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There are 8 ways to get from Tegel to Athens by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly from Berlin Brandenburg Apt  •  6h 43m

  1. Fly from Berlin Brandenburg Apt (BER) to Athens (ATH) BER - ATH

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Train to Leipzig, fly  •  8h 3m

  1. Take the train from Berlin Hbf to Halle(Saale)Hbf
  2. Fly from Leipzig (LEJ) to Athens (ATH) LEJ - ATH

Train, bus via Prague  •  28h 21m

  1. Take the train from Berlin Hbf to Praha Hlavni Nadrazi Ec / ...
  2. Take the bus from Praha ÚAN Florenc to Thessaloniki
  3. Take the train from Thessaloniki to Athens Ic

Train, bus  •  35h 21m

  1. Take the train from S Südkreuz Bhf to Regensburg Hbf 91
  2. Take the bus from Regensburg to Skopje
  3. Take the train from Skopje to Thessaloniki
  4. Take the train from Thessaloniki to Athens Ic

Bus  •  38h 36m

  1. Take the bus from Berlin, ZOB am Funkturm to Prague, ÚAN Florenc RegioJet / ...
  2. Take the bus from Praha to Athens

Bus via Wrocław  •  39h 31m

  1. Take the bus from S Südkreuz Bhf to Wrocław, Dworzec Autobusowy 1338 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Wrocław to Athens

Train, bus #2  •  43h 19m

  1. Take the train from Berlin Ostkreuz to Legnica Ire
  2. Take the bus from Legnica to Athens

Drive  •  22h 19m

  1. Drive from Tegel to Athens 2344.6 km

Tegel to Athens by train, tram, subway and bus

The journey time between Tegel and Athens is around 28h 21m and covers a distance of around 2453 km. This includes an average layover time of around 3h 4m. Operated by BVG, Deutsche Bahn Eurocity, Railjet and others, the Tegel to Athens service departs from U Holzhauser Str. and arrives in Athens. Typically only one service runs weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

1 Weekly Services
28h 21m Average Duration
€114 Cheapest Price
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The cheapest way to get from Tegel to Athens is to fly which costs €40 - €210 and takes 6h 43m.

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The quickest way to get from Tegel to Athens is to fly which costs €40 - €210 and takes 6h 43m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Tegel to Athens. However, there are services departing from U Holzhauser Str. and arriving at Athens via Berlin Alt-Tegel, Berlin, ZOB am Funkturm and Praha. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 38h 36m.

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The distance between Tegel and Athens is 1812 km. The road distance is 2344.6 km.

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The best way to get from Tegel to Athens without a car is to train and bus via Prague which takes 28h 21m and costs €110 - €220.

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It takes approximately 6h 43m to get from Tegel to Athens, including transfers.

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Tegel to Athens bus services, operated by RegioJet, depart from Berlin, ZOB am Funkturm station.

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The best way to get from Tegel to Athens is to fly which takes 6h 43m and costs €40 - €210. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €110 - €210 and takes 38h 36m.

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The quickest flight from Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport to Athens Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h 45m.

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Tegel to Athens bus services, operated by Korona Travel, arrive at Athens station.

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Map of how to get from Tegel to Athens.
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  • Distance: 1812.1 km
  • Duration: 6h 43m

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

Aegean Airlines, Scoot Tigerair and 11 other airlines fly from Tegel to Athens hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Tegel to Athens via U Alt-Tegel, Berlin Alt-Tegel, Berlin central bus station, Berlin, ZOB am Funkturm, and Praha in around 38h 36m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Athens via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 46m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€110 - €380
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Athens via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 47m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€110 - €380
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Athens via Zurich
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€140 - €420
Flights from Leipzig to Athens via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€130 - €490
Aegean Airlines
Website
en.aegeanair.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Athens
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
When
Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€75 - €360
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Athens via Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
€75 - €360
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Athens via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Tuesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€110 - €380
Flights from Leipzig to Athens via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€130 - €490
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Athens
Ave. Duration
3h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€29 - €300
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Athens via Boryspil
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€29 - €300
Scoot Tigerair
Website
flyscoot.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Athens
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€35 - €280
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Athens
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
€50 - €280
Air Serbia
Website
airserbia.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Athens via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
€100 - €330
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Athens via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€120 - €550
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Athens via Zurich
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€140 - €420
Condor Flugdienst
Website
condor.com
Flights from Leipzig to Athens
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
€140 - €600
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express

German rail company Deutsche Bahn is known for its efficient and comfortable service. It 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 (bookings usually open 6 months in advance for domestic tickets).

