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About Flights to Athens

Summary info about Athens flight prices, duration and airlines

Best One-Way Price

R3 833

Best Return Price

R6 771

Fastest flight time

12h 25m

Operated By

6 airlines
The best one-way flight price to Athens from South Africa in the last 72 hours is R3 833 (Johannesburg OR Tambo to Athens Eleftherios V.).
The best return flight price to Athens from South Africa in the last 72 hours is R6 771 (Johannesburg OR Tambo to Athens Eleftherios V.).
The fastest flight to Athens from South Africa takes 12h 25m (Cape Town Intl to Athens Eleftherios V.).
There are 6 airlines operating flights to Athens, including Egypt Air, Ethiopian Air and Aegean Airlines.

Cheapest flights to Athens airports

Find the cheapest flights to these Athens airports from your nearest city or airport
Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport
Athens

CHEAPEST ROUTE FROM Johannesburg TO Athens

Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport (JNB) to Athens (ATH)

Typically, flights to Athens from Johannesburg are cheaper when flying from Johannesburg OR Tambo to Athens Eleftherios V., which has an average price of R9 635

CHEAPEST MONTH TO FLY TO ATHENS FROM JOHANNESBURG OR TAMBO AIRPORTMarch8% cheaperFlying from Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport to Athens costs on average just R8 911 in March
MOST EXPENSIVE MONTH TO FLY TO ATHENS FROM JOHANNESBURG OR TAMBO AIRPORTDecember18% more expensiveIt costs about R11 339 for flights to Athens from Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport in December
MOST POPULAR MONTH TO FLY TO ATHENS FROM JOHANNESBURG OR TAMBO AIRPORTSeptember335% more users visitedMore momondo users searched in flights to Athens from Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport in September than any other month

When is the best time to fly to Athens?

In the past two weeks, users have booked deals to Athens for R227/person, which is 95% 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.

The cheapest month to fly to Athens from South Africa is in March. Flight prices, which tend to average around R8 911, are often lower during this time because this is during the off-season. If you don’t want to visit Athens in March, then you should wait until February to fly from South Africa, when ticket prices are also cheap, with an average price of R8 943.

Most flyers found that booking tickets 60 days in advance of their planned departure date is the best time to get cheap flights to Athens. During this timeframe, flight prices are around R9 635. However, flight prices might be lower outside of this timeframe. For example, people recently found flights to Athens from South Africa for as low as R6 771 on momondo.

According to our data, Tuesday is the cheapest day to fly to Athens from South Africa. The lowest ticket price found for a Tuesday departure recently was R9 341. Keep in mind that prices can always vary depending on your route and whether or not you are flying domestic or international. If your travel schedule is flexible, try to avoid departing on a Saturday because tickets tend to average around R10 277. These prices are subject to change though, so be sure to set up a Price Alert for flights to Athens.

According to our data, the cheapest time of day to fly to Athens is in the morning. momondo users have found flights departing from South Africa to Athens in the morning for as low as R9 653. Keep in mind that these prices may fluctuate based on what airline you choose and the time of year you plan to travel. In contrast, the most expensive time of day to depart to Athens is in the afternoon when prices are around R10 736.

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 Paleochori Milos Airport where the average price is R1 533pp. Users typically find the best prices when using momondo’s Airport-to-Airport Pricing Tool.



Athens flight deals found on momondo

Check out some of the best fares from airports in South Africa to Athens found recently by users on momondo
Qatar Airways
Jun 6
JNB16:55Johannesburg OR Tambo
20h 45m
1 stop
ATH13:40Athens Eleftherios V.
Jun 13
ATH15:40Athens Eleftherios V.
20h 50m
1 stop
JNB12:30Johannesburg OR Tambo
Qatar Airways
Oct 15
JNB16:50Johannesburg OR Tambo
14h 25m
1 stop
ATH7:15Athens Eleftherios V.
Oct 31
ATH8:40Athens Eleftherios V.
15h 20m
1 stop
JNB0:00Johannesburg OR Tambo
Qatar Airways
Jun 1
JNB3:45Johannesburg OR Tambo
33h 55m
1 stop
ATH13:40Athens Eleftherios V.
Jun 13
ATH9:45Athens Eleftherios V.
21h 10m
1 stop
JNB6:55Johannesburg OR Tambo
Qatar Airways
Oct 1
JNB16:50Johannesburg OR Tambo
20h 50m
1 stop
ATH13:40Athens Eleftherios V.
Oct 29
ATH9:45Athens Eleftherios V.
14h 55m
1 stop
JNB0:40Johannesburg OR Tambo
Qatar Airways
Aug 8
JNB3:45Johannesburg OR Tambo
33h 55m
1 stop
ATH13:40Athens Eleftherios V.
Sep 1
ATH9:45Athens Eleftherios V.
14h 55m
1 stop
JNB0:40Johannesburg OR Tambo
Qatar Airways
Jun 3
JNB3:45Johannesburg OR Tambo
33h 55m
1 stop
ATH13:40Athens Eleftherios V.
Jun 15
ATH9:45Athens Eleftherios V.
14h 55m
1 stop
JNB0:40Johannesburg OR Tambo

Find the cheapest one-way flights to Athens

If you're looking for one-way flights from South Africa to Athens, view some of our deals below provided by Aegean Airlines and Egypt Air
Aegean Airlines
Jul 27
JNB17:45Johannesburg OR Tambo
31h 25m
1 stop
ATH1:10Athens Eleftherios V.
Aegean Airlines
Jul 27
JNB17:45Johannesburg OR Tambo
31h 25m
1 stop
ATH1:10Athens Eleftherios V.
Aegean Airlines
Jun 10
JNB17:45Johannesburg OR Tambo
31h 25m
1 stop
ATH1:10Athens Eleftherios V.

Which airlines fly to Athens?

Here you can see a selection of the most popular and cheapest airlines for flights to Athens

Which airlines fly to Athens?

Qatar Airways is the airline most momondo users in South Africa opt for when booking flights to Athens. ITA Airways, Turkish Airlines and Ethiopian Air are also popular choices when flying to Athens from South Africa. Most major airlines flying from South Africa to Athens will offer flights on a regular basis, though your options may vary depending on what airport you fly from.

Emirates Flights to Athens

Emirates operates around 7 flights into Athens in any given week. The most common departure point for these flights was from Dubai Intl, with the best return Emirates deal found being R8 312 (Cape Town Intl to Athens). Users have rated Emirates 8,6/10 in over 118 reviews on momondo.

SWISS Flights to Athens

Another popular choice for flights to Athens is SWISS (8,4/10, 132 reviews). Most SWISS flights landing in Athens will be arriving from Zurich, but there are 12 SWISS flights to Athens from all departure points globally so prices can vary significantly. The best SWISS deal found on momondo this week was R7 945 (Johannesburg OR Tambo to Athens, return).


Popular routes to Athens

Most frequently searched flights to Athens along with the cheapest price and shortest flight duration
Johannesburg to Athens Flights
Fastest flight time13h 55m
Cheapest priceR6 771
Cape Town to Athens Flights
Fastest flight time12h 25m
Cheapest priceR7 171
Durban to Athens Flights
Fastest flight time17h 45m
Cheapest priceR9 279

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