There are 11 ways to get from Athens to Ancona by plane, train, bus and ferry, bus, car 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.

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Fly to Ancona  •  8 h 4 min

  1. Fly from Athens (ATH) to Ancona (AOI) ATH - AOI

$131 - $664

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Fly to Rome Ciampino, train  •  9 h 51 min

  1. Fly from Athens (ATH) to Rome Ciampino (CIA) ATH - CIA
  2. Take the train from Roma Termini to Ancona

$68 - $240

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Fly to Bologna, train  •  8 h 46 min

  1. Fly from Athens (ATH) to Bologna (BLQ) ATH - BLQ
  2. Take the train from Bologna C.Le to Ancona

$77 - $315

Fly to Rome, train  •  10 h 5 min

  1. Fly from Athens (ATH) to Rome (FCO) ATH - FCO
  2. Take the train from Roma Termini to Ancona

$96 - $302

Fly to Venice, train  •  9 h 54 min

  1. Fly from Athens (ATH) to Venice (VCE) ATH - VCE
  2. Take the train from Venezia Mestre to Ancona

$116 - $386

Train, bus and ferry  •  16 h 37 min

  1. Take the train from Athens to Kalambaka Αθήνα - Καλαμπάκα
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Kalabaka to Ancona

$121 - $187

Bus, bus and ferry  •  16 h 42 min

  1. Take the bus from Athens to Trikala
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Trikala to Ancona

$146 - $206

Bus, carferry Superfast ferries  •  24 h

  1. Take the bus from Athens to Patras
  2. Take the carferry from Patras to Ancona

$118 - $326

Drive, carferry Minoan Lines  •  22 h 48 min

  1. Drive from Athens to Patras
  2. Take the carferry from Patras to Ancona

$108 - $347

Bus, carferry Adria Ferries  •  33 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Athens to Durrës
  2. Take the carferry from Durrës to Ancona

$156 - $316

Drive, carferry via Brindisi  •  24 h 49 min

  1. Drive from Athens to Patras
  2. Take the carferry from Patras to Brindisi
  3. Drive from Brindisi to Ancona

$153 - $272

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Athens to Ancona. However, there are services departing from Athens and arriving at Ancona via Trikala. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 16 h 42 min.

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The distance between Athens and Ancona is 1061 km.

The best way to get from Athens to Ancona without a car is to train and bus and ferry which takes 16 h 37 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 8 h 4 min to get from Athens to Ancona, including transfers.

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Athens to Ancona bus services, operated by KTEL Grevenon, depart from Athens station.

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There is no direct flight from Athens Airport to Ancona Airport. The quickest flight takes 4 h 50 min and has one stopover.

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Athens to Ancona bus services, operated by Portokalidis Tours, arrive at Ancona station.

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Ancona is 1 h behind Athens. It is currently 1:14 AM in Athens and 12:14 AM in Ancona.

Aegean Airlines, Volotea and Lufthansa offer flights from Athens Airport to Ancona Airport.

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There are 571+ hotels available in Ancona. Prices start at $54 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Athens to Ancona.
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  • Distance: 663.3 miles
  • Duration: 8 h 4 min

What companies run services between Athens, Greece and Ancona, Italy?

Lufthansa, Aegean Airlines and two other airlines fly from Athens to Ancona 4 times a day.

