Cheap flights from Los Angeles (LAX) to Athens (ATH)

LAX — ATH
Feb 4 — Feb 111

The best prices from Los Angeles to Athens Eleftherios V. are usually found in February or January, booked 60 days in advance, depart on a Tuesday or Monday and return on a Wednesday

How to find the cheapest flight from Los Angeles (LAX) to Athens (ATH)

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

LAX - ATH

Price

$598 - $1,077

ATH

Temperature

50 - 82.4 °F

ATH

Rainfall

0.2 - 2.5 inches

Popular inJulyHigh demand for flights, 29% potential price rise
Cheapest inFebruaryBest time to find cheap flights, 21% potential price drop
Round-trip from$598From Los Angeles to Athens Eleftherios V.
One-way from$392One-way flight from Los Angeles to Athens Eleftherios V.

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

Departing on a Monday is a good option for securing a great price. You can expect to save up to 16% when planning your travel around this day of the week.

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

Travelers have found it’s best to book a flight 61 days in advance to save up to 17% compared to booking the same week of travel. As your travel date approaches, the cost of this flight route may potentially increase. While opting to book 61 days out may not be an option for all, there are still additional ways to secure a deal in the near future. You might find a flight from Los Angeles to Athens 1-2 weeks in advance for as low as $887, or $1,027 for flights within the next 24 hours.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Los Angeles to Athens?

The best pricing can be found in the month of February. Prices to Athens from Los Angeles average $760. You can even find prices in February for less than $760, as users have found deals to Athens from as low as $506. The month of July appears to be one of the more expensive times to travel to Athens from Los Angeles. Flying in the targeted month can save you up to 41%.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Los Angeles to Athens (LAX - ATH)?

It’s typically best to fly out from Los Angeles to Athens in the evening. Doing so could potentially save you 22% on the flight price compared to flying in the morning, which is usually more expensive.

Cheap flights from Los Angeles to Athens in January, February 2023

The best prices found for LAX to ATH flights for January, February
Feb 21 - Mar 14
LAX

Los Angeles

ATH

Athens Eleftherios V.

2 stops

26h 40m
ATH

Athens Eleftherios V.

LAX

Los Angeles

1 stop

17h 25m
$481

ITA Airways

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Deal found 1/28

Feb 26 - Mar 10
LAX

Los Angeles

ATH

Athens Eleftherios V.

1 stop

31h 00m
ATH

Athens Eleftherios V.

LAX

Los Angeles

1 stop

22h 26m
$486

Delta

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Deal found 1/27

Feb 20 - Mar 15
LAX

Los Angeles

ATH

Athens Eleftherios V.

1 stop

33h 35m
ATH

Athens Eleftherios V.

LAX

Los Angeles

1 stop

31h 53m
$491

Air France

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Deal found 1/29

Los Angeles to Athens 2023 flight deals

Cheap flights to Athens from Los Angeles found for this year
Mar 5 - Mar 14
LAX

Los Angeles

ATH

Athens Eleftherios V.

1 stop

23h 20m
ATH

Athens Eleftherios V.

LAX

Los Angeles

1 stop

17h 25m
$454

ITA Airways

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Deal found 1/30

Mar 5 - Mar 14
LAX

Los Angeles

ATH

Athens Eleftherios V.

1 stop

23h 20m
ATH

Athens Eleftherios V.

LAX

Los Angeles

1 stop

17h 25m
$462

ITA Airways

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Deal found 1/30

Mar 5 - Mar 14
LAX

Los Angeles

ATH

Athens Eleftherios V.

1 stop

23h 20m
ATH

Athens Eleftherios V.

LAX

Los Angeles

1 stop

17h 25m
$463

ITA Airways

Pick Dates

Deal found 1/30

Cheap ITA Airways flights from Los Angeles to Athens

Mar 5 - Mar 14
LAX

Los Angeles

ATH

Athens Eleftherios V.

1 stop

23h 20m
ATH

Athens Eleftherios V.

LAX

Los Angeles

1 stop

17h 25m
$454

ITA Airways

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Deal found 1/30

Mar 5 - Mar 14
LAX

Los Angeles

ATH

Athens Eleftherios V.

1 stop

23h 20m
ATH

Athens Eleftherios V.

LAX

Los Angeles

1 stop

17h 25m
$462

ITA Airways

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Deal found 1/30

Mar 5 - Mar 14
LAX

Los Angeles

ATH

Athens Eleftherios V.

1 stop

23h 20m
ATH

Athens Eleftherios V.

