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Travelers usually depart from Zürich Airport, Zürich Hauptbahnhof, or Zurich Bus Station when they travel from Zürich to Athens. Book your trip to arrive at Athens International, Athens Train Station, Athens - Kifissos, Athens - Karolou, or Athens - Agias Annis. The distance between Zürich and Athens is 1641 km. The most popular airlines for this route are Ryanair, easyJet, Swiss International Air Lines, Wizz Air, and Aegean. Zürich and Athens have 401 direct flights per week. When you arrive at Athens, consider visiting Peloponnese, and Acropolis of Athens.

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

Swiss International Air Lines on Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays.

Check-in for a flight from Zürich to Athens

NameCarrier codeIATA CodePassport needed during bookingOnline check-in available
RyanairRYRFRNoOpens 24 days before flight
Closes 2 hours before flight
easyJetEZYU2YesOpens 720 days before flight
Closes 2 hours before flight
Swiss International Air LinesSWRLXYes0
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Wizz AirWZZW6NoOpens 48 days before flight
Closes 3 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 – 01/2023
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Most travelers from Switzerland can enter Greece, but there are restrictions.

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

Return

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

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

How long does it take to travel from Zürich to Athens?
A one-way nonstop (direct) flight between Zürich and Athens takes around 2.7 hours.
What is the flight distance between Zürich and Athens?
The flight distance between Zürich and Athens is 1641 km.
What airlines offer nonstop (direct) flights between Zürich and Athens?
Several carriers operate flights between Zürich and Athens. Airlines offering nonstop (direct) flights include Swiss International Air Lines, Aegean.
What are the most popular routes to and from Zürich?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Zürich and London, Manchester, Dublin, Montreal, Birmingham, Thessaloniki, Amsterdam, Reykjavik, Toronto, Paris, Barcelona, Vilnius, Madrid, Copenhagen, Berlin, Ibiza, Edinburgh, Bristol, Tallinn, Cork.
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 Zürich?
The main airport in Zürich is Zürich Airport. It is also served by Milan–Malpensa, Milan Bergamo International Airport, Zürich Airport, Geneva, Linate, Stuttgart, Memmingen, EuroAirport Basel Mulhouse Freiburg, Karlsruhe/Baden-Baden, Innsbruck.
What airports are near Athens?
The main airport in Athens is Athens International. It is also served by Milos Island National, Kalamata International, Araxos.
Is it possible to combine flights, buses, and trains in one itinerary when traveling between Zürich and Athens?
Yes, it's possible to combine different modes of transport between Zürich and Athens thanks to our Virtual Interlining technology. Making use of not only flights but also trains and buses between Zürich and Athens can give rise to new adventures. Read more about how Virtual Interlining works on Kiwi.com Stories.
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