There are 9 ways to get from Vienna to Greece by plane, shuttle, night train, bus, train or car

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 to Thessaloniki  •  5 h 9 min

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

$116 - $276

Cheapest option

EuroNight, train  •  33 h 44 min

  1. Take the EuroNight from Wien Hauptbahnhof to Budapest-Keleti
  2. Take the train from Budapest-Keleti to Beograd D
  3. Take the train from Beograd to Thessaloniki AVE
  4. Take the train from Thessaloniki to Athens

$81 - $151

7 alternative options

Fly to Athens  •  5 h 23 min

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

$93 - $273

Fly to Irakleion  •  4 h 46 min

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

$124 - $355

Fly to Chania, Private transfer  •  6 h 54 min

  1. Fly from Vienna (VIE) to Chania (CHQ) VIE - CHQ
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Chania Airport to Kokkini Hani

$305 - $966

EuroNight, bus  •  24 h 33 min

  1. Take the EuroNight from Wien Hauptbahnhof to Budapest-Kelenföld Dacia
  2. Take the bus from Budapest to Athens Siamos Tours

$91 - $145

Bus  •  27 h 14 min

  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  •  29 h 54 min

  1. Take the train from Wien Mitte to Wolfsthal R / ...
  2. Take the bus from Bratislava to Athens

$121 - $129

Drive  •  17 h 9 min

  1. Drive from Vienna to Athens 1073.3 miles

$250 - $380

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct train from Vienna to Greece. However, there are services departing from Wien Hauptbahnhof and arriving at Athens via Budapest-Keleti, Beograd and Thessaloniki. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 33 h 44 min.

More details

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

Get driving directions

The best way to get from Vienna to Greece without a car is to EuroNight and bus which takes 24 h 33 min and costs .

More details

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

More details

Vienna to Greece train services, operated by Czech Railways (ČD), depart from Wien Hauptbahnhof station.

More details

The best way to get from Vienna to Greece is to fly which takes 5 h 9 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 27 h 14 min.

Mode details

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

Search flights

Greece is 1 h ahead of Vienna. It is currently 7:55 PM in Vienna and 8:55 PM in Greece.

Vienna to Greece train services, operated by Greek Railways (OSE), arrive at Athens station.

More details

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

Get driving directions

Map of how to get from Vienna to Greece.
Launch map view
  • Distance: 699.4 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 9 min

What companies run services between Vienna, Austria and Greece?

Austrian Airlines, Wizz Air and two 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, Budapest, Budapest Népliget, and Budapest in around 27 h 14 min.

Airlines
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Vienna to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $700
Flights from Vienna to Athens
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from Vienna to Irakleion
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
When
Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $550
Flights from Vienna to Chania
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$200 - $950
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Vienna to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $700
Flights from Vienna to Thessaloniki via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Vienna to Athens via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $700
Flights from Vienna to Irakleion via Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$350 - $1,100
Aegean Airlines
Website
aegeanair.com
Flights from Vienna to Athens
Ave. Duration
2 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $460
Flights from Vienna to Irakleion via Athens
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from Vienna to Chania via Athens
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $1,300
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Vienna to Athens via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $700
Flights from Vienna to Chania via Zurich
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$160 - $850
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Vienna to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$35 - $200
Tarom
Website
tarom.ro
Flights from Vienna to Thessaloniki via Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$280 - $750
Air Serbia
Website
airserbia.com
Flights from Vienna to Athens via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Vienna to Irakleion
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$170 - $1,100
Cairo Aviation
Website
cairoaviation.com.eg
Flights from Vienna to Chania
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$110 - $650
Train operators
Czech Railways (ČD)
Phone
+420 221 111 122
Email
info@cd.cz
Website
cd.cz
Night train from Wien Hauptbahnhof to Budapest-Kelenföld
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$9 - $15
Website
cd.cz
Night train from Wien Hauptbahnhof to Budapest-Keleti
Ave. Duration
2 h 38 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$10 - $16
Website
cd.cz
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 Mitte to Wolfsthal
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $18
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
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
Book at
Raileurope.com
Second Class
$27 - $40
First Class
$35 - $50
Bus operators
B&S Transfers
Phone
+30 697 32 04 923
Email
info@crete-taxi-service.com
Website
crete-taxi-service.com
Shuttle from Chania Airport to Kokkini Hani
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$180 - $400
Schedules at
crete-taxi-service.com
Luxurious Taxi
$185
Minivan
$254
Minibus
$392
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.

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
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
3 h
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
22 h 30 min
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
23 h 30 min
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
26 h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$104
Schedules at
slovaklines.sk

Want to know more about travelling around Greece

Rome2rio's Travel Guide series provide vital information for the global traveller. Filled with useful and timely travel information, the guides answer all the hard questions - such as 'How do I buy a ticket?', 'Should I book online before I travel? ', 'How much should I expect to pay?', 'Do the trains and buses have Wifi?' - to help you get the most out of your next trip.

More Questions & Answers

Wizz Air, Aegean Airlines, Austrian Airlines and Tarom offer flights from Vienna Airport to Thessaloniki Airport.

Search flights

There are 57+ hotels available in Greece. Prices start at $46 USD per night.

More details

The best way to get from Vienna to Vienna Airport is to train which takes 16 min and costs .

More details