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Flights to Athens in 2021

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
Popular inDecemberHigh demand for flights, 8% potential price rise
Cheapest inMarchBest time to find cheap flights, 1% potential price drop
Average price$2,198Average for return flights in December 2021
Return from$5,926From Auckland Intl to Athens Eleftherios V.
One-way from$591One-way flight from Auckland Intl (AKL) to Athens Eleftherios V. (ATH)

Cheap flights to Athens in December, January 2021

The best prices found for ATH flights for December, January
10 Dec - 12 Dec
AKL

Auckland Intl

ATH

Athens Eleftherios V.

2 stops

32h 10m
ATH

Athens Eleftherios V.

AKL

Auckland Intl

2 stops

30h 50m
$3,149

Emirates

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Deal found 6/12/21

10 Dec - 12 Dec
AKL

Auckland Intl

ATH

Athens Eleftherios V.

2 stops

35h 00m
ATH

Athens Eleftherios V.

AKL

Auckland Intl

1 stop

44h 10m
$3,760

Multiple Airlines

View Deal

Deal found 6/12/21

10 Dec - 12 Dec
AKL

Auckland Intl

ATH

Athens Eleftherios V.

1 stop

26h 25m
ATH

Athens Eleftherios V.

AKL

Auckland Intl

1 stop

44h 10m
$3,820

Singapore Airlines

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Deal found 6/12/21

Athens 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Athens found for this year
10 Dec - 12 Dec
AKL

Auckland Intl

ATH

Athens Eleftherios V.

2 stops

32h 10m
ATH

Athens Eleftherios V.

AKL

Auckland Intl

2 stops

30h 50m
$3,149

Emirates

View Deal

Deal found 6/12/21

10 Dec - 12 Dec
AKL

Auckland Intl

ATH

Athens Eleftherios V.

2 stops

35h 00m
ATH

Athens Eleftherios V.

AKL

Auckland Intl

1 stop

44h 10m
$3,760

Multiple Airlines

View Deal

Deal found 6/12/21

10 Dec - 12 Dec
AKL

Auckland Intl

ATH

Athens Eleftherios V.

1 stop

26h 25m
ATH

Athens Eleftherios V.

AKL

Auckland Intl

1 stop

44h 10m
$3,820

Singapore Airlines

View Deal

Deal found 6/12/21

Can I fly to Athens Eleftherios V. from New Zealand right now?

Information is based on travel restrictions from New Zealand to Athens Eleftherios V.

Most visitors from New Zealand need to provide a negative COVID-19 test result and/or quarantine to enter Athens Eleftherios V..

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from New Zealand must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 72 for RT-PCR (NAAT) and 48 Antigen (quick-test) hours before departing to Athens Eleftherios V..

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from New Zealand are not required to quarantine after entering Athens Eleftherios V..

Documents
Passenger Locator Form - ALL TRAVELLERS ARE OBLIGED TO COMPLETE THEIR PASSENGER LOCATOR FORM (PLF) BEFORE ENTERING THE COUNTRY


Can I fly back to New Zealand from Athens Eleftherios V.?

Returning to New Zealand from Athens Eleftherios V.

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Athens Eleftherios V. must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 72 hours before departing to New Zealand.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Athens Eleftherios V. are not required to quarantine after entering New Zealand.

What is the cheapest month to fly to Athens?

The cheapest ticket to Athens found for each month in 2021 based on historical flight searches by Cheapflights users.

January

$1,665

February

$1,387

March

$1,545

April

$1,737

May

$1,588

June

$1,699

July

$1,772

August

$1,777

September

$1,735

October

$1,688

November

$1,614

December

$1,922

At the present moment the cheapest month to fly to Athens is currently February; with December being the most expensive. Prices will vary depending on multiple factors such as booking in advance, airline and departure airports and times.

When is the best time to fly to Athens?

