Flights from London to Athens

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

Favourite airline: Wizz Air UK
35 % of bookings on this flight route are made with Wizz Air UK, Aegean Airlines and Lufthansa.
Wizz Air UK
13 %
Aegean Airlines
11 %
11 %
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: Thursday
Flight prices fluctuate during the week. Flights are 31 % cheaper on Thursday.
Direct flights are more expensive
Flights with a stopover are on average £ 8.00 cheaper than direct flights.
non stop flight
1 stop
2 stops
03h 45min
06h 20min
15h 50min
The favourite connection is non-stop
Flights from London to Athens are most frequently booked as a direct flight.
Direct flights
03h 45min, from £78
32 %
1 stopover Belgrade (Beograd)
17h 00min, from £167
12 %
1 stopover Frankfurt-Main
08h 30min, from £182
10 %

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

Outbound and return from £69.96
Flight duration min. 03:35 / max. 03:50
Return flight duration min. 03:40/ max. 04:05
Distance 2413 km
Flights per week 63
Departure airport London (LCY, LGW, LHR, LTN, STN, SEN) (LON)
Arrival airport Athens (ATH)
Destination country Greece
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