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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 Sep 24 we recommend taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

06:10AMParis Orly Airport3h15 10:25AMAthens International Airport
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$761One-way
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06:10AMParis Orly Airport3h15 10:25AMAthens International Airport
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$761One-way
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02:00PMParis Orly Airport3h15 06:15PMAthens International Airport
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$891One-way
08:45PMParis Charles de Gaulle Airport3h10 12:55AMAthens International Airport
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$971One-way
05:20PMParis Orly Airport14h55 09:15AMAthens International Airport
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$1181One-way

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Thu
Sep 23
$74Aegean Airlines
Fri
Sep 24
$74Aegean Airlines
Sat
Sep 25
$78Aegean Airlines
Sun
Sep 26
$74Aegean Airlines
Mon
Sep 27
$76Transavia France
Tue
Sep 28
$74Aegean Airlines
Wed
Sep 29
$76Transavia France
Thu
Sep 30
$78Aegean Airlines
Fri
Oct 1
$115Transavia France
Sat
Oct 2
$89Transavia France
Sun
Oct 3
$102Transavia France
Mon
Oct 4
$114pegasus
Tue
Oct 5
$89Transavia France
Wed
Oct 6
$96Aegean Airlines
Thu
Oct 7
$127Aegean Airlines
Fri
Oct 8
$89Transavia France
Sat
Oct 9
$76Transavia France
Sun
Oct 10
$76Transavia France
Mon
Oct 11
$76Transavia France
Tue
Oct 12
$76Transavia France
Wed
Oct 13
$74Aegean Airlines

Travel Information to Athens from Paris

distanceDistance1299 miles (2095 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight
fastestFastest modeFlight • $97 (€78) • 3 h 10 min
carriersPopular travel companiesAegean Airlines

Take a flight to travel 1299 miles (2095 km) between Paris and Athens. Aegean Airlines is the main travel company operating this journey. Travelers can even take a direct 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
Is international travel between Paris, France and Athens, Greece allowed?

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:

  • Health screen upon arrival. Those showing symptoms will be asked to self-quarantine
  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing
  • 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 9/8/21. 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 to Athens from Paris.

Are there restrictions on my return trip to Paris, France from Athens, Greece due to COVID-19?

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 1 days before arrival
  • Entry is allowed only for fully vaccinated travellers
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Exempted International Movement Certificate for travel required

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 9/22/21. 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 get from Paris to Athens?

You can go from Paris to Athens by flight.

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

The fastest way to travel from Paris to Athens is by flight with an average journey time of 3 h 10 min.

How far is it from Paris to Athens?

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

Where do people depart from and arrive in when traveling from Paris to Athens?

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

  • Flights mostly leave from Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport and tend to arrive in Athens International Airport.
Which travel companies can get me from Paris to Athens?

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

  • You can travel by plane to Athens from Paris with Aegean Airlines, and you can find Aegean Airlines Paris to Athens tickets for $97 (€78) on Omio.
What is another destination I should add to my tour from Paris to Athens?
Looking to extend your trip from Paris to Athens? Many Omio customers who go from Paris to Athens usually extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like Rome, Berlin or London. If you're looking to explore Rome, Berlin or London from Athens, let Omio find you the best connections available at an affordable price.
How early should I book Paris to Athens tickets online to score the best deals?

When planning your trip from Paris to Athens, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to purchase and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Plane tickets cost on average $97 (€78) one way.

However, we recommend buying tickets from Paris to Athens online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.

Stations

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Paris
Athens
Gare Paris Bercy
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Paris Gallieni Porte Bagnolet
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Frequently Asked Questions

Where is the train station and what is the best way to get there?
This station is not located in the city centre but it can be reached by public transport.<br>Metro lines 3
Paris Gare Montparnasse
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