Average Athens flight ticket prices and weather conditions for 2021 and 2022 by month

AKL - ATH

Price

$1,387 - $2,872

ATH

Temperature

10 - 28 °C

ATH

Precipitation

5 - 64 mm

The best time to fly to Athens is during June, but great deals can be found at other times. If weather is an important factor for you when considering when to fly to Athens, the warmest period tends to be July, with the wettest being December.

When is the best time to book a flight to Athens?

To ensure you get the cheapest price possible for a flight to Athens, you should look to book at least 60 days in advance of your intended travel date. The price of your flight may increase if you delay and leave booking until a week or so before departure.

Which day is cheapest to fly to Athens?

Tuesday is currently, on average, the cheapest day to fly to Athens. Flying on Saturday will result in higher flight prices.

What time of day is cheapest to fly to Athens?

At the moment, flights in the afternoon are likely to offer the best value for money for your Athens trip. A flight in the morning will more often than not be of higher cost.

How long is the flight to Athens?

Depending on your departure city, you should expect a minimum flight time of around 30h; though, depending on the number and choice of layovers on Athens flight deals, the total time could well exceed 50h. Departing from Auckland Airport (AKL), 27h or thereabouts is the faster flight duration to Athens International Airport Eleftherios Venizelos (ATH) with one layover, which is usually at Singapore Changi Airport (SIN) or Doha Hamad International Airport (DOH). If departing from Wellington Airport (WLG), around 30h will generally be one of the faster flight times with two connections, the first being Auckland Airport and the second, Singapore Changi, although it could also be Dubai International Airport (DXB), among other options.

Are there direct flights to Athens?

The distance from New Zealand to Athens, Greece, calls for at least one layover to refuel the aircraft; so at present, there are no direct flight options for this travel path. Generally, the layover destinations are simple and efficient airports for transit, most commonly Singapore Changi Airport, Doha International Airport or Dubai International Airport. These airports are frequent hosts of travellers in transit to other destination countries and offer plenty of facilities and dining, to use up some layover time. Some multi-layover flight paths first stop within New Zealand, at Auckland Airport, and the option for a longer layover here plus a side trip along the way could be a good option for those that want to add an extra bit of adventure on their way to Athens.

How do you get from Athens Airport to the city centre?

As a busy and popular destination for travellers from around the globe, Athens and its transport systems are efficient and reliable. There are multiple ways to make the journey from Athens Airport, Athens, to the city – either bus, train, taxi or your own hire car. If driving or taking a taxi, depending on traffic, the journey into Athens can take from 30min to 1h. By train, there is a direct connection from the airport to the city, which takes about 40min; it runs every 30min or so every day from 06:30 to 23:30. Taking local bus services is a cheap option; though, it will take around 1h 30min and, again, is affected by potential traffic, making the train a more efficient and reliable choice.

What are some things to do in Athens?

The heart of Ancient Greece and the capital of the country, Athens holds onto a rich history, both in culture and landmarks. The home to a powerful empire and experts in architecture of their time, the remains of many impressive structures still lie within the city. The Acropolis of Athens and Parthenon are must-sees, as well as Acropolis Museum, which is home to significant and well-preserved ancient artefacts. For its modernisation and demand to accommodate tourism, Athens now has a modern and trendy side; there’s a collection of rooftop bars offering views of the Acropolis, to enjoy a drink at sunset, and there’s boutique stores across the city and the restored historical neighbourhood of Plaka to stroll through.

Do I need a passport or visa to fly to Athens?

While all international travel will require a passport, a visa is not required for your entry into Greece if you are a citizen of New Zealand and are planning a short stay. As Greece is a part of the Schengen area, New Zealand passports come under an agreement allowing a maximum stay of 90 days within a 180-day period.

What airport do you fly into for flights to Athens?

Booking a flight to Athens Eleftherios V. (ATH) is your only option if you intend on flying to Athens. It is only a 19.7 km journey from Eleftherios V. to Athens’s city centre.