There are 13 ways to get from Amsterdam to Greece by plane, train, night bus, bus, bus and ferry, car or car train

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Fly Amsterdam Schiphol to Thessaloniki  •  6h 23m

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

73€ - 225€

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Fly Amsterdam Schiphol to Heraklion  •  5h 53m

  1. Fly from Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) to Heraklion (HER) AMS - HER

87€ - 315€

Fly Amsterdam Schiphol to Athens  •  6h 30m

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

136€ - 233€

Train to Rotterdam, fly to Heraklion  •  6h 44m

  1. Take the train from Amsterdam Centraal to Rotterdam Centraal
  2. Fly from Rotterdam (RTM) to Heraklion (HER) RTM - HER

164€ - 210€

Train to Eindhoven, fly to Heraklion  •  7h 17m

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

138€ - 219€

Train to Eindhoven, fly to Athens  •  7h 58m

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

127€ - 277€

Train, night bus, bus  •  34h 6m

  1. Take the train from Amsterdam Centraal to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf Ice
  2. Take the train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Dresden Hbf Ice
  3. Take the night bus from Dresden, Dresden central station to Prague, Prague ÚAN Florenc N60 / ...
  4. Take the bus from Praha ÚAN Florenc to Thessaloniki
  5. Take the train from Thessaloniki to Athens Ic

216€ - 340€

Train, bus  •  38h 14m

  1. Take the train from Amsterdam Centraal to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf Ice
  2. Take the train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Budapest-Keleti Rjx
  3. Take the train from Budapest-Keleti to Novi Sad 343
  4. Take the bus from Novi Sad to Thessaloniki
  5. Take the train from Thessaloniki to Athens Ic

234€ - 402€

Bus  •  45h 30m

  1. Take the bus from Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk to Belgrade, Belgrade AS K801
  2. Take the bus from Belgrade to Athens

161€ - 177€

Bus via Amsterdam  •  2 days 2h

  1. Take the bus from Amsterdam to Belgrade
  2. Take the bus from Beograd to Athens

115€ - 237€

Train, bus and ferry  •  2 days 2h

  1. Take the train from Amsterdam Centraal to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf Ice
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Frankfurt am Main to Larissa
  3. Take the train from Larissa to Athens Ic

310€ - 484€

Drive, car train  •  32h 43m

  1. Drive from Amsterdam to Düsseldorf Hbf
  2. Take the car train from Düsseldorf Hbf to Villach
  3. Drive from Villach to Athens

316€ - 515€

Drive  •  26h 51m

  1. Drive from Amsterdam to Athens 2822.9 km

390€ - 600€

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Amsterdam to Greece is to fly which costs 85€ - 320€ and takes 5h 53m.

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The quickest way to get from Amsterdam to Greece is to fly which costs 85€ - 320€ and takes 5h 53m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Amsterdam to Greece. However, there are services departing from Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk and arriving at Athens via Belgrade. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 45h 30m.

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The distance between Amsterdam and Greece is 1984 km. The road distance is 2822.9 km.

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The best way to get from Amsterdam to Greece without a car is to train and night bus and bus which takes 34h 6m and costs 210€ - 340€.

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It takes approximately 6h 23m to get from Amsterdam to Greece, including transfers.

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Amsterdam to Greece bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk station.

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The best way to get from Amsterdam to Greece is to fly which takes 6h 23m and costs 70€ - 230€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 160€ - 180€ and takes 45h 30m.

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The quickest flight from Amsterdam Schiphol Airport to Thessaloniki Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h 50m.

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Amsterdam to Greece bus services, operated by FP Travel, arrive at Athens station.

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Map of how to get from Amsterdam to Greece.
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  • Distance: 1984.2 km
  • Duration: 6h 23m

What companies run services between Amsterdam, Netherlands and Greece?

Transavia Holland, Lufthansa and six other airlines fly from Amsterdam to Thessaloniki every 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Amsterdam to Athens via Belgrade in around 45h 30m.

Airlines
Transavia Holland
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
90€ - 360€
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Heraklion
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
110€ - 340€
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Athens
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
290€ - 650€
Flights from Rotterdam to Heraklion
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
130€ - 750€
Flights from Eindhoven to Heraklion
Ave. Duration
3h 16m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
240€ - 380€
Flights from Eindhoven to Athens
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
270€ - 650€
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
90€ - 360€
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Heraklion
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
110€ - 340€
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Athens
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
260€ - 600€
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Thessaloniki via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
200€ - 490€
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Thessaloniki via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
90€ - 420€
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Heraklion via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
130€ - 460€
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Heraklion via Munich
Ave. Duration
6h 15m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
170€ - 600€
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Athens via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
270€ - 600€
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Athens via Munich
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
270€ - 600€
Aegean Airlines
Website
en.aegeanair.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Thessaloniki via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
200€ - 490€
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Thessaloniki via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
90€ - 420€
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Heraklion via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
170€ - 600€
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Athens
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
320€ - 650€
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Athens via Munich
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
270€ - 600€
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Heraklion via Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
230€ - 950€
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Heraklion via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
6h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
270€ - 1100€
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Heraklion via London Luton
Ave. Duration
7h 35m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
270€ - 1100€
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Athens via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
130€ - 180€
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Heraklion via Vienna
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
250€ - 550€
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Athens via Vienna
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
280€ - 550€
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Eindhoven to Athens
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
220€ - 500€
Flights from Eindhoven to Athens via Rome Ciampino
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
When
Monday and Sunday
Estimated price
220€ - 500€
Air Serbia
Website
airserbia.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Thessaloniki via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
4h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
100€ - 320€
Tarom
Website
tarom.ro
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Thessaloniki via Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
160€ - 550€
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Athens via Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
400€ - 600€
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Heraklion via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
250€ - 950€
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Athens via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
330€ - 700€
Norwegian Air International
Website
norwegian.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Heraklion via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
7h 40m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
240€ - 1100€
CSA
Website
csa.cz
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Heraklion via Prague
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
170€ - 410€
Travel Service
Website
travelservice.aero
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Heraklion via Prague
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
170€ - 410€
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Athens via Rome
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
330€ - 600€
TUI fly Belgium
Website
tuifly.be
Flights from Rotterdam to Heraklion
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
490€ - 900€
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.

