Cheap flights from San Diego (SAN) to Athens (ATH) from $356

This is the cheapest one-way flight price found by a Cheapflights user in the last 72 hours by searching for a flight to Athens departing on 5/18. Fares are subject to change and may not be available on all flights or dates of travel. Click the price to replicate the search for this deal.
SAN — ATH
Mar 5 — Mar 121

The best prices from San Diego to Athens Eleftherios V. are usually found in January or November, booked 34 days in advance, depart on a Monday or Sunday and return on a Tuesday

Cheap flight deals from San Diego to Athens

Discover tips and strategies to find the most affordable flight options for your journey from San Diego (SAN) to Athens (ATH). Learn about various techniques such as flexible date searches, comparing prices across and setting up price alerts. Use these methods to find the cheapest flights available for your travel needs. Data last updated February 29, 2024.

Popular in

June

Cheapest in

January

Round-trip from

$612

One-way from

$564
High demand for flights, 25% potential price rise
Best time to find cheap flights, 31% potential price drop
From San Diego to Athens Eleftherios V.
One-way flight from San Diego to Athens Eleftherios V.

What is the cheapest day to fly round-trip from San Diego to Athens?

Wednesday flights are found to be more expensive to fly from San Diego 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 San Diego to Athens?

Users have found that booking a flight from San Diego to Athens at least 35 days early can save you up to 75% on average compared to booking a flight this week. If booking 35 days before your flight isn’t an option for you, users have found flights from San Diego to Athens for as little as $1,406 when booking for a departure date within the next two weeks. You can also check prices now. Some users have found airline tickets as low as $1,932 for flights departing within the next 3 days.

What is the cheapest month to fly from San Diego to Athens?

January is one of the best times of the year to fly to Athens from San Diego. Prices for January average $1,255 per person but you can even find prices for as low as $737. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of June. Opting for a January flight can save you 34% on your journey compared to booking in June

When is the cheapest time to fly from San Diego to Athens (SAN - ATH)?

One of the essential ways to save on airfare from San Diego to Athens is to remain as flexible as possible. Flights that are in the morning tend to be the most expensive. A flight at noon could potentially save you up to 38% on airfare.

Cheap United Airlines flights from San Diego to Athens

Explore cheap flight options specifically provided by United Airlines for the route between San Diego and Athens. Find affordable fares and compare prices with other airlines to secure the best deal for your journey. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 3,314,962 searches. Data last updated February 29, 2024.
Take a peek at the cheapest United Airlines flights we've detected traveling from San Diego to Athens. Come back soon if you're not finding the exact deal you're looking for.
Tue 4/912:30 pmSAN - ATH
1 stop36h 40mUnited Airlines
Thu 4/181:00 pmATH - SAN
2 stops37h 14mUnited Airlines
Deal found 2/29$612
Tue 4/910:29 pmSAN - ATH
2 stops23h 41mUnited Airlines
Thu 4/181:00 pmATH - SAN
2 stops37h 14mUnited Airlines
Deal found 2/29$615
Tue 4/167:00 amSAN - ATH
1 stop16h 55mUnited Airlines
Thu 5/91:15 pmATH - SAN
2 stops33h 48mUnited Airlines
Deal found 2/28$617
Fri 4/268:00 amSAN - ATH
1 stop15h 55mUnited Airlines
Fri 5/310:25 amATH - SAN
1 stop20h 41mUnited Airlines
Deal found 2/28$902
Sun 8/185:15 pmSAN - ATH
1 stop19h 30mUnited Airlines
Sun 8/256:00 amATH - SAN
1 stop19h 25mUnited Airlines
Deal found 2/28$1,160
Fri 8/165:15 pmSAN - ATH
1 stop19h 30mUnited Airlines
Fri 8/236:00 amATH - SAN
1 stop19h 25mUnited Airlines
Deal found 2/28$1,210
Fri 8/165:15 pmSAN - ATH
1 stop19h 30mUnited Airlines
Sun 8/256:00 amATH - SAN
1 stop19h 25mUnited Airlines
Deal found 2/28$1,285

