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

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Fly Berlin Tegel to Irakleion  •  5 h 32 min

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

$104 - $426

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Fly Berlin Schoenefeld to Thessaloniki  •  6 h 18 min

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

$29 - $211

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Fly Berlin Tegel to Thessaloniki  •  7 h 20 min

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

$81 - $237

Fly Berlin Tegel to Athens  •  6 h 9 min

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

$73 - $254

Fly Berlin Schoenefeld to Athens  •  6 h 37 min

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

$47 - $238

Fly Berlin Schoenefeld to Irakleion  •  6 h 5 min

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

$183 - $670

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

$156 - $228

Bus  •  38 h 3 min

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

$87 - $193

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

$143 - $204

Train  •  44 h 56 min

  1. Take the train from Berlin Hbf (tief) to Halle(Saale)Hbf Ice
  2. Take the train from Halle(Saale)Hbf to München Hbf Ice
  3. Take the train from München Hbf to Schwarzach-St.Veit Ec
  4. Take the train from Schwarzach-St.Veit to Beograd En
  5. Take the train from Beograd to Thessaloniki AVE
  6. Take the train from Thessaloniki to Athens

$269 - $429

Drive  •  23 h

  1. Drive from Berlin to Athens 1465.6 miles

$350 - $550

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No, there is no direct bus from Berlin to Greece. However, there are services departing from Berlin and arriving at Athens via Sofia. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 38 h 3 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Berlin to Greece. However, there are services departing from Berlin Hbf (tief) and arriving at Athens via Halle(Saale)Hbf, München Hbf, Schwarzach-St.Veit, Beograd and Thessaloniki. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 44 h 56 min.

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The distance between Berlin and Greece is 1642 km. The road distance is 2344.9 km.

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The best way to get from Berlin to Greece without a car is to train and bus which takes 28 h 8 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 5 h 32 min to get from Berlin to Greece, including transfers.

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

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Berlin to Greece train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, depart from Berlin Hbf (tief) station.

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The best way to get from Berlin to Greece is to fly which takes 5 h 32 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 38 h 3 min, you could also train, which costs and takes 44 h 56 min.

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The quickest flight from Berlin Tegel Airport to Irakleion Airport is the direct flight which takes 3 h.

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Berlin to Greece bus services, operated by Valeross, arrive at Athens station.

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  • Distance: 1026.4 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 32 min

What companies run services between Berlin, Germany and Greece?

Cairo Aviation, Germania and 10 other airlines fly from Berlin to Heraklion every 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Berlin to Athens via Sofia in around 38 h 3 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Irakleion via Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,000
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Thessaloniki via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $650
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Thessaloniki via Vienna
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $600
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Thessaloniki via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $500
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 Irakleion via Athens
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $750
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Irakleion via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $750
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Thessaloniki via Riga
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Tuesday and Friday
Estimated price
$95 - $360
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Thessaloniki via Athens
Ave. Duration
5 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $500
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Thessaloniki via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $500
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Thessaloniki via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $500
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 Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $350
Flights from Berlin Schoenefeld to Athens
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $360
Flights from Berlin Schoenefeld to Irakleion
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$330 - $600
Flights from Berlin Schoenefeld to Irakleion via Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$330 - $600
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Berlin Schoenefeld to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $370
Flights from Berlin Schoenefeld to Thessaloniki via Bologna
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$35 - $370
Flights from Berlin Schoenefeld to Thessaloniki via Athens
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $370
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
Tuesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$45 - $290
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Irakleion
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Monday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $850
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Irakleion via Salzburg
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$170 - $850
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Thessaloniki via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$100 - $450
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Athens via Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Cairo Aviation
Website
cairoaviation.com.eg
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Irakleion
Ave. Duration
3 h 6 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$120 - $650
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Irakleion via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$390 - $950
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Thessaloniki via Vienna
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $600
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Athens via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $850
Air Serbia
Website
airserbia.com
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Thessaloniki via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $380
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Athens via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$120 - $430
Air Baltic
Website
airbaltic.com
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Thessaloniki via Riga
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Tuesday and Friday
Estimated price
$95 - $360
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Athens
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $550
Germania
Website
flygermania.com
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Irakleion
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Flights from Berlin Schoenefeld to Irakleion
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $650
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Thessaloniki via Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
8 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $470
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Athens via Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $650
TUIfly
Website
tuifly.com
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Irakleion
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Monday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $420
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Athens via Zurich
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $850
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Berlin Schoenefeld to Thessaloniki via Budapest
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $250
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.

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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 4 hours
Estimated price
$50 - $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 - $80
Website
bahn.de
Train from Berlin Hbf (tief) to Halle(Saale)Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
bahn.de
Train from Halle(Saale)Hbf to München Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$90 - $130
Website
bahn.de
Train from München Hbf to Schwarzach-St.Veit
Ave. Duration
3 h 26 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $60
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
$27 - $40
Website
trainose.gr
Book at
Raileurope.com
Second Class
$27 - $40
First Class
$30 - $50
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 Schwarzach-St.Veit to Beograd
Ave. Duration
13 h 8 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Bus operators
Simeonidis Tours
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
$27 - $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
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $70
Schedules at
valeross.com
Ilias Travel
Phone
+359 2831 9192
Email
office@iliastravel.com
Website
iliastravel.com
Bus from Sofia to Athens
Ave. Duration
14 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$61 - $65
Schedules at
iliastravel.com
Sindbad

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Greece is 1 h ahead of Berlin. It is currently 4:11 AM in Berlin and 5:11 AM in Greece.

Berlin to Greece train services, operated by Greek Railways (OSE), arrive at Athens station.

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

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Germania, TUIfly, Olympic Air and five other airlines offer flights from Berlin Tegel Airport to Irakleion Airport.

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There are 57+ hotels available in Greece. Prices start at $45 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 .

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