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Picture-perfect Greece is known for its coastline, ancient ruins and delicious food. It is a dream for island hoppers and boat-lovers with around 200 islands surrounding the Greek coast. The mainland has a lot to offer as well with mountain ranges, golden beaches and archaeological sites.

Many popular airlines fly to Greece via the Middle East, but you can also travel with low-cost carriers via Asia. This guide will give you all of the insight you need for booking flights to Athens. If you want to explore Greece beyond Athens, you'll need to pass through Athens International Airport to get a connecting flight.

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Greece flights from $773 return

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Available for fights in March - April 2022. Sample price departs from Melbourne. Other flights include Perth-Athens from $789 return.

Europe flights from $1,604 return

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Available on select flight dates in 2022. Destinations include United Kingdom, Netherlands, Ireland, France, Greece and more. Sample fare is Sydney-Dublin.

Flights to Europe from $1,132 return

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Available on flights from February – August 2022 to London, Paris, Rome, Athens and more. Sample fare is Sydney-Istanbul with Etihad Airways.

Worldwide flights from $1,314 return

Expires 24 Jan 2022
Available on select travel dates until March 2022. Destinations include Paris, Istanbul, Milan, Athens, Kilimanjaro and more. Sample fare is Sydney-Kathmandu.

Europe flights from USD$1,662 return

Available on select travel dates to Greece, Germany, Switzerland, Italy and more. T&Cs apply.

How much are flights to Greece from Australia?

It costs $1,934 on average to fly to Greece from Australia, according to December 2021 data from Cheapflights.

When is the cheapest time to fly to Greece?

The cheapest time to jet off to Greece is in January and February. Travelling to Athens at the start of the year is ideal for avoiding crowds, visiting historical sites and museums and having the best opportunity to book tours and activities. January and February sit within low season, which means you won't be competing with as many travellers for flights, accommodations and activities. The weather may not be as nice as what it appears in images when you do a quick Google search of Greece, as grey skies and rain will be frequent, but if you're heading to Greece for a cultural experience, then saving some extra dollars will be worth it.

How far in advance should I book my flights to Greece?

If you're travelling from Sydney or Melbourne, you'll find booking seven weeks in advance gives you the greatest opportunity to nab a great price. Travellers departing from Adelaide, Perth and Brisbane are more likely to secure a good deal when booking three to five weeks in advance.

How long does it take to fly to Greece?

If you're flying to Athens from:

  • Sydney: 21 hours, 25 minutes with a stopover
  • Melbourne: 21 hours, 20 minutes with a stopover
  • Brisbane: 21 hours, 40 minutes with a stopover
  • Perth: 18 hours, 5 minutes with a stopover
  • Adelaide: 20 hours, 25 minutes with a stopover

If you're flying to Santorini from:

  • Sydney: 24 hours with two stopovers
  • Melbourne: 26 hours with two stopovers
  • Brisbane: 25 hours with two stopovers
  • Perth: 22 hours with two stopovers
  • Adelaide: 26 hours with two stopovers

If you're flying to Mykonos from:

  • Sydney: 25 hours with two stopovers
  • Melbourne: 26 hours with two stopovers
  • Brisbane: 27 hours with two stopovers
  • Perth: 22 hours with two stopovers
  • Adelaide: 25 hours with two stopovers

Which airlines fly to Greece from Australia?

No airline offers direct flights from Australia to Greece. It's common to fly with two or three airlines on your journey, especially when flying to islands like Santorini and Mykonos. If you are flying to Athens, your stopover will be in the Middle East or Asia. When adding Santorini or Mykonos as your final destination, you will also have a stopover in Athens too.

Do I need a visa to travel to Greece from Australia?

Travellers who hold a valid Australian passport and do not intend to stay in Greece for over 90 days do not need a visa to enter the country.

Am I required to book an onward or return flight from Greece?

Although there are no strict rules or regulations in place for having proof of onward or return travel, you should arrive in Greece with proof of these travel documents in case you are asked on arrival.

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