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There are 11 ways to get from Sweden to Greece by plane, train, bus, bus and ferry, night train or car

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Fly Copenhagen to Thessaloniki  •  6 h 23 min

  1. Fly from Copenhagen (CPH) to Thessaloniki (SKG) CPH - SKG

$70 - $246

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Fly Copenhagen to Athens  •  6 h 32 min

  1. Fly from Copenhagen (CPH) to Athens (ATH) CPH - ATH

$92 - $373

Fly Stockholm to Athens  •  6 h 57 min

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

$75 - $221

Fly Copenhagen to Heraklion  •  6 h

  1. Fly from Copenhagen (CPH) to Heraklion (HER) CPH - HER

$148 - $265

Train, bus via Thessaloniki  •  43 h 18 min

  1. Take the train from Stockholm Centralstation to København H
  2. Take the train from København H to Hamburg Hbf Ec
  3. Take the train from Hamburg Hbf to Brno hl.n. Ec
  4. Take the bus from Brno to Thessaloniki
  5. Take the train from Thessaloniki to Athens

$319 - $514

Train, bus  •  47 h 21 min

  1. Take the train from Stockholm Centralstation to København H
  2. Take the train from København H to Hamburg Hbf Ec
  3. Take the train from Hamburg Hbf to Budapest-Nyugati Ec
  4. Take the bus from Budapest to Athens

$419 - $676

Bus, bus and ferry  •  2 days 3 h

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

$167 - $222

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

$200 - $222

Bus  •  3 days 12 h

  1. Take the bus from Stockholm to Galaţi
  2. Take the bus from Galaţi to Varna
  3. Take the bus from Varna to Athens

$132 - $210

Drive  •  36 h 25 min

  1. Drive from Stockholm to Athens 2349.1 miles

$550 - $850

Drive, train  •  38 h 37 min

  1. Drive from Stockholm to Hamburg Hbf
  2. Take the train from Hamburg Hbf to München Hbf Ice
  3. Take the train from München Hbf to Kufstein M / ...
  4. Drive from Kufstein to Athens

$622 - $913

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The cheapest way to get from Sweden to Greece is to fly which costs 650 kr - 2000 kr and takes 6 h 57 min.

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The quickest way to get from Sweden to Greece is to fly which costs 1300 kr - 2400 kr and takes 6 h.

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No, there is no direct bus from Sweden to Greece. However, there are services departing from Stockholm, Stockholm Cityterminalen and arriving at Athens via Helsingborg and Beograd. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 days 3 h.

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The distance between Sweden and Greece is 2359 km. The road distance is 3758.5 km.

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The best way to get from Sweden to Greece without a car is to train and bus which takes 43 h 18 min and costs 2800 kr - 4700 kr.

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It takes approximately 6 h 23 min to get from Sweden to Greece, including transfers.

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Sweden to Greece bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Stockholm, Stockholm Cityterminalen station.

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The best way to get from Sweden to Greece is to fly which takes 6 h 23 min and costs 600 kr - 2300 kr. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 1100 kr - 1900 kr and takes 3 days 12 h.

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The quickest flight from Copenhagen Airport to Thessaloniki Airport is the direct flight which takes 2 h 50 min.

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

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Map of how to get from Sweden to Greece.
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  • Distance: 1474.2 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 23 min

What companies run services between Sweden and Greece?

