Please i would like to go from Athens to Barcelona by train/bus. No flying

the route please and how long does it take - average?


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photo Travel Expert
Rail Europe Posted 4 years ago

Hello Mohamed Diab,

Thanks for your question.

Your travel will be as follows –

- Athens to Thessaloniki : You will have to book locally.

- Thessaloniki to Sofia – Bookable on our website.

- Sofia to Belgrade – Bookable on our website.

- Belgrade to Zagreb – Eurocites Train

- Zagreb to Villach – Eurocites Train

- Villach to Venice – Bus

- Venice to Rome - Frecciargento Train or Intercity Train

- Rome to TurinFrecciarossa Train or Italo Train

- Turin to Nice via Genoa and Ventimiglia TER Train Eurocites Train

- Nice to Nimes via Marseille – TER Train and TGV Train

- Nimes to BarcelonaFrance-Spain High Speed Train

In order to book tickets, please visit our website.

You would need to feed in the Departure city and the Arrival city along with the travel date and preferred time & the number of passengers (Senior, adults, youth and children), and then click on “search tickets”. Once you do so, you would find the schedules along with the fares. You need to select the fare which is preferable to you and then Add it to Cart. Once added, you need to mention the names of the passengers to make the payment on the next page.

Hope this helps!!!

Isha, Rail Europe Travel Expert.

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