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Flights to Athens in 2022

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, 6% potential price rise
Cheapest inMarchBest time to find cheap flights, 2% potential price drop
Average priceR9 110Average for round-trip flights in May 2022
Round-trip fromR6 796From Johannesburg to Athens Eleftherios V.
One-way fromR161One-way flight from Johannesburg to Athens Eleftherios V. (ATH)

Cheap flights to Athens in May, June 2022

The best prices found for ATH flights for May, June
7 Jun - 16 Jun
R6 796pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
ATH
Athens Eleftherios V.
ATH
Athens Eleftherios V.
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
1 Jun - 8 Jun
R6 861pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
ATH
Athens Eleftherios V.
ATH
Athens Eleftherios V.
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
9 Jun - 16 Jun
R6 877pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
ATH
Athens Eleftherios V.
ATH
Athens Eleftherios V.
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo

Athens 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Athens found for this year
7 Jun - 16 Jun
R6 796pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
ATH
Athens Eleftherios V.
ATH
Athens Eleftherios V.
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
1 Jun - 8 Jun
R6 861pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
ATH
Athens Eleftherios V.
ATH
Athens Eleftherios V.
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
9 Jun - 16 Jun
R6 877pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
ATH
Athens Eleftherios V.
ATH
Athens Eleftherios V.
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo

Last minute flights to Athens

Late deals on return flights to Athens, departing today and this week
18 May - 25 May
R8 355pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
ATH
Athens Eleftherios V.
ATH
Athens Eleftherios V.
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
21 May - 1 Jun
R8 403pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
ATH
Athens Eleftherios V.
ATH
Athens Eleftherios V.
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
18 May - 25 May
R8 773pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Egypt Air
 
1 STOP
ATH
Athens Eleftherios V.
ATH
Athens Eleftherios V.
Egypt Air
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo

COVID Restrictions

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Can I fly to Athens Eleftherios V. from South Africa right now?

Information is based on travel restrictions from South Africa to Athens Eleftherios V.

Most visitors from South Africa can enter Athens Eleftherios V. without restrictions.

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from South Africa are not required to present a negative COVID-19 PCR test or antigen result upon entering Athens Eleftherios V..

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from South Africa are not required to quarantine after entering Athens Eleftherios V..

Can I fly back to South Africa from Athens Eleftherios V.?

Returning to South Africa 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 for RT-PCR (NAAT) and 24 hours for Antigen (quick-test) before departing to South Africa.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Athens Eleftherios V. are not required to quarantine after entering South Africa.

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Cheapest prices for Athens flights by month

The cheapest ticket to Athens found for each month in 2022 based on historical flight searches by Cheapflights users.
January
R6 764
February
R6 668
March
R6 539
April
R8 387
May
R7 921
June
R7 600
July
R7 857
August
R7 728
September
R7 776
October
R7 905
November
R7 809
December
R8 258

When is the best time to fly to Eleftherios V. Airport?

Average Athens Eleftherios V. flight ticket prices and weather conditions for 2022 and 2023 by month.
ZA1 - ATH
Price
R6 546 - R10 289
ATH
Temperature
13 - 33 °C
ATH
Rainfall
4 - 73 mm

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

Booking 61 days in advance of your planned departure date is, on average, the best time to get cheap flights to Athens. The general trend is that the closer you book to the departure date, the more expensive your flight will be.

Which day is cheapest to fly to Athens?

The cheapest day to fly to Athens is usually Tuesday. At the moment, Saturday is the most expensive.

What time of day is cheapest to fly to Athens?

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

How long is the flight to Athens?

Flights to Athens, Greece from South Africa can take anywhere between 13-30h depending on your stopovers. If you're flying from OR Tambo International Airport in Johannesburg, you can expect flights to have a single stop and a travel time of around 12 and a half to 13h. Flights from Cape Town International Airport with one stopover will take around 12h and 30min. If you're flying from Durban, you can expect a travel time of closer to 17h with multiple stopovers.

Are there direct flights to Athens?

There are currently no direct flights to Athens, Greece from South Africa, but you will find flights with a single stopover and a travel time of under 15h. Flights from Johannesburg typically have one stopover in Cairo before flying to Athens. If you’re travelling from Cape Town International Airport, you can expect Athens flight deals to have a single stopover at Addis Ababa International Airport. Flights from Durban to Athens typically have the first stop in Johannesburg with a second stopover in Cairo or Istanbul.

How do you get from Athens airport(s) to the city centre?

Once you arrive at Athens International Airport, Athens, you'll have a few options for getting to the city centre. Metro Line Three connects the airport to the city and will take roughly 40min. Tickets can be bought from the information kiosks for both the Metro and the bus. The X95 bus will cost a little less and will take close to an hour to reach the city centre. If you use the Suburban railway, you can travel to Plakentias station, which connects to the rest of the city. Taxis are available outside Exit Three on the Arrivals level and will take around 40min to get to the city. You can also make use of local taxi apps in Athens, Greece.

What are some things to do in Athens?

Athens in Greece is widely considered a popular travel destination for those visiting the country for its historic remnants of Ancient Greece, coupled with local modern culture and an array of local cuisine. Spend time visiting the 5th-century Acropolis on a guided tour for your benefit. As a history fan, you’ll want to spend time visiting the many museums in Athens, including the Numismatic Museum of Athens, as well as the War Museum, the Byzantine Museum, and one of the biggest archaeological museums in Greece, The National Archaeological Museum. A trip to Hadrian's Library is also a must-see for scholars, with its ancient history of housing documents and reading halls. If you’re looking to catch some sun, spend time at Edem Beach and frolic in the surf. If you love art, spend time on a street art tour with a local artist showing you hidden gems. Limba Rage Room is one place to let loose and smash TV’s, plates, glasses and many other household items. End your days with a sunset over the city and watch the Acropolis come alive with lights from Lycabettus Hill.

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

South Africans are required to get a Greek Schengen visa before travelling to Athens. It’s recommended that you apply two to three months before your planned arrival.

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.

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Find the best Athens flight deals for you

Cheap tickets to Athens found by our users in South Africa as recently as May 12, 2022.

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