There are 12 ways to get from Athens to Spain by plane, train, bus, 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 Barcelona  •  6 h 34 min

  1. Fly from Athens (ATH) to Barcelona (BCN) ATH - BCN

$91 - $298

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Fly to Madrid  •  7 h 5 min

  1. Fly from Athens (ATH) to Madrid (MAD) ATH - MAD

$93 - $335

Fly to Valencia  •  8 h 20 min

  1. Fly from Athens (ATH) to Valencia (VLC) ATH - VLC

$96 - $374

Fly to Sevilla  •  8 h 51 min

  1. Fly from Athens (ATH) to Sevilla (SVQ) ATH - SVQ

$141 - $445

Fly to Malaga  •  8 h 52 min

  1. Fly from Athens (ATH) to Malaga (AGP) ATH - AGP

$112 - $383

Fly to Valladolid  •  12 h 20 min

  1. Fly from Athens (ATH) to Valladolid (VLL) ATH - VLL

$120 - $426

Train, bus  •  41 h 36 min

  1. Take the train from Αθήνα to Θεσσαλονίκη
  2. Take the bus from Thessaloniki to Timişoara
  3. Take the bus from Timisoara to Zaragoza
  4. Take the train from Zaragoza Delicias to Madrid-Puerta de Atocha Ave / ...

$243 - $373

Bus Ruse Bus  •  2 days 7 h

  1. Take the bus from Athens to Sofia
  2. Take the bus from Sofia to Madrid 0800

Bus, car ferry, train  •  2 days 10 h

  1. Take the bus from Athens to Patras
  2. Take the car ferry from Patras to Venezia
  3. Take the train from Venezia S.Lucia to Firenze S.Maria Novella Fr / ...
  4. Take the bus from Firenze Autostazione to Barcelona Sants
  5. Take the train from Barcelona Sants to Madrid-Puerta de Atocha Ave

$285 - $603

Bus Yubim  •  2 days 14 h

  1. Take the bus from Athens to Sofia
  2. Take the bus from Sofia to Madrid

$159 - $236

Bus, car ferry  •  2 days 20 h

  1. Take the bus from Athens to Patras
  2. Take the car ferry from Patras to Venezia
  3. Take the bus from Venezia People Mover to Madrid Méndez Alvaro-Áncora

$229 - $508

Drive  •  35 h 22 min

  1. Drive from Athens to Madrid 2301.5 miles

$550 - $800

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Athens to Spain is to fly which costs 80€ - 300€ and takes 7 h 5 min.

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The quickest way to get from Athens to Spain is to fly which costs 75€ - 270€ and takes 6 h 34 min.

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The distance between Athens and Spain is 2396 km. The road distance is 3682.4 km.

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It takes approximately 6 h 34 min to get from Athens to Spain, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Athens to Spain. However, there are services departing from Athens and arriving at Sol via Sofia, Intercambiador de Avenida de America and Alcala - Manuel Becerra. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 days 7 h.

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The nearest airport to Spain is Madrid (MAD) Airport which is 64.5 km away. Other nearby airports include Valladolid (VLL) (202.3 km), Valencia (VLC) (306.8 km), Zaragoza (ZAZ) (312.4 km) and Granada (GRX) (314 km).

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Map of how to get from Athens to Spain.
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  • Distance: 1497.8 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 34 min

What companies run services between Athens, Greece and Spain?

Vueling Airlines, Aegean Airlines and nine other airlines fly from Athens to Barcelona hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Athens to Madrid via Sofia, Madrid, Intercambiador de Avenida de America, Manuel Becerra, and Alcala - Manuel Becerra in around 2 days 7 h.

