There are 5 ways to get from Athens to Itháki by bus, bus and ferry, train, car, car ferry 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.

Recommended option

Bus, bus and ferry  •  7 h

  1. Take the bus from Athens to Patras
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Patra Harbor to Itháki Vathi

$48 - $58

Cheapest option

Bus and ferry  •  8 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus and ferry from Athens to Itháki Vathi

$25 - $45

3 alternative options

Train, bus, bus and ferry  •  8 h 15 min

  1. Take the train from Αθήνα to Κιάτο
  2. Take the bus from Κιάτο to Πάτρα
  3. Take the bus and ferry from Patra Harbor to Itháki Vathi

Drive, car ferry  •  4 h 56 min

  1. Drive from Athens to Astakós
  2. Take the car ferry from Astakós to Pissaetos

$55 - $81

Fly, car ferry, bus  •  5 h 57 min

  1. Fly from Athens (ATH) to Kefallinia (EFL) ATH - EFL
  2. Take the car ferry from Sami to Pissaetos
  3. Take the bus from Pisaetós to Itháki Vathi

$114 - $312

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Athens to Itháki is to bus and ferry which costs 22€ - 40€ and takes 8 h 25 min.

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The quickest way to get from Athens to Itháki is to drive and car ferry which costs 45€ - 70€ and takes 4 h 56 min.

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The distance between Athens and Itháki is 266 km.

It takes approximately 7 h to get from Athens to Itháki, including transfers.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Athens and arriving at Itháki Vathi. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 8 h 25 min.

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What companies run services between Athens, Greece and Itháki, Greece?

There is no direct connection from Athens to Itháki. However, you can take the bus to Patras, take the taxi to Patra Harbor, then take the bus and ferry to Itháki Vathi. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Athens to Itháki via Κιάτο, Πάτρα, and Patra Harbor in around 8 h 15 min.

Airlines
Sky Express
Website
skyexpress.gr
Flights from Athens to Kefallinia
Ave. Duration
52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $480
Olympic Air
Website
olympicair.com
Flights from Athens to Kefallinia
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $390
Train operators
Greek Railways (OSE)
Website
trainose.gr
Train from Αθήνα to Κιάτο
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Website
trainose.gr
Purchase a
eurail.com
Second Class
$7 - $10
First Class
$9 - $12
Bus operators
KTEL Achaias
Phone
2610 623 888
Website
ktelachaias.gr
Bus from Athens to Patras
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$23 - $27
Schedules at
ktelachaias.gr
KTEL Kefallonia
Phone
+30 26710 22281
Email
info@ktelkefalonias.gr
Website
ktelkefalonias.gr
Bus and ferry from Patra Harbor to Itháki Vathi
Ave. Duration
3 h 24 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$14 - $18
Schedules at
ktelkefalonias.gr
Bus and ferry from Athens to Itháki Vathi
Ave. Duration
8 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$25 - $45
Schedules at
ktelkefalonias.gr
Bus from Pisaetós to Itháki Vathi
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$1
Schedules at
ktelkefalonias.gr
Greek Railways (OSE)
Website
trainose.gr
Bus from Κιάτο to Πάτρα
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Website
trainose.gr
Purchase a
eurail.com
Ferry operators
Ionion P. Lines
Phone
+30 26740-22111
Email
ionionplines@gmail.com
Website
ionionpelagos.com
Car ferry from Astakós to Pissaetos
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$10 - $16
Schedules at
ionionpelagos.com
Car ferry from Sami to Pissaetos
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Schedules at
ionionpelagos.com

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