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

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Fly from Stuttgart  •  6 h 4 min

  1. Fly from Stuttgart (STR) to Athens (ATH) STR - ATH

$97 - $214

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Train to Frankfurt, fly  •  6 h 57 min

  1. Take the train from Stuttgart Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
  2. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Athens (ATH) FRA - ATH

$137 - $399

Train to Zurich, fly  •  8 h 47 min

  1. Take the train from Stuttgart Hbf to Zürich HB
  2. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Athens (ATH) ZRH - ATH

$146 - $398

Train to Munich, fly  •  8 h 31 min

  1. Take the train from Stuttgart Hbf to München Hbf
  2. Fly from Munich (MUC) to Athens (ATH) MUC - ATH

$154 - $388

Train, bus  •  32 h 40 min

  1. Take the train from Stuttgart Hbf to München Hbf Ice / ...
  2. Take the train from München Hbf to Wien Hbf Rj
  3. Take the train from Wien Hbf to Kelenföld Rj / ...
  4. Take the bus from Budapest to Athens

$252 - $391

Bus Fudeks  •  33 h

  1. Take the bus from Stuttgart to Beograd
  2. Take the bus from Beograd to Athens

$123 - $188

Drive, car ferry  •  32 h 38 min

  1. Drive from Stuttgart to Venice
  2. Take the car ferry from Venice to Igoumenitsa
  3. Drive from Igoumenitsa to Athens

$256 - $493

Train, car ferry, bus  •  46 h 29 min

  1. Take the train from Stuttgart Hbf to München Hbf Ice / ...
  2. Take the train from München Hbf to Venezia Santa Lucia Ec
  3. Take the car ferry from Venezia to Patras
  4. Take the bus from Patras to Athens

$229 - $532

Train, night train  •  2 days 0 h

  1. Take the train from Stuttgart Hbf to Zürich HB Ic
  2. Take the train from Zürich HB to Stara Pazova En
  3. Take the night train from Beograd centar to Thessaloniki
  4. Take the train from Thessaloniki to Athens

$220 - $396

Bus Makedonija Soobrakaj AD  •  2 days 4 h

  1. Take the bus from Stuttgart Hauptbahnhof to Skopje
  2. Take the bus from Skopje to Thessaloniki
  3. Take the bus from Thessaloniki to Athens Karaiskaki sq

$166 - $231

Drive  •  22 h 30 min

  1. Drive from Stuttgart to Athens 1427.4 miles

$340 - $500

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The cheapest way to get from Stuttgart to Athens is to fly which costs 80€ - 190€ and takes 6 h 4 min.

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The quickest way to get from Stuttgart to Athens is to fly which costs 80€ - 190€ and takes 6 h 4 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Stuttgart to Athens. However, there are services departing from Stuttgart and arriving at Athens via Beograd. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 33 h.

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No, there is no direct train from Stuttgart to Athens. However, there are services departing from Stuttgart Hbf and arriving at Athens via Zürich HB, Stara Pazova, Beograd centar and Thessaloniki. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 days 0 h.

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The distance between Stuttgart and Athens is 1675 km. The road distance is 2283.8 km.

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The best way to get from Stuttgart to Athens without a car is to train and bus which takes 32 h 40 min and costs 210€ - 340€.

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It takes approximately 6 h 4 min to get from Stuttgart to Athens, including transfers.

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Stuttgart to Athens bus services, operated by Fudeks, depart from Stuttgart station.

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Stuttgart to Athens train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, depart from Stuttgart Hbf station.

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The best way to get from Stuttgart to Athens is to fly which takes 6 h 4 min and costs 80€ - 190€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 100€ - 160€ and takes 33 h.

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Map of how to get from Stuttgart to Athens.
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  • Distance: 1046.8 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 4 min

What companies run services between Stuttgart, Germany and Athens, Greece?

