The cheapest times to fly from DXB to ATH are

  • January 8th to March 18th
  • August 27th 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 DXB to ATH is mid to late September. Prices can be as high as $674 for Sunday flights during early to mid August, or as low as $318 for Wednesday flights around mid to late September.


When to Fly to Athens

Flying from Dubai (DXB) to Athens (ATH) will usually cost between $344 to $521 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid to late September with an average ticket price of $366. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid August, with an average price of $517. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $151 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $418 can be considered a good price for a round-trip DXB to ATH flight.

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

DXB to ATH Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the DXB to ATH flight is much cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from Dubai. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.13, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Wednesday is usually the cheapest day to fly to ATH, and Tuesday the cheapest day to fly back into DXB. Sundays are the most expensive days to fly to Athens, and Fridays are the most expensive days to return to Dubai. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $41 (9%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Wednesday and returning a week later will cost an average of $403. Return trip prices are from the ATH to DXB 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 DXB to ATH can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 4 hour 38 minutes may be realistic.


Flight Hacking DXB 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 DXB to ATH — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Beirut (DXB > BEY > ATH)

  • Price for both tickets: $417
  • Average savings: $2 (0.36%)

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Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 30 major airlines flying this route most often: Aegean, Aeroflot, Air France, Alitalia, Austrian, British Airways, Brussels Airlines, Croatia, Cyprus Airways, EgyptAir, Emirates, flydubai, Gulf Air, Jazeera, KLM, Korean Air, Kuwait Airways, Lufthansa, MEA, Oman Air, Pegasus, Qantas, Royal Jordanian, S7, SAS, Saudia, SWISS, TAROM, Turkish Airlines, Ukraine International, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 2033 miles or 3272 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop DXB to ATH flight is about 4 hour 38 minutes.

How many flights go between Dubai and Athens?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 79 available flights from DXB to ATH.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code DXB
Origination airport name Dubai International Airport
City Dubai
Country the United Arab Emirates
Latitude 25.3
Longitude 55.4

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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