There are 10 ways to get from Graz to Athens by plane, train, bus, shuttle, night train 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.

Recommended option

Fly from Graz  •  7 h 10 min

  1. Fly from Graz (GRZ) to Athens (ATH) GRZ - ATH

$119 - $420

Cheapest option

Train, night train  •  33 h 43 min

  1. Take the train from Graz Hbf to Zagreb Glavni Kolod. Ec
  2. Take the train from Zagreb Glavni Kolod. to Novi Beograd En
  3. Take the night train from Beograd centar to Thessaloniki
  4. Take the train from Thessaloniki to Athens

$75 - $163

8 alternative options

Train to Vienna, fly  •  8 h 8 min

  1. Take the train from Graz Hbf to Flughafen Wien
  2. Fly from Vienna (VIE) to Athens (ATH) VIE - ATH

$113 - $310

Fly from Zagreb  •  8 h 13 min

  1. Fly from Zagreb (ZAG) to Athens (ATH) ZAG - ATH

$138 - $669

Train to Ljubljana, fly  •  10 h 25 min

  1. Take the train from Graz Hbf (Europaplatz) to Klagenfurt Hbf (Busbahnhof)
  2. Fly from Ljubljana (LJU) to Athens (ATH) LJU - ATH

$164 - $561

Bus  •  26 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Graz to Belgrade
  2. Take the bus from Beograd to Athens

$80 - $108

Train, bus  •  27 h 30 min

  1. Take the train from Graz Ostbahnhof-Messe to Kelenföld Rex
  2. Take the bus from Budapest to Athens Siamos Tours

$140 - $219

Train, bus via Wien Hbf  •  28 h

  1. Take the train from Graz Hbf to Wien Hbf Rj / ...
  2. Take the train from Wien Hbf to Kelenföld Rj / ...
  3. Take the bus from Budapest to Athens

$161 - $253

Bus, shuttle  •  31 h 22 min

  1. Take the bus from Graz, Graz to Vienna Airport X96
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Flughafen Wien to Bratislava
  3. Take the bus from Bratislava to Athens

$129 - $137

Drive  •  16 h 52 min

  1. Drive from Graz to Athens 1052.6 miles

$250 - $370

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Graz to Athens is to bus which costs 65€ - 95€ and takes 26 h 20 min.

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The quickest way to get from Graz to Athens is to fly which costs 100€ - 360€ and takes 7 h 10 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Graz to Athens. However, there are services departing from Graz and arriving at Athens via Beograd. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 26 h 20 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Graz to Athens. However, there are services departing from Graz Hbf and arriving at Athens via Zagreb Glavni Kolod., Novi Beograd, Beograd centar and Thessaloniki. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 33 h 43 min.

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The distance between Graz and Athens is 1215 km. The road distance is 1684.2 km.

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The best way to get from Graz to Athens without a car is to bus which takes 26 h 20 min and costs 65€ - 95€.

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It takes approximately 7 h 10 min to get from Graz to Athens, including transfers.

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Graz to Athens bus services, operated by Lasta, depart from Graz station.

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Graz to Athens train services, operated by Austrian Railways (ÖBB), depart from Graz Hbf station.

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The best way to get from Graz to Athens is to fly which takes 7 h 10 min and costs 100€ - 360€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 65€ - 95€ and takes 26 h 20 min.

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Map of how to get from Graz to Athens.
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  • Distance: 759.4 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 10 min

What companies run services between Graz, Austria and Athens, Greece?

Austrian Airlines, Lufthansa and seven other airlines fly from Graz to Athens hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Graz to Athens via Belgrade and Beograd in around 26 h 20 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Graz to Athens via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $750
Flights from Graz to Athens via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $650
Flights from Vienna to Athens via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $700
Flights from Zagreb to Athens via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $750
Flights from Zagreb to Athens via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $750
Flights from Ljubljana to Athens via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $1,200
Flights from Ljubljana to Athens via Munich
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$340 - $1,200
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Graz to Athens via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $800
Flights from Vienna to Athens
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from Zagreb to Athens via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $900
Flights from Ljubljana to Athens via Vienna
Ave. Duration
5 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $850
Aegean Airlines
Website
aegeanair.com
Flights from Vienna to Athens
Ave. Duration
2 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $460
Flights from Zagreb to Athens
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$160 - $460
Flights from Zagreb to Athens via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
4 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $430
Flights from Ljubljana to Athens via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $700
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Graz to Athens via Zurich
Ave. Duration
8 h 55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $800
Flights from Vienna to Athens via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $700
Flights from Ljubljana to Athens via Zurich
Ave. Duration
6 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,100
Flights from Ljubljana to Athens via Geneva
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$230 - $850
Air Serbia
Website
airserbia.com
Flights from Vienna to Athens via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Zagreb to Athens via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
4 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $430
Flights from Ljubljana to Athens via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $700
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Graz to Athens via Istanbul
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $550
Flights from Zagreb to Athens via Istanbul
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $390
Flights from Ljubljana to Athens via Istanbul
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $460
Croatia Airlines
Website
croatiaairlines.com
Flights from Zagreb to Athens via Dubrovnik
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Flights from Zagreb to Athens via Split
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$180 - $850
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Graz to Athens via Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$95 - $500
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Ljubljana to Athens via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
8 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,200
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Ljubljana to Athens via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $950
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Ljubljana to Athens via Warsaw
Ave. Duration
7 h 5 min
When
Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$230 - $850
Train operators
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)

The national railway system of Austria, the OBB carried 209 million passengers on local and regional trains, and 35 million on long-distance trains in 2016 alone. The OBB’s 4865 km network covers 570 trains simultaneously at peak times, with one train leaving every 12 seconds, making it a supremely efficient way to travel around the country and surrounding region. The company’s extensive network connects cities in Austria, and adjacent European countries including Germany, Hungary, Liechtenstein, Czech Republic, Switzerland and Slovenia.

Contact Details
Website
oebb.at
Train from Graz Hbf to Flughafen Wien
Ave. Duration
3 h 1 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Train from Graz Hbf (Europaplatz) to Klagenfurt Hbf (Busbahnhof)
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Train from Graz Ostbahnhof-Messe to Kelenföld
Ave. Duration
5 h 17 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $90
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Train from Graz Hbf to Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 36 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Train from Wien Hbf to Kelenföld
Ave. Duration
2 h 22 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Train from Graz Hbf to Zagreb Glavni Kolod.
Ave. Duration
4 h 2 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Serbian Railways
Website
srbvoz.rs
Night train from Beograd centar to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
14 h 58 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$3 - $55
Schedules at
srbvoz.rs
2nd Class Ticket
$21 - $35
1st Class Ticket
$35 - $55
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
Crazy Holidays
Phone
2310-241545
Website
crazyholidays.gr
Bus from Beograd to Athens
Ave. Duration
16 h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Schedules at
crazyholidays.gr
Siamos Tours
Phone
0030 2108219900
Email
vsiamos@otenet.gr
Website
siamostours.gr
Bus from Budapest to Athens
Ave. Duration
20 h 48 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$80 - $130
Schedules at
siamostours.gr
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.

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Graz, Graz to Vienna Airport
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $20
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Slovak Lines
Phone
+421 2 55422734
Email
info@slovaklines.sk
Website
slovaklines.sk
Shuttle from Flughafen Wien to Bratislava
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11
Schedules at
slovaklines.sk
Bus from Bratislava to Athens
Ave. Duration
26 h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$106
Schedules at
slovaklines.sk

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