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Travelers usually depart from Heathrow, London Stansted, Luton, Gatwick, or London Southend when they travel from London to Athens. Book your trip to arrive at Athens International, Athens Train Station, Athens - Kifissos, Athens - Karolou, or Athens-Agioi Anargyroi. The distance between London and Athens is 2410 km. The most popular airlines for this route are Ryanair, Aegean, British Airways, Wizz Air, and easyJet. London and Athens have 151 direct flights per week. When you arrive at Athens, consider visiting Acropolis of Athens, and Peloponnese.

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British Airways on Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays.

Ryanair on Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays.

Sky Express on Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays.

easyJet on Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, and Sundays.

Wizz Air UK on Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays, and Sundays.

Check-in for a flight from London to Athens

NameCarrier codeIATA CodePassport needed during bookingOnline check-in available
RyanairRYRFRNoOpens 24 days before flight
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AegeanAEEA3YesOpens 48 days before flight
Closes 1 hours before flight
British AirwaysBAWBAYesNo
Wizz AirWZZW6NoOpens 48 days before flight
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easyJetEZYU2YesOpens 720 days before flight
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Must-see attractions in Athens

Acropolis

The cost of entrance to the Acropolis is £17 per adult. For children under 18, students, and others, the Acropolis tickets are £8 each.

There's a metro station called Monastiraki that is the closest to the Acropolis -- about 10 min walk. The trip from the airport takes around 45 mins and costs £8 one way.

Acropolis Museum

Acropolis Museum welcomes back its visitors, and the entry fee is £8.

Temple of Poseidon

It's a 40-minute drive from the airport. Working hours: open daily from 8 am to sunset. Entry fee: £7

Frequently asked questions

How long does it take to travel from London to Athens?
A one-way nonstop (direct) flight between London and Athens takes around 3.7 hours.
What is the flight distance between London and Athens?
The flight distance between London and Athens is 2410 km.
What airlines offer nonstop (direct) flights between London and Athens?
Several carriers operate flights between London and Athens. Airlines offering nonstop (direct) flights include easyJet, Sky Express, Ryanair, British Airways, Wizz Air UK, Aegean.
What are the most popular routes to and from London?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as London and Lisbon, Istanbul, Tirana, Faro, Bucharest, Málaga, Larnaca, New York, Dubai, Tenerife, Alicante, Rome, Milan, Barcelona, Dublin, Amsterdam, Palma, Majorca, Tel Aviv, Madrid, Sofia.
What are the most popular routes to and from Athens?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Athens and Thessaloniki, Larnaca, Manchester, Heraklion, Dublin, Santorini, Chania, Edinburgh, Rhodes, Vienna, Mykonos, Brussels, Toronto, Reykjavik, Alexandroupoli, Chios, Birmingham, Bristol, Corfu, Kos.
Which airports are there in London?
London is mainly served by Heathrow. But there are other airports nearby, including London Stansted, Luton, Gatwick, London City, London Southend, RAF Northolt.
What airports are near London?
The main airport in London is Heathrow. It is also served by Birmingham, Bristol, Doncaster Sheffield, East Midlands, Bournemouth, Exeter, Southampton, Cardiff, Norwich, Cambridge.
What airports are near Athens?
The main airport in Athens is Athens International. It is also served by Kalamata International, Milos Island National, Araxos.
What buses and trains depart from London?
A number of bus and train companies depart from London, including National Express.
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