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There are 6 ways to get from Athens to Foça by ferry, car ferry, taxi, bus, car or plane

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Ferry, car ferry, taxi

  1. Take the ferry from Piraeus to Chios
  2. Take the car ferry from Chios to Çesme
  3. Take a taxi from Çesme to Foça

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Bus

  1. Take the bus from Athens to Keşan
  2. Take the bus from Keşan to Aliaga

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Ferry, car ferry, bus

  1. Take the ferry from Piraeus to Mytilene
  2. Take the car ferry from Mitilini to Ayvalık
  3. Take the bus from Ayvalik to Aliaga

Drive

  1. Drive from Athens to Foça

Fly to Chios, car ferry, drive

  1. Fly from Athens (ATH) to Chios (JKH)
  2. Take the car ferry from Chios to Çesme
  3. Drive from Çesme to Foça

Fly to Mytilini, car ferry, bus

  1. Fly from Athens (ATH) to Mytilini (MJT)
  2. Take the car ferry from Mytilene to Ayvalık
  3. Take the bus from Ayvalik to Aliaga
Greece → Turkey
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International entry into Turkey from Greece

  • Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Greece
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Allowed for: All visitors

Restricted for: There are no current restrictions

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Conditions of entry into Turkey from Greece

  • Negative Covid-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival or 14-day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival (certificate required)
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival
This applies to arrivals from Greece
  • Health screen upon arrival. Those showing symptoms will be asked to self-quarantine
  • Negative COVID-19 result is required for quarantine release
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
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  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival and 14 day mandatory self quarantine
This applies to arrivals who have visited Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Brazil, Egypt, India, Iran, Nepal, Pakistan, Singapore, South Africa, Sri Lanka and United Kingdom in the last 14 days
  • Negative Covid-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival or 14-day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival (certificate required)
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival
This doesn't apply to arrivals from: Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Brazil, Egypt, India, Iran, Nepal, Pakistan, Singapore, South Africa, Sri Lanka and United Kingdom
  • Health screen upon arrival. Those showing symptoms will be asked to self-quarantine
  • Negative COVID-19 result is required for quarantine release
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions

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Rules to follow in Turkey

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Considerations leaving from Greece

The official advice is to avoid non-essential international travel to high risk countries

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Yes, but conditions apply when entering Turkey from Greece.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 2 metres
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules
  • Nationwide control measures in place

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Foça is 184.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Foça is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Foça is 2 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 184.

No, but conditions apply when returning to Greece from Turkey.

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Last updated: 20 Sep 2021
Exceptions may apply, for full details: Turkish Embassy.

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Athens to Foça is to bus which costs €30 - €50 and takes 20h 57m.

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The quickest way to get from Athens to Foça is to fly and car ferry and drive which costs €100 - €270 and takes 5h 43m.

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The distance between Athens and Foça is 275 km. The road distance is 1558 km.

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The best way to get from Athens to Foça without a car is to ferry and car ferry and taxi which takes 12h 56m and costs €80 - €160.

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It takes approximately 12h 56m to get from Athens to Foça, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Athens Airport to Chios Airport is the direct flight which takes 40 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Athens to Foça is 1558 km. It takes approximately 16h 13m to drive from Athens to Foça.

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Olympic Air and Sky Express offer flights from Athens Airport to Chios Airport.

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There are 39+ hotels available in Foça. Prices start at 1.000 ₺ 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 €10.

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Map of how to get from Athens to Foça.
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  • Distance: 275 km
  • Duration: 12h 56m

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

You can take a bus from Athens to Foça via Keşan and Aliaga in around 20h 57m.

