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There are 9 ways to get from Athens to Siracusa by plane, train, car ferry, bus, night bus, bus and ferry or car

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Fly to Catania, train  •  7 h 1 min

  1. Fly from Athens (ATH) to Catania (CTA) ATH - CTA
  2. Take the train from Catania Centrale to Siracusa

$86 - $317

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Fly to Palermo, train  •  11 h 25 min

  1. Fly from Athens (ATH) to Palermo (PMO) ATH - PMO
  2. Take the train from Palermo Centrale to Siracusa

$101 - $418

Fly to Comiso, train  •  13 h 34 min

  1. Fly from Athens (ATH) to Comiso (CIY) ATH - CIY
  2. Take the train from Comiso to Siracusa

$86 - $1,036

Fly to Malta, car ferry, train  •  10 h 28 min

  1. Fly from Athens (ATH) to Malta (MLA) ATH - MLA
  2. Take the car ferry from Valetta to Pozzallo
  3. Take the train from Rosolini to Siracusa

$154 - $483

Bus, car ferry, night bus, train  •  32 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from Athens to Patras
  2. Take the car ferry from Patras to Bari
  3. Take the night bus from Bari Centrale to Lamezia Terme Centrale Bus
  4. Take the train from Lamezia Terme Centrale to Siracusa Ic / ...

Train, bus and ferry  •  33 h 37 min

  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 Roma Termini Ic / ...
  4. Take the train from Roma Termini to Siracusa Ic / ...

$228 - $319

Bus, bus and ferry via Ancona - Stazione Fs P.Zzale Rosselli  •  35 h 46 min

  1. Take the bus from Athens to Trikala
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Trikala to Ancona
  3. Take the bus from Ancona - Stazione Fs P.Zzale Rosselli to SIRACUSA - C.so Umberto - Terminal Bus

$198 - $283

Bus, bus and ferry  •  36 h 28 min

  1. Take the bus from Athens to Fier
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Fier to Brindisi
  3. Take the bus from Brindisi to Cosenza
  4. Take the bus and ferry from Cosenza to Siracusa

$192 - $252

Drive, car ferry  •  27 h 12 min

  1. Drive from Athens to Patras
  2. Take the car ferry from Patras to Brindisi
  3. Drive from Brindisi to Villa San Giovanni
  4. Take the car ferry from Villa San Giovanni to Messina Marittima
  5. Drive from Messina Marittima to Siracusa

$164 - $322

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The cheapest way to get from Athens to Siracusa is to fly and train which costs 70€ - 900€ and takes 13 h 34 min.

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The quickest way to get from Athens to Siracusa is to fly and train which costs 70€ - 280€ and takes 7 h 1 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Athens to Siracusa. However, there are services departing from Athens and arriving at SIRACUSA - C.so Umberto - Terminal Bus via Trikala, Piazza U.Bassi and Ancona - Stazione Fs P.Zzale Rosselli. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 35 h 46 min.

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The distance between Athens and Siracusa is 750 km.

The best way to get from Athens to Siracusa without a car is to bus and car ferry and night bus and train which takes 32 h 35 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 7 h 1 min to get from Athens to Siracusa, including transfers.

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Athens to Siracusa bus services, operated by KTEL Grevenon, depart from Athens station.

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The quickest flight from Athens Airport to Catania Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 40 min.

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Athens to Siracusa bus services, operated by Baltour, arrive at SIRACUSA - C.so Umberto - Terminal Bus station.

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Siracusa is 1 h behind Athens. It is currently 7:48 PM in Athens and 6:48 PM in Siracusa.

Map of how to get from Athens to Siracusa.
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  • Distance: 468.7 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 1 min

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

There is no direct connection from Athens to Siracusa. However, you can take the subway to Στ.Αεροδρομιου, take the walk to Athens airport, fly to Catania, take the walk to Catania Airport, take the bus to Catania via Archimede, take the walk to Catania Centrale, then take the train to Siracusa. Alternatively, you can take the subway to Στ.Αεροδρομιου, take the walk to Athens airport, fly to Palermo, take the walk to Punta Raisi, take the train to Palermo Centrale, then take the train to Siracusa.

