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from Birmingham to Athens

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Travel Information from Birmingham to Athens

distanceDistance1581 miles (2550 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight
fastestFastest modeFlight • £243 • 8 h 15 min
carriersPopular travel companiesLufthansa

Take a flight to travel 1581 miles (2550 km) from Birmingham to Athens. Lufthansa is the main travel provider operating this journey. Travellers can even take a direct flight from Birmingham to Athens.

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FAQs
What are the international travel restrictions for Greece due to COVID-19 if I’m travelling between Birmingham and Athens?

International travel from Birmingham, United Kingdom to Athens, Greece is: Partially open.

Can I enter Greece if coming from United Kingdom?

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

Am I required to self-quarantine upon arrival to Athens if travelling from Birmingham?

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 measures do I need to follow in Athens, Greece due to the pandemic?

All travellers in Greece must observe the following coronavirus safety measures:

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

The information above was last checked on 23/10/2021; however, this can change before your date of travel so please make sure to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your journey to Athens from Birmingham.

Am I required to self-quarantine when I return to Birmingham, United Kingdom from Athens, Greece?

The restriction level for your return to Birmingham, United Kingdom from Greece is: Partially open.

Is my journey back to Birmingham from Athens restricted?

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

Do I need to self-quarantine upon arrival in Birmingham from Athens?

Conditions of reentry into United Kingdom:

  • 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 coronavirus safety measures I need to follow in Birmingham, United Kingdom?

You should observe these safety measures in United Kingdom as imposed by the government to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

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

This information about your return travel to United Kingdom was last checked on 26/10/2021. We advise you to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip back to Birmingham from Athens closer to your date of departure here.

How do I travel between Birmingham and Athens?

Getting from Birmingham to Athens includes taking a flight.

What is the fastest way to get to Athens from Birmingham?

A flight is the fastest way to get from Birmingham to Athens with an average travel time for this route around 8 h 15 min.

How far is Athens from Birmingham?

The Birmingham to Athens distance is approximately 1581 miles (2550 km).

Where do people depart from and arrive in when travelling from Birmingham to Athens?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points for travellers from Birmingham to Athens:

  • Flights most often depart from Birmingham at Birmingham International Airport and arrive in Athens at Athens International Airport.
Which travel operators can get me from Birmingham to Athens?

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Birmingham to Athens, then we'll help you find the best value travel company for you:

  • Travel with Lufthansa to go to Athens by plane. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Lufthansa Birmingham to Athens tickets on Omio for £243.
Can I travel directly between Birmingham and Athens?

Yes, there is a direct route available between Birmingham and Athens:

  • You'll find direct flights with.

Direct services tend to save you time and add more convenience in getting you to Athens as you won't need to change in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking your tickets between Birmingham and Athens.

Where else should I travel to after my journey from Birmingham to Athens ends?
Your journey from Birmingham to Athens doesn't have to end in Athens. Many of our customers like to extend their holidays to explore other popular destinations like Rome, Paris or Berlin. If you’d like to add Rome, Paris or Berlin to your Birmingham to Athens trip, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from Athens today!
How far in advance should I buy tickets to Athens from Birmingham online to get the best deals?

When planning your trip from Birmingham to Athens, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to purchase and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Plane tickets cost on average £243 one way.

However, we recommend buying tickets from Birmingham to Athens online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.

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