Travel from Zürich to Athens

Train, bus or fly from Zürich to Athens?

Swiss, Aegean Airlines and 5 other airlines fly from Zürich to Athens hourly. Alternatively, Durmo Tours operates a bus from Zürich to Athens 3 times a week. Tickets cost $100 - $150 and the journey takes 24 h 15 min. 3 other operators also service this route.

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How to get from Zürich to Athens

From Zürich HB train to Zurich airport, fly to Athens airport, then subway to Athens. 5 h 46 min $160. From Zurich bus and ferry to Stazione Centrale, line 57 bus to Marconi, walk to Bologna, bus and ferry to Ioannina, walk to Ioannina, then bus to Athens. 25 h 17 min $253. From Zuerich Hb train to Milano Centrale, train to Stazione Centrale, line 21 bus to Marconi, walk to Bologna, bus and ferry to Larissa, walk to Larissa, then train to Athens. 25 h 17 min $282. From Zürich drive to Venice, car ferry to Igoumenitsa, then drive to Athens. 31 h 6 min $385. From Zürich bus to Skopje, bus to Thessaloniki Monastiriou, then bus to Athens Karaiskaki sq. 35 h 45 min $197. From Zürich HB train to Wien Penzing, train to Beograd, train to Thessaloniki, then train to Athens. 41 h 38 min $339. From Zuerich Hb train to Milano Centrale, train to Venezia S.Lucia, walk to Venezia, car ferry to Patras, walk to Patras, then bus to Athens. 42 h 25 min $427. From Zürich drive to Athens. 23 h 19 min $433.
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