There are 7 ways to get from Athens to Cappadocia by plane, bus, train, car ferry, 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 to Nevsehir  •  7 h 11 min

  1. Fly from Athens (ATH) to Nevsehir (NAV) ATH - NAV

$145 - $590

Cheapest option

Bus  •  26 h

  1. Take the bus from Athens to Istanbul Otogar
  2. Take the bus from Istanbul Otogar to Göreme

$71 - $97

5 alternative options

Fly to Kayseri, bus  •  9 h 59 min

  1. Fly from Athens (ATH) to Kayseri (ASR) ATH - ASR
  2. Take the bus from Kayseri to Göreme

$83 - $212

Bus, train  •  24 h 57 min

  1. Take the bus from Athens to Istanbul Otogar
  2. Take the train from Pendik to Konya Yht
  3. Take the bus from Konya to Göreme

$72 - $98

Car ferry, ferry, bus  •  31 h 47 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Piraeus to Kos
  2. Take the ferry from Kos to Bodrum
  3. Take the bus from Bodrum to Avanos

$83 - $167

Car ferry, bus  •  34 h 12 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Piraeus to Mytilene
  2. Take the car ferry from Mitilini to Ayvalık
  3. Take the bus from Ayvalik to Bozuyuk Otogari
  4. Take the bus from Bozuyuk Otogari to Goreme

$91 - $192

Drive  •  20 h 7 min

  1. Drive from Athens to Cappadocia 1141.4 miles

$270 - $400

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Athens to Cappadocia is to bus which costs 60€ - 85€ and takes 26 h.

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The quickest way to get from Athens to Cappadocia is to fly which costs 120€ - 550€ and takes 7 h 11 min.

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The distance between Athens and Cappadocia is 973 km. The road distance is 1826.2 km.

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It takes approximately 7 h 11 min to get from Athens to Cappadocia, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Athens to Cappadocia. However, there are services departing from Athens and arriving at Göreme via Istanbul Otogar. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 26 h.

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

Turkish Airlines and Aegean Airlines fly from Athens to Cappadocia every 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Athens to Cappadocia via Istanbul Otogar in around 26 h.

Airlines
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Athens to Nevsehir via Istanbul
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Flights from Athens to Nevsehir via Izmir, Istanbul
Ave. Duration
8 h 20 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Flights from Athens to Kayseri via Istanbul
Ave. Duration
5 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $340
Flights from Athens to Kayseri via Izmir, Istanbul
Ave. Duration
8 h 30 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $340
Pegasus Airlines
Website
flypgs.com
Flights from Athens to Kayseri via Sabiha Gokcen
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $190
Germania
Website
flygermania.com
Flights from Athens to Kayseri via Munich
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$220 - $800
Train operators
Turkish Railways (TCDD)
Phone
+90 444 8 233
Website
tcddtasimacilik.gov.tr
Train from Pendik to Konya
Ave. Duration
4 h 16 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Website
tcdd.gov.tr
Bus operators
Kamil Koc
Phone
+90 224 294 55 62
Website
kamilkoc.com.tr
Bus from Kayseri to Göreme
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Schedules at
kamilkoc.com.tr
Bus from Konya to Göreme
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Schedules at
kamilkoc.com.tr
Bus from Istanbul Otogar to Göreme
Ave. Duration
11 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Schedules at
kamilkoc.com.tr
Bus from Bodrum to Avanos
Ave. Duration
14 h 42 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16 - $23
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
MetroTurizm
Website
metroturizm.com.tr
Bus from Istanbul Otogari to Goreme
Ave. Duration
9 h 23 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$14 - $21
Schedules at
metroturizm.com.tr
Bus from Ayvalik to Bozuyuk Otogari
Ave. Duration
6 h 44 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Schedules at
metroturizm.com.tr
Bus from Bozuyuk Otogari to Goreme
Ave. Duration
10 h 2 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Schedules at
metroturizm.com.tr
Ferry operators
Bodrum Ferryboat
Website
bodrumferryboat.com
Ferry from Kos to Bodrum
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$15 - $23
Schedules at
bodrumferryboat.com
Hellenic Seaways
Phone
+30 210 4199000
Email
hswroro@hsw.gr
Website
hellenicseaways.gr
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
$126
2 bed outside Cabin
$89
4 bed outside Cabin
$82
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
$18 - $28
Schedules at
jaletour.com

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