Flights from Tel Aviv to Athens
Flight information Tel Aviv to Athens International
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Flights per week
Average flight time, total distance 1187 kilometers
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All you need to know about flights from Tel Aviv Ben Gurion Airport to Athens International Airport Eleftherios Venizelos (TLV to ATH)
• Which airlines fly from Tel Aviv to Athens?
Three airlines operate daily flights from Tel Aviv to Athens: Aegean Airlines, Alitalia, and EL AL. On average there are 34 weekly flights on this route, and the duration of the flight is approximately two hours.
• What is the lowest price for flights to Athens from Tel Aviv?
The lowest price that we have found in the past month for TLV to Athens was $81 (₪295).
• What is the average time of a flight to Athens?
The duration of a direct flight from Tel Aviv to Greece Athens is two hours on average.
• When is the best time to book flights from TLV to Athens?
Thebest time to book cheap flights from Tel Aviv to Athens is 18 weeks before you plan to fly. You can save around 11% compared to booking on shorter notice. The cheapest month to find cheap TLV to Athens flights is February when flights are 30% cheaper, followed by January, November, and December with tickets cheaper by 20%.
Terminal Information - Departing
Ben Gurion Airport TLV: Flights from Tel Aviv to Athens depart from נתב”ג - נמל התעופה בן גוריון Terminal 3. If you commute to the airport by train, the station just outside the terminal at level -1. It’s recommended to arrive at least three hours before departure to allow enough time for security checks with no stress.
Start your vacation while shopping at the Duty-Free stores where you can buy clothes, shoes, domestic and international alcoholic beverages, and of course - the iconic $200 tax-free offers on electronics. You don’t need to carry anything with you; you can store everything at the Duty-Free and pick it up when you return to Israel - פטור ושמור service.
Terminal 3 has three VIP lounges. If you have a premium credit card, you can check the Dan Lounges for a discount and under certain conditions even for free. EL AL members of Matmid Club with an Elite status can relax at the King David Lounge. Free Wifi service is available in all areas of the airport for the whole duration of your stay.
Terminal Information - ArrivingFlights from Tel Aviv to Athens arrive at Athens International Airport Eleftherios Venizelos ATH. Athens Airport began operation on 28 March 2001, and it is the primary airport that serves Athens and the region of Attica.
The fastest way to get to the city of Athens is by Metro or Suburban Rail. The airport is accessible via Metro Line 3 Agia Marina - Athens International Airport. The Suburban Rail goes to Athens Central Railway Station (Larissis Station). A single ticket from the airport to the city costs €10. Note that sometimes the machines accept cash only. You can buy a return ticket and three-day transportation in Athens for €22. There are also four bus routes that go directly to Athens and Piraeus from the airport. You can find the buses near the Arrivals Level, between Exits 4 and 5.
The airport is also connected to the three ports of Athens. To reach the port of Piraeus take metro line 3 and change at Monastiraki to metro line 1. Estimated journey time is 60 minutes. You can also take bus route X96. To port of Rafina take the direct Regional Bus Service (KTEL). The bus departs from the Arrivals Level, opposite the airport hotel (Sofitel). To Port of Lavrio take the Regional Bus Service (KTEL) which departs from the Arrivals Level, opposite the airport hotel (Sofitel). Change bus at Markopoulo. No matter how you go and where you go - you must stamp your ticket to validate it. Otherwise, you might be subjected to fines as high as 20 times the value of the ticket. Ouch.
If you prefer to travel by taxi, there’s a flat rate from the airport to the city center - €38 from 05:00 to midnight, and €54 from midnight to 05:00.
Things you should know before booking a flight from Tel Aviv to Greece
Israeli citizens don’t need to apply for a visa in advance to visit Greece. However, before booking a flight from Tel Aviv to Greece Athens, make sure that your passport is valid for at least 90 days after the day you are planning to depart Greece.
Useful Information about Athens - אתונה
The weather in Athens is pretty similar to Tel Aviv: the winter is not too cold with 13-15 degrees on average during the day, 7-12 at night. The summer months are hot, 33-34 at daytime and 24 at night, so make sure to book a hotel with an air conditioner! You do not need to change the clock, Athens and Tel Aviv are both in the same time zone.
The currency used in Athens is Euro - €. Your vacation in Athens will be relatively cheap, as almost everything in Tel Aviv is more expensive than in the Greek capital. Meals and drinks are around 40% cheaper, so have an extra shot of Ouzo. Yamas!
Athens is a real treat to museum and archeology enthusiasts, as well as to food and alcohol lovers. Here are some recommendations, of course, there are many more attractions and points of interests: Acropolis, Acropolis Museum, Parthenon, Plaka, Museum of Cycladic Art, National Archaeological Museum. Get the best views of the city from Mount Lycabettus and enjoy good food and wine at the restaurant located on the top of the mountains.
How to find cheap flights to Athens
The average price for flights from TLV to Athens is $166 (₪605). However, flexible travelers can find cheap Tel Aviv Athens flights. Instead of looking for flights on exact dates, search “whole month,” and we’ll show you the cheapest tickets in the selected month. It’s common to find flights for less than $100 (₪365) round-trip. Don’t forget to set up a Price Alert and we’ll drop you a line when the prices change. Read here more on how to book cheap flights from TLV to Athens. Looking for cheap hotels? We have that too on Skyscanner Israel. Compare prices on Skyscanner Hotels. Looking to save with a last-minute flight to Athens? Learn how to find last minute deals to find a flight from Tel Aviv to Greece on a budget.
This information is correct as of October 2018
Prices shown on this page are estimated lowest prices only. Found in the last 45 days.