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Train Information from London to Athens

distanceDistance1482 miles (2391 km)
changesDirect trainYes

Trains from London to Athens cover the 1482 miles (2391 km) long route with our travel partners like. There are direct train services available. Travellers depart most frequently from London Victoria and arrive in Athens.

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Trains from London to Athens
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FAQs
Are there any COVID-19 restrictions for international travel by train between London and Athens?

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

What is the status of international entry into Greece from United Kingdom?

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

Do I need to self-quarantine on arrival in Greece from London?

Conditions of entry:

  • 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?

When travelling in Greece, you must follow these COVID-19 safety rules:

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

The information above was last checked on 29/11/2021. This can change before your date of travel so please review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train between London and Athens before travelling.

Do I need to quarantine when I return to United Kingdom from Athens, Greece?

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

Is my return train into London 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 for unvaccinated travellers
  • Prebook and pay for day 2 and day 8 COVID-19 PCR tests for unvaccinated travellers
  • 10-day mandatory monitored quarantine for arrivals without a COVID-19 Vaccination Certificate
  • Prebook and pay for a COVID-19 test, to be taken on the end of day 2 for vaccinated travellers
  • 2-day mandatory monitored quarantine for arrivals with a COVID-19 Vaccination Certificate
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required

What are the safety rules to follow in London, 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 30/11/2021. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train to London from Athens closer to your date of departure here.

How far is it from London to Athens by train?
You should expect to travel around 1482 miles (2391 km)  between London and Athens by train.
What is the departure train station in London and arrival train station in Athens?

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

Where is the train station in London? Where is the train station in Athens?

Passengers board the train most frequently from London Victoria, which is located around 1.2 miles (2 km) away from the city centre, and they get off the train at Athens, located 0.7 miles (1.1 km) away from the city centre.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

London
Athens
The major railway station for departures from London is London Victoria. Read all the information you need to know about services, amenities and connections at London Victoria for your trip between London and Athens.
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+44 3457114141
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Mon - Fri: 06: 00 - 00: 00 | Sat: 06: 00 - 23: 00 | Sun: 07: 00 - 00: 00
Public transport options for London Euston
Tube lines: Circle, Hammersmith & City, Metropolitan, Northern (Bank and Charing Cross branches), Victoria
Overground lines: Watford DC
Bus lines: 18, 30, 59, 68, 73, 91, 168, 205, 253, 390, N5, N20, N73, N91, N205, N253
Rail lines: London North Western Railway, London Overground, Avanti West Coast, Caledonian Sleeper
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Mon - Fri: 05: 00 - 01: 36 | Sat: 05: 00 - 00: 36 | Sun: 05: 30 - 01: 36
Public transport options for London Kings Cross
Underground lines: Circle, Piccadilly, Hammersmith & City, Northern, Metropolitan, Victoria
Bus lines: 10, 17, 30, 45, 46, 59, 63, 73, 91, 205, 214, 259, 390, 476
Train lines: Thameslink, Grand Central, Hull, London North Eastern, Gatwick Express
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Public transport options for London Paddington
Underground lines: Bakerloo Line, Circle Line, District Line, Hammersmith Line
Bus lines: N7, 23, 27, N27, 36, 205, N205, 332, 7, 46, A1, 18, N18
Train lines: Great Western Main Line, Heathrow Express
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+44 2078437688
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Mon - Fri: 05: 45 - 22: 00 | Sat: 06: 00 - 21: 00 | Sun: 08: 00 - 22: 15
Public transport options for London St Pancras International
Subway lines: Circle Line, Hammersmith & City Line, Metropolitan Line, Northern Line, Piccadilly Line, Victoria Line
Train lines: Overground line, High Speed 1, Eurostar
Bus lines: 326, 139

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