The best way to find a cheap flight ticket from Zurich to Athens is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid traveling at rush hour.
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Of the 34 flights that leave Zurich for Athens every day 4 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
|Distance||1001 miles (1615 km)|
|Average flight duration||2 h 40 min|
|Airlines||ITA, Air France, Air Baltic, Air Serbia, Vueling, Aegean Airlines, Olympic Air, pegasus, Swiss, Lufthansa, Eurowings or KLM|
Flights from Zurich to Athens cover the 1001 miles (1615 km) long trip taking on average 2 h 40 min with our travel partners like ITA, Air France, Air Baltic, Air Serbia, Vueling, Aegean Airlines, Olympic Air, pegasus, Swiss, Lufthansa, Eurowings or KLM. There are direct flight services available. Travelers depart most frequently from Zurich Airport and arrive in Athens International Airport.
Travel to Athens from Zurich on Air France, Lufthansa and Eurowings flights with Omio. When comparing schedules and tickets, we will also show you other options with multiple connections or other travel modes if they’re available.
Air France is France's leading airline offering flights within and outside Europe; you can choose different ticket types for your flight from Zurich to Athens including: Economy Light, Economy Standard, Economy Flex, Premium Economy and Business.
Looking for flights from Zurich to Athens? Air France is one of the best companies to travel with on the 1001 miles (1615 km) route to Athens from Zurich. As an official travel partner of Air France, Omio quickly shows you the latest Air France flight schedules and timetables, tickets and offers (such as baggage allowance and amenities provided onboard), travel information, and prices so that you can check for ideal departure and arrival times, compare the fastest Zurich to Athens routes, find the best amenities to make your trip smooth and easy, and buy the most affordable Air France plane tickets that fit your budget. If you use the Omio app to search for flights from Zurich to Athens, you can quickly see if the Air France ticket is a mobile ticket, making it easy for you to go paperless when taking a flight. Once you’re ready, book your Zurich - Athens flight now on Omio quickly and easily and enjoy your upcoming trip with Air France!
Eurowings is Germany's leading low-cost airline and offers a choice of Smart, Best and BIZclass fares for your next flight between Zurich and Athens.
Looking for flights from Zurich to Athens? Eurowings is one of the best companies to travel with on the 1001 miles (1615 km) journey from Zurich to Athens. As an official travel partner of Eurowings, Omio quickly shows you the latest Eurowings flight schedules and timetables, tickets and offers (such as baggage allowance and amenities provided onboard), travel information, and prices so that you can check for ideal departure and arrival times, compare the fastest Zurich to Athens routes, find the best amenities to make your trip smooth and easy, and buy the most affordable Eurowings plane tickets that fit your budget. If you use the Omio app to search for flights to Athens from Zurich, you can quickly see if the Eurowings ticket is a mobile ticket, making it easy for you to go paperless when taking a flight. Once you’re ready, book your Zurich - Athens flight now on Omio quickly and easily and enjoy your upcoming trip with Eurowings!
Germany's largest airline is Lufthansa. Fly from Zurich to Athens and book your most convinient flight ticket from Lufthansa's many ticket options including: Economy Light, Economy Classic, Economy Flex, Business Class and First Class.
Lufthansa tickets to Athens from Zurich are available online on Omio. We help you compare and book your perfect trip with Lufthansa to Athens from Zurich all in one place. If you’re specifically looking for the cheapest, fastest or earliest flight, you can find all the current Lufthansa flight schedules and plane tickets available on Omio for the 1001 miles (1615 km) trip. You can also see relevant travel information for the Lufthansa flight, such as baggage allowance and amenities onboard depending on the class fare. Search for your ideal departure and arrival times for this flight, compare the fastest Zurich to Athens routes as well as the cheapest ticket prices available, and buy the best Lufthansa Zurich to Athens plane ticket that fits your needs. If you purchase tickets in the Omio app, you can quickly see if the Lufthansa plane ticket is available as a mobile ticket, which makes it easy for you to travel paperless. You’ll then be ready to embark on your smooth and relaxing journey to Athens with Lufthansa!
