In the past two weeks, users have booked deals to Athens for R625/person, which is 96% cheaper than the average flight to Athens. To find the cheapest price to Athens from your area, use momondo’s Airport-to-Airport Pricing Tool.
If you’re not able to fly to Athens in October, then May is your next best option. Flight prices from South Africa to Athens during May average around R9 273.
You are more likely to see cheaper flights to Athens from South Africa when booking 60 days ahead of your departure date. In general, you can expect to find flights to Athens for around R10 083 when searching 60 days out. Don’t hesitate to check prices now though, because momondo users recently found tickets for as low as R8 625.
The cheapest day to depart from South Africa to Athens is on a Tuesday. Travellers who choose to depart for Athens on a Tuesday will often find tickets for as low as R9 455. Flights from South Africa to Athens on a Saturday will generally be more expensive and average around R10 444. Keep in mind that these prices on both days could fluctuate depending on the season and the demand.
Our most recent data shows that the best time of day to fly to Athens is in the evening. Flights from South Africa to Athens during this time can be as low as R9 743. Flights to Athens are more costly in the afternoon, with an average ticket price of R11 173. Departure times in the afternoon fall within the peak daily travel times, which is why tickets can be more expensive.
Those flying to Athens could potentially find better pricing at Ermoupoli Syros Island Airport (124 km from Athens city centre), Skiros Airport (128 km from Athens city centre), Skiathos Airport (134 km from Athens city centre), Mikonos Airport (155 km from Athens city centre) or Paleochori Milos Airport (158 km from Athens city centre), depending on the month and departure airport.
Prices vary based on where travellers are departing from, but on average, the cheapest airport to fly to in Athens is Mikonos Airport where the average price is R11 358pp. Users typically find the best prices when using momondo’s Airport-to-Airport Pricing Tool.