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There are 11 ways to get from Paris to Samos by plane, ferry, car ferry, train, bus 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 Paris CDG to Samos  •  8h 59m

  1. Fly from Paris CDG (CDG) to Samos (SMI) CDG - SMI

116€ - 268€

Cheapest option

Fly Paris Orly to Mykonos, car ferry  •  13h

  1. Fly from Paris Orly (ORY) to Mykonos (JMK) ORY - JMK
  2. Take the car ferry from Mykonos to Vathy

92€ - 454€

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Fly Paris Orly to Samos  •  10h 24m

  1. Fly from Paris Orly (ORY) to Samos (SMI) ORY - SMI

127€ - 302€

Fly Paris CDG to Izmir, ferry  •  10h 49m

  1. Fly from Paris CDG (CDG) to Izmir (ADB) CDG - ADB
  2. Take the ferry from Kuşadası to Vathy

127€ - 228€

Fly Paris CDG to Mykonos, car ferry  •  13h 5m

  1. Fly from Paris CDG (CDG) to Mykonos (JMK) CDG - JMK
  2. Take the car ferry from Mykonos to Vathy

116€ - 450€

Train, bus, car ferry  •  2 days 1h

  1. Take the train from Paris l'Est to Mannheim Hbf Ice / ...
  2. Take the bus from Mannheim to Thessaloniki
  3. Take the bus from Thessaloniki to Kavala
  4. Take the car ferry from Kavala to Vathy

186€ - 351€

Train, bus, car ferry via Linz  •  2 days 2h

  1. Take the train from Paris l'Est to Stuttgart Hbf Tgv / ...
  2. Take the train from Stuttgart Hbf to Linz Hbf Rjx
  3. Take the bus from Linz to Sofia
  4. Take the bus from Sofia to Kavala
  5. Take the car ferry from Kavala to Vathy

Bus, car ferry  •  2 days 12h

  1. Take the bus from Paris to Sofia
  2. Take the bus from Sofia to Kavala
  3. Take the car ferry from Kavala to Vathy

Bus, ferry  •  2 days 12h

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

96€ - 215€

Bus, car ferry via Reims  •  2 days 13h

  1. Take the bus from Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine to Reims 758
  2. Take the bus from Reims TGV Bus Station to Sofia Serdica Bus Station
  3. Take the bus from Sofia to Kavala
  4. Take the car ferry from Kavala to Vathy

Drive, car ferry  •  35h 17m

  1. Drive from Paris to Çesme
  2. Take the car ferry from Çesme to Chios
  3. Take the car ferry from Chios to Vathy

403€ - 619€

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Domestic travel is restricted

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1 metre
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Samos is 0210 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 0210 521 2054.

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

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The cheapest way to get from Paris to Samos is to fly which costs 110€ - 270€ and takes 8h 59m.

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The quickest way to get from Paris to Samos is to fly which costs 110€ - 270€ and takes 8h 59m.

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The distance between Paris and Samos is 2328 km.

The best way to get from Paris to Samos without a car is to train and bus and car ferry which takes 2 days 1h and costs 180€ - 360€.

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It takes approximately 8h 59m to get from Paris to Samos, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Paris CDG Airport to Samos Airport. The quickest flight takes 4h 55m and has one stopover.

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Samos is 1h ahead of Paris. It is currently 1:43 PM in Paris and 2:43 PM in Samos.

Lufthansa, Condor Flugdienst, Sky Express and five other airlines offer flights from Paris CDG Airport to Samos Airport.

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There are 170+ hotels available in Samos. Prices start at 75€ 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 5€ - 9€.

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Map of how to get from Paris to Samos.
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  • Distance: 2327.7 km
  • Duration: 8h 59m

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

Aegean Airlines, Olympic Air and six other airlines fly from Paris to Samos twice daily.

