There are 12 ways to get from Athens to Dortmund 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, train  •  7 h 13 min

  1. Fly from Athens (ATH) to Dusseldorf (DUS) ATH - DUS
  2. Take the train from Düsseldorf Hbf to Dortmund Hbf

$129 - $353

Cheapest option

Bus Crazy Holidays  •  2 days 10 h

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

$103 - $145

10 alternative options

Fly to Cologne/Bonn Apt, train  •  7 h 29 min

  1. Fly from Athens (ATH) to Cologne/Bonn Apt (CGN) ATH - CGN
  2. Take the train from Köln Hbf to Dortmund Hbf

$107 - $354

Fly to Dortmund  •  9 h 52 min

  1. Fly from Athens (ATH) to Dortmund (DTM) ATH - DTM

$181 - $521

Fly to Paderborn, train  •  9 h 19 min

  1. Fly from Athens (ATH) to Paderborn (PAD) ATH - PAD
  2. Take the train from Salzkotten to Hamm(Westf)

$177 - $562

Fly to Frankfurt, train  •  8 h 14 min

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

$118 - $460

Fly to Eindhoven, train  •  9 h 37 min

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

$136 - $431

Bus, train  •  31 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Athens to Bratislava
  2. Take the train from Bratislava hl.st. to Wien Hbf Rex
  3. Take the train from Wien Hbf to Würzburg Hbf Ice
  4. Take the train from Würzburg Hbf to Dortmund Hbf Ice

$308 - $440

Bus Korona Travel  •  34 h 28 min

  1. Take the bus from Athens to Rajka
  2. Take the bus from Rajka to Frankfurt 792
  3. Take the bus from Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station to Dortmund N17 / ...

$206 - $215

Bus, car ferry, train  •  2 days 1 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 Muenchen Hbf Ec
  4. Take the train from München Hbf to Dortmund Hbf Ice

$349 - $697

Drive, train  •  27 h 7 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 Köln Messe/Deutz Gl.11-12 Ice
  4. Drive from Köln Messe/Deutz Gl.11-12 to Dortmund

