There are 15 ways to get from Brussels to Greece by plane, train, bus or car

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

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Fly Brussels to Athens  •  6 h 19 min

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

$85 - $291

Cheapest option

Fly Charleroi to Thessaloniki  •  6 h 48 min

  1. Fly from Charleroi (CRL) to Thessaloniki (SKG) CRL - SKG

$54 - $273

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Fly Brussels to Thessaloniki  •  7 h 45 min

  1. Fly from Brussels (BRU) to Thessaloniki (SKG) BRU - SKG

$83 - $434

Fly Brussels to Irakleion  •  7 h 42 min

  1. Fly from Brussels (BRU) to Irakleion (HER) BRU - HER

$136 - $673

Fly Charleroi to Athens  •  7 h 7 min

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

$71 - $270

Train to Cologne/Bonn Apt, fly to Thessaloniki  •  7 h 40 min

  1. Take the train from Brusel Nord to Köln Hauptbahnhof
  2. Fly from Cologne/Bonn Apt (CGN) to Thessaloniki (SKG) CGN - SKG

$121 - $329

Train to Dusseldorf, fly to Thessaloniki  •  8 h 21 min

  1. Take the train from Brussels - Midi to Düsseldorf
  2. Fly from Dusseldorf (DUS) to Thessaloniki (SKG) DUS - SKG

$153 - $370

Train, train to Eindhoven, fly to Athens  •  9 h 9 min

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

$125 - $421

Train, bus via Rosenheim Hbf.  •  35 h 49 min

  1. Take the train from Brusel Nord to Köln Hauptbahnhof Ice
  2. Take the train from Köln Hbf to München Hbf Ice
  3. Take the train from München Hbf to Rosenheim M / ...
  4. Take the bus from Rosenheim Hbf. to Skopje
  5. Take the bus from Skopje to Thessaloniki
  6. Take the train from Thessaloniki to Athens

$292 - $471

Bus BG Razpisanie  •  40 h 53 min

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

$122 - $217

Bus Lasta  •  45 h 40 min

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

$127 - $160

Train  •  2 days 2 h

  1. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid/Midi to Paris-Nord
  2. Take the train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Zürich HB Tgv
  3. Take the train from Zürich HB to Beograd En
  4. Take the train from Beograd to Thessaloniki AVE
  5. Take the train from Thessaloniki to Athens

$374 - $560

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

$148 - $193

Drive, train  •  28 h 16 min

  1. Drive from Brussels to Köln Hbf
  2. Take the train from Köln Hbf to München Hbf Ice
  3. Take the train from München Hbf to Kufstein M / ...
  4. Drive from Kufstein to Athens

$462 - $685

Drive  •  26 h 53 min

  1. Drive from Brussels to Athens 1739.8 miles

$410 - $650

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No, there is no direct bus from Brussels to Greece. However, there are services departing from Brussels and arriving at Athens via Sofia. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 40 h 53 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Brussels to Greece. However, there are services departing from Brussel-Zuid/Midi and arriving at Athens via Paris Nord RER, Paris Gare de Lyon, Zürich HB, Beograd and Thessaloniki. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 days 2 h.

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The distance between Brussels and Greece is 1906 km. The road distance is 2783.6 km.

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The best way to get from Brussels to Greece without a car is to train and bus which takes 35 h 49 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 6 h 19 min to get from Brussels to Greece, including transfers.

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Brussels to Greece bus services, operated by BG Razpisanie, depart from Brussels station.

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Brussels to Greece train services, operated by Thalys, depart from Brussel-Zuid/Midi station.

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The best way to get from Brussels to Greece is to fly which takes 6 h 19 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 40 h 53 min, you could also train, which costs and takes 2 days 2 h.

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

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

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Map of how to get from Brussels to Greece.
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  • Distance: 1191 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 19 min

What companies run services between Brussels, Belgium and Greece?

Aegean Airlines, Brussels Airlines and 13 other airlines fly from Brussels to Athens hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Brussels to Athens via Sofia in around 40 h 53 min.

