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

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Fly  •  7 h 54 min

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

$135 - $376

Cheapest option

Bus  •  2 days 5 h

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

$70 - $95

3 alternative options

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

$156

Train, bus  •  2 days 8 h

  1. Take the train from Athens to Thessaloniki 600
  2. Take the train from Thessaloniki to Komotini 600
  3. Take the bus from Komotini to Istanbul
  4. Take the bus from Istanbul to Tehran Beyhaghi Terminal

$116 - $131

Drive  •  43 h 10 min

  1. Drive from Athens to Tehrān 2243.9 miles

$500 - $800

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Athens to Tehrān is to bus which costs 60€ - 85€ and takes 2 days 5 h.

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

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The distance between Athens and Tehrān is 2470 km. The road distance is 3590 km.

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

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

Aegean Airlines, Turkish Airlines and two other airlines fly from Athens to Tehrān 5 times a day. 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 38 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 15 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
Train operators
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
Train from Thessaloniki to Komotini
Ave. Duration
5 h 23 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$20 - $27
Website
trainose.gr
Purchase a
eurail.com
Second Class
$20 - $27
First Class
$26 - $35
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
$88
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

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