There are 8 ways to get from Berlin to Athens by plane, train, bus 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 from Berlin Tegel  •  6 h 9 min

  1. Fly from Berlin Tegel (TXL) to Athens (ATH) TXL - ATH

$73 - $254

Cheapest option

Fly from Berlin Schoenefeld  •  6 h 22 min

  1. Fly from Berlin Schoenefeld (SXF) to Athens (ATH) SXF - ATH

$47 - $238

6 alternative options

Train, bus Korona Travel  •  28 h 33 min

  1. Take the train from Berlin Hbf (tief) to Praha hl.n. Ec
  2. Take the train from Praha hl.n. to Brno hl.n. Rj / ...
  3. Take the bus from Brno to Athens

$164 - $190

Bus Korona Travel  •  29 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus from Berlin, Berlin Südkreuz to Prague, Prague ÚAN Florenc 260 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Praha, ÚAN Florenc to Brno, AN u hotelu Grand Rj / ...
  3. Take the bus from Brno to Athens

$126 - $164

Bus Union Ivkoni  •  40 h

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

$86 - $189

Train, bus Agat  •  41 h 54 min

  1. Take the train from Berlin Hbf (Europaplatz) to Wroclaw Glowny, Dworzec autobusowy, Sucha 1-11
  2. Take the bus from Wroclaw to Athens G-01

$143 - $184

Train  •  42 h 21 min

  1. Take the train from Berlin Hbf (tief) to Nürnberg Hbf Ice
  2. Take the train from Nürnberg Hauptbahnhof to Wien Ice
  3. Take the train from Wien Hbf to Beograd Ec
  4. Take the train from Beograd to Thessaloniki AVE
  5. Take the train from Thessaloniki to Athens 601

$337 - $532

Drive  •  23 h

  1. Drive from Berlin to Athens 1465.6 miles

$350 - $550

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Berlin to Athens is to fly which costs 40€ - 210€ and takes 6 h 22 min.

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The quickest way to get from Berlin to Athens is to fly which takes 6 h 9 min and costs 60€ - 220€.

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The distance between Berlin and Athens is 1803 km. The road distance is 2345 km.

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It takes approximately 6 h 9 min to get from Berlin to Athens, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Berlin to Athens. However, there are services departing from Berlin and arriving at Athens via Sofia. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 40 h.

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No, there is no direct train from Berlin to Athens. However, there are services departing from Berlin Hbf (tief) and arriving at Athens via Nürnberg Hauptbahnhof, Wien Hbf, Beograd and Thessaloniki. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 42 h 21 min.

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

Aegean Airlines, Air Serbia and 10 other airlines fly from Berlin to Athens hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Berlin to Athens via S Südkreuz Bhf/Ostseite, Berlin, Berlin Südkreuz, Prague, Prague ÚAN Florenc, Praha, ÚAN Florenc, Brno, AN u hotelu Grand, Malinovského náměstí, Hlavní nádraží, and Brno in around 29 h 5 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Athens via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Athens via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Athens via Zurich
Ave. Duration
5 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $850
Aegean Airlines
Website
aegeanair.com
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Athens
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $550
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Athens via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Berlin Schoenefeld to Athens
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $290
Flights from Berlin Schoenefeld to Athens via Milan Bergamo
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$45 - $290
Flights from Berlin Schoenefeld to Athens via Rome Ciampino
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $290
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Athens via Zurich
Ave. Duration
5 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $850
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Athens via Naples
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$65 - $360
Flights from Berlin Schoenefeld to Athens
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $360
Air Serbia
Website
airserbia.com
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Athens via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$120 - $430
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Athens via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$200 - $850
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Athens via Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Athens via Istanbul
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $650
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn is the German railway company, and the largest railway operator and infrastructure owner in Europe. Based in Berlin, Deutsche Bahn was founded in 1994, and 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.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Berlin Hbf (tief) to Praha hl.n.
Ave. Duration
4 h 19 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
bahn.de
Train from Berlin Hbf (Europaplatz) to Wroclaw Glowny, Dworzec autobusowy, Sucha 1-11
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Website
bahn.de
Train from Berlin Hbf (tief) to Nürnberg Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$90 - $130
Website
bahn.de
Train from Nürnberg Hauptbahnhof to Wien
Ave. Duration
4 h 17 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$100 - $150
Website
bahn.de
Czech Railways (ČD)
Phone
+420 221 111 122
Email
info@cd.cz
Website
cd.cz
Train from Praha hl.n. to Brno hl.n.
Ave. Duration
2 h 29 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Website
cd.cz
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.sk
Train from Praha hlavní nádraží to Brno hlavní nádraží
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Schedules at
regiojet.sk
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)

The national railway system of Austria, the OBB carried 209 million passengers on local and regional trains, and 35 million on long-distance trains in 2016 alone. The OBB’s 4865 km network covers 570 trains simultaneously at peak times, with one train leaving every 12 seconds, making it a supremely efficient way to travel around the country and surrounding region. The company’s extensive network connects cities in Austria, and adjacent European countries including Germany, Hungary, Liechtenstein, Czech Republic, Switzerland and Slovenia.

Contact Details
Website
oebb.at
Train from Wien Hbf to Beograd
Ave. Duration
11 h 44 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$90 - $140
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Purchase an
eurail.com
Greek Railways (OSE)
Website
trainose.gr
Train from Thessaloniki to Athens
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
trainose.gr
Purchase a
eurail.com
Second Class
$27 - $40
First Class
$35 - $50
Bus operators
Korona Travel
Phone
210.92.33.33
Email
info@koronatravel.gr
Website
koronatravel.gr
Bus from Brno to Athens
Ave. Duration
20 h 9 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$104
Schedules at
koronatravel.gr
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Berlin, Berlin Südkreuz to Prague, Prague ÚAN Florenc
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$19 - $35
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Prague, Prague ÚAN Florenc to Brno, Brno Hotel Grand
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$11 - $20
Website
flixbus.co.uk
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.sk
Bus from Berlín, Südkreuz Bf to Praha, ÚAN Florenc
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $15
Schedules at
regiojet.sk
Bus from Praha, ÚAN Florenc to Brno, AN u hotelu Grand
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Schedules at
regiojet.sk
Tour Bus
Website
tourbus.cz
Bus from Praha, ÚAN Florenc to Brno - Benešova
Ave. Duration
2 h 34 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$6 - $23
Schedules at
tourbus.cz
Union Ivkoni
Phone
02/989 0000
Website
union-ivkoni.com
Bus from Berlin to Sofia
Ave. Duration
27 h
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$55 - $130
Schedules at
online.union-ivkoni.com
Bus from Sofia to Athens
Ave. Duration
12 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$28 - $65
Schedules at
online.union-ivkoni.com
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
Agat
Website
agat.eu
Bus from Wroclaw to Athens
Ave. Duration
35 h 12 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$85 - $100
Schedules at
agat.eu

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