There are 8 ways to get from Warsaw to Athens by plane, train, bus, night 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.

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Fly from Warsaw  •  5 h 57 min

  1. Fly from Warsaw (WAW) to Athens (ATH) WAW - ATH

$66 - $236

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Fly from Warsaw Modlin  •  6 h 22 min

  1. Fly from Warsaw Modlin (WMI) to Athens (ATH) WMI - ATH

$58 - $289

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Train, bus  •  33 h 46 min

  1. Take the train from Warszawa Centralna to Tychy Eic / ...
  2. Take the bus from Tychy to Athens

$90 - $135

Bus Sindbad  •  36 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Warsaw, Warsaw Centrum to Radom, Radom Dworzec Autobusowy P10 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Radom to Athens

$86 - $130

Bus Siamos Tours  •  39 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Warsaw, Warsaw Metro Wilanowska to Kraków, Kraków MDA P6
  2. Take the bus from Kraków to Athens Siamos Tours

$129 - $161

Bus Autokar Polska  •  40 h

  1. Take the bus from Warszawa to Athens

$76 - $111

Train, night train  •  41 h 40 min

  1. Take the train from Warszawa Centralna to Breclav Ec
  2. Take the night train from Břeclav to Budapest-Keleti
  3. Take the train from Budapest-Keleti to Beograd D
  4. Take the train from Beograd to Thessaloniki AVE
  5. Take the train from Thessaloniki to Athens

$101 - $182

Drive  •  23 h 28 min

  1. Drive from Warsaw to Athens 1478.2 miles

$350 - $550

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No, there is no direct bus from Warsaw to Athens. However, there are services departing from Warsaw, Warsaw Centrum and arriving at Athens via Radom. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 36 h 25 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Warsaw to Athens. However, there are services departing from Warszawa Centralna and arriving at Athens via Břeclav, Budapest-Keleti, Beograd and Thessaloniki. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 41 h 40 min.

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The distance between Warsaw and Athens is 1598 km. The road distance is 2365.2 km.

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The best way to get from Warsaw to Athens without a car is to train and bus which takes 33 h 46 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 5 h 57 min to get from Warsaw to Athens, including transfers.

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Warsaw to Athens bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Warsaw, Warsaw Centrum station.

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Warsaw to Athens train services, operated by Polish Railways (PKP), depart from Warszawa Centralna station.

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The best way to get from Warsaw to Athens is to fly which takes 5 h 57 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 36 h 25 min.

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The quickest flight from Warsaw Airport to Athens Airport is the direct flight which takes 2 h 35 min.

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Warsaw to Athens bus services, operated by Sindbad, arrive at Athens station.

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Map of how to get from Warsaw to Athens.
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  • Distance: 999 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 57 min

What companies run services between Warsaw, Poland and Athens, Greece?

Aegean Airlines, Lufthansa and six other airlines fly from Warsaw to Athens hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Warsaw to Athens via Radom, Radom Dworzec Autobusowy and Radom in around 36 h 25 min.

Airlines
Aegean Airlines
Website
aegeanair.com
Flights from Warsaw to Athens
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $440
Flights from Warsaw to Athens via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $750
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Warsaw to Athens via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $750
Flights from Warsaw to Athens via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $750
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Warsaw to Athens via Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $170
Flights from Warsaw to Athens via Budapest
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $170
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Warsaw to Athens via Rome
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,300
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Warsaw to Athens via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$140 - $700
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Warsaw to Athens via Zurich
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$220 - $850
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Warsaw Modlin to Athens
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $390
Train operators
Polish Railways (PKP)

The rail network in Poland is conveniently organised, with many connections between cities, making it an effective method of travelling around the country. Tickets for regional and express trains are affordable, with children, students, pensioners, people with disability, and large families being entitled to discounts. Polish Railways offer a pre-booking service for travellers living outside of Poland - tickets and reservations can be booked in advance for trips inside Poland (up to 30 days in advance for domestic trains), and to/from other countries in the region (up to 60 days in advance).

Contact Details
Phone
703 200 200
Website
intercity.pl
Train from Warszawa Centralna to Tychy
Ave. Duration
2 h 31 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Website
Intercity.pl
Book at
Raileurope.com
2nd Class
$10 - $15
1st Class
$14 - $21
Train from Warszawa Centralna to Breclav
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$19 - $28
Website
Intercity.pl
Book at
Raileurope.com
Czech Railways (ČD)
Phone
+420 221 111 122
Email
info@cd.cz
Website
cd.cz
Night train from Břeclav to Budapest-Keleti
Ave. Duration
3 h 39 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$11 - $18
Website
cd.cz
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
Sindbad
Phone
+48 77 443 44 44
Email
poczta@sindbad.pl
Website
sindbad.pl
Bus from Tychy to Athens
Ave. Duration
30 h 15 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$80 - $120
Schedules at
sindbad.pl
Bus from Radom to Athens
Ave. Duration
33 h 45 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$80 - $120
Schedules at
sindbad.pl
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 Warsaw, Warsaw Centrum to Radom, Radom Dworzec Autobusowy
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Warsaw, Warsaw Metro Wilanowska to Kraków, Kraków MDA
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$17 - $29
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Siamos Tours
Phone
0030 2108219900
Email
vsiamos@otenet.gr
Website
siamostours.gr
Bus from Kraków to Athens
Ave. Duration
32 h 19 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$110 - $130
Schedules at
siamostours.gr
Autokar Polska
Phone
48/796 473 308
Email
biuro@autokarpolska.com.pl
Website
autokarpolska.com.pl
Bus from Warszawa to Athens
Ave. Duration
38 h 49 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$75 - $110
Schedules at
autokarpolska.com.pl

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Athens is 1 h ahead of Warsaw. It is currently 1:45 PM in Warsaw and 2:45 PM in Athens.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Warsaw to Athens is 2365 km. It takes approximately 23 h 28 min to drive from Warsaw to Athens.

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Aegean Airlines, Alitalia, Scandinavian Airlines and three other airlines offer flights from Warsaw Airport to Athens Airport.

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There are 3797+ hotels available in Athens. Prices start at $52 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Warsaw to Warsaw Airport is to train which takes 20 min and costs .

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