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The best prices from London to Athens are usually found in January or February, booked 60 days in advance, depart on a Wednesday or Tuesday and return on a Friday

How to find the cheapest flight from
London (LON) to Athens (ATH)

LON - ATH
Price
£82 - £260
ATH
Temperature
13 - 33 °C
ATH
Rainfall
4 - 73 mm
Popular in December High demand for flights, 40% potential price rise
Cheapest in January Best time to find cheap flights, 47% potential price drop
Round-trip from $82 From London to Athens
One-way from $26 One-way flight from London to Athens
Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
What is the cheapest day to fly return from London to Athens?

Leaving on a Tuesday is a viable option for saving on travel. Heavily demanded days of the week can typically drive up the prices you see. Booking your travel for a less competitive day can save up to 21% on the overall cost on flights from London to Athens.

How far in advance should I book a flight from London to Athens?

Find a great deal and save up to 35% by booking at least 60 days prior to your desired departure date, rather than waiting until the week of travel. According to our data, there are a number of flights available from London to Athens within the next two weeks, with the cheapest ticket starting at £142.

When is the cheapest time to fly from London to Athens (LON - ATH)?

One of the essential ways to save on airfare from London to Athens is to remain as flexible as possible. Flights that are in the evening tend to be the most expensive. A flight in the afternoon could potentially save you up to 13% on airfare.

Cheap flights from London to Athens in September, October 2020

The best prices found for LON to ATH flights in September, October
22 Oct - 25 Oct
£28pp
LGW
London Gatwick
Wizz Air UK
Direct
ATH
Athens Eleftherios V.
ATH
Athens Eleftherios V.
Wizz Air UK
Direct
LGW
London Gatwick
25 Oct - 3 Nov
£29pp
LGW
London Gatwick
Wizz Air UK
Direct
ATH
Athens Eleftherios V.
ATH
Athens Eleftherios V.
Wizz Air UK
Direct
LGW
London Gatwick
22 Oct - 25 Oct
£30pp
LGW
London Gatwick
Wizz Air UK
Direct
ATH
Athens Eleftherios V.
ATH
Athens Eleftherios V.
Wizz Air UK
Direct
LGW
London Gatwick

London to Athens 2020 flight deals

Cheap flights to Athens from London found for this year
22 Oct - 25 Oct
£28pp
LGW
London Gatwick
Wizz Air UK
Direct
ATH
Athens Eleftherios V.
ATH
Athens Eleftherios V.
Wizz Air UK
Direct
LGW
London Gatwick
25 Oct - 3 Nov
£29pp
LGW
London Gatwick
Wizz Air UK
Direct
ATH
Athens Eleftherios V.
ATH
Athens Eleftherios V.
Wizz Air UK
Direct
LGW
London Gatwick
22 Oct - 25 Oct
£30pp
LGW
London Gatwick
Wizz Air UK
Direct
ATH
Athens Eleftherios V.
ATH
Athens Eleftherios V.
Wizz Air UK
Direct
LGW
London Gatwick

Direct flights to Athens from London

Save time with London to Athens direct flight deals
22 Oct - 25 Oct
£28pp
LGW
London Gatwick
Wizz Air UK
Direct
ATH
Athens Eleftherios V.
ATH
Athens Eleftherios V.
Wizz Air UK
Direct
LGW
London Gatwick
25 Oct - 3 Nov
£29pp
LGW
London Gatwick
Wizz Air UK
Direct
ATH
Athens Eleftherios V.
ATH
Athens Eleftherios V.
Wizz Air UK
Direct
LGW
London Gatwick
10 Jan - 24 Jan
£30pp
LGW
London Gatwick
Wizz Air UK
Direct
ATH
Athens Eleftherios V.
ATH
Athens Eleftherios V.
Wizz Air UK
Direct
LGW
London Gatwick

Last-minute flights from London to Athens

Late deals on return flights to Athens from London, departing today and this week
7 Oct - 14 Oct
£35pp
STN
London Stansted
Ryanair
Direct
ATH
Athens Eleftherios V.
ATH
Athens Eleftherios V.
Ryanair
Direct
STN
London Stansted
7 Oct - 14 Oct
£35pp
LTN
London Luton
Ryanair
Direct
ATH
Athens Eleftherios V.
ATH
Athens Eleftherios V.
Ryanair
Direct
LTN
London Luton
7 Oct - 14 Oct
£36pp
STN
London Stansted
Ryanair
Direct
ATH
Athens Eleftherios V.
ATH
Athens Eleftherios V.
Ryanair
Direct
STN
London Stansted

One-way flights to Athens from London

The cheapest one-way flights from London to Athens
04:05 - 05:30
Wizz Air
1 stop
23h 25m
LTN - ATH
Wizz Air
£21
Kiwi.com
02:55 - 08:40
Wizz Air UK
Direct
3h 45m
LTN - ATH
Wizz Air UK
£22
Kiwi.com
15:10 - 06:55
Multiple Airlines
1 stop
13h 45m
LTN - ATH
Multiple Airlines
£25
Kiwi.com

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about London to Athens flights.

