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There are 8 ways to get from Athens to Brindisi by plane, train, car ferry, bus, bus and 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 Brindisi  •  7 h 28 min

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

$91 - $462

Cheapest option

Drive, car ferry  •  19 h 26 min

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

$74 - $144

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Fly to Bari, train  •  6 h 26 min

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

$88 - $382

Fly to Corfu, car ferry  •  12 h 47 min

  1. Fly from Athens (ATH) to Corfu (CFU) ATH - CFU
  2. Take the car ferry from Corfu to Brindisi

$105 - $340

Bus, car ferry  •  19 h 20 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

$93 - $202

Bus, car ferry, Leonetti Bus  •  21 h 26 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

$123 - $310

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 - $255

Bus, bus and ferry  •  23 h 14 min

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

$106 - $136

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Athens to Brindisi is to bus and car ferry which costs 80€ - 180€ and takes 19 h 20 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 26 min.

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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 23 h 14 min.

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The distance between Athens and Brindisi is 578 km.

The best way to get from Athens to Brindisi without a car is to bus and car ferry which takes 19 h 20 min and costs 80€ - 180€.

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It takes approximately 7 h 28 min to get from Athens to Brindisi, including transfers.

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

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There is no direct flight from Athens Airport to Brindisi Airport. The quickest flight takes 4 h 15 min and has one stopover.

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Athens to Brindisi bus services, operated by Florentia Bus, arrive at Brindisi station.

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Brindisi is 1 h behind Athens. It is currently 4:33 PM in Athens and 3:33 PM in Brindisi.

Map of how to get from Athens to Brindisi.
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  • Distance: 361.3 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 28 min

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

Alitalia, Ryanair and four other airlines fly from Athens to Brindisi every 4 hours.

Airlines
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Athens to Brindisi via Rome
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Flights from Athens to Brindisi via Belgrade, Rome
Ave. Duration
8 h 5 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $850
Flights from Athens to Bari via Rome
Ave. Duration
4 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $490
Air Serbia
Website
airserbia.com
Flights from Athens to Brindisi via Rome
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Flights from Athens to Brindisi via Belgrade, Rome
Ave. Duration
8 h 5 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $850
Flights from Athens to Bari via Rome
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $490
Aegean Airlines
Website
aegeanair.com
Flights from Athens to Bari
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $420
Flights from Athens to Corfu
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $230
Olympic Air
Website
olympicair.com
Flights from Athens to Corfu
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $230
Sky Express
Website
skyexpress.gr
Flights from Athens to Corfu
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $270
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Athens to Brindisi via Milan Bergamo
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$70 - $210
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Athens to Brindisi via Zurich
Ave. Duration
8 h 20 min
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$440 - $1,100
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Athens to Brindisi via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
8 h 50 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$320 - $750
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 - $26
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Bus operators
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 - $19
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
$29 - $35
Schedules at
ktelkefalonias.gr
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
Florentia Bus
Phone
+39 055 967024
Email
info@florentiabus.it
Website
florentiabus.it
Bus and ferry from Fier to Brindisi
Ave. Duration
11 h 25 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$60 - $90
Schedules at
florentiabus.it
Ferry operators
European Seaways
Phone
+30 210 9561630
Email
info@europeanseaways.com
Website
europeanseaways.com
Car ferry from Corfu to Brindisi
Ave. Duration
8 h
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$65 - $150
Schedules at
europeanseaways.com
DECK
$66
AIRTYPE SEATS
$72
2-BERTH OUTSIDE CABIN
$148
Car ferry from Igoumenitsa to Brindisi
Ave. Duration
9 h 45 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$65 - $160
Schedules at
europeanseaways.com
DECK
$69
AIRTYPE SEATS
$75
2-BERTH OUTSIDE CABIN
$156
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
$82
AIRTYPE SEATS
$87
2-BERTH OUTSIDE CABIN
$184
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
Once daily
Estimated price
$90 - $270
Schedules at
superfast.com
Deck
$93 - $94
Aircraft-type seats
$105 - $106
2 bed inside cabin
$262 - $264
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
$89
Aircraft-type seats
$106
Inside Cabin 2 berths
$185
Outside Cabin 2 berths
$215
Grimaldi Lines

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Air Serbia, Ryanair, Swiss and two other airlines offer flights from Athens Airport to Brindisi Airport.

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There are 397+ hotels available in Brindisi. Prices start at $48 USD per night.

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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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