The cheapest times to fly from BUF to ATH are

  • January 1st to April 1st (except the week of March 12th)
  • September 3rd 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 BUF to ATH is late January. Prices can be as high as $1750 for Saturday flights during late June, or as low as $735 for Tuesday flights around late January.


When to Fly to Athens

Flying from Buffalo, NY (BUF) to Athens (ATH) will usually cost between $844 to $1552 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late January with an average ticket price of $849. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late June, with an average price of $1632. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $782 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1061 can be considered a good price for a round-trip BUF to ATH flight.

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

BUF to ATH Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the BUF to ATH flight is priced close to the average and costs slightly more than the average flight leaving from Buffalo. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.13, 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 out or take a return trip. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $128 (11%) 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 $1066. Return trip prices are from the ATH to BUF 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 BUF to ATH can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 10 hour 4 minutes may not be realistic.


Flight Hacking BUF to ATH

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 BUF to ATH — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: New York, NY (BUF > JFK > ATH)

  • Price for both tickets: $711
  • Average savings: $351 (33.03%)

See BUF to JFK flights

Hack #2: Newark, NJ (BUF > EWR > ATH)

  • Price for both tickets: $791
  • Average savings: $271 (25.49%)

See BUF to EWR flights

Hack #3: New York, NY (BUF > LGA > ATH)

  • Price for both tickets: $805
  • Average savings: $256 (24.13%)

See BUF to LGA flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 27 major airlines flying this route most often: Aer Lingus, Air Canada, Air France, Alitalia, American, Austrian, British Airways, Brussels Airlines, Delta, El Al, Emirates, Finnair, Iberia, Icelandair, JetBlue, KLM, LOT, Lufthansa, Qatar Airways, Royal Air Maroc, Royal Jordanian, SAS, Singapore Airlines, SWISS, Tap Air Portugal, Turkish Airlines, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 5044 miles or 8118 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop BUF to ATH flight is about 10 hour 4 minutes.

How many flights go between Buffalo, NY and Athens?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 81 available flights from BUF to ATH.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code BUF
Origination airport name Buffalo Niagara International Airport
City Buffalo, NY
Country the United States
Latitude 42.9
Longitude -78.7

Return Airport

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


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