There are 7 ways to get from Athens to Mersin by plane, train, bus, 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 Adana, train  •  8 h 46 min

  1. Fly from Athens (ATH) to Adana (ADA) ATH - ADA
  2. Take the train from Şakirpaşa Station to Mersin

$102 - $423

Cheapest option

Bus  •  27 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Athens to Istanbul Otogar
  2. Take the bus from Umraniye to Mersin

$79 - $109

5 alternative options

Fly to Hatay, train  •  11 h 54 min

  1. Fly from Athens (ATH) to Hatay (HTY) ATH - HTY
  2. Take the train from İskenderun to Mersin

$105 - $398

Car ferry, ferry, bus  •  32 h 58 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Piraeus to Kos
  2. Take the ferry from Kos to Bodrum
  3. Take the bus from Bodrum to Antalya
  4. Take the bus from Antalya to Mersin

$83 - $166

Train, bus  •  32 h 57 min

  1. Take the train from Αθήνα to Θεσσαλονίκη
  2. Take the train from Θεσσαλονίκη to Αλεξανδρούπολη Λιμάνι
  3. Take the bus from Alexandroupoli to Istanbul Otogar
  4. Take the bus from Umraniye to Mersin

$82 - $121

Car ferry, bus  •  35 h 12 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Piraeus to Mytilene
  2. Take the car ferry from Mitilini to Ayvalık
  3. Take the bus from Ayvalık to Balikesir
  4. Take the bus from Balıkesir to Mersin

$94 - $196

Drive  •  22 h 13 min

  1. Drive from Athens to Mersin 1270.3 miles

$300 - $450

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Athens to Mersin is to bus which costs 65€ - 95€ and takes 27 h 45 min.

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The quickest way to get from Athens to Mersin is to fly and train which costs 85€ - 370€ and takes 8 h 46 min.

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The distance between Athens and Mersin is 973 km. The road distance is 2032.5 km.

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It takes approximately 8 h 46 min to get from Athens to Mersin, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Athens to Mersin. However, there are services departing from Athens and arriving at Mersin via Istanbul and Umraniye. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 27 h 45 min.

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

You can take a bus from Athens to Mersin via Istanbul Otogar, Istanbul, and Umraniye in around 27 h 45 min.

Airlines
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Athens to Adana via Istanbul
Ave. Duration
4 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $750
Flights from Athens to Adana via Istanbul, Ankara
Ave. Duration
6 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $700
Flights from Athens to Hatay via Istanbul
Ave. Duration
5 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $700
Flights from Athens to Hatay via Istanbul, Ankara
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $550
Pegasus Airlines
Website
flypgs.com
Flights from Athens to Adana via Sabiha Gokcen
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $410
Flights from Athens to Adana via Sabiha Gokcen, Antalya
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
When
Monday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $420
Flights from Athens to Adana via Sabiha Gokcen, Ercan
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$100 - $430
Flights from Athens to Adana via Sabiha Gokcen, Izmir
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$110 - $440
Flights from Athens to Adana via Sabiha Gokcen, Bodrum
Ave. Duration
8 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $440
Flights from Athens to Hatay via Sabiha Gokcen
Ave. Duration
6 h 52 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $380
Flights from Athens to Hatay via Sabiha Gokcen, Ercan
Ave. Duration
7 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$95 - $400
Train operators
Turkish Railways (TCDD)
Phone
+90 444 8 233
Website
tcddtasimacilik.gov.tr
Train from Şakirpaşa Station to Mersin
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Website
tcdd.gov.tr
Train from İskenderun to Mersin
Ave. Duration
3 h 18 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Website
tcdd.gov.tr
Greek Railways (OSE)
Website
trainose.gr
Train from Αθήνα to Θεσσαλονίκη
Ave. Duration
5 h 23 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
trainose.gr
Book at
Raileurope.com
Second Class
$27 - $40
First Class
$35 - $50
Train from Θεσσαλονίκη to Αλεξανδρούπολη Λιμάνι
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Website
trainose.gr
Book at
Raileurope.com
Second Class
$24 - $35
First Class
$30 - $45
Bus operators
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
Kamil Koc
Phone
+90 224 294 55 62
Website
kamilkoc.com.tr
Bus from Umraniye to Mersin
Ave. Duration
12 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16 - $23
Schedules at
kamilkoc.com.tr
Bus from Bodrum to Antalya
Ave. Duration
6 h 16 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Schedules at
kamilkoc.com.tr
Bus from Antalya to Mersin
Ave. Duration
9 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Schedules at
kamilkoc.com.tr
Bus from Alexandroupoli to Istanbul Otogar
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Schedules at
kamilkoc.com.tr
Bus from Ayvalık to Balikesir
Ave. Duration
2 h 18 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Schedules at
kamilkoc.com.tr
Bus from Balıkesir to Mersin
Ave. Duration
15 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$17 - $24
Schedules at
kamilkoc.com.tr
MetroTurizm
Website
metroturizm.com.tr
Bus from Dedeagac to Istanbul Otogari
Ave. Duration
5 h 27 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Schedules at
metroturizm.com.tr
Alpar Turizm
Phone
0090 212 658 18 51
Email
info@alparturizm.com.tr
Website
alparturizm.com.tr
Bus from Alexandroupoli to Istanbul
Ave. Duration
4 h 23 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$17
Schedules at
alparturizm.com.tr
Ferry operators
Bodrum Ferryboat
Website
bodrumferryboat.com
Ferry from Kos to Bodrum
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$15 - $23
Schedules at
bodrumferryboat.com
Hellenic Seaways
Phone
+30 210 4199000
Email
hswroro@hsw.gr
Website
hellenicseaways.gr
Car ferry from Piraeus to Mytilene
Ave. Duration
10 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $130
Schedules at
hellenicseaways.gr
Economy
$50 - $130
Business
$127
2 bed outside Cabin
$89
4 bed outside Cabin
$83
Jale Tour
Phone
+90266 331 31 70
Email
info@jaletur.com
Website
jaletour.com
Car ferry from Mitilini to Ayvalık
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$18 - $29
Schedules at
jaletour.com

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