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Trip Zurich Athens

Plan your trip by train, bus, carpooling, plane from Zurich to Athens

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How to get from Zurich to Athens?

We are suggesting 4 routes by train, bus, carpooling, plane to plan your trip Zurich Athens. Routes displayed are sorted depending on a performance indicator (calculated from number of changes, expected duration, distance between an airport and the center of the city it serves...). You'll be able to:
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All modes of transport Zurich-Athens

For your trip from Zurich (Switzerland) to Athens (Attica, Greece) with a distance of 1004 mi you will be able to take 4 modes of transport, eventually by combining plane, carpooling, bus and/or train, and according to which the duration of the journey will be significantly different.
The direct flight Zurich > Athens will be the fastest way to get to your destination.
Leave Zurich and arrive early enough (at least 2 hours before the departure time) at Zurich ZRH airport, 5.7 mi away, to check in your luggage for the flight to Athens (Eleftherios Venizelos International airport, IATA code: ATH) operated by Swiss International Airlines or Aegean Airlines.
Even though it is not possible to make the trip Zurich Athens only by bus, there are other means of transport (plane) that will complete the journey Zurich-Munich.
You will board a coach of FlixBus or IC Bus in Zurich. The bus will drop you off at München - Zentral Omnibus Bahnhof (ZOB) bus station (0.2 mi from Munich, Germany). Please make sure to show up on time at Zurich bus station (1.2 mi from Zurich) at least 15 minutes before the time of departure for Munich.
It is not possible to travel directly by train from Zurich to Athens without changing trains. You can take the train Zurich-Munich and travel by plane to get to your final destination.
Trains IC 88 of Deutsche Bahn to Munich leave from Zurich HB railway station in Zurich. Arrival in Munich will take place at München Hbf station (1 mi from the city centre).
Blablacar is the main carpooling platform in Europe where drivers having the route Zurich-Munich will be able to share a ride with you that you will combine with a trip by plane in order to cover the entire trip.

Which carriers to travel between Zurich and Athens?

