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There are 11 ways to get from Athens to Düsseldorf by plane, train, bus, car ferry, car train or car

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Fly to Dusseldorf  •  6h 23m

  1. Fly from Athens (ATH) to Dusseldorf (DUS) ATH - DUS

$91 - $308

Cheapest option

Fly to Cologne Bonn, train  •  7h 17m

  1. Fly from Athens (ATH) to Cologne Bonn (CGN) ATH - CGN
  2. Take the train from Köln, Grengel/Flughafen Köln/Bonn Flughafen Bf to Düsseldorf Hbf

$85 - $319

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Fly to Frankfurt, train  •  7h 27m

  1. Fly from Athens (ATH) to Frankfurt (FRA) ATH - FRA
  2. Take the train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Düsseldorf Hbf

$140 - $410

Fly to Eindhoven, train  •  9h 10m

  1. Fly from Athens (ATH) to Eindhoven (EIN) ATH - EIN
  2. Take the train from Eindhoven to Venlo
  3. Take the train from Venlo to Dusseldorf Hbf

Train, bus  •  30h 23m

  1. Take the train from Athens to Thessaloniki
  2. Take the bus from Thessaloniki to Bratislava
  3. Take the train from Bratislava-Petrzalka to Wien Hbf Rex
  4. Take the train from Wien Hbf to Würzburg Hbf Ice
  5. Take the train from Würzburg Hbf to Düsseldorf Hbf Ice

$269 - $434

Bus, train  •  34h 47m

  1. Take the bus from Athens to Budapest
  2. Take the train from Kelenföld to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf Rj
  3. Take the train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Düsseldorf Hbf Ice

$336 - $463

Bus Nikolic Prevoz D.O.O  •  40h 45m

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

$151 - $196

Bus Union Ivkoni  •  42h 12m

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

$99 - $218

Bus, car ferry, train, car train  •  2 days 4h

  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 Verona Porta Nuova Reg / ...
  4. Take the car train from Verona Porta Nuova to Düsseldorf Hbf

$192 - $513

Drive, train  •  28h 36m

  1. Drive from Athens to Villach Hbf
  2. Take the train from Villach Hbf to Düsseldorf Hbf Ec

$410 - $606

Drive  •  25h 18m

  1. Drive from Athens to Düsseldorf 1629.7 miles

$390 - $600

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The cheapest way to get from Athens to Düsseldorf is to fly which costs 75€ - 270€ and takes 6h 23m.

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The quickest way to get from Athens to Düsseldorf is to fly which costs 75€ - 270€ and takes 6h 23m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Athens to Düsseldorf. However, there are services departing from Athens and arriving at Dusseldorf via Belgrade. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 40h 45m.

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The distance between Athens and Düsseldorf is 1982 km. The road distance is 2607.5 km.

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The best way to get from Athens to Düsseldorf without a car is to train and bus which takes 30h 23m and costs 230€ - 380€.

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It takes approximately 6h 23m to get from Athens to Düsseldorf, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Athens to Düsseldorf is to fly which takes 6h 23m and costs 75€ - 270€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 130€ - 170€ and takes 40h 45m.

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

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Athens to Düsseldorf bus services, operated by Nikolic Prevoz D.O.O, arrive at Dusseldorf station.

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Map of how to get from Athens to Düsseldorf.
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  • Distance: 1238.9 miles
  • Duration: 6h 23m

