Health Alert: U.S. Embassy Athens, Greece – departure flights

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Athens, Greece

Location:  Greece

Event:   Today’s daily update to U.S. citizens in Greece regarding COVID-19 and local conditions:  A list of airlines and possible flights options for your purchase and return to the United States.

 Please be advised that there are no direct flights from Greece to the United States.  The list below includes flights currently scheduled in the next few days; however, it may not be exhaustive and is subject to change at any time by the airlines.  Contact the airlines directly for confirmation and ticketing. 

Monitor the Embassy’s COVID-19 page for future updates of this list.

Possible international departures from Greece in the next few days:

  • Air France:  Athens to Paris
  • Aegean:  Athens to Brussels
  • Swiss Air:  Athens to Zurich
  • Qatar Airways:  Athens to Doha
  • Wizzair:  Thessaloniki to Luton

Airlines with flights to the United States

  • United:  London to Newark and San Francisco
  • Delta:  London to Atlanta and Los Angeles
  • Air France/Delta:  Paris to Los Angeles
  • Qatar Airways:  Doha to multiple U.S. destinations (ATL, BOS, ORD, JFK, LAX, MIA, IAD)
  • Swiss Airlines:  Zurich to Newark
  • Lufthansa:  Frankfurt to Newark and Chicago 

Actions to Take 

  • Consult the CDC website for the most up-to-date information.  
  • Dial 1135 if you have severe symptoms such as difficulty breathing.  Do not go directly to an emergency department, doctor’s office or clinic. 
  • Visit our Embassy webpage on COVID-19 for updates on conditions in Greece. 
  • For the most recent information on what you can do to reduce your risk of contracting COVID-19, please see the CDC’s latest recommendations.  
  • Visit the COVID-19 crisis page on for the latest information.
  • Have a plan to depart Greece that does not rely on U.S. government assistance
  • Check with your airlines, cruise lines, or travel operators regarding any updated information about your travel plans and/or restrictions.
  • Visit the Department of Homeland Security’s website on the latest travel restrictions to the United States 
  • Enroll in the Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP) to receive alerts and make it easier to locate you in an emergency.


U.S. Embassy Athens

U.S. Consulate General Thessaloniki

  • +(30) 2310-376-300

State Department – Consular Affairs

  • 888-407-4747 or 202-501-4444

Greece Country Information

Enroll in Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP) to receive security update

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