There are 8 ways to get from Athens to Paxi by bus, ferry, car ferry, bus and ferry, train, car 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, ferry via Patras  •  11 h 17 min

  1. Take the bus from Athens to Patras
  2. Take the bus from Patras to Agrinio
  3. Take the bus from Agrinio to Igoumenitsa
  4. Take the ferry from Igoumenitsa to Nísos Paxoí

Cheapest option

Bus, car ferry  •  11 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Athens to Agrinio
  2. Take the bus from Agrinio to Igoumenitsa
  3. Take the car ferry from Igoumenitsa to Paxi

$38 - $55

6 alternative options

Bus and ferry, car ferry  •  12 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus and ferry from Athens to Lefkimmi X2
  2. Take the car ferry from Lefkimmi to Igoumenitsa
  3. Take the car ferry from Igoumenitsa to Nísos Paxoí

$78 - $148

Train, bus, ferry  •  12 h 40 min

  1. Take the train from Αθήνα to Καρδίτσα
  2. Take the bus from Karditsa to Ioannina
  3. Take the bus from Ioannina to Igoumenitsa
  4. Take the ferry from Igoumenitsa to Nísos Paxoí

Bus KTEL Ioanninon, ferry  •  12 h 52 min

  1. Take the bus from Athens to Ioannina
  2. Take the bus from Ioannina to Igoumenitsa
  3. Take the ferry from Igoumenitsa to Nísos Paxoí

Drive, ferry  •  6 h 3 min

  1. Drive from Athens to Igoumenitsa
  2. Take the ferry from Igoumenitsa to Nísos Paxoí

Fly to Corfu, car ferry  •  4 h 47 min

  1. Fly from Athens (ATH) to Corfu (CFU) ATH - CFU
  2. Take the car ferry from Corfu to Nísos Paxoí

$77 - $231

Fly to Ioannina, bus, ferry  •  7 h 39 min

  1. Fly from Athens (ATH) to Ioannina (IOA) ATH - IOA
  2. Take the bus from Ioannina to Igoumenitsa
  3. Take the ferry from Igoumenitsa to Nísos Paxoí

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Athens to Paxi is to bus and car ferry which costs 30€ - 50€ and takes 11 h 30 min.

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The quickest way to get from Athens to Paxi is to fly and car ferry which costs 65€ - 200€ and takes 4 h 47 min.

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The distance between Athens and Paxi is 338 km.

It takes approximately 11 h 17 min to get from Athens to Paxi, including transfers.

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

There is no direct connection from Athens to Paxi. However, you can take the bus to Patras, take the bus to Agrinio, take the bus to Igoumenitsa, take the walk to Igoumenitsa, then take the ferry to Nísos Paxoí. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Athens to Paxi via Agrinio, Igoumenitsa, and Igoumenitsa in around 11 h 30 min.

Airlines
Olympic Air
Website
olympicair.com
Flights from Athens to Corfu
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $230
Flights from Athens to Ioannina
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $320
Sky Express
Website
skyexpress.gr
Flights from Athens to Corfu
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $270
Flights from Athens to Ioannina
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Train operators
Greek Railways (OSE)
Website
trainose.gr
Train from Αθήνα to Καρδίτσα
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$18 - $25
Website
trainose.gr
Book at
Raileurope.com
Second Class
$18 - $25
First Class
$23 - $30
Bus operators
KTEL Achaias
Phone
2610 623 888
Website
ktelachaias.gr
Bus from Athens to Patras
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$23 - $27
Schedules at
ktelachaias.gr
KTEL Aitoloakarnanias
Phone
26410-54444
Website
ktelaitol.gr
Bus from Patras to Agrinio
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$6 - $12
Schedules at
ktelaitol.gr
Bus from Agrinio to Igoumenitsa
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12 - $19
Schedules at
ktelaitol.gr
Bus from Athens to Agrinio
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$16 - $24
Schedules at
ktelaitol.gr
KTEL Kerkyras
Phone
+3026610 28900
Email
info@greenbuses.gr
Website
greenbuses.gr
Bus and ferry from Athens to Lefkimmi
Ave. Duration
7 h 20 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$55 - $100
Schedules at
greenbuses.gr
KTEL Karditsas
Phone
24410 21411
Email
info@ktel-karditsas.gr
Website
ktel-karditsas.gr
Bus from Karditsa to Ioannina
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
ktel-karditsas.gr
KTEL Thesprotias
Phone
2665 0 22309
Email
info@ktel-thesprotias.gr
Website
ktel-thesprotias.gr
Bus from Ioannina to Igoumenitsa
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Schedules at
ktel-thesprotias.gr
KTEL Ioanninon
Phone
26510 25014
Website
ktelioannina.gr
Bus from Athens to Ioannina
Ave. Duration
8 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $55
Schedules at
ktelioannina.gr
Ferry operators
Kamelia Lines
Phone
+30 2662 0 32131
Email
kamelialines@gmail.com
Website
kamelialines.gr
Ferry from Igoumenitsa to Nísos Paxoí
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Schedules at
kamelialines.gr
Ionion Lines
Phone
0030 2661081808
Email
reservation@ionionlines.eu
Website
ionionlines.eu
Car ferry from Igoumenitsa to Paxi
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$10 - $13
Schedules at
ionionlines.eu
Passenger
$10 - $13
Vehicle
$44
Lefkimmi Lines
Phone
(+30)2662023200
Email
info@lefkimmilines.gr
Website
lefkimmilines.gr
Car ferry from Lefkimmi to Igoumenitsa
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $35
Schedules at
lefkimmilines.gr
Adult
$9
Car
$31
Corfu Ferries
Phone
+302665021000
Email
oscartrv@otenet.gr
Website
corfuferries.gr
Car ferry from Igoumenitsa to Nísos Paxoí
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$13
Schedules at
corfuferries.gr
Paxos Ferries
Phone
+30 26620 32131
Email
kamelialines@gmail.com
Car ferry from Corfu to Nísos Paxoí
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$24
Schedules at
paxos-greece.com

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