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There are 12 ways to get from Munich to Greece by plane, train, shuttle, bus and ferry, bus, car ferry 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 Munich to Thessaloniki  •  6h 3m

  1. Fly from Munich (MUC) to Thessaloniki (SKG) MUC - SKG

$70 - $265

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Bus Crazy Holidays  •  32h 46m

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

$55 - $80

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Fly Munich to Heraklion  •  5h 45m

  1. Fly from Munich (MUC) to Heraklion (HER) MUC - HER

$113 - $414

Fly Munich to Athens  •  6h 17m

  1. Fly from Munich (MUC) to Athens (ATH) MUC - ATH

$92 - $302

Train to Stuttgart, fly to Thessaloniki  •  8h 21m

  1. Take the train from München Hbf to Stuttgart Hbf
  2. Fly from Stuttgart (STR) to Thessaloniki (SKG) STR - SKG

$125 - $382

Train to Nuremberg, fly to Heraklion  •  8h 16m

  1. Take the train from München Hbf to Nürnberg Hbf
  2. Fly from Nuremberg (NUE) to Heraklion (HER) NUE - HER

$188 - $558

Fly Munich to Chania, Private transfer  •  7h 53m

  1. Fly from Munich (MUC) to Chania (CHQ) MUC - CHQ
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Chania Airport to Kokkini Hani

$294 - $835

Train, bus and ferry  •  26h 41m

  1. Take the train from München Ost to Bologna Centrale Ec
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Bologna to Kalabaka
  3. Take the train from Kalambaka to Athens

$198 - $341

Train, bus  •  30h 4m

  1. Take the train from München Hbf to Salzburg Hbf M / ...
  2. Take the train from Salzburg Hbf to Kelenföld Rj
  3. Take the bus from Budapest to Athens

$205 - $320

Bus Slovak Lines  •  34h 28m

  1. Take the bus from München to Bratislava
  2. Take the bus from Bratislava to Athens

$126 - $130

Train, car ferry, bus  •  43h 38m

  1. Take the train from München Hbf to Venezia Santa Lucia Ec
  2. Take the car ferry from Venezia to Patras
  3. Take the bus from Patras to Athens

$175 - $445

Drive  •  20h 19m

  1. Drive from Munich to Athens 1280 miles

$300 - $450

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The cheapest way to get from Munich to Greece is to bus which costs 45€ - 70€ and takes 32h 46m.

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The quickest way to get from Munich to Greece is to fly which costs 95€ - 360€ and takes 5h 45m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Munich to Greece. However, there are services departing from München and arriving at Athens via Beograd. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 32h 46m.

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The distance between Munich and Greece is 1316 km. The road distance is 2048.1 km.

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The best way to get from Munich to Greece without a car is to train and bus and ferry which takes 26h 41m and costs 170€ - 300€.

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It takes approximately 6h 3m to get from Munich to Greece, including transfers.

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Munich to Greece bus services, operated by Panonija Bus, depart from München station.

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The best way to get from Munich to Greece is to fly which takes 6h 3m and costs 60€ - 230€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 45€ - 70€ and takes 32h 46m.

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The quickest flight from Munich Airport to Thessaloniki Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h.

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

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Map of how to get from Munich to Greece.
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  • Distance: 822.2 miles
  • Duration: 6h 3m

What companies run services between Munich, Germany and Greece?

Eurowings, Aegean Airlines and two other airlines fly from Munich to Thessaloniki every 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Munich to Athens via Beograd in around 32h 46m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Munich to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
2h 8m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $500
Flights from Munich to Thessaloniki via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $470
Flights from Munich to Heraklion
Ave. Duration
2h 43m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,000
Flights from Munich to Heraklion via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$400 - $1,400
Flights from Munich to Athens
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Munich to Athens via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from Stuttgart to Thessaloniki via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $800
Flights from Nuremberg to Heraklion via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$490 - $1,300
Aegean Airlines
Website
aegeanair.com
Flights from Munich to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
2h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $470
Flights from Munich to Thessaloniki via Athens
Ave. Duration
4h 38m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Flights from Munich to Heraklion
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,100
Flights from Munich to Heraklion via Athens
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$400 - $1,400
Flights from Munich to Athens
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Stuttgart to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $700
Flights from Nuremberg to Heraklion via Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $750
Flights from Munich to Chania via Athens
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,100
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Munich to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
2h
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$85 - $600
Flights from Munich to Heraklion
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$130 - $800
Flights from Munich to Athens via Cologne Bonn
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$120 - $490
Flights from Stuttgart to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $800
Flights from Stuttgart to Thessaloniki via Hamburg
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Monday and Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $800
Flights from Nuremberg to Heraklion
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$180 - $750
Flights from Nuremberg to Heraklion via Vienna
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Monday
Estimated price
$190 - $750
Flights from Munich to Chania
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Munich to Heraklion via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$500 - $1,800
Flights from Munich to Athens via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $900
Flights from Munich to Chania via Vienna
Ave. Duration
6h 15m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$550 - $1,900
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Munich to Athens via Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
5h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Flights from Stuttgart to Thessaloniki via Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Condor Flugdienst
Website
condor.com
Flights from Munich to Heraklion
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$190 - $1,000
Flights from Munich to Chania
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$120 - $600
TUIfly
Website
tuifly.com
Flights from Munich to Heraklion
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Flights from Nuremberg to Heraklion
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Air Serbia
Website
airserbia.com
Flights from Munich to Athens via Rome
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,300
Flights from Stuttgart to Thessaloniki via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Luxair
Website
luxair.lu
Flights from Munich to Heraklion via Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
6h 20m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$470 - $1,500
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Munich to Athens via Rome
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,300
Ellinair
Website
en.ellinair.com
Flights from Stuttgart to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $900
SunExpress Deutschland
Website
sunexpress.com
Flights from Nuremberg to Heraklion
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $800
Germania
Website
flygermania.com
Flights from Nuremberg to Heraklion
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$200 - $650
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Munich to Chania via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Monday
Estimated price
$140 - $750
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.

