There are 11 ways to get from Greece to Spain 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.

Recommended option

Fly Irakleion to Barcelona  •  6 h 9 min

  1. Fly from Irakleion (HER) to Barcelona (BCN) HER - BCN

$112 - $349

Cheapest option

Fly Athens to Barcelona  •  6 h 34 min

  1. Fly from Athens (ATH) to Barcelona (BCN) ATH - BCN

$91 - $298

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Fly Irakleion to Madrid  •  6 h 40 min

  1. Fly from Irakleion (HER) to Madrid (MAD) HER - MAD

$154 - $386

Fly Athens to Madrid  •  7 h 5 min

  1. Fly from Athens (ATH) to Madrid (MAD) ATH - MAD

$93 - $335

Fly Athens to Malaga  •  7 h 7 min

  1. Fly from Athens (ATH) to Malaga (AGP) ATH - AGP

$112 - $383

Fly Thessaloniki to Girona, train  •  7 h 28 min

  1. Fly from Thessaloniki (SKG) to Girona (GRO) SKG - GRO
  2. Take the train from Girona to Barcelona Sants

$347 - $838

Train, bus ALSA  •  41 h 35 min

  1. Take the train from Αθήνα to Θεσσαλονίκη
  2. Take the bus from Thessaloniki to Timişoara
  3. Take the bus from Timisoara to Zaragoza
  4. Take the train from Zaragoza Delicias to Madrid-Puerta de Atocha Ave / ...

$244 - $379

Bus Ruse Bus  •  2 days 7 h

  1. Take the bus from Athens to Sofia
  2. Take the bus from Sofia to Madrid 0800

Train, bus Yubim  •  2 days 14 h

  1. Take the train from Αθήνα to Θεσσαλονίκη
  2. Take the bus from Thessaloniki Monastiriou to Sofia Zentral Omnibus Bahnhof
  3. Take the bus from Sofia to Madrid

$180 - $239

Bus Georg  •  2 days 15 h

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

$443 - $623

Drive  •  35 h 22 min

  1. Drive from Athens to Madrid 2301.5 miles

$550 - $800

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Greece to Spain is to fly which costs 75€ - 290€ and takes 7 h 5 min.

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The quickest way to get from Greece to Spain is to fly which costs 95€ - 300€ and takes 6 h 9 min.

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The distance between Greece and Spain is 2225 km. The road distance is 3682.4 km.

Get driving directions

It takes approximately 6 h 9 min to get from Greece to Spain, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Greece to Spain. However, there are services departing from Athens and arriving at Callao via Sofia and Méndez Álvaro - Estación Sur. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 days 15 h.

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What companies run services between Greece and Spain?

Vueling Airlines, Alitalia and nine other airlines fly from Heraklion to Barcelona 5 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Athens to Madrid via Sofia, Madrid, Intercambiador de Avenida de America, Nuevos Ministerios, and Madrid Nuevos Ministerios in around 2 days 7 h.

