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Overview: Train from Manchester to Athens

distanceDistance1627 miles (2624 km)
changesDirect trainYes

Trains from Manchester to Athens cover the 1627 miles (2624 km) long route with our travel partners like. There are direct train services available. Travellers depart most frequently from Manchester Piccadilly and arrive in Athens.

Travel Tips: Trains from Manchester to Athens

Travel by train to Athens easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Manchester to Athens.

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

Travel between Manchester, United Kingdom and Athens, Greece by train is: Fully open.

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

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

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

Conditions of entry:

  • No COVID-19 testing required
  • No quarantine 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 15/05/2022. This can change before your date of travel so please review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train to Athens from Manchester before travelling.

Are there travel restrictions, such as quarantine measures, in place when returning to Manchester, United Kingdom from Athens, Greece?

The current restriction level for your return trip by train from Athens to Manchester is: Fully open

Are there any international entry restrictions on returning to United Kingdom from Greece?

Reentry to United Kingdom is allowed for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Greece

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

What are the entry requirements?

  • No COVID-19 testing required
  • No quarantine required

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

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

  • Physical distance: metre (s) ( feet)
  • Face mask: Regional advice

Last verified on 18/05/2022. We do our best to keep this information up to date, but regulations can change so please double check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations ahead of your Athens to Manchester train here.

How far is it from Manchester to Athens by train?

The train distance from Manchester to Athens is around 1627 miles (2624 km).

What station does the Manchester to Athens train leave from? Which Athens train station do I come into from Manchester?

Omio customers book a train from Manchester Piccadilly   to Athens   most frequently for this route.

Where is the train station in Manchester to go to Athens? Where is the train station in Athens located?

You can find the most popular departure train station for this route, Manchester Piccadilly, located approximately 0.7 miles (1.2 km) from the city centre of Manchester. The most popular arrival train station in Athens, called Athens, is located around 0.7 miles (1.2 km) away from its city centre.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

The major railway station for departures from Manchester is Manchester Piccadilly. Read all the information you need to know about services, amenities and connections at Manchester Piccadilly for your trip between Manchester and Athens.
Amenities at station
Phone Number
+44 3457114141
Ticket Office Hours
Mon - Sat: 04: 30 - 22: 30 | Sun: 07: 00 - 22: 30
Public transport options for Manchester Piccadilly
Bus lines: 1, 2, 3, 147
Train lines: Northern, TransPennine Express, Avanti West Coast, CrossCountry, East Midlands Trains, Transport for Wales