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Athens Airport connection timings

Oxford, United...
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Athens Airport connection timings

I wonder if someone could tell me if there is enough time to catch a British Airways flight to London at 19,05 if we arrive on a Cyprus Airways flight from Crete at 17.05?

It seems a bit tight to me but last time we changed flights at Athens the bags arrived quite quickly. I know we cant guarantee flights being on time but it would be great if we could do this particular set of flights.

Thanks very much. Rob

Liverpool, UK
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1. Re: Athens Airport connection timings

Will this be on one ticket ot two seperate tickets - if the latter I wouldn't even consider risking it.

Oxford, United...
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2. Re: Athens Airport connection timings

I think it will be 2 as I cannot find a BA codeshare that flies on to Crete from Athens

Liverpool, UK
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3. Re: Athens Airport connection timings

"I think it will be 2" - just too much risk for my liking, if you miss the Athens-UK flight for any reason (delays etc) you're simply a no show. Your ticket is void and you'll have to buy an expensive walk up ticket to get home.

Hong Kong, China
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4. Re: Athens Airport connection timings

I wouldn't risk it if it's on two separate tickets. If something goes wrong, you'd be in the unenviable situation of having to buy another ticket.

Oxford, United...
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5. Re: Athens Airport connection timings

ok well thanks for your advice. Plan B it will have to be

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6. Re: Athens Airport connection timings

ATH is a small airport but it can be quite messy. So the odds for something unusual to happen are higher than elsewhere in Europe. As such, I wouldn't go for the 2 hours stop...

7. Re: Athens Airport connection timings

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