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There are 10 ways to get from Athens to Greater Manchester by plane, bus, train, bus and ferry, night bus, car, car ferry or car train

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Fly to Manchester  •  7h 48m

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

$112 - $363

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Fly to Liverpool, bus  •  10h 45m

  1. Fly from Athens (ATH) to Liverpool (LPL) ATH - LPL
  2. Take the bus from Liverpool Airport to Manchester Sackville Street

$174 - $1,327

Fly to Leeds Bradford, train  •  11h 26m

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

$151 - $480

Bus, bus and ferry Balkan Horn  •  2 days 3h

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

$262 - $269

Bus, night bus  •  2 days 8h

  1. Take the bus from Athens to Sofia
  2. Take the bus from Sofia to London
  3. Take the night bus from Belgravia, Victoria Coach Station to Manchester City Centre, Victoria

$398 - $503

Bus, train  •  2 days 15h

  1. Take the bus from Athens to Kosice
  2. Take the bus from Košice to Sheffield Brown Street
  3. Take the train from Sheffield to Manchester Oxford Road

$245 - $299

Train, bus and ferry  •  2 days 16h

  1. Take the train from Athens to Thessaloniki
  2. Take the train from Thessaloniki to Skopje 334
  3. Take the train from Skopje to Belgrade
  4. Take the train from Beograd central to Vrsac
  5. Take the train from Stamora Moravita to Timisoara Nord R
  6. Take the bus and ferry from Timisoara to Lymm

$262 - $455

Bus, bus and ferry Transmarian  •  2 days 21h

  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  •  45h 2m

  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

$430 - $737

Drive, train, Eurotunnel  •  35h 56m

  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-Fréthun to Folkestone
  7. Drive from Folkestone to Greater Manchester

$777 - $1,048

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The cheapest way to get from Athens to Greater Manchester is to fly which costs 95€ - 320€ and takes 7h 48m.

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The quickest way to get from Athens to Greater Manchester is to fly which costs 95€ - 320€ and takes 7h 48m.

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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 via Sofia, London Victoria Coach Station and Piccadilly Gardens. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 days 3h.

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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 bus and ferry which takes 2 days 3h and costs 225€ - 235€.

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It takes approximately 7h 48m 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 quickest flight from Athens Airport to Manchester Airport is the direct flight which takes 4h 5m.

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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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Greater Manchester is 2h behind Athens. It is currently 7:51 PM in Athens and 5:51 PM in Greater Manchester.

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  • Distance: 1639.3 miles
  • Duration: 7h 48m

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

Aegean Airlines, easyJet and 11 other airlines fly from Athens to Greater Manchester hourly.

