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

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Fly to Munich  •  6 h 2 min

  1. Fly from Athens (ATH) to Munich (MUC) ATH - MUC

$103 - $313

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Fly to Nuremberg, train  •  9 h 4 min

  1. Fly from Athens (ATH) to Nuremberg (NUE) ATH - NUE
  2. Take the train from Nürnberg Hbf to München Hbf

$137 - $378

Fly to Salzburg, train  •  9 h 26 min

  1. Fly from Athens (ATH) to Salzburg (SZG) ATH - SZG
  2. Take the train from Salzburg Hbf to München Hbf

$125 - $440

Fly to Stuttgart, train  •  8 h 36 min

  1. Fly from Athens (ATH) to Stuttgart (STR) ATH - STR
  2. Take the train from Stuttgart Hbf to München Hbf

$147 - $291

Bus Makedonija Soobrakaj AD  •  28 h 57 min

  1. Take the bus from Athens Pedion Areos to Thessaloniki Monastiriou
  2. Take the bus from Thessaloniki Büro Simeonidis to Skopje Zob
  3. Take the bus from Skopje to ZOB München, Arnulfstraße, Bezirksteil St. Paul, Stadtbezirk 02 Ludwigsvorstadt-Isarvorstadt, München, OB, Bayern, 80335, Deutschland

$138 - $220

Bus, train  •  29 h 9 min

  1. Take the bus from Athens to Budapest
  2. Take the train from Kelenföld to München Hbf Gl.5-10 Rj

$211 - $293

Bus Crazy Holidays  •  32 h 46 min

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

Train, night train  •  39 h 14 min

  1. Take the train from Athens to Thessaloniki
  2. Take the night train from Thessaloniki to Skopje
  3. Take the train from Skopje to Belgrade 334
  4. Take the train from Beograd to Wien Hbf D
  5. Take the train from Wien Hbf to München Hbf Gl.5-10 Rj

$219 - $395

Bus, car ferry, train  •  42 h 59 min

  1. Take the bus from Athens to Patras
  2. Take the car ferry from Patras to Venezia
  3. Take the train from Venezia Santa Lucia to München Hbf Ec

$173 - $446

Drive  •  20 h 11 min

  1. Drive from Athens to Munich 1276.7 miles

$300 - $450

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The cheapest way to get from Athens to Munich is to fly which costs 85€ - 280€ and takes 6 h 2 min.

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The quickest way to get from Athens to Munich is to fly which costs 85€ - 280€ and takes 6 h 2 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Athens to Munich. However, there are services departing from Athens Pedion Areos and arriving at ZOB München, Arnulfstraße, Bezirksteil St. Paul, Stadtbezirk 02 Ludwigsvorstadt-Isarvorstadt, München, OB, Bayern, 80335, Deutschland via Thessaloniki Büro Simeonidis and Skopje. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 28 h 57 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Athens to Munich. However, there are services departing from Athens and arriving at München Hbf Gl.5-10 via Thessaloniki, Skopje, Beograd and Wien Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 39 h 14 min.

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The distance between Athens and Munich is 1496 km. The road distance is 2042.8 km.

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The best way to get from Athens to Munich without a car is to bus which takes 28 h 57 min and costs 120€ - 200€.

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It takes approximately 6 h 2 min to get from Athens to Munich, including transfers.

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Athens to Munich bus services, operated by KTEL Thessalonikis, depart from Athens Pedion Areos station.

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Athens to Munich train services, operated by Greek Railways (OSE), depart from Athens station.

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The best way to get from Athens to Munich is to fly which takes 6 h 2 min and costs 85€ - 280€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 120€ - 200€ and takes 28 h 57 min.

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Map of how to get from Athens to Munich.
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  • Distance: 935 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 2 min

What companies run services between Athens, Greece and Munich, Germany?

