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There are 8 ways to get from Athens to Salento by plane, train, bus and ferry, bus, car 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 Naples, train  •  8h 58m

  1. Fly from Athens (ATH) to Naples (NAP) ATH - NAP
  2. Take the train from Napoli Centrale to Vallo Della Lucania-Castelnuovo

$77 - $334

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Fly to Rome Ciampino, train  •  10h 18m

  1. Fly from Athens (ATH) to Rome Ciampino (CIA) ATH - CIA
  2. Take the train from Roma Termini Station to Napoli Centrale Station
  3. Take the train from Napoli Centrale to Vallo Della Lucania-Castelnuovo

$65 - $252

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Fly to Rome, train  •  10h 26m

  1. Fly from Athens (ATH) to Rome (FCO) ATH - FCO
  2. Take the train from Roma Termini Station to Napoli Centrale Station
  3. Take the train from Napoli Centrale to Vallo Della Lucania-Castelnuovo

$93 - $314

Train, bus and ferry, bus  •  23h 35m

  1. Take the train from Athens to Kalambaka
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Kalabaka to Ancona
  3. Take the train from Ancona to Foggia Fb / ...
  4. Take the bus from Foggia to Sala Consilina

$301 - $437

Bus, car ferry, train  •  27h 7m

  1. Take the bus from Athens to Patras
  2. Take the car ferry from Patras to Bari
  3. Take the bus from Bari-Porto to Salerno
  4. Take the train from Salerno to Vallo Della Lucania-Castelnuovo Reg / ...

$143 - $339

Bus, car ferry, train via Naples  •  28h

  1. Take the bus from Athens to Patras
  2. Take the car ferry from Patras to Bari
  3. Take the bus from Bari Porto to Autostrada Mercogliano
  4. Take the bus from Avellino A16 to Naples
  5. Take the train from Napoli Centrale to Vallo Della Lucania-Castelnuovo Reg / ...

$153 - $350

Bus, bus and ferry, train  •  32h 9m

  1. Take the bus from Athens to Fier
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Fier to Brindisi
  3. Take the train from Brindisi to Taranto Reg
  4. Take the train from Taranto to Battipaglia Ic / ...
  5. Take the train from Battipaglia to Vallo Della Lucania-Castelnuovo Reg / ...

$147 - $201

Drive, car ferry  •  23h 48m

  1. Drive from Athens to Patras
  2. Take the car ferry from Patras to Brindisi
  3. Drive from Brindisi to Salento

$123 - $217

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The cheapest way to get from Athens to Salento is to fly and train which costs 55€ - 220€ and takes 10h 18m.

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The quickest way to get from Athens to Salento is to fly and train which costs 65€ - 290€ and takes 8h 58m.

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The distance between Athens and Salento is 777 km.

The best way to get from Athens to Salento without a car is to train and bus and ferry and bus which takes 23h 35m and costs 260€ - 380€.

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It takes approximately 8h 58m to get from Athens to Salento, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Athens Airport to Naples Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 45m.

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Salento is 1h behind Athens. It is currently 8:38 PM in Athens and 7:38 PM in Salento.

easyJet, Aegean Airlines, Ryanair and Alitalia offer flights from Athens Airport to Naples Airport.

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There are 1254+ hotels available in Salento. Prices start at $57 USD per night.

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

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Map of how to get from Athens to Salento.
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  • Distance: 485.8 miles
  • Duration: 8h 58m

What companies run services between Athens, Greece and Salento, Campania, Italy?

There is no direct connection from Athens to Salento. However, you can take the subway to Στ.Αεροδρομιου, take the walk to Athens airport, fly to Naples, take the walk to Napoli - Capodichino Aeroporto, take the bus to Naples - Piazza Garibaldi, take the walk to Napoli Centrale, take the train to Vallo Della Lucania-Castelnuovo, take the walk to Vallo Scalo, then take the line 102 bus to Salento. Alternatively, you can take the subway to Στ.Αεροδρομιου, take the walk to Athens airport, fly to Rome, take the walk to Fiumicino Aeroporto, take the train to Roma Termini, take the walk to Roma Termini Station, take the train to Napoli Centrale Station, take the walk to Napoli Centrale, take the train to Vallo Della Lucania-Castelnuovo, take the walk to Vallo Scalo, then take the line 102 bus to Salento.