Airlines
Aegean Airlines
Website
en.aegeanair.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Samos via Athens
Ave. Duration
6h 17m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
90€ - 310€
Flights from Paris CDG to Samos via Marseille, Athens
Ave. Duration
7h 40m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
100€ - 370€
Flights from Paris Orly to Samos via Heraklion, Athens
Ave. Duration
7h 50m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
90€ - 460€
Flights from Paris Orly to Samos via Athens
Ave. Duration
10h 55m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
70€ - 410€
Flights from Paris Orly to Samos via Marseille, Athens
Ave. Duration
8h 25m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
120€ - 420€
Flights from Paris Orly to Samos via Mykonos, Athens
Ave. Duration
10h 15m
When
Friday
Estimated price
80€ - 430€
Flights from Paris CDG to Mykonos
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Tuesday and Friday
Estimated price
100€ - 340€
Olympic Air
Website
olympicair.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Samos via Athens
Ave. Duration
7h 40m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
100€ - 350€
Flights from Paris CDG to Samos via Marseille, Athens
Ave. Duration
7h 40m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
100€ - 370€
Flights from Paris Orly to Samos via Heraklion, Athens
Ave. Duration
7h 50m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
90€ - 460€
Flights from Paris Orly to Samos via Athens
Ave. Duration
10h 55m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
70€ - 410€
Flights from Paris Orly to Samos via Marseille, Athens
Ave. Duration
8h 25m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
120€ - 420€
Flights from Paris Orly to Samos via Mykonos, Athens
Ave. Duration
10h 15m
When
Friday
Estimated price
80€ - 430€
Turkish Airlines
Website
turkishairlines.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Izmir via Sabiha Gokcen
Ave. Duration
6h 26m
When
Every day
Estimated price
160€ - 220€
Flights from Paris CDG to Izmir via Istanbul
Ave. Duration
7h
When
Every day
Estimated price
160€ - 220€
Flights from Paris CDG to Izmir via Ankara
Ave. Duration
6h 55m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
160€ - 220€
TUI Airlines Netherlands
Website
tui.nl
Flights from Paris CDG to Samos via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
7h 55m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
75€ - 390€
Flights from Paris Orly to Samos via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
10h 45m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
85€ - 440€
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Izmir via Munich
Ave. Duration
7h 55m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
100€ - 230€
Flights from Paris CDG to Izmir via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
8h
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
100€ - 230€
Flights from Paris CDG to Mykonos via Munich
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
130€ - 700€
Flights from Paris CDG to Mykonos via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
When
Friday
Estimated price
130€ - 700€
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Paris Orly to Mykonos
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
95€ - 410€
Flights from Paris Orly to Mykonos via Nice
Ave. Duration
6h 35m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
100€ - 420€
Flights from Paris CDG to Mykonos
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
85€ - 360€
Condor Flugdienst
Website
condor.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Samos via Munich
Ave. Duration
7h 25m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
110€ - 260€
Flights from Paris Orly to Samos via Munich
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
120€ - 290€
Transavia France
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Paris Orly to Mykonos
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
95€ - 550€
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Paris Orly to Mykonos via Madrid
Ave. Duration
6h 35m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
160€ - 390€
Flights from Paris Orly to Mykonos via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
6h 45m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
160€ - 700€
Sky Express
Website
skyexpress.gr
Flights from Paris CDG to Samos via Athens
Ave. Duration
10h 25m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
75€ - 260€
Transavia Holland
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Paris Orly to Samos via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
11h 35m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
85€ - 390€
SunExpress
Website
sunexpress.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Izmir
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
95€ - 220€
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Paris Orly to Mykonos via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
6h 45m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
160€ - 700€
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Mykonos
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
130€ - 460€
Luxair
Website
luxair.lu
Flights from Paris CDG to Mykonos via Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
6h 35m
When
Monday
Estimated price
230€ - 950€
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 Paris l'Est to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 7m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
85€ - 130€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Paris l'Est to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 21m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
100€ - 140€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
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 Paris l'Est to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
80€ - 110€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
80€ - 95€
1st Class
90€ - 110€
Train from Paris l'Est to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 21m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
90€ - 130€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
90€ - 110€
1st Class
100€ - 130€
Railjet

