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South Africa to Athens (ATH)

All the information you need to plan the best null to ATH flight in 2021: compare South Africa to Athens flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Athens.
How far in advance should I book a flight from South Africa to Athens?

Find a great deal and save up to 9% by booking at least 61 days prior to your desired departure date, rather than waiting until the week of travel. According to our data, there are a number of flights available from South Africa to Athens within the next two weeks, with the cheapest ticket starting at R8 882.

What is the cheapest month to fly from South Africa to Athens?

Our data shows that March tends to be the cheapest month to fly to Athens from South Africa. Users have commonly found prices around R8 755 for the month, but tickets can be as low as R6 835. Due to multiple factors, prepare for potentially higher prices in December.

When is the cheapest time to fly from South Africa to Athens (ZA0 - ATH)?

When flying from South Africa to Athens, the time of day you decide to fly out makes little to no difference towards the overall price you’ll pay on tickets.

Cheap flights from South Africa to Athens in September, October 2021

The best prices found for South Africa to ATH flights in September, October
15 Oct - 30 Oct
R6 443pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Ethiopian Air
 
1 STOP
ATH
Athens Eleftherios V.
ATH
Athens Eleftherios V.
Ethiopian Air
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
22 Sep - 2 Oct
R6 690pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Ethiopian Air
 
1 STOP
ATH
Athens Eleftherios V.
ATH
Athens Eleftherios V.
Ethiopian Air
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
15 Oct - 31 Oct
R6 734pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Egypt Air
 
1 STOP
ATH
Athens Eleftherios V.
ATH
Athens Eleftherios V.
Egypt Air
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo

South Africa to Athens 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Athens from South Africa found for this year
15 Oct - 30 Oct
R6 443pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Ethiopian Air
 
1 STOP
ATH
Athens Eleftherios V.
ATH
Athens Eleftherios V.
Ethiopian Air
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
1 Dec - 9 Dec
R6 676pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Egypt Air
 
1 STOP
ATH
Athens Eleftherios V.
ATH
Athens Eleftherios V.
Egypt Air
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
22 Sep - 2 Oct
R6 690pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Ethiopian Air
 
1 STOP
ATH
Athens Eleftherios V.
ATH
Athens Eleftherios V.
Ethiopian Air
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo

Last-minute flights from South Africa to Athens

Late deals on return flights to Athens from South Africa, departing today and this week
22 Sep - 2 Oct
R6 690pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Ethiopian Air
 
1 STOP
ATH
Athens Eleftherios V.
ATH
Athens Eleftherios V.
Ethiopian Air
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
26 Sep - 30 Sep
R6 763pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Egypt Air
 
1 STOP
ATH
Athens Eleftherios V.
ATH
Athens Eleftherios V.
Egypt Air
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
25 Sep - 2 Oct
R8 156pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
ATH
Athens Eleftherios V.
ATH
Athens Eleftherios V.
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo

One-way flights to Eleftherios V. from South Africa

The cheapest one-way flights from South Africa to Athens
17:45 - 8:05
Egypt Air
1 stop
13h 20m
JNB - ATH
Egypt Air
R4 412
19:10 - 9:30
Air France
2 stops
37h 20m
JNB - ATH
Air France
R5 747
7:55 - 11:00
Emirates
2 stops
26h 05m
JNB - ATH
Emirates
R6 690

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about <span class="emphasized">South Africa</span> to <span class="emphasized">Athens</span> flights.

Flight FAQs

From South Africa to Athens

What airport do you fly into for flights to Athens from South Africa?

For a flight from South Africa to Athens, you will be flying into Eleftherios V.. Athens Eleftherios V. (ATH) is just 19,7 km from the centre of the city.

Which airlines flying from South Africa to Athens Eleftherios V. have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Due to the rapidly changing circumstances due to COVID-19, airlines like Emirates, Qatar Airways, and Alitalia flying from South Africa to Athens Eleftherios V. have implemented new flexible cancellation policies.

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

New policies can now be found on S7 Airlines and Etihad Airways 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 South Africa to Athens Eleftherios V.. Policies will vary by airline.

Can I find flights from South Africa to Athens for under R6 500 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from South Africa to Athens for under R6 500. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Ethiopian Air for just R6 443, but on average you can expect to pay R6 980.

Are there last-minute flights available from South Africa to Athens for under R6 700?

There are currently 20+ open flights from South Africa to Athens within the next 7 days for less than R6 700.

How popular is this South Africa to Athens flight route?

This flight path from South Africa 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.

What are the cheapest airlines to fly from South Africa 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 412. Users have also found prices from R5 486 and R6 690 on Egypt Air and Air France, respectively.

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COVID Restrictions

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Do I need a COVID test to fly to Athens from South Africa?

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

Most visitors from South Africa will not be allowed to enter Athens Eleftherios V..

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from South Africa must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 72 for RT-PCR (NAAT) and 48 Antigen (quick-test) hours before departing to Athens Eleftherios V..

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

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Passenger Locator Form - ALL TRAVELLERS ARE OBLIGED TO COMPLETE THEIR PASSENGER LOCATOR FORM (PLF) BEFORE ENTERING THE COUNTRY


Do I need a test to fly back to South Africa from Athens?

Returning to South Africa from Athens Eleftherios V.

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Athens Eleftherios V. must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 72 hours 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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Destination information for Athens

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from South Africa to Athens.
Today's exchange rate
R1 = €0,06
Average temperature for September in Athens
29.0 °C
Avg rainfall for September in Athens
12.0 mm

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Top 10 airlines flying from South Africa to Athens Eleftherios V.

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from South Africa 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
Alitalia
R444 R603 No cancel fee 81%
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Egypt Air
R491 R616 No cancel fee N/A
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Emirates
R523 R648 No cancel fee 75%
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Ethiopian Air
R438 R653 No cancel fee 72%
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Air France
R500 R684 No cancel fee 77%
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KLM
R542 R705 No cancel fee 75%
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Turkish Airlines
R503 R711 No cancel fee 77%
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Qatar Airways
R535 R733 No cancel fee 68%
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SWISS
R514 R801 No cancel fee 79%
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Aegean Airlines
R378 R840 No cancel fee 87%
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