The total flight duration from London, United Kingdom to Athens, Greece is 3 hours, 29 minutes.
This assumes an average flight speed for a commercial airliner of 500 mph, which is equivalent to 805 km/h or 434 knots. It also adds an extra 30 minutes for take-off and landing. Your exact time may vary depending on wind speeds.
If you're planning a trip, remember to add more time for the plane to taxi between the gate and the airport runway. This measurement is only for the actual flying time. You should also factor in airport wait times and possible equipment or weather delays. If you're trying to figure out what time you'll arrive at the destination, you may want to see if there's a time difference between London, United Kingdom and Athens, Greece.
The calculation of flight time is based on the straight line flight distance from London, United Kingdom to Athens, Greece ("as the crow flies"), which is about 1,488 miles or 2 394 kilometers.
Your trip begins in London, United Kingdom.
It ends in Athens, Greece.
Your flight direction from London, United Kingdom to Athens, Greece is Southeast (120 degrees from North).
The flight time calculator measures the average flight duration between points. It uses the great circle formula to compute the travel mileage.
The ancient city of Athens is filled with archaeological sites, ancient monuments and temples. One attraction to put in your list is the Acropolis of Athens where you’ll find monuments and temples all in one place.
Acropolis of Athens is a UNESCO world heritage site. It was constructed in the 5 BC in honor of the goddess Athena. Climb to the Acropolis and enter through the Beule Gate built by Romans to the Propylaea, the marble entryway.
Next, visit the Temple of Athena Nike, the Parthenon, Erechtheion, the Ancient Agora and the Theater of Dionysos. The Parthenon is the most famous of all the ancient buildings at the Acropolis of Athens.
The best time to visit and see the changing colors of the pillars of Parthenon is in the early morning or during sunset.
Acropolis is also an excellent place to get a panoramic view of the city. Comfortable shoes are a must and bring plenty of water when visiting in summer.
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