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

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The best prices from Los Angeles to Athens Eleftherios V. are usually found in February or March, booked 48 days in advance, depart on a Wednesday or Tuesday 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
$680 - $1,050
ATH
Temperature
50 - 82.4 °F
ATH
Precipitation
0.2 - 2.5 inches

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 29% potential price rise

Cheapest in

February

Best time to find cheap flights, 9% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$680

From Los Angeles to Athens Eleftherios V.

One-way from

$336

One-way flight from Los Angeles 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 Los Angeles to Athens?

Travelers have found it’s best to book a flight 44 days in advance to save up to 6% 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 44 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 $760, or $760 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 $749. You can even find prices in February for less than $749, as users have found deals to Athens from as low as $610. The month of December 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 40%.

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 3% on the flight price compared to flying in the morning, which is usually more expensive.

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

Departing on a Tuesday is a good option for securing a great price. You can expect to save up to 14% when planning your travel around this day of the week.

Cheap flights from Los Angeles to Athens in January, February 2022

The best prices found for LAX to ATH flights for January, February
24 Feb - 5 Mar
$483pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Lufthansa
   
2 STOPS
ATH
Athens Eleftherios V.
ATH
Athens Eleftherios V.
Lufthansa
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
25 Feb - 5 Mar
$488pp
LAX
Los Angeles
SAS
 
1 STOP
ATH
Athens Eleftherios V.
ATH
Athens Eleftherios V.
SAS
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
23 Feb - 5 Mar
$491pp
LAX
Los Angeles
SAS
   
2 STOPS
ATH
Athens Eleftherios V.
ATH
Athens Eleftherios V.
SAS
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles

Los Angeles to Athens 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Athens from Los Angeles found for this year
24 Apr - 5 May
$456pp
LAX
Los Angeles
SAS
 
1 STOP
ATH
Athens Eleftherios V.
ATH
Athens Eleftherios V.
SAS
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
25 Mar - 2 Apr
$457pp
LAX
Los Angeles
SAS
 
1 STOP
ATH
Athens Eleftherios V.
ATH
Athens Eleftherios V.
SAS
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
24 Mar - 2 Apr
$459pp
LAX
Los Angeles
SAS
 
1 STOP
ATH
Athens Eleftherios V.
ATH
Athens Eleftherios V.
SAS
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles

Last minute flights from Los Angeles to Athens

Late deals on round-trip flights to Athens from Los Angeles, departing today and this week
31 Jan - 24 Feb
$567pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
ATH
Athens Eleftherios V.
ATH
Athens Eleftherios V.
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
29 Jan - 8 Feb
$573pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Lufthansa
 
1 STOP
ATH
Athens Eleftherios V.
ATH
Athens Eleftherios V.
Lufthansa
   
2 STOPS
LAX
Los Angeles
29 Jan - 8 Feb
$580pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Lufthansa
   
2 STOPS
ATH
Athens Eleftherios V.
ATH
Athens Eleftherios V.
Lufthansa
   
2 STOPS
LAX
Los Angeles

One-way flights to Eleftherios V. from Los Angeles

The cheapest one-way flights from Los Angeles to Athens
2:30 am - 10:15 am
Iberia
2 Stops
21h 45m
LAX - ATH
Iberia
$336
SnapTravelAir
9:35 am - 5:10 pm
SAS
2 Stops
21h 35m
LAX - ATH
SAS
$356
ChatDeal
6:20 pm - 8:25 pm
Multiple Airlines
2 Stops
40h 05m
LAX - ATH
Multiple Airlines
$409
Kiwi.com

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Flight FAQs

From Los Angeles to Athens

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, Turkish Airlines, 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 SAS for just $456, but on average you can expect to pay $477.

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, 175 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 $456, SAS will fly you from Los Angeles to Athens and back. In addition to SAS, many other airlines offer competitively priced options for your trip. Search Cheapflights for deals from Air Canada and Lufthansa - these airlines can fly you to your destination from $494 and $496, respectively. You may be able to fly from Los Angeles to Athens for 39% less than the average price by searching for these airlines.

What are the cheapest flights from Los Angeles to Athens?

Looking at all options, your cheapest flight can be booked for $381. While the most popular route (Los Angeles - Athens Eleftherios V.) can be booked for $456 on average our data indicates $1,407 when flying from Los Angeles to Athens.

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 Major Airline, American Airlines or Air Canada as they are the most popular for this route.

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.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Athens, Greece

Do I need a COVID test to fly to Athens from Los Angeles?

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

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

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Los Angeles must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 72 hours for rt-pcr (naat) and 24 hours antigen (quick-test) hours before departing to Athens Eleftherios V..

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Los Angeles 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 Los Angeles from Athens?

Returning to Los Angeles 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 Los Angeles.

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

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Alternative routes for Los Angeles 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 Los Angeles 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 Los Angeles

Airports servicing Athens

Top 10 airlines flying from Los Angeles to Athens Eleftherios V.

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.
Airline Cheapest Average Flexibility On-time COVID-19 safety
SAS
$347 $894 No cancel fee 77%
Aeroflot
$559 $927 No cancel fee 79%
Air France
$588 $955 No cancel fee 77%
Norwegian
$591 $827 No cancel fee 74%
Qatar Airways
$602 $1,415 No cancel fee 68%
SWISS
$612 $934 No cancel fee 79%
Turkish Airlines
$634 $893 No cancel fee 77%
KLM
$651 $964 No cancel fee 75%
United Airlines
$659 $1,019 No cancel fee 69%
Air Canada
$660 $977 No cancel fee 67%
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