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There are 8 ways to get from Gothenburg to Piraeus by plane, train, bus, car or car train

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Fly from Gothenburg, train

  1. Fly from Gothenburg (GOT) to Athens (ATH)
  2. Take the train from Athens International Airport to Piraeus

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Train to Copenhagen, fly, train

  1. Take the train from Göteborg Centralstation to Copenhagen Airport
  2. Fly from Copenhagen (CPH) to Athens (ATH)
  3. Take the train from Athens International Airport to Piraeus

Train, bus

  1. Take the train from Göteborg Centralstation to København H
  2. Take the bus from Copenhagen central train station to Prague
  3. Take the bus from Praha ÚAN Florenc to Thessaloniki
  4. Take the train from Thessaloniki to Athens

Bus

  1. Take the Bus from Gothenburg to Belgrade
  2. Take the bus from Belgrade to Athens

Bus, train

  1. Take the Bus from Gothenburg to Bujanovac
  2. Take the bus from Bujanovac to Katerini
  3. Take the train from Katerini to Athens

Bus via Wrocław

  1. Take the bus from Göteborg to Wrocław
  2. Take the bus from Wrocław to Athens

Drive

  1. Drive from Gothenburg to Piraeus

Drive, car train

  1. Drive from Gothenburg to Hamburg Altona
  2. Take the car train from Hamburg Altona to Lörrach Hbf
  3. Drive from Lörrach Hbf to Piraeus

Gothenburg to Piraeus by bus and train

The journey time between Gothenburg and Piraeus is around 3 days 13h and covers a distance of around 3488 km. This includes an average layover time of around 37h 28m. The fastest journey normally takes 3 days 13h. Services are operated by Lasta, Siamos Tours and Greek Railways (OSE). Typically only one service runs weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average journey times

Time on transportation:
47h 41m
Layover time:
37h 28m
Total time:
3 days 13h

Route information

Fastest journey time:
3 days 13h
Journey distance:
3488 km
Services per week:
1
Cheapest price:
€133
Carbon emissions:
401 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
00:00
Last service departs at:
00:00

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Gothenburg to Piraeus bus and train schedules

Sweden → Greece
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Allowed for: Citizens and permanent residents of Greece, as well as residents from EU Schengen Area (EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland), Albania, Andorra, Armenia, Australia, Azerbaijan, Bahrain, Belarus, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Brunei, Canada, China, Israel, Japan, Jordan, Kosovo, Kuwait, Lebanon, Moldova, Monaco, Montenegro, New Zealand, North Macedonia, Qatar, Russia, San Marino, Saudi Arabia, Serbia, Singapore, South Korea, Turkey, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, United States and Vatican

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Conditions of entry into Greece from Sweden

  • Health screen upon arrival. Those showing symptoms will be asked to self-quarantine
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required
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  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing
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  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival or 7 day mandatory self-quarantine
This applies to arrivals from Albania, Australia, Bahrain, Belarus, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Canada, China, Israel, Japan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Montenegro, New Zealand, North Macedonia, Qatar, Russia, Rwanda, Saudi Arabia, Serbia, Singapore, South Korea, Thailand, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom and United States
  • Health screen upon arrival. Those showing symptoms will be asked to self-quarantine
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing
This applies to arrivals from EU Schengen Area, Andorra, Cyprus, Monaco, San Marino and Vatican
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival (certificate required)
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Yes, but conditions apply when entering Greece from Sweden.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1 metre
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Piraeus is 0210 521 2054.

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

The social distance requirement in Piraeus is 1 metre.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 0210 521 2054.

No, but conditions apply when returning to Sweden from Greece.

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Last updated: 8 Sep 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Gothenburg to Piraeus is to fly and train which costs 350 kr - 1500 kr and takes 7h 35m.

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The fastest way to get from Gothenburg to Piraeus is to fly and train which takes 7h 35m and costs 350 kr - 1500 kr.

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No, there is no direct bus from Gothenburg to Piraeus. However, there are services departing from Gothenburg and arriving at Πλ.Κοραη via Belgrade and Παλαια Αγορα. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 days 1h.

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The distance between Gothenburg and Piraeus is 2357 km. The road distance is 3405.9 km.

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The best way to get from Gothenburg to Piraeus without a car is to train and bus which takes 41h 22m and costs .

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It takes approximately 7h 35m to get from Gothenburg to Piraeus, including transfers.

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Gothenburg to Piraeus bus services, operated by Lasta, depart from Gothenburg station.

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The quickest flight from Gothenburg Airport to Athens Airport is the direct flight which takes 3h 25m.

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Gothenburg to Piraeus bus services, operated by FP Travel, arrive at Athens station.

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Piraeus is 1h ahead of Gothenburg. It is currently 9:34 PM in Gothenburg and 10:34 PM in Piraeus.

Map of how to get from Gothenburg to Piraeus.
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  • Distance: 2356.6 km
  • Duration: 7h 35m

What companies run services between Gothenburg, Sweden and Piraeus, Greece?

