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

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Fly  •  6 h 52 min

  1. Fly from Stockholm (ARN) to Athens (ATH) ARN - ATH

$97 - $242

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Train, bus via Bratislava hl.st.  •  42 h 38 min

  1. Take the train from Stockholm Centralstation to Malmö Centralstation
  2. Take the train from Malmö Centralstation to København H 029
  3. Take the train from København H to Hamburg Hbf Ec
  4. Take the train from Hamburg Hbf to Bratislava hl.st. Ec
  5. Take the bus from Bratislava to Thessaloniki
  6. Take the train from Thessaloniki to Athens

$319 - $530

Train, bus Makedonija Soobrakaj AD  •  2 days 0 h

  1. Take the train from Stockholm Centralstation to Malmö Centralstation
  2. Take the train from Malmö Centralstation to København H 029
  3. Take the bus from Copenhagen to Skopje
  4. Take the bus from Skopje to Thessaloniki
  5. Take the train from Thessaloniki to Athens

$222 - $363

Bus, bus and ferry  •  2 days 7 h

  1. Take the bus from Stockholm to Jönköping 602 / ...
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Jönköping to Belgrade
  3. Take the bus from Beograd to Athens

$169 - $221

Bus  •  2 days 12 h

  1. Take the bus from Stockholm to Derventa
  2. Take the bus from Derventa to Novi Sad
  3. Take the bus from Novi Sad to Athens

$211 - $319

Bus, night train  •  2 days 23 h

  1. Take the bus from Stockholm to Bucuresti
  2. Take the night train from Gara Bucureşti Nord to Ruse
  3. Take the bus from Ruse to Athens

$203 - $225

Drive  •  36 h 25 min

  1. Drive from Stockholm to Athens 2349.1 miles

$550 - $850

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The cheapest way to get from Stockholm to Athens is to fly which costs 850 kr - 2200 kr and takes 6 h 52 min.

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The quickest way to get from Stockholm to Athens is to fly which costs 850 kr - 2200 kr and takes 6 h 52 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Stockholm to Athens. However, there are services departing from Stockholm and arriving at Athens via Jönköping and Beograd. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 days 7 h.

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The distance between Stockholm and Athens is 2408 km. The road distance is 3758.5 km.

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The best way to get from Stockholm to Athens without a car is to train and bus which takes 42 h 38 min and costs 2800 kr - 4700 kr.

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It takes approximately 6 h 52 min to get from Stockholm to Athens, including transfers.

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Stockholm to Athens bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Stockholm station.

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The best way to get from Stockholm to Athens is to fly which takes 6 h 52 min and costs 850 kr - 2200 kr. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 1800 kr - 2900 kr and takes 2 days 12 h.

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The quickest flight from Stockholm Airport to Athens Airport is the direct flight which takes 3 h 30 min.

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

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Map of how to get from Stockholm to Athens.
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  • Distance: 1505.2 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 52 min

What companies run services between Stockholm, Sweden and Athens, Greece?

Aegean Airlines, Norwegian Air Shuttle and 14 other airlines fly from Stockholm to Athens hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Stockholm to Athens via Derventa and Novi Sad in around 2 days 12 h.

