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There are 11 ways to get from Dublin to Greece by plane, shuttle, bus and ferry, bus, train or car ferry

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Fly to Thessaloniki  •  7h 8m

  1. Fly from Dublin (DUB) to Thessaloniki (SKG) DUB - SKG

€39 - €171

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Fly to Heraklion  •  8h 12m

  1. Fly from Dublin (DUB) to Heraklion (HER) DUB - HER

€38 - €150

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Fly to Athens  •  7h 14m

  1. Fly from Dublin (DUB) to Athens (ATH) DUB - ATH

€67 - €159

Fly to Rhodes  •  7h 29m

  1. Fly from Dublin (DUB) to Rhodes (RHO) DUB - RHO

€44 - €182

Fly to Ioannina  •  12h 8m

  1. Fly from Dublin (DUB) to Ioannina (IOA) DUB - IOA

€82 - €236

Fly to Chania, Private transfer  •  8h 31m

  1. Fly from Dublin (DUB) to Chania (CHQ) DUB - CHQ
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Chania - Airport to Heraklion

€182 - €439

Bus and ferry, bus  •  2 days 18h

  1. Take the bus and ferry from Dublin to London Victoria 871
  2. Take the bus and ferry from London Victoria Station to Sofia
  3. Take the bus from Sofia to Athens

€225 - €228

Bus and ferry, bus, train  •  2 days 19h

  1. Take the bus and ferry from Dublin to Birmingham 871
  2. Take the bus from Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth to London Victoria Coach Station
  3. Take the bus and ferry from London to Sofia
  4. Take the bus from Sofia Central Bus Station to Thessaloniki Monastiriou
  5. Take the train from Thessaloniki to Athens Ic

€155 - €225

Car ferry, train, bus and ferry, bus  •  2 days 20h

  1. Take the car ferry from Dublin to Holyhead
  2. Take the train from Holyhead to Milton Keynes Central
  3. Take the bus and ferry from Milton Keynes Newport Pagnell to Arad
  4. Take the bus from Arad, autogara Transdara to Szeged, Viztorony tér
  5. Take the bus from Szeged to Athens

€253 - €628

Car ferry, train, bus and ferry, bus via Ruse  •  2 days 21h

  1. Take the car ferry from Dublin to Holyhead
  2. Take the train from Holyhead to Milton Keynes Central
  3. Take the bus and ferry from Milton Keynes Newport Pagnell to Braşov
  4. Take the train from Braşov to Bucureşti Nord Gr.A
  5. Take the train from Bucuresti Nord to Ruse
  6. Take the bus from Ruse to Athens

€281 - €568

Bus and ferry, bus via Prague  •  3 days 7h

  1. Take the bus and ferry from Dublin to Birmingham 871
  2. Take the bus from Birmingham to Prague Florenc
  3. Take the bus from Praha to Athens

€138 - €151

Ireland → Greece
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International entry into Greece from Ireland

  • Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Ireland
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Allowed for: Citizens and permanent residents of Greece, as well as residents from EU Schengen Area (EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland), Andorra, Australia, Bahrain, Belarus, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Canada, China, Cyprus, Israel, Kuwait, Monaco, Montenegro, New Zealand, North Macedonia, Qatar, Russia, Rwanda, San Marino, Saudi Arabia, Serbia, Singapore, South Korea, Thailand, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, United States and Vatican

Restricted for: Foreign nationals from outside EU Schengen Area with the above exceptions

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Conditions of entry into Greece from Ireland

  • Negative Covid-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival or 7 day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Health screen upon arrival. Those showing symptoms will be tested. A positive test will result in mandatory quarantine
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempted from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Arrivals vaccinated against COVID-19 are exempted from compulsory quarantine
  • Proof of a negative test is not required if the traveller has recovered from COVID-19 in the past 9 months (certificate needed)
  • Quarantine is not required if the traveller has recovered from COVID-19 in the past 9 months (certificate needed)
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
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  • Negative Covid-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival or 7 day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Health screen upon arrival. Those showing symptoms will be tested. A positive test will result in mandatory quarantine
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempted from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Arrivals vaccinated against COVID-19 are exempted from compulsory quarantine
  • Proof of a negative test is not required if the traveller has recovered from COVID-19 in the past 9 months (certificate needed)
  • Quarantine is not required if the traveller has recovered from COVID-19 in the past 9 months (certificate needed)
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
  • Entry is allowed for fully vaccinated travellers
This applies to arrivals from Montenegro

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Rules to follow in Greece

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Yes, but conditions apply when entering Greece from Ireland.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1 metre
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Greece is 0210 521 2054.

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

The social distance requirement in Greece is 1 metre.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 0210 521 2054.

No, but conditions apply when returning to Ireland from Greece.

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Last updated: 14 Jun 2021
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The cheapest way to get from Dublin to Greece is to fly which costs €65 - €160 and takes 7h 14m.

