Flights to Athens

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Departure Fri, 01 Dec Return Wed, 06 Dec
STN London
ATH Athens
return from £57
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MAN Manchester
ATH Athens
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LCA Larnaca
ATH Athens
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TLV Tel Aviv
ATH Athens
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Popular flight routes to Athens
London - Athens
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Manchester - Athens
return from £261
Dublin - Athens
return from £611
Cairo - Athens
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Birmingham - Athens
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Stockholm - Athens
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Trips to Athens

Athens travel

Athens, the capital of Greece, is one of the most renowned cities in the world. It is famous for its historic ruins, amazing art, architecture and ancient culture. The history of Athens dates back 3,200 years with the emergence of a dynamic city-state that would later develop a solid shipping and maritime industry. Today, Athens still retains its culture and has amazing attractions that make it one of the most interesting capitals to visit, not only in Europe, but the world. For history lovers on flights to Athens, it is a journey of a lifetime to see the remnants of an old civilisation in the modern world.

Things to do and places to see in Athens

No visit to Greece is complete without a visit to Athens. The city is full of amazing things to discover and experience. Wander through ancient ruins, view remnants of an ancient civilisation or gaze at stunning monuments. Enjoy the collection of relics at museums, shop at markets, party with the locals at nightclubs or go bar hopping. Athens is a vibrant city that sees action day or night, making cheap flights to Athens a worthy proposition.

When visiting Athens, be sure to:

  • Savour the grandeur of the Parthenon temple
  • Wander through the ruins of the Acropolis with its assortment of temples and monuments
  • Observe the collection of Greek antiquities at the National Archaeological Museum
  • Visit the Ancient Agora and imagine Socrates giving a lecture on that very spot
  • Stroll through the lovely neighbourhood of Plaka with its shops, restaurants and cafes
  • Swing by at the Benaki Museum.
  • Take a break from sightseeing and relax at the National Garden of Athens
  • Check out the New Acropolis Museum
  • Take a look at the Temple of Olympian Zeus
  • Shop at Monastiriki
  • People-watch at Syntagma Square
  • Climb Mt. Lycabettus and enjoy the panorama of the city with its distinct landmarks such as the Hellenic Parliament, Acropolis and the Panathinaiko Stadium.
Athens

Athens airports

Athens International Airport, or Eleftherios Venizelos, is the main airport serving the city. Passengers on trips to Athens will arrive into one of its two terminals, Main Terminal or Satellite Terminal. The airport covers 11 domestic, 15 European and 20 international routes. Facilities at the airport include duty-free shops, restaurants, first aid station, banks and business lounges.

  • Athens International Airport

    Top airlines

    The top carriers at Athens International Airport are the following: Aegean Airlines, Ryanair and easyJet.

    Location

    Athens International Airport is located about 20km east of the city centre.

    Transport options

    Access to the airport is possible using several modes of transportation. Just beside the airport terminal is a railway station. Take Athens Metro line 3 or Proastiakos to get to the centre of Athens and back. By road, drive on Attiki Odos toll highway to reach downtown. Otherwise, passengers can hop in a taxi at a designated taxi stand outside of exit 3 at the arrivals hall. If opting for a bus, use lines X93, X95, X96 or X97 that will go to Athens centre. These buses also connect to the port of Piraeus and the intercity bus stations.

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