How to get from New York City to Athens

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from New York City to Athens

You can get from New York City to Athens by train, bus or flight.

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flight

To get from New York City to Athens on 01 Jul we recommend taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

20:30LaGuardia Airport, NY32h10 11:40Athens International Airport
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£8171One-way
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20:30LaGuardia Airport, NY32h10 11:40Athens International Airport
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£8171One-way
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18:45Newark Liberty International Airport, NJ33h55 11:40Athens International Airport
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£8171One-way
21:05Newark Liberty International Airport, NJ31h35 11:40Athens International Airport
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£10021One-way
18:05LaGuardia Airport, NY34h35 11:40Athens International Airport
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£10021One-way

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Travel Information to Athens from New York City

distanceDistance4913 miles (7924 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach, flight, ferry or train
fastestFastest modeFlight • £323 • 12 h 15 min
carriersPopular travel companiesTurkish Airlines

Travel 4913 miles (7924 km) by coach, flight, ferry or train between New York City and Athens. The most popular travel providers which serve this route are Turkish Airlines among others. Travellers can even take a direct from New York City to Athens.

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Travel to Athens easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from New York City to Athens.
FAQs

International travel from New York City, USA to Athens, Greece is: Fully open.

Can I enter Greece if coming from USA?

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

Am I required to self-quarantine upon arrival to Athens if travelling from New York City?

Conditions of entry:

  • There are no current restrictions

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: metre (s) ( feet)
  • Face mask: Mandatory

The information above was last checked on 25/06/2022; 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 from New York City to Athens.

The current restriction level for returning to New York City, USA from Greece is: Partially open.

Am I allowed to reenter New York City, USA from Athens, Greece?

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

Do I need to self-quarantine when I arrive back to New York City from Athens?

  • Entry is allowed only for fully vaccinated travellers
  • Unvaccinated travellers are recommended to quarantine for a minimum of 5 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
  • 5-day mandatory monitored quarantine for arrivals with a COVID-19 Vaccination Certificate
  • Travellers who are vaccinated with a booster shot (3rd dose) are exempt from compulsory quarantine (certificate needed)
  • Travel Declaration required prior to arrival

Which rules do I need to follow in New York City, USA regarding COVID-19?

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

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

The information above was last checked on 29/06/2022. 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 New York City from Athens here.

There are 4 travel options from New York City to Athens: coach, flight, ferry or train.

A ferry service offers the cheapest way to travel from New York City to Athens, which costs on average £1.

This is compared to other ways of getting to Athens:

A ferry is about £1, 068 less than a coach, which costs on average £1, 068 for this journey.

A ferry journey is usually £323 less than a journey to Athens by plane, which costs on average £323 for the same trip.

A ferry is generally £13 less than a train for the same route. A train costs on average £13 from New York City to Athens.

The quickest way to travel to Athens from New York City is by flight, which takes on average 12 h 15 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

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

The average frequency per day from New York City to Athens is:

  • Around 120 flights per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route between New York City and Athens as scheduled services by coach, flight, ferry or train can vary by season or day of the week.

These are the most popular departure and arrival points when travelling 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 companies 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 £323.
    Many of our customers travelling from New York City 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 New York City and Athens trip itinerary. Check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel from Athens to any of these top destinations today!

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

    • Coach tickets are costing on average £1, 068 one way.
    • Plane tickets cost on average £323 one way.
    • Ferry tickets cost on average £1 one way.
    • Train tickets are costing on average £13 one way.

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

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