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Johannesburg (JNB) to Athens (ATH)

All the information you need to plan the best JNB to ATH flight in 2021: compare Johannesburg to Athens flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Athens.
JNB - ATH
Price
R8 126 - R10 340
ATH
Temperature
13 - 33 °C
ATH
Precipitation
4 - 73 mm

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 15% potential price rise

Cheapest in

March

Best time to find cheap flights, 8% potential price drop

Round-trip from

R8 126

From Johannesburg to Athens

One-way from

R4 063

One-way flight from Johannesburg to Athens

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
What is the cheapest day to fly return from Johannesburg to Athens?

Users have found that leaving on a Monday can be a cost-effective option. It’s possible to save up to 10% on your flight compared to booking on days when demand is much higher.

How far in advance should I book a flight from Johannesburg to Athens?

To save on the cost of your flight from Johannesburg to Athens, book at least 61 days before your planned departure. Booking around this time can save you about 9% on the cost of this flight compared to booking a flight leaving this week. We have found prices from R8 912 if you need a flight within two weeks. For flights within the next 72 hours, you can find tickets from as low as R9 349.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Johannesburg to Athens?

Due to multiple factors, expect to potentially pay more when booking in December. For low rates, March can be a great choice for travel to Athens. Flights to Athens from Johannesburg in March are about R8 785 on average during March, but can be found for as low as R6 859.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Johannesburg to Athens (JNB - ATH)?

It’s typically best to fly out from Johannesburg to Athens in the morning. Doing so could potentially save you 11% on the flight price compared to flying in the afternoon, which is usually more expensive.

Cheap flights from Johannesburg to Athens in August, September 2021

The best prices found for JNB to ATH flights in August, September
17 Aug - 24 Aug
R7 442pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
ATH
Athens Eleftherios V.
ATH
Athens Eleftherios V.
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
20 Aug - 9 Sep
R7 733pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Ethiopian Air
 
1 STOP
ATH
Athens Eleftherios V.
ATH
Athens Eleftherios V.
Ethiopian Air
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
8 Aug - 2 Sep
R7 820pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Egypt Air
 
1 STOP
ATH
Athens Eleftherios V.
ATH
Athens Eleftherios V.
Egypt Air
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo

Johannesburg to Athens 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Athens from Johannesburg found for this year
12 Sep - 16 Sep
R6 655pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Egypt Air
 
1 STOP
ATH
Athens Eleftherios V.
ATH
Athens Eleftherios V.
Egypt Air
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
17 Aug - 24 Aug
R7 442pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
ATH
Athens Eleftherios V.
ATH
Athens Eleftherios V.
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
27 Sep - 4 Oct
R7 456pp
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 from Johannesburg to Athens

Late deals on return flights to Athens from Johannesburg, departing today and this week
8 Aug - 2 Sep
R7 820pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Egypt Air
 
1 STOP
ATH
Athens Eleftherios V.
ATH
Athens Eleftherios V.
Egypt Air
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
8 Aug - 8 Sep
R8 053pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Egypt Air
 
1 STOP
ATH
Athens Eleftherios V.
ATH
Athens Eleftherios V.
Egypt Air
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
8 Aug - 5 Sep
R8 213pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
ATH
Athens Eleftherios V.
ATH
Athens Eleftherios V.
Air France
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo

One-way flights to Athens from Johannesburg

The cheapest one-way flights from Johannesburg to Athens
17:45 - 8:15
Egypt Air
1 stop
13h 30m
JNB - ATH
Egypt Air
R4 063
DreamWorldTravel
19:10 - 20:55
Air France
2 stops
24h 45m
JNB - ATH
Air France
R5 680
KLM
21:15 - 10:35
Multiple Airlines
2 stops
36h 20m
JNB - ATH
Multiple Airlines
R7 748

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Flight FAQs

From Johannesburg to Athens

Can I find flights from Johannesburg to Athens for under R8 738 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Johannesburg to Athens for under R8 738. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Qatar Airways for just R7 442, but on average you can expect to pay R7 980.