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Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from München Hbf to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 17m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
bahn.de
Train from München Hbf to Nürnberg Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 52m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
bahn.de
Train from München Ost to Bologna Centrale
Ave. Duration
6h 23m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $100
Website
bahn.de
Train from München Hbf to Salzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 57m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
bahn.de
Train from München Hbf to Venezia Santa Lucia
Ave. Duration
6h 59m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $100
Website
bahn.de
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from München Hbf to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 16m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$50 - $60
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$50 - $60
1st Class
$75 - $95
Greek Railways (OSE)
Website
trainose.gr
Train from Kalambaka to Athens
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$19 - $50
Website
trainose.gr
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2nd Class Ticket
$19 - $24
1st Class Ticket
$27 - $35
InterCity 2nd Class Ticket
$37 - $43
InterCity 1st Class Ticket
$46 - $51
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 Salzburg Hbf to Kelenföld
Ave. Duration
4h 54m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$90 - $140
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Bus operators
B&S Transfers
Phone
+30 697 32 04 923
Email
info@crete-taxi-service.com
Website
crete-taxi-service.com
Shuttle from Chania Airport to Kokkini Hani
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$180 - $400
Schedules at
crete-taxi-service.com
Luxurious Taxi
$185
Minivan
$254
Minibus
$392
Portokalidis Tours
Website
portokalidistours.gr
Bus and ferry from Bologna to Kalabaka
Ave. Duration
13h 6m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$120 - $190
Schedules at
portokalidistours.gr
Siamos Tours
Phone
0030 2108219900
Email
vsiamos@otenet.gr
Website
siamostours.gr
Bus from Budapest to Athens
Ave. Duration
20h 48m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$80 - $130
Schedules at
siamostours.gr
Panonija Bus
Website
panonijabus.com
Bus from München to Beograd
Ave. Duration
15h 46m
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
panonijabus.com
Book at
panonijabus.com
Crazy Holidays
Phone
2310-241545
Website
crazyholidays.gr
Bus from Beograd to Athens
Ave. Duration
16h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Schedules at
crazyholidays.gr
Eurobus SK
Phone
+421 55 680 73 06
Email
onlinepredaj@eurobus.sk
Website
eurobus.sk
Bus from München to Bratislava
Ave. Duration
7h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$18 - $23
Schedules at
eurobus.sk
Slovak Lines
Phone
+421 2 55422734
Email
info@slovaklines.sk
Website
slovaklines.sk
Bus from Bratislava to Athens
Ave. Duration
26h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$104
Schedules at
slovaklines.sk
KTEL Achaias
Phone
2610 623 888
Website
ktelachaias.gr
Bus from Patras to Athens
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $26
Schedules at
ktelachaias.gr
Ferry operators
Superfast ferries
Phone
+30 210 8919700
Email
superfast@superfast.com
Website
superfast.com
Car ferry from Venezia to Patras
Ave. Duration
31h 1m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$95 - $320
Schedules at
superfast.com
Deck
$97 - $99
Aircraft-type seats
$118 - $120
2 bed inside cabin
$312 - $313
3 bed outside cabin
$270 - $320

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Greece is 1h ahead of Munich. It is currently 11:39 AM in Munich and 12:39 PM in Greece.

Yes, the driving distance between Munich to Greece is 2048 km. It takes approximately 20h 19m to drive from Munich to Greece.

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Eurowings, Olympic Air, Lufthansa and Aegean Airlines offer flights from Munich Airport to Thessaloniki Airport.

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