There are 9 ways to get from Athens to Salzburg by plane, train, bus, night train, car ferry or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Fly to Salzburg  •  7 h 1 min

  1. Fly from Athens (ATH) to Salzburg (SZG) ATH - SZG

$95 - $390

Cheapest option

Fly to Vienna, train  •  8 h 20 min

  1. Fly from Athens (ATH) to Vienna (VIE) ATH - VIE
  2. Take the train from Wien Hbf (Bahnsteige 1-2) to Salzburg Hbf

$93 - $336

7 alternative options

Fly to Munich, train  •  8 h 17 min

  1. Fly from Athens (ATH) to Munich (MUC) ATH - MUC
  2. Take the train from München Hbf to Salzburg Hbf

$133 - $363

Fly to Linz, train  •  9 h 34 min

  1. Fly from Athens (ATH) to Linz (LNZ) ATH - LNZ
  2. Take the train from Wels Hbf to Salzburg Hbf

$160 - $536

Bus, train  •  23 h 42 min

  1. Take the bus from Athens to Rajka Korona Travel
  2. Take the train from Hegyeshalom to Salzburg Hbf Rj

$163 - $203

Bus  •  29 h

  1. Take the bus from Athens Pedion Areos to Thessaloniki Monastiriou
  2. Take the bus from Thessaloniki Büro Simeonidis to Skopje Zob
  3. Take the bus from Skopje to Salzburg

$137 - $169

Train, night train  •  38 h 28 min

  1. Take the train from Αθήνα to Θεσσαλονίκη
  2. Take the night train from Thessaloniki to Gevgelija
  3. Take the train from Gevgelija to Beograd
  4. Take the train from Beograd to Schwarzach-St.Veit En
  5. Take the train from Schwarzach-St.Veit to Salzburg Hbf Rex / ...

$116 - $201

Bus, car ferry, night train  •  43 h 2 min

  1. Take the bus from Athens to Patras
  2. Take the car ferry from Patras to Venezia
  3. Take the night train from Venezia Santa Lucia to Salzburg Hbf Nj

$152 - $405

Drive  •  18 h 57 min

  1. Drive from Athens to Salzburg 1194.6 miles

$280 - $420

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Athens to Salzburg is to bus which costs 120€ - 150€ and takes 29 h.

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The quickest way to get from Athens to Salzburg is to fly which costs 80€ - 350€ and takes 7 h 1 min.

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The distance between Athens and Salzburg is 1393 km. The road distance is 1911.4 km.

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It takes approximately 7 h 1 min to get from Athens to Salzburg, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Athens to Salzburg. However, there are services departing from Athens Pedion Areos and arriving at Salzburg via Thessaloniki Büro Simeonidis and Skopje. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 29 h.

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No, there is no direct train from Athens to Salzburg. However, there are services departing from Αθήνα and arriving at Salzburg Hbf via Thessaloniki, Gevgelija, Beograd and Schwarzach-St.Veit. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 38 h 28 min.

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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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Map of how to get from Athens to Salzburg.
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  • Distance: 870.7 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 1 min

What companies run services between Athens, Greece and Salzburg, Austria?

