There are 12 ways to get from Athens to Milan by plane, train, bus and ferry, bus, 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 Milan Linate  •  5 h 38 min

  1. ATH - LIN

$76 - $253

Cheapest option

Fly to Milan Bergamo  •  6 h 27 min

  1. ATH - BGY

$50 - $222

10 alternative options

Fly to Milan Malpensa  •  6 h 12 min

  1. ATH - MXP

$77 - $227

Fly to Verona, train  •  7 h 11 min

  1. ATH - VRN

$134 - $402

Fly to Bologna, train  •  6 h 47 min

  1. ATH - BLQ

$83 - $330

Fly to Genoa, train  •  7 h 59 min

  1. ATH - GOA

$111 - $399

Train, bus and ferry  •  20 h 26 min

  1. 884
  2. Fb / ...
  3. Fr

$163 - $265

Bus, bus and ferry  •  23 h 44 min

$190 - $269

Bus  •  28 h 18 min

$126 - $193

Drive, car ferry  •  26 h 51 min

$168 - $372

Bus, car ferry, train  •  38 h 27 min

  1. Fr / ...

$153 - $411

Drive  •  20 h 42 min

  1. 1325.7 miles

$310 - $460

Questions & Answers

The distance between Athens and Milan is 1461 km. The road distance is 2121 km.

The cheapest way to get from Athens to Milan is to fly which costs 40€ - 190€ and takes 6 h 27 min.

The quickest way to get from Athens to Milan is to fly which takes 5 h 38 min and costs 65€ - 220€.

No, there is no direct bus from Athens to Milan. However, there are services departing from Athens and arriving at via verziere via Trikala, Ugo Bassi, BOLOGNA-Terminal Bus and rogoredo m3. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 23 h 44 min.

It takes approximately 5 h 38 min to get from Athens to Milan, including transfers.

What companies run services between Athens, Greece and Milan, Italy?

Alitalia, Lufthansa and three other airlines fly from Athens to Milan every 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Athens to Milan via Thessaloniki Monastiriou, Thessaloniki, Skopje, Milan, and Lampugnano in around 28 h 18 min.

Airlines
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Athens to Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $340
Flights from Athens to Milan Linate via Rome
Ave. Duration
4 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $340
Flights from Athens to Milan Malpensa via Rome
Ave. Duration
4 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $750
Flights from Athens to Milan Malpensa via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $800
Flights from Athens to Verona via Rome
Ave. Duration
4 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $380
Flights from Athens to Bologna via Rome
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $440
Flights from Athens to Genoa via Rome
Ave. Duration
4 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $600
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Athens to Milan Linate via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $750
Flights from Athens to Milan Malpensa via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $800
Flights from Athens to Milan Malpensa via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $800
Flights from Athens to Milan Bergamo via Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,100
Flights from Athens to Verona via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $600
Flights from Athens to Bologna via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $950
Flights from Athens to Genoa via Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $750
Air Serbia
Website
airserbia.com
Flights from Athens to Milan Malpensa via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $800
Flights from Athens to Verona via Rome
Ave. Duration
4 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $380
Flights from Athens to Bologna via Rome
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $440
Flights from Athens to Genoa via Rome
Ave. Duration
4 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $600
Aegean Airlines
Website
aegeanair.com
Flights from Athens to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $470
Flights from Athens to Verona
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$100 - $600
Flights from Athens to Bologna
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
When
Tuesday and Friday
Estimated price
$90 - $500
Flights from Athens to Genoa
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$95 - $550
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Athens to Milan Bergamo
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $350
Flights from Athens to Milan Bergamo via Chania
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$40 - $350
Flights from Athens to Bologna
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $460
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Athens to Verona
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$85 - $440
Flights from Athens to Verona via Bari
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$90 - $440
Flights from Athens to Verona via Mykonos
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$100 - $490
Flights from Athens to Genoa
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$75 - $220
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Athens to Milan Malpensa via Zurich
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,000
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Athens to Milan Malpensa via Vienna
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,000
Flights from Athens to Bologna via Vienna
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,000
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Athens to Milan Linate via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $650
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Athens to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $500
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Athens to Milan Malpensa via Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Air Moldova
Website
airmoldova.md
Flights from Athens to Milan Malpensa via Chisinau
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$220 - $430
Pegasus Airlines
Website
flypgs.com
Flights from Athens to Milan Bergamo via Sabiha Gokcen
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$100 - $600
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Athens to Bologna via Istanbul
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Train operators
Trenitalia Frecce
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Verona Porta Nuova to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Bologna C.Le to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$29 - $45
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Ancona to Bologna C.Le
Ave. Duration
1 h 52 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Venezia S.Lucia to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
ItaloTreno
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Bologna Centrale Station to Milano Centrale Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$25 - $35
Website
italotreno.it
Trenitalia Eurocity
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Genova Piazza Principe to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Venezia Santa Lucia to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Trenitalia
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Genova Piazza Principe to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$10 - $23
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$19 - $23
Greek Railways (OSE)
Website
trainose.gr
Train from Athens to Kalambaka
Ave. Duration
4 h 51 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$21 - $28
Website
trainose.gr
Purchase a
eurail.com
Second Class
$21 - $28
First Class
$26 - $35
Bus operators
Portokalidis Tours
Website
portokalidistours.gr
Bus and ferry from Kalabaka to Ancona
Ave. Duration
10 h 28 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$100 - $160
Schedules at
portokalidistours.gr
Bus and ferry from Trikala to Bologna
Ave. Duration
13 h 21 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$130 - $200
Schedules at
portokalidistours.gr
KTEL Grevenon
Phone
24620 22242
Website
ktelgrevenon.gr
Bus from Athens to Trikala
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$47
Schedules at
ktelgrevenon.gr
Baltour
Phone
+39 0861 1991900
Email
info@baltour.it
Website
baltour.it
Bus from BOLOGNA-Terminal Bus to MILANO-Davanti StazRogoredo
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$11 - $17
Website
http://www.baltour.it/
KTEL Thessalonikis
Phone
+30 2310 510835
Email
contact@ktelthes.gr
Website
ktelthes.gr
Bus from Athens Pedion Areos to Thessaloniki Monastiriou
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$46
Schedules at
ktelthes.gr
Simeonidis Tours
Makedonija Soobrakaj AD
Phone
+389(0)2 24 02 388
Email
avtobuska@maksoob.com.mk
Website
ms.mk
Bus from Thessaloniki to Skopje
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$13 - $24
Schedules at
ms.mk
Bus from Skopje to Milan
Ave. Duration
16 h 15 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$55 - $110
Schedules at
ms.mk
KTEL Achaias
Phone
2610 623 888
Website
ktelachaias.gr
Bus from Athens to Patras
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $27
Schedules at
ktelachaias.gr
Ferry operators
Minoan Lines
Phone
801 11 75000
Email
reservation@minoan.gr
Website
minoan.gr
Car ferry from Patras to Ancona
Ave. Duration
20 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$75 - $230
Schedules at
minoan.gr
Deck
$78 - $82
Airplane economy seats
$92 - $96
2-berth outside
$190 - $230
3-berth outside shower
$170 - $210
Superfast ferries
Phone
+30 210 8919700
Email
superfast@superfast.com
Website
superfast.com
Car ferry from Patras to Venezia
Ave. Duration
31 h 1 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$95 - $320
Schedules at
superfast.com
Deck
$99 - $101
Aircraft-type seats
$120 - $122
2 bed inside cabin
$317 - $319
3 bed outside cabin
$270 - $320

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