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There are 8 ways to get from Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Athens by plane, train, bus, night train or car

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Fly from Berlin Brandenburg Apt

  1. Fly from Berlin Brandenburg Apt (BER) to Athens (ATH)

Train to Hamburg, fly

  1. Take the train from Berlin Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
  2. Fly from Hamburg (HAM) to Athens (ATH)

Train, bus

  1. Take the train from Berlin Hbf to Praha Hlavni Nadrazi
  2. Take the bus from Praha ÚAN Florenc to Thessaloniki
  3. Take the train from Thessaloniki to Athens

Train, bus via Bratislava

  1. Take the train from Berlin Hbf to Bratislava Hlavna Stanica
  2. Take the bus from Bratislava to Thessaloniki
  3. Take the train from Thessaloniki to Athens

Bus

  1. Take the bus from Berlin Südkreuz to Prague Florenc Central Bus Station
  2. Take the bus from Praha to Athens

Bus via Wrocław

  1. Take the bus from S Südkreuz Bhf to Wrocław, Dworzec Autobusowy
  2. Take the bus from Wrocław to Athens

Night train, bus

  1. Take the night train from Berlin Hbf to Legnica
  2. Take the bus from Legnica to Athens

Drive

  1. Drive from Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Athens

Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Athens by train, walk and bus

The journey time between Berlin Hauptbahnhof and Athens is around 43h 8m and covers a distance of around 2445 km. This includes an average layover time of around 11h 9m. The fastest journey normally takes 43h 8m. Operated by Deutsche Bahn Eurocity, Simeonidis Tours, Korona Travel and others, the Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Athens service departs from Berlin Hbf and arrives in Athens. Typically only one service runs weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average journey times

Time on transportation:
31h 59m
Layover time:
11h 9m
Total time:
43h 8m

Route information

Fastest journey time:
43h 8m
Journey distance:
2445 km
Services per week:
1
Cheapest price:
€148
Carbon emissions:
239 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
17:16
Last service departs at:
17:16

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Athens train, walk and bus schedules

Train services typically run at the following times each day These schedules are estimated
Estimated schedules: These schedules are estimated and based on typical services on an average day. Please check times and availability with the operator before travelling.

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The most affordable way to get from Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Athens is to fly, which costs €40 - €200 and takes 6h 26m.

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The quickest way to get from Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Athens is to fly which costs €40 - €200 and takes 6h 26m.

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The distance between Berlin Hauptbahnhof and Athens is 1805 km. The road distance is 2333.7 km.

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The best way to get from Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Athens without a car is to train and bus which takes 27h 16m and costs €120 - €180.

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It takes approximately 6h 26m to get from Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Athens, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Athens is to fly which takes 6h 26m and costs €40 - €200. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €100 - €160 and takes 37h 2m.

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The quickest flight from Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport to Athens Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h 45m.

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Athens is 1h ahead of Berlin Hauptbahnhof. It is currently 9:55 AM in Berlin Hauptbahnhof and 10:55 AM in Athens.

Yes, the driving distance between Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Athens is 2334 km. It takes approximately 22h 13m to drive from Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Athens.

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Ryanair, easyJet, Scoot Tigerair and seven other airlines offer flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport to Athens Airport.

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Map of how to get from Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Athens.
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  • Distance: 1804.7 km
  • Duration: 6h 26m

What companies run services between Berlin Hauptbahnhof, Germany and Athens, Greece?

Aegean Airlines, Ryanair and 12 other airlines fly from Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Athens hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Athens via S Südkreuz Bhf, Berlin Südkreuz, and Praha in around 37h 2m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Athens via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 39m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€120 - €460
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Athens via Zurich
Ave. Duration
5h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€160 - €460
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Athens via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€120 - €460
Flights from Hamburg to Athens via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 59m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€140 - €450
Flights from Hamburg to Athens via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 1m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€140 - €450
Flights from Hamburg to Athens via Zurich
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€150 - €460
Aegean Airlines
Website
en.aegeanair.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Athens
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€65 - €320
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Athens via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Tuesday and Wednesday
Estimated price
€120 - €460
Flights from Hamburg to Athens
Ave. Duration
3h
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
€120 - €550
Flights from Hamburg to Athens via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 59m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€140 - €450
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Athens via Zurich
Ave. Duration
5h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€160 - €460
Flights from Hamburg to Athens via Zurich
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€150 - €460
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Athens via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€130 - €460
Flights from Hamburg to Athens via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€150 - €480
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Athens
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€29 - €230
Flights from Hamburg to Athens via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
6h 50m
When
Monday and Sunday
Estimated price
€45 - €290
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Athens via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Monday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€150 - €440
Flights from Hamburg to Athens via Vienna
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
When
Monday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
€150 - €400
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Athens via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€180 - €750
Flights from Hamburg to Athens via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€210 - €750
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Athens
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€45 - €230
Scoot Tigerair
Website
flyscoot.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Athens
Ave. Duration
3h
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
€30 - €80
Air Serbia
Website
airserbia.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Athens via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Friday
Estimated price
€95 - €410
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Hamburg to Athens via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
6h 20m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€180 - €600
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express