Airlines
Olympic Air
Website
olympicair.com
Flights from Athens to Chios
Ave. Duration
43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
600 ₺ - 1.700 ₺
Flights from Athens to Mytilini
Ave. Duration
52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
700 ₺ - 2.700 ₺
Aegean Airlines
Website
en.aegeanair.com
Flights from Athens to Chios
Ave. Duration
43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
600 ₺ - 1.700 ₺
Flights from Athens to Mytilini
Ave. Duration
52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
700 ₺ - 2.700 ₺
Sky Express
Website
skyexpress.gr
Flights from Athens to Chios
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
650 ₺ - 2.500 ₺
Flights from Athens to Mytilini
Ave. Duration
1h 3m
When
Every day
Estimated price
600 ₺ - 2.400 ₺
Bus operators
MetroTurizm
Phone
0850 222 34 55
Email
iletisim@metroturizm.com.tr
Website
metroturizm.com.tr
Bus from Ayvalik to Aliaga
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
21 ₺ - 35 ₺
Website
MetroTurizm
Bus from Keşan to Aliaga
Ave. Duration
6h 48m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
60 ₺ - 130 ₺
Website
MetroTurizm
Kamil Koc
Phone
+90 224 294 55 62
Website
kamilkoc.com.tr
Bus from Ayvalık to Aliağa
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
50 ₺ - 65 ₺
Schedules at
kamilkoc.com.tr
Bus from Athens to Keşan
Ave. Duration
12h 40m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
140 ₺ - 210 ₺
Schedules at
kamilkoc.com.tr
Ferry operators
Hellenic Seaways
Phone
+30 210 4199000
Email
hswroro@hsw.gr
Website
hellenicseaways.gr
Ferry from Piraeus to Chios
Ave. Duration
8h 15m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
280 ₺ - 850 ₺
Website
Hellenic Seaways
Business
400 ₺ - 550 ₺
2 Bed Lux Cabin
650 ₺ - 850 ₺
Economy
280 ₺ - 360 ₺
4 Bed Inside Cabin
460 ₺ - 650 ₺
Ferry from Piraeus to Mytilene
Ave. Duration
12h
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
330 ₺ - 900 ₺
Website
Hellenic Seaways
Business
440 ₺ - 600 ₺
2 Bed Lux Cabin
700 ₺ - 900 ₺
Economy
330 ₺ - 430 ₺
4 Bed Inside Cabin
500 ₺ - 750 ₺
Blue Star Ferries
Phone
+30-210-8919800
Email
bluestarferries@bluestarferries.com
Website
bluestarferries.com
Ferry from Piraeus to Chios
Ave. Duration
13h 30m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
340 ₺ - 950 ₺
Website
Blue Star Ferries
Business
540 ₺ - 580 ₺
2 Bed Inside Cabin
650 ₺ - 800 ₺
Economy
340 ₺ - 430 ₺
4 Bed Outside Cabin
550 ₺ - 700 ₺
2 Bed Lux Cabin
750 ₺ - 950 ₺
Ferry from Piraeus to Mytilene
Ave. Duration
16h 5m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
400 ₺ - 1.100 ₺
Website
Blue Star Ferries
Business
580 ₺ - 620 ₺
2 Bed Inside Cabin
700 ₺ - 850 ₺
Economy
400 ₺ - 550 ₺
4 Bed Outside Cabin
650 ₺ - 800 ₺
2 Bed Lux Cabin
850 ₺ - 1.100 ₺
Turyol
Phone
+90 212 251 4421
Email
cesme@turyol.com
Website
turyolonline.com
Car ferry from Chios to Çesme
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
208 ₺
Schedules at
turyolonline.com
Car ferry from Mytilene to Ayvalık
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
208 ₺
Schedules at
turyolonline.com
Jale Tour
Phone
+90266 331 31 70
Email
info@jaletur.com
Website
facebook.com
Car ferry from Mitilini to Ayvalık
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
90 ₺ - 220 ₺
Schedules at
facebook.com
Other operators
Taxi from Çesme to Foça
Ave. Duration
1h 42m
Estimated price
350 ₺ - 420 ₺
Taxi Omiros
Phone
+30 2271 200112
Website
chios-taxi.com
Chios Taxi Valantis - Mixalis
Phone
+30 698 065 0387

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