The cheapest times to fly from SMI to ATH are

  • March 5th to May 20th (except the week of March 12th)
  • September 10th to September 23rd
  • October 8th to February 18th (except the weeks of October 15th, December 17th, December 24th, January 1st, and February 5th)

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 SMI to ATH is late November to early December. Prices can be as high as $245 for Friday flights during early to mid July, or as low as $76 for Thursday flights around late November to early December.


When to Fly to Athens

Flying from Samos (SMI) to Athens (ATH) will usually cost between $85 to $245 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late November to early December with an average ticket price of $83. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid July, with an average price of $245. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $162 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $106 can be considered a good price for a round-trip SMI to ATH flight.

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

SMI to ATH Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the SMI to ATH flight is much cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from Samos. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.4, which is a bit above average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Thursday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Fridays are the most expensive days to fly to Athens, and Wednesdays are the most expensive days to return to Samos. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $27 (20%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Thursday and returning a week later will cost an average of $110. Return trip prices are from the ATH to SMI 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 SMI to ATH can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 1 hour 16 minutes may be realistic.


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 9 major airlines flying this route most often: Aegean, Astra Airlines, Eurowings, Olympic, Sky Express, SWISS, Transavia, TUI fly, Volotea, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 163 miles or 262 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop SMI to ATH flight is about 1 hour 16 minutes.

How many flights go between Samos and Athens?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 35 available flights from SMI to ATH.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code SMI
Origination airport name Samos Airport
City Samos
Country Greece
Latitude 37.7
Longitude 26.9

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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