There are 5 ways to get from Athens to Tehrān by plane, bus, train or car

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Fly  •  7 h 54 min

  1. Fly from Athens (ATH) to Tehran Imam Khomeini (IKA) ATH - IKA

$135 - $376

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Bus  •  2 days 5 h

  1. Take the bus from Athens to Istanbul Otogar
  2. Take the bus from Istanbul to Tehran Beyhaghi Terminal

$66 - $85

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Bus via Komotini  •  2 days 4 h

  1. Take the bus from Athens to Komotini
  2. Take the bus from Komotini to Istanbul
  3. Take the bus from Istanbul to Tehran Beyhaghi Terminal

$157

Train, bus  •  2 days 7 h

  1. Take the train from Athens to Katerini
  2. Take the bus from Katerini to Istanbul Otogar
  3. Take the bus from Istanbul Otogari to Nahcivan
  4. Take the train from Jolfa to Tabriz 945
  5. Take the train from Tabriz to Tehran station 489

Drive  •  43 h 10 min

  1. Drive from Athens to Tehrān 2243.9 miles

$500 - $800

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The cheapest way to get from Athens to Tehrān is to bus which costs 55€ - 75€ and takes 2 days 5 h.

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The quickest way to get from Athens to Tehrān is to fly which costs 110€ - 330€ and takes 7 h 54 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Athens to Tehrān. However, there are services departing from Athens and arriving at Tehran Beyhaghi Terminal via Komotini and Istanbul. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 days 4 h.

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The distance between Athens and Tehrān is 2470 km. The road distance is 3590.2 km.

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The best way to get from Athens to Tehrān without a car is to bus which takes 2 days 4 h and costs 135€.

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It takes approximately 7 h 54 min to get from Athens to Tehrān, including transfers.

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Athens to Tehrān bus services, operated by KTEL Rodopis, depart from Athens station.

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The best way to get from Athens to Tehrān is to fly which takes 7 h 54 min and costs 110€ - 330€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 135€ and takes 2 days 4 h.

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The quickest flight from Athens Airport to Tehran Imam Khomeini Airport is the direct flight which takes 3 h 25 min.

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Athens to Tehrān bus services, operated by Seiro Safar, arrive at Tehran Beyhaghi Terminal station.

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Map of how to get from Athens to Tehrān.
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  • Distance: 1543.5 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 54 min

What companies run services between Athens, Greece and Tehrān, Iran?

Aegean Airlines, Turkish Airlines and three other airlines fly from Athens to Tehrān every 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Athens to Tehrān via Komotini, Istanbul, and Istanbul in around 2 days 4 h.

Airlines
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Athens to Tehran Imam Khomeini via Istanbul
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $750
Aegean Airlines
Website
aegeanair.com
Flights from Athens to Tehran Imam Khomeini
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$160 - $1,100
Pegasus Airlines
Website
flypgs.com
Flights from Athens to Tehran Imam Khomeini via Sabiha Gokcen
Ave. Duration
7 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $850
Qatar Airways
Website
qatarairways.com
Flights from Athens to Tehran Imam Khomeini via Doha
Ave. Duration
7 h 40 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$400 - $750
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Athens to Tehran Imam Khomeini via Vienna
Ave. Duration
7 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$550 - $900
Train operators
Greek Railways (OSE)
Website
trainose.gr
Train from Athens to Katerini
Ave. Duration
4 h 37 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
trainose.gr
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Raileurope.com
Second Class
$23 - $35
First Class
$29 - $40
Raja Rail Transportation Co.
Phone
021- 55122417
Email
info@raja.ir
Website
raja.ir
Train from Jolfa to Tabriz
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
raja.ir
Train from Tabriz to Tehran station
Ave. Duration
10 h 52 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Schedules at
raja.ir
Bus operators
KTEL Rodopis
Phone
25310 22912
Email
info@ktelrodopis.gr
Website
ktelrodopis.gr
Bus from Athens to Komotini
Ave. Duration
8 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$89
Schedules at
ktelrodopis.gr
Bus from Komotini to Istanbul
Ave. Duration
6 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$18
Schedules at
ktelrodopis.gr
Seiro Safar
Website
seirosafar.ir
Bus from Istanbul to Tehran Beyhaghi Terminal
Ave. Duration
36 h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$50
Schedules at
seirosafar.ir
Kamil Koc
Phone
+90 224 294 55 62
Website
kamilkoc.com.tr
Bus from Athens to Istanbul Otogar
Ave. Duration
16 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13 - $35
Schedules at
kamilkoc.com.tr
Bus from Katerini to Istanbul Otogar
Ave. Duration
10 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$10 - $35
Schedules at
kamilkoc.com.tr
MetroTurizm
Phone
0850 222 34 55
Email
iletisim@metroturizm.com.tr
Website
metroturizm.com.tr
Bus from Istanbul Otogari to Nahcivan
Ave. Duration
20 h 46 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$17 - $27
Schedules at
metroturizm.com.tr

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Tehrān is 1 h 30 min ahead of Athens. It is currently 11:33 PM in Athens and 1:03 AM in Tehrān.

Yes, the driving distance between Athens to Tehrān is 3590 km. It takes approximately 43 h 10 min to drive from Athens to Tehrān.

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Pegasus Airlines, Qatar Airways, Austrian Airlines and two other airlines offer flights from Athens Airport to Tehran Imam Khomeini Airport.

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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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