You can take a bus from Gothenburg to Piraeus via Belgrade, Athens, and Παλαια Αγορα in around 2 days 1h.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Gothenburg to Athens via Munich
Ave. Duration
5h 4m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€180 - €430
Flights from Gothenburg to Athens via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€180 - €430
Flights from Copenhagen to Athens via Munich
Ave. Duration
5h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€160 - €440
Flights from Copenhagen to Athens via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€160 - €440
Aegean Airlines
Website
en.aegeanair.com
Flights from Gothenburg to Athens via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€180 - €430
Flights from Gothenburg to Athens via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
€190 - €380
Flights from Copenhagen to Athens
Ave. Duration
3h 7m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
€90 - €500
Flights from Copenhagen to Athens via Munich
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€160 - €440
Flights from Copenhagen to Athens via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€160 - €440
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Gothenburg to Athens via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
6h 20m
When
Monday and Sunday
Estimated price
€24 - €110
Flights from Gothenburg to Athens via Milan Bergamo
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
€24 - €110
Flights from Gothenburg to Athens via Krakow
Ave. Duration
7h 20m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
€24 - €110
Flights from Copenhagen to Athens via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
6h 10m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
€26 - €160
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Gothenburg to Athens via Zurich
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
When
Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€210 - €480
Flights from Copenhagen to Athens via Zurich
Ave. Duration
5h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€200 - €500
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Gothenburg to Athens
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
€170 - €420
Flights from Copenhagen to Athens
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€120 - €550
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Gothenburg to Athens via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€210 - €470
Norwegian Air Shuttle
Website
norwegian.com
Flights from Copenhagen to Athens
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
€45 - €360
Norwegian Air International
Website
norwegian.com
Flights from Copenhagen to Athens
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
€60 - €390
Air Serbia
Website
airserbia.com
Flights from Copenhagen to Athens via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€100 - €420
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Copenhagen to Athens via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
6h 5m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€150 - €550
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Copenhagen to Athens via Vienna
Ave. Duration
6h 5m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€200 - €650
Train operators
Greek Railways (OSE)
Website
trainose.gr
Train from Athens International Airport to Piraeus
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€2 - €3
Website
Greek Railways (OSE)
Book at
Raileurope.com
Train from Thessaloniki to Athens
Ave. Duration
4h 9m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
€21 - €35
Website
Greek Railways (OSE)
Book at
Raileurope.com
Train from Katerini to Athens
Ave. Duration
3h 24m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€18 - €26
Website
Greek Railways (OSE)
Book at
Raileurope.com
Öresundståg
Website
oresundstag.se
Train from Göteborg Centralstation to Copenhagen Airport
Ave. Duration
3h 34m
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
oresundstag.se
Train from Göteborg Centralstation to København H
Ave. Duration
3h 49m
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
oresundstag.se
BahnTouristikExpress GmbH
Phone
+49 (0) 911 / 240 388 – 22
Email
info@bahntouristikexpress.de
Website
rdc-deutschland.de
Car train from Hamburg Altona to Lörrach Hbf
Ave. Duration
10h 31m
Frequency
Twice a week
Website
BahnTouristikExpress GmbH
Bus operators
FlixBus-de
Website
flixbus.com
Bus from Copenhagen central train station to Prague
Ave. Duration
13h 10m
Frequency
Once a week
Schedules at
flixbus.com
Simeonidis Tours
Phone
+30-2310540970
Email
info@simeonidistours.gr
Website
simeonidistours.gr
Bus from Praha ÚAN Florenc to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
16h 30m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
€65 - €95
Schedules at
simeonidistours.gr
Korona Travel
Phone
210.92.33.33
Email
info@koronatravel.gr
Website
koronatravel.gr
Bus from Praha to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
23h 30m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
€90
Schedules at
koronatravel.gr
Lasta
Website
lasta.rs
Bus from Gothenburg to Belgrade
Ave. Duration
31h 30m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
€75 - €140
Website
Lasta
Bus from Gothenburg to Bujanovac
Ave. Duration
38h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
€90 - €140
Website
Lasta
Benko Tours 92
Phone
+(381)(20)311833
Website
redvoznje.net
Bus from Göteborg to Beograd
Ave. Duration
33h 15m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
€60 - €80
Schedules at
facebook.com
FP Travel
Phone
+302105233969
Email
fptravel@otenet.gr
Website
fptravel.gr
Bus from Belgrade to Athens
Ave. Duration
16h 30m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
€80 - €84
Schedules at
fptravel.gr
Siamos Tours
Phone
0030 2108219900
Email
vsiamos@otenet.gr
Website
siamostours.com
Bus from Bujanovac to Katerini
Ave. Duration
6h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
€19 - €22
Schedules at
siamostours.com
Autokar Polska
Phone
48/796 473 308
Email
biuro@autokarpolska.com.pl
Website
autokarpolska.com.pl
Bus from Wrocław to Athens
Ave. Duration
35h 56m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
€60 - €85
Schedules at
autokarpolska.com.pl

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Yes, the driving distance between Gothenburg to Piraeus is 3406 km. It takes approximately 31h 36m to drive from Gothenburg to Piraeus.

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Aegean Airlines, Scandinavian Airlines, Swiss and three other airlines offer flights from Gothenburg Airport to Athens Airport.

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There are 683+ hotels available in Piraeus. Prices start at €87 per night.

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The best way to get from Gothenburg to Gothenburg Airport is to bus which takes 26 min and costs 90 kr - 110 kr.

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