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There are 7 ways to get from Athens to Pécs by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly to Budapest, train  •  9h 40m

  1. Fly from Athens (ATH) to Budapest (BUD) ATH - BUD
  2. Take the train from Szazhalombatta to Pecs

$65 - $297

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Fly to Zagreb, train  •  11h 48m

  1. Fly from Athens (ATH) to Zagreb (ZAG) ATH - ZAG
  2. Take the train from Zagreb Glavni Kolod. to Gyekenyes
  3. Take the train from Gyekenyes to Pecs

$121 - $363

Bus Siamos Tours, train  •  25h 21m

  1. Take the bus from Athens to Budapest
  2. Take the train from Szazhalombatta to Pecs Ic

$89 - $107

Bus Crazy Holidays, train  •  27h 43m

  1. Take the bus from Athens to Budapest Népliget
  2. Take the train from Szazhalombatta to Pecs Ic

$67 - $94

Bus  •  29h 40m

  1. Take the bus from Athens to Budapest Népliget
  2. Take the bus from Budapest to Pécs 1134

$115 - $120

Train  •  35h 10m

  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 Belgrade to Dugo Selo
  5. Take the train from Dugo Selo to Gyekenyes D
  6. Take the train from Gyekenyes to Pecs R

$106 - $274

Drive  •  14h 31m

  1. Drive from Athens to Pécs 860.1 miles

$200 - $300

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The cheapest way to get from Athens to Pécs is to bus and train which costs 55€ - 85€ and takes 27h 43m.

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The quickest way to get from Athens to Pécs is to fly and train which costs 55€ - 260€ and takes 9h 40m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Athens to Pécs. However, there are services departing from Athens and arriving at Pécs via Budapest. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 29h 40m.

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No, there is no direct train from Athens to Pécs. However, there are services departing from Athens and arriving at Pecs via Thessaloniki, Skopje, Belgrade, Dugo Selo and Gyekenyes. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 35h 10m.

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The distance between Athens and Pécs is 1008 km. The road distance is 1376.2 km.

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The best way to get from Athens to Pécs without a car is to bus and train which takes 25h 21m and costs 75€ - 95€.

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It takes approximately 9h 40m to get from Athens to Pécs, including transfers.

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Athens to Pécs bus services, operated by Korona Travel, depart from Athens station.

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Athens to Pécs train services, operated by Greek Railways (OSE), depart from Athens station.

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The best way to get from Athens to Pécs is to bus which takes 29h 40m and costs 99€ - 104€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 90€ - 240€ and takes 35h 10m.

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Map of how to get from Athens to Pécs.
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  • Distance: 629.9 miles
  • Duration: 9h 40m

What companies run services between Athens, Greece and Pécs, Hungary?

You can take a bus from Athens to Pécs via Budapest in around 29h 40m. Alternatively, you can take a train from Athens to Pécs via Thessaloniki, Skopje, Belgrade, Dugo Selo, and Gyekenyes in around 35h 10m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Athens to Budapest via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Friday
Estimated price
$210 - $900
Flights from Athens to Zagreb via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 52m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $600
Aegean Airlines
Website
aegeanair.com
Flights from Athens to Budapest
Ave. Duration
2h
When
Tuesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $370
Flights from Athens to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
When
Monday and Wednesday
Estimated price
$160 - $460
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Athens to Budapest
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $260
Flights from Athens to Budapest via Rome Ciampino
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Friday
Estimated price
$40 - $260
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Athens to Budapest via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
Flights from Athens to Zagreb via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $900
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Athens to Budapest
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $190
Croatia Airlines
Website
croatiaairlines.com
Flights from Athens to Zagreb via Dubrovnik
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Athens to Zagreb via Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $390
Train operators
Hungarian Railways (MÁV)
Phone
+36 (1) 3 49 49 49
Website
mavcsoport.hu
Train from Szazhalombatta to Pecs
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Website
mavcsoport.hu
Train from Gyekenyes to Pecs
Ave. Duration
2h 16m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$5 - $9
Website
mavcsoport.hu
Croatian Railways (HŽPP)
Website
hzpp.hr
Train from Zagreb Glavni Kolod. to Gyekenyes
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Website
hzpp.hr
Purchase a
eurail.com
Train from Belgrade to Dugo Selo
Ave. Duration
7h 9m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Website
hzpp.hr
Purchase a
eurail.com
2nd Class
$24 - $35
1st Class
$35 - $55
Train from Dugo Selo to Gyekenyes
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Website
hzpp.hr
Purchase a
eurail.com
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
Book at
Raileurope.com
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
Bus operators
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 Budapest Népliget
Ave. Duration
23h 30m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Schedules at
crazyholidays.gr
Korona Travel
Phone
210.92.33.33
Email
info@koronatravel.gr
Website
koronatravel.gr
Bus from Athens to Budapest Népliget
Ave. Duration
24h 30m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$104
Schedules at
koronatravel.gr

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The quickest flight from Athens Airport to Budapest Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h.

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Athens to Pécs bus services, operated by Volanbusz, arrive at Pécs station.

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Pécs is 1h behind Athens. It is currently 8:58 AM in Athens and 7:58 AM in Pécs.

Athens to Pécs train services, operated by Hungarian Railways (MÁV), arrive at Pecs station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Athens to Pécs is 1376 km. It takes approximately 14h 31m to drive from Athens to Pécs.

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Aegean Airlines, Wizz Air, Austrian Airlines and two other airlines offer flights from Athens Airport to Budapest Airport.

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There are 312+ hotels available in Pécs. Prices start at $28 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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