LAX

Los Angeles

1 stop

17h 25m
$463

ITA Airways

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Deal found 1/30

Cheap Delta flights from Los Angeles to Athens

Apr 2 - Apr 25
LAX

Los Angeles

ATH

Athens Eleftherios V.

1 stop

24h 15m
ATH

Athens Eleftherios V.

LAX

Los Angeles

1 stop

32h 15m
$484

Delta

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Deal found 1/29

Mar 26 - Apr 5
LAX

Los Angeles

ATH

Athens Eleftherios V.

1 stop

16h 20m
ATH

Athens Eleftherios V.

LAX

Los Angeles

1 stop

21h 11m
$485

Delta

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Deal found 1/27

Mar 13 - Mar 29
LAX

Los Angeles

ATH

Athens Eleftherios V.

1 stop

31h 00m
ATH

Athens Eleftherios V.

LAX

Los Angeles

1 stop

19h 04m
$486

Delta

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Deal found 1/29

Last minute flights from Los Angeles to Athens

Late deals on return flights to Athens from Los Angeles, departing today and this week
Feb 8 - Mar 1
LAX

Los Angeles

ATH

Athens Eleftherios V.

2 stops

29h 20m
ATH

Athens Eleftherios V.

LAX

Los Angeles

1 stop

27h 55m
$505

ITA Airways

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Deal found 1/27

Feb 6 - Feb 15
LAX

Los Angeles

ATH

Athens Eleftherios V.

1 stop

36h 55m
ATH

Athens Eleftherios V.

LAX

Los Angeles

1 stop

35h 05m
$516

Delta

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Deal found 1/27

Feb 7 - Feb 16
LAX

Los Angeles

ATH

Athens Eleftherios V.

2 stops

18h 59m
ATH

Athens Eleftherios V.

LAX

Los Angeles

1 stop

35h 05m
$520

Delta

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Deal found 1/27

One-way flights to Athens from Los Angeles

The cheapest one-way flights from Los Angeles to Athens
May 9
LAX

Los Angeles

ATH

Athens Eleftherios V.

1 stop

30h 20m
$282

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 1/29

Apr 25
LAX

Los Angeles

ATH

Athens Eleftherios V.

2 stops

22h 25m
$299

Multiple Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 1/28

May 5
LAX

Los Angeles

ATH

Athens Eleftherios V.

2 stops

41h 42m
$302

Multiple Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 1/28

Reviews of Airlines Servicing Athens

Delta
7.9
Good
2,024 reviews

Food

7.2

Overall

7.9

Boarding

8.0

Comfort

7.9

Entertainment

7.8

Crew

8.5

Reviews

1 / 10

The Delta staff are friendly and we were in Comfort+ which are very comfortable

Delta
7.9
Good
2,024 reviews
Delta
7.9
Good
2,024 reviews

Food

7.2

Overall

7.9

Boarding

8.0

Comfort

7.9

Entertainment

7.8

Crew

8.5

Reviews

1 / 10

The Delta staff are friendly and we were in Comfort+ which are very comfortable

Air France
7.8
Good
113 reviews
Delta
7.9
Good
2,024 reviews

Food

7.2

Overall

7.9

Boarding

8.0

Comfort

7.9

Entertainment

7.8

Crew

8.5

Reviews

1 / 10

The Delta staff are friendly and we were in Comfort+ which are very comfortable

SWISS
7.7
Good
317 reviews
Delta
7.9
Good
2,024 reviews

Food

7.2

Overall

7.9

Boarding

8.0

Comfort

7.9

Entertainment

7.8

Crew

8.5

Reviews

1 / 10

The Delta staff are friendly and we were in Comfort+ which are very comfortable

Turkish Airlines
7.3
Good
1,136 reviews
Delta
7.9
Good
2,024 reviews

Food

7.2

Overall

7.9

Boarding

8.0

Comfort

7.9

Entertainment

7.8

Crew

8.5

Reviews

1 / 10

The Delta staff are friendly and we were in Comfort+ which are very comfortable

Scandinavian Airlines
6.9
Okay
103 reviews
Delta
7.9
Good
2,024 reviews

Food

7.2

Overall

7.9

Boarding

8.0

Comfort

7.9

Entertainment

7.8

Crew

8.5

Reviews

1 / 10

The Delta staff are friendly and we were in Comfort+ which are very comfortable

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about Los Angeles to Athens flights.

What airports serve Athens from Los Angeles?

