Cheap flights from Chicago (CHI) to Athens (ATH)

CHI — ATH
Feb 4 — Feb 111

The best prices from Chicago to Athens Eleftherios V. are usually found in February or March, booked 60 days in advance, depart on a Friday or Wednesday and return on a Thursday

How to find the cheapest flight from Chicago (CHI) to Athens (ATH)

All the information you need to plan the best CHI to ATH flight in 2023: compare Chicago to Athens flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Athens.

CHI - ATH

Price

$629 - $1,202

ATH

Temperature

50 - 82.4 °F

ATH

Rainfall

0.2 - 2.5 inches

Popular inJuneHigh demand for flights, 27% potential price rise
Cheapest inFebruaryBest time to find cheap flights, 29% potential price drop
Round-trip from$629From Chicago (CHI) to Athens Eleftherios V.
One-way from$422One-way flight from Chicago (CHI) to Athens Eleftherios V.

What is the cheapest day to fly round-trip from Chicago to Athens?

Friday flights are generally found to be more expensive for flights from Chicago to Athens. This shouldn’t discourage you from searching, as you can still find great deals by being flexible with your options. Use our search form to find deals on tickets to Athens.

How far in advance should I book a flight from Chicago to Athens?

Users have found that booking a flight from Chicago to Athens at least 61 days early can save you up to 11% on average compared to booking a flight this week. If booking 61 days before your flight isn’t an option for you, users have found flights from Chicago to Athens for as little as $1,177 when booking for a departure date within the next two weeks. You can also check prices now. Some users have found airline tickets as low as $1,177 for flights departing within the next 3 days.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Chicago to Athens?

Due to multiple factors, expect to potentially pay more when booking in June. For low rates, February can be a great choice for travel to Athens. Flights to Athens from Chicago in February are about $883 on average during February, but can be found for as low as $512.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Chicago to Athens (CHI - ATH)?

Unlike at noon, when flights are generally more expensive, you can save up to 33% on flights from Chicago to Athens by exploring options for tickets in the morning.

Cheap flights from Chicago to Athens in January, February 2023

The best prices found for CHI to ATH flights for January, February
Feb 19 - Mar 7
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

ATH

Athens Eleftherios V.

1 stop

12h 50m
ATH

Athens Eleftherios V.

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

2 stops

31h 05m
$550

Scandinavian Airlines

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Deal found 1/28

Feb 19 - Mar 11
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

ATH

Athens Eleftherios V.

1 stop

12h 50m
ATH

Athens Eleftherios V.

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

1 stop

29h 20m
$557

Scandinavian Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 1/28

Feb 19 - Mar 9
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

ATH

Athens Eleftherios V.

1 stop

12h 50m
ATH

Athens Eleftherios V.

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

2 stops

31h 05m
$560

Scandinavian Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 1/28

Chicago to Athens 2023 flight deals

Cheap flights to Athens from Chicago found for this year
Sep 15 - Sep 23
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

ATH

Athens Eleftherios V.

1 stop

35h 10m
ATH

Athens Eleftherios V.

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

1 stop

31h 00m
$503

Scandinavian Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 1/29

Sep 15 - Sep 25
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

ATH

Athens Eleftherios V.

1 stop

35h 10m
ATH

Athens Eleftherios V.

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

1 stop

31h 50m
$514

Scandinavian Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 1/28

Sep 15 - Sep 23
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

ATH

Athens Eleftherios V.

1 stop

35h 10m
ATH

Athens Eleftherios V.

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

1 stop

31h 00m
$515

Scandinavian Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 1/29

Cheap Scandinavian Airlines flights from Chicago to Athens

May 3 - May 10
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

ATH

Athens Eleftherios V.

1 stop

13h 35m
ATH

Athens Eleftherios V.

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

2 stops

32h 45m
$519

Scandinavian Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 1/29

Mar 12 - Mar 20
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

ATH

Athens Eleftherios V.

1 stop

12h 50m
ATH

Athens Eleftherios V.

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

1 stop

30h 25m
$527

Scandinavian Airlines

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Deal found 1/27

May 3 - May 10
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

ATH

Athens Eleftherios V.

1 stop

13h 35m
ATH

Athens Eleftherios V.

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

2 stops

29h 30m
$530

Scandinavian Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 1/30

Cheap Turkish Airlines flights from Chicago to Athens

Feb 27 - Mar 6
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

ATH

Athens Eleftherios V.

1 stop

14h 45m
ATH

Athens Eleftherios V.

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

1 stop

32h 20m
$567

Turkish Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 1/27

Feb 6 - Apr 24
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

ATH

Athens Eleftherios V.

1 stop

18h 35m
ATH

Athens Eleftherios V.

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

1 stop

13h 55m
$609

Turkish Airlines

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Deal found 1/29

Feb 8 - Mar 8
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

ATH

Athens Eleftherios V.

