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There are 10 ways to get from Paris to Athens by plane, train, bus, night train, 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 from Paris Orly  •  6h 28m

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

$110 - $370

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Fly from Paris CDG  •  6h 57m

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

$97 - $322

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Train to Brussels, fly  •  8h 3m

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

$185 - $403

Train, bus via Thessaloniki  •  32h 23m

  1. Take the train from Paris Est to Stuttgart Hbf Tgv / ...
  2. Take the train from Stuttgart Hbf to Wien Hbf Rj
  3. Take the train from Wien Hbf to Bratislava-Petrzalka Rex
  4. Take the bus from Bratislava to Thessaloniki
  5. Take the train from Thessaloniki to Athens

$329 - $523

Train, bus  •  35h 26m

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

$367 - $555

Bus Fudeks  •  42h

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

$156 - $223

Bus Georg  •  2 days 0h

  1. Take the bus from Paris to Sofia Paris - Strasbourg - Varna
  2. Take the bus from Sofia to Athens

$232 - $402

Night train, car ferry, bus  •  2 days 2h

  1. Take the night 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

$193 - $500

Drive, car ferry  •  36h 11m

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

$312 - $572

Drive  •  27h 55m

  1. Drive from Paris to Athens 1821.8 miles

$430 - $650

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The cheapest way to get from Paris to Athens is to fly which costs 80€ - 280€ and takes 6h 57m.

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The quickest way to get from Paris to Athens is to fly which costs 95€ - 330€ and takes 6h 28m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Paris to Athens. However, there are services departing from Paris - Voyages Rada and arriving at Athens via Beograd. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 42h.

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The distance between Paris and Athens is 2095 km. The road distance is 2914.9 km.

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The best way to get from Paris to Athens without a car is to train and bus which takes 32h 23m and costs 280€ - 460€.

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It takes approximately 6h 28m to get from Paris to Athens, including transfers.

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Paris to Athens bus services, operated by Fudeks, depart from Paris - Voyages Rada station.

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The best way to get from Paris to Athens is to fly which takes 6h 28m and costs 95€ - 330€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 130€ - 200€ and takes 42h.

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The quickest flight from Paris Orly Airport to Athens Airport is the direct flight which takes 3h 10m.

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

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Map of how to get from Paris to Athens.
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  • Distance: 1309.7 miles
  • Duration: 6h 28m

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

easyJet, Transavia France and three other airlines fly from Paris to Athens 3 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Paris to Athens via Beograd in around 42h.

Airlines
Aegean Airlines
Website
aegeanair.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Athens
Ave. Duration
3h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $500
Flights from Brussels to Athens
Ave. Duration
3h 3m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Brussels to Athens via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Flights from Brussels to Athens via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Athens via Munich
Ave. Duration
5h 57m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $800
Flights from Brussels to Athens via Munich
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Flights from Brussels to Athens via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Athens via Zurich
Ave. Duration
5h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $800
Flights from Brussels to Athens via Zurich
Ave. Duration
5h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Paris Orly to Athens via Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$550 - $2,400
Flights from Paris CDG to Athens via Rome
Ave. Duration
5h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,400
Flights from Brussels to Athens via Rome
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,300
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Paris Orly to Athens
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $700
Flights from Paris Orly to Athens via Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
6h 5m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $700
Flights from Brussels to Athens via Geneva
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$80 - $420
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Brussels to Athens
Ave. Duration
3h 3m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Paris Orly to Athens via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
6h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Flights from Paris Orly to Athens via Madrid
Ave. Duration
6h 40m
When
Monday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $750
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Athens via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$170 - $850
Flights from Brussels to Athens via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $950
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Athens via Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
6h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $650
Transavia France
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Paris Orly to Athens
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Paris Orly to Athens via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
6h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Athens
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $650
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Athens via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Croatia Airlines
Website
croatiaairlines.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Athens via Dubrovnik
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $850
Train operators
Thalys
Phone
+32 70 66 77 88
Website
thalys.com
Train from Paris-Nord to Brussel-Zuid/Midi
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$85 - $120
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$85 - $120
1st Class
$120 - $160
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Paris Est to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 9m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$110 - $130
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$110 - $130
1st Class
$150 - $220
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.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Paris Est to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 9m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$110 - $170
Website
bahn.de
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
6h 32m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$110 - $170
Website
bahn.de
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Kelenföld
Ave. Duration
9h 4m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$170 - $260
Website
bahn.de
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 Wien Hbf to Bratislava-Petrzalka
Ave. Duration
59m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$12 - $20
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Greek Railways (OSE)
Website
trainose.gr
Train from Thessaloniki to Athens
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$24 - $70
Website
trainose.gr
Book at
Raileurope.com
2nd Class Ticket
$24 - $35
1st Class Ticket
$35 - $45
InterCity 2nd Class Ticket
$45 - $55
InterCity 1st Class Ticket
$60 - $70
Trenitalia

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Night train from Paris Gare De Lyon to Venezia S.Lucia
Ave. Duration
14h 20m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$75 - $160
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$130 - $160
Bus operators
Simeonidis Tours
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
Fudeks
Phone
+381 11 7620255
Email
office@fudeks.rs
Website
fudeks.rs
Bus from Paris - Voyages Rada to Belgrade
Ave. Duration
25h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$100 - $150
Schedules at
en.fudeks.rs
Book at
fudeks.rs
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
Georg
Phone
+ 359/38/66 34 04
Email
georg_ltd@abv.bg
Website
georg-bg.com
Bus from Paris to Sofia
Ave. Duration
36h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$250 - $330
Schedules at
georg-bg.com
Union Ivkoni
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Paris Gallieni to Sofia
Ave. Duration
36h 42m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$200 - $290
Schedules at
eurolines.fr
Karat-S
Phone
+359 2 8120810
Email
operations@eurolines.bg
Website
karat-s.com
Bus from Paris Gallieni to Sofia Serdica Bus Station
Ave. Duration
37h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$100 - $150
Website
Karat-S
Valeross
Phone
046/ 66 13 21
Email
valeross_holiday@abv.bg
Website
valeross.com
Bus from Sofia to Athens
Ave. Duration
10h 3m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $70
Schedules at
valeross.com
Ilias Travel
Phone
+359 2831 9192
Email
office@iliastravel.com
Website
iliastravel.com
Bus from Sofia to Athens
Ave. Duration
14h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$61 - $65
Schedules at
iliastravel.com
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
Minoan Lines
Phone
801 11 75000
Email
reservation@minoan.gr
Website
minoan.gr
Car ferry from Venice to Igoumenitsa
Ave. Duration
21h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$75 - $220
Schedules at
minoan.gr
Deck
$79
Airplane economy seats
$93
2-berth outside
$180 - $220
3-berth outside shower
$160 - $200

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Athens is 1h ahead of Paris. It is currently 2:36 PM in Paris and 3:36 PM in Athens.

Yes, the driving distance between Paris to Athens is 2915 km. It takes approximately 27h 55m to drive from Paris to Athens.

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Transavia France, Alitalia, Vueling Airlines and two other airlines offer flights from Paris Orly Airport to Athens Airport.

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There are 4171+ hotels available in Athens. Prices start at $46 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Paris to Paris Orly Airport is to bus which takes 16m and costs 9€.

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