There are 6 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.

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Fly from Berlin Tegel  •  6 h 9 min

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

$73 - $254

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Fly from Berlin Schoenefeld  •  6 h 20 min

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

$47 - $224

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Train, bus Simeonidis Tours  •  28 h 8 min

  1. Take the train from Berlin Hbf (tief) to Praha-Holesovice Ec
  2. Take the bus from Prague to Thessaloniki
  3. Take the train from Thessaloniki to Athens

$159 - $230

Train, bus Sindbad  •  39 h 22 min

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

$148 - $219

Bus  •  40 h

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

$88 - $196

Drive  •  23 h

  1. Drive from Berlin to Athens 1465.6 miles

$350 - $550

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The cheapest way to get from Berlin to Athens is to fly which costs 40€ - 190€ and takes 6 h 20 min.

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

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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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The distance between Berlin and Athens is 1803 km. The road distance is 2344.9 km.

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The best way to get from Berlin to Athens without a car is to train and bus which takes 28 h 8 min and costs 130€ - 200€.

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

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Berlin to Athens bus services, operated by Union Ivkoni, depart from Berlin station.

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The best way to get from Berlin to Athens is to fly which takes 6 h 9 min and costs 60€ - 220€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 75€ - 170€ and takes 40 h.

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The quickest flight from Berlin Tegel Airport to Athens Airport is the direct flight which takes 2 h 45 min.

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Berlin to Athens bus services, operated by Union Ivkoni, arrive at Athens station.

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Map of how to get from Berlin to Athens.
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  • Distance: 1127 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 9 min

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

Aegean Airlines, easyJet and 10 other airlines fly from Berlin to Athens hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Berlin to Athens via Sofia in around 40 h.

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
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
Every day
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
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Athens
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $310
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Athens via Naples
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$65 - $360
Flights from Berlin Schoenefeld to Athens
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $360
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 5 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$45 - $290
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, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $850
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Athens via Zurich
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Every day
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
Pegasus Airlines
Website
flypgs.com
Flights from Berlin Schoenefeld to Athens via Sabiha Gokcen
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $600
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-Holesovice
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Website
bahn.de
Train from Berlin Hbf (Europaplatz) to Wroclaw Glowny, Dworzec autobusowy, Sucha 1-11
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$55 - $85
Website
bahn.de
Greek Railways (OSE)
Website
trainose.gr
Train from Thessaloniki to Athens
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Website
trainose.gr
Book at
Raileurope.com
Second Class
$28 - $40
First Class
$35 - $50
Bus operators
Simeonidis Tours
Sindbad
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
$29 - $70
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

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Athens is 1 h ahead of Berlin. It is currently 4:57 AM in Berlin and 5:57 AM in Athens.

Yes, the driving distance between Berlin to Athens is 2345 km. It takes approximately 23 h to drive from Berlin to Athens.

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Aegean Airlines, Air Serbia, Austrian Airlines and five other airlines offer flights from Berlin Tegel Airport to Athens Airport.

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There are 3826+ hotels available in Athens. Prices start at $53 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Berlin to Berlin Tegel Airport is to bus which takes 22 min and costs 2€ - 4€.

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