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 9 min

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

$82 - $287

6 alternative options

Bus via Στ.Υπεαρ/Κων Λιοσιων  •  2 days 0 h

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

Bus  •  2 days 0 h

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

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

$372 - $490

Bus Georg  •  2 days 8 h

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

$324 - $416

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

$210 - $463

Drive  •  30 h 2 min

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

$460 - $700

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Barcelona to Athens Airport (ATH) is to fly which costs 70€ - 250€ and takes 5 h 9 min.

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The quickest way to get from Barcelona to Athens Airport (ATH) is to fly which takes 5 h 9 min and costs 70€ - 250€.

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

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It takes approximately 5 h 9 min to get from Barcelona to Athens Airport (ATH), including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Barcelona to Athens Airport (ATH). However, there are services departing from Metro Tetuan and arriving at Αερολιμενασ Αθηνων(Τερμα) via Barcelona, Sofia, Αφετηρια and Στ.Υπεαρ/Κων Λιοσιων. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 days 0 h.

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

Aegean Airlines, Vueling Airlines and six other airlines fly from Barcelona to Athens Airport (ATH) hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Barcelona to Athens Airport (ATH) via Gran Via-Selva de Mar, Barcelona, Sofia, Athens, Αφετηρια, and Στ.Υπεαρ/Κων Λιοσιων in around 2 days 0 h.

Airlines
Aegean Airlines
Website
aegeanair.com
Flights from Barcelona to Athens
Ave. Duration
2 h 47 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
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Barcelona to Athens
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
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
5 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $750
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
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Barcelona to Athens via Zurich
Ave. Duration
5 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $800
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
Train operators
Spanish Railways AVE
Bus operators
Ruse Bus
Phone
+359 82 82 81 51
Email
info@avtogararuse.org
Website
avtogararuse.org
Bus from Barcelona to Sofia
Ave. Duration
33 h 15 min
Frequency
Once a week
Schedules at
avtogararuse.org
Tourist Service Holding AD
Phone
02 981 13 33
Email
outgoing@tourist-service.com
Website
tourist-service.com
Bus from Sofia to Athens
Ave. Duration
11 h 20 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$77
Schedules at
tourist-service.com
Bus from Ruse to Athens
Ave. Duration
16 h 50 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$80
Schedules at
tourist-service.com
Union Ivkoni
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 - $70
Schedules at
valeross.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
$210 - $300
Schedules at
eurolines.fr
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
$280 - $360
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
$35 - $55
Schedules at
rta.government.bg
Bus from Plovdiv to Kavala
Ave. Duration
9 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$22 - $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
$111
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
$70 - $310
Schedules at
hellenicseaways.gr
Economy
$70 - $310
Business
$309
2 bed outside cabin
$121
4 bed outside cabin
$101

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