The cheapest times to fly from EWR to ATH are

  • January 8th to June 3rd (except the weeks of February 12th, April 2nd, April 9th, and May 21st)
  • early to mid July
  • September 3rd to October 14th
  • November 5th to November 18th

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 EWR to ATH is early to mid July. Prices can be as high as $1193 for Saturday flights during mid December, or as low as $476 for Wednesday flights around early to mid July.


When to Fly to Athens

Flying from Newark, NJ (EWR) to Athens (ATH) will usually cost between $495 to $927 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early to mid July with an average ticket price of $501. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid December, with an average price of $1011. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $510 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $568 can be considered a good price for a round-trip EWR to ATH flight.

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

EWR to ATH Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the EWR to ATH flight is cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from Newark. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.07, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Wednesday 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 $92 (13%) 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 $586. Return trip prices are from the ATH to EWR 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 EWR to ATH can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 9 hour 53 minutes may be realistic.


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

Hack #1: Madrid (EWR > MAD > ATH)

  • Price for both tickets: $485
  • Average savings: $83 (14.54%)

See EWR to MAD flights

Hack #2: Barcelona (EWR > BCN > ATH)

  • Price for both tickets: $524
  • Average savings: $44 (7.67%)

See EWR to BCN flights

Hack #3: Paris (EWR > CDG > ATH)

  • Price for both tickets: $534
  • Average savings: $34 (5.99%)

See EWR to CDG flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 29 major airlines flying this route most often: Aegean, Aer Lingus, Air Canada, Air France, Air Transat, American, Austrian, British Airways, Brussels Airlines, Bulgaria Air, Delta, El Al, Emirates, Eurowings, Finnair, Iberia, Icelandair, JetBlue, KLM, LOT, Lufthansa, Norwegian, Porter Airlines, SAS, Singapore Airlines, SWISS, Tap Air Portugal, United, XL Airways, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 4943 miles or 7955 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop EWR to ATH flight is about 9 hour 53 minutes.

How many flights go between Newark, NJ and Athens?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 71 available flights from EWR to ATH.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code EWR
Origination airport name Newark Liberty International Airport
City Newark, NJ
Country the United States
Latitude 40.7
Longitude -74.2

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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