Cheap flights from Houston (HOU) to Athens (ATH)

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The best prices from Houston to Athens Eleftherios V. are usually found in November or February, booked 40 days in advance, depart on a Tuesday or Wednesday and return on a Tuesday

How to find the cheapest flight from
Houston (HOU) to Athens (ATH)

All the information you need to plan the best HOU to ATH flight in 2021: compare Houston to Athens flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Athens.
HO1 - ATH
Price
$693 - $939
ATH
Temperature
50 - 82.4 °F
ATH
Precipitation
0.2 - 2.5 inches

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 14% potential price rise

Cheapest in

November

Best time to find cheap flights, 14% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$693

From Houston to Athens Eleftherios V.

One-way from

$604

One-way flight from Houston to Athens Eleftherios V.

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
How far in advance should I book a flight from Houston to Athens?

To save on the cost of your flight from Houston to Athens, book at least 40 days before your planned departure. Booking around this time can save you about 14% on the cost of this flight compared to booking a flight leaving this week. We have found prices from $838 if you need a flight within two weeks. For flights within the next 72 hours, you can find tickets from as low as $927.

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

Our data shows that November tends to be the cheapest month to fly to Athens from Houston. Users have commonly found prices around $804 for the month, but tickets can be as low as $659. Due to multiple factors, prepare for potentially higher prices in December.

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

Users have found that leaving on a Monday can be a cost-effective option. It’s possible to save up to 14% on your flight compared to booking on days when demand is much higher.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Houston to Athens (HO1 - ATH)?

It’s optimal to fly from Houston to Athens at noon. By choosing this option you can save up to 12% on the cost of your flight, compared to a flight in the morning.

Cheap flights from Houston to Athens in December, January 2022

The best prices found for HOU to ATH flights for December, January
19 Jan - 2 Feb
$568pp
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
ATH
Athens Eleftherios V.
ATH
Athens Eleftherios V.
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
16 Jan - 22 Jan
$570pp
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
ATH
Athens Eleftherios V.
ATH
Athens Eleftherios V.
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
20 Jan - 3 Feb
$575pp
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
ATH
Athens Eleftherios V.
ATH
Athens Eleftherios V.
Air Canada
   
2 STOPS
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl

Houston to Athens 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Athens from Houston found for this year
31 Dec - 14 Jan
$580pp
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Delta
 
1 STOP
ATH
Athens Eleftherios V.
ATH
Athens Eleftherios V.
Delta
 
1 STOP
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
31 Dec - 14 Jan
$590pp
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Delta
 
1 STOP
ATH
Athens Eleftherios V.
ATH
Athens Eleftherios V.
Delta
   
2 STOPS
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
31 Dec - 11 Jan
$595pp
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Delta
 
1 STOP
ATH
Athens Eleftherios V.
ATH
Athens Eleftherios V.
Delta
 
1 STOP
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl

Last minute flights from Houston to Athens

Late deals on round-trip flights to Athens from Houston, departing today and this week
9 Dec - 10 Jan
$629pp
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
British Airways
 
1 STOP
ATH
Athens Eleftherios V.
ATH
Athens Eleftherios V.
British Airways
 
1 STOP
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
9 Dec - 10 Jan
$634pp
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
British Airways
   
2 STOPS
ATH
Athens Eleftherios V.
ATH
Athens Eleftherios V.
British Airways
 
1 STOP
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
9 Dec - 10 Jan
$648pp
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
British Airways
   
2 STOPS
ATH
Athens Eleftherios V.
ATH
Athens Eleftherios V.
British Airways
   
2 STOPS
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl

One-way flights to Eleftherios V. from Houston

The cheapest one-way flights from Houston to Athens
3:40 pm - 3:05 pm
Turkish Airlines
1 Stop
15h 25m
IAH - ATH
Turkish Airlines
$604
Kiwi.com
11:25 am - 3:35 pm
Lufthansa
1 Stop
20h 10m
IAH - ATH
Lufthansa
$613
ChatDeal
3:55 pm - 11:00 am
Emirates
1 Stop
35h 05m
IAH - ATH
Emirates
$631
mytrip.com

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Flight FAQs

From Houston to Athens

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

Most people fly into Athens Eleftherios V. (ATH) if they book a flight to Athens from Houston. On average, Eleftherios V. has 0 inbound flights from Houston per day from 14 airlines. Athens Eleftherios V. is conveniently located just 12.3 mi from Athens’s city center.

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

Due to the rapidly changing circumstances due to COVID-19, airlines like British Airways, Turkish Airlines, and Lufthansa flying from Houston to Athens Eleftherios V. have implemented new flexible cancellation policies.

