Cheap flights from South Africa to Athens

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

When searching for a good deal, it’s best to be prepared for potential fluctuations in price. We recommend booking at least 61 days in advance, which can save you up to 9% on flights from South Africa to Athens compared to booking the week you need them. Waiting 61 days out may not be for everyone, so we have options available for flights within the next two weeks, with the lowest price starting at R9 320. For sooner than that we have options available in the next 3 days from R9 777.

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

Flights from South Africa to Athens lean towards being more expensive in December. Prices are generally better when you fly from South Africa to Athens in March, with the cheapest ticket starting at R7 173.

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

Regardless of the time of day you decide to fly, the ticket price will remain around the same. Book flights from South Africa to Athens as you normally would.

Cheap flights from South Africa to Athens in January, February 2022

The best prices found for South Africa to ATH flights in January, February
Jan 27 - Feb 3
JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

ATH

Athens Eleftherios V.

1 stop

15h 05m
ATH

Athens Eleftherios V.

JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

1 stop

21h 00m
R5 467

Qatar Airways

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Deal found 18/1/22

Jan 25 - Feb 5
JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

ATH

Athens Eleftherios V.

1 stop

27h 30m
ATH

Athens Eleftherios V.

JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

1 stop

21h 00m
R5 772

Qatar Airways

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Deal found 20/1/22

Jan 29 - Feb 5
CPT

Cape Town Intl

ATH

Athens Eleftherios V.

1 stop

16h 20m
ATH

Athens Eleftherios V.

CPT

Cape Town Intl

1 stop

17h 20m
R6 015

Qatar Airways

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Deal found 18/1/22

South Africa to Athens 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Athens from South Africa found for this year
Mar 23 - Mar 30
JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

ATH

Athens Eleftherios V.

1 stop

21h 50m
ATH

Athens Eleftherios V.

JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

1 stop

15h 30m
R5 452

Qatar Airways

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Deal found 19/1/22

Jan 27 - Feb 3
JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

ATH

Athens Eleftherios V.

1 stop

15h 05m
ATH

Athens Eleftherios V.

JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

1 stop

21h 00m
R5 467

Qatar Airways

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Deal found 18/1/22

Mar 4 - Mar 11
JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

ATH

Athens Eleftherios V.

1 stop

21h 50m
ATH

Athens Eleftherios V.

JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

1 stop

15h 20m
R5 558

Qatar Airways

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Deal found 19/1/22

Last-minute flights from South Africa to Athens

Late deals on return flights to Athens from South Africa, departing today and this week
Jan 25 - Feb 5
JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

ATH

Athens Eleftherios V.

1 stop

27h 30m
ATH

Athens Eleftherios V.

JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

1 stop

21h 00m
R5 772

Qatar Airways

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Deal found 20/1/22

Jan 29 - Feb 5
CPT

Cape Town Intl

ATH

Athens Eleftherios V.

1 stop

16h 20m
ATH

Athens Eleftherios V.

CPT

Cape Town Intl

1 stop

17h 20m
R6 015

Qatar Airways

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Deal found 18/1/22

Jan 27 - Feb 8
CPT

Cape Town Intl

ATH

Athens Eleftherios V.

1 stop

16h 20m
ATH

Athens Eleftherios V.

CPT

Cape Town Intl

1 stop

17h 20m
R6 259

Qatar Airways

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Deal found 20/1/22

One-way flights to Athens Eleftherios V. from South Africa

The cheapest one-way flights from South Africa to Athens
Mar 28
JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

ATH

Athens Eleftherios V.

1 stop

31h 25m
R3 716

Egypt Air

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Deal found 20/1/22

Mar 28
JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

ATH

Athens Eleftherios V.

1 stop

31h 25m
R3 731

Egypt Air

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Deal found 18/1/22

Feb 21
JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

ATH

Athens Eleftherios V.

1 stop

14h 45m
R3 929

Egypt Air

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Deal found 18/1/22

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about South Africa to Athens flights.

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 ITA Airways flying from South Africa to Athens Eleftherios V. have implemented new flexible cancellation policies.

Can I find flights from South Africa to Athens for under R5 500 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from South Africa to Athens for under R5 500. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Qatar Airways for just R5 452, but on average you can expect to pay R6 396.

Are there last-minute flights available from South Africa to Athens for under R5 800?

There are currently 20+ open flights from South Africa to Athens within the next 7 days for less than R5 800.

How popular is this South Africa to Athens flight route?

Flights from South Africa to Athens Eleftherios V. have been viewed 7 752 times in the past calendar month.

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

One-way options have recently been found by users for as low as R3 716 on Egypt Air. Other airlines that offer cheap prices include EL AL from R5 071 and Air France from R5 437 one-way.

What are the most popular routes from South Africa to Athens?

While some choose either Johannesburg OR Tambo - Athens Eleftherios V. or Durban King Shaka Intl - Athens Eleftherios V., Cape Town Intl - Athens Eleftherios V. is the most popular route from South Africa to Athens.

What are the most popular airlines that fly from South Africa to Athens?

The most popular airlines flying from South Africa to Athens are Aegean Airlines, Air France and ITA Airways. Something to consider prior to booking your flight.

What are the cheapest flights from South Africa to Athens?

On average you can expect to pay R15 261 for a flight from South Africa to Athens. The cheapest flight overall is R462 while the most popular route, (Cape Town Intl - Athens Eleftherios V.) is currently priced at R6 015.

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 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 hours for rt-pcr (naat) and 24 hours 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..

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


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) 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.

Departure points for flights from South Africa to Athens

Select to see more specific information for flights to Athens from all departure points in South Africa

Top 10 airlines flying from South Africa to Athens

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.
AirlineCheapestAverageFlexibilityOn-timeCOVID-19 safety
Aegean Airlines
CheapestR5 755
AverageR12 788
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time87%
COVID-19 safety
Ethiopian Air
CheapestR6 664
AverageR9 947
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time72%
COVID-19 safety
ITA Airways
CheapestR6 764
AverageR9 181
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time81%
COVID-19 safety
Egypt Air
CheapestR7 474
AverageR9 377
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-timeN/A
COVID-19 safety
Air France
CheapestR7 620
AverageR10 418
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time77%
COVID-19 safety
Turkish Airlines
CheapestR7 656
AverageR10 828
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time77%
COVID-19 safety
SWISS
CheapestR7 834
AverageR12 205
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time79%
COVID-19 safety
Emirates
CheapestR7 966
AverageR9 862
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time75%
COVID-19 safety
Qatar Airways
CheapestR8 142
AverageR11 155
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time68%
COVID-19 safety
KLM
CheapestR8 259
AverageR10 736
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time75%
COVID-19 safety