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There are 8 ways to get from Berlin to Athens Airport (ATH) by plane, train, shuttle, bus, night train or car

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Fly from Berlin Brandenburg Apt  •  5h 23m

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

43€ - 207€

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Train to Hamburg, fly  •  7h 22m

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

68€ - 242€

Shuttle to Prague, fly  •  9h 19m

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Berlin to Praha
  2. Fly from Prague (PRG) to Athens (ATH) PRG - ATH

87€ - 231€

Train, bus  •  28h 24m

  1. Take the train from Berlin Hbf to Dresden Hbf Ic / ...
  2. Take the bus from Dresden, Hbf., Bayrische Str. to Prague, ÚAN Florenc
  3. Take the bus from Praha ÚAN Florenc to Thessaloniki
  4. Take the train from Thessaloniki to Athens Ic

112€ - 287€

Bus  •  37h 59m

  1. Take the bus from Berlin, ZOB am Funkturm to Prague, ÚAN Florenc RegioJet / ...
  2. Take the bus from Praha to Athens

109€ - 191€

Night train, bus  •  42h 58m

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

85€ - 124€

Bus via Wałbrzych  •  43h 20m

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

89€ - 131€

Drive  •  22h 23m

  1. Drive from Berlin to Athens Airport (ATH) 2349.1 km

290€ - 420€

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Athens Airport (ATH) is 0210 521 2054.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Athens Airport (ATH) is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Athens Airport (ATH) is 1 metre.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 0210 521 2054.

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The cheapest way to get from Berlin to Athens Airport (ATH) is to fly which costs 40€ - 210€ and takes 5h 23m.

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The quickest way to get from Berlin to Athens Airport (ATH) is to fly which costs 40€ - 210€ and takes 5h 23m.

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The distance between Berlin and Athens Airport (ATH) is 1815 km. The road distance is 2349.1 km.

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The best way to get from Berlin to Athens Airport (ATH) without a car is to train and bus which takes 28h 24m and costs 110€ - 290€.

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It takes approximately 5h 23m to get from Berlin to Athens Airport (ATH), including transfers.

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The best way to get from Berlin to Athens Airport (ATH) is to fly which takes 5h 23m and costs 40€ - 210€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 100€ - 200€ and takes 37h 59m.

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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 Airport (ATH) is 1h ahead of Berlin. It is currently 4:34 AM in Berlin and 5:34 AM in Athens Airport (ATH).

Yes, the driving distance between Berlin to Athens Airport (ATH) is 2349 km. It takes approximately 22h 23m to drive from Berlin to Athens Airport (ATH).

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easyJet, Ryanair, Olympic Air and five other airlines offer flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport to Athens Airport.

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  • Distance: 1815.4 km
  • Duration: 5h 23m

What companies run services between Berlin, Germany and Athens Airport (ATH), Greece?

Aegean Airlines, easyJet and seven other airlines fly from Berlin Hbf to Athens Airport (ATH) every 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Berlin ZOB to Athens Airport (ATH) via Praha, Athens, Στ.Νεοσ Κοσμοσ, Στ.Συνταγματοσ, and Αφετηρια in around 37h 59m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Athens via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
100€ - 650€
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Athens via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
210€ - 330€
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Athens via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Every day
Estimated price
160€ - 1100€
Flights from Hamburg to Athens via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
150€ - 450€
Flights from Hamburg to Athens via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
150€ - 450€
Flights from Hamburg to Athens via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
190€ - 650€
Flights from Prague to Athens via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
150€ - 430€
Aegean Airlines
Website
en.aegeanair.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Athens
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
50€ - 150€
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Athens via Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
50€ - 150€
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Athens via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
50€ - 150€
Flights from Hamburg to Athens
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
90€ - 320€
Flights from Hamburg to Athens via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
150€ - 450€
Flights from Prague to Athens
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
95€ - 340€
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Athens via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
210€ - 330€
Flights from Hamburg to Athens via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h 52m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
190€ - 650€
Flights from Prague to Athens via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h 57m
When
Monday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
150€ - 490€
Flights from Prague to Athens via Geneva
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
150€ - 490€
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Athens
Ave. Duration
3h
When
Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
45€ - 310€
Flights from Hamburg to Athens via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
When
Friday
Estimated price
40€ - 420€
Air Serbia
Website
airserbia.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Athens via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
65€ - 150€
Flights from Prague to Athens via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Monday
Estimated price
110€ - 380€
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Athens via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
120€ - 200€
Flights from Hamburg to Athens via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
140€ - 400€
Tarom
Website
tarom.ro
Flights from Prague to Athens via Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
4h 57m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
150€ - 270€
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Athens
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
40€ - 260€
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Hamburg to Athens via Kyiv Zhuliany
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
40€ - 160€
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Hamburg to Athens via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
6h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
130€ - 390€
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
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
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 Dresden Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 51m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
22€ - 30€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
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
Website
bahn.com
Train from Berlin Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
60€ - 90€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Berlin Hbf to Dresden Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
50€ - 75€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Deutsche Bahn Regional

