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There are no direct flights for this route listed on KAYAK, the shortest multi-flight duration is 18h 51m.
In the past 3 days, the cheapest round-trip tickets were found on United Airlines ($1,072) and Delta ($1,076)
When flying out of Athens you will be using Athens Eleftherios V., often referred to as Athens Airport. You will be landing at Ithaca Tompkins County, also known as Ithaca Airport.
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Scores according to KAYAK customer reviews
Pros: "Quick boarding process and take off. Flight was slightly late but the staff expedited boarding and take off. Staff is friendly. Service was great. Beverage service was great. Baggage was quickly at baggage claim."
Cons: "Even though its a short flight better food options for First Class would be appreciated."
Cons: "Flight wasn't full. I could have been seated somewhere else since passenger next to me was quite large and invading my personal space"
Pros: "Great entertainment features and free drinks."
Cons: "Ran out of certain types of food"
Cons: "Bag drop agent was not helpful."
Pros: "Seats in economy are never comfortable. And someone also reclines their seat. But overall bathrooms were clean and food was good. Really no complaints about the flight itself or the crew!"
Cons: "Carry ons are too big! People should not be allowed to bring a piece of luggage inside the cabin. They are very heavy and some people cannot even lift them to place them in overhead compartment. Makes boarding slower and more complicated. Seats need to be a little wider. If a big person sits next"
Cons: "Announcements were too loud in earphones (could damage ear drums) and entertainment was turned off while waiting 30 min for the gate to open."
Pros: "Having internet access on an overseas flight was a new treat for me. Delta appears to be bucking the trend of making flying miserable. I liked the waiting area at JFK with charging stations for every seat."
Pros: "Food was great. Especially the ice cream."
Pros: "The male crew member was excellent. He was responsive and speedy with trying to find a solution. He gave me a few flyer miles for my trouble and was empathetic, which is rare."
Cons: "The tv/monitor didn’t work so there wasn’t any entertainment for the majority of the flight."
Pros: "Every one but the gate agent at Detroit going to Seattle at 7:40 loading time on 4-11-19. She was mean and curt and would not get my seat corrected I had to sprint for at least a mile to even make it. We landed the same time they were boarding"
Cons: "The attendants on the Detroit to Seattle flight suggested I go talk to the gate agent to get my seat corrected. They said the flight was not full. So I did. To be greeted again by the mean agent you told me to take my rear and get it on the plane that the attendants didn’t know anything"
Pros: "Crew was courteous."
Pros: "Not crews fault that DELTA changed my flight at last minute!"
Cons: "Yes...not change my flight at the last minute and causing me to miss my connecting flight. Then making me reschedule my flight with only options that I now have (2) layover and then arrive in Korea another day later, that then caused me to miss my college orientation day!"
Pros: "Crew trying their best to keep passengers happy. Arrival on time."
Cons: "Incredibly bad, mostly unhealthy, overprocessed food. Glad I brought my own. Very narrow seats. No opportunity to upgrade to economy plus. One day you will have casualties from minimizing further and further the seating space until even normal- sized people collapse from lack of blood circulation. (On my outbound flight from Atlanta to D' dorf an oversized seat neighbor literally flowed partly into my seat, making matters worse.) A major concern: stewardesses support the general fashion of darkening the cabin in the interest of movie watchers and general quiet. What about my right to daylight, especially during a day flight from D' dorf to Atlanta? It's helpful against jetlag. 11 hours in a darkened pipe followed by arrival at night time are unhealthy. The film program is not intetesting enough to justify this decision."
Pros: "Convenience. Smooth ride. On time. Great staff."
Pros: "Operated by Delta so great!"
Pros: "Staff was great and friendly to talk too. The greeted every flier and it was a good flight."
Pros: "Cabin service was decent"
Cons: "Food was cold. First class service could have been more attentive. While trying to sleep crew talked the entire time."
Pros: "The landing!"
Cons: "Not much food offered on a long flight."
Pros: "Boarding from back to front. Making early boarders wait to the side when they tried to embark too soon."
Cons: "All the people standing in line prior to boarding."
Pros: "On time"
Cons: "Small air craft"
Cons: "I understand Mother Nature causes issues tkayakhat no one can control but when I'm receiving updates from the 3rd party travel app that isn't the airline before receiving any information directly from the airline via the gate agent or Deltas travel app and the gate agent not being able to verify the 3rd party travel app something is wrong."
