2019 Most Affordable Greek Flights
ROUTE AIRLINE PRICE
Athens to Mykonos Ryanair 65€
Athens to Santorini Ryanair 55€
Paris to Athens Aegean Airlines 180€
Paris to Santorini Transavia 269€
London to Athens Ryanair £145
London to Santorini EasyJet £190
NYC to Athens Emirates $895
NYC to Santorini SWISS $865
Rome to Athens Vueling 196€
Rome to Santorini Ryanair 109€
Advice on Securing Flights for your Greek Holiday
To find great flight deals and discounts head on to Kayak.com.
One useful hack to pay less for flightsis to book multi-city tickets if you are going for a tour of the different Greek islands. For example, you can fly from Rometo Athensthen depart from Santorini to go back to Rome.
The period of January to March is the ideal time to book your plane tickets.
Flying to Greece from Canadaand United States of America
You can fly directly from Montreal, Toronto, or New York to Greece. For the rest of the cities in North America, you have to transit through Western Europe with famous cities of Paris, Rome, Barcelona, London, Frankfurt or Amsterdam as your possible lay-over. You can also fly directly to Athens and some of the islands of Greece from these cities. However, direct flights are not available to the other Greek islands from Canada or USA.
Flying to Greece from Ireland and United Kingdom
From London and Manchester, you can fly directly to Athens and most of the islands of Greece. You can also fly directly from Birmingham, Edinburgh, Glasgow and Liverpool to Athens. Then you can take a plane or ride a ferry to the other islands of Greece from Athens.
Flying to Greece from France
To get to Greece from France, you need to go through Paris first. Planes fly directly to Athens and other Greek islands’ international airport from Paris. Non-stop flights are also available from Bordeaux, Marseilles, Lyon, Nice, Nantes and Toulouse to Athens. Then ride a ferry or take a connecting flight to the other islands of Greece from Athens.
Flying to Greece from Italy
During the summer, direct flights are available to Santorini from Milan, Rome, Florence, Venice, Bologna, Turin and Pisa and to other famous islands of Greece. For the rest of the year, regular flights are available from, Rome, Venice, Florence, Bologna, Turin, Pisa, Bari, Palermo, Genoa and Verona to Athens.
Flying to the other islands of Greece from Athens
In general, international flights have destinations in the islands of Greece (Mykonos, Crete, Santorini, Kos, Rhodes, Lesvos, Kefalonia, Corfu, Samos, Skiathos and Zakynthos) run only for the summer. Flights to these islands from Athens are available all throughout the year. The islands of Chios, Naxos, Paros, Skiathos and Paros also have airports just for domestic flights.
Still subject to change, but currently no direct flights are available between Santorini and Mykonos. You need to transit through Athens on Aegean Airline or Olympic Air or ride a ferry that run between Santorini and Mykonos.
Still subject to change, but currently no direct flights are available between Santorini and Crete. Previously SkyExpress Airlines has flights between these islands but check on their updated destinations and timetables. The other option left is transit through Athens or ride a ferry that run between Santorini and Crete.