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 January
Estimated hotel price
1 night at 3-star hotel
Athens in January
Estimated hotel price
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


Although Athens doesn’t have its own airport, you can fly to Knoxville McGhee Tyson (TYS), which is located 68 km from Athens.


Amtrak is the only carrier operating train routes to Athens.


Greyhound operates bus routes to Athens.

Airlines serving Athens

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British Airways
Good (2,147 reviews)
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Air France
Good (638 reviews)
United Airlines
Good (3,642 reviews)
Qatar Airways
Good (1,702 reviews)
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Air Canada
Good (2,667 reviews)
Brussels Airlines
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Alaska Airlines
Excellent (3,462 reviews)
Ethiopian Air
Good (220 reviews)
ITA Airways
Good (323 reviews)
Aer Lingus
Good (573 reviews)
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Korean Air
Excellent (448 reviews)
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Japan Airlines
Excellent (656 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 $1.67 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 $20.00 and $26.66. Compact (Nissan Rogue or similar) is the most popular car type to hire in Athens, while also 32% cheaper than other types, on average.