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The quickest way to get from Dublin to Greece is to fly which costs €35 - €180 and takes 7h 8m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Dublin to Greece. However, there are services departing from Dublin and arriving at Athens via London Victoria Station and Sofia. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 days 18h.

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The distance between Dublin and Greece is 2667 km.

The best way to get from Dublin to Greece without a car is to bus and ferry and bus which takes 2 days 18h and costs €224 - €229.

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It takes approximately 7h 8m to get from Dublin to Greece, including transfers.

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Dublin to Greece bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Dublin station.

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The quickest flight from Dublin Airport to Thessaloniki Airport is the direct flight which takes 3h 50m.

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Dublin to Greece bus services, operated by Tourist Service Holding AD, arrive at Athens station.

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Greece is 2h ahead of Dublin. It is currently 11:17 AM in Dublin and 1:17 PM in Greece.

Map of how to get from Dublin to Greece.
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  • Distance: 2667.4 km
  • Duration: 7h 8m

What companies run services between Dublin, Ireland and Greece?

Ryanair, Lufthansa and seven other airlines fly from Dublin to Thessaloníki every 4 hours.

Airlines
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Dublin to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Friday
Estimated price
€30 - €160
Flights from Dublin to Thessaloniki via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
6h 5m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€30 - €160
Flights from Dublin to Athens
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
€60 - €150
Flights from Dublin to Heraklion via Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
6h 15m
When
Friday
Estimated price
€30 - €140
Flights from Dublin to Heraklion via Berlin Brandenburg Apt
Ave. Duration
9h 30m
When
Monday
Estimated price
€35 - €150
Flights from Dublin to Rhodes
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
€35 - €170
Flights from Dublin to Rhodes via Rome Ciampino
Ave. Duration
8h
When
Saturday
Estimated price
€40 - €170
Flights from Dublin to Rhodes via Milan Bergamo
Ave. Duration
9h 15m
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
€35 - €170
Flights from Dublin to Chania
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
€35 - €170
Flights from Dublin to Chania via Marseille
Ave. Duration
7h 45m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€35 - €170
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Dublin to Thessaloniki via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
6h 55m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
€110 - €550
Flights from Dublin to Athens via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
6h 42m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€130 - €500
Flights from Dublin to Heraklion via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
7h 42m
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
€100 - €500
Flights from Dublin to Rhodes via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
9h 15m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
€120 - €600
Flights from Dublin to Rhodes via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
8h
When
Thursday
Estimated price
€120 - €600
Aegean Airlines
Website
en.aegeanair.com
Flights from Dublin to Thessaloniki via Athens
Ave. Duration
5h 46m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
€130 - €410
Flights from Dublin to Athens
Ave. Duration
4h 1m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
€90 - €290
Flights from Dublin to Heraklion via Athens
Ave. Duration
5h 51m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
€110 - €350
Flights from Dublin to Ioannina via Athens
Ave. Duration
9h 51m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
€70 - €220
Flights from Dublin to Chania via Athens
Ave. Duration
7h 16m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
€130 - €400
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Dublin to Thessaloniki via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€150 - €750
Flights from Dublin to Heraklion via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
8h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€140 - €650
Flights from Dublin to Heraklion via Munich
Ave. Duration
8h 20m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
€140 - €650
Flights from Dublin to Rhodes via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
9h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
€160 - €800
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Dublin to Thessaloniki via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
8h 25m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€140 - €460
Flights from Dublin to Athens via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
8h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€130 - €310
Flights from Dublin to Heraklion via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
8h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€120 - €430
Turkish Airlines
Website
turkishairlines.com
Flights from Dublin to Thessaloniki via Istanbul
Ave. Duration
7h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€170 - €460
Flights from Dublin to Athens via Istanbul
Ave. Duration
7h 52m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€140 - €280
Transavia France
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Dublin to Athens via Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
7h 35m
When
Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
€80 - €370
Flights from Dublin to Heraklion via Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
7h 15m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
€100 - €460
Flights from Dublin to Chania via Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
8h 45m
When
Friday
Estimated price
€120 - €550
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Dublin to Athens
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
€85 - €340
Flights from Dublin to Rhodes
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
€120 - €500
