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

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The best prices from Chicago to Athens Eleftherios V. 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 2022: compare Chicago to Athens flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Athens.
CHI - ATH
Price
$693 - $1,208
ATH
Temperature
50 - 82.4 °F
ATH
Precipitation
0.2 - 2.5 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 (CHI) to Athens Eleftherios V.

One-way from

$337

One-way flight from Chicago (CHI) to Athens Eleftherios V.

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?

Thursday 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.

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

Unlike in the afternoon, when flights are generally more expensive, you can save up to 14% on flights from Chicago to Athens by exploring options for tickets in the evening.

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 $907 on average during February, but can be found for as low as $621.

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 34% 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 $1,084 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 $1,265 for flights departing within the next 3 days.

Cheap flights from Chicago to Athens in January, February 2022

The best prices found for CHI to ATH flights for January, February
28 Jan - 18 Feb
$438pp
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
28 Jan - 25 Feb
$439pp
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
25 Feb - 5 Mar
$453pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
SAS
 
1 STOP
ATH
Athens Eleftherios V.
ATH
Athens Eleftherios V.
SAS
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl

Chicago to Athens 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Athens from Chicago found for this year
1 May - 13 May
$425pp
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
10 Sep - 17 Sep
$432pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
SAS
 
1 STOP
ATH
Athens Eleftherios V.
ATH
Athens Eleftherios V.
SAS
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
23 Sep - 29 Sep
$436pp
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
12 Apr - 19 Apr
$533pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Finnair
Non-Stop
ATH
Athens Eleftherios V.
ATH
Athens Eleftherios V.
Finnair
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
11 Apr - 19 Apr
$545pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
American Airlines
Non-Stop
ATH
Athens Eleftherios V.
ATH
Athens Eleftherios V.
American Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
9 Apr - 20 Apr
$595pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
American Airlines
Non-Stop
ATH
Athens Eleftherios V.
ATH
Athens Eleftherios V.
American Airlines
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
28 Jan - 18 Feb
$438pp
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
28 Jan - 25 Feb
$439pp
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
26 Jan - 4 Feb
$558pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
ATH
Athens Eleftherios V.
ATH
Athens Eleftherios V.
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl

One-way flights to Eleftherios V. from Chicago

The cheapest one-way flights from Chicago to Athens
5:05 pm - 7:50 am
SAS
1 Stop
30h 45m
ORD - ATH
SAS
$337
JustFly
12:00 pm - 3:40 pm
SAS
1 Stop
19h 40m
ORD - ATH
SAS
$339
JustFly
5:05 pm - 7:50 am
SAS
1 Stop
30h 45m
ORD - ATH
SAS
$344
JustFly

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about <span class="emphasized">Chicago</span> to <span class="emphasized">Athens</span> flights.

Flight FAQs

From Chicago to Athens

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.

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.

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 Multiple Airlines for just $425, but on average you can expect to pay $450.

Are there nonstop flights from Chicago to Athens for under $600 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from Chicago to Athens under $600. A good price for a nonstop flight from Chicago to Athens is less than $702.

Are there last-minute flights available from Chicago to Athens for under $500?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Chicago to Athens within the next 7 days for less than $500.

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

Currently priced at $439, SAS will fly you from Chicago to Athens and back. In addition to SAS, many other airlines offer competitively priced options for your trip. This flight start at 51% lower than the current average price 3 months from now.

What are the cheapest flights from Chicago to Athens?

The cheapest flight price from Chicago to Athens is $205. On average you can expect to pay $1,461. The most popular route, (Chicago O'Hare Intl - Athens Eleftherios V.), can usually be booked for $425.

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: Major Airline, American Airlines or Air Canada.

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.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Athens, Greece

Do I need a COVID test to fly to Athens from Chicago?

Information is based on travel restrictions from Chicago to Athens Eleftherios V.

Most visitors from Chicago need to provide a negative COVID-19 test result and/or quarantine to enter Athens Eleftherios V..

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Chicago must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 72 for RT-PCR (NAAT) and 48 Antigen (quick-test) hours before departing to Athens Eleftherios V..

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Chicago are not required to quarantine after entering Athens Eleftherios V..

Documents
Passenger Locator Form - ALL TRAVELLERS ARE OBLIGED TO COMPLETE THEIR PASSENGER LOCATOR FORM (PLF) BEFORE ENTERING THE COUNTRY


Do I need a test to fly back to Chicago from Athens?

Returning to Chicago from Athens Eleftherios V.

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Athens Eleftherios V. must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 24 hours before departing to Chicago.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Athens Eleftherios V. are not required to quarantine after entering Chicago.

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Alternative routes for Chicago to Athens

See prices for flight routes from nearby airports that may be better suited for you.

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 = €0.89
Average temperature for January in Athens
55.4 °F
Avg rainfall for January in Athens
1.7 ″

Airports servicing Chicago

Midway (MDW)
Rockford (RFD)

Airports servicing Athens

Top 10 airlines flying from Chicago to Athens Eleftherios V.

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
SAS
$402 $963 No cancel fee 77%
Qatar Airways
$484 $850 No cancel fee 68%
Lufthansa
$525 $1,019 No cancel fee 76%
KLM
$569 $989 No cancel fee 75%
SWISS
$586 $891 No cancel fee 79%
Delta
$589 $1,030 No cancel fee N/A
British Airways
$629 $1,206 No cancel fee 70%
Air France
$652 $931 No cancel fee 77%
Austrian Airlines
$663 $1,054 No cancel fee 78%
Finnair
$693 $1,188 No cancel fee 76%
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