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Travelers usually depart from Zürich Airport, Zürich Hauptbahnhof, Zurich Bus Station, or Zurich - Oerlikon Railway 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-Agioi Anargyroi. The distance between Zürich and Athens is 1641 km. The most popular airlines for this route are Swiss International Air Lines, Ryanair, Aegean, Lufthansa, and Wizz Air. Zürich and Athens have 253 direct flights per week. When you arrive at Athens, consider visiting Acropolis of Athens, and Peloponnese.

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Check-in for a flight from Zürich to Athens

NameCarrier codeIATA CodePassport needed during bookingOnline check-in available
Swiss International Air LinesSWRLXYesNo
RyanairRYRFRNoOpens 24 days before flight
Closes 2 hours before flight
AegeanAEEA3YesOpens 48 days before flight
Closes 1 hours before flight
LufthansaDLHLHYesNo
Wizz AirWZZW6NoOpens 48 days before flight
Closes 3 hours before flight

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 2.6 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 Zürich Airport, Milan–Malpensa, Milan Bergamo International Airport, Geneva, EuroAirport Basel Mulhouse Freiburg, Stuttgart, Linate, Memmingen, Mulhouse/Basel EuroAirport French FR, Karlsruhe/Baden-Baden.
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 Zürich?
A number of bus and train companies depart from Zürich, including SBB.
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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