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There are 12 ways to get from Hamburg to Greece by plane, train, bus, car 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.

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Fly Hamburg to Thessaloniki  •  6h 7m

  1. Fly from Hamburg (HAM) to Thessaloniki (SKG) HAM - SKG

$51 - $257

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Fly Hamburg to Heraklion  •  5h 44m

  1. Fly from Hamburg (HAM) to Heraklion (HER) HAM - HER

$134 - $506

Fly Hamburg to Athens  •  6h 26m

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

$83 - $324

Train to Hannover, fly to Thessaloniki  •  7h 48m

  1. Take the train from Hamburg Hbf to Hannover Hbf
  2. Fly from Hannover (HAJ) to Thessaloniki (SKG) HAJ - SKG

$152 - $331

Train to Hannover, fly to Heraklion  •  7h 25m

  1. Take the train from Hamburg Hbf to Hannover Hbf
  2. Fly from Hannover (HAJ) to Heraklion (HER) HAJ - HER

$150 - $550

Train, bus via Thessaloniki  •  31h 31m

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

$210 - $341

Train, bus Siamos Tours  •  35h 35m

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

$321 - $469

Train, bus Eurolines HU  •  37h 17m

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

$324 - $477

Bus Panonija Bus  •  40h 17m

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

$187 - $212

Bus Racic Eurobus  •  2 days 2h

  1. Take the bus from Hamburg Central Bus Station to Pazardjik Bus Station Hamburg - Plovdiv
  2. Take the bus from Pazardjik Bus Station to Athens Haskovo - Piraeus

Car train, drive  •  30h 39m

  1. Take the car train from Hamburg Hbf to Villach Hauptbahnhof Uex 1397
  2. Drive from Villach Hauptbahnhof to Athens

$328 - $520

Drive  •  25h 28m

  1. Drive from Hamburg to Athens 1657.3 miles

$390 - $600

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The cheapest way to get from Hamburg to Greece is to fly which costs 70€ - 290€ and takes 6h 26m.

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The quickest way to get from Hamburg to Greece is to fly which costs 110€ - 440€ and takes 5h 44m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Hamburg to Greece. However, there are services departing from Hamburg and arriving at Athens via Beograd. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 40h 17m.

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The distance between Hamburg and Greece is 1858 km. The road distance is 2651.6 km.

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The best way to get from Hamburg to Greece without a car is to train and bus which takes 31h 31m and costs 180€ - 300€.

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It takes approximately 6h 7m to get from Hamburg to Greece, including transfers.

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Hamburg to Greece bus services, operated by Panonija Bus, depart from Hamburg station.

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The best way to get from Hamburg to Greece is to fly which takes 6h 7m and costs 40€ - 230€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 160€ - 190€ and takes 40h 17m.

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The quickest flight from Hamburg Airport to Thessaloniki Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h 45m.

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

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Map of how to get from Hamburg to Greece.
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  • Distance: 1161.5 miles
  • Duration: 6h 7m

What companies run services between Hamburg, Germany and Greece?

Eurowings, Ryanair and nine other airlines fly from Hamburg to Thessaloniki every 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Hamburg to Athens via Beograd in around 40h 17m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Hamburg to Thessaloniki via Vienna
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Monday
Estimated price
$250 - $550
Flights from Hamburg to Thessaloniki via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Hamburg to Heraklion via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$380 - $1,400
Flights from Hamburg to Heraklion via Munich
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$380 - $1,400
Flights from Hamburg to Athens via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 36m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Flights from Hamburg to Athens via Zurich
Ave. Duration
5h 31m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $900
Flights from Hamburg to Athens via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Flights from Hannover to Thessaloniki via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $600
Flights from Hannover to Heraklion via Munich
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,300
Flights from Hannover to Heraklion via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Friday
Estimated price
$240 - $850
Aegean Airlines
Website
aegeanair.com
Flights from Hamburg to Thessaloniki via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $750
Flights from Hamburg to Athens
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $900
Flights from Hannover to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$210 - $600
Flights from Hannover to Thessaloniki via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $600
Flights from Hannover to Heraklion via Munich
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,300
Flights from Hannover to Heraklion via Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$240 - $850
Flights from Hannover to Heraklion via Athens
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$240 - $850
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Hamburg to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
When
Monday and Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Flights from Hamburg to Thessaloniki via Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Flights from Hamburg to Heraklion
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,500
Flights from Hamburg to Heraklion via Cologne Bonn
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Friday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,500
Flights from Hamburg to Heraklion via Vienna
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
When
Monday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,500
Flights from Hannover to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Flights from Hannover to Heraklion
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,200
Flights from Hannover to Heraklion via Vienna
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Monday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,200
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Hamburg to Thessaloniki via Vienna
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Monday
Estimated price
$250 - $550
Flights from Hamburg to Athens via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$200 - $1,000
Flights from Hannover to Thessaloniki via Vienna
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$320 - $800
Flights from Hannover to Heraklion via Vienna
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,300
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Hamburg to Athens via Zurich
Ave. Duration
5h 31m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $900
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Hamburg to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
$30 - $350
Flights from Hamburg to Athens via Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
6h 10m
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
$45 - $390
Air Baltic
Website
airbaltic.com
Flights from Hamburg to Thessaloniki via Riga
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
When
Friday
Estimated price
$130 - $450
Flights from Hamburg to Athens via Riga
Ave. Duration
6h 5m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$200 - $950
TUIfly
Website
tuifly.com
Flights from Hamburg to Heraklion
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$130 - $500
Flights from Hannover to Heraklion
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$200 - $800
Condor Flugdienst
Website
condor.com
Flights from Hamburg to Heraklion
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Monday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,600
Flights from Hannover to Heraklion
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Monday
Estimated price
$150 - $850
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Hamburg to Heraklion via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
6h 15m
When
Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$350 - $1,500
Flights from Hannover to Heraklion via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
6h
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$360 - $1,500
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Hamburg to Athens via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $1,100
Flights from Hannover to Thessaloniki via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $550
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Hamburg to Athens via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$150 - $850
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Hamburg to Athens via Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $800
SunExpress Deutschland
Website
sunexpress.com
Flights from Hannover to Heraklion
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $900
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn is the German railway company, and the largest railway operator and infrastructure owner in Europe. Based in Berlin, Deutsche Bahn was founded in 1994, and offers many different types of rail transportation including ICE or Intercity-Express for high-speed services between major cities and regions, IC (InterCity) for long-distance trains, RE (Regional Express) trains that connect regions and cities, and the S-Bahn rapid transit service. There are two main tickets on offer: the Flexpreis that has full flexibility, and the Sparpreis which is the cheaper, advanced fare.

