Travel from Athens-Greece to Zürich

Bus or fly from Athens to Zürich?

Swiss, Aegean Airlines and nine other airlines fly from Athens to Zürich hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Athens to Zürich via Thessaloniki and Skopje in around 35 hours 59 minutes.

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How to get from Athens to Zürich

ModeDurationPrice
From Στ.Μοναστηρακι subway to Athens airport, fly to Zurich airport, then line 16 train to Zürich.6 h 6 min$162
From Στ.Μοναστηρακι subway to Athens airport, fly to Basel airport, line 50 bus to Basel SBB, then train to Zürich.7 h 16 min$205
From Στ.Μοναστηρακι subway to Athens airport, fly to Geneva airport, then train to Zürich.8 h 53 min$290
From Athens train to Larissa, walk to Larissa, bus and ferry to Bologna, walk to Marconi, line 21 bus to Bologna C.Le, train to Milano Centrale, then train to Zuerich Hb.25 h 28 min$277
From Athens bus to Trikala, bus and ferry to Ugo Bassi, line 11 bus to Bologna, then bus and ferry to Zurich.27 h 7 min$260
From Athens drive to Igoumenitsa, car ferry to Venice, then drive to Zürich.31 h 5 min$386
From Athens Pedion Areos bus to Thessaloniki, bus to Skopje, then bus to Zürich.35 h 59 min$203
From Athens bus to Patras, walk to Patras, car ferry to Venezia, walk to Venezia S.Lucia, train to Milano Centrale, then train to Zuerich Hb.43 h 11 min$431
From Athens train to Thessaloniki, night train to Skopje, train to Beograd, then train to Zürich HB.44 h 16 min$316
From Athens drive to Zürich.23 h 12 min$432

How long does it take to get from Athens to Zürich?

It takes approximately 6 hours 6 minutes to get from Athens to Zürich, including transfers.

Is there a direct train between Athens and Zürich?

No, there is no direct train from Athens to Zürich. However, there are services departing from Athens and arriving at Zürich HB via Thessaloniki, Skopje and Beograd. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 44 hours 16 minutes.

Is there a direct bus between Athens and Zürich?

No, there is no direct bus from Athens to Zürich. However, there are services departing from Athens and arriving at Zurich via Trikala, Ugo Bassi and Bologna. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 27 hours 7 minutes.

Operators from Athens to Zürich

OperatorPhoneWebsite
OASAOASA
SwissSwiss
Aegean AirlinesAegean Airlines
LufthansaLufthansa
Austrian AirlinesAustrian Airlines
Air SerbiaAir Serbia
AlitaliaAlitalia
Turkish AirlinesTurkish Airlines
KLMKLM
Pegasus AirlinesPegasus Airlines
Air FranceAir France
Vueling AirlinesVueling Airlines
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
easyJeteasyJet
BVBBVB
EurowingsEurowings
Olympic AirOlympic Air
Brussels AirlinesBrussels Airlines
Greek Railways (OSE)Greek Railways (OSE)
Portokalidis ToursPortokalidis Tours
TPER - Trasporto Passeggeri Emilia Romagna051.350111TPER - Trasporto Passeggeri Emilia Romagna
Trenitalia Frecce+39 06 68475475Trenitalia Frecce
Trenitalia Eurocity+39 06 68475475Trenitalia Eurocity
KTEL Grevenon24620 22242KTEL Grevenon
Eurolines CH0041 (0) 844 257 224Eurolines CH
Minoan Lines801 11 75000Minoan Lines
KTEL Thessalonikis+30 2310 510835KTEL Thessalonikis
Simeonidis Tours+30-2310540970Simeonidis Tours
Durmo ToursDurmo Tours
KTEL Achaias2610 623 888KTEL Achaias
Superfast ferries+30 210 8919700Superfast ferries
Serbian RailwaysSerbian Railways
Macedonian Railways (MZ)+389 (2) 3 164 255Macedonian Railways (MZ)
Serbian Railways (ŽS)+381 11 360-28-99Serbian Railways (ŽS)