There are 10 ways to get from Athens to Düsseldorf 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.

Recommended option

Fly to Dusseldorf  •  6 h 18 min

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

$91 - $302

Cheapest option

Fly to Cologne/Bonn Apt  •  6 h 42 min

  1. Fly from Athens (ATH) to Cologne/Bonn Apt (CGN) ATH - CGN

$79 - $344

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Fly to Frankfurt, train  •  7 h 25 min

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

$140 - $410

Train, bus  •  29 h 42 min

  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

$277 - $421

Bus, train  •  34 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Athens to Budapest
  2. Take the train from Kelenföld to Wien Hbf Rj / ...
  3. Take the train from Wien Hbf to Würzburg Hbf Ice
  4. Take the train from Würzburg Hbf to Düsseldorf Hbf Ice

$302 - $428

Bus Siamos Tours  •  40 h 33 min

  1. Take the bus from Athens to Budapest
  2. Take the bus from Budapest, Budapest Népliget to Düsseldorf N161

$151 - $212

Bus, car ferry, train  •  2 days 0 h

  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
  4. Take the train from München Hbf to Düsseldorf Hbf Ice

$298 - $636

Bus Crazy Holidays  •  2 days 8 h

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

$97 - $138

Drive, train  •  26 h 32 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 Düsseldorf Hbf Ice

$447 - $657

Drive  •  25 h 18 min

  1. Drive from Athens to Düsseldorf 1629.7 miles

$390 - $600

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Athens to Düsseldorf is to bus which costs 80€ - 120€ and takes 2 days 8 h.

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The quickest way to get from Athens to Düsseldorf is to fly which costs 75€ - 260€ and takes 6 h 18 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Athens to Düsseldorf. However, there are services departing from Athens and arriving at Düsseldorf via Budapest, Budapest Népliget. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 40 h 33 min.

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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 29 h 42 min and costs 230€ - 360€.

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It takes approximately 6 h 18 min to get from Athens to Düsseldorf, including transfers.

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Athens to Düsseldorf bus services, operated by Siamos Tours, depart from Athens station.

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The best way to get from Athens to Düsseldorf is to fly which takes 6 h 18 min and costs 75€ - 260€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 120€ - 180€ and takes 40 h 33 min.

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Map of how to get from Athens to Düsseldorf.
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  • Distance: 1238.9 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 18 min

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

Aegean Airlines, Eurowings and 10 other airlines fly from Athens to Düsseldorf hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Athens to Düsseldorf via Budapest and Budapest, Budapest Népliget in around 40 h 33 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Athens to Dusseldorf via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $800
Flights from Athens to Dusseldorf via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $800
Flights from Athens to Dusseldorf via Zurich
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $800
Flights from Athens to Cologne/Bonn Apt via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $750
Flights from Athens to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Flights from Athens to Frankfurt via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 46 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Aegean Airlines
Website
aegeanair.com
Flights from Athens to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Flights from Athens to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Air Serbia
Website
airserbia.com
Flights from Athens to Dusseldorf via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
5 h 7 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Flights from Athens to Dusseldorf via Rome
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,200
Flights from Athens to Frankfurt via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Athens to Dusseldorf via Vienna
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $900
Flights from Athens to Cologne/Bonn Apt via Vienna
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $950
Flights from Athens to Frankfurt via Vienna
Ave. Duration
5 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $950
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Athens to Cologne/Bonn Apt via Milan Bergamo
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $220
Flights from Athens to Cologne/Bonn Apt via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $220
Flights from Athens to Cologne/Bonn Apt via Bologna
Ave. Duration
7 h 10 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $220
Flights from Athens to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $550
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Athens to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $650
Flights from Athens to Dusseldorf via Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$95 - $650
Flights from Athens to Cologne/Bonn Apt
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $1,800
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Athens to Dusseldorf via Rome
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,200
Flights from Athens to Frankfurt via Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$290 - $1,300
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Athens to Dusseldorf via Zurich
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $800
Flights from Athens to Cologne/Bonn Apt via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $650
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Athens to Dusseldorf via Istanbul
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $750
Pegasus Airlines
Website
flypgs.com
Flights from Athens to Cologne/Bonn Apt via Sabiha Gokcen
Ave. Duration
7 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Ellinair
Website
en.ellinair.com
Flights from Athens to Frankfurt via Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$140 - $480
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Athens to Frankfurt via Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $420
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 Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Düsseldorf Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
bahn.de
Train from Würzburg Hbf to Düsseldorf Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 41 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$70 - $110
Website
bahn.de
Train from Kelenföld to Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 26 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
bahn.de
Train from München Hbf to Düsseldorf Hbf
Ave. Duration
4 h 46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$120 - $180
Website
bahn.de
Greek Railways (OSE)
Website
trainose.gr
Train from Athens to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
5 h 23 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Website
trainose.gr
Book at
Raileurope.com
Second Class
$28 - $40
First Class
$35 - $50
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
5 h 7 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$100 - $150
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Train from Kufstein to München Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $40
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 Santa Lucia to München Hbf
Ave. Duration
6 h 57 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $100
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Bus operators
Simeonidis Tours
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
$80 - $95
Schedules at
siamostours.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 Budapest, Budapest Népliget to Düsseldorf
Ave. Duration
18 h 25 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$70 - $120
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 Düsseldorf
Ave. Duration
2 days 1 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
$100 - $330
Schedules at
superfast.com
Deck
$100 - $101
Aircraft-type seats
$120 - $123
2 bed inside cabin
$318 - $321
3 bed outside cabin
$270 - $330

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