Favourite airline: Ryanair
The most popular airline for flights from London to Athens is Ryanair.
7 %
Aegean Airlines
5 %
Wizz Air UK
4 %
Tip: book 3 months before departure
The best time to find a cheap flight on this route is 3 months before travel. Save up to 30 %.
101 days before departure
Cheapest weekday: Friday
On this route, flights are cheapest on Friday when a ticket costs £64.00 on average.
Direct flights are the cheapest connection
Flights with a stopover are on average £35.00 more expensive than direct flights.
non stop flight
1 stop
2 stops
03h 45min
07h 05min
09h 10min
The favourite connection is non-stop
Flights from London to Athens are most frequently booked as a direct flight.
Direct flights
03h 45min, from £64
23 %
1 stopover Amsterdam Schiphol
26h 40min, from £177
10 %
1 stopover Barcelona El Prat
08h 05min, from £147
8 %
Return from £64.00
The price of a ticket for a flight on 27/09/19 and returning on 30/09/19 is currently £64.00.


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.