Cheap Flights from Athens International to London (ATH - LON)
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Flight information Athens International to London
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Average flight time, total distance 1495 miles
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Frequently asked questions
This information is correct as of March 2016
Airlines that fly from Athens to London
Aegean Airlines, British Airways, Ryanair and EasyJet all provide direct flights from Athens to London. Aegean Airlines and British Airways flights arrive to London Heathrow Airport, Ryanair flights arrive to London Stansted Airport and EasyJet flights arrive to London Gatwick Airport.
Athens Airport is home to just one terminal. In the departure lounge, passengers can also take advantage of currency exchange desks, a children’s play area and a hair salon. There’s a good selection of food, drink and shopping outlets too. You can get a quick bite to eat at McDonald’s, enjoy a drink a Kir-Yianni Wine Bar or find a range of international cuisine at the Food Court. And for all your retail needs, there are convenience stores, a duty free store and designer brand shops too.
There’s free Wi-Fi available throughout the airport for up to 45 minutes.
London Heathrow Airport
London Heathrow Airport is located 15 miles west of London city centre. There are four terminals at the airport with Aegean Airlines flights from Athens arriving to Terminal 2 and British Airways flights arriving to Terminal 5.
Onward travel options include taxis, which are available from a rank outside each terminal, buses and trains. The quickest way to get from Heathrow to London city centre is via the Heathrow Express train. Trains take just 15 minutes to travel from the airport to London Paddington rail station, with regular services throughout the day. The London Underground is the one of the cheapest ways to reach London though it will take around 50 minutes.
London Gatwick Airport
London Gatwick Airport is located 30 miles south of central London. There are two terminals at the airport with EasyJet flights from Athens arriving to the South Terminal. In the arrivals hall you’ll find cash machines and a currency exchange alongside a variety of shops and cafés. Car hire offices are also based in the arrivals hall and you can choose from companies including Hertz, Europcar, National, Avis and Sixt.
Buses, trains and taxis are all available from the airport. The Gatwick Express train offers the quickest route into London city centre. The train departs every 15 minutes and reaches London Victoria station in 30 minutes. Slower, non-direct services which stop at stations throughout West London are also available.
London Stansted Airport
Stansted Airport is located 30 miles northeast of central London. There is just one terminal at the airport. In the arrivals hall there are cash machines and car hire desks. National, Sixt, Alamo, Hertz, Enterprise, Budget, Avis and Europcar all have offices at the airport.
Onward travel options from Stansted include National Express and Terravision coaches, which have routes into London city centre, and the Stansted Express train, which departs every 15 minutes and takes around 50 minutes to reach London Liverpool Street rail station.
What to Expect in London
The cost of living in London is much higher than in Athens. You can expect to pay around £50.00 for a mid-range three course meal for two, £4.00 for a bottle of beer and £2.50 for a one way journey on public transport. Taxi travel and supermarket shopping are also much more expensive.
London is usually around 5°c cooler than Athens. Unlike Athens’ summer temperatures of 30°c to 35°c, London experiences milder temperatures in the low to mid-twenties. Unlike Athens, London experiences rain throughout the year, with no respite in summer months. However, when compared with other UK cities, rainfall in London isn’t that heavy or frequent.
London, UK is two hours behind Athens, Greece.
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