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The best prices from New York to Athens Eleftherios V. are usually found in March or February, booked 60 days in advance, depart on a Monday or Sunday and return on a Thursday

How to find the cheapest flight from
New York (NYC) to Athens (ATH)

All the information you need to plan the best NYC to ATH flight in 2022: compare New York to Athens flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Athens.
NYC - ATH
Price
$451 - $842
ATH
Temperature
50 - 82.4 °F
ATH
Rainfall
0.2 - 2.5 inches

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 29% potential price rise

Cheapest in

March

Best time to find cheap flights, 24% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$451

From New York (NYC) to Athens Eleftherios V.

One-way from

$190

One-way flight from New York (NYC) 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 New York to Athens?

Users have found that flying from New York to Athens on a Thursday typically leans towards higher prices. However, this doesn’t mean you still can’t find a deal. Flexibility with other aspects of your flight can still land a great price for your trip.

What is the cheapest month to fly from New York to Athens?

Due to multiple factors, expect to potentially pay more when booking in December. For low rates, March can be a great choice for travel to Athens. Flights to Athens from New York in March are about $596 on average during March, but can be found for as low as $330.

How far in advance should I book a flight from New York to Athens?

Travelers have found it’s best to book a flight 61 days in advance to save up to 13% 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 New York to Athens 1-2 weeks in advance for as low as $644, or $644 for flights within the next 24 hours.

When is the cheapest time to fly from New York to Athens (NYC - ATH)?

One of the essential ways to save on airfare from New York to Athens is to remain as flexible as possible. Flights that are in the evening tend to be the most expensive. A flight at noon could potentially save you up to 18% on airfare.

Cheap flights from New York to Athens in May, June 2022

The best prices found for NYC to ATH flights for May, June
16 Jun - 20 Jun
$544pp
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
ATH
Athens Eleftherios V.
ATH
Athens Eleftherios V.
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
21 Jun - 17 Oct
$555pp
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
ATH
Athens Eleftherios V.
ATH
Athens Eleftherios V.
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
21 Jun - 12 Sep
$563pp
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
ATH
Athens Eleftherios V.
ATH
Athens Eleftherios V.
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl

New York to Athens 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Athens from New York found for this year
16 Aug - 31 Aug
$388pp
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
ATH
Athens Eleftherios V.
ATH
Athens Eleftherios V.
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
9 Aug - 5 Sep
$400pp
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
ATH
Athens Eleftherios V.
ATH
Athens Eleftherios V.
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
8 Aug - 31 Aug
$404pp
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
ATH
Athens Eleftherios V.
ATH
Athens Eleftherios V.
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl

Non-stop flights to Athens from New York

Save time with New York to Athens direct flight deals
19 Sep - 4 Oct
$472pp
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
ITA Airways
Non-Stop
ATH
Athens Eleftherios V.
ATH
Athens Eleftherios V.
ITA Airways
Non-Stop
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
4 Oct - 18 Oct
$481pp
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
ITA Airways
Non-Stop
ATH
Athens Eleftherios V.
ATH
Athens Eleftherios V.
ITA Airways
Non-Stop
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
18 Sep - 29 Sep
$488pp
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
British Airways
Non-Stop
ATH
Athens Eleftherios V.
ATH
Athens Eleftherios V.
British Airways
Non-Stop
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl

Last minute flights from New York to Athens

Late deals on round-trip flights to Athens from New York, departing today and this week
2 Jun - 28 Sep
$614pp
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
British Airways
Non-Stop
ATH
Athens Eleftherios V.
ATH
Athens Eleftherios V.
British Airways
Non-Stop
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
30 May - 28 Sep
$623pp
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
Finnair
Non-Stop
ATH
Athens Eleftherios V.
ATH
Athens Eleftherios V.
Finnair
Non-Stop
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
31 May - 6 Oct
$624pp
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
British Airways
Non-Stop
ATH
Athens Eleftherios V.
ATH
Athens Eleftherios V.
British Airways
Non-Stop
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl

One-way flights to Eleftherios V. from New York

The cheapest one-way flights from New York to Athens
7:55 pm - 7:50 am
Multiple Airlines
1 Stop
28h 55m
JFK - ATH
Multiple Airlines
$190
Kiwi.com
7:55 pm - 7:50 am
Multiple Airlines
1 Stop
28h 55m
JFK - ATH
Multiple Airlines
$191
Kiwi.com
7:55 pm - 7:50 am
Multiple Airlines
1 Stop
28h 55m
JFK - ATH
Multiple Airlines
$206
Kiwi.com

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Flight FAQs

From New York to Athens

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

Located just 12.3 mi from the city center, Athens Eleftherios V. is the airport most travelers will use when flying to Athens from New York. Booking flights from New York to Eleftherios V. (ATH) should be relatively easy as there are 15 daily inbound flights from New York from 30 different airlines.

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

Emirates, Norwegian, and Delta 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 New York to Athens for under $400 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from New York to Athens for under $400. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just $388, but on average you can expect to pay $419.

Are there nonstop flights from New York to Athens for under $500 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from New York to Athens under $500. A good price for a nonstop flight from New York to Athens is less than $525.

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

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

What are the most popular routes from New York to Athens?

The most popular flight routes from New York to Athens are New York John F Kennedy Intl - Athens Eleftherios V., Newark - Athens Eleftherios V. and New York LaGuardia - Athens Eleftherios V..

