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There are 8 ways to get from London to Samos by plane, ferry, train, bus or bus and ferry

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Fly London Heathrow to Samos  •  9h 11m

  1. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Samos (SMI) LHR - SMI

Cheapest option

Fly London Stansted to Izmir, ferry  •  11h 15m

  1. Fly from London Stansted (STN) to Izmir (ADB) STN - ADB
  2. Take the ferry from Kuşadası to Vathy

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Fly London City to Samos  •  12h 7m

  1. Fly from London City (LCY) to Samos (SMI) LCY - SMI

Train, bus, ferry via Bratislava  •  46h 2m

  1. Take the train from London St Pancras Eurostar to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi Eil
  2. Take the train from Bruxelles Midi to Frankfurt 79 / ...
  3. Take the train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Wien Hbf Ice / ...
  4. Take the train from Wien Hbf to Bratislava-Petrzalka Re / ...
  5. Take the bus from Bratislava to Thessaloniki
  6. Take the ferry from Thessaloniki to Vathy Samou Bsf

Train, bus, ferry  •  2 days 0h

  1. Take the train from London St Pancras Eurostar to Paris Nord Eil
  2. Take the train from Paris Est to Mannheim, Hauptbahnhof 82 / ...
  3. Take the bus from Mannheim to Thessaloniki
  4. Take the ferry from Thessaloniki to Vathy Samou Bsf

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

  1. Take the bus and ferry from London Victoria Station to Sofia
  2. Take the bus from Sofia to Kavala
  3. Take the ferry from Kavala to Vathy Samou Bsf

Bus and ferry, bus, ferry via Istanbul  •  2 days 15h

  1. Take the bus and ferry from London Victoria Station to Sofia
  2. Take the bus from Sofia to Istanbul
  3. Take the bus from Istanbul Otogari to Kusadası
  4. Take the ferry from Kuşadası to Vathy

Bus and ferry, bus, ferry via London  •  2 days 16h

  1. Take the bus and ferry from London to Sofia
  2. Take the bus from Sofia to Kavala
  3. Take the ferry from Kavala to Vathy Samou Bsf

London Heathrow (LHR) to Samos (SMI) flights

The flight time between London Heathrow (LHR) and Samos (SMI) is around 8h 17m and covers a distance of around 2629 km. This includes an average layover time of around 3h 26m. The fastest flight normally takes 5h 30m. Services are operated by Aegean Airlines, Olympic Air, British Airways and others. Typically 46 flights run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average flight journey times

Time on flight:
4h 51m
Layover time:
3h 26m
Total time:
8h 17m

Flight route information

Fastest flight journey time:
5h 30m
Flight distance:
2629 km
Flights per week:
46
Cheapest price:
€105
Carbon emissions:
533 kg CO2

First and last flights

First flight departs at:
06:35
Last flight departs at:
22:15

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

London Heathrow (LHR) to Samos (SMI) flight schedules

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The cheapest way to get from London to Samos is to fly which costs £95 - £240 and takes 9h 11m.

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The quickest way to get from London to Samos is to fly which costs £95 - £240 and takes 9h 11m.

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It is approximately 2609 km to get from London to Samos.

The best way to get from London to Samos without a car is to train and bus and ferry via Bratislava which takes 46h 2m and costs £310 - £750.

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It takes approximately 9h 11m to get from London to Samos, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from London Heathrow Airport to Samos Airport. The quickest flight takes 9h 5m and has one stopover.

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Samos is 2h ahead of London. It is currently 10:11 PM in London and 12:11 AM in Samos.

Aegean Airlines, Condor Flugdienst, Olympic Air and two other airlines offer flights from London Heathrow Airport to Samos Airport.

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There are 247+ hotels available in Samos. Prices start at €87 per night.

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The best way to get from London to London Heathrow Airport is to train which takes 15 min and costs £4 - £35.

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Map of how to get from London to Samos.
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  • Distance: 2609.1 km
  • Duration: 9h 11m

What companies run services between London, England and Samos, Greece?

Aegean Airlines, Olympic Air and four other airlines fly from London Paddington to Samos every 4 hours.

