Cheap flights from Washington, D.C. (WAS) to Athens (ATH)

WAS — ATH
Feb 6 — Feb 131

The best prices from Washington, D.C. to Athens Eleftherios V. are usually found in February or March, booked 56 days in advance, depart on a Wednesday or Monday and return on a Wednesday

How to find the cheapest flight from Washington, D.C. (WAS) to Athens (ATH)

All the information you need to plan the best WAS to ATH flight in 2023: compare Washington, D.C. to Athens flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Athens.

WAS - ATH

Price

$594 - $1,217

ATH

Temperature

50 - 82.4 °F

ATH

Rainfall

0.2 - 2.5 inches

Popular inJuneHigh demand for flights, 34% potential price rise
Cheapest inFebruaryBest time to find cheap flights, 27% potential price drop
Round-trip from$594From Washington, D.C. (WAS) to Athens Eleftherios V.
One-way from$256One-way flight from Washington, D.C. (WAS) to Athens Eleftherios V.

What is the cheapest day to fly round-trip from Washington, D.C. to Athens?

Travelers have found that booking a Tuesday departure is the best way to save up to 10% on the cost of booking your flights compared to booking on days of the week where this route is of high demand.

How far in advance should I book a flight from Washington, D.C. to Athens?

Travelers have found it’s best to book a flight 55 days in advance to save up to 15% 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 55 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 Washington, D.C. to Athens 1-2 weeks in advance for as low as $1,022, or $1,044 for flights within the next 24 hours.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Washington, D.C. to Athens?

February is one of the best times of the year to fly to Athens from Washington, D.C.. Prices for February average $809 per person but you can even find prices for as low as $500. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of June. Opting for a February flight can save you 50% on your journey compared to booking in June

When is the cheapest time to fly from Washington, D.C. to Athens (WAS - ATH)?

Unlike in the afternoon, when flights are generally more expensive, you can save up to 22% on flights from Washington, D.C. to Athens by exploring options for tickets at noon.

Cheap flights from Washington, D.C. to Athens in February, March 2023

The best prices found for WAS to ATH flights for February, March
Feb 5 - Feb 14
BWI

Baltimore/Washington

ATH

Athens Eleftherios V.

2 stops

26h 03m
ATH

Athens Eleftherios V.

BWI

Baltimore/Washington

2 stops

35h 33m
$489

ITA Airways

Pick Dates

Deal found 1/30

Feb 6 - Feb 20
BWI

Baltimore/Washington

ATH

Athens Eleftherios V.

2 stops

22h 40m
ATH

Athens Eleftherios V.

BWI

Baltimore/Washington

2 stops

19h 03m
$507

ITA Airways

Pick Dates

Deal found 1/30

Feb 20 - Mar 2
BWI

Baltimore/Washington

ATH

Athens Eleftherios V.

2 stops

18h 38m
ATH

Athens Eleftherios V.

BWI

Baltimore/Washington

2 stops

19h 03m
$513

ITA Airways

Pick Dates

Deal found 1/31

Washington, D.C. to Athens 2023 flight deals

Cheap flights to Athens from Washington, D.C. found for this year
Sep 7 - Sep 21
IAD

Washington, D.C. Dulles Intl

ATH

Athens Eleftherios V.

1 stop

13h 10m
ATH

Athens Eleftherios V.

IAD

Washington, D.C. Dulles Intl

1 stop

15h 15m
$451

ITA Airways

Pick Dates

Deal found 1/30

Sep 5 - Sep 19
IAD

Washington, D.C. Dulles Intl

ATH

Athens Eleftherios V.

1 stop

11h 55m
ATH

Athens Eleftherios V.

IAD

Washington, D.C. Dulles Intl

1 stop

25h 50m
$452

ITA Airways

Pick Dates

Deal found 1/31

Sep 11 - Sep 18
IAD

Washington, D.C. Dulles Intl

ATH

Athens Eleftherios V.

1 stop

19h 20m
ATH

Athens Eleftherios V.

IAD

Washington, D.C. Dulles Intl

1 stop

25h 50m
$454

ITA Airways

Pick Dates

Deal found 1/31

Cheap Scandinavian Airlines flights from Washington, D.C. to Athens

May 3 - May 17
IAD

Washington, D.C. Dulles Intl

ATH

Athens Eleftherios V.

