The cheapest times to fly from SYD to ATH are

  • January 29th to April 1st (except the week of March 12th)
  • April 23rd to June 24th
  • July 23rd to August 5th
  • November 5th to November 25th

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 SYD to ATH is early August. Prices can be as high as $1653 for Friday flights during mid December, or as low as $491 for Thursday flights around early August.


When to Fly to Athens

Flying from Sydney (SYD) to Athens (ATH) will usually cost between $645 to $1364 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early August with an average ticket price of $638. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid December, with an average price of $1429. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $791 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $878 can be considered a good price for a round-trip SYD to ATH flight.

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

SYD to ATH Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the SYD to ATH flight is cheaper than the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from Sydney. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.06, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Thursday is usually the cheapest day to fly to ATH, and Saturday the cheapest day to fly back into SYD. Fridays are the most expensive days to fly to Athens, and Mondays are the most expensive days to return to Sydney. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $164 (15%) 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 $853. Return trip prices are from the ATH to SYD 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 SYD 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 18 hour 6 minutes may not be realistic.


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 44 major airlines flying this route most often: Aegean, Aeroflot, Air Canada, Air China, Air Europa, Air France, Air Serbia, AirAsia X, Alitalia, ANA, Asiana, Austrian, British Airways, Cathay Pacific, China Airlines, China Southern, Delta, EgyptAir, El Al, Emirates, Etihad, Garuda Indonesia, Gulf Air, Hainan, JAL, Jetstar, KLM, Lufthansa, Malaysia Airlines, MEA, Oman Air, Qantas, Qatar Airways, Royal Jordanian, Saudia, Scoot, Singapore Airlines, SWISS, Thai Lion Mentari, Tigerair, Turkish Airlines, Virgin Australia, Wizz Air, Xiamen, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 9510 miles or 15305 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop SYD to ATH flight is about 18 hour 6 minutes.

How many flights go between Sydney and Athens?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 93 available flights from SYD to ATH.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code SYD
Origination airport name Sydney International Airport
City Sydney
Country Australia
Latitude -33.9
Longitude 151.2

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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