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

LAX — ATH
Oct 9 — Oct 161

The best prices from Los Angeles to Athens Eleftherios V. are usually found in October or February, booked 60 days in advance, depart on a Monday or Sunday 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 2022: compare Los Angeles to Athens flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Athens.

LAX - ATH

Price

$597 - $1,077

ATH

Temperature

50 - 82.4 °F

ATH

Rainfall

0.2 - 2.5 inches

Popular inJulyHigh demand for flights, 32% potential price rise
Cheapest inOctoberBest time to find cheap flights, 19% potential price drop
Round-trip from$597From Los Angeles to Athens Eleftherios V.
One-way from$400One-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 Sunday is a good option for securing a great price. You can expect to save up to 15% 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 14% 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 $919, or $970 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 October. Prices to Athens from Los Angeles average $738. You can even find prices in October for less than $738, as users have found deals to Athens from as low as $461. 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 46%.

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 18% on the flight price compared to flying in the morning, which is usually more expensive.

Cheap flights from Los Angeles to Athens in October, November 2022

The best prices found for LAX to ATH flights for October, November
Oct 25 - Nov 8
LAX

Los Angeles

ATH

Athens Eleftherios V.

1 stop

16h 40m
ATH

Athens Eleftherios V.

LAX

Los Angeles

1 stop

27h 55m
$512

ITA Airways

Pick Dates

Deal found 10/4/22

Nov 23 - Nov 29
LAX

Los Angeles

ATH

Athens Eleftherios V.

1 stop

23h 20m
ATH

Athens Eleftherios V.

LAX

Los Angeles

1 stop

27h 55m
$520

ITA Airways

Pick Dates

Deal found 10/3/22

Oct 16 - Oct 25
LAX

Los Angeles

ATH

Athens Eleftherios V.

1 stop

26h 01m
ATH

Athens Eleftherios V.

LAX

Los Angeles

1 stop

27h 45m
$521

ITA Airways

Pick Dates

Deal found 10/1/22

Los Angeles to Athens 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Athens from Los Angeles found for this year
Oct 25 - Nov 8
LAX

Los Angeles

ATH

Athens Eleftherios V.

1 stop

16h 40m
ATH

Athens Eleftherios V.

LAX

Los Angeles

1 stop

27h 55m
$512

ITA Airways

Pick Dates

Deal found 10/4/22

Nov 23 - Nov 29
LAX

Los Angeles

ATH

Athens Eleftherios V.

1 stop

23h 20m
ATH

Athens Eleftherios V.

LAX

Los Angeles

1 stop

27h 55m
$520

ITA Airways

Pick Dates

Deal found 10/3/22

Oct 16 - Oct 25
LAX

Los Angeles

ATH

Athens Eleftherios V.

1 stop

26h 01m
ATH

Athens Eleftherios V.

LAX

Los Angeles

1 stop

27h 45m
$521

ITA Airways

Pick Dates

Deal found 10/1/22

Cheap SWISS flights from Los Angeles to Athens

Nov 15 - Nov 29
LAX

Los Angeles

ATH

Athens Eleftherios V.

1 stop

16h 00m
ATH

Athens Eleftherios V.

LAX

Los Angeles

1 stop

17h 00m
$542

SWISS

Pick Dates

Deal found 10/2/22

Feb 14 - Feb 21
LAX

Los Angeles

ATH

Athens Eleftherios V.

1 stop

16h 00m
ATH

Athens Eleftherios V.

LAX

Los Angeles

1 stop

32h 40m
$546

SWISS

Pick Dates

Deal found 10/2/22

Jan 15 - Jan 27
LAX

Los Angeles

ATH

Athens Eleftherios V.

1 stop

35h 20m
ATH

Athens Eleftherios V.

LAX

Los Angeles

1 stop

19h 15m
$560

SWISS

Pick Dates

Deal found 10/3/22

Cheap KLM flights from Los Angeles to Athens

Oct 24 - Nov 3
LAX

Los Angeles

ATH

Athens Eleftherios V.

1 stop

25h 40m
ATH

Athens Eleftherios V.

LAX

Los Angeles

1 stop

32h 35m
$554

KLM

Pick Dates

Deal found 10/2/22

Nov 15 - Nov 28
LAX

Los Angeles

ATH

Athens Eleftherios V.

1 stop

25h 35m
ATH

Athens Eleftherios V.

LAX

Los Angeles

1 stop

29h 05m
$572

KLM

Pick Dates

Deal found 10/3/22

Last minute flights from Los Angeles to Athens

Late deals on return flights to Athens from Los Angeles, departing today and this week
Oct 12 - Oct 18
LAX

Los Angeles

ATH

Athens Eleftherios V.

1 stop

23h 35m
ATH

Athens Eleftherios V.

LAX

Los Angeles

1 stop

27h 45m
$522

ITA Airways

Pick Dates

Deal found 10/3/22

Oct 12 - Nov 23
LAX

Los Angeles

ATH

Athens Eleftherios V.

1 stop

15h 25m
ATH

Athens Eleftherios V.

LAX

Los Angeles

1 stop

19h 19m
$559

Multiple Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 10/3/22

Oct 11 - Oct 20
LAX

Los Angeles

ATH

Athens Eleftherios V.

1 stop

17h 10m
ATH

Athens Eleftherios V.

LAX

Los Angeles

1 stop

19h 55m
$563

United Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 10/2/22

One-way flights to Athens from Los Angeles

The cheapest one-way flights from Los Angeles to Athens
Oct 14
LAX

Los Angeles

ATH

Athens Eleftherios V.

2 stops

41h 40m
$226

Multiple Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 10/1/22

Oct 9
LAX

Los Angeles

ATH

Athens Eleftherios V.

3 stops

49h 00m
$234

Multiple Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 10/2/22

Oct 14
LAX

Los Angeles

ATH

Athens Eleftherios V.

1 stop

31h 45m
$241

Multiple Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 10/1/22

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 Turkish Airlines 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 $600 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Los Angeles to Athens for under $600. The cheapest flight booked recently is on ITA Airways for just $512, but on average you can expect to pay $541.

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, 91 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 $512, 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 SWISS and United Airlines - these airlines can fly you to your destination from $542 and $544, respectively. You may be able to fly from Los Angeles to Athens for 30% 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 $402. While the most popular route (Los Angeles - Athens Eleftherios V.) can be booked for $542 on average our data indicates $2,707 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$698FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time50%COVID-19 safety
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Scandinavian AirlinesCheapest$430Average$678FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time77%COVID-19 safety
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ITA AirwaysCheapest$494Average$644FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time81%COVID-19 safety
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SWISSCheapest$530Average$682FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time79%COVID-19 safety
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Alaska AirlinesCheapest$531Average$816FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time75%COVID-19 safety
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LufthansaCheapest$538Average$804FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time76%COVID-19 safety
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KLMCheapest$543Average$690FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time75%COVID-19 safety
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IberiaCheapest$551Average$908FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time77%COVID-19 safety
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Air FranceCheapest$559Average$721FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time77%COVID-19 safety
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