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from Madrid to Athens

You can get from Madrid to Athens by train, bus or flight.

Our recommendation

To get from Madrid to Athens on May 27 we recommend taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

03:00PMMadrid Barajas Airport17h10 09:10AMAthens International Airport
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$1601One-way
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03:00PMMadrid Barajas Airport17h10 09:10AMAthens International Airport
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$1601One-way
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12:40PMMadrid Barajas Airport3h25 05:05PMAthens International Airport
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$5311One-way
12:40PMMadrid Barajas Airport3h25 05:05PMAthens International Airport
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$5411One-way
07:05AMMadrid Barajas Airport31h55 04:00PMAthens International Airport
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$3401One-way

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Fri
May 27
$160pegasus
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May 28
$350Bulgaria Air
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May 29
$203pegasus
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May 30
$413Vueling
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May 31
$233Turkish Airlines
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Jun 1
$190Air France
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Jun 2
$288Air Europa
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Jun 3
$202pegasus
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Jun 4
$178Iberia
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Jun 5
$199pegasus
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Jun 6
$213Air Europa
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Jun 7
$213Air Europa
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Jun 8
$157Vueling
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Jun 9
$208Air Europa
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Jun 10
$178Iberia
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Jun 11
$208Vueling
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Jun 12
$255Air Europa
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Jun 13
$233Turkish Airlines
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Jun 14
$224Air France
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Jun 15
$198pegasus

Travel Information between Madrid and Athens

distanceDistance1468 miles (2368 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight
fastestFastest modeFlight • $108 (€97) • 3 h 30 min
carriersPopular travel companiesITA

Travel 1468 miles (2368 km) by flight to Athens from Madrid. ITA is the main travel company operating this journey. Travelers can even take a direct flight from Madrid to Athens.

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FAQs

What are the international travel restrictions for Greece due to COVID-19 if I’m traveling between Madrid and Athens?

Travel between Madrid, Spain and Athens, Greece is: Fully open.

Can travelers from Spain enter Greece?

International entry is allowed at this time for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Spain.

Are there rules for self-quarantine when arriving to Athens from Madrid?

Conditions of entry into Greece:

  • No COVID-19 testing required
  • No quarantine required

Are there COVID-19 safety rules for social distancing and wearing face masks in Athens, Greece?

To reduce the spread of COVID-19, the government of Greece has imposed the following measures:

  • Physical distance requirement: metre (s) ( feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Mandatory

This information was last checked on 5/23/22. As this information can change due to the nature of the pandemic, make sure to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your journey from Madrid to Athens.

Do I need to self-quarantine when I arrive back to Spain from Athens, Greece?

Return travel to Madrid, Spain from Greece is: Partially open.

Are there any travel restrictions on reentering Spain from Greece?

Entry into Spain is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Greece.

Are there requirements to self-quarantine on arrival into Spain from Greece?

Requirements for reentering Spain:

  • Travellers must present a negative COVID-19 test as either a RT-PCR performed within 72 hours prior to arrival, or an Antigen test performed within 24 hours prior to arrival
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Health screen upon arrival
  • Specific entry restrictions may apply for travel to Spain: Canary Islands

What are the requirements for social distancing and wearing face masks in Spain?

All travelers must abide by the following measures in Spain to reduce the spread of coronavirus in the country:

  • Social distance: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face masks: Mandatory

The above information about your return travel to Madrid, Spain was last verified on 5/23/22. As this information can change due to the nature of the pandemic, please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to your planned date of travel to Madrid from Athens.

What are the ways to get from Madrid to Athens?

You can get from Madrid to Athens by flight.

What is the fastest way from Madrid to Athens?

The fastest way to travel from Madrid to Athens is by flight, which requires on average 3 h 30 min   of travel time.

How far is it from Madrid to Athens?

The distance is approximately 1468 miles (2368 km) from Madrid to Athens.

When traveling between Madrid and Athens, where do I depart from Madrid and where do I arrive in Athens?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points from Madrid to Athens:

  • Flights from Madrid to Athens most often leave from Madrid Barajas Airport and arrive in Athens International Airport.

Which travel operators can get me to Athens from Madrid?

Let Omio help you find the best company to travel with from Madrid to Athens:

  • You can travel from Madrid to Athens by flight with ITA. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for $108 (€97) with ITA from Madrid to Athens.

Is there a direct service from Madrid to Athens?

Yes, there is a direct service from Madrid to Athens:

  • You can book a direct flight with.

Direct services to Athens tend to save you time and add more convenience as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking tickets for your journey.

Where should I go next after I travel between Madrid and Athens?

Your trip from Madrid to Athens doesn't have to end in Athens. Many of our customers like to extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like Rome, Paris or Berlin. If you’d like to add Rome, Paris or Berlin to your Madrid to Athens tour, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from Athens today!

How early should I purchase tickets from Madrid to Athens online for the best deals?

Before traveling from Madrid to Athens, it’s good to know what ticket you can book and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

  • A plane ticket for this journey is costing $108 (€97) one way on average.

But we recommend booking Madrid to Athens tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.

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