There are 10 ways to get from Greece to Ireland by plane, bus, bus and ferry, train, night train or car ferry

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 Athens to Dublin  •  7 h 22 min

  1. Fly from Athens (ATH) to Dublin (DUB) ATH - DUB

$94 - $434

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Fly Thessaloniki to Dublin  •  8 h 42 min

  1. Fly from Thessaloniki (SKG) to Dublin (DUB) SKG - DUB

$91 - $606

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Fly Thessaloniki to Cork  •  10 h 31 min

  1. Fly from Thessaloniki (SKG) to Cork (ORK) SKG - ORK

$97 - $1,109

Fly Thessaloniki to Shannon  •  11 h 21 min

  1. Fly from Thessaloniki (SKG) to Shannon (SNN) SKG - SNN

$101 - $409

Fly Athens to Cork  •  10 h 1 min

  1. Fly from Athens (ATH) to Cork (ORK) ATH - ORK

$145 - $567

Fly Athens to Shannon  •  10 h 41 min

  1. Fly from Athens (ATH) to Shannon (SNN) ATH - SNN

$184 - $617

Bus, bus and ferry  •  2 days 14 h

  1. Take the bus from Athens to Szeged
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Cenad to Dublin

$238 - $271

Train, night train, bus, bus and ferry  •  2 days 20 h

  1. Take the train from Athens to Thessaloniki
  2. Take the night train from Thessaloniki to Skopje
  3. Take the train from Skopje to Belgrade 334
  4. Take the bus from Belgrade to Kikinda AS
  5. Take the bus and ferry from Cenad to Dublin

$221 - $356

Bus, train, car ferry  •  2 days 21 h

  1. Take the bus from Athens to Sofia
  2. Take the bus from Sofia to London Victoria
  3. Take the bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Shrewsbury
  4. Take the train from Shrewsbury to Holyhead
  5. Take the car ferry from Holyhead to Dublin

$268 - $389

Bus, car ferry, bus and ferry  •  3 days 5 h

  1. Take the bus from Athens to Patras
  2. Take the car ferry from Patras to Venezia
  3. Take the bus from Venezia People Mover to London Victoria Station
  4. Take the bus and ferry from London Victoria to Dublin 871

$253 - $534

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Greece to Ireland is to fly which costs 80€ - 370€ and takes 7 h 22 min.

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The quickest way to get from Greece to Ireland is to fly which costs 80€ - 370€ and takes 7 h 22 min.

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The distance between Greece and Ireland is 2752 km.

The best way to get from Greece to Ireland without a car is to bus and train and car ferry which takes 2 days 21 h and costs 220€ - 340€.

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It takes approximately 7 h 22 min to get from Greece to Ireland, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Athens Airport to Dublin Airport is the direct flight which takes 4 h 15 min.

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Ireland is 2 h behind Greece. It is currently 4:44 AM in Greece and 2:44 AM in Ireland.

Aegean Airlines, Swiss, Air France and four other airlines offer flights from Athens Airport to Dublin Airport.

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There are 50+ hotels available in Ireland. Prices start at $64 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Greece to Athens Airport is to subway which takes 42 min and costs 9€.

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Map of how to get from Greece to Ireland.
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  • Distance: 1720.3 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 22 min

What companies run services between Greece and Ireland?

Aegean Airlines, Ryanair and eight other airlines fly from Athens to Swords hourly.

