There are 10 ways to get from Florence to Greece by plane, train, bus, bus and ferry, car or car ferry

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Fly Florence to Thessaloniki  •  7 h 44 min

  1. Fly from Florence (FLR) to Thessaloniki (SKG) FLR - SKG

$141 - $306

Cheapest option

Train to Bologna, fly to Athens  •  6 h 5 min

  1. Take the train from Firenze S.Maria Novella to Bologna C.Le
  2. Fly from Bologna (BLQ) to Athens (ATH) BLQ - ATH

$75 - $310

8 alternative options

Fly Florence to Athens  •  7 h 1 min

  1. Fly from Florence (FLR) to Athens (ATH) FLR - ATH

$98 - $353

Bus, bus and ferry  •  20 h 33 min

  1. Take the bus from Florence to Bologna, Bologna 536 / ...
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Bologna to Ioannina
  3. Take the bus from Ioannina to Athens

$172 - $254

Train, bus and ferry  •  20 h 54 min

  1. Take the train from Firenze S.Maria Novella to Bologna C.Le Fr / ...
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Bologna to Larissa
  3. Take the train from Larissa to Athens

$178 - $273

Drive, car ferry  •  25 h 56 min

  1. Drive from Florence to Ancona
  2. Take the car ferry from Ancona to Patras
  3. Drive from Patras to Athens

$158 - $359

Train, car ferry, bus  •  29 h 55 min

  1. Take the train from Firenze S.Maria Novella to Ancona Reg
  2. Take the car ferry from Ancona to Patras
  3. Take the bus from Patras to Athens

$152 - $401

Bus and ferry, bus  •  34 h 59 min

  1. Take the bus and ferry from Firenze to Fier
  2. Take the bus from Fier to Athens

$141 - $174

Train  •  39 h 30 min

  1. Take the train from Firenze S.Maria Novella to Venezia Mestre Fr / ...
  2. Take the train from Venezia Mestre to Villach Hbf Rj
  3. Take the train from Villach Hbf to Beograd En
  4. Take the train from Beograd to Thessaloniki AVE
  5. Take the train from Thessaloniki to Athens

$155 - $273

Drive  •  20 h 46 min

  1. Drive from Florence to Athens 1319.8 miles

$310 - $460

What companies run services between Florence, Italy and Greece?

