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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 8m

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

29€ - 103€

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Fly to Athens  •  5h 19m

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

33€ - 116€

Fly to Heraklion  •  4h 51m

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

67€ - 112€

Fly to Rhodes  •  5h 39m

  1. Fly from Vienna (VIE) to Rhodes (RHO) VIE - RHO

48€ - 104€

Bus, train  •  21h 3m

  1. Take the bus from Wien to Skopje
  2. Take the train from Skopje to Thessaloniki
  3. Take the train from Thessaloniki to Athens Ic

83€ - 155€

Bus via Budapest  •  27h 8m

  1. Take the bus from Vienna, Hbf to Budapest, Kelenföld, Somogyi utca MHD stop RegioJet / ...
  2. Take the bus from Budapest Népliget to Athens

54€ - 168€

Bus  •  29h 7m

  1. Take the bus from Vienna Airport to Bratislava Central Bus Station Bottova Stop Vienna - Bratislava / ...
  2. Take the bus from Bratislava to Athens

95€ - 108€

Drive  •  16h 26m

  1. Drive from Vienna to Athens 1703.7 km

210€ - 310€

Austria → Greece
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International entry into Greece from Austria

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Conditions of entry into Greece from Austria

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • 7-day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Health screen upon arrival. Those showing symptoms will be tested. A positive test will result in mandatory quarantine
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
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  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • 7-day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Health screen upon arrival. Those showing symptoms will be tested. A positive test will result in mandatory quarantine
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required
This also applies to arrivals from the following regions:
Spain: Catalonia

This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
  • Entry is allowed only for essential reasons
This applies to arrivals from North Macedonia and Turkey

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Rules to follow in Greece

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Yes, but conditions apply when entering Greece from Austria.

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Domestic travel is restricted

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1 metre
  • Nationwide control measures in place

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Greece is 0210 521 2054.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Greece is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Greece is 1 metre.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 0210 521 2054.

No, returning to Austria from Greece is currently allowed.

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Last updated: 2 Mar 2021
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The most affordable way to get from Vienna to Greece is to fly, which costs 29€ - 110€ and takes 5h 8m.

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The quickest way to get from Vienna to Greece is to fly which costs 65€ - 120€ and takes 4h 51m.

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The distance between Vienna and Greece is 1119 km. The road distance is 1703.7 km.

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The best way to get from Vienna to Greece without a car is to bus and train which takes 21h 3m and costs 80€ - 160€.

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It takes approximately 5h 8m 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 8m and costs 29€ - 110€. Alternatively, you can bus via Budapest, which costs 50€ - 170€ and takes 27h 8m.

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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 2:16 PM in Vienna and 3:16 PM in Greece.

Yes, the driving distance between Vienna to Greece is 1704 km. It takes approximately 16h 26m to drive from Vienna to Greece.

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

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  • Distance: 1119.1 km
  • Duration: 5h 8m

What companies run services between Vienna, Austria and Greece?

Austrian Airlines, Ryanair and three other airlines fly from Vienna to Thessaloníki twice daily. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Vienna to Athens via Budapest, Kelenföld, Somogyi utca MHD stop, Kelenföld vasútállomás M, Népliget M, and Budapest Népliget in around 27h 8m.

Airlines
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Vienna to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
75€ - 310€
Flights from Vienna to Athens
Ave. Duration
2h 12m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
65€ - 240€
Flights from Vienna to Heraklion
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
163€ - 164€
Flights from Vienna to Rhodes
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
90€ - 450€
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Vienna to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
75€ - 310€
Flights from Vienna to Thessaloniki via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 17m
When
Tuesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
140€ - 340€
Flights from Vienna to Athens via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
55€ - 220€
Flights from Vienna to Rhodes via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
70€ - 300€
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Vienna to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
18€ - 110€
Flights from Vienna to Athens
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
17€ - 120€
Flights from Vienna to Heraklion
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
19€ - 100€
Flights from Vienna to Rhodes
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
80€ - 95€
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Vienna to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
19€ - 150€
Flights from Vienna to Athens
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
19€ - 110€
Flights from Vienna to Heraklion
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
59€
Flights from Vienna to Rhodes
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
27€ - 80€
Aegean Airlines
Website
en.aegeanair.com
Flights from Vienna to Athens
Ave. Duration
2h 12m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
55€ - 220€
Flights from Vienna to Heraklion
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
75€ - 190€
Flights from Vienna to Heraklion via Athens
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Monday
Estimated price
75€ - 190€
Air Serbia
Website
airserbia.com
Flights from Vienna to Athens via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
75€ - 220€
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Vienna to Athens via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
160€ - 480€
Croatia Airlines
Website
croatiaairlines.com
Flights from Vienna to Athens via Dubrovnik
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
310€ - 430€
Train operators
Railways of the Republic North Macedonia Transport AD
Greek Railways (OSE)
Website
trainose.gr
Train from Thessaloniki to Athens
Ave. Duration
4h 9m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
19€ - 28€
Website
trainose.gr
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Raileurope.com
Bus operators
Makedonija Soobrakaj AD
Phone
+389(0)2 24 02 388
Email
avtobuska@maksoob.com.mk
Website
ms.mk
Bus from Wien to Skopje
Ave. Duration
10h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
45€ - 75€
Schedules at
ms.mk
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Bus from Vienna, Hbf to Budapest, Kelenföld, Somogyi utca MHD stop
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
7€ - 11€
Website
RegioJet
Bus from Vienna, Schwechat Airport Bbf. to Bratislava, Autobusová stanica Nivy
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
3€ - 5€
Website
RegioJet
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).

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Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Vienna, Vienna Central Station to Budapest, Budapest Kelenföld
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
13€ - 17€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Crazy Holidays
Phone
2310-241545
Website
crazyholidays.gr
Bus from Budapest Népliget to Athens
Ave. Duration
23h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
45€ - 150€
Schedules at
crazyholidays.gr
Slovak Lines
Phone
+421 2 55422734
Email
info@slovaklines.sk
Website
slovaklines.sk
Bus from Vienna Airport to Bratislava Central Bus Station Bottova Stop
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
3€ - 5€
Schedules at
slovaklines.sk
Eurobus SK
Phone
+421 55 680 73 06
Email
onlinepredaj@eurobus.sk
Website
eurobus.sk
Bus from Vienna Airport to Bratislava
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
8€ - 10€
Schedules at
eurobus.sk
Nomago
Phone
+386 1 431 77 00
Email
info@nomago.si
Website
nomago.si
Bus from Vienna Airport Bus Station to Bratislava Central Bus Station Bottova Stop
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
8€ - 17€
Book at
Nomago
Economy
8€ - 12€
Premium
10€ - 15€
Family&friends
12€ - 17€
Korona Travel
Phone
210.92.33.33
Email
info@koronatravel.gr
Website
koronatravel.gr
Bus from Bratislava to Athens
Ave. Duration
26h 30m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
90€
Schedules at
koronatravel.gr

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