London to Athens flights

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Departure Fri, 22 05 2020 Return Thu, 28 05 2020
SEN London
ATH Athens
return from £176
Departure Sat, 30 05 2020 Return Wed, 10 06 2020
LHR London
ATH Athens
return from £110
Departure Thu, 21 05 2020 Return Wed, 27 05 2020
LCY London
ATH Athens
return from £145
Departure Sat, 30 05 2020 Return Fri, 5 06 2020
LGW London
ATH Athens
return from £129
Flight route information
If you are crazy about architecture, Athens will provide an architectural sanctuary in which you can revel.
Currency and price comparison
Exchange rate
1.00 GBP = 1.13 EUR
British Pound Sterling Euro
1 EUR = 0.9 GBP
Last checked on 28 May 2020
Train
Local, one-way ticket
55%

Trains in Athens are 55% cheaper than in London.

London
£2.8
Athens
£1.25
Meal
Mid-priced restaurant
40%

A meal in Athens is 40% cheaper than a meal in London.

London
£15
Athens
£8.94
Taxi
Standard daytime start rate
2%

A taxi fare in Athens is 2% cheaper than in London.

London
£3.2
Athens
£3.13
Coffee
Regular cappuccino
4%

Coffee in Athens is 4% cheaper than in London.

London
£3
Athens
£2.89
( London airports
  • ? Heathrow (LHR)
    How far from city centre: 14 miles
  • ? Gatwick (LGW)
    How far from city centre: 25 miles
  • ? Stansted (STN)
    How far from city centre: 30 miles
  • ? Luton International (LTN)
    How far from city centre: 27 miles
  • ? Southend (SEN)
    How far from city centre: 35 miles
  • ? London City (LCY)
    How far from city centre: 7 miles
) Athens airports
  • ? E. Venizelos (ATH)
    How far from city centre: 12 miles
L Distance: 1486 miles

Getting to and from the airport

Flights departing from London

The biggest and busiest airport in London is Heathrow. This airport has five terminals and two runways. Heathrow is over 70 years old. You will have plenty to do at the airport while awaiting flights from London to Athens. Take advantage of the free Wi-Fi offered and get a chance to catch up on your work while you wait. You could while away some time by grabbing a cup of coffee in one of the myriad of restaurants abuzz with people. You could, of course, visit the shops around the airport and see what bargains you can find.

Getting to London airport

Getting to the airport to catch London to Athens flights will not be a hassle in the slightest. Catch the Heathrow Express at Paddington Station. The trains come in 15 minute intervals and have an approximate travel time of 20 minutes to the airport. Lay to bed any worries about missing your flight to Athens as you will get to the airport in good time. Alternatively, you can catch the Tube on the Piccadilly line, which is a connection between Central London and the airport. The tube is more cost effective than the Heathrow Express. You could, alternatively, use the National Express coach services which run from Victoria Coach Station to the airport's bus station.

Arriving to Athens

Athens, the legendary capital of Greece, has many a legend etched into its footprints. From the ruins left from the era of Olympians to the spectacular buildings which tell a story of their own, Athens is the place to be. For starters, the Parthenon is quite a sight to behold. These ancient ruins tell quite the story about the Greece's past. For the history of Greece, go to the Acropolis Museum. No excursion is complete without a market experience. The Agora-Athens Central Market is a hive of activities. You can sample good food and prepare to treat your taste buds to exotic food. While you're at it, check out Athens Chinatown and shop till you drop.

How to get to the city centre

Flights to Athens from London touch down at Athens International Airport, which has two terminals. Getting to the city centre can be achieved in a number of ways. You can catch the Metro on Metro line 3 from the airport to Aghia Marina in central Athens. Alternatively, you could catch the Suburban Rail that will drop you off at Athens Central Railway Station (Larissis Station). A bus is another transport option to use. You will find it between exits 4 and 5 of the airport by the Arrivals terminal. Regional buses can be found at exits 2 and 3. Begin your journey to Athens and explore!

Frequent questions about flights from London to Athens

How can I find cheap flights from London to Athens at eDreams?
Our search engines have found flights from 38€ for the route London - Athens. At eDreams we use different machine learned based methodologies to find our costumers the cheapest 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 London?
If you compare transportation prices, the taxi ride in Athens costs an average of 3.13 GBP euros, 2% cheaper than London, with a fare of 3.20 GBP euros, while train tickets costs 55% less in Athens: 1.25 GBP euros against 2.80 GBP euros in London. If you compare the price of a lunch meal, however, you can find it from 8.94 GBP euros in Athens, 40% less than the 15.00 GBP euros in London. The price of the coffee is around 4% cheaper in Athens, with an average of 2.89 GBP euros, while in London the coffee costs 3.00 GBP.
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