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Departure Sat, 23 Mar Return Mon, 25 Mar
LHR London
ATH Athens
return from £136
Departure Fri, 22 Mar Return Mon, 08 Apr
LCY London
ATH Athens
return from £166
Departure Wed, 20 Mar Return Sun, 31 Mar
LGW London
ATH Athens
return from £112
Departure Thu, 28 Mar Return Fri, 29 Mar
STN London
ATH Athens
return from £70
Route information
Discover the most useful information about London and Athens to organise your travel.
Currency exchange rates and cost of life
Exchange rate
1.00 GBP = 1.11 EUR
British Pound Sterling Euro
1 EUR = 0.91 GBP
Last checked on 21 March 2019
Train
Local, one-way ticket
52%

Trains in Athens are 52% cheaper than in London.

London
£2.5
Athens
£1.2
Meal
Mid-priced restaurant
43%

A meal in Athens is 43% cheaper than a meal in London.

London
£15
Athens
£8.55
Taxi
Standard daytime start rate
42%

A taxi fare in Athens is 42% cheaper than in London.

London
£5
Athens
£2.91
Coffee
Regular cappuccino
5%

Coffee in Athens is 5% cheaper than in London.

London
£2.74
Athens
£2.61
( London airports
  • ? Heathrow (LHR)
    How far from city centre: 14 miles
  • ? Gatwick (LGW)
    How far from city centre: 25 miles
  • ? Stansted (STN)
    How far from city centre: 30 miles
  • ? Luton International (LTN)
    How far from city centre: 27 miles
  • ? London City (LCY)
    How far from city centre: 7 miles
  • ? Southend (SEN)
    How far from city centre: 35 miles
) Athens airports
  • ? E. Venizelos (ATH)
    How far from city centre: 12 miles
L Distance: 1486 miles

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Useful information for the flight from London to Athens

How long is the London to Athens flight?

Average flight duration is 3 hours and 40 minutes, and this route is covered by direct flights. The distance covered is just shy of 1,500 miles.

Is there a time change from London to Athens?

Athens is two hours ahead of London.

How early should I arrive at the airport?

Arrive two hours before departure. Allow extra time during holidays and the peak season.

Most important things to pack in my suitcase to travel to Athens?

In the summer, pack a wide brim hat. In the winter and spring, a light rain jacket or umbrella are must-haves.

Which airlines fly from London to Athens?

The route follows a flight path through northern France, the Alps, and then parallel to the Adriatic Sea. Airline names include:

How to find cheap flights from London to Athens

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When is the best time to fly from London-Athens?

  • April/May: this is the best time to go weatherwise, as daytime temperatures stay at a pleasant 20-25° C.
  • October/November: daytime temperatures can drop below 20° C, but there's still plenty of sunshine to enjoy. November is also the cheapest time to go.
  • July/August: the hottest time of the year, but perfect if you're interested in world-class events like the Epidaurus Festival.

Airports in London

Useful information about London Heathrow

How to get to the airport:

  • Underground: Piccadilly Line / Average price: £;6 / Average journey time: 50 minutes.
  • Train: Heathrow Express. Average price: £;27 / Average journey time: 15 minutes.
  • Bus: London Bus numbers 105, 111, 140, 285, A10, U3, X26, N9, and coaches to Victoria station / Average price: £;1.50 to £;8 / Average journey time: 1h 30m.
  • Taxi: Average price: £;40 / Average journey time: 40 minutes.

Free WiFi offered through the Heathrow Wi-Fi network. Most bars and restaurants are open 24/7, while other shops usually open from 6am to 10pm. Smoking is not allowed anywhere in the terminal building.

Useful information about London Gatwick

How to get to the airport:

  • Train: Gatwick Express. Average price: £;27 / Average journey time: 30 minutes.
  • Bus: EasyBus, Megabus, and National Express coaches to Victoria station / Average price: £;2 to £;8 / Average journey time: 1h 30m.
  • Taxi: Average price: £;60 /Average journey time: 1h 15m.

Free WiFi offered for 90 minutes through Gatwick Free Wi-Fi. Most bars and restaurants are open 24/7, while other shops usually open from 4am to 9pm. Smoking is not allowed anywhere in the terminal building.

Useful information about London Luton

How to get to the airport:

  • Train: Thameslink trains. Average price: £;15 / Average journey time: 40 minutes, plus 10 minutes for shuttle transfer from the airport to Luton railway station.
  • Bus: National Express to Victoria and Paddington / Greenline (line 757) and Megabus to Victoria station / Average price: £;10 / Average journey time: 1h 30m.
  • Taxi: Average price: £;50/ Average journey time: 1h 20m.

Free WiFi offered for 4 hours through Luton Airport Wi-Fi. Several restaurants open 24/7, while other shops usually open from 5am to 9pm. Smoking is not allowed anywhere in the terminal building.

Useful information about London Stansted

How to get to the airport:

  • Train: Stansted Express. Average price: £;17 / Average journey time: 50 minutes.
  • Bus: National Express to Victoria / Average price: £;8 / Average journey time: 1h 45m.
  • Taxi: Average price: £;60/ Average journey time: 1h 30m.

Free WiFi offered for 4 hours through the stanstedairport platform. At least four eateries open 24/7, while other shops usually open from 4am to 10pm. Smoking is not allowed anywhere in the terminal building.

Airports in Athens

Useful information about Athens airport

Getting to the city centre from Athens airport:

  • Underground: Line 3 / Average ticket price: €10 / Average journey time: 50 minutes.
  • Bus: Athens Airport bus X95 / Average price: €6 / Average journey time: 1h 15m.
  • Taxi: Average price: €40 / Average journey time: 30 minutes.

The airport serves international and domestic flights, so most restaurants are open 24/7. Banking, post office, and pharmacy services available between 8am and 6pm. There are two smoking rooms in the departures area. Free WiFi is available through ATH Free Wi-Fi.

What to do and visit in Athens

  • Visit the Acropolis and Plaka.
  • Enjoy the panoramic views from Likavitos Hill.
  • Bargain hunt at Monastiraki Flea Market.
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E. Venizelos - Latest customers reviews

3.2 /5
Reviews: 4
4.0 /5
Clare
Date 2019-01-31 Age Under 30 Location England

Should have more vegan options at the restaurants

2.0 /5
C

Not bad. Food and drinks are too expensive.

3.0 /5
Eddie
Date 2018-09-02 Age 31-50 Location England

Generally was fair but I would recommend to add blankets and water as free for all people.

4.0 /5
Dom
Date 2018-08-04 Age Under 30 Location Shropshire, England

Just as above...all else good

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