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Flights to Greece in 2022

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
Popular inJulyHigh demand for flights, 19% potential price rise
Cheapest inFebruaryBest time to find cheap flights, 4% potential price drop
Average priceRM 2,370Average for return flights in December 2022
Return fromRM 2,032From Kuala Lumpur to Athens Eleftherios V.
One-way fromRM 840One-way flight from Kuala Lumpur to Greece

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Cheap flights to Athens
27 Jan - 30 May
KUL

Kuala Lumpur Intl

ATH

Athens Eleftherios V.

1 stop

16h 35m
ATH

Athens Eleftherios V.

KUL

Kuala Lumpur Intl

1 stop

26h 40m
RM 2,269

Scoot

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Deal found 8/12

24 Dec - 24 Jan
KUL

Kuala Lumpur Intl

ATH

Athens Eleftherios V.

1 stop

15h 10m
ATH

Athens Eleftherios V.

KUL

Kuala Lumpur Intl

1 stop

13h 20m
RM 3,311

Qatar Airways

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Deal found 6/12

27 Jan - 30 May
KUL

Kuala Lumpur Intl

ATH

Athens Eleftherios V.

2 stops

22h 05m
ATH

Athens Eleftherios V.

KUL

Kuala Lumpur Intl

1 stop

28h 45m
RM 3,346

Multiple Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 8/12

Cheap flights to Thera
25 Jan - 7 Feb
KUL

Kuala Lumpur Intl

JTR

Thera Santorini

2 stops

22h 00m
JTR

Thera Santorini

KUL

Kuala Lumpur Intl

2 stops

19h 20m
RM 4,199

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 5/12

26 Jan - 6 Feb
KUL

Kuala Lumpur Intl

JTR

Thera Santorini

2 stops

26h 35m
JTR

Thera Santorini

KUL

Kuala Lumpur Intl

2 stops

28h 20m
RM 5,334

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 5/12

25 Jan - 5 Feb
KUL

Kuala Lumpur Intl

JTR

Thera Santorini

2 stops

17h 55m
JTR

Thera Santorini

KUL

Kuala Lumpur Intl

2 stops

16h 45m
RM 6,482

Multiple Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 5/12

One-way flights to Greece

The cheapest one-way flights to Greece
14 Apr
KUL

Kuala Lumpur Intl

ATH

Athens Eleftherios V.

1 stop

16h 50m
RM 840

Scoot

Pick Dates

Deal found 7/12

What is the cheapest month to fly to Greece?

The cheapest ticket to Greece found for each month in 2022 based on historical flight searches by Cheapflights users.

January

RM 2,779

February

RM 2,071

March

RM 2,018

April

RM 2,533

May

RM 3,096

June

RM 2,849

July

RM 3,936

August

RM 3,355

September

RM 3,096

October

RM 2,489

November

RM 3,241

December

RM 3,373

Currently, March is the cheapest month in which you can book a flight to Greece. Flying to Greece in July will prove the most costly. There are multiple factors that influence the price of a flight so comparing airlines, departure airports and times can help keep costs down.

When is the best time to fly to Greece?

Average Greece flight ticket prices and weather conditions for 2022 and 2023 by month

KUL - ATH

Price

RM 2,020 - RM 4,693

ATH

Temperature

10 - 28 °C

ATH

Rainfall

5 - 64 mm

When is the best time to book a flight to Greece?

Booking 60 days in advance of your planned departure date is, on average, the best time to get cheap flights to Greece. The general trend is that the closer you book to the departure date, the more expensive your flight will be.

Drinking ouzo, smashing plates, swimming in a warm sea at midnight, eating a late supper on a vine-drenched terrace, relaxing under olive trees, visiting the Minoan palaces or the ruins of the Acropolis, or even visiting the gods on Mount Olympus are all possible ways to spend your time in Greece.

Arguably the birthplace of the civilised world, Greek history spans four millennia. Greece gave the world literature, drama and philosophy, not to mention the Olympic Games. As well as the Ancient Greeks, the country contains the history of many other great powers, including the Romans, Arabs and the Byzantine Empire.

But the country is not just a museum of great civilisations. Travellers book flights to mainland Greece to visit some often overlooked wonders of spectacular natural beauty alongside historical sites. Lakes, mountains and volcanoes can all be explored.

More than 100 of the famed Greek islands are inhabited and hopping from one to another is the perfect beach holiday. Partying, quiet contemplation and everything in between is catered for somewhere on one of the islands. Most Greece flights arrive via Athens, but many of the islands have their own airports and plenty of ferries operate between them. 

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Greece climate

Greece’s Mediterranean climate allows for long, warm summers with 11 hours of sunshine per day. The hottest days are made more bearable by seasonal winds called meltemi. Winters are mild in the low areas, but the mountains are cooler and snowy. Athens averages a temperature of 10 degrees in January and February.

When is the best time to fly to Greece?

Peak Season:

Mid-June to the end of August is high season for most of Greece, when the temperatures are hottest. Easter time to mid-June is also very popular as the weather is still very warm, though not unbearably hot. You may be able to pick up some cheaper deals at this time of year though. Late August to mid-October is Greece’s shoulder season. The temperatures are still high (substantially higher than the UK and Ireland) and most resorts and attractions still open, but prices are much lower than early or high summer so cheap flights and accommodation are easier to find.

Off Season:

October to April is off season. Though you will find the cheapest deals at this time, much of the tourist parts of Greece close down around this time. Unless you’re in Athens you may find that there is little to do and hardly any hotels or restaurants that are open.

Getting around Greece

Trains run on the mainland only and have daily services to most destinations but the routes are limited. They are run by Hellenic Railways Organisation.

Buses are the best method of public transport – even the smallest towns are connected to the bus network. KTEL is the intercity coach service.

Cars and scooters are readily available for hire.

Greece has an excellent network of connection by sea travel with ferries, hydrofoils and passenger boats. All of the islands and mainland are all well-connected and it is very easy to get a boat.

Flights are easy to catch between islands or from Athens to the islands. Olympic Airlines and Aegean Airlines both have domestic Greek flights.

What is good to know if travelling to Greece?

  • Mainland Greece is often overlooked, apart from Athens and Mount Olympus. One place worth discovering is the Peloponissos, which has a spectacular landscape of mountains, caves, volcanoes, the sea as well as beaches. The Diros Caves, five miles south of Aeropolis, are part of an underground river. Five thousand metres has been exposed and you can take a boat trip among the huge stalactites and stalagmites.
  • Smoggy Athens is home to some of Greece’s most historic sites: the Acropolis, the theatre of Dionysus, the Roman Forum, the Temple of Zeus. But while you’re there, don’t forget to see some of living Athens. The 2004 Olympics gave the city a much-needed facelift, making the capital much more appealing to tourists. Visit the ancient neighbourhoods, especially Plaka, the oldest section of the city. A particularly lively time to visit is during Apokries, or carnival, in the run up to Lent.
  • Crete is the largest and most popular of the Greek islands, with two international airports and a huge variety of tourist destinations. But though the northeast coast is getting overdeveloped, head inland and you’ll still find towns and villages largely undisturbed by tourists. It’s the perfect island if you want to combine lazing on a beach with exploration of historical sites – Crete was the home of King Minos who ruled the Ancient Greek world.
  • Zante or Zakynthos, on the Ionian islands, is another popular holiday destination. The beautiful and verdant island is nothing short of idyllic – except if you’re stuck with hordes of tourists. To enjoy it on your own, stay clear of Laganas, the biggest resort on the island, and try to visit any popular attractions – such as the Blue Caves or Shipwreck Beach – in the morning or late afternoon to avoid the midday rush.
  • Trivago is a useful website for information about accommodation in Greece. The site contains user reviews and recommendations on a range of hotels across the country, including those in Athens, Crete and Zakynthos.

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