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There are 6 ways to get from Paris CDG Airport (CDG) to Athens International Airport by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly

  1. Fly from Paris CDG (CDG) to Athens (ATH)

5 alternative options

Train, bus via Metz

  1. Take the train from Aéroport Charles-de-Gaulle TGV to Metz Ville
  2. Take the bus from Metz, gare rout. to Mannheim, ZOB Heinrich von Stephan Str. 6
  3. Take the bus from Mannheim to Thessaloniki
  4. Take the train from Thessaloniki to Athens

Bus

  1. Take the bus from Paris - Voyages Rada to Beograd
  2. Take the bus from Belgrade to Athens

Train, Bus

  1. Take the train from Paris Est to Mannheim, Hauptbahnhof
  2. Take the Bus from Mannheim to Larissa
  3. Take the train from Larissa to Athens

Bus via Leskovac

  1. Take the bus from Saint-Denis to Leskovac
  2. Take the bus from Leskovac to Athens

Drive

  1. Drive from Paris CDG Airport (CDG) to Athens International Airport

Paris CDG Airport (CDG) to Athens International Airport by train, walk and bus

The journey time between Paris CDG Airport (CDG) and Athens International Airport is around 2 days 2h and covers a distance of around 3671 km. This includes an average layover time of around 2h 43m. The fastest journey normally takes 2 days 2h. Operated by Paris RER, TGV inOui, DB Fernverkehr AG and others, the Paris CDG Airport (CDG) to Athens International Airport service departs from Aeroport Charles De Gaulle 2 Tgv and arrives in Athens International Airport. Typically only one service runs weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average journey times

Time on transportation:
47h 28m
Layover time:
2h 43m
Total time:
2 days 2h

Route information

Fastest journey time:
2 days 2h
Journey distance:
3671 km
Services per week:
1
Cheapest price:
-
Carbon emissions:
384 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
14:36
Last service departs at:
14:36

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Paris CDG Airport (CDG) to Athens International Airport train, walk and bus schedules

Train services typically run at the following times each day These schedules are estimated
Estimated schedules: These schedules are estimated and based on typical services on an average day. Please check times and availability with the operator before travelling.
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International entry into Greece from France

  • Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of France
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Allowed for: Citizens and permanent residents of Greece, as well as residents from EU Schengen Area (EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland), Albania, Andorra, Armenia, Australia, Azerbaijan, Bahrain, Belarus, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Brunei, Canada, China, Israel, Japan, Jordan, Kosovo, Kuwait, Lebanon, Moldova, Monaco, Montenegro, New Zealand, North Macedonia, Qatar, Russia, San Marino, Saudi Arabia, Serbia, Singapore, South Korea, Turkey, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, United States and Vatican

Restricted for: Foreign nationals from outside Greece with the above exceptions

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Conditions of entry into Greece from France

  • 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 France
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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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Considerations leaving from France

The official advice is to avoid non-essential international travel to high risk countries

Frequently Asked Questions


Yes, but conditions apply when entering Greece from France.

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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 Athens International Airport is 0210 521 2054.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Athens International Airport is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Athens International Airport is 1 metre.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 0210 521 2054.

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

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Last updated: 8 Sep 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Paris CDG Airport (CDG) to Athens International Airport is to fly which costs €65 - €230 and takes 3h.

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The quickest way to get from Paris CDG Airport (CDG) to Athens International Airport is to fly which costs €65 - €230 and takes 3h.

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No, there is no direct bus from Paris CDG Airport (CDG) to Athens International Airport. However, there are services departing from Terminal 2E-2F and arriving at Κτιριο Αναχωρησεων via Auber, Paris - Voyages Rada, Belgrade, Παλαια Αγορα and Αφετηρια. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 46h 24m.

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The distance between Paris CDG Airport (CDG) and Athens International Airport is 2107 km. The road distance is 2883.6 km.

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The best way to get from Paris CDG Airport (CDG) to Athens International Airport without a car is to train and bus via Metz which takes 36h 40m and costs €140 - €240.

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It takes approximately 3h to fly from Paris CDG (CDG) to Athens (ATH), including transfers and time at the airport.

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Paris CDG Airport (CDG) to Athens International Airport bus services, operated by Fudeks, depart from Paris - Voyages Rada station.

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The best way to get from Paris CDG Airport (CDG) to Athens International Airport is to fly which takes 3h and costs €65 - €230. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €160 - €210 and takes 46h 24m.

