There are 10 ways to get from Athens to Greater Manchester by plane, train, bus, bus and ferry, car, car ferry 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 Manchester  •  7 h 32 min

  1. Fly from Athens (ATH) to Manchester (MAN) ATH - MAN

$112 - $361

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Fly to Liverpool, train  •  10 h 28 min

  1. Fly from Athens (ATH) to Liverpool (LPL) ATH - LPL
  2. Take the train from Liverpool South Parkway to Manchester Oxford Road

$172 - $1,336

Fly to Leeds Bradford, train  •  10 h 38 min

  1. Fly from Athens (ATH) to Leeds Bradford (LBA) ATH - LBA
  2. Take the train from Leeds to Manchester Oxford Road

$156 - $484

Bus, train  •  2 days 6 h

  1. Take the bus from Athens to Sofia
  2. Take the bus from Sofia to Rotterdam
  3. Take the train from Rotterdam Centraal to London St. Pancras International
  4. Take the train from London Euston to Manchester Piccadilly

$515 - $850

Train, bus via Marseille Saint-Charles  •  2 days 6 h

  1. Take the train from Athens to Thessaloniki
  2. Take the bus from Thessaloniki Monastiriou to Sofia Zentral Omnibus Bahnhof
  3. Take the bus from Sofia to Marseille
  4. Take the train from Marseille Saint-Charles to London St. Pancras International
  5. Take the train from London Euston to Manchester Piccadilly

$542 - $1,167

Bus  •  2 days 8 h

  1. Take the bus from Athens to Sofia
  2. Take the bus from Sofia to London
  3. Take the bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St

$398 - $484

Train, bus BG Razpisanie  •  2 days 11 h

  1. Take the train from Athens to Thessaloniki
  2. Take the bus from Thessaloniki Monastiriou to Sofia Zentral Omnibus Bahnhof
  3. Take the bus from Sofia to London Victoria
  4. Take the train from London Euston to Manchester Piccadilly

$266 - $391

Bus, bus and ferry  •  2 days 21 h

  1. Take the bus from Athens to Szeged
  2. Take the bus from Szeged to Nădlac 581
  3. Take the bus and ferry from Nădlac to Manchester

Drive, car ferry  •  45 h 2 min

  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 Greater Manchester

$436 - $747

Drive, train, Eurotunnel  •  36 h 5 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 Greater Manchester

$796 - $1,074

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Athens to Greater Manchester is to fly which costs 95€ - 310€ and takes 7 h 32 min.

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The quickest way to get from Athens to Greater Manchester is to fly which costs 95€ - 310€ and takes 7 h 32 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Athens to Greater Manchester. However, there are services departing from Athens and arriving at Moss Side, Horton Rd (House 52) via Sofia, London Victoria Coach Station and Manchester City Centre, Major St (Building 101). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 days 8 h.

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The distance between Athens and Greater Manchester is 2623 km.

The best way to get from Athens to Greater Manchester without a car is to bus and train which takes 2 days 6 h and costs 440€ - 750€.

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It takes approximately 7 h 32 min to get from Athens to Greater Manchester, including transfers.

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Athens to Greater Manchester bus services, operated by Tourist Service Holding AD, depart from Athens station.

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The best way to get from Athens to Greater Manchester is to fly which takes 7 h 32 min and costs 95€ - 310€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 340€ - 420€ and takes 2 days 8 h.

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The quickest flight from Athens Airport to Manchester Airport is the direct flight which takes 4 h 5 min.

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Athens to Greater Manchester bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St.

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Map of how to get from Athens to Greater Manchester.
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  • Distance: 1639.3 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 32 min

What companies run services between Athens, Greece and Greater Manchester, England?

easyJet, Aegean Airlines and 12 other airlines fly from Athens to Greater Manchester hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Athens to Greater Manchester via Sofia, London, London Victoria Coach Station, Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St, and Manchester City Centre, Major St (Building 101) in around 2 days 8 h.