Airlines
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Athens to Bologna via Rome
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $440
Flights from Athens to Rome
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $370
Flights from Athens to Rome via Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $370
Flights from Athens to Rome via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $500
Flights from Athens to Venice via Rome
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $550
Flights from Athens to Venice via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Monday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $4,000
Air Serbia
Website
airserbia.com
Flights from Athens to Bologna via Rome
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $440
Flights from Athens to Rome
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $370
Flights from Athens to Rome via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $500
Flights from Athens to Venice via Rome
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $550
Flights from Athens to Venice via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Monday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $4,000
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Athens to Bologna
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $460
Flights from Athens to Bologna via Catania
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$40 - $460
Flights from Athens to Rome via Palermo
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$40 - $210
Flights from Athens to Rome Ciampino
Ave. Duration
1 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $220
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Athens to Ancona via Munich
Ave. Duration
6 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,200
Flights from Athens to Venice via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $900
Aegean Airlines
Website
aegeanair.com
Flights from Athens to Bologna
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
When
Tuesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $500
Flights from Athens to Rome
Ave. Duration
2 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $350
Flights from Athens to Venice
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $650
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Athens to Bologna via Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Flights from Athens to Rome via Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $550
Flights from Athens to Venice via Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Athens to Ancona via Palermo
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$120 - $650
Flights from Athens to Venice
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $800
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Athens to Bologna via Vienna
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,000
Flights from Athens to Venice via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,200
Pegasus Airlines
Website
flypgs.com
Flights from Athens to Bologna via Sabiha Gokcen
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $550
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Athens to Venice via Naples
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Train operators
Trenitalia

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Bologna C.Le to Ancona
Ave. Duration
2 h 44 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $35
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$27 - $32
Trenitalia Intercity

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Roma Termini to Ancona
Ave. Duration
3 h 34 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Trenitalia Frecce

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Venezia Mestre to Ancona
Ave. Duration
3 h 22 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Greek Railways (OSE)
Website
trainose.gr
Train from Athens to Kalambaka
Ave. Duration
4 h 58 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$21 - $28
Website
trainose.gr
Book at
Raileurope.com
Second Class
$21 - $28
First Class
$26 - $35
Bus operators
Portokalidis Tours
Website
portokalidistours.gr
Bus and ferry from Kalabaka to Ancona
Ave. Duration
10 h 28 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$100 - $160
Schedules at
portokalidistours.gr
Bus and ferry from Trikala to Ancona
Ave. Duration
10 h 42 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$100 - $160
Schedules at
portokalidistours.gr
KTEL Grevenon
Phone
24620 22242
Website
ktelgrevenon.gr
Bus from Athens to Trikala
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$46
Schedules at
ktelgrevenon.gr
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
$22 - $26
Schedules at
ktelachaias.gr
Albtrans sh.p.k
Phone
+355 4 2239 203
Email
rezervime@albtrans.net
Website
albtrans.net
Bus from Athens to Durrës
Ave. Duration
12 h 21 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$47
Schedules at
albtrans.net
Ferry operators
Superfast ferries
Phone
+30 210 8919700
Email
superfast@superfast.com
Website
superfast.com
Car ferry from Patras to Ancona
Ave. Duration
20 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$95 - $300
Schedules at
superfast.com
Deck
$98
Aircraft-type seats
$115
2 bed inside cabin
$296
3 bed outside cabin
$250 - $300
Minoan Lines
Phone
801 11 75000
Email
reservation@minoan.gr
Website
minoan.gr
Car ferry from Patras to Ancona
Ave. Duration
20 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$75 - $230
Schedules at
minoan.gr
Deck
$77 - $80
Airplane economy seats
$91 - $94
2-berth outside
$190 - $230
3-berth outside shower
$170 - $200
Grimaldi Lines
Phone
+39.081.496.444
Email
info@grimaldi.napoli.it
Website
grimaldi-lines.com
Car ferry from Patras to Ancona
Ave. Duration
23 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$75 - $130
Schedules at
grimaldi-lines.com
Car ferry from Patras to Brindisi
Ave. Duration
17 h
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$35 - $95
Schedules at
grimaldi-lines.com
Adria Ferries
Phone
071 50211621
Email
booking@adriaferries.com
Website
adriaferries.com
Car ferry from Durrës to Ancona
Ave. Duration
20 h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$110 - $270
Schedules at
adriaferries.com
Deck
$110 - $180
Car
$150 - $220
Inside cabin 2 beds
$140 - $220
Inner cabin 2 beds
$160 - $270

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