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

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Fly to Salzburg  •  6 h 41 min

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

$95 - $390

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Fly to Munich, train  •  8 h 22 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 Vienna, train  •  8 h 36 min

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

$120 - $330

Bus Siamos Tours, train  •  27 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Athens to Budapest
  2. Take the train from Kelenföld to Salzburg Hbf Rj

$171 - $233

Bus  •  30 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Athens to Beograd
  2. Take the bus from Belgrade to Salzburg

$114 - $134

Bus Korona Travel, train  •  33 h 16 min

  1. Take the bus from Athens to Bratislava
  2. Take the bus from Bratislava, Autobusová stanica Nivy to Vienna, Hbf
  3. Take the train from Vienna, Vienna Meidling to Salzburg, Salzburg

$131 - $157

Train, night train  •  37 h 18 min

  1. Take the train from Athens to Thessaloniki
  2. Take the night train from Thessaloniki to Skopje
  3. Take the train from Skopje to Belgrade 334
  4. Take the train from Beograd to Wien Hbf D
  5. Take the train from Wien Hbf to Salzburg Hbf Rj

$194 - $360

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

$153 - $416

Drive  •  18 h 57 min

  1. Drive from Athens to Salzburg 1194.6 miles

$280 - $420

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The cheapest way to get from Athens to Salzburg is to bus which costs 95€ - 120€ and takes 30 h 30 min.

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The quickest way to get from Athens to Salzburg is to fly which costs 80€ - 340€ and takes 6 h 41 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Athens to Salzburg. However, there are services departing from Athens and arriving at Salzburg via Belgrade. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 30 h 30 min.

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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 Wien Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 37 h 18 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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The best way to get from Athens to Salzburg without a car is to bus and train which takes 27 h 30 min and costs 140€ - 210€.

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It takes approximately 6 h 41 min to get from Athens to Salzburg, including transfers.

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

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

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The best way to get from Athens to Salzburg is to fly which takes 6 h 41 min and costs 80€ - 340€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 95€ - 120€ and takes 30 h 30 min.

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Map of how to get from Athens to Salzburg.
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  • Distance: 870.7 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 41 min

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

Austrian Airlines, Turkish Airlines and six other airlines fly from Athens to Salzburg every 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Athens to Salzburg via Beograd and Belgrade in around 30 h 30 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Athens to Salzburg via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $850
Flights from Athens to Munich
Ave. Duration
2 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Athens to Munich via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from Athens to Vienna via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Aegean Airlines
Website
aegeanair.com
Flights from Athens to Munich
Ave. Duration
2 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Athens to Vienna
Ave. Duration
2 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $460
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Athens to Salzburg via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $950
Flights from Athens to Munich via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $900
Flights from Athens to Vienna
Ave. Duration
2 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Athens to Munich via Rome
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,300
Flights from Athens to Vienna via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Athens to Salzburg via Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $550
Flights from Athens to Vienna via Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $650
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Athens to Salzburg via Cologne Bonn
Ave. Duration
7 h 50 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,200
Flights from Athens to Vienna via Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $700
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Athens to Munich via Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $1,100
Flights from Athens to Munich via Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $1,100
Air Serbia
Website
airserbia.com
Flights from Athens to Munich via Rome
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,300
Flights from Athens to Vienna via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Athens to Salzburg via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
8 h 15 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $2,200
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Athens to Munich via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $900
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Athens to Munich via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $850
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Athens to Vienna via Zurich
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $700
Pegasus Airlines
Website
flypgs.com
Flights from Athens to Vienna via Sabiha Gokcen
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $600
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 München Hbf to Salzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 57 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
bahn.de
Train from Kelenföld to Salzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
4 h 57 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$90 - $140
Website
bahn.de
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 Flughafen Wien to Salzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $70
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
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Raileurope.com
Train from Wien Hbf to Salzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 53 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Flixtrain
Website
flixtrain.com
Train from Vienna, Vienna Meidling to Salzburg, Salzburg
Ave. Duration
2 h 24 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $24
Schedules at
flixtrain.com
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
Serbian Railways
Website
srbvoz.rs
Night train from Thessaloniki to Skopje
Ave. Duration
4 h 31 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7 - $19
Schedules at
srbvoz.rs
2nd Class Ticket
$7 - $11
1st Class Ticket
$12 - $19
Macedonian Railways (MZ)
Phone
+389 (2) 3 164 255
Website
mzt.mk
Train from Skopje to Belgrade
Ave. Duration
9 h 23 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $100
mzt.mk
mzt.mk
Trenitalia

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Night train from Venezia Santa Lucia to Salzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
7 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $70
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Bus operators
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
$75 - $90
Schedules at
siamostours.gr
Crazy Holidays
Phone
2310-241545
Website
crazyholidays.gr
Bus from Athens to Beograd
Ave. Duration
16 h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Schedules at
crazyholidays.gr
Naisturs Inc
Website
naisturs.com
Bus from Belgrade to Salzburg
Ave. Duration
13 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$58
Schedules at
naisturs.com
Book at
naisturs.com
Korona Travel
Phone
210.92.33.33
Email
info@koronatravel.gr
Website
koronatravel.gr
Bus from Athens to Bratislava
Ave. Duration
28 h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$104
Schedules at
koronatravel.gr
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Bus from Bratislava, Autobusová stanica Nivy to Vienna, Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Website
regiojet.com
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 - $320
Schedules at
superfast.com
Deck
$97 - $99
Aircraft-type seats
$118 - $120
2 bed inside cabin
$312 - $313
3 bed outside cabin
$270 - $320

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There is no direct flight from Athens Airport to Salzburg Airport. The quickest flight takes 4 h 15 min and has one stopover.

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Athens to Salzburg bus services, operated by Naisturs Inc, arrive at Salzburg station.

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Salzburg is 1 h behind Athens. It is currently 5:53 PM in Athens and 4:53 PM in Salzburg.

Athens to Salzburg train services, operated by Austrian Railways (ÖBB), arrive at Salzburg Hbf station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Athens to Salzburg is 1911 km. It takes approximately 18 h 57 min to drive from Athens to Salzburg.

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Aegean Airlines, Turkish Airlines, Eurowings and three other airlines offer flights from Athens Airport to Salzburg Airport.

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There are 1211+ hotels available in Salzburg. Prices start at $68 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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