Austrian Airlines, Turkish Airlines and seven other airlines fly from Athens to Salzburg hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Athens to Salzburg via Thessaloniki Monastiriou, Thessaloniki Büro Simeonidis, Skopje Zob, and Skopje in around 29 h.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Athens to Salzburg via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
7 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $850
Flights from Athens to Munich
Ave. Duration
2 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Athens to Munich via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from Athens to Linz via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
8 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $900
Flights from Athens to Vienna via Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Athens to Salzburg via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $950
Flights from Athens to Munich via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $900
Flights from Athens to Linz via Vienna
Ave. Duration
9 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $850
Flights from Athens to Linz via Zakinthos
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$270 - $850
Flights from Athens to Vienna
Ave. Duration
2 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Aegean Airlines
Website
aegeanair.com
Flights from Athens to Munich
Ave. Duration
2 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Athens to Vienna
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $460
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Athens to Salzburg via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
8 h 50 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,200
Flights from Athens to Munich via Cologne/Bonn Apt
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from Athens to Munich via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Athens to Linz via Corfu
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$100 - $430
Flights from Athens to Vienna via Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$180 - $700
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Athens to Salzburg via Istanbul
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $550
Flights from Athens to Linz via Istanbul
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Flights from Athens to Vienna via Istanbul
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $650
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Athens to Munich via Rome
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,300
Flights from Athens to Vienna via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Air Serbia
Website
airserbia.com
Flights from Athens to Munich via Rome
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,300
Flights from Athens to Vienna via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Athens to Vienna via Zurich
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $600
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Athens to Salzburg via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
8 h 20 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $2,200
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Athens to Munich via Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $1,100
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Athens to Munich via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $850
Pegasus Airlines
Website
flypgs.com
Flights from Athens to Vienna via Sabiha Gokcen
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from München Hbf to Salzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 57 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
bahn.de
Train from Hegyeshalom to Salzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$50 - $85
Website
bahn.de
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)
Website
oebb.at
Train from Wels Hbf to Salzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$16 - $26
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Train from Wien Hbf (Bahnsteige 1-2) to Salzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 32 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Train from Schwarzach-St.Veit to Salzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $19
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Flixtrain
Website
flixtrain.com
Train from Wels to Salzburg, Salzburg
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
flixtrain.com
Train from Vienna, Vienna to Salzburg, Salzburg
Ave. Duration
2 h 32 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
flixtrain.com
Leo Express s.r.o.
Phone
+420 220 311 700
Email
info@le.cz
Website
leoexpress.com
Train from Wels Hbf to Salzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$4 - $15
Schedules at
leoexpress.com
Economy
$4 - $6
Business
$7 - $8
Premium
$11 - $15
Train from Wien Hauptbahnhof Bstg 1-2 to Salzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 32 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7 - $35
Schedules at
leoexpress.com
Economy
$7 - $9
Business
$15 - $18
Premium
$25 - $35
Greek Railways (OSE)
Website
trainose.gr
Train from Αθήνα to Θεσσαλονίκη
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
$30 - $45
Serbian Railways
Website
srbvoz.rs
Night train from Thessaloniki to Gevgelija
Ave. Duration
1 h 53 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$2 - $7
Schedules at
srbvoz.rs
2nd Class Ticket
$2 - $4
1st Class Ticket
$4 - $7
Macedonian Railways (MZ)
Phone
+389 (2) 3 164 255
Website
mzt.mk
Train from Gevgelija to Beograd
Ave. Duration
11 h 56 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$25 - $65
mzt.mk
mzt.mk
Trenitalia
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Night train from Venezia Santa Lucia to Salzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
7 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $70
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Bus operators
Korona Travel
Phone
210.92.33.33
Email
info@koronatravel.gr
Website
koronatravel.gr
Bus from Athens to Rajka
Ave. Duration
18 h 16 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$102
Schedules at
koronatravel.gr
KTEL Thessalonikis
Phone
+30 2310 510835
Email
contact@ktelthes.gr
Website
ktelthes.gr
Bus from Athens Pedion Areos to Thessaloniki Monastiriou
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$45
Schedules at
ktelthes.gr
Simeonidis Tours
Phone
+30-2310540970
Email
info@simeonidistours.gr
Website
simeonidistours.gr
Bus from Thessaloniki Büro Simeonidis to Skopje Zob
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Schedules at
simeonidistours.gr
Makedonija Soobrakaj AD
Phone
+389(0)2 24 02 388
Email
avtobuska@maksoob.com.mk
Website
ms.mk
Bus from Skopje to Salzburg
Ave. Duration
16 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$70 - $90
Schedules at
ms.mk
Euro Bus MK
Website
eurobus.mk
Bus from Skopje to Salzburg
Ave. Duration
14 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$75 - $170
Schedules at
eurobus.mk
KTEL Achaias
Phone
2610 623 888
Website
ktelachaias.gr
Bus from Athens to Patras
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
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
31 h 1 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$95 - $310
Schedules at
superfast.com
Deck
$96 - $97
Aircraft-type seats
$116 - $118
2 bed inside cabin
$306 - $308
3 bed outside cabin
$260 - $310

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