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

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Fly Berlin Tegel to Heraklion  •  5h 37m

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

$104 - $426

Cheapest option

Fly Berlin Schoenefeld to Thessaloniki  •  6h 17m

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

$29 - $211

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Fly Berlin Tegel to Athens  •  6h 9m

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

$73 - $254

Fly Berlin Tegel to Thessaloniki  •  7h 35m

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

$81 - $237

Fly Berlin Schoenefeld to Athens  •  6h 36m

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

$47 - $238

Fly Berlin Schoenefeld to Heraklion  •  6h 4m

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

$183 - $670

Train, bus Simeonidis Tours  •  28h 37m

  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

$154 - $258

Train, bus Sindbad  •  38h 58m

  1. Take the train from Berlin Ostkreuz to Wroclaw Glowny Ire
  2. Take the bus from Wrocław to Athens

$121 - $194

Bus  •  43h 31m

  1. Take the bus from Berlin, Berlin Südkreuz to Katowice, Katowice bus station 1360 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Katowice to Athens Siamos Tours

$143 - $194

Drive  •  23h

  1. Drive from Berlin to Athens 1465.6 miles

$350 - $550

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The cheapest way to get from Berlin to Greece is to fly which costs 25€ - 190€ and takes 6h 17m.

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The quickest way to get from Berlin to Greece is to fly which costs 90€ - 370€ and takes 5h 37m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Berlin to Greece. However, there are services departing from S+U Alexanderpl./Grunerstr.(Bln) [Grunerstr.] and arriving at Athens via Berlin, Berlin Südkreuz and Katowice. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 43h 31m.

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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 28h 37m and costs 130€ - 230€.

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It takes approximately 5h 37m to get from Berlin to Greece, including transfers.

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Berlin to Greece bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Berlin, Berlin Südkreuz station.

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The best way to get from Berlin to Greece is to fly which takes 5h 37m and costs 90€ - 370€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 120€ - 170€ and takes 43h 31m.

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The quickest flight from Berlin Tegel Airport to Heraklion Airport is the direct flight which takes 3h 5m.

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

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Map of how to get from Berlin to Greece.
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  • Distance: 1026.4 miles
  • Duration: 5h 37m

What companies run services between Berlin, Germany and Greece?

Germania, Ryanair and eight other airlines fly from Berlin to Heraklion 3 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Berlin to Athens via S Südkreuz Bhf/Ostseite, Berlin, Berlin Südkreuz, Katowice, Katowice bus station, and Katowice in around 43h 31m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Heraklion via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$400 - $1,300
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Heraklion via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$400 - $1,300
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Athens via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 36m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Athens via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Athens via Zurich
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $850
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Thessaloniki via Vienna
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $600
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Thessaloniki via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $490
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Thessaloniki via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $500
Aegean Airlines
Website
aegeanair.com
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Heraklion via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$400 - $1,300
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Heraklion via Athens
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $750
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Athens
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $550
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Thessaloniki via Athens
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $500
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Thessaloniki via Munich
Ave. Duration
5h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $500
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Thessaloniki via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $500
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Heraklion
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Monday
Estimated price
$65 - $300
Flights from Berlin Schoenefeld to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $370
Flights from Berlin Schoenefeld to Thessaloniki via Milan Bergamo
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $370
Flights from Berlin Schoenefeld to Thessaloniki via Athens
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $370
Flights from Berlin Schoenefeld to Thessaloniki via Budapest
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$35 - $370
Flights from Berlin Schoenefeld to Thessaloniki via Bologna
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$35 - $370
Flights from Berlin Schoenefeld to Athens
Ave. Duration
3h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $290
Flights from Berlin Schoenefeld to Athens via Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $290
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Athens
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $310
Flights from Berlin Schoenefeld to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $350
Flights from Berlin Schoenefeld to Athens
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $360
Flights from Berlin Schoenefeld to Athens via Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
6h 10m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $360
Flights from Berlin Schoenefeld to Heraklion
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$330 - $600
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Heraklion
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$170 - $850
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Heraklion via Cologne Bonn
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Friday
Estimated price
$170 - $850
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Thessaloniki via Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $450
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Heraklion via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$390 - $950
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Athens via Vienna
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$200 - $850
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Thessaloniki via Vienna
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $600
Air Baltic
Website
airbaltic.com
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Athens
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $550
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Thessaloniki via Riga
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
When
Tuesday and Friday
Estimated price
$95 - $360
Air Serbia
Website
airserbia.com
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Athens via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $430
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Athens via Rome
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,300
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Thessaloniki via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $380
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Athens via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $430
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Athens via Rome
Ave. Duration
5h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,300
Germania
Website
flygermania.com
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Heraklion
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Flights from Berlin Schoenefeld to Heraklion
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$190 - $650
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Athens via Zurich
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $850
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Athens via Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $650
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Thessaloniki via Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
8h 35m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$160 - $470
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Heraklion via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
6h 35m
When
Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$300 - $1,200
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Thessaloniki via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
When
Tuesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $440
Norwegian Air International
Website
norwegian.com
Flights from Berlin Schoenefeld to Athens via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$120 - $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
3h 55m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$50 - $80
Website
bahn.de
Train from Berlin Ostkreuz to Wroclaw Glowny
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Website
bahn.de
Greek Railways (OSE)
Website
trainose.gr
Train from Thessaloniki to Athens
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$24 - $70
Website
trainose.gr
Book at
Raileurope.com
2nd Class Ticket
$24 - $35
1st Class Ticket
$35 - $45
InterCity 2nd Class Ticket
$45 - $55
InterCity 1st Class Ticket
$60 - $70
Bus operators
Simeonidis Tours
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Berlin, Berlin Südkreuz to Katowice, Katowice bus station
Ave. Duration
6h 50m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Siamos Tours
Phone
0030 2108219900
Email
vsiamos@otenet.gr
Website
siamostours.gr
Bus from Katowice to Athens
Ave. Duration
34h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$110 - $140
Schedules at
siamostours.gr

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Greece is 1h ahead of Berlin. It is currently 10:30 PM in Berlin and 11:30 PM in Greece.

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

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Germania, Ryanair, Aegean Airlines and five other airlines offer flights from Berlin Tegel Airport to Heraklion Airport.

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There are 70+ hotels available in Greece. Prices start at $51 USD per night.

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

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