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There are 9 ways to get from Gatwick Airport to Samos by bus, plane, train, ferry or bus and ferry

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Bus to London Heathrow, fly to Samos

  1. Take the bus from Gatwick Airport, South Terminal Coach Station to Heathrow Central Bus Station
  2. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Samos (SMI)

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Fly London Gatwick to Athens, train, ferry

  1. Fly from London Gatwick (LGW) to Athens (ATH)
  2. Take the train from Athens Airport to Piraeus
  3. Take the ferry from Piraeus to Vathy Samou

Train to London City, fly to Samos

  1. Take the train from Gatwick Airport to London Bridge
  2. Fly from London City (LCY) to Samos (SMI)

Fly London Gatwick to Samos

  1. Fly from London Gatwick (LGW) to Samos (SMI)

Train to London Stansted, fly to Izmir, ferry

  1. Take the train from Gatwick Airport to London Victoria
  2. Fly from London Stansted (STN) to Izmir (ADB)
  3. Take the ferry from Kusadasis to Vathy, Samos

Train, bus, ferry via Stuttgart

  1. Take the train from Gatwick Airport to London St Pancras International LL
  2. Take the train from London St Pancras Intl to Paris Nord
  3. Take the train from Paris l'Est to Stuttgart Hbf
  4. Take the bus from Stuttgart to Thessaloniki
  5. Take the ferry from Thessaloniki to Vathy Samou

Train, bus and ferry, bus, ferry

  1. Take the train from Gatwick Airport to London Victoria
  2. Take the bus and ferry from London Victoria Station to Sofia
  3. Take the bus from Sofia Serdica Bus Station to Bursa Terminal Bus
  4. Take the bus from Bursa to Kuşadası
  5. Take the ferry from Kusadasis to Vathy, Samos

Train, bus, ferry

  1. Take the train from Gatwick Airport to London St Pancras International LL
  2. Take the train from London St Pancras Intl to Paris Nord
  3. Take the bus from Paris Place du Pantheon to Piraeus Port Astiggos
  4. Take the ferry from Piraeus to Vathy Samou

Train, bus, ferry #2

  1. Take the train from Gatwick Airport to London Victoria
  2. Take the bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Antwerp
  3. Take the bus from Antwerpen to Sofia
  4. Take the bus from Sofia to Kavala
  5. Take the ferry from Kavala to Vathy Samou
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Samos is 210 521 2054.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Samos is mandatory.

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The cheapest way to get from Gatwick Airport to Samos is to fly and train and ferry which costs £85 - £350 and takes 16h 30m.

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The quickest way to get from Gatwick Airport to Samos is to fly which costs £100 - £490 and takes 7h 26m.

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It is approximately 2595 km to get from Gatwick Airport to Samos.

The best way to get from Gatwick Airport to Samos without a car is to train and bus and ferry via Stuttgart which takes 2 days 1h and costs £270 - £700.

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It takes approximately 10h 11m to get from Gatwick Airport to Samos, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from London Heathrow Airport to Samos Airport. The quickest flight takes 5h 35m and has one stopover.

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Samos is 2h ahead of Gatwick Airport. It is currently 1:58 AM in Gatwick Airport and 3:58 AM in Samos.

Swiss, Edelweiss Air, Lufthansa and six other airlines offer flights from London Heathrow Airport to Samos Airport.

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  • Distance: 2594.8 km
  • Duration: 10h 11m

What companies run services between Gatwick Airport, England and Samos, Greece?

easyJet, Olympic Air and eight other airlines fly from Gatwick Airport to Samos 3 times a day.

