The cheapest times to fly from ATH to VKO are

  • January 1st to February 25th
  • March 19th to April 1st
  • August 27th to December 16th

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 VKO is early December. Prices can be as high as $389 for Friday flights during mid April, or as low as $223 for Tuesday flights around early December.


When to Fly to Moscow

Flying from Athens (ATH) to Moscow (VKO) will usually cost between $223 to $379 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 $223. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid April, with an average price of $379. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $156 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $311 can be considered a good price for a round-trip ATH to VKO flight.

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

ATH to VKO Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the ATH to VKO 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 $0.14, 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. Fridays are the most expensive days to fly out or take a return trip. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $11 (3%) 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 $298. Return trip prices are from the VKO 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 VKO can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 3 hour 27 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 VKO while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Domodedovo Airport (DME) in Moscow

  • 28 miles (45 km) away from VKO
  • Usually 36.33% less expensive than VKO
  • Nonstop flights available

See ATH to DME flights

Destination alternative #2: Sheremetyevo Airport (SVO) in Moscow

  • 27 miles (43 km) away from VKO
  • Usually 33.12% less expensive than VKO
  • Nonstop flights available

See ATH to SVO flights


Flight Hacking ATH to VKO

Flight hacking is when you book two tickets instead of a layover, sometimes with different airlines. You will need to either bring only a carry-on bag (highly recommended) or leave yourself plenty of time to go through security again. Flight hacking is completely allowed, but airlines don’t always tell you the cheapest way to get from ATH to VKO — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Bratislava (ATH > BTS > VKO)

  • Price for both tickets: $259
  • Average savings: $53 (16.88%)

See ATH to flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 11 major airlines flying this route most often: Aeroflot, Air Baltic, Austrian, Bulgaria Air, Ellinair, Emirates, Lufthansa, SWISS, Turkish Airlines, UTair, Wizz Air, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 1367 miles or 2200 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop ATH to VKO flight is about 3 hour 27 minutes.

How many flights go between Athens and Moscow?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 43 available flights from ATH to VKO.


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 VKO
Destination airport name Vnukovo Airport
City Moscow
Country Russia
Latitude 55.6
Longitude 37.3


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