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Flights from Delhi to Greece – All you need to know

Welcome to a complete guide to flights from Delhi to Greece. Read all about it and get ready to witness the cradle of Western Civilization for your summer vacation or honeymoon, we’ve got you covered. Greece, where historic ruins, volcanic cliffs, and friendly locals meet the blue Mediterranean Sea. Greece is one of the most popular travel destinations in Europe. The museum tours of Athens, the nightlife of Mykonos Islands and the black beach in Santorini are some of the most sought out tourist places in Greece. If you are wondering how you can travel to all these exotic locations from Delhi, then you’re in luck. Read through the complete flight guide on travelling to Greece for your next holiday.

 

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Santorini beaches
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Santorini beach, Greece.
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General information on flights from Delhi to Greece

The best time to visit Greece is usually some time between the months of June and September. All areas are usually less crowded in June but you will still get awesome warm weather and you should be able to go swimming and enjoy the sunny summer weather. The ideal duration for spending your holiday in Greece is 5 to 6Nights. The best time to book flights is at least 3 weeks before the date of departure to get below-average prices. The average prices are 30

There are no direct flights between both the cities, you will have one or two stopovers. The Delhi to Greece distance is around 5700 kilometres. The international airport in New Delhi is connected to more than one destination in Greece via international flights.

  • Airfares cost usually starts from INR 45,000 to 60,000 per person for one way. This is however subject to change, based on the airlines, time of travel and availability.
  • Qatar Airways, Emirates and Spice-jet are said to have good connectivity amongst the other airlines.
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The two main and busiest airports in Greece are in Athens city and Thessaloniki city. The airport of Athens, El. Venizelos International airport, receives direct flights from the majority of central European airports, while via transfer it receives passengers from around the world.
The airport of Thessaloniki is also very popular, particularly in summer, because it serves as a gateway to all the regions of Northern Greece.
In recent years, the airports of the islands of Santorini, Heraklion, Mykonos, and Paros got also been very busy due to the large number of fellow tourists exploring them.

There are plenty of other airports that are available in the cities and islands. Some of them receive domestic flights and some charter international flights. But using a ferry to explore other cities is a viable option and a cheaper alternative to flights. Since the above two are the largest airports we will dig deeper about them in this blog.

About Delhi airport

Delhi International airport is one of the primary and biggest airports in India with a spread of about 5,106 acres with 3 terminals for both domestic and international travellers. It is also known as Indira Gandhi International Airport and IGI Airport, located in Palam, Delhi, which is 16km from New Delhi city centre and 15 km from New Delhi railway station.

The airport is one of the world’s sixth-largest airports, with a total capacity of 12.5 million passengers per year. Travellers can enjoy a seamless travel experience at Delhi airport which has a wide variety of services ranging from shopping, dining etc. Travellers can reach Delhi Airport either via taxi, metro or on their own vehicles.

About El Venizelos International airport, Athens

Athens airport, located 33 kilometres from Athens city centre in the Spata district. It is termed as the “home” of Aegean Airlines and is one of Europe’s busiest airports. The airport of the Greek capital will provide you with a wide selection of amenities as well as swift and effective services. It is modern, multi-awarded, and user-friendly.

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Athens Airport Terminals

The “Main Terminal” and the “Satellite” Terminals are the two terminals of Athens International Airport. A subterranean connection connects the two terminals.

There are three floors to the Main Terminal. The eating room is in one, while the arrivals and departures are in the other two. Furthermore, the Main Terminal is divided into two halls. Non-Schengen and non-European flights are handled in Hall A, while domestic services and flights from Schengen nations are handled in Hall B. The Satellite Terminal, on the other hand, has two floors, one for arrivals and one for departures.

As of 2020, Athens International is the 19th busiest airport in Europe and one of the largest in the Balkans. It is also a member of the Airports Council International’s Group 1 (over 25 million passengers).

Also, read – Reasons to visit Greece

About Thessaloniki Airport and Terminals

Thessaloniki is the second-largest city in Greece. The terminal of the airport has three levels. Only arrivals are served on the bottom level, which is separated into two sections: international/extra-Schengen and domestic/intra-Schengen arrivals. The second-floor houses departures as well as a shopping mall. There are 34 check-in desks, waiting spaces, bars, boutiques, and the offices of numerous airlines on this floor. Two restaurants and many bars with views of the runways are located on the third floor. Two passenger lounges are available. An additional terminal has opened in 2021.

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Finally, you got a glimpse of how to reach Greece from Delhi. Undoubtedly, the next step you need to take is to look for a perfect time to start your journey to Dubai and select an elegantly designed Greece vacation package that suits your style from Pickyourtrail. If you like to choose your itinerary on your own accord, we have an option for that too. So start to customise the Greece tour itinerary by yourself that takes only a few simple steps. 

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