There are 10 ways to get from Dublin to Greece by plane, car ferry, train, bus, bus and ferry 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.

Recommended option

Fly to Athens  •  6 h

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

$95 - $443

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Fly to Thessaloniki  •  8 h 46 min

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

$93 - $616

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Fly to Irakleion  •  8 h 26 min

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

$116 - $765

Fly to Chania  •  9 h 1 min

  1. Fly from Dublin (DUB) to Chania (CHQ) DUB - CHQ

$267 - $1,016

Car ferry, train, bus BG Razpisanie  •  2 days 14 h

  1. Take the car ferry from Dublin to Holyhead
  2. Take the train from Holyhead to London Euston
  3. Take the train from London St. Pancras International to Lille Europe Eurostar Est
  4. Take the bus from Lille to Sofia
  5. Take the bus from Sofia Zentral Omnibus Bahnhof to Thessaloniki Monastiriou
  6. Take the train from Thessaloniki to Athens

$378 - $640

Car ferry, train, bus and ferry, bus  •  2 days 14 h

  1. Take the car ferry from Dublin to Holyhead
  2. Take the train from Holyhead to London Euston
  3. Take the bus and ferry from London Victoria Station to Sofia
  4. Take the bus from Sofia to Athens

$389 - $526

Bus and ferry, bus via London  •  2 days 16 h

  1. Take the bus and ferry from Dublin to London Victoria 871
  2. Take the bus from London to Budapest, Budapest Népliget
  3. Take the bus from Budapest to Athens

$213 - $349

Car ferry, train, bus Radina VIP  •  2 days 18 h

  1. Take the car ferry from Dublin to Holyhead
  2. Take the train from Holyhead to London Euston
  3. Take the bus from London - Victoria Station to Sofia
  4. Take the bus from Sofia Zentral Omnibus Bahnhof to Thessaloniki Monastiriou
  5. Take the train from Thessaloniki to Athens

$340 - $494

Bus and ferry Transmarian, bus  •  3 days 7 h

  1. Take the bus and ferry from Dublin to Manchester 880
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Manchester to Nădlac
  3. Take the bus from Nădlac to Szeged 581
  4. Take the bus from Szeged to Athens

Car ferry, drive  •  2 days 1 h

  1. Take the car ferry from Dublin to Holyhead
  2. Drive from Holyhead to Dover
  3. Take the car ferry from Dover to Calais
  4. Drive from Calais to Venice
  5. Take the car ferry from Venice to Igoumenitsa
  6. Drive from Igoumenitsa to Athens

$488 - $828

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Dublin to Greece is to fly which costs 80€ - 380€ and takes 6 h.

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The quickest way to get from Dublin to Greece is to fly which costs 80€ - 380€ and takes 6 h.

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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, Népliget M, Deák Ferenc tér M and Budapest. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 days 16 h.

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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 car ferry and train and bus which takes 2 days 14 h and costs 320€ - 550€.

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It takes approximately 6 h 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 Athens Airport is the direct flight which takes 3 h 55 min.

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Map of how to get from Dublin to Greece.
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  • Distance: 1667.2 miles
  • Duration: 6 h

What companies run services between Dublin, Ireland and Greece?

Aegean Airlines, Ryanair and six other airlines fly from Dublin to Athens every 2 hours.