Airlines
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Samos via Vienna
Ave. Duration
6h 22m
When
Monday
Estimated price
€160 - €600
Flights from London City to Samos via Zurich, Vienna
Ave. Duration
7h 35m
When
Monday
Estimated price
€200 - €750
Flights from London City to Samos via Frankfurt, Vienna
Ave. Duration
8h 10m
When
Monday
Estimated price
€200 - €750
Flights from London Gatwick to Samos via Vienna
Ave. Duration
7h 45m
When
Monday
Estimated price
€210 - €800
Flights from London Gatwick to Samos via Innsbruck, Vienna
Ave. Duration
9h 20m
When
Monday
Estimated price
€210 - €800
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Athens
Ave. Duration
3h 38m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€95 - €370
Flights from London Gatwick to Athens via Geneva
Ave. Duration
6h 35m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€95 - €370
Flights from London Gatwick to Athens via Naples
Ave. Duration
7h 45m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
€95 - €370
Pegasus Airlines
Website
flypgs.com
Flights from London Stansted to Izmir
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€90 - €1200
Flights from London Stansted to Izmir via Sabiha Gokcen
Ave. Duration
5h 58m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€90 - €1200
Flights from London Stansted to Izmir via Ankara
Ave. Duration
6h 10m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
€90 - €1200
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Samos via Zurich
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
€250 - €460
Flights from London City to Samos via Zurich
Ave. Duration
7h 25m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
€310 - €600
Flights from London Gatwick to Samos via Zurich
Ave. Duration
11h 40m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
€310 - €600
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Samos via Munich
Ave. Duration
6h 50m
When
Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
€210 - €400
Flights from London City to Samos via Frankfurt, Munich
Ave. Duration
7h 25m
When
Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
€260 - €500
Flights from London Gatwick to Samos via Munich
Ave. Duration
9h 20m
When
Friday
Estimated price
€260 - €550
Flights from London Gatwick to Samos via Paris Charles de Gaulle, Munich
Ave. Duration
7h 25m
When
Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
€270 - €550
Aegean Airlines
Website
en.aegeanair.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Samos via Athens
Ave. Duration
8h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€692
Flights from London Gatwick to Samos via Athens
Ave. Duration
6h
When
Thursday
Estimated price
€110 - €600
Flights from London Gatwick to Samos via Thessaloniki, Athens
Ave. Duration
7h 35m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€110 - €600
Flights from London Gatwick to Athens
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
€90 - €360
Turkish Airlines
Website
turkishairlines.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Athens via Istanbul
Ave. Duration
7h 57m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€140 - €1200
Flights from London Stansted to Izmir via Sabiha Gokcen
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€170 - €1700
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Samos via Brussels
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
When
Friday
Estimated price
€160 - €600
Edelweiss Air
Website
flyedelweiss.com
Flights from London City to Samos via Zurich
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
€310 - €600
Flights from London Gatwick to Samos via Zurich
Ave. Duration
11h 40m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
€310 - €600
Transavia Holland
Website
transavia.com
Flights from London City to Samos via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
11h 50m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
€75 - €700
Flights from London Gatwick to Samos via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
11h 50m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
€80 - €700
Olympic Air
Website
olympicair.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Samos via Athens
Ave. Duration
6h
When
Thursday
Estimated price
€110 - €600
Flights from London Gatwick to Samos via Thessaloniki, Athens
Ave. Duration
7h 35m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€110 - €600
Condor Flugdienst
Website
condor.com
Flights from London City to Samos via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
12h 15m
When
Monday
Estimated price
€140 - €500
Airbus France
Website
airbus.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Samos via Munich
Ave. Duration
9h 20m
When
Friday
Estimated price
€260 - €550
Wizz Air UK
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Athens
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€60 - €300
Ukraine International Airlines
Website
flyuia.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Athens via Boryspil
Ave. Duration
6h 40m
When
Monday
Estimated price
€150 - €650
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Athens via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
7h 15m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
€180 - €750
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Athens via Dublin
Ave. Duration
8h 5m
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
€130 - €650
Jet2.com
Website
jet2.com
Flights from London Stansted to Izmir
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
€110 - €600
Train operators
Thameslink
Phone
0345 026 4700
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Gatwick Airport to London Bridge
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
€14 - €18
Website
Thameslink
Anytime
€14 - €18
Train from Gatwick Airport to London St Pancras International LL
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
€16 - €20
Website
Thameslink
Anytime
€16 - €20
Southern Service
Phone
+44 3451 27 29 20
Website
southernrailway.com
Train from Gatwick Airport to London Bridge
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€10 - €26
Website
Southern Service
Schedules at
Southern Service
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Anytime Standard
€10 - €15
Anytime 1st Class
€19 - €26
Train from Gatwick Airport to London Victoria
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
€10 - €26
Website
Southern Service
Schedules at
Southern Service
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Anytime Standard
€10 - €15
Anytime 1st Class
€19 - €26
Greek Railways (Suburban)
Phone
+30 213 0121121
Website
trainose.gr
Train from Athens Airport to Piraeus
Ave. Duration
1h 3m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€10
Website
Greek Railways (Suburban)
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Greek Railways (Suburban)
TGV inOui

France’s high-speed TGV train network runs at speeds of up to 320km/h connecting major cities across France and into neighbouring countries. All TGV tickets include a seat reservation; seating is 1+2 in 1st class, 2+2 in 2nd class. Popular routes include Paris to Marseille and Paris to Strasbourg. Most TGVs have a cafe area, power points at each seat and WiFi.

