There are 10 ways to get from Freiburg im Breisgau to Athens by bus, plane, train, bus and ferry, car or car ferry

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Bus to Basel, fly  •  6 h 42 min

  1. Take the bus from Freiburg to Basel EuroAirport, EuroAirport Basel
  2. Fly from Basel (BSL) to Athens (ATH) BSL - ATH

$104 - $337

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Train, train to Zurich, fly  •  7 h 55 min

  1. Take the train from Freiburg(Breisgau) Hbf to Basel SBB
  2. Take the train from Basel SBB to Zürich HB
  3. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Athens (ATH) ZRH - ATH

$145 - $410

Train, train to Stuttgart, fly  •  8 h 21 min

  1. Take the train from Freiburg(Breisgau) Hbf to Karlsruhe Hbf
  2. Take the train from Karlsruhe Hbf to Stuttgart Hbf
  3. Fly from Stuttgart (STR) to Athens (ATH) STR - ATH

$152 - $297

Train, bus and ferry  •  31 h 1 min

  1. Take the train from Freiburg(Breisgau) Hbf to Basel SBB Ice / ...
  2. Take the train from Basel SBB to Milano Centrale Ece / ...
  3. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Castelfranco Emilia Rv / ...
  4. Take the bus and ferry from Bologna to Larissa
  5. Take the train from Larissa to Athens

$280 - $464

Bus Zlatan Prevoz D.O.O.  •  34 h 48 min

  1. Take the bus from Freiburg to Basel, Basel central station 207 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Basel to Beograd
  3. Take the bus from Beograd to Athens

$114 - $207

Drive, carferry  •  31 h 8 min

  1. Drive from Freiburg im Breisgau to Ancona
  2. Take the carferry from Ancona to Patras
  3. Drive from Patras to Athens

$232 - $533

Bus Mita Prevoz  •  40 h 37 min

  1. Take the bus from Freiburg to Belgrade
  2. Take the bus from Belgrade to Athens

$142 - $157

Train, car ferry, bus  •  45 h 43 min

  1. Take the train from Freiburg(Breisgau) Hbf to Zürich HB Ice / ...
  2. Take the train from Zuerich Hb to Venezia S.Lucia Ec
  3. Take the car ferry from Venezia to Patras
  4. Take the bus from Patras to Athens

$239 - $536

Train  •  45 h 34 min

  1. Take the train from Freiburg(Breisgau) Hbf to Basel SBB Ice / ...
  2. Take the train from Basel SBB to Zürich HB 36 / ...
  3. Take the train from Zürich HB to Beograd En
  4. Take the train from Beograd to Thessaloniki AVE
  5. Take the train from Thessaloniki to Athens

$227 - $415

Drive  •  24 h 2 min

  1. Drive from Freiburg im Breisgau to Athens 1497.7 miles

$360 - $550

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No, there is no direct bus from Freiburg im Breisgau to Athens. However, there are services departing from Freiburg and arriving at Athens via Basel and Beograd. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 34 h 48 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Freiburg im Breisgau to Athens. However, there are services departing from Freiburg(Breisgau) Hbf and arriving at Athens via Basel SBB, Zürich HB, Beograd and Thessaloniki. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 45 h 34 min.

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The distance between Freiburg im Breisgau and Athens is 1699 km. The road distance is 2396.4 km.

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The best way to get from Freiburg im Breisgau to Athens without a car is to train and bus and ferry which takes 31 h 1 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 6 h 42 min to get from Freiburg im Breisgau to Athens, including transfers.

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Freiburg im Breisgau to Athens bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Freiburg station.

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Freiburg im Breisgau to Athens train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, depart from Freiburg(Breisgau) Hbf station.

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The best way to get from Freiburg im Breisgau to Athens is to bus which takes 34 h 48 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 45 h 34 min.

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

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Freiburg im Breisgau to Athens bus services, operated by Crazy Holidays, arrive at Athens station.

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Map of how to get from Freiburg im Breisgau to Athens.
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  • Distance: 1061.6 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 42 min

What companies run services between Freiburg im Breisgau, Germany and Athens, Greece?

