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There are 13 ways to get from Athens to Dortmund by plane, train, bus, car ferry or car

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Fly to Dusseldorf, train  •  7 h 22 min

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

$97 - $343

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Fly to Dortmund  •  8 h 27 min

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

$170 - $510

Fly to Cologne Bonn, train  •  7 h 54 min

  1. Fly from Athens (ATH) to Cologne Bonn (CGN) ATH - CGN
  2. Take the train from Köln Messe/Deutz Gl.11-12 to Dortmund Hbf

$109 - $353

Fly to Frankfurt, train  •  8 h 17 min

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

$155 - $425

Fly to Paderborn, train  •  9 h 31 min

  1. Fly from Athens (ATH) to Paderborn (PAD) ATH - PAD
  2. Take the train from Paderborn Hbf to Dortmund Hbf

$198 - $590

Fly to Eindhoven, train  •  10 h 11 min

  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
  4. Take the train from Düsseldorf Hbf to Dortmund Hbf

$122 - $435

Train, bus  •  30 h 46 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 Dortmund Hbf Ice

$281 - $425

Bus, train  •  35 h 36 min

  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 Dortmund Hbf Ice

$351 - $478

Bus Nasir Tours  •  42 h

  1. Take the bus from Athens Pedion Areos to Thessaloniki Monastiriou
  2. Take the bus from Thessaloniki Büro Simeonidis to Skopje Zob
  3. Take the bus from Skopje to Dortmund

$178 - $240

Bus Panonija Bus  •  44 h 28 min

  1. Take the bus from Athens to Beograd
  2. Take the bus from Beograd to Dortmund

$182 - $202

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 Santa Lucia to München Hbf Ec
  4. Take the train from München Hbf to Dortmund Hbf Ice

$303 - $646

Drive, train  •  29 h 41 min

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

$430 - $636

Drive  •  25 h 11 min

  1. Drive from Athens to Dortmund 1639.9 miles

$390 - $600

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The cheapest way to get from Athens to Dortmund is to fly and train which costs 80€ - 300€ and takes 7 h 22 min.

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The quickest way to get from Athens to Dortmund is to fly and train which costs 80€ - 300€ and takes 7 h 22 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Athens to Dortmund. However, there are services departing from Athens Pedion Areos and arriving at Dortmund via Thessaloniki Büro Simeonidis and Skopje. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 42 h.

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The distance between Athens and Dortmund is 1969 km. The road distance is 2623.8 km.

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The best way to get from Athens to Dortmund without a car is to train and bus which takes 30 h 46 min and costs 240€ - 370€.

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It takes approximately 7 h 22 min to get from Athens to Dortmund, including transfers.

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Athens to Dortmund bus services, operated by KTEL Thessalonikis, depart from Athens Pedion Areos station.

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The best way to get from Athens to Dortmund is to fly which takes 8 h 27 min and costs 140€ - 450€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 150€ - 210€ and takes 42 h.

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

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Athens to Dortmund bus services, operated by Nasir Tours, arrive at Dortmund station.

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Map of how to get from Athens to Dortmund.
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  • Distance: 1230.5 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 22 min

