There are 5 ways to get from Athens to İzmir by plane, ferry, car ferry, bus 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.

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Fly  •  3 h 8 min

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

$61 - $181

4 alternative options

Catamaran, car ferry  •  12 h 14 min

  1. Take the Catamaran from Piraeus to Mykonos
  2. Take the car ferry from Mykonos to Karlovasi
  3. 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

$66 - $145

Bus  •  21 h 38 min

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

$67 - $97

Drive  •  17 h 16 min

  1. Drive from Athens to İzmir 977.6 miles

$230 - $340

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Athens to İzmir is to bus which costs 55€ - 85€ and takes 21 h 38 min.

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The quickest way to get from Athens to İzmir is to fly which costs 50€ - 160€ and takes 3 h 8 min.

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

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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 Athens Airport is to subway which takes 42 min and costs 9€.

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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, Bursa, Bursa Otogar, and Izmir Otogar in around 21 h 38 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
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
$1 - $4
Schedules at
havas.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 - $75
Schedules at
crazyholidays.gr
MetroTurizm
Phone
0850 222 34 55
Email
iletisim@metroturizm.com.tr
Website
metroturizm.com.tr
Bus from Istanbul Otogari to Bursa Otogar
Ave. Duration
2 h 27 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
metroturizm.com.tr
Huntur Travel
Website
huntur.com.tr
Bus from Istanbul to Bursa
Ave. Duration
2 h 22 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$2 - $4
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
$4 - $7
Schedules at
pamukkale.com.tr
Ferry operators
Sea Jets
Phone
+30 210 4121001
Email
info@seajets.gr
Website
seajets.gr
Ferry from Piraeus to Mykonos
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Schedules at
seajets.gr
2nd Class
$55 - $80
1st Class
$65 - $90
Hellenic Seaways
Phone
+30 210 4199000
Email
hswroro@hsw.gr
Website
hellenicseaways.gr
Car ferry from Mykonos to Karlovasi
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Schedules at
hellenicseaways.gr
Economy
$35 - $50
Business
$45
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
$87
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
$65 - $85
CABIN A4 outside
$65 - $85
Economy
$40 - $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

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