The cheapest times to fly from ROC to ATH are

  • January 1st to March 25th
  • 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 ROC to ATH is late October to early November. Prices can be as high as $1693 for Saturday flights during late June, or as low as $747 for Wednesday flights around late October to early November.


When to Fly to Athens

Flying from Rochester, NY (ROC) to Athens (ATH) will usually cost between $837 to $1551 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late October to early November with an average ticket price of $838. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late June, with an average price of $1596. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $758 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1077 can be considered a good price for a round-trip ROC to ATH flight.

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

ROC to ATH Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the ROC to ATH flight is priced close to the average and costs slightly more than the average flight leaving from Rochester. 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 ROC. Saturdays are the most expensive days to fly to Athens, and Sundays are the most expensive days to return to Rochester. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $103 (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 $1082. Return trip prices are from the ATH to ROC 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 ROC 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 9 hour 58 minutes may not be realistic.


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

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

  • Price for both tickets: $698
  • Average savings: $379 (35.19%)

See ROC to JFK flights

Hack #2: New York, NY (ROC > LGA > ATH)

  • Price for both tickets: $789
  • Average savings: $289 (26.79%)

See ROC to LGA flights

Hack #3: Newark, NJ (ROC > EWR > ATH)

  • Price for both tickets: $820
  • Average savings: $258 (23.91%)

See ROC to EWR flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 27 major airlines flying this route most often: Aer Lingus, Aeroflot, 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, 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 Greater Rochester International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 4993 miles or 8035 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop ROC to ATH flight is about 9 hour 58 minutes.

How many flights go between Rochester, NY and Athens?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 77 available flights from ROC to ATH.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination codeROC
Origination airport nameGreater Rochester International Airport
CityRochester, NY
Countrythe United States

Return Airport

Destination codeATH
Destination airport nameEleftherios Venizelos International Airport


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