There are 10 ways to get from Grimsby to Athens by plane, train, bus, bus and ferry, car, car 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 from Humberside  •  9h 36m

  1. Fly from Humberside (HUY) to Athens (ATH) HUY - ATH

214€ - 716€

Cheapest option

Bus, bus and ferry, train  •  2 days 15h

  1. Take the bus from Grimsby to London Victoria Coach Station
  2. Take the bus and ferry from London to Sofia
  3. Take the train from Sofia to Thessaloniki Ic
  4. Take the train from Thessaloniki to Athens Ic / ...

126€ - 247€

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Train to Manchester, fly  •  9h 33m

  1. Take the train from Grimsby Town to Manchester Airport
  2. Fly from Manchester (MAN) to Athens (ATH) MAN - ATH

139€ - 380€

Train, train to Leeds Bradford, fly  •  11h 12m

  1. Take the train from Grimsby Town to Doncaster
  2. Take the train from Doncaster to Leeds
  3. Fly from Leeds Bradford (LBA) to Athens (ATH) LBA - ATH

143€ - 480€

Train, bus  •  2 days 4h

  1. Take the train from Grimsby Town to Doncaster
  2. Take the train from Doncaster to London Kings Cross
  3. Take the train from London St Pancras Eurostar to Marseille St Charles Eil
  4. Take the bus from Marseille to Beograd 274
  5. Take the bus from Beograd to Athens

369€ - 680€

Train, bus via Sofia  •  2 days 6h

  1. Take the train from Grimsby Town to Doncaster
  2. Take the train from Doncaster to London Kings Cross
  3. Take the train from London St Pancras Eurostar to Marseille St Charles Eil
  4. Take the bus from Marseille to Sofia
  5. Take the train from Sofia to Thessaloniki Ic
  6. Take the train from Thessaloniki to Athens Ic / ...

490€ - 880€

Bus via Budapest  •  2 days 12h

  1. Take the bus from Grimsby to Leicester St Margarets Bus Station
  2. Take the bus from Leicester St Margarets Bus Station to London Victoria Coach Station
  3. Take the bus from London to Budapest, Budapest Népliget
  4. Take the bus from Budapest Népliget to Athens

140€ - 190€

Bus  •  2 days 17h

  1. Take the bus from Grimsby to London Victoria Coach Station
  2. Take the bus from London - Victoria Station to Sofia
  3. Take the bus from Sofia to Athens

140€ - 212€

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  32h 50m

  1. Drive from Grimsby to Folkestone
  2. Take the Eurotunnel from Folkestone to Calais-Fréthun
  3. Drive from Calais-Fréthun to Athens

600€ - 820€

Drive, car ferry  •  34h 8m

  1. Drive from Grimsby to Dover
  2. Take the car ferry from Dover to Calais
  3. Drive from Calais to Athens

468€ - 702€

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Grimsby to Athens is to bus via Budapest which costs £110 - £160 and takes 2 days 12h.

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The quickest way to get from Grimsby to Athens is to train and fly which costs £110 - £320 and takes 9h 33m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Grimsby to Athens. However, there are services departing from Grimsby and arriving at Athens via Leicester St Margarets Bus Station, London and Budapest Népliget. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 days 12h.

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The distance between Grimsby and Athens is 2509 km.

The best way to get from Grimsby to Athens without a car is to train and bus which takes 2 days 4h and costs £310 - £600.

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It takes approximately 9h 36m to get from Grimsby to Athens, including transfers.

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Grimsby to Athens bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Grimsby station.

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The best way to get from Grimsby to Athens is to fly which takes 9h 36m and costs £180 - £600. Alternatively, you can bus via Budapest, which costs £110 - £160 and takes 2 days 12h.

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There is no direct flight from Humberside Airport to Athens Airport. The quickest flight takes 5h 55m and has one stopover.

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Grimsby to Athens bus services, operated by Crazy Holidays, arrive at Athens station.

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Map of how to get from Grimsby to Athens.
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  • Distance: 2509.1 km
  • Duration: 9h 36m

What companies run services between Grimsby, England and Athens, Greece?

