There are 8 ways to get from Moscow to Athens by plane, bus, 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 from Moscow Sheremetyevo  •  7 h 2 min

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

$117 - $327

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Bus Crazy Holidays  •  47 h

  1. Take the bus from Novoyasnevskaya bus station, Moscow to Umanj
  2. Take the bus from Uman to Odessa
  3. Take the bus from Odessa to Athens

$89 - $133

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Fly from Moscow Domodedovo  •  7 h 5 min

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

$117 - $287

Train, bus via Thessaloniki  •  2 days 2 h

  1. Take the train from Moskva Belorusskaja to Breclav En
  2. Take the train from Breclav to Bratislava hl.st. Ec / ...
  3. Take the bus from Bratislava to Thessaloniki
  4. Take the train from Thessaloniki to Athens

$308 - $407

Train, bus  •  2 days 7 h

  1. Take the train from Moskva Belorusskaja to Wien Hbf En
  2. Take the train from Wien Hbf to Kelenföld Rj / ...
  3. Take the bus from Budapest to Athens

$353 - $476

Train, bus Siamos Tours  •  2 days 11 h

  1. Take the train from Moskva Belorusskaja to Katowice En
  2. Take the bus from Katowice to Athens Siamos Tours

$138 - $191

Bus Sindbad  •  2 days 20 h

  1. Take the bus from Moscow Novoyasenevskaya to Lviv
  2. Take the bus from Lviv Striyskyi to Przemyśl
  3. Take the bus from Przemyśl to Athens

$143 - $211

Drive  •  36 h 34 min

  1. Drive from Moscow to Athens 1865.3 miles

$440 - $650

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The cheapest way to get from Moscow to Athens is to bus which costs RUB 6000 - RUB 9000 and takes 47 h.

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The quickest way to get from Moscow to Athens is to fly which costs RUB 7500 - RUB 23000 and takes 7 h 2 min.

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The distance between Moscow and Athens is 2231 km. The road distance is 2984.5 km.

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The best way to get from Moscow to Athens without a car is to bus which takes 47 h and costs RUB 6000 - RUB 9000.

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

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The best way to get from Moscow to Athens is to fly which takes 7 h 2 min and costs RUB 7500 - RUB 23000. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs RUB 6000 - RUB 9000 and takes 47 h.

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The quickest flight from Moscow Sheremetyevo Airport to Athens Airport is the direct flight which takes 3 h 25 min.

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Athens is 1 h behind Moscow. It is currently 2:19 AM in Moscow and 2:19 AM in Athens.

Yes, the driving distance between Moscow to Athens is 2984 km. It takes approximately 36 h 34 min to drive from Moscow to Athens.

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Air Baltic, Alitalia, Ellinair and two other airlines offer flights from Moscow Sheremetyevo Airport to Athens Airport.

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Map of how to get from Moscow to Athens.
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  • Distance: 1394.7 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 2 min

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

Ellinair, Aeroflot Russian Airlines and five 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, Umanj, Uman, and Odessa in around 47 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
Aeroflot Russian Airlines
Website
aeroflot.ru
Flights from Moscow Sheremetyevo to Athens
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $700
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
Air Serbia
Website
airserbia.com
Flights from Moscow Sheremetyevo to Athens via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
5 h 37 min
When
Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$170 - $650
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
Air Baltic
Website
airbaltic.com
Flights from Moscow Sheremetyevo to Athens via Riga
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$110 - $1,200
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Moscow Sheremetyevo to Athens via Rome
Ave. Duration
7 h 35 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$390 - $1,300
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Moscow Domodedovo to Athens via Vienna
Ave. Duration
7 h 10 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,000
Train operators
Russian Railways
Website
rzd.ru
Train from Moskva Belorusskaja to Breclav
Ave. Duration
28 h 43 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$210 - $260
Website
pass.rzd.ru
Train from Moskva Belorusskaja to Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
29 h 58 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$220 - $270
Website
pass.rzd.ru
Czech Railways (ČD)
Phone
+420 221 111 122
Email
info@cd.cz
Website
cd.cz
Train from Breclav to Bratislava hl.st.
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Website
cd.cz
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.sk
Train from Břeclav to Bratislava
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
regiojet.sk
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
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 Wien Hbf to Kelenföld
Ave. Duration
2 h 22 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Bus operators
Avtovokzaly.ru
Phone
8-800-775-45-73
Email
support@avtovokzaly.ru
Website
avtovokzaly.ru
Bus from Novoyasnevskaya bus station, Moscow to Umanj
Ave. Duration
17 h 14 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$24 - $40
Schedules at
avtovokzaly.ru
Günsel Group
Phone
0 800 30 30 10
Website
gunsel.ua
Bus from Uman to Odessa
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$9 - $12
Schedules at
gunsel.ua
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
Simeonidis Tours
Siamos Tours
Phone
0030 2108219900
Email
vsiamos@otenet.gr
Website
siamostours.gr
Bus from Budapest to Athens
Ave. Duration
20 h 48 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$80 - $130
Schedules at
siamostours.gr
Bus from Katowice to Athens
Ave. Duration
34 h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$110 - $140
Schedules at
siamostours.gr
Karpatlayn
Website
karpatline.ru
Bus from Moscow Novoyasenevskaya to Lviv
Ave. Duration
24 h 21 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$40 - $70
Schedules at
karpatline.ru
Agat
Phone
+48 (81) 884 41 09
Email
agat@agat.eu
Website
agat.eu
Bus from Lviv Striyskyi to Przemyśl
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$17 - $20
Schedules at
agat.eu

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