Cheap Air Canada flights from San Diego to Athens

Explore cheap flight options specifically provided by Air Canada for the route between San Diego and Athens. Find affordable fares and compare prices with other airlines to secure the best deal for your journey. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 3,314,962 searches. Data last updated February 29, 2024.
To aid your search, here are some of the cheapest Air Canada flights we've found from San Diego to Athens. Deals frequently update to provide users with more options.
Thu 4/412:30 pmSAN - ATH
2 stops60h 30mAir Canada
Sun 4/141:00 pmATH - SAN
1 stop32h 30mAir Canada
Deal found 2/28$624
Sat 4/65:10 pmSAN - ATH
2 stops32h 00mAir Canada
Sun 4/141:00 pmATH - SAN
2 stops33h 57mAir Canada
Deal found 2/27$630
Fri 4/510:45 pmSAN - ATH
2 stops26h 15mAir Canada
Sat 4/131:00 pmATH - SAN
2 stops43h 32mAir Canada
Deal found 2/27$634
Fri 4/510:45 pmSAN - ATH
2 stops26h 15mAir Canada
Sun 4/141:00 pmATH - SAN
2 stops33h 39mAir Canada
Deal found 2/27$640
Thu 4/412:30 pmSAN - ATH
2 stops60h 30mAir Canada
Sat 4/131:00 pmATH - SAN
2 stops56h 30mAir Canada
Deal found 2/27$652
Fri 4/510:29 pmSAN - ATH
2 stops26h 31mAir Canada
Sun 4/141:00 pmATH - SAN
1 stop32h 30mAir Canada
Deal found 2/27$832
Thu 4/412:30 pmSAN - ATH
1 stop36h 40mAir Canada
Sat 4/131:00 pmATH - SAN
2 stops43h 32mAir Canada
Deal found 2/27$903

Cheap San Diego to Athens flights in February & March 2024

Find cheap flight options from San Diego to Athens specifically for the months of February and March 2024. Explore affordable fares based on user searches. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 3,314,962 searches. Prices were last updated on February 29, 2024.
Check out some of the best flight deals from San Diego to Athens in 2024. If these deals don't appeal to you, be sure to come back soon for more options.
Fri 3/2910:40 pmSAN - ATH
1 stop26h 00mKLM
Tue 4/912:55 pmATH - SAN
1 stop20h 48mKLM
Deal found 2/29$708
Fri 3/2910:40 pmSAN - ATH
1 stop26h 00mDelta
Tue 4/911:35 amATH - SAN
2 stops22h 08mDelta
Deal found 2/29$713
Fri 3/2910:40 pmSAN - ATH
1 stop26h 00mDelta
Tue 4/911:35 amATH - SAN
2 stops22h 08mDelta
Deal found 2/28$807
Tue 3/266:44 amSAN - ATH
1 stop16h 46mKLM
Fri 4/1212:55 pmATH - SAN
1 stop18h 25mKLM
Deal found 2/29$842
Tue 3/267:10 amSAN - ATH
2 stops21h 35mDelta
Fri 4/1212:55 pmATH - SAN
1 stop18h 25mDelta
Deal found 2/29$845
Tue 3/2610:40 pmSAN - ATH
2 stops24h 50mDelta
Fri 4/1211:35 amATH - SAN
2 stops22h 08mDelta
Deal found 2/29$847
Thu 3/216:44 amSAN - ATH
1 stop16h 46mKLM
Thu 3/2810:45 amATH - SAN
1 stop22h 34mKLM
Deal found 2/28$877
Fri 3/299:40 pmSAN - ATH
2 stops26h 30mDelta
Tue 4/911:35 amATH - SAN
2 stops22h 08mDelta
Deal found 2/28$897
Thu 3/285:00 pmSAN - ATH
2 stops40h 05mUnited Airlines
Thu 4/410:25 amATH - SAN
1 stop18h 33mUnited Airlines
Deal found 2/29$945