Contact Details
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Paris l'Est to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 9m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€90 - €130
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€90 - €110
1st Class
€100 - €130
Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express

German rail company Deutsche Bahn is known for its efficient and comfortable service. It 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 (bookings usually open 6 months in advance for domestic tickets).

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Paris l'Est to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€100 - €140
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Bus operators
Megabus UK
Phone
0871 266 3333
Email
enquiries@megabus.com
Website
uk.megabus.com
Bus from London Gatwick Airport to London Heathrow Airport T2 and T3
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€8 - €15
Website
Megabus UK
Crazy Holidays
Phone
2310-241545
Website
crazyholidays.gr
Bus from Stuttgart to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
22h 36m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
€45 - €110
Schedules at
crazyholidays.gr
Balkan Horn
Phone
+44 74 71405777
Email
office@balkanhorn.com
Website
balkanhorn.com
Bus and ferry from London Victoria Station to Sofia
Ave. Duration
40h 44m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€144
Website
Balkan Horn
MetroTurizm
Phone
0850 222 34 55
Email
iletisim@metroturizm.com.tr
Website
metroturizm.com.tr
Bus from Bursa to Kusadası
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€12 - €26
Website
MetroTurizm
Union Ivkoni
Phone
02/989 0000
Website
union-ivkoni.com
Bus from Paris Place du Pantheon to Piraeus Port Astiggos
Ave. Duration
2 days 1h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€95 - €140
Website
Union Ivkoni
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.com
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Antwerp
Ave. Duration
8h 40m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€22 - €27
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on FlixBus?
Yes - FlixBus offers free Wi-Fi
Are there power outlets on FlixBus?
Yes
Does FlixBus offer meals or snacks?
Yes - snacks and drinks may be purchased from the driver. Please note, this is not available on all services.
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Georg
Phone
+ 359/38/66 34 04
Email
georg_ltd@abv.bg
Website
georg-bg.com
Bus from Antwerpen to Sofia
Ave. Duration
35h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€220 - €290
Schedules at
georg-bg.com
Kaleia
Phone
+359 894 77 44 02
Email
office@kaleiatravel.com
Website
kaleiatravel.com
Bus from Sofia to Kavala
Ave. Duration
6h
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
en.kaleiatravel.com
Ferry operators
Blue Star Ferries
Phone
+30-210-8919800
Email
bluestarferries@bluestarferries.com
Website
bluestarferries.com
Ferry from Piraeus to Vathy Samou
Ave. Duration
10h 10m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
€40 - €110
Website
Blue Star Ferries
Business
€59 - €63
2 Bed Inside Cabin
€70 - €90
Economy
€40 - €60
4 Bed Outside Cabin
€65 - €85
2 Bed Lux Cabin
€90 - €110
Ferry from Thessaloniki to Vathy Samou
Ave. Duration
15h 50m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
€50 - €130
Website
Blue Star Ferries
Business
€65 - €70
2 Bed Inside Cabin
€80 - €100
Economy
€50 - €70
4 Bed Outside Cabin
€80 - €100
2 Bed Lux Cabin
€100 - €130
Ferry from Kavala to Vathy Samou
Ave. Duration
14h 5m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
€50 - €120
Website
Blue Star Ferries
Business
€62 - €67
2 Bed Inside Cabin
€75 - €95
Economy
€50 - €65
4 Bed Outside Cabin
€75 - €90
2 Bed Lux Cabin
€95 - €120
Meander Travel
Website
meandertravel.com
Ferry from Kusadasis to Vathy, Samos
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€27 - €35
Schedules at
meandertravel.com
Barel Travel
Website
bareltravel.com
Ferry from Kusadasis to Samos Vathy
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€31 - €36
Schedules at
bareltravel.com
Adult One Way
€31
Adult Same Day Return
€36

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