Travel from Cologne to Greece

Train, bus or fly from Cologne to Greece?

Eurowings, Lufthansa and Aegean Airlines fly from Cologne to Kalamariá twice daily. Alternatively, Bahn DE operates a bus from Cologne to Athens every 20 minutes. Tickets cost $16 - $20 and the journey takes 11 min. 4 other operators also service this route.

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How to get from Cologne to Greece

From Köln, Dom / Hbf train to Cologne/Bonn Apt airport, fly to Thessaloniki airport, then taxi to Kalamariá. 4 h 51 min $129. From Köln Hbf train to Düsseldorf Hbf, train to Dusseldorf airport, fly to Thessaloniki airport, then taxi to Kalamariá. 5 h 28 min $151. From Köln Hbf train to Düsseldorf Hbf, train to Dusseldorf airport, fly to Athens airport, then subway to Athens. 6 h 45 min $149. From Köln, Dom / Hbf train to Cologne/Bonn Apt airport, fly to Irakleion airport, then line 10 bus to Irákleion. 6 h 3 min $297. From Köln Hbf train to Düsseldorf Hbf, train to Dusseldorf airport, fly to Irakleion airport, then line 10 bus to Irákleion. 6 h 40 min $209. From Köln Hbf train to Frankfurt airport, fly to Thessaloniki airport, then taxi to Kalamariá. 5 h 39 min $197. From Köln Messe/Deutz Gl.11-12 train to Würzburg Hbf, train to Wien Hbf, train to Hegyeshalom, train to Rajka, walk to Rajka, then bus to Athens. 30 h 34 min $352. From Köln, Dom / Hbf train to Köln/Bonn Flughafen, bus to Brno, then bus to Athens. 35 h 31 min $192. From Köln Messe/Deutz Gl.11-12 train to Würzburg Hbf, train to Wien Hbf, train to Beograd, train to Thessaloniki, then train to Athens. 18 h $382. From Cologne bus to Sofia - Central Bus Station then bus to Athens. 42 h 53 min $179. From Köln bus to Thessaloniki, walk to Thessaloniki, then bus to Athens Karaiskaki sq. 2 days 7 h $120. From Köln Messe/Deutz Gl.11-12 train to München Hbf Gl.5-10, train to Kufstein, then drive to Athens. 25 h 57 min $571. From Cologne drive to Athens. 24 h 59 min $473.

Operators from Cologne to Greece

OperatorPhoneWebsite
Bahn DEBahn DE
EurowingsEurowings
LufthansaLufthansa
Aegean AirlinesAegean Airlines
German Railways (DB)+49 0180 6 99 66 33German Railways (DB)
S-BahnS-Bahn
Condor FlugdienstCondor Flugdienst
Air SerbiaAir Serbia
AlitaliaAlitalia
Austrian AirlinesAustrian Airlines
Olympic AirOlympic Air
KLMKLM
Transavia HollandTransavia Holland
SwissSwiss
Turkish AirlinesTurkish Airlines
Scandinavian AirlinesScandinavian Airlines
Air FranceAir France
British AirwaysBritish Airways
LOTLOT
OASAOASA
TUIflyTUIfly
KTEL Irakleiou+30 2810 283270KTEL Irakleiou
GermaniaGermania
SunExpress DeutschlandSunExpress Deutschland
EllinairEllinair
RyanairRyanair
Brussels AirlinesBrussels Airlines
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)Austrian Railways (ÖBB)
Hungarian Railways (MÁV)+36 (1) 3 49 49 49Hungarian Railways (MÁV)
Korona Travel210.92.33.33Korona Travel
Eurolines CZEurolines CZ
Serbian Railways (ŽS)+381 11 360-28-99Serbian Railways (ŽS)
Greek Railways (OSE)Greek Railways (OSE)
EAAAEAAA
Union Ivkoni02/989 0000Union Ivkoni
Crazy Holidays2310-241545Crazy Holidays
KTEL Thessalonikis+30 2310 510835KTEL Thessalonikis
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      1 Fly Cologne/Bonn Apt to Thessaloniki
      • One-Way approx: USD $76 - $283
      • Duration: 4 h 51 min
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      2 Fly Dusseldorf to Thessaloniki
      • One-Way approx: USD $110 - $308
      • Duration: 5 h 28 min
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      3 Fly Dusseldorf to Athens
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      4 Fly Cologne/Bonn Apt to Irakleion
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      6 Train to Frankfurt, fly to Thessaloniki
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