There are 8 ways to get from Alicante 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.

Recommended option

Fly from Alicante  •  8 h 45 min

  1. Fly from Alicante (ALC) to Athens (ATH) ALC - ATH

$113 - $476

7 alternative options

Train to Valencia, fly  •  10 h 34 min

  1. Take the train from Alacant-Terminal to Valencia Estacio del Nord
  2. Fly from Valencia (VLC) to Athens (ATH) VLC - ATH

$120 - $409

Train, bus, bus and ferry  •  43 h

  1. Take the train from Alacant-Terminal to Valencia Estacio del Nord Tlg / ...
  2. Take the bus from Valencia to Bologna
  3. Take the bus and ferry from Bologna to Larissa
  4. Take the train from Larissa to Athens 601

$294 - $463

Bus Yubim  •  2 days 6 h

  1. Take the bus from Alicante to Sofia
  2. Take the bus from Sofia to Athens

$176 - $254

Train, bus  •  2 days 7 h

  1. Take the train from Alacant-Terminal to Barcelona Sants Em / ...
  2. Take the train from Barcelona Sants to Valence TGV Tgv / ...
  3. Take the train from Valence TGV to Grenoble
  4. Take the bus from Grenoble to Belgrade
  5. Take the train from Beograd to Thessaloniki AVE
  6. Take the train from Thessaloniki to Athens 601

$270 - $492

Bus Georg  •  2 days 8 h

  1. Take the bus from Alicante to Sofia
  2. Take the bus from Sofia - Central Bus Station to Athens

$389 - $495

Bus, car ferry  •  3 days 20 h

  1. Take the bus from Alicante to Venecia
  2. Take the car ferry from Venezia to Patras
  3. Take the bus from Patras to Athens

$279 - $584

Drive  •  34 h 44 min

  1. Drive from Alicante to Athens 2254.5 miles

$500 - $800

What companies run services between Alicante, Spain and Athens, Greece?

Swiss, Lufthansa and 17 other airlines fly from Alicante to Athens hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Alicante to Athens via Sofia in around 2 days 6 h.

