There are 11 ways to get from Berlin to Greece by plane, train, bus, night train or car

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Fly Berlin Tegel to Thessaloniki  •  4h 59m

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

98€ - 998€

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Fly Berlin Schoenefeld to Athens  •  6h 13m

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

43€ - 446€

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Fly Berlin Schoenefeld to Thessaloniki  •  5h 3m

  1. Fly from Berlin Schoenefeld (SXF) to Thessaloniki (SKG) SXF - SKG

83€ - 651€

Fly Berlin Tegel to Heraklion  •  5h 37m

  1. Fly from Berlin Tegel (TXL) to Heraklion (HER) TXL - HER

124€ - 265€

Fly Berlin Tegel to Athens  •  6h 9m

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

58€ - 363€

Fly Berlin Schoenefeld to Heraklion  •  5h 31m

  1. Fly from Berlin Schoenefeld (SXF) to Heraklion (HER) SXF - HER

164€ - 318€

Train, bus  •  27h 5m

  1. Take the train from Berlin Hbf to Praha-Holesovice Ec / ...
  2. Take the bus from Praha ÚAN Florenc to Thessaloniki
  3. Take the train from Thessaloniki to Athens Ic

121€ - 195€

Bus via Thessaloniki  •  29h

  1. Take the bus from Berlin, ZOB am Funkturm to Prague, ÚAN Florenc 260 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Praha ÚAN Florenc to Thessaloniki
  3. Take the bus from Thessaloniki Monastiriou to Athens Karaiskaki sq

115€ - 227€

Bus  •  37h 3m

  1. Take the bus from Berlin Central Bus Station to Brno Bus Station Zvonarka Berlin - Varna / ...
  2. Take the bus from Brno to Athens

120€ - 126€

Night train, bus  •  37h 51m

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

99€ - 147€

Drive  •  22h 48m

  1. Drive from Berlin to Athens 2341.9 km

310€ - 460€

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The cheapest way to get from Berlin to Greece is to fly which costs 40€ - 450€ and takes 6h 13m.

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The quickest way to get from Berlin to Greece is to fly which costs 95€ - 1000€ and takes 4h 59m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Berlin to Greece. However, there are services departing from Berlin, ZOB am Funkturm and arriving at Athens Karaiskaki sq via Praha ÚAN Florenc and Thessaloniki Monastiriou. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 29h.

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The distance between Berlin and Greece is 1642 km. The road distance is 2341.9 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 5m and costs 120€ - 200€.

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It takes approximately 4h 59m to get from Berlin to Greece, including transfers.

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Berlin to Greece bus services, operated by RegioJet, depart from Berlin, ZOB am Funkturm station.

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The best way to get from Berlin to Greece is to fly which takes 4h 59m and costs 95€ - 1000€. Alternatively, you can bus via Thessaloniki, which costs 110€ - 230€ and takes 29h.

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The quickest flight from Berlin Tegel Airport to Thessaloniki Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h 20m.

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Berlin to Greece bus services, operated by KTEL Thessalonikis, arrive at Athens Karaiskaki sq station.

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Map of how to get from Berlin to Greece.
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  • Distance: 1642.2 km
  • Duration: 4h 59m

What companies run services between Berlin, Germany and Greece?

