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There are 12 ways to get from Brussels to Athens by plane, bus, train, car or car train

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Fly from Brussels

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

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Bus to Charleroi, fly

  1. Take the bus from Brussels Midi / Brussel Zuid West to Charleroi Airport
  2. Fly from Charleroi (CRL) to Athens (ATH)

Train to Amsterdam Schiphol, fly

  1. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Schiphol Airport
  2. Fly from Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) to Athens (ATH)

Train to Cologne Bonn, fly

  1. Take the train from Bruxelles-Nord to Koeln Hbf
  2. Fly from Cologne Bonn (CGN) to Athens (ATH)

Train, train to Dusseldorf, fly

  1. Take the train from Bruxelles-Nord to Koeln Hbf
  2. Take the train from Koeln Hbf to Duesseldorf Flughafen
  3. Fly from Dusseldorf (DUS) to Athens (ATH)

Train, bus via Bratislava

  1. Take the train from Bruxelles-Nord to Wien Hbf
  2. Take the train from Wien Hbf to Bratislava-Petrzalka
  3. Take the bus from Bratislava to Thessaloniki
  4. Take the train from Thessaloniki to Athens

Train, bus

  1. Take the train from Bruxelles-Nord to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
  2. Take the train from Frankfurt to Mannheim, Hauptbahnhof
  3. Take the bus from Mannheim to Thessaloniki
  4. Take the train from Thessaloniki to Athens

Bus

  1. Take the bus from Brussels to Belgrade
  2. Take the bus from Belgrade to Athens

Train, Bus

  1. Take the train from Bruxelles-Nord to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
  2. Take the Bus from Frankfurt am Main to Larissa
  3. Take the train from Larissa to Athens

Bus via Sofia

  1. Take the bus from Brussels North Train Station to Sofia Central Bus Station
  2. Take the bus from Sofia to Athens

Drive, car train

  1. Drive from Brussels to Duesseldorf Hbf
  2. Take the car train from Duesseldorf Hbf to Villach Hbf/Bbf
  3. Drive from Villach Hbf/Bbf to Athens

Drive

  1. Drive from Brussels to Athens

Brussels to Athens by bus

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46h 10m Average Duration
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Yes, entry into Greece is currently allowed from Belgium.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Athens is 210 521 2054.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Athens is mandatory.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 210 521 2054.

No, returning to Belgium from Greece is currently allowed.

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The cheapest way to get from Brussels to Athens is to bus and fly which costs €65 - €390 and takes 7h 2m.

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The quickest way to get from Brussels to Athens is to fly which costs €80 - €410 and takes 6h 14m.

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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 Belgrade. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 46h 10m.

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The distance between Brussels and Athens is 2090 km. The road distance is 2769.4 km.

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The best way to get from Brussels to Athens without a car is to train and bus via Bratislava which takes 33h 49m and costs €170 - €290.

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It takes approximately 6h 14m to get from Brussels to Athens, including transfers.

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Brussels to Athens bus services, operated by Lasta, depart from Brussels station.

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The best way to get from Brussels to Athens is to fly which takes 6h 14m and costs €80 - €410. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €140 - €200 and takes 46h 10m.

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The quickest flight from Brussels Airport to Athens Airport is the direct flight which takes 3h.

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Brussels to Athens bus services, operated by FP Travel, arrive at Athens station.

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Map of how to get from Brussels to Athens.
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  • Distance: 2089.5 km
  • Duration: 6h 14m

