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|Avg. Flight Duration:|
5 hours 23 minutes
|Flights Depart from:||London|
|Flights arrive in:||Athens|
|Airlines:||Eurowings, openskies, Ryanair, Vueling, KLM, wizz air uk, Sas Airways|
Flights to Athens International Airport are available from several airports in London, including Gatwick, Heathrow, and Luton. Direct flights take between three and a half and four hours, while indirect flights can take a total of four hours plus layover time. There are usually between seven and 10 direct on any given day and 70 or more indirect flight combinations.
Low-cost airlines easyJet, Wizz Air UK, and Ryanair, as well as Aegean Airlines, operate direct flights on the route from London to Athens. In addition, there are many indirect flights available from various airlines, such as Turkish Airlines, Air France, and Lufthansa.
The fastest flights between London and Athens take a little over three and a half hours. Indirect flights include at least four hours of flying time, plus a variable amount of layover time. Flights change in the home country of the airline, which can include the Netherlands, Switzerland, and Turkey.
Each day of the week, there are between seven and 10 direct flights to Athens from London airports. These flights run from the early in the morning until late at night. There are also more than 70 different flight combinations available that require a change of planes in a third country. However, many of these flights have extensive layover times of 10 hours or more.
Departure airport: Flights depart from London Heathrow Airport (14 miles away from the city center), London Luton Airport (28 miles away), London Gatwick Airport (24 miles away), London City Airport (7 miles away), and London Stansted Airport (31 miles away). All airports have public transport links from the center of London. Buses and express train services run regularly throughout the day and take under an hour to reach the airports. London airports have a range of facilities, including restaurants, bars, free WiFi, and shopping.
Arrival airport: Athens International Airport (ATH) is the arrival point for all flights from London. Located approximately 13 miles from the city center, public transport transfers passengers in 40-60 minutes. The Metro Blue Line 3, trains, and buses all travel to the city center from outside the terminal. Athens Airport has currency exchange services, a pharmacy, and a tourist information desk among its facilities.