There are 14 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.

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Fly Florence to Athens  •  7 h 35 min

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

$96 - $352

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Train to Rome Ciampino, fly to Athens  •  7 h 9 min

  1. Take the train from Firenze Santa Maria Novella Station to Roma Termini
  2. Fly from Rome Ciampino (CIA) to Athens (ATH) CIA - ATH

$57 - $235

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Train to Pisa, fly to Athens  •  6 h 26 min

  1. Take the train from Firenze Smn to Pisa C.Le
  2. Fly from Pisa (PSA) to Athens (ATH) PSA - ATH

$96 - $313

Fly Florence to Thessaloniki  •  8 h 36 min

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

$124 - $285

Train to Bologna, fly to Athens  •  6 h 19 min

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

$68 - $305

Train to Bologna, fly to Thessaloniki  •  6 h 15 min

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

$116 - $338

Train to Rome, fly to Athens  •  7 h 19 min

  1. Take the train from Firenze Santa Maria Novella Station to Roma Tiburtina Station
  2. Fly from Rome (FCO) to Athens (ATH) FCO - ATH

$86 - $296

Bus, bus and ferry  •  20 h 53 min

  1. Take the bus from Florence to Bologna Airport
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Bologna to Ioannina
  3. Take the bus from Ioannina to Athens

$193 - $274

Train, bus and ferry  •  21 h 13 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

$167 - $262

Drive, carferry  •  25 h 56 min

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

$153 - $419

Train, carferry, bus  •  30 h 12 min

  1. Take the train from Firenze Smn to Ancona Reg
  2. Take the carferry from Ancona to Patras
  3. Take the bus from Patras to Athens

$143 - $376

Bus and ferry, bus  •  36 h 40 min

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

$132 - $163

Train  •  39 h 40 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

$138 - $275

Drive  •  20 h 46 min

  1. Drive from Florence to Athens 1319.8 miles

$310 - $460

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No, there is no direct bus from Florence to Greece. However, there are services departing from Florence and arriving at Αγ.Γεωργιοσ via Aeroporto, Amendola, Bologna, Ioannina and Σταθ.Υπερασ.Λεωφ.Κηφισου. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 20 h 53 min.

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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 40 min.

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The distance between Florence and Greece is 1041 km. The road distance is 2111.6 km.

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The best way to get from Florence to Greece without a car is to bus and bus and ferry which takes 20 h 53 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 7 h 35 min to get from Florence to Greece, including transfers.

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Florence to Greece bus services, operated by Appennino Shuttle, depart from Florence station.

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Florence to Greece train services, operated by Trenitalia Frecce, depart from Firenze S.Maria Novella station.

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The best way to get from Florence to Greece is to fly which takes 7 h 35 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 39 h 40 min.

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There is no direct flight from Florence Airport to Athens Airport. The quickest flight takes 4 h 20 min and has one stopover.

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Florence to Greece bus services, operated by KTEL Ioanninon, arrive at Athens station.

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Map of how to get from Florence to Greece.
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  • Distance: 650.5 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 35 min

What companies run services between Florence, Italy and Greece?

Alitalia, Swiss and 11 other airlines fly from Florence to Athens hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Florence to Athens via Venezia Mestre, Villach Hbf, Beograd, and Thessaloniki in around 39 h 40 min.

Airlines
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Florence to Athens via Rome
Ave. Duration
4 h 58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $480
Flights from Pisa to Athens via Rome
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $470
Flights from Bologna to Athens via Rome
Ave. Duration
4 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $440
Flights from Rome to Athens
Ave. Duration
1 h 56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $370
Flights from Rome to Athens via Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $370
Flights from Rome to Athens via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
4 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $500
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Florence to Athens via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $850
Flights from Florence to Athens via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $850
Flights from Pisa to Athens via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $950
Flights from Florence to Thessaloniki via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $750
Flights from Florence to Thessaloniki via Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $480
Flights from Florence to Thessaloniki via Munich, Vienna
Ave. Duration
8 h 15 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$300 - $900
Flights from Bologna to Athens via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $950
Air Serbia
Website
airserbia.com
Flights from Florence to Athens via Rome
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $480
Flights from Pisa to Athens via Rome
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $470
Flights from Florence to Thessaloniki via Rome, Belgrade
Ave. Duration
8 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$1,500 - $3,400
Flights from Bologna to Athens via Rome
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $440
Flights from Rome to Athens
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $370
Flights from Rome to Athens via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
4 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $500
Aegean Airlines
Website
aegeanair.com
Flights from Pisa to Athens
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $280
Flights from Florence to Thessaloniki via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
8 h 10 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$90 - $480
Flights from Bologna to Athens
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
When
Tuesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $420
Flights from Bologna to Thessaloniki via Athens
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Tuesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $550
Flights from Rome to Athens
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $350
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Bologna to Athens
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $460
Flights from Bologna to Athens via Palermo
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$40 - $460
Flights from Bologna to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$100 - $370
Flights from Rome Ciampino to Athens
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $220
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Florence to Athens via Zurich
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,000
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Florence to Athens via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,100
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Florence to Athens via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
7 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Florence to Athens via Vienna
Ave. Duration
8 h 25 min
When
Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,500
Flights from Bologna to Athens via Vienna
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,000
Tarom
Website
tarom.ro
Flights from Rome to Athens via Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$170 - $600
Train operators
Trenitalia