$449 - $665

Drive  •  25 h 11 min

  1. Drive from Athens to Dortmund 1639.9 miles

$390 - $600

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

Ryanair, Wizz Air and four other airlines fly from Athens to Dortmund every 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Athens to Dortmund via Rajka, Frankfurt, and Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station in around 34 h 28 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 8 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 Dortmund via Munich
Ave. Duration
6 h 57 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$340 - $1,100
Flights from Athens to Paderborn via Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $950
Flights from Athens to Paderborn via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $750
Flights from Athens to Paderborn via Munich, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
9 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $600
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
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, 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 Dortmund via Krakow
Ave. Duration
7 h 50 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$75 - $340
Flights from Athens to Dortmund via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
9 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $380
Flights from Athens to Dortmund via Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
13 h 10 min
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $320
Flights from Athens to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $550
Flights from Athens to Frankfurt via Milan Bergamo
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $550
Flights from Athens to Eindhoven via Chania
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$75 - $310
Flights from Athens to Eindhoven via Bologna
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $290
Flights from Athens to Eindhoven via Krakow
Ave. Duration
7 h 10 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$70 - $300
Flights from Athens to Eindhoven via Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
7 h 35 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$60 - $280
Aegean Airlines
Website
aegeanair.com
Flights from Athens to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
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
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
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Athens to Dortmund via Katowice
Ave. Duration
7 h 50 min
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $320
Flights from Athens to Dortmund via Cluj-Napoca
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$80 - $320
Flights from Athens to Dortmund via Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$80 - $330
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
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
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Athens to Dusseldorf via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$160 - $750
Pegasus Airlines
Website
flypgs.com
Flights from Athens to Cologne/Bonn Apt via Sabiha Gokcen
Ave. Duration
7 h 5 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 40 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$140 - $480
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Athens to Frankfurt via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$190 - $950
Transavia Holland
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Athens to Eindhoven
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $430
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Düsseldorf Hbf to Dortmund Hbf
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Website
bahn.de
Train from Köln Hbf to Dortmund Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
bahn.de
Train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Dortmund Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 12 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $120
Website
bahn.de
Second Class
$23 - $120
Train from Duisburg Hbf to Dortmund Hbf
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Website
bahn.de
Train from Wien to Würzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
5 h 9 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$120 - $180
Website
bahn.de
Train from Würzburg Hbf to Dortmund Hbf
Ave. Duration
3 h 34 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$85 - $130
Website
bahn.de
Train from München Hbf to Dortmund Hbf
Ave. Duration
5 h 53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$140 - $210
Website
bahn.de
Train from München Hbf to Köln Messe/Deutz Gl.11-12
Ave. Duration
4 h 24 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$110 - $170
Website
bahn.de
DB Regio NRW - Rhein-Sieg-Express
Website
avv.de
Train from Düsseldorf, Düsseldorf Hbf to Dortmund, Dortmund Hbf
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Schedules at
avv.de
Eurobahn
Phone
0180 6 9 27 37 27
Email
info@eurobahn.de
Website
eurobahn.de
Train from Salzkotten to Hamm(Westf)
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Website
eurobahn.de
Dutch Railways (NS)
Phone
+31 30 751 5155
Website
ns.nl
Train from Eindhoven to Venlo
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $17
Website
ns.nl
Purchase a
eurail.com
Bahn DE
Website
bahn.de
Train from Duisburg Hbf to Dortmund Hbf
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $9
Schedules at
bahn.de
Railways of Slovak Republic (ZSSK)
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)
Website
oebb.at
Train from Wien Hbf to Würzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
5 h 7 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$100 - $160
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Purchase an
eurail.com
Train from Kufstein to München Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Purchase an
eurail.com
Trenitalia Eurocity
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Venezia S.Lucia to Muenchen Hbf
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$85 - $120
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Kufstein to Muenchen Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$25 - $35
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Bus operators
Korona Travel
Phone
210.92.33.33
Email
info@koronatravel.gr
Website
koronatravel.gr
Bus from Athens to Bratislava
Ave. Duration
18 h 30 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$110
Schedules at
koronatravel.gr
Bus from Athens to Rajka
Ave. Duration
18 h 16 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$110
Schedules at
koronatravel.gr
Eurolines HU
Phone
+36 (1) 382-0888
Email
info@volanbusz.hu
Website
eurolines.hu
Bus from Rajka to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
11 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$83
Schedules at
nemzetkozi.volanbusz.hu
FlixBus
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station to Dortmund
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$13 - $22
Website
flixbus.co.uk
KTEL Achaias
Phone
2610 623 888
Website
ktelachaias.gr
Bus from Athens to Patras
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$24 - $28
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
$48
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 Dortmund
Ave. Duration
2 days 3 h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$60 - $85
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 - $340
Schedules at
superfast.com
Deck
$103 - $105
Aircraft-type seats
$124 - $127
2 bed inside cabin
$329 - $332
3 bed outside cabin
$280 - $340

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Athens to Dortmund?

The distance between Athens and Dortmund is 1969 km. The road distance is 2624 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Athens to Dortmund?

The cheapest way to get from Athens to Dortmund is to bus which costs 85€ - 120€ and takes 2 days 10 h.

What is the fastest way to get from Athens to Dortmund?

The quickest way to get from Athens to Dortmund is to fly and train which takes 7 h 13 min and costs 100€ - 290€.

Is there a direct bus between Athens and Dortmund?

No, there is no direct bus from Athens to Dortmund. However, there are services departing from Athens and arriving at Dortmund via Rajka and Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 34 h 28 min.

How long does it take to get from Athens to Dortmund?

It takes approximately 7 h 13 min to get from Athens to Dortmund, including transfers.