There are 6 ways to get from Athens to İzmir by plane, car ferry, bus, train or car

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Fly  •  3 h 8 min

  1. Fly from Athens (ATH) to Izmir (ADB) ATH - ADB

$61 - $181

5 alternative options

Car ferry  •  13 h 3 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Piraeus to Karlovasi Nissos Mykonos
  2. Take the car ferry from Karlovasi to Siğacık

Car ferry, bus  •  13 h 50 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Piraeus to Chíos
  2. Take the car ferry from Chios to Çeşme
  3. Take the bus from Cesme to Izmir Airport

$67 - $146

Car ferry, carferry, bus, train  •  19 h 21 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Piraeus to Mytilene
  2. Take the carferry from Mitilini to Ayvalık
  3. Take the bus from Ayvalik to Aliaga
  4. Take the train from Aliağa to Alsancak

$66 - $166

Bus  •  21 h 37 min

  1. Take the bus from Athens to Istanbul Otogar
  2. Take the bus from Istanbul Otogari to Bursa Otogar
  3. Take the bus from Bursa Otogar to Izmir Otogar

$70 - $103

Drive  •  17 h 16 min

  1. Drive from Athens to İzmir 977.6 miles

$230 - $340

Questions & Answers

The distance between Athens and İzmir is 303 km. The road distance is 1564.1 km.

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The best way to get from Athens to İzmir without a car is to car ferry which takes 13 h 3 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 3 h 8 min to get from Athens to İzmir, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Athens to İzmir is to fly which takes 3 h 8 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 21 h 37 min.

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The quickest flight from Athens Airport to Izmir Airport is the direct flight which takes 55 min.

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İzmir is 1 h ahead of Athens. It is currently 7:57 AM in Athens and 7:57 AM in İzmir.

Yes, the driving distance between Athens to İzmir is 1564 km. It takes approximately 17 h 16 min to drive from Athens to İzmir.

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Aegean Airlines offers flights from Athens Airport to Izmir Airport.

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There are 129+ hotels available in İzmir. Prices start at $25 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Athens to Athens Airport is to subway which takes 42 min and costs .

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Map of how to get from Athens to İzmir.
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  • Distance: 189.3 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 8 min

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

Aegean Airlines flies from Athens to İzmir 4 times a week. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Athens to İzmir via Istanbul Otogar, Istanbul Otogari, Bursa Otogar, and Izmir Otogar in around 21 h 37 min.

Airlines
Aegean Airlines
Website
aegeanair.com
Flights from Athens to Izmir
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $230
Train operators
Izban
Website
izban.com.tr
Train from Aliağa to Alsancak
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1
Schedules at
izban.com.tr
Bus operators
Havas
Phone
444 0 487
Email
info@havas.net
Website
havas.com.tr
Bus from Cesme to Izmir Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $5
Schedules at
havas.com.tr
MetroTurizm
Phone
0850 222 34 55
Email
iletisim@metroturizm.com.tr
Website
metroturizm.com.tr
Bus from Ayvalik to Aliaga
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$3 - $8
Schedules at
metroturizm.com.tr
Bus from Istanbul Otogari to Bursa Otogar
Ave. Duration
2 h 42 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $12
Schedules at
metroturizm.com.tr
Kamil Koc
Phone
+90 224 294 55 62
Website
kamilkoc.com.tr
Bus from Ayvalık to Aliağa
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
kamilkoc.com.tr
Bus from Istanbul to Bursa
Ave. Duration
3 h 2 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Schedules at
kamilkoc.com.tr
Crazy Holidays
Phone
2310-241545
Website
crazyholidays.gr
Bus from Athens to Istanbul Otogar
Ave. Duration
14 h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Schedules at
crazyholidays.gr
Huntur Travel
Website
huntur.com.tr
Bus from Istanbul to Bursa
Ave. Duration
2 h 22 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
huntur.com.tr
Pamukkale
Phone
0 850 333 35 35
Email
info@pamukkale.com.tr
Website
pamukkale.com.tr
Bus from Bursa Otogar to Izmir Otogar
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
pamukkale.com.tr
Ferry operators
Hellenic Seaways
Phone
+30 210 4199000
Email
hswroro@hsw.gr
Website
hellenicseaways.gr
Car ferry from Piraeus to Karlovasi
Ave. Duration
8 h
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$70 - $100
Schedules at
hellenicseaways.gr
Economy
$70 - $100
Business
$96
4 bed inside cabin
$98
Car ferry from Piraeus to Chíos
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $110
Schedules at
hellenicseaways.gr
Economy
$50 - $110
Business
$101
2 bed outside Cabin
$88
4 bed outside Cabin
$81
Car ferry from Piraeus to Mytilene
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
$81
Turyol
Website
turyolonline.com
Car ferry from Karlovasi to Siğacık
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
turyolonline.com
Car ferry from Chios to Çeşme
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$23
Schedules at
turyolonline.com
Blue Star Ferries
Phone
+30-210-8919800
Email
bluestarferries@bluestarferries.com
Website
bluestarferries.com
Car ferry from Piraeus to Chíos
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$40 - $110
Schedules at
bluestarferries.com
CABIN A2 outside
$75 - $110
CABIN A3 outside
$70 - $85
CABIN A4 outside
$70 - $85
Economy
$40 - $55
Car ferry from Piraeus to Mytilene
Ave. Duration
9 h 5 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 - $55
EgeBerlik
Website
egebirlik.eu
Car ferry from Chios to Çeşme
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Schedules at
egebirlik.eu
Erturk
Website
erturk.com.tr
Car ferry from Chíos to Çesme Port
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$23 - $28
Schedules at
erturk.com.tr
Jale Tour
Phone
+90266 331 31 70
Email
info@jaletur.com
Website
jaletour.com
Car ferry from Mitilini to Ayvalık
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$15 - $24
Schedules at
jaletour.com

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