Pros: "Like Above"
Cons: "Like above"
Cons: "Dripped on!!!!!!"
Cons: "Flight was delayed with no explanation."
Pros: "The crew on this particular flight was probably the nicest I've ever encountered on Delta. Sadly, that is rarely the case."
Pros: "The crew was gracious and accommodating."
Cons: "The plane showed wear and tear. We paid for delta+ premium economy and an exit row. The seating map online was misleading and we ended up next to the bathroom. The exit row food tray was broken and was hard to even sit a good tray on. The emergency exit door isn’t well insulated and we were absolutely freezing cold the entire flight. The seats were hard and uncomfortable. The food was not good for international travel. Overall I was very disappointed in this flight. I travel the world and on long hauls the planes need to be cleaned well and seats in working order."
Pros: "I enjoyed my flight! Great movies, good food and I was comfortable. Nothing like First Class."
Pros: "Jamaica security and boarding, despite a crowded airport and gate, was very quick. Appeared chaotic but was friendly and efficient. Boarding was orderly and efficient. Flight was smooth, seats luxurious (comfort+ aisle and window seats with an empty center!). Arrival into ATL half an hour early."
Cons: "Only one offer of beverage on 3 hr. flight. "Food" at dinner time was chips or crackers. Arriving 1/2 hour early we sat on tarmac for 50 minutes before reaching gate. 20+ minute walk to customs, 30 minute line."
Pros: "Gluten free options! We have celiac disease and nice you offer GF options."
Cons: "Seating was done at the gate Didn’t appreciate being placed near the bathroom when it was evident the flight was not sold out"
Pros: "Boarding was fine. And service was good."
Cons: "TV controls didn’t work. So I couldn’t watch anything for the 4+ hour flight."
Cons: "The attendants at the delta counter in the airport were very rude and told us we were nit elite member when in Lima and Mexico was at the contrary"
Pros: "Power outlets, snacks, beverages."
Cons: "Boarding (goes faster if the rear of the plane boards first), delay, insufficient space at seat, no advance notification of needed app for entertainment access, app not available on kindle fires."
Pros: "Kind bar"
Cons: "Booked my flight and paid to pick my seats. Did not end up getting the seats I booked. Boarding and departing was extremely slow."
Pros: "Crew very nice"
Pros: "Same as above."
Pros: "Meal in main cabin, snack and drinks. Love the free entertainment at each seat. Also had power outlets and free WiFi messaging (with designated apps)."
Cons: "The flight was delayed just as we were about to board at 5:30. There was a mechanical problem and we were changed to another plane and another gate, which was supposed to take off at 6:30. It was boarded and ready to go around 7:00. Then....we taxied down the runway only to stop because of a situation on THIS plane (a light that did not go off). It was fixed pretty quickly and meanwhile a rep. from Delta boarded the plane, apologizing for our inconvenience and handed out Jolly Ranchers. REALLY? After that, she and the flight attendants did give us a free drink/headset coupon. That would have been nice but it expires Dec. 2017 and the flight attendant stopped serving drinks about half way down the aisle because the flight was so short. The coupon will be of no use to me. I finally got to Raleigh about 9:30...I booked the flight so I wouldn't have to drive at night.. Sigh....Delta used to be my favorite airline."
Pros: "Delta automatically rebooked our flight due to delays. We were rebooked on Air Canada"
Cons: "Had a death in the family and no one would help me get back home"
Pros: "2 hour delay.. had requested when I originally booked the flight an isle seat. I did not get it. The flight was long and uncomfortable."
Pros: "Attendants were courteous quick and attentive. On board entertainment was awesome. Kept us fed with main course snacks and beverages throughout. Made a 10 hour flight bearable."
Cons: "Music selection available was seriously lacking but the movies and games made up for that. Also Air France going into Greece was not as good. Seats had a gap between seat and window, food left much to be desired and service was not as courteous as delta's."
Pros: "They were honest about why we late taking off."
Cons: "Having to wair for them to fuel the plane"
Cons: "Wifi not working"
Pros: "Availability of flight. Quick flight, on time. Signage at PDX is good. Easy to find where you need to be"
Cons: "Layover, confusing mob line at checkin."
Pros: "Food was nice and plenty. Great movie selection. Very polite crew."
Cons: "The seat was a bit uncomfortable and not big enough."
Pros: "The crew were incredibly friendly. The copilot helped me gate-check my bag before he boarded when the bag didn't fit into the overhead bin."
