Cheap flights from Newark (EWR) to Athens (ATH)

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The best prices from Newark to Athens Eleftherios V. are usually found in February or March, booked 47 days in advance, depart on a Monday or Thursday and return on a Tuesday

How to find the cheapest flight from
Newark (EWR) to Athens (ATH)

All the information you need to plan the best EWR to ATH flight in 2021: compare Newark to Athens flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Athens.
EWR - ATH
Price
$470 - $899
ATH
Temperature
50 - 82.4 °F
ATH
Precipitation
0.2 - 2.5 inches

Popular in

June

High demand for flights, 25% potential price rise

Cheapest in

February

Best time to find cheap flights, 30% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$470

From Newark to Athens Eleftherios V.

One-way from

$337

One-way flight from Newark 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 month to fly from Newark Airport to Athens?

March is one of the best times of the year to fly to Athens from Newark Airport. Prices for March average $596 per person but you can even find prices for as low as $330. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of December. Opting for a March flight can save you 41% on your journey compared to booking in March

When is the cheapest time to fly from Newark Airport to Athens (EWR - ATH)?

Unlike in the evening, when flights are generally more expensive, you can save up to 27% on flights from Newark Airport to Athens by exploring options for tickets at noon.

What is the cheapest day to fly round-trip from Newark Airport to Athens?

Users have found that leaving on a Sunday can be a cost-effective option. It’s possible to save up to 7% on your flight compared to booking on days when demand is much higher.

How far in advance should I book a flight from Newark Airport to Athens?

When searching for a good deal, it’s best to be prepared for potential fluctuations in price. We recommend booking at least 61 days in advance, which can save you up to 13% on flights from Newark Airport to Athens compared to booking the week you need them. Waiting 61 days out may not be for everyone, so we have options available for flights within the next two weeks, with the lowest price starting at $644. For sooner than that we have options available in the next 3 days from $644.

Cheap flights from Newark to Athens in November, December 2021

The best prices found for EWR to ATH flights for November, December
10 Dec - 17 Dec
$492pp
EWR
Newark
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
ATH
Athens Eleftherios V.
ATH
Athens Eleftherios V.
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
EWR
Newark
10 Dec - 17 Dec
$495pp
EWR
Newark
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
ATH
Athens Eleftherios V.
ATH
Athens Eleftherios V.
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
EWR
Newark
10 Dec - 17 Dec
$496pp
EWR
Newark
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
ATH
Athens Eleftherios V.
ATH
Athens Eleftherios V.
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
EWR
Newark

Newark to Athens 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Athens from Newark found for next year
10 Dec - 17 Dec
$492pp
EWR
Newark
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
ATH
Athens Eleftherios V.
ATH
Athens Eleftherios V.
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
EWR
Newark
10 Dec - 17 Dec
$495pp
EWR
Newark
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
ATH
Athens Eleftherios V.
ATH
Athens Eleftherios V.
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
EWR
Newark
10 Dec - 17 Dec
$496pp
EWR
Newark
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
ATH
Athens Eleftherios V.
ATH
Athens Eleftherios V.
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
EWR
Newark

Non-stop flights to Athens from Newark

Save time with Newark to Athens direct flight deals
5 Apr - 10 Apr
$611pp
EWR
Newark
United Airlines
Non-Stop
ATH
Athens Eleftherios V.
ATH
Athens Eleftherios V.
United Airlines
Non-Stop
EWR
Newark
11 Jan - 1 Feb
$622pp
EWR
Newark
Emirates
Non-Stop
ATH
Athens Eleftherios V.
ATH
Athens Eleftherios V.
Emirates
Non-Stop
EWR
Newark
5 Apr - 13 Apr
$629pp
EWR
Newark
Lufthansa
Non-Stop
ATH
Athens Eleftherios V.
ATH
Athens Eleftherios V.
Lufthansa
Non-Stop
EWR
Newark

Last minute flights from Newark to Athens

Late deals on round-trip flights to Athens from Newark, departing today and this week
10 Dec - 17 Dec
$492pp
EWR
Newark
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
ATH
Athens Eleftherios V.
ATH
Athens Eleftherios V.
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
EWR
Newark
10 Dec - 17 Dec
$495pp
EWR
Newark
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
ATH
Athens Eleftherios V.
ATH
Athens Eleftherios V.
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
EWR
Newark
10 Dec - 17 Dec
$496pp
EWR
Newark
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
ATH
Athens Eleftherios V.
ATH
Athens Eleftherios V.
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
EWR
Newark

One-way flights to Eleftherios V. from Newark

The cheapest one-way flights from Newark to Athens
12:45 pm - 1:05 pm
TAP AIR PORTUGAL
1 Stop
17h 20m
EWR - ATH
TAP AIR PORTUGAL
$337
Travelgenio
7:15 pm - 7:30 am
Multiple Airlines
2 Stops
29h 15m
EWR - ATH
Multiple Airlines
$341
Kiwi.com
12:30 pm - 7:50 am
SAS
1 Stop
12h 20m
EWR - ATH
SAS
$343
JustFly

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Flight FAQs

From Newark to Athens

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

Most people fly into Athens Eleftherios V. (ATH) if they book a flight to Athens from Newark. On average, Eleftherios V. has 1 inbound flight from Newark per day from 22 airlines. Athens Eleftherios V. is conveniently located just 12.3 mi from Athens’s city center.

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

Emirates, United Airlines, and British Airways 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 Newark Airport to Athens for under $400 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Newark Airport to Athens for under $400. The cheapest flight booked recently is on SAS for just $355, but on average you can expect to pay $390.

