There are 5 ways to get from Çanakkale to Athens by car ferry, car, plane, train or bus

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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Car ferry, drive, fly  •  6h 16m

  1. Take the car ferry from Kepez, Çanakkale to Eceabat
  2. Drive from Eceabat to Alexandroupolis
  3. Fly from Alexandroupolis (AXD) to Athens (ATH) AXD - ATH

66€ - 133€

Cheapest option

Bus  •  17h 5m

  1. Take the bus from Canakkale to Kesan
  2. Take the bus from Keşan to Athens

22€ - 34€

3 alternative options

Car ferry, drive, train  •  17h 34m

  1. Take the car ferry from Kepez, Çanakkale to Eceabat
  2. Drive from Eceabat to Alexandroupoli Port
  3. Take the train from Alexandroupoli Port to Thessaloniki
  4. Take the train from Thessaloniki to Athens Ic

64€ - 97€

Bus, car ferry  •  19h 21m

  1. Take the bus from Canakkale to Ayvalık
  2. Take the car ferry from Ayvalık to Mitilini
  3. Take the car ferry from Mytilene to Piraeus

53€ - 144€

Drive, car ferry  •  25h 44m

  1. Drive from Çanakkale to Kavala
  2. Take the car ferry from Kavala to Laurio
  3. Drive from Laurio to Athens

156€ - 272€

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The cheapest way to get from Çanakkale to Athens is to bus which costs 160 ₺ - 250 ₺ and takes 17h 5m.

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The quickest way to get from Çanakkale to Athens is to car ferry and drive and fly which costs 470 ₺ - 1.000 ₺ and takes 6h 16m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Çanakkale to Athens. However, there are services departing from Canakkale and arriving at Athens via Keşan. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 17h 5m.

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The distance between Çanakkale and Athens is 336 km.

The best way to get from Çanakkale to Athens without a car is to bus which takes 17h 5m and costs 160 ₺ - 250 ₺.

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It takes approximately 6h 16m to get from Çanakkale to Athens, including transfers.

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Çanakkale to Athens bus services, operated by MetroTurizm, depart from Canakkale station.

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The quickest flight from Alexandroupolis Airport to Athens Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h.

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Çanakkale to Athens bus services, operated by Kamil Koc, arrive at Athens station.

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Map of how to get from Çanakkale to Athens.
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  • Distance: 335.7 km
  • Duration: 6h 16m

What companies run services between Çanakkale, Turkey and Athens, Greece?

You can take a bus from Çanakkale to Athens via Keşan in around 17h 5m.

Airlines
Olympic Air
Website
olympicair.com
Flights from Alexandroupolis to Athens
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
40€ - 150€
Sky Express
Website
skyexpress.gr
Flights from Alexandroupolis to Athens
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
30€ - 140€
Train operators
Greek Railways (OSE)
Website
trainose.gr
Train from Alexandroupoli Port to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
8h 13m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
17€ - 25€
Website
trainose.gr
Book at
Raileurope.com
Train from Thessaloniki to Athens
Ave. Duration
4h 9m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
20€ - 29€
Website
trainose.gr
Book at
Raileurope.com
Bus operators
MetroTurizm
Phone
0850 222 34 55
Email
iletisim@metroturizm.com.tr
Website
metroturizm.com.tr
Bus from Canakkale to Kesan
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
3€ - 5€
Website
MetroTurizm
Bus from Canakkale to Ayvalik
Ave. Duration
3h 22m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
4€ - 7€
Website
MetroTurizm
Kamil Koc
Phone
+90 224 294 55 62
Website
kamilkoc.com.tr
Bus from Keşan to Athens
Ave. Duration
13h 40m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
19€ - 29€
Schedules at
kamilkoc.com.tr
Bus from Çanakkale to Ayvalık
Ave. Duration
3h 7m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
8€ - 11€
Schedules at
kamilkoc.com.tr
Truva
Website
truvaturizm.com
Bus from Canakkale to Ayvalık
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
5€
Schedules at
truvaturizm.com
Ferry operators
GESTAS Deniz Ulasim
Website
gdu.com.tr
Car ferry from Kepez, Çanakkale to Eceabat
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
1€
Schedules at
gdu.com.tr
Jale Tour
Phone
+90266 331 31 70
Email
info@jaletur.com
Website
facebook.com
Car ferry from Ayvalık to Mitilini
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
12€ - 21€
Schedules at
facebook.com
Hellenic Seaways
Phone
+30 210 4199000
Email
hswroro@hsw.gr
Website
hellenicseaways.gr
Car ferry from Mytilene to Piraeus
Ave. Duration
11h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
35€ - 95€
Website
Hellenic Seaways
Business
45€ - 65€
2 Bed Lux Cabin
70€ - 95€
Economy
35€ - 50€
4 Bed Inside Cabin
55€ - 80€
2 bed outside Cabin
76€
4 bed outside Cabin
71€
Car ferry from Kavala to Laurio
Ave. Duration
14h 40m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
35€ - 95€
Website
Hellenic Seaways
Business
45€ - 65€
2 Bed Lux Cabin
70€ - 95€
Economy
35€ - 50€
4 Bed Inside Cabin
55€ - 80€
Blue Star Ferries
Phone
+30-210-8919800
Email
bluestarferries@bluestarferries.com
Website
bluestarferries.com
Car ferry from Mytilene to Piraeus
Ave. Duration
11h 15m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
40€ - 110€
Website
Blue Star Ferries
Business
59€ - 63€
2 Bed Inside Cabin
70€ - 90€
Economy
40€ - 60€
4 Bed Outside Cabin
65€ - 85€
2 Bed Lux Cabin
90€ - 110€
Economy
46€
CABIN A2 outside
77€
CABIN A3 outside
73€
CABIN A4 outside
73€

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