Airlines
Aegean Airlines
Website
en.aegeanair.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Samos via Athens
Ave. Duration
7h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€110 - €420
Flights from London Heathrow to Samos via Thessaloniki, Athens
Ave. Duration
9h 5m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€110 - €550
Flights from London City to Samos via Luxembourg, Athens
Ave. Duration
8h 20m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
€120 - €400
Flights from London City to Samos via Geneva, Athens
Ave. Duration
8h 45m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
€120 - €400
Flights from London City to Samos via Zurich, Athens
Ave. Duration
9h
When
Monday and Tuesday
Estimated price
€120 - €400
Flights from London City to Samos via Edinburgh, Athens
Ave. Duration
11h 25m
When
Monday
Estimated price
€140 - €420
Sky Express
Website
skyexpress.gr
Flights from London Heathrow to Samos via Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
€110 - €500
Flights from London Heathrow to Samos via Athens
Ave. Duration
9h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€110 - €550
Flights from London Heathrow to Samos via Athens, Chios
Ave. Duration
8h 25m
When
Monday and Wednesday
Estimated price
€110 - €550
Flights from London City to Samos via Frankfurt, Athens
Ave. Duration
13h
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€170 - €800
Pegasus Airlines
Website
flypgs.com
Flights from London Stansted to Izmir
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€70 - €320
Flights from London Stansted to Izmir via Sabiha Gokcen
Ave. Duration
6h 33m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€70 - €320
Condor Flugdienst
Website
condor.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Samos via Munich
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
€100 - €350
Flights from London City to Samos via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
17h 15m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
€130 - €420
Olympic Air
Website
olympicair.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Samos via Athens
Ave. Duration
6h 5m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€110 - €550
Flights from London Heathrow to Samos via Thessaloniki, Athens
Ave. Duration
9h 5m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€110 - €550
Turkish Airlines
Website
turkishairlines.com
Flights from London Stansted to Izmir via Ankara
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
When
Monday
Estimated price
€95 - €390
Flights from London Stansted to Izmir via Sabiha Gokcen
Ave. Duration
7h 25m
When
Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
€95 - €390
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from London City to Samos via Zurich
Ave. Duration
15h 25m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
€210 - €470
Transavia Holland
Website
transavia.com
Flights from London City to Samos via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
12h 50m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
€120 - €550
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from London City to Samos via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
15h 15m
When
Friday
Estimated price
€140 - €500
Jet2.com
Website
jet2.com
Flights from London Stansted to Izmir
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
€50 - €300
Train operators
Eurostar
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Contact Details
Phone
+44 343 218 6186
Website
eurostar.com
Train from London St Pancras Eurostar to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€100 - €350
Website
Eurostar
Business Premier
€300 - €350
Standard
€100 - €130
Standard Premier
€150 - €190
Train from London St Pancras Eurostar to Paris Nord
Ave. Duration
2h 23m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€110 - €350
Website
Eurostar
Business Premier
€310 - €350
Standard
€110 - €140
Standard Premier
€160 - €210
DB Fernverkehr AG
Website
delfi.de
Train from Bruxelles Midi to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 6m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Schedules at
delfi.de
Train from Paris Est to Mannheim, Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
3h 1m
Frequency
5 times a day
Schedules at
delfi.de
Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express

German rail company Deutsche Bahn is known for its efficient and comfortable service. It 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 (bookings usually open 6 months in advance for domestic tickets).

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 6m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€70 - €100
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
6h 23m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
€120 - €170
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Paris l'Est to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 7m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€100 - €140
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Railjet

Railjet trains operate domestically within Austria and also connect to major cities in Germany, Czech Republic, Italy, Switzerland and Hungary. This premium service runs at speeds of up to 230km/h and offers three travel classes (economy, first and business), all with free Wi-Fi and power sockets. Other amenities include a bistro-restaurant car and family zones. Seat reservations can be made up to 90 days prior to the train's departure (compulsory for all cross-border trains but not for domestic routes).

Contact Details
Phone
+43 51717
Website
oebb.at
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
8h 13m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
€85 - €130
Website
Railjet
Train from Wien Hbf to Bratislava-Petrzalka
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€15 - €23
Website
Railjet
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)

Austria's national railway system is not only punctual, reliable and efficient, but offers free wifi to boot. Choose from high-speed intercity Railjet trains, overnight Nightjet trains and regional services such as Cityjet. ÖBB also operates international routes that connect cities in Austria with adjacent European countries including Germany, Hungary, Liechtenstein, Czech Republic, Switzerland and Slovenia. If you're planning to be in Austria for a while, consider the ÖBB Vorteilscard, an annual railcard that offers discounts on routes within Austria and in neighbouring countries.

Contact Details
Phone
05 17 17
Website
oebb.at
Train from Wien Hbf to Bratislava-Petrzalka
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€12 - €17
Website
Austrian Railways
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Austria Rail Pass
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)

The national railway company of Switzerland, Swiss Railways operates trains throughout the country and adjacent European nations including Germany, France, Italy and Austria. Tickets are sold in two classes - First and Second - with most long-distance trains offering a bistro car serving beverages and snacks. Individual tickets can be bought easily at stands, while a variety of travel passes are on offer to suit different travel needs.

