There are 8 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. ATH - SZG

$95 - $390

Cheapest option

Bus  •  31 h 23 min

$80 - $116

6 alternative options

Fly to Munich, train  •  8 h 12 min

  1. ATH - MUC

$138 - $363

Fly to Linz, train  •  10 h 18 min

  1. ATH - LNZ

$172 - $536

Bus, train  •  23 h 42 min

  1. Korona Travel
  2. Rj

$166 - $202

Train, night train  •  38 h 28 min

  1. 600
  2. En
  3. Rex / ...

$127 - $267

Bus, car ferry, night train  •  43 h 32 min

  1. Nj

$153 - $421

Drive  •  18 h 57 min

  1. 1194.6 miles

$280 - $420

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

Austrian Airlines, Turkish Airlines and six other airlines fly from Athens to Salzburg every 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Athens to Salzburg via Sofia - Central Bus Station and Sofia in around 31 h 23 min.

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 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from Athens to Linz via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
7 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $750
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 12 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $700
Flights from Athens to Linz via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
7 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $290
Flights from Athens to Linz via Sofia, Vienna
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $850
Aegean Airlines
Website
aegeanair.com
Flights from Athens to Munich
Ave. Duration
2 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
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
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
Saturday
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Athens to Munich via Rome
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,300
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 Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Monday, Wednesday, 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
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Athens to Munich via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $900
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 47 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Website
bahn.de
Train from Hegyeshalom to Salzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$50 - $80
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
Purchase an
eurail.com
Train from Schwarzach-St.Veit to Salzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $20
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Purchase an
eurail.com
Flixtrain
Website
flixtrain.com
Train from Wels to Salzburg, Salzburg
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
flixtrain.com
Greek Railways (OSE)
Website
trainose.gr
Train from Athens to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
5 h 23 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
trainose.gr
Purchase a
eurail.com
Second Class
$27 - $40
First Class
$35 - $50
Serbian Railways
Website
srbvoz.rs
Night train from Thessaloniki to Skopje
Ave. Duration
4 h 31 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7 - $20
Schedules at
srbvoz.rs
2nd Class Ticket
$7 - $11
1st Class Ticket
$12 - $20
Macedonian Railways (MZ)
Phone
+389 (2) 3 164 255
Website
mzt.mk
Train from Skopje to Belgrade
Ave. Duration
9 h 27 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $110
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 - $75
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
$105
Schedules at
koronatravel.gr
Union Ivkoni
Phone
02/989 0000
Website
union-ivkoni.com
Bus from Athens to Sofia - Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
11 h 53 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$29 - $45
Schedules at
union-ivkoni.com
EAAA
Website
rta.government.bg
Bus from Sofia to Salzburg
Ave. Duration
18 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Schedules at
rta.government.bg
KTEL Achaias
Phone
2610 623 888
Website
ktelachaias.gr
Bus from Athens to Patras
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $27
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 - $320
Schedules at
superfast.com
Deck
$99 - $100
Aircraft-type seats
$119 - $122
2 bed inside cabin
$315 - $318
3 bed outside cabin
$270 - $320

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Athens and Salzburg is 1393 km. The road distance is 1911 km.

The cheapest way to get from Athens to Salzburg is to bus which costs 65€ - 100€ and takes 31 h 23 min.

The quickest way to get from Athens to Salzburg is to fly which takes 7 h 1 min and costs 80€ - 340€.

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

No, there is no direct bus from Athens to Salzburg. However, there are services departing from Athens and arriving at Salzburg via Sofia. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 31 h 23 min.

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