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Flight Information from Athens to London

distanceDistance1482 miles (2391 km)
durationAverage flight duration3 h 50 min
priceAverage plane ticket price£201 (€201)
changesDirect flightYes
carriersAirlinesRyanair, Aegean Airlines, easyJet, Wizz Air, British Airways, Alitalia or continental express

Flights from Athens to London cover the 1482 miles (2391 km) long journey taking on average 3 h 50 min with our travel partners like Ryanair, Aegean Airlines, easyJet, Wizz Air, British Airways, Alitalia or continental express. There are direct flight services available. While the average ticket price for this route costs around £201, you can find the cheapest plane ticket for as low as £159. Travellers depart most frequently from Athens International Airport and arrive in London Heathrow Airport.

Airlines

Aegean Airlines, RyanAir and Wizzair Athens – London

Aegean Airlines, RyanAir and Wizzair flights will get you between Athens and London from £140. With over 1000 travel companies on Omio, you can find the best flight times and tickets for your trip.

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Aegean Airlines
Wizzair

Book your RyanAir Athens to London flight with Omio and enjoy a smooth and relaxing journey! Check RyanAir’s up-to-date flight timetables for the ideal departure and arrival times, compare the fastest Athens to London routes as well as the amenities offered in the class fare you choose and buy the most affordable RyanAir plane tickets online that fit your budget. The distance from Athens to London is 1482 miles (2391 km), and the best price for a one-way Athens - London RyanAir plane ticket starts at £140 if you book in advance. If you would rather search for your RyanAir ticket in the Omio app, you can quickly see if it's a mobile ticket so that you can go paperless when travelling by plane. Waiting in a queue at the airport to purchase your plane ticket will become yesterday's news. So, book your plane tickets online quickly and easily and enjoy your trip with RyanAir!

When you buy your RyanAir flight tickets from Athens to London don't forget to keep the following COVID-19 related policies in mind:

  • Normal conditions apply
  • Cashless payments recommended
  • Online booking and check-in recommended

Flight from Athens to London

London is approximately 3.5 hours away from Athens by plane. There are 68 flights weekly between the two destinations. The busiest travel days are Sunday and Monday. 4 airlines including British Airways, Turkish Airlines, Aegean Airlines and easyJet fly direct from Athens to London.

Flights with 2-3 stopovers are also available. Those involving two stopovers take an average of 6 hours. The least stopovers are available from Athens (ATH) to London Heathrow (LHR) or London Stansted (STN) with their earliest departures shortly before 6:00 a.m. and shortly after 5:30 a.m.. The latest departures are shortly after 4:00 p.m. and shortly before 6:00 p.m. respectively.

Athens

Athens is a modern, safe and lively city with much to intrigue any visitor. It offers rich history that is celebrated world over. The Acropolis is without doubt the most favorite tourist attraction in the city. The stunning appearance of the Parthenon at the Acropolis surprises many as they get closer. The National Archaeological Museum is a must-see here in the city. It contains the largest archaelogical collection in Greece, and is one of the most important museums in the world.

London

London is the UK's capital, and is packed with world-class experiences, iconic sights and excellent attractions. Buckingham Palace is certainly one of London's most iconic landmarks, and has been the official residence of every British monarch since 1837. Be there to witness the changing of guard ceremony at 11:30 a.m. every day. For those interested in art, the Hayward Gallery on the South Bank contains a changing programme of renowned exhibits.

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FAQs
Is cross-border travel by flight between Athens, Greece and London, United Kingdom allowed?

Travel between Athens, Greece and London, United Kingdom by plane is: Partially open.

Can I enter United Kingdom from Greece?

International entry status: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Greece

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in United Kingdom from Athens?

Conditions of entry:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Before travelling, travellers must book and pay for a travel test package, which will include COVID-19 tests to be taken on day 2 and on day 8 of your quarantine
  • 10-day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Travellers vaccinated under the UK vaccine programme are exempt from mandatory quarantine
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required

What are the safety rules to follow in London, United Kingdom?

All travellers in United Kingdom must observe these coronavirus safety measures:

  • Physical distance: 1 metre (s) (3 feet)
  • Face mask: Regional advice

The information above was last checked on 26/10/2021. Remember to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your flight to London from Athens as this information can change.

What restrictions are there on reentering Greece from London, United Kingdom?

The restriction level for your return flight to Athens, Greece from London is: Partially open.

Is my return flight into Athens from London restricted?

International entry is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of United Kingdom

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in Greece from London?

Conditions of reentry:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival or 7 day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Health screen upon arrival. Those showing symptoms will be asked to self-quarantine
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival (certificate required)
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required

What are the safety rules to follow in Athens, Greece?

The government of Greece has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

  • Social distancing required: 1 metre (s) (3 feet)
  • Face mask required: Mandatory

Last checked on 23/10/2021. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your flight to Athens from London closer to your date of departure here.

How much do cheap plane tickets between Athens and London cost?
If you’re looking to save money on tickets, you can find a cheap flight to London from Athens for as little as £140  in the next 7 days.
What is the cost of a plane ticket from Athens to London on average?
If you are looking to book your plane ticket in the next 7 days, you can expect the Athens to London flight to cost on average £178  one way.
What is the distance between Athens and London by flight?
The flight distance from Athens to London is around 1482 miles (2391 km).
How long is the flight between Athens and London?
On average the Athens to London flight time is 3 h 50 min  covering the 1482 miles (2391 km) long journey, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or travelling on weekends and bank holidays.
When taking a flight from Athens to London, which airport in Athens do I fly out of and which airport in London do I arrive in?

Omio travellers most frequently book a flight from Athens International Airport   to London Heathrow Airport   for this route.

Where is the departure airport in Athens located? Where is the arrival airport in London located?

Passengers booking this journey most frequently board their flights from Athens International Airport and need to travel around 13 miles (21 km) from the city centre to get to this airport.

Passengers arriving in London most often land in London Heathrow Airport and need to travel about 14 miles (23 km) from this airport to reach the city centre. You can check for public transportation connections, airport shuttles or taxi service options available from London Heathrow Airport to get you to the city centre of London.

Which airlines should I travel with from Athens to London?
For the trip from Athens to London you can take a flight with Ryanair, Aegean Airlines, easyJet, Wizz Air, British Airways, Alitalia or continental express. Be sure to check out all possible airlines that offer services to London from Athens on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.
What time is the earliest flight from Athens to London? What time is the last flight from Athens to London?
The first Athens to London flight departs at 07: 05   and the last flight from Athens to London leaves at 19: 40. Check out the most up-to-date Athens to London flight times on Omio and find the best time to travel to your destination.
How early should I buy Athens to London plane tickets to get the best deals?
In general, we recommend booking tickets for flights in advance to score the best deals from all possible airlines offering this trip and save money. If you purchase plane tickets from Athens to London within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average £178 one way. To find the best prices for this route, consider booking your plane ticket from Athens to London a few months in advance.

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