There are 12 ways to get from Athens to London by plane, train, bus, car ferry, night train, car or car train

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

Recommended option

Fly to London Heathrow  •  6 h 56 min

  1. Fly from Athens (ATH) to London Heathrow (LHR) ATH - LHR

$121 - $360

Cheapest option

Fly to London Stansted  •  7 h 26 min

  1. Fly from Athens (ATH) to London Stansted (STN) ATH - STN

$95 - $365

10 alternative options

Fly to London Gatwick  •  7 h

  1. Fly from Athens (ATH) to London Gatwick (LGW) ATH - LGW

$105 - $355

Fly to London City  •  8 h 37 min

  1. Fly from Athens (ATH) to London City (LCY) ATH - LCY

$153 - $565

Fly to London Luton, train  •  7 h 17 min

  1. Fly from Athens (ATH) to London Luton (LTN) ATH - LTN
  2. Take the train from Luton Airport Parkway to London St Pancras International LL

$101 - $583

Fly to Southend, train  •  9 h 46 min

  1. Fly from Athens (ATH) to Southend (SEN) ATH - SEN
  2. Take the train from Southend Airport to London Liverpool Street

$128 - $636

Bus, train  •  35 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Athens to Rajka
  2. Take the train from Hegyeshalom to Stuttgart Hbf Rj
  3. Take the train from Stuttgart Hbf to Paris Est Tgv / ...
  4. Take the train from Paris Nord Eurostar to London St. Pancras International Est

$441 - $742

Bus Korona Travel  •  44 h 53 min

  1. Take the bus from Athens to Brno Korona Travel
  2. Take the bus from Brno to London Victoria Coach Station

$190 - $235

Bus, car ferry, nighttrain, train  •  2 days 6 h

  1. Take the bus from Athens to Patras
  2. Take the car ferry from Patras to Venezia
  3. Take the nighttrain from Venezia Santa Lucia to Gare de Lyon
  4. Take the train from Paris Nord Eurostar to London St. Pancras International Est

$336 - $781

Bus Radina VIP  •  2 days 8 h

  1. Take the bus from Athens to Sofia
  2. Take the bus from Sofia to London - Victoria Station

$138 - $215

Drive, car ferry  •  41 h 53 min

  1. Drive from Athens to Igoumenitsa
  2. Take the car ferry from Igoumenitsa to Venice
  3. Drive from Venice to Calais
  4. Take the car ferry from Calais to Dover
  5. Drive from Dover to London

$392 - $682

Drive, train, Eurotunnel  •  32 h 55 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 Stuttgart Hbf Ice / ...
  4. Take the train from Stuttgart Hbf to Paris Est Tgv / ...
  5. Take the train from Paris Nord to Calais-Fréthun Tgv
  6. Take the Eurotunnel from Calais to Folkestone
  7. Drive from Folkestone to London

$752 - $1,009

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Athens to London is to fly which costs 80€ - 320€ and takes 7 h 26 min.

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The quickest way to get from Athens to London is to fly which costs 100€ - 310€ and takes 6 h 56 min.

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The distance between Athens and London is 2391 km.

It takes approximately 6 h 56 min to get from Athens to London, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Athens to London station. However, there are services departing from Athens and arriving at London Victoria Coach Station via Brno. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 44 h 53 min.

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What companies run services between Athens, Greece and London, England?

