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There are 12 ways to get from Athens to Cinque Terre by plane, train, bus, bus and ferry, car or car ferry

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 Pisa, train  •  7h 15m

  1. Fly from Athens (ATH) to Pisa (PSA) ATH - PSA
  2. Take the train from Pisa Centrale to La Spezia Centrale

$96 - $317

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Fly to Bologna, train  •  9h 37m

  1. Fly from Athens (ATH) to Bologna (BLQ) ATH - BLQ
  2. Take the train from Bologna C.Le to Firenze S.Maria Novella
  3. Take the train from Firenze Smn to Pisa C.Le
  4. Take the train from Pisa Centrale to La Spezia Centrale

$89 - $336

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Fly to Genoa, train  •  8h 31m

  1. Fly from Athens (ATH) to Genoa (GOA) ATH - GOA
  2. Take the train from Genova Brignole to Monterosso

$107 - $369

Fly to Milan Linate, train  •  10h 34m

  1. Fly from Athens (ATH) to Milan Linate (LIN) ATH - LIN
  2. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Monterosso

$105 - $297

Fly to Milan Malpensa, train  •  10h 56m

  1. Fly from Athens (ATH) to Milan Malpensa (MXP) ATH - MXP
  2. Take the train from Malpensa Aeroporto T.1 to Milano Centrale
  3. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Monterosso

$98 - $268

Bus, bus and ferry  •  23h 24m

  1. Take the bus from Athens to Trikala
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Trikala to Bologna
  3. Take the bus from Bologna to La Spezia

$177 - $260

Train, bus and ferry  •  24h 46m

  1. Take the train from Athens to Kalambaka
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Kalabaka to Ancona
  3. Take the train from Ancona to Parma Rv / ...
  4. Take the train from Parma to La Spezia C. Reg / ...

$152 - $271

Drive, car ferry  •  27h 35m

  1. Drive from Athens to Patras
  2. Take the car ferry from Patras to Ancona
  3. Drive from Ancona to Cinque Terre

$173 - $367

Bus, car ferry, train  •  32h 22m

  1. Take the bus from Athens to Patras
  2. Take the car ferry from Patras to Ancona
  3. Take the train from Ancona to Parma Rv / ...
  4. Take the train from Parma to La Spezia C. Reg / ...

$151 - $397

Bus, car ferry, train via Firenze Rifredi  •  33h 56m

  1. Take the bus from Athens to Patras
  2. Take the car ferry from Patras to Ancona
  3. Take the train from Ancona to Firenze Rifredi Reg
  4. Take the train from Firenze Rifredi to La Spezia C. Reg

$154 - $406

Bus, bus and ferry, train  •  41h 37m

  1. Take the bus from Athens to Fier
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Fier to Firenze
  3. Take the train from Firenze Smn to La Spezia C. Reg

$143 - $195

Drive  •  22h 13m

  1. Drive from Athens to Cinque Terre 1400.7 miles

$330 - $490

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The cheapest way to get from Athens to Cinque Terre is to fly and train which costs 80€ - 280€ and takes 7h 15m.

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The quickest way to get from Athens to Cinque Terre is to fly and train which costs 80€ - 280€ and takes 7h 15m.

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The distance between Athens and Cinque Terre is 1356 km. The road distance is 2241.2 km.

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The best way to get from Athens to Cinque Terre without a car is to bus and bus and ferry which takes 23h 24m and costs 150€ - 230€.

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It takes approximately 7h 15m to get from Athens to Cinque Terre, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Athens Airport to Pisa Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h 20m.

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Yes, the driving distance between Athens to Cinque Terre is 2241 km. It takes approximately 22h 13m to drive from Athens to Cinque Terre.

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Lufthansa, Aegean Airlines, Alitalia and Ryanair offer flights from Athens Airport to Pisa Airport.

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There are 2927+ hotels available in Cinque Terre. Prices start at $63 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Athens to Athens Airport is to subway which takes 42m and costs 9€.

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Map of how to get from Athens to Cinque Terre.
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  • Distance: 847.3 miles
  • Duration: 7h 15m

What companies run services between Athens, Greece and Cinque Terre, Italy?

There is no direct connection from Athens to Cinque Terre. However, you can take the subway to Στ.Αεροδρομιου, take the walk to Athens airport, fly to Pisa, take the walk to Pisa Airport, take the train to Pisa Centrale, take the train to La Spezia Centrale, then take the train to Cinque Terre. Alternatively, you can take the subway to Στ.Αεροδρομιου, take the walk to Athens airport, fly to Genoa, take the walk to Genova Sestri Ponente, take the train to Genova Brignole, take the train to Monterosso, then take the train to Cinque Terre.