1 stop

13h 45m
ATH

Athens Eleftherios V.

IAD

Washington, D.C. Dulles Intl

2 stops

34h 25m
$481

Scandinavian Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 1/29

Apr 24 - May 4
IAD

Washington, D.C. Dulles Intl

ATH

Athens Eleftherios V.

1 stop

13h 45m
ATH

Athens Eleftherios V.

IAD

Washington, D.C. Dulles Intl

2 stops

31h 35m
$486

Scandinavian Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 1/30

Apr 24 - May 3
IAD

Washington, D.C. Dulles Intl

ATH

Athens Eleftherios V.

1 stop

13h 45m
ATH

Athens Eleftherios V.

IAD

Washington, D.C. Dulles Intl

1 stop

31h 10m
$491

Scandinavian Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 1/29

Cheap KLM flights from Washington, D.C. to Athens

Mar 6 - Mar 15
BWI

Baltimore/Washington

ATH

Athens Eleftherios V.

2 stops

15h 58m
ATH

Athens Eleftherios V.

BWI

Baltimore/Washington

1 stop

16h 28m
$615

KLM

Pick Dates

Deal found 1/29

Mar 6 - Mar 15
DCA

Washington, D.C. Reagan-National

ATH

Athens Eleftherios V.

2 stops

15h 00m
ATH

Athens Eleftherios V.

DCA

Washington, D.C. Reagan-National

2 stops

27h 39m
$619

KLM

Pick Dates

Deal found 1/29

Feb 8 - Feb 23
IAD

Washington, D.C. Dulles Intl

ATH

Athens Eleftherios V.

1 stop

15h 15m
ATH

Athens Eleftherios V.

IAD

Washington, D.C. Dulles Intl

1 stop

30h 05m
$620

KLM

Pick Dates

Deal found 1/31

Non-stop flights to Athens from Washington, D.C.

Save time with Washington, D.C. to Athens direct flight deals
May 6 - May 17
IAD

Washington, D.C. Dulles Intl

ATH

Athens Eleftherios V.

Nonstop

9h 45m
ATH

Athens Eleftherios V.

IAD

Washington, D.C. Dulles Intl

Nonstop

11h 00m
$998

United Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 1/31

May 6 - May 17
IAD

Washington, D.C. Dulles Intl

ATH

Athens Eleftherios V.

Nonstop

9h 45m
ATH

Athens Eleftherios V.

IAD

Washington, D.C. Dulles Intl

Nonstop

11h 00m
$1,005

United Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 1/31

May 6 - Oct 28
IAD

Washington, D.C. Dulles Intl

ATH

Athens Eleftherios V.

Nonstop

9h 45m
ATH

Athens Eleftherios V.

IAD

Washington, D.C. Dulles Intl

Nonstop

11h 00m
$1,081

United Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 1/30

Last minute flights from Washington, D.C. to Athens

Late deals on return flights to Athens from Washington, D.C., departing today and this week
Feb 6 - Feb 20
BWI

Baltimore/Washington

ATH

Athens Eleftherios V.

2 stops

22h 40m
ATH

Athens Eleftherios V.

BWI

Baltimore/Washington

2 stops

19h 03m
$507

ITA Airways

Pick Dates

Deal found 1/30

Feb 7 - Feb 21
BWI

Baltimore/Washington

ATH

Athens Eleftherios V.

2 stops

24h 43m
ATH

Athens Eleftherios V.

BWI

Baltimore/Washington

2 stops

35h 33m
$513

ITA Airways

Pick Dates

Deal found 1/31

Feb 6 - Feb 13
DCA

Washington, D.C. Reagan-National

ATH

Athens Eleftherios V.

2 stops

23h 55m
ATH

Athens Eleftherios V.

DCA

Washington, D.C. Reagan-National

2 stops

23h 01m
$513

ITA Airways

Pick Dates

Deal found 1/30

One-way flights to Athens from Washington, D.C.

The cheapest one-way flights from Washington, D.C. to Athens
May 2
IAD

Washington, D.C. Dulles Intl

ATH

Athens Eleftherios V.

2 stops

26h 05m
$256

Multiple Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 1/31

Mar 21
IAD

Washington, D.C. Dulles Intl

ATH

Athens Eleftherios V.

3 stops

43h 00m
$265

Multiple Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 1/31

May 2
BWI

Baltimore/Washington

ATH

Athens Eleftherios V.

