Getting to Greece
Every year millions of visitors getting to Greece. By far the easiest way to get to Greece is by air, but there are the alternative routes by train, car or ferry.
Getting to Greece by air
Athens International Airport
There are direct flights to a variety of Greek destinations from all major European airports. If your starting point is North America, Australia, New Zealand or South Africa, the most cost-effective way to Greece may well be to get to London – or Amsterdam, Frankfurt or another Northern European hub – and pick up an onward flight from there.
Athens and Thessaloníki handle the bulk of scheduled international flights. However, during tourism season, several charter and planned low-budget flights arrive daily from many European cities to many of the islands and smaller cities on the mainland.
Getting to Greece by car
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Greece can be entered by car from any of its land neighbors. The overland route through Italy now remains the most popular option. Ferries from the Italian port cities of Venice, Trieste, Ancona, Bari and Brindisi will transport cars to Greece.
Getting in Greece by train
the Rail Station Stathmos Larissis
Greece can be entered by train from the Northern and from the Eastern land neighbors. Following the famous “Orient express” route, trains from all over Europe arrive in Thessaloniki and Athens.