There are 11 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  •  6 h 7 min

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

$51 - $257

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Fly Hamburg to Irakleion  •  5 h 44 min

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

$134 - $506

Fly Hamburg to Athens  •  6 h 16 min

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

$83 - $324

Train to Hannover, fly to Irakleion  •  7 h 54 min

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

$180 - $597

Train, bus Simeonidis Tours  •  30 h 51 min

  1. Take the train from Hamburg Hbf to Berlin Hbf (tief) Ice / ...
  2. Take the train from Berlin Hbf (tief) to Praha-Holesovice Ec
  3. Take the bus from Prague to Thessaloniki
  4. Take the train from Thessaloniki to Athens

$214 - $318

Bus Panonija Bus  •  40 h 17 min

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

$188 - $213

Train, bus Sindbad  •  40 h 43 min

  1. Take the train from Hamburg Hbf to Berlin Hbf (tief) Ice / ...
  2. Take the train from Berlin Hbf (Europaplatz) to Wroclaw Glowny, Dworzec autobusowy, Sucha 1-11
  3. Take the bus from Wrocław to Athens

$201 - $296

Bus Union Ivkoni  •  46 h 13 min

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

$108 - $203

Cartrain, train  •  47 h 1 min

  1. Take the cartrain from Hamburg Hbf to Villach Hauptbahnhof
  2. Take the train from Villach Hbf to Beograd En
  3. Take the train from Beograd to Thessaloniki AVE
  4. Take the train from Thessaloniki to Athens

$160 - $311

Cartrain, drive  •  30 h 39 min

  1. Take the cartrain from Hamburg Hbf to Villach Hauptbahnhof UEX 1397
  2. Drive from Villach Hauptbahnhof to Athens

$328 - $521

Drive  •  25 h 28 min

  1. Drive from Hamburg to Athens 1657.3 miles

$390 - $600

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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 40 h 17 min.

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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 30 h 51 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 6 h 7 min 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 6 h 7 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 40 h 17 min.

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

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

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Greece is 1 h ahead of Hamburg. It is currently 7:36 PM in Hamburg and 8:36 PM in Greece.

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

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

What companies run services between Hamburg, Germany and Greece?

Ryanair, Eurowings and seven other airlines fly from Hamburg to Thessaloniki hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Hamburg to Athens via Beograd in around 40 h 17 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Hamburg to Thessaloniki via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$550 - $3,300
Flights from Hamburg to Thessaloniki via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $750
Flights from Hamburg to Irakleion via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 57 min
When
Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,400
Flights from Hamburg to Athens via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 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 Hannover to Irakleion via Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$380 - $1,700
Flights from Hannover to Irakleion via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Tuesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $850
Aegean Airlines
Website
aegeanair.com
Flights from Hamburg to Thessaloniki via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $750
Flights from Hamburg to Athens
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Every day
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 Hannover to Irakleion via Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$380 - $1,700
Flights from Hannover to Irakleion via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Tuesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $850
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Hamburg to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Flights from Hamburg to Thessaloniki via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Flights from Hamburg to Irakleion
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,500
Flights from Hamburg to Irakleion via Salzburg
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,500
Flights from Hannover to Irakleion
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,200
TUIfly
Website
tuifly.com
Flights from Hamburg to Irakleion
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$130 - $500
Flights from Hannover to Irakleion
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $800
SunExpress Deutschland
Website
sunexpress.com
Flights from Hannover to Irakleion
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $900
Air Serbia
Website
airserbia.com
Flights from Hamburg to Thessaloniki via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
4 h 47 min
When
Monday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Hamburg to Thessaloniki via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$240 - $700
Flights from Hamburg to Athens via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $850
Condor Flugdienst
Website
condor.com
Flights from Hamburg to Irakleion
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,600
Flights from Hannover to Irakleion
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $850
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Hamburg to Irakleion via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,300
Flights from Hamburg to Athens via Vienna
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,000
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Hamburg to Athens via Zurich
Ave. Duration
5 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $900
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Hamburg to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$30 - $350
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Hamburg to Thessaloniki via Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $550
Air Baltic
Website
airbaltic.com
Flights from Hamburg to Thessaloniki via Riga
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Tuesday and Friday
Estimated price
$130 - $450
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
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
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Hamburg to Athens via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$180 - $1,500
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.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Hamburg Hbf to Hannover Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
bahn.de
Train from Hamburg Hbf to Berlin Hbf (tief)
Ave. Duration
1 h 43 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $90
Website
bahn.de
Train from Berlin Hbf (tief) to Praha-Holesovice
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$50 - $80
Website
bahn.de
Train from Berlin Hbf (Europaplatz) to Wroclaw Glowny, Dworzec autobusowy, Sucha 1-11
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Website
bahn.de
Greek Railways (OSE)
Website
trainose.gr
Train from Thessaloniki to Athens
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
trainose.gr
Book at
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Second Class
$27 - $40
First Class
$35 - $50
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
13 h 18 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$65 - $150
Schedules at
urlaubs-express.de
Passenger
$69
Motorcycle
$115
Vehicle
$127
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)

The national railway system of Austria, the OBB carried 209 million passengers on local and regional trains, and 35 million on long-distance trains in 2016 alone. The OBB’s 4865 km network covers 570 trains simultaneously at peak times, with one train leaving every 12 seconds, making it a supremely efficient way to travel around the country and surrounding region. The company’s extensive network connects cities in Austria, and adjacent European countries including Germany, Hungary, Liechtenstein, Czech Republic, Switzerland and Slovenia.

Contact Details
Website
oebb.at
Train from Villach Hbf to Beograd
Ave. Duration
11 h 6 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Bus operators
Simeonidis Tours
Panonija Bus
Website
panonijabus.com
Bus from Hamburg to Beograd
Ave. Duration
23 h 17 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$134
Schedules at
panonijabus.com
Book at
panonijabus.com
Crazy Holidays
Phone
2310-241545
Website
crazyholidays.gr
Bus from Beograd to Athens
Ave. Duration
16 h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Schedules at
crazyholidays.gr
Sindbad
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
$27 - $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
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $70
Schedules at
valeross.com
Ilias Travel
Phone
+359 2831 9192
Email
office@iliastravel.com
Website
iliastravel.com
Bus from Sofia to Athens
Ave. Duration
14 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$61 - $65
Schedules at
iliastravel.com

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