There are 8 ways to get from Naples to Athens by plane, train, bus, bus and ferry, car ferry or car

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 from Naples  •  4 h 57 min

  1. Fly from Naples (NAP) to Athens (ATH) NAP - ATH

$66 - $312

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Train to Rome, fly  •  7 h 2 min

  1. Take the train from Napoli Centrale Station to Roma Termini Station
  2. Fly from Rome (FCO) to Athens (ATH) FCO - ATH

$82 - $291

Bus, bus and ferry via Ancona  •  22 h 18 min

  1. Take the bus from Naples to Ancona
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Ancona to Ioannina
  3. Take the bus from Ioannina to Athens

$180 - $265

Bus, carferry  •  23 h 42 min

  1. Take the bus from Napoli to Bari-Porto
  2. Take the carferry from Bari to Patras
  3. Take the bus from Patras to Athens

$132 - $324

Bus, carferry, train  •  24 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Napoli to Bari-Porto
  2. Take the carferry from Bari to Patras
  3. Take the bus from Patra to Kiato
  4. Take the train from Kiato to Athens

Bus Albtrans sh.p.k, bus and ferry  •  28 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from Naples to Latiano
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Brindisi to Fier
  3. Take the bus from Fier to Athens

$147 - $179

Train  •  43 h 6 min

  1. Take the train from Napoli Centrale to Firenze S.Maria Novella Fr
  2. Take the train from Firenze S.Maria Novella to Villach Hbf En
  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

$161 - $320

Drive, carferry  •  23 h 28 min

  1. Drive from Naples to Brindisi
  2. Take the carferry from Brindisi to Patras
  3. Drive from Patras to Athens

$122 - $227

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Naples to Athens. However, there are services departing from Naples and arriving at Athens via Ancona and Ioannina. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 22 h 18 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Naples to Athens. However, there are services departing from Napoli Centrale and arriving at Athens via Firenze S.Maria Novella, Villach Hbf, Beograd and Thessaloniki. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 43 h 6 min.

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The distance between Naples and Athens is 872 km.

The best way to get from Naples to Athens without a car is to bus and bus and ferry which takes 22 h 18 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 4 h 57 min to get from Naples to Athens, including transfers.

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Naples to Athens bus services, operated by Prima Linee, depart from Naples station.

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Naples to Athens train services, operated by Trenitalia Frecce, depart from Napoli Centrale station.

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The best way to get from Naples to Athens is to fly which takes 4 h 57 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 43 h 6 min.

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The quickest flight from Naples Airport to Athens Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 40 min.

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

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Map of how to get from Naples to Athens.
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  • Distance: 544.8 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 57 min

What companies run services between Naples, Italy and Athens, Greece?

Aegean Airlines, easyJet and two other airlines fly from Naples to Athens twice daily. Alternatively, you can take a train from Naples to Athens via Firenze S.Maria Novella, Villach Hbf, Beograd, and Thessaloniki in around 43 h 6 min.

Airlines
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Naples to Athens via Rome
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $390
Flights from Rome to Athens
Ave. Duration
1 h 56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $370
Flights from Rome to Athens via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $500
Flights from Rome to Athens via Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$50 - $370
Air Serbia
Website
airserbia.com
Flights from Naples to Athens via Rome
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $390
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 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $500
Aegean Airlines
Website
aegeanair.com
Flights from Naples to Athens
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $340
Flights from Rome to Athens
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $350
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Naples to Athens
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$45 - $300
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Naples to Athens via Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $140
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
ItaloTreno
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Napoli Centrale Station to Roma Termini Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Napoli Centrale Station to Firenze Santa Maria Novella Station
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
italotreno.it
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 Napoli Centrale to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
2 h 44 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $35
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$28 - $34
Train from Firenze S.Maria Novella to Villach Hbf
Ave. Duration
5 h 32 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $70
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$60 - $70
Greek Railways (OSE)
Website
trainose.gr
Train from Kiato to Athens
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Website
trainose.gr
Book at
Raileurope.com
Second Class
$7 - $10
First Class
$9 - $11
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 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 Napoli Centrale to Firenze S.Maria Novella
Ave. Duration
2 h 51 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $80
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
Prima Linee
Phone
0733.818638
Website
primalinee.com
Bus from Naples to Ancona
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Schedules at
romamarchelinee.it
Portokalidis Tours
Website
portokalidistours.gr
Bus and ferry from Ancona to Ioannina
Ave. Duration
9 h 35 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$95 - $150
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
Marozzi VT
Phone
080 579 0211
Email
info@marozzivt.it
Website
marozzivt.it
Bus from Napoli to Bari-Porto
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$23 - $29
Schedules at
marozzivt.it
Marino Autolinee
Phone
+39 080 3112335
Email
info@marinobus.it
Website
marinobus.it
Bus from Napoli to Bari Porto
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$20
Schedules at
marinobus.it
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
Greek Railways (OSE)
Website
trainose.gr
Bus from Patra to Kiato
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Website
trainose.gr
Book at
Raileurope.com
Miccolis
Phone
080 5315334
Website
miccolis-spa.it
Bus from Naples to Latiano
Ave. Duration
5 h 2 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$40
Schedules at
miccolis-spa.it
Florentia Bus
Phone
+39 055 967024
Email
info@florentiabus.it
Website
florentiabus.it
Bus and ferry from Brindisi to Fier
Ave. Duration
9 h 50 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$60 - $90
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
Superfast ferries
Phone
+30 210 8919700
Email
superfast@superfast.com
Website
superfast.com
Car ferry from Bari to Patras
Ave. Duration
15 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$90 - $270
Schedules at
superfast.com
Deck
$93 - $94
Aircraft-type seats
$105 - $107
2 bed inside cabin
$261 - $264
3 bed outside cabin
$210 - $270
Grimaldi Lines

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Athens is 1 h ahead of Naples. It is currently 3:32 AM in Naples and 4:32 AM in Athens.

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

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Aegean Airlines, easyJet, Ryanair and Alitalia offer flights from Naples Airport to Athens Airport.

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There are 3797+ hotels available in Athens. Prices start at $51 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Naples to Naples Airport is to bus which takes 11 min and costs .

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