There are 8 ways to get from Hamburg to Athens 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 from Hamburg  •  6 h 16 min

  1. Fly from Hamburg (HAM) to Athens (ATH) HAM - ATH

$83 - $323

7 alternative options

Train to Berlin Tegel, fly  •  7 h 53 min

  1. Take the train from Hamburg Hbf to Berlin Hbf (tief)
  2. Fly from Berlin Tegel (TXL) to Athens (ATH) TXL - ATH

$132 - $338

Train, bus Korona Travel  •  30 h 53 min

  1. Take the train from Hamburg Hbf to Brno hl.n. Ec
  2. Take the bus from Brno to Athens Korona Travel

$222 - $272

Bus Korona Travel  •  35 h 8 min

  1. Take the bus from Hamburg to Bratislava, Bratislava Most SNP N66
  2. Take the bus from Bratislava to Athens Korona Travel

$164 - $203

Train, bus Crazy Holidays  •  38 h 41 min

  1. Take the train from Hamburg Hbf to Budapest-Nyugati Ec
  2. Take the bus from Budapest Népliget to Athens 597

$293 - $416

Train  •  43 h 11 min

  1. Take the train from Hamburg Dammtor to Wien Hbf Ice
  2. Take the train from Wien Hbf to Beograd D
  3. Take the train from Beograd to Thessaloniki AVE
  4. Take the train from Θεσσαλονίκη to Αθήνα

$334 - $511

Bus EAAA  •  2 days 2 h

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

$106 - $198

Drive  •  25 h 28 min

  1. Drive from Hamburg to Athens 1657.3 miles

$390 - $600

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Hamburg to Athens is to fly which costs 70€ - 290€ and takes 6 h 16 min.

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The quickest way to get from Hamburg to Athens is to fly which costs 70€ - 290€ and takes 6 h 16 min.

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The distance between Hamburg and Athens is 2026 km. The road distance is 2651.6 km.

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It takes approximately 6 h 16 min to get from Hamburg to Athens, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Hamburg to Athens. However, there are services departing from Hamburg and arriving at Athens via Bratislava. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 35 h 8 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Hamburg to Athens. However, there are services departing from Hamburg Dammtor and arriving at Αθήνα via Wien Hbf, Beograd and Θεσσαλονίκη. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 43 h 11 min.

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The best way to get from Hamburg to Athens is to fly which takes 6 h 16 min and costs 70€ - 290€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 140€ - 180€ and takes 35 h 8 min, You could also train, which costs 290€ - 450€ and takes 43 h 11 min..

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Map of how to get from Hamburg to Athens.
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  • Distance: 1266.2 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 16 min

What companies run services between Hamburg, Germany and Athens, Greece?

Aegean Airlines, Lufthansa and 12 other airlines fly from Hamburg to Athens hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Hamburg to Athens via Bratislava, Bratislava Most SNP and Bratislava in around 35 h 8 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Hamburg to Athens via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Flights from Hamburg to Athens via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Flights from Hamburg to Athens via Zurich
Ave. Duration
5 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $900
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Athens via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Athens via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Athens via Zurich
Ave. Duration
5 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $850
Aegean Airlines
Website
aegeanair.com
Flights from Hamburg to Athens
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$130 - $900
Flights from Hamburg to Athens via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Athens
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $550
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Athens via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Hamburg to Athens via Zurich
Ave. Duration
5 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $900
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Athens via Zurich
Ave. Duration
5 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $850
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Hamburg to Athens via Vienna
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,000
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Athens via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$200 - $850
Air Serbia
Website
airserbia.com
Flights from Hamburg to Athens via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
$110 - $700
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Athens via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$120 - $430
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Hamburg to Athens via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $1,500
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Athens
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $310
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Athens via Naples
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$65 - $360
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Hamburg to Athens via Brussels
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$200 - $900
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Hamburg to Athens via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $850
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Hamburg to Athens via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $1,100
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Athens via Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Athens via Istanbul
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $650
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Hamburg Hbf to Berlin Hbf (tief)
Ave. Duration
1 h 43 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $85
Website
bahn.de
Train from Hamburg Hbf to Brno hl.n.
Ave. Duration
9 h 32 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$110 - $170
Website
bahn.de
Train from Hamburg Hbf to Budapest-Nyugati
Ave. Duration
13 h 31 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$230 - $340
Website
bahn.de
Train from Hamburg Dammtor to Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
8 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$180 - $280
Website
bahn.de
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)
Website
oebb.at
Train from Wien Hbf to Beograd
Ave. Duration
11 h 44 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$90 - $130
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Greek Railways (OSE)
Website
trainose.gr
Train from Θεσσαλονίκη to Αθήνα
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
trainose.gr
Book at
Raileurope.com
Second Class
$27 - $40
First Class
$30 - $50
Bus operators
Korona Travel
Phone
210.92.33.33
Email
info@koronatravel.gr
Website
koronatravel.gr
Bus from Brno to Athens
Ave. Duration
20 h 9 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$103
Schedules at
koronatravel.gr
Bus from Bratislava to Athens
Ave. Duration
18 h 31 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$103
Schedules at
koronatravel.gr
FlixBus
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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Hamburg to Bratislava, Bratislava Most SNP
Ave. Duration
15 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$60 - $100
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Crazy Holidays
Phone
2310-241545
Website
crazyholidays.gr
Bus from Budapest Népliget to Athens
Ave. Duration
23 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Schedules at
crazyholidays.gr
Eurolines HU
Phone
+36 (1) 382-0888
Email
info@volanbusz.hu
Website
eurolines.hu
Bus from Budapest to Athens
Ave. Duration
23 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$80 - $140
Schedules at
nemzetkozi.volanbusz.hu
EAAA
Website
rta.government.bg
Bus from Hamburg to Sofia
Ave. Duration
36 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$90 - $130
Schedules at
rta.government.bg
Union Ivkoni
Phone
02/989 0000
Website
union-ivkoni.com
Bus from Hamburg to Sofia
Ave. Duration
34 h
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$75 - $130
Schedules at
online.union-ivkoni.com
Bus from Sofia to Athens
Ave. Duration
12 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$28 - $65
Schedules at
online.union-ivkoni.com
Valeross
Phone
046/ 66 13 21
Email
valeross_holiday@abv.bg
Website
valeross.com
Bus from Sofia to Athens
Ave. Duration
10 h 3 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $70
Schedules at
valeross.com

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