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$158Turkish Airlines
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$83Aegean Airlines
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$74pegasus
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$65pegasus
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$65pegasus
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$74pegasus
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$101Turkish Airlines
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$88pegasus
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$258Turkish Airlines
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$87Turkish Airlines
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$83Aegean Airlines
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$59pegasus
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$59pegasus
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$59pegasus
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$59pegasus
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$83pegasus
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$59pegasus
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$62Aegean Airlines
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$59pegasus
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$59pegasus

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Flight Information between Istanbul and Athens

distanceDistance348 miles (561 km)
durationAverage flight duration1 h 25 min
priceAverage plane ticket price$87 (€70)
changesDirect flightYes
carriersAirlinesAegean Airlines, Turkish Airlines or pegasus

Flights from Istanbul to Athens cover the 348 miles (561 km) long journey taking on average 1 h 25 min with our travel partners like Aegean Airlines, Turkish Airlines or pegasus. There are direct flight services available. While the average ticket price for this route costs around $87 (€70), you can find the cheapest plane ticket for as low as $65 (€52). Travelers depart most frequently from Istanbul Airport and arrive in Athens International Airport.

Airlines

Flight from Istanbul to Athens with Aegean Airlines and Turkish Airlines

Find the best flights between Istanbul and Athens with Omio's travel partners Aegean Airlines and Turkish Airlines from $65 (€52). We can find you the best deals, schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the best journey.

Aegean Airlines
Turkish Airlines

Aegean Airlines is Greece’s leading airline and you can choose between Economy and Business tickets for your next flight between Istanbul and Athens.

If you’re looking for a smooth and easy flight between Istanbul and Athens, check Omio for Aegean Airlines flights offering this trip. Whether you are looking for the fastest, earliest or cheapest flight to take for this 348 miles (561 km) route between Istanbul and Athens, Omio makes it easier than ever to find Aegean Airlines flights at affordable prices, and you can also quickly book plane tickets online. Check the current Aegean Airlines flight schedules for your ideal departure and arrival times, compare the best route from Istanbul to Athens as well as relevant ticket information (such as baggage allowance and amenities offered onboard), and book your Aegean Airlines flight on Omio. If you search for flights from Istanbul to Athens in the Omio app, you can quickly see if the Aegean Airlines tickets are mobile tickets, making it convenient for you to go paperless when traveling. With prices for Aegean Airlines flights from Istanbul to Athens starting at $83 (€67), buy your official Aegean Airlines tickets with Omio online quickly and easily!

These are Aegean Airlines' ticket policies for COVID-19 for the flight between Istanbul and Athens:

  • Refund or voucher policy
  • Change-fee waived until further notice. If your flight has been canceled, you can request a credit voucher.
  • Cashless payments recommended
  • Online booking and check-in recommended

Cheap flights from Istanbul to Athens: when to book to save $

Time Price Savings
1 week earlier 57 €
2 weeks earlier 50 €14.%
3 weeks earlier 49 €16%
2 months earlier 50 €14.%
3 months earlier 47 €21%


When it comes to booking flights, planning ahead always pays off! Both scheduled and low-cost airlines often release promotional prices and discounted fares—so by buying in advance—you can get access to the cheapest airline tickets. Use Omio to check prices and flight offers Istanbul - Athens: look for the most attractive fares and choose the most suitable solution for you. But hurry up—if you want to buy cheaper airline tickets from Istanbul to Athens timing is everything.

Flight prices can fluctuate massively. However, we have studied price trends to help you find cheap flights from Istanbul to Athens and save as much as possible on ticket prices. In general, when you book a flight:

  • Buying your air tickets from Istanbul to Athens 3 weeks in advance means you could save up to 16% compared to the price available on the day of departure.
  • If you book a flight from Istanbul - Athens 2 months in advance you save up to about 14% compared to the initial price.
  • By booking 3 months in advance you could save up to 21%
  • Check back to our website where you can explore airline offers and cheap flights to travel all over Europe, the U.S. and Canada.

