Cheap Flights to Greece

Flights to Greece in 2022

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High demand for flights, 10% potential price rise

Cheapest in


Best time to find cheapest flights, 2% potential price drop

Average price

R7 790

Average for round-trip flights in May 2021

Round-trip from

R7 625

From Johannesburg OR Tambo to Greece

One-way from


One-way flight from Johannesburg to China

Cheapest prices for flights to Greece by month

October is currently the cheapest month to fly to Greece. December is currently the most expensive month. These prices are determined by several factors and booking in advance can help keep costs low if your schedule is not as flexible.

When is the best time to fly to Greece?

High season:

The climate in Greece is predominantly Mediterranean; producing hot, dry summers and cold, wet winters. However, the regions of the country have unique geographies and microclimates. That is why, when booking flights to Greece, it can be useful to check the weather in the region in question. High season starts in May and ends in August, with temperatures ranging from 18 ° C to 40 ° C. An exception is the Halkidiki peninsula and the Samothraki and Thassos islands, where the most popular months for booking air tickets are July and August .

Low season:

The off-season in Greece is between the end of September and the end of April and, particularly, from December to March, which are the coldest months in the country, when temperatures can drop below 0 ° C. During this period, although it is possible to find cheapest flights to Greece, reducing ferry services to the islands can be challenging. Something that many people do not know, however, is that Greece is also a paradise for skiers.

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

The cheapest flights to Greece are likely to be from May to early June and from September to October. During this season, travelers can enjoy moderately pleasant weather conditions, avoiding the influx of tourists during the month of August, when 60% of Athenians take their summer vacation.

Which day is cheapest to fly to Greece?

At the moment, Tuesday is the most economical day to take a flight to Greece. Saturday is likely to be the most costly

How long is the flight to Greece?

Cape Town to Greece: – From 24 hours 35 minutes to 36 hours 15 minutes (average 1 stops).

Johannesburg to Greece: – From 16 hours 25 minutes to 23 hours 50 minutes (average 1 stops).

Durban to Greece: – From 19 hours 15 minutes to 21 hours 35 minutes (average 1 stops).

Which airlines operate flights to Greece?

The main airlines that offer air tickets to Greece are Qatar, Emirates and Etihad Airways. When looking for cheapest flights to Greece, remember to check the number of stopovers each airline makes.

How to get from the airport to the city center?

After booking flights to Greece, you can consider ways to get from the airport to your destination. Certain hotels offer transportation to the airport previously arranged. Other standard options include taxis and buses. Finding transportation to the islands is a little more complicated than finding the cheapest airline tickets. The most practical tip is to buy ferry tickets at the port of departure on the day of travel to avoid complications. Catamarans and hydrofoils, however, can be booked in advance. An alternative is to rent a boat or yacht (with or without a captain).