London to Athens flights

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Cheap last minute flights to Athens

Latest deals and top flight routes from London airports.

Departure Wed, 08 Nov Return Sun, 03 Dec
STN London
ATH Athens
return from £72
Departure Fri, 01 Dec Return Wed, 06 Dec
LTN London
ATH Athens
return from £203
Departure Mon, 04 Dec Return Tue, 05 Dec
LGW London
ATH Athens
return from £117
Departure Mon, 06 Nov Return Mon, 20 Nov
LCY London
ATH Athens
return from £172
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 = 1.14 EUR
British Pound Sterling Euro
1 EUR = 0.89 GBP
Last checked on 02 November 2017
Train
Local, one-way ticket
51%

Trains in Athens are 51% cheaper than in London.

London
£2.5
Athens
£1.23
Meal
Mid-priced restaurant
41%

A meal in Athens is 41% cheaper than a meal in London.

London
£15
Athens
£8.78
Taxi
Standard daytime start rate
14%

A taxi fare in Athens is 14% cheaper than in London.

London
£3.5
Athens
£3
Coffee
Regular cappuccino
2%

Coffee in Athens is 2% cheaper than in London.

London
£2.66
Athens
£2.61
( 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
  • ? London City (LCY)
    How far from city centre: 7 miles
  • ? Southend (SEN)
    How far from city centre: 35 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!

Most popular flight routes from London to Athens
Heathrow- E. Venizelos
return from £137
Stansted- E. Venizelos
return from £72
Gatwick- E. Venizelos
return from £117
Heathrow- E. Venizelos
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Gatwick- E. Venizelos
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Heathrow- E. Venizelos
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Gatwick- E. Venizelos
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Heathrow- E. Venizelos
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Stansted- E. Venizelos
return from £198
Heathrow- E. Venizelos
return from £163
Heathrow- E. Venizelos
return from £153
Heathrow- E. Venizelos
return from £161
London City- E. Venizelos
return from £179
Gatwick- E. Venizelos
return from £175
Heathrow- E. Venizelos
return from £142
Gatwick- E. Venizelos
return from £164
Heathrow- E. Venizelos
return from £144
Heathrow- E. Venizelos
return from £181
Gatwick- E. Venizelos
return from £424
Stansted- E. Venizelos
return from £130
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