Railjet trains operate domestically within Austria and also connect to major cities in Germany, Czech Republic, Italy, Switzerland and Hungary. This premium service runs at speeds of up to 230km/h and offers three travel classes (economy, first and business), all with free Wi-Fi and power sockets. Other amenities include a bistro-restaurant car and family zones. Seat reservations can be made up to 90 days prior to the train's departure (compulsory for all cross-border trains but not for domestic routes).

Contact Details
Phone
+43 51717
Website
oebb.at
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Linz Hbf
Ave. Duration
5h 16m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
60€ - 95€
Website
Railjet
Bus operators
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
KTEL Kavalas
Phone
(+30) 2510.222294
Email
info@ktelkavalas.gr
Website
ktelkavalas.gr
Bus from Thessaloniki to Kavala
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
13€ - 20€
Schedules at
ktelkavalas.gr
Union Ivkoni
Phone
02/989 0000
Website
union-ivkoni.com
Bus from Linz to Sofia
Ave. Duration
15h 50m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
35€ - 50€
Schedules at
union-ivkoni.com
Bus from Paris to Sofia
Ave. Duration
32h 28m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
65€ - 90€
Schedules at
union-ivkoni.com
Georg
Phone
+ 359/38/66 34 04
Email
georg_ltd@abv.bg
Website
georg-bg.com
Bus from Linz to Sofia
Ave. Duration
16h 30m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
120€ - 160€
Schedules at
georg-bg.com
Bus from Paris to Sofia
Ave. Duration
36h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
220€ - 280€
Schedules at
georg-bg.com
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
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
90€ - 130€
Website
Karat-S
Bus from Reims TGV Bus Station to Sofia Serdica Bus Station
Ave. Duration
35h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
90€ - 130€
Website
Karat-S
Has Turizm
Website
hasturizm.bg
Bus from Sofia to Istanbul
Ave. Duration
8h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
10€
Website
Has Turizm
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
21€ - 30€
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
10€ - 16€
Website
MetroTurizm
Blablabus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 10 European cities at affordable fares. Ouibus journeys are safe and comfortable, with the four-star coaches offering power outlets, restrooms and WiFi. All Ouibus stations are located close to town centres for easy access to public transport. Getting on one of the 130 daily journeys is easy - electronic travel documents include your ticket and a personalised mini-guide with handy information.

Contact Details
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine to Reims
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
9€ - 11€
Website
Blablabus
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Paris to Reims Champagne Ardenne TGV
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
9€ - 12€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Ferry operators
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
Hellenic Seaways
Phone
+30 210 4199000
Email
hswroro@hsw.gr
Website
hellenicseaways.gr
Car ferry from Mykonos to Vathy
Ave. Duration
5h 7m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
23€ - 80€
Website
Hellenic Seaways
Business
35€ - 50€
2 Bed Lux Cabin
60€ - 80€
Economy
23€ - 30€
4 Bed Inside Cabin
40€ - 60€
Car ferry from Kavala to Vathy
Ave. Duration
15h 52m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
40€ - 100€
Website
Hellenic Seaways
Business
45€ - 70€
2 Bed Lux Cabin
75€ - 100€
Economy
40€ - 55€
4 Bed Inside Cabin
60€ - 85€
Car ferry from Chios to Vathy
Ave. Duration
3h 8m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
20€ - 75€
Website
Hellenic Seaways
Business
35€ - 50€
2 Bed Lux Cabin
55€ - 75€
Economy
20€ - 26€
4 Bed Inside Cabin
35€ - 55€
Turyol
Phone
+90 212 251 4421
Email
cesme@turyol.com
Website
turyolonline.com
Car ferry from Çesme to Chios
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
20€
Schedules at
turyolonline.com

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