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There are 7 ways to get from Nuremberg to Samos by plane, train, bus or ferry

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Fly from Nuremberg

  1. Fly from Nuremberg (NUE) to Samos (SMI)

Train to Frankfurt, fly

  1. Take the train from Nuernberg Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
  2. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Samos (SMI)

Train, bus, ferry

  1. Take the train from Nuernberg Hbf to Muenchen Hbf
  2. Take the bus from Munich to Thessaloniki
  3. Take the ferry from Thessaloniki to Vathy Samou

Train, bus, ferry via Vienna

  1. Take the train from Nuernberg Hbf to Wien Meidling
  2. Take the bus from Vienna to Skopje
  3. Take the train from Skopje to Thessaloniki
  4. Take the ferry from Thessaloniki to Vathy Samou

Bus, ferry via Istanbul

  1. Take the bus from Nuremberg Central Bus Station to Sofia Central Bus Station
  2. Take the bus from Sofia Central Bus Station to Istanbul Büyük Otogari
  3. Take the bus from Istanbul Otogari to Kusadası
  4. Take the ferry from Kuşadası to Vathy

Bus, ferry

  1. Take the bus from Nuremberg Central Bus Station to Sofia Serdica Bus Station
  2. Take the bus from Sofia to Kavala
  3. Take the ferry from Kavala to Vathy Samou

Bus, ferry #2

  1. Take the Bus from Nürnberg to Drama
  2. Take the ferry from Kavala to Vathy Samou
Germany → Greece
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International entry into Greece from Germany

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Conditions of entry into Greece from Germany

  • Health screen upon arrival. Those showing symptoms will be asked to self-quarantine
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required
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  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing
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  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival or 7 day mandatory self-quarantine
This applies to arrivals from Albania, Australia, Bahrain, Belarus, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Canada, China, Israel, Japan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Montenegro, New Zealand, North Macedonia, Qatar, Russia, Rwanda, Saudi Arabia, Serbia, Singapore, South Korea, Thailand, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom and United States
  • Health screen upon arrival. Those showing symptoms will be asked to self-quarantine
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing
This applies to arrivals from EU Schengen Area, Andorra, Cyprus, Monaco, San Marino and Vatican
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival (certificate required)
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Rules to follow in Greece

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Yes, but conditions apply when entering Greece from Germany.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1 metre
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Samos is 210 521 2054.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Samos is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Samos is 1 metre.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 210 521 2054.

No, but conditions apply when returning to Germany from Greece.

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Last updated: 29 Nov 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Nuremberg to Samos is to fly which costs €25 - €150 and takes 8h 6m.

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The fastest way to get from Nuremberg to Samos is to fly which takes 8h 6m and costs €25 - €150.

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The distance between Nuremberg and Samos is 1818 km.

The best way to get from Nuremberg to Samos without a car is to train and bus and ferry which takes 39h 30m and costs €110 - €330.

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It takes approximately 8h 6m to get from Nuremberg to Samos, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Nuremberg Airport to Samos Airport. The quickest flight takes 5h 10m and has one stopover.

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Samos is 1h ahead of Nuremberg. It is currently 5:38 PM in Nuremberg and 6:38 PM in Samos.

Airbus France, Condor Flugdienst, Aegean Airlines and four other airlines offer flights from Nuremberg Airport to Samos Airport.

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There are 79+ hotels available in Samos. Prices start at €87 per night.

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The best way to get from Nuremberg to Nuremberg Airport is to subway which takes 10 min and costs €2 - €4.

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Map of how to get from Nuremberg to Samos.
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  • Distance: 1817.6 km
  • Duration: 8h 6m

What companies run services between Nuremberg, Germany and Samos, Greece?

Aegean Airlines, Olympic Air and five other airlines fly from Nuremberg to Samos once daily.

Airlines
Aegean Airlines
Website
en.aegeanair.com
Flights from Nuremberg to Samos via Athens
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
€95 - €350
Flights from Nuremberg to Samos via Thessaloniki, Athens
Ave. Duration
6h 25m
When
Monday and Saturday
Estimated price
€24 - €150
Flights from Frankfurt to Samos via Athens
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€160 - €600
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Nuremberg to Samos via Munich
Ave. Duration
7h 5m
When
Friday
Estimated price
€60 - €420
Flights from Frankfurt to Samos via Munich
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Friday
Estimated price
€75 - €550
Sky Express
Website
skyexpress.gr
Flights from Nuremberg to Samos via Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
€23 - €140
Flights from Nuremberg to Samos via Athens
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
€95 - €350
Condor Flugdienst
Website
condor.com
Flights from Nuremberg to Samos via Munich
Ave. Duration
6h 50m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€120 - €380
Flights from Frankfurt to Samos
Ave. Duration
3h
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
€140 - €450
Olympic Air
Website
olympicair.com
Flights from Nuremberg to Samos via Thessaloniki, Athens
Ave. Duration
6h 25m
When
Monday and Saturday
Estimated price
€24 - €150
Train operators
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 Nuernberg Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
Ave. Duration
2h 24m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€45 - €65
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Nuernberg Hbf to Muenchen Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
€35 - €50
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Nuernberg Hbf to Wien Meidling
Ave. Duration
4h 6m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
€85 - €120
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Deutsche Bahn Intercity