Airlines
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Athens to Pisa via Rome
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $470
Flights from Athens to Genoa via Rome
Ave. Duration
4h 43m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $600
Flights from Athens to Bologna via Rome
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $440
Flights from Athens to Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $340
Flights from Athens to Milan Linate via Rome
Ave. Duration
4h 23m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $340
Flights from Athens to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$150 - $750
Flights from Athens to Milan Malpensa via Rome
Ave. Duration
4h 57m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $750
Flights from Athens to Milan Malpensa via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $800
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Athens to Pisa via Palermo
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$80 - $240
Flights from Athens to Pisa via Catania
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$80 - $240
Flights from Athens to Pisa via Malta
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$80 - $240
Flights from Athens to Bologna
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $460
Flights from Athens to Bologna via Palermo
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$40 - $460
Flights from Athens to Milan Malpensa via Palermo
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$45 - $220
Flights from Athens to Milan Malpensa via Catania
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$45 - $220
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Athens to Pisa via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $280
Flights from Athens to Genoa via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 52m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $750
Flights from Athens to Bologna via Munich
Ave. Duration
5h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $800
Flights from Athens to Milan Malpensa via Munich
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $800
Air Serbia
Website
airserbia.com
Flights from Athens to Pisa via Rome
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $470
Flights from Athens to Genoa via Rome
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $600
Flights from Athens to Bologna via Rome
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $440
Flights from Athens to Milan Malpensa via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $800
Aegean Airlines
Website
aegeanair.com
Flights from Athens to Pisa
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $280
Flights from Athens to Bologna
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$90 - $500
Flights from Athens to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
2h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $470
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Athens to Bologna via Vienna
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,000
Flights from Athens to Milan Malpensa via Vienna
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,000
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Athens to Bologna via Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Flights from Athens to Milan Malpensa via Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Athens to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $500
Flights from Athens to Milan Malpensa via Naples
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$75 - $500
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Athens to Milan Malpensa via Zurich
Ave. Duration
5h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,000
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Athens to Genoa
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$75 - $220
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Athens to Milan Linate via Brussels
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $700
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 Pisa Centrale to La Spezia Centrale
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $13
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$11 - $13
Train from Genova Brignole to Monterosso
Ave. Duration
1h 9m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $12
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$10 - $12
Train from Firenze Smn to Pisa C.Le
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $14
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$11 - $14
Train from Ancona to Parma
Ave. Duration
3h 49m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $45
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$35 - $45
Train from Parma to La Spezia C.
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $20
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$16 - $20
Train from Ancona to Firenze Rifredi
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$22 - $50
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$35 - $50
Train from Firenze Rifredi to La Spezia C.
Ave. Duration
2h 21m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$11 - $24
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$20 - $24
Train from Firenze Smn to La Spezia C.
Ave. Duration
2h 27m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$11 - $25
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$20 - $25
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 Bologna C.Le to Firenze S.Maria Novella
Ave. Duration
34m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $23
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
ItaloTreno
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Bologna Centrale Station to Firenze Santa Maria Novella Station
Ave. Duration
35m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $25
Website
italotreno.it
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 Milano Centrale to Monterosso
Ave. Duration
2h 51m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Greek Railways (OSE)
Website
trainose.gr
Train from Athens to Kalambaka
Ave. Duration
4h 58m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$19 - $55
Website
trainose.gr
Book at
Raileurope.com
2nd Class Ticket
$19 - $24
1st Class Ticket
$27 - $35
InterCity 2nd Class Ticket
$37 - $43
InterCity 1st Class Ticket
$46 - $51
Bus operators
KTEL Grevenon
Phone
24620 22242
Website
ktelgrevenon.gr
Bus from Athens to Trikala
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$46
Schedules at
ktelgrevenon.gr
Portokalidis Tours
Website
portokalidistours.gr
Bus and ferry from Trikala to Bologna
Ave. Duration
13h 21m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$120 - $190
Schedules at
portokalidistours.gr
Bus and ferry from Kalabaka to Ancona
Ave. Duration
10h 28m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$100 - $150
Schedules at
portokalidistours.gr
Marino Autolinee
Phone
+39 080 3112335
Email
info@marinobus.it
Website
marinobus.it
Bus from Bologna to La Spezia
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$16
Website
Marino Autolinee
Ouibus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers comfortable, eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 11 European cities at affordable fares. Ouibus journeys are safe and comfortable, with the four-star coaches offering power outlets, restrooms and WiFi. All Ouibus stations are located close to town centres for easy access to public transport. Getting on one of the 130 daily journeys is easy - electronic travel documents include your ticket and a personalised mini-guide with handy information.

Contact Details
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Bologna to La Spezia
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$8 - $11
Website
Ouibus
KTEL Achaias
Phone
2610 623 888
Website
ktelachaias.gr
Bus from Athens to Patras
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
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 Fier
Ave. Duration
10h 49m
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 Firenze
Ave. Duration
25h 40m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$85 - $120
Schedules at
florentiabus.it
Ferry operators
Minoan Lines
Phone
801 11 75000
Email
reservation@minoan.gr
Website
minoan.gr
Car ferry from Patras to Ancona
Ave. Duration
20h 30m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$75 - $220
Schedules at
minoan.gr
Deck
$77 - $79
Airplane economy seats
$90 - $93
2-berth outside
$190 - $220
3-berth outside shower
$160 - $200
Superfast ferries
Phone
+30 210 8919700
Email
superfast@superfast.com
Website
superfast.com
Car ferry from Patras to Ancona
Ave. Duration
20h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$95 - $300
Schedules at
superfast.com
Deck
$97
Aircraft-type seats
$114
2 bed inside cabin
$294
3 bed outside cabin
$250 - $300

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