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There are 7 ways to get from Vilnius to Athens by plane, bus, train or car

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Fly  •  6h 20m

  1. Fly from Vilnius (VNO) to Athens (ATH) VNO - ATH

46€ - 180€

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Bus via Warsaw  •  47h 55m

  1. Take the bus from Vilnius to Warszawa N1323
  2. Take the bus from Warsaw Zachodni Bus Station to Athens Acharnon Alex-Poland

144€ - 152€

Bus  •  2 days 2h

  1. Take the bus from Vilnius to Białystok N1323
  2. Take the bus from Białystok to Athens

81€ - 112€

Train, bus  •  2 days 2h

  1. Take the train from Vilnius to Kiev Pass Riga
  2. Take the bus from Kiev to Athens

83€ - 183€

Bus via Brest  •  2 days 2h

  1. Take the bus from Vilnius Central Bus Station to Brest Bus station
  2. Take the bus from Brest Bus station to Lublin
  3. Take the bus from Lublin to Athens

81€ - 121€

Train  •  2 days 17h

  1. Take the train from Vilnius to Kiev Pass
  2. Take the train from Kyiv-Passazhyrskiy Station to Bucharest - Gara de Nord
  3. Take the train from Bucuresti Nord to Sofia 461
  4. Take the train from Sofia to Thessaloniki
  5. Take the train from Thessaloniki to Athens Ic

106€ - 213€

Drive  •  27h 58m

  1. Drive from Vilnius to Athens 2779.7 km

340€ - 500€

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  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival and 3 day mandatory self quarantine
  • Passenger Location Form (PLF) required
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This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
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The cheapest way to get from Vilnius to Athens is to fly which costs $55 - $220 and takes 6h 20m.

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The quickest way to get from Vilnius to Athens is to fly which costs $55 - $220 and takes 6h 20m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Vilnius to Athens. However, there are services departing from Vilnius and arriving at Athens Acharnon via Warsaw Zachodni Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 47h 55m.

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No, there is no direct train from Vilnius to Athens. However, there are services departing from Vilnius and arriving at Athens via Kyiv-Passazhyrskiy Station, Bucuresti Nord, Sofia and Thessaloniki. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 days 17h.

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The distance between Vilnius and Athens is 1861 km. The road distance is 2779.7 km.

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The best way to get from Vilnius to Athens without a car is to bus via Warsaw which takes 47h 55m and costs $170 - $190.

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It takes approximately 6h 20m to get from Vilnius to Athens, including transfers.

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Vilnius to Athens bus services, operated by Ecolines, depart from Vilnius station.

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Vilnius to Athens train services, operated by Ukrainian Railways, depart from Vilnius station.

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The best way to get from Vilnius to Athens is to fly which takes 6h 20m and costs $55 - $220. Alternatively, you can bus via Warsaw, which costs $170 - $190 and takes 47h 55m, you could also train, which costs $120 - $260 and takes 2 days 17h.

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Map of how to get from Vilnius to Athens.
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  • Distance: 1861.3 km
  • Duration: 6h 20m

What companies run services between Vilnius, Lithuania and Athens, Greece?

Ryanair, Air Baltic and two other airlines fly from Vilnius to Athens 6 times a week. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Vilnius to Athens via Warszawa and Warsaw Zachodni Bus Station in around 47h 55m.

Airlines
Air Baltic
Website
airbaltic.com
Flights from Vilnius to Athens via Riga
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
200€ - 550€
Flights from Vilnius to Athens via Berlin Brandenburg Apt
Ave. Duration
6h
When
Monday
Estimated price
160€ - 300€
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Vilnius to Athens
Ave. Duration
3h
When
Sunday
Estimated price
29€ - 210€
Aegean Airlines
Website
en.aegeanair.com
Flights from Vilnius to Athens via Berlin Brandenburg Apt
Ave. Duration
6h
When
Monday
Estimated price
160€ - 300€
Turkish Airlines
Website
turkishairlines.com
Flights from Vilnius to Athens via Istanbul
Ave. Duration
6h 15m
When
Monday and Saturday
Estimated price
40€ - 160€
Train operators
Ukrainian Railways
Website
uz.gov.ua
Train from Vilnius to Kiev Pass
Ave. Duration
15h 17m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
30€ - 65€
Schedules at
uz.gov.ua
3rd class
30€ - 45€
2nd class
45€ - 65€
1st class
70€ - 100€
Train from Kyiv-Passazhyrskiy Station to Bucharest - Gara de Nord
Ave. Duration
26h 33m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
35€ - 75€
Schedules at
uz.gov.ua
3rd class
35€ - 55€
2nd class
50€ - 75€
1st class
85€ - 120€
Romanian Railways (CFR)
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
Book at
Raileurope.com
Bus operators
Ecolines
Phone
+371 67214512
Email
info@ecolines.lv
Website
ecolines.net
Bus from Vilnius to Warszawa
Ave. Duration
9h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
23€ - 35€
Schedules at
ecolines.net
Bus from Vilnius to Białystok
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
15€ - 22€
Schedules at
ecolines.net
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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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Vilnius, Vilnius Bus Station to Warsaw, Warsaw West
Ave. Duration
9h 10m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
26€ - 35€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Vilnius, Vilnius Bus Station to Białystok, Bialystok PKS Nova
Ave. Duration
6h 20m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
18€ - 23€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Adamis Tours
Phone
+48 13 43 651 85
Email
biuro@adamistours.pl
Website
adamistours.pl
Bus from Warsaw Zachodni Bus Station to Athens Acharnon
Ave. Duration
37h 35m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
120€
Website
Adamis Tours
Autokar Polska
Phone
48/796 473 308
Email
biuro@autokarpolska.com.pl
Website
autokarpolska.com.pl
Bus from Białystok to Athens
Ave. Duration
43h 30m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
65€ - 90€
Schedules at
autokarpolska.com.pl
Crazy Holidays
Phone
2310-241545
Website
crazyholidays.gr
Bus from Kiev to Athens
Ave. Duration
34h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
50€ - 120€
Schedules at
crazyholidays.gr
Brest Transport
Phone
114
Email
av@brest.by
Website
av.brest.by
Bus from Vilnius Central Bus Station to Brest Bus station
Ave. Duration
9h 20m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
8€ - 12€
Schedules at
av.brest.by
Book at
ticketbus.by
Bus from Brest Bus station to Lublin
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
3€ - 9€
Schedules at
av.brest.by
Book at
ticketbus.by

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The quickest flight from Vilnius Airport to Athens Airport is the direct flight which takes 3h.

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Vilnius to Athens bus services, operated by Adamis Tours, arrive at Athens Acharnon station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Vilnius to Athens is 2780 km. It takes approximately 27h 58m to drive from Vilnius to Athens.

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Ryanair, Turkish Airlines, Aegean Airlines and Air Baltic offer flights from Vilnius Airport to Athens Airport.

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There are 3896+ hotels available in Athens. Prices start at 75€ per night.

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The best way to get from Vilnius to Vilnius Airport is to bus which takes 18 min and costs .

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