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Cheapest flights to cities in Greece

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Useful information for your flight to Greece

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  • What are the most popular cities to visit in Greece?

    For momondo users, the most popular city in Greece is Athens, which is visited about 2,047% more often than any other city in Greece. Other very common cities that our users travel to are Thera and Thessaloniki.

  • What popular landmarks are in Greece?

    While there are more than just a few landmarks in Greece, most momondo users find Syntagma Square, Acropolis, Athens Central Market, and Eleftherios Venizelos Museum to be the most interesting places to see in the country.

  • What is the best airport to land at to visit Syntagma Square?

    Flying into Athens Airport is typically the best way to visit Syntagma Square, since it is the closest airport to the area.

  • What is the cheapest flight to Greece?

    The cheapest flights to Greece recently found by momondo users are $39 with Wizz Air, $51 with Ryanair, and $64 with Volotea.

  • How long is the flight from Australia to Greece?

    Flight times from Australia to Greece vary, but if you’re flying out of Sydney Kingsford Smith and flying into Athens Eleftherios V. (one of the most popular routes), then the duration is 26h on average. Another popular route from Australia to Greece is flying from Melbourne to Athens Eleftherios V., which will take roughly 22h 30m. Keep in mind that layovers or delays could extend your travel time.

  • What is the most popular airport in Greece to fly to?

    According to our data, 46% of momondo users who travelled to Greece in the last year flew into Athens Eleftherios V. (located in Athens), making it the most popular airport to fly to. There may be other airports in Greece, but the majority of our users take flights to Athens Eleftherios V. in order to visit Athens and it’s surrounding areas.

  • How much are flights to Greece?

    The cheapest flight to Greece recently found on momondo was $562. If you’re unable to find a flight deal this cheap, keep in mind that anything less than $1,833 is considered a good price for flights to Greece. $1,937 is the average cost to fly to Greece, while $4,774 is the most expensive.

  • What is the best day of the week to fly to Greece?

    Flying to Greece on a Saturday or Monday is your best option since this is when flight prices tend to be at their lowest for the week. The most expensive day of the week to fly to Greece is on a Sunday.


Recent flights found to popular cities in Greece

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Cheapest flight routes to Greece

These routes have the cheapest flights to Greece found by momondo users in Australia
DepartingDestinationBest TimeBest Price
MelbourneAthens22h 30m$793
SydneyAthens26h 00m$819
MelbourneThessaloniki29h 00m$1,117
PerthAthens18h 40m$1,125
BrisbaneAthens38h 00m$1,139
PerthThessaloniki25h 50m$1,286
AdelaideAthens36h 55m$1,309
MelbourneChania33h 45m$1,320
MelbourneMytilene30h 25m$1,387
AdelaideThessaloniki32h 05m$1,391
DarwinAthens34h 55m$1,400
SydneyThera36h 35m$1,424
SydneyThessaloniki49h 15m$1,455
MelbourneThera32h 45m$1,553
HobartAthens44h 40m$1,587
MelbourneSkiathos48h 25m$1,640

Best things to do and see in Greece

How long does it take to fly to Greece?

Dreaming of a sun-drenched island holiday where you can admire archaeological wonders and relax on picture-perfect beaches? Greece is a top destination for Australian travellers and there are number of international airports in Greece, depending on where you want to visit. The largest international airport in Greece is Athens International Airport (AIA), which is located in the national’s capital, Athens, one of the oldest cities in the world. The fastest flights departing from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Athens take around 22h on Qatar Airways, 24h on Singapore Airlines or 26h on Qantas, depending on the transit time. Passengers departing from Sydney Kingsford Smith Airport (SYD) can arrive in Athens in 25 to 35h. If you are travelling to the island of Santorini, it can take around 29h to arrive to Thera Santorini International Airport (JTR), while flights to Thessaloniki Makedonia (SKG) in the north of Greece will take at least 32h to arrive.

Can you get direct flights to Greece from Australia?

