There are 12 ways to get from Athens to Vatican 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 Bologna  •  5 h 30 min

  1. Fly from Athens (ATH) to Bologna (BLