There are 10 ways to get from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Greece by plane, train, night train, bus or car

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Fly to Thessaloniki  •  3 h 33 min

  1. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Thessaloniki (SKG) FRA - SKG

$83 - $280

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Fly to Irakleion  •  3 h 10 min

  1. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Irakleion (HER) FRA - HER

$113 - $472

Fly to Athens  •  3 h 42 min

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

$95 - $331

Fly to Patrai  •  3 h 21 min

  1. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Patrai (GPA) FRA - GPA

$167 - $461

Train, EuroNight, bus  •  33 h 11 min

  1. Take the train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Wien Hbf Ice
  2. Take the EuroNight from Wien Hauptbahnhof to Budapest-Kelenföld
  3. Take the bus from Budapest to Athens

$221 - $342

Bus Fudeks  •  36 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Frankfurt, Frankfurt Airport to Karlsruhe 017 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Karlsruhe Hbf to Beograd
  3. Take the bus from Beograd to Athens

$136 - $203

Train  •  43 h 25 min

  1. Take the train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to München Hbf Ice
  2. Take the train from München Hbf to Rosenheim M / ...
  3. Take the train from Rosenheim to Schwarzach-St.Veit Ec / ...
  4. Take the train from Schwarzach-St.Veit to Beograd En
  5. Take the train from Beograd to Thessaloniki AVE
  6. Take the train from Thessaloniki to Athens

$239 - $382

Bus  •  2 days 6 h

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

$111 - $141

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 Karaiskaki sq

$179 - $244

Drive  •  23 h 21 min

  1. Drive from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Athens 1498.7 miles

$360 - $550

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No, there is no direct bus from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Greece. However, there are services departing from Frankfurt, Frankfurt Airport and arriving at Athens via Karlsruhe Hbf and Beograd. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 36 h 55 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Greece. However, there are services departing from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf and arriving at Athens via München Hbf, Rosenheim, Schwarzach-St.Veit, Beograd and Thessaloniki. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 43 h 25 min.

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The distance between Frankfurt Airport (FRA) and Greece is 1621 km. The road distance is 2397.9 km.

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The best way to get from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Greece without a car is to train and EuroNight and bus which takes 33 h 11 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 3 h 33 min to get from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Greece, including transfers.

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Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Greece bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Frankfurt, Frankfurt Airport station.

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Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Greece train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, depart from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf station.

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The best way to get from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Greece is to fly which takes 3 h 33 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 36 h 55 min, you could also train, which costs and takes 43 h 25 min.

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The quickest flight from Frankfurt Airport to Thessaloniki Airport is the direct flight which takes 2 h 25 min.

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Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Greece bus services, operated by Crazy Holidays, arrive at Athens station.

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Map of how to get from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Greece.
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  • Distance: 1012.9 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 33 min

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

Lufthansa, Aegean Airlines and five other airlines fly from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Thessaloniki every 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Athens via Karlsruhe, Karlsruhe Hbf, and Beograd in around 36 h 55 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
2 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Flights from Frankfurt to Thessaloniki via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $750
Flights from Frankfurt to Thessaloniki via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $650
Flights from Frankfurt to Irakleion
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Tuesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $750
Flights from Frankfurt to Irakleion via Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$330 - $1,300
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
Aegean Airlines
Website
aegeanair.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
2 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Flights from Frankfurt to Irakleion
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Tuesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $750
Flights from Frankfurt to Irakleion via Athens
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $750
Flights from Frankfurt to Athens
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $800
TUIfly
Website
tuifly.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Irakleion
Ave. Duration
3 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $950
Flights from Frankfurt to Patrai
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$95 - $380
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Thessaloniki via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $750
Flights from Frankfurt to Irakleion via Vienna
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$480 - $1,400
Flights from Frankfurt to Athens via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $950
Condor Flugdienst
Website
condor.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
When
Tuesday and Friday
Estimated price
$70 - $600
Flights from Frankfurt to Irakleion
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,100
Air Serbia
Website
airserbia.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Thessaloniki via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from Frankfurt to Athens via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Thessaloniki via Geneva
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,100
Flights from Frankfurt to Athens via Zurich
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$220 - $950
SunExpress Deutschland
Website
sunexpress.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Irakleion
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $750
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
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Athens via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$180 - $850
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(Main)Hbf to Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
6 h 24 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$120 - $180
Website
bahn.de
Train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to München Hbf
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$80 - $120
Website
bahn.de
Train from München Hbf to Rosenheim
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$19 - $28
Website
bahn.de
Train from Rosenheim to Schwarzach-St.Veit
Ave. Duration
2 h 12 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$29 - $45
Website
bahn.de
Czech Railways (ČD)
Phone
+420 221 111 122
Email
info@cd.cz
Website
cd.cz
Night train from Wien Hauptbahnhof to Budapest-Kelenföld
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$9 - $15
Website
cd.cz
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)

The national railway system of Austria, the OBB carried 209 million passengers on local and regional trains, and 35 million on long-distance trains in 2016 alone. The OBB’s 4865 km network covers 570 trains simultaneously at peak times, with one train leaving every 12 seconds, making it a supremely efficient way to travel around the country and surrounding region. The company’s extensive network connects cities in Austria, and adjacent European countries including Germany, Hungary, Liechtenstein, Czech Republic, Switzerland and Slovenia.

Contact Details
Website
oebb.at
Train from Schwarzach-St.Veit to Beograd
Ave. Duration
13 h 8 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Greek Railways (OSE)
Website
trainose.gr
Train from Thessaloniki to Athens
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 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
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
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 Airport to Karlsruhe
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Fudeks
Phone
+381 11 7620255
Email
office@fudeks.rs
Website
fudeks.rs
Bus from Karlsruhe Hbf to Beograd
Ave. Duration
17 h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$70 - $110
Schedules at
en.fudeks.rs
Book at
fudeks.rs
Crazy Holidays
Phone
2310-241545
Website
crazyholidays.gr
Bus from Beograd to Athens
Ave. Duration
16 h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Schedules at
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 Karaiskaki sq
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$45
Schedules at
ktelthes.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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Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Greece train services, operated by Greek Railways (OSE), arrive at Athens station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Greece is 2398 km. It takes approximately 23 h 21 min to drive from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Greece.

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Condor Flugdienst, Swiss, Aegean Airlines and three other airlines offer flights from Frankfurt Airport to Thessaloniki Airport.

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