Trains are 180% more expensive in London than in Athens.
The average meal is 50% more expensive in London than in Athens.
Taxis are 16% more expensive in London than in Athens.
Coffee is 23% more expensive in London than in Athens.
Greece's capital city, Athens, is a treasure trove for history and culture lovers. For visitors on flights from Athens to London, Athens International Airport (AIA) is the main airport serving the city and a primary transport hub for the country. It is a modern airport capable of handling 18.1 million passengers a year. In addition to business lounges, shops and restaurants, AIA also offers baggage services and 1,360 spaces for short-term parking. Those travelling with children will be happy to note that Athens Airport has dedicated space for youngsters. The F Area is a play area that kids from 1.5 to 7 years can use free of charge; it is staffed by qualified personnel.
Athens Airport is easily accessible by taxis from the city centre. Passengers can also book location-based taxi apps, such as Uber, and get a ride to AIA. Those who wish to travel in a limousine can also book this type of service. In addition, the Metro Line 3 or Aghia Marina –Athens International Airport is another way to reach the airport. For the train, go to Athens Central Railway Station to catch a ride to AIA. From central Athens, you can also use buses on routes X95, X93, X96 and X97 going to the airport from various points in town.
Cosmopolitan London offers many exciting things to visitors. Explore its outstanding museums, like the British Museum or the National Gallery, which offer a glimpse of its history. Marvel at the exhibitions at Tate Modern attesting to the inventive and creative side of London. There are countless shops to explore, diverse neighborhoods to visit and iconic landmarks to absorb – Tower of London, Big Ben and Westminster Abbey, to name a few. London is also diverse with a multicultural population influencing local cuisine and traditions. When it comes to life after dark, London ranks as one of the best in the world where action never stops from plays and musicals to concerts and live acts.
London is served by six airports: Heathrow, Gatwick, Stansted, Luton, Southend and City Airport. The nearest to the city is City Airport. To get there, taxis, buses or the Tube (underground rail) can be used. You can also take the Docklands Light Railway (DLR) which is accessible to wheelchair users. Gatwick is served by the Gatwick Express train from central London and there are coach and express bus services offered in addition to taxis. Heathrow is accessible by the Hotel Hoppa (coach), Heathrow Express (trains), taxis and the Tube using the Piccadilly Line. From London to Stansted and Luton, you can take trains, coaches and buses. London Southend is served by coaches or taxis.
it is a LONG way out to the end of Terminal 2 I should have been warned I might have chosen to get assistance.