KLM, Alitalia and Aegean Airlines fly from Grimsby to Athens every 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Grimsby to Athens via Leicester St Margarets Bus Station, London Victoria Coach Station, London, and Budapest Népliget in around 2 days 12h.

Airlines
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Humberside to Athens via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
8h 56m
When
Every day
Estimated price
320€ - 1400€
Flights from Manchester to Athens via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
160€ - 1100€
Flights from Leeds Bradford to Athens via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
7h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
250€ - 1100€
Aegean Airlines
Website
aegeanair.com
Flights from Humberside to Athens via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
8h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
100€ - 600€
Flights from Manchester to Athens
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
190€ - 900€
Flights from Leeds Bradford to Athens via Geneva
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
110€ - 950€
Flights from Leeds Bradford to Athens via Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
When
Friday
Estimated price
75€ - 500€
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Manchester to Athens via Milan Bergamo
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
When
Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
160€ - 280€
Flights from Manchester to Athens via Rome Ciampino
Ave. Duration
6h 10m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
160€ - 280€
Flights from Leeds Bradford to Athens via Malta
Ave. Duration
7h 30m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
90€ - 340€
Flights from Leeds Bradford to Athens via Palma Mallorca, Rome Ciampino
Ave. Duration
11h 15m
When
Monday
Estimated price
95€ - 360€
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Manchester to Athens via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
5h 52m
When
Every day
Estimated price
150€ - 800€
Flights from Leeds Bradford to Athens via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
11h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
140€ - 800€
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Manchester to Athens via Munich
Ave. Duration
7h
When
Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
220€ - 750€
Flights from Manchester to Athens via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
7h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
220€ - 750€
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Manchester to Athens via Zurich
Ave. Duration
6h
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
240€ - 750€
Flights from Leeds Bradford to Athens via Geneva
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
110€ - 950€
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Manchester to Athens via Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
7h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
190€ - 1300€
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Manchester to Athens
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
130€ - 850€
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Manchester to Athens via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
7h 45m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
140€ - 700€
Olympic Air
Website
olympicair.com
Flights from Leeds Bradford to Athens via Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
When
Friday
Estimated price
75€ - 500€
Train operators
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Grimsby Town to Manchester Airport
Ave. Duration
2h 51m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
40€ - 60€
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
18€ - 26€
Off-Peak Day Single
30€ - 45€
Anytime Day Single
40€ - 60€
Train from Grimsby Town to Doncaster
Ave. Duration
1h 3m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
18€ - 26€
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
9€ - 14€
Off-Peak Day Single
16€ - 23€
Anytime Day Single
18€ - 26€
LNER
Website
lner.co.uk
Train from Doncaster to Leeds
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
5€ - 8€
Website
lner.co.uk
2nd Class
5€ - 8€
1st Class
18€ - 26€
Train from Doncaster to London Kings Cross
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
16€ - 23€
Website
lner.co.uk
2nd Class
16€ - 23€
1st Class
35€ - 55€
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Doncaster to Leeds
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
29€ - 45€
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
21€ - 35€
Anytime Single
29€ - 45€
Off-Peak Single
15€ - 24€
Hull Trains
Phone
+44 345 071 0222
Website
hulltrains.co.uk
Train from Doncaster to London Kings Cross
Ave. Duration
1h 44m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
50€ - 70€
Website
hulltrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
40€ - 60€
Anytime Day Single
50€ - 70€
Super Off-Peak Single
70€ - 100€
Off-Peak Single
