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Travelers usually depart from San Francisco International, San Francisco, CA - Salesforce Plaza, San Francisco, CA Bus Stop, San Francisco, CA Train Station, or San Francisco, CA - Fisherman’s Wharf when they travel from San Francisco to Athens. Book your trip to arrive at Athens International, Athens Train Station, Athens - Karolou, Athens - Kifissos, or Athens-Agioi Anargyroi. The most popular airlines for this route are Lufthansa, Delta Air Lines, United Airlines, easyJet, and Aegean. San Francisco and Athens have 398 direct flights per week. When you arrive at Athens, consider visiting Acropolis of Athens, and Peloponnese.

Check-in for a flight from San Francisco to Athens

NameCarrier codeIATA CodePassport needed during bookingOnline check-in available
LufthansaDLHLHYes0
0
Delta Air LinesDALDLYesOpens 24 days before flight
Closes 1 hours before flight
United AirlinesUALUAYesNo
easyJetEZYU2YesOpens 720 days before flight
Closes 2 hours before flight
AegeanAEEA3YesOpens 48 days before flight
Closes 1 hours before flight

Greece COVID-19 travel restrictions

Latest COVID-19 travel restrictions in Greece – 12/2022
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Most travelers from San Francisco, SFO can enter Greece, but there are restrictions.

Departure

Travel restrictions
  • Travel is allowed
  • Proof of a negative pre-departure COVID-19 test result is not required
  • Quarantine is not required
Visa requirements
  • Visa is not required

Return

Travel restrictions
  • Travel is allowed with restrictions for vaccinated travelers
  • Proof of negative pre-departure COVID-19 test results or recovery certificate is not required for United States
  • Quarantine is not required for vaccinated travelers
Visa requirements
  • Visa is not required
Forms and documents
  • Mandatory proof of COVID-19 vaccination for United States
  • Mandatory travel attestation form

Information is provided as guidance only and accurate at the time of publishing. Always check government websites and airline materials before booking and traveling.

Learn more about COVID-19 restrictions in Greece in our dedicated Stories article.

Frequently asked questions

What are the most popular routes to and from San Francisco?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as San Francisco and London, Dublin, Manchester, New Delhi, Las Vegas, Glasgow, Los Angeles, Atlanta, Sydney, Paris, Chicago, Hyderabad, Tahiti, New York, Washington, D.C., Toronto, Denver, Bengaluru, Minneapolis, Portland.
What are the most popular routes to and from Athens?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Athens and London, Thessaloniki, Larnaca, Manchester, Heraklion, Dublin, Santorini, Chania, Edinburgh, Rhodes, Vienna, Mykonos, Brussels, Toronto, Reykjavik, Alexandroupoli, Chios, Birmingham, Bristol, Corfu.
What airports are near San Francisco?
The main airport in San Francisco is San Francisco International. It is also served by San Francisco International, Sacramento International, Oakland International, San Jose International, Stockton Metropolitan, Monterey Regional, Charles M. Schulz–Sonoma County, Merced Regional, Buchanan Field.
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 San Francisco?
A number of bus and train companies depart from San Francisco, including Greyhound.
Is it possible to combine flights, buses, and trains in one itinerary when traveling between San Francisco and Athens?
Yes, it's possible to combine different modes of transport between San Francisco and Athens thanks to our Virtual Interlining technology. Making use of not only flights but also trains and buses between San Francisco and Athens can give rise to new adventures. Read more about how Virtual Interlining works on Kiwi.com Stories.
What is Virtual Interlining and how do I use it?
Virtual Interlining provides a revolutionary way of traveling. You can combine different modes of transport like flights, trains, and buses into one itinerary. And this often saves money. Thanks to the world's largest carrier database, the Kiwi.com search function enables anyone to mix and match different modes of transport easily.
Which airlines fly between San Francisco and Athens?
Currently, you can fly between San Francisco and Athens with Lufthansa, Delta Air Lines, United Airlines, easyJet, Aegean.
When's the best time to travel between San Francisco and Athens?
If you don’t have specific dates for your trip between San Francisco and Athens, you can enter a date range into the departure and return fields. Most carriers on the Kiwi.com website allow you to search and book up to six months from the day of your search. Order the search results by the best, cheapest, or fastest route, or find the cheapest outbound and return combination in the pricing table.
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