How to get from Paris to Athens

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from Paris to Athens

You can get from Paris to Athens by train, bus or flight.

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To get from Paris to Athens on 29 Jun we recommend taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

20:45Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport3h10 00:55Athens International Airport
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£2001One-way
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06:35Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport7h50 15:25Athens International Airport
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£1891One-way
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15:20Paris Orly Airport3h15 19:35Athens International Airport
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£2071One-way
19:30Paris Orly Airport3h15 23:45Athens International Airport
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£2071One-way
06:55Paris Orly Airport3h15 11:10Athens International Airport
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£2301One-way

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Travel Information from Paris to Athens

distanceDistance1299 miles (2095 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach, flight, ferry or train
fastestFastest modeFlight • £168 • 3 h 5 min
carriersPopular travel companiesTurkish Airlines

Take a coach, flight, ferry or train to travel 1299 miles (2095 km) to Athens from Paris. The most popular travel providers which serve this trip are Turkish Airlines among others. Travellers can even take a direct flight from Paris to Athens.

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FAQs

Travel from Paris, France to Athens, Greece is: Fully open.

Is international entry into Athens from Paris restricted?

International entry is currently allowed for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of France.

Do I need to self-quarantine upon arrival to Athens, Greece from Paris?

Entry Requirements:

  • There are no current restrictions

What are the COVID-19 safety measures to follow in Athens, Greece?

The government of Greece has imposed the following measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

  • Social distance requirement: metre (s) ( feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Mandatory

The above information was last verified on 25/06/2022. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip from Paris to Athens closer to your planned date of departure here.

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

Is my journey back to Paris from Athens restricted?

Entry into France is currently allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Greece.

Do I need to self-quarantine upon arrival in Paris from Athens?

Conditions of reentry into France:

  • 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 48 hours prior to arrival
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Health declaration required

What are the coronavirus safety measures I need to follow in Paris, France?

You should observe these safety measures in France as imposed by the government to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

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

This information about your return travel to France was last checked on 27/06/2022. We advise you to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip back to Paris from Athens closer to your date of departure here.

You can travel to Athens from Paris 4 different ways: coach, flight, ferry or train.

Ferry services offer the cheapest way to get from Paris to Athens. Tickets for a ferry cost on average £1.

This is compared to other travel options to Athens:

A ferry is about £1 less than a coach, which costs on average £1 for this trip.

A ferry is about £168 less than a flight, which costs on average £168 for this route.

A ferry journey is usually £5 less than a journey to Athens by train, which costs on average £5 for the same trip.

The fastest way to get to Athens from Paris is by flight with an average travel time of 3 h 5 min.

There are alternative travel options to Athens that can usually take longer:

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

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

  • Most travellers take a coach from Paris, Quai de Bercy (Bercy Seine) to Athens, Sidirodromon (Αθήνα, Σιδηροδρόμων).
  • Most travellers who buy a plane ticket from Paris to Athens depart from Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport to Athens International Airport.
  • Most travellers take a train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Athens.

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Paris to Athens, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

  • Turkish Airlines can get you to Athens by plane. You can find a good deal for plane tickets with Turkish Airlines from Paris to Athens for £168 on Omio.

Yes, there are direct services available to Athens from Paris with the following travel operators:

  • You can take a direct flight with Aegean Airlines, Transavia France or Air France.

Direct services tend to save you time and add more convenience in getting you to Athens as you won't need to change in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking your tickets between Paris and Athens.

Omio customers who travel from Paris to Athens often also extend their holiday to go to Rome, Berlin or London. Omio can help you plan your trip by finding the best connections between Athens and these popular destinations at a great price.

When planning your trip to Athens from Paris, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to purchase and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Coach tickets cost £1 one way on average.
  • Plane tickets cost £168 one way on average.
  • Ferry tickets are costing on average £1 one way.
  • Train tickets cost £5 one way on average.

However, we recommend buying tickets between Paris and Athens online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.

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