There are 7 ways to get from Athens to Cappadocia by plane, bus, train, car ferry, 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 Nevsehir  •  7 h 11 min

  1. Fly from Athens (ATH) to Nevsehir (NAV) ATH - NAV

$139 - $583

Cheapest option

Bus  •  24 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Athens to Istanbul Otogar
  2. Take the bus from Istanbul Otogari to Goreme

$67 - $97

5 alternative options

Fly to Kayseri, bus  •  9 h 56 min

  1. Fly from Athens (ATH) to Kayseri (ASR) ATH - ASR
  2. Take the bus from Kayseri to Göreme

$81 - $210

Bus, train  •  24 h 57 min

  1. Take the bus from Athens to Istanbul Otogar
  2. Take the train from Pendik to Konya Yht
  3. Take the bus from Konya to Göreme

$69 - $95

Car ferry, bus  •  26 h 5 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
  4. Take the bus from Izmir to Göreme

$80 - $168

Car ferry, Catamaran, bus  •  31 h 37 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Piraeus to Kálymnos
  2. Take the Catamaran from Kalymnos to Bodrum
  3. Take the bus from Bodrum to Antalya
  4. Take the bus from Antalya to Göreme

$107 - $176

Drive  •  20 h 7 min

  1. Drive from Athens to Cappadocia 1141.4 miles

$270 - $400

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Athens to Cappadocia is to bus and train which costs 55€ - 85€ and takes 24 h 57 min.

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The quickest way to get from Athens to Cappadocia is to fly which costs 110€ - 500€ and takes 7 h 11 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Athens to Cappadocia. However, there are services departing from Athens and arriving at Goreme via Istanbul Otogari. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 24 h 15 min.

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The distance between Athens and Cappadocia is 973 km. The road distance is 1826.2 km.

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The best way to get from Athens to Cappadocia without a car is to bus which takes 24 h 15 min and costs 55€ - 85€.

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It takes approximately 7 h 11 min to get from Athens to Cappadocia, including transfers.

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Athens to Cappadocia bus services, operated by Crazy Holidays, depart from Athens station.

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The best way to get from Athens to Cappadocia is to fly which takes 7 h 11 min and costs 110€ - 500€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 55€ - 85€ and takes 24 h 15 min.

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Map of how to get from Athens to Cappadocia.
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  • Distance: 608.1 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 11 min

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

Turkish Airlines and Aegean Airlines fly from Athens to Cappadocia every 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Athens to Cappadocia via Istanbul Otogar and Istanbul Otogari in around 24 h 15 min.

Airlines
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Athens to Nevsehir via Istanbul
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Flights from Athens to Nevsehir via Izmir, Istanbul
Ave. Duration
8 h 20 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Flights from Athens to Kayseri via Istanbul
Ave. Duration
5 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $340
Flights from Athens to Kayseri via Izmir, Istanbul
Ave. Duration
8 h 30 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $340
Pegasus Airlines
Website
flypgs.com
Flights from Athens to Kayseri via Sabiha Gokcen
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $190
Train operators
Turkish Railways (TCDD)
Phone
+90 444 8 233
Website
tcddtasimacilik.gov.tr
Train from Pendik to Konya
Ave. Duration
4 h 16 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$6 - $8
Website
tcdd.gov.tr
Bus operators
Kamil Koc
Phone
+90 224 294 55 62
Website
kamilkoc.com.tr
Bus from Kayseri to Göreme
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
kamilkoc.com.tr
Bus from Konya to Göreme
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Schedules at
kamilkoc.com.tr
Bus from Izmir to Göreme
Ave. Duration
11 h 35 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$11 - $20
Schedules at
kamilkoc.com.tr
Bus from Bodrum to Antalya
Ave. Duration
8 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$8 - $13
Schedules at
kamilkoc.com.tr
Bus from Antalya to Göreme
Ave. Duration
9 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Schedules at
kamilkoc.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 - $80
Schedules at
crazyholidays.gr
MetroTurizm
Phone
0850 222 34 55
Email
iletisim@metroturizm.com.tr
Website
metroturizm.com.tr
Bus from Istanbul Otogari to Goreme
Ave. Duration
9 h 15 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$10 - $20
Schedules at
metroturizm.com.tr
Bus from Cesme to Izmir
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
metroturizm.com.tr
Ferry operators
Hellenic Seaways
Phone
+30 210 4199000
Email
hswroro@hsw.gr
Website
hellenicseaways.gr
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
$103
2 bed outside Cabin
$89
4 bed outside Cabin
$83
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
$80 - $110
CABIN A3 outside
$70 - $85
CABIN A4 outside
$70 - $85
Economy
$40 - $55
Car ferry from Piraeus to Kálymnos
Ave. Duration
8 h 35 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$50 - $110
Schedules at
bluestarferries.com
CABIN A2 outside
$85 - $110
CABIN A3 outside
$75 - $90
CABIN A4 outside
$75 - $90
Economy
$50 - $60
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
Yeşil Marmaris Lines
Phone
+90 (252) 412 22 90 – 91
Email
reservation@yesilmarmaris.com
Website
yesilmarmarislines.com
Ferry from Kalymnos to Bodrum
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$38
Website
Yeşil Marmaris Lines

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