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Firenze Smn to Pisa C.Le
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $14
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$11 - $14
Train from Firenze Smn to Bologna C.Le
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7 - $16
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$13 - $16
Train from Firenze S.Maria Novella to Roma Tiburtina
Ave. Duration
3 h 19 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$19 - $40
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$30 - $40
Train from Firenze S.Maria Novella to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
3 h 38 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$19 - $40
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$30 - $40
Train from Firenze Smn to Ancona
Ave. Duration
4 h 18 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$22 - $50
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$35 - $50
Train from Venezia Mestre to Villach Hbf
Ave. Duration
3 h 4 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$20 - $40
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Trenitalia Frecce

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Firenze S.Maria Novella to Bologna C.Le
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $23
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Firenze S.Maria Novella to Venezia Mestre
Ave. Duration
1 h 53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
ItaloTreno
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Firenze Santa Maria Novella Station to Bologna Centrale Station
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $25
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Firenze Santa Maria Novella Station to Roma Tiburtina Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Firenze Santa Maria Novella Station to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Firenze Santa Maria Novella Station to Venezia Mestre Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 56 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Website
italotreno.it
Greek Railways (OSE)
Website
trainose.gr
Train from Larissa to Athens
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$19 - $25
Website
trainose.gr
Book at
Raileurope.com
Second Class
$19 - $25
First Class
$23 - $35
Train from Thessaloniki to Athens
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
trainose.gr
Book at
Raileurope.com
Second Class
$27 - $40
First Class
$35 - $50
Trenitalia Eurocity

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Venezia Mestre to Villach Hbf
Ave. Duration
3 h 4 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)

The national railway system of Austria, the OBB carried 209 million passengers on local and regional trains, and 35 million on long-distance trains in 2016 alone. The OBB’s 4865 km network covers 570 trains simultaneously at peak times, with one train leaving every 12 seconds, making it a supremely efficient way to travel around the country and surrounding region. The company’s extensive network connects cities in Austria, and adjacent European countries including Germany, Hungary, Liechtenstein, Czech Republic, Switzerland and Slovenia.

Contact Details
Website
oebb.at
Train from Villach Hbf to Beograd
Ave. Duration
11 h 6 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Bus operators
Appennino Shuttle
Phone
+39 055 5001302
Email
info@appenninoshuttle.it
Website
appenninoshuttle.it
Bus from Florence to Bologna Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$23 - $29
Schedules at
appenninoshuttle.it
Adults
$23 - $29
Portokalidis Tours
Website
portokalidistours.gr
Bus and ferry from Bologna to Ioannina
Ave. Duration
12 h 13 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$120 - $180
Schedules at
portokalidistours.gr
Bus and ferry from Bologna to Larissa
Ave. Duration
14 h 4 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$140 - $210
Schedules at
portokalidistours.gr
KTEL Ioanninon
Phone
26510 25014
Website
ktelioannina.gr
Bus from Ioannina to Athens
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $55
Schedules at
ktelioannina.gr
KTEL Achaias
Phone
2610 623 888
Website
ktelachaias.gr
Bus from Patras to Athens
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $26
Schedules at
ktelachaias.gr
Florentia Bus
Phone
+39 055 967024
Email
info@florentiabus.it
Website
florentiabus.it
Bus and ferry from Firenze to Fier
Ave. Duration
24 h 50 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$85 - $120
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
Ave. Duration
10 h 50 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$47
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
Ave. Duration
20 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$75 - $230
Schedules at
minoan.gr
Deck
$77 - $80
Airplane economy seats
$91 - $94
2-berth outside
$190 - $230
3-berth outside shower
$170 - $200
Grimaldi Lines
Superfast ferries
Phone
+30 210 8919700
Email
superfast@superfast.com
Website
superfast.com
Car ferry from Ancona to Patras
Ave. Duration
23 h
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$95 - $300
Schedules at
superfast.com
Deck
$97 - $98
Aircraft-type seats
$111 - $115
2 bed inside cabin
$292 - $296
3 bed outside cabin
$250 - $300

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Greece is 1 h ahead of Florence. It is currently 5:35 AM in Florence and 6:35 AM in Greece.

Florence to Greece train services, operated by Greek Railways (OSE), arrive at Athens station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Florence to Greece is 2112 km. It takes approximately 20 h 46 min to drive from Florence to Greece.

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Austrian Airlines, Air Dolomiti, KLM and four other airlines offer flights from Florence Airport to Athens Airport.

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