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There are 14 ways to get from Düsseldorf to Greece by plane, train, shuttle, bus and ferry, 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 Dusseldorf to Thessaloniki  •  6h

  1. Fly from Dusseldorf (DUS) to Thessaloniki (SKG) DUS - SKG

$79 - $271

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Shuttle to Weeze, fly to Thessaloniki  •  7h 43m

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Düsseldorf Hauptbahnhof to Weeze Airport
  2. Fly from Weeze (NRN) to Thessaloniki (SKG) NRN - SKG

$63 - $191

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Fly Dusseldorf to Heraklion  •  5h 37m

  1. Fly from Dusseldorf (DUS) to Heraklion (HER) DUS - HER

$122 - $710

Fly Dusseldorf to Athens  •  6h 14m

  1. Fly from Dusseldorf (DUS) to Athens (ATH) DUS - ATH

$91 - $308

Train to Cologne Bonn, fly to Thessaloniki  •  6h 40m

  1. Take the train from Düsseldorf Hbf to Köln, Grengel/Flughafen Köln/Bonn Flughafen Bf
  2. Fly from Cologne Bonn (CGN) to Thessaloniki (SKG) CGN - SKG

$78 - $271

Train to Cologne Bonn, fly to Heraklion  •  6h 22m

  1. Take the train from Düsseldorf Hbf to Köln, Grengel/Flughafen Köln/Bonn Flughafen Bf
  2. Fly from Cologne Bonn (CGN) to Heraklion (HER) CGN - HER

$151 - $1,330

Train to Frankfurt, fly to Thessaloniki  •  6h 55m

  1. Take the train from Düsseldorf Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
  2. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Thessaloniki (SKG) FRA - SKG

$129 - $348

Train, bus and ferry  •  32h 57m

  1. Take the train from Düsseldorf Hbf to München Hbf Ice
  2. Take the train from München Ost to Bologna Centrale Ec
  3. Take the bus and ferry from Bologna to Kalabaka
  4. Take the train from Kalambaka to Athens

$317 - $527

Train, bus  •  34h 58m

  1. Take the train from Düsseldorf Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf Ice
  2. Take the train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Kelenföld Rj
  3. Take the bus from Budapest to Athens

$337 - $496

Bus Union Ivkoni  •  38h 3m

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

$95 - $211

Bus Nikolic Prevoz D.O.O  •  41h 45m

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

$153 - $197

Bus Crazy Holidays  •  2 days 8h

  1. Take the bus from Düsseldorf to Thessaloniki
  2. Take the bus from Thessaloniki to Athens

$105 - $125

Train, drive  •  26h 49m

  1. Take the train from Düsseldorf Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf Ice
  2. Take the train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Salzburg Hbf Rj
  3. Drive from Salzburg Hbf to Athens

$426 - $645

Drive  •  25h 19m

  1. Drive from Düsseldorf to Athens 1632.6 miles

$390 - $600

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Düsseldorf to Greece is to shuttle and fly which costs 55€ - 170€ and takes 7h 43m.

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The quickest way to get from Düsseldorf to Greece is to fly which costs 100€ - 650€ and takes 5h 37m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Düsseldorf to Greece. However, there are services departing from Düsseldorf and arriving at Athens via Sofia. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 38h 3m.

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The distance between Düsseldorf and Greece is 1802 km. The road distance is 2612.1 km.

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The best way to get from Düsseldorf to Greece without a car is to train and bus and ferry which takes 32h 57m and costs 270€ - 460€.

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It takes approximately 6h to get from Düsseldorf to Greece, including transfers.

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Düsseldorf to Greece bus services, operated by Union Ivkoni, depart from Düsseldorf station.

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The best way to get from Düsseldorf to Greece is to fly which takes 6h and costs 65€ - 240€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 80€ - 190€ and takes 38h 3m.

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The quickest flight from Dusseldorf Airport to Thessaloniki Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h 40m.

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

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Map of how to get from Düsseldorf to Greece.
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  • Distance: 1126.3 miles
  • Duration: 6h

What companies run services between Düsseldorf, Germany and Greece?

