There are 7 ways to get from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Athens Airport (ATH) by plane, 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 from Frankfurt  •  2 h 40 min

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

$85 - $330

6 alternative options

Train to Stuttgart, fly  •  6 h 27 min

  1. Take the train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Stuttgart Hbf
  2. Fly from Stuttgart (STR) to Athens (ATH) STR - ATH

$129 - $263

Train, bus via Würzburg Hbf  •  34 h 55 min

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

$192 - $308

Train, bus  •  36 h 44 min

  1. Take the train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Limburg Süd Ice
  2. Take the bus from Limburg Süd Station to Skopje
  3. Take the bus from Skopje to Thessaloniki
  4. Take the bus from Thessaloniki Monastiriou to Athens

$191 - $266

Bus BG Razpisanie  •  40 h 22 min

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

$149 - $431

Bus Crazy Holidays  •  2 days 7 h

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

$119 - $149

Drive  •  23 h 31 min

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

$360 - $550

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Athens Airport (ATH) is to bus which costs 100€ - 130€ and takes 2 days 7 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 40 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 34 h 55 min and costs 160€ - 270€.

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It takes approximately 2 h 40 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 40 min and costs 70€ - 280€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 100€ - 130€ and takes 2 days 7 h.

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The quickest flight from Frankfurt Airport to Athens Airport is the direct flight which takes 2 h 40 min.

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Athens Airport (ATH) is 1 h ahead of Frankfurt Airport (FRA). It is currently 8:27 PM in Frankfurt Airport (FRA) and 9:27 PM in Athens Airport (ATH).

Map of how to get from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Athens Airport (ATH).
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  • Distance: 1135.6 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 40 min

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

Lufthansa, Aegean Airlines and 12 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, Thessaloniki, Thessaloniki, Athens, and Σταθ.Υπερασ.Λεωφ.Κηφισου in around 2 days 7 h.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Athens
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Flights from Frankfurt to Athens via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Flights from Frankfurt to Athens via Zurich
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$220 - $950
Flights from Stuttgart to Athens via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $500
Flights from Stuttgart to Athens via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $500
Flights from Stuttgart to Athens via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $550
Aegean Airlines
Website
aegeanair.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Athens
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Flights from Stuttgart to Athens
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Athens via Vienna
Ave. Duration
5 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $950
Flights from Stuttgart to Athens via Vienna
Ave. Duration
5 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $500
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Athens via Zurich
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$220 - $950
Flights from Stuttgart to Athens via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $550
Air Serbia
Website
airserbia.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Athens via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Flights from Stuttgart to Athens via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $500
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Athens
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $550
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Athens via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$190 - $950
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Stuttgart to Athens
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$120 - $650
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Stuttgart to Athens via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $750
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 Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
bahn.de
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 Limburg Süd
Ave. Duration
17 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$19 - $29
Website
bahn.de
Greek Railways (OSE)
Website
trainose.gr
Train from Thessaloniki to Ska
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
trainose.gr
Book at
Raileurope.com
Second Class
$27 - $40
First Class
$35 - $50
Bus operators
Makedonija Soobrakaj AD
Phone
+389(0)2 24 02 388
Email
avtobuska@maksoob.com.mk
Website
ms.mk
Bus from Würzburg Hauptbahnhof to Skopje
Ave. Duration
20 h 34 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$85 - $150
Schedules at
ms.mk
Bus from Limburg Süd Station to Skopje
Ave. Duration
22 h 56 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$95 - $150
Schedules at
ms.mk
Nasir Tours
Phone
+389 (0) 42 218 007
Website
nasirtours.de
Bus from Würzburg to Skopje
Ave. Duration
23 h 16 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Schedules at
nasirtours.de
Simeonidis Tours
KTEL Thessalonikis
Phone
+30 2310 510835
Email
contact@ktelthes.gr
Website
ktelthes.gr
Bus from Thessaloniki Monastiriou to Athens
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$46
Schedules at
ktelthes.gr
Bus from Thessaloniki to Athens
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$46
Schedules at
ktelthes.gr
BG Razpisanie
Website
bgrazpisanie.com
Bus from Frankfurt to Sofia
Ave. Duration
23 h 45 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$75 - $150
Schedules at
bgrazpisanie.com
Union Ivkoni
Georg
Phone
+ 359/38/66 34 04
Email
georg_ltd@abv.bg
Website
georg-bg.com
Bus from Frankfurt to Sofia
Ave. Duration
26 h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$130 - $270
Schedules at
georg-bg.com
Ilias Travel
Phone
+359 2831 9192
Email
office@iliastravel.com
Website
iliastravel.com
Bus and ferry from Sofia to Athens
Ave. Duration
12 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$60 - $110
Schedules at
iliastravel.com
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

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