1 stop

14h 45m
ATH

Athens Eleftherios V.

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

1 stop

35h 10m
$647

Turkish Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 1/28

Non-stop flights to Athens from Chicago

Save time with Chicago to Athens direct flight deals
Jul 25 - Sep 25
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

ATH

Athens Eleftherios V.

Nonstop

10h 25m
ATH

Athens Eleftherios V.

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

Nonstop

11h 45m
$1,271

Finnair

Pick Dates

Deal found 1/28

Jun 14 - Sep 27
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

ATH

Athens Eleftherios V.

Nonstop

10h 25m
ATH

Athens Eleftherios V.

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

Nonstop

11h 45m
$1,346

Finnair

Pick Dates

Deal found 1/28

Jun 11 - Sep 27
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

ATH

Athens Eleftherios V.

Nonstop

10h 25m
ATH

Athens Eleftherios V.

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

Nonstop

11h 45m
$1,351

American Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 1/28

Last minute flights from Chicago to Athens

Late deals on return flights to Athens from Chicago, departing today and this week
Feb 8 - Mar 29
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

ATH

Athens Eleftherios V.

1 stop

32h 35m
ATH

Athens Eleftherios V.

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

1 stop

26h 15m
$567

Turkish Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 1/28

Feb 6 - Apr 24
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

ATH

Athens Eleftherios V.

1 stop

18h 35m
ATH

Athens Eleftherios V.

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

1 stop

13h 55m
$609

Turkish Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 1/29

Feb 8 - Mar 8
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

ATH

Athens Eleftherios V.

1 stop

14h 45m
ATH

Athens Eleftherios V.

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

1 stop

35h 10m
$647

Turkish Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 1/28

One-way flights to Athens from Chicago

The cheapest one-way flights from Chicago to Athens
Feb 27
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

ATH

Athens Eleftherios V.

2 stops

31h 15m
$255

Multiple Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 1/28

Mar 15
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

ATH

Athens Eleftherios V.

3 stops

44h 05m
$326

Multiple Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 1/28

Mar 12
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

ATH

Athens Eleftherios V.

1 stop

12h 50m
$349

Scandinavian Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 1/29

Reviews of Airlines Servicing Athens

Delta
8.0
Very good
2,019 reviews

Entertainment

7.8

Comfort

7.9

Overall

8.0

Food

7.2

Boarding

8.0

Crew

8.5

Reviews

1 / 10

Delaying flights, but it wasn’t the Stewart slot. Other net trip was fine. I slept all the way here.

Delta
8.0
Very good
2,019 reviews
Delta
8.0
Very good
2,019 reviews

Entertainment

7.8

Comfort

7.9

Overall

8.0

Food

7.2

Boarding

8.0

Crew

8.5

Reviews

1 / 10

Delaying flights, but it wasn’t the Stewart slot. Other net trip was fine. I slept all the way here.

Air France
7.8
Good
113 reviews
Delta
8.0
Very good
2,019 reviews

Entertainment

7.8

Comfort

7.9

Overall

8.0

Food

7.2

Boarding

8.0

Crew

8.5

Reviews

1 / 10

Delaying flights, but it wasn’t the Stewart slot. Other net trip was fine. I slept all the way here.

KLM
7.5
Good
115 reviews
Delta
8.0
Very good
2,019 reviews

Entertainment

7.8

Comfort

7.9

Overall

8.0

Food

7.2

Boarding

8.0

Crew

8.5

Reviews

1 / 10

Delaying flights, but it wasn’t the Stewart slot. Other net trip was fine. I slept all the way here.

Turkish Airlines
7.3
Good
1,136 reviews
Delta
8.0
Very good
2,019 reviews

Entertainment

7.8

Comfort

7.9

Overall

8.0

Food

7.2

Boarding

8.0

Crew

8.5

Reviews

1 / 10

Delaying flights, but it wasn’t the Stewart slot. Other net trip was fine. I slept all the way here.

Scandinavian Airlines
6.9
Okay
103 reviews
Delta
8.0
Very good
2,019 reviews

Entertainment

7.8

Comfort

7.9

Overall

8.0

Food

7.2

Boarding

8.0

Crew

8.5

Reviews

1 / 10

Delaying flights, but it wasn’t the Stewart slot. Other net trip was fine. I slept all the way here.

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about Chicago to Athens flights.

What airports serve Athens from Chicago?

If you are traveling from Chicago (CHI) to Athens (ATH), you will be departing from either Chicago O’Hare International Airport (ORD) or Chicago Midway International Airport (MDW). These are the main international airports in Chicago. Most of the flights to Istanbul depart from Chicago O’Hare International Airport (ORD), which is one of the biggest airports in America. Chicago airports are conveniently located in the heart of the country, with thousands of inbound and outbound flights to over 240 destinations every day. If you choose to depart from Chicago Midway International Airport, you might have to book a flight to Athens with various stops. There is a good variety of flight options, so compare different flight routes and choose the one that best fits your plans.

