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There are 8 ways to get from Vienna to Greece by plane, bus, train or car

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Fly to Thessaloniki  •  5h 9m

  1. Fly from Vienna (VIE) to Thessaloniki (SKG) VIE - SKG

$116 - $276

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Fly to Athens  •  5h 28m

  1. Fly from Vienna (VIE) to Athens (ATH) VIE - ATH

$93 - $273

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Fly to Heraklion  •  4h 56m

  1. Fly from Vienna (VIE) to Heraklion (HER) VIE - HER

$124 - $355

Bus, train  •  23h 3m

  1. Take the bus from Vienna to Kumanovo
  2. Take the train from Skopje to Thessaloniki 335
  3. Take the train from Thessaloniki to Athens

$123 - $292

Train, bus Siamos Tours  •  24h 33m

  1. Take the train from Wien Hbf to Kelenföld Rj / ...
  2. Take the bus from Budapest to Athens Siamos Tours

$131 - $202

Bus  •  27h 10m

  1. Take the bus from Vienna, Vienna Erdberg to Budapest, Budapest Népliget 902 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Budapest to Athens 597

$101 - $166

Train, bus Slovak Lines  •  29h 6m

  1. Take the train from Wien Simmering to Bratislava hl.st. Rex / ...
  2. Take the bus from Bratislava to Athens

$119 - $126

Drive  •  17h 9m

  1. Drive from Vienna to Athens 1073.3 miles

$250 - $380

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The cheapest way to get from Vienna to Greece is to bus which costs 85€ - 150€ and takes 27h 10m.

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The quickest way to get from Vienna to Greece is to fly which costs 100€ - 310€ and takes 4h 56m.

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The distance between Vienna and Greece is 1119 km. The road distance is 1717.2 km.

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The best way to get from Vienna to Greece without a car is to bus and train which takes 23h 3m and costs 100€ - 260€.

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It takes approximately 5h 9m to get from Vienna to Greece, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Vienna to Greece is to fly which takes 5h 9m and costs 100€ - 240€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 85€ - 150€ and takes 27h 10m.

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The quickest flight from Vienna Airport to Thessaloniki Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 45m.

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Greece is 1h ahead of Vienna. It is currently 9:17 AM in Vienna and 10:17 AM in Greece.

Yes, the driving distance between Vienna to Greece is 1717 km. It takes approximately 17h 9m to drive from Vienna to Greece.

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Wizz Air, Olympic Air, Austrian Airlines and two other airlines offer flights from Vienna Airport to Thessaloniki Airport.

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  • Distance: 699.4 miles
  • Duration: 5h 9m

What companies run services between Vienna, Austria and Greece?

Austrian Airlines, Wizz Air and three other airlines fly from Vienna to Thessaloniki 3 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Vienna to Athens via Erdberg, Vienna, Vienna Erdberg, and Budapest in around 27h 10m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Vienna to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $700
Flights from Vienna to Thessaloniki via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Vienna to Athens via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 47m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $700
Flights from Vienna to Heraklion via Munich
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$350 - $1,100
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Vienna to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $700
Flights from Vienna to Athens
Ave. Duration
2h 12m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Flights from Vienna to Heraklion
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$210 - $550
Aegean Airlines
Website
aegeanair.com
Flights from Vienna to Thessaloniki via Athens
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Vienna to Athens
Ave. Duration
2h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $460
Flights from Vienna to Heraklion via Athens
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Vienna to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$35 - $200
Tarom
Website
tarom.ro
Flights from Vienna to Thessaloniki via Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$280 - $750
Air Serbia
Website
airserbia.com
Flights from Vienna to Athens via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Vienna to Athens via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$200 - $700
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Vienna to Heraklion
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
When
Monday
Estimated price
$170 - $1,100
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Vienna to Heraklion via Rome
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Friday
Estimated price
$220 - $490
Train operators
Macedonian Railways (MZ)
Phone
+389 (2) 3 164 255
Website
mzt.mk
Train from Skopje to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
4h 36m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16 - $55
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mzt.mk
Greek Railways (OSE)
Website
trainose.gr
Train from Thessaloniki to Athens
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$24 - $70
Website
trainose.gr
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2nd Class Ticket
$24 - $35
1st Class Ticket
$35 - $45
InterCity 2nd Class Ticket
$45 - $55
InterCity 1st Class Ticket
$60 - $70
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
2h 20m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Train from Wien Simmering to Bratislava hl.st.
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $15
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Bus operators
Euro Bus MK
Website
eurobus.mk
Bus from Vienna to Kumanovo
Ave. Duration
10h 4m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$80 - $170
Schedules at
eurobus.mk
Siamos Tours
Phone
0030 2108219900
Email
vsiamos@otenet.gr
Website
siamostours.gr
Bus from Budapest to Athens
Ave. Duration
20h 48m
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 Vienna, Vienna Erdberg to Budapest, Budapest Népliget
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $23
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines HU
Phone
+36 (1) 382-0888
Email
info@volanbusz.hu
Website
eurolines.hu
Bus from Budapest to Athens
Ave. Duration
22h 30m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$85 - $140
Schedules at
nemzetkozi.volanbusz.hu
Crazy Holidays
Phone
2310-241545
Website
crazyholidays.gr
Bus from Budapest Népliget to Athens
Ave. Duration
23h 30m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Schedules at
crazyholidays.gr
Slovak Lines
Phone
+421 2 55422734
Email
info@slovaklines.sk
Website
slovaklines.sk
Bus from Bratislava to Athens
Ave. Duration
26h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$104
Schedules at
slovaklines.sk

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