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from Paris to Athens

You can get from Paris to Athens by train, bus or flight.

Our recommendation

To get from Paris to Athens on Jan 29 we recommend taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

12:05PMParis Charles de Gaulle Airport3h20 04:25PMAthens International Airport
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$891One-way
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12:05PMParis Charles de Gaulle Airport3h20 04:25PMAthens International Airport
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02:25PMParis Charles de Gaulle Airport5h10 08:35PMAthens International Airport
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$79Aegean Airlines
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Travel Information to Athens from Paris

distanceDistance1299 miles (2095 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight
fastestFastest modeFlight • $119 (€98) • 3 h 15 min
carriersPopular travel companiesTransavia France

Take a flight to travel 1299 miles (2095 km) to Athens from Paris. Transavia France is the main travel company operating this trip. Travelers can even take a direct flight from Paris to Athens.

 How to Travel from Paris to Athens?

Traveling by plane is the most quick and reliable mode of transport between Paris and Athens. While other methods are available, they're much less efficient. Typically, the first daily plane departs at around 6 a.m. and the last departs at 7:35 p.m. Usually, flights on this route are direct or have only one transfer, and last a little less than four hours.

What is the Cheapest Way To Get from Paris to Athens?

The cheapest way to travel from Paris to Athens is by plane. To find the cheapest airfare options, travelers are encouraged to book tickets at least a month ahead of the departure date. Booking tickets closer to the departure date may result in fewer choices in regards to departure times, transfers, and service providers. Flights with a layover tend to be less expensive than direct flights. There are usually around 40 flights leaving daily from Paris to Athens, and they are operated by Lufthansa, Pegasus, Alitalia, KLM, and other airlines. 

What is the Fastest Way to Travel from Paris to Athens?

The fastest available mode of transport from Paris to Athens is by plane. Flights to Athens usually depart from the Paris Orly Airport (ORY) or the Paris Charles De Gaulle Airport (CDG), both being comfortably close to the city center and accessible by bus or train. You will then fly into the Athens International Airport (ATH), which is connected to the center by public bus and by subway. On average, flights between Paris and Athens should take a little less than four hours, the fastest being 3 hours and 15 minutes.

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Travel from Paris to Athens by Plane

The most efficient and comfortable mode of transportation from Paris to Athens is by plane. The quickest routes for this journey are operated by Aegean Airlines and Air France, both taking just 3 hours and 15 minutes. The second shortest journey is operated by Transavia, and these flights tend to be 3 hours and 20 minutes in duration. Although many routes are direct, flights with transfers may prolong the journey to five hours or more. Flights depart from the Paris Orly Airport (ORY) or the Paris Charles De Gaulle Airport (CDG), and arrive at the Athens International Airport (ATH). All of these airports are comfortably and closely connected to the city center of the respective cities. The flights are operated by Transavia, Air France, Lufthansa, Aegean, Alitalia, KLM, Swiss Airlines, Pegasus, Austrian Airlines, and Turkish Airlines.​

How to get from Paris to Athens

The Best Way According to our Users

When it comes to choosing a method of transportation from Paris to Athens, 100,00% of our customers do not hesitate to choose the flight as their preferred way to travel. Nowadays, passengers who want to fly around Europe have more options than ever before. With dozens of budget airlines covering several routes which connect to virtually all European countries, taking a flight to reach your desired destination is easy and inexpensive. The low fares and the short flight time are, among others, some of the reasons why our users choose the airplane as the best way to get from Paris to Athens, even if they have to face baggage limitations and long lines at check-in and security control. You can book your flights with Omio to make sure you are always taking the fastest route or getting the best deal. You can also add extra luggage and book securely with several methods of payment such as Apple Pay, PayPal and more.

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FAQs

What are the COVID-19 travel restrictions for Athens, Greece if I’m coming from Paris, France?

Travel between Paris, France and Athens, Greece is: Partially open.

Can travelers from France enter Greece?

International entry is allowed at this time for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of France.

Are there rules for self-quarantine when arriving to Athens from Paris?

Conditions of entry into Greece:

  • Travellers must present a negative COVID-19 test as either a RT-PCR performed within 72 hours prior to arrival, or an Antigen test performed within 24 hours prior to arrival
  • Health screen upon arrival. Travelers showing symptoms will be asked to quarantine for 5 days
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required

Are there COVID-19 safety rules for social distancing and wearing face masks in Athens, Greece?

To reduce the spread of COVID-19, the government of Greece has imposed the following measures:

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

This information was last checked on 1/20/22. As this information can change due to the nature of the pandemic, make sure to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your journey from Paris to Athens.

What are the COVID-19 restrictions on returning to France from Athens, Greece?

The restriction level for your return to Paris, France from Greece is: Partially open.

Is my journey back to Paris from Athens restricted?

Entry into France is currently allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Greece.

Do I need to self-quarantine upon arrival in Paris from Athens?

Conditions of reentry into France:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Health declaration required
  • Health screen upon arrival. Those showing symptoms will be tested. A positive test will result in mandatory quarantine

What are the coronavirus safety measures I need to follow in Paris, France?

You should observe these safety measures in France as imposed by the government to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

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

This information about your return travel to France was last checked on 1/27/22. We advise you to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip back to Paris from Athens closer to your date of departure here.

How do I go from Paris to Athens?

Travel Paris to Athens by flight.

What is the fastest way to get from Paris to Athens?

The fastest way to travel to Athens from Paris is by flight, which requires on average 3 h 15 min   of travel time.

How far is it from Paris to Athens?

The Paris to Athens distance is around 1299 miles (2095 km).

What are the departure and arrival points in Paris and in Athens?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points from Paris to Athens:

  • Flights from Paris to Athens most often leave from Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport and arrive in Athens International Airport.

Who can get me from Paris to Athens?

Let Omio help you find the best company to travel with from Paris to Athens:

  • You can travel by plane to Athens from Paris with Transavia France, and you can find Transavia France Paris to Athens tickets for $119 (€98) on Omio.

Is there a way to travel directly from Paris to Athens?

Yes, there is a direct route available from Paris to Athens:

  • You can book a direct flight with Aegean Airlines or Transavia France.

Direct services tend to save you time and add more convenience in getting you to Athens as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking your tickets to Athens from Paris.

What other popular destinations should I add to my itinerary for my trip from Paris to Athens?

Omio customers who travel from Paris to Athens often also extend their vacation to go to Rome, Berlin or London. Omio can help you plan your trip by finding the best connections between Athens and these popular destinations at a great price.

When should I buy a ticket from Paris to Athens online to score the best deals?

Before traveling from Paris to Athens, it’s good to know what ticket you can book and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

  • A plane ticket costs $119 (€98) one way on average for this journey.

But we recommend booking Paris to Athens tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.

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