German rail company Deutsche Bahn is known for its efficient and comfortable service. It offers many different types of rail transportation, including ICE or Intercity-Express for high-speed services between major cities and regions, IC (InterCity) for long-distance trains, RE (Regional Express) trains that connect regions and cities, and the S-Bahn rapid transit service. There are two main tickets on offer: the Flexpreis that has full flexibility, and the Sparpreis which is the cheaper, advanced fare (bookings usually open 6 months in advance for domestic tickets).

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Berlin Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 46m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€50 - €75
Website
Deutsche Bahn
DB Fernverkehr AG
Website
delfi.de
Train from S+U Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 43m
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
delfi.de
Deutsche Bahn Eurocity

Deutsche Bahn’s EuroCity (EC) trains connect German cities to major cities in neighbouring European countries, and are operated in conjunction with their national train company. All EC trains offer First and Standard class; cars are air-conditioned and food and drinks are available onboard. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel. Seat reservations are not compulsory but are recommended for popular routes.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Berlin Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 8m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€30 - €45
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Berlin Hbf to Praha Hlavni Nadrazi
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
€35 - €50
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Berlin Hbf to Bratislava Hlavna Stanica
Ave. Duration
8h 36m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€65 - €90
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Flixtrain
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixtrain.com
Train from Berlin Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€15 - €20
Website
Flixtrain
Deutsche Bahn Intercity

Deutsche Bahn’s high-speed InterCity (IC) trains connect cities within Germany. They’re a popular way to travel as they’re faster than Deutsche Bahn’s regional trains and offer a frequent, fast service. All IC trains have first and second class carriages, power sockets and toilets, and most have a bistro cafe or restaurant. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Berlin Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 18m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€60 - €90
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Urlaubs-Express
Phone
+49 (0) 221 800 20 820
Email
info@urlaubs-express.de
Website
urlaubs-express.de
Train from Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Hamburg Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
€90 - €110
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Urlaubs-Express
Greek Railways (OSE)
Website
trainose.gr
Train from Thessaloniki to Athens
Ave. Duration
4h 9m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
€21 - €35
Website
Greek Railways (OSE)
Book at
Raileurope.com
Bus operators
Simeonidis Tours
Phone
+30-2310540970
Email
info@simeonidistours.gr
Website
simeonidistours.gr
Bus from Praha ÚAN Florenc to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
16h 30m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
€65 - €95
Schedules at
simeonidistours.gr
Bus from Bratislava to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
12h 29m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
€50 - €80
Schedules at
simeonidistours.gr
Korona Travel
Phone
210.92.33.33
Email
info@koronatravel.gr
Website
koronatravel.gr
Bus from Praha to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
23h 30m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
€90
Schedules at
koronatravel.gr
Bus from Bratislava to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
19h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
€71
Schedules at
koronatravel.gr
Bus from Praha to Athens
Ave. Duration
31h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
€90
Schedules at
koronatravel.gr
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Bus from Berlin Südkreuz to Prague Florenc Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€10 - €15
Website
RegioJet
FlixBus-de
Website
flixbus.com
Bus from S Südkreuz Bhf to Prague
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Schedules at
flixbus.com
Bus from S Südkreuz Bhf to Wrocław, Dworzec Autobusowy
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Schedules at
flixbus.com
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.xom
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Berlin Südkreuz train station to Prague
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€17 - €22
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Berlin Südkreuz train station to Wrocław, Dworzec Autobusowy
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€18 - €22
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on FlixBus?
Yes - FlixBus offers free Wi-Fi
Are there power outlets on FlixBus?
Yes
Does FlixBus offer meals or snacks?
Yes - snacks and drinks may be purchased from the driver. Please note, this is not available on all services.
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Autokar Polska
Phone
48/796 473 308
Email
biuro@autokarpolska.com.pl
Website
autokarpolska.com.pl
Bus from Legnica to Athens
Ave. Duration
37h 15m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
€60 - €85
Schedules at
autokarpolska.com.pl

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