There are 11 ways to get from Germany to Athens by plane, train, bus 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.

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Fly from Stuttgart  •  6 h 4 min

  1. Fly from Stuttgart (STR) to Athens (ATH) STR - ATH

$97 - $214

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Fly from Berlin Schoenefeld  •  6 h 20 min

  1. Fly from Berlin Schoenefeld (SXF) to Athens (ATH) SXF - ATH

$47 - $224

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Fly from Munich  •  6 h 9 min

  1. Fly from Munich (MUC) to Athens (ATH) MUC - ATH

$105 - $315

Fly from Berlin Tegel  •  6 h 26 min

  1. Fly from Berlin Tegel (TXL) to Athens (ATH) TXL - ATH

$73 - $255

Fly from Frankfurt  •  6 h 11 min

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

$109 - $359

Fly from Dusseldorf  •  6 h 14 min

  1. Fly from Dusseldorf (DUS) to Athens (ATH) DUS - ATH

$91 - $302

Train to Zurich, fly  •  8 h 47 min

  1. Take the train from Stuttgart Hbf to Zürich HB
  2. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Athens (ATH) ZRH - ATH

$146 - $398

Train, bus Simeonidis Tours  •  29 h 15 min

  1. Take the train from Berlin Hbf (tief) to Praha-Holesovice Ec
  2. Take the bus from Prague to Thessaloniki
  3. Take the train from Thessaloniki to Athens

$159 - $236

Train, bus Sindbad  •  39 h 22 min

  1. Take the train from Berlin Hbf (Europaplatz) to Wroclaw Glowny, Dworzec autobusowy, Sucha 1-11
  2. Take the bus from Wrocław to Athens

$148 - $219

Bus  •  40 h

  1. Take the bus from Berlin to Sofia
  2. Take the bus from Sofia to Athens

$88 - $196

Drive  •  23 h

  1. Drive from Berlin to Athens 1465.6 miles

$350 - $550

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The cheapest way to get from Germany to Athens is to fly which costs 40€ - 190€ and takes 6 h 20 min.

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The quickest way to get from Germany to Athens is to fly which costs 80€ - 190€ and takes 6 h 4 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Germany to Athens. However, there are services departing from Berlin and arriving at Athens via Sofia. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 40 h.

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The distance between Germany and Athens is 1792 km. The road distance is 2344.9 km.

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The best way to get from Germany to Athens without a car is to train and bus which takes 29 h 15 min and costs 130€ - 210€.

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It takes approximately 6 h 4 min to get from Germany to Athens, including transfers.

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Germany to Athens bus services, operated by Union Ivkoni, depart from Berlin station.

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The best way to get from Germany to Athens is to fly which takes 6 h 4 min and costs 80€ - 190€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 75€ - 170€ and takes 40 h.

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The quickest flight from Stuttgart Airport to Athens Airport is the direct flight which takes 2 h 35 min.

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Germany to Athens bus services, operated by Union Ivkoni, arrive at Athens station.

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Map of how to get from Germany to Athens.
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  • Distance: 1120.1 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 4 min

What companies run services between Germany and Athens, Greece?

Aegean Airlines, Eurowings and nine other airlines fly from Stuttgart to Athens hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Berlin to Athens via Sofia in around 40 h.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
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
Flights from Munich to Athens
Ave. Duration
2 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Munich to Athens via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from Munich to Athens via Zurich
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$210 - $950
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Athens via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Athens via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Athens via Zurich
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $850
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
Flights from Dusseldorf to Athens via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $800
Flights from Dusseldorf to Athens via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $800
Flights from Dusseldorf to Athens via Zurich
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $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
Aegean Airlines
Website
aegeanair.com
Flights from Stuttgart to Athens
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from Munich to Athens
Ave. Duration
2 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Athens
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $550
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Athens via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Flights from Frankfurt to Athens
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Flights from Dusseldorf to Athens
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Flights from Zurich to Athens
Ave. Duration
2 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Stuttgart to Athens via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $550
Flights from Munich to Athens via Zurich
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$210 - $950
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Athens via Zurich
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $850
Flights from Frankfurt to Athens via Zurich
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$220 - $950
Flights from Dusseldorf to Athens via Zurich
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $800
Flights from Zurich to Athens
Ave. Duration
2 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Stuttgart to Athens via Vienna
Ave. Duration
5 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $500
Flights from Munich to Athens via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $900
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Athens via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $850
Flights from Frankfurt to Athens via Vienna
Ave. Duration
5 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $950
Flights from Dusseldorf to Athens via Vienna
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $900
Flights from Zurich to Athens via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $900
Air Serbia
Website
airserbia.com
Flights from Stuttgart to Athens via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $500
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Athens via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$120 - $430
Flights from Dusseldorf to Athens via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Flights from Zurich to Athens via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $700
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Stuttgart to Athens
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$120 - $650
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Athens via Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Flights from Dusseldorf to Athens
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $650
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Stuttgart to Athens via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $750
Flights from Frankfurt to Athens via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Flights from Dusseldorf to Athens via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $850
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Athens
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $310
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Athens via Naples
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$65 - $360
Flights from Berlin Schoenefeld to Athens
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $360
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Athens
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $550
Flights from Berlin Schoenefeld to Athens
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $290
Flights from Berlin Schoenefeld to Athens via Milan Bergamo
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$45 - $290
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Munich to Athens via Istanbul
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Athens via Istanbul
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $650
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Athens via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$120 - $430
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
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Munich to Athens via Mykonos
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$80 - $390
Ellinair
Website
en.ellinair.com
Flights from Munich to Athens via Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $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
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Athens via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $750
Pegasus Airlines
Website
flypgs.com
Flights from Berlin Schoenefeld to Athens via Sabiha Gokcen
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $600
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 Stuttgart Hbf to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
2 h 56 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$55 - $90
Website
bahn.de
Train from Berlin Hbf (tief) to Praha-Holesovice
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Website
bahn.de
Train from Berlin Hbf (Europaplatz) to Wroclaw Glowny, Dworzec autobusowy, Sucha 1-11
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$55 - $85
Website
bahn.de
Greek Railways (OSE)
Website
trainose.gr
Train from Thessaloniki to Athens
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Website
trainose.gr
Book at
Raileurope.com
Second Class
$28 - $40
First Class
$35 - $50
Bus operators
Simeonidis Tours
Sindbad
Union Ivkoni
Phone
02/989 0000
Website
union-ivkoni.com
Bus from Berlin to Sofia
Ave. Duration
27 h
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$55 - $130
Schedules at
online.union-ivkoni.com
Bus from Sofia to Athens
Ave. Duration
12 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$29 - $70
Schedules at
online.union-ivkoni.com
Valeross
Phone
046/ 66 13 21
Email
valeross_holiday@abv.bg
Website
valeross.com
Bus from Sofia to Athens
Ave. Duration
10 h 3 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $70
Schedules at
valeross.com

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Yes, the driving distance between Germany to Athens is 2345 km. It takes approximately 23 h to drive from Germany to Athens.

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Aegean Airlines, Eurowings, KLM and four other airlines offer flights from Stuttgart Airport to Athens Airport.

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There are 3826+ hotels available in Athens. Prices start at $53 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Germany to Stuttgart Airport is to train which takes 27 min and costs 2€ - 4€.

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