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Recommended option

Fly from Moscow Sheremetyevo  •  7 h 2 min

  1. Fly from Moscow Sheremetyevo (SVO) to Athens (ATH) SVO - ATH

$118 - $328

Cheapest option

Train, bus Crazy Holidays  •  2 days 0 h

  1. Take the train from Moskva Kievskaja to Odessa Gl. Express
  2. Take the bus from Odessa to Athens

$69 - $116

7 alternative options

Fly from Moscow Domodedovo  •  7 h 5 min

  1. Fly from Moscow Domodedovo (DME) to Athens (ATH) DME - ATH

$118 - $288

Fly from Moscow Vnukovo  •  9 h 45 min

  1. Fly from Moscow Vnukovo (VKO) to Athens (ATH) VKO - ATH

$139 - $388

Train Russian Railways, bus  •  47 h 55 min

  1. Take the train from Moskva Belorusskaja to Breclav D / ...
  2. Take the bus from Brodske to Athens Korona Travel

$317 - $366

Bus Crazy Holidays  •  2 days 0 h

  1. Take the bus from Novoyasnevskaya bus station, Moscow to Odessa Central Bus Station
  2. Take the bus from Odessa to Athens

$88 - $130

Train  •  2 days 13 h

  1. Take the train from Moskva Belorusskaja to Wien Hbf D / ...
  2. Take the train from Wien Hbf to Beograd Ec
  3. Take the train from Beograd to Thessaloniki AVE
  4. Take the train from Thessaloniki to Athens 601

$368 - $525

Bus Agat  •  2 days 18 h

  1. Take the bus from Moskva Tjoplyj Stan to L'vov-1 Central'nyj
  2. Take the bus from Lviv to Przemyśl
  3. Take the bus from Przemysl to Athens

$150 - $206

Drive  •  36 h 34 min

  1. Drive from Moscow to Athens 1865.3 miles

$440 - $650

What companies run services between Moscow, Russia and Athens, Greece?

Ellinair, Aeroflot Russian Airlines and six other airlines fly from Moscow to Athens every 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Moscow to Athens via Teply Stan, Novoyasnevskaya bus station, Moscow, Odessa Central Bus Station, Odessa Kolontaivska, and Odessa in around 2 days 0 h.

Airlines
Aegean Airlines
Website
aegeanair.com
Flights from Moscow Domodedovo to Athens
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $500
Flights from Moscow Domodedovo to Athens via Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
5 h 7 min
When
Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $500
Flights from Moscow Vnukovo to Athens via Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
5 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $320
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Moscow Vnukovo to Athens via Istanbul
Ave. Duration
7 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $500
Flights from Moscow Vnukovo to Athens via Ankara, Istanbul
Ave. Duration
11 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$120 - $500
Flights from Moscow Vnukovo to Athens via Antalya, Istanbul
Ave. Duration
11 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $500
Ellinair
Website
en.ellinair.com
Flights from Moscow Sheremetyevo to Athens
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $380
Flights from Moscow Sheremetyevo to Athens via Irakleion
Ave. Duration
7 h 40 min
When
Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $380
Aeroflot Russian Airlines
Website
aeroflot.ru
Flights from Moscow Sheremetyevo to Athens
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $700
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Moscow Domodedovo to Athens via Munich
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $950
Flights from Moscow Domodedovo to Athens via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $950
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Moscow Domodedovo to Athens via Zurich
Ave. Duration
7 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,000
Olympic Air
Website
olympicair.com
Flights from Moscow Vnukovo to Athens via Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
5 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $320
Air Baltic
Website
airbaltic.com
Flights from Moscow Sheremetyevo to Athens via Riga
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$110 - $1,200
Finnair
Website
finnair.com
Flights from Moscow Sheremetyevo to Athens via Helsinki
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Moscow Sheremetyevo to Athens via Rome
Ave. Duration
7 h 35 min
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$390 - $1,300
Air Moldova
Website
airmoldova.md
Flights from Moscow Domodedovo to Athens via Chisinau
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$140 - $390
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Moscow Domodedovo to Athens via Vienna
Ave. Duration
7 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $1,000
Train operators
Russian Railways
Website
rzd.ru
Train from Moskva Belorusskaja to Breclav
Ave. Duration
26 h 26 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$210 - $260
Schedules at
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Moskva Belorusskaja to Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
27 h 41 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$220 - $270
Schedules at
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)
Website
oebb.at
Train from Wien Hbf to Beograd
Ave. Duration
11 h 44 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$90 - $140
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Purchase an
eurail.com
Greek Railways (OSE)
Website
trainose.gr
Train from Thessaloniki to Athens
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
trainose.gr
Purchase a
eurail.com
Second Class
$27 - $40
First Class
$35 - $50
Bus operators
Korona Travel
Phone
210.92.33.33
Email
info@koronatravel.gr
Website
koronatravel.gr
Bus from Brodske to Athens
Ave. Duration
19 h 16 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$105
Schedules at
koronatravel.gr
Crazy Holidays
Phone
2310-241545
Website
crazyholidays.gr
Bus from Odessa to Athens
Ave. Duration
23 h 5 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Schedules at
crazyholidays.gr
Avtovokzaly.ru
Phone
8-800-775-45-73
Email
support@avtovokzaly.ru
Website
avtovokzaly.ru
Bus from Novoyasnevskaya bus station, Moscow to Odessa Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
22 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Schedules at
avtovokzaly.ru
Karpatlayn
Website
karpatline.ru
Bus from Moskva Tjoplyj Stan to L'vov-1 Central'nyj
Ave. Duration
22 h 10 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$45 - $75
Schedules at
karpatline.ru
Lux Reisen
Phone
+38 068 77 060 30
Website
lux-reisen.com
Bus from Lviv to Przemyśl
Ave. Duration
2 h 54 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Schedules at
lux-reisen.com
Book at
kasa.lux-reisen.com
Agat
Website
agat.eu
Bus from Lviv to Przemyśl
Ave. Duration
1 h 57 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$17 - $20
Schedules at
agat.eu
Bus from Przemysl to Athens
Ave. Duration
37 h 38 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$90 - $110
Schedules at
agat.eu

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Moscow and Athens is 2231 km. The road distance is 2984 km.

The cheapest way to get from Moscow to Athens is to train and bus which costs RUB 4200 - RUB 7500 and takes 2 days 0 h.

The quickest way to get from Moscow to Athens is to fly which takes 7 h 2 min and costs RUB 7000 - RUB 21000.

No, there is no direct train from Moscow to Athens. However, there are services departing from Moskva Belorusskaja and arriving at Athens via Wien Hbf, Beograd and Thessaloniki. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 days 13 h.

It takes approximately 7 h 2 min to get from Moscow to Athens, including transfers.