There are 10 ways to get from Brussels to Athens by plane, train, bus, car or car ferry

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 from Brussels  •  6 h 15 min

  1. Fly from Brussels (BRU) to Athens (ATH) BRU - ATH

$85 - $291

Cheapest option

Fly from Charleroi  •  7 h 7 min

  1. Fly from Charleroi (CRL) to Athens (ATH) CRL - ATH

$71 - $270

8 alternative options

Train, train to Eindhoven, fly  •  8 h 56 min

  1. Take the train from Bruxelles-Nord to Breda
  2. Take the train from Breda to Eindhoven
  3. Fly from Eindhoven (EIN) to Athens (ATH) EIN - ATH

$125 - $418

Train, bus Korona Travel  •  33 h 15 min

  1. Take the train from Brusel Nord to Köln Hauptbahnhof Ice
  2. Take the train from Köln Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf Ice
  3. Take the train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Wien Hbf Ice / ...
  4. Take the train from Wien Hbf to Hegyeshalom Rex / ...
  5. Take the bus from Rajka to Athens

$330 - $450

Bus Korona Travel  •  38 h 9 min

  1. Take the bus from Brussels to Brno Zvonarka
  2. Take the bus from Brno to Athens Korona Travel

$166 - $195

Train  •  45 h 15 min

  1. Take the train from Brusel Nord to Köln Hauptbahnhof Ice
  2. Take the train from Köln Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf Ice
  3. Take the train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Wien Hbf Ice / ...
  4. Take the train from Wien Hbf to Beograd Ec
  5. Take the train from Beograd to Thessaloniki AVE
  6. Take the train from Θεσσαλονίκη to Αθήνα

$357 - $574

Bus Lasta  •  46 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Brussels to Novi Sad
  2. Take the bus from Novi Sad to Athens

$164 - $172

Train, bus Crazy Holidays  •  2 days 10 h

  1. Take the train from Brusel Nord to Köln Hauptbahnhof Ice
  2. Take the bus from Köln to Thessaloniki
  3. Take the bus from Thessaloniki to Athens Karaiskaki sq

$150 - $195

Drive, car ferry  •  36 h 55 min

  1. Drive from Brussels to Venice
  2. Take the car ferry from Venice to Igoumenitsa
  3. Drive from Igoumenitsa to Athens

$322 - $589

Drive, train  •  28 h 1 min

  1. Drive from Brussels to Köln Messe/Deutz Gl.11-12
  2. Take the train from Köln Messe/Deutz Gl.11-12 to München Hbf Ice
  3. Take the train from München Hbf to Kufstein M / ...
  4. Drive from Kufstein to Athens

$463 - $690

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Brussels to Athens is to fly which costs 60€ - 230€ and takes 7 h 7 min.

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The quickest way to get from Brussels to Athens is to fly which costs 70€ - 250€ and takes 6 h 15 min.

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The distance between Brussels and Athens is 2089 km.

It takes approximately 6 h 15 min to get from Brussels to Athens, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Brussels to Athens. However, there are services departing from Brussels and arriving at Athens via Brno. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 38 h 9 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Brussels to Athens. However, there are services departing from Brusel Nord and arriving at Αθήνα via Köln Hbf, Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf, Wien Hbf, Beograd and Θεσσαλονίκη. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 45 h 15 min.

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What companies run services between Brussels, Belgium and Athens, Greece?

Aegean Airlines, Brussels Airlines and 14 other airlines fly from Brussels to Athens hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Brussels to Athens via Brno Zvonarka and Brno in around 38 h 9 min.

Airlines
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Charleroi to Athens
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $420
Flights from Charleroi to Athens via Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $420
Flights from Charleroi to Athens via Krakow
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$65 - $420
Flights from Charleroi to Athens via Milan Bergamo
Ave. Duration
7 h 20 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$65 - $420
Flights from Eindhoven to Athens
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$65 - $300
Flights from Eindhoven to Athens via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $340
Flights from Eindhoven to Athens via Milan Bergamo
Ave. Duration
7 h
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$65 - $300
Flights from Eindhoven to Athens via Malta
Ave. Duration
7 h 10 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$80 - $340
Aegean Airlines
Website
aegeanair.com
Flights from Brussels to Athens
Ave. Duration
3 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Brussels to Athens via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 41 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Brussels to Athens via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 41 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Flights from Brussels to Athens via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Brussels to Athens
Ave. Duration
3 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
TUI fly Belgium
Website
tuifly.be
Flights from Brussels to Athens
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Brussels to Athens via Zurich
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Brussels to Athens via Rome
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,300
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Charleroi to Athens via Sofia
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $340
Transavia Holland
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Eindhoven to Athens
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $430
Train operators
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
b-rail.be
Train from Bruxelles-Nord to Breda
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Website
belgianrail.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$12 - $18
1st Class
$19 - $27
Dutch Railways (NS)
Phone
+31 30 751 5155
Website
ns.nl
Train from Brussel-Noord to Breda
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $28
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Train from Breda to Eindhoven
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $18
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Deutsche Bahn
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Brusel Nord to Köln Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
1 h 42 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
bahn.de
Train from Köln Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
bahn.de
Train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
6 h 43 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$120 - $190
Website
bahn.de
Train from Köln Messe/Deutz Gl.11-12 to München Hbf
Ave. Duration
4 h 23 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$110 - $170
Website
bahn.de
Train from München Hbf to Kufstein
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Website
bahn.de
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)
Website
oebb.at
Train from Wien Hbf to Hegyeshalom
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $23
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Purchase an
eurail.com
Train from Wien Hbf to Beograd
Ave. Duration
11 h 44 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$90 - $140
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Purchase an
eurail.com
Greek Railways (OSE)
Website
trainose.gr
Train from Θεσσαλονίκη to Αθήνα
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Website
trainose.gr
Purchase a
eurail.com
Second Class
$28 - $40
First Class
$35 - $50
Bus operators
Korona Travel
Phone
210.92.33.33
Email
info@koronatravel.gr
Website
koronatravel.gr
Bus from Rajka to Athens
Ave. Duration
18 h 17 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$106
Schedules at
koronatravel.gr
Bus from Brno to Athens
Ave. Duration
20 h 9 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$106
Schedules at
koronatravel.gr
Eurolines CZ
Email
info@eurolines.cz
Website
elines.cz
Bus from Brussels to Brno Zvonarka
Ave. Duration
17 h
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$60 - $90
Schedules at
elines.cz
FP Travel
Website
fptravel.gr
Bus from Novi Sad to Athens
Ave. Duration
18 h 38 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$94
Schedules at
fptravel.gr
Crazy Holidays
Phone
2310-241545
Website
crazyholidays.gr
Bus from Köln to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
2 days 0 h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Schedules at
crazyholidays.gr
KTEL Thessalonikis
Phone
+30 2310 510835
Email
contact@ktelthes.gr
Website
ktelthes.gr
Bus from Thessaloniki to Athens Karaiskaki sq
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$46
Schedules at
ktelthes.gr
Ferry operators
Minoan Lines
Phone
801 11 75000
Email
reservation@minoan.gr
Website
minoan.gr
Car ferry from Venice to Igoumenitsa
Ave. Duration
21 h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$80 - $230
Schedules at
minoan.gr
Deck
$81
Airplane economy seats
$95
2-berth outside
$190 - $230
3-berth outside shower
$170 - $210

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