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Cheapest flights to cities in Greece

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Useful information for your flight to Greece

Get up-to-date answers for some of the most frequently asked questions regarding flying to Greece
  • What are the most popular cities to visit in Greece?

    Some of the world’s most well-traveled cities are in Greece. The most popular city to travel to in Greece is Athens, which momondo users choose as their landing destination 1,903% more often than other cities. The next most popular cities in Greece are Thessaloniki and Thera.

  • What popular landmarks are in Greece?

    Greece is full of notable places to explore, many with significant historical value to the region and the world. Some of the most popular landmarks in Greece are Acropolis, Syntagma Square, Meteora, and Paradise Beach, among many more.

  • What is the best airport to land at to visit Acropolis?

    Flying into Athens Airport is typically the best way to visit Acropolis, since it is the closest airport to the area.

  • What is the cheapest flight to Greece?

    The cheapest flights to Greece recently found by momondo users are $5 with Ryanair, $25 with easyJet, and $27 with Lauda.

  • How long is the flight from United States to Greece?

    Flight times vary depending on what airport in United States you fly out of and what airport in Greece you fly into. For example, flying from Los Angeles to Athens Eleftherios V. takes 15h 25m on average. On the other hand, flying from Miami to Athens Eleftherios V. takes 13h 55m on average. Keep in mind that it’s always quicker to opt for a non-stop flight, so be sure to check momondo if there are any available for your route.

  • What is the most popular airport in Greece to fly to?

    The most popular airport in Greece to fly to is Athens Eleftherios V., based on our data. In the past 12 months, 46% of all momondo users who traveled to Greece chose to fly into Athens Eleftherios V. airport, which is located in the city of Athens.

  • How much are flights to Greece?

    On average, a flight to Greece will cost $1,334 per ticket. We’ve had users find flights to Greece for as low as $31, however. If you’re unable to find a plane ticket for $31, but manage to find one for $1,245 or less, then this is still a great deal. Keep in mind that flight costs vary depending on where you fly from, what time of year you travel, and what airline you fly with.

  • What is the best day of the week to fly to Greece?

    The best day of the week to fly to Greece is Wednesday due to prices being at their lowest. Flying out on a Tuesday should be a backup plan since this day tends to be less expensive as well. Saturday, on the other hand, is the most expensive day to fly to Greece.


Can I fly to Greece from United States right now?

Information is based on travel restrictions from United States to Greece

Most visitors from United States need to provide a negative COVID-19 test result and/or quarantine to enter Greece.

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from United States must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 72 hours for rt-pcr (naat) and 24 hours antigen (quick-test) hours before departing to Greece.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from United States are not required to quarantine after entering Greece.

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


Can I fly back to United States from Greece?

Returning to United States from Greece

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Greece must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 24 hours before departing to United States.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Greece are not required to quarantine after entering United States.

If you are planning to travel to Greece at this time, it is recommended that you stay up to date on current restrictions and follow proper safety measures while in public.

Popular cities and sights

Looking to visit Greece? Check out these cities and spend time seeing some of the most popular sights in the country

Recent flights found to popular cities in Greece

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Cheapest flight routes to Greece

These routes have the cheapest flights to Greece found by momondo users in United States
DepartingDestinationBest TimeBest Price
NewarkAthens9h 10m$414
New YorkAthens9h 30m$420
ChicagoAthens10h 25m$452
MiamiAthens13h 55m$454
BostonThera13h 45m$457
Los AngelesAthens15h 25m$458
WashingtonAthens9h 45m$459
San FranciscoAthens15h 20m$459
BostonAthens9h 20m$462
PhoenixAthens16h 21m$471
CharlotteAthens13h 20m$473
PortlandThessaloniki17h 27m$475
NewarkThera15h 00m$478
AtlantaAthens11h 05m$479
BostonThessaloniki11h 55m$481
TampaAthens15h 07m$482

Best things to do and see in Greece

How long does it take to fly to Greece?

