There are 7 ways to get from Barcelona to Athens Airport (ATH) by plane, bus, train, 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  •  5 h 7 min

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

$82 - $282

6 alternative options

Bus  •  47 h 41 min

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

$187 - $264

Train, bus  •  2 days 0 h

  1. Take the train from Barcelona Sants to Marseille-St-Charles Ave
  2. Take the bus from Marseille to Ruse
  3. Take the bus from Ruse to Athens

$389 - $509

Bus via Στ.Υπεαρ/Κων Λιοσιων  •  2 days 1 h

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

$234 - $266

Bus Georg  •  2 days 8 h

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

$342 - $432

Bus, car ferry  •  3 days 8 h

  1. Take the bus from Barcelona to Plovdiv
  2. Take the bus from Plovdiv to Kavala
  3. Take the car ferry from Kavala to Piraeus

$221 - $488

Drive  •  30 h 2 min

  1. Drive from Barcelona to Athens Airport (ATH) 1945.3 miles

$460 - $700

What companies run services between Barcelona, Spain and Athens Airport (ATH), Greece?

Aegean Airlines, Vueling Airlines and seven other airlines fly from Barcelona to Athens Airport (ATH) hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Barcelona to Athens Airport (ATH) via Sofia, Athens, Στ.Μεταξουργειου, and Στ.Συνταγματοσ in around 47 h 41 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Barcelona to Athens via Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $750
Flights from Barcelona to Athens via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $750
Aegean Airlines
Website
aegeanair.com
Flights from Barcelona to Athens
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $600
Flights from Barcelona to Athens via Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $750
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Barcelona to Athens via Geneva
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $800
Flights from Barcelona to Athens via Zurich
Ave. Duration
5 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $800
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Barcelona to Athens
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Barcelona to Athens via Madrid
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Barcelona to Athens via Rome
Ave. Duration
5 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,300
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Barcelona to Athens
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Tarom
Website
tarom.ro
Flights from Barcelona to Athens via Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $700
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Barcelona to Athens via Istanbul
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $550
Train operators
Spanish Railways AVE
Bus operators
Yubim
Website
yubim.eu
Bus from Barcelona to Sofia
Ave. Duration
35 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$140 - $180
Schedules at
yubim.eu
Valeross
Phone
046/ 66 13 21
Email
valeross_holiday@abv.bg
Website
valeross.com
Bus from Sofia to Athens
Ave. Duration
10 h 3 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $75
Schedules at
valeross.com
Ilias Travel
Phone
+359 2831 9192
Email
office@iliastravel.com
Website
iliastravel.com
Bus from Sofia to Athens
Ave. Duration
12 h 27 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$65 - $69
Schedules at
iliastravel.com
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Marseille to Ruse
Ave. Duration
23 h 47 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$220 - $310
Schedules at
eurolines.fr
Tourist Service Holding AD
Phone
02 981 13 33
Email
outgoing@tourist-service.com
Website
tourist-service.com
Bus from Ruse to Athens
Ave. Duration
16 h 50 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$83
Schedules at
tourist-service.com
Bus from Sofia to Athens
Ave. Duration
11 h 20 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$81
Schedules at
tourist-service.com
Georg
Phone
+ 359/38/66 34 04
Email
georg_ltd@abv.bg
Website
georg-bg.com
Bus from Barcelona to Sofia
Ave. Duration
37 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$290 - $370
Schedules at
georg-bg.com
EAAA
Website
rta.government.bg
Bus from Sofia to Athens
Ave. Duration
16 h 20 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$40 - $55
Schedules at
rta.government.bg
Bus from Plovdiv to Kavala
Ave. Duration
9 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Schedules at
rta.government.bg
Dary Commerce
Phone
+3592917400
Email
info@darytravel.com
Website
dary.bg
Bus from Barcelona to Plovdiv
Ave. Duration
38 h 21 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$117
Schedules at
dary.bg
Ferry operators
Hellenic Seaways
Phone
+30 210 4199000
Email
hswroro@hsw.gr
Website
hellenicseaways.gr
Car ferry from Kavala to Piraeus
Ave. Duration
28 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$75 - $330
Schedules at
hellenicseaways.gr
Economy
$75 - $330
Business
$323
2 bed outside cabin
$127
4 bed outside cabin
$105

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Barcelona to Athens Airport (ATH)?

The distance between Barcelona and Athens Airport (ATH) is 1897 km. The road distance is 3112 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Barcelona to Athens Airport (ATH)?

The cheapest way to get from Barcelona to Athens Airport (ATH) is to fly which costs 65€ - 240€ and takes 5 h 7 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Barcelona to Athens Airport (ATH)?

The quickest way to get from Barcelona to Athens Airport (ATH) is to fly which takes 5 h 7 min and costs 65€ - 240€.

Is there a direct bus between Barcelona and Athens Airport (ATH)?

No, there is no direct bus from Barcelona to Athens Airport (ATH). However, there are services departing from Barcelona and arriving at Αερολιμενασ Αθηνων(Τερμα) via Sofia, Αφετηρια and Στ.Υπεαρ/Κων Λιοσιων. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 days 1 h.

How long does it take to get from Barcelona to Athens Airport (ATH)?

It takes approximately 5 h 7 min to get from Barcelona to Athens Airport (ATH), including transfers.