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from Edinburgh to Athens

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Travel Information to Athens from Edinburgh

distanceDistance1750 miles (2823 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight
fastestFastest modeFlight • £67 • 3 h 55 min
carriersPopular travel companiesAegean Airlines

Travel 1750 miles (2823 km) by flight to Athens from Edinburgh. Aegean Airlines is the main travel provider operating this journey. Travellers can even take a direct from Edinburgh to Athens.

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FAQs
What COVID-19 safety information and travel restrictions should I be aware of before I go to Athens, Greece from Edinburgh, United Kingdom?

International travel from Edinburgh, 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 Edinburgh?

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 15/10/2021; 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 between Edinburgh and Athens.

Are there restrictions on reentering United Kingdom from Athens, Greece due to the coronavirus pandemic?

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

Is my journey back to Edinburgh 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 Edinburgh 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 Edinburgh, 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 20/10/2021. We advise you to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip back to Edinburgh from Athens closer to your date of departure here.

What are my Edinburgh to Athens travel options?

Travel Edinburgh to Athens by flight.

What is the fastest way from Edinburgh to Athens?

Travelling by flight is also the quickest way from Edinburgh to Athens. It takes on average 3 h 55 min   to travel this journey.

What is the distance from Edinburgh to Athens?

You should expect to travel around 1750 miles (2823 km) from Edinburgh to Athens.

What are the departure and arrival points in Edinburgh and in Athens?

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

  • Most travellers take a flight from Edinburgh Airport to Athens International Airport.
Which travel companies can help me find a way to get from Edinburgh to Athens?

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

  • Aegean Airlines can get you to Athens by plane. You can find a good deal for plane tickets with Aegean Airlines from Edinburgh to Athens for £67 on Omio.
Where should I go next after I travel from Edinburgh to Athens?
Many of our customers travelling from Edinburgh to Athens don't make Athens their final stop. Some of the destinations worth visiting after are Rome, Paris or Berlin, either of which you could add to your Edinburgh and Athens trip itinerary. Check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel from Athens to any of these top destinations today!
How far in advance should I book my Edinburgh to Athens ticket online to get the best deals?

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

  • The price of a plane ticket is £67 one way on average for this route.

But we recommend booking Edinburgh to Athens 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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