Flight FAQs

From London to Athens

Athens is the first point of contact for millions of travellers arriving in Greece. And that’s no new thing – this capital city was once the seat of the Ancient Greeks. The hilltop Acropolis of Athens is the most obvious ancient landmark, but there are plenty of archaeological museums and art galleries, too. Even the train stations showcase archaeological finds. The city’s got a trendy side, too, with grungy bars and backstreet murals popping up all over the place. Best of all, Athens is less than a 4-hour direct flight away from London.

Are flight prices decreasing from London to Athens due to COVID-19 (coronavirus)?

At this time, Cheapflights has noticed price decreases for many domestic flights due to COVID-19. Travel is not necessarily recommended at this time, and flights may be prone to cancellation: please check with local authorities in both London and Athens for travel alerts, and be sure to review the airline's cancellation policy and travel advisories before booking. For more information, please view our post on what to know about COVID-19 (coronavirus) and travel.

Can I find flights from London to Athens for under £100 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from London to Athens for under £100. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Wizz Air UK for just £28, but on average you can expect to pay £35.

Are there direct flights from London to Athens for under £100 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has 20 direct flights from London to Athens under £100. A good price for a direct flight from London to Athens is less than £35.

Are there last-minute flights available from London to Athens for under £100?

There are currently 20+ open flights from London to Athens within the next 7 days for less than £100.

Is London weather warmer or cooler than Athens?

We forecast the temperature to be around the 33 °Cs in July, on average. The temperature in Athens is generally hotter than in London. Book flights in a timely manner in correlation to your departure date.

How long is the flight from London to Athens?

Around 3 hours 40 minutes direct. Flights with stopovers add several hours to the journey time.

Which airlines operate flights from London to Athens?

Ryanair, Aegean Airlines, easyJet and British Airways all offer direct flights. If you don’t mind a long stopover, you could also fly with carriers like Pegasus Airlines or Ukraine International Airlines.

How frequent are flights between London and Athens?

Up to 11 London to Athens flights take off every day. Want even more choice? Another 150 flights with stopovers set off a day.

Which airports serve London and Athens?

You could fly from Gatwick Airport, London Luton Airport, London City Airport, Heathrow Airport or London Stansted Airport. All flights arrive at Athens International Airport, AKA Athens Eleftherios Venizelos International Airport.

Which direct flight route between London and Athens is cheapest?

Cheap flights from London to Athens usually set off from London Stansted Airport. The timings make a difference, too – the cheapest flights often depart in the late afternoon or evening. It’s not hard to find the best bits of Athens. Take the Acropolis – you can see this Ancient Greek temple from almost every corner of the city, thanks to its mighty hilltop spot. The polished glass Acropolis Museum explains the ins and outs of its 2000-year history. You can continue your history tour in the cobbled alleyways of the Plaka district. Or head to Kolonaki, which serves up smart pavement cafés and bars. Wondering when to time your London to Athens flight? The Greek capital is hotter, sunnier and drier than London all year round, with scorching hot summers and sunny, mild winters. Check out our smart search engine – it’ll sort your flight results into the smartest, cheapest and quickest options.

How long does is the flight from London to Athens?

A quick flight from London to Athens can take about 3h 30m. Ryanair provides one of the quickest options available for as low as £30. Generally, flights for this route are direct.

What are the cheapest airlines to flying from London to Athens return?

Currently priced at £22, Wizz Air UK will fly you from London to Athens and back. In addition to Wizz Air UK, many other airlines offer competitively priced options for your trip. Check Cheapflights for deals on Ryanair for as low as £28. These flights start at 85% lower than the current average price 3 months from now.

What are the cheapest airlines to fly from London to Athens one-way?

For one-way options, check prices for Wizz Air UK. According to our data, you can fly for as low as £12. Users have also found prices from £14 and £20 on Wizz Air UK and Ryanair, respectively.

Alternative routes for London to Athens

Destination information for Athens

Things to know before you go. Useful info for your trip from London to Athens
Today's exchange rate
£1 = €1.10
Flight duration
3h 49m
Average temperature for September in Athens
29.0 °C
Avg rainfall for September in Athens
12.0 mm

Airports servicing London

Heathrow (LHR)
Luton (LTN)
Stansted (STN)
City (LCY)
Southend (SEN)

Airports servicing Athens

Hourly flight availability from London to Athens

Afternoon Midday to 6 PM 58% of flight departures
Morning 6 AM to midday 35% of flight departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 5% of flight departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 2% of flight departures
Midnight
6 AM
Noon
6 PM
Weekly flight availability
from London to Athens
Sunday
12 daily flights
Monday
18 daily flights
Tuesday
16 daily flights
Wednesday
18 daily flights
Thursday
8 daily flights
Friday
10 daily flights
Saturday
12 daily flights
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