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Do you know how many places in the world are named Athens? There are a lot! But we’re thinking of one in particular. We’re thinking of the Athens that’s the capital of Greece. You know, the place with the Acropolis and tzatziki-covered gyros and cold ouzo. Check out Wotif’s sweet deals on cheap flights to Athens and do as the Greeks do—drink ouzo.
Most of Wotif’s flights to Athens land at Athens International Airport (ATH), 44km from downtown. Hop on the metro line at the airport railway station that can take you to the central business district. From there you can ride the buses or take taxis anywhere you want to go. If you’d like to take control of your own mode of transportation, get a vehicle from Wotif’s car hire options and be on your way.
Are you on one of the Athens flights that’s landing in the morning? Sit down at one of the cafes in the Kolonaki district for a breakfast meal of yogurt and pastries.
If afternoon has rolled around when you land, head over to the Acropolis, an ancient citadel. Some of the surviving structures include the Parthenon and the Erechtheum.
Is your plane scheduled to arrive at night? Make friends at the bars in the Plaka neighbourhood. Just remember, the Greeks like to party until the early morning.
Speaking of the Plaka neighbourhood, it is home to some great hotels in Athens. You won’t have an issue finding a suitable café serving up tasty lamb gyros, moussaka and feta cheese. Tons of feta cheese. And you’ll no doubt wash it all down with ouzo, a Greek liquor that can turn your memories into a blur.
Who wouldn’t want to walk in the land of gods with names like Zeus and Poseidon? Browse Wotif’s fantastic offers on Athens holiday packages, figure out what you’re going to tell your boss and get going already.
Flights to Athens start as low as AU$762. Once you’ve snagged your flight, it’s time to build that itinerary. If your flight touches down in a bustling city, you’ll want a head start, so you can get from jet-way to getaway as quickly as possible. Flying for business? Squeeze in some sightseeing and a snack at a locally loved restaurant between meetings—you’ll have plenty of cash thanks to our cheap business class flights to Athens. You know what they say about all work and no play, after all.
Qantas Airways, Virgin Atlantic, Delta, Swiss International Air Lines, Lufthansa, Air France, American Airlines, United, Etihad Airways, Turkish Airlines, British Airways, SAS, Jetstar, Qatar Airways. Pack your favourite magazines or stack your video queue for a mini-marathon of that television show your co-workers have been raving about. And if you get hooked a few episodes in, don’t worry; there’s always the return flight to finish the binge. Ready to book cheap flights to Athens? Check out our selection of airfares and start putting together a holiday that fits your schedule and price range. We offer sweet deals, so you don’t have to move mountains to see the world. In fact, we’ll help you get to those mountains (or ocean, or forest) today!
Here’s an insider tip: Sunday is typically the cheapest day to fly! Looking at flight demand on Wotif in 2020, we found that flights departing on a Sunday generally had the lowest average price, closely followed by flights on a Tuesday. You might want to think twice about flying on a Saturday though; generally, our data showed that it had the highest average ticket price.
Guess what? Boring old Thursday really is the best day to score the cheapest plane tickets. Looking at flight demand on Wotif in 2020, we found that flights purchased on a Thursday had the lowest airfares on average. Booking your plane ticket on a Sunday also seems to score pretty good deals. However, airfares purchased on a Tuesday generally have a higher than average ticket value, so you might want to prepare your budget if you’re booking early in the week.
When comparing airfares booked through Wotif in 2020, our data shows March is one of the cheapest months to fly. On the other hand, the month of June can be one of the most expensive times to travel, with the highest average ticket price, so it’s best to get in early if June is your preferred travel month.
Trying to figure out how early you should book your flight? It’s possible to start comparing international airfares on Wotif up to 12 months in advance. However, it does depend on the carrier as not all airlines release their prices that far out. According to Wotif’s 2020 flight demand trends, you can bag a bargain with some of the cheapest airfares appearing 4 weeks to 3 months prior to travel.
Looking for clever ways to save on your next trip? Try mixing and matching airlines and fare types. Our data tells us, travellers who booked flights on Wotif in 2020 saved close to 50% off their airfare, when their return flights consisted of two different airlines or fare types.
*According to flight demand on Wotif.com from January to December 2020. Savings are subject to change and may vary depending on selections made.
For all the latest info on the travel situation in Athens, see our Covid-19 Travel Advisor.
Reviewed on 16 Feb. 2020
Reviewed on 4 Sep. 2018
^Savings based on all package bookings made with Flight + Hotel on Wotif.com from , as compared to the price of the same components booked separately. Savings will vary based on origin/destination, length of trip, stay dates and selected travel supplier(s). Savings not available on all packages.