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Flight Information between London and Athens

distanceDistance1482 miles (2391 km)
durationAverage flight duration3 h 35 min
priceAverage plane ticket price£72 (€82)
changesDirect flightYes
carriersAirlinesRyanair, easyJet, Wizz Air, Aegean Airlines, British Airways, Swiss, Alitalia, Lufthansa or Sas Airways

Flights from London to Athens cover the 1482 miles (2391 km) long trip taking on average 3 h 35 min with our travel partners like Ryanair, easyJet, Wizz Air, Aegean Airlines, British Airways, Swiss, Alitalia, Lufthansa or Sas Airways. There are direct flight services available. While the average ticket price for this trip costs around £72, you can find the cheapest plane ticket for as low as £42. Travellers depart most frequently from London Heathrow Airport and arrive in Athens International Airport.

Airlines

Travel with Alitalia, British airways and RyanAir between London and Athens

Find the best flights from London to Athens with Omio's travel partners Alitalia, British airways and RyanAir from £42. We can find you the best deals, timetables and tickets when comparing and booking the best journey.

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British airways

One of the best ways to travel between London and Athens is by taking a flight with Alitalia. Omio helps you find the ideal Alitalia flight from London to Athens by showing you Alitalia’s current flight timetables, the plane tickets on offer (including amenities offered onboard and travel information like luggage policy) and the best prices for this London to Athens trip. You can expect to travel 1482 miles (2391 km) from London to Athens on a flight with Alitalia. If you are using the Omio app to search for flights from London to Athens, you can check straight away if the Alitalia ticket is a mobile ticket, which makes it easy for you to go paperless when travelling without needing to purchase tickets in person at the airport. Once you’ve found that perfect flight, book your Alitalia plane ticket on Omio quickly and easily, then enjoy your upcoming trip between London and Athens!

Operator ticket policies for COVID

  • Refund or voucher policy
  • Passengers who no longer wish to fly as per the schedule indicated on their ticket by December 31, 2020: A refund with a voucher of equal value to the ticket purchased, valid for one year, to fly to any destination offered by Alitalia.
  • Passengers who have had their flight canceled - A voucher of equal value to the ticket purchased, valid for one year, to fly to any destination serviced by Alitalia. A refund of the price of the ticket or of the remaining value of the part of the trip which has not yet been completed.
  • Cashless payments recommended
  • Online booking and check-in recommended

Flights from London to Athens: Journey Details

Direct flights from London to Athens depart every day of the week, between approximately 6:00 a.m. and 10:00 p.m. There are around 20 flights per day with many different airlines, including Aegean Airlines, Easyjet, British Airways and US Airways. This flight takes around 3.5 hours.

Taking a Flight from London

Flights depart from three London airports; Stansted, Heathrow and Gatwick. From the city centre, Heathrow is 25 kilometres west, Gatwick is 43 kilometres south and Stansted is 62 kilometres north. All three airports have express train services from the centre of London, there are also many bus routes available which tend to take longer. Stansted Express trains leave from Tottenham Hale or London Liverpool Street Stations every 10-15 minutes. The journey takes around 40 minutes, they run until 11:25 p.m. and then there is an additional train at 3:40 a.m. The Gatwick Express takes 30 minutes from Victoria Station, trains leave every 15 minutes between 5:00 a.m. and midnight, plus additional trains leave at 3:30 a.m. and 4:30 a.m. The Heathrow Express departs from Paddington Station, takes 15-20 minutes and runs every 15-30 minutes until 11:25 p.m.

Flying into Athens

The ancient city of Athens dates back 4000 years and still features some fascinating architecture and ruins displaying this long history. The Acropolis Museum is in an ultra modern building which, in stark contrast, houses 4000 relics found in and around the Parthenon. Athens airport is 40 kilometres south east of the city. Metro and Suburban Trains link the airport and city in around 30 minutes, they run until between midnight and 1:00 a.m.

Travel Tips

Flights from London to Athens
Take a flight to Athens easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from London to Athens.
FAQs
Are there any COVID-19 restrictions for international travel by flight between London and Athens?

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

Can I enter Greece from United Kingdom?

International entry status: 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 entry:

  • 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?

All travellers in Greece must observe these coronavirus safety measures:

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

The information above was last checked on 15/10/2021. Remember to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your flight to Athens from London as this information can change.

What COVID restrictions are there for my return journey by plane to London, United Kingdom from Athens, Greece?

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

Are there any international entry restrictions on returning to London 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 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?

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 17/10/2021. Please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to the travel date of your flight to London from Athens.

How much do cheap flights to Athens from London cost?
If you’re looking to save money on tickets, you can find a cheap flight from London to Athens for as little as £42  in the next 7 days.
What is the average price of plane tickets from London to Athens?
In the next 7 days you’ll find that the average cost of a plane ticket between London and Athens is £72  one way.
How far is it from London to Athens by plane?
The distance from London to Athens by plane is approximately 1482 miles (2391 km).
How many hours does it take from London to Athens by plane?
On average the flight from London to Athens duration is 3 h 35 min  for the 1482 miles (2391 km) long trip, but the travel time can vary if you depart on weekends and holidays.
When taking a flight from London to Athens, which airport in London do I fly out of and which airport in Athens do I arrive in?

Omio customers travelling this route book their cheap flights from London Heathrow Airport   to Athens International Airport   most frequently.

Where do I find the London airport for the flight to Athens? Where is the Athens airport?

Passengers booking this journey most frequently board their flights from London Heathrow Airport and need to travel around 14 miles (23 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 miles (21 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.

What airlines offer a service to Athens from London?
For the best London to Athens flight to buy, you can travel safely and comfortably with Ryanair, easyJet, Wizz Air, Aegean Airlines, British Airways, Swiss, Alitalia, Lufthansa or Sas Airways. However, it's always good to check all possible airlines with services between London and Athens to compare what amenities they may offer.
Can I book a direct flight from London to Athens?
Yes, you can find a direct flight to Athens from London with Aegean Airlines, Ryanair, British Airways or wizz air uk  on Omio. This is worth paying attention to when you book your plane ticket as direct services tend to offer more convenience and help save you time travelling to your destination.
When does the first flight depart from London to Athens? When does the last flight depart from London to Athens?
The earliest flight departing from London to Athens leaves at 05: 25. The last flight departing from London to Athens leaves at 22: 15. You can find the latest London to Athens flight times on Omio and book the best time to leave for your journey on your chosen travel date.
How early should I buy plane tickets to Athens from London 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 journey and save money. If you purchase plane tickets between London and Athens within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average £72 one way. To find the best prices for this route, consider booking your plane ticket from London to Athens a few months in advance.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey