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Book international flights to Athens with IndiGo

Travel to one of the history-filled cities in Greece, Athens, by booking a flight from India to Athens flight from metropolitan Indian cities like Delhi, Mumbai, Chennai, and Bengaluru. India to Athens flights with IndiGo have a layover in Istanbul, during which you will have to change the aircraft. To make the most of your travel, you can sign up for 6E Rewards and get a better experience since you can get many benefits such as access to airport lounges, priority check-in, and more.

Athens is a wonderful city with a rich history. You may already know about Athens' most famous attractions such as the Acropolis and National Archaeological Museum. But, Athens has so much more to offer. A very different vacation experience from the idyllic Greek islands, Athens can feel hectic during the summer months but spring and autumn still have nice weather and fewer tourists. So, if you plan to book a flight to Athens, the cooler months are the best time to explore. 

India to Athens flight information

  • Distance between India and Athens: The aerial distance between India and Athens is 5,009 km.
  • India to Athens flights: There are many international flights that operate from India to Athens on a regular basis.
  • India to Athens flight timings: India to Athens flights are available at regular intervals. The timings are available on the IndiGo website and mobile app.
  • India to Athens flight ticket price: India to Athens flight tickets may cost between INR 40,000 and INR 60,000. Please note that the price may differ based on when you book your flight.
  • Multiple flights to Athens from India : Delhi to Athens, Mumbai to Athens, Chandigarh to Athens and others.

Hello, Athens!

Athens' glorious history goes back to over 3,000 years, as you can see even today through their ancient marvels. Athens is a bustling modern capital and home to some of the country's top tourist attractions. The best thing is that in addition to visiting these sites, you can spend some time wandering around the narrow pedestrian streets of the Plaka district, which are lined with beautiful houses and cosy restaurant terraces that are covered with bougainvillaea. 

Athens travel guide

  • Acropolis: Few places in the world can match the Acropolis of Athens. The Parthenon towers over a rocky outcrop from where you can watch over centuries of civilization. The Acropolis has several attractions, which include the Temple of Athena Nike at the entrance and the Erechtheion, an ancient sanctuary complex built in 421 B.C. 
  • Acropolis Museum: Another top attraction in Athens is the Acropolis Museum which houses one of the world's most valuable collections of ancient Greek art. The new facility was completed in 2007 under the Acropolis hill, replacing the old museum. This huge facility is 25,000 square metres, with 14,000 square metres of exhibition space.
  • National Archaeology Museum: The National Archaeological Museum of Athens is the largest archaeological museum in Greece and one of the largest for antiquities in the world. The museum has an impressive neoclassical building with 8,000 square metres of exhibition space. 
  • Museum of Cycladic Art: The Cycladic Museum was founded in 1986 by the Nicholas and Dolly Goulandris Foundation. A shipowner, Nicholas P. Goulandris, was known as a patron of Athens' arts and culture. Goulandris' own collection forms the core of the museum's exhibits.
  • Olympieion: The Temple of Olympian Zeus, also known as the Olympieion, was the largest temple in ancient Greece. However, it was not completed until the 2nd century A.D. by Emperor Hadrian. In front of the Olympieion, not far from the entrance, stands the Arch of Hadrian at the end of Dionysius' Areopagitou.

Athens airport information

Athens International Airport, also known as Athens Eleftherios Venizelos International Airport, is the major airport that serves the capital city of Greece. The airport is located around 40 minutes from the city centre. There are numerous transport options available at the airport ranging from taxis and buses to metro, to get you to the city.

Important points to remember while travelling to Athens

  • Flight booking- Make advance reservations to get low-cost IndiGo flights to Athens from India
  • Connecting flights- Most of the international flights to Athens have one or two layovers from India, so make sure to check the duration of the layover while booking
  • Visas and immigration- You need Greece visa in order to visit Athens and it’s part of Schengen Area, you need a Schengen visa. Make sure to keep your travel documents, like your passport, with you to ensure a hassle-free process at immigration
  • Leave for the airport early- Arrive at the airport at least three hours in advance for international flights
  • Baggage allowance- Check the baggage allowance page to know how much your check-in and carry-on bags can weigh while travelling on an IndiGo flight

FAQs about Flights to Athens

When is the best month to visit Athens?

The best months to visit Athens are between March and May, and September and November.

Will I get a flight from Delhi to Athens?

There are flights between Delhi to Athens which are operated by Turkish Airlines.

Can I carry food inside the aircraft from outside?

The airline has its own policies in place that prohibit passengers from bringing outside food on board.

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