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Overview: Edinburgh to Athens flight

distanceDistance1750 miles (2823 km)
priceAverage plane ticket price£168 (€193)
changesDirect flightYes
carriersAirlineseasyJet

Flights from Edinburgh to Athens cover the 1750 miles (2823 km) long journey with our travel partners like easyJet. There are direct flight services available. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around £168, you can find the cheapest plane ticket for as low as £124. Travellers depart most frequently from Edinburgh Airport and arrive in Athens International Airport.

Edinburgh to Athens Flights: An Overview

There are 4 direct flights every week from Edinburgh to Athens, provided by 2 airlines. Direct easyJet and Aegean Airlines flights operate between the Scottish and Greek capitals, taking around 4 hours for the journey. Holidaymakers heading for Greece also have numerous daily indirect alternatives available, requiring 1 change en route, although these connections have substantially longer journey times.

Which airlines fly from Edinburgh to Athens?

The easyJet timetable features 2 direct flights from Edinburgh to Athens each week, and Aegean Airlines also has 2 connections a week on the same direct route. Indirect daily connections use a variety of airlines, including KLM, Brussels Airlines and British Airways, with routes connecting in Amsterdam, Brussels or London.

How long is the flight from Edinburgh to Athens?

Direct easyJet flights from Edinburgh to Athens take 4 hours to cover the 1758-mile route across Europe, while Aegean Airlines services are 5 minutes quicker. Indirect routes can take substantially longer, with the fastest connection via Amsterdam with KLM taking just under 6 hours.

How many flights are there from Edinburgh to Athens?

The easyJet schedule offers 2 direct flights a week from Edinburgh to Athens, departing in mid afternoon on Wednesdays and Saturdays. Aegean Airlines services take off just before midnight on Mondays and Thursdays, flying overnight to Athens. There are over 20 daily indirect routes, with departures from the early morning.

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FAQs

Are there any COVID-19 restrictions for international travel by flight between Edinburgh and Athens?

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

Is international entry into Athens from Edinburgh 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 Edinburgh?

Entry Requirements:

  • Travellers must present a negative COVID-19 test as either a RT-PCR performed within 72 hours prior to arrival, or an Antigen test performed within 24 hours prior to arrival
  • Health screen upon arrival. Travelers showing symptoms will be asked to quarantine for 5 days
  • 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:

  • Physical distance required: 1 metre (s) (3 feet)
  • Face mask required: Mandatory

The above information was last checked on 20/01/2022. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your flight from Edinburgh to Athens closer to your date of departure here.

What is the restriction level for the return leg of a round trip journey from Athens, Greece to Edinburgh, United Kingdom?

Return travel from Greece to United Kingdom is: Partially open.

Are there any international entry restrictions on returning to Edinburgh from Athens?

Entry into United Kingdom is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Greece

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

Requirements for reentering:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival for unvaccinated travellers
  • Prebook and pay for day 2 and day 8 COVID-19 PCR tests for unvaccinated travellers
  • 10-day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from compulsory quarantine
  • Prebook and pay for a COVID-19 test, to be taken on the end of day 1 for vaccinated travellers
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required

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

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

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

Last checked on 25/01/2022. Please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to the travel date of your flight to Edinburgh from Athens.

How much does a cheap flight between Edinburgh and Athens cost?

Omio customers have found cheap plane tickets between Edinburgh and Athens for as low as £124  for the next 7 days.

What is the average cost of a flight from Edinburgh to Athens?

If you are looking to book your plane ticket in the next 7 days, you can expect the Edinburgh to Athens flight to cost on average £168  one way.

What is the distance from Edinburgh to Athens via plane?

The distance to Athens from Edinburgh by plane is approximately 1750 miles (2823 km).

Which airport for the flight from Edinburgh to Athens do I fly out of? Which Athens airport from Edinburgh do I arrive in?

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

Where is the Edinburgh airport located? Where is the Athens airport located?

Passengers booking this trip most frequently board their flights from Edinburgh Airport and need to travel around 6.5 miles (10.5 km) from the city centre to get to this airport.

Passengers arriving in Athens most often land in Athens International Airport and need to travel about 13.1 miles (21.2 km) from this airport to reach the city centre. You can check for public transportation connections, airport shuttles or taxi service options available from Athens International Airport to get you to the city centre of Athens.

Which airlines should I travel with from Edinburgh to Athens?

If you're looking for flights from Edinburgh to Athens, you can rely on easyJet to get you to Athens. It's also good to check out all possible airlines for the Edinburgh to Athens route to see if there might be differences in the amenities they offer.

What are the first and last departure flight times from Edinburgh to Athens?

The first Edinburgh to Athens flight departs at 06: 40   and the last flight from Edinburgh to Athens leaves at 20: 35. Check out the most up-to-date Edinburgh to Athens flight schedule on Omio and find the best time to travel to your destination.

How early should I purchase plane tickets to Athens from Edinburgh to score 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 book plane tickets from Edinburgh to Athens within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average £168 one way. To find the best prices for this journey, consider booking your plane ticket from Edinburgh to Athens a few months in advance.