San Diego to Athens 2024 flight deals

Discover exclusive flight deals for travel between San Diego and Athens in 2024. Find excellent offers based on user searches. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 3,314,962 searches. Data last updated February 29, 2024.
Check out some of the best flight deals from San Diego to Athens in 2024. If these deals don't appeal to you, be sure to come back soon for more options.
Sun 12/16:05 pmSAN - ATH
1 stop21h 20mAmerican Airlines
Tue 12/108:05 amATH - SAN
2 stops22h 10mAmerican Airlines
Deal found 2/29$564
Sun 12/110:10 pmSAN - ATH
1 stop26h 50mKLM
Tue 12/101:15 pmATH - SAN
1 stop20h 28mKLM
Deal found 2/29$583
Sun 12/111:00 pmSAN - ATH
2 stops26h 00mDelta
Tue 12/101:15 pmATH - SAN
2 stops29h 49mDelta
Deal found 2/29$588
Tue 11/196:05 pmSAN - ATH
1 stop17h 20mBritish Airways
Sun 11/248:00 amATH - SAN
1 stop18h 10mBritish Airways
Deal found 2/27$606
Sat 12/710:10 pmSAN - ATH
1 stop26h 50mDelta
Tue 12/176:00 amATH - SAN
2 stops25h 47mDelta
Deal found 2/27$609
Tue 11/192:57 pmSAN - ATH
2 stops20h 28mAmerican Airlines
Sun 11/248:00 amATH - SAN
1 stop18h 10mAmerican Airlines
Deal found 2/27$610
Tue 4/912:30 pmSAN - ATH
1 stop36h 40mUnited Airlines
Thu 4/181:00 pmATH - SAN
2 stops37h 14mUnited Airlines
Deal found 2/29$612
Sat 12/710:15 pmSAN - ATH
2 stops26h 45mDelta
Tue 12/176:00 amATH - SAN
2 stops25h 47mDelta
Deal found 2/27$613
Tue 4/910:29 pmSAN - ATH
2 stops23h 41mUnited Airlines
Thu 4/181:00 pmATH - SAN
2 stops37h 14mUnited Airlines
Deal found 2/29$615

One-way flights to Athens from San Diego

Search for one-way flight options from San Diego to Athens. Find affordable one-way fares based on user searches. Compare prices and availability to plan your one-way journey according to your preferred dates and budget. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 3,314,962 searches. Data last updated February 29, 2024.
Some of the best available deals we've found on one-way flights from San Diego to Athens. Those seeking round-trip flights from San Diego to Athens should utilize the search form at the the top of the page.
Sat 5/1812:35 pmSAN - ATH
2 stops38h 40mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 2/28$356
Mon 4/154:30 pmSAN - ATH
3 stops41h 55mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 2/29$368
Sat 5/1812:35 pmSAN - ATH
3 stops28h 40mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 2/28$415
Sat 4/132:59 pmSAN - ATH
3 stops57h 41mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 2/28$438
Tue 5/216:00 amSAN - ATH
3 stops28h 50mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 2/28$524
Mon 4/157:30 amSAN - ATH
1 stop17h 10mKLM
Deal found 2/29$562
Sat 4/1310:45 pmSAN - ATH
1 stop26h 25mAir Canada
Deal found 2/28$564
Sat 4/204:42 pmSAN - ATH
2 stops23h 23mBritish Airways
Deal found 2/28$566
Tue 5/213:22 pmSAN - ATH
2 stops23h 23mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 2/28$667

Find flights from San Diego to Athens within your budget

Customize your flight search to find flights from San Diego to Athens that fit within your specific budget. Explore options based on user searches and filter the results based on your desired price range. Find flights that match your budget for a cost-effective journey. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 3,314,962 searches. Data last updated February 29, 2024.

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$612 - $949

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San DiegoAthens Eleftherios V.

SAN - ATH

SANATH

San Diego

Tue 4/9

1 stop36h 40m

Athens Eleftherios V.

Thu 4/18

2 stops37h 14m

$612

San DiegoAthens Eleftherios V.

SAN - ATH

SANATH

San Diego

Tue 4/16

1 stop16h 55m

Athens Eleftherios V.

Thu 5/9

1 stop20h 48m

$623

San DiegoAthens Eleftherios V.

