There are 5 ways to get from Athens to İzmir by plane, car ferry, bus, ferry, train 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 Izmir  •  3 h 8 min

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

$61 - $181

Cheapest option

Car ferry, ferry, train  •  13 h 20 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Piraeus to Vathy, Samos
  2. Take the ferry from Vathy to Kuşadası
  3. Take the train from Çamlık to Izmir Basmane

$52 - $170

3 alternative options

Fly to Chios, car ferry, bus  •  7 h 3 min

  1. Fly from Athens (ATH) to Chios (JKH) ATH - JKH
  2. Take the car ferry from Chios to Çeşme
  3. Take the bus from Cesme to Izmir Airport

$100 - $189

Car ferry, bus  •  14 h 4 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

$68 - $148

Drive  •  17 h 16 min

  1. Drive from Athens to İzmir 977.6 miles

$230 - $340

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

Aegean Airlines flies from Athens to İzmir 3 times a week.

Airlines
Aegean Airlines
Website
aegeanair.com
Flights from Athens to Izmir
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $230
Flights from Athens to Chios
Ave. Duration
47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $200
Olympic Air
Website
olympicair.com
Flights from Athens to Chios
Ave. Duration
47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $200
Sky Express
Website
skyexpress.gr
Flights from Athens to Chios
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $160
Astra Airlines
Website
astra-airlines.gr
Flights from Athens to Chios
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $190
Train operators
Turkish Railways (TCDD)
Phone
+90 444 8 233
Website
tcddtasimacilik.gov.tr
Train from Çamlık to Izmir Basmane
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Website
tcdd.gov.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 - $6
Schedules at
havas.com.tr
Ferry operators
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 - $29
Schedules at
erturk.com.tr
Turyol
Website
turyolonline.com
Car ferry from Chios to Çeşme
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$24
Schedules at
turyolonline.com
Blue Star Ferries
Phone
+30-210-8919800
Email
bluestarferries@bluestarferries.com
Website
bluestarferries.com
Car ferry from Piraeus to Vathy, Samos
Ave. Duration
7 h 20 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$40 - $110
Schedules at
bluestarferries.com
CABIN A2 outside
$80 - $110
CABIN A3 outside
$70 - $85
CABIN A4 outside
$70 - $85
Economy
$40 - $50
Car ferry from Piraeus to Chíos
Ave. Duration
8 h
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$40 - $110
Schedules at
bluestarferries.com
CABIN A2 outside
$80 - $110
CABIN A3 outside
$65 - $85
CABIN A4 outside
$65 - $85
Economy
$40 - $55
Barel Travel
Website
bareltravel.com
Ferry from Vathy to Kuşadası
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$0 - $30
Schedules at
bareltravel.com
Adult
$30
Child
$15
Infant
$0
Meander Travel
Website
meandertravel.com
Ferry from Vathy, Samos to Kusadasis
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$41 - $42
Schedules at
meandertravel.com
Hellenic Seaways
Phone
+30 210 4199000
Email
hswroro@hsw.gr
Website
hellenicseaways.gr
Car ferry from Piraeus to Chíos
Ave. Duration
7 h 50 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$50 - $95
Schedules at
hellenicseaways.gr
Economy
$50 - $95
Business
$93
2 bed outside Cabin
$89
4 bed outside Cabin
$82

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Athens and İzmir is 303 km. The road distance is 1564 km.

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

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

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