Airlines
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Athens to Dublin
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $600
Flights from Athens to Dublin via Budapest
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $600
Flights from Athens to Dublin via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
7 h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $600
Flights from Thessaloniki to Dublin via Milan Bergamo
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $310
Flights from Thessaloniki to Dublin via Rome Ciampino
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $310
Flights from Thessaloniki to Dublin via Memmingen
Ave. Duration
7 h 35 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$95 - $310
Flights from Thessaloniki to Dublin via Charleroi
Ave. Duration
8 h 5 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $310
Flights from Thessaloniki to Dublin via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
8 h 25 min
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$95 - $310
Flights from Thessaloniki to Dublin via Berlin Schoenefeld
Ave. Duration
10 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $310
Flights from Thessaloniki to Dublin via Nowy Dwor Mazowiecki
Ave. Duration
10 h 45 min
When
Tuesday and Friday
Estimated price
$95 - $310
Flights from Thessaloniki to Dublin via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
11 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $310
Flights from Thessaloniki to Dublin via Athens
Ave. Duration
11 h 35 min
When
Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$95 - $310
Flights from Thessaloniki to Cork via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
13 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $350
Flights from Thessaloniki to Shannon via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
13 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $400
Flights from Thessaloniki to Shannon via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
8 h 10 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$210 - $850
Flights from Thessaloniki to Shannon via Dortmund, London Stansted
Ave. Duration
14 h 55 min
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
$100 - $400
Flights from Athens to Cork via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
8 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $360
Flights from Athens to Shannon via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $450
Flights from Athens to Shannon via Wroclaw
Ave. Duration
9 h 15 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$120 - $480
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Athens to Dublin via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,100
Flights from Thessaloniki to Dublin via Munich
Ave. Duration
8 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,500
Flights from Thessaloniki to Dublin via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
9 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $460
Flights from Thessaloniki to Shannon via Munich, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
9 h 25 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$320 - $1,500
Flights from Thessaloniki to Shannon via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
7 h 50 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$190 - $600
Flights from Athens to Shannon via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
9 h 52 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$400 - $2,400
Flights from Athens to Shannon via Munich, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
12 h 45 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$650 - $4,300
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Athens to Dublin via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
6 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $700
Flights from Thessaloniki to Dublin via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
8 h 5 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$360 - $3,000
Flights from Athens to Cork via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
6 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $950
Flights from Athens to Cork via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $1,300
Flights from Athens to Shannon via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
7 h 35 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$480 - $1,200
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Thessaloniki to Cork via Munich
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$150 - $850
Flights from Thessaloniki to Cork via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
7 h 25 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $1,100
Flights from Thessaloniki to Cork via Manchester
Ave. Duration
9 h 45 min
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $850
Flights from Thessaloniki to Cork via Birmingham
Ave. Duration
11 h 30 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $850
Flights from Thessaloniki to Shannon via Birmingham
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $950
Flights from Athens to Cork via Munich
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$120 - $650
Flights from Athens to Cork via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $650
Flights from Athens to Cork via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $650
Flights from Athens to Cork via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $1,300
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Athens to Dublin via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,000
Flights from Thessaloniki to Dublin via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $470
Flights from Thessaloniki to Cork via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
11 h 50 min
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $650
Flights from Athens to Cork via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $1,400
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Athens to Dublin via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,300
Flights from Athens to Cork via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
11 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $1,300
Aegean Airlines
Website
aegeanair.com
Flights from Athens to Dublin
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $700
Flights from Thessaloniki to Dublin via Athens
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$85 - $460
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Athens to Dublin via Zurich
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,200
Flights from Athens to Cork via Zurich
Ave. Duration
8 h 20 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$130 - $1,200
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Thessaloniki to Dublin via Istanbul
Ave. Duration
8 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,400
Train operators
Greek Railways (OSE)
Website
trainose.gr
Train from Athens to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
5 h 23 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
Serbian Railways
Website
srbvoz.rs
Night train from Thessaloniki to Skopje
Ave. Duration
4 h 31 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7 - $20
Schedules at
srbvoz.rs
2nd Class Ticket
$7 - $12
1st Class Ticket
$12 - $20
Macedonian Railways (MZ)
Phone
+389 (2) 3 164 255
Website
mzt.mk
Train from Skopje to Belgrade
Ave. Duration
9 h 23 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $110
mzt.mk
mzt.mk
Arriva Trains Wales
Phone
03333 211 202
Email
customer.relations@arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Train from Shrewsbury to Holyhead
Ave. Duration
2 h 42 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$50 - $80
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$24 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$50 - $80
First Anytime Day Single
$80 - $120
Bus operators
FP Travel
Website
fptravel.gr
Bus from Athens to Szeged
Ave. Duration
19 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$95
Schedules at
fptravel.gr
Autoprevoz Kikinda
Website
autoprevozkikinda.rs
Bus from Belgrade to Kikinda AS
Ave. Duration
2 h 36 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$11
Schedules at
autoprevozkikinda.rs
Union Ivkoni
Valeross
Phone
046/ 66 13 21
Email
valeross_holiday@abv.bg
Website
valeross.com
Bus from Athens to Sofia
Ave. Duration
10 h 2 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $70
Schedules at
valeross.com
BG Razpisanie
Website
bgrazpisanie.com
Bus from Sofia to London Victoria
Ave. Duration
42 h 31 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$120 - $160
Schedules at
bgrazpisanie.com
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

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Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Shrewsbury
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$16 - $21
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus and ferry from London Victoria to Dublin
Ave. Duration
12 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$28 - $35
Website
nationalexpress.com
KTEL Achaias
Phone
2610 623 888
Website
ktelachaias.gr
Bus from Athens to Patras
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$23 - $27
Schedules at
ktelachaias.gr
Ferry operators
Irish Ferries
Website
irishferries.com
Car ferry from Holyhead to Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$39 - $44
Schedules at
irishferries.com
Car
$140 - $170
On Foot
$39 - $44
car
$118
Passenger
$42
Superfast ferries
Phone
+30 210 8919700
Email
superfast@superfast.com
Website
superfast.com
Car ferry from Patras to Venezia
Ave. Duration
31 h 1 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$100 - $330
Schedules at
superfast.com
Deck
$100 - $101
Aircraft-type seats
$120 - $123
2 bed inside cabin
$318 - $321
3 bed outside cabin
$270 - $330

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