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

Eurowings, Aegean Airlines and 12 other airlines fly from Athens to Düsseldorf hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Athens to Düsseldorf via Belgrade in around 40h 45m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Athens to Dusseldorf via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 46m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $800
Flights from Athens to Dusseldorf via Zurich
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $800
Flights from Athens to Cologne Bonn via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 57m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from Athens to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 1m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Flights from Athens to Frankfurt via Munich
Ave. Duration
5h 8m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Athens to Cologne Bonn via Rome Ciampino
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $220
Flights from Athens to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $550
Flights from Athens to Eindhoven
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$60 - $280
Flights from Athens to Eindhoven via Rome Ciampino
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $290
Flights from Athens to Eindhoven via Krakow
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$70 - $300
Flights from Athens to Eindhoven via Bologna
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $290
Air Serbia
Website
airserbia.com
Flights from Athens to Dusseldorf via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Flights from Athens to Dusseldorf via Rome
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,200
Flights from Athens to Frankfurt via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Flights from Athens to Frankfurt via Rome
Ave. Duration
6h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,300
Aegean Airlines
Website
aegeanair.com
Flights from Athens to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Flights from Athens to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 1m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Athens to Dusseldorf via Zurich
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $800
Flights from Athens to Cologne Bonn via Zurich
Ave. Duration
5h 2m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $650
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Athens to Dusseldorf via Rome
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,200
Flights from Athens to Frankfurt via Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$290 - $1,300
Flights from Athens to Frankfurt via Rome
Ave. Duration
6h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,300
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Athens to Dusseldorf via Vienna
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $900
Flights from Athens to Cologne Bonn via Vienna
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $950
Flights from Athens to Frankfurt via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $950
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Athens to Dusseldorf via Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $750
Flights from Athens to Cologne Bonn via Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
6h 25m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $750
Flights from Athens to Frankfurt via Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
6h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Athens to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $650
Flights from Athens to Cologne Bonn
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $1,800
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Athens to Dusseldorf via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
6h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Flights from Athens to Frankfurt via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
6h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Pegasus Airlines
Website
flypgs.com
Flights from Athens to Dusseldorf via Sabiha Gokcen
Ave. Duration
6h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $750
Flights from Athens to Cologne Bonn via Sabiha Gokcen
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Athens to Dusseldorf via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$160 - $750
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Athens to Dusseldorf via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
6h 15m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,100
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Athens to Frankfurt via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
6h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $950
Transavia Holland
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Athens to Eindhoven
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Friday
Estimated price
$120 - $430
Train operators
Bahn DE
Website
bahn.de
Train from Köln, Grengel/Flughafen Köln/Bonn Flughafen Bf to Düsseldorf Hbf
Ave. Duration
58m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $26
Schedules at
bahn.de
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 Köln/Bonn Flughafen to Düsseldorf Hbf
Ave. Duration
30m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$20 - $29
Website
bahn.de
Train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Düsseldorf Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
bahn.de
Train from Würzburg Hbf to Düsseldorf Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 41m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$70 - $100
Website
bahn.de
Train from Kelenföld to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
Ave. Duration
10h 28m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$210 - $300
Website
bahn.de
Dutch Railways (NS)

Dutch Railways (NS) is the main passenger railway operator in the Netherlands. Founded in 1938, NS connects all major cities in the Netherlands, and offers night trains, international trains, Intercity direct, and trains to and from the airport. NS International is the international subsidiary of NS; their services include high-speed trains such as Thalys, ICE International, Eurostar and TGV, to major European hubs including Paris, London, Brussels, Berlin, Cologne, Frankfurt and Lille.

Contact Details
Phone
+31 30 751 5155
Website
ns.nl
Train from Eindhoven to Venlo
Ave. Duration
39m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $17
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Eurobahn
Website
eurobahn.de
Train from Venlo to Dusseldorf Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 3m
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
eurobahn.de
Greek Railways (OSE)
Website
trainose.gr
Train from Athens to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
5h 23m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$24 - $70
Website
trainose.gr
Book at
Raileurope.com
2nd Class Ticket
$24 - $35
1st Class Ticket
$35 - $45
InterCity 2nd Class Ticket
$45 - $55
InterCity 1st Class Ticket
$60 - $70
Railways of Slovak Republic (ZSSK)
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 Würzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
5h 7m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$95 - $150
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Train from Villach Hbf to Düsseldorf Hbf
Ave. Duration
11h 25m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$150 - $230
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
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 Verona Porta Nuova
Ave. Duration
2h 17m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $20
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$16 - $20
Urlaubs-Express
Phone
+49 (0) 221 800 20 820
Email
info@urlaubs-express.de
Website
urlaubs-express.de
Car train from Verona Porta Nuova to Düsseldorf Hbf
Ave. Duration
14h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$65 - $140
Schedules at
urlaubs-express.de
Passenger
$68
Motorcycle
$114
Vehicle
$126
Bus operators
Simeonidis Tours
Siamos Tours
Phone
0030 2108219900
Email
vsiamos@otenet.gr
Website
siamostours.gr
Bus from Athens to Budapest
Ave. Duration
21h 8m
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
16h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Schedules at
crazyholidays.gr
Valeross
Phone
046/ 66 13 21
Email
valeross_holiday@abv.bg
Website
valeross.com
Bus from Athens to Sofia
Ave. Duration
10h 2m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $70
Schedules at
valeross.com
Ilias Travel
Phone
+359 2831 9192
Email
office@iliastravel.com
Website
iliastravel.com
Bus from Athens to Sofia
Ave. Duration
14h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$63 - $68
Schedules at
iliastravel.com
Union Ivkoni
Phone
02/989 0000
Website
union-ivkoni.com
Bus from Sofia to Düsseldorf
Ave. Duration
31h 10m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$65 - $150
Schedules at
online.union-ivkoni.com
KTEL Achaias
Phone
2610 623 888
Website
ktelachaias.gr
Bus from Athens to Patras
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
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
31h 1m
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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Düsseldorf is 1h behind Athens. It is currently 11:27 PM in Athens and 10:27 PM in Düsseldorf.

Yes, the driving distance between Athens to Düsseldorf is 2608 km. It takes approximately 25h 18m to drive from Athens to Düsseldorf.

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Eurowings, Aegean Airlines, Air Serbia and nine other airlines offer flights from Athens Airport to Dusseldorf Airport.

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There are 1084+ hotels available in Düsseldorf. Prices start at $56 USD per night.

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

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