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

Aegean Airlines, Sky Express and 11 other airlines fly from Brussels to Athens hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Brussels to Athens via Belgrade in around 46h 10m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Brussels to Athens via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 52m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
€210 - €1000
Flights from Brussels to Athens via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€210 - €1000
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Athens via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€150 - €750
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Athens via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€150 - €750
Flights from Cologne Bonn to Athens via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 53m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€160 - €700
Flights from Dusseldorf to Athens via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€150 - €550
Flights from Dusseldorf to Athens via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€150 - €550
Flights from Dusseldorf to Athens via Zurich
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€210 - €600
Aegean Airlines
Website
en.aegeanair.com
Flights from Brussels to Athens
Ave. Duration
3h 3m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€140 - €800
Flights from Brussels to Athens via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 52m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
€210 - €1000
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Athens
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€110 - €600
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Athens via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€150 - €750
Flights from Cologne Bonn to Athens
Ave. Duration
3h
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
€140 - €550
Flights from Cologne Bonn to Athens via Heraklion
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Friday
Estimated price
€85 - €550
Flights from Dusseldorf to Athens
Ave. Duration
3h
When
Every day
Estimated price
€100 - €460
Flights from Dusseldorf to Athens via Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Every day
Estimated price
€100 - €460
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Brussels to Athens via Rome
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Friday
Estimated price
€45 - €280
Flights from Charleroi to Athens
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€50 - €420
Flights from Charleroi to Athens via Bologna
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Tuesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€50 - €420
Flights from Charleroi to Athens via Warsaw Modlin
Ave. Duration
6h 15m
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
€50 - €420
Flights from Charleroi to Athens via Krakow
Ave. Duration
6h 35m
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
€50 - €420
Flights from Charleroi to Athens via Rome
Ave. Duration
7h 5m
When
Monday
Estimated price
€50 - €420
Flights from Cologne Bonn to Athens
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
€40 - €410
Flights from Cologne Bonn to Athens via Warsaw Modlin
Ave. Duration
6h 15m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
€40 - €410
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Brussels to Athens via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€180 - €1000
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Athens
Ave. Duration
3h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€130 - €800
Flights from Dusseldorf to Athens via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€180 - €800
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Brussels to Athens via Zurich
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€210 - €850
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Athens via Zurich
Ave. Duration
5h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€140 - €700
Flights from Dusseldorf to Athens via Zurich
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€210 - €600
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Brussels to Athens
Ave. Duration
3h 3m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€140 - €800
Transavia Holland
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Athens
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€95 - €700
Air Serbia
Website
airserbia.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Athens via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
€100 - €750
Flights from Dusseldorf to Athens via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
4h 47m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€120 - €600
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Brussels to Athens
Ave. Duration
3h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€110 - €750
Flights from Dusseldorf to Athens via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
€220 - €750
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Cologne Bonn to Athens
Ave. Duration
3h
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
€85 - €550
Flights from Dusseldorf to Athens
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€80 - €800
Sky Express
Website
skyexpress.gr
Flights from Brussels to Athens
Ave. Duration
3h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€100 - €750
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Brussels to Athens via Rome
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€140 - €900
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Brussels to Athens via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
6h
When
Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
€260 - €1500
Bulgaria Air
Website
air.bg
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Athens via Sofia
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
€220 - €900
Tarom
Website
tarom.ro
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Athens via Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€160 - €800
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Athens via Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
€80 - €400
Turkish Airlines
Website
turkishairlines.com
Flights from Cologne Bonn to Athens via Istanbul
Ave. Duration
6h 20m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
€210 - €700
Pegasus Airlines
Website
flypgs.com
Flights from Cologne Bonn to Athens via Sabiha Gokcen
Ave. Duration
6h 40m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
€130 - €480
Condor Flugdienst
Website
condor.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Athens
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€70 - €850
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Athens via Paris Charles de Gaulle
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
€200 - €850
Train operators
Thalys
Phone
+32 70 66 77 88
Website
thalys.com
Train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Schiphol Airport
Ave. Duration
1h 33m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€60 - €120
Website
Thalys
Standard
€60 - €85
Comfort
€70 - €95
Premium
€85 - €120
Train from Koeln Hbf to Duesseldorf Flughafen
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
€40 - €75
Website
Thalys
Standard
€40 - €55
Comfort
€50 - €70
Premium
€55 - €75
Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express

German rail company Deutsche Bahn is known for its efficient and comfortable service. It 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 (bookings usually open 6 months in advance for domestic tickets).

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Bruxelles-Nord to Koeln Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 41m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€40 - €60
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Köln Hbf to D-Flughafen Bf
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€18 - €26
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Bruxelles-Nord to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
Ave. Duration
2h 43m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€65 - €95
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Frankfurt to Mannheim, Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€21 - €29
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Bruxelles-Nord to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 57m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€70 - €100
Website
Deutsche Bahn
National Express
Phone
0221 13 999 444
Website
nationalexpress.de
Train from Koeln Hbf to Duesseldorf Flughafen
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
€12 - €16
Website
National Express Rail
Abellio
Phone
0800 223 5546
Website
abellio.de
Train from Koeln Hbf to Duesseldorf Flughafen
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Website
Abellio
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
belgiantrain.be
Train from Bruxelles-Nord to Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
13h 36m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€90 - €130
Website
Belgian Railways
Book at
Belgium Rail Pass
2nd Class
€90 - €130
1st Class
€140 - €200
Train from Bruxelles-Nord to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
€30 - €50
Website
Belgian Railways
Book at
Belgium Rail Pass
2nd Class
€30 - €50
1st Class
€50 - €75
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)

Austria's national railway system is not only punctual, reliable and efficient, but offers free wifi to boot. Choose from high-speed intercity Railjet trains, overnight Nightjet trains and regional services such as Cityjet. ÖBB also operates international routes that connect cities in Austria with adjacent European countries including Germany, Hungary, Liechtenstein, Czech Republic, Switzerland and Slovenia. If you're planning to be in Austria for a while, consider the ÖBB Vorteilscard, an annual railcard that offers discounts on routes within Austria and in neighbouring countries.