2 stops

26h 00m
$277

Multiple Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 1/31

Reviews of Airlines Servicing Athens

Delta
7.9
Good
2,028 reviews

Overall

7.9

Boarding

8.0

Comfort

7.9

Food

7.2

Entertainment

7.8

Crew

8.5

Reviews

1 / 10

I enjoyed priority boarding. I enjoyed premium seating. Yes I paid for it. I will no longer sit in economy for a 14 hour international flight. For any flight over 5 hours economy seating is to uncomfortable

Delta
7.9
Good
2,028 reviews
Delta
7.9
Good
2,028 reviews

Overall

7.9

Boarding

8.0

Comfort

7.9

Food

7.2

Entertainment

7.8

Crew

8.5

Reviews

1 / 10

I enjoyed priority boarding. I enjoyed premium seating. Yes I paid for it. I will no longer sit in economy for a 14 hour international flight. For any flight over 5 hours economy seating is to uncomfortable

Air France
7.7
Good
117 reviews
Delta
7.9
Good
2,028 reviews

Overall

7.9

Boarding

8.0

Comfort

7.9

Food

7.2

Entertainment

7.8

Crew

8.5

Reviews

1 / 10

I enjoyed priority boarding. I enjoyed premium seating. Yes I paid for it. I will no longer sit in economy for a 14 hour international flight. For any flight over 5 hours economy seating is to uncomfortable

United Airlines
7.6
Good
1,174 reviews
Delta
7.9
Good
2,028 reviews

Overall

7.9

Boarding

8.0

Comfort

7.9

Food

7.2

Entertainment

7.8

Crew

8.5

Reviews

1 / 10

I enjoyed priority boarding. I enjoyed premium seating. Yes I paid for it. I will no longer sit in economy for a 14 hour international flight. For any flight over 5 hours economy seating is to uncomfortable

KLM
7.5
Good
118 reviews
Delta
7.9
Good
2,028 reviews

Overall

7.9

Boarding

8.0

Comfort

7.9

Food

7.2

Entertainment

7.8

Crew

8.5

Reviews

1 / 10

I enjoyed priority boarding. I enjoyed premium seating. Yes I paid for it. I will no longer sit in economy for a 14 hour international flight. For any flight over 5 hours economy seating is to uncomfortable

American Airlines
7.4
Good
1,668 reviews
Delta
7.9
Good
2,028 reviews

Overall

7.9

Boarding

8.0

Comfort

7.9

Food

7.2

Entertainment

7.8

Crew

8.5

Reviews

1 / 10

I enjoyed priority boarding. I enjoyed premium seating. Yes I paid for it. I will no longer sit in economy for a 14 hour international flight. For any flight over 5 hours economy seating is to uncomfortable

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about Washington, D.C. to Athens flights.

What airports serve Athens from Washington?

Washington is the capital of the United States and a very busy international center. It has three airports servicing the area. They are Dulles International Airport (IAD), Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport (DCA) and Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport (BWI). All three of these airports can take you to Athens. When arriving in Athens, you will arrive at the Athens International Airport Eleftherios Venizelos (ATH). This journey is an international one and a continent away, so you will need to stop in a city between Washington and Athens. The journey to fly to Athens from Washington can last anywhere from 13h 45min to 22h 35min.

What airlines fly directly from Washington to Athens?

There are many airlines that fly from Washington to Athens, because both of these cities are international cities with international airports. However, there are no airlines that fly directly. This means that you will need to stop in a location between the two destinations. Some of the airlines that fly from Washington to Athens are Lufthansa, United Airlines, and Delta. Depending on the flight you take, that will dictate how long the journey is and where you will be having a layover. It is smart to take into consideration many factors when coming to the decision on which flight to take. These factors are the nature of the airline, whether it is direct or indirect, the layover location, the flight journey length, the cost, and the airline.

What are the layover options between Washington and Athens?

 The layover options are many between Washington and Athens. The layover depends on which airline you choose to take, and furthermore, which airport you decide, as well. Some of the layover options are Munich, Frankfurt, Chicago, Newark, and Atlanta. It is known that most airlines prefer to stop in their home country and this flight is no exception. Lufthansa will stop in Munich and Frankfurt; United stops in Chicago and Newark; and Delta stops in Atlanta. Please choose a flight that you know will have a layover in a location that is convenient to your specific situation. You do not want to be in a place that can prove to be an inconvenience and regret it at a later point. It is important to consider the cost, as well, because some airlines or some flights with multiple layovers could be cheaper or more expensive than others.