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Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Hamburg Hbf to Hannover Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 19m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
bahn.de
Train from Hamburg Hbf to Brno hl.n.
Ave. Duration
9h 32m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$120 - $170
Website
bahn.de
Train from Hamburg Hbf to Budapest-Nyugati
Ave. Duration
13h 31m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$230 - $340
Website
bahn.de
Greek Railways (OSE)
Website
trainose.gr
Train from Thessaloniki to Athens
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$24 - $70
Website
trainose.gr
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2nd Class Ticket
$24 - $35
1st Class Ticket
$35 - $45
InterCity 2nd Class Ticket
$45 - $55
InterCity 1st Class Ticket
$60 - $70
Urlaubs-Express
Phone
+49 (0) 221 800 20 820
Email
info@urlaubs-express.de
Website
urlaubs-express.de
Car train from Hamburg Hbf to Villach Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
13h 18m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$65 - $140
Schedules at
urlaubs-express.de
Passenger
$68
Motorcycle
$114
Vehicle
$126
Bus operators
Simeonidis Tours
Siamos Tours
Phone
0030 2108219900
Email
vsiamos@otenet.gr
Website
siamostours.gr
Bus from Budapest to Athens
Ave. Duration
20h 48m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$80 - $130
Schedules at
siamostours.gr
Eurolines HU
Phone
+36 (1) 382-0888
Email
info@volanbusz.hu
Website
eurolines.hu
Bus from Budapest to Athens
Ave. Duration
22h 30m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$85 - $140
Schedules at
nemzetkozi.volanbusz.hu
Crazy Holidays
Phone
2310-241545
Website
crazyholidays.gr
Bus from Budapest Népliget to Athens
Ave. Duration
23h 30m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Schedules at
crazyholidays.gr
Bus from Beograd to Athens
Ave. Duration
16h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Schedules at
crazyholidays.gr
Panonija Bus
Website
panonijabus.com
Bus from Hamburg to Beograd
Ave. Duration
23h 17m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$133
Schedules at
panonijabus.com
Book at
panonijabus.com
Racic Eurobus
Phone
+359-887-208-506
Email
racic_bg@yahoo.com
Website
racicbg.com
Bus from Hamburg Central Bus Station to Pazardjik Bus Station
Ave. Duration
33h 45m
Frequency
4 times a week
Website
Racic Eurobus
Arda Tur
Phone
0700 20 544
Website
ardatur.bg
Bus from Pazardjik Bus Station to Athens
Ave. Duration
14h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$44
Website
Arda Tur

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Greece is 1h ahead of Hamburg. It is currently 3:54 PM in Hamburg and 4:54 PM in Greece.

Yes, the driving distance between Hamburg to Greece is 2652 km. It takes approximately 25h 28m to drive from Hamburg to Greece.

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Ryanair, Aegean Airlines, Austrian Airlines and three other airlines offer flights from Hamburg Airport to Thessaloniki Airport.

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There are 71+ hotels available in Greece. Prices start at $51 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Hamburg to Hamburg Airport is to line 39 bus which takes 14m and costs 2€ - 4€.

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