There are 10 ways to get from Athens to Brussels by plane, train, bus, night train, car ferry or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Fly to Brussels  •  6 h 20 min

  1. Fly from Athens (ATH) to Brussels (BRU) ATH - BRU

$84 - $291

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Fly to Charleroi  •  7 h 28 min

  1. Fly from Athens (ATH) to Charleroi (CRL) ATH - CRL

$71 - $270

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Fly to Amsterdam, train  •  8 h 22 min

  1. Fly from Athens (ATH) to Amsterdam (AMS) ATH - AMS
  2. Take the train from Schiphol Airport to Brussel-Zuid/Midi

$140 - $350

Bus, train  •  36 h 33 min

  1. Take the bus from Athens to Budapest
  2. Take the train from Budapest-Ferencváros to Wien Hbf D
  3. Take the train from Wien Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf Ice
  4. Take the train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Köln Hbf Ice
  5. Take the train from Köln Hauptbahnhof to Brusel Nord Ice

$330 - $481

Train, night train, bus  •  36 h 38 min

  1. Take the train from Athens to Thessaloniki
  2. Take the night train from Thessaloniki to Skopje
  3. Take the bus from Skopje to Sankt Pölten
  4. Take the train from St.Pölten Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf Ice
  5. Take the train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Köln Hbf Ice
  6. Take the train from Köln Hauptbahnhof to Brusel Nord Ice

$289 - $440

Bus BG Razpisanie  •  40 h 52 min

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

$124 - $218

Bus Lasta  •  45 h 45 min

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

$126 - $161

Bus, car ferry  •  2 days 11 h

  1. Take the bus from Athens to Patras
  2. Take the car ferry from Patras to Venezia
  3. Take the bus from Venice Tronchetto to Brussel

$193 - $446

Drive, train  •  28 h 14 min

  1. Drive from Athens to Kufstein
  2. Take the train from Kufstein to München Hbf M / ...
  3. Take the train from München Hbf to Köln Messe/Deutz Gl.11-12 Ice
  4. Drive from Köln Messe/Deutz Gl.11-12 to Brussels

$463 - $672

Drive  •  26 h 50 min

  1. Drive from Athens to Brussels 1735.5 miles

$410 - $650

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No, there is no direct bus from Athens to Brussels. However, there are services departing from Athens and arriving at Brussels via Sofia. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 40 h 52 min.

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The distance between Athens and Brussels is 2089 km. The road distance is 2776.8 km.

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The best way to get from Athens to Brussels without a car is to bus and train which takes 36 h 33 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 6 h 20 min to get from Athens to Brussels, including transfers.

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Athens to Brussels bus services, operated by Valeross, depart from Athens station.

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The best way to get from Athens to Brussels is to fly which takes 6 h 20 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 40 h 52 min.

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The quickest flight from Athens Airport to Brussels Airport is the direct flight which takes 3 h 15 min.

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Athens to Brussels bus services, operated by BG Razpisanie, arrive at Brussels station.

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Brussels is 1 h behind Athens. It is currently 8:51 PM in Athens and 7:51 PM in Brussels.

Yes, the driving distance between Athens to Brussels is 2777 km. It takes approximately 26 h 50 min to drive from Athens to Brussels.

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  • Distance: 1305.8 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 20 min

What companies run services between Athens, Greece and Brussels, Belgium?

Aegean Airlines, Brussels Airlines and 13 other airlines fly from Athens to Brussels hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Athens to Brussels via Sofia in around 40 h 52 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Athens to Brussels via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Flights from Athens to Brussels via Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Flights from Athens to Amsterdam via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $750
Flights from Athens to Amsterdam via Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $750
Aegean Airlines
Website
aegeanair.com
Flights from Athens to Brussels
Ave. Duration
3 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Athens to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $600
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Athens to Charleroi
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $420
Flights from Athens to Charleroi via Sofia
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $420
Flights from Athens to Charleroi via Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$65 - $420
Flights from Athens to Charleroi via Warsaw Modlin
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $420
Flights from Athens to Charleroi via Milan Bergamo
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$65 - $420
Air Serbia
Website
airserbia.com
Flights from Athens to Brussels via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
5 h 2 min
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $700
Flights from Athens to Amsterdam via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
5 h 27 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $700
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Athens to Brussels
Ave. Duration
3 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Athens to Brussels via Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $1,300
Flights from Athens to Brussels via Rome
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,300
Flights from Athens to Amsterdam via Rome
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,300
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Athens to Brussels via Zurich
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Flights from Athens to Amsterdam via Zurich
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $750
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Athens to Brussels via Vienna
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Flights from Athens to Amsterdam via Vienna
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $750
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Athens to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Transavia Holland
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Athens to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $550
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Athens to Brussels via Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$200 - $600
Pegasus Airlines
Website
flypgs.com
Flights from Athens to Charleroi via Sabiha Gokcen
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$140 - $550
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Athens to Amsterdam via Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $850
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Athens to Amsterdam via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Tuesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Train operators
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Schiphol Airport to Brussel-Zuid/Midi
Ave. Duration
1 h 34 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$55 - $80
1st Class
$80 - $110
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.

