There are 9 ways to get from Athens to Hamburg by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly to Hamburg  •  6 h 19 min

  1. Fly from Athens (ATH) to Hamburg (HAM) ATH - HAM

$82 - $324

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Fly to Bremen, train  •  8 h 14 min

  1. Fly from Athens (ATH) to Bremen (BRE) ATH - BRE
  2. Take the train from Bremen Hbf to Hamburg Dammtor

$133 - $348

Train, bus  •  30 h 36 min

  1. Take the train from Athens to Thessaloniki
  2. Take the bus from Thessaloniki to Brno
  3. Take the train from Brno hl.n. to Praha hl.n. Rj / ...
  4. Take the train from Praha hl.n. to Berlin Hbf (tief) Ec
  5. Take the train from Berlin Hbf (tief) to Hamburg Hbf Ice

$209 - $309

Bus Siamos Tours, train  •  36 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from Athens to Budapest
  2. Take the train from Budapest-Nyugati to Hamburg Hbf Ec

$321 - $443

Bus Crazy Holidays, train  •  38 h 29 min

  1. Take the bus from Athens to Budapest Népliget
  2. Take the train from Budapest-Nyugati to Hamburg Hbf Ec

$300 - $430

Bus Panonija Bus  •  40 h 18 min

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

$192 - $212

Bus Korona Travel  •  44 h 39 min

  1. Take the bus from Athens to Praha
  2. Take the bus from Prague, Prague ÚAN Florenc to Hamburg 105 / ...

$152 - $184

Drive, train  •  27 h 40 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 Hamburg Hbf Ice

$401 - $655

Drive  •  25 h 23 min

  1. Drive from Athens to Hamburg 1655 miles

$390 - $600

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The cheapest way to get from Athens to Hamburg is to fly which costs 70€ - 280€ and takes 6 h 19 min.

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The quickest way to get from Athens to Hamburg is to fly which costs 70€ - 280€ and takes 6 h 19 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Athens to Hamburg. However, there are services departing from Athens and arriving at Hamburg via Beograd. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 40 h 18 min.

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The distance between Athens and Hamburg is 2026 km. The road distance is 2648 km.

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The best way to get from Athens to Hamburg without a car is to train and bus which takes 30 h 36 min and costs 170€ - 270€.

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It takes approximately 6 h 19 min to get from Athens to Hamburg, including transfers.

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Athens to Hamburg bus services, operated by Crazy Holidays, depart from Athens station.

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The best way to get from Athens to Hamburg is to fly which takes 6 h 19 min and costs 70€ - 280€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 160€ - 190€ and takes 40 h 18 min.

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The quickest flight from Athens Airport to Hamburg Airport is the direct flight which takes 3 h 15 min.

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Athens to Hamburg bus services, operated by Panonija Bus, arrive at Hamburg station.

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Map of how to get from Athens to Hamburg.
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  • Distance: 1266.2 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 19 min

What companies run services between Athens, Greece and Hamburg, Germany?

Aegean Airlines, Eurowings and 11 other airlines fly from Athens to Hamburg hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Athens to Hamburg via Beograd in around 40 h 18 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Athens to Hamburg via Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Flights from Athens to Hamburg via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 23 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Flights from Athens to Hamburg via Zurich
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $900
Flights from Athens to Bremen via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $900
Flights from Athens to Bremen via Munich
Ave. Duration
6 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $900
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Athens to Hamburg via Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$170 - $1,300
Flights from Athens to Hamburg via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $1,300
Flights from Athens to Bremen via Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$340 - $1,100
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Athens to Hamburg via Zurich
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $900
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Athens to Hamburg via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$180 - $1,500
Flights from Athens to Bremen via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
7 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $800
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Athens to Hamburg via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $1,100
Flights from Athens to Bremen via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $850
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Athens to Bremen via Istanbul
Ave. Duration
6 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $600
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Athens to Bremen via Milan Bergamo
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$65 - $280
Flights from Athens to Bremen via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $320
Aegean Airlines
Website
aegeanair.com
Flights from Athens to Hamburg
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$130 - $900
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Athens to Hamburg via Vienna
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,000
Air Serbia
Website
airserbia.com
Flights from Athens to Hamburg via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
$110 - $700
Germania
Website
flygermania.com
Flights from Athens to Bremen
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$75 - $380
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 Bremen Hbf to Hamburg Dammtor
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
bahn.de
Train from Berlin Hbf (tief) to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 42 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $90
Website
bahn.de
Train from Budapest-Nyugati to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
13 h 34 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$240 - $350
Website
bahn.de
Train from München Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$70 - $170
Website
bahn.de
Second Class
$70 - $170
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
Czech Railways (ČD)
Phone
+420 221 111 122
Email
info@cd.cz
Website
cd.cz
Train from Brno hl.n. to Praha hl.n.
Ave. Duration
2 h 29 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $16
Website
cd.cz
Train from Praha hl.n. to Berlin Hbf (tief)
Ave. Duration
4 h 8 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Website
cd.cz
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.sk
Train from Brno hlavní nádraží to Praha hlavní nádraží
Ave. Duration
2 h 33 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Schedules at
regiojet.sk
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
Bus operators
Simeonidis Tours
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
$80 - $95
Schedules at
siamostours.gr
Crazy Holidays
Phone
2310-241545
Website
crazyholidays.gr
Bus from Athens to Budapest Népliget
Ave. Duration
23 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Schedules at
crazyholidays.gr
Bus from Athens to Beograd
Ave. Duration
16 h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Schedules at
crazyholidays.gr
Panonija Bus
Website
panonijabus.com
Bus from Beograd to Hamburg
Ave. Duration
23 h 18 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$135
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
33 h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$106
Schedules at
koronatravel.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 Prague, Prague ÚAN Florenc to Hamburg
Ave. Duration
10 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $75
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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Hamburg is 1 h behind Athens. It is currently 6:50 AM in Athens and 5:50 AM in Hamburg.

Yes, the driving distance between Athens to Hamburg is 2648 km. It takes approximately 25 h 23 min to drive from Athens to Hamburg.

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Aegean Airlines, Austrian Airlines, Air Serbia and five other airlines offer flights from Athens Airport to Hamburg Airport.

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There are 684+ hotels available in Hamburg. Prices start at $58 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 9€.

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