Deutsche Bahn’s high-speed InterCity (IC) trains connect cities within Germany. They’re a popular way to travel as they’re faster than Deutsche Bahn’s regional trains and offer a frequent, fast service. All IC trains have first and second class carriages, power sockets and toilets, and most have a bistro cafe or restaurant. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Nuernberg Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
Ave. Duration
2h 26m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
€55 - €80
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Nuernberg Hbf to Muenchen Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 56m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€50 - €70
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Nuernberg Hbf to Wien Meidling
Ave. Duration
4h 38m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€90 - €130
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Deutsche Bahn Regional

Deutsche Bahn’s regional network is made up of IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional-Express), RB (Regionalbahn) and S-Bahn trains. Ticket prices are fixed and there’s no seat reservations – just turn up, buy a ticket and jump on the next train. All regional trains depart regularly and connect to local and long-distance services.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Nuernberg Hbf to Muenchen Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 44m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€27 - €40
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Flixtrain
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixtrain.com
Train from Nuernberg Hbf to Muenchen Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 16m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
€10 - €13
Website
Flixtrain
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
belgiantrain.be
Train from Nuernberg Hbf to Wien Meidling
Ave. Duration
5h 3m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
€40 - €60
Website
Belgian Railways
Book at
Belgium Rail Pass
2nd Class
€40 - €60
1st Class
€60 - €95
Railways of the Republic North Macedonia Transport AD
Bus operators
Crazy Holidays
Phone
2310-241545
Website
crazyholidays.gr
Bus from Munich to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
19h 58m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
€45 - €110
Schedules at
crazyholidays.gr
Durmo Tours
Phone
+389 42 217 370
Email
durmotours@yahoo.com
Website
durmotours.com.mk
Bus from Vienna to Skopje
Ave. Duration
13h 30m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
€35 - €60
Schedules at
durmotours.eu
Union Ivkoni
Phone
02/989 0000
Website
union-ivkoni.com
Bus from Nuremberg Central Bus Station to Sofia Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
23h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€40 - €65
Website
Union Ivkoni
Georg
Phone
+ 359/38/66 34 04
Email
georg_ltd@abv.bg
Website
georg-bg.com
Bus from Nürnberg to Sofia
Ave. Duration
23h 12m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
€95 - €200
Schedules at
georg-bg.com
Huntur
Phone
+90 212 658 00 61
Email
info@huntur.com.tr
Website
huntur.com.tr
Bus from Sofia Central Bus Station to Istanbul Büyük Otogari
Ave. Duration
9h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€3 - €5
Website
Huntur
Matpu
Phone
02 952 50 04
Email
matpu96@abv.bg
Website
matpu.com
Bus from Sofia to Istanbul
Ave. Duration
9h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€20 - €29
Schedules at
matpu.com
MetroTurizm
Phone
0850 222 34 55
Email
iletisim@metroturizm.com.tr
Website
metroturizm.com.tr
Bus from Istanbul Otogari to Kusadası
Ave. Duration
10h 50m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€6 - €9
Website
MetroTurizm
Kaleia
Phone
+359 894 77 44 02
Email
kaleia@mail.com
Website
kaleiatravel.com
Bus from Sofia to Kavala
Ave. Duration
6h
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
en.kaleiatravel.com
Portokalidis Tours
Website
portokalidistours.gr
Bus from Nürnberg to Drama
Ave. Duration
39h 45m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€170 - €250
Schedules at
portokalidistours.gr
Ferry operators
Blue Star Ferries
Phone
+30-210-8919800
Email
bluestarferries@bluestarferries.com
Website
bluestarferries.com
Ferry from Thessaloniki to Vathy Samou
Ave. Duration
15h 50m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
€50 - €130
Website
Blue Star Ferries
Business
€65 - €70
2 Bed Inside Cabin
€80 - €100
Economy
€50 - €70
4 Bed Outside Cabin
€80 - €100
2 Bed Lux Cabin
€100 - €130
Ferry from Kavala to Vathy Samou
Ave. Duration
14h 15m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€50 - €120
Website
Blue Star Ferries
Business
€62 - €67
2 Bed Inside Cabin
€75 - €95
Economy
€50 - €65
4 Bed Outside Cabin
€75 - €90
2 Bed Lux Cabin
€95 - €120
Barel Travel
Website
bareltravel.com
Ferry from Kuşadası to Vathy
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€0 - €25
Schedules at
bareltravel.com
Adult
€25
Child
€13
Infant
€0
Meander Travel
Website
meandertravel.com
Ferry from Kusadasis to Vathy, Samos
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€27 - €35
Schedules at
meandertravel.com

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