There are 8 ways to get from Athens to Brindisi by plane, train, bus, bus and ferry, 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.

Recommended option

Fly to Brindisi  •  7 h 23 min

  1. Fly from Athens (ATH) to Brindisi (BDS) ATH - BDS

$91 - $462

Cheapest option

Bus, car ferry  •  19 h 37 min

  1. Take the bus from Athens to Agrinio
  2. Take the bus from Agrinio to Igoumenitsa
  3. Take the car ferry from Igoumenitsa to Brindisi

$49 - $125

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Fly to Bari, train  •  6 h 50 min

  1. Fly from Athens (ATH) to Bari (BRI) ATH - BRI
  2. Take the train from Bari Centrale to Brindisi

$88 - $381

Train, bus, bus and ferry  •  15 h 55 min

  1. Take the train from Αθήνα to Τρίκαλα
  2. Take the bus from Trikala to Vlorë
  3. Take the bus and ferry from Vlorë to Brindisi

$137 - $196

Bus, bus and ferry  •  15 h 57 min

  1. Take the bus from Athens to Fier
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Fier to Brindisi

$105 - $130

Bus, car ferry, Leonetti Bus  •  21 h 12 min

  1. Take the bus from Athens to Patras
  2. Take the car ferry from Patras to Bari
  3. Take the Leonetti Bus from Bari to Brindisi - Autorità Portuale

$122 - $299

Bus and ferry, car ferry  •  21 h 24 min

  1. Take the bus and ferry from Athens to Sami
  2. Take the car ferry from Sami, Kefalonia to Brindisi

$109 - $254

Drive, car ferry  •  19 h 22 min

  1. Drive from Athens to Patras
  2. Take the car ferry from Patras to Brindisi

$74 - $138

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Athens to Brindisi is to bus and bus and ferry which costs 90€ - 120€ and takes 15 h 57 min.

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The quickest way to get from Athens to Brindisi is to fly and train which costs 75€ - 340€ and takes 6 h 50 min.

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The distance between Athens and Brindisi is 578 km.

It takes approximately 7 h 23 min to get from Athens to Brindisi, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Athens to Brindisi. However, there are services departing from Athens and arriving at Brindisi via Fier. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 15 h 57 min.

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There is no direct flight from Athens Airport to Brindisi Airport. The quickest flight takes 4 h 20 min and has one stopover.

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Athens to Brindisi bus services, operated by Albtrans sh.p.k, depart from Λαου station.

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Map of how to get from Athens to Brindisi.
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  • Distance: 361.3 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 23 min

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

Alitalia, Ryanair and six other airlines fly from Athens to Brindisi hourly.

Airlines
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Athens to Brindisi via Rome
Ave. Duration
5 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Athens to Brindisi via Milan Bergamo
Ave. Duration
7 h 5 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $210
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Athens to Brindisi via Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
7 h 10 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$150 - $800
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Athens to Brindisi via Zurich
Ave. Duration
9 h
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$440 - $1,100
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Athens to Bari
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$45 - $490
Aegean Airlines
Website
aegeanair.com
Flights from Athens to Bari
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $420
Train operators
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 Bari Centrale to Brindisi
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $25
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Greek Railways (OSE)
Website
trainose.gr
Train from Αθήνα to Τρίκαλα
Ave. Duration
4 h 41 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$19 - $26
Website
trainose.gr
Book at
Raileurope.com
Second Class
$19 - $26
First Class
$24 - $35
Bus operators
Crazy Holidays
Phone
2310-241545
Website
crazyholidays.gr
Bus from Trikala to Vlorë
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Schedules at
crazyholidays.gr
Florentia Bus
Phone
+39 055 967024
Email
info@florentiabus.it
Website
florentiabus.it
Bus and ferry from Vlorë to Brindisi
Ave. Duration
3 h 21 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$60 - $85
Schedules at
florentiabus.it
Bus and ferry from Fier to Brindisi
Ave. Duration
4 h 8 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$60 - $85
Schedules at
florentiabus.it
Albtrans sh.p.k
Phone
+355 4 2239 203
Email
rezervime@albtrans.net
Website
albtrans.net
Bus from Athens to Fier
Ave. Duration
10 h 49 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$46
Schedules at
albtrans.net
KTEL Aitoloakarnanias
Phone
26410-54444
Website
ktelaitol.gr
Bus from Athens to Agrinio
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$15 - $23
Schedules at
ktelaitol.gr
Bus from Agrinio to Igoumenitsa
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Schedules at
ktelaitol.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
KTEL Kefallonia
Phone
+30 26710 22281
Email
info@ktelkefalonias.gr
Website
ktelkefalonias.gr
Bus and ferry from Athens to Sami
Ave. Duration
7 h 13 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$28 - $35
Schedules at
ktelkefalonias.gr
Ferry operators
Grimaldi Lines
Phone
+39.081.496.444
Email
info@grimaldi.napoli.it
Website
grimaldi-lines.com
Car ferry from Igoumenitsa to Brindisi
Ave. Duration
10 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$21 - $85
Schedules at
grimaldi-lines.com
Car ferry from Patras to Brindisi
Ave. Duration
17 h
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$40 - $90
Schedules at
grimaldi-lines.com
Superfast ferries
Phone
+30 210 8919700
Email
superfast@superfast.com
Website
superfast.com
Car ferry from Patras to Bari
Ave. Duration
15 h 30 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$90 - $260
Schedules at
superfast.com
Deck
$91 - $92
Aircraft-type seats
$104 - $105
2 bed inside cabin
$259 - $260
3 bed outside cabin
$210 - $260
Red Star Ferries
Phone
+39.0831.575.654
Email
booking@seamedtrading.com
Website
albaniaferries.it
Car ferry from Sami, Kefalonia to Brindisi
Ave. Duration
13 h 7 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$85 - $220
Schedules at
albaniaferries.it
Deck
$88
Aircraft-type seats
$105
Inside Cabin 2 berths
$182
Outside Cabin 2 berths
$211
European Seaways
Phone
+30 210 9561630
Email
info@europeanseaways.com
Website
europeanseaways.com
Car ferry from Kefallonia to Brindisi
Ave. Duration
15 h 30 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$80 - $190
Schedules at
europeanseaways.com
DECK
$81
AIRTYPE SEATS
$86
2-BERTH OUTSIDE CABIN
$181

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