Athens travel guide

Athens Tourism | Athens Guide

You're Going to Love Athens

With a population of 13.458, Athens is a must-see destination in Tennessee, United States.

When to visit Athens

Athens in December
Estimated hotel price
€85
1 night at 3-star hotel
Athens in December
Estimated hotel price
€85
1 night at 3-star hotel

Looking for warm weather? Then head to Athens in July, when the average temperature is 25 °C, and the highest can go up to 31 °C. The coldest month, on the other hand, is January, when it can get as cold as 0 °C, with an average temperature of 5 °C. You’re likely to see more rain in January, when precipitation is around 120 mm. In contrast, October is usually the driest month of the year in Athens, with an average rainfall of 60 mm.

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How to Get to Athens

Plane

Although Athens doesn’t have its own airport, you can fly to Knoxville McGhee Tyson (TYS), which is located 68 km from Athens. The shortest flight to Athens from Ireland departs from Dublin and takes around 12h 54m.

Car

Another option to get to Athens is to pick up a car hire from Nashville, which is about 213 km from Athens. You’ll find branches of Budget and Alamo, among others, in Nashville.

Bus

Several bus lines operate bus routes to Athens, including FlixBus, Busbud and Greyhound. From Nashville, the bus ride to Athens takes 330 km and will cost you around €74. From Atlanta, the ticket costs about €65 for a journey of 491 km.

Plane

Although Athens doesn’t have its own airport, you can fly to Knoxville McGhee Tyson (TYS), which is located 68 km from Athens. The shortest flight to Athens from Ireland departs from Dublin and takes around 12h 54m.

Car

Another option to get to Athens is to pick up a car hire from Nashville, which is about 213 km from Athens. You’ll find branches of Budget and Alamo, among others, in Nashville.

Bus

Several bus lines operate bus routes to Athens, including FlixBus, Busbud and Greyhound. From Nashville, the bus ride to Athens takes 330 km and will cost you around €74. From Atlanta, the ticket costs about €65 for a journey of 491 km.

Airlines serving Athens

Lufthansa
Good (4,575 reviews)
KLM
Good (851 reviews)
British Airways
Good (4,401 reviews)
Delta
Good (4,592 reviews)
Air France
Good (970 reviews)
United Airlines
Good (4,926 reviews)
Emirates
Excellent (2,119 reviews)
Qatar Airways
Good (2,483 reviews)
Air Canada
Good (5,664 reviews)
Brussels Airlines
Good (222 reviews)
Finnair
Good (884 reviews)
Alaska Airlines
Excellent (5,463 reviews)
Ethiopian Air
Good (391 reviews)
Aer Lingus
Good (773 reviews)
Frontier
Okay (1,338 reviews)
Korean Air
Excellent (777 reviews)
ANA
Excellent (454 reviews)
Japan Airlines
Excellent (953 reviews)
Avianca
Good (1,321 reviews)
Aeromexico
Good (819 reviews)
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Where to stay in Athens

If you’re on a budget, well-reviewed accommodations include Holiday Inn Express Athens and Motel 6 Athens.

Where to stay in popular areas of Athens

Hiring a car in Athens

Expect to pay €0.96 per litre in Athens (average price from the past 30 days). Depending on the size of your car hire, filling up the tank will cost between €11.50 and €15.34. The most frequently booked car type in Athens is Intermediate (Nissan Sentra or similar). If you’re looking to save money, though, keep in mind that Full-size car hire (Nissan Altima or similar) is, on average, 38% cheaper than other car hire types in the city.

Expect to pay €0.96 per litre in Athens (average price from the past 30 days). Depending on the size of your car hire, filling up the tank will cost between €11.50 and €15.34. The most frequently booked car type in Athens is Intermediate (Nissan Sentra or similar). If you’re looking to save money, though, keep in mind that Full-size car hire (Nissan Altima or similar) is, on average, 38% cheaper than other car hire types in the city.