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The quickest flight from Paris CDG Airport to Athens Airport is the direct flight which takes 3h.

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Paris CDG Airport (CDG) to Athens International Airport bus services, operated by FP Travel, arrive at Athens station.

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Map of how to get from Paris CDG Airport (CDG) to Athens International Airport.
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  • Distance: 2106.8 km
  • Duration: 3h

What companies run services between Paris CDG Airport (CDG), France and Athens International Airport, Greece?

Sky Express, Air France and 12 other airlines fly from Paris CDG Airport (CDG) to Athens International Airport hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Paris CDG Airport (CDG) to Athens International Airport via Opera, Auber, Arts Et Metiers, Paris - Voyages Rada, Belgrade, Athens, Παλαια Αγορα, Πλ.Συνταγματοσ, and Αφετηρια in around 46h 24m.

Airlines
Aegean Airlines
Website
en.aegeanair.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Athens
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€80 - €380
Flights from Paris CDG to Athens via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€150 - €470
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Athens
Ave. Duration
3h 11m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€95 - €460
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Athens via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 59m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€150 - €470
Flights from Paris CDG to Athens via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 12m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€150 - €470
Sky Express
Website
skyexpress.gr
Flights from Paris CDG to Athens
Ave. Duration
3h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
€85 - €460
Flights from Paris CDG to Athens via Heraklion
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
€85 - €460
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Athens via Zurich
Ave. Duration
5h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€140 - €550
Croatia Airlines
Website
croatiaairlines.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Athens via Dubrovnik
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
€220 - €750
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Athens via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€130 - €550
Train operators
TGV inOui

France’s high-speed TGV train network runs at speeds of up to 320km/h connecting major cities across France and into neighbouring countries. All TGV tickets include a seat reservation; seating is 1+2 in 1st class, 2+2 in 2nd class. Popular routes include Paris to Marseille and Paris to Strasbourg. Most TGVs have a cafe area, power points at each seat and WiFi.

Contact Details
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Aéroport Charles-de-Gaulle TGV to Metz Ville
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€55 - €70
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€55 - €65
1st Class
€55 - €70
Train from Paris l'Est to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 8m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€90 - €120
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€90 - €110
1st Class
€100 - €120
Greek Railways (OSE)
Website
trainose.gr
Train from Thessaloniki to Athens
Ave. Duration
4h 9m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
€21 - €35
Website
Greek Railways (OSE)
Book at
Raileurope.com
Train from Larissa to Athens
Ave. Duration
2h 44m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
€15 - €22
Website
Greek Railways (OSE)
Book at
Raileurope.com
DB Fernverkehr AG
Website
delfi.de
Train from Paris Est to Mannheim, Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
3h 1m
Frequency
5 times a day
Schedules at
delfi.de
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 Paris l'Est to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 7m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€100 - €140
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Bus operators
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Bus from Metz, gare rout. to Mannheim, ZOB Heinrich von Stephan Str. 6
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€6 - €10
Website
RegioJet
Crazy Holidays
Phone
2310-241545
Website
crazyholidays.gr
Bus from Mannheim to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
24h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
€50 - €110
Schedules at
crazyholidays.gr
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 - €84
Schedules at
fptravel.gr
Portokalidis Tours
Website
portokalidistours.gr
Bus from Mannheim to Larissa
Ave. Duration
40h 30m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
€250 - €370
Schedules at
portokalidistours.gr
Resava Reisen
Phone
+381 65 567 12 19
Email
resavareisendoo@gmail.com
Website
resavareisen.ch
Bus from Saint-Denis to Leskovac
Ave. Duration
37h 56m
Frequency
Twice a week
Schedules at
resavareisen.ch
Book at
resavareisen.ch
Siamos Tours
Phone
0030 2108219900
Email
vsiamos@otenet.gr
Website
siamostours.com
Bus from Leskovac to Athens
Ave. Duration
15h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
€40 - €75
Schedules at
siamostours.com

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Athens International Airport is 1h ahead of Paris CDG Airport (CDG). It is currently 7:34 AM in Paris CDG Airport (CDG) and 8:34 AM in Athens International Airport.

Yes, the driving distance between Paris CDG Airport (CDG) to Athens International Airport is 2884 km. It takes approximately 27h 4m to drive from Paris CDG Airport (CDG) to Athens International Airport.

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Croatia Airlines, KLM, Sky Express and four other airlines offer flights from Paris CDG Airport to Athens Airport.

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