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There are 9 ways to get from Athens to Frankfurt am Main by plane, train, bus, car ferry or car

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Fly to Frankfurt  •  6h 8m

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

$106 - $356

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Fly to Stuttgart, train  •  7h 55m

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

$137 - $281

Train, bus  •  29h 8m

  1. Take the train from Athens to Thessaloniki
  2. Take the bus from Thessaloniki to Bratislava
  3. Take the train from Kittsee to Wien Hbf Rex
  4. Take the train from Wien Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf Ice

$217 - $355

Bus, train  •  32h 17m

  1. Take the bus from Athens to Budapest
  2. Take the train from Kelenföld to Wien Hbf Rj / ...
  3. Take the train from Wien Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf Ice

$251 - $348

Bus Panonija Bus  •  39h 45m

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

$182 - $202

Bus Korona Travel  •  46h 20m

  1. Take the bus from Athens to Praha
  2. Take the bus from Praha ÚAN Florenc to Frankfurt RegioJet

$149 - $174

Bus, car ferry, train  •  46h 46m

  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  •  25h 2m

  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  •  23h 23m

  1. Drive from Athens to Frankfurt am Main 1492.5 miles

$350 - $550

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The cheapest way to get from Athens to Frankfurt am Main is to bus which costs 120€ - 160€ and takes 46h 20m.

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The quickest way to get from Athens to Frankfurt am Main is to fly which costs 90€ - 310€ and takes 6h 8m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Athens to Frankfurt am Main. However, there are services departing from Athens and arriving at Frankfurt via Beograd. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 39h 45m.

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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 29h 8m and costs 180€ - 310€.

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It takes approximately 6h 8m to get from Athens to Frankfurt am Main, including transfers.

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Athens to Frankfurt am Main bus services, operated by Crazy Holidays, depart from Athens station.

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The best way to get from Athens to Frankfurt am Main is to fly which takes 6h 8m and costs 90€ - 310€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 150€ - 180€ and takes 39h 45m.

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

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Athens to Frankfurt am Main bus services, operated by Panonija Bus, arrive at Frankfurt station.

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Map of how to get from Athens to Frankfurt am Main.
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  • Distance: 1125 miles
  • Duration: 6h 8m

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

Lufthansa, Aegean Airlines and 11 other airlines fly from Athens to Frankfurt am Main hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Athens to Frankfurt am Main via Beograd in around 39h 45m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Athens to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 1m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Flights from Athens to Frankfurt via Munich
Ave. Duration
5h 8m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Flights from Athens to Stuttgart via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $500
Flights from Athens to Stuttgart via Zurich
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $550
Aegean Airlines
Website
aegeanair.com
Flights from Athens to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 1m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Flights from Athens to Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from Athens to Stuttgart via Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Air Serbia
Website
airserbia.com
Flights from Athens to Frankfurt via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Flights from Athens to Frankfurt via Rome
Ave. Duration
6h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,300
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Athens to Frankfurt via Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$290 - $1,300
Flights from Athens to Frankfurt via Rome
Ave. Duration
6h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,300
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Athens to Frankfurt via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $950
Flights from Athens to Stuttgart via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $500
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Athens to Frankfurt via Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
6h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Flights from Athens to Stuttgart via Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $650
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Athens to Frankfurt via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
6h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Flights from Athens to Stuttgart via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
6h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $750
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Athens to Stuttgart via Zurich
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $550
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Athens to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $550
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Athens to Frankfurt via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
6h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $950
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Athens to Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $650
Ellinair
Website
en.ellinair.com
Flights from Athens to Stuttgart via Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$90 - $460
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
1h 28m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
bahn.de
Train from Kelenföld to Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 26m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
bahn.de
Train from München Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 14m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$80 - $120
Website
bahn.de
Greek Railways (OSE)
Website
trainose.gr
Train from Athens to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
5h 23m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$24 - $70
Website
trainose.gr
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2nd Class Ticket
$24 - $35
1st Class Ticket
$35 - $45
InterCity 2nd Class Ticket
$45 - $55
InterCity 1st Class Ticket
$60 - $70
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 Kittsee to Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
53m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$12 - $20
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Train from Wien Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
6h 21m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$120 - $180
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Train from Kufstein to München Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
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
6h 57m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $100
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Bus operators
Simeonidis Tours
Siamos Tours
Phone
0030 2108219900
Email
vsiamos@otenet.gr
Website
siamostours.gr
Bus from Athens to Budapest
Ave. Duration
21h 8m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$75 - $90
Schedules at
siamostours.gr
Crazy Holidays
Phone
2310-241545
Website
crazyholidays.gr
Bus from Athens to Beograd
Ave. Duration
16h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Schedules at
crazyholidays.gr
Panonija Bus
Website
panonijabus.com
Bus from Beograd to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
22h 45m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$126
Schedules at
panonijabus.com
Book at
panonijabus.com
Korona Travel
Phone
210.92.33.33
Email
info@koronatravel.gr
Website
koronatravel.gr
Bus from Athens to Praha
Ave. Duration
33h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$104
Schedules at
koronatravel.gr
Eurolines CZ
Email
info@eurolines.cz
Website
elines.cz
Bus from Praha ÚAN Florenc to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
12h 20m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Schedules at
elines.cz
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Bus from Prague, ÚAN Florenc to Frankfurt am Main, Mannheimer Str. Area B
Ave. Duration
6h 55m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Website
regiojet.com
KTEL Achaias
Phone
2610 623 888
Website
ktelachaias.gr
Bus from Athens to Patras
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
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
31h 1m
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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Frankfurt am Main is 1h behind Athens. It is currently 1:21 PM in Athens and 12:21 PM in Frankfurt am Main.

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

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Aegean Airlines, Ryanair, Austrian Airlines and six other airlines offer flights from Athens Airport to Frankfurt Airport.

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There are 701+ hotels available in Frankfurt am Main. Prices start at $55 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Athens to Athens Airport is to subway which takes 42m and costs 9€.

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