Favourite airline: Ryanair
Ryanair is the most popular airline for flights from London to Athens.
7 %
6 %
Aegean Airlines
5 %
Tip: book 8 weeks before departure
The best time to buy tickets is 8 weeks before the flight. Pay only £35.00.
55 days before departure
Direct flights are cheaper
Direct flights on this route are £21.00 cheaper on average than flights with a stopover.
non stop flight
1 stop
2 stops
03h 50min
08h 30min
18h 30min
The favourite connection is non-stop
26 % of all bookings on the route London to Athens are for non-stop flights.
Direct flights
03h 50min, from £44
26 %
1 stopover Milan-Linate
05h 05min, from £98
11 %
1 stopover Barcelona El Prat
15h 20min, from £109
11 %
Return from £44.00
For the best flight deal, book the outbound flight on 18/01/19 and return flight on 22/01/19.


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.