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There are 7 ways to get from Çanakkale to Athens by bus, car ferry, car, train or plane

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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Bus Crazy Holidays  •  14 h 19 min

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

$60 - $89

Cheapest option

Bus Kamil Koc  •  16 h 5 min

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

$18 - $49

5 alternative options

Car ferry, drive, train  •  16 h 43 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Çanakkale Iskele 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

$80 - $121

Bus, car ferry  •  18 h 51 min

  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

$67 - $165

Drive, car ferry  •  25 h 11 min

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

$236 - $337

Bus, bus to Alexandroupolis, fly  •  8 h 2 min

  1. Take the bus from Canakkale to Kesan
  2. Take the bus from Kesan to Alexandroupoli
  3. Fly from Alexandroupolis (AXD) to Athens (ATH) AXD - ATH

$123 - $250

Bus, bus to Kavala, fly  •  10 h 32 min

  1. Take the bus from Canakkale to Kesan
  2. Take the bus from Kesan to Kavala
  3. Fly from Kavala (KVA) to Athens (ATH) KVA - ATH

$160 - $394

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Çanakkale to Athens is to bus which costs 100 ₺ - 280 ₺ and takes 16 h 5 min.

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The quickest way to get from Çanakkale to Athens is to bus and fly which costs 700 ₺ - 1.500 ₺ and takes 8 h 2 min.

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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 Kesan. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 14 h 19 min.

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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 14 h 19 min and costs 340 ₺ - 500 ₺.

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It takes approximately 14 h 19 min 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 1 h 5 min.

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Çanakkale to Athens bus services, operated by Crazy Holidays, arrive at Athens station.

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Athens is 1 h behind Çanakkale. It is currently 6:45 PM in Çanakkale and 5:45 PM in Athens.

Map of how to get from Çanakkale to Athens.
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  • Distance: 209.8 miles
  • Duration: 14 h 19 min

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

You can take a bus from Çanakkale to Athens via Kesan in around 14 h 19 min.

Airlines
Olympic Air
Website
olympicair.com
Flights from Alexandroupolis to Athens
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $210
Flights from Kavala to Athens
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $390
Sky Express
Website
skyexpress.gr
Flights from Alexandroupolis to Athens
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $440
Train operators
Greek Railways (OSE)
Website
trainose.gr
Train from Alexandroupoli Port to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
6 h 29 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Website
trainose.gr
Book at
Raileurope.com
Second Class
$24 - $35
First Class
$30 - $40
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
Bus operators
MetroTurizm
Phone
0850 222 34 55
Email
iletisim@metroturizm.com.tr
Website
metroturizm.com.tr
Bus from Canakkale to Kesan
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
metroturizm.com.tr
Bus from Canakkale to Ayvalik
Ave. Duration
3 h 22 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
metroturizm.com.tr
Kamil Koc
Phone
+90 224 294 55 62
Website
kamilkoc.com.tr
Bus from Canakkale to Keşan
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
kamilkoc.com.tr
Bus from Keşan to Athens
Ave. Duration
12 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13 - $40
Schedules at
kamilkoc.com.tr
Bus from Çanakkale to Ayvalık
Ave. Duration
3 h 7 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Schedules at
kamilkoc.com.tr
Crazy Holidays
Phone
2310-241545
Website
crazyholidays.gr
Bus from Kesan to Athens
Ave. Duration
10 h 54 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Schedules at
crazyholidays.gr
Bus from Kesan to Alexandroupoli
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Schedules at
crazyholidays.gr
Bus from Kesan to Kavala
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Schedules at
crazyholidays.gr
Truva
Website
truvaturizm.com
Bus from Canakkale to Ayvalık
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
truvaturizm.com
Ferry operators
GESTAS Deniz Ulasim
Website
gdu.com.tr
Car ferry from Çanakkale Iskele to Eceabat
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1
Schedules at
gdu.com.tr
Kamil Koc
Phone
+90 224 294 55 62
Website
kamilkoc.com.tr
Car ferry from Canakkale Iskele to Eceabat
Ave. Duration
45 days 12 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
kamilkoc.com.tr
Jale Tour
Phone
+90266 331 31 70
Email
info@jaletur.com
Website
jaletour.com
Car ferry from Ayvalık to Mitilini
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$15 - $24
Schedules at
jaletour.com
Hellenic Seaways
Phone
+30 210 4199000
Email
hswroro@hsw.gr
Website
hellenicseaways.gr
Car ferry from Mytilene to Piraeus
Ave. Duration
10 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $130
Schedules at
hellenicseaways.gr
Economy
$50 - $130
Business
$130
2 bed outside Cabin
$88
4 bed outside Cabin
$82
Car ferry from Kavala to Laurio
Ave. Duration
14 h 1 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$100 - $140
Schedules at
hellenicseaways.gr
Economy
$100 - $140
Business
$136
Blue Star Ferries
Phone
+30-210-8919800
Email
bluestarferries@bluestarferries.com
Website
bluestarferries.com
Car ferry from Mytilene to Piraeus
Ave. Duration
9 h 6 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$45 - $110
Schedules at
bluestarferries.com
CABIN A2 outside
$80 - $110
CABIN A3 outside
$75 - $85
CABIN A4 outside
$75 - $85
Economy
$45 - $60

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