Turkish Airlines offers ten different flight alternatives in average every day from New York to Athens. All these flights are operated as connecting over Istanbul Airport (IST). Flights may decrease in number, even very slightly, in winter season.
The duration of the journeys with Turkish Airlines between New York and Athens with a connecting flight over Istanbul Airport (IST) varies by the layover at Istanbul, ranging from 13 to 32 hours. You may turn your layover at Istanbul during this journey with Turkish Airlines into an enjoyable opportunity. Turkish Airlines offers the sightseeing service Touristanbul complimentary for its guests with a layover between 6 to 24 hours. Moreover, another free service Stopover offers accommodation and sightseeing opportunities free of charge for Turkish Airlines passengers with a layover more than 20 hours.
As one of the most popular cities worldwide, New York arouses interest also by its cosmopolitan nature where various societies peacefully coexist. The city consists of certain districts such as Manhattan, Brooklyn, Bronx, Queens and Staten Island; bridges connecting Manhattan to other districts and utterly stunning architectural details enthrall the visitors. Globally known for the remarkable icons like Empire State Building, Central Park and Statue of Liberty, New York serves as the pioneer city countrywide in education and culture as well.
There are three airports in New York managing the busy air traffic: John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK), Newark Liberty International Airport (EWR) and LaGuardia Airport (LGA). The point of departure for Turkish Airlines flights from New York is John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK).
There are a couple of alternatives for reaching the airport from the city center. The train line “A” operates from Brooklyn and Downtown Manhattan and reaches Howard Beach station; you may then transfer to JFK AirTrain line to get to the airport.
You may reach Jamaica station where you can transfer to JFK AirTrain, via the train line “E” from Queens and Midtown Manhattan and via the lines “J” and “Z” from Brooklyn and Downtown Manhattan. Alternatively, it is possible to reach the airport by transferring to JFK AirTrain at Long Island Penn station from Long Island or Brooklyn districts.
You may reach the airport also by the private shuttles serving between the center and the airport, cabs operating at all hours all around and the buses heading towards terminal 5 in the airport.
Greece’s capital Athens is a wonderful holiday destination in demand all year round by its splendid nature and historical heritage. Regarded as a home to myths as well, Athens is a fantastic city with its utterly valuable historical artifacts, gorgeous coastline and breathtaking beauties. Frequently visited throughout the year by the guests interested in both sea vacation and cultural trip, Athens promises an enjoyable stay for the tourists from all over the world.
Passengers holding a flight ticket to Athens with Turkish Airlines land at Elefterios Venizelos International Airport (ATH).
There are different transport alternatives for reaching the city center from Athens Elefterios Venizelos International Airport (ATH), including the buses, subway and cabs.
Operating from the bus station on the way out the airport in every 15 minutes, buses numbered X95 reach Sintagma Square in the center within nearly an hour. The bus numbered X93 which sets off from the same station, on the other hand, gets to Kifissos Bus Terminal in the center.
If you are planning to use the subway, you may get on the blue line which operates in every 25 minutes in average and reaches Sintagma Square. Another alternative for reaching the center is the cabs operating in the airport.