London to Athens flight time

What is the flight time from London to Athens

On average there are 13 flights flying direct each day from London to Athens. Below you will find the shortest flight time, the average flight time and also the longest flight time.

Flight duration from London to Athens

Depart
LHR
Arrive
ATH

The average flight time for a direct flight from London to Athens is 3 hours 39 minutes.

The fastest direct flight from London (LHR) to Athens (ATH) has a duration of 3 hours 35 minutes.

A distance of 1,487 miles / 2,392 km.

Related: Return journey Athens to London flight duration

Planning a trip or just interested to find out the flight time between London, United Kingdom and Athens, Greece? Be prepared, as flight times can change depending on many factors such as, weather condition, wind speed, flight path and congestion in the air. Due to these factors the actual flight time could be less than 3 hours 39 minutes but on occasion could be longer than the stated time.

Direct flights

London Stansted to Athens International
carrier logo Flying with Ryanair
Total flight time
3 hours 39 minutes
London Luton to Athens International
carrier logo Flying with Wizz Air
Total flight time
3 hours 50 minutes
London Heathrow to Athens International
carrier logo Flying with British Airways
Total flight time
3 hours 35 minutes

Direct flight duration breakdown

  • Average flight duration: 3 hours 39 minutes
  • Shortest flight duration: 3 hours 35 minutes
  • Longest flight duration: 3 hours 50 minutes
  • Average daily flights: 13

Indirect (multi stop) flight times and durations

London to Athens flight time via Sofia | LHR to ATH via SOF

carrier logo London to Sofia
3 hours 10 minutes
Wait for connecting flight
3 hours 10 minutes
carrier logo Sofia to Athens
1 hours 20 minutes
Total journey time
7 hours 40 minutes

London to Athens flight time via Milan Linate | LHR to ATH via LIN

carrier logo London to Milan Linate
1 hours 55 minutes
Wait for connecting flight
1 hours 20 minutes
carrier logo Milan Linate to Athens
2 hours 25 minutes
Total journey time
5 hours 40 minutes

London to Athens flight time via Bucharest Otopeni | LHR to ATH via OTP

carrier logo London to Bucharest Otopeni
3 hours 10 minutes
Wait for connecting flight
45 minutes
carrier logo Bucharest Otopeni to Athens
1 hours 35 minutes
Total journey time
5 hours 30 minutes

London to Athens flight time via Amsterdam | LHR to ATH via AMS

carrier logo London to Amsterdam
1 hours 25 minutes
Wait for connecting flight
1 hours 20 minutes
carrier logo Amsterdam to Athens
3 hours 15 minutes
Total journey time
6 hours

Flights from London to Athens | Airports, Distances & Flight Duration

London to Athens flight time information

  • The average flight time from London to Athens is 3 hours 39 minutes
  • Distance from London to Athens is 1,487 miles / 2,392 km
  • London is served by 5 airports London Heathrow Airport , London Gatwick Airport , London Luton Airport , London Stansted Airport , London City Airport
  • Athens is served by 1 airports Athens Eleftherios Venizelos
  • The currency in Athens, Greece is the Euro

Airlines flying between London and Athens

Most popular airlines that fly the route between London and Athens

British Airways
British Airways
Ryanair
Ryanair

Popular routes from London

Discover alternative routes other than London to Athens. Below is just a small selection of the most popular flight time searches from London.

London & Athens local time and timezones

Athens, Greece time is 2 hours ahead of London, United Kingdom

Day and time in London, United Kingdom: Thu, 13 Dec, 2018,
London Timezone: GMT (+00:00)
13:56
Day and time in Athens, Greece: Thu, 13 Dec, 2018,
Athens Timezone: EET (+02:00)
15:56

Jet Lag effects from flying between London and Athens

Advice on ways to combat jet lag gained from flying between London and Athens

London to Athens jet lag effects

London to Athens ticket price search

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The cheapest months to travel from London to Athens

Average prices of flights to Athens throughout the year.

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