What are the cheapest flights from New York to Athens?

Looking for the cheapest flight from New York to Athens? While on average our users pay $2,656, our data indicates the cheapest price to be $235. The most popular route (New York John F Kennedy Intl - Athens Eleftherios V.), is priced around $419.

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

Hi Fly, Endeavor Airlines and Aegean Airlines are the most popular airlines when flying from New York to Athens.

What are the most reliable airlines from New York to Athens?

The top 3 most reliable airlines when flying from New York to Athens are KLM (88%), Air France (88%) and Delta (88%).

What airports serve Athens from New York?

Various popular airports serve airlines flying to Athens from New York, including John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK), LaGuardia Airport (LGA), and Newark (EWR). These airports are among the busiest air passenger gateways serving their surrounding cities, and they have ample terminals. This journey will end in Athens at Eleftherios Venizelos, the busiest and largest airport in Greece. While the Athens international airport is a large one, it's not far from central Athens, whereby you can take about a 40min voyage on the Metro Line 3 or a 90min journey via rail on the Kiato Suburban Service.

Which airlines fly directly from New York to Athens?

Nonstop flights to Athens from New York are not available at this time. On this voyage, you might have to change planes once or twice at the layover locations. Common routes affiliated with flights from John F. Kennedy include one or two stops at Moscow Sheremetyevo, Istanbul, Frankfurt am Main, or Munich Franz Josef Strauss before arrival at Athens. Aeroflot often operates journeys with stops at Moscow, Turkish Airlines runs on trips that stop at Istanbul, while Lufthansa operates voyages with layovers at Frankfurt and Munich. When journeying from LaGuardia Airport, you're likely to make two stops: at Boston Logan International and Amsterdam Schiphol. The airline company that often serves this route is Delta. Your Athens trip from New York can also begin at Newark aboard Lufthansa or United Airlines, and frequent routes along this course involve one or two stops at Munich Franz Josef Strauss, Amsterdam Schiphol, or Frankfurt am Main.

What are the layover options between New York and Athens?

As nonstop flights on this trip aren't available, you have multiple layover airport options. Common layover locations include Moscow Sheremetyevo, Istanbul, and Frankfurt am Main if you journey from John F. Kennedy. Boston Logan International and Amsterdam Schiphol are layover airports for routes running from LaGuardia, and Munich Franz Josef Strauss is a frequent layover stop for flights from Newark. Stops can also occur at Warsaw Frederic Chopin, Paris Charles de Gaulle, or Washington Dulles International. Generally, layovers contribute to about 3-5h of the trip time, and the more stops, the longer the journey will be. However, a voyage with more stops is normally cheaper than those with fewer layovers.

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

If you're looking to travel to Athens from the USA, keep in mind that a passport is required to enter Greece. You should also confirm that your passport is valid for at least six months beyond the date of your departing flight and that it has at least two blank pages for stamps. Being part of the Schengen Agreement, Greece lets American citizens enter and tour its territories or conduct business without a visa. However, you can only stay in Athens for a maximum of 90 days.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Athens, Greece

Do I need a COVID test to fly to Athens from New York?

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

Most visitors from New York can enter Athens Eleftherios V. without restrictions.

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from New York are not required to present a negative COVID-19 PCR test or antigen result upon entering Athens Eleftherios V..

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

Do I need a test to fly back to New York from Athens?

Returning to New York 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 1 day for RT-PCR (NAAT) and 1 day for Antigen (quick-test) before departing to New York.

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

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Alternative routes for New York 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 New York to Athens.
Today's exchange rate
$1 = €0.94
Flight duration from New York to ATH
10h 00m
Average temperature for May in Athens
77.0 °F
Avg rainfall for May in Athens
0.6 ″

Airports servicing New York

Newark (EWR)
LaGuardia (LGA)
New York Skyports SPB (NYS)

Airports servicing Athens

Top 10 airlines flying from New York to Athens Eleftherios V.

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from New York 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
Juneyao Airlines
$9 $17 No cancel fee 66%

We couldn't confirm the COVID-19 safety measures taken by Juneyao Airlines. Please check directly on their website for additional information.

easyJet
$121 $220 No cancel fee 86%
Royal Air Maroc
$337 $632 No cancel fee 75%
Ukraine International Airlines
$351 $712 No cancel fee 81%
Norwegian Air UK
$374 $485 No cancel fee N/A
Scandinavian Airlines
$431 $567 No cancel fee 77%
KLM
$435 $677 No cancel fee 75%
Aeroflot
$437 $743 No cancel fee 79%
Austrian Airlines
$454 $765 No cancel fee 78%
Aer Lingus
$487 $680 No cancel fee N/A

Hourly flight availability from New York to Athens

See what time of day planes typically take off from New York towards Athens.
Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 61% of NYC to ATH departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 38% of NYC to ATH departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 1% of NYC to ATH departures
Morning 6 AM to noon 0% of NYC to ATH departures
Midnight
6 AM
Noon
6 PM
Weekly flight availability
from New York to Athens
See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from New York to Athens.
Sunday
15 daily flights
Monday
18 daily flights
Tuesday
18 daily flights
Wednesday
18 daily flights
Thursday
13 daily flights
Friday
13 daily flights
Saturday
13 daily flights
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