Airlines
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Athens to Catania
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$55 - $220
Flights from Athens to Palermo
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$60 - $240
Flights from Athens to Comiso via Rome Ciampino
Ave. Duration
7 h
When
Monday, Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $800
Flights from Athens to Comiso via Thessaloniki, Rome Ciampino
Ave. Duration
6 h 18 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Flights from Athens to Comiso via Charleroi
Ave. Duration
11 h
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$320 - $1,200
Flights from Athens to Comiso via Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,700
Flights from Athens to Comiso via Pisa
Ave. Duration
9 h 55 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$300 - $1,700
Flights from Athens to Malta
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$30 - $240
Aegean Airlines
Website
aegeanair.com
Flights from Athens to Catania
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $350
Flights from Athens to Palermo
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$110 - $650
Flights from Athens to Malta
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
When
Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $350
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Athens to Palermo via Rome
Ave. Duration
4 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $390
Air Malta
Website
airmalta.com
Flights from Athens to Comiso via Malta
Ave. Duration
7 h
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$290 - $1,700
Train operators
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 Catania Centrale to Siracusa
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$15 - $23
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Lamezia Terme Centrale to Siracusa
Ave. Duration
5 h 28 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Ancona to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
3 h 41 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Roma Termini to Siracusa
Ave. Duration
11 h 4 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$75 - $95
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
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 Palermo Centrale to Siracusa
Ave. Duration
4 h 8 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$23 - $50
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$40 - $50
Train from Comiso to Siracusa
Ave. Duration
2 h 28 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$10 - $23
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$19 - $23
Train from Rosolini to Siracusa
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$3 - $9
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$7 - $9
Greek Railways (OSE)
Website
trainose.gr
Train from Athens to Kalambaka
Ave. Duration
4 h 58 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$20 - $28
Website
trainose.gr
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Second Class
$20 - $28
First Class
$26 - $35
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
$22 - $26
Schedules at
ktelachaias.gr
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
Night bus from Bari Centrale to Lamezia Terme Centrale
Ave. Duration
4 h 33 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
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 - $150
Schedules at
portokalidistours.gr
Bus and ferry from Trikala to Ancona
Ave. Duration
10 h 42 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$100 - $160
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
$46
Schedules at
ktelgrevenon.gr
Baltour
Phone
+39 0861 1991900
Email
info@baltour.it
Website
baltour.it
Bus from Ancona - Stazione Fs P.Zzale Rosselli to SIRACUSA - C.so Umberto - Terminal Bus
Ave. Duration
18 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
http://www.baltour.it/
Albtrans sh.p.k
Phone
+355 4 2239 203
Email
rezervime@albtrans.net
Website
albtrans.net
Bus from Athens to Fier
Ave. Duration
10 h 49 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$46
Schedules at
albtrans.net
Florentia Bus
Phone
+39 055 967024
Email
info@florentiabus.it
Website
florentiabus.it
Bus and ferry from Fier to Brindisi
Ave. Duration
11 h 25 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$60 - $90
Schedules at
florentiabus.it
Saj
Phone
0981 500331
Email
info@saj.it
Website
saj.it
Bus from Brindisi to Cosenza
Ave. Duration
3 h 52 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$20
Schedules at
saj.it
Autoservizi Salemi Srl
Phone
(+39) 0923 98.11.20
Website
autoservizisalemi.it
Bus and ferry from Cosenza to Siracusa
Ave. Duration
6 h 9 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$65 - $95
Schedules at
autoservizisalemi.it
Ferry operators
Virtu Ferries Ltd
Website
virtuferries.com
Car ferry from Valetta to Pozzallo
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$75 - $150
Schedules at
virtuferries.com
Low season
$75 - $90
High season
$142 - $147
Mid season
$125
Superfast ferries
Phone
+30 210 8919700
Email
superfast@superfast.com
Website
superfast.com
Car ferry from Patras to Bari
Ave. Duration
15 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$90 - $270
Schedules at
superfast.com
Deck
$93 - $94
Aircraft-type seats
$105 - $106
2 bed inside cabin
$262 - $264
3 bed outside cabin
$210 - $260
Grimaldi Lines
Caronte & Tourist
Phone
800 627414
Email
servizioclienti@carontetourist.it
Website
carontetourist.it
Car ferry from Villa San Giovanni to Messina Marittima
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $45
Schedules at
carontetourist.it
Passenger
$2 - $3
Car
$28 - $45

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Ryanair and Aegean Airlines offer flights from Athens Airport to Catania Airport.

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There are 2506+ hotels available in Siracusa. Prices start at $55 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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