Aegean Airlines, Eurowings and nine other airlines fly from Stuttgart to Athens hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Stuttgart to Athens via Beograd in around 33 h.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Stuttgart to Athens via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $500
Flights from Stuttgart to Athens via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $500
Flights from Stuttgart to Athens via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $550
Flights from Frankfurt to Athens
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Flights from Frankfurt to Athens via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Flights from Frankfurt to Athens via Zurich
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$220 - $950
Flights from Zurich to Athens
Ave. Duration
2 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Flights from Zurich to Athens via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $750
Flights from Zurich to Athens via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $750
Flights from Munich to Athens
Ave. Duration
2 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Munich to Athens via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from Munich to Athens via Zurich
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$210 - $950
Aegean Airlines
Website
aegeanair.com
Flights from Stuttgart to Athens
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from Frankfurt to Athens
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Flights from Zurich to Athens
Ave. Duration
2 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Flights from Munich to Athens
Ave. Duration
2 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Stuttgart to Athens via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $550
Flights from Frankfurt to Athens via Zurich
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$220 - $950
Flights from Zurich to Athens
Ave. Duration
2 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Flights from Munich to Athens via Zurich
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$210 - $950
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Stuttgart to Athens via Vienna
Ave. Duration
5 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $500
Flights from Frankfurt to Athens via Vienna
Ave. Duration
5 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $950
Flights from Zurich to Athens via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $900
Flights from Munich to Athens via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $900
Air Serbia
Website
airserbia.com
Flights from Stuttgart to Athens via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $500
Flights from Frankfurt to Athens via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Flights from Zurich to Athens via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $700
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Stuttgart to Athens
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$120 - $650
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Stuttgart to Athens via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $750
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Athens
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $550
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Athens via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$190 - $950
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Zurich to Athens via Rome
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$290 - $1,400
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Munich to Athens via Mykonos
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$80 - $390
Ellinair
Website
en.ellinair.com
Flights from Munich to Athens via Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Munich to Athens via Istanbul
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Train operators
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 Stuttgart Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
bahn.de
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
2 h 56 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$55 - $90
Website
bahn.de
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to München Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 13 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
bahn.de
Train from München Hbf to Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
4 h 3 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$70 - $110
Website
bahn.de
Train from München Hbf to Venezia Santa Lucia
Ave. Duration
6 h 59 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $100
Website
bahn.de
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf.com
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to München Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 17 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $60
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$50 - $60
1st Class
$75 - $100
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 Kelenföld
Ave. Duration
2 h 22 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
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
Train from Zürich HB to Stara Pazova
Ave. Duration
20 h 13 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$130 - $210
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
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
Greek Railways (OSE)
Website
trainose.gr
Train from Thessaloniki to Athens
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Website
trainose.gr
Book at
Raileurope.com
Second Class
$28 - $40
First Class
$35 - $50
Bus operators
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 Stuttgart to Beograd
Ave. Duration
16 h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$65 - $110
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
KTEL Achaias
Phone
2610 623 888
Website
ktelachaias.gr
Bus from Patras to Athens
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $27
Schedules at
ktelachaias.gr
Makedonija Soobrakaj AD
Phone
+389(0)2 24 02 388
Email
avtobuska@maksoob.com.mk
Website
ms.mk
Bus from Stuttgart Hauptbahnhof to Skopje
Ave. Duration
40 h 41 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$100 - $170
Schedules at
ms.mk
Bus from Skopje to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$14 - $24
Schedules at
ms.mk
Euro Bus MK
Website
eurobus.mk
Bus from Stuttgart to Skopje
Ave. Duration
26 h 36 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$140 - $180
Schedules at
eurobus.mk
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
$46
Schedules at
ktelthes.gr
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
$80 - $230
Schedules at
minoan.gr
Deck
$82
Airplane economy seats
$96
2-berth outside
$190 - $230
3-berth outside shower
$170 - $210
Superfast ferries
Phone
+30 210 8919700
Email
superfast@superfast.com
Website
superfast.com
Car ferry from Venezia to Patras
Ave. Duration
31 h 1 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$100 - $330
Schedules at
superfast.com
Deck
$100 - $101
Aircraft-type seats
$120 - $123
2 bed inside cabin
$318 - $321
3 bed outside cabin
$270 - $330

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