The cheapest times to fly from ATH to CGN are

  • January 8th to April 8th
  • April 23rd to May 20th
  • June 18th to July 15th
  • November 5th to December 9th

based on data collected exclusively by Champion Traveler across tens of millions of flights. Among all the dates above, the very cheapest time to fly from ATH to CGN is early December. Prices can be as high as $335 for Saturday flights during mid to late August, or as low as $124 for Tuesday flights around early December.


When to Fly to Cologne

Flying from Athens (ATH) to Cologne (CGN) will usually cost between $148 to $248 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early December with an average ticket price of $150. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid to late August, with an average price of $277. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $127 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $163 can be considered a good price for a round-trip ATH to CGN flight.

See below for a graph of average weekly prices for the ATH to CGN route. All prices are for round-trip tickets in USD.

ATH to CGN Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the ATH to CGN flight is much cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from Athens. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.08, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Saturdays are the most expensive days to fly to Cologne, and Sundays are the most expensive days to return to Athens. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $29 (14%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Tuesday and returning a week later will cost an average of $167. Return trip prices are from the CGN to ATH flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.

Departing Prices by Day

Departure Day Prices

Return Trip Prices by Day

Return Day Prices


Nonstop Flights and Layovers

Travelers looking to fly from ATH to CGN can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 3 hour 10 minutes may be realistic.


Alternative Nearby Airports

Champion Traveler tells you which airports are nearby and whether tickets might be cheaper alternative airports nearby. Sometimes it’s worth it to fly into a closer airport and then commute to your destination. Remember that there is a nonstop flight from ATH to CGN while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Frankfurt Main Airport (FRA) in Frankfurt

  • 85 miles (137 km) away from CGN
  • Usually 11.08% less expensive than CGN
  • Nonstop flights available

See ATH to FRA flights


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from ATH to CGN? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 13 major airlines flying this route most often: Aegean, Air Serbia, Alitalia, Austrian, easyJet, Eurowings, Lufthansa, Olympic, Pegasus, SWISS, Tap Air Portugal, TUI fly, Turkish Airlines, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Koeln Bonn Airport to Eleftherios Venizelos International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 1213 miles or 1952 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from ATH to CGN?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop ATH to CGN flight is about 3 hour 10 minutes.

How many flights go between Athens and Cologne?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 63 available flights from ATH to CGN.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code ATH
Origination airport name Eleftherios Venizelos International Airport
City Athens
Country Greece
Latitude 37.9
Longitude 23.9

Return Airport

Destination code CGN
Destination airport name Koeln Bonn Airport
City Cologne
Country Germany
Latitude 50.9
Longitude 7.1


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