There are 5 ways to get from Boston to Athens by plane or train

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Fly Boston to Athens  •  14h 2m

  1. Fly from Boston (BOS) to Athens (ATH) BOS - ATH

282€ - 719€

Cheapest option

Fly Boston to Thessaloniki, train  •  18h 31m

  1. Fly from Boston (BOS) to Thessaloniki (SKG) BOS - SKG
  2. Take the train from Thessaloniki to Athens

226€ - 887€

3 alternative options

Train to Providence, fly to Athens  •  18h 46m

  1. Take the train from Boston / South Station Trains to Providence
  2. Fly from Providence (PVD) to Athens (ATH) PVD - ATH

249€ - 1072€

Train to New York JFK, fly to Athens  •  16h 34m

  1. Take the train from Boston South Station to New York Penn Station
  2. Fly from New York JFK (JFK) to Athens (ATH) JFK - ATH

237€ - 590€

Train to Newark, fly to Athens  •  16h 38m

  1. Take the train from Boston South Station to New York Penn Station
  2. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Athens (ATH) EWR - ATH

250€ - 846€

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Boston to Athens is to train and fly which costs $260 - $650 and takes 16h 34m.

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The quickest way to get from Boston to Athens is to fly which costs $310 - $800 and takes 14h 2m.

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The distance between Boston and Athens is 7619 km.

It takes approximately 14h 2m to get from Boston to Athens, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Boston Airport to Athens Airport. The quickest flight takes 11h and has one stopover.

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Athens is 7h ahead of Boston. It is currently 12:25 PM in Boston and 7:25 PM in Athens.

Delta, Aer Lingus, Scandinavian Airlines and nine other airlines offer flights from Boston Airport to Athens Airport.

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There are 5635+ hotels available in Athens. Prices start at 87€ per night.

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The best way to get from Boston to Boston Airport is to bus which takes 0 min and costs $1 - $11.

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Map of how to get from Boston to Athens.
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  • Distance: 7619.4 km
  • Duration: 14h 2m

What companies run services between Boston, MA, USA and Athens, Greece?