British Airways, Aegean Airlines and 10 other airlines fly from Athens to London hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Athens to London via Brno in around 44 h 53 min.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Athens to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $600
Flights from Athens to London Gatwick via Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $600
Flights from Athens to London Gatwick via Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Monday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$90 - $600
Flights from Athens to London Gatwick via Naples
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$90 - $600
Flights from Athens to London Gatwick via Geneva
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$90 - $600
Flights from Athens to London Stansted via Naples
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$150 - $390
Flights from Athens to London Luton via Geneva
Ave. Duration
7 h 55 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $600
Flights from Athens to Southend via Geneva
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Flights from Athens to Southend via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
5 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Flights from Athens to Southend via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,000
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Athens to London Stansted
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $550
Flights from Athens to London Stansted via Milan Bergamo
Ave. Duration
5 h 57 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$60 - $550
Flights from Athens to London Stansted via Rome Ciampino
Ave. Duration
6 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $550
Flights from Athens to London Stansted via Sofia
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $550
Flights from Athens to London Stansted via Poznan
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$60 - $550
Flights from Athens to London Stansted via Eindhoven
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$60 - $550
Flights from Athens to London Stansted via Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
7 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $550
Flights from Athens to London Stansted via Budapest
Ave. Duration
7 h 25 min
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $550
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Athens to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
3 h 58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $750
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Athens to London Heathrow via Geneva
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$240 - $850
Flights from Athens to London Heathrow via Zurich
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $850
Flights from Athens to London City via Zurich
Ave. Duration
7 h 58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $850
Flights from Athens to London City via Geneva
Ave. Duration
8 h 20 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,000
Aegean Airlines
Website
aegeanair.com
Flights from Athens to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
3 h 58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $700
Flights from Athens to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$140 - $1,700
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Athens to London Heathrow via Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $850
Flights from Athens to London Heathrow via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $850
Flights from Athens to London City via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6 h 47 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$330 - $950
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Athens to London Gatwick via Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
8 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $280
Flights from Athens to London Luton
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $290
Flights from Athens to London Luton via Katowice
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $310
Flights from Athens to London Luton via Chisinau
Ave. Duration
8 h 10 min
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $340
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Athens to London Gatwick via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $1,000
Flights from Athens to London Gatwick via Madrid
Ave. Duration
7 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,100
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Athens to London Gatwick via Dublin
Ave. Duration
8 h 30 min
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$230 - $950
Flights from Athens to London City via Dublin
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$350 - $1,800
Flights from Athens to Southend via Dublin
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$180 - $950
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Athens to London Heathrow via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,100
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Athens to London Heathrow via Rome
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,300
Flights from Athens to London City via Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
7 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$320 - $1,400
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Athens to London Gatwick via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $1,000
Pegasus Airlines
Website
flypgs.com
Flights from Athens to London Stansted via Sabiha Gokcen
Ave. Duration
6 h 57 min
When
Monday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$110 - $950
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Athens to Southend via Lyon
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Monday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $600
Flights from Athens to Southend via Vienna
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Monday and Wednesday
Estimated price
$100 - $600
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Athens to London Heathrow via Vienna
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,200
Cobaltair
Website
cobalt.aero
Flights from Athens to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$80 - $250
Air Baltic
Website
airbaltic.com
Flights from Athens to London Gatwick via Riga
Ave. Duration
7 h 25 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $700
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Athens to London Gatwick via Istanbul
Ave. Duration
7 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $800
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Athens to London Stansted via Cologne/Bonn Apt
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$180 - $1,100
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Athens to London City via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Train operators
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Luton Airport Parkway to London St Pancras International LL
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from Luton Airport Parkway to London St Pancras International
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$6 - $10
Off-Peak Single
$13 - $21
Anytime Day Single
$14 - $20
Anytime Single
$19 - $28
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 Hegyeshalom to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
7 h 27 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$140 - $210
Website
bahn.de
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Paris Est
Ave. Duration
3 h 11 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$110 - $170
Website
bahn.de
Train from München Hbf to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 17 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
bahn.de
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
tgv.com
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Paris Est
Ave. Duration
3 h 11 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$110 - $130
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$110 - $130
1st Class
$150 - $230
Train from München Hbf to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 16 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $60
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$50 - $60
1st Class
$75 - $95
Train from Paris Nord to Calais-Fréthun
Ave. Duration
1 h 43 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$65 - $75
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$65 - $75
1st Class
$95 - $130
Eurostar
Thello
Phone
+33 1 83 82 00 00
Website
thello.com
Night train from Venezia Santa Lucia to Gare de Lyon
Ave. Duration
14 h 35 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$140 - $190
Website
thello.com
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 Kufstein to München Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Purchase an
eurail.com
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Calais to Folkestone
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$171
Website
eurotunnel.com
Bus operators
Korona Travel
Phone
210.92.33.33
Email
info@koronatravel.gr
Website
koronatravel.gr
Bus from Athens to Rajka
Ave. Duration
18 h 16 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$105
Schedules at
koronatravel.gr
Bus from Athens to Brno
Ave. Duration
20 h 8 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$105
Schedules at
koronatravel.gr
Eurolines CZ
Email
info@eurolines.cz
Website
elines.cz
Bus from Brno to London Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
23 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$85 - $130
Schedules at
elines.cz
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
$23 - $27
Schedules at
ktelachaias.gr
Union Ivkoni
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
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $70
Schedules at
valeross.com
Radina VIP
Phone
+359 879 321 588
Email
radinavip@gmail.com
Website
radinavip.com
Bus from Sofia to London - Victoria Station
Ave. Duration
44 h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$110 - $150
Schedules at
radinavip.com
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
$98 - $100
Aircraft-type seats
$119 - $121
2 bed inside cabin
$314 - $317
3 bed outside cabin
$270 - $320
Minoan Lines
Phone
801 11 75000
Email
reservation@minoan.gr
Website
minoan.gr
Car ferry from Igoumenitsa to Venice
Ave. Duration
21 h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$80 - $230
Schedules at
minoan.gr
Deck
$81
Airplane economy seats
$95
2-berth outside
$190 - $230
3-berth outside shower
$170 - $200

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