Airlines
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Irakleion to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$90 - $350
Flights from Irakleion to Barcelona via Rome
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$90 - $350
Flights from Irakleion to Barcelona via Madrid
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$120 - $650
Flights from Athens to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Athens to Barcelona via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Flights from Irakleion to Madrid
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$95 - $420
Flights from Irakleion to Madrid via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $450
Flights from Athens to Madrid
Ave. Duration
3 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $800
Flights from Athens to Madrid via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$160 - $750
Flights from Athens to Malaga via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
6 h 32 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $1,200
Flights from Athens to Malaga via Madrid
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $850
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Irakleion to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$90 - $350
Flights from Irakleion to Barcelona via Rome
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$90 - $350
Flights from Athens to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Irakleion to Madrid via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $450
Flights from Athens to Madrid via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$160 - $750
Flights from Athens to Malaga via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
6 h 32 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $1,200
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Irakleion to Barcelona via Rome
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$410 - $1,200
Flights from Athens to Barcelona via Rome
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,300
Flights from Irakleion to Madrid via Rome
Ave. Duration
6 h 44 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$120 - $650
Flights from Athens to Madrid via Rome
Ave. Duration
5 h 39 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,300
Flights from Athens to Malaga via Rome
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $1,400
Aegean Airlines
Website
aegeanair.com
Flights from Irakleion to Barcelona via Athens
Ave. Duration
5 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $500
Flights from Athens to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
3 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $600
Flights from Athens to Madrid
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $650
Flights from Athens to Malaga
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $600
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Athens to Barcelona via Geneva
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $800
Flights from Athens to Barcelona via Zurich
Ave. Duration
5 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $800
Flights from Irakleion to Madrid via Geneva
Ave. Duration
8 h 25 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$360 - $900
Flights from Athens to Madrid via Zurich
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $850
Flights from Athens to Malaga via Zurich
Ave. Duration
6 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $900
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Athens to Barcelona via Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $750
Flights from Athens to Madrid via Munich
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $800
Flights from Athens to Madrid via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $800
Flights from Athens to Malaga via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
7 h 45 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$340 - $1,100
Flights from Athens to Malaga via Munich
Ave. Duration
8 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $1,100
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Irakleion to Barcelona via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
7 h 5 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $850
Flights from Irakleion to Madrid via Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
7 h 20 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$330 - $800
Flights from Irakleion to Madrid via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
8 h 20 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$330 - $800
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Athens to Barcelona via Bologna
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $310
Flights from Athens to Madrid via Rome Ciampino
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $230
Flights from Thessaloniki to Girona
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$80 - $390
Transavia Holland
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Athens to Malaga via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
8 h 50 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$140 - $800
Flights from Thessaloniki to Girona via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
6 h 17 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$160 - $950
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Athens to Malaga via Istanbul
Ave. Duration
7 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $700
Transavia France
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Irakleion to Madrid via Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
7 h 50 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Athens to Madrid via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $850
TUI fly Belgium
Website
tuifly.be
Flights from Athens to Malaga via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$360 - $1,900
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Athens to Malaga via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
7 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $800
Train operators
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
tgv.com
Train from Girona to Barcelona Sants
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$24 - $29
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$24 - $29
1st Class
$42 - $44
Greek Railways (OSE)
Website
trainose.gr
Train from Αθήνα to Θεσσαλονίκη
Ave. Duration
5 h 23 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Website
trainose.gr
Purchase a
eurail.com
Second Class
$28 - $40
First Class
$35 - $50
Spanish Railways AVE
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Website
renfe.com
Train from Zaragoza Delicias to Madrid-Puerta de Atocha
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Website
renfe.com
Bus operators
Simeonidis Tours
Union Ivkoni
Phone
02/989 0000
Website
union-ivkoni.com
Bus from Athens to Sofia
Ave. Duration
11 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$28 - $70
Schedules at
online.union-ivkoni.com
Bus from Thessaloniki station to Sofia
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$11 - $17
Schedules at
online.union-ivkoni.com
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
Ruse Bus
Phone
+359 82 82 81 51
Email
info@avtogararuse.org
Website
avtogararuse.org
Bus from Sofia to Madrid
Ave. Duration
42 h 15 min
Frequency
Once a week
Schedules at
avtogararuse.org
Arda Tur
Phone
0700 20 544
Website
ardatur.bg
Bus from Thessaloniki Monastiriou to Sofia Zentral Omnibus Bahnhof
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$15
Schedules at
ardatur.bg
EAAA
Website
rta.government.bg
Bus from Thessaloniki to Sofia
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Schedules at
rta.government.bg
Georg
Phone
+ 359/38/66 34 04
Email
georg_ltd@abv.bg
Website
georg-bg.com
Bus from Thessaloniki to Sofia
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $55
Schedules at
georg-bg.com
Bus from Sofia to Madrid
Ave. Duration
2 days 1 h
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$410 - $550
Schedules at
georg-bg.com
Ilias Travel
Phone
+359 2831 9192
Email
office@iliastravel.com
Website
iliastravel.com
Bus from Thessaloniki to Sofia
Ave. Duration
5 h 13 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$23 - $25
Schedules at
iliastravel.com
Yubim
Website
yubim.eu
Bus from Sofia to Madrid
Ave. Duration
2 days 1 h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$140 - $180
Schedules at
yubim.eu

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