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Overview: Train from Paris to Athens

distanceDistance1299 miles (2095 km)
changesDirect trainYes

Trains from Paris to Athens cover the 1299 miles (2095 km) long journey with our travel partners like. There are direct train services available. Travellers depart most frequently from Paris Gare de Lyon and arrive in Athens.

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FAQs

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

Travel between Paris, France and Athens, Greece by train is: Partially open.

Can I enter Greece from France?

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

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

Conditions of entry:

  • Travellers must present a negative COVID-19 test as either a RT-PCR performed within 72 hours prior to arrival, or an Antigen test performed within 24 hours prior to arrival
  • Health screen upon arrival. Travelers showing symptoms will be asked to quarantine for 5 days
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required

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

All travellers in Greece must observe these coronavirus safety measures:

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

The information above was last checked on 20/01/2022. Remember to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train between Paris and Athens as this information can change.

What is the restriction level for the return leg of a round trip journey from Athens, Greece to Paris, France?

The restriction level for your return train to Paris, France from Athens is: Partially open.

Is my return train into Paris 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 France from Athens?

Conditions of reentry:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Health declaration required
  • Health screen upon arrival. Those showing symptoms will be tested. A positive test will result in mandatory quarantine

What are the safety rules to follow in Paris, France?

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

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

Last checked on 19/01/2022. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train to Paris from Athens closer to your date of departure here.

What is the distance by train from Paris to Athens?

The train distance from Paris to Athens is around 1299 miles (2095 km).

Which train station from Paris to Athens do I depart from? Which Athens train station from Paris do I arrive in?

Omio customers who travel this route most frequently depart from Paris Gare de Lyon   and arrive in Athens.

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

Passengers board the train most frequently from Paris Gare de Lyon, which is located around 1.3 miles (2.1 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

Paris
Athens
The major railway station for departures from Paris is Paris Gare de Lyon. Read all the information you need to know about services, amenities and connections at Paris Gare de Lyon for your trip to Athens from Paris.
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Mon - Sun: 04: 45 - 01: 30
Public transport options for Paris Gare de Lyon
Metro lines: 1, 14
Bus lines: 24, 57, 61, 63, 72, 77, 91
Train lines: TGV, RER A, RER D, Transilien R
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Public transport options for Paris Gare du Nord
Metro lines: 4, 5
Bus lines: 65, 26, 43
Train lines: RER B, D, E
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Mon - Fri: 06: 45 - 20: 30 | Sat: 09: 00 - 20: 00 | Sun: 09: 00 - 20: 30
Public transport options for Paris Gare de l'Est
Metro lines: 4, 5, 7
Bus lines: 31, 32, 35, 38, 39, 46, 54, 56, 91
Train lines: RER B, TGV, TGV/ICE, TER, Intercités, OUIGO, Transilien, Russian Railways
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Mon - Fri: 08: 00 - 19: 30 | Sat: 10: 00 - 18: 00
Public transport options for Paris Gare Saint-Lazare
Metro lines: 3, 9, 12, 13, 14
Bus lines: 20, 21, 22, 26, 27, 28, 29, 32, 42, 43, 66, 80, 94, 95, 528, RoissyB
Train lines: TER, Intercités, Transilien J, Transilien L, RER E
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Mon - Sun: 10: 45 - 18: 00
Public transport options for Gare de Paris Bercy
Metro lines: 6, 14
Bus lines: 24, 87, N32, N35
Train lines: TER, Intercités
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Mon - Sun: 08: 00 - 20: 00
Public transport options for Paris Gare d'Austerlitz
Metro lines: 5, 10
Bus lines: 24, 57, 61, 63, 89, 91, 215
Train lines: TER Centre-Val de Loire, Intercités, Intercités de Nuit, Transilien, RER C

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