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There are 11 ways to get from Paris to Greece by plane, train, bus, night train, car or car ferry

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 Paris CDG to Thessaloniki  •  6 h 31 min

  1. Fly from Paris CDG (CDG) to Thessaloniki (SKG) CDG - SKG

$100 - $305

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Fly Paris CDG to Athens  •  6 h 50 min

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

$97 - $322

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Fly Paris CDG to Heraklion  •  6 h 13 min

  1. Fly from Paris CDG (CDG) to Heraklion (HER) CDG - HER

$113 - $424

Fly Paris Orly to Athens  •  6 h 27 min

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

$110 - $370

Train, bus via Thessaloniki  •  31 h 54 min

  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

$332 - $493

Train, bus  •  35 h 26 min

  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  •  42 h

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

$156 - $223

Bus BG Razpisanie  •  45 h 17 min

  1. Take the bus from Paris Panthéon to Sofia
  2. Take the bus from Sofia to Athens

$128 - $223

Train, night train, bus  •  43 h 11 min

  1. Take the train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Zürich HB Tgv
  2. Take the night train from Zürich HB to Beograd En
  3. Take the bus from Beograd to Athens

$293 - $409

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

$312 - $572

Drive  •  27 h 55 min

  1. Drive from Paris to Athens 1821.8 miles

$430 - $650

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The cheapest way to get from Paris to Greece is to fly which costs 80€ - 280€ and takes 6 h 50 min.

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The quickest way to get from Paris to Greece is to fly which costs 95€ - 370€ and takes 6 h 13 min.

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

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The distance between Paris and Greece is 1908 km. The road distance is 2914.9 km.

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The best way to get from Paris to Greece without a car is to train and bus which takes 31 h 54 min and costs 280€ - 430€.

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It takes approximately 6 h 31 min to get from Paris to Greece, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Paris to Greece is to fly which takes 6 h 31 min and costs 85€ - 270€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 130€ - 200€ and takes 42 h.

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The quickest flight from Paris CDG Airport to Thessaloniki Airport is the direct flight which takes 2 h 45 min.

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

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Map of how to get from Paris to Greece.
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  • Distance: 1192.5 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 31 min

What companies run services between Paris, France and Greece?

Aegean Airlines, easyJet and six other airlines fly from Paris to Thessaloniki every 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Paris to Athens via Belgrade and Beograd in around 42 h.

Airlines
Aegean Airlines
Website
aegeanair.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Paris CDG to Thessaloniki via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Paris CDG to Thessaloniki via Athens
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Paris CDG to Heraklion
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Flights from Paris CDG to Heraklion via Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$350 - $1,100
Flights from Paris CDG to Athens
Ave. Duration
3 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $500
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Thessaloniki via Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$140 - $1,800
Flights from Paris CDG to Thessaloniki via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Paris CDG to Heraklion via Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$350 - $1,100
Flights from Paris CDG to Heraklion via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Flights from Paris CDG to Athens via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $800
Flights from Paris CDG to Athens via Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $800
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Thessaloniki via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Monday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $850
Flights from Paris CDG to Heraklion
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,200
Flights from Paris CDG to Heraklion via London Luton
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,200
Flights from Paris CDG to Heraklion via Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
7 h 25 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,200
Flights from Paris Orly to Athens
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $700
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Thessaloniki via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$80 - $470
Flights from Paris CDG to Athens via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Athens via Zurich
Ave. Duration
5 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $800
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Athens via Rome
Ave. Duration
5 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,400
Flights from Paris Orly to Athens via Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$550 - $2,400
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Athens
Ave. Duration
3 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Thessaloniki via Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Luxair
Website
luxair.lu
Flights from Paris CDG to Heraklion via Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$490 - $2,000
Jet2.com
Website
jet2.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Heraklion via Leeds Bradford
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$95 - $700
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Athens via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $850
Transavia France
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Paris Orly to Athens
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Paris Orly to Athens via Madrid
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $750
Train operators
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
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 - $220
Train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
4 h 14 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$110 - $130
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$110 - $130
1st Class
$150 - $230
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
3 h 9 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$110 - $170
Website
bahn.de
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
6 h 32 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$110 - $170
Website
bahn.de
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Kelenföld
Ave. Duration
9 h 4 min
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
59 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$12 - $20
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
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Raileurope.com
Greek Railways (OSE)
Website
trainose.gr
Train from Thessaloniki to Athens
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
trainose.gr
Book at
Raileurope.com
Second Class
$27 - $40
First Class
$35 - $50
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)

The national railway company of Switzerland, Swiss Railways operates trains throughout the country and adjacent European nations including Germany, France, Italy and Austria. Tickets are sold in two classes - First and Second - with most long-distance trains offering a bistro car serving beverages and snacks. Individual tickets can be bought easily at stands, while a variety of travel passes are on offer to suit different travel needs. Swiss Railways codeshares with American Airlines and Swiss International Air Lines out of Zurich International Airport.

Contact Details
Website
sbb.ch
Night train from Zürich HB to Beograd
Ave. Duration
20 h 57 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$120 - $200
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Bus operators
Simeonidis Tours
Siamos Tours
Phone
0030 2108219900
Email
vsiamos@otenet.gr
Website
siamostours.gr
Bus from Budapest to Athens
Ave. Duration
20 h 48 min
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
25 h
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
16 h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Schedules at
crazyholidays.gr
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
Valeross
Phone
046/ 66 13 21
Email
valeross_holiday@abv.bg
Website
valeross.com
Bus from Sofia to Athens
Ave. Duration
10 h 3 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $70
Schedules at
valeross.com
Union Ivkoni
Ilias Travel
Phone
+359 2831 9192
Email
office@iliastravel.com
Website
iliastravel.com
Bus from Sofia to Athens
Ave. Duration
14 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$61 - $65
Schedules at
iliastravel.com
Ferry operators
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
$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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Greece is 1 h ahead of Paris. It is currently 2:21 PM in Paris and 3:21 PM in Greece.

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

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Eurowings, Air France, Transavia Holland and five other airlines offer flights from Paris CDG Airport to Thessaloniki Airport.

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There are 62+ hotels available in Greece. Prices start at $48 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Paris to Paris CDG Airport is to train which takes 38 min and costs 10€.

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