Airlines
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Alicante to Athens via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
7 h 19 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $800
Flights from Alicante to Athens via Milan Bergamo
Ave. Duration
10 h
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$100 - $800
Flights from Valencia to Athens via Milan Bergamo
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$65 - $550
Flights from Valencia to Athens via Rome Ciampino
Ave. Duration
7 h 45 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$65 - $550
Flights from Valencia to Athens via Malta
Ave. Duration
7 h 45 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$65 - $550
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Alicante to Athens via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
9 h 15 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $950
Flights from Alicante to Athens via Bristol
Ave. Duration
8 h 5 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$240 - $950
Flights from Alicante to Athens via Geneva
Ave. Duration
10 h 50 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$240 - $950
Flights from Valencia to Athens via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
9 h 5 min
When
Monday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$200 - $1,300
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Alicante to Athens via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$390 - $1,400
Flights from Valencia to Athens via Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $1,200
Flights from Valencia to Athens via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
9 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $1,200
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Alicante to Athens via Zurich
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$360 - $1,200
Flights from Valencia to Athens via Zurich
Ave. Duration
7 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $950
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Alicante to Athens via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $1,200
Flights from Alicante to Athens via Madrid
Ave. Duration
8 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $1,100
Flights from Valencia to Athens via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $1,100
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Alicante to Athens via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
7 h
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,100
Flights from Valencia to Athens via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
8 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,100
TUI fly Belgium
Website
tuifly.be
Flights from Alicante to Athens via Brussels
Ave. Duration
8 h 35 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$360 - $1,800
Flights from Valencia to Athens via Brussels
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$170 - $850
Transavia Holland
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Alicante to Athens via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
10 h 15 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $700
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Valencia to Athens via Istanbul
Ave. Duration
7 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $700
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Alicante to Athens via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $1,200
Tarom
Website
tarom.ro
Flights from Alicante to Athens via Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
10 h 10 min
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$170 - $550
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Valencia to Athens via Rome
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $650
Transavia France
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Valencia to Athens via Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$140 - $700
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Valencia to Athens via Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
8 h 15 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$80 - $280
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Valencia to Athens via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
When
Tuesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,500
Train operators
Spanish Railways (RENFE)
Phone
902 320 320
Website
renfe.com
Train from Alacant-Terminal to Valencia Estacio del Nord
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Website
renfe.com
Train from Alacant-Terminal to Barcelona Sants
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$65 - $85
Website
renfe.com
Greek Railways (OSE)
Website
trainose.gr
Train from Larissa to Athens
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$20 - $27
Website
trainose.gr
Purchase a
eurail.com
Second Class
$20 - $27
First Class
$25 - $35
Train from Thessaloniki to Athens
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$29 - $40
Website
trainose.gr
Purchase a
eurail.com
Second Class
$29 - $40
First Class
$35 - $50
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
tgv.com
Train from Barcelona Sants to Valence TGV
Ave. Duration
4 h 14 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$110 - $130
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$110 - $130
1st Class
$150 - $220
SNCF
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Valence TGV to Grenoble
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$11 - $16
1st Class
$17 - $26
Bus operators
Autolinee Gambioli
Phone
+41 (0) 79.71.85.806
Email
info@autolineegambioli.it
Website
autolineegambioli.it
Bus from Valencia to Bologna
Ave. Duration
19 h 55 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$110 - $180
Schedules at
autolineegambioli.it
Portokalidis Tours
Website
portokalidistours.gr
Bus and ferry from Bologna to Larissa
Ave. Duration
14 h 4 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$140 - $220
Schedules at
portokalidistours.gr
Yubim
Website
yubim.eu
Bus from Alicante to Sofia
Ave. Duration
43 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$140 - $180
Schedules at
yubim.eu
Valeross
Phone
046/ 66 13 21
Email
valeross_holiday@abv.bg
Website
valeross.com
Bus from Sofia to Athens
Ave. Duration
10 h 3 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $75
Schedules at
valeross.com
Ilias Travel
Phone
+359 2831 9192
Email
office@iliastravel.com
Website
iliastravel.com
Bus from Sofia to Athens
Ave. Duration
12 h 27 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$65 - $69
Schedules at
iliastravel.com
BS Tours
Phone
011 761-4693
Email
bstours@verat.net
Website
bstours.rs
Bus from Grenoble to Belgrade
Ave. Duration
21 h 32 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$100 - $150
Schedules at
bstours.rs
Georg
Phone
+ 359/38/66 34 04
Email
georg_ltd@abv.bg
Website
georg-bg.com
Bus from Alicante to Sofia
Ave. Duration
44 h
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$350 - $450
Schedules at
georg-bg.com
Union Ivkoni
Phone
02/989 0000
Website
union-ivkoni.com
Bus from Alacant to Sofia
Ave. Duration
44 h 30 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$100 - $170
Schedules at
online.union-ivkoni.com
Bus from Sofia - Central Bus Station to Athens
Ave. Duration
11 h 53 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Schedules at
union-ivkoni.com
KTEL Achaias
Phone
2610 623 888
Website
ktelachaias.gr
Bus from Patras to Athens
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$24 - $28
Schedules at
ktelachaias.gr
Ferry operators
Superfast ferries
Phone
+30 210 8919700
Email
superfast@superfast.com
Website
superfast.com
Car ferry from Venezia to Patras
Ave. Duration
31 h 1 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$100 - $340
Schedules at
superfast.com
Deck
$104 - $105
Aircraft-type seats
$125 - $128
2 bed inside cabin
$330 - $333
3 bed outside cabin
$280 - $340

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Alicante to Athens?

The distance between Alicante and Athens is 2110 km. The road distance is 3607 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Alicante to Athens?

The cheapest way to get from Alicante to Athens is to fly which costs 90€ - 390€ and takes 8 h 45 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Alicante to Athens?

The quickest way to get from Alicante to Athens is to fly which takes 8 h 45 min and costs 90€ - 390€.

Is there a direct bus between Alicante and Athens?

No, there is no direct bus from Alicante to Athens. However, there are services departing from Alicante and arriving at Athens via Sofia. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 days 6 h.

How long does it take to get from Alicante to Athens?

It takes approximately 8 h 45 min to get from Alicante to Athens, including transfers.