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There are 3 ways to get from New York to Athens by plane or train

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Fly from Newark  •  12h 47m

  1. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Athens (ATH) EWR - ATH

$347 - $1,927

Cheapest option

Fly from New York JFK  •  13h 18m

  1. Fly from New York JFK (JFK) to Athens (ATH) JFK - ATH

$299 - $1,721

1 alternative option

Train to Philadelphia, fly  •  14h 41m

  1. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Philadelphia 30th Street Station
  2. Fly from Philadelphia (PHL) to Athens (ATH) PHL - ATH

$485 - $3,020

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The cheapest way to get from New York to Athens is to fly which costs $290 - $1,800 and takes 13h 18m.

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The quickest way to get from New York to Athens is to fly which costs $340 - $2,000 and takes 12h 47m.

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The distance between New York and Athens is 4952 miles.

It takes approximately 12h 47m to get from New York to Athens, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Newark Airport to Athens Airport is the direct flight which takes 9h 15m.

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Athens is 7h ahead of New York. It is currently 12:06 PM in New York and 7:06 PM in Athens.

Emirates, United Airlines, Eurowings and five other airlines offer flights from Newark Airport to Athens Airport.

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There are 1736+ hotels available in Athens. Prices start at $46 USD per night.

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The best way to get from New York to Newark Airport is to bus which takes 20m and costs $17.

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Map of how to get from New York to Athens.
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  • Distance: 4952 miles
  • Duration: 12h 47m

What companies run services between New York, NY, USA and Athens, Greece?

Emirates, United Airlines and nine other airlines fly from New York to Athens hourly.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Newark to Athens
Ave. Duration
9h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$800 - $6,000
Flights from Newark to Athens via Munich
Ave. Duration
11h 50m
When
Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$700 - $5,500
Flights from Newark to Athens via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
12h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$700 - $5,500
Flights from Newark to Athens via Vienna
Ave. Duration
12h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$750 - $5,500
Flights from New York JFK to Athens via Munich
Ave. Duration
11h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$650 - $5,500
Flights from New York JFK to Athens via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
11h 25m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$650 - $5,500
Flights from New York JFK to Athens via Geneva
Ave. Duration
11h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$700 - $5,500
Flights from New York JFK to Athens via Zurich
Ave. Duration
11h 55m
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$700 - $5,500
Flights from New York JFK to Athens via Vienna
Ave. Duration
12h 20m
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$750 - $5,500
Flights from Philadelphia to Athens via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
13h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$800 - $6,000
Flights from Philadelphia to Athens via Toronto
Ave. Duration
15h 40m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$750 - $6,000
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Newark to Athens via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
12h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$700 - $5,000
Flights from New York JFK to Athens via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
11h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$650 - $4,400
Flights from Philadelphia to Athens
Ave. Duration
9h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$950 - $9,000
Flights from Philadelphia to Athens via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
13h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$700 - $5,500
Flights from Philadelphia to Athens via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
16h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$950 - $9,000
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Newark to Athens via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
12h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$700 - $5,000
Flights from New York JFK to Athens via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
11h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$650 - $4,400
Flights from Philadelphia to Athens
Ave. Duration
9h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$950 - $9,000
Flights from Philadelphia to Athens via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
13h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$700 - $5,500
Flights from Philadelphia to Athens via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
16h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$950 - $9,000
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Newark to Athens
Ave. Duration
9h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$800 - $6,000
Flights from Newark to Athens via Munich
Ave. Duration
11h 50m
When
Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$700 - $5,500
Flights from Newark to Athens via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
12h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$700 - $5,500
Flights from New York JFK to Athens via Munich
Ave. Duration
11h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$650 - $5,500
Flights from New York JFK to Athens via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
11h 25m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$650 - $5,500
Flights from Philadelphia to Athens via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
13h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$800 - $6,000
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Newark to Athens
Ave. Duration
9h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$800 - $6,000
Flights from Newark to Athens via Munich
Ave. Duration
11h 50m
When
Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$700 - $5,500
Flights from Newark to Athens via Toronto
Ave. Duration
13h 15m
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$700 - $5,500
Flights from Philadelphia to Athens via Toronto
Ave. Duration
15h 40m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$750 - $6,000
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Newark to Athens via Zurich
Ave. Duration
11h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$750 - $5,500
Flights from New York JFK to Athens via Geneva
Ave. Duration
11h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$700 - $5,500
Flights from New York JFK to Athens via Zurich
Ave. Duration
12h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$700 - $5,500
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from New York JFK to Athens
Ave. Duration
9h 40m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$700 - $5,500
Flights from New York JFK to Athens via Rome
Ave. Duration
11h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$650 - $5,500
Flights from New York JFK to Athens via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
11h 55m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$700 - $5,500
Flights from New York JFK to Athens via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
12h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$650 - $5,500
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Philadelphia to Athens
Ave. Duration
9h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$950 - $9,000
Flights from Philadelphia to Athens via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
12h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$950 - $9,000
Flights from Philadelphia to Athens via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
16h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$950 - $9,000
Flights from Philadelphia to Athens via Madrid
Ave. Duration
13h 20m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$950 - $9,000
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from New York JFK to Athens
Ave. Duration
9h 40m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$700 - $5,500
Flights from New York JFK to Athens via Rome
Ave. Duration
11h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$650 - $5,500
Flights from New York JFK to Athens via Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
12h 50m
When
Friday
Estimated price
$650 - $5,500
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Newark to Athens via Vienna
Ave. Duration
12h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$750 - $5,500
Flights from New York JFK to Athens via Vienna
Ave. Duration
12h 20m
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$750 - $5,500
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from New York JFK to Athens
Ave. Duration
9h 40m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$700 - $5,500
Flights from New York JFK to Athens via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
12h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$650 - $5,500
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from New York JFK to Athens
Ave. Duration
9h 40m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$700 - $5,500
Flights from New York JFK to Athens via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
11h 55m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$700 - $5,500
Emirates
Website
emirates.com
Flights from Newark to Athens
Ave. Duration
9h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$650 - $4,400
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Newark to Athens via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
11h 15m
When
Monday and Saturday
Estimated price
$310 - $900
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from New York JFK to Athens via Dublin
Ave. Duration
11h 15m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$850 - $5,000
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from New York JFK to Athens via Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
12h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$440 - $2,300
Train operators
Amtrak Acela Express

Amtrak is a rail service that connects the US and three Canadian provinces. Covering 21,000 route miles (34,000km) Amtrak operates more than 300 trains daily. These medium and long distance intercity services operate at speeds of up to 240km/h, to more than 500 destinations. Founded in 1971, it is based in Washington, D.C. and offers four classes of travel: First Class, Sleeper, Business and Coach. Ticket fares are divided into five subclasses: Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium. Amtrak trains are known for their wide seats, plug-in power, big windows and storage capabilities.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak Acela Express
Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New York Penn Station to Philadelphia 30th Street Station
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$75 - $210
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$75 - $180
First Class Seat
$150 - $210

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