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

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Recommended option

Fly to Munich  •  6 h 2 min

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

$103 - $313

Cheapest option

Bus Crazy Holidays  •  46 h 43 min

  1. Take the bus from Athens Pedion Areos to Thessaloniki
  2. Take the bus from Thessaloniki to Munich

$98 - $140

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Fly to Nuremberg, train  •  7 h 26 min

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

$137 - $373

Fly to Stuttgart, train  •  8 h 34 min

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

$147 - $289

Fly to Innsbruck, train  •  9 h 36 min

  1. Fly from Athens (ATH) to Innsbruck (INN) ATH - INN
  2. Take the train from Innsbruck Hbf to München Ost

$159 - $529

Bus, train  •  25 h 19 min

  1. Take the bus from Athens to Rajka Korona Travel
  2. Take the train from Hegyeshalom to München Hbf Rj

$215 - $271

Bus Korona Travel  •  26 h 42 min

  1. Take the bus from Athens to Bratislava Korona Travel
  2. Take the bus from Bratislava, Bratislava Most SNP to Munich, Munich central bus station N136 / ...

$131 - $154

Train, night train  •  40 h 31 min

  1. Take the train from Αθήνα to Θεσσαλονίκη
  2. Take the night train from Thessaloniki to Gevgelija
  3. Take the train from Gevgelija to Beograd
  4. Take the train from Beograd to Schwarzach-St.Veit En
  5. Take the train from Schwarzach-St.Veit to Salzburg Hbf Rex / ...
  6. Take the train from Salzburg Hbf to München Hbf M / ...

$148 - $258

Bus, car ferry, train  •  42 h 37 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 - $456

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 bus which costs 80€ - 130€ and takes 46 h 43 min.

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The quickest way to get from Athens to Munich is to fly which costs 85€ - 270€ and takes 6 h 2 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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It takes approximately 6 h 2 min to get from Athens to Munich, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Athens to Munich station. However, there are services departing from Athens and arriving at Munich, Munich central bus station via Bratislava, Bratislava Most SNP. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 26 h 42 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Athens to Munich. However, there are services departing from Αθήνα and arriving at München Hbf via Thessaloniki, Gevgelija, Beograd, Schwarzach-St.Veit and Salzburg Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 40 h 31 min.

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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 Bratislava and Bratislava, Bratislava Most SNP in around 26 h 42 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Athens to Munich
Ave. Duration
2 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Athens to Munich via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from Athens to Nuremberg via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $600
Flights from Athens to Nuremberg via Zurich
Ave. Duration
5 h 32 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $800
Flights from Athens to Nuremberg via Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$220 - $600
Flights from Athens to Stuttgart via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $500
Flights from Athens to Stuttgart via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $500
Flights from Athens to Stuttgart via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $550
Flights from Athens to Innsbruck via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
7 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $750
Aegean Airlines
Website
aegeanair.com
Flights from Athens to Munich
Ave. Duration
2 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Athens to Nuremberg via Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Tuesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$85 - $480
Flights from Athens to Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
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 Stuttgart via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $500
Flights from Athens to Innsbruck via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Athens to Munich via Cologne/Bonn Apt
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from Athens to Munich via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Athens to Nuremberg via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$160 - $410
Flights from Athens to Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$120 - $650
Flights from Athens to Innsbruck via Hamburg
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$120 - $700
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Athens to Munich via Rome
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,300
Flights from Athens to Stuttgart via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 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
5 h 12 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $500
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Athens to Munich via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $850
Flights from Athens to Stuttgart via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $750
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Athens to Nuremberg via Zurich
Ave. Duration
5 h 32 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $800
Flights from Athens to Stuttgart via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $550
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Athens to Nuremberg via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
6 h 17 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
Pegasus Airlines
Website
flypgs.com
Flights from Athens to Nuremberg via Sabiha Gokcen
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Tuesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $340
Flights from Athens to Stuttgart via Sabiha Gokcen
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$120 - $600
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Athens to Munich via Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, 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
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Athens to Nuremberg via Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $230
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Athens to Nuremberg via Istanbul
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $600
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
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
bahn.de
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to München Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 13 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
bahn.de
Train from Hegyeshalom to München Hbf
Ave. Duration
4 h 57 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$100 - $150
Website
bahn.de
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
tgv.com
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
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 Innsbruck Hbf to München Ost
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$29 - $45
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Purchase an
eurail.com
Train from Schwarzach-St.Veit to Salzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $20
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Purchase an
eurail.com
Train from Salzburg Hbf to München Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 51 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Purchase an
eurail.com
Greek Railways (OSE)
Website
trainose.gr
Train from Αθήνα to Θεσσαλονίκη
Ave. Duration
5 h 23 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
trainose.gr
Purchase a
eurail.com
Second Class
$27 - $40
First Class
$35 - $50
Serbian Railways
Website
srbvoz.rs
Night train from Thessaloniki to Gevgelija
Ave. Duration
1 h 53 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$2 - $7
Schedules at
srbvoz.rs
2nd Class Ticket
$2 - $4
1st Class Ticket
$4 - $7
Macedonian Railways (MZ)
Phone
+389 (2) 3 164 255
Website
mzt.mk
Train from Gevgelija to Beograd
Ave. Duration
11 h 56 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$26 - $65
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 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $110
Website
orario.trenitalia.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 Bratislava
Ave. Duration
18 h 30 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$105
Schedules at
koronatravel.gr
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Bratislava, Bratislava Most SNP to Munich, Munich central bus station
Ave. Duration
7 h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$27 - $50
Website
flixbus.co.uk
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
KTEL Thessalonikis
Phone
+30 2310 510835
Email
contact@ktelthes.gr
Website
ktelthes.gr
Bus from Athens Pedion Areos to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
6 h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$46
Schedules at
ktelthes.gr
KTEL Attikis
Phone
210 88 08 000
Email
info@ktelattikis.gr
Website
ktelattikis.gr
Bus from Athens - Pedion Areos to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Schedules at
ktelattikis.gr
Crazy Holidays
Phone
2310-241545
Website
crazyholidays.gr
Bus from Thessaloniki to Munich
Ave. Duration
39 h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Schedules at
crazyholidays.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
$98 - $100
Aircraft-type seats
$119 - $121
2 bed inside cabin
$313 - $316
3 bed outside cabin
$270 - $320

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