Eurowings, Aegean Airlines and nine other airlines fly from Düsseldorf to Thessaloniki every 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Düsseldorf to Athens via Sofia in around 38h 3m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Thessaloniki via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $750
Flights from Dusseldorf to Thessaloniki via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $700
Flights from Dusseldorf to Heraklion via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$350 - $1,900
Flights from Dusseldorf to Heraklion via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$350 - $1,900
Flights from Dusseldorf to Athens via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 33m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $800
Flights from Dusseldorf to Athens via Zurich
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $800
Flights from Dusseldorf to Athens via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $800
Flights from Cologne Bonn to Thessaloniki via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $800
Flights from Cologne Bonn to Heraklion via Munich
Ave. Duration
6h 17m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$270 - $2,100
Flights from Frankfurt to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Flights from Frankfurt to Thessaloniki via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $750
Flights from Frankfurt to Thessaloniki via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
When
Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $750
Flights from Dusseldorf to Thessaloniki via Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$100 - $750
Flights from Dusseldorf to Thessaloniki via Hamburg
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Monday and Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $750
Flights from Dusseldorf to Heraklion
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,700
Flights from Dusseldorf to Heraklion via Vienna
Ave. Duration
6h 15m
When
Monday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,700
Flights from Dusseldorf to Heraklion via Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
7h 10m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,700
Flights from Dusseldorf to Athens
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $650
Flights from Cologne Bonn to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$85 - $850
Flights from Cologne Bonn to Thessaloniki via Hamburg
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Monday
Estimated price
$85 - $850
Flights from Cologne Bonn to Heraklion
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Friday
Estimated price
$280 - $2,600
Flights from Cologne Bonn to Heraklion via Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
6h 10m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$280 - $2,600
Flights from Cologne Bonn to Heraklion via Vienna
Ave. Duration
6h 35m
When
Monday
Estimated price
$280 - $2,600
Aegean Airlines
Website
aegeanair.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Flights from Dusseldorf to Heraklion
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$200 - $1,700
Flights from Dusseldorf to Athens
Ave. Duration
3h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Flights from Frankfurt to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Thessaloniki via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $750
Flights from Dusseldorf to Heraklion via Vienna
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$470 - $1,600
Flights from Dusseldorf to Athens via Vienna
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$210 - $900
Flights from Cologne Bonn to Heraklion via Vienna
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$480 - $1,900
Flights from Frankfurt to Thessaloniki via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $750
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Athens via Zurich
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $800
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Thessaloniki via Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Flights from Dusseldorf to Athens via Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $750
Condor Flugdienst
Website
condor.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Heraklion
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$310 - $2,700
Flights from Frankfurt to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
When
Friday
Estimated price
$70 - $600
TUIfly
Website
tuifly.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Heraklion
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$280 - $2,000
Flights from Cologne Bonn to Heraklion
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,800
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Heraklion via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
6h 40m
When
Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$300 - $1,300
Flights from Dusseldorf to Athens via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
6h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Athens via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
When
Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$160 - $750
Flights from Frankfurt to Thessaloniki via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $750
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Thessaloniki via Athens
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $290
Flights from Weeze to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$45 - $220
Air Serbia
Website
airserbia.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Thessaloniki via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Cairo Aviation
Website
cairoaviation.com.eg
Flights from Dusseldorf to Heraklion
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Monday
Estimated price
$150 - $800
SunExpress Deutschland
Website
sunexpress.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Heraklion
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$150 - $800
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Athens via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
6h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,100
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Athens via Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
6h 15m
When
Friday
Estimated price
$80 - $440
Train operators
Bahn DE
Website
bahn.de
Train from Düsseldorf Hbf to Köln, Grengel/Flughafen Köln/Bonn Flughafen Bf
Ave. Duration
57m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $26
Schedules at
bahn.de
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.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Düsseldorf Hbf to Köln/Bonn Flughafen
Ave. Duration
32m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$20 - $29
Website
bahn.de
Train from Düsseldorf Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
bahn.de
Train from Düsseldorf Hbf to München Hbf
Ave. Duration
5h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$120 - $180
Website
bahn.de
Train from München Ost to Bologna Centrale
Ave. Duration
6h 23m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $100
Website
bahn.de
Train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Kelenföld
Ave. Duration
10h 23m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$210 - $300
Website
bahn.de
Train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Salzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
5h 19m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$100 - $160
Website
bahn.de
Greek Railways (OSE)
Website
trainose.gr
Train from Kalambaka to Athens
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$19 - $50
Website
trainose.gr
Book at
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2nd Class Ticket
$19 - $24
1st Class Ticket
$27 - $35
InterCity 2nd Class Ticket
$37 - $43
InterCity 1st Class Ticket
$46 - $51
Bus operators
Flibco
Phone
+352 26 58 57 1
Website
flibco.com
Shuttle from Düsseldorf Hauptbahnhof to Weeze Airport
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$15 - $19
Schedules at
flibco.com
Standard Ticket
$15 - $19
Portokalidis Tours
Website
portokalidistours.gr
Bus and ferry from Bologna to Kalabaka
Ave. Duration
13h 6m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$120 - $190
Schedules at
portokalidistours.gr
Siamos Tours
Phone
0030 2108219900
Email
vsiamos@otenet.gr
Website
siamostours.gr
Bus from Budapest to Athens
Ave. Duration
20h 48m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$80 - $130
Schedules at
siamostours.gr
Union Ivkoni
Valeross
Phone
046/ 66 13 21
Email
valeross_holiday@abv.bg
Website
valeross.com
Bus from Sofia to Athens
Ave. Duration
10h 3m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $70
Schedules at
valeross.com
Ilias Travel
Phone
+359 2831 9192
Email
office@iliastravel.com
Website
iliastravel.com
Bus from Sofia to Athens
Ave. Duration
14h
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
16h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Schedules at
crazyholidays.gr
Bus from Düsseldorf to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
2 days 1h
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
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$45
Schedules at
ktelthes.gr

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Greece is 1h ahead of Düsseldorf. It is currently 9:04 PM in Düsseldorf and 10:04 PM in Greece.

Yes, the driving distance between Düsseldorf to Greece is 2612 km. It takes approximately 25h 19m to drive from Düsseldorf to Greece.

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Aegean Airlines, Austrian Airlines, Air Serbia and three other airlines offer flights from Dusseldorf Airport to Thessaloniki Airport.

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There are 70+ hotels available in Greece. Prices start at $51 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Düsseldorf to Dusseldorf Airport is to train which takes 12m and costs 1€ - 7€.

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