Lufthansa, Air France and 12 other airlines fly from Boston to Athens hourly.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Boston to Athens via Munich
Ave. Duration
11h
When
Every day
Estimated price
290€ - 1300€
Flights from Boston to Athens via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
12h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
290€ - 1300€
Flights from Boston to Athens via Zurich
Ave. Duration
12h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
270€ - 950€
Flights from Providence to Athens via Newark
Ave. Duration
17h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
290€ - 1000€
Flights from Providence to Athens via Washington Dulles, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
14h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
310€ - 1100€
Flights from Providence to Athens via Washington Dulles, Munich
Ave. Duration
14h 42m
When
Every day
Estimated price
310€ - 1100€
Flights from Providence to Athens via Washington Dulles, Zurich
Ave. Duration
15h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
310€ - 1100€
Flights from Providence to Athens via Newark, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
15h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
290€ - 1000€
Flights from New York JFK to Athens via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
11h 25m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
500€ - 1800€
Flights from New York JFK to Athens via Zurich
Ave. Duration
11h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
500€ - 2300€
Flights from New York JFK to Athens via Munich
Ave. Duration
11h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
500€ - 1800€
Flights from Newark to Athens
Ave. Duration
9h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
500€ - 2400€
Flights from Newark to Athens via Toronto
Ave. Duration
12h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
390€ - 1000€
Flights from Newark to Athens via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
12h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
400€ - 1800€
Flights from Newark to Athens via Vienna
Ave. Duration
13h
When
Every day
Estimated price
410€ - 2200€
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Boston to Athens via Munich
Ave. Duration
11h
When
Every day
Estimated price
290€ - 1300€
Flights from Boston to Athens via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
12h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
290€ - 1300€
Flights from New York JFK to Athens via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
11h 25m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
500€ - 1800€
Flights from New York JFK to Athens via Munich
Ave. Duration
11h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
500€ - 1800€
Flights from Newark to Athens
Ave. Duration
9h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
500€ - 2400€
Flights from Newark to Athens via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
12h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
400€ - 1800€
Flights from Newark to Athens via Munich
Ave. Duration
11h
When
Every day
Estimated price
400€ - 1800€
Flights from Boston to Thessaloniki via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
15h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
290€ - 1400€
Flights from Boston to Thessaloniki via Frankfurt, Munich
Ave. Duration
12h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
290€ - 1400€
Flights from Boston to Thessaloniki via Frankfurt, Vienna
Ave. Duration
14h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
290€ - 1400€
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Boston to Athens via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
11h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
280€ - 1200€
Flights from Boston to Athens via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
13h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
290€ - 1100€
Flights from Boston to Athens via Rome
Ave. Duration
12h 31m
When
Every day
Estimated price
480€ - 1200€
Flights from New York JFK to Athens
Ave. Duration
9h 49m
When
Every day
Estimated price
900€ - 2100€
Flights from New York JFK to Athens via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
11h 35m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
380€ - 2400€
Flights from New York JFK to Athens via Rome
Ave. Duration
11h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
410€ - 1200€
Flights from New York JFK to Athens via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
11h 52m
When
Every day
Estimated price
400€ - 1900€
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Boston to Athens via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
11h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
260€ - 1100€
Flights from Providence to Athens via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
13h 31m
When
Every day
Estimated price
230€ - 1000€
Flights from New York JFK to Athens via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
11h 46m
When
Every day
Estimated price
410€ - 2400€
Flights from Newark to Athens via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
12h 45m
When
Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
400€ - 2400€
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Boston to Athens via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
11h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
260€ - 1100€
Flights from New York JFK to Athens via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
11h 46m
When
Every day
Estimated price
410€ - 2400€
Flights from Newark to Athens via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
12h 45m
When
Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
400€ - 2400€
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Boston to Athens via Munich
Ave. Duration
11h
When
Every day
Estimated price
290€ - 1300€
Flights from Boston to Athens via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
12h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
290€ - 1300€
Flights from Providence to Athens via Toronto
Ave. Duration
15h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
330€ - 950€
Flights from Newark to Athens
Ave. Duration
9h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
500€ - 2400€
Flights from Newark to Athens via Toronto
Ave. Duration
12h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
390€ - 1000€
Flights from Newark to Athens via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
12h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
400€ - 1800€
Flights from Newark to Athens via Munich
Ave. Duration
11h
When
Every day
Estimated price
400€ - 1800€
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Boston to Athens via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
11h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
280€ - 1200€
Flights from New York JFK to Athens
Ave. Duration
9h 49m
When
Every day
Estimated price
900€ - 2100€
Flights from New York JFK to Athens via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
11h 52m
When
Every day
Estimated price
400€ - 1900€
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Boston to Athens via Rome
Ave. Duration
12h 31m
When
Every day
Estimated price
480€ - 1200€
Flights from New York JFK to Athens
Ave. Duration
9h 49m
When
Every day
Estimated price
900€ - 2100€
Flights from New York JFK to Athens via Rome
Ave. Duration
11h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
410€ - 1200€
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Boston to Athens via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
13h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
290€ - 1100€
Flights from New York JFK to Athens
Ave. Duration
9h 49m
When
Every day
Estimated price
900€ - 2100€
Flights from New York JFK to Athens via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
11h 35m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
380€ - 2400€
Flights from Boston to Thessaloniki via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
11h 7m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
750€ - 1700€
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Boston to Athens via Zurich
Ave. Duration
12h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
270€ - 950€
Flights from New York JFK to Athens via Zurich
Ave. Duration
11h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
500€ - 2300€
Flights from Newark to Athens via Zurich
Ave. Duration
12h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
440€ - 1800€
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Boston to Athens via Dublin
Ave. Duration
11h 20m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
310€ - 1300€
Flights from New York JFK to Athens via Dublin
Ave. Duration
11h 45m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
500€ - 700€
Flights from Newark to Athens via Dublin
Ave. Duration
11h 40m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
600€ - 700€
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Boston to Athens via Vienna
Ave. Duration
12h 25m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
290€ - 1200€
Flights from Newark to Athens via Vienna
Ave. Duration
13h
When
Every day
Estimated price
410€ - 2200€
Flights from Boston to Thessaloniki via Vienna
Ave. Duration
14h 5m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
290€ - 1200€
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Boston to Athens via Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
14h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
270€ - 700€
Flights from Newark to Athens via Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
13h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
340€ - 850€
Flights from Boston to Thessaloniki via Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
14h
When
Every day
Estimated price
280€ - 750€
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Boston to Athens via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
12h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
330€ - 1100€
Flights from Newark to Athens via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
12h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
550€ - 2500€
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Boston to Athens via Madrid
Ave. Duration
14h 35m
When
Monday and Wednesday
Estimated price
250€ - 850€
Norwegian Air Shuttle
Website
norwegian.com
Flights from New York JFK to Athens
Ave. Duration
9h 10m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
210€ - 650€
Emirates
Website
emirates.com
Flights from Newark to Athens
Ave. Duration
9h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
500€ - 1500€
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Boston to Thessaloniki via Dublin
Ave. Duration
11h 5m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
310€ - 1300€
Aegean Airlines
Website
en.aegeanair.com
Flights from Boston to Thessaloniki via Rome
Ave. Duration
11h 20m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
170€ - 800€
Train operators
MBTA
Phone
617-222-3200
Website
mbta.com
Train from Boston / South Station Trains to Providence
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
6€ - 12€
Website
MBTA
Amtrak

Amtrak is a rail service that connects the US and three Canadian provinces. Covering 21,000 route miles (34,000km) Amtrak operates more than 300 trains daily. These medium and long distance intercity services operate at speeds of up to 240km/h, to more than 500 destinations. Founded in 1971, it is based in Washington, D.C. and offers four classes of travel: First Class, Sleeper, Business and Coach. Ticket fares are divided into five subclasses: Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium. Amtrak trains are known for their wide seats, plug-in power, big windows and storage capabilities.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Boston South Station to Providence Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
21€ - 30€
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
21€ - 30€
Premium
160€ - 230€
Flexi Coach Seat
30€ - 45€
Business Seat
28€ - 40€
Train from Boston South Station to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
3h 42m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
35€ - 50€
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
35€ - 50€
Premium
190€ - 270€
Flexi Coach Seat
60€ - 90€
Business Seat
60€ - 90€
Amtrak Northeast Regional

Amtrak’s Northeast Regional train service serves the US’ busy northeast corridor from Virginia to Massachusetts; major stops include Boston, Providence, New York City, Philadelphia, Washington DC and Baltimore. Amenities include Wi-Fi, a quiet car, cafe and business-class seating, and travelling with a small dog or cat is permitted. Book at least 14 days in advance for a cheaper Saver Fare.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Boston South Station to Providence Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
30€ - 60€
Website
amtrak.com
Reserved Coach Seat
30€ - 60€
Business Class Seat
50€ - 100€
Train from Boston South Station to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
5h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
55€ - 120€
Website
amtrak.com
Reserved Coach Seat
55€ - 120€
Business Class Seat
90€ - 170€
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

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