There are 14 ways to get from Netherlands to Greece by plane, train, bus, bus and ferry, car or car train

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Fly Amsterdam Schiphol to Thessaloniki  •  5h 20m

  1. Fly from Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) to Thessaloniki (SKG) AMS - SKG

106€ - 258€

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Fly Amsterdam Schiphol to Heraklion  •  5h 53m

  1. Fly from Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) to Heraklion (HER) AMS - HER

87€ - 365€

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Fly Amsterdam Schiphol to Athens  •  6h 30m

  1. Fly from Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) to Athens (ATH) AMS - ATH

126€ - 223€

Fly Eindhoven to Heraklion  •  5h 49m

  1. Fly from Eindhoven (EIN) to Heraklion (HER) EIN - HER

183€ - 704€

Fly Eindhoven to Athens  •  6h 31m

  1. Fly from Eindhoven (EIN) to Athens (ATH) EIN - ATH

112€ - 232€

Fly Rotterdam to Heraklion  •  5h 57m

  1. Fly from Rotterdam (RTM) to Heraklion (HER) RTM - HER

145€ - 176€

Train to Dusseldorf, fly to Heraklion  •  8h 15m

  1. Take the train from Arnhem Centraal to D-Flughafen Bf
  2. Fly from Dusseldorf (DUS) to Heraklion (HER) DUS - HER

Train, bus  •  34h 40m

  1. Take the train from Amsterdam Centraal to Berlin Hbf Ic
  2. Take the train from Berlin Hbf to Praha Hlavni Nadrazi Ec / ...
  3. Take the bus from Praha ÚAN Florenc to Thessaloniki
  4. Take the train from Thessaloniki to Athens Ic

171€ - 309€

Train, bus via Novi Sad  •  38h 13m

  1. Take the train from Amsterdam Centraal to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf Ice
  2. Take the train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Budapest-Keleti Rjx
  3. Take the train from Budapest-Keleti to Novi Sad 343
  4. Take the bus from Novi Sad to Thessaloniki
  5. Take the train from Thessaloniki to Athens Ic

234€ - 403€

Bus via Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk  •  46h 50m

  1. Take the bus from Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk to Belgrade, Belgrade AS K801
  2. Take the bus from Belgrade to Athens

162€ - 182€

Bus  •  2 days 2h

  1. Take the bus from Amsterdam to Belgrade
  2. Take the bus from Beograd to Athens

115€ - 237€

Train, bus and ferry  •  2 days 2h

  1. Take the train from Amsterdam Centraal to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf Ice
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Frankfurt am Main to Larissa
  3. Take the train from Larissa to Athens Ic

309€ - 483€

Drive, car train  •  32h 43m

  1. Drive from Amsterdam to Düsseldorf Hbf
  2. Take the car train from Düsseldorf Hbf to Villach
  3. Drive from Villach to Athens

315€ - 504€

Drive  •  26h 51m

  1. Drive from Amsterdam to Athens 2822.9 km

380€ - 600€

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Coronavirus (COVID-19) Travel Advice

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Source Type: Government | Last updated: 3/20/2020

Domestic travel is restricted within Greece due to Coronavirus (COVID-19).

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Netherlands to Greece is to fly which costs 85€ - 370€ and takes 5h 53m.

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The quickest way to get from Netherlands to Greece is to fly which costs 100€ - 260€ and takes 5h 20m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Netherlands to Greece. However, there are services departing from Amsterdam, Buiten Brouwersstraat and arriving at Athens via Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk and Belgrade. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 46h 50m.

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The distance between Netherlands and Greece is 1951 km. The road distance is 2822.9 km.

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The best way to get from Netherlands to Greece without a car is to train and bus which takes 34h 40m and costs 170€ - 310€.

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It takes approximately 5h 20m to get from Netherlands to Greece, including transfers.

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Netherlands to Greece bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk station.

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The best way to get from Netherlands to Greece is to fly which takes 5h 20m and costs 100€ - 260€. Alternatively, you can bus via Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk, which costs 160€ - 190€ and takes 46h 50m.

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The quickest flight from Amsterdam Schiphol Airport to Thessaloniki Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h 50m.

