You can get from Paris to Athens by train, bus or flight.
To get from Paris to Athens on Dec 03 we recommend taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.
Find all the dates and times for this journey by train, bus, and flight, .
|Distance||1299 miles (2095 km)|
|Available travel modes||Bus, ferry, flight or train|
|Ticket price range||$1 - $76|
|Fastest mode||Flight • $76 (€70) • 3 h 5 min|
|Popular travel companies||Transavia France|
Travel 1299 miles (2095 km) by bus, ferry, flight or train to Athens from Paris. The most popular travel companies which serve this route are Transavia France among others. Travelers can even take a direct flight from Paris to Athens.
Traveling by plane is the most quick and reliable mode of transport between Paris and Athens. While other methods are available, they're much less efficient. Typically, the first daily plane departs at around 6 a.m. and the last departs at 7:35 p.m. Usually, flights on this route are direct or have only one transfer, and last a little less than four hours.
The cheapest way to travel from Paris to Athens is by plane. To find the cheapest airfare options, travelers are encouraged to book tickets at least a month ahead of the departure date. Booking tickets closer to the departure date may result in fewer choices in regards to departure times, transfers, and service providers. Flights with a layover tend to be less expensive than direct flights. There are usually around 40 flights leaving daily from Paris to Athens, and they are operated by Lufthansa, Pegasus, Alitalia, KLM, and other airlines.
The fastest available mode of transport from Paris to Athens is by plane. Flights to Athens usually depart from the Paris Orly Airport (ORY) or the Paris Charles De Gaulle Airport (CDG), both being comfortably close to the city center and accessible by bus or train. You will then fly into the Athens International Airport (ATH), which is connected to the center by public bus and by subway. On average, flights between Paris and Athens should take a little less than four hours, the fastest being 3 hours and 15 minutes.
The services provided by the Omio app and website enable travelers to compare options before booking tickets for all modes of transport that travel from Paris to Athens.
The most efficient and comfortable mode of transportation from Paris to Athens is by plane. The quickest routes for this journey are operated by Aegean Airlines and Air France, both taking just 3 hours and 15 minutes. The second shortest journey is operated by Transavia, and these flights tend to be 3 hours and 20 minutes in duration. Although many routes are direct, flights with transfers may prolong the journey to five hours or more. Flights depart from the Paris Orly Airport (ORY) or the Paris Charles De Gaulle Airport (CDG), and arrive at the Athens International Airport (ATH). All of these airports are comfortably and closely connected to the city center of the respective cities. The flights are operated by Transavia, Air France, Lufthansa, Aegean, Alitalia, KLM, Swiss Airlines, Pegasus, Austrian Airlines, and Turkish Airlines.
Travel from Paris, France to Athens, Greece is: Unrestricted.
International entry is currently allowed for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of France.
The government of Greece has imposed the following measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:
The above information was last verified on 11/6/22. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip to Athens from Paris closer to your planned date of departure here.
The current restriction level for returning to Paris, France from Greece is: Unrestricted.
Reentering France is currently allowed for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Greece
All travelers returning to France must observe the following safety measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19 in the country:
The information above was last checked on 11/6/22. We do our best to keep this information up-to-date, but regulations can change due to the nature of the coronavirus pandemic, so please double check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations ahead of your trip back to Paris from Athens here.
You can travel from Paris to Athens 4 different ways: bus, ferry, flight or train.
The cheapest way to go to Athens from Paris is by taking a bus, which costs on average $1 (€1).
This is compared to other ways of getting to Athens:
Taking a bus is usually $75 (€69) less than taking a flight to Athens, which costs on average $76 (€70) for the same trip.
A bus is $5 (€5) less than a train for this trip with tickets for a train from Paris to Athens costing on average $7 (€6).
The fastest way from Paris to Athens is by flight with an average journey time of 3 h 5 min.
There are alternative travel options to Athens that can usually take longer:
In comparison, going by bus can take 0 h 0 min on average.
In comparison, taking a train requires on average 0 h 0 min of travel time.
Athens is approximately 1299 miles (2095 km) away from Paris.
These are the most popular departure and arrival points when traveling from Paris to Athens:
If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Paris to Athens, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:
Yes, there are direct routes from Paris to Athens with the following travel companies:
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 route.
When planning your trip from Paris to Athens, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to book and their prices in the next 7 days:
However, we recommend buying tickets from Paris to Athens online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.