You can take a bus from Freiburg im Breisgau to Athens via Basel, Basel central station, Basel, and Beograd in around 34 h 48 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Freiburg im Breisgau to Athens via Basel SBB, Zürich HB, Beograd, and Thessaloniki in around 45 h 34 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Basel to Athens via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $900
Flights from Basel to Athens via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Flights from Zurich to Athens
Ave. Duration
2 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Flights from Zurich to Athens via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $750
Flights from Zurich to Athens via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $750
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 Basel to Athens
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$90 - $490
Flights from Zurich to Athens
Ave. Duration
2 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Flights from Stuttgart to Athens
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Zurich to Athens
Ave. Duration
2 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Flights from Stuttgart to Athens via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $550
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Basel to Athens via Vienna
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$220 - $950
Flights from Zurich to Athens via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $900
Flights from Stuttgart to Athens via Vienna
Ave. Duration
5 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $500
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Basel to Athens
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$190 - $1,000
Flights from Basel to Athens via Berlin Schoenefeld
Ave. Duration
5 h 52 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $1,000
Flights from Basel to Athens via Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $1,000
Air Serbia
Website
airserbia.com
Flights from Zurich to Athens via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $700
Flights from Stuttgart to Athens via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $500
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Basel to Athens via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $900
Flights from Stuttgart to Athens via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $750
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Zurich to Athens via Rome
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$290 - $1,400
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Stuttgart to Athens
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$120 - $650
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 Freiburg(Breisgau) Hbf to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$23 - $40
Website
bahn.de
Train from Freiburg(Breisgau) Hbf to Karlsruhe Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
bahn.de
Train from Karlsruhe Hbf to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Website
bahn.de
Train from Freiburg(Breisgau) Hbf to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $80
Website
bahn.de
Trenitalia Eurocity

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Freiburg to Basel Sbb
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$20 - $28
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Basel Sbb to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
4 h 6 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Zuerich Hb to Venezia S.Lucia
Ave. Duration
6 h 31 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$75 - $110
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)

The national railway company of Switzerland, Swiss Railways operates trains throughout the country and adjacent European nations including Germany, France, Italy and Austria. Tickets are sold in two classes - First and Second - with most long-distance trains offering a bistro car serving beverages and snacks. Individual tickets can be bought easily at stands, while a variety of travel passes are on offer to suit different travel needs. Swiss Railways codeshares with American Airlines and Swiss International Air Lines out of Zurich International Airport.

Contact Details
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Basel SBB to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$30 - $60
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Basel SBB to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
4 h 6 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$85 - $150
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Zürich HB to Beograd
Ave. Duration
20 h 57 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$120 - $200
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf.com
Train from Karlsruhe Hbf to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$22 - $27
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$22 - $27
1st Class
$40 - $41
Trenitalia

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Milano Centrale to Castelfranco Emilia
Ave. Duration
2 h 19 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$14 - $35
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$26 - $31
Greek Railways (OSE)
Website
trainose.gr
Train from Larissa to Athens
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$19 - $25
Website
trainose.gr
Book at
Raileurope.com
Second Class
$19 - $25
First Class
$23 - $35
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
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 Freiburg to Basel EuroAirport, EuroAirport Basel
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Freiburg to Basel, Basel central station
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Portokalidis Tours
Website
portokalidistours.gr
Bus and ferry from Bologna to Larissa
Ave. Duration
14 h 4 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$140 - $210
Schedules at
portokalidistours.gr
Zlatan Prevoz D.O.O.
Phone
00 381 31 510 060
Email
zlatanprevoz@gmail.com
Website
zlatanprevoz.com
Bus from Basel to Beograd
Ave. Duration
15 h 38 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$55 - $120
Schedules at
zlatanreisen.com
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
Mita Prevoz
Website
mitaprevoz.com
Bus from Freiburg to Belgrade
Ave. Duration
21 h 45 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$82
Schedules at
mitaprevoz.com
Siamos Tours
Phone
0030 2108219900
Email
vsiamos@otenet.gr
Website
siamostours.gr
Bus from Belgrade to Athens
Ave. Duration
17 h 52 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$60 - $75
Schedules at
siamostours.gr
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
Ferry operators
Minoan Lines
Phone
801 11 75000
Email
reservation@minoan.gr
Website
minoan.gr
Car ferry from Ancona to Patras
Ave. Duration
20 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$75 - $230
Schedules at
minoan.gr
Deck
$77 - $80
Airplane economy seats
$91 - $94
2-berth outside
$190 - $230
3-berth outside shower
$170 - $200
Grimaldi Lines
Superfast ferries
Phone
+30 210 8919700
Email
superfast@superfast.com
Website
superfast.com
Car ferry from Ancona to Patras
Ave. Duration
23 h
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$95 - $300
Schedules at
superfast.com
Deck
$97 - $99
Aircraft-type seats
$112 - $115
2 bed inside cabin
$293 - $297
3 bed outside cabin
$250 - $300
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 - $99
Aircraft-type seats
$118 - $121
2 bed inside cabin
$312 - $315
3 bed outside cabin
$270 - $320

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Athens is 1 h ahead of Freiburg im Breisgau. It is currently 3:36 PM in Freiburg im Breisgau and 4:36 PM in Athens.

Freiburg im Breisgau to Athens train services, operated by Greek Railways (OSE), arrive at Athens station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Freiburg im Breisgau to Athens is 2396 km. It takes approximately 24 h 2 min to drive from Freiburg im Breisgau to Athens.

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Aegean Airlines, KLM, Austrian Airlines and two other airlines offer flights from Basel Airport to Athens Airport.

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