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There are 13 ways to get from Freiburg im Breisgau to Greece by bus, plane, train, bus and ferry, car, car ferry or night train

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Bus to Basel, fly to Athens  •  6h 42m

  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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Bus Karat-S  •  39h 33m

  1. Take the bus from Freiburg Central Bus Station to Sofia Serdica Bus Station Paris - Strasbourg - Varna
  2. Take the bus from Sofia to Athens

$88 - $197

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Train, train to Zurich, fly to Thessaloniki  •  7h 41m

  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 Thessaloniki (SKG) ZRH - SKG

$143 - $672

Train, train to Zurich, fly to Heraklion  •  7h 18m

  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 Heraklion (HER) ZRH - HER

$161 - $671

Train, train to Zurich, fly to Athens  •  7h 55m

  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 - $409

Train, train to Stuttgart, fly to Thessaloniki  •  8h 12m

  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 Thessaloniki (SKG) STR - SKG

$130 - $390

Train, train to Stuttgart, fly to Heraklion  •  7h 45m

  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 Heraklion (HER) STR - HER

$168 - $539

Train, bus and ferry  •  28h 21m

  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 Station to Bologna Centrale
  4. Take the bus and ferry from Bologna to Larissa
  5. Take the train from Larissa to Athens

$277 - $476

Train, bus and ferry via Kalambaka  •  30h 51m

  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 Kalabaka
  5. Take the train from Kalambaka to Athens

$260 - $463

Bus Zlatan Prevoz D.O.O.  •  34h 55m

  1. Take the bus from Freiburg to Basel EuroAirport, EuroAirport Basel 208
  2. Take the bus from Basel to Beograd
  3. Take the bus from Beograd to Athens

$117 - $212

Drive, car ferry  •  32h 17m

  1. Drive from Freiburg im Breisgau to Venice
  2. Take the car ferry from Venice to Igoumenitsa
  3. Drive from Igoumenitsa to Athens

$246 - $476

Train, night train, bus  •  40h 52m

  1. Take the train from Freiburg(Breisgau) Hbf to Zürich HB Ice / ...
  2. Take the night train from Zürich HB to Beograd En
  3. Take the bus from Beograd to Athens

$222 - $359

Drive  •  24h 2m

  1. Drive from Freiburg im Breisgau to Athens 1497.7 miles

$360 - $550

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Freiburg im Breisgau to Greece is to bus and fly which costs 90€ - 300€ and takes 6h 42m.

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The quickest way to get from Freiburg im Breisgau to Greece is to bus and fly which costs 90€ - 300€ and takes 6h 42m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Freiburg im Breisgau to Greece. However, there are services departing from Freiburg and arriving at Athens via Basel EuroAirport, Basel and Beograd. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 34h 55m.

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The distance between Freiburg im Breisgau and Greece is 1513 km. The road distance is 2396.4 km.

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The best way to get from Freiburg im Breisgau to Greece without a car is to train and bus and ferry which takes 28h 21m and costs 240€ - 420€.

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

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

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

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

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Greece is 1h ahead of Freiburg im Breisgau. It is currently 7:19 AM in Freiburg im Breisgau and 8:19 AM in Greece.

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  • Distance: 945.5 miles
  • Duration: 6h 42m