Are there nonstop flights from Newark Airport to Athens for under $700 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from Newark Airport to Athens under $700. A good price for a nonstop flight from Newark Airport to Athens is less than $642.

Are there last-minute flights available from Newark Airport to Athens for under $500?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Newark Airport to Athens within the next 7 days for less than $500.

What days are nonstop flights available from Newark Airport to Athens?

Nonstop flights are available for this route on the following days: Friday.

How popular is this Newark Airport to Athens flight route?

This flight path from Newark to Athens Eleftherios V. was viewed by 178 users in the past month. Keep an eye out for changes in search interest prior to high and low season.

How many flights depart from Newark Airport to Athens on average per day?

Per day, 1 flight departs from Newark Airport to Athens on average.
Evening (6pm - Midnight) - 100% of flight departures

How long is the flight from Newark Airport to Athens?

For as low as $355, SAS can have you in Athens from Newark Airport in 12h 25m. The distance from Newark Airport to Athens is about 4971 mi.

What is the cheapest airline to fly from Newark Airport to Athens round-trip?

Cheapflights users have booked flights from Newark Airport to Athens round-trip from $355. SAS is currently priced 47% below the average price you’ll pay for this route.

What are the most popular airlines that fly from Newark Airport to Athens?

Consider Major Airline, American Airlines or Air Canada when booking your flight. These represent the most popular airlines when flying from Newark Airport to Athens.

What are the most reliable airlines from Newark Airport to Athens?

No one likes to see their flight delayed. When booking a flight from Newark Airport to Athens consider choosing Emirates (90%), JetBlue (90%) or Air Canada (70%) as they are the most reliable in getting you off to your destination on time.

What are the cheapest flights from Newark Airport to Athens?

Looking for the cheapest flight from Newark Airport to Athens? While on average our users pay $1,280, our data indicates the cheapest price to be $255. The most popular route (Newark - Athens Eleftherios V.), is priced around $377.

What airports serve Athens from Newark?

If you’re flying to Athens from Newark, you will most likely leave from Newark Liberty International Airport (EWR) in Newark, NJ. There are also flights from nearby New York City airports, namely, La Guardia Airport (LGA) and John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK). JFK is about 1h by car and about 2h or 3h by NY and NJ public transport from Newark. LGA is a little under 1h away, and it is about the same distance as JFK by public transport. If you are closer to White Plains, NY, or are willing to take the 1h drive or 4h train journey with multiple transfers, you may want to check out flights from Westchester County Airport (HPN). All flights arrive at Athens International Airport (ATH) where there’s an airport bus service direct to the city center and other locations.

Which airlines fly directly from Newark to Athens?

You can choose from a wide selection of non-stop flights direct to Athens from Newark. The majority of these journeys are with United Airlines, Lufthansa, and Emirates. If you prefer John F. Kennedy International, there are direct flights with KLM to Athens. These direct flights take from a little over 9h to just under 10h to reach Athens.

What are the layover options between Newark and Athens?

There may be better flight deals on trips that have one or more layovers, and there are plenty from Newark and other regional airports. If you want to only make one stop from EWR, you may spend that time in Zurich, Munich, or Frankfurt. Your travel time may range from just under 11h to almost 21h. For two stops from EWR, you may stop in Chicago and London, in Brussels and Zurich, or in Amsterdam and Munich, taking anywhere from just over 13h to almost 40h. From JFK, one-stop routes usually have layovers in Zurich, London, or Istanbul. Depending on the layover times, you could spend around 11h to 28h or more traveling from Newark to Athens. The two-layover options from JFK usually go through Frankfurt and Brussels, through Dublin and Paris, or through Brussels and Zurich or Geneva. These two stops may mean travel times of around 13h to almost 20h.

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

U.S. citizens do not need a visa to travel to enter Greece and Athens if you are not planning on staying for more than 90 days. Your passport, however, must be valid for at least six months from the day you arrive, and it should have a few blank pages available. You may also be asked for proof of sufficient available funds and proof of onward travel.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Athens, Greece

Do I need a COVID test to fly to Athens from Newark?

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

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

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Newark must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 72 for RT-PCR (NAAT) and 48 Antigen (quick-test) hours before departing to Athens Eleftherios V..

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Newark 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 Newark from Athens?

Returning to Newark 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 72 hours before departing to Newark.

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

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Alternative routes for Newark 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 Newark to Athens.
Today's exchange rate
$1 = €0.89
Average temperature for November in Athens
64.4 °F
Avg rainfall for November in Athens
2.9 ″

Airports servicing Newark

Airports servicing Athens

Top 10 airlines flying from Newark to Athens Eleftherios V.

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Newark 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
SWISS
$308 $678 No cancel fee 79%
Finnair
$368 $685 No cancel fee 76%
SAS
$378 $1,028 No cancel fee 77%
British Airways
$385 $625 No cancel fee 70%
Air Canada
$401 $865 No cancel fee 67%
Norwegian
$402 $690 No cancel fee 74%
Lufthansa
$402 $774 No cancel fee 76%
Ukraine International Airlines
$419 $729 No cancel fee 81%
Aeroflot
$437 $743 No cancel fee 79%
Delta
$440 $828 No cancel fee N/A

Hourly flight availability from Newark to Athens

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Weekly flight availability
from Newark to Athens
See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from Newark to Athens.
Sunday
1 daily flight
Monday
2 daily flights
Tuesday
2 daily flights
Wednesday
1 daily flight
Thursday
1 daily flight
Friday
1 daily flight
Saturday
1 daily flight
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