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The journey time between Dulles Intl. Airport and Athens International Airport is usually around 12 hours and 29 minutes — long enough to disrupt anyone's body clock. Take note of the differences in time zones and plan when you'll sleep on this long-haul flight to prevent jet lag.
From Washington Dulles Intl. Airport (IAD) to ATH, the flight distance is 6,214 mi. So, it's smart to have a good variety of entertainment to pick from. Books, movies, games ... whatever's your style. If you come prepared, it won't feel like too long before you hear the call for landing.
You'll need to plan for at least one stopover if you're traveling from Washington, DC Airport (IAD-Washington Dulles Intl.) to Athens Airport (ATH-Eleftherios Venizelos), as no airlines operate direct flights on this route. Get the most out of your layover by freshening up, giving your legs a stretch and checking out what the stores have on offer.What is the best day to buy a plane ticket?
This just in! Airfares offered on Thursdays tend to be the cheapest, according to flight demand on Travelocity in 2020. Wednesday and Friday prices are also good, but you may want to prepare your budget if booking on a Sunday, as data shows the end of the week is when prices are generally at their highest.What are the cheapest days to fly?
Frequent travelers may already know this, but earlier in the week can be the cheapest time to fly. In 2020, flights departing on a Monday were generally the cheapest of the week, whereas you may pay a premium for weekend flights when demand is usually high. On average, tickets were most expensive for Saturday departures, so if you need to fly out on a weekend, you might look for deals ahead of time.How far in advance can you book a flight?
Trying to figure out how early you should book your flight? It's possible to start comparing international airfares on Travelocity up to 12 months in advance. However, it does depend on the carrier as not all airlines release their prices that far out. According to our 2020 flight demand trends, last minute planners can still bag a bargain with some of the cheapest fares appearing 2 weeks to 2 months prior to their travel dates.How can I save money on airline tickets?
We'll let you in on a secret...You can save big on flights if you mix and match your airlines and fare types. In fact, travelers who booked flights on Travelocity in 2020 saved nearly 40% when their return flights consisted of two different airlines or fare types.
*According to flight demand on Travelocity.com from January to December 2020. Savings are subject to change based on departure location, date and destination.
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Flight path for flights from Washington Dulles International Airport to Eleftherios Venizelos International Airport
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