Airlines
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Dublin to Athens
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $600
Flights from Dublin to Athens via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
6 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $600
Flights from Dublin to Athens via Milan Bergamo
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$85 - $600
Flights from Dublin to Thessaloniki via Beauvais
Ave. Duration
7 h 10 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$95 - $310
Flights from Dublin to Thessaloniki via Hahn
Ave. Duration
8 h 5 min
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$95 - $310
Flights from Dublin to Thessaloniki via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
8 h 10 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $310
Flights from Dublin to Thessaloniki via Paphos
Ave. Duration
8 h 10 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$95 - $310
Flights from Dublin to Thessaloniki via Athens
Ave. Duration
10 h 20 min
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $310
Flights from Dublin to Chania
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$90 - $700
Flights from Dublin to Chania via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
7 h
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$90 - $700
Flights from Dublin to Chania via Manchester
Ave. Duration
7 h 25 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$90 - $700
Flights from Dublin to Chania via Pisa
Ave. Duration
7 h 45 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $700
Flights from Dublin to Chania via Birmingham
Ave. Duration
8 h 15 min
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$90 - $700
Flights from Dublin to Chania via East Midlands
Ave. Duration
8 h 45 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$90 - $700
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Dublin to Athens via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,100
Flights from Dublin to Athens via Munich
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,100
Flights from Dublin to Thessaloniki via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Dublin to Thessaloniki via Munich
Ave. Duration
10 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $1,500
Flights from Dublin to Irakleion via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Tuesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $650
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Dublin to Athens via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,000
Flights from Dublin to Thessaloniki via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$95 - $550
Flights from Dublin to Irakleion via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
8 h 21 min
When
Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $750
Aegean Airlines
Website
aegeanair.com
Flights from Dublin to Athens
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $700
Flights from Dublin to Thessaloniki via Athens
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Dublin to Thessaloniki via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Dublin to Irakleion via Athens
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$120 - $650
Flights from Dublin to Chania via Athens
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$130 - $700
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Dublin to Thessaloniki via Geneva
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$390 - $1,700
Flights from Dublin to Irakleion via Zurich
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $950
Flights from Dublin to Chania via Zurich
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$200 - $1,000
Transavia France
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Dublin to Irakleion via Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
10 h 2 min
When
Monday and Saturday
Estimated price
$200 - $1,000
Flights from Dublin to Chania via Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
8 h 45 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$200 - $1,000
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Dublin to Athens via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $700
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Dublin to Athens via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,300
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Dublin to Thessaloniki via Istanbul
Ave. Duration
7 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,400
Transavia Holland
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Dublin to Thessaloniki via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$95 - $550
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Dublin to Thessaloniki via Budapest
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $750
Jet2.com
Website
jet2.com
Flights from Dublin to Thessaloniki via Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$75 - $550
Finnair
Website
finnair.com
Flights from Dublin to Irakleion via Helsinki
Ave. Duration
11 h 55 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,100
TUI fly Belgium
Website
tuifly.be
Flights from Dublin to Irakleion via Brussels
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Friday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,100
Thomas Cook
Website
thomascookairlines.com
Flights from Dublin to Irakleion via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$190 - $1,100
Norwegian Air Shuttle
Website
norwegian.com
Flights from Dublin to Chania via Oslo
Ave. Duration
7 h 35 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$180 - $950
Train operators
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from Holyhead to London Euston
Ave. Duration
3 h 41 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$150 - $240
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$95 - $140
Anytime Day Single
$150 - $240
Greek Railways (OSE)
Website
trainose.gr
Train from Thessaloniki to Athens
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Website
trainose.gr
Book at
Raileurope.com
Second Class
$28 - $40
First Class
$35 - $50
Bus operators
BG Razpisanie
Website
bgrazpisanie.com
Bus from Lille to Sofia
Ave. Duration
37 h 34 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$100 - $160
Schedules at
bgrazpisanie.com
Arda Tur
Phone
0700 20 544
Website
ardatur.bg
Bus from Sofia Zentral Omnibus Bahnhof to Thessaloniki Monastiriou
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$15
Schedules at
ardatur.bg
Union Ivkoni
Phone
02/989 0000
Website
union-ivkoni.com
Bus from Sofia to Thessaloniki station
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$11 - $17
Schedules at
online.union-ivkoni.com
Bus from Sofia to Athens
Ave. Duration
12 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$29 - $70
Schedules at
online.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
5 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $55
Schedules at
georg-bg.com
Ilias Travel
Phone
+359 2831 9192
Email
office@iliastravel.com
Website
iliastravel.com
Bus from Sofia to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
5 h 13 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$23 - $25
Schedules at
iliastravel.com
Balkan Horn
Website
balkanhorn.com
Bus and ferry from London Victoria Station to Sofia
Ave. Duration
40 h 31 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$169
Schedules at
balkanhorn.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
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $70
Schedules at
valeross.com
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
12 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$28 - $35
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus and ferry from Dublin to Manchester
Ave. Duration
9 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$17 - $23
Website
nationalexpress.com
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from London to Budapest, Budapest Népliget
Ave. Duration
28 h 10 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$100 - $180
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines CZ
Email
info@eurolines.cz
Website
elines.cz
Bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Budapest Népliget
Ave. Duration
29 h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$90 - $140
Schedules at
elines.cz
Siamos Tours
Phone
0030 2108219900
Email
vsiamos@otenet.gr
Website
siamostours.gr
Bus from Budapest to Athens
Ave. Duration
20 h 48 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$80 - $130
Schedules at
siamostours.gr
Radina VIP
Phone
+359 879 321 588
Email
radinavip@gmail.com
Website
radinavip.com
Bus from London - Victoria Station to Sofia
Ave. Duration
44 h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$110 - $150
Schedules at
radinavip.com
Transmarian
Website
transmarian.ro
Bus and ferry from Manchester to Nădlac
Ave. Duration
42 h 52 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Schedules at
transmarian.ro
Crazy Holidays
Phone
2310-241545
Website
crazyholidays.gr
Bus from Szeged to Athens
Ave. Duration
21 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Schedules at
crazyholidays.gr
Ferry operators
Irish Ferries
Website
irishferries.com
Car ferry from Dublin to Holyhead
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$39 - $44
Schedules at
irishferries.com
Car
$140 - $170
On Foot
$39 - $44
car
$118
Passenger
$42
Minoan Lines
Phone
801 11 75000
Email
reservation@minoan.gr
Website
minoan.gr
Car ferry from Venice to Igoumenitsa
Ave. Duration
21 h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$80 - $230
Schedules at
minoan.gr
Deck
$82
Airplane economy seats
$96
2-berth outside
$190 - $230
3-berth outside shower
$170 - $210

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