SAN - ATH

SANATH

San Diego

Thu 4/4

2 stops60h 30m

Athens Eleftherios V.

Sun 4/14

1 stop32h 30m

$624

San DiegoAthens Eleftherios V.

SAN - ATH

SANATH

San Diego

Thu 4/4

1 stop23h 40m

Athens Eleftherios V.

Sun 4/14

1 stop22h 40m

$633

San DiegoAthens Eleftherios V.

SAN - ATH

SANATH

San Diego

Thu 4/4

2 stops23h 55m

Athens Eleftherios V.

Sun 4/14

2 stops22h 08m

$638

San DiegoAthens Eleftherios V.

SAN - ATH

SANATH

San Diego

Thu 4/4

2 stops26h 20m

Athens Eleftherios V.

Sun 4/14

2 stops21h 52m

$656

San DiegoAthens Eleftherios V.

SAN - ATH

SANATH

San Diego

Sun 4/21

1 stop20h 10m

Athens Eleftherios V.

Tue 5/7

1 stop21h 39m

$657

San DiegoAthens Eleftherios V.

SAN - ATH

SANATH

San Diego

Mon 8/12

1 stop19h 55m

Athens Eleftherios V.

Wed 8/21

1 stop32h 40m

$666

San DiegoAthens Eleftherios V.

SAN - ATH

SANATH

San Diego

Wed 4/17

2 stops22h 15m

Athens Eleftherios V.

Sun 4/21

2 stops23h 56m

$949

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When is the best time to book a flight from San Diego to Athens?

Use this chart to determine the optimal time to book a round-trip flight from San Diego to Athens. Price data was last updated on January 28, 2024.
The best time to book flights from San Diego to Athens is 34 days before your desired departure date. The cost of your flight will likely increase significantly if you book two weeks in advance of your flight.
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When is the cheapest time to fly from San Diego to Athens?

Use this chart to determine the cheapest time to fly round-trip from San Diego to Athens. Price data was last updated on February 25, 2024.
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Travelers seeking maximum savings on their San Diego to Athens flight should consider departing on Tuesday evenings when fares are most often at their lowest. Thursday evenings flights should be avoided if possible as fares are typically the most expensive at this time.
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Average price of flights to Athens by month

Plan your trip from San Diego to Athens by taking into account the cheapest months to travel. The average price of a one-way flight from San Diego to Athens is currently $496 while a round-trip flight costs $673. Price data was last updated on February 25, 2024.

Currently, December is the cheapest month in which you can book a flight from San Diego to Athens (average of $612). Flying from San Diego to Athens in June is currently the most expensive (average of $1,650). There are several factors that can impact the price of a flight, so comparing airlines, departure airports and flight times can provide users with more options.

January

$734

February

$745

March

$805

April

$825

May

$1,034

June

$1,650

July

$1,419

August

$1,131

September

$1,063

October

$797

November

$629

December

$612

Temperature and rainfall in Athens by month

Plan your trip to Athens by taking into account the average temperature and rainfall totals by month.

ATH

Temperature

50 - 82.4 °F

Reviews of airlines servicing Athens

Get insights into the airlines that provide service to Athens. Read reviews, discover amenities, and learn about the overall travel experience offered by airlines. Use this information to make informed decisions when choosing an airline for your flight to Athens. Reviews last updated February 29, 2024.
See what other customers who have flown with United Airlines, Air Canada and KLM from San Diego to Athens have to say. You can also see how each airline compares in terms of entertainment options, comfort, food, crew/service, and boarding process.
8.1
Very good
11,818 reviews

Comfort

7.9

Crew

8.6

Boarding

8.2

Overall

8.1

Food

7.5

Entertainment

8.1

Reviews

1 / 10

Not sufficient leg room and three seats are very tigh.t on 737 in economy main cabin

8.1
Very good
11,818 reviews
8.1
Very good
11,818 reviews

Comfort

7.9

Crew

8.6

Boarding

8.2

Overall

8.1

Food

7.5

Entertainment

8.1

Reviews

1 / 10

Not sufficient leg room and three seats are very tigh.t on 737 in economy main cabin

7.8
Good
2,258 reviews
8.1
Very good
11,818 reviews

Comfort

7.9

Crew

8.6

Boarding

8.2

Overall

8.1

Food

7.5

Entertainment

8.1

Reviews

1 / 10

Not sufficient leg room and three seats are very tigh.t on 737 in economy main cabin

7.8
Good
1,766 reviews
8.1
Very good
11,818 reviews

Comfort

7.9

Crew

8.6

Boarding

8.2

Overall

8.1

Food

7.5

Entertainment

8.1

Reviews

1 / 10

Not sufficient leg room and three seats are very tigh.t on 737 in economy main cabin

7.7
Good
1,156 reviews
8.1
Very good
11,818 reviews

Comfort

7.9

Crew

8.6

Boarding

8.2

Overall

8.1

Food

7.5

Entertainment

8.1

Reviews

1 / 10

Not sufficient leg room and three seats are very tigh.t on 737 in economy main cabin

7.6
Good
1,966 reviews
8.1
Very good
11,818 reviews

Comfort

7.9

Crew

8.6

Boarding

8.2

Overall

8.1

Food

7.5

Entertainment

8.1

Reviews

1 / 10

Not sufficient leg room and three seats are very tigh.t on 737 in economy main cabin

Related info for your journey

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Can I find flights from San Diego to Athens for under $700 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from San Diego to Athens for under $700. The cheapest flight booked recently is on United Airlines for just $612, but on average you can expect to pay $657.

What are the cheapest airlines flying from San Diego to Athens round-trip?

Our cheapest airline available from San Diego to Athens is United Airlines. Our recent data shows that you can find tickets from as low as $612 on this airline. Additional options worth looking into are Air Canada and KLM, starting at $624 and $633 round-trip. United Airlines is priced at 51% lower than the current average price of a flight leaving 3 months from now.

What are the cheapest airlines to fly from San Diego to Athens one-way?

The cheapest airline one-way is KLM, with whom users have recently found tickets for as low as $562. However, be on the lookout for offers from Air Canada and British Airways, as they are both options that can get you from San Diego to Athens for a low price.

What are the most popular airlines that fly from San Diego to Athens?

What does SAN to ATH mean?

SAN stands for San Diego Airport, while ATH stands for Athens Eleftherios V. Airport. These codes are often called IATA codes, a set of identifiers established by IATA (International Air Transport Association) that is widely used by airlines and the aviation industry.

Where are the most common layover locations when flying from San Diego to Athens?

What are some popular things to do or see while on a layover in Munich?

Theresienwiese, Marienplatz, and Altes Rathaus are currently the most popular points of interest in Munich at the moment. Theresienwiese, Marienplatz and Altes Rathaus are located about 18.8 mi, 17.8 mi, and 17.8 mi, respectively from Munich Franz Josef Strauss if you are interested in checking them out. Those landing in Munich looking to spend some time exploring during their layover can rent a car for about $52 per day.

What are some popular points of interest to see during a layover in London?

Most London visitors opt to spend their time at Hyde Park, Piccadilly Circus, and Buckingham Palace. Hyde Park, Piccadilly Circus, and Buckingham Palace are located about 12.5 mi, 14.1 mi, and 13.7 mi, respectively from London Heathrow. Travelers in need of a car in London can rent one for about $39 per day.

Where are the least popular layover locations for San Diego to Athens flights?

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Top 10 airlines flying from San Diego to Athens

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American AirlinesCheapest$533Average$1,634FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time71%
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British AirwaysCheapest$554Average$1,270FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time70%
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DeltaCheapest$659Average$1,258FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-timeN/A
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KLMCheapest$659Average$1,230FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time75%
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SWISSCheapest$712Average$1,275FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time79%
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United AirlinesCheapest$826Average$1,416FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time69%
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LufthansaCheapest$839Average$1,311FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time76%
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Scandinavian AirlinesCheapest$865Average$1,084FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time77%
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Air CanadaCheapest$1,008Average$1,662FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time67%
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ITA AirwaysCheapest$1,112Average$1,338FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time81%
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