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

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Fly to Aqaba, drive  •  7 h 19 min

  1. Fly from Athens (ATH) to Aqaba (AQJ) ATH - AQJ
  2. Drive from Aqaba to Petra

$91 - $335

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Fly to Amman, bus  •  10 h 39 min

  1. Fly from Athens (ATH) to Amman (AMM) ATH - AMM
  2. Take the bus from Amman Abdali Terminal to Petra

$156 - $626

Drive  •  33 h 41 min

  1. Drive from Athens to Petra 1881.5 miles

$450 - $700

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The cheapest way to get from Athens to Petra is to fly and drive which costs 75€ - 300€ and takes 7 h 19 min.

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The quickest way to get from Athens to Petra is to fly and drive which costs 75€ - 300€ and takes 7 h 19 min.

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The distance between Athens and Petra is 1372 km. The road distance is 3010.3 km.

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It takes approximately 7 h 19 min to get from Athens to Petra, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Athens Airport to Aqaba Airport is the direct flight which takes 2 h 45 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Athens to Petra is 3010 km. It takes approximately 33 h 41 min to drive from Athens to Petra.

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Ryanair, Royal Jordanian and Turkish Airlines offer flights from Athens Airport to Aqaba Airport.

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There are 65+ hotels available in Petra. Prices start at $25 USD 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 9€.

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Map of how to get from Athens to Petra.
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  • Distance: 857.8 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 19 min

What companies run services between Athens, Greece and Petra, Jordan?

There is no direct connection from Athens to Petra. However, you can take the subway to Στ.Αεροδρομιου, take the walk to Athens airport, fly to Aqaba, then take the drive to Petra. Alternatively, you can take the subway to Στ.Αεροδρομιου, take the walk to Athens airport, fly to Amman, take the walk to Queen Alia Airport, take the bus to Amman Tabarbour Terminal, take the taxi to Amman Abdali Terminal, take the bus to Petra, then take the taxi to Petra.

Airlines
Royal Jordanian
Website
rj.com
Flights from Athens to Aqaba via Amman
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$220 - $700
Flights from Athens to Amman
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
When
Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $1,500
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Athens to Aqaba
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$60 - $290
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Athens to Aqaba via Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Aegean Airlines
Website
aegeanair.com
Flights from Athens to Amman
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$95 - $1,700
Bus operators
Jett
Phone
+ 962 6 5854679
Email
info@jett.com.jo
Website
jett.com.jo
Bus from Amman Abdali Terminal to Petra
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$14 - $22
Schedules at
jett.com.jo

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