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There are 10 ways to get from Frankfurt am Main to Athens Airport (ATH) by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly from Frankfurt  •  4 h 58 min

  1. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Athens (ATH) FRA - ATH

$96 - $346

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Train to Munich, fly  •  8 h 53 min

  1. Take the train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to München Hbf
  2. Fly from Munich (MUC) to Athens (ATH) MUC - ATH

$178 - $423

Train, train to Zurich, fly  •  9 h 8 min

  1. Take the train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Basel SBB
  2. Take the train from Basel SBB to Zürich HB
  3. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Athens (ATH) ZRH - ATH

$169 - $477

Train, bus via Thessaloniki  •  30 h 58 min

  1. Take the train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Regensburg Hbf Ice / ...
  2. Take the bus from Regensburg to Bratislava
  3. Take the bus from Bratislava to Thessaloniki
  4. Take the train from Thessaloniki to Ska

$205 - $305

Train, bus Siamos Tours  •  35 h 57 min

  1. Take the train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Kelenföld Rj
  2. Take the bus from Budapest to Athens

$311 - $430

Bus Panonija Bus  •  41 h 11 min

  1. Take the bus from Frankfurt to Beograd
  2. Take the bus from Beograd to Athens

$189 - $214

Bus  •  2 days 5 h

  1. Take the bus from Frankfurt to Thessaloniki
  2. Take the bus from Thessaloniki to Athens

$104 - $145

Bus Makedonija Soobrakaj AD  •  2 days 10 h

  1. Take the bus from Frankfurt to Skopje
  2. Take the bus from Skopje to Thessaloniki
  3. Take the bus from Thessaloniki to Athens

$175 - $247

Train, drive  •  25 h 56 min

  1. Take the train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to München Hbf Ice / ...
  2. Take the train from München Hbf to Kufstein M / ...
  3. Drive from Kufstein to Athens Airport (ATH)

$412 - $608

Drive  •  23 h 33 min

  1. Drive from Frankfurt am Main to Athens Airport (ATH) 1505.3 miles

$360 - $550

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The cheapest way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Athens Airport (ATH) is to bus which costs 90€ - 130€ and takes 2 days 5 h.

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The quickest way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Athens Airport (ATH) is to fly which costs 80€ - 300€ and takes 4 h 58 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Frankfurt am Main to Athens Airport (ATH). However, there are services departing from Frankfurt and arriving at Αερολιμενασ Αθηνων(Τερμα) via Beograd, Αφετηρια and Στ.Υπεαρ/Κων Λιοσιων. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 41 h 11 min.

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The distance between Frankfurt am Main and Athens Airport (ATH) is 1816 km. The road distance is 2408.4 km.

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The best way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Athens Airport (ATH) without a car is to train and bus which takes 30 h 58 min and costs 170€ - 270€.

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It takes approximately 4 h 58 min to get from Frankfurt am Main to Athens Airport (ATH), including transfers.

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Frankfurt am Main to Athens Airport (ATH) bus services, operated by Panonija Bus, depart from Frankfurt station.

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The best way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Athens Airport (ATH) is to fly which takes 4 h 58 min and costs 80€ - 300€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 160€ - 190€ and takes 41 h 11 min.

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The quickest flight from Frankfurt Airport to Athens Airport is the direct flight which takes 2 h 45 min.

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Frankfurt am Main to Athens Airport (ATH) bus services, operated by Crazy Holidays, arrive at Athens station.

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Map of how to get from Frankfurt am Main to Athens Airport (ATH).
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  • Distance: 1134.9 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 58 min

What companies run services between Frankfurt am Main, Germany and Athens Airport (ATH), Greece?

