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Fly with British Airways and enjoy award-winning service, excellent value for money and no hidden charges:

  • Free seats selection 24hrs in advance*
  • Inclusive 23kg checked baggage allowance*
  • Airport, online or mobile check-in
  • Free onboard food and bar service

*Except on hand baggage only fares

Escape to Athens

Fly to Athens and see Ancient Greece come to life before your eyes.

From the magnificent Acropolis to Olympic Stadium, there's a unique blend of old and new, and today this cosmopolitan city is a hub of ancient and modern delights. You can learn about the thinkers who pioneered everything from mathematics to philosophy, indulge in fresh Mediterranean dishes, immerse yourself in the culture of the city's vibrant streets or stay up late and see why it’s famous for its nightlife. Whatever you're after, Athens offers up the holiday of a lifetime - and you can get there in style with British Airways.

Cheapest each-way flights to Athens

  • £97
    Nov 2015
  • £68
    Dec 2015
  • £60
    Jan 2016
  • £60
    Feb 2016
  • £60
    Mar 2016
  • £50
    Apr 2016
  • £60
    May 2016
  • £60
    Jun 2016
  • £92
    Jul 2016
  • £92
    Aug 2016
  • £60
    Sep 2016
  • £50
    Oct 2016

How many passengers?

Young adults

Travelling for business?


For superior business travel to Athens, choose British Airways. Our great service and business-friendly features will help you arrive at your appointment in good time:

  • Choose from up to four daily flights.
  • Fly from Heathrow Airport, just 15 minutes from London.
  • Great value hand baggage only fares featuring a generous allowance of 2 bags.
  • Complimentary on-board drinks and snacks.
  • A highly rewarding business loyalty programme, On Business.
  • Collect both Avios and On Business points on the same eligible flights.
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Flights to Athens

Everything you need to know about our flights to Athens

Flight duration

Flight duration

Fly to Athens with British Airways and you'll touch down in Greece in just three and a half hours. Relax on board after take-off from London Heathrow and make the most of our complimentary food and bar service.

Flying to Athens with British Airways

Flying to Athens with British Airways

Fly from London Heathrow to Athens International Airport with us and you'll enjoy the comfort and convenience of award winning service from the moment you step on board. Sit back, relax and enjoy the latest in-flight entertainment as our friendly cabin crew take care of everything, getting your holiday off to a flying start.

Arriving in Athens

Arriving in Athens

After touching down in Athens, passengers exit the airport from the arrivals level of the Main Terminal building. Visitors can take the Metro Line 3, or an OASA Bus to central Athens. Suburban rail and regional busses also service popular destinations further afield. A taxi to central Athens is available from Exit 3 on the arrivals level - passengers pay a flat fare of €35 during the day and €50 for the evening.

Leaving from London Heathrow

Leaving from London Heathrow

Choose to fly with hand baggage only or pick a price that includes a 23kg checked baggage allowance and free seat selection 24 hours before you fly - both options include complimentary on-board drinks and snacks.

Weather in Athens

Weather in Athens

The climate in Athens is considered mild, with average temperatures only dipping to 10°C in January. The area sees an average of 260 days of sunshine a year. Its hottest months are July and August, with temperatures above 30°C most days.

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Flight information

Which Terminal.

Which Terminal?

Find out useful information about the airports we fly from and check which terminal your flight departs from.

Airport Information


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When we fly


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