8.4

Overall

8.2

Comfort

8.0

Food

7.7

Reviews

1 / 10

The boarding went well. They ran out of food for breakfast, and we were not even asked if we wanted a tea or a coffee. The staff appeared very inexperienced. The cabin was cold, even with a blanket.

7.9
Good
1,427 reviews
8.2
Very Good
1,362 reviews

Crew

8.6

Entertainment

8.1

Boarding

8.4

Overall

8.2

Comfort

8.0

Food

7.7

Reviews

1 / 10

The boarding went well. They ran out of food for breakfast, and we were not even asked if we wanted a tea or a coffee. The staff appeared very inexperienced. The cabin was cold, even with a blanket.

7.9
Good
426 reviews
8.2
Very Good
1,362 reviews

Crew

8.6

Entertainment

8.1

Boarding

8.4

Overall

8.2

Comfort

8.0

Food

7.7

Reviews

1 / 10

The boarding went well. They ran out of food for breakfast, and we were not even asked if we wanted a tea or a coffee. The staff appeared very inexperienced. The cabin was cold, even with a blanket.

What is good to know if travelling to Athens?

  • The infamous annual Spartathlon race begins in Athens and ends in Sparta, its 153-mile distance makes it one of the toughest marathons on earth.
  • For beautiful panoramic views of the city, visit the Acropolis. Catch the sunset on Mars Hill as you watch the city fall asleep.
  • Spend an afternoon walking down the famous shopping street in Athens – Ermou Street! You’ll find a variety of shops and even international brands like Zara, Marks & Spencers and H&M.
  • When is the best time to fly to Athens?

    Peak season Book cheap flights to Athens, one of the top city ­break destinations in the world. Hosting the Olympic Games in 2004 has given this once smoggy and dirty city a new lease on life. If Athens is not on your bucket list then it should be, this is where western civilisation was founded and it has enough ruins to impress any budding archaeologists or history buffs. Nearly 2,500 years old, the impressive Parthenon perches proudly on the Acropolis and is usually the first stop on travellers itineraries. Other sites of note when you book your flights to Athens include the Temple of Hephaestus, the Ancient Agora, Theatre of Dionysus and the Roman Herodes Atticus amphitheatre that are scattered around the base of the Acropolis. Plaka, the oldest section of Athens, is a popular tourist area chock full of tourist shops, galleries, jewellery stores, museums and cafes. In general it is a busy city but especially so during summer when hordes of visitors book their flights to Athens despite the heat. Temperatures can reach well into the mid­-30Cs. August is the hottest month and many local business owners shut up shop and go on holiday to escape the heat. If you are planning on visiting Athens in summer bring cool clothing and do your sightseeing in the early morning, and early evening. Off season: Winter is not a typical time for people to book flights to Athens but the weather is on average a crisp 10C in January and February. It can get colder than this too with snow falling in Athens on occasion. However, visit during the off season and you can expect fewer tourists queuing to get into the ancient sites, great prices on rooms and cheap flight tickets.

  • How long is the flight to Athens?

    Flights from Sydney to Athens: 21 hours. Flights from Melbourne to Athens: 20 hours 40 minutes. Flights from Brisbane to Athens: 21 hours 55 minutes. Flights from Perth to Athens: 17 hours 40 minutes.

  • Which airlines operate flights to Athens?

    There are plenty of airlines operating flights to Athens from Australia, so be sure to shop around to get the best deal. Singapore Airlines, Cathay Pacific, Emirates, Etihad Airlines, Qatar Airways, Thai Airways and EgyptAir are just a few options. The cheapest flights to Athens can be found in January and February, and flying from Perth is the quickest low­cost route.

  • How to get from the airport to the city centre?

    Flights to Athens arrive at Athens International Airport (ATH) around 35 km east of the city. The Athens metro line 3 runs from the airport to Syntagma Square and Monastiraki – two of the key points in Athens ­with a journey time of half an hour. There are direct buses from the airport arrivals level to central Athens (40 minutes), as well as an express bus to the port of Piraeus (1 hour 15 minutes). Taxis are available at the taxi rank outside the arrivals terminal 24 hours a day.

  • What does ATH mean?

    Great question - ATH just means Athens Eleftherios V. Airport. Now you’ll know what this unique code and ones like it mean when you look for flights!

  • What airport do you fly into for flights to Athens?

    If you book a flight to Athens, you will be flying into Eleftherios V., which is the city’s only airport. Athens Eleftherios V. (ATH) is located 19.7 km from the centre of Athens.

  • Can I find cheaper flights to Athens if I am willing to have stopovers?

    Yes, flights with stopovers are often cheaper than direct flights. Keep an eye out for flight deals to Athens on Cheapflights that require 1 or 2 stops for potential cost savings.

  • What is the best airline to fly to Athens?

    Based on reviews from Cheapflights users, Virgin Australia is rated the highest out of the airlines that fly to Athens.

  • What is the cheapest airport to fly to in Athens?

    Athens Eleftherios V. is currently the cheapest airport to fly to in Athens. One-way flights to Athens Eleftherios V. typically cost $13, while return flights cost around $36.

  • How much is a return flight to Athens?

    A return flight to Athens will typically cost around $32, however they can be found for as little as $24.

  • Where does the fastest flight to Athens depart from?

    For those looking to save time traveling to Athens, Perth offers the quickest one-way flight (18 hours 15 minutes).

  • Does Athens Eleftherios V. have car hire?

    Yes. Those touching down at Athens Eleftherios V. can take advantage of the car hire services offered upon their arrival.

  • Are there hotels close to Athens Eleftherios V.?

    Yes. Athens Eleftherios V. has hotels nearby for those requiring accommodations. Sofitel Athens Airport is the closest property to Athens Eleftherios V. (0.0 km away from Athens Eleftherios V.).

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