Pros: "Delayed and told die to Air Traffic Cintrol with ninproxtove means to resolve our delay. Poor customer sefvie at JFK...indifferent and lied to us."
Cons: "I ran to the gate from my previous flight, but it turned out this flight had been delayed. The flight boards and United app didn't show that though."
Pros: "The agent at the gate quickly realized the problem and was able to put me an exit row, which was a nice consolation, but if the flight had been full, I don’t know what would have happened."
Cons: "I was bumped from my first class seat with very little explanation why, and wasn’t even informed until the boarding process was underway. My name was never called at the gate before boarding as a “Mr Smith, please come to the gate”, and it was very embarrassing to be pulled out of line like that."
Pros: "Crew was good. Food was ok."
Cons: "Athens check and security processes caused huge delays resulting in our missing our connection in Toronto and having to spend the night. NONE of the entertainment systems worked on the flight. We were rebooked without an opportunity to make our original flight which was possible. Agent also unkind"
Pros: "Every thing is with time No delay"
Pros: "Crew was working hard and fast and very attentive. Seats were OK."
Cons: "i would have liked a better selection of music, especially classical."
Pros: "Got to destination 30 min early"
Cons: "Free WiFi"
Pros: "We didn’t like anything about this flight"
Cons: "The seats were absolutely uncomfortable. Far less room than we expected and the seating posture was unbearable. If United continues this poor level of service as it reaches for every last passenger dollar, it will surely lose business. We will seek alternatives from now on."
Pros: "Crew were solid, competent"
Cons: "You could buy food, but no included meal for a six hour flight. The food for purchase was just snacks. Additional seats are very forward, uncomfortable even in Premium seats with reclining."
Cons: "Delayed just like my first leg. Will never fly United again."
Cons: "There’s non food!"
Pros: "Very nice flight. Comfortable as well. Courteous and attentive crew."
Cons: "The food was awful if you didn't like curry or cheese (my husband and son didn't eat and it was a 9 hour flight). The landing was aborted after the wheels were on the ground. We came down way too fast and hard, and had to take off again and ascend very quickly. Circled an additional 25 mins before landing again."
Pros: "Vagi food stinks HeadPhone plug good for 1 ear Seats are too crowded"
Pros: "frequency of drink/food service. Appreciated the ice cream."
Cons: "Food was not good. chicken or pasta were the choices, we sampled both. Neither was good - some of the worst airplane food Ive had. On our return flight from Munich to Houston we had same choices but it was a different type of chicken - curry chicken - and that was excellent. I would recommend you serve the same thing on your Houston - Munich flights! Seat comfort (bottoms) not so good."
Pros: "The crew was top notch."
Cons: "Window was missing the shade. Food was tough (roast beef)"
Pros: "On time, not crowded, seat with enough space, responsive screen and good sound"
Cons: "I had seats selected with my travel companion TOGETHER and when we boarded we were bumped to middle seats at the rear (the least desirable seat in the plane, separate from one another). I had select d seats when I purchased. The reassignment was not requested by me nor was it presented to me. I bought a specific seat and it was given to someone else. I am not happy with this."
Pros: "Price of the flighr"
Cons: "The flight was delayed 2 hrs. There was nibexplanatiin as to what the delay was for. We were in the tarmac for 1 hr. There was no apology for the delay. United has continues to disappoint us."
Cons: "Spent 5 hours in the airport only to be cancelled at the last minute WITH NO OPTIONS to get home. They stranded us. Won't fly United EVER AGAIN."
Cons: "1 hr+ delay out of Newark"
Cons: "I did not fly from Boston to SF on United. I did not fly to or from Boston. Please fix your algorithm"
Cons: "Cancelled flight, then delayed."
Pros: "I got home safe."
Cons: "The customer service was mediocre. The selection of complementary beverage was minimal compared to other airlines. The staff are disgruntled and sometimes rude. There was always some sort of mechanical problems with the plane going to Puerto Plata and coming back. On the way to DR we had to divert to Miami because of problems with Navigation. They made us wait seven hours and gave us a voucher for food at the last minute. People had already bought food. I would not recommend United to none of my associates."
Pros: "On schedule"
Cons: "This was an unfortunate and uncomfortable end to a great trip. The seating area is tight and the seats lack cushioning. I experienced more cramping and discomfort on this one hour flight than on all of the entire 9.5 hrs of preceding flights."
