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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 return flights to Athens from New York

 
 
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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.

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

When you fly with British Airways, you can choose a departure date that suits you and you’ll enjoy a safe and comfortable journey. Our cabin crew will be happy to help you with anything you need, so you can simply relax. 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. From 11 January 2017 you can also buy delicious food from British food favourite M&S on board all flights flying from/to London Heathrow and London Gatwick. That means you can sit back, relax and enjoy the food you love from the British high street while in the air. For your convenience we will only accept credit/debit cards on board.

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.

Flight information

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Which Terminal?

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Timetables

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Baggage.

Baggage

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