Scandinavian Airlines, Air Serbia and seven other airlines fly from Malmö to Thessaloniki 4 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Stockholm to Athens via Galaţi, Varna, Athens, and Ομονοια-Σωκρατουσ in around 3 days 12 h.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Copenhagen to Thessaloniki via Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 12 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Flights from Copenhagen to Athens via Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Flights from Copenhagen to Athens via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Flights from Stockholm to Athens via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $700
Flights from Stockholm to Athens via Munich
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
When
Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$230 - $700
Flights from Copenhagen to Heraklion via Munich
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$320 - $650
Flights from Copenhagen to Heraklion via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$200 - $500
Aegean Airlines
Website
aegeanair.com
Flights from Copenhagen to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$220 - $700
Flights from Copenhagen to Athens
Ave. Duration
3 h 7 min
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Flights from Copenhagen to Athens via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Flights from Copenhagen to Athens via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Flights from Stockholm to Athens
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Tuesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $480
Flights from Stockholm to Athens via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $700
Flights from Stockholm to Athens via Munich
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
When
Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$230 - $700
Flights from Copenhagen to Heraklion via Munich
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$320 - $650
Flights from Copenhagen to Heraklion via Athens
Ave. Duration
5 h 37 min
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $500
Air Baltic
Website
airbaltic.com
Flights from Copenhagen to Thessaloniki via Riga
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Tuesday and Friday
Estimated price
$110 - $390
Flights from Copenhagen to Athens
Ave. Duration
3 h 7 min
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Flights from Copenhagen to Athens via Riga
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$90 - $700
Flights from Stockholm to Athens
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Tuesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $480
Flights from Stockholm to Athens via Riga
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$95 - $600
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Copenhagen to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$220 - $700
Flights from Copenhagen to Thessaloniki via Oslo
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$220 - $700
Flights from Copenhagen to Athens
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $700
Flights from Stockholm to Athens
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $470
Flights from Stockholm to Athens via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $470
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Copenhagen to Thessaloniki via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $500
Flights from Copenhagen to Athens via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $900
Flights from Stockholm to Athens via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Norwegian Air International
Website
norwegian.com
Flights from Copenhagen to Athens
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$90 - $480
Flights from Stockholm to Athens via Helsinki
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Flights from Copenhagen to Heraklion
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$150 - $800
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Copenhagen to Athens via Vienna
Ave. Duration
5 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $900
Flights from Stockholm to Athens via Vienna
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$270 - $700
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Copenhagen to Athens via Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $850
Flights from Stockholm to Athens via Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $460
Air Serbia
Website
airserbia.com
Flights from Copenhagen to Thessaloniki via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$200 - $650
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Copenhagen to Athens via Zurich
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Norwegian Air Shuttle
Website
norwegian.com
Flights from Stockholm to Athens
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$150 - $420
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
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Stockholm to Athens via Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $440
Train operators
Swedish Railways (SJ)
Phone
+46 77 175 75 75
Email
kundservice@sj.se
Website
sj.se
Train from Stockholm Centralstation to København H
Ave. Duration
5 h 6 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$55 - $130
Website
www.sj.se
2nd Class Non-Rebookable
$55 - $80
1st Class Non-Rebookable
$95 - $130
2nd Class Refundable
$90 - $130
1st Class Refundable
$130 - $180
Danish Railways (DSB)
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 Brno hl.n.
Ave. Duration
9 h 32 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$120 - $170
Website
bahn.de
Train from Hamburg Hbf to Budapest-Nyugati
Ave. Duration
13 h 31 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$230 - $340
Website
bahn.de
Train from Hamburg Hbf to München Hbf
Ave. Duration
5 h 41 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$140 - $210
Website
bahn.de
Train from München Hbf to Kufstein
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$24 - $35
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
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Raileurope.com
Second Class
$27 - $40
First Class
$35 - $50
Bulgarian Railways (BDZh)
Phone
0700 10 200
Website
bdz.bg
Night train from Gara Bucureşti Nord to Ruse
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$4 - $5
Website
bdz.bg
Bus operators
Simeonidis Tours
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
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, Stockholm Cityterminalen to Helsingborg
Ave. Duration
7 h 10 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
flixbus.co.uk
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
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
$79
Schedules at
tourist-service.com
Transmarian
Website
transmarian.ro
Bus from Stockholm to Galaţi
Ave. Duration
2 days 4 h
Frequency
Twice a week
Schedules at
transmarian.ro
Mercado Sud
Phone
(0721) 643.210
Email
office@mercado-sud.ro
Website
mercado-sud.ro
Bus from Galaţi to Varna
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$19 - $90
Schedules at
mercado-sud.ro
Ilias Travel
Phone
+359 2831 9192
Email
office@iliastravel.com
Website
iliastravel.com
Bus from Varna to Athens
Ave. Duration
23 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$110 - $120
Schedules at
iliastravel.com

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Greece is 1 h ahead of Sweden. It is currently 12:33 AM in Sweden and 1:33 AM in Greece.

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

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Lufthansa, Eurowings, Aegean Airlines and five other airlines offer flights from Copenhagen Airport to Thessaloniki Airport.

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There are 65+ hotels available in Greece. Prices start at $48 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Sweden to Copenhagen Airport is to train which takes 20 min and costs 65 kr - 120 kr.

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