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There are 7 ways to get from Prague to Athens by plane, bus, train, night train or car

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Fly  •  5 h 58 min

  1. Fly from Prague (PRG) to Athens (ATH) PRG - ATH

$92 - $262

6 alternative options

Bus, train  •  22 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus from Prague to Thessaloniki Simeonidis
  2. Take the train from Thessaloniki to Athens Θεσσαλονίκη - Αθήνα

$102 - $148

Bus Simeonidis Tours  •  23 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Prague to Thessaloniki Simeonidis
  2. Take the bus from Thessaloniki to Athens Karaiskaki sq

$120 - $153

Bus Eurolines HU  •  29 h 56 min

  1. Take the bus from Prague, Prague Main station to Budapest, Budapest Népliget N260 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Budapest to Athens 597

$115 - $189

Train, bus  •  30 h 59 min

  1. Take the train from Praha hl.n. to Bratislava hl.st. Ec / ...
  2. Take the bus from Bratislava to Athens

$120 - $127

Train, night train  •  38 h 58 min

  1. Take the train from Praha hl.n. to Wien Hbf Rj / ...
  2. Take the train from Wien Hbf to Novi Beograd D
  3. Take the night train from Beograd centar to Thessaloniki
  4. Take the train from Thessaloniki to Athens

$143 - $269

Drive  •  19 h 45 min

  1. Drive from Prague to Athens 1251.1 miles

$300 - $440

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Prague to Athens is to fly which costs 2 000 Kč - 6 000 Kč and takes 5 h 58 min.

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The quickest way to get from Prague to Athens is to fly which costs 2 000 Kč - 6 000 Kč and takes 5 h 58 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Prague to Athens. However, there are services departing from Prague and arriving at Athens Karaiskaki sq via Thessaloniki. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 23 h 15 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Prague to Athens. However, there are services departing from Praha hl.n. and arriving at Athens via Wien Hbf, Novi Beograd, Beograd centar and Thessaloniki. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 38 h 58 min.

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The distance between Prague and Athens is 1535 km. The road distance is 2001.7 km.

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The best way to get from Prague to Athens without a car is to bus and train which takes 22 h 50 min and costs 2 300 Kč - 3 400 Kč.

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It takes approximately 5 h 58 min to get from Prague to Athens, including transfers.

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Prague to Athens bus services, operated by Simeonidis Tours, depart from Prague station.

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Prague to Athens train services, operated by Czech Railways (ČD), depart from Praha hl.n. station.

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The best way to get from Prague to Athens is to fly which takes 5 h 58 min and costs 2 000 Kč - 6 000 Kč. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 2 700 Kč - 3 500 Kč and takes 23 h 15 min.

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Map of how to get from Prague to Athens.
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  • Distance: 959.4 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 58 min

What companies run services between Prague, Czech Republic and Athens, Greece?

Aegean Airlines, Austrian Airlines and seven other airlines fly from Prague to Athens every 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Prague to Athens via Thessaloniki in around 23 h 15 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Prague to Athens via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Flights from Prague to Athens via Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$200 - $850
Aegean Airlines
Website
aegeanair.com
Flights from Prague to Athens
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $480
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Prague to Athens via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $850
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Prague to Athens via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Flights from Prague to Athens via Rome
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,400
Air Serbia
Website
airserbia.com
Flights from Prague to Athens via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Prague to Athens via Zurich
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$200 - $850
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Prague to Athens via Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Tarom
Website
tarom.ro
Flights from Prague to Athens via Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$750 - $1,600
Train operators
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
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Raileurope.com
Second Class
$27 - $40
First Class
$35 - $50
Czech Railways (ČD)
Phone
+420 221 111 122
Email
info@cd.cz
Website
cd.cz
Train from Praha hl.n. to Bratislava hl.st.
Ave. Duration
3 h 59 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$15 - $23
Website
cd.cz
Train from Praha hl.n. to Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
3 h 58 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Website
cd.cz
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Train from Praha hlavní nádraží to Bratislava
Ave. Duration
3 h 51 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$14 - $21
Website
regiojet.com
Train from Prague, hl.n. to Vienna, Hbf
Ave. Duration
4 h 3 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$15 - $21
Website
regiojet.com
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 Novi Beograd
Ave. Duration
11 h 31 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$90 - $140
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Serbian Railways
Website
srbvoz.rs
Night train from Beograd centar to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
14 h 58 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$3 - $55
Schedules at
srbvoz.rs
2nd Class Ticket
$21 - $35
1st Class Ticket
$35 - $55
Bus operators
Simeonidis Tours
KTEL Thessalonikis
Phone
+30 2310 510835
Email
contact@ktelthes.gr
Website
ktelthes.gr
Bus from Thessaloniki to Athens Karaiskaki sq
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$45
Schedules at
ktelthes.gr
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Prague, Prague Main station to Budapest, Budapest Népliget
Ave. Duration
6 h 26 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines HU
Phone
+36 (1) 382-0888
Email
info@volanbusz.hu
Website
eurolines.hu
Bus from Budapest to Athens
Ave. Duration
22 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$85 - $140
Schedules at
nemzetkozi.volanbusz.hu
Crazy Holidays
Phone
2310-241545
Website
crazyholidays.gr
Bus from Budapest Népliget to Athens
Ave. Duration
23 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Schedules at
crazyholidays.gr
Slovak Lines
Phone
+421 2 55422734
Email
info@slovaklines.sk
Website
slovaklines.sk
Bus from Bratislava to Athens
Ave. Duration
26 h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$104
Schedules at
slovaklines.sk

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The quickest flight from Prague Airport to Athens Airport is the direct flight which takes 2 h 30 min.

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Prague to Athens bus services, operated by KTEL Thessalonikis, arrive at Athens Karaiskaki sq station.

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Athens is 1 h ahead of Prague. It is currently 9:24 PM in Prague and 10:24 PM in Athens.

Prague to Athens train services, operated by Greek Railways (OSE), arrive at Athens station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Prague to Athens is 2002 km. It takes approximately 19 h 45 min to drive from Prague to Athens.

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CSA, Tarom, Air Serbia and six other airlines offer flights from Prague Airport to Athens Airport.

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There are 3881+ hotels available in Athens. Prices start at $51 USD per night.

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