There are 9 ways to get from Athens to Edinburgh by plane, train, bus, car ferry, night train, bus and ferry, car or car train

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 to Edinburgh  •  7 h 31 min

  1. Fly from Athens (ATH) to Edinburgh (EDI) ATH - EDI

$104 - $417

8 alternative options

Fly to Glasgow, train  •  9 h 45 min

  1. Fly from Athens (ATH) to Glasgow (GLA) ATH - GLA
  2. Take the train from Glasgow Queen Street to Edinburgh

$123 - $528

Fly to Newcastle, train  •  10 h 34 min

  1. Fly from Athens (ATH) to Newcastle (NCL) ATH - NCL
  2. Take the train from Newcastle to Edinburgh

$168 - $500

Bus, train  •  40 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from Athens to Rajka
  2. Take the train from Hegyeshalom to Stuttgart Hbf Rj
  3. Take the train from Stuttgart Hbf to Paris Est Tgv / ...
  4. Take the train from Paris Nord Eurostar to London St. Pancras International Est
  5. Take the train from London Kings Cross to Edinburgh

$512 - $843

Bus  •  2 days 5 h

  1. Take the bus from Athens to Rajka
  2. Take the bus from Rajka to London Victoria Station 792
  3. Take the bus from London Victoria Station to Edinburgh S9

$324 - $364

Bus, car ferry, nighttrain, train  •  2 days 11 h

  1. Take the bus from Athens to Patras
  2. Take the car ferry from Patras to Venezia
  3. Take the nighttrain from Venezia Santa Lucia to Gare de Lyon
  4. Take the train from Paris Nord Eurostar to London St. Pancras International Est
  5. Take the train from London Kings Cross to Edinburgh

$406 - $871

Bus, bus and ferry, train  •  2 days 18 h

  1. Take the bus from Athens to Sofia
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Sofia to Manchester
  3. Take the train from Manchester Piccadilly to Edinburgh

$239 - $366

Drive, car ferry  •  2 days 0 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 Edinburgh

$470 - $797

Drive, train, Eurotunnel  •  39 h 23 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 Stuttgart Hbf Ice / ...
  4. Take the train from Stuttgart Hbf to Paris Est Tgv / ...
  5. Take the train from Paris Nord to Calais-Fréthun Tgv
  6. Take the Eurotunnel from Calais to Folkestone
  7. Drive from Folkestone to Edinburgh

$830 - $1,128

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Athens to Edinburgh is to fly which costs 85€ - 360€ and takes 7 h 31 min.

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The quickest way to get from Athens to Edinburgh is to fly which costs 85€ - 360€ and takes 7 h 31 min.

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The distance between Athens and Edinburgh is 2823 km.

It takes approximately 7 h 31 min to get from Athens to Edinburgh, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Athens to Edinburgh. However, there are services departing from Athens and arriving at Edinburgh via Rajka and London Victoria Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 days 5 h.

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What companies run services between Athens, Greece and Edinburgh, Scotland?

Aegean Airlines, easyJet and nine other airlines fly from Athens to Edinburgh hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Athens to Edinburgh via Rajka and London Victoria Station in around 2 days 5 h.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Athens to Edinburgh via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
6 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Flights from Athens to Glasgow via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
6 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $1,200
Flights from Athens to Newcastle via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
7 h 23 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $800
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Athens to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$160 - $950
Flights from Athens to Edinburgh via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
7 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $950
Flights from Athens to Glasgow via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $1,200
Flights from Athens to Glasgow via Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$180 - $1,200
Flights from Athens to Glasgow via Geneva
Ave. Duration
7 h 35 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$180 - $1,200
Flights from Athens to Glasgow via Bristol
Ave. Duration
9 h 20 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$180 - $1,200
Flights from Athens to Newcastle via Bristol
Ave. Duration
9 h
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$110 - $650
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Athens to Edinburgh via Poznan
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$100 - $370
Flights from Athens to Edinburgh via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
7 h 20 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $370
Flights from Athens to Glasgow via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $290
Flights from Athens to Glasgow via Charleroi
Ave. Duration
7 h 5 min
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$80 - $290
Flights from Athens to Glasgow via Dublin
Ave. Duration
9 h 30 min
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $290
Flights from Athens to Newcastle via Dublin
Ave. Duration
10 h 5 min
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $330
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Athens to Edinburgh via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
6 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $1,100
Flights from Athens to Glasgow via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
7 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,200
Flights from Athens to Newcastle via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
7 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,100
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Athens to Edinburgh via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,300
Flights from Athens to Newcastle via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,000
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Athens to Edinburgh via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $1,400
Flights from Athens to Glasgow via Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$1,600 - $7,500
Flights from Athens to Glasgow via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
10 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$1,600 - $7,500
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Athens to Edinburgh via Dublin
Ave. Duration
7 h 20 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$240 - $800
Flights from Athens to Glasgow via Dublin
Ave. Duration
9 h 5 min
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,800
Aegean Airlines
Website
aegeanair.com
Flights from Athens to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
$110 - $1,100
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Athens to Edinburgh via Istanbul
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $1,000
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Athens to Newcastle via Brussels
Ave. Duration
8 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,200
Train operators
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Glasgow Queen Street to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $19
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$9 - $14
Anytime Day Single
$14 - $19
LNER
Website
lner.co.uk
Train from Newcastle to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Website
lner.co.uk
2nd Class
$25 - $40
1st Class
$45 - $70
Train from London Kings Cross to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
4 h 14 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $90
Website
lner.co.uk
2nd Class
$60 - $90
1st Class
$110 - $170
Deutsche Bahn
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Hegyeshalom to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
7 h 27 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$150 - $220
Website
bahn.de
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Paris Est
Ave. Duration
3 h 11 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$110 - $170
Website
bahn.de
Train from München Hbf to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 17 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
bahn.de
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
tgv.com
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Paris Est
Ave. Duration
3 h 11 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$110 - $130
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$110 - $130
1st Class
$150 - $230
Train from München Hbf to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 16 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $60
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$50 - $60
1st Class
$75 - $100
Train from Paris Nord to Calais-Fréthun
Ave. Duration
1 h 43 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$65 - $75
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$65 - $75
1st Class
$95 - $130
Eurostar
Thello
Phone
+33 1 83 82 00 00
Website
thello.com
Night train from Venezia Santa Lucia to Gare de Lyon
Ave. Duration
14 h 35 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$150 - $190
Website
thello.com
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Manchester Piccadilly to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
3 h 8 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$90 - $130
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$35 - $50
Off-Peak Day Single
$55 - $85
Anytime Day Single
$90 - $130
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Calais to Folkestone
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$172
Website
eurotunnel.com
Bus operators
Korona Travel
Phone
210.92.33.33
Email
info@koronatravel.gr
Website
koronatravel.gr
Bus from Athens to Rajka
Ave. Duration
18 h 16 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$106
Schedules at
koronatravel.gr
Eurolines HU
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
Union Ivkoni
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
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $70
Schedules at
valeross.com
EAAA
Website
rta.government.bg
Bus and ferry from Sofia to Manchester
Ave. Duration
2 days 1 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$120 - $170
Schedules at
rta.government.bg
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
$99 - $101
Aircraft-type seats
$120 - $122
2 bed inside cabin
$317 - $319
3 bed outside cabin
$270 - $320
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
$80 - $230
Schedules at
minoan.gr
Deck
$81
Airplane economy seats
$95
2-berth outside
$190 - $230
3-berth outside shower
$170 - $210

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