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Dublin to Athens via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 47m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€100 - €350
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Dublin to Athens via Zurich
Ave. Duration
8h 15m
When
Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€180 - €370
Flights from Dublin to Heraklion via Zurich
Ave. Duration
6h 25m
When
Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
€100 - €460
Air Moldova
Website
airmoldova.md
Flights from Dublin to Thessaloniki via Chisinau
Ave. Duration
6h 45m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€290 - €420
Norwegian Air Shuttle
Website
norwegian.com
Flights from Dublin to Heraklion via Oslo
Ave. Duration
7h 50m
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
€100 - €210
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Dublin to Heraklion via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
11h 4m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
€110 - €350
Blue Air
Website
flyblueair.com
Flights from Dublin to Heraklion via Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
12h 40m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
€55 - €300
Sky Express
Website
skyexpress.gr
Flights from Dublin to Ioannina via Athens
Ave. Duration
10h 6m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
€70 - €220
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Dublin to Chania via Stockholm
Ave. Duration
9h 5m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
€140 - €650
Train operators
Greek Railways (OSE)
Website
trainose.gr
Train from Thessaloniki to Athens
Ave. Duration
4h 9m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€19 - €28
Website
Greek Railways (OSE)
Book at
Raileurope.com
Romanian Railways (CFR)
Phone
0219521
Website
cfrcalatori.ro
Train from Braşov to Bucureşti Nord Gr.A
Ave. Duration
2h 39m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€3 - €13
Website
Romanian Railways (CFR)
2nd Class
€3 - €5
1st Class
€11 - €13
Train from Bucuresti Nord to Ruse
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€2 - €11
Website
Romanian Railways (CFR)
2nd Class
€2 - €4
1st Class
€9 - €11
S.C. Softrans S.R.L.
Phone
0351/40.91.53
Email
office@softrans.ro
Website
softrans.ro
Train from Braşov to Bucureşti Nord Gr.A
Ave. Duration
2h 28m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€8 - €9
Website
S.C. Softrans S.R.L.
Regio Călători
Phone
0310 800 900
Email
contact@regiocalatori.ro
Website
regiocalatori.ro
Train from Braşov to Bucureşti Nord Gr.A
Ave. Duration
3h 8m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€6 - €8
Website
Regio Călători
Astra Trans Carpatic
Phone
0751.525.520
Email
office@astratranscarpatic.ro
Website
astratranscarpatic.ro
Train from Braşov to Bucureşti Nord Gr.A
Ave. Duration
2h 36m
Frequency
3 times a day
Website
Astra Trans Carpatic
Bus operators
Crete Taxi Transfers
Phone
+30 693-724-9486
Email
info@cretetaxitransfers.gr
Website
cretetaxitransfers.gr
Shuttle from Chania - Airport to Heraklion
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
€140 - €260
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Crete Taxi Transfers
Car (4 passengers)
€140 - €200
Mini Van (8 passengers)
€220 - €240
Mini Bus (10 passengers)
€240 - €260
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus and ferry from Dublin to London Victoria
Ave. Duration
12h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€14 - €19
Website
National Express
Bus and ferry from Dublin to Birmingham
Ave. Duration
8h 55m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€11 - €14
Website
National Express
Bus from Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth to London Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
€8 - €11
Website
National Express
Balkan Horn
Phone
+44 74 71405777
Email
office@balkanhorn.com
Website
balkanhorn.com
Bus and ferry from London Victoria Station to Sofia
Ave. Duration
40h 44m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€144
Website
Balkan Horn
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 20m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€66
Schedules at
tourist-service.com
Bus from Ruse to Athens
Ave. Duration
16h 50m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€68
Schedules at
tourist-service.com
Union Ivkoni
Phone
02/989 0000
Website
union-ivkoni.com
Bus and ferry from London to Sofia
Ave. Duration
41h 30m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€80 - €120
Schedules at
union-ivkoni.com
Bus from Sofia to Thessaloniki station
Ave. Duration
4h 52m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€9 - €13
Schedules at
union-ivkoni.com
Georg
Phone
+ 359/38/66 34 04
Email
georg_ltd@abv.bg
Website
georg-bg.com
Bus from Sofia to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
5h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€35 - €50
Schedules at
georg-bg.com
SC Latino Expres S.R.L.
Phone
0040263701919
Email
latinoexpres@yahoo.com
Website
latinoexpres.ro
Bus and ferry from Milton Keynes Newport Pagnell to Arad
Ave. Duration
34h 31m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€60 - €90
Schedules at
latinoexpres.ro
Bus and ferry from Milton Keynes Newport Pagnell to Braşov
Ave. Duration
35h 42m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€65 - €95
Schedules at
latinoexpres.ro
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Bus from Arad, autogara Transdara to Szeged, Viztorony tér
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€4 - €6
Website
RegioJet
Crazy Holidays
Phone
2310-241545
Website
crazyholidays.gr
Bus from Szeged to Athens
Ave. Duration
21h 15m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
€45 - €150
Schedules at
crazyholidays.gr
Eurobus SK
Phone
+421 55 680 73 06
Email
onlinepredaj@eurobus.sk
Website
eurobus.sk
Bus from Birmingham to Prague Florenc
Ave. Duration
37h 29m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€35 - €45
Schedules at
eurobus.sk
Book at
eurobus.sk
Korona Travel
Phone
210.92.33.33
Email
info@koronatravel.gr
Website
koronatravel.gr
Bus from Praha to Athens
Ave. Duration
31h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
€90
Schedules at
koronatravel.gr
Ferry operators
Irish Ferries
Phone
+353 818 300 400
Email
info@irishferries.com
Website
irishferries.com
Car ferry from Dublin to Holyhead
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€33 - €37
Website
Irish Ferries
Car
€120 - €140
On Foot
€33 - €37

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The best way to get from Dublin to Dublin Airport is to bus which takes 11 min and costs €6 - €10.

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