When flying to Athens from Los Angeles, you will be using Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) and landing at Eleftherios Venizelos International Airport (ATH), popularly known as Athens Airport. Los Angeles International Airport is a big airport that serves local and international travelers in Los Angeles. With over 700 daily nonstop flights to over 100 domestic cities and over 1300 weekly nonstop flights to 88 cities in over 44 countries, it is safe to say that Los Angeles International Airport is one of the busiest airports in the world. The airport has nine passenger terminals and an inter-terminal connection. Los Angeles is also served by San Diego International (SAN), Ontario International (ONT), Palm Springs International (PSP), and John Wayne International Airport (SNA). Eleftherios Venizelos International Airport (ATH) is also a busy airport that mainly serves the Greek capital. Athens is also served by Athen Helenikom Airport (HEW) (Currently closed), Milos Island National (MLO), Araxos International Airport (GPA), and Kalamata Airport (KLX).

Which airlines fly directly from Los Angeles to Athens?

There are no nonstop flights to Athens from Los Angeles currently. Travelers have to choose between layover options in this route, but most flights have one or two layovers. Some of the airlines for this route include Air Canada, Lufthansa, Multiple Airlines, Turkish Airlines, American Airlines, British Airways, Air France, and Swiss airlines. Air Canada, Lufthansa, Multiple Airlines, and Swiss Airlines have cheaper airfares, while British Airways, Lufthansa, and Turkish Airlines offer flexible cancellations. Most one-stop flights take 17h 15 min on average to get to Athens, while two-stop flights may take longer than 20hrs. Airlines with the fastest options include United Airlines, Air Canada, and American Airlines.

What are the layover options between Los Angeles to Athens?

The layover location on your flight depends on the airline you choose and the number of layovers in your route. Flights with one layover generally have a common layover airport, such as Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport (CDG), Frankfurt am Main Airport (FRA), Munich Franz Josef Strauss Airport (MUC), Amsterdam Schiphol Airport (AMS), and Istanbul Airport (IST). Other layover locations on two-stop flights include Houston George Bush Airport (IAH) and Denver International (DEN). Duration of the layover varies, but ranges between 1h 25min to 13h 50min. Note that two-stop flights are relatively cheaper, and layover duration may vary. In most cases, you might be lucky to find flights with two stops lasting 1hr each. That would mean adding 2 or 3h to your flight duration.

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

You do not need a visa to enter Greece from Los Angeles, as Greece is in the Schengen Agreement that allows US nationals to visit the country and the areas in the Schengen agreement visa-free. However, you will still need a 3-month valid passport and will be allowed to be in the country for 90 days. You also need to prove that you have sufficient funds for the period you will be in Greece and a return ticket.

Which airlines flying from Los Angeles 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, Delta, and Lufthansa flying from Los Angeles to Athens Eleftherios V. have implemented new flexible cancellation policies.

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

Yes, there are multiple flights from Los Angeles to Athens for under $500. The cheapest flight booked recently is on ITA Airways for just $454, but on average you can expect to pay $482.

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

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

How popular is this Los Angeles to Athens flight route?

Within the past month, 114 users have taken a look at flights from Los Angeles to Athens Eleftherios V..

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

Currently priced at $454, ITA Airways will fly you from Los Angeles to Athens and back. In addition to ITA Airways, many other airlines offer competitively priced options for your trip. Search Cheapflights for deals from Delta and SWISS - these airlines can fly you to your destination from $484 and $488, respectively. You may be able to fly from Los Angeles to Athens for 40% less than the average price by searching for these airlines.

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

When booking a flight from Los Angeles to Athens, you may want to consider flying on Undisclosed Carrier, Aegean Airlines or American Airlines as they are the most popular for this route.

What are the cheapest flights from Los Angeles to Athens?

Looking at all options, your cheapest flight can be booked for $156. While the most popular route (Los Angeles - Athens Eleftherios V.) can be booked for $484 on average our data indicates $3,179 when flying from Los Angeles to Athens.

Alternative routes for Los Angeles to Athens

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Top 10 airlines flying from Los Angeles to Athens

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Los Angeles 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$13Average$20FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time66%COVID-19 safety
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Air TransatCheapest$170Average$849FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time50%COVID-19 safety
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Scandinavian AirlinesCheapest$460Average$738FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time77%COVID-19 safety
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SWISSCheapest$479Average$668FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time79%COVID-19 safety
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American AirlinesCheapest$516Average$819FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time71%COVID-19 safety
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United AirlinesCheapest$522Average$912FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time69%COVID-19 safety
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KLMCheapest$525Average$702FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time75%COVID-19 safety
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VuelingCheapest$529Average$755FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time88%COVID-19 safety
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Air FranceCheapest$542Average$728FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time77%COVID-19 safety
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IberiaCheapest$551Average$915FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time77%COVID-19 safety
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