Airlines
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Athens to Naples via Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$50 - $140
Flights from Athens to Rome via Catania
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$40 - $210
Flights from Athens to Rome Ciampino
Ave. Duration
2h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$30 - $220
Flights from Athens to Rome Ciampino via Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Monday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$30 - $220
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Athens to Naples via Rome
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $390
Flights from Athens to Rome
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $370
Flights from Athens to Rome via Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$50 - $370
Flights from Athens to Rome via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$110 - $500
Air Serbia
Website
airserbia.com
Flights from Athens to Naples via Rome
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $390
Flights from Athens to Rome
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $370
Flights from Athens to Rome via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$110 - $500
Aegean Airlines
Website
aegeanair.com
Flights from Athens to Naples
Ave. Duration
2h
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $340
Flights from Athens to Rome
Ave. Duration
2h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $350
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Athens to Naples
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$45 - $300
Train operators
Trenitalia

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Napoli Centrale to Vallo Della Lucania-Castelnuovo
Ave. Duration
1h 41m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $20
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$16 - $20
Train from Roma Termini to Napoli Centrale
Ave. Duration
2h 44m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$16 - $35
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$29 - $35
Train from Salerno to Vallo Della Lucania-Castelnuovo
Ave. Duration
55m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $13
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$10 - $13
Train from Brindisi to Taranto
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$5 - $13
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$10 - $13
Train from Battipaglia to Vallo Della Lucania-Castelnuovo
Ave. Duration
39m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $10
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$8 - $10
ItaloTreno
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Roma Termini Station to Napoli Centrale Station
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $35
Website
italotreno.it
Greek Railways (OSE)
Website
trainose.gr
Train from Athens to Kalambaka
Ave. Duration
4h 58m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$19 - $55
Website
trainose.gr
Book at
Raileurope.com
2nd Class Ticket
$19 - $24
1st Class Ticket
$27 - $35
InterCity 2nd Class Ticket
$37 - $43
InterCity 1st Class Ticket
$46 - $51
Trenitalia Frecce

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Ancona to Foggia
Ave. Duration
2h 43m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Trenitalia Intercity

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Taranto to Battipaglia
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Bus operators
Portokalidis Tours
Website
portokalidistours.gr
Bus and ferry from Kalabaka to Ancona
Ave. Duration
10h 28m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$100 - $150
Schedules at
portokalidistours.gr
Busitalia Simet S.p.A.
KTEL Achaias
Phone
2610 623 888
Website
ktelachaias.gr
Bus from Athens to Patras
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$22 - $26
Schedules at
ktelachaias.gr
Marozzi VT
Phone
080 579 0211
Email
info@marozzivt.it
Website
marozzivt.it
Bus from Bari-Porto to Salerno
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$23 - $28
Website
Marozzi VT
Sita Sud
Phone
+39 080 579 0211
Email
info@sitasudtrasporti.it
Website
sitasudtrasporti.it
Bus from Bari Porto to Salerno
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$26
Schedules at
sitasudtrasporti.it
Bus from Bari Porto to Autostrada Mercogliano
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$25
Schedules at
sitasudtrasporti.it
Bus from Autostrada Mercogliano to Naples, INPS
Ave. Duration
50m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$7
Schedules at
sitasudtrasporti.it
CLP Bus
Phone
081-5311707
Email
info@clpbusit
Website
clpbus.it
Bus from Avellino A16 to Naples
Ave. Duration
35m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $5
Schedules at
clpbus.it
Albtrans sh.p.k
Phone
+355 4 2239 203
Email
rezervime@albtrans.net
Website
albtrans.net
Bus from Athens to Fier
Ave. Duration
10h 50m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$46
Website
albtrans.net
Florentia Bus
Phone
+39 055 967024
Email
info@florentiabus.it
Website
florentiabus.it
Bus and ferry from Fier to Brindisi
Ave. Duration
11h 25m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$60 - $90
Schedules at
florentiabus.it
Ferry operators
Superfast ferries
Phone
+30 210 8919700
Email
superfast@superfast.com
Website
superfast.com
Car ferry from Patras to Bari
Ave. Duration
15h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$90 - $270
Website
Superfast ferries
Deck
$93 - $94
Aircraft-type seats
$105 - $106
2 bed inside cabin
$262 - $264
3 bed outside cabin
$210 - $260
Grimaldi Lines

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