Lufthansa, Aegean Airlines and 10 other airlines fly from Frankfurt am Main to Athens Airport (ATH) hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Frankfurt am Main to Athens Airport (ATH) via Beograd, Athens, Αφετηρια, and Στ.Υπεαρ/Κων Λιοσιων in around 41 h 11 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Athens
Ave. Duration
2 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Flights from Frankfurt to Athens via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Flights from Munich to Athens
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Munich to Athens via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from Zurich to Athens
Ave. Duration
2 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Flights from Zurich to Athens via Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$190 - $750
Flights from Zurich to Athens via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $750
Aegean Airlines
Website
aegeanair.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Athens
Ave. Duration
2 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Flights from Munich to Athens
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Zurich to Athens
Ave. Duration
2 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Athens via Vienna
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$240 - $950
Flights from Munich to Athens via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $900
Flights from Zurich to Athens via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $900
Air Serbia
Website
airserbia.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Athens via Rome
Ave. Duration
5 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,300
Flights from Frankfurt to Athens via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Monday, Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Flights from Munich to Athens via Rome
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,300
Flights from Zurich to Athens via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $700
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Zurich to Athens
Ave. Duration
2 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Athens via Rome
Ave. Duration
5 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,300
Flights from Munich to Athens via Rome
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,300
Flights from Zurich to Athens via Rome
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$290 - $1,400
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Munich to Athens via Cologne Bonn
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$120 - $490
Flights from Zurich to Athens via Cologne Bonn
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Munich to Athens via Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Athens
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $550
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Athens via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Tarom
Website
tarom.ro
Flights from Frankfurt to Athens via Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $900
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Munich to Athens via Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $1,100
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Zurich to Athens via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $750
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn is the German railway company, and the largest railway operator and infrastructure owner in Europe. Based in Berlin, Deutsche Bahn was founded in 1994, and offers many different types of rail transportation including ICE or Intercity-Express for high-speed services between major cities and regions, IC (InterCity) for long-distance trains, RE (Regional Express) trains that connect regions and cities, and the S-Bahn rapid transit service. There are two main tickets on offer: the Flexpreis that has full flexibility, and the Sparpreis which is the cheaper, advanced fare.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to München Hbf
Ave. Duration
3 h 37 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$85 - $120
Website
bahn.de
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
2 h 57 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$75 - $120
Website
bahn.de
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Regensburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
3 h 3 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$65 - $95
Website
bahn.de
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Kelenföld
Ave. Duration
10 h 45 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$210 - $300
Website
bahn.de
Train from München Hbf to Kufstein
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Website
bahn.de
Trenitalia Eurocity

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Basel Sbb
Ave. Duration
2 h 53 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)

The national railway company of Switzerland, Swiss Railways operates trains throughout the country and adjacent European nations including Germany, France, Italy and Austria. Tickets are sold in two classes - First and Second - with most long-distance trains offering a bistro car serving beverages and snacks. Individual tickets can be bought easily at stands, while a variety of travel passes are on offer to suit different travel needs. Swiss Railways codeshares with American Airlines and Swiss International Air Lines out of Zurich International Airport.

Contact Details
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Basel SBB to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$30 - $60
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Greek Railways (OSE)
Website
trainose.gr
Train from Thessaloniki to Ska
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
trainose.gr
Book at
Raileurope.com
Second Class
$27 - $40
First Class
$30 - $45
Bus operators
Simeonidis Tours
Siamos Tours
Phone
0030 2108219900
Email
vsiamos@otenet.gr
Website
siamostours.gr
Bus from Budapest to Athens
Ave. Duration
21 h 9 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$75 - $95
Schedules at
siamostours.gr
Panonija Bus
Website
panonijabus.com
Bus from Frankfurt to Beograd
Ave. Duration
22 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$126
Schedules at
panonijabus.com
Book at
panonijabus.com
Crazy Holidays
Phone
2310-241545
Website
crazyholidays.gr
Bus from Beograd to Athens
Ave. Duration
16 h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Schedules at
crazyholidays.gr
Bus from Frankfurt to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
46 h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Schedules at
crazyholidays.gr
KTEL Thessalonikis
Phone
+30 2310 510835
Email
contact@ktelthes.gr
Website
ktelthes.gr
Bus from Thessaloniki to Athens
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$45
Schedules at
ktelthes.gr
KTEL Attikis
Phone
210 88 08 000
Email
info@ktelattikis.gr
Website
ktelattikis.gr
Bus from Thessaloniki to Athens - KTEL Kifisou
Ave. Duration
7 h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Schedules at
ktelattikis.gr
KTEL Serron
Phone
23210-22822
Email
ktelserres@gmail.com
Website
ktelserron.gr
Bus from Thessaloniki to Athens KTEL Kifisou
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $55
Schedules at
ktelserron.gr
Makedonija Soobrakaj AD
Phone
+389(0)2 24 02 388
Email
avtobuska@maksoob.com.mk
Website
ms.mk
Bus from Frankfurt to Skopje
Ave. Duration
45 h 40 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$110 - $160
Schedules at
ms.mk
Bus from Skopje to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13 - $23
Schedules at
ms.mk
Nasir Tours
Phone
+389 (0) 42 218 007
Website
nasirtours.de
Bus from Frankfurt to Skopje
Ave. Duration
25 h 12 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Schedules at
nasirtours.de

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Athens Airport (ATH) is 1 h ahead of Frankfurt am Main. It is currently 6:21 PM in Frankfurt am Main and 7:21 PM in Athens Airport (ATH).

Yes, the driving distance between Frankfurt am Main to Athens Airport (ATH) is 2408 km. It takes approximately 23 h 33 min to drive from Frankfurt am Main to Athens Airport (ATH).

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Aegean Airlines, Ryanair, KLM and five other airlines offer flights from Frankfurt Airport to Athens Airport.

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There are 4354+ hotels available in Athens Airport (ATH). Prices start at $49 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Frankfurt Airport is to train which takes 13 min and costs 9€ - 14€.

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