Cheap flights from Istanbul to Athens

Choose between Pegasus, Turkish Airlines, or Ryanair to find the best price

The distance between Istanbul and Athens is 554 km. The most popular airlines for this route are Pegasus, Turkish Airlines, Ryanair, Aegean, and British Airways. Istanbul and Athens have 193 direct flights per week. When you arrive at Athens, consider visiting Acropolis of Athens, and Peloponnese.

Weekly flights

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Number of flights21343340-2738

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Turkish Airlines on Mondays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Saturdays, and Sundays.

Check-in for a flight from Istanbul to Athens

NameCarrier codeIATA CodePassport needed during bookingAirport check-in closesOnline check-in available
PegasusPGTPCNoUnknownOpens 3 days before flight
Closes 0.75 hours before flight
Turkish AirlinesTHYTKYesUnknownNo
RyanairRYRFRNo55 min before flightOpens 2 days before flight
Closes 2 hours before flight
AegeanAEEA3YesUnknown0
0
British AirwaysBAWBAYesUnknownNo

Frequently asked questions

How long does it take to travel from Istanbul to Athens?

A one-way nonstop (direct) flight between Istanbul and Athens takes around 1.4 hours.

What is the flight distance between Istanbul and Athens?

The flight distance between Istanbul and Athens is 554 km.

What airlines offer nonstop (direct) flights between Istanbul and Athens?

Several carriers operate flights between Istanbul and Athens. Airlines offering nonstop (direct) flights include Turkish Airlines.

What are the most popular routes to and from Istanbul?

Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Istanbul and Heathrow, Antalya, Amsterdam Airport Schiphol, Berlin Tegel, Vienna International Airport, Frankfurt International Airport, Dalaman, Milas–Bodrum, Stuttgart, Adnan Menderes, Brussels South Charleroi.

What are the most popular routes to and from Athens?

Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Athens and London Stansted, Barcelona–El Prat, Milan Bergamo International Airport, Vienna International Airport, Dublin, Frankfurt International Airport, Budapest Ferenc Liszt International, Santorini (Thira) National, Malta International, Chania International, Eindhoven.

Which airports are there in Istanbul?

Istanbul is mainly served by Sabiha Gökçen International. But there are other airports nearby, including Istanbul Airport, Istanbul Atatürk.

What airports are near Istanbul?

The main airport in Istanbul is Sabiha Gökçen International. It is also served by Anadolu, Tekirdağ Çorlu, Yenişehir.

What airports are near Athens?

The main airport in Athens is Athens International. It is also served by Milos Island National, Kalamata International, Araxos.

What buses and trains depart from Istanbul?

A number of bus and train companies depart from Istanbul, including Union Ivkoni.

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