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Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Budapest-Ferencváros to Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 32 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
bahn.de
Train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Köln Hbf
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
bahn.de
Train from Köln Hauptbahnhof to Brusel Nord
Ave. Duration
1 h 43 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
bahn.de
Train from München Hbf to Köln Messe/Deutz Gl.11-12
Ave. Duration
4 h 24 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$110 - $160
Website
bahn.de
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 Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
Ave. Duration
6 h 42 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$120 - $190
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Train from St.Pölten Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
Ave. Duration
6 h 11 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$120 - $180
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Train from Kufstein to München Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Greek Railways (OSE)
Website
trainose.gr
Train from Athens to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
5 h 23 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
trainose.gr
Book at
Raileurope.com
Second Class
$27 - $40
First Class
$30 - $50
Serbian Railways
Website
srbvoz.rs
Night train from Thessaloniki to Skopje
Ave. Duration
4 h 31 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7 - $19
Schedules at
srbvoz.rs
2nd Class Ticket
$7 - $11
1st Class Ticket
$12 - $19
Bus operators
Siamos Tours
Phone
0030 2108219900
Email
vsiamos@otenet.gr
Website
siamostours.gr
Bus from Athens to Budapest
Ave. Duration
21 h 8 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$75 - $90
Schedules at
siamostours.gr
Makedonija Soobrakaj AD
Phone
+389(0)2 24 02 388
Email
avtobuska@maksoob.com.mk
Website
ms.mk
Bus from Skopje to Sankt Pölten
Ave. Duration
13 h 28 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Schedules at
ms.mk
Euro Bus MK
Website
eurobus.mk
Bus from Skopje to Sankt Pölten
Ave. Duration
11 h 23 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$80 - $170
Schedules at
eurobus.mk
Valeross
Phone
046/ 66 13 21
Email
valeross_holiday@abv.bg
Website
valeross.com
Bus from Athens to Sofia
Ave. Duration
10 h 2 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $70
Schedules at
valeross.com
Union Ivkoni
Ilias Travel
Phone
+359 2831 9192
Email
office@iliastravel.com
Website
iliastravel.com
Bus from Athens to Sofia
Ave. Duration
14 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$63 - $67
Schedules at
iliastravel.com
BG Razpisanie
Website
bgrazpisanie.com
Bus from Sofia to Brussels
Ave. Duration
29 h 50 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$90 - $150
Schedules at
bgrazpisanie.com
Georg
Phone
+ 359/38/66 34 04
Email
georg_ltd@abv.bg
Website
georg-bg.com
Bus from Sofia to Brussels
Ave. Duration
33 h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$250 - $320
Schedules at
georg-bg.com
Crazy Holidays
Phone
2310-241545
Website
crazyholidays.gr
Bus from Athens to Beograd
Ave. Duration
16 h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Schedules at
crazyholidays.gr
KTEL Achaias
Phone
2610 623 888
Website
ktelachaias.gr
Bus from Athens to Patras
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$22 - $26
Schedules at
ktelachaias.gr
Ferry operators
Superfast ferries
Phone
+30 210 8919700
Email
superfast@superfast.com
Website
superfast.com
Car ferry from Patras to Venezia
Ave. Duration
31 h 1 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$95 - $320
Schedules at
superfast.com
Deck
$97 - $99
Aircraft-type seats
$117 - $120
2 bed inside cabin
$309 - $312
3 bed outside cabin
$270 - $320

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Brussels Airlines, Aegean Airlines, Austrian Airlines and five other airlines offer flights from Athens Airport to Brussels Airport.

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The best way to get from Athens to Athens Airport is to subway which takes 42 min and costs .

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