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

As a US citizen you will need a visa to enter Greece. It is also important to carry a passport because you will not only be asked for it at the crossing, but you also need it to get through security. Furthermore, your passport must be valid for at least six months from the date of departure and must have a few empty pages for visa entry stamps. It is also important that you book your return flight within a 30 day period of entering the country as you will need to provide that upon entering.

What airport do you fly into for flights to Athens from Washington, D.C.?

Athens Eleftherios V. (ATH) is the airport you will fly into if you book a flight from Washington, D.C. to Athens. You should not have trouble finding flights to Eleftherios V. from Washington, D.C.; the airport handles an average of 0 inbound flights from Washington, D.C. per day. You should also have plenty of airline options to choose from since 23 airlines have flights to the Athens airport from Washington, D.C.. It is only a 12.3 mi journey from Eleftherios V. (ATH) to Athens’s city center.

Which airlines flying from Washington, D.C. to Athens Eleftherios V. have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

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

Can I find flights from Washington, D.C. to Athens for under $500 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Washington, D.C. to Athens for under $500. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Scandinavian Airlines for just $481, but on average you can expect to pay $505.

Are there nonstop flights from Washington, D.C. to Athens for under $1,000 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from Washington, D.C. to Athens under $1,000. A good price for a nonstop flight from Washington, D.C. to Athens is less than $1,202.

Are there last-minute flights available from Washington, D.C. to Athens for under $600?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Washington, D.C. to Athens within the next 7 days for less than $600.

What are the cheapest airlines flying from Washington, D.C. to Athens round-trip?

Cheapflights users have booked flights from Washington, D.C. to Athens round-trip from $481. Another airline that can offer you cheap pricing is ITA Airways. You may be able to fly from Washington, D.C. to Athens for 40% less than the average price by searching for these airlines.

What are the most popular routes from Washington, D.C. to Athens?

While some choose either Washington, D.C. Reagan-National - Athens Eleftherios V. or Baltimore/Washington - Athens Eleftherios V., Washington, D.C. Dulles Intl - Athens Eleftherios V. is the most popular route from Washington, D.C. to Athens.

What are the most popular airlines that fly from Washington, D.C. to Athens?

The most popular airlines flying from Washington, D.C. to Athens are Aegean Airlines, American Airlines and Air Canada. Something to consider prior to booking your flight.

What are the cheapest flights from Washington, D.C. to Athens?

Looking for the cheapest flight from Washington, D.C. to Athens? While on average our users pay $2,832, our data indicates the cheapest price to be $336. The most popular route (Washington, D.C. Dulles Intl - Athens Eleftherios V.), is priced around $486.

Top 10 airlines flying from Washington, D.C. to Athens

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Washington, D.C. to Athens choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.
AirlineCheapestAverageFlexibilityOn-timeCOVID-19 safety
Juneyao AirlinesCheapest$13Average$20FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time66%COVID-19 safety
Search Juneyao Airlines flights
KLMCheapest$376Average$719FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time75%COVID-19 safety
Search KLM flights
ITA AirwaysCheapest$427Average$497FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time81%COVID-19 safety
Search ITA Airways flights
Scandinavian AirlinesCheapest$430Average$518FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time77%COVID-19 safety
Search Scandinavian Airlines flights
LufthansaCheapest$484Average$813FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time76%COVID-19 safety
Search Lufthansa flights
American AirlinesCheapest$484Average$811FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time71%COVID-19 safety
Search American Airlines flights
Air CanadaCheapest$506Average$912FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time67%COVID-19 safety
Search Air Canada flights
DeltaCheapest$516Average$797FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-timeN/ACOVID-19 safety
Search Delta flights
SWISSCheapest$522Average$770FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time79%COVID-19 safety
Search SWISS flights
PLAYCheapest$524Average$851FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-timeN/ACOVID-19 safety
Search PLAY flights
100% Free
Cheapflights is completely free to use, so you can start saving the moment you arrive.
Book with Flexibility
Our users can plan ahead with confidence and find flights with no change fees
Travel Smart
Millions of people come to us for their flight needs every year. We help make travel planning easy by providing useful insights and data-driven graphs that can inform your decisions.