Airlines
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Athens to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Athens to Madrid
Ave. Duration
3 h 51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $800
Flights from Athens to Madrid via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Tuesday and Friday
Estimated price
$160 - $750
Flights from Athens to Valencia via Madrid
Ave. Duration
8 h
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$150 - $1,100
Flights from Athens to Valencia via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$180 - $1,200
Flights from Athens to Sevilla via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
7 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $900
Flights from Athens to Sevilla via Madrid
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $900
Flights from Athens to Malaga via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $1,200
Flights from Athens to Malaga via Madrid
Ave. Duration
7 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $850
Flights from Athens to Valladolid via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
8 h 15 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $750
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Athens to Barcelona via Bologna
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $310
Flights from Athens to Madrid via Rome Ciampino
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $230
Flights from Athens to Valencia via Milan Bergamo
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$65 - $550
Flights from Athens to Valencia via Rome Ciampino
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $550
Flights from Athens to Valencia via Krakow
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$65 - $550
Flights from Athens to Valencia via Bologna
Ave. Duration
7 h 35 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $550
Flights from Athens to Valencia via Charleroi
Ave. Duration
10 h 15 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$65 - $550
Flights from Athens to Sevilla via Rome Ciampino
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $500
Flights from Athens to Sevilla via Krakow
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $500
Flights from Athens to Sevilla via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
10 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $500
Flights from Athens to Sevilla via Charleroi
Ave. Duration
11 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $500
Flights from Athens to Sevilla via Milan Bergamo
Ave. Duration
12 h
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $500
Flights from Athens to Malaga via Charleroi
Ave. Duration
9 h 30 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$90 - $420
Flights from Athens to Valladolid via Bologna, Barcelona
Ave. Duration
11 h 5 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $400
Flights from Athens to Valladolid via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
8 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $700
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Athens to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Athens to Madrid via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Tuesday and Friday
Estimated price
$160 - $750
Flights from Athens to Sevilla via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
7 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $900
Flights from Athens to Malaga via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $1,200
Flights from Athens to Valladolid via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
8 h 15 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $750
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Athens to Barcelona via Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $750
Flights from Athens to Madrid via Munich
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $800
Flights from Athens to Madrid via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $800
Flights from Athens to Valencia via Munich
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $1,200
Flights from Athens to Valencia via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
7 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $1,200
Flights from Athens to Sevilla via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$350 - $900
Flights from Athens to Sevilla via Munich
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$350 - $900
Flights from Athens to Malaga via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
7 h 45 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$340 - $1,100
Flights from Athens to Malaga via Munich
Ave. Duration
8 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $1,100
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Athens to Barcelona via Geneva
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $800
Flights from Athens to Barcelona via Zurich
Ave. Duration
5 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $800
Flights from Athens to Valencia via Zurich
Ave. Duration
7 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $950
Flights from Athens to Sevilla via Zurich
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$370 - $1,700
Flights from Athens to Malaga via Zurich
Ave. Duration
6 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $900
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Athens to Barcelona via Rome
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,300
Flights from Athens to Madrid via Rome
Ave. Duration
5 h 39 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,300
Flights from Athens to Valencia via Rome
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $850
Flights from Athens to Malaga via Rome
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $1,400
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Athens to Valencia via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
9 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $1,300
Flights from Athens to Malaga via Basel
Ave. Duration
9 h 20 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Flights from Athens to Malaga via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
9 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Flights from Athens to Malaga via Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
10 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Flights from Athens to Malaga via Bristol
Ave. Duration
10 h 20 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Flights from Athens to Malaga via Geneva
Ave. Duration
10 h 20 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Athens to Madrid via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $850
Flights from Athens to Valencia via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,500
Flights from Athens to Malaga via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $900
Aegean Airlines
Website
aegeanair.com
Flights from Athens to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
3 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $600
Flights from Athens to Madrid
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $650
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Athens to Valencia via Istanbul
Ave. Duration
6 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $700
Flights from Athens to Malaga via Istanbul
Ave. Duration
7 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $700
Transavia Holland
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Athens to Valencia via Eindhoven
Ave. Duration
7 h 45 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$130 - $750
Flights from Athens to Sevilla via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
8 h 55 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$160 - $900
Flights from Athens to Malaga via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
8 h 50 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$140 - $800
TUI fly Belgium
Website
tuifly.be
Flights from Athens to Malaga via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$360 - $1,900
Flights from Athens to Malaga via Brussels
Ave. Duration
10 h 40 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$360 - $1,900
Tarom
Website
tarom.ro
Flights from Athens to Valencia via Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
When
Tuesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $1,100
Transavia France
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Athens to Sevilla via Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,100
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Athens to Malaga via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
7 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $800
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Athens to Malaga via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
9 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $950
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Athens to Malaga via Brussels
Ave. Duration
7 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Train operators
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 - $50
Spanish Railways AVE
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Website
renfe.com
Train from Zaragoza Delicias to Madrid-Puerta de Atocha
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Website
renfe.com
Train from Barcelona Sants to Madrid-Puerta de Atocha
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$70 - $110
Website
renfe.com
Bus operators
Simeonidis Tours
Tourist Service Holding AD
Phone
02 981 13 33
Email
outgoing@tourist-service.com
Website
tourist-service.com
Bus from Athens to Sofia
Ave. Duration
11 h 20 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$76
Schedules at
tourist-service.com
Ruse Bus
Phone
+359 82 82 81 51
Email
info@avtogararuse.org
Website
avtogararuse.org
Bus from Sofia to Madrid
Ave. Duration
42 h 15 min
Frequency
Once a week
Schedules at
avtogararuse.org
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
Eurolines IT
Phone
+39 0861 199 1900
Email
info@baltour.it
Website
eurolines.it
Bus from Firenze Autostazione to Barcelona Sants
Ave. Duration
17 h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$70 - $95
Schedules at
eurolines.it
Bus from Venezia People Mover to Madrid Méndez Alvaro-Áncora
Ave. Duration
32 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$110 - $160
Schedules at
eurolines.it
Union Ivkoni
Valeross
Phone
046/ 66 13 21
Email
valeross_holiday@abv.bg
Website
valeross.com
Bus from Athens to Sofia
Ave. Duration
10 h 2 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $70
Schedules at
valeross.com
Yubim
Website
yubim.eu
Bus from Sofia to Madrid
Ave. Duration
2 days 1 h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$130 - $170
Schedules at
yubim.eu
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
$96 - $98
Aircraft-type seats
$117 - $119
2 bed inside cabin
$308 - $311
3 bed outside cabin
$260 - $320

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