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

Ryanair, Wizz Air and six other airlines fly from Athens to Dortmund every 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Athens to Dortmund via Thessaloniki Monastiriou, Thessaloniki Büro Simeonidis, Skopje Zob, and Skopje in around 42 h.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Athens to Dusseldorf via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $800
Flights from Athens to Dusseldorf via Zurich
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $800
Flights from Athens to Dusseldorf via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $800
Flights from Athens to Dortmund via Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $950
Flights from Athens to Cologne Bonn via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
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 48 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Flights from Athens to Paderborn via Munich
Ave. Duration
6 h 7 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$240 - $950
Flights from Athens to Paderborn via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$240 - $950
Flights from Athens to Paderborn via Munich, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
9 h 55 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Athens to Dortmund via Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
6 h 17 min
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $320
Flights from Athens to Cologne Bonn via Rome Ciampino
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $220
Flights from Athens to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $550
Flights from Athens to Eindhoven
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$60 - $280
Flights from Athens to Eindhoven via Bologna
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $290
Flights from Athens to Eindhoven via Rome Ciampino
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $290
Flights from Athens to Eindhoven via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
7 h 25 min
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$80 - $320
Aegean Airlines
Website
aegeanair.com
Flights from Athens to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 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 20 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Flights from Athens to Dusseldorf via Rome
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,200
Flights from Athens to Frankfurt via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Flights from Athens to Frankfurt via Rome
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,300
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Athens to Dusseldorf via Zurich
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $800
Flights from Athens to Cologne Bonn via Zurich
Ave. Duration
5 h 2 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $650
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 via Vienna
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 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
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Athens to Dusseldorf via Rome
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,200
Flights from Athens to Frankfurt via Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$290 - $1,300
Flights from Athens to Frankfurt via Rome
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,300
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 25 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$95 - $650
Flights from Athens to Cologne Bonn
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $1,800
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Athens to Dusseldorf via Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $750
Flights from Athens to Cologne Bonn via Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $750
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Athens to Dusseldorf via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$160 - $750
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Athens to Dusseldorf via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Athens to Dortmund via Katowice
Ave. Duration
7 h 20 min
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $320
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Athens to Cologne Bonn via Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $550
Pegasus Airlines
Website
flypgs.com
Flights from Athens to Cologne Bonn via Sabiha Gokcen
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Adria Airways
Website
adria.si
Flights from Athens to Paderborn via Zurich
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $900
Transavia Holland
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Athens to Eindhoven
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$120 - $430
Train operators
Bahn DE
Website
bahn.de
Train from Düsseldorf Hbf to Dortmund Hbf
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$24 - $28
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.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Düsseldorf Hbf to Dortmund Hbf
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Website
bahn.de
Train from Köln Messe/Deutz Gl.11-12 to Dortmund Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$29 - $45
Website
bahn.de
Train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Dortmund Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 12 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $85
Website
bahn.de
Train from Paderborn Hbf to Dortmund Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Website
bahn.de
Train from Würzburg Hbf to Dortmund Hbf
Ave. Duration
3 h 34 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$80 - $120
Website
bahn.de
Train from Kelenföld to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
Ave. Duration
10 h 28 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$210 - $300
Website
bahn.de
Train from München Hbf to Dortmund Hbf
Ave. Duration
5 h 53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$130 - $200
Website
bahn.de
Eurobahn
Phone
0180 6 9 27 37 27
Email
info@eurobahn.de
Website
eurobahn.de
Train from Düsseldorf Hauptbahnhof to Dortmund Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Website
eurobahn.de
Train from Venlo to Dusseldorf Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Website
eurobahn.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
39 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $17
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
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
Railways of Slovak Republic (ZSSK)
Website
zssk.sk
Train from Bratislava-Petrzalka to Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$12 - $20
Website
slovakrail.sk
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
$95 - $150
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Train from Villach Hbf to Dortmund Hbf
Ave. Duration
12 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$170 - $260
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
Phone
+30-2310540970
Email
info@simeonidistours.gr
Website
simeonidistours.gr
Bus from Thessaloniki to Bratislava
Ave. Duration
12 h 27 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$60 - $90
Schedules at
simeonidistours.gr
Bus from Thessaloniki Büro Simeonidis to Skopje Zob
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Schedules at
simeonidistours.gr
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
$75 - $90
Schedules at
siamostours.gr
KTEL Thessalonikis
Phone
+30 2310 510835
Email
contact@ktelthes.gr
Website
ktelthes.gr
Bus from Athens Pedion Areos to Thessaloniki Monastiriou
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$45
Schedules at
ktelthes.gr
Nasir Tours
Phone
+389 (0) 42 218 007
Website
nasirtours.de
Bus from Skopje to Dortmund
Ave. Duration
29 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Schedules at
nasirtours.de
Makedonija Soobrakaj AD
Phone
+389(0)2 24 02 388
Email
avtobuska@maksoob.com.mk
Website
ms.mk
Bus from Skopje to Dortmund - Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
2 days 4 h
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$110 - $160
Schedules at
ms.mk
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
Panonija Bus
Website
panonijabus.com
Bus from Beograd to Dortmund
Ave. Duration
27 h 28 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$126
Schedules at
panonijabus.com
Book at
panonijabus.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
$97 - $99
Aircraft-type seats
$118 - $120
2 bed inside cabin
$312 - $313
3 bed outside cabin
$270 - $320

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Dortmund is 1 h behind Athens. It is currently 9:14 AM in Athens and 8:14 AM in Dortmund.

Yes, the driving distance between Athens to Dortmund is 2624 km. It takes approximately 25 h 11 min to drive from Athens to Dortmund.

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

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There are 335+ hotels available in Dortmund. 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 42 min and costs 9€.

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