80€ - 95€
Anytime Single
90€ - 110€
Grand Central
Phone
+44 345 603 4852
Email
customer.services@grandcentralrail.com
Website
grandcentralrail.com
Train from Doncaster to London Kings Cross
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
65€ - 110€
Website
grandcentralrail.com
Advanced Single
29€ - 40€
Anytime Single
28€ - 40€
Anytime Day Single
65€ - 110€
Eurostar
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Contact Details
Phone
+44 343 218 6186
Website
eurostar.com
Train from London St Pancras Eurostar to Marseille St Charles
Ave. Duration
6h 32m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
230€ - 390€
Website
Eurostar
Business Premier
340€ - 390€
Standard
230€ - 290€
Standard Premier
290€ - 370€
Greek Railways (OSE)
Website
trainose.gr
Train from Sofia to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
7h 7m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
15€ - 45€
Website
trainose.gr
Book at
Raileurope.com
2nd Class Ticket
15€ - 20€
1st Class Ticket
22€ - 28€
InterCity 2nd Class Ticket
30€ - 35€
InterCity 1st Class Ticket
37€ - 41€
Train from Thessaloniki to Athens
Ave. Duration
4h 9m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
21€ - 60€
Website
trainose.gr
Book at
Raileurope.com
2nd Class Ticket
21€ - 28€
1st Class Ticket
30€ - 40€
InterCity 2nd Class Ticket
40€ - 50€
InterCity 1st Class Ticket
52€ - 57€
Bulgarian Railways (BDZh)
Phone
0700 10 200
Website
bdz.bg
Train from Sofia to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
7h 9m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
8€ - 12€
Website
Bulgarian Railways (BDZh)
2nd Class
8€ - 10€
1st Class
9€ - 12€
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Folkestone to Calais-Fréthun
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
156€
Website
Eurotunnel
Bus operators
Lasta
Website
lasta.rs
Bus from Marseille Train Station Saint Charles to Belgrad Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
22h 40m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
55€ - 65€
Schedules at
lasta.rs
Crazy Holidays
Phone
2310-241545
Website
crazyholidays.gr
Bus from Beograd to Athens
Ave. Duration
16h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
45€ - 70€
Schedules at
crazyholidays.gr
Bus from Budapest Népliget to Athens
Ave. Duration
23h 30m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
45€ - 70€
Schedules at
crazyholidays.gr
Georg
Phone
+ 359/38/66 34 04
Email
georg_ltd@abv.bg
Website
georg-bg.com
Bus from Marseille to Sofia
Ave. Duration
30h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
190€ - 250€
Schedules at
georg-bg.com
Yubim
Website
yubim.eu
Bus from Marseille-St-Charles to Sofia
Ave. Duration
29h
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
100€ - 150€
Schedules at
yubim.eu
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.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Grimsby to Leicester St Margarets Bus Station
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
7€ - 10€
Book at
National Express
Bus from Leicester St Margarets Bus Station to London Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
7€ - 10€
Book at
National Express
Bus from Grimsby to London Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
7h 35m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
9€ - 13€
Book at
National Express
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from London to Budapest, Budapest Népliget
Ave. Duration
28h 10m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
80€ - 100€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Union Ivkoni
Phone
02/989 0000
Website
union-ivkoni.com
Bus and ferry from London to Sofia
Ave. Duration
42h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
80€ - 130€
Schedules at
union-ivkoni.com
Radina VIP
Phone
+359 879 321 588
Email
radinavip@gmail.com
Website
radinavip.com
Bus from London - Victoria Station to Sofia
Ave. Duration
44h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
95€ - 130€
Schedules at
radinavip.com
Tourist Service Holding AD
Phone
02 981 13 33
Email
outgoing@tourist-service.com
Website
tourist-service.com
Bus from Sofia to Athens
Ave. Duration
11h 20m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
66€
Schedules at
tourist-service.com
Arda Tur
Phone
0700 20 544
Website
ardatur.bg
Bus from Sofia Central Bus Station to Athens Akominatou
Ave. Duration
12h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
35€ - 50€
Website
Arda Tur
Ferry operators

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Athens is 2h ahead of Grimsby. It is currently 12:22 PM in Grimsby and 2:22 PM in Athens.

Aegean Airlines, Alitalia and KLM offer flights from Humberside Airport to Athens Airport.

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There are 3833+ hotels available in Athens. Prices start at 87€ per night.

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The best way to get from Grimsby to Humberside Airport is to bus which takes 39 min and costs £3 - £5.

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