The cheapest times to fly from SEA to ATH are

  • January 1st to April 1st
  • September 17th 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 SEA to ATH is late January and early February. Prices can be as high as $1791 for Friday flights during late June, or as low as $674 for Wednesday flights around late January and early February.


When to Fly to Athens

Flying from Seattle, WA (SEA) to Athens (ATH) will usually cost between $774 to $1475 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late January and early February with an average ticket price of $830. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late June, with an average price of $1446. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $616 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1048 can be considered a good price for a round-trip SEA to ATH flight.

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

SEA to ATH Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the SEA to ATH flight is priced close to the average and costs about as much as the average flight leaving from Seattle. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.11, 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. Fridays 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 $121 (10%) 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 $1008. Return trip prices are from the ATH to SEA 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 SEA 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 12 hour 6 minutes may not be realistic.


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

Hack #1: London (SEA > LHR > ATH)

  • Price for both tickets: $657
  • Average savings: $391 (37.31%)

See SEA to LHR flights

Hack #2: London (SEA > LGW > ATH)

  • Price for both tickets: $742
  • Average savings: $307 (29.25%)

See SEA to LGW flights

Hack #3: Dublin (SEA > DUB > ATH)

  • Price for both tickets: $754
  • Average savings: $295 (28.1%)

See SEA to DUB flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 34 major airlines flying this route most often: Aegean, Aer Lingus, Air Canada, Air France, Air New Zealand, Alaska, Alitalia, American, Austrian, British Airways, Brussels Airlines, Condor, Delta, Emirates, Finnair, Frontier, Iberia, Icelandair, Jet2, KLM, LOT, Lufthansa, Norwegian, Norwegian Air UK, Olympic, Royal Jordanian, SAS, Singapore Airlines, SWISS, Thomas Cook Airlines, Turkish Airlines, United, WestJet, Wizz Air, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Eleftherios Venizelos International Airport to Seattle/Tacoma International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 6180 miles or 9946 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop SEA to ATH flight is about 12 hour 6 minutes.

How many flights go between Seattle, WA and Athens?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 73 available flights from SEA to ATH.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code SEA
Origination airport name Seattle/Tacoma International Airport
City Seattle, WA
Country the United States
Latitude 47.5
Longitude -122.3

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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