How to get to Athens from Manchester

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Travel Information between Manchester and Athens

distanceDistance1628 miles
modeAvailable travel modesFlight
priceTicket price range£59 - £59
cheapestCheapest modeFlight • £59 • 3 h 45 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • £59 • 3 h 45 min
carriersPopular travel companieseasyJet

Travel 1628 miles by flight from Manchester to Athens. EasyJet is the main travel provider operating this trip. Travellers can even take a direct flight from Manchester to Athens.

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How to get to Athens from Manchester by train, bus, flight or ferry.

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The best way to travel from Manchester to Athens is by taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

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How to Travel from Manchester to Athens

Athens has a lot to offer tourists when it comes to historical Greek museums and stunning architecture. To reach the famed city, a traveller has the option to take a flight, bus or train. A flight is both the fastest and cheapest way to travel to Athens.

Train: There is no direct train from Manchester to Athens. The traveller can expect a few stops and changes along the way. The departure point is Manchester Piccadilly while the arrival station is Athens. The train takes an estimated 48 hours to complete the journey including a four-hour transfer.

Bus: It will take the bus an estimated two days and fifteen hours to reach Athens from Manchester. The departure station is Manchester ZOB, with one stop at Legnica Bhf, while the arrival point is Athen Ariston Hotel. There is a bus leaving Manchester ZOB five days a week while the bus at Legnica Bhf leaves four days a week.

Flight: A flight from Manchester to Athens takes only seven hours including a two-hour transfer. The departure airport is Manchester (MAN) while the arrival airport is Athens (ATH). There are several airlines provideing this route and a traveller can expect to get a nonstop flight leaving for Athens daily.

Travelling from Manchester to Athens: Travel Tips

  • What is the fastest way to travel from Manchester to Athens? The fastest way to travel From Manchester to Athens is to take a flight as it only takes an estimated seven hours.
  • What is the cheapest way to travel from city Manchester to Athens? A flight is also the cheapest way to travel from Manchester to Athens.
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    All travel companies: All Airlines Companies from Manchester to Athens

    Find the best journey to Athens from Manchester with Brussels Airlines, Ryanair and KLM. Comparing timetables and prices and booking the most affordable journey has never been easier with over 1000 travel operators on Omio.

    Germany's largest airline is Lufthansa. Fly between Manchester and Athens and book your most convinient travel ticket from Lufthansa's many ticket options including: Economy Light, Economy Classic, Economy Flex, Business Class and First Class.

      FAQs: Manchester to Athens

      FAQs: Travel 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.

      You can go from Manchester to Athens by flight.

      The cheapest way to get from Manchester to Athens is by taking a flight with average ticket prices of £59.

      Travelling by flight is also the quickest way from Manchester to Athens. It takes on average 3 h 45 min   to travel this journey.

      The distance from Manchester to Athens is approximately 1628 miles.

      The average frequency per day from Manchester to Athens is:

        However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your trip between Manchester and Athens as scheduled services by flight can vary by season or day of the week.

        These are the most popular departure and arrival points when travelling from Manchester to Athens:

        • Most travellers who buy a plane ticket from Manchester to Athens depart from Manchester Airport to Athens International Airport.

        Let Omio help you find the best company to travel with to Athens from Manchester:

        • You can take a flight from Manchester to Athens with easyJet, Aegean Airlines, Lufthansa, Brussels Airlines, KLM, SAS, Ryanair, SWISS, Air Baltic or Turkish Airlines. Cheap tickets can be found for £59 with easyJet from Manchester to Athens.

        Yes, there is a direct service from Manchester to Athens:

        • You can book a direct flight with.

        Direct services to Athens tend to save you time and add more convenience as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking tickets for your route.

        Looking to extend your trip from Manchester to Athens? Many Omio customers who go from Manchester to Athens usually extend their holiday to explore other popular destinations like Santorini, Thessaloniki, Rome, Paris or Mykonos. If you're looking to explore Santorini, Thessaloniki, Rome, Paris or Mykonos from Athens, let Omio find you the best connections available at an affordable price.

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