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Netherlands to Greece bus services, operated by FP Travel, arrive at Athens station.

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Map of how to get from Netherlands to Greece.
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  • Distance: 1951.1 km
  • Duration: 5h 20m

What companies run services between Netherlands and Greece?

Transavia Holland, Lufthansa and six other airlines fly from Amsterdam to Thessaloniki every 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Amsterdam to Athens via Amsterdam, Station Sloterdijk, Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk, and Belgrade in around 46h 50m.

Airlines
Transavia Holland
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
80€ - 360€
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Heraklion
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
95€ - 270€
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Athens
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
280€ - 650€
Flights from Eindhoven to Heraklion
Ave. Duration
3h 16m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
180€ - 700€
Flights from Eindhoven to Athens
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
270€ - 600€
Flights from Rotterdam to Heraklion
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
170€ - 700€
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
80€ - 360€
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Heraklion
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
95€ - 270€
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Athens
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
250€ - 550€
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Thessaloniki via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
190€ - 470€
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Thessaloniki via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
85€ - 410€
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Heraklion via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
120€ - 320€
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Heraklion via Munich
Ave. Duration
6h 15m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
170€ - 360€
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Athens via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
260€ - 550€
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Athens via Munich
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
260€ - 550€
Flights from Dusseldorf to Heraklion via Munich
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
240€ - 1100€
Flights from Dusseldorf to Heraklion via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
280€ - 1300€
Aegean Airlines
Website
en.aegeanair.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Thessaloniki via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
190€ - 470€
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Thessaloniki via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
85€ - 410€
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Heraklion via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
170€ - 360€
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Athens
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
320€ - 600€
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Athens via Munich
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
260€ - 550€
Flights from Dusseldorf to Heraklion
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
170€ - 600€
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Heraklion via Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
230€ - 900€
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Heraklion via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
6h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
260€ - 1000€
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Heraklion via Manchester
Ave. Duration
7h 30m
When
Friday
Estimated price
290€ - 1100€
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Heraklion via London Luton
Ave. Duration
7h 35m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
270€ - 1000€
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Athens via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
100€ - 220€
Flights from Dusseldorf to Heraklion via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
6h 40m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
260€ - 1000€
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Heraklion via Vienna
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
240€ - 550€
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Athens via Vienna
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
270€ - 550€
Flights from Dusseldorf to Heraklion via Vienna
Ave. Duration
5h 27m
When
Monday and Saturday
Estimated price
230€ - 1800€
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Heraklion via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
90€ - 1000€
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Athens via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
310€ - 650€
Flights from Dusseldorf to Heraklion via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
6h 20m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
250€ - 900€
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Eindhoven to Athens
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
220€ - 480€
Flights from Eindhoven to Athens via Rome Ciampino
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
When
Monday and Sunday
Estimated price
220€ - 480€
Air Serbia
Website
airserbia.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Thessaloniki via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
4h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
95€ - 290€
Tarom
Website
tarom.ro
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Thessaloniki via Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
150€ - 550€
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Athens via Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
390€ - 600€
Norwegian Air International
Website
norwegian.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Heraklion via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
7h 40m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
230€ - 1100€
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Athens via Rome
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
310€ - 550€
TUI fly Belgium
Website
tuifly.be
Flights from Rotterdam to Heraklion
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
500€ - 650€
Condor Flugdienst
Website
condor.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Heraklion
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
200€ - 900€
Cairo Aviation
Website
cairoaviation.com.eg
Flights from Dusseldorf to Heraklion
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
100€ - 480€
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Heraklion
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
200€ - 800€
TUIfly
Website
tuifly.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Heraklion
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
190€ - 550€
SunExpress Deutschland
Website
sunexpress.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Heraklion
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
170€ - 900€
Train operators
ABELLIO Rail NRW GmbH
Phone
0800 223 5546
Website
abellio.de
Train from Arnhem Centraal to D-Flughafen Bf
Ave. Duration
1h 39m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Abellio NRW
Dutch Railways (NS)

Dutch Railways (NS) is the main passenger railway operator in the Netherlands. Founded in 1938, NS connects all major cities in the Netherlands, and offers night trains, international trains, Intercity direct, and trains to and from the airport. NS International is the international subsidiary of NS; their services include high-speed trains such as Thalys, ICE International, Eurostar and TGV, to major European hubs including Paris, London, Brussels, Berlin, Cologne, Frankfurt and Lille.