Alitalia, Air Dolomiti and 11 other airlines fly from Florence to Kalamaria every 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train from Florence to Athens via Venezia Mestre, Villach Hbf, Beograd, and Thessaloniki in around 39 h 30 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Florence to Thessaloniki via Munich
Avg. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $480
Flights from Florence to Thessaloniki via Frankfurt
Avg. Duration
7 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $480
Flights from Florence to Athens via Frankfurt
Avg. Duration
6 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Flights from Florence to Athens via Munich
Avg. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $850
Flights from Bologna to Athens via Munich
Avg. Duration
4 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $950
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Florence to Thessaloniki via Rome
Avg. Duration
7 h 35 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Flights from Florence to Thessaloniki via Rome, Belgrade
Avg. Duration
7 h 10 min
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$1,500 - $3,400
Flights from Florence to Athens via Rome
Avg. Duration
4 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $480
Flights from Bologna to Athens via Rome
Avg. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $440
Air Serbia
Website
airserbia.com
Flights from Florence to Thessaloniki via Rome, Belgrade
Avg. Duration
7 h 10 min
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$1,500 - $3,400
Flights from Florence to Athens via Rome
Avg. Duration
4 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $480
Flights from Bologna to Athens via Rome
Avg. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $440
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Florence to Athens via Zurich
Avg. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Aegean Airlines
Website
aegeanair.com
Flights from Florence to Thessaloniki via Dusseldorf
Avg. Duration
6 h 50 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$90 - $480
Flights from Bologna to Athens
Avg. Duration
2 h 5 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$75 - $420
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Florence to Athens via Paris CDG
Avg. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,100
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Bologna to Athens
Avg. Duration
2 h 15 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $460
Flights from Bologna to Athens via Bucharest Otopeni
Avg. Duration
5 h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$40 - $460
Ellinair
Website
en.ellinair.com
Flights from Florence to Thessaloniki via Frankfurt
Avg. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$120 - $390
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Bologna to Athens via Vienna
Avg. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,000
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Bologna to Athens via Istanbul
Avg. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Train operators
Trenitalia Frecce
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Firenze S.Maria Novella to Bologna C.Le
Avg. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$16 - $24
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Firenze S.Maria Novella to Venezia Mestre
Avg. Duration
1 h 53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Greek Railways (OSE)
Website
trainose.gr
Train from Larissa to Athens
Avg. Duration
3 h 50 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$20 - $27
Website
trainose.gr
Second Class
$20 - $27
First Class
$25 - $35
Train from Thessaloniki to Athens
Avg. Duration
5 h 10 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$29 - $40
Website
trainose.gr
Second Class
$29 - $40
First Class
$35 - $50
Trenitalia
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Firenze S.Maria Novella to Ancona
Avg. Duration
4 h 18 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$23 - $50
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$40 - $50
Train from Venezia Mestre to Villach Hbf
Avg. Duration
3 h 4 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$22 - $45
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)
Website
oebb.at
Train from Villach Hbf to Beograd
Avg. Duration
11 h 6 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Bus operators
FlixBus
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Florence to Bologna, Bologna
Avg. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$6 - $11
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Marino Autolinee
Phone
+39 080 3112335
Email
info@marinobus.it
Website
marinobus.it
Bus from Firenze to Bologna *Int_PISA*
Avg. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$9
Schedules at
marinobus.it
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.sk
Bus from Florencie, Montelungo to Boloňa, Autostaz.Piazza XX Settembre
Avg. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
regiojet.sk
Portokalidis Tours
Website
portokalidistours.gr
Bus and ferry from Bologna to Ioannina
Avg. Duration
12 h 13 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$120 - $180
Schedules at
portokalidistours.gr
Bus and ferry from Bologna to Larissa
Avg. Duration
14 h 4 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$140 - $220
Schedules at
portokalidistours.gr
KTEL Ioanninon
Phone
26510 25014
Website
ktelioannina.gr
Bus from Ioannina to Athens
Avg. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $60
Schedules at
ktelioannina.gr
KTEL Achaias
Phone
2610 623 888
Website
ktelachaias.gr
Bus from Patras to Athens
Avg. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$24 - $28
Schedules at
ktelachaias.gr
Florentia Bus
Phone
+39 055 967024
Email
info@florentiabus.it
Website
florentiabus.it
Bus and ferry from Firenze to Fier
Avg. Duration
23 h 8 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$90 - $130
Schedules at
florentiabus.it
Albtrans sh.p.k
Phone
+355 4 2239 203
Email
rezervime@albtrans.net
Website
albtrans.net
Bus from Fier to Athens
Avg. Duration
10 h 51 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$50
Schedules at
albtrans.net
Ferry operators
Minoan Lines
Phone
801 11 75000
Email
reservation@minoan.gr
Website
minoan.gr
Car ferry from Ancona to Patras
Avg. Duration
20 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$80 - $240
Schedules at
minoan.gr
Deck
$82 - $86
Airplane economy seats
$97 - $101
2-berth outside
$200 - $240
3-berth outside shower
$180 - $220
Superfast ferries
Phone
+30 210 8919700
Email
superfast@superfast.com
Website
superfast.com
Car ferry from Ancona to Patras
Avg. Duration
20 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$100 - $320
Schedules at
superfast.com
Deck
$104
Aircraft-type seats
$122
2 bed inside cabin
$316
3 bed outside cabin
$270 - $320

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Florence to Greece?

The distance between Florence and Greece is 1041 km. The road distance is 2112 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Florence to Greece?

The cheapest way to get from Florence to Greece is to fly which costs 110€ and takes 7 h 1 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Florence to Greece?

The quickest way to get from Florence to Greece is to train and fly which takes 6 h 5 min and costs 110€.

Is there a direct train between Florence and Greece?

No, there is no direct train from Florence to Greece. However, there are services departing from Firenze S.Maria Novella and arriving at Athens via Venezia Mestre, Villach Hbf, Beograd and Thessaloniki. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 39 h 30 min.

Is there a direct bus between Florence and Greece?

No, there is no direct bus from Florence to Greece. However, there are services departing from Florence and arriving at Αγ.Γεωργιοσ via Autostazione, Bologna, Ioannina and Σταθ.Υπερασ.Λεωφ.Κηφισου. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 20 h 33 min.

How long does it take to get from Florence to Greece?

It takes approximately 7 h 44 min to get from Florence to Greece, including transfers.