What safety measures are being taken by airlines flying from Johannesburg OR Tambo to Athens Eleftherios V. to control the spread of COVID-19?

New policies can now be found on S7 Airlines, Etihad Airways, and Alitalia to help keep travellers safe while flying. Airline carriers are regularly disinfecting and sanitising their aircraft. Masks are provided and are mandatory while on board. Pre-flight testing for symptoms and antibodies, alongside socially-distanced seating (for a limited time) will work towards keeping travellers safer while flying from Johannesburg OR Tambo to Athens Eleftherios V.. Policies will vary by airline.

Which airlines flying from Johannesburg OR Tambo to Athens Eleftherios V. have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Some of our airline partners flying from Johannesburg OR Tambo to Athens Eleftherios V. have new flexible policies in place due to COVID-19. Emirates, Qatar Airways, and Alitalia are some of the carriers where you may find flexible cancellation policies. You can use our site to filter for airlines like Emirates with this kind of flexibility.

Are there direct flights from Johannesburg to Athens for under R7 281 on Cheapflights?

There are no direct flights from Johannesburg to Athens, but Cheapflights can provide you with all the information you need to find the fastest route with the fewest stops.

Are there last-minute flights available from Johannesburg to Athens for under R8 738?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Johannesburg to Athens within the next 7 days for less than R8 738.

How popular is this flight route?

This flight path from Johannesburg OR Tambo to Athens Eleftherios V. was viewed by 7 752 users in the past month. Keep an eye out for changes in search interest prior to high and low season.

Does it rain more in Johannesburg or Athens?

In Johannesburg, there will be greater rainfall in Johannesburg compared to Athens over the next 3 days.

Is Johannesburg weather warmer or cooler than Athens?

Temperatures around the 33 °Cs can be experienced in July. The weather in Athens is hotter than in Johannesburg. Plan for potential changes in flight availability as peak weather approaches in this location.

How long does is the flight from Johannesburg to Athens?

Ethiopian Air, Turkish Airlines, and Qatar Airways can get you from Johannesburg to Athens in just under 12h 35m. Your travel time can differ by up to 1h 40m. This flight may include one or multiple stops.

What are the cheapest airlines to flying from Johannesburg to Athens return?

Our cheapest airline available from Johannesburg to Athens is Qatar Airways. Our recent data shows that you can find tickets from as low as R7 442 on this airline. Additional options worth looking into are Ethiopian Air and Egypt Air, starting at R7 733 and R7 820 round-trip. Qatar Airways is currently priced 15% below the average price you’ll pay for this route.

What are the cheapest airlines to fly from Johannesburg to Athens one-way?

For one-way options, check prices for Egypt Air. According to our data, you can fly for as low as R4 048. Users have also found prices from R5 665 and R16 718 on Egypt Air and Air France, respectively.

Alternative routes for Johannesburg to Athens

See prices for flight routes from nearby airports that may be better suited for you.

Destination information for Athens

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Johannesburg to Athens.
Today's exchange rate
R1 = €0,06
Average temperature for August in Athens
33.0 °C
Avg rainfall for August in Athens
4.0 mm

Airports servicing Johannesburg

Airports servicing Athens

Top 10 airlines flying from Johannesburg to Athens

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from Johannesburg to Athens choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.
Airline Cheapest Average Flexibility On-time COVID-19 safety
Ethiopian Air
R438 R593 No cancel fee 72%
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Alitalia
R444 R603 No cancel fee 81%
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Emirates
R523 R607 No cancel fee 75%
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Egypt Air
R491 R616 No cancel fee N/A
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Air France
R593 R630 No cancel fee 77%
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KLM
R542 R651 No cancel fee 75%
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Qatar Airways
R535 R662 No cancel fee 68%
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SWISS
R514 R719 No cancel fee 79%
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Turkish Airlines
R536 R744 No cancel fee 77%
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Lufthansa
R601 R785 No cancel fee 76%
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