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Berlin Hbf to Halle(Saale)Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 9m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€35 - €50
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from S Südkreuz Bhf to Regensburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
4h 13m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€90 - €130
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Deutsche Bahn Intercity

Deutsche Bahn’s high-speed InterCity (IC) trains connect cities within Germany. They’re a popular way to travel as they’re faster than Deutsche Bahn’s regional trains and offer a frequent, fast service. All IC trains have first and second class carriages, power sockets and toilets, and most have a bistro cafe or restaurant. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Berlin Hbf to Halle(Saale)Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 27m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€50 - €70
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Deutsche Bahn Regional

Deutsche Bahn’s regional network is made up of IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional-Express), RB (Regionalbahn) and S-Bahn trains. Ticket prices are fixed and there’s no seat reservations – just turn up, buy a ticket and jump on the next train. All regional trains depart regularly and connect to local and long-distance services.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 311682904
Website
bahn.com
Train from Berlin Hbf to Halle(Saale)Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€26 - €40
Website
Deutsche Bahn Regional
Train from Berlin Ostkreuz to Legnica
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
€40 - €60
Website
Deutsche Bahn Regional
Deutsche Bahn Eurocity

Deutsche Bahn’s EuroCity (EC) trains connect German cities to major cities in neighbouring European countries, and are operated in conjunction with their national train company. All EC trains offer First and Standard class; cars are air-conditioned and food and drinks are available onboard. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel. Seat reservations are not compulsory but are recommended for popular routes.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Berlin Hbf to Praha Hlavni Nadrazi
Ave. Duration
4h 19m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€35 - €50
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Railjet

Railjet trains operate domestically within Austria and also connect to major cities in Germany, Czech Republic, Italy, Switzerland and Hungary. This premium service runs at speeds of up to 230km/h and offers three travel classes (economy, first and business), all with free Wi-Fi and power sockets. Other amenities include a bistro-restaurant car and family zones. Seat reservations can be made up to 90 days prior to the train's departure (compulsory for all cross-border trains but not for domestic routes).

Contact Details
Phone
+43 51717
Website
oebb.at
Train from Berlin Hbf to Praha Hlavni Nadrazi
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
€45 - €70
Website
Railjet
Greek Railways (OSE)
Website
trainose.gr
Train from Thessaloniki to Athens
Ave. Duration
4h 9m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
€10 - €35
Website
Greek Railways (OSE)
Book at
Raileurope.com
Airport
€10
Railways of the Republic North Macedonia Transport AD
Bus operators
Simeonidis Tours
Phone
+30-2310540970
Email
info@simeonidistours.gr
Website
simeonidistours.gr
Bus from Praha ÚAN Florenc to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
16h 30m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
€65 - €95
Schedules at
simeonidistours.gr
Korona Travel
Phone
210.92.33.33
Email
info@koronatravel.gr
Website
koronatravel.gr
Bus from Praha to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
23h 30m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
€100
Schedules at
koronatravel.gr
Bus from Praha to Athens
Ave. Duration
31h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
€100
Schedules at
koronatravel.gr
Nasir Tours
Phone
+389 (0) 42 218 007
Website
nasirtours.de
Bus from Regensburg to Skopje
Ave. Duration
17h 40m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€64
Schedules at
nasirtours.mk
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Bus from Berlin, ZOB am Funkturm to Prague, ÚAN Florenc
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€10 - €15
Website
RegioJet
FlixBus-de
Website
flixbus.com
Bus from Berlin ZOB [Fernbus] to Prague
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
Frequency
3 times a day
Schedules at
flixbus.com
Bus from S Südkreuz Bhf to Wrocław, Dworzec Autobusowy
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
Frequency
5 times a day
Schedules at
flixbus.com
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.com
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Berlin central bus station to Prague
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€18 - €22
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Berlin Südkreuz train station to Wrocław, Dworzec Autobusowy
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
€18 - €22
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on FlixBus?
Yes - FlixBus offers free Wi-Fi
Are there power outlets on FlixBus?
Yes
Does FlixBus offer meals or snacks?
Yes - snacks and drinks may be purchased from the driver. Please note, this is not available on all services.
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Racic Eurobus
Phone
+359-887-208-506
Email
racic_bg@yahoo.com
Website
racicbg.com
Bus from Berlin Central Bus Station to Prague Florenc Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
6h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Website
Racic Eurobus
Comati PSG
Phone
0040 723 450 475
Email
info@comati-psg.ro
Website
comati-psg.ro
Bus from Berlin Central Bus Station to Prague Florenc Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
€80 - €95
Website
Comati PSG
Autokar Polska
Phone
48/796 473 308
Email
biuro@autokarpolska.com.pl
Website
autokarpolska.com.pl
Bus from Legnica to Athens
Ave. Duration
37h 15m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
€60 - €85
Schedules at
autokarpolska.com.pl

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