There are 14 ways to get from Switzerland to Greece by plane, train, bus, bus and ferry, 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 Zurich to Thessaloniki  •  5 h 41 min

  1. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Thessaloniki (SKG) ZRH - SKG

$94 - $573

Cheapest option

Train, bus to Milan Bergamo, fly to Thessaloniki  •  7 h 34 min

  1. Take the train from Lugano to Milano Centrale
  2. Take the bus from Milan Central Station to Milan Bergamo Airport
  3. Fly from Milan Bergamo (BGY) to Thessaloniki (SKG) BGY - SKG

$58 - $309

12 alternative options

Fly Geneva to Irakleion  •  5 h 26 min

  1. Fly from Geneva (GVA) to Irakleion (HER) GVA - HER

$90 - $437

Fly Zurich to Irakleion  •  5 h 16 min

  1. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Irakleion (HER) ZRH - HER

$112 - $572

Fly Geneva to Athens  •  6 h 5 min

  1. Fly from Geneva (GVA) to Athens (ATH) GVA - ATH

$79 - $275

Fly Zurich to Athens  •  5 h 55 min

  1. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Athens (ATH) ZRH - ATH

$96 - $310

Fly Milan Malpensa to Athens  •  6 h 32 min

  1. Fly from Milan Malpensa (MXP) to Athens (ATH) MXP - ATH

$89 - $241

Train, bus and ferry  •  26 h 55 min

  1. Take the train from Zuerich Hb to Milano Centrale Ec
  2. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Ancona Fb / ...
  3. Take the bus and ferry from Ancona to Larissa
  4. Take the train from Larissa to Athens 601

$224 - $342

Bus Korona Travel  •  34 h 6 min

  1. Take the bus from Zürich - Carparkplatz Sihlquai to Brno 000259
  2. Take the bus from Brno to Athens Korona Travel

$173 - $240

Drive, car ferry  •  31 h 6 min

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

$232 - $458

Bus Durmo Tours  •  37 h 32 min

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

$163 - $225

Train  •  43 h 26 min

  1. Take the train from Zürich HB to Beograd En
  2. Take the train from Beograd to Thessaloniki AVE
  3. Take the train from Thessaloniki to Athens 601

$185 - $330

Train, night train  •  44 h 7 min

  1. Take the train from Zürich HB to Beograd En
  2. Take the night train from Beograd to Thessaloniki
  3. Take the train from Thessaloniki to Athens 601

$158 - $310

Drive  •  23 h 19 min

  1. Drive from Zürich to Athens 1475.6 miles

$350 - $550

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Switzerland to Greece is to fly which costs SFr 75 - SFr 280 and takes 6 h 5 min.

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The quickest way to get from Switzerland to Greece is to fly which takes 5 h 16 min and costs SFr 110 - SFr 600.

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The distance between Switzerland and Greece is 1414 km. The road distance is 2361 km.

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It takes approximately 5 h 41 min to get from Switzerland to Greece, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct train from Switzerland to Greece. However, there are services departing from Zürich Stadelhofen and arriving at Athens via Zürich HB, Beograd and Thessaloniki. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 43 h 26 min.

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What companies run services between Switzerland and Greece?