Airlines
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Athens to Manchester via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $310
Flights from Athens to Manchester via Bologna
Ave. Duration
6h 35m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$180 - $310
Flights from Athens to Liverpool via Dublin
Ave. Duration
8h 15m
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $420
Flights from Athens to Liverpool via Vilnius
Ave. Duration
8h 20m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$120 - $470
Flights from Athens to Liverpool via Sofia
Ave. Duration
11h 55m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$100 - $400
Flights from Athens to Leeds Bradford via Wroclaw
Ave. Duration
6h 25m
When
Friday
Estimated price
$80 - $330
Flights from Athens to Leeds Bradford via Warsaw Modlin
Ave. Duration
10h 30m
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $350
Flights from Athens to Leeds Bradford via Krakow
Ave. Duration
10h 55m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$85 - $340
Flights from Athens to Leeds Bradford via Dublin
Ave. Duration
11h 5m
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $350
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Athens to Manchester
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $900
Flights from Athens to Liverpool via Geneva
Ave. Duration
6h 32m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $950
Flights from Athens to Liverpool via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
6h 20m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $700
Flights from Athens to Liverpool via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
6h 47m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $800
Flights from Athens to Liverpool via Rhodes
Ave. Duration
7h 5m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$170 - $950
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Athens to Manchester via Munich
Ave. Duration
6h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $850
Flights from Athens to Manchester via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $850
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Athens to Manchester via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
6h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $900
Flights from Athens to Leeds Bradford via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
11h 10m
When
Monday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$150 - $900
Aegean Airlines
Website
aegeanair.com
Flights from Athens to Manchester
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,000
Flights from Athens to Manchester via Brussels
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $850
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Athens to Manchester via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
6h 40m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $1,200
Flights from Athens to Leeds Bradford via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
6h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,200
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Athens to Manchester via Dublin
Ave. Duration
7h 35m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$230 - $900
Flights from Athens to Leeds Bradford via Dublin
Ave. Duration
7h 50m
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$160 - $900
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Athens to Liverpool via Rome
Ave. Duration
8h 25m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $360
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Athens to Manchester via Brussels
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $850
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Athens to Manchester via Zurich
Ave. Duration
6h 5m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $850
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Athens to Manchester via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
6h 15m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $750
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Athens to Manchester via Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
7h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,500
Blue Air
Website
blueairweb.com
Flights from Athens to Liverpool via Rome
Ave. Duration
7h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $360
Train operators
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
58m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $25
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$9 - $14
Off-Peak Day Single
$16 - $24
Anytime Day Single
$18 - $25
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from Sheffield to Manchester Oxford Road
Ave. Duration
59m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $29
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$9 - $14
Off-Peak Single
$19 - $30
Anytime Day Single
$20 - $29
Anytime Single
$28 - $40
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
Macedonian Railways (MZ)
Phone
+389 (2) 3 164 255
Website
mzt.mk
Train from Thessaloniki to Skopje
Ave. Duration
4h 38m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16 - $55
mzt.mk
mzt.mk
Train from Skopje to Belgrade
Ave. Duration
9h 27m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $100
mzt.mk
mzt.mk
Serbian Railways
Website
srbvoz.rs
Train from Beograd central to Vrsac
Ave. Duration
1h 47m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$2 - $7
Schedules at
srbvoz.rs
2nd Class Ticket
$2 - $4
1st Class Ticket
$4 - $7
Romanian Railways (CFR)
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.

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Website
oebb.at
Train from Kufstein to München Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$24 - $35
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
2h 17m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
bahn.de
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Paris Est
Ave. Duration
3h 11m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$110 - $170
Website
bahn.de
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from München Hbf to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 16m
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
3h 11m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$110 - $130
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$110 - $130
1st Class
$150 - $220
Train from Paris Nord to Calais-Fréthun
Ave. Duration
1h 37m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$65 - $75
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$65 - $75
1st Class
$90 - $130
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Calais-Fréthun to Folkestone
Ave. Duration
25m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$171
Website
eurotunnel.com
Bus operators
TerraVision UK
Website
terravision.eu
Bus from Liverpool Airport to Manchester Sackville Street
Ave. Duration
54m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $12
Schedules at
terravision.eu
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
11h 20m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$76
Schedules at
tourist-service.com
Balkan Horn
Phone
+44 74 71405777
Email
office@balkanhorn.com
Website
balkanhorn.com
Bus and ferry from Sofia to London Victoria Station
Ave. Duration
33h 14m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$165
Schedules at
balkanhorn.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 from London Victoria Coach Station to Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$18 - $23
Website
National Express
Georg
Phone
+ 359/38/66 34 04
Email
georg_ltd@abv.bg
Website
georg-bg.com
Bus from Sofia to London
Ave. Duration
38h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$290 - $370
Schedules at
georg-bg.com
Siamos Tours
Phone
0030 2108219900
Email
vsiamos@otenet.gr
Website
siamostours.gr
Bus from Athens to Kosice
Ave. Duration
25h 48m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$90 - $110
Schedules at
siamostours.gr
SAD Presov, A.S
Phone
+421 900 211 153
Email
sadpo@sad-po.sk
Website
sad-po.sk
Bus from Košice to Sheffield Brown Street
Ave. Duration
34h 2m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$130 - $160
Schedules at
sad-po.sk
Crazy Holidays
Phone
2310-241545
Website
crazyholidays.gr
Bus from Athens to Szeged
Ave. Duration
21h 30m
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
42h 52m
Frequency
3 times a week
Schedules at
transmarian.ro
Ferry operators

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