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There are 10 ways to get from Berlin to Greece by plane, train, bus, night train or car

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Fly Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Heraklion  •  4h 58m

  1. Fly from Berlin Brandenburg Apt (BER) to Heraklion (HER) BER - HER

94€ - 178€

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Fly Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Rhodes  •  5h 45m

  1. Fly from Berlin Brandenburg Apt (BER) to Rhodes (RHO) BER - RHO

35€ - 190€

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Fly Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Thessaloniki  •  5h 59m

  1. Fly from Berlin Brandenburg Apt (BER) to Thessaloniki (SKG) BER - SKG

125€ - 289€

Fly Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Athens  •  6h 20m

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

48€ - 247€

Fly Berlin Tegel to Thessaloniki  •  8h 39m

  1. Fly from Berlin Tegel (TXL) to Thessaloniki (SKG) TXL - SKG

81€ - 268€

Train, bus  •  27h 17m

  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

113€ - 286€

Bus  •  36h 47m

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

103€ - 185€

Night train, bus via Wrocław  •  37h 50m

  1. Take the night train from Berlin Hbf to Wroclaw Glowny Nj
  2. Take the bus from Wrocław to Athens

99€ - 137€

Night train, bus  •  41h 48m

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

86€ - 123€

Drive  •  22h 12m

  1. Drive from Berlin to Athens 2331.1 km

280€ - 420€

Germany → Greece
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International entry into Greece from Germany

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Conditions of entry into Greece from Germany

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Health screen upon arrival. Travelers showing symptoms will be asked to quarantine for 10 days
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  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Health screen upon arrival. Travelers showing symptoms will be asked to quarantine for 10 days
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required
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Domestic travel is restricted

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Greece is 0210 521 2054.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Greece is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Greece is 1 metre.

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Yes, entry into Germany from Greece is currently restricted.

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The most affordable way to get from Berlin to Greece is to fly, which costs 35€ - 190€ and takes 5h 45m.

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The quickest way to get from Berlin to Greece is to fly which costs 90€ - 180€ and takes 4h 58m.

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The distance between Berlin and Greece is 1642 km. The road distance is 2331.1 km.

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The best way to get from Berlin to Greece without a car is to train and bus which takes 27h 17m and costs 110€ - 290€.

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It takes approximately 4h 58m to get from Berlin to Greece, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Berlin to Greece is to fly which takes 4h 58m and costs 90€ - 180€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 100€ - 190€ and takes 36h 47m.

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The quickest flight from Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport to Heraklion Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h 15m.

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Greece is 1h ahead of Berlin. It is currently 3:55 PM in Berlin and 4:55 PM in Greece.

Yes, the driving distance between Berlin to Greece is 2331 km. It takes approximately 22h 12m to drive from Berlin to Greece.

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Condor Flugdienst, Eurowings, Ryanair and five other airlines offer flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport to Heraklion Airport.

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  • Distance: 1642.2 km
  • Duration: 4h 58m

What companies run services between Berlin, Germany and Greece?

Sundair, Condor Flugdienst and six other airlines fly from Berlin to Heraklion 3 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Berlin ZOB to Athens via Praha, Athens, and Στ.Νεοσ Κοσμοσ in around 36h 47m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Heraklion via Munich
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Tuesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
230€ - 320€
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Heraklion via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
170€ - 340€
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Thessaloniki via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
210€ - 380€
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Thessaloniki via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
270€ - 550€
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Rhodes via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
120€ - 700€
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Athens via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
180€ - 500€
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Athens via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
180€ - 500€
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Athens via Zurich
Ave. Duration
5h 41m
When
Every day
Estimated price
210€ - 500€
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Thessaloniki via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
75€ - 260€
Aegean Airlines
Website
en.aegeanair.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Heraklion
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
170€ - 340€
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Heraklion via Munich
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Tuesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
230€ - 320€
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Heraklion via Athens
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
170€ - 340€
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
130€ - 500€
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Athens
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
When
Monday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
85€ - 390€
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Thessaloniki via Munich, Belgrade
Ave. Duration
7h
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
100€ - 490€
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Heraklion
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
75€ - 330€
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
60€ - 270€
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Rhodes
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
75€ - 320€
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Athens
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
60€ - 260€
Sundair
Website
sundair.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Heraklion
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
When
Tuesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
70€ - 440€
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Rhodes
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
70€ - 430€
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Heraklion
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
30€ - 180€
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
When
Friday
Estimated price
25€ - 160€
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Rhodes
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
30€ - 180€
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Athens
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
18€ - 85€
Air Serbia
Website
airserbia.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Thessaloniki via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Friday
Estimated price
100€ - 260€
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Athens via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
90€ - 230€
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Thessaloniki via Munich, Belgrade
Ave. Duration
7h
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
100€ - 490€
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Athens via Zurich
Ave. Duration
5h 41m
When
Every day
Estimated price
210€ - 500€
Condor Flugdienst
Website
condor.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Heraklion
Ave. Duration
3h
When
Friday
Estimated price
120€ - 310€
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Rhodes
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
120€ - 300€
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Heraklion
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
120€ - 380€
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Thessaloniki via Cologne Bonn
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
When
Monday
Estimated price
140€ - 260€
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Thessaloniki via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
210€ - 380€
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Rhodes via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
120€ - 600€
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Athens via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
160€ - 550€
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Thessaloniki via Munich, Belgrade
Ave. Duration
7h
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
100€ - 490€
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Athens via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
130€ - 380€
Train operators
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 Dresden Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
50€ - 75€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.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 Dresden Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 51m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
22€ - 30€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
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
Twice 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
Greek Railways (OSE)
Book at
Raileurope.com
Nightjet
Phone
+43 51717
Website
nightjet.com
Night train from Berlin Hbf to Wroclaw Glowny
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
29€ - 40€
Website
Nightjet
Night train from Berlin Hbf to Legnica
Ave. Duration
3h 27m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
23€ - 35€
Website
Nightjet
Bus operators
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
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
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 Berlin central bus station to Prague
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
18€ - 22€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
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

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