There are 6 ways to get from Toulouse to Athens by plane, train, bus, bus and ferry, car ferry or car

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Fly  •  6 h 10 min

  1. Fly from Toulouse (TLS) to Athens (ATH) TLS - ATH

$92 - $322

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Train, bus, bus and ferry  •  35 h 6 min

  1. Take the train from Toulouse-Matabiau to Marseille-St-Charles Ic
  2. Take the bus from Marseille, Marseille St. Charles to Bologna, Bologna 482
  3. Take the bus and ferry from Bologna to Larissa
  4. Take the train from Larissa to Athens

$251 - $392

Bus  •  2 days 0 h

  1. Take the bus from Toulouse to Sofia
  2. Take the bus from Sofia to Athens

$298 - $421

Train, bus  •  2 days 0 h

  1. Take the train from Toulouse-Matabiau to Marseille-St-Charles Ic
  2. Take the train from Marseille-St-Charles to Nice Ville Tgv
  3. Take the train from Nice Ville to Wien Hbf R / ...
  4. Take the train from Wien Hbf to Bratislava-Petrzalka Rex
  5. Take the bus from Bratislava to Thessaloniki
  6. Take the train from Thessaloniki to Athens

$342 - $484

Train, car ferry, bus  •  2 days 3 h

  1. Take the train from Toulouse-Matabiau to Marseille-St-Charles Ic
  2. Take the train from Marseille-Saint-Charles to Milano Centrale Ec
  3. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Venezia S.Lucia Fr
  4. Take the car ferry from Venezia to Patras
  5. Take the bus from Patras to Athens

$274 - $597

Drive  •  28 h 54 min

  1. Drive from Toulouse to Athens 1873 miles

$450 - $650

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The cheapest way to get from Toulouse to Athens is to fly which costs 75€ - 280€ and takes 6 h 10 min.

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The quickest way to get from Toulouse to Athens is to fly which costs 75€ - 280€ and takes 6 h 10 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Toulouse to Athens. However, there are services departing from Toulouse and arriving at Athens via Sofia. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 days 0 h.

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The distance between Toulouse and Athens is 1969 km. The road distance is 2996.8 km.

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The best way to get from Toulouse to Athens without a car is to train and bus and bus and ferry which takes 35 h 6 min and costs 210€ - 340€.

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It takes approximately 6 h 10 min to get from Toulouse to Athens, including transfers.

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Toulouse to Athens bus services, operated by Georg, depart from Toulouse station.

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The best way to get from Toulouse to Athens is to fly which takes 6 h 10 min and costs 75€ - 280€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 250€ - 360€ and takes 2 days 0 h.

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The quickest flight from Toulouse Airport to Athens Airport is the direct flight which takes 2 h 55 min.

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Toulouse to Athens bus services, operated by Tourist Service Holding AD, arrive at Athens station.

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Map of how to get from Toulouse to Athens.
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  • Distance: 1230.9 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 10 min

What companies run services between Toulouse, France and Athens, Greece?

Aegean Airlines, Lufthansa and six other airlines fly from Toulouse to Athens every 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Toulouse to Athens via Sofia in around 2 days 0 h.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Toulouse to Athens via Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$260 - $950
Flights from Toulouse to Athens via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $950
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Toulouse to Athens via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $750
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Toulouse to Athens via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $1,100
Aegean Airlines
Website
aegeanair.com
Flights from Toulouse to Athens
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$60 - $1,400
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Toulouse to Athens via Rome
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,400
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Toulouse to Athens via Madrid
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $700
Train operators
SNCF

Loosely translated as the French National Railway Corporation, the SNCF is France’s state-owned railway company. It covers the country’s extensive rail network, as well as the TGV and Thalys, France’s two high-speed railway networks. With over 14,000 trains operating daily, it is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country. The railway network consists of about 32,000km in total, of which 1800km are high-speed lines and 14,500km are electrified.

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Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Toulouse-Matabiau to Marseille-St-Charles
Ave. Duration
3 h 51 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$60 - $85
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$60 - $85
1st Class
$85 - $140
Train from Marseille-St-Charles to Nice Ville
Ave. Duration
2 h 41 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$35 - $55
1st Class
$50 - $80
Greek Railways (OSE)
Website
trainose.gr
Train from Larissa to Athens
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$19 - $25
Website
trainose.gr
Book at
Raileurope.com
Second Class
$19 - $25
First Class
$24 - $35
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
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf.com
Train from Marseille-St-Charles to Nice Ville
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $55
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$45 - $55
1st Class
$70 - $90
Russian Railways
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 Bratislava-Petrzalka
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $20
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Trenitalia Eurocity

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Marseille-Saint-Charles to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
7 h 23 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$80 - $120
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Trenitalia Frecce

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Milano Centrale to Venezia S.Lucia
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$28 - $45
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
ItaloTreno
Bus operators
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.

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Marseille, Marseille St. Charles to Bologna, Bologna
Ave. Duration
9 h 45 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $70
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Portokalidis Tours
Website
portokalidistours.gr
Bus and ferry from Bologna to Larissa
Ave. Duration
14 h 4 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$130 - $210
Schedules at
portokalidistours.gr
Georg
Phone
+ 359/38/66 34 04
Email
georg_ltd@abv.bg
Website
georg-bg.com
Bus from Toulouse to Sofia
Ave. Duration
36 h
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$270 - $350
Schedules at
georg-bg.com
Yubim
Website
yubim.eu
Bus from Toulouse to Sofia
Ave. Duration
36 h 7 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$130 - $170
Schedules at
yubim.eu
Tourist Service Holding AD
Phone
02 981 13 33
Email
outgoing@tourist-service.com
Website
tourist-service.com
Bus from Sofia to Athens
Ave. Duration
11 h 20 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$78
Schedules at
tourist-service.com
Union Ivkoni
Valeross
Phone
046/ 66 13 21
Email
valeross_holiday@abv.bg
Website
valeross.com
Bus from Sofia to Athens
Ave. Duration
10 h 3 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $70
Schedules at
valeross.com
Simeonidis Tours
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
Ferry operators
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
$95 - $320
Schedules at
superfast.com
Deck
$99 - $101
Aircraft-type seats
$120 - $122
2 bed inside cabin
$316 - $319
3 bed outside cabin
$270 - $320

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Athens is 1 h ahead of Toulouse. It is currently 2:38 PM in Toulouse and 3:38 PM in Athens.

Yes, the driving distance between Toulouse to Athens is 2997 km. It takes approximately 28 h 54 min to drive from Toulouse to Athens.

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Aegean Airlines, Alitalia, Iberia and three other airlines offer flights from Toulouse 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 Toulouse to Toulouse Airport is to bus which takes 13 min and costs 2€.

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