Airlines
Aegean Airlines
Website
aegeanair.com
Flights from Brussels to Athens
Ave. Duration
3 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Brussels to Athens via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Flights from Brussels to Thessaloniki via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $1,100
Flights from Brussels to Thessaloniki via Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 17 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$180 - $1,100
Flights from Brussels to Thessaloniki via Athens
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $900
Flights from Brussels to Irakleion via Athens
Ave. Duration
6 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,700
Flights from Brussels to Irakleion via Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$190 - $1,500
Flights from Brussels to Irakleion via Zurich
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $1,500
Flights from Brussels to Irakleion via Lyon
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$190 - $1,500
Flights from Brussels to Irakleion via Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
$190 - $1,500
Flights from Brussels to Irakleion via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $1,500
Flights from Dusseldorf to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Brussels to Athens via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Flights from Brussels to Athens via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Flights from Brussels to Thessaloniki via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
Flights from Brussels to Thessaloniki via Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 17 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$180 - $1,100
Flights from Brussels to Irakleion via Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$190 - $1,500
Flights from Brussels to Irakleion via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Tuesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $1,500
Flights from Cologne/Bonn Apt to Thessaloniki via Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $750
Flights from Dusseldorf to Thessaloniki via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $850
Flights from Dusseldorf to Thessaloniki via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$210 - $750
Flights from Dusseldorf to Thessaloniki via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 17 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Charleroi to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $370
Flights from Charleroi to Thessaloniki via Milan Bergamo
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $370
Flights from Charleroi to Thessaloniki via Athens
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $370
Flights from Charleroi to Thessaloniki via Bologna
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$45 - $370
Flights from Charleroi to Athens
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $420
Flights from Charleroi to Athens via Budapest
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $420
Flights from Charleroi to Athens via Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $420
Flights from Charleroi to Athens via Rome Ciampino
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$65 - $420
Flights from Charleroi to Athens via Krakow
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$65 - $420
Flights from Cologne/Bonn Apt to Thessaloniki via Bologna
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$45 - $230
Flights from Cologne/Bonn Apt to Thessaloniki via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$45 - $230
Flights from Eindhoven to Athens
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Tuesday and Friday
Estimated price
$65 - $300
Flights from Eindhoven to Athens via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $340
Flights from Eindhoven to Athens via Milan Bergamo
Ave. Duration
7 h 5 min
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$65 - $300
Flights from Eindhoven to Athens via Malta
Ave. Duration
7 h 10 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$80 - $340
Air Serbia
Website
airserbia.com
Flights from Brussels to Athens via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $700
Flights from Brussels to Thessaloniki via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
5 h 2 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $1,200
Flights from Dusseldorf to Thessaloniki via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
4 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Cologne/Bonn Apt to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$85 - $850
Flights from Dusseldorf to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
2 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $750
Flights from Dusseldorf to Thessaloniki via Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$100 - $750
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Brussels to Athens
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Brussels to Thessaloniki via Oslo
Ave. Duration
9 h 20 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,500
Flights from Brussels to Thessaloniki via Stockholm
Ave. Duration
9 h 40 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,500
Flights from Dusseldorf to Thessaloniki via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$210 - $900
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Brussels to Athens
Ave. Duration
3 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Brussels to Athens via Zurich
Ave. Duration
5 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Brussels to Thessaloniki via Vienna
Ave. Duration
7 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,100
Flights from Dusseldorf to Thessaloniki via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$210 - $750
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Brussels to Irakleion via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
7 h 17 min
When
Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $650
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Brussels to Athens via Rome
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,300
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Brussels to Athens via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $950
Air Baltic
Website
airbaltic.com
Flights from Brussels to Thessaloniki via Riga
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
When
Tuesday and Friday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,500
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Brussels to Thessaloniki via Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
8 h
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$220 - $950
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Brussels to Irakleion via Geneva
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$130 - $700
SunExpress Deutschland
Website
sunexpress.com
Flights from Brussels to Irakleion via Hannover
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$170 - $850
Norwegian Air International
Website
norwegian.com
Flights from Brussels to Irakleion via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$200 - $1,000
Thomas Cook
Website
thomascookairlines.com
Flights from Brussels to Irakleion via Bristol
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,700
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
4 h 5 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $430
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 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 München Hbf
Ave. Duration
4 h 32 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$110 - $170
Website
bahn.de
Train from München Hbf to Rosenheim
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$19 - $28
Website
bahn.de
Train from München Hbf to Kufstein
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Website
bahn.de
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Brussels - Midi to Düsseldorf
Ave. Duration
2 h 12 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$70 - $100
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$70 - $100
1st Class
$100 - $140
Train from Brussel-Zuid/Midi to Paris-Nord
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$85 - $120
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$85 - $120
1st Class
$120 - $160
Dutch Railways (NS)

Dutch Railways (NS) is the main passenger railway operator in the Netherlands. Founded in 1938, NS connects all major cities in the Netherlands, and offers night trains, international trains, Intercity direct, and trains to and from the airport. NS International is the international subsidiary of NS; their services include high-speed trains such as Thalys, ICE International, Eurostar and TGV, to major European hubs including Paris, London, Brussels, Berlin, Cologne, Frankfurt and Lille.

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Phone
+31 30 751 5155
Website
ns.nl
Train from Brussel-Noord to Breda
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $27
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Train from Breda to Eindhoven
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $18
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
b-rail.be
Train from Bru.-Noord / Brux.-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
$18 - $27
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
$35 - $50
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
4 h 14 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$110 - $130
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$110 - $130
1st Class
$150 - $230
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. Swiss Railways codeshares with American Airlines and Swiss International Air Lines out of Zurich International Airport.

Contact Details
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Zürich HB to Beograd
Ave. Duration
20 h 57 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$120 - $200
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Bus operators
Makedonija Soobrakaj AD
Phone
+389(0)2 24 02 388
Email
avtobuska@maksoob.com.mk
Website
ms.mk
Bus from Rosenheim Hbf. to Skopje
Ave. Duration
15 h 52 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$65 - $130
Schedules at
ms.mk
Simeonidis Tours
BG Razpisanie
Website
bgrazpisanie.com
Bus from Brussels to Sofia
Ave. Duration
29 h 50 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$90 - $150
Schedules at
bgrazpisanie.com
Georg
Phone
+ 359/38/66 34 04
Email
georg_ltd@abv.bg
Website
georg-bg.com
Bus from Brussels to Sofia
Ave. Duration
33 h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$250 - $330
Schedules at
georg-bg.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
Union Ivkoni
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
Crazy Holidays
Phone
2310-241545
Website
crazyholidays.gr
Bus from Beograd to Athens
Ave. Duration
16 h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Schedules at
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
$45
Schedules at
ktelthes.gr

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Greece is 1 h ahead of Brussels. It is currently 5:51 AM in Brussels and 6:51 AM in Greece.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Brussels to Greece is 2784 km. It takes approximately 26 h 53 min to drive from Brussels to Greece.

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Brussels Airlines, Aegean Airlines, Air Serbia and four other airlines offer flights from Brussels Airport to Athens Airport.

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There are 57+ hotels available in Greece. Prices start at $46 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Brussels to Brussels Airport is to train which takes 17 min and costs .

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