Deutsche Bahn’s regional network is made up of IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional-Express), RB (Regionalbahn) and S-Bahn trains. Ticket prices are fixed and there’s no seat reservations – just turn up, buy a ticket and jump on the next train. All regional trains depart regularly and connect to local and long-distance services.

Contact Details
Website
bahn.com
Train from Berlin Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 8m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
45€ - 65€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)

Austria's national railway system is not only punctual, reliable and efficient, but offers free wifi to boot. Choose from high-speed intercity Railjet trains, overnight Nightjet trains and regional services such as Cityjet. ÖBB also operates international routes that connect cities in Austria with adjacent European countries including Germany, Hungary, Liechtenstein, Czech Republic, Switzerland and Slovenia. If you're planning to be in Austria for a while, consider the ÖBB Vorteilscard, an annual railcard that offers discounts on routes within Austria and in neighbouring countries.

Contact Details
Phone
05 17 17
Website
oebb.at
Train from Berlin Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
50€ - 70€
Website
Austrian Railways
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Austria Rail Pass
Railjet

Railjet trains operate domestically within Austria and also connect to major cities in Germany, Czech Republic, Italy, Switzerland and Hungary. This premium service runs at speeds of up to 230km/h and offers three travel classes (economy, first and business), all with free Wi-Fi and power sockets. Other amenities include a bistro-restaurant car and family zones. Seat reservations can be made up to 90 days prior to the train's departure (compulsory for all cross-border trains but not for domestic routes).

Contact Details
Phone
+43 51717
Website
oebb.at
Train from Berlin Hbf to Dresden Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
27€ - 40€
Website
Railjet
Greek Railways (OSE)
Website
trainose.gr
Train from Thessaloniki to Athens
Ave. Duration
4h 9m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
19€ - 28€
Website
trainose.gr
Book at
Raileurope.com
Bus operators
Eurobusways
Phone
+36 70 282 1827
Email
info@eurobusways.com
Website
eurobusways.com
Shuttle from Berlin to Praha
Ave. Duration
4h
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
50€ - 90€
Schedules at
eurobusways.com
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Bus from Dresden, Hbf., Bayrische Str. to Prague, ÚAN Florenc
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
5€ - 8€
Website
RegioJet
Bus from Berlin, ZOB am Funkturm to Prague, ÚAN Florenc
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
10€ - 15€
Website
RegioJet
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 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Dresden, Dresden central station to Prague, Prague ÚAN Florenc
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
9€ - 12€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Berlin, Berlin central bus station to Prague, Prague ÚAN Florenc
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
18€ - 22€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Arda Tur
Phone
0700 20 544
Website
ardatur.bg
Bus from Dresden Bayrische Strasse to Prague Florenc Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
11€ - 15€
Website
Arda Tur
Bus from Berlin Central Bus Station to Prague Florenc Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
20€ - 24€
Website
Arda Tur
Comati PSG
Phone
0040 723 450 475
Email
info@comati-psg.ro
Website
comati-psg.ro
Bus from Dresden Bayrische Strasse to Prague Florenc Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
75€ - 90€
Website
Comati PSG
Bus from Berlin Central Bus Station to Prague Florenc Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
5h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
80€ - 95€
Website
Comati PSG
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
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 Praha to Athens
Ave. Duration
31h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
90€
Schedules at
koronatravel.gr
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€ - 90€
Schedules at
autokarpolska.com.pl
Sindbad
Phone
+48 77 443 44 44
Email
poczta@sindbad.pl
Website
sindbad.pl
Bus from Berlin to Wałbrzych
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
13€ - 18€
Schedules at
sindbad.pl
Bus from Wałbrzych to Athens
Ave. Duration
35h 20m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
75€ - 110€
Schedules at
sindbad.pl

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