There are various flights to Greece from the United States. Most of the nonstop options arrive at Greece’s main airport, Athens International Airport (ATH). Most of these flights are offered only during the high season. However, the trip can take approximately 9h and 20min from John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK) in New York, 10h and 20min from Chicago O’Hare International Airport (ORD), and at least 13h and 40min departing from Los Angeles International Airport (LAX). The nonstop option that flies year-round takes off from Newark Liberty International Airport (EWR) in New Jersey and is about 9h and 10min long. Other destinations in Greece are major airports like the Heraklion Airport N. Kazantzakis (HER) in Crete and Thessaloniki Airport Makedonia (SKG). The Greece flights to these airports have at least one layover in between and can take over 10h from the east coast, like John F. Kennedy International Airport, and at least 13h out of the west coast, from Los Angeles International Airport.

Can you get nonstop flights to Greece from the US?

Nonstop flights to Greece from the United States land in Athens International Airport. However, most of these direct routes are seasonal and don’t run during the winter months. The American Airlines seasonal flights are out of John F. Kennedy International Airport, Philadelphia International Airport (PHL), and Chicago O’Hare International Airport. Delta Airlines operates seasonal nonstop flights from John F. Kennedy International Airport and Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport (ATL). As for United Airlines, the seasonal direct flights are out of Dulles International Airport (IAD) in Washington D.C. and Newark Liberty International Airport. Year-round, you can find cheap nonstop flights only from Newark Liberty International Airport, operated by Emirates Airlines. There currently aren’t any direct flights to other major airports in Greece like the Heraklion Airport N. Kazantzakis and Thessaloniki Airport Makedonia. Nonetheless, airlines like Swiss Airlines and Lufthansa offer routes with just one layover, generally in Europe.

What is the best way to travel around Greece?

If you’re traveling around the mainland of Greece, a great way of getting around is by bus. There is an efficient bus system that goes between the main cities. However, one of Greece’s most famous things to see are the islands. The best way to get to the islands from either Athens or Thessaloniki are either by plane or ferry. For instance, you can take either a ferry or a cheap flight to the iconic island of Santorini from either of the major Greek cities on the mainland. It’s also possible to rent a car while you’re in Greece if you plan on visiting more remote areas, like the UNESCO-listed monastery of Meteora or the archeological site of Olympia. It’s also possible to rent a vehicle on some of the larger islands like Crete or Naxos. This is a great way to explore the islands and see the most secluded beaches and coves like Elafonisi Beach or the Cedar Forest of Alyko.

Does a US citizen need a passport or visa to fly to Greece?

US citizens will need a valid passport to be allowed to fly to and enter Greece. It’s recommended that the passport is valid for at least six months after the planned departure date from Greece, as well as having a couple of free pages for entry stamps. As for the visa requirements, US citizens do not need to obtain a tourist visa before they arrive in Greece, as long as they don’t intend on staying for longer than 90 days.


Popular routes landing in Greece

Compare flights to and from the nearest airports to discover the best prices and most convenient flight times
New York to Athens Flights
Fastest flight time9h 10m
Cheapest price$414
Chicago to Athens Flights
Fastest flight time10h 25m
Cheapest price$452
Washington to Athens Flights
Fastest flight time9h 45m
Cheapest price$459
Boston to Athens Flights
Fastest flight time9h 20m
Cheapest price$462
Los Angeles to Athens Flights
Fastest flight time15h 25m
Cheapest price$458
Atlanta to Athens Flights
Fastest flight time11h 05m
Cheapest price$479
Dallas to Athens Flights
Fastest flight time13h 55m
Cheapest price$485
San Francisco to Athens Flights
Fastest flight time15h 20m
Cheapest price$459
Seattle to Athens Flights
Fastest flight time16h 10m
Cheapest price$491
Miami to Athens Flights
Fastest flight time13h 55m
Cheapest price$454
Houston to Athens Flights
Fastest flight time15h 45m
Cheapest price$495
Philadelphia to Athens Flights
Fastest flight time9h 50m
Cheapest price$506
Denver to Athens Flights
Fastest flight time13h 25m
Cheapest price$499
Oakland, California to Athens Flights
Fastest flight time23h 10m
Cheapest price$531
Paris to Athens Flights
Fastest flight time3h 00m
Cheapest price$82
Minneapolis to Athens Flights
Fastest flight time16h 45m
Cheapest price$494
Fort Lauderdale to Athens Flights
Fastest flight time14h 25m
Cheapest price$504
San Jose to Athens Flights
Fastest flight time17h 20m
Cheapest price$520
Orlando to Athens Flights
Fastest flight time15h 00m
Cheapest price$509
Charlotte to Athens Flights
Fastest flight time13h 20m
Cheapest price$473

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