Cheap flights from New York (NYC) to Athens (ATH)

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The best prices from New York to Athens are usually found in March or February, booked 60 days in advance, depart on a Tuesday or Sunday and return on a Wednesday

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 2021: compare New York to Athens flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Athens.
NYC - ATH
Price
$451 - $842
ATH
Temperature
55.4 - 91.4 °F
ATH
Rainfall
0.2 - 2.9 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 to Athens

One-way from

$241

One-way flight from New York to Athens

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?

Wednesday flights are found to be more expensive to fly from New York to Athens. This shouldn’t discourage you from searching, as you can still find great deals by being flexible with your options. Use our search form to find deals on tickets to Athens.

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

Travelers have found it’s best to book a flight 39 days in advance to save up to 18% 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 39 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 $1,169, or $1,237 for flights within the next 24 hours.

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

Due to multiple factors, expect to potentially pay more when booking in January. For low rates, November can be a great choice for travel to Athens. Flights to Athens from New York in November are about $1,080 on average during November, but can be found for as low as $647.

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

It’s optimal to fly from New York to Athens at noon. By choosing this option you can save up to 23% on the cost of your flight, compared to a flight in the evening.

Cheap flights from New York to Athens in June, July 2021

The best prices found for NYC to ATH flights for June, July
23 Jul - 11 Aug
$506pp
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
Virgin Atlantic
Non-Stop
ATH
Athens Eleftherios V.
ATH
Athens Eleftherios V.
Virgin Atlantic
Non-Stop
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
15 Jul - 25 Jul
$507pp
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
Delta
Non-Stop
ATH
Athens Eleftherios V.
ATH
Athens Eleftherios V.
Delta
Non-Stop
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
31 Jul - 12 Aug
$507pp
LGA
New York LaGuardia
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
ATH
Athens Eleftherios V.
ATH
Athens Eleftherios V.
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
LGA
New York LaGuardia

New York to Athens 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Athens from New York found for this year
8 Oct - 16 Oct
$398pp
EWR
Newark
SAS
 
1 STOP
ATH
Athens Eleftherios V.
ATH
Athens Eleftherios V.
SAS
 
1 STOP
EWR
Newark
24 Sep - 4 Oct
$400pp
EWR
Newark
SAS
 
1 STOP
ATH
Athens Eleftherios V.
ATH
Athens Eleftherios V.
SAS
 
1 STOP
EWR
Newark
1 Oct - 11 Oct
$402pp
EWR
Newark
SAS
 
1 STOP
ATH
Athens Eleftherios V.
ATH
Athens Eleftherios V.
SAS
 
1 STOP
EWR
Newark

Non-stop flights to Athens from New York

Save time with New York to Athens direct flight deals
23 Jul - 11 Aug
$506pp
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
Virgin Atlantic
Non-Stop
ATH
Athens Eleftherios V.
ATH
Athens Eleftherios V.
Virgin Atlantic
Non-Stop
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
15 Jul - 25 Jul
$507pp
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
Delta
Non-Stop
ATH
Athens Eleftherios V.
ATH
Athens Eleftherios V.
Delta
Non-Stop
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
9 Aug - 2 Sep
$581pp
EWR
Newark
Lufthansa
Non-Stop
ATH
Athens Eleftherios V.
ATH
Athens Eleftherios V.
Lufthansa
Non-Stop
EWR
Newark

Last minute flights from New York to Athens

Late deals on round-trip flights to Athens from New York, departing today and this week
29 Jun - 4 Jul
$611pp
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
ATH
Athens Eleftherios V.
ATH
Athens Eleftherios V.
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
28 Jun - 5 Jul
$632pp
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
ATH
Athens Eleftherios V.
ATH
Athens Eleftherios V.
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
29 Jun - 4 Jul
$642pp
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
ATH
Athens Eleftherios V.
ATH
Athens Eleftherios V.
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl

One-way flights to Athens from New York

The cheapest one-way flights from New York to Athens
6:05 pm - 10:00 am
Air Europa
1 Stop
32h 55m
JFK - ATH
Air Europa
$241
mytrip.com
7:55 pm - 7:15 am
Multiple Airlines
1 Stop
28h 20m
EWR - ATH
Multiple Airlines
$250
Kiwi.com
6:05 pm - 10:00 am
Air Europa
1 Stop
32h 55m
JFK - ATH
Air Europa
$254
Gotogate

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about <span class="emphasized">New York</span> to <span class="emphasized">Athens</span> flights.

Flight FAQs

From New York to Athens

Are flight prices decreasing from New York to Athens due to COVID-19 (coronavirus)?

At this time, Cheapflights has noticed price decreases for many domestic flights due to COVID-19. Travel is not necessarily recommended at this time, and flights may be prone to cancellation: please check with local authorities in both New York and Athens for travel alerts, and be sure to review the airline's cancellation policy and travel advisories before booking. For more information, please view our post on what to know about COVID-19 (coronavirus) and travel.

What safety measures are being taken by airlines flying from New York to Athens Eleftherios V. to control the spread of COVID-19?

New policies can now be found on Alitalia to help keep travelers safe while flying. New policies for travelers booking flights from New York to Athens Eleftherios V. include masks being provided and required on board, daily cleaning and sanitization, use of HEPA filters, pre-flight testing for antibodies and symptoms, and socially distanced seating (for a limited time). Keep in mind that policies will vary by airline.

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

Emirates, British Airways, 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.

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 20 daily inbound flights from New York from 30 different airlines.

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 SAS for just $398, but on average you can expect to pay $410.

Are there nonstop flights from New York to Athens for under $600 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from New York to Athens under $600. A good price for a nonstop flight from New York to Athens is less than $610.

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.

Is New York weather warmer or cooler than Athens?

We forecast the temperature to be around the 91 °F's in July, on average. The temperature in Athens is generally hotter than in New York. Book flights in a timely manner in correlation to your departure date.

How long is the flight from New York to Athens?

There are many flights that can get you from New York to Athens in 9h 45m. Fly via Virgin Atlantic, Delta, or KLM to get the fastest option. Generally, flights for this route are nonstop.

What is the cheapest airline to fly from New York to Athens round-trip?

According to our current data, SAS ($398), offers the cheapest pricing from New York to Athens. SAS is priced at 33% lower than the current average price of a flight leaving 3 months from now.

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

$241 is the cheapest one-way deal found within the past few days, from Air Europa.

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 = €0.85
Flight duration
10h 27m
Average temperature for June in Athens
86.0 °F
Avg rainfall for June in Athens
0.2 ″

Airports servicing New York

Newark Intl (EWR)
La Guardia (LGA)

Airports servicing Athens

Top 10 airlines flying from New York to Athens

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
easyJet
$121 $220 No cancel fee 86%
Norwegian Air UK
$374 $485 No cancel fee N/A
Finnair
$368 $602 No cancel fee 76%
Royal Air Maroc
$337 $632 No cancel fee 75%

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

Iberia
$366 $656 No cancel fee 77%
Air Serbia
$374 $711 No cancel fee N/A
Ukraine International Airlines
$351 $712 No cancel fee 81%
Austrian Airlines
$454 $748 No cancel fee 78%
Aeroflot
$437 $762 No cancel fee 79%
Turkish Airlines
$498 $805 No cancel fee 77%

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 65% of NYC to ATH departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 35% of NYC to ATH departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 0% 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
20 daily flights
Monday
20 daily flights
Tuesday
20 daily flights
Wednesday
20 daily flights
Thursday
20 daily flights
Friday
20 daily flights
Saturday
20 daily flights
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