There are 7 ways to get from Frankfurt am Main to Athens by plane, train, bus, car 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  •  5 h 52 min

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

$106 - $356

Cheapest option

Bus Crazy Holidays  •  2 days 4 h

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

$104 - $125

5 alternative options

Train, bus  •  28 h 47 min

  1. Take the train from Frankfurt Hauptbahnhof to Wien Ice
  2. Take the train from Wien Hbf to Hegyeshalom Rex / ...
  3. Take the bus from Rajka to Athens

$262 - $329

Bus Korona Travel  •  31 h 9 min

  1. Take the bus from Frankfurt to Brno
  2. Take the bus from Brno to Athens Korona Travel

$145 - $184

Train  •  40 h 47 min

  1. Take the train from Frankfurt Hauptbahnhof to Wien Ice
  2. Take the train from Wien Hbf to Beograd Ec
  3. Take the train from Beograd to Thessaloniki AVE
  4. Take the train from Θεσσαλονίκη to Αθήνα

$289 - $455

Train, car ferry, bus  •  47 h 6 min

  1. Take the train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to München Hbf Ice
  2. Take the train from München Hbf to Venezia Santa Lucia Ec
  3. Take the car ferry from Venezia to Patras
  4. Take the bus from Patras to Athens

$253 - $570

Drive  •  23 h 23 min

  1. Drive from Frankfurt am Main to Athens 1496.1 miles

$360 - $550

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Athens is to bus which costs 85€ - 110€ and takes 2 days 4 h.

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The quickest way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Athens is to fly which costs 90€ - 310€ and takes 5 h 52 min.

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The distance between Frankfurt am Main and Athens is 1800 km. The road distance is 2393.7 km.

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It takes approximately 5 h 52 min to get from Frankfurt am Main to Athens, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Frankfurt am Main to Athens. However, there are services departing from Frankfurt and arriving at Athens via Brno. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 31 h 9 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Frankfurt am Main to Athens. However, there are services departing from Frankfurt Hauptbahnhof and arriving at Αθήνα via Wien Hbf, Beograd and Θεσσαλονίκη. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 40 h 47 min.

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What companies run services between Frankfurt am Main, Germany and Athens, Greece?

Lufthansa, Aegean Airlines and 12 other airlines fly from Frankfurt am Main to Athens hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Frankfurt am Main to Athens via Brno in around 31 h 9 min.

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
Aegean Airlines
Website
aegeanair.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Athens
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $800
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
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
Air Serbia
Website
airserbia.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Athens via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $800
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Athens via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Frankfurt Hauptbahnhof to Wien
Ave. Duration
6 h 26 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$140 - $200
Website
bahn.de
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to München Hbf
Ave. Duration
3 h 13 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$80 - $120
Website
bahn.de
Train from München Hbf to Venezia Santa Lucia
Ave. Duration
6 h 36 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $110
Website
bahn.de
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)
Website
oebb.at
Train from Wien Hbf to Hegyeshalom
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $22
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Purchase an
eurail.com
Train from Wien Hbf to Beograd
Ave. Duration
11 h 44 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$90 - $140
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Purchase an
eurail.com
Greek Railways (OSE)
Website
trainose.gr
Train from Θεσσαλονίκη to Αθήνα
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
trainose.gr
Purchase a
eurail.com
Second Class
$27 - $40
First Class
$35 - $50
Bus operators
Korona Travel
Phone
210.92.33.33
Email
info@koronatravel.gr
Website
koronatravel.gr
Bus from Rajka to Athens
Ave. Duration
18 h 17 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$105
Schedules at
koronatravel.gr
Bus from Brno to Athens
Ave. Duration
20 h 9 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$105
Schedules at
koronatravel.gr
Eurolines CZ
Email
info@eurolines.cz
Website
elines.cz
Bus from Frankfurt to Brno
Ave. Duration
10 h
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$35 - $80
Schedules at
elines.cz
KTEL Achaias
Phone
2610 623 888
Website
ktelachaias.gr
Bus from Patras to Athens
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $26
Schedules at
ktelachaias.gr
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 Karaiskaki sq
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$46
Schedules at
ktelthes.gr
Ferry operators
Superfast ferries
Phone
+30 210 8919700
Email
superfast@superfast.com
Website
superfast.com
Car ferry from Venezia to Patras
Ave. Duration
31 h 1 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$95 - $320
Schedules at
superfast.com
Deck
$98 - $100
Aircraft-type seats
$119 - $121
2 bed inside cabin
$314 - $317
3 bed outside cabin
$270 - $320

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