There are 10 ways to get from Athens to Paris by plane, train, bus, 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 Paris CDG  •  6 h 53 min

  1. Fly from Athens (ATH) to Paris CDG (CDG) ATH - CDG

$97 - $322

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Fly to Beauvais, train  •  10 h 43 min

  1. Fly from Athens (ATH) to Beauvais (BVA) ATH - BVA
  2. Take the train from Beauvais Gare SNCF to Paris Nord

$96 - $1,239

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Fly to Paris Orly  •  6 h 40 min

  1. Fly from Athens (ATH) to Paris Orly (ORY) ATH - ORY

$121 - $381

Train, bus  •  34 h 49 min

  1. Take the train from Athens to Thessaloniki
  2. Take the bus from Thessaloniki to Bratislava
  3. Take the bus from Bratislava, Autobusová stanica Nivy to Vienna, Schwechat Airport Bbf.
  4. Take the train from Flughafen Wien to Zürich HB Rj
  5. Take the train from Zürich HB to Paris Gare de Lyon Tgv

$320 - $460

Bus Eurolines FR  •  38 h 42 min

  1. Take the bus from Athens to Beograd
  2. Take the bus from Belgrade to Paris Gallieni

$226 - $326

Bus BG Razpisanie  •  45 h 16 min

  1. Take the bus from Athens to Sofia
  2. Take the bus from Sofia to Paris Panthéon

$129 - $228

Bus, car ferry, train via Torino Porta Susa  •  46 h 16 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 Station to Torino Porta Susa Station
  4. Take the train from Torino Porta Susa to Paris Gare de Lyon Tgv

$283 - $556

Bus, car ferry, train  •  2 days 3 h

  1. Take the bus from Athens to Patras
  2. Take the car ferry from Patras to Venezia
  3. Take the train from Venezia S.Lucia to Paris Gare De Lyon En

$193 - $506

Drive, carferry  •  35 h 11 min

  1. Drive from Athens to Patras
  2. Take the carferry from Patras to Ancona
  3. Drive from Ancona to Paris

$298 - $637

Drive  •  27 h 47 min

  1. Drive from Athens to Paris 1803.4 miles

$430 - $650

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Athens to Paris. However, there are services departing from Athens and arriving at Paris Gallieni via Belgrade. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 38 h 42 min.

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The distance between Athens and Paris is 2095 km. The road distance is 2885.4 km.

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The best way to get from Athens to Paris without a car is to train and bus which takes 34 h 49 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 6 h 53 min to get from Athens to Paris, including transfers.

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Athens to Paris bus services, operated by Crazy Holidays, depart from Athens station.

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The best way to get from Athens to Paris is to fly which takes 6 h 53 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 38 h 42 min.

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The quickest flight from Athens Airport to Paris CDG Airport is the direct flight which takes 3 h 25 min.

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Athens to Paris bus services, operated by Eurolines FR, arrive at Paris Gallieni station.

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Paris is 1 h behind Athens. It is currently 6:07 AM in Athens and 5:07 AM in Paris.

Yes, the driving distance between Athens to Paris is 2885 km. It takes approximately 27 h 47 min to drive from Athens to Paris.

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  • Distance: 1309.7 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 53 min

What companies run services between Athens, Greece and Paris, France?

Air France, Aegean Airlines and nine other airlines fly from Athens to Paris hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Athens to Paris via Beograd and Belgrade in around 38 h 42 min.

Airlines
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Athens to Beauvais via Rome Ciampino
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $380
Flights from Athens to Beauvais via Palermo
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$65 - $380
Flights from Athens to Beauvais via Dublin
Ave. Duration
9 h
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $380
Flights from Athens to Beauvais via Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$65 - $380
Flights from Athens to Beauvais via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
7 h
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Athens to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Aegean Airlines
Website
aegeanair.com
Flights from Athens to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $500
Flights from Athens to Paris CDG via Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $800
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Athens to Paris CDG via Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $800
Flights from Athens to Paris CDG via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $800
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Athens to Paris CDG via Rome
Ave. Duration
5 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,400
Flights from Athens to Paris Orly via Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$550 - $2,400
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Athens to Paris Orly via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
6 h 56 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Flights from Athens to Paris Orly via Madrid
Ave. Duration
7 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $750
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Athens to Paris Orly via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
6 h 56 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $800
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Athens to Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $700
Flights from Athens to Paris Orly via Naples
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $700
Transavia France
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Athens to Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $650
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Athens to Paris CDG via Zurich
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $800
Air Serbia
Website
airserbia.com
Flights from Athens to Paris CDG via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Monday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $700
Norwegian Air Shuttle
Website
norwegian.com
Flights from Athens to Paris Orly via Stockholm
Ave. Duration
7 h 45 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Train operators
SNCF

Loosely translated as the French National Railway Corporation, the SNCF is France’s state-owned railway company. It covers the country’s extensive rail network, as well as the TGV and Thalys, France’s two high-speed railway networks. With over 14,000 trains operating daily, it is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country. The railway network consists of about 32,000km in total, of which 1800km are high-speed lines and 14,500km are electrified.

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Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Beauvais Gare SNCF to Paris Nord
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $26
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$18 - $26
1st Class
$23 - $35
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
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 Flughafen Wien to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
8 h 17 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$120 - $200
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf.com
Train from Zürich HB to Paris Gare de Lyon
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$110 - $130
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$110 - $130
1st Class
$160 - $230
Train from Torino Porta Susa to Paris Gare de Lyon
Ave. Duration
5 h 46 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$130 - $160
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$130 - $160
1st Class
$180 - $270
ItaloTreno
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 S.Lucia to Paris Gare De Lyon
Ave. Duration
15 h 1 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$75 - $160
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$130 - $160
Bus operators
Simeonidis Tours
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.sk
Bus from Bratislava, Autobusová stanica Nivy to Vienna, Schwechat Airport Bbf.
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
regiojet.sk
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
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Belgrade to Paris Gallieni
Ave. Duration
21 h 42 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$170 - $250
Schedules at
eurolines.fr
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
$64 - $68
Schedules at
iliastravel.com
BG Razpisanie
Website
bgrazpisanie.com
Bus from Sofia to Paris Panthéon
Ave. Duration
34 h 14 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$95 - $160
Schedules at
bgrazpisanie.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
$98 - $100
Aircraft-type seats
$118 - $121
2 bed inside cabin
$312 - $315
3 bed outside cabin
$270 - $320
Car ferry from Patras to Ancona
Ave. Duration
23 h
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$95 - $300
Schedules at
superfast.com
Deck
$97 - $99
Aircraft-type seats
$112 - $115
2 bed inside cabin
$294 - $297
3 bed outside cabin
$250 - $300
Minoan Lines
Phone
801 11 75000
Email
reservation@minoan.gr
Website
minoan.gr
Car ferry from Patras to Ancona
Ave. Duration
20 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$75 - $230
Schedules at
minoan.gr
Deck
$77 - $80
Airplane economy seats
$91 - $94
2-berth outside
$190 - $230
3-berth outside shower
$170 - $200
Grimaldi Lines

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Swiss, Air Serbia, Aegean Airlines and three other airlines offer flights from Athens Airport to Paris CDG 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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