How to get from Athens to London

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from Athens to London

You can get from Athens to London by train, bus or flight.

Our recommendation

To get from Athens to London on Tue Sep 21 2021 00:00:00 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time) we recommend taking a flight because it's the best combination of price and speed.

10:20Athens International Airport7h45 16:05London Heathrow Airport
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£1561One-way
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19:35Athens International Airport17h30 11:05London Heathrow Airport
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£1551One-way
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13:35Athens International Airport6h05 17:40London Heathrow Airport
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£2551One-way
21:35Athens International Airport19h15 14:50London Heathrow Airport
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£1561One-way
21:35Athens International Airport20h35 16:10London Gatwick Airport
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£1561One-way

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Tue
21 Sep
£69Ryanair
Wed
22 Sep
£20wizz air uk
Thu
23 Sep
£31Ryanair
Fri
24 Sep
£27wizz air uk
Sat
25 Sep
£58British Airways
Sun
26 Sep
£112wizz air uk
Mon
27 Sep
£38wizz air uk
Tue
28 Sep
£10Ryanair
Wed
29 Sep
£20wizz air uk
Thu
30 Sep
£18Ryanair
Fri
1 Oct
£20wizz air uk
Sat
2 Oct
£53Ryanair
Sun
3 Oct
£13Ryanair
Mon
4 Oct
£23wizz air uk
Tue
5 Oct
£25Ryanair
Wed
6 Oct
£17Ryanair
Fri
8 Oct
£34Ryanair
Sat
9 Oct
£25Ryanair
Sun
10 Oct
£25Ryanair

Travel Information between Athens and London

distanceDistance1482 miles (2391 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight
fastestFastest modeFlight • £29 • 3 h 50 min
carriersPopular travel companieswizz air uk

Travel 1482 miles (2391 km) by flight from Athens to London. Wizz air uk is the main travel provider operating this journey. Travellers can even take a direct from Athens to London.

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FAQs
Is cross-border travel to London, United Kingdom from Athens, Greece currently allowed?

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

Can travellers from Greece enter United Kingdom?

International entry is allowed at this time for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Greece.

Are there rules for self-quarantine when arriving to London from Athens?

Conditions of entry into United Kingdom:

  • 10-day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Travellers can choose to pay for a private COVID-19 test. The earliest you can take the test while in quarantine is 5 full days after you left a place not on the travel corridor list
  • 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
  • Travellers vaccinated under the UK vaccine programme are exempt from mandatory quarantine
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from compulsory quarantine
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required

Are there COVID-19 safety rules for social distancing and wearing face masks in London, United Kingdom?

To reduce the spread of COVID-19, the government of United Kingdom has imposed the following measures:

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

This information was last checked on 19/09/2021. As this information can change due to the nature of the pandemic, make sure to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your trip between Athens and London.

Do I need to self-quarantine when I arrive back to Greece from London, United Kingdom?

The current restriction level for returning to Athens, Greece from United Kingdom is: Partially open.

Am I allowed to reenter Athens, Greece from London, United Kingdom?

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

Do I need to self-quarantine when I arrive back to Athens from London?

  • 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

Which rules do I need to follow in Athens, Greece regarding COVID-19?

All travellers returning to Greece must observe the following safety measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19 in the country:

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

The information above was last checked on 08/09/2021. We do our best to keep this information up-to-date, but regulations can change due to the nature of the coronavirus pandemic, so please double check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations ahead of your trip back to Athens from London here.

How do you get from Athens to London?

Getting from Athens to London includes taking a flight.

What is the fastest way to London from Athens?

The fastest way to travel to London from Athens is by flight, which requires on average 3 h 50 min   of travel time.

How far is London from Athens?

The Athens to London distance is approximately 1482 miles (2391 km).

What are the departure and arrival points when travelling from Athens to London?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points when travelling from Athens to London:

  • Most travellers board their plane from Athens International Airport and arrive in London Heathrow Airport.
Which travel companies can get me from Athens to London?

Let Omio help you find the best company to travel with between Athens and London:

  • You can take a flight from Athens to London with wizz air uk. Cheap tickets can be found for £29 with wizz air uk from Athens to London.
What other destinations are worth visiting after travelling from Athens to London?
Omio customers who travel from Athens to London often also extend their holiday to go to Paris, Amsterdam or Brussels. Omio can help you plan your trip by finding the best connections between London and these popular destinations at a great price.
How far in advance should I purchase my Athens to London ticket online to get the best deals?

Before travelling from Athens to London, it’s good to know what ticket you can book and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

  • The price of a plane ticket for this trip is £29 one way on average.

But we recommend booking Athens to London tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.

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