Contact Details
Phone
05 17 17
Website
oebb.at
Train from Wien Hbf to Bratislava-Petrzalka
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€13 - €18
Website
Austrian Railways
Book at
Austria Rail Pass
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)

The national railway company of Switzerland, Swiss Railways operates trains throughout the country and adjacent European nations including Germany, France, Italy and Austria. Tickets are sold in two classes - First and Second - with most long-distance trains offering a bistro car serving beverages and snacks. Individual tickets can be bought easily at stands, while a variety of travel passes are on offer to suit different travel needs.

Contact Details
Phone
+41 51 220 11 11
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Wien Hbf to Bratislava-Petrzalka
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€29 - €55
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
ÖBB Intercity
Website
oebb.at
Train from Wien Hbf to Bratislava-Petrzalka
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€20 - €28
Website
oebb.at
Greek Railways (OSE)
Phone
+302130121451
Website
hellenictrain.gr
Train from Thessaloniki to Athens
Ave. Duration
4h 7m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€10 - €35
Website
Greek Railways (OSE)
Airport
€10
Train from Larissa to Athens
Ave. Duration
2h 46m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€10 - €22
Website
Greek Railways (OSE)
Airport
€10
Flixtrain
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixtrain.com
Train from Frankfurt to Mannheim, Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
€6 - €8
Website
Flixtrain
Urlaubs-Express
Phone
+49 (0) 221 800 20 820
Email
info@urlaubs-express.de
Website
urlaubs-express.de
Car train from Duesseldorf Hbf to Villach Hbf/Bbf
Ave. Duration
12h 53m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
€100 - €120
Book at
Urlaubs-Express
Bus operators
Flibco
Phone
+352 26 58 57 1
Email
info@flibco.com
Website
flibco.com
Bus from Brussels Midi / Brussel Zuid West to Charleroi Airport
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
€11 - €16
Website
Flibco
Standard Ticket
€11 - €14
Simeonidis Tours
Phone
+30-2310540970
Email
info@simeonidistours.gr
Website
simeonidistours.gr
Bus from Bratislava to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
12h 29m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
€50 - €80
Schedules at
simeonidistours.gr
Korona Travel
Phone
210.92.33.33
Email
info@koronatravel.gr
Website
koronatravel.gr
Bus from Bratislava to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
19h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
€71
Schedules at
koronatravel.gr
Crazy Holidays
Phone
2310-241545
Website
crazyholidays.gr
Bus from Mannheim to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
24h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
€50 - €110
Schedules at
crazyholidays.gr
FP Travel
Phone
+302105233969
Email
fptravel@otenet.gr
Website
fptravel.gr
Bus from Belgrade to Athens
Ave. Duration
16h 30m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
€80 - €95
Schedules at
fptravel.gr
Portokalidis Tours
Website
portokalidistours.gr
Bus from Frankfurt am Main to Larissa
Ave. Duration
40h 45m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
€250 - €380
Schedules at
portokalidistours.gr
Union Ivkoni
Phone
02/989 0000
Website
union-ivkoni.com
Bus from Brussels North Train Station to Sofia Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
36h 30m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
€65 - €95
Website
Union Ivkoni
Georg
Phone
+ 359/38/66 34 04
Email
georg_ltd@abv.bg
Website
georg-bg.com
Bus from Brussels to Sofia
Ave. Duration
33h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€230 - €300
Schedules at
georg-bg.com
Tourist Service Holding AD
Phone
02 981 13 33
Email
outgoing@tourist-service.com
Website
tourist-service.com
Bus from Sofia to Athens
Ave. Duration
11h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€67
Website
Tourist Service Holding AD

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Athens is 1h ahead of Brussels. It is currently 7:13 PM in Brussels and 8:13 PM in Athens.

Yes, the driving distance between Brussels to Athens is 2769 km. It takes approximately 25h 36m to drive from Brussels to Athens.

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Sky Express, Brussels Airlines, Aegean Airlines and six other airlines offer flights from Brussels Airport to Athens Airport.

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