Directions from Paris to Athens

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Fly from Paris Orly  •  6 h 27 min

  1. Fly from Paris Orly (ORY) to Athens (ATH) ORY - ATH

$110 - $370

Cheapest option

Fly from Paris CDG  •  6 h 42 min

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

$97 - $322

8 alternative options

Train to Brussels, fly  •  7 h 58 min

  1. Take the train from Paris Nord to Bruxelles Midi
  2. Fly from Brussels (BRU) to Athens (ATH) BRU - ATH

$186 - $406

Train, bus  •  32 h 14 min

  1. Take the train from Paris Est to Stuttgart Hbf Tgv / ...
  2. Take the train from Stuttgart Hbf to Hegyeshalom Rj
  3. Take the bus from Rajka to Athens

$363 - $483

Bus Korona Travel  •  38 h 27 min

  1. Take the bus from Paris to Rajka 795
  2. Take the bus from Rajka to Athens Korona Travel

$189 - $232

Bus BG Razpisanie  •  47 h 7 min

  1. Take the bus from Paris Panthéon to Sofia
  2. Take the bus from Sofia - Central Bus Station to Athens

$128 - $200

Train  •  47 h 35 min

  1. Take the train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Zürich HB Tgv
  2. Take the train from Zürich HB to Beograd En
  3. Take the train from Beograd to Thessaloniki AVE
  4. Take the train from Thessaloniki to Athens 601

$307 - $456

Train, car ferry, bus  •  2 days 2 h

  1. Take the train from Paris Gare De Lyon to Venezia S.Lucia En
  2. Take the car ferry from Venezia to Patras
  3. Take the bus from Patras to Athens

$195 - $503

Drive, car ferry  •  36 h 11 min

  1. Drive from Paris to Venice
  2. Take the car ferry from Venice to Igoumenitsa
  3. Drive from Igoumenitsa to Athens

$317 - $582

Drive  •  27 h 55 min

  1. Drive from Paris to Athens 1821.8 miles

$430 - $650

What companies run services between Paris, France and Athens, Greece?

easyJet, Transavia France and three other airlines fly from Paris to Athens every 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Paris to Athens via Rajka in around 38 h 27 min.

Airlines
Aegean Airlines
Website
aegeanair.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Athens
Ave. Duration
3 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $500
Flights from Paris CDG to Athens via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$200 - $800
Flights from Brussels to Athens
Ave. Duration
3 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Brussels to Athens via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 41 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Athens via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$200 - $800
Flights from Paris CDG to Athens via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $800
Flights from Brussels to Athens via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 41 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Flights from Brussels to Athens via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Paris Orly to Athens via Nice
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$250 - $8,000
Flights from Paris Orly to Athens via Toulouse
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$250 - $8,000
Flights from Paris CDG to Athens
Ave. Duration
3 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Athens via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $800
Flights from Brussels to Athens via Zurich
Ave. Duration
5 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Paris Orly to Athens via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $800
TUI fly Belgium
Website
tuifly.be
Flights from Paris CDG to Athens
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$95 - $460
Flights from Brussels to Athens
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Brussels to Athens
Ave. Duration
3 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Paris Orly to Athens
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $700
Flights from Paris Orly to Athens via Naples
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $700
Transavia France
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Paris Orly to Athens
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Paris Orly to Athens via Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$550 - $2,400
Flights from Brussels to Athens via Rome
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,300
Train operators
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Paris Nord to Bruxelles Midi
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$85 - $120
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$85 - $120
1st Class
$120 - $170
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
tgv.com
Train from Paris Est to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
3 h 9 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$110 - $130
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$110 - $130
1st Class
$150 - $230
Train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
4 h 11 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$120 - $140
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$120 - $140
1st Class
$160 - $230
Deutsche Bahn
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Paris Est to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
3 h 9 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$110 - $170
Website
bahn.de
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Hegyeshalom
Ave. Duration
7 h 27 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$140 - $210
Website
bahn.de
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Zürich HB to Beograd
Ave. Duration
20 h 57 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$130 - $210
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Greek Railways (OSE)
Website
trainose.gr
Train from Thessaloniki to Athens
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
trainose.gr
Purchase a
eurail.com
Second Class
$27 - $40
First Class
$35 - $50
Trenitalia
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Paris Gare De Lyon to Venezia S.Lucia
Ave. Duration
14 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$75 - $160
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$130 - $160
Bus operators
Korona Travel
Phone
210.92.33.33
Email
info@koronatravel.gr
Website
koronatravel.gr
Bus from Rajka to Athens
Ave. Duration
18 h 17 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$105
Schedules at
koronatravel.gr
Eurolines HU
Phone
+36 (1) 382-0888
Email
info@volanbusz.hu
Website
eurolines.hu
Bus from Paris to Rajka
Ave. Duration
19 h 10 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$80 - $130
Schedules at
nemzetkozi.volanbusz.hu
BG Razpisanie
Website
bgrazpisanie.com
Bus from Paris Panthéon to Sofia
Ave. Duration
34 h 14 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$95 - $160
Schedules at
bgrazpisanie.com
Union Ivkoni
Phone
02/989 0000
Website
union-ivkoni.com
Bus from Sofia - Central Bus Station to Athens
Ave. Duration
11 h 53 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$29 - $45
Schedules at
union-ivkoni.com
KTEL Achaias
Phone
2610 623 888
Website
ktelachaias.gr
Bus from Patras to Athens
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $27
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
31 h 1 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$95 - $320
Schedules at
superfast.com
Deck
$99 - $100
Aircraft-type seats
$119 - $122
2 bed inside cabin
$315 - $318
3 bed outside cabin
$270 - $320
Minoan Lines
Phone
801 11 75000
Email
reservation@minoan.gr
Website
minoan.gr
Car ferry from Venice to Igoumenitsa
Ave. Duration
21 h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$80 - $230
Schedules at
minoan.gr
Deck
$81
Airplane economy seats
$95
2-berth outside
$190 - $230
3-berth outside shower
$170 - $210

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Paris and Athens is 2095 km. The road distance is 2915 km.

The cheapest way to get from Paris to Athens is to fly which costs 80€ - 280€ and takes 6 h 42 min.

The quickest way to get from Paris to Athens is to fly which takes 6 h 27 min and costs 90€ - 320€.

No, there is no direct train from Paris to Athens. However, there are services departing from Paris Gare de Lyon and arriving at Athens via Zürich HB, Beograd and Thessaloniki. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 47 h 35 min.

No, there is no direct bus from Paris to Athens. However, there are services departing from Paris and arriving at Athens via Rajka. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 38 h 27 min.

It takes approximately 6 h 27 min to get from Paris to Athens, including transfers.