Contact Details
Phone
+31 30 751 5155
Website
ns.nl
Train from Amsterdam Centraal to Rotterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
11€ - 26€
Website
NS
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Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
11€ - 16€
1st Class
19€ - 26€
Train from Amsterdam Centraal to Eindhoven Centraal
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
15€ - 35€
Website
NS
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Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
15€ - 21€
1st Class
24€ - 35€
Train from Amsterdam Centraal to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 53m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
35€ - 85€
Website
NS
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Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
35€ - 55€
1st Class
60€ - 85€
Train from Amsterdam Centraal to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
Ave. Duration
3h 38m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
35€ - 85€
Website
NS
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Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
35€ - 50€
1st Class
60€ - 85€
Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express

German rail company Deutsche Bahn is known for its efficient and comfortable service. It 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 (bookings usually open 6 months in advance for domestic tickets).

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Dresden Hbf
Ave. Duration
4h 21m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
85€ - 120€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Amsterdam Centraal to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
Ave. Duration
4h 3m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
75€ - 110€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Greek Railways (OSE)
Website
trainose.gr
Train from Thessaloniki to Athens
Ave. Duration
4h 9m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
19€ - 28€
Website
trainose.gr
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Raileurope.com
Train from Larissa to Athens
Ave. Duration
2h 44m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
12€ - 19€
Website
trainose.gr
Book at
Raileurope.com
Railjet

Railjet trains operate domestically within Austria and also connect to major cities in Germany, Czech Republic, Italy, Switzerland and Hungary. This premium service runs at speeds of up to 230km/h and offers three travel classes (economy, first and business), all with free Wi-Fi and power sockets. Other amenities include a bistro-restaurant car and family zones. Seat reservations can be made up to 90 days prior to the train's departure (compulsory for all cross-border trains but not for domestic routes).

Contact Details
Phone
+43 51717
Website
oebb.at
Train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Budapest-Keleti
Ave. Duration
10h 40m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
130€ - 200€
Website
Railjet
Urlaubs-Express
Phone
+49 (0) 221 800 20 820
Email
info@urlaubs-express.de
Website
urlaubs-express.de
Car train from Düsseldorf Hbf to Villach
Ave. Duration
13h 26m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
55€ - 120€
Book at
Urlaubs-Express
Passenger
59€
Motorcycle
99€
Vehicle
109€
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Night bus from Dresden, Dresden central station to Prague, Prague ÚAN Florenc
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
9€ - 12€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk to Belgrade, Belgrade AS
Ave. Duration
28h
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
80€ - 100€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Simeonidis Tours
Phone
+30-2310540970
Email
info@simeonidistours.gr
Website
simeonidistours.gr
Bus from Praha ÚAN Florenc to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
16h 30m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
65€ - 95€
Schedules at
simeonidistours.gr
Bus from Novi Sad to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
9h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
35€ - 55€
Schedules at
simeonidistours.gr
FP Travel
Phone
+302105233969
Email
fptravel@otenet.gr
Website
fptravel.gr
Bus from Belgrade to Athens
Ave. Duration
16h 30m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
80€
Schedules at
fptravel.gr
Lasta
Crazy Holidays
Phone
2310-241545
Website
crazyholidays.gr
Bus from Beograd to Athens
Ave. Duration
16h 30m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
45€ - 150€
Schedules at
crazyholidays.gr
Portokalidis Tours
Website
portokalidistours.gr
Bus and ferry from Frankfurt am Main to Larissa
Ave. Duration
42h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
260€ - 380€
Schedules at
portokalidistours.gr

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Greece is 1h ahead of Amsterdam. It is currently 2:36 AM in Amsterdam and 3:36 AM in Greece.

Yes, the driving distance between Amsterdam to Greece is 2823 km. It takes approximately 26h 51m to drive from Amsterdam to Greece.

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Tarom, Aegean Airlines, Transavia Holland and two other airlines offer flights from Amsterdam Schiphol Airport to Thessaloniki Airport.

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There are 75+ hotels available in Greece. Prices start at 87€ per night.

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The best way to get from Amsterdam to Amsterdam Schiphol Airport is to train which takes 13 min and costs 6€ - 13€.

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