Aegean Airlines, Air Serbia and six other airlines fly from Berlin to Thessaloniki every 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Berlin ZOB to Athens via Praha ÚAN Florenc, Thessaloniki, and Thessaloniki Monastiriou in around 29h.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Thessaloniki via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
210€ - 380€
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Thessaloniki via Vienna
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
220€ - 360€
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Heraklion via Munich
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
380€ - 750€
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Heraklion via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
400€ - 800€
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Athens via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 33m
When
Every day
Estimated price
190€ - 430€
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Athens via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 3m
When
Every day
Estimated price
190€ - 430€
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Athens via Zurich
Ave. Duration
5h 6m
When
Every day
Estimated price
200€ - 460€
Aegean Airlines
Website
en.aegeanair.com
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
60€ - 240€
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Heraklion via Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
340€ - 650€
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Heraklion via Athens
Ave. Duration
4h 52m
When
Every day
Estimated price
340€ - 650€
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Athens
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
50€ - 280€
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Athens via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
190€ - 430€
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Berlin Schoenefeld to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
140€ - 280€
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Athens
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
45€ - 300€
Flights from Berlin Schoenefeld to Heraklion
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
400€ - 850€
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Thessaloniki via Vienna
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
220€ - 360€
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Heraklion via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4h 47m
When
Monday and Saturday
Estimated price
750€ - 1200€
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Athens via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
160€ - 310€
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Berlin Schoenefeld to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
50€ - 250€
Flights from Berlin Schoenefeld to Thessaloniki via Milan Bergamo
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
50€ - 250€
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Heraklion
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
190€ - 600€
Flights from Berlin Schoenefeld to Athens
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
30€ - 240€
Air Serbia
Website
airserbia.com
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Thessaloniki via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
120€ - 210€
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Athens via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
65€ - 210€
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Thessaloniki via Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
5h 27m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
150€ - 300€
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Heraklion
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
310€ - 700€
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Athens via Zurich
Ave. Duration
5h 6m
When
Every day
Estimated price
200€ - 460€
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Berlin Schoenefeld to Thessaloniki via Budapest
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
55€ - 330€
Flights from Berlin Schoenefeld to Athens via Budapest
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
80€ - 310€
TUIfly
Website
tuifly.com
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Heraklion
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
270€ - 700€
Finnair
Website
finnair.com
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Heraklion via Helsinki
Ave. Duration
6h 35m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
290€ - 1300€
Condor Flugdienst
Website
condor.com
Flights from Berlin Schoenefeld to Heraklion
Ave. Duration
3h
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
450€ - 750€
Norwegian Air Shuttle
Website
norwegian.com
Flights from Berlin Schoenefeld to Heraklion via Oslo
Ave. Duration
6h 45m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
500€ - 1100€
Train operators
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.

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Website
bahn.com
Train from Berlin Hbf to Praha-Holesovice
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
35€ - 50€
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 Praha-Holesovice
Ave. Duration
4h 4m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
45€ - 70€
Website
Railjet
Greek Railways (OSE)
Website
trainose.gr
Train from Thessaloniki to Athens
Ave. Duration
4h 9m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
19€ - 28€
Website
trainose.gr
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
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
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 Berlin, Berlin central bus station to Prague, Prague ÚAN Florenc
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
18€ - 22€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines FR

Eurolines is a network of coach companies that operate throughout Europe plus Morocco. It’s an affordable way to travel around the continent, with tickets starting at €5. All coaches have Wi-Fi, plug sockets and USBs, reclining chairs and toilets, and a standard ticket includes up to two medium suitcases plus carry-on luggage. Within France, Eurolines serves 69 destinations; including Paris, Lyon, Versailles, Nice and Bordeaux.

Contact Details
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Berlin to Prague, Florenc
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
22€ - 35€
Website
Eurolines FR
Racic Eurobus
Phone
+359-887-208-506
Email
racic_bg@yahoo.com
Website
racicbg.com
Bus from Berlin Central Bus Station to Prague Florenc Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
6h 10m
Frequency
5 times a week
Website
Racic Eurobus
Bus from Berlin Central Bus Station to Brno Bus Station Zvonarka
Ave. Duration
8h 40m
Frequency
5 times a week
Website
Racic Eurobus
Comati PSG
Phone
0040 723 450 475
Email
info@comati-psg.ro
Website
comati-psg.ro
Bus from Berlin Central Bus Station to Prague Florenc Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
80€ - 95€
Website
Comati PSG
KTEL Thessalonikis
Phone
+30 2310 510835
Email
contact@ktelthes.gr
Website
ktelthes.gr
Bus from Thessaloniki Monastiriou to Athens Karaiskaki sq
Ave. Duration
6h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
39€
Schedules at
ktelthes.gr
Korona Travel
Phone
210.92.33.33
Email
info@koronatravel.gr
Website
koronatravel.gr
Bus from Brno to Athens
Ave. Duration
28h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
90€
Schedules at
koronatravel.gr

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Greece is 1h ahead of Berlin. It is currently 12:20 AM in Berlin and 1:20 AM in Greece.

Yes, the driving distance between Berlin to Greece is 2342 km. It takes approximately 22h 48m to drive from Berlin to Greece.

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Aegean Airlines, Lufthansa, Austrian Airlines and two other airlines offer flights from Berlin Tegel Airport to Thessaloniki Airport.

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There are 72+ hotels available in Greece. Prices start at 87€ 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€ - 3€.

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