Contact Details
Phone
+31 30 751 5155
Website
ns.nl
Train from Amsterdam Centraal to Berlin Hbf
Ave. Duration
6h 22m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
50€ - 120€
Website
NS
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
50€ - 70€
1st Class
85€ - 120€
Train from Amsterdam Centraal to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
Ave. Duration
3h 37m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
35€ - 85€
Website
NS
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
35€ - 50€
1st Class
60€ - 85€
Train from Amsterdam Centraal to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 53m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
35€ - 85€
Website
NS
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Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
35€ - 55€
1st Class
60€ - 85€
Deutsche Bahn Eurocity

Deutsche Bahn’s EuroCity (EC) trains connect German cities to major cities in neighbouring European countries, and are operated in conjunction with their national train company. All EC trains offer First and Standard class; cars are air-conditioned and food and drinks are available onboard. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel. Seat reservations are not compulsory but are recommended for popular routes.

Contact Details
Website
bahn.com
Train from Berlin Hbf to Praha Hlavni Nadrazi
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
35€ - 50€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
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 Berlin Hbf to Praha Hlavni Nadrazi
Ave. Duration
4h 14m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
45€ - 70€
Website
Railjet
Train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Budapest-Keleti
Ave. Duration
10h 40m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
130€ - 200€
Website
Railjet
Greek Railways (OSE)
Website
trainose.gr
Train from Thessaloniki to Athens
Ave. Duration
4h 9m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
19€ - 28€
Website
trainose.gr
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Raileurope.com
Train from Larissa to Athens
Ave. Duration
2h 44m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
12€ - 19€
Website
trainose.gr
Book at
Raileurope.com
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 Amsterdam Centraal to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
Ave. Duration
4h 3m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
75€ - 110€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Urlaubs-Express
Phone
+49 (0) 221 800 20 820
Email
info@urlaubs-express.de
Website
urlaubs-express.de
Car train from Düsseldorf Hbf to Villach
Ave. Duration
13h 26m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
55€ - 120€
Book at
Urlaubs-Express
Passenger
59€
Motorcycle
99€
Vehicle
109€
Bus operators
Simeonidis Tours
Phone
+30-2310540970
Email
info@simeonidistours.gr
Website
simeonidistours.gr
Bus from Praha ÚAN Florenc to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
16h 30m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
65€ - 95€
Schedules at
simeonidistours.gr
Bus from Novi Sad to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
9h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
35€ - 55€
Schedules at
simeonidistours.gr
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk to Belgrade, Belgrade AS
Ave. Duration
28h
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
80€ - 100€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
FP Travel
Phone
+302105233969
Email
fptravel@otenet.gr
Website
fptravel.gr
Bus from Belgrade to Athens
Ave. Duration
16h 30m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
80€
Schedules at
fptravel.gr
Lasta
Crazy Holidays
Phone
2310-241545
Website
crazyholidays.gr
Bus from Beograd to Athens
Ave. Duration
16h 30m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
45€ - 150€
Schedules at
crazyholidays.gr
Portokalidis Tours
Website
portokalidistours.gr
Bus and ferry from Frankfurt am Main to Larissa
Ave. Duration
42h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
260€ - 380€
Schedules at
portokalidistours.gr

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Greece is 1h ahead of Netherlands. It is currently 9:17 PM in Netherlands and 10:17 PM in Greece.

Yes, the driving distance between Netherlands to Greece is 2823 km. It takes approximately 26h 51m to drive from Netherlands to Greece.

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Tarom, Aegean Airlines, Transavia Holland and two other airlines offer flights from Amsterdam Schiphol Airport to Thessaloniki Airport.

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There are 60+ hotels available in Greece. Prices start at 87€ per night.

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The best way to get from Netherlands to Amsterdam Schiphol Airport is to train which takes 13 min and costs 6€ - 13€.

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