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

Yes, there are multiple flights from Houston to Athens for under $600. The cheapest flight booked recently is on United Airlines for just $538, but on average you can expect to pay $561.

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

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

How popular is this Houston to Athens flight route?

Within the past month, 14 users have taken a look at flights from Houston to Athens Eleftherios V..

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

Cheapflights users have booked flights from Houston to Athens round-trip from $538. Other airlines that can offer you cheap pricing are Delta, from $558, and Turkish Airlines, from $567. United Airlines is currently priced 33% below the average price you’ll pay for this route.

What are the cheapest airlines to fly from Houston to Athens one-way?

For one-way options, check prices for Turkish Airlines. According to our data, you can fly for as low as $604. Users have also found prices from $613 and $627 on Lufthansa and Emirates, respectively.

What are the cheapest flights from Houston to Athens?

The cheapest flight price from Houston to Athens is $333. On average you can expect to pay $1,328. The most popular route, (Houston Hobby - Athens Eleftherios V.), can usually be booked for $539.

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

When booking a flight from Houston to Athens, you may want to consider flying on American Airlines, Air Canada or Air France as they are the most popular for this route.

What airports serve Athens from Houston?

There are many airports in Houston, as it is one of the largest cities in Texas and the world. The airport that will take you to Athens, however, is George Bush Intercontinental Airport (IAH). It is the busiest and most active airport in Houston and serves millions of people per day. This journey will take you from George Bush Intercontinental Airport to Athens International Airport which is named Eleftherios Venizelos (ATH). This is quite a long journey, so you will not find any direct flights on this route, and you will need to have a layover in one of the cities in between. The journey between the two cities will take anywhere between 13h 30min to 31h.

What airlines fly directly from Houston to Athens?

There are many airlines that fly from Houston to Athens. Some of these airlines are Lufthansa, United, Turkish, and KLM. Due to this being a long journey, there are no airlines that offer a direct flight from Houston to Athens. The airline you choose to take determines where you will have your layover. It comes as no surprise that most airlines will stop in the city that is their hub. For example, Turkish Airlines will layover in Istanbul and KLM will have a layover in Amsterdam. It is important to take this into consideration when choosing your flight. Please take into consideration the flight time, the cost, the layover location, and the airline when deciding which flight to take. You do not want to end up in a location that could prove to be an inconvenience to you in the long run.

What are the layover options between Houston and Athens?

There are quite a few layover options to consider as there are quite a few airlines that will take you from Houston to Athens. Some of the layover options are Frankfurt, Amsterdam, Istanbul, Denver, Newark, and Chicago O’Hare. If you are taking Lufthansa or United, you will stop in Frankfurt and only one stop will be necessary. Of course, you will be taking KLM if you choose to stop in Amsterdam; Turkish airlines if you choose to stop in Istanbul; and the two-stop United and Lufthansa option will require you to stop in Denver, as well.

Do I need a passport or visa to fly from Houston to Athens?

A US citizen will need a visa to enter Greece or you will be refused entry at the border crossing. It is also imperative that you have a passport with you as you will not only need it at the crossing, but you will also need it to get past security. The passport you have must be valid for at least six months from the departure date to be a valid passport for travel. You also must have two pages empty to function for visa stamps that you will need. Security at the crossing will also check if you have a return flight booked as you can only stay in the country for up to 90 days. Please take the necessary steps before booking your flight.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Athens, Greece

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

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

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

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Houston 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 Houston 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 Houston from Athens?

Returning to Houston 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 72 hours before departing to Houston.

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

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Alternative routes for Houston to Athens

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Destination information for Athens

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Houston to Athens.
Today's exchange rate
$1 = €0.89
Average temperature for December in Athens
57.2 °F
Avg rainfall for December in Athens
2.3 ″

Airports servicing Houston

George Bush Intcntl (IAH)

Airports servicing Athens

Top 10 airlines flying from Houston to Athens Eleftherios V.

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Houston 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
British Airways
$496 $833 No cancel fee 70%
SWISS
$506 $849 No cancel fee 79%
KLM
$508 $992 No cancel fee 75%
Air France
$508 $1,036 No cancel fee 77%
American Airlines
$556 $1,053 No cancel fee 71%
Delta
$591 $1,049 No cancel fee N/A
Turkish Airlines
$629 $907 No cancel fee 77%
Iberia
$679 $816 No cancel fee 77%
Lufthansa
$698 $1,164 No cancel fee 76%
Air Canada
$701 $1,220 No cancel fee 67%
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