• Our partners include:

  • RailEurope
  • Deutsche Bahn
  • Trenitalia
  • SNCF
  • Flixbus
  • RENFE
  • Ouibus
  • BlaBlaCar
  • Booking.com
  • Skyscanner

There are 3 ways to get from Athens to Kýthira by bus, car ferry or plane

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

Bus, car ferry  •  8h 51m

  1. Take the bus from Athens to Neápolis
  2. Take the car ferry from Neápolis to Kýthira

$40 - $83

2 alternative options

Car ferry  •  9h 51m

  1. Take the car ferry from Piraeus to Kýthira

$63 - $69

Fly  •  2h 53m

  1. Fly from Athens (ATH) to Kythira (KIT) ATH - KIT

$100 - $290

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Athens to Kýthira is to car ferry which costs 50€ - 60€ and takes 9h 51m.

More details

The quickest way to get from Athens to Kýthira is to fly which costs 85€ - 260€ and takes 2h 53m.

More details

The distance between Athens and Kýthira is 214 km.

The best way to get from Athens to Kýthira without a car is to bus and car ferry which takes 8h 51m and costs 35€ - 75€.

More details

It takes approximately 8h 51m to get from Athens to Kýthira, including transfers.

More details

The quickest flight from Athens Airport to Kythira Airport is the direct flight which takes 50m.

Search flights

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

Search flights

There are 109+ hotels available in Kýthira. Prices start at $46 USD per night.

More details

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

More details

Map of how to get from Athens to Kýthira.
Launch map view
  • Distance: 133.5 miles
  • Duration: 8h 51m

What companies run services between Athens, Greece and Kýthira, Greece?

Olympic Air and Sky Express fly from Athens to Kýthira 4 times a week.

Airlines
Olympic Air
Website
olympicair.com
Flights from Athens to Kythira
Ave. Duration
50m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$110 - $240
Sky Express
Website
skyexpress.gr
Flights from Athens to Kythira
Ave. Duration
50m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $350
Bus operators
KTEL Lakonias
Phone
2731026441
Email
info@ktel-lakonias.gr
Website
ktel-lakonias.gr
Bus from Athens to Neápolis
Ave. Duration
5h
Frequency
3 times a day
Schedules at
ktel-lakonias.gr
Ferry operators
Porfirousa N.E.
Website
agreekisland.com
Car ferry from Neápolis to Kýthira
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$14 - $55
Website
Porfirousa N.E.
Passenger
$15
Car
$52
Ionis Avlemon N.E.
Phone
2104179444
Website
kythira.info
Car ferry from Piraeus to Kýthira
Ave. Duration
7h
Frequency
Twice a week
Website
Ionis Avlemon N.E.
Lane Sea Lines
Phone
+30 2736037055
Email
info@lane-kithira.com
Website
lane.gr
Car ferry from Piraeus to Kýthira
Ave. Duration
7h 18m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$35
Website
Lane Sea Lines

Want to know more about travelling around Greece

Rome2rio's Travel Guide series provide vital information for the global traveller. Filled with useful and timely travel information, the guides answer all the hard questions - such as 'How do I buy a ticket?', 'Should I book online before I travel? ', 'How much should I expect to pay?', 'Do the trains and buses have Wifi?' - to help you get the most out of your next trip.