Pros: "The flight attention is good."
Cons: "We have stay the night In SAF without food, water and the Airline staft very indifferent."
Pros: "Same as above. I miss the old days of magazines as some of us cannot pay for the Wi-Fi"
Cons: "You have very good crew people. There was a male flight Ttendant Chicago to Sac whoncalmlynand deftly handled a grouchy passenger People get testy on long uncomfortable flights. He handled this guy very well."
Cons: "Delayed flight. Almost missed connection. Crew tried to besupportive best she could."
Pros: "Plane side checked bags. Kind flight crew."
Cons: "Perfect weather. Delayed an hour."
Pros: "Not much very bumpy"
Cons: "No food or drink due to turbulence, over 3 hours without"
Cons: "I was not notified of a late gate change and missed my flight."
Pros: "Rude boarding employee- Rude in general on phone with United Got to my confirmation code after having to change my flight and we got disconnected- didn't call me back when he had my number. Lost the connection"
Pros: "Boarding was fast although the flight was delayed 15 minutes. The were very quick and kind."
Cons: "The seat kept slowly reclining and I had to continually pull the seat up. I paid extra because it was Economy Plus and had extra leg room."
Pros: "Quick and easy boarding , great crew and. Lean interiors , early arrivals"
Cons: "Had to pay for my meals, middle seating was tight and had to pay extra for aisle or window seats. I loved you and I did before but the extra fees just to maintain regular comfort is a little disappointing"
Pros: "Poor. They forced me to check my luggage bag and now it is broken."
Cons: "It hasn't left yet and I should be home by now."
Pros: "All good, no complaints!"
Pros: "Crew was great!"
Cons: "Had to pay to watch movie."
Pros: "The crew , living on time"
Cons: "I had no dislikes"
Cons: "I don't like that they board from front to back. it makes more sense after business class To board from the back."
Pros: "Easy boarding with app and boarding pass on phone"
Cons: "Didn't earn United points on my husbands flight even though I booked mine & my husbands flights together"
Pros: "Friendly and caring staff."
Cons: "The entertainment system touch screen on my seat (32D) was slow and not responsive. The crew member attempt to reset the system twice. Not good for a long flight. I noticed other passenger were having the same problems as well."
Pros: "The captain kept us frequently apprised of activities to rectify a late departure. Cabin crew was very friendly."
Cons: "Tray tables looked like they hadn't been cleaned in weeks. Food was really awful."
Pros: "Plane was clean. Comfort."
Cons: "The crew seems was not having a good day."
Pros: "Quick loading and easy flight"
Cons: "Little cramped on the smaller plane."
Cons: "Connecting flight was cancelled and they lost my luggage"
Pros: "United is reputable. I like the trust of knowing what to expect, especially on international flights."
Cons: "Both United flights, to and from, were delayed. In both incidents, it seemed that our aircrafts were switched out. Thus., we waited for another to arrive. In the MEX - ORD flight, we stood waiting with our boarding groups for at least 30 minutes. United seems to do well on my domestic flights, but international, I may consider a different airline next time."
Pros: "Flight left on time."
Cons: "It was berry cold on the plane!"
Cons: "Flight delayed and I had to literally run to the next flight"
Pros: "On flight staff are quite courteous and respectful."
Cons: "I'm concerned with the lack of respect that United shows for its passengers time. Cancelled, delayed, boarded and de-boarded all on the same would be flight. I was told via text and found it nearly impossible to speak with a person during the whole thing without physically being at the airport. When I was the staff seemed dismissive of my time and concerns."
Pros: "The crew member was ok."
Pros: "When getting on the second plan the crew members were literally running back and forth to get the right information in the computer, with seconds to spare before the plane actaully leaving us we were able to get board."
Cons: "Me and my husband were on time to our first flight, but they closed the gates on us 15 minutes early! And when we went to costumer service the lady didn't reprint our tickets to make sure we had actual seat on the plane. After waiting another 5 to 6 hours In the airport and knowing we needed to already be home, when trying to board on the full plane we almost were able to get on our second plane either."
Airlines flying from Athens to Ithaca have enacted additional safety measures and adjusted policies to better accommodate travelers. Policies vary by airline.
Daily cleaning, installation of cabin HEPA filters
Masks required on board, masks provided
Social distancing seating
Middle seats unavailable to book
Testing for antibodies, testing for symptoms
Waiving of change fees. Search flexible flights