Airlines
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Athens to Manchester via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$180 - $310
Flights from Athens to Manchester via Milan Bergamo
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$180 - $310
Flights from Athens to Liverpool via Dublin
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $420
Flights from Athens to Liverpool via Nowy Dwor Mazowiecki
Ave. Duration
7 h 45 min
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
$110 - $430
Flights from Athens to Liverpool via Sofia
Ave. Duration
11 h 45 min
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $400
Flights from Athens to Leeds Bradford via Krakow
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Tuesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $340
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Athens to Manchester via Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $850
Flights from Athens to Manchester via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $850
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Athens to Manchester via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $1,200
Flights from Athens to Leeds Bradford via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
6 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,000
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Athens to Manchester
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $900
Flights from Athens to Liverpool via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$300 - $1,300
Flights from Athens to Liverpool via Krakow
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$150 - $850
Flights from Athens to Liverpool via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $700
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Athens to Manchester via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $900
Flights from Athens to Leeds Bradford via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
10 h 55 min
When
Monday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$150 - $900
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Athens to Liverpool via Rome
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $360
Flights from Athens to Leeds Bradford via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Tuesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Jet2.com
Website
jet2.com
Flights from Athens to Leeds Bradford via Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Tuesday and Friday
Estimated price
$80 - $550
Flights from Athens to Leeds Bradford via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$320 - $1,900
Aegean Airlines
Website
aegeanair.com
Flights from Athens to Manchester
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,000
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Athens to Manchester via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,100
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Athens to Manchester via Vienna
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,100
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Athens to Manchester via Zurich
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $850
Train operators
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from Liverpool South Parkway to Manchester Oxford Road
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$6 - $10
Off-Peak Single
$13 - $21
Anytime Day Single
$14 - $20
Anytime Single
$19 - $27
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Leeds to Manchester Oxford Road
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $26
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$9 - $14
Off-Peak Day Single
$16 - $24
Anytime Day Single
$18 - $26
Eurostar
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Website
eurostar.com
Train from Rotterdam Centraal to London St. Pancras International
Ave. Duration
3 h 29 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$85 - $280
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$85 - $280
Premier
$210 - $320
Train from Marseille Saint-Charles to London St. Pancras International
Ave. Duration
7 h 50 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$180 - $650
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$180 - $650
Premier
$460 - $750
Virgin West Coast Trains
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 Kufstein to München Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
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 München Hbf to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 17 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $75
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
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf.com
Train from München Hbf to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 16 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$50 - $60
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$50 - $60
1st Class
$75 - $95
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Paris Est
Ave. Duration
3 h 11 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$110 - $130
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$110 - $130
1st Class
$150 - $230
Train from Paris Nord to Calais-Fréthun
Ave. Duration
1 h 37 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$65 - $75
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$65 - $75
1st Class
$95 - $130
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
$173
Website
eurotunnel.com
Bus operators
Tourist Service Holding AD
Phone
02 981 13 33
Email
outgoing@tourist-service.com
Website
tourist-service.com
Bus from Athens to Sofia
Ave. Duration
11 h 20 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$78
Schedules at
tourist-service.com
Georg
Phone
+ 359/38/66 34 04
Email
georg_ltd@abv.bg
Website
georg-bg.com
Bus from Sofia to Rotterdam
Ave. Duration
34 h 45 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$250 - $320
Schedules at
georg-bg.com
Bus from Thessaloniki to Sofia
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $55
Schedules at
georg-bg.com
Bus from Sofia to Marseille
Ave. Duration
30 h
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$220 - $290
Schedules at
georg-bg.com
Bus from Sofia to London
Ave. Duration
38 h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$300 - $380
Schedules at
georg-bg.com
BG Razpisanie
Website
bgrazpisanie.com
Bus from Sofia to Rotterdam
Ave. Duration
32 h 45 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$90 - $150
Schedules at
bgrazpisanie.com
Bus from Sofia to London Victoria
Ave. Duration
42 h 31 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$120 - $160
Schedules at
bgrazpisanie.com
Union Ivkoni
Phone
02/989 0000
Website
union-ivkoni.com
Bus from Sofia to Rotterdam
Ave. Duration
32 h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$70 - $150
Schedules at
online.union-ivkoni.com
Bus from Thessaloniki station to Sofia
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$11 - $17
Schedules at
online.union-ivkoni.com
Bus from Sofia to Marseille
Ave. Duration
30 h
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$60 - $90
Schedules at
online.union-ivkoni.com
Arda Tur
Phone
0700 20 544
Website
ardatur.bg
Bus from Thessaloniki Monastiriou to Sofia Zentral Omnibus Bahnhof
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$15
Schedules at
ardatur.bg
Ilias Travel
Phone
+359 2831 9192
Email
office@iliastravel.com
Website
iliastravel.com
Bus from Thessaloniki to Sofia
Ave. Duration
5 h 13 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$23 - $25
Schedules at
iliastravel.com
Yubim
Website
yubim.eu
Bus from Sofia to Marseille-St-Charles
Ave. Duration
28 h 49 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$120 - $170
Schedules at
yubim.eu
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 from London Victoria Coach Station to Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$18 - $24
Website
nationalexpress.com
Crazy Holidays
Phone
2310-241545
Website
crazyholidays.gr
Bus from Athens to Szeged
Ave. Duration
21 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Schedules at
crazyholidays.gr
Transmarian
Website
transmarian.ro
Bus and ferry from Nădlac to Manchester
Ave. Duration
42 h 52 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Schedules at
transmarian.ro
Ferry operators

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