Swiss, Austrian Airlines and five other airlines fly from Zürich to Thessaloniki every 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Zürich to Athens via Zürich HB, Zürich - Carparkplatz Sihlquai, and Brno in around 34 h 6 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Geneva to Irakleion via Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$350 - $1,100
Flights from Geneva to Athens via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $850
Flights from Geneva to Athens via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $550
Flights from Geneva to Athens via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $850
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 Milan Malpensa to Athens via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $800
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Athens via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $800
Flights from Milan Bergamo to Thessaloniki via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$950 - $980
Aegean Airlines
Website
aegeanair.com
Flights from Zurich to Thessaloniki via Athens
Ave. Duration
4 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $1,600
Flights from Geneva to Irakleion
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$130 - $900
Flights from Geneva to Irakleion via Athens
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $900
Flights from Zurich to Irakleion
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $950
Flights from Zurich to Irakleion via Athens
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$130 - $950
Flights from Geneva to Athens
Ave. Duration
2 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $600
Flights from Zurich to Athens
Ave. Duration
2 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Athens
Ave. Duration
2 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $470
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Zurich to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $2,100
Flights from Geneva to Irakleion
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$150 - $1,100
Flights from Zurich to Irakleion
Ave. Duration
2 h 51 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,500
Flights from Geneva to Athens
Ave. Duration
2 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $600
Flights from Geneva to Athens via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $550
Flights from Zurich to Athens
Ave. Duration
2 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Athens via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,000
Air Serbia
Website
airserbia.com
Flights from Zurich to Thessaloniki via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
4 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $800
Flights from Geneva to Athens via Rome
Ave. Duration
5 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,400
Flights from Zurich to Athens via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $700
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Athens via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
4 h 37 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $800
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Geneva to Athens via Rome
Ave. Duration
4 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,400
Flights from Zurich to Athens via Rome
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$290 - $1,400
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Athens via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$120 - $800
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Athens via Rome
Ave. Duration
4 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $750
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Zurich to Thessaloniki via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,500
Flights from Zurich to Irakleion via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$550 - $2,100
Flights from Geneva to Athens via Vienna
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$190 - $900
Flights from Zurich to Athens via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $900
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Geneva to Irakleion
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$130 - $1,100
Flights from Geneva to Athens
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$190 - $1,000
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Athens
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $500
Edelweiss Air
Website
flyedelweiss.com
Flights from Zurich to Irakleion
Ave. Duration
2 h 51 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,500
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Milan Bergamo to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$30 - $320
Flights from Milan Bergamo to Thessaloniki via Naples
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$30 - $320
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Zurich to Thessaloniki via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$150 - $1,800
Luxair
Website
luxair.lu
Flights from Geneva to Irakleion via Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$850 - $2,600
Germania Flug AG
Website
flygermania.com
Flights from Zurich to Irakleion
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$140 - $420
Cairo Aviation
Website
cairoaviation.com.eg
Flights from Zurich to Irakleion
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $750
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Zurich to Irakleion via Rome
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$280 - $900
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Geneva to Athens via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $900
Bulgaria Air
Website
air.bg
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Athens via Sofia
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Train operators
Trenitalia Eurocity
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Lugano to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $30
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Zuerich Hb to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
3 h 26 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Deutsche Bahn
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Lugano to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Website
bahn.de
Greek Railways (OSE)
Website
trainose.gr
Train from Larissa to Athens
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$19 - $25
Website
trainose.gr
Purchase a
eurail.com
Second Class
$19 - $25
First Class
$24 - $35
Train from Thessaloniki to Athens
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
trainose.gr
Purchase a
eurail.com
Second Class
$27 - $40
First Class
$35 - $50
Serbian Railways
Website
srbvoz.rs
Night train from Beograd 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
TerraVision IT
Email
customerservices@terravision.eu
Website
terravision.eu
Bus from Milan Central Station to Milan Bergamo Airport
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $6
Schedules at
terravision.eu
Portokalidis Tours
Website
portokalidistours.gr
Bus and ferry from Ancona to Larissa
Ave. Duration
11 h 26 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$110 - $170
Schedules at
portokalidistours.gr
Tour Bus
Website
tourbus.cz
Bus from Zürich - Carparkplatz Sihlquai to Brno
Ave. Duration
11 h 49 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$60 - $120
Schedules at
tourbus.cz
Korona Travel
Phone
210.92.33.33
Email
info@koronatravel.gr
Website
koronatravel.gr
Bus from Brno to Athens
Ave. Duration
20 h 9 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$105
Schedules at
koronatravel.gr
Durmo Tours
Website
durmotours.com
Bus from Zürich to Skopje
Ave. Duration
24 h 15 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$95 - $140
Schedules at
durmotours.com.mk
Makedonija Soobrakaj AD
Phone
+389(0)2 24 02 388
Email
avtobuska@maksoob.com.mk
Website
ms.mk
Bus from Skopje to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$14 - $24
Schedules at
ms.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
$80
Airplane economy seats
$94
2-berth outside
$190 - $230
3-berth outside shower
$170 - $200

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