There are frequent flights from Zurich to Athens every day of the week. Passengers traveling to the historic vacation destination of Athens can fly directly or indirectly. When flying direct, airlines cover the 1931 kilometers between these European cities in two hours and 35 minutes to two hours and 40 minutes. Passengers have many additional indirect flights to choose from with flight times under five hours and 15 minutes. A majority of operators along this route are national carriers, including Swiss Airlines, Aegean Airlines, Austrian, Airlines, and Lufthansa. Low-cost operator Pegasus Airlines occasionally flies to Athens, and, like other indirect routes, stops over once along the way. Flights are quite evenly scheduled across the week, with an average of three to seven direct daily flights on offer. Flights depart from Zurich Airport and arrive at Athens International Airport.
Swiss and Greek national carriers Swiss Airlines and Aegean Airlines travel from Zurich to Athens, as well as Austrian Airlines, Lufthansa, and low-cost option Pegasus Airlines. The national carriers fly the only frequent direct routes between these European cities. Austrian Airlines and Lufthansa have frequent and efficient indirect flights along this route with one stopover along the way, typically in Vienna, Munich, or Frankfurt.
Direct flights from Zurich to Athens take between two hours and 35 minutes and two hours and 40 minutes. Swiss Airlines and Aegean Airlines both offer the fastest possible flights, and when there are several direct daily flights, these are scheduled evenly throughout the day. Indirect flights can be as quick as three hours and 55 minutes with Austrian Airlines, among others. The fastest indirect flights stopover once for under an hour. There are many indirect daily flights with a duration of five hours and 15 minutes and under making indirect travel a viable option for passengers.
There are seven direct flights from Zurich to Athens on most days of the week. On one or two weekdays there are only three direct options. These low-frequency days typically fall on Tuesdays or Fridays, but this can vary from week to week. Aegean Airlines is the most frequent provider of direct flights from Zurich to Athens, followed closely by Swiss Airlines. Across the week there are between three and eight indirect flights with a duration of five hours and 15 minutes or under, and these indirect flights are most efficient on weekdays.
Departure airport: Flights depart Zurich Airport, a three-terminal facility with a long-stay parking garage available at each terminal. There is a train station at the airport and the journey from central Zurich takes 10 minutes on the city's efficient public transit system. The airport features free WiFi, restaurants serving food from neighboring European countries, and enough shops with duty-free options to keep passengers entertained until their flight.
Arrival airport: Flights arrive to Athens International Airport, which lies 21 kilometers southwest of Athens. The airport is connected via metro, suburban rail and bus to the city, and the journey takes between one hour and one hour and 15 minutes to reach central Athens. The airport itself has a shopping center with a range of fashion stores, bars and restaurants, as well as a cultural exhibition for visitors that changes throughout the year.
Flight prices can fluctuate massively. However, we have studied price trends to help you find cheap flights from Zürich to Athens and save as much as possible on ticket prices. In general, when you book a flight:
Travel between Zurich, Switzerland and Athens, Greece by plane is: Unrestricted.
International entry status: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Switzerland
Conditions of entry:
All travelers in Greece must observe these coronavirus safety measures:
The information above was last checked on 11/6/22. Remember to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your flight to Athens from Zurich as this information can change.
The current restriction level for your return trip by plane from Athens to Zurich is: Unrestricted
Reentry to Switzerland is allowed for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Greece
What are the requirements?
The government of Switzerland has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:
Last checked on 11/6/22. We do our best to keep this information up to date, but regulations can change so please double check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations ahead of your flight to Zurich from Athens here.
Omio customers who book cheap flights for this route most frequently fly from Zurich Airport to Athens International Airport.
Passengers booking this route most frequently board their flights from Zurich Airport and need to travel around 7.4 miles (12 km) from the city center to get to this airport.
Passengers arriving in Athens most often land in Athens International Airport and need to travel about 26 miles (41.9 km) from this airport to reach the city center. You can check for public transit connections, airport shuttles or taxi service options available from Athens International Airport to get you to the city center of Athens.
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