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Istanbul to Athens flights

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Flight DurationFlights between Istanbul and Athens take, on average, 1 h and 31 m minutes, but the time can vary according to other factors
Cheapest flightCheapest price for a one-way flight between Istanbul with Athens found by our customers in the last 72 hours
Departing AirportThe airport Istanbul Airport is the departure airport operating flights between Istanbul and Athens
Arriving AirportFlights departing Istanbul with Athens as destination arrives at E. Venizelos

Cheap last minute flights to Athens

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Departure Tue, 02 Nov Return Thu, 04 Nov
IST Istanbul
ATH Athens
return from £86
Departure Mon, 15 Nov Return Mon, 22 Nov
IST Istanbul
ATH Athens
return from £61
Flight route information
Find out further information on Istanbul and Athens to help you prepare for your trip.
Currency and price comparison
Exchange rate
1.00 GBP = 1.18 EUR
British Pound Sterling Euro
1 EUR = 0.86 GBP
Last checked on 19 October 2021
Train
Local, one-way ticket
250%

Trains are 250% more expensive in Athens than in Istanbul.

Istanbul
£0.31
Athens
£1.1
Meal
Mid-priced restaurant
169%

The average meal is 169% more expensive in Athens than in Istanbul.

Istanbul
£3.14
Athens
£8.44
Taxi
Standard daytime start rate
556%

Taxis are 556% more expensive in Athens than in Istanbul.

Istanbul
£0.45
Athens
£2.95
Coffee
Regular cappuccino
91%

Coffee is 91% more expensive in Athens than in Istanbul.

Istanbul
£1.27
Athens
£2.43
Istanbul airports
  • ( Istanbul Airport (IST)
    How far from city centre: 21 miles
  • ( Istanbul Sabiha Gökçen International Airport (SAW)
    How far from city centre: 19 miles
  • ( Istanbul Atatürk International Havalimani (ISL)
    How far from city centre: 9 miles
Athens airports
  • ( E. Venizelos (ATH)
    How far from city centre: 12 miles
K Distance: 349 miles

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Frequent asked questions about flights from Istanbul to Athens

😷 Is it safe to travel from Istanbul to Athens during the Covid-19 situation?
At Opodo we want to make sure that your travel plans are not affected by any cancelation as well as any possible restrictions Greece may apply when travelling from Istanbul. Is your flight cancelled? We've got your back! With our flexible ticket guarantee you can decide if you want to book another flight - free of rebooking fee - or get a full refund!
🔍 How can I find cheap flights from Istanbul to Athens at Opodo?
The cheapest price for a flight from Istanbul to Athens is 61£. At Opodo we use different machine learned based methodologies to find our costumers the best option available, considering airline combinations, stopovers and direct flights as well as different criteria for inbound and outbound journeys.
💰 Is Athens expensive to visit compared to Istanbul?
If you compare transportation prices, the taxi ride in Athens costs an average of 2.97 GBP, 532% more expensive than Istanbul, with a fare of 0.47 GBP, while train tickets costs 261% more in Athens: 1.19 GBP against 0.33 GBP in Istanbul. If you compare the price of a lunch meal, however, you can find it from 8.50 GBP in Athens, 159% more than the 3.28 GBP in Istanbul. The price of the coffee is around 85% more expensive in Athens, with an average of 2.41 GBP , while in Istanbul the coffee costs 1.30 GBP.
📉 When is the best time to book a flight from Istanbul to Athens?
The most popular months to book a trip from Istanbul to Athens are November, December and October, based on the searches of our customers.
📅 When is the best time to travel from Istanbul to Athens?
The best time of the year to go to Athens when flying from Istanbul depends on several preference factors like climate, seasonality and, of course, price. When it comes to popularity, January is the top 1º month to fly to Athens from Istanbul in terms of searches from our customer, followed by February and December. If you prefer to avoid high peaks of turism, however, and escape a crowded period, May, June and July are the months with less volume of searchs for the route Istanbul -  Athens.
🕑 How long does the flight take to go from Istanbul to Athens?
The total flight time between Istanbul and Athens is of around 01:31 hours on average, considering an average distance of 557 km, for both direct and indirect flights for the route (which may have 1 or more stops in other cities in between).
🌡️ How is the weather in Athens compared to Istanbul?
While in Istanbul the temperatures can reach an average of 32.95 ºC in summer, with precipitation levels up to 5.3 mm ,Athens's temperatures can go up to 35.31 ºC during the hot season, with 5.3 mm average of rain rate . In winter, however, weather indicators show around 2.15 ºC in Athens, compared to the -0.3 ºC average degrees reported in Istanbul. During the winter period, Istanbul can register 9.0 mm precipitation, while Athens have an average of 9.0 mm rain level.
🛄 Which airports have flights between Istanbul and Athens?
The main airport route flying between Istanbul and Athens is: Istanbul Atatürk International Havalimani (ISL) to E. Venizelos (ATH). This route is covered by the following airline(s):
  • Aegean Airlines.
  • Turkish Airlines.
  • Olympic Air.
  • Alternatively, you can find Istanbul - Athens flights between Istanbul Sabiha Gökçen International Airport (SAW) to E. Venizelos (ATH) with the following airline(s) flying the route: Pegasus Airlines.
Which are the airlines with flights from Istanbul to Athens?
Airlines with direct flights departing from Istanbul to Athens are:
  • Aegean Airlines.
  • Pegasus Airlines.
  • Turkish Airlines.
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