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There are 7 ways to get from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Athens Airport (ATH) by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly  •  2 h 45 min

  1. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Athens (ATH) FRA - ATH

$85 - $330

6 alternative options

Train, bus via Thessaloniki  •  32 h 48 min

  1. Take the train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Würzburg Hbf Ice / ...
  2. Take the bus from Würzburg to Bratislava
  3. Take the bus from Bratislava to Thessaloniki
  4. Take the train from Thessaloniki to Ska

$183 - $277

Train, bus Siamos Tours  •  35 h 42 min

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

$309 - $428

Bus Siamos Tours  •  38 h 36 min

  1. Take the bus from Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station to Budapest, Budapest Népliget N161
  2. Take the bus from Budapest to Athens

$150 - $215

Bus Crazy Holidays  •  2 days 6 h

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

$113 - $163

Bus Makedonija Soobrakaj AD  •  2 days 11 h

  1. Take the bus from Frankfurt to Skopje
  2. Take the bus from Skopje to Thessaloniki
  3. Take the bus from Thessaloniki to Athens

$181 - $266

Drive  •  23 h 31 min

  1. Drive from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Athens Airport (ATH) 1507.9 miles

$360 - $550

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The cheapest way to get from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Athens Airport (ATH) is to bus which costs 95€ - 150€ and takes 2 days 6 h.

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The quickest way to get from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Athens Airport (ATH) is to fly which costs 70€ - 280€ and takes 2 h 45 min.

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The distance between Frankfurt Airport (FRA) and Athens Airport (ATH) is 1817 km. The road distance is 2412.6 km.

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The best way to get from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Athens Airport (ATH) without a car is to train and bus which takes 32 h 48 min and costs 150€ - 250€.

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It takes approximately 2 h 45 min to fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Athens (ATH), including transfers and time at the airport.

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The best way to get from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Athens Airport (ATH) is to fly which takes 2 h 45 min and costs 70€ - 280€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 130€ - 190€ and takes 38 h 36 min.

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The quickest flight from Frankfurt Airport to Athens Airport is the direct flight which takes 2 h 45 min.

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Athens Airport (ATH) is 1 h ahead of Frankfurt Airport (FRA). It is currently 9:37 AM in Frankfurt Airport (FRA) and 10:37 AM in Athens Airport (ATH).

Yes, the driving distance between Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Athens Airport (ATH) is 2413 km. It takes approximately 23 h 31 min to drive from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Athens Airport (ATH).

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Aegean Airlines, Ryanair, KLM and four other airlines offer flights from Frankfurt Airport to Athens Airport.

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Map of how to get from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Athens Airport (ATH).
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  • Distance: 1135.6 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 45 min

What companies run services between Frankfurt Airport (FRA), Germany and Athens Airport (ATH), Greece?

Lufthansa, Aegean Airlines and nine other airlines fly from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Athens Airport (ATH) hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Athens Airport (ATH) via Frankfurt(Main)Hbf, Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station, Budapest, Athens, Ηπειρου, and Στ.Υπεαρ/Κων Λιοσιων in around 38 h 36 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Athens
Ave. Duration
2 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Flights from Frankfurt to Athens via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Aegean Airlines
Website
aegeanair.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Athens
Ave. Duration
2 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Athens via Vienna
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$240 - $950
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Athens via Rome
Ave. Duration
5 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,300
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Athens
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $550
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Athens via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Tarom
Website
tarom.ro
Flights from Frankfurt to Athens via Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $900
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.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Würzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
bahn.de
Train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Kelenföld
Ave. Duration
10 h 23 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$210 - $300
Website
bahn.de
Greek Railways (OSE)
Website
trainose.gr
Train from Thessaloniki to Ska
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
trainose.gr
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Second Class
$27 - $40
First Class
$30 - $45
Bus operators
Simeonidis Tours
Siamos Tours
Phone
0030 2108219900
Email
vsiamos@otenet.gr
Website
siamostours.gr
Bus from Budapest to Athens
Ave. Duration
21 h 9 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$75 - $95
Schedules at
siamostours.gr
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 Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station to Budapest, Budapest Népliget
Ave. Duration
13 h 50 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$55 - $95
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Crazy Holidays
Phone
2310-241545
Website
crazyholidays.gr
Bus from Frankfurt to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
46 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
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$45
Schedules at
ktelthes.gr
KTEL Attikis
Phone
210 88 08 000
Email
info@ktelattikis.gr
Website
ktelattikis.gr
Bus from Thessaloniki to Athens - KTEL Kifisou
Ave. Duration
7 h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Schedules at
ktelattikis.gr
KTEL Serron
Phone
23210-22822
Email
ktelserres@gmail.com
Website
ktelserron.gr
Bus from Thessaloniki to Athens KTEL Kifisou
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $55
Schedules at
ktelserron.gr
Makedonija Soobrakaj AD
Phone
+389(0)2 24 02 388
Email
avtobuska@maksoob.com.mk
Website
ms.mk
Bus from Frankfurt to Skopje
Ave. Duration
45 h 40 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$110 - $160
Schedules at
ms.mk
Bus from Skopje to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13 - $23
Schedules at
ms.mk
Nasir Tours
Phone
+389 (0) 42 218 007
Website
nasirtours.de
Bus from Frankfurt to Skopje
Ave. Duration
25 h 12 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Schedules at
nasirtours.de

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