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

You can take a bus from Freiburg im Breisgau to Athens via Basel EuroAirport, EuroAirport Basel, Basel EuroAirport, Basel, Bahnhof SBB, Basel, and Beograd in around 34h 55m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Basel to Athens via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $750
Flights from Basel to Athens via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$200 - $900
Flights from Zurich to Thessaloniki via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 51m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $1,300
Flights from Zurich to Heraklion via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$330 - $1,200
Flights from Zurich to Heraklion via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$330 - $1,200
Flights from Zurich to Athens
Ave. Duration
2h 36m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Flights from Zurich to Athens via Munich
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$190 - $750
Flights from Zurich to Athens via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $750
Flights from Stuttgart to Thessaloniki via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $800
Flights from Stuttgart to Heraklion via Munich
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$380 - $1,400
Flights from Stuttgart to Heraklion via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Friday
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Aegean Airlines
Website
aegeanair.com
Flights from Basel to Athens
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$90 - $490
Flights from Zurich to Thessaloniki via Athens
Ave. Duration
4h 42m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $1,600
Flights from Zurich to Heraklion
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$130 - $950
Flights from Zurich to Athens
Ave. Duration
2h 38m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Flights from Stuttgart to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $700
Flights from Stuttgart to Heraklion
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Flights from Stuttgart to Heraklion via Athens
Ave. Duration
6h 25m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Zurich to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $2,100
Flights from Zurich to Heraklion
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,500
Flights from Zurich to Athens
Ave. Duration
2h 38m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Flights from Zurich to Athens via Geneva
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Zurich to Heraklion via Cologne Bonn
Ave. Duration
6h 20m
When
Friday
Estimated price
$300 - $2,100
Flights from Zurich to Athens via Cologne Bonn
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Flights from Stuttgart to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $800
Flights from Stuttgart to Thessaloniki via Hamburg
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Monday and Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $800
Flights from Stuttgart to Heraklion
Ave. Duration
3h
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,100
Flights from Stuttgart to Heraklion via Vienna
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
When
Monday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,100
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Zurich to Thessaloniki via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,500
Flights from Zurich to Athens via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$230 - $900
Flights from Stuttgart to Heraklion via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$550 - $1,600
Air Serbia
Website
airserbia.com
Flights from Zurich to Thessaloniki via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Tuesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $800
Flights from Zurich to Athens via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $700
Flights from Stuttgart to Thessaloniki via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Zurich to Athens via Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Flights from Stuttgart to Thessaloniki via Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$160 - $700
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Basel to Athens
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$190 - $1,000
Flights from Basel to Athens via Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
6h 10m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $1,000
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Zurich to Heraklion via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
6h 20m
When
Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$320 - $1,400
Flights from Zurich to Athens via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
6h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $750
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Basel to Athens via Brussels
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$90 - $490
Edelweiss Air
Website
flyedelweiss.com
Flights from Zurich to Heraklion
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,500
Germania Flug AG
Website
flygermania.com
Flights from Zurich to Heraklion
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
When
Friday
Estimated price
$140 - $420
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Zurich to Heraklion via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
6h 35m
When
Friday
Estimated price
$280 - $900
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Zurich to Athens via Rome
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$290 - $1,400
Ellinair
Website
en.ellinair.com
Flights from Stuttgart to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $900
TUIfly
Website
tuifly.com
Flights from Stuttgart to Heraklion
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$220 - $950
Condor Flugdienst
Website
condor.com
Flights from Stuttgart to Heraklion
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
When
Monday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,000
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.

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Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Freiburg(Breisgau) Hbf to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
41m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$23 - $40
Website
bahn.de
Train from Freiburg(Breisgau) Hbf to Karlsruhe Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
bahn.de
Train from Karlsruhe Hbf to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
52m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Website
bahn.de
Train from Freiburg(Breisgau) Hbf to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
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
39m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$20 - $28
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Basel Sbb to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
4h 6m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$55 - $80
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
1h 12m
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
4h 6m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$85 - $150
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Night train from Zürich HB to Beograd
Ave. Duration
20h 57m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$120 - $200
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Karlsruhe Hbf to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
36m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$22 - $27
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$22 - $27
1st Class
$40 - $41
ItaloTreno
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Milano Centrale Station to Bologna Centrale
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Website
italotreno.it
Greek Railways (OSE)
Website
trainose.gr
Train from Larissa to Athens
Ave. Duration
4h
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$17 - $50
Website
trainose.gr
Book at
Raileurope.com
2nd Class Ticket
$17 - $22
1st Class Ticket
$24 - $30
InterCity 2nd Class Ticket
$34 - $39
InterCity 1st Class Ticket
$42 - $46
Train from Kalambaka to Athens
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$19 - $50
Website
trainose.gr
Book at
Raileurope.com
2nd Class Ticket
$19 - $24
1st Class Ticket
$27 - $35
InterCity 2nd Class Ticket
$37 - $43
InterCity 1st Class Ticket
$46 - $51
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
2h 25m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$14 - $30
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$26 - $31
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
55m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Portokalidis Tours
Website
portokalidistours.gr
Bus and ferry from Bologna to Larissa
Ave. Duration
14h 4m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$130 - $200
Schedules at
portokalidistours.gr
Bus and ferry from Bologna to Kalabaka
Ave. Duration
13h 6m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$120 - $190
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
15h 38m
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
16h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Schedules at
crazyholidays.gr
Karat-S
Phone
+359 2 8120810
Email
operations@eurolines.bg
Website
karat-s.com
Bus from Freiburg Central Bus Station to Sofia Serdica Bus Station
Ave. Duration
28h 30m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$90 - $130
Website
Karat-S
Union Ivkoni
Valeross
Phone
046/ 66 13 21
Email
valeross_holiday@abv.bg
Website
valeross.com
Bus from Sofia to Athens
Ave. Duration
10h 3m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $70
Schedules at
valeross.com
Ilias Travel
Phone
+359 2831 9192
Email
office@iliastravel.com
Website
iliastravel.com
Bus from Sofia to Athens
Ave. Duration
14h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$61 - $65
Schedules at
iliastravel.com
Ferry operators
Minoan Lines
Phone
801 11 75000
Email
reservation@minoan.gr
Website
minoan.gr
Car ferry from Venice to Igoumenitsa
Ave. Duration
21h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$75 - $220
Schedules at
minoan.gr
Deck
$79
Airplane economy seats
$93
2-berth outside
$180 - $220
3-berth outside shower
$160 - $200

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