Travel from Lyon to Greece

Bus or fly from Lyon to Greece?

Aegean Airlines, Transavia France and 6 other airlines fly from Lyon to Athens 4 times a day. Alternatively, Lasta operates a bus from Lyon to Athens twice a week. Tickets cost $65 - $80 and the journey takes 23 h. Crazy Holidays also services this route 3 times a week.

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How to get from Lyon to Greece

From Gare de Lyon-Part-Dieu Rhonexpress to Lyon airport, fly to Athens airport, then subway to Athens. 6 h 12 min $178. From Gare de Lyon-Part-Dieu Rhonexpress to Lyon airport, fly to Thessaloniki airport, then taxi to Kalamariá. 7 h 30 min $200. From Lyon Part Dieu train to Genève, train to Geneva airport, fly to Thessaloniki airport, then taxi to Kalamariá. 6 h 34 min $206. From Gare de Lyon-Part-Dieu Rhonexpress to Lyon airport, fly to Irakleion airport, then line 10 bus to Irákleion. 6 h 7 min $258. From Lyon Part Dieu train to Genève, train to Geneva airport, fly to Athens airport, then subway to Athens. 7 h 46 min $184. From Lyon Part Dieu train to Genève, train to Geneva airport, fly to Irakleion airport, then line 10 bus to Irákleion. 7 h 36 min $234. From Lyon Part Dieu train to Torino Porta Susa, train to Stazione Centrale, line 21 bus to Marconi, walk to Bologna, bus and ferry to Larissa, walk to Larissa, then train to Athens. 27 h 18 min $339. From Lyon Part Dieu train to Torino Porta Susa, train to Torino Lingotto, train to Stazione Fs - Rosselli, bus to Ancona, bus and ferry to Kalabaka, walk to Kalambaka, then train to Athens. 27 h 21 min $331. From Lyon Part Dieu train to Torino Porta Susa, train to Torino Porta Nuova, train to Brindisi, bus and ferry to Fier, then bus to Athens. 31 h 59 min $378. From Lyon drive to Ancona, car ferry to Patras, then drive to Athens. 30 h 52 min $405. From Lyon bus to Beograd then bus to Athens. 16 h $142. From Lyon bus to Sofia - Central Bus Station then bus to Athens. 41 h 23 min $37. From Lyon drive to Athens. 25 h 2 min $470.

Operators from Lyon to Greece

OperatorPhoneWebsite
Lyon Rhônexpress0826 00 17 18Lyon Rhônexpress
Aegean AirlinesAegean Airlines
Transavia FranceTransavia France
Croatia AirlinesCroatia Airlines
LufthansaLufthansa
Olympic AirOlympic Air
Hop!Hop!
Air FranceAir France
AlitaliaAlitalia
OASAOASA
easyJeteasyJet
Jet2.comJet2.com
EurowingsEurowings
RyanairRyanair
EllinairEllinair
Austrian AirlinesAustrian Airlines
TUI fly BelgiumTUI fly Belgium
Vueling AirlinesVueling Airlines
Brussels AirlinesBrussels Airlines
Twin JetTwin Jet
French Railways (SNCF)+33 9 70 60 99 70French Railways (SNCF)
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
SwissSwiss
Air SerbiaAir Serbia
KTEL Irakleiou+30 2810 283270KTEL Irakleiou
Turkish AirlinesTurkish Airlines
KLMKLM
TGV0033 892 353535TGV
Trenitalia Frecce+39 06 68475475Trenitalia Frecce
TPER - Trasporto Passeggeri Emilia Romagna051.350111TPER - Trasporto Passeggeri Emilia Romagna
Portokalidis ToursPortokalidis Tours
Greek Railways (OSE)Greek Railways (OSE)
Trenitalia+39 06 68475475Trenitalia
ATMA AnconaATMA Ancona
Florentia Bus+39 055 967024Florentia Bus
Albtrans sh.p.k+355 4 2239 203Albtrans sh.p.k
Minoan Lines801 11 75000Minoan Lines
LastaLasta
Crazy Holidays2310-241545Crazy Holidays
Georg+ 359/38/66 34 04Georg
Union Ivkoni02/989 0000Union Ivkoni
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      1 Fly Lyon to Athens
      • One-Way approx: USD $119 - $369
      • Duration: 6 h 12 min
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      2 Fly Lyon to Thessaloniki
      • One-Way approx: USD $137 - $362
      • Duration: 7 h 30 min
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      3 Train to Geneva, fly to Thessaloniki
      • One-Way approx: USD $155 - $339
      • Duration: 6 h 34 min
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      4 Fly Lyon to Irakleion
      • One-Way approx: USD $169 - $410
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      5 Train to Geneva, fly to Athens
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      6 Train to Geneva, fly to Irakleion
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      7 Train, bus and ferry
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      8 Train, bus and ferry via Ancona
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      9 Train, bus and ferry, bus
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      10 Drive, car ferry
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      11 Bus Lasta
      • One-Way approx: USD $124 - $161
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      12 Bus Georg
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      13 Drive
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