Which airlines fly directly from Chicago (CHI) to Athens (ATH)?

When flying from Chicago (CHI) to Athens (ATH), there are several non-stop flights to choose from. The airlines offering non-stop flights from from Chicago to Athens are, for example, British Airways, American Airlines, and Finnair. These airlines can get you from the Chicago O’Hare International Airport (ORD) to Athens International Airport (ATH) in around 12h. If you don't mind a layover on the way to Athens, there are even more good airline options. Turkish Airlines, Lufthansa, and United Airlines offer flights to Athens with one stop.

What are some of the layover options between Chicago (CHI) and Athens (ATH)?

You can choose a direct flight between Chicago (CHI) and Athens (ATH), or if you like touring different areas and exploring, you can also choose a flight with one or multiple stops. For example, Turkish Airlines offers flights from Chicago to Athens with a stop in Istanbul. Some of the flight routes have layovers in big airports in central Europe. Lufthansa offers flights from Chicago to Athens with a stop in Frankfurt, Germany. If you book a flight with one stop, the average flight time to Athens is around 15-17h. With two stops you should add at least 2h more to the total flight journey time.

Do I need a passport or visa to fly from Chicago (CHI) to Athens (ATH)?

You will need a valid passport, but a visa is not necessary to fly from Chicago (CHI) to Athens (ATH). You are not required to obtain a visa to visit Greece or any other member of the Schengen region if your stay does not exceed 90 days and is for business or tourist purposes. Just make sure your US passport is valid for at least three months past your return date to the United States. You also must demonstrate that you have sufficient financial capabilities for your trip. Generally, there are several accepted methods of demonstrating financial sufficiency, such as bank statements and credit card information.

What airport do you fly into for flights to Athens from Chicago?

Located just 12.3 mi from the city center, Athens Eleftherios V. is the airport most travelers will use when flying to Athens from Chicago. Booking flights from Chicago to Eleftherios V. (ATH) should be relatively easy as there are 0 daily inbound flights from Chicago from 19 different airlines.

Which airlines flying from Chicago to Athens Eleftherios V. have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Lufthansa, Iberia, and American Airlines are some of the carriers that may have flexible cancellation policies. You can use our site to filter for other airlines that may also have this kind of flexibility.

Can I find flights from Chicago to Athens for under $600 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Chicago to Athens for under $600. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Scandinavian Airlines for just $519, but on average you can expect to pay $543.

Are there nonstop flights from Chicago to Athens for under $1,300 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from Chicago to Athens under $1,300. A good price for a nonstop flight from Chicago to Athens is less than $1,698.

Are there last-minute flights available from Chicago to Athens for under $600?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Chicago to Athens within the next 7 days for less than $600.

What are the cheapest airlines flying from Chicago to Athens round-trip?

Currently priced at $519, Scandinavian Airlines will fly you from Chicago to Athens and back. In addition to Scandinavian Airlines, many other airlines offer competitively priced options for your trip. Check Cheapflights for deals on Turkish Airlines for as low as $567. These flights start at 41% lower than the current average price 3 months from now.

What are the most popular airlines that fly from Chicago to Athens?

Before booking your flight from Chicago to Athens check out the most popular airlines for this route: Aegean Airlines, American Airlines or Air Canada.

What are the cheapest flights from Chicago to Athens?

The cheapest flight price from Chicago to Athens is $381. On average you can expect to pay $2,593. The most popular route, (Chicago O'Hare Intl - Athens Eleftherios V.), can usually be booked for $519.

Alternative routes for Chicago to Athens

See prices for flight routes from nearby airports that may be better suited for you.
Peoria to Athensfrom $1,079 pp

Top 10 airlines flying from Chicago to Athens

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Chicago to Athens choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.
AirlineCheapestAverageFlexibilityOn-timeCOVID-19 safety
Juneyao AirlinesCheapest$11Average$20FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time66%COVID-19 safety
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Scandinavian AirlinesCheapest$422Average$663FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time77%COVID-19 safety
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KLMCheapest$574Average$856FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time75%COVID-19 safety
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Turkish AirlinesCheapest$592Average$716FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time77%COVID-19 safety
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SWISSCheapest$630Average$1,003FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time79%COVID-19 safety
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LufthansaCheapest$655Average$1,073FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time76%COVID-19 safety
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DeltaCheapest$672Average$1,183FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-timeN/ACOVID-19 safety
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British AirwaysCheapest$673Average$1,121FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time70%COVID-19 safety
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Air FranceCheapest$689Average$1,027FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time77%COVID-19 safety
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Air CanadaCheapest$689Average$942FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time67%COVID-19 safety
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