COVID-19 Travel restrictions may apply upon entering Greece. Learn More.

There are 3 ways to get from São Paulo to Athens by plane or car ferry

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Fly Sao Paulo to Athens  •  18h 21m

  1. Fly from Sao Paulo (GRU) to Athens (ATH) GRU - ATH

€299 - €389

2 alternative options

Fly Sao Paulo Congonhas to Athens  •  23h 8m

  1. Fly from Sao Paulo Congonhas (CGH) to Athens (ATH) CGH - ATH

€381 - €761

Fly Sao Paulo to Mykonos, car ferry  •  23h 32m

  1. Fly from Sao Paulo (GRU) to Mykonos (JMK) GRU - JMK
  2. Take the car ferry from Mykonos to Piraeus

€378 - €1053

Brazil → Greece
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International entry into Greece from Brazil

  • Entry is restricted for citizens and permanent residents of Brazil
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Allowed for: Citizens and permanent residents of Greece, as well as residents from EU Schengen Area (EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland), Andorra, Australia, Bahrain, Belarus, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Canada, China, Cyprus, Israel, Kuwait, Monaco, Montenegro, New Zealand, North Macedonia, Qatar, Russia, Rwanda, San Marino, Saudi Arabia, Serbia, Singapore, South Korea, Thailand, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, United States and Vatican

Restricted for: Foreign nationals from outside EU Schengen Area with the above exceptions

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Conditions of entry into Greece from Brazil

  • Negative Covid-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival or 7 day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Health screen upon arrival. Those showing symptoms will be tested. A positive test will result in mandatory quarantine
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempted from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Arrivals vaccinated against COVID-19 are exempted from compulsory quarantine
  • Proof of a negative test is not required if the traveller has recovered from COVID-19 in the past 9 months (certificate needed)
  • Quarantine is not required if the traveller has recovered from COVID-19 in the past 9 months (certificate needed)
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
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  • Negative Covid-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival or 7 day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Health screen upon arrival. Those showing symptoms will be tested. A positive test will result in mandatory quarantine
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempted from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Arrivals vaccinated against COVID-19 are exempted from compulsory quarantine
  • Proof of a negative test is not required if the traveller has recovered from COVID-19 in the past 9 months (certificate needed)
  • Quarantine is not required if the traveller has recovered from COVID-19 in the past 9 months (certificate needed)
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
  • Entry is allowed for fully vaccinated travellers
This applies to arrivals from Montenegro

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Rules to follow in Greece

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Considerations leaving from Brazil

The official advice is to avoid non-essential international travel to high risk countries

Frequently Asked Questions


No, entry into Greece from Brazil is currently restricted.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1 metre
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Athens is 0210 521 2054.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Athens is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Athens 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 Brazil from Greece.

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Last updated: 14 Jun 2021
Exceptions may apply, for full details: European Union.

We're working around the clock to bring you the latest COVID-19 travel updates.
This information is compiled from official sources. To the best of our knowledge, it is correct as of the last update.
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The cheapest way to get from São Paulo to Athens is to fly which costs R$ 1900 - R$ 2600 and takes 18h 21m.

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The fastest way to get from São Paulo to Athens is to fly. Taking this option will cost R$ 1900 - R$ 2600 and takes 18h 21m.

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The distance between São Paulo and Athens is 10027 km.

It takes approximately 18h 21m to get from São Paulo to Athens, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Sao Paulo Airport to Athens Airport. The quickest flight takes 14h 40m and has one stopover.

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Athens is 6h ahead of São Paulo. It is currently 12:31 AM in São Paulo and 6:31 AM in Athens.

Vueling Airlines, British Airways, Air France and seven other airlines offer flights from Sao Paulo Airport to Athens Airport.

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There are 700+ hotels available in Athens. Prices start at €75 per night.

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The best way to get from São Paulo to Sao Paulo Airport is to shuttle which takes 39 min and costs R$ 57.

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Map of how to get from São Paulo to Athens.
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  • Distance: 10027.1 km
  • Duration: 18h 21m

What companies run services between São Paulo, Brazil and Athens, Greece?

Alitalia, British Airways and 14 other airlines fly from São Paulo to Athens hourly.

Airlines
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Sao Paulo to Athens via Madrid
Ave. Duration
16h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€400 - €650
Flights from Sao Paulo to Athens via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
18h 15m
When
Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
€360 - €600
Flights from Sao Paulo Congonhas to Athens via Rio De Janeiro-Galeao, Madrid
Ave. Duration
21h 5m
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
€340 - €1000
Flights from Sao Paulo to Mykonos via Madrid
Ave. Duration
15h 30m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
€320 - €900
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Sao Paulo to Athens via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
16h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€440 - €800
Flights from Sao Paulo Congonhas to Athens via Rio De Janeiro-Galeao, Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
19h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
€550 - €600
Flights from Sao Paulo Congonhas to Athens via Fortaleza, Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
20h 30m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€550 - €600
Flights from Sao Paulo to Mykonos via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
15h 40m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
€500 - €1600
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Sao Paulo to Athens via Rome
Ave. Duration
15h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€350 - €500
Flights from Sao Paulo to Mykonos via Rome
Ave. Duration
24h
When
Thursday
Estimated price
€370 - €1400
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Sao Paulo to Athens via Zurich
Ave. Duration
16h 20m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€600 - €950
Flights from Sao Paulo to Athens via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
16h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€460 - €700
Flights from Sao Paulo to Mykonos via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
16h 30m
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
€500 - €1300
TAP Portugal
Website
flytap.com
Flights from Sao Paulo Congonhas to Athens via Recife, Lisbon
Ave. Duration
23h 40m
When
Monday
Estimated price
€340 - €850
Flights from Sao Paulo Congonhas to Athens via Salvador, Lisbon
Ave. Duration
26h 15m
When
Monday
Estimated price
€340 - €850
Flights from Sao Paulo Congonhas to Athens via Salvador, Madrid
Ave. Duration
21h 35m
When
Tuesday and Sunday
Estimated price
€340 - €900
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Sao Paulo to Athens via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
16h 5m
When
Tuesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€550 - €750
Flights from Sao Paulo to Mykonos via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
18h 55m
When
Friday
Estimated price
€480 - €1400
Turkish Airlines
Website
turkishairlines.com
Flights from Sao Paulo to Athens via Istanbul
Ave. Duration
16h 40m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
€460 - €550
Aegean Airlines
Website
en.aegeanair.com
Flights from Sao Paulo Congonhas to Athens via Salvador, Madrid
Ave. Duration
21h 35m
When
Tuesday and Sunday
Estimated price
€340 - €900
Flights from Sao Paulo to Mykonos via Rome
Ave. Duration
16h 15m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€370 - €1400
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Sao Paulo to Athens via Zurich
Ave. Duration
16h 20m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€600 - €950
Air Europa
Website
aireuropa.com
Flights from Sao Paulo to Athens via Madrid
Ave. Duration
17h 55m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
€400 - €650
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Sao Paulo Congonhas to Athens via Fortaleza, Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
21h 35m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
€540 - €600
Ferry operators
Sea Jets
Phone
+30 210 4121001
Email
info@seajets.gr
Website
seajets.gr
Car ferry from Mykonos to Piraeus
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€45 - €140
Website
Sea Jets
Club Fare Diak.
€60 - €85
Deck Fare Economy
€45 - €65
Deck Fare Economy & Car less than 4.25m
€95 - €140

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