Contact Details
Phone
+41 51 220 11 11
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Wien Hbf to Bratislava-Petrzalka
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€26 - €50
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
ÖBB Intercity
Website
oebb.at
Train from Wien Hbf to Bratislava-Petrzalka
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€20 - €28
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Train from Wien Hbf to Bratislava-Petrzalka
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€3 - €8
Website
RegioJet
2nd Class
€3 - €6
1st Class
€5 - €8
TGV inOui

France’s high-speed TGV train network runs at speeds of up to 320km/h connecting major cities across France and into neighbouring countries. All TGV tickets include a seat reservation; seating is 1+2 in 1st class, 2+2 in 2nd class. Popular routes include Paris to Marseille and Paris to Strasbourg. Most TGVs have a cafe area, power points at each seat and WiFi.

Contact Details
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Paris l'Est to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 8m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€90 - €120
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€90 - €110
1st Class
€100 - €120
Bus operators
Simeonidis Tours
Phone
+30-2310540970
Email
info@simeonidistours.gr
Website
simeonidistours.gr
Bus from Bratislava to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
12h 29m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
€50 - €80
Schedules at
simeonidistours.gr
Korona Travel
Phone
210.92.33.33
Email
info@koronatravel.gr
Website
koronatravel.gr
Bus from Bratislava to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
19h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
€71
Schedules at
koronatravel.gr
Crazy Holidays
Phone
2310-241545
Website
crazyholidays.gr
Bus from Mannheim to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
24h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
€50 - €110
Schedules at
crazyholidays.gr
Balkan Horn
Phone
+44 74 71405777
Email
office@balkanhorn.com
Website
balkanhorn.com
Bus and ferry from London Victoria Station to Sofia
Ave. Duration
40h 44m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€143
Website
Balkan Horn
Kaleia
Phone
+359 894 77 44 02
Email
kaleia@mail.com
Website
kaleiatravel.com
Bus from Sofia to Kavala
Ave. Duration
6h
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
en.kaleiatravel.com
Has Turizm
Website
hasturizm.bg
Bus from Sofia to Istanbul
Ave. Duration
8h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€8
Website
Has Turizm
Matpu
Phone
02 952 50 04
Email
matpu96@abv.bg
Website
matpu.com
Bus from Sofia to Istanbul
Ave. Duration
9h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€20 - €29
Schedules at
matpu.com
Huntur
Phone
+90 212 658 00 61
Email
info@huntur.com.tr
Website
huntur.com.tr
Bus from Sofia Serdica Bus Station to Istanbul Büyük Otogari
Ave. Duration
8h 30m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
€5 - €7
Website
Huntur
MetroTurizm
Phone
0850 222 34 55
Email
iletisim@metroturizm.com.tr
Website
metroturizm.com.tr
Bus from Istanbul Otogari to Kusadası
Ave. Duration
10h 50m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€9 - €14
Website
MetroTurizm
Union Ivkoni
Phone
02/989 0000
Website
union-ivkoni.com
Bus and ferry from London to Sofia
Ave. Duration
41h 30m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€80 - €120
Schedules at
union-ivkoni.com
Ferry operators
Barel Travel
Website
bareltravel.com
Ferry from Kuşadası to Vathy
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€0 - €25
Schedules at
bareltravel.com
Adult
€25
Child
€13
Infant
€0
Meander Travel
Website
meandertravel.com
Ferry from Kusadasis to Vathy, Samos
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€27 - €35
Schedules at
meandertravel.com
Blue Star Ferries
Phone
+30-210-8919800
Email
bluestarferries@bluestarferries.com
Website
bluestarferries.com
Ferry from Thessaloniki to Vathy Samou
Ave. Duration
16h 15m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
€50 - €130
Website
Blue Star Ferries
Business
€65 - €70
2 Bed Inside Cabin
€80 - €100
Economy
€50 - €70
4 Bed Outside Cabin
€80 - €100
2 Bed Lux Cabin
€100 - €130
Ferry from Kavala to Vathy Samou
Ave. Duration
14h 25m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
€50 - €120
Website
Blue Star Ferries
Business
€64 - €68
2 Bed Inside Cabin
€80 - €100
Economy
€50 - €70
4 Bed Outside Cabin
€75 - €95
2 Bed Lux Cabin
€100 - €120

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