Although there are no non-stop flights to Greece at the moment, travellers can book fights to Greece on momondo with only one stopover. From Melbourne to Athens, Singapore Airlines flies via Singapore (SIN), while Qantas offers flights via Dubai (DXB) or London Heathrow (LHR). Qatar Airways also operates along this route with a stopover in Doha (DOH). Passengers departing from Sydney can choose to fly to Athens on Singapore Airlines via Singapore or on Qantas with a stopover in Dubai. Budget travellers looking for cheap flights to Greece should search for flights with more than one stopover. Greece flights departing from Melbourne via Singapore and London may take longer to arrive but prices are more economical. If you planning to travel to Thessaloniki or Santorini, flights can take between 25 and 32h, with stopovers in Hong Kong (HKG), Munich (MUC), Amsterdam (AMS), Singapore, Doha, or Athens.

What is the best way to travel around Greece?

The most common overland public transport in Greece is by bus. The KTEL intercity bus system is efficient and most cities offer multiple departures daily to and from Athens. Train travel can be slow and unreliable, but there are connections from Athens to the main cities including Thessaloniki and Patras. If you want to explore the Greek islands, you can book a short domestic flight from Athens or Thessaloniki or take a ferry, high-speed boat or catamaran. Ferries are generally comfortable but routes and speed may vary. A trip from Piraeus to Santorini can take between five and 10h. For longer journeys, you may want to book a cabin bunk for comfort and privacy. You can also take small boats between adjacent islands and taxi boats are popular in the busy season. Hiring a car offers the most flexibility if you want to go exploring at your own pace and discover Kefalonia’s West Coast, the Arcadian mountains or the Pindus mountains. Car hire companies can be found at most airports and main cities, and hiring a motor scooter is a popular way to get around the islands.

Does an Australian citizen need a passport or visa to fly to Greece?

While Australian citizens must always travel with a valid passport, Australian nationals do not need to obtain a visa to enter Greece if you are travelling for tourism purposes and staying for less than 90 days within a six-month period. If you plan to stay for longer, you will need to apply for a visa at the nearest Greek Embassy or Consulate in Australia before you depart. Applications must be made at least 15 days before the intended visit, and you may need to provide supporting documents such as fingerprints, medical insurance and a current photograph.


Popular routes landing in Greece

Compare flights to and from the nearest airports to discover the best prices and most convenient flight times
Melbourne to Athens Flights
Fastest flight time22h 30m
Cheapest price$793
Sydney to Athens Flights
Fastest flight time26h 00m
Cheapest price$819
London to Mykonos Flights
Fastest flight time4h 00m
Cheapest price$178
Copenhagen to Athens Flights
Fastest flight time3h 05m
Cheapest price$177
Rome to Thera Flights
Fastest flight time7h 35m
Cheapest price$234
Rome to Athens Flights
Fastest flight time1h 55m
Cheapest price$115
Brisbane to Athens Flights
Fastest flight time38h 00m
Cheapest price$1,139
London to Athens Flights
Fastest flight time3h 30m
Cheapest price$178
London to Thera Flights
Fastest flight time4h 00m
Cheapest price$351
Bangkok to Athens Flights
Fastest flight time15h 20m
Cheapest price$852
Perth to Athens Flights
Fastest flight time18h 40m
Cheapest price$1,125
Melbourne to Thessaloniki Flights
Fastest flight time29h 00m
Cheapest price$1,117
Melbourne to Chania Flights
Fastest flight time33h 45m
Cheapest price$1,320
Athens to Mytilene Flights
Fastest flight time1h 05m
Cheapest price$159
Sydney to Thera Flights
Fastest flight time36h 35m
Cheapest price$1,424
Adelaide to Athens Flights
Fastest flight time36h 55m
Cheapest price$1,309
Singapore to Athens Flights
Fastest flight time17h 10m
Cheapest price$974
Coolangatta to Athens Flights
Fastest flight time28h 55m
Cheapest price$1,754
Sydney to Thessaloniki Flights
Fastest flight time49h 15m
Cheapest price$1,455
Brisbane to Thera Flights
Fastest flight time28h 45m
Cheapest price$2,339

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