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There are 12 ways to get from Amsterdam to Greece by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly Amsterdam Schiphol to Thessaloniki  •  6 h 19 min

  1. Fly from Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) to Thessaloniki (SKG) AMS - SKG

$90 - $245

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Fly Amsterdam Schiphol to Athens  •  6 h 28 min

  1. Fly from Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) to Athens (ATH) AMS - ATH

$92 - $282

Train to Eindhoven, fly to Athens  •  8 h

  1. Take the train from Amsterdam Centraal to Eindhoven
  2. Fly from Eindhoven (EIN) to Athens (ATH) EIN - ATH

$120 - $405

Train to Dusseldorf, fly to Thessaloniki  •  8 h 22 min

  1. Take the train from Amsterdam Centraal to Dusseldorf Hbf
  2. Fly from Dusseldorf (DUS) to Thessaloniki (SKG) DUS - SKG

$127 - $339

Train to Brussels, fly to Athens  •  8 h 8 min

  1. Take the train from Amsterdam Centraal to Antwerpen-Centraal
  2. Fly from Brussels (BRU) to Athens (ATH) BRU - ATH

$148 - $361

Train, bus via Thessaloniki  •  32 h 59 min

  1. Take the train from Amsterdam Centraal to Frankfurt
  2. Take the train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Wien Hbf Ice
  3. Take the train from Wien Hbf to Bratislava-Petrzalka Rex
  4. Take the bus from Bratislava to Thessaloniki
  5. Take the train from Thessaloniki to Athens

$314 - $463

Train, bus Siamos Tours  •  36 h 42 min

  1. Take the train from Amsterdam Centraal to Frankfurt
  2. Take the train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Wien Hbf Ice
  3. Take the train from Wien Hbf to Kelenföld Rj / ...
  4. Take the bus from Budapest to Athens

$339 - $510

Bus Union Ivkoni  •  45 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Amsterdam to Sofia
  2. Take the bus from Sofia to Athens

$155 - $217

Bus BG Razpisanie  •  45 h 58 min

  1. Take the bus from Amsterdam to Sofia
  2. Take the bus from Sofia to Athens

$133 - $217

Train, bus Crazy Holidays  •  2 days 11 h

  1. Take the train from Amsterdam Centraal to Dusseldorf Hbf
  2. Take the bus from Düsseldorf to Thessaloniki
  3. Take the bus from Thessaloniki to Athens Karaiskaki sq

$148 - $193

Drive, train  •  28 h 50 min

  1. Drive from Amsterdam to Duisburg Hbf
  2. Take the train from Duisburg Hbf to München Hbf Ice
  3. Take the train from München Hbf to Kufstein M / ...
  4. Drive from Kufstein to Athens

$475 - $700

Drive  •  27 h 17 min

  1. Drive from Amsterdam to Athens 1766.3 miles

$430 - $650

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The cheapest way to get from Amsterdam to Greece is to fly which costs 80€ - 250€ and takes 6 h 28 min.

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The quickest way to get from Amsterdam to Greece is to fly which costs 75€ - 220€ and takes 6 h 19 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Amsterdam to Greece. However, there are services departing from Amsterdam and arriving at Athens via Sofia. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 45 h 20 min.

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The distance between Amsterdam and Greece is 1984 km. The road distance is 2826.1 km.

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The best way to get from Amsterdam to Greece without a car is to train and bus which takes 32 h 59 min and costs 270€ - 410€.

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It takes approximately 6 h 19 min to get from Amsterdam to Greece, including transfers.

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Amsterdam to Greece bus services, operated by Union Ivkoni, depart from Amsterdam station.

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The best way to get from Amsterdam to Greece is to fly which takes 6 h 19 min and costs 75€ - 220€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 130€ - 190€ and takes 45 h 20 min.

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The quickest flight from Amsterdam Schiphol Airport to Thessaloniki Airport is the direct flight which takes 2 h 55 min.

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Amsterdam to Greece bus services, operated by Tourist Service Holding AD, arrive at Athens station.

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Map of how to get from Amsterdam to Greece.
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  • Distance: 1240.1 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 19 min

What companies run services between Amsterdam, Netherlands and Greece?