Lufthansa, Aegean Airlines and eight other airlines fly from Athens to Munich hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Athens to Munich via Thessaloniki Monastiriou, Thessaloniki Büro Simeonidis, Skopje Zob, and Skopje in around 28 h 57 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Athens to Munich
Ave. Duration
2 h 34 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Athens to Munich via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from Athens to Nuremberg via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$220 - $600
Flights from Athens to Nuremberg via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $600
Flights from Athens to Nuremberg via Zurich
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $800
Flights from Athens to Salzburg via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $850
Flights from Athens to Stuttgart via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $500
Flights from Athens to Stuttgart via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $500
Flights from Athens to Stuttgart via Zurich
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $550
Aegean Airlines
Website
aegeanair.com
Flights from Athens to Munich
Ave. Duration
2 h 34 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Athens to Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Athens to Munich via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $900
Flights from Athens to Salzburg via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $950
Flights from Athens to Stuttgart via Vienna
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $500
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Athens to Nuremberg via Zurich
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $800
Flights from Athens to Stuttgart via Zurich
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $550
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Athens to Munich via Rome
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,300
Flights from Athens to Stuttgart via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Monday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$130 - $500
Air Serbia
Website
airserbia.com
Flights from Athens to Munich via Rome
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,300
Flights from Athens to Stuttgart via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
4 h 52 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$130 - $500
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Athens to Munich via Cologne/Bonn Apt
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Monday and Saturday
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from Athens to Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $650
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Athens to Munich via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $850
Flights from Athens to Nuremberg via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Athens to Nuremberg via Rome Ciampino
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $240
Flights from Athens to Nuremberg via Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$45 - $230
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Athens to Nuremberg via Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $600
Flights from Athens to Salzburg via Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
8 h
When
Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $550
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Athens to Nuremberg via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $700
Flights from Athens to Stuttgart via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $750
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Athens to Munich via Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $1,100
Germania
Website
flygermania.com
Flights from Athens to Nuremberg
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$120 - $350
Norwegian Air Shuttle
Website
norwegian.com
Flights from Athens to Salzburg via Stockholm
Ave. Duration
8 h 10 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$160 - $800
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Athens to Salzburg via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
8 h 15 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $2,200
S7 Airlines
Website
s7.ru
Flights from Athens to Salzburg via Moscow Domodedovo
Ave. Duration
7 h 50 min
When
Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$120 - $650
Ellinair
Website
en.ellinair.com
Flights from Athens to Stuttgart via Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$90 - $460
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 Nürnberg Hbf to München Hbf
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
bahn.de
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to München Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 13 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
bahn.de
Train from Kelenföld to München Hbf Gl.5-10
Ave. Duration
6 h 36 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$130 - $200
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 Salzburg Hbf to München Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 2 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
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Raileurope.com
Train from Wien Hbf to München Hbf Gl.5-10
Ave. Duration
4 h 1 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$65 - $100
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to München Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 17 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $60
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$50 - $60
1st Class
$75 - $95
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
$35 - $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
Macedonian Railways (MZ)
Phone
+389 (2) 3 164 255
Website
mzt.mk
Train from Skopje to Belgrade
Ave. Duration
9 h 23 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $100
mzt.mk
mzt.mk
Trenitalia

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 Venezia Santa Lucia to München Hbf
Ave. Duration
6 h 57 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $100
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Bus operators
KTEL Thessalonikis
Phone
+30 2310 510835
Email
contact@ktelthes.gr
Website
ktelthes.gr
Bus from Athens Pedion Areos to Thessaloniki Monastiriou
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$45
Schedules at
ktelthes.gr
Simeonidis Tours
Phone
+30-2310540970
Email
info@simeonidistours.gr
Website
simeonidistours.gr
Bus from Thessaloniki Büro Simeonidis to Skopje Zob
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Schedules at
simeonidistours.gr
Makedonija Soobrakaj AD
Phone
+389(0)2 24 02 388
Email
avtobuska@maksoob.com.mk
Website
ms.mk
Bus from Skopje to ZOB München, Arnulfstraße, Bezirksteil St. Paul, Stadtbezirk 02 Ludwigsvorstadt-Isarvorstadt, München, OB, Bayern, 80335, Deutschland
Ave. Duration
16 h 42 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$70 - $140
Schedules at
ms.mk
Durmo Tours
Website
durmotours.com
Bus from Skopje to München
Ave. Duration
19 h 5 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$80 - $130
Schedules at
durmotours.com.mk
Nasir Tours
Phone
+389 (0) 42 218 007
Website
nasirtours.de
Bus from Skopje to München
Ave. Duration
19 h 37 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Schedules at
nasirtours.de
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
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
Panonija Bus
Website
panonijabus.com
Bus from Beograd to München
Ave. Duration
15 h 46 min
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
panonijabus.com
Book at
panonijabus.com
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
$118 - $120
2 bed inside cabin
$312 - $313
3 bed outside cabin
$270 - $320

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The quickest flight from Athens Airport to Munich Airport is the direct flight which takes 2 h 30 min.

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Athens to Munich bus services, operated by Makedonija Soobrakaj AD, arrive at ZOB München, Arnulfstraße, Bezirksteil St. Paul, Stadtbezirk 02 Ludwigsvorstadt-Isarvorstadt, München, OB, Bayern, 80335, Deutschland station.

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Munich is 1 h behind Athens. It is currently 3:20 AM in Athens and 2:20 AM in Munich.

Athens to Munich train services, operated by Austrian Railways (ÖBB), arrive at München Hbf Gl.5-10 station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Athens to Munich is 2043 km. It takes approximately 20 h 11 min to drive from Athens to Munich.

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Aegean Airlines, Austrian Airlines, easyJet and four other airlines offer flights from Athens Airport to Munich Airport.

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There are 739+ hotels available in Munich. Prices start at $67 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Athens to Athens Airport is to subway which takes 42 min and costs 9€.

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