There are 10 ways to get from Athens to Frankfurt am Main 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.

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Fly to Frankfurt  •  6 h 9 min

  1. Fly from Athens (ATH) to Frankfurt (FRA) ATH - FRA

$106 - $356

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Bus Crazy Holidays  •  2 days 5 h

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

$96 - $137

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Fly to Stuttgart, train  •  7 h 55 min

  1. Fly from Athens (ATH) to Stuttgart (STR) ATH - STR
  2. Take the train from Stuttgart Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf

$137 - $281

Fly to Nuremberg, train  •  8 h 20 min

  1. Fly from Athens (ATH) to Nuremberg (NUE) ATH - NUE
  2. Take the train from Nürnberg Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf

$142 - $383

Train, bus  •  28 h 1 min

  1. Take the train from Athens to Thessaloniki
  2. Take the bus from Thessaloniki to Bratislava
  3. Take the bus from Bratislava, Autobusová stanica Nivy to Vienna, Schwechat Airport Bbf.
  4. Take the train from Wien Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf Ice

$215 - $321

Bus, train  •  32 h 7 min

  1. Take the bus from Athens to Budapest
  2. Take the train from Budapest-Ferencváros to Wien Hbf D
  3. Take the train from Wien Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf Ice

$250 - $346

Bus Siamos Tours  •  36 h 8 min

  1. Take the bus from Athens to Budapest
  2. Take the bus from Budapest, Budapest Népliget to Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station N161

$134 - $185

Bus, car ferry, train  •  46 h 49 min

  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 Frankfurt(Main)Hbf Ice

$253 - $566

Drive, train  •  25 h 4 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 Frankfurt(Main)Hbf Ice

$409 - $595

Drive  •  23 h 23 min

  1. Drive from Athens to Frankfurt am Main 1492.5 miles

$350 - $550

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No, there is no direct bus from Athens to Frankfurt am Main station. However, there are services departing from Athens and arriving at Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station via Budapest, Budapest Népliget. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 36 h 8 min.

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The distance between Athens and Frankfurt am Main is 1800 km. The road distance is 2388 km.

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The best way to get from Athens to Frankfurt am Main without a car is to train and bus which takes 28 h 1 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 6 h 9 min to get from Athens to Frankfurt am Main, including transfers.

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Athens to Frankfurt am Main bus services, operated by Siamos Tours, depart from Athens station.

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The best way to get from Athens to Frankfurt am Main is to fly which takes 6 h 9 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 36 h 8 min.

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The quickest flight from Athens Airport to Frankfurt Airport is the direct flight which takes 3 h.

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Athens to Frankfurt am Main bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station.

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Frankfurt am Main is 1 h behind Athens. It is currently 6:17 PM in Athens and 5:17 PM in Frankfurt am Main.

Yes, the driving distance between Athens to Frankfurt am Main is 2388 km. It takes approximately 23 h 23 min to drive from Athens to Frankfurt am Main.

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  • Distance: 1125 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 9 min

What companies run services between Athens, Greece and Frankfurt am Main, Germany?

Lufthansa, Aegean Airlines and 13 other airlines fly from Athens to Frankfurt am Main hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Athens to Frankfurt am Main via Budapest and Budapest, Budapest Népliget in around 36 h 8 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
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
Flights from Athens to Stuttgart via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $500
Flights from Athens to Stuttgart via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $500
Flights from Athens to Stuttgart via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $550
Flights from Athens to Nuremberg via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $600
Flights from Athens to Nuremberg via Zurich
Ave. Duration
5 h 32 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $800
Flights from Athens to Nuremberg via Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$220 - $600
Aegean Airlines
Website
aegeanair.com
Flights from Athens to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Flights from Athens to Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Athens to Frankfurt via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $950
Flights from Athens to Stuttgart via Vienna
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $500
Air Serbia
Website
airserbia.com
Flights from Athens to Frankfurt via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Flights from Athens to Stuttgart via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
5 h 12 min
When
Monday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $500
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
Flights from Athens to Stuttgart via Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $850
Flights from Athens to Stuttgart via Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $850
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Athens to Frankfurt via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $950
Flights from Athens to Stuttgart via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $750
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Athens to Stuttgart via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $550
Flights from Athens to Nuremberg via Zurich
Ave. Duration
5 h 32 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $800
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Athens to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $550
Flights from Athens to Nuremberg via Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $230
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Athens to Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$120 - $650
Flights from Athens to Nuremberg via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$160 - $410
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Athens to Stuttgart via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $750
Flights from Athens to Nuremberg via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $700
Germania
Website
flygermania.com
Flights from Athens to Nuremberg
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$120 - $350
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Athens to Nuremberg via Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $600
Pegasus Airlines
Website
flypgs.com
Flights from Athens to Nuremberg via Sabiha Gokcen
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Tuesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $340
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 Stuttgart Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
bahn.de
Train from Nürnberg Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 4 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
bahn.de
Train from Budapest-Ferencváros to Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 32 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
bahn.de
Train from München Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
3 h 14 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$80 - $120
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
$27 - $40
Website
trainose.gr
Book at
Raileurope.com
Second Class
$27 - $40
First Class
$35 - $50
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 Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
6 h 21 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$120 - $180
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Train from Kufstein to München Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$24 - $35
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
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Bus from Bratislava, Autobusová stanica Nivy to Vienna, Schwechat Airport Bbf.
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Website
regiojet.com
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 - $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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Budapest, Budapest Népliget to Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station
Ave. Duration
14 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$55 - $95
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
$22 - $26
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
$45
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 Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
46 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
$95 - $320
Schedules at
superfast.com
Deck
$98 - $99
Aircraft-type seats
$118 - $120
2 bed inside cabin
$311 - $314
3 bed outside cabin
$270 - $320

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Aegean Airlines, Ryanair, Air Serbia and four other airlines offer flights from Athens Airport to Frankfurt Airport.

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There are 676+ hotels available in Frankfurt am Main. 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 .

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