Travel Tips

Flights from Istanbul to Athens
Take a flight to Athens easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Istanbul to Athens.
FAQs
What are the travel restrictions for Athens, Greece if I'm coming from Istanbul, Turkey by plane?

Travel between Istanbul, Turkey and Athens, Greece by plane is: Partially open.

What is the status of international entry into Greece from Turkey?

International entry status: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Turkey

Do I need to self-quarantine on arrival in Greece from Istanbul?

Conditions of entry:

  • Health screen upon arrival. Those showing symptoms will be asked to self-quarantine
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival (certificate required)
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required

What are the safety rules to follow in Athens, Greece?

When traveling in Greece, you must follow these COVID-19 safety rules:

  • Physical distance requirement: 1 metre (s) (3 feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Mandatory

The information above was last checked on 10/15/21. This can change before your date of travel so please review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your flight to Athens from Istanbul before traveling.

Are there travel restrictions, such as quarantine measures, in place when returning to Istanbul, Turkey from Athens, Greece?

Return travel from Greece to Turkey is: Partially open.

Are there any international entry restrictions on returning to Istanbul from Athens?

Entry into Turkey is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Greece

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in Turkey from Athens?

Requirements for reentering:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required

What are the safety rules to follow in Istanbul, Turkey?

The government of Turkey has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

  • Physical distance requirement: 2 metre (s) (7 feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Mandatory

Last checked on 10/15/21. Please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to the travel date of your flight to Istanbul from Athens.

How much do cheap plane tickets from Istanbul to Athens cost?
If you’re looking to save money on tickets, you can find cheap Istanbul to Athens flights for as little as $65 (€52)  in the next 7 days.
How much is a plane ticket between Istanbul and Athens?
In the next 7 days you can expect to pay on average $87 (€70)  for a flight ticket to Athens from Istanbul.
How far is Athens from Istanbul by plane?
When traveling this route you should expect the distance from Istanbul to Athens by plane to be approximately 348 miles (561 km).
What is the Istanbul to Athens flight travel time?
The flight time between Istanbul and Athens is on average 1 h 25 min  for the 348 miles (561 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go from Istanbul to Athens by flight can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.
Which airport for the flight from Istanbul to Athens do I fly out of? Which Athens airport from Istanbul do I arrive in?

Omio customers who book cheap flights for this journey most frequently fly from Istanbul Airport   to Athens International Airport.

Where is the Istanbul airport located? Where is the Athens airport located?

The most popular departure airport with passengers for this route, called Istanbul Airport, is located 20 miles (32 km) from the city center of Istanbul.

The most popular arrival airport, Athens International Airport, is located 13 miles (21 km) away from the city center of Athens. You can check what public transit connections, taxi services or airport shuttle service options are available to take you from Athens International Airport to the city center in Athens.

What airlines go from Istanbul to Athens?
For the journey from Istanbul to Athens you can take a flight with Aegean Airlines, Turkish Airlines or pegasus. Be sure to check out all possible airlines that offer services to Athens from Istanbul on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.
Are there any nonstop flight services from Istanbul to Athens?
Yes, you can search for direct flights from Istanbul to Athens on Omio with Aegean Airlines or pegasus, and you won’t need to transfer at another stop in between. Direct flight services tend to offer more convenience and save you time when traveling to your destination, so it's worth paying attention to before you buy your plane ticket.
What time is the earliest flight from Istanbul to Athens? What time is the last flight from Istanbul to Athens?
The earliest flight departing from Istanbul to Athens leaves at 4: 45 AM. The last flight departing from Istanbul to Athens leaves at 4: 40 PM. You can find the latest Istanbul to Athens flight schedule on Omio and book the best time to leave for your journey on your chosen travel date.
How early should I purchase Istanbul to Athens plane tickets to get the best deals?
If you purchase the Istanbul to Athens flight within the next 7 days, you can find one way tickets to cost on average $87 (€70). However, booking your plane ticket in advance gives you access to the best prices for flights from Istanbul to Athens. Look out for plane tickets for this route to go on sale a few months before your planned departure date to find the best deals.

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