Transavia Holland, Air Serbia and six other airlines fly from Amsterdam to Thessaloniki every 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Amsterdam to Athens via Sofia in around 45 h 20 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Athens via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $750
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Athens via Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$200 - $750
Flights from Dusseldorf to Thessaloniki via Vienna
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday
Estimated price
$210 - $750
Flights from Dusseldorf to Thessaloniki via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $700
Flights from Brussels to Athens via Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Flights from Brussels to Athens via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Aegean Airlines
Website
aegeanair.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Athens
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $600
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Athens via Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$200 - $750
Flights from Dusseldorf to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Flights from Brussels to Athens
Ave. Duration
3 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Brussels to Athens via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Transavia Holland
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
2 h 56 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $480
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Athens
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $550
Flights from Eindhoven to Athens
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$120 - $430
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
2 h 56 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $480
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Athens
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Air Serbia
Website
airserbia.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Thessaloniki via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$210 - $600
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Athens via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $700
Flights from Dusseldorf to Thessaloniki via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Flights from Brussels to Athens via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $700
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Thessaloniki via Hamburg
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from Dusseldorf to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
When
Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $750
Flights from Dusseldorf to Thessaloniki via Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$100 - $750
Flights from Dusseldorf to Thessaloniki via Hamburg
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
$100 - $750
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Athens via Zurich
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $750
Flights from Brussels to Athens via Zurich
Ave. Duration
5 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Athens via Vienna
Ave. Duration
5 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $750
Flights from Dusseldorf to Thessaloniki via Vienna
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday
Estimated price
$210 - $750
Flights from Brussels to Athens via Vienna
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Athens via Rome
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,300
Flights from Brussels to Athens via Rome
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,300
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Eindhoven to Athens
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$65 - $300
Flights from Eindhoven to Athens via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Monday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $340
Flights from Eindhoven to Athens via Rome Ciampino
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$70 - $310
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Thessaloniki via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$210 - $900
Flights from Brussels to Athens
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Brussels to Athens
Ave. Duration
3 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Thessaloniki via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Thessaloniki via London Luton
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Air Baltic
Website
airbaltic.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Thessaloniki via Riga
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Tuesday and Friday
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Tarom
Website
tarom.ro
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Athens via Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Thessaloniki via Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$160 - $700
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Brussels to Athens via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $950
Train operators
Dutch Railways (NS)

Dutch Railways (NS) is the main passenger railway operator in the Netherlands. Founded in 1938, NS connects all major cities in the Netherlands, and offers night trains, international trains, Intercity direct, and trains to and from the airport. NS International is the international subsidiary of NS; their services include high-speed trains such as Thalys, ICE International, Eurostar and TGV, to major European hubs including Paris, London, Brussels, Berlin, Cologne, Frankfurt and Lille.

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Phone
+31 30 751 5155
Website
ns.nl
Train from Amsterdam Centraal to Eindhoven
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$17 - $29
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
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 Amsterdam Centraal to Dusseldorf Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 8 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
bahn.de
Train from Amsterdam Centraal to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 53 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$85 - $130
Website
bahn.de
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
6 h 24 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$120 - $180
Website
bahn.de
Train from Duisburg Hbf to München Hbf
Ave. Duration
5 h 14 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$120 - $180
Website
bahn.de
Train from München Hbf to Kufstein
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Website
bahn.de
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Amsterdam Centraal to Antwerpen-Centraal
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$45 - $70
1st Class
$70 - $95
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)

The national railway system of Austria, the OBB carried 209 million passengers on local and regional trains, and 35 million on long-distance trains in 2016 alone. The OBB’s 4865 km network covers 570 trains simultaneously at peak times, with one train leaving every 12 seconds, making it a supremely efficient way to travel around the country and surrounding region. The company’s extensive network connects cities in Austria, and adjacent European countries including Germany, Hungary, Liechtenstein, Czech Republic, Switzerland and Slovenia.

Contact Details
Website
oebb.at
Train from Wien Hbf to Bratislava-Petrzalka
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$12 - $20
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Train from Wien Hbf to Kelenföld
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Greek Railways (OSE)
Website
trainose.gr
Train from Thessaloniki to Athens
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
trainose.gr
Book at
Raileurope.com
Second Class
$27 - $40
First Class
$35 - $50
Bus operators
Simeonidis Tours
Siamos Tours
Phone
0030 2108219900
Email
vsiamos@otenet.gr
Website
siamostours.gr
Bus from Budapest to Athens
Ave. Duration
20 h 48 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$80 - $130
Schedules at
siamostours.gr
Union Ivkoni
Georg
Phone
+ 359/38/66 34 04
Email
georg_ltd@abv.bg
Website
georg-bg.com
Bus from Amsterdam to Sofia
Ave. Duration
36 h 45 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$280 - $360
Schedules at
georg-bg.com
Tourist Service Holding AD
Phone
02 981 13 33
Email
outgoing@tourist-service.com
Website
tourist-service.com
Bus from Sofia to Athens
Ave. Duration
11 h 20 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$76
Schedules at
tourist-service.com
BG Razpisanie
Website
bgrazpisanie.com
Bus from Amsterdam to Sofia
Ave. Duration
34 h 55 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$100 - $150
Schedules at
bgrazpisanie.com
Valeross
Phone
046/ 66 13 21
Email
valeross_holiday@abv.bg
Website
valeross.com
Bus from Sofia to Athens
Ave. Duration
10 h 3 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $70
Schedules at
valeross.com
Ilias Travel
Phone
+359 2831 9192
Email
office@iliastravel.com
Website
iliastravel.com
Bus from Sofia to Athens
Ave. Duration
14 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$61 - $65
Schedules at
iliastravel.com
Crazy Holidays
Phone
2310-241545
Website
crazyholidays.gr
Bus from Düsseldorf to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
2 days 1 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 Karaiskaki sq
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$45
Schedules at
ktelthes.gr

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Greece is 1 h ahead of Amsterdam. It is currently 10:26 PM in Amsterdam and 11:26 PM in Greece.

Yes, the driving distance between Amsterdam to Greece is 2826 km. It takes approximately 27 h 17 min to drive from Amsterdam to Greece.

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Air Serbia, Eurowings, Air Baltic and two other airlines offer flights from Amsterdam Schiphol Airport to Thessaloniki Airport.

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The best way to get from Amsterdam to Amsterdam Schiphol Airport is to train which takes 16 min and costs 5€ - 11€.

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