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Train Information to Athens from Manchester

distanceDistance1627 miles (2624 km)
changesDirect trainYes

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

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FAQs
What COVID-19 travel safety information and restrictions should I be aware of for my train between Manchester and Athens?

Travel between Manchester, 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 Manchester?

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 22/11/2021. 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.

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

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

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

Reentry to United Kingdom 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?

What are the entry requirements?

  • 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
  • Prebook and pay for a COVID-19 test, to be taken on the end of day 2 for vaccinated travellers
  • 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 compulsory quarantine
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) 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: 1 metre (s) (3 feet)
  • Face mask: Regional advice

Last verified on 25/11/2021. 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 many miles is it from Manchester to Athens by train?
When travelling this route you should expect the distance to Athens from Manchester via train to be approximately 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 travelling this route book their trains from Manchester Piccadilly   to Athens.

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

You can find the most popular departure train station for this journey, Manchester Piccadilly, located approximately 0.4 miles (587 m) from the city centre of Manchester. The most popular arrival train station in Athens, called Athens, is located around 0.7 miles (1.1 km) away from its city centre.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

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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.
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+44 3457114141
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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