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There are 6 ways to get from Athens to Dublin by plane, bus, bus and ferry, train, night train, 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  •  7 h 21 min

  1. Fly from Athens (ATH) to Dublin (DUB) ATH - DUB

$95 - $435

5 alternative options

Bus, bus and ferry Matei Unitrans  •  2 days 17 h

  1. Take the bus from Athens to Szeged
  2. Take the bus from Szeged to Arad, Arad 962
  3. Take the bus and ferry from Arad to Dublin

$237 - $272

Bus Radina VIP, bus and ferry  •  2 days 20 h

  1. Take the bus from Athens to Sofia
  2. Take the bus from Sofia to London - Victoria Station
  3. Take the bus and ferry from London Victoria to Dublin 871

$172 - $253

Train, night train, bus and ferry  •  2 days 20 h

  1. Take the train from Athens to Thessaloniki
  2. Take the night train from Thessaloniki to Beograd centar
  3. Take the train from Pancevacki most to Vrsac
  4. Take the train from Stamora Moravita to Timisoara Nord R
  5. Take the bus and ferry from Timisoara to Dublin

$177 - $277

Bus, car ferry, train  •  3 days 1 h

  1. Take the bus from Athens to Patras
  2. Take the car ferry from Patras to Venezia
  3. Take the bus from Venezia People Mover to London Victoria Station
  4. Take the train from London Euston to Holyhead
  5. Take the car ferry from Holyhead to Dublin

$408 - $772

Drive, car ferry  •  2 days 2 h

  1. Drive from Athens to Igoumenitsa
  2. Take the car ferry from Igoumenitsa to Venice
  3. Drive from Venice to Calais
  4. Take the car ferry from Calais to Dover
  5. Drive from Dover to Holyhead
  6. Take the car ferry from Holyhead to Dublin

$483 - $809

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The cheapest way to get from Athens to Dublin is to fly which costs 80€ - 380€ and takes 7 h 21 min.

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The quickest way to get from Athens to Dublin is to fly which costs 80€ - 380€ and takes 7 h 21 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Athens to Dublin. However, there are services departing from Athens and arriving at Dublin via Széchenyi tér, Szeged and Arad. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 days 17 h.

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The distance between Athens and Dublin is 2853 km.

The best way to get from Athens to Dublin without a car is to bus and bus and ferry which takes 2 days 17 h and costs 200€ - 240€.

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It takes approximately 7 h 21 min to get from Athens to Dublin, including transfers.

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Athens to Dublin bus services, operated by FP Travel, depart from Athens station.

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The quickest flight from Athens Airport to Dublin Airport is the direct flight which takes 4 h 15 min.

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Athens to Dublin bus services, operated by Matei Unitrans, arrive at Dublin station.

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Dublin is 2 h behind Athens. It is currently 5:35 PM in Athens and 3:35 PM in Dublin.

Map of how to get from Athens to Dublin.
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  • Distance: 1783.2 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 21 min

What companies run services between Athens, Greece and Dublin, Ireland?

Aegean Airlines, Ryanair and seven other airlines fly from Athens to Dublin hourly.

Airlines
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Athens to Dublin
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $600
Flights from Athens to Dublin via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $600
Flights from Athens to Dublin via Budapest
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $600
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Athens to Dublin via Munich
Ave. Duration
6 h 17 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,100
Flights from Athens to Dublin via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,100
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Athens to Dublin via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,300
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Athens to Dublin via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,000
Aegean Airlines
Website
aegeanair.com
Flights from Athens to Dublin
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday and Friday
Estimated price
$100 - $700
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Athens to Dublin
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Athens to Dublin via Zurich
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,200
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Athens to Dublin via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$130 - $700
Train operators
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
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Second Class
$27 - $40
First Class
$35 - $50
Serbian Railways
Website
srbvoz.rs
Night train from Thessaloniki to Beograd centar
Ave. Duration
14 h 48 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$3 - $55
Schedules at
srbvoz.rs
2nd Class Ticket
$21 - $35
1st Class Ticket
$35 - $55
Train from Pancevacki most to Vrsac
Ave. Duration
1 h 33 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$2 - $7
Schedules at
srbvoz.rs
2nd Class Ticket
$2 - $4
1st Class Ticket
$4 - $7
Romanian Railways (CFR)
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from London Euston to Holyhead
Ave. Duration
3 h 38 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$150 - $240
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$95 - $140
Anytime Day Single
$150 - $240
Bus operators
FP Travel
Website
fptravel.gr
Bus from Athens to Szeged
Ave. Duration
19 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$92
Schedules at
fptravel.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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Szeged to Arad, Arad
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$5 - $10
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Matei Unitrans
Website
mateiunitrans.ro
Bus and ferry from Arad to Dublin
Ave. Duration
42 h 12 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$140 - $170
Schedules at
mateiunitrans.ro
Bus and ferry from Timisoara to Dublin
Ave. Duration
41 h 17 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$140 - $170
Schedules at
mateiunitrans.ro
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
$63 - $68
Schedules at
iliastravel.com
Radina VIP
Phone
+359 879 321 588
Email
radinavip@gmail.com
Website
radinavip.com
Bus from Sofia to London - Victoria Station
Ave. Duration
44 h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$110 - $150
Schedules at
radinavip.com
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus and ferry from London Victoria to Dublin
Ave. Duration
12 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$28 - $35
Website
nationalexpress.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
Irish Ferries
Phone
+353 818 300 400
Email
info@irishferries.com
Website
irishferries.com
Car ferry from Holyhead to Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$38 - $42
Schedules at
irishferries.com
Car
$140 - $170
On Foot
$38 - $42
car
$115
Passenger
$41
Stena Line
Website
stenaline.co.uk
Car ferry from Holyhead to Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $160
Schedules at
stenaline.co.uk
Passenger
$46
Small Car
$155
Minoan Lines
Phone
801 11 75000
Email
reservation@minoan.gr
Website
minoan.gr
Car ferry from Igoumenitsa to Venice
Ave. Duration
21 h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$75 - $220
Schedules at
minoan.gr
Deck
$79
Airplane economy seats
$93
2-berth outside
$180 - $220
3-berth outside shower
$160 - $200

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Aegean Airlines, Aer Lingus, Swiss and five other airlines offer flights from Athens Airport to Dublin Airport.

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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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