Airlines
Air Serbia carries out the flights from Zurich ZRH airport situated 5.7 mi away from the city centre of Zurich to Belgrade (arrival at Beograd BEG airport) and from Beograd BEG airport (located 9.9 mi from Belgrade, Serbia) to Athens (serving Eleftherios Venizelos International ATH airport)
Atlasjet flies on the route from Zurich ZRH airport situated 5.7 mi away from the city centre of Zurich to Istanbul (arrival at Ataturk IST airport)
Aegean Airlines schedules the flight from Zurich ZRH airport (located 5.7 mi from Zurich, Switzerland) to Athens (serving Eleftherios Venizelos International ATH airport)
Swiss International Airlines ensures the flight route from Zurich ZRH airport situated 5.7 mi away from the city centre of Zurich to Athens (arrival at Eleftherios Venizelos International ATH airport)
Air One carries out a flight from Malpensa MXP airport (located 25.5 mi from Milan, Italy) to Athens (serving Eleftherios Venizelos International ATH airport)
Air Berlin flies on the route from Zurich ZRH airport situated 5.7 mi away from the city centre of Zurich to Naples (arrival at Naples NAP airport)
Meridiana schedules the flight from Naples NAP airport (located 3.7 mi from Naples, Italy) to Athens (serving Eleftherios Venizelos International ATH airport)
Austrian Airlines ensures the flight routes from Zurich ZRH airport situated 5.7 mi away from the city centre of Zurich to Vienna (arrival at Vienna-Schwechat International VIE airport) and from Vienna-Schwechat International VIE airport (located 11.2 mi from Vienna, Austria) to Athens (serving Eleftherios Venizelos International ATH airport)
Air China International carries out a flight from Franz Josef Strauss MUC airport situated 18 mi away from the city centre of Munich to Athens (arrival at Eleftherios Venizelos International ATH airport)
Niki Airlines flies on the routes from Zurich ZRH airport (located 5.7 mi from Zurich, Switzerland) to Vienna (serving Vienna-Schwechat International VIE airport) and from Vienna-Schwechat International VIE airport situated 11.2 mi away from the city centre of Vienna to Athens (arrival at Eleftherios Venizelos International ATH airport)
Olympic Air schedules the flight from Ataturk IST airport (located 8.7 mi from Istanbul, Turkey) to Athens (serving Eleftherios Venizelos International ATH airport)
Adria Airways ensures the flight route from Zurich ZRH airport situated 5.7 mi away from the city centre of Zurich to Ljubljana (arrival at Brnik LJU airport)
Volotea carries out a flight from Marco Polo VCE airport (located 4.9 mi from Venice, Italy) to Athens (serving Eleftherios Venizelos International ATH airport)
Turkish Airlines flies on the routes from Zurich ZRH airport situated 5.7 mi away from the city centre of Zurich to Istanbul (arrival at Ataturk IST airport) and from Ataturk IST airport (located 8.7 mi from Istanbul, Turkey) to Athens (serving Eleftherios Venizelos International ATH airport)
Singapore Airlines schedules the flight from Ataturk IST airport situated 8.7 mi away from the city centre of Istanbul to Athens (arrival at Eleftherios Venizelos International ATH airport)
Cyprus Airways ensures the flight route from Zurich ZRH airport (located 5.7 mi from Zurich, Switzerland) to Munich (serving Franz Josef Strauss MUC airport)
Pegasus carries out the flights from Zurich ZRH airport situated 5.7 mi away from the city centre of Zurich to Istanbul (arrival at Sabiha Gokcen SAW airport) and from Sabiha Gokcen SAW airport (located 19.3 mi from Istanbul, Turkey) to Athens (serving Eleftherios Venizelos International ATH airport)
Helvetic Airways flies on the route from Zurich ZRH airport situated 5.7 mi away from the city centre of Zurich to Bari (arrival at Palese BRI airport)
Lufthansa schedules the following flights: from Zurich ZRH airport (located 5.7 mi from Zurich, Switzerland) to Munich (serving Franz Josef Strauss MUC airport) and from Franz Josef Strauss MUC airport situated 18 mi away from the city centre of Munich to Athens (arrival at Eleftherios Venizelos International ATH airport)
Easyjet ensures the flight route from Naples NAP airport (located 3.7 mi from Naples, Italy) to Athens (serving Eleftherios Venizelos International ATH airport)
Sunexpress carries out a flight from Zurich ZRH airport situated 5.7 mi away from the city centre of Zurich to Izmir (arrival at Adnan Menderes ADB airport)
Bus companies
The bus company FlixBus operates the intercity service from the bus station of Zurich in Zurich and to the one of München - Zentral Omnibus Bahnhof (ZOB) (Bavaria Germany)
IC Bus is the bus carrier that allows to travel on the line between the city of Zurich (serving Zurich bus station at 1.2 mi from centre) and the city of Munich where the coach will drop you off at München - Zentral Omnibus Bahnhof (ZOB) station situated at about 0.2 mi from Munich city centre.
The coach company Eurolines CH carries out the route from the bus station of Zurich in Zurich and to the one of (VIB) Vienna International Busterminal (Vienna Austria)
Railway companies
Deutsche Bahn provides a rail connection Zurich-Munich with the train IC 88 from Zurich HB railway station (0.6 mi from city-centre) and serving the rail station of München Hbf at arrival (1 mi from centre)
ÖBB transports passengers on a rail line from Zurich to Vienna with the train Railjet (RJ) which leaves Zurich HB station to arrive at Wien Westbahnhof railway station (Vienna Austria)
MÁV operates the train journey Zurich-Vienna with the train from Zurich HB railway station (0.6 mi from city-centre) and serving the rail station of Wien Westbahnhof at arrival (1.7 mi from centre)
Carpooling
Depending on the requested date, Blablacar can display an offer to share a ride Zurich-Munich (151.6 mi)

Stop cities from Zurich or cities to visit near Athens

When travelling from Athens to Zurich by plane, carpooling, bus, train, you might have to change at Munich (Germany) Vienna (Austria) Ljubljana (Slovenia) Naples, Venice, Milan located at 136 mi from Zurich, Bari (Italy) Belgrade (Serbia) Izmir, Istanbul (Turkey). If you have some time on your way to Athens or back to Zurich, this may be a really good opportunity to visit and have a short stay in those cities.
 
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