The cheapest times to fly from LHR to ATH are

  • January 1st to June 10th (except the weeks of April 2nd, April 9th, and May 21st)
  • October 29th 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 LHR to ATH is late January. Prices can be as high as $349 for Sunday flights during early August, or as low as $112 for Tuesday flights around late January.


When to Fly to Athens

Flying from London (LHR) to Athens (ATH) will usually cost between $115 to $285 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 $121. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early August, with an average price of $273. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $152 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 LHR to ATH flight.

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

LHR to ATH Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the LHR to ATH flight is much cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from London. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.07, 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. Sundays 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 $40 (20%) 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 $156. Return trip prices are from the ATH to LHR 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 LHR to ATH can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 3 hour 42 minutes may be realistic.


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 36 major airlines flying this route most often: Aegean, Aer Lingus, Aeroflot, Air Austral, Air France, Air Serbia, Alitalia, Austrian, British Airways, Brussels Airlines, Bulgaria Air, China Eastern, China Southern, Croatia, EgyptAir, El Al, Eurowings, Finnair, Hainan, Iberia, KLM, LOT, Lufthansa, MEA, Royal Air Maroc, Royal Jordanian, S7, SAS, Singapore Airlines, SWISS, Tap Air Portugal, TAROM, Turkish Airlines, United, Wizz Air, Xiamen, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 1508 miles or 2427 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop LHR to ATH flight is about 3 hour 42 minutes.

How many flights go between London and Athens?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 103 available flights from LHR to ATH.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code LHR
Origination airport name London Heathrow Airport
City London
Country the United Kingdom
Latitude 51.5
Longitude -0.5

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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