There are 8 ways to get from Glasgow to Athens by bus, plane, train, night train, car ferry, car or car train

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

Bus to Edinburgh, fly  •  7 h 54 min

  1. EDI - ATH

$111 - $425

Cheapest option

Fly from Glasgow  •  9 h 16 min

  1. GLA - ATH

$109 - $509

6 alternative options

Train, bus via Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf  •  41 h 57 min

  1. Est
  2. Ice
  3. Rj

$643 - $1,015

Bus  •  2 days 5 h

  1. M11
  2. 792

$296 - $348

Train, night train, car ferry, bus  •  2 days 11 h

  1. Est

$590 - $1,151

Train, bus SAD Presov, A.S  •  2 days 18 h

$337 - $448

Drive, car ferry  •  2 days 0 h

$477 - $812

Drive, Eurotunnel, train  •  38 h 17 min

  1. Tgv
  2. Tgv

$818 - $1,049

What companies run services between Glasgow, Scotland and Athens, Greece?

British Airways, Lufthansa and 14 other airlines fly from Glasgow to Athens hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Glasgow to Athens via London Victoria Coach Station, London Victoria Station, and Rajka in around 2 days 5 h.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Athens via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
6 h 58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Flights from Glasgow to Athens via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $1,200
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Athens via Milan Bergamo
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $370
Flights from Edinburgh to Athens via Budapest
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$100 - $370
Flights from Edinburgh to Athens via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
7 h 19 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $370
Flights from Glasgow to Athens via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
8 h 54 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $290
Flights from Glasgow to Athens via Sofia
Ave. Duration
12 h 10 min
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $290
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Athens
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$160 - $950
Flights from Glasgow to Athens via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
11 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $1,200
Flights from Glasgow to Athens via Berlin Schoenefeld
Ave. Duration
11 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $1,200
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Athens via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $1,100
Flights from Glasgow to Athens via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
7 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,200
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Athens via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
6 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,300
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Glasgow to Athens via Munich
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$1,600 - $7,500
Flights from Glasgow to Athens via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$1,600 - $7,500
Aegean Airlines
Website
aegeanair.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Athens
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
$110 - $1,100
Transavia France
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Athens via Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Athens via Istanbul
Ave. Duration
8 h
When
Tuesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$200 - $1,000
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Glasgow to Athens via Katowice
Ave. Duration
9 h 50 min
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$75 - $270
Train operators
Eurostar
Website
eurostar.com
Train from London St. Pancras International to Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar
Ave. Duration
2 h 1 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$65 - $200
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$65 - $200
Premier
$160 - $240
Train from London St. Pancras International to Paris Nord Eurostar
Ave. Duration
2 h 16 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$80 - $250
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$80 - $250
Premier
$190 - $280
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
b-rail.be
Train from Bruxelles Midi to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 51 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$55 - $85
Website
belgianrail.be
Purchase a
eurail.com
Deutsche Bahn
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Hegyeshalom
Ave. Duration
8 h 46 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$180 - $260
Website
bahn.de
Thello
Phone
+33 1 83 82 00 00
Website
thello.com
Night train from Gare de Lyon to Venezia Santa Lucia
Ave. Duration
14 h 21 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$150 - $190
Website
thello.com
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Folkestone to Calais
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$176
Website
eurotunnel.com
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
tgv.com
Train from Calais-Fréthun to Paris Nord
Ave. Duration
1 h 42 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$65 - $75
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$65 - $75
1st Class
$95 - $130
Train from Paris Est to München Hbf
Ave. Duration
5 h 41 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$160 - $180
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$160 - $180
1st Class
$210 - $310
Bus operators
Scottish Citylink
Phone
0871 266 33 33
Email
info@citylink.co.uk
Website
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Edinburgh Airport, Stance C (Airport)
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
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
$106
Schedules at
koronatravel.gr
Eurolines HU
KTEL Achaias
Phone
2610 623 888
Website
ktelachaias.gr
Bus from Patras to Athens
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $27
Schedules at
ktelachaias.gr
SAD Presov, A.S
Phone
+421 900 211 153
Email
sadpo@sad-po.sk
Website
sad-po.sk
Bus from Sheffield Brown Street to Košice
Ave. Duration
34 h 2 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$120 - $150
Schedules at
sad-po.sk
Siamos Tours
Phone
0030 2108219900
Email
vsiamos@otenet.gr
Website
siamostours.gr
Bus from Kosice to Athens
Ave. Duration
25 h 49 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$90 - $110
Schedules at
siamostours.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
$100 - $320
Schedules at
superfast.com
Deck
$99 - $101
Aircraft-type seats
$120 - $123
2 bed inside cabin
$317 - $320
3 bed outside cabin
$270 - $320
Minoan Lines
Phone
801 11 75000
Email
reservation@minoan.gr
Website
minoan.gr
Car ferry from Venice to Igoumenitsa
Ave. Duration
21 h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$80 - $230
Schedules at
minoan.gr
Deck
$81
Airplane economy seats
$96
2-berth outside
$190 - $230
3-berth outside shower
$170 - $210

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Glasgow and Athens is 2874 km.

The cheapest way to get from Glasgow to Athens is to bus and fly which costs £80 - £320 and takes 7 h 54 min.

The quickest way to get from Glasgow to Athens is to bus and fly which takes 7 h 54 min and costs £80 - £320.

No, there is no direct bus from Glasgow to Athens. However, there are services departing from Glasgow and arriving at Athens via London Victoria Station and Rajka. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 days 5 h.

It takes approximately 7 h 54 min to get from Glasgow to Athens, including transfers.