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from Zurich to Athens

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

Our recommendation

To get from Zurich to Athens on 29 Nov we recommend taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

11:15Zurich Airport2h40 14:55Athens International Airport
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£621One-way
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11:15Zurich Airport2h40 14:55Athens International Airport
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£621One-way
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10:30Zurich Airport4h10 15:40Athens International Airport
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£2231One-way
12:50Zurich Airport2h35 16:25Athens International Airport
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£2441One-way
10:30Zurich Airport7h25 18:55Athens International Airport
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£2231One-way

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Mon
29 Nov
£62Aegean Airlines
Tue
30 Nov
£112Aegean Airlines
Wed
1 Dec
£78Aegean Airlines
Thu
2 Dec
£58Aegean Airlines
Fri
3 Dec
£61Aegean Airlines
Sat
4 Dec
£88Aegean Airlines
Sun
5 Dec
£88Aegean Airlines
Mon
6 Dec
£98Aegean Airlines
Tue
7 Dec
£70Aegean Airlines
Wed
8 Dec
£85Swiss
Thu
9 Dec
£70Aegean Airlines
Fri
10 Dec
£88Aegean Airlines
Sat
11 Dec
£112Aegean Airlines
Sun
12 Dec
£110Air Serbia
Mon
13 Dec
£62Aegean Airlines
Wed
15 Dec
£113Lufthansa
Thu
16 Dec
£167Air Serbia
Fri
17 Dec
£233ITA
Sat
18 Dec
£197Air Serbia

Travel Tips

Travel from Zurich 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 Zurich, Switzerland?

International travel from Zurich, Switzerland to Athens, Greece is: Partially open.

Can I enter Greece if coming from Switzerland?

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

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

Conditions of entry:

  • Health screen upon arrival. Those showing symptoms will be asked to self-quarantine
  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing
  • 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 22/11/2021; 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 Zurich and Athens.

Are there COVID-19 restrictions on returning to Zurich, Switzerland from Athens, Greece?

The current restriction level for returning to Zurich, Switzerland from Greece is: Partially open.

Am I allowed to reenter Zurich, Switzerland from Athens, Greece?

Reentering Switzerland 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 Zurich from Athens?

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival or 14 day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 4 in quarantine
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Health declaration required
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival

Which rules do I need to follow in Zurich, Switzerland regarding COVID-19?

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

  • Physical distance: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face masks: Mandatory

The information above was last checked on 28/11/2021. 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 Zurich from Athens here.

How do I go from Zurich to Athens?

Travel Zurich to Athens by flight.

What is the quickest way from Zurich to Athens?

A flight is the fastest way to get from Zurich to Athens with an average travel time for this trip around 2 h 35 min.

How many miles from Zurich to Athens would I travel?

You should expect to travel around 1001 miles (1615 km) from Zurich to Athens.

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

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

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

Let Omio help you find the best company to travel with from Zurich to Athens:

  • You can take a flight from Zurich to Athens with Alitalia. Cheap tickets can be found for £93 with Alitalia from Zurich to Athens.
Can I travel directly to Athens from Zurich?

Yes, there is a direct service from Zurich to Athens:

  • You can check for a direct flight to Athens with Aegean Airlines or Swiss.

As you won't need to change at another stop in between, direct services to Athens tend to save you time and add more convenience, so it's worth paying attention to before you book tickets for this trip.

What other popular destinations should I add to my itinerary for my trip to Athens from Zurich?
Your journey from Zurich 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 Zurich 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 book tickets to Athens from Zurich online to get the best deals?

Before travelling from Zurich to Athens, 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 is £93 one way on average for this trip.

But we recommend booking Zurich 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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