Airlines
Aegean Airlines
Website
aegeanair.com
Flights from Stockholm to Athens
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $480
Flights from Stockholm to Athens via Munich
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $700
Flights from Stockholm to Athens via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $700
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Stockholm to Athens via Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $700
Flights from Stockholm to Athens via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $700
Air Baltic
Website
airbaltic.com
Flights from Stockholm to Athens
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$110 - $480
Flights from Stockholm to Athens via Riga
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$95 - $600
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Stockholm to Athens
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Tuesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $470
Flights from Stockholm to Athens via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $470
Norwegian Air Shuttle
Website
norwegian.com
Flights from Stockholm to Athens
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$150 - $420
Air Serbia
Website
airserbia.com
Flights from Stockholm to Athens via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $750
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Stockholm to Athens via Istanbul
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $460
Pegasus Airlines
Website
flypgs.com
Flights from Stockholm to Athens via Sabiha Gokcen
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Friday
Estimated price
$110 - $480
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Stockholm to Athens via Vienna
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $700
Tarom
Website
tarom.ro
Flights from Stockholm to Athens via Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $440
Train operators
Swedish Railways (SJ)
Phone
+46 77 175 75 75
Email
kundservice@sj.se
Website
sj.se
Train from Stockholm Centralstation to Malmö Centralstation
Ave. Duration
4 h 23 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $130
Website
www.sj.se
2nd Class Non-Rebookable
$50 - $75
1st Class Non-Rebookable
$90 - $120
2nd Class Refundable
$90 - $130
1st Class Refundable
$120 - $180
Train from Malmö Centralstation to København H
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$8 - $16
Website
www.sj.se
2nd Class Non-Rebookable
$8 - $12
1st Class Non-Rebookable
$11 - $16
2nd Class Refundable
$11 - $16
1st Class Refundable
$14 - $20
Öresundståg
Website
oresundstag.se
Train from Malmö Centralstation to København H
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Schedules at
oresundstag.se
Danish Railways (DSB)
Phone
70 13 14 15
Website
dsb.dk
Train from Malmö C to København H
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $13
Website
dsb.dk
Train from København H to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
4 h 41 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
dsb.dk
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 Hamburg Hbf to Bratislava hl.st.
Ave. Duration
11 h 2 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$120 - $180
Website
bahn.de
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
Bulgarian Railways (BDZh)
Bus operators
Simeonidis Tours
Phone
+30-2310540970
Email
info@simeonidistours.gr
Website
simeonidistours.gr
Bus from Bratislava to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
12 h 28 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$60 - $95
Schedules at
simeonidistours.gr
Bus from Skopje to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Schedules at
simeonidistours.gr
Makedonija Soobrakaj AD
Phone
+389(0)2 24 02 388
Email
avtobuska@maksoob.com.mk
Website
ms.mk
Bus from Copenhagen to Skopje
Ave. Duration
31 h 30 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$110 - $150
Schedules at
ms.mk
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 Stockholm to Jönköping
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$18 - $35
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus4You
Website
nettbuss.se
Bus from Stockholm Cityterminalen to Jönköping Centralstation
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
nettbuss.sesok-kopbus4you
Nettbuss Express
Phone
+46 771-15 15 15
Email
info@nettbuss.se
Website
nettbuss.se
Bus from Stockholm Cityterminalen to Jönköping Centralstation
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$18 - $27
Schedule at
Nettbuss Express
Swebus
Phone
+46 771 218 218
Email
kundtjanst@swebusexpress.se
Website
swebus.se
Bus from Stockholm Cityterminalen to Jönköping Centralstation
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Schedules at
Swebus
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
Biss-Tours
Phone
032 245 451
Email
info@biss-tours.ba
Website
biss-tours.ba
Bus from Stockholm to Derventa
Ave. Duration
34 h 21 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$120 - $220
Schedules at
biss-tours.ba
Bocac Tours
Phone
051/215-725
Email
bocact@teol.net
Website
bocactours.com
Bus from Derventa to Novi Sad
Ave. Duration
4 h 43 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$18 - $28
Schedules at
bocactours.com
Tourist Company
Phone
066 890 490
Email
tourist@teol.net
Website
touristcompany.ba
Bus from Derventa to Novi Sad
Ave. Duration
5 h 51 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$21
Schedules at
touristcompany.ba
Siamos Tours
Phone
0030 2108219900
Email
vsiamos@otenet.gr
Website
siamostours.gr
Bus from Novi Sad to Athens
Ave. Duration
19 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$65 - $80
Schedules at
siamostours.gr
Tourist Service Holding AD
Phone
02 981 13 33
Email
outgoing@tourist-service.com
Website
tourist-service.com
Bus from Ruse to Athens
Ave. Duration
16 h 50 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$80
Schedules at
tourist-service.com

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Athens is 1 h ahead of Stockholm. It is currently 6:09 AM in Stockholm and 7:09 AM in Athens.

Yes, the driving distance between Stockholm to Athens is 3758 km. It takes approximately 36 h 25 min to drive from Stockholm to Athens.

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Norwegian Air Shuttle, Aegean Airlines, Air Serbia and seven other airlines offer flights from Stockholm Airport to Athens Airport.

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There are 3826+ hotels available in Athens. Prices start at $53 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Stockholm to Stockholm Airport is to train which takes 20 min and costs 280 kr.

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