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.
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.
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.
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 48 hours before you fly. You can also buy delicious food from British food favourite M&S, on board all flights from/to London Heathrow and London Gatwick. For your convenience we will only accept payment by credit/debit cards on board, and Executive Club Members can pay with Avios via the British Airways app.
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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