Turkish Airlines offers four different flight alternatives every day from Los Angeles to Athens. All operated as connecting over Istanbul Airport (IST), flights in this route take between 16 to 33 hours in average, varying by the layover at Istanbul.
Turkish Airlines colors up the layover time of its passengers with an entertaining opportunity. The sightseeing service Touristanbulis offered complimentary to the passengers with a layover 6 to 24 hours, providing a chance to explore the city’s main attractions. Moreover, passengers with a layover more than 20 hours have a chance to benefit from the free service Stopover, offering a chance to both see the city with a tour and accommodate at the most popular hotels in the city, which should be booked in advance.
As one of the top visited metropolises of the United States, Los Angeles remains as a noteworthy city being in high demand at all seasons of the year. Offering a wide range of cultural opportunities for its guests by a large number of art galleries and museums, the city ranks among the top destinations of the American dream as well.
The famous Dolby Theatre where the ceremonies of the Academy Awards (Oscar), the most prestigious awards of the movie sector, are held every year, together with Hollywood which many traveller wish to see, and Disneyland as the first choice of those interested in entertainment are the most crowd-pulling spots in the city. Besides, Universal Studios where many movies are shot, and Beverly Hills, the place of residence of the billionaires, also rank among the top must-see sites in Los Angeles. Beaches of Santa Monica, Venice and Malibu, flooded by thousands of people for a vibrant and fun break in the hot summer days are the favorite places of tourists.
Los Angeles International Airport (LAX), which is the point of departure for Turkish Airlines flights from Los Angeles,covers a very large area by its nine terminals.
It is possible to take the municipal buses named FlyAway for reaching Los Angeles Airport (LAX) from the city center. These buses which operate without reservation from Union Station in every thirty minutes reach the airport within forty minutes in average.
Passengers wishing to use the subway line may get to Aviation station via the green colored line and transfer here to the line G of Lax Shuttle heading towards the airport. Moreover, you may reach the airport comfortably also via the cabs serving 7/24 in the city.
The capital of Greece, Athens is a brilliant city shining out by its deep-rooted history of thousands of years, as a source of inspiration for many myths. The city therefore attracts millions of tourists all over the world every year.
The first stop of the history lovers is Acropolis at the highest hill of the city. Plaka at the foothills of Acropolis gets credit as the Old Town district of the city, full of numerous remarkable historical artifacts. Hosting a large number of Greek taverns, Plaka is one of the most socially vibrant spots in the city. In addition, Sintagma Square and Monastiraki Square welcome its guests in an utterly vibrant atmosphere as well. The National Museum of Archeology and Acropolis Museum get credit from the tourists fond of cultural tours.
Athens Elefterios Venizelos International Airport (ATH) managing the city’s air traffic is located 27 kilometers from the city center. Passengers booking their flights to Athens with Turkish Airlines land at this airport.
There are a couple of different alternatives in transport for reaching the city center from Athens Elefterios Venizelos International Airport (ATH). Operating in every 15 minutes from the airport, the buses numbered X95 reach Sintagma Square in the center within less than an hour. On the other hand, the buses numbered X93 get to Kifissos Bus Station in the center.
Another alternative would be using the blue colored subway line serving between the airport and Sintagma Square. Furthermore, you may take the cabs available 7/24 or rent a car from the car rental offices to ensure a smooth transport throughout your stay.