Cheap flights from San Francisco (SFO) to Athens (ATH)

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The best prices from San Francisco to Athens are usually found in February or January, booked 60 days in advance, depart on a Tuesday or Wednesday and return on a Thursday

How to find the cheapest flight from
San Francisco (SFO) to Athens (ATH)

All the information you need to plan the best SFO to ATH flight in 2021: compare San Francisco to Athens flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Athens.
SFO - ATH
Price
$748 - $1,172
ATH
Temperature
55.4 - 91.4 °F
ATH
Rainfall
0.2 - 2.9 inches

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 27% potential price rise

Cheapest in

February

Best time to find cheap flights, 12% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$748

From San Francisco to Athens

One-way from

$310

One-way flight from San Francisco 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 San Francisco to Athens?

Flights from San Francisco to Athens are found to be more expensive on Friday. 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 Francisco to Athens?

To save up to 18% on this flight, we recommend booking at least 39 days prior to travel. The price may fluctuate and will likely increase closer to your departure date. Users on Cheapflights have found tickets from San Francisco to Athens from $1,169 1-2 weeks out and tickets from $1,237 for flights departing within the next 72 hours.

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

The best pricing can be found in the month of November. Prices to Athens from San Francisco average $1,080. You can even find prices in November for less than $1,080, as users have found deals to Athens from as low as $647. The month of January appears to be one of the more expensive times to travel to Athens from San Francisco. Flying in the targeted month can save you up to 15%.

When is the cheapest time to fly from San Francisco to Athens (SFO - ATH)?

It’s typically best to fly out from San Francisco to Athens in the morning. Doing so could potentially save you 8% on the flight price compared to flying at noon, which is usually more expensive.

Cheap flights from San Francisco to Athens in May, June 2021

The best prices found for SFO to ATH flights for May, June
8 Jun - 16 Jun
$626pp
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
ATH
Athens Eleftherios V.
ATH
Athens Eleftherios V.
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco
16 Jun - 23 Jun
$653pp
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
ATH
Athens Eleftherios V.
ATH
Athens Eleftherios V.
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco
9 Jun - 16 Jun
$658pp
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
ATH
Athens Eleftherios V.
ATH
Athens Eleftherios V.
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco

San Francisco to Athens 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Athens from San Francisco found for this year
1 Nov - 17 Nov
$434pp
SFO
San Francisco
SAS
 
1 STOP
ATH
Athens Eleftherios V.
ATH
Athens Eleftherios V.
SAS
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
27 Sep - 9 Oct
$438pp
SFO
San Francisco
SAS
 
1 STOP
ATH
Athens Eleftherios V.
ATH
Athens Eleftherios V.
SAS
   
2 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco
4 Oct - 16 Oct
$439pp
SFO
San Francisco
SAS
 
1 STOP
ATH
Athens Eleftherios V.
ATH
Athens Eleftherios V.
SAS
   
2 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco

Last minute flights from San Francisco to Athens

Late deals on round-trip flights to Athens from San Francisco, departing today and this week
21 May - 2 Jun
$745pp
SFO
San Francisco
Delta
 
1 STOP
ATH
Athens Eleftherios V.
ATH
Athens Eleftherios V.
Delta
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
22 May - 1 Jun
$746pp
SFO
San Francisco
Delta
 
1 STOP
ATH
Athens Eleftherios V.
ATH
Athens Eleftherios V.
Delta
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
22 May - 1 Jun
$750pp
SFO
San Francisco
Delta
   
2 STOPS
ATH
Athens Eleftherios V.
ATH
Athens Eleftherios V.
Delta
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco

One-way flights to Athens from San Francisco

The cheapest one-way flights from San Francisco to Athens
4:20 pm - 7:30 am
Multiple Airlines
1 Stop
29h 10m
SFO - ATH
Multiple Airlines
$317
Kiwi.com
4:20 pm - 11:15 pm
Multiple Airlines
1 Stop
20h 55m
SFO - ATH
Multiple Airlines
$324
Kiwi.com
4:20 pm - 5:40 pm
Multiple Airlines
2 Stops
39h 20m
SFO - ATH
Multiple Airlines
$310
Kiwi.com

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Flight FAQs

From San Francisco to Athens

Are flight prices decreasing from San Francisco 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 San Francisco 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 San Francisco 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 San Francisco 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 San Francisco to Athens Eleftherios V. have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Due to the rapidly changing circumstances due to COVID-19, airlines like Turkish Airlines, Lufthansa, and British Airways flying from San Francisco to Athens Eleftherios V. have implemented new flexible cancellation policies.

Can I find flights from San Francisco to Athens for under $500 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from San Francisco to Athens for under $500. The cheapest flight booked recently is on SAS for just $434, but on average you can expect to pay $540.

Are there nonstop flights from San Francisco to Athens for under $400 on Cheapflights?

There are no nonstop flights from San Francisco to Athens, but Cheapflights can provide you with all the information you need to find the fastest route with the fewest stops.

Are there last-minute flights available from San Francisco to Athens for under $800?

There are currently 20+ open flights from San Francisco to Athens within the next 7 days for less than $800.

How popular is this flight route?

Within the past month, 94 users have taken a look at flights from San Francisco to Athens Eleftherios V..

Does it rain more in San Francisco or Athens?

Expected rainfall in San Francisco is same as in Athens. You can expect this to be the case over the next 7 days.

Is San Francisco weather warmer or cooler than Athens?

With an average temperature of 91 °F, peak weather can be found in July. As a traveler, expect to see changes in flight prices during that period. The temperatures in Athens are hotter than in San Francisco.

How long is the flight from San Francisco to Athens?

For as low as $438, SAS can have you in Athens from San Francisco in 15h 15m. This flight may include one or multiple stops.

What is the cheapest airline to fly from San Francisco to Athens round-trip?

Cheapflights users have booked flights from San Francisco to Athens round-trip from $434. SAS is currently priced 48% below the average price you’ll pay for this route.

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Destination information for Athens

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from San Francisco to Athens.
Today's exchange rate
$1 = €0.83
Average temperature for May in Athens
77.0 °F
Avg rainfall for May in Athens
0.6 ″

Airports servicing San Francisco

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Top 10 airlines flying from San Francisco to Athens

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from San Francisco 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
Finnair
$722 $760 No cancel fee 76%
Iberia
$735 $815 No cancel fee 77%
SWISS
$601 $947 No cancel fee 79%
Alitalia
$744 $973 No cancel fee 81%
KLM
$553 $1,056 No cancel fee 75%
Air Canada
$732 $1,106 No cancel fee 67%
Emirates
$850 $1,123 No cancel fee 75%
SAS
$499 $1,168 No cancel fee 77%
Austrian Airlines
$870 $1,175 No cancel fee 78%
American Airlines
$646 $1,205 No cancel fee 71%
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