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FAQs
What are the international travel restrictions for Greece due to COVID-19 if I’m traveling from New York City to Athens?

Travel from New York City, USA to Athens, Greece is: Partially open.

Is international entry into Athens from New York City restricted?

International entry is currently allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of United States.

Do I need to self-quarantine upon arrival to Athens, Greece from New York City?

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival or 7 day mandatory self-quarantine
  • 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 COVID-19 safety measures to follow in Athens, Greece?

The government of Greece has imposed the following measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

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

The above information was last verified on 9/8/21. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip to Athens from New York City closer to your planned date of departure here.

Are there restrictions on reentering USA from Athens, Greece due to the coronavirus pandemic?

The current restriction level for returning to New York City, USA from Greece is: Restricted.

Am I allowed to reenter New York City, USA from Athens, Greece?

Reentering USA is currently allowed for: Entry is restricted for citizens and permanent residents of Greece

Do I need to self-quarantine when I arrive back to New York City from Athens?

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days prior to boarding for air passengers 2 years of age or older
  • Unvaccinated travellers are recommended to quarantine for a minimum of 7 days; take a COVID-19 test 3 days after arriving. If test is positive arrivals need to self-isolate until fully recovered
  • Vaccinated travellers are recommended to get tested with a viral test 3-5 days after travel; self-monitor for COVID-19 symptoms; isolate and get tested if symptoms develop

Which rules do I need to follow in New York City, USA regarding COVID-19?

All travelers returning to USA must observe the following safety measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19 in the country:

  • Physical distance: 2 metre (s) (7 feet)
  • Face masks: Recommended

The information above was last checked on 9/22/21. We do our best to keep this information up-to-date, but regulations can change due to the nature of the coronavirus pandemic, so please double check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations ahead of your trip back to New York City from Athens here.

What is the distance between New York City and Athens?

The distance from New York City to Athens is approximately 4913 miles (7924 km).

Where else should I travel to after my journey between New York City and Athens ends?
Looking to extend your trip from New York City to Athens? Many Omio customers who go from New York City to Athens usually extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like Rome, Paris or Berlin. If you're looking to explore Rome, Paris or Berlin from Athens, let Omio find you the best connections available at an affordable price.
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