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

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The best prices from Chicago to Athens are usually found in February or January, booked 60 days in advance, depart on a Monday or Tuesday and return on a Monday

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 2021: compare Chicago to Athens flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Athens.
CHI - ATH
Price
$693 - $1,208
ATH
Temperature
55.4 - 91.4 °F
ATH
Rainfall
0.2 - 2.9 inches

Popular in

June

High demand for flights, 25% potential price rise

Cheapest in

February

Best time to find cheap flights, 24% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$693

From Chicago to Athens

One-way from

$349

One-way flight from Chicago to Athens

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
What is the cheapest day to fly round-trip from Chicago to Athens?

Leaving on a Sunday is a viable option for saving on travel. Heavily demanded days of the week can typically drive up the prices you see. Booking your travel for a less competitive day can save up to 8% on the overall cost on flights from Chicago 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 39 days early can save you up to 18% on average compared to booking a flight this week. If booking 39 days before your flight isn’t an option for you, users have found flights from Chicago to Athens for as little as $1,169 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 $1,237 for flights departing within the next 3 days.

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

Our data shows that November tends to be the cheapest month to fly to Athens from Chicago. Users have commonly found prices around $1,080 for the month, but tickets can be as low as $647. Due to multiple factors, prepare for potentially higher prices in January.

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

It’s optimal to fly from Chicago to Athens in the evening. By choosing this option you can save up to 14% on the cost of your flight, compared to a flight in the afternoon.

Cheap flights from Chicago to Athens in May, June 2021

The best prices found for CHI to ATH flights for May, June
9 May - 26 May
$644pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
ATH
Athens Eleftherios V.
ATH
Athens Eleftherios V.
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
11 May - 26 May
$647pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
ATH
Athens Eleftherios V.
ATH
Athens Eleftherios V.
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
12 Jun - 14 Jun
$655pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
ATH
Athens Eleftherios V.
ATH
Athens Eleftherios V.
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl

Chicago to Athens 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Athens from Chicago found for this year
17 Sep - 25 Sep
$412pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
SAS
 
1 STOP
ATH
Athens Eleftherios V.
ATH
Athens Eleftherios V.
SAS
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
3 Nov - 18 Nov
$417pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
SAS
 
1 STOP
ATH
Athens Eleftherios V.
ATH
Athens Eleftherios V.
SAS
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
2 Oct - 9 Oct
$419pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
SAS
 
1 STOP
ATH
Athens Eleftherios V.
ATH
Athens Eleftherios V.
SAS
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl

Non-stop flights to Athens from Chicago

Save time with Chicago to Athens direct flight deals
6 Sep - 21 Sep
$885pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Finnair
Non-Stop
ATH
Athens Eleftherios V.
ATH
Athens Eleftherios V.
Finnair
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
7 Sep - 7 Oct
$886pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Finnair
Non-Stop
ATH
Athens Eleftherios V.
ATH
Athens Eleftherios V.
Finnair
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
13 Sep - 12 Oct
$889pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Finnair
Non-Stop
ATH
Athens Eleftherios V.
ATH
Athens Eleftherios V.
Finnair
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl

Last minute flights from Chicago to Athens

Late deals on round-trip flights to Athens from Chicago, departing today and this week
16 May - 29 Jul
$676pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
ATH
Athens Eleftherios V.
ATH
Athens Eleftherios V.
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
16 May - 30 Jun
$702pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
ATH
Athens Eleftherios V.
ATH
Athens Eleftherios V.
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
14 May - 26 May
$703pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
ATH
Athens Eleftherios V.
ATH
Athens Eleftherios V.
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl

One-way flights to Athens from Chicago

The cheapest one-way flights from Chicago to Athens
12:35 pm - 6:45 am
Multiple Airlines
2 Stops
58h 10m
ORD - ATH
Multiple Airlines
$431
Kiwi.com
12:00 pm - 7:20 pm
Multiple Airlines
3 Stops
47h 20m
ORD - ATH
Multiple Airlines
$349
Kiwi.com
12:00 pm - 7:20 pm
Multiple Airlines
3 Stops
47h 20m
ORD - ATH
Multiple Airlines
$354
Kiwi.com

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Flight FAQs

From Chicago to Athens

Are flight prices decreasing from Chicago to Athens due to COVID-19 (coronavirus)?

At this time, Cheapflights has noticed price decreases for many domestic flights due to COVID-19. Travel is not necessarily recommended at this time, and flights may be prone to cancellation: please check with local authorities in both Chicago and Athens for travel alerts, and be sure to review the airline's cancellation policy and travel advisories before booking. For more information, please view our post on what to know about COVID-19 (coronavirus) and travel.

What safety measures are being taken by airlines flying from Chicago to Athens Eleftherios V. to control the spread of COVID-19?

Airlines globally have implemented additional safety measures to accommodate you. Delta and Alitalia are some airlines that have done so. Airline carriers are regularly disinfecting and sanitizing their aircraft. Masks are provided and are mandatory while on board. Pre-flight testing for symptoms and antibodies, alongside socially distanced seating (for a limited time) will work towards keeping travelers safer while flying from Chicago to Athens Eleftherios V.. Policies will vary by airline.

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

Lufthansa, American Airlines, and British Airways 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.

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 20 different airlines.

Can I find flights from Chicago to Athens for under $500 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Chicago to Athens for under $500. The cheapest flight booked recently is on SAS for just $412, but on average you can expect to pay $429.

Are there nonstop flights from Chicago to Athens for under $900 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from Chicago to Athens under $900. A good price for a nonstop flight from Chicago to Athens is less than $959.

Are there last-minute flights available from Chicago to Athens for under $700?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Chicago to Athens within the next 7 days for less than $700.

Is Chicago weather warmer or cooler than Athens?

We forecast the temperature to be around the 91 °F's in July, on average. The temperature in Athens is generally hotter than in Chicago. Book flights in a timely manner in correlation to your departure date.

How long is the flight from Chicago to Athens?

There are many flights that can get you from Chicago to Athens in 13h 05m. Fly via SAS or Delta to get the fastest option. This flight may include one or multiple stops.

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

Currently priced at $412, SAS will fly you from Chicago to Athens and back. In addition to SAS, many other airlines offer competitively priced options for your trip. SAS is priced at 54% lower than the current average price of a flight leaving 3 months from now.

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Destination information for Athens

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Chicago to Athens.
Today's exchange rate
$1 = €0.83
Average temperature for May in Athens
77.0 °F
Avg rainfall for May in Athens
0.6 ″

Airports servicing Chicago

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Airports servicing Athens

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.
Airline Cheapest Average Flexibility On-time COVID-19 safety
Qatar Airways
$484 $850 No cancel fee 68%
SWISS
$586 $891 No cancel fee 79%
Air France
$652 $931 No cancel fee 77%
SAS
$402 $963 No cancel fee 77%
Alitalia
$744 $986 No cancel fee 81%
KLM
$569 $989 No cancel fee 75%
Turkish Airlines
$716 $1,006 No cancel fee 77%
Delta
$589 $1,030 No cancel fee N/A
Austrian Airlines
$663 $1,054 No cancel fee 78%
United Airlines
$750 $1,181 No cancel fee 69%
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