|Distance||1482 miles (2391 km)|
|Average flight duration||3 h 35 min|
|Average plane ticket price||£72 (€82)|
|Airlines||Ryanair, 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.
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.
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
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.
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.
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 between London, United Kingdom and Athens, Greece by plane is: Partially open.
International entry status: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of United Kingdom
Conditions of entry:
All travellers in Greece must observe these coronavirus safety measures:
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.
Return travel from Greece to United Kingdom is: Partially open.
Entry into United Kingdom is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Greece
Requirements for reentering:
The government of United Kingdom has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:
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.
Omio customers travelling this route book their cheap flights from London Heathrow Airport to Athens International Airport most frequently.
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.
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