The 7 US Cities With Direct Flights To Greece This Summer


Seven US cities will connect directly with Greece this summer, ensuring a boom in American tourists to the Mediterranean paradise.

Although there are no nonstop flights from the US to any other destinations in Greece besides Athens, like the famous islands of Santorini or the country's second city, Thessaloniki, once in Athens, you can quickly hop on a quick domestic flight or get on a ferry.

Nonstop flights from the US to Greece

JFK, New York

Three airlines offer seasonal flights to Athens from New York’s John F. Kennedy International Airport. Delta Air Lines, American Airlines, and newcomer Norse Atlantic Airways are these airlines.

Norse Atlantic Airways just announced its new route earlier this month. The low-cost airline will offer five flights weekly from May to October from JFK to Athens, Greece.

You can snag the best deals on this airline during the off-peak months of September and October when fares are as low as $249 one-way.

Newark, New Jersey

Another city with nonstop flights to Athens is Newark, New Jersey. Travelers can fly from Newark Liberty International Airport to Athens year-round on Emirates.

United Airlines also will also offer seasonal flights from EWR to ATH beginning in March.

This is the perfect time of year to explore Athens before it gets too hot, crowded, and expensive during the peak summer months.

Washington, D.C.

Travelers in Washington, D.C., will be pleased to learn that there’s a nonstop flight from Dulles International Airport (IAD) to Athens beginning this spring.

United Airlines will operate daily flights from April through October this year.

Boston, Massachusetts

Another city with a direct connection to Greece is Boston. Delta Air Lines will fly daily nonstop flights from Boston Logan International Airport (BOS) to Athens starting in April.

With Athens breaking all-time tourism records in 2023 and only getting more popular, this year is the perfect time to plan that dream trip to Greece finally.

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Travellers in Philadelphia can also fly directly to Greece beginning this summer. American Airlines will offer a service from Philadelphia International Airport (PHL) to Athens. Daily flights will commence in May and last through September.

Chicago, Illinois

If you’re based in Chicago, you now have multiple options for flying nonstop to Athens this summer.

American Airlines will once again offer seasonal flights from Chicago’s O’Hare International Airport (ORD) to Athens. These flights will be daily from May through October.

Last week, United Airlines announced a new route to Athens too. Beginning in late May and lasting through August, the airline will fly daily from ORD to ATH.

Atlanta, Georgia

Finally, travellers can fly from Atlanta to Athens nonstop on Delta Air Lines. This seasonal route begins in March, just before a spring visit to Greece.

The airline operates daily flights to Athens, making it the perfect time for many travellers to visit this record-breaking country on their bucket list.


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