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Travel Information between New York City and Athens

distanceDistance4913 miles (7924 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight
fastestFastest modeFlight • £248 • 15 h 50 min
carriersPopular travel companiesTurkish Airlines

Take a flight to travel 4913 miles (7924 km) from New York City to Athens. Turkish Airlines is the main travel provider operating this route. Travellers can even take a direct from New York City to Athens.

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FAQs
Does Greece have any COVID-19 travel restrictions for people travelling to Athens from New York City?

Travel between New York City, USA and Athens, Greece is: Partially open.

Can travellers from USA enter Greece?

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

Are there rules for self-quarantine when arriving to Athens from New York City?

Conditions of entry into Greece:

  • 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

Are there COVID-19 safety rules for social distancing and wearing face masks in Athens, Greece?

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

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

This information was last checked on 23/10/2021. 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 to Athens from New York City.

What are the COVID-19 restrictions on returning to USA from Athens, Greece?

The restriction level for your return to New York City, USA from Greece is: Restricted.

Is my journey back to New York City from Athens restricted?

Entry into USA is currently allowed for: Entry is restricted for citizens and permanent residents of Greece.

Do I need to self-quarantine upon arrival in New York City from Athens?

Conditions of reentry into USA:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days prior to boarding for air passengers 2 years of age or older
  • Unvaccinated travellers are recommended to quarantine for a minimum of 7 days; take a COVID-19 test 3 days after arriving. If test is positive arrivals need to self-isolate until fully recovered
  • Vaccinated travellers are recommended to get tested with a viral test 3-5 days after travel; self-monitor for COVID-19 symptoms; isolate and get tested if symptoms develop

What are the coronavirus safety measures I need to follow in New York City, USA?

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

  • Physical distance requirement: 2 metre (s) (7 feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Recommended

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

What are my New York City to Athens travel options?

Travel New York City to Athens by flight.

What is the quickest way from New York City to Athens?

Going by flight is the quickest way from New York City to Athens with an average travel time of 15 h 50 min.

What is the distance from New York City to Athens?

The distance from New York City to Athens is approximately 4913 miles (7924 km).

What are the departure and arrival points in New York City and in Athens?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points for travellers from New York City to Athens:

    Which travel operators can get me from New York City to Athens?

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

    • Travel with Turkish Airlines to go to Athens by plane. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Turkish Airlines New York City to Athens tickets on Omio for £248.
    What is another destination I should add to my tour from New York City to Athens?
    Looking to extend your trip from New York City to Athens? Many Omio customers who go from New York City to Athens usually extend their holiday to explore other popular destinations like Rome, Paris or Berlin. If you're looking to explore Rome, Paris or Berlin from Athens, let Omio find you the best connections available at an affordable price.
    How early should I purchase New York City to Athens tickets online to score the best deals?

    When planning your trip between New York City and Athens, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to buy and their prices in the next 7 days:

    • Plane tickets are costing £248 one way on average.

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

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