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Train Information to Athens from Glasgow

distanceDistance1781 miles (2873 km)
changesDirect trainYes

Trains from Glasgow to Athens cover the 1781 miles (2873 km) long route with our travel partners like. There are direct train services available. Travellers depart most frequently from Glasgow Central and arrive in Athens.

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FAQs
Are there any COVID-19 restrictions for international travel by train between Glasgow and Athens?

Travel by train between Glasgow, United Kingdom and Athens, Greece is: Partially open.

Is international entry into Athens from Glasgow restricted?

International entry is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of United Kingdom

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in Greece from Glasgow?

Entry Requirements:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival or 7 day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Health screen upon arrival. Those showing symptoms will be asked to self-quarantine
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival (certificate required)
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required

What are the safety rules to follow in Athens, Greece?

The government of Greece has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

  • Physical distance required: 1 metre (s) (3 feet)
  • Face mask required: Mandatory

The above information was last checked on 15/10/2021. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train from Glasgow to Athens closer to your date of departure here.

What are the COVID-19 restrictions for my return trip to United Kingdom from Athens, Greece?

The restriction level for your return train to Glasgow, United Kingdom from Athens is: Partially open.

Is my return train into Glasgow from Athens restricted?

International entry is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Greece

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in United Kingdom from Athens?

Conditions of reentry:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Before travelling, travellers must book and pay for a travel test package, which will include COVID-19 tests to be taken on day 2 and on day 8 of your quarantine
  • 10-day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Travellers vaccinated under the UK vaccine programme are exempt from mandatory quarantine
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required

What are the safety rules to follow in Glasgow, United Kingdom?

The government of United Kingdom has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

  • Social distancing required: 1 metre (s) (3 feet)
  • Face mask required: Regional advice

Last checked on 16/10/2021. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train to Glasgow from Athens closer to your date of departure here.

How many miles is it from Glasgow to Athens by train?
The Glasgow to Athens train distance is approximately 1781 miles (2873 km).
Which train station from Glasgow to Athens do I depart from? Which Athens train station from Glasgow do I arrive in?

When travelling this route, Omio customers are departing most frequently from Glasgow Central   and arriving in Athens.

Where is the Glasgow train station located? Where is the Athens train station located?

Passengers booking this route most frequently board their trains from Glasgow Central and need to travel around 0 mile (s) / 0 km from the city centre to get to this train station.

Passengers arriving in Athens most often arrive at Athens and need to travel around 1 mile (s) / 1 km from this train station to the city centre.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Glasgow
Athens
The major railway station for departures from Glasgow is Glasgow Central. Read all the information you need to know about services, amenities and connections at Glasgow Central for your trip to Athens from Glasgow.
Amenities at station
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ParkingParking
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TaxiTaxi
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket office hours
Mon - Sat: 05: 30 - 21: 30 | Sun: 09: 15 - 21: 30
Connections to/from station
Bus lines: 6, 7, 18, 21, 75, 263, 267, 500 Airport Express
Train lines: West Coast Main Line, ScotRail, Avanti West Coast, LNER, TransPennine Express, CrossCountry, Caledonian Sleeper

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