Flights from London to Athens

Tips and tricks to help you find cheap flights from London to Athens

Favourite airline: e.g. British Airways, Aegean Airlines
Flight tickets on the route London – Athens are most frequently booked with British Airways.
British Airways
5 %
Aegean Airlines
5 %
4 %
Tip: book directly before departure
A good time to book a cheap flight on this route is directly on the day of departure.
0 days before departure
Cheapest weekday: Wednesday
On this route, flights are cheapest on Wednesday when a ticket costs £39.00 on average.
Direct flights are more expensive
On this route, direct flights are £ 8.00 more expensive than flights with a stopover.
non stop flight
1 stop
2 stops
03h 35min
08h 25min
21h 10min
The favourite connection is non-stop
21 % of all bookings on the route London to Athens are for non-stop flights.
Direct flights
03h 35min, from £59
21 %
1 stopover Frankfurt-Main
05h 45min, from £132
8 %
1 stopover Vienna
08h 25min, from £51
8 %

Useful information about the flight from London to Athens

Flights from London to Athens

The flight route from London (LON) to Athens (ATH) is very popular with travellers in the United Kingdom. Airlines serving Athens from London with a direct flight include Aegean,British Airways and easyJet, for example. The flight time for the journey from the capital city of the United Kingdom to the capital of Greece is 3 hours and 40 minutes and there are between 6 and 7 non-stop connections a day on most days of the week.

The service to Athens in Greece is not only used by passengers heading to Athens directly, but Athens International Airportalso serves as a gateway to many other destinations on mainland Greece and the Greek Islands in the Aegean, which can be reached by boat from Piraeus harbour near Athens. Alternatively, there are connecting services from the destination airport in Athens to many further domestic destinations. Services to Athens depart from two of London's airports: London Gatwick and London Heathrow.

Cheap flight to Athens

Booked a few months before the desired date of departure, a low cost flight is normally widely available on this route and low-cost carrier, Easyjet, is usually the cheapest option. However, passengers should be aware of the fact that many airlines will charge extra for hold luggage, which may negatively affect the total cost of travel. The price of an air ticket to Athens will fluctuate according to the season and demand, and usually peaks during the school holidays.

Flight information London - Athens
Cheap direct flights
Flight details London - Athens
  • Flight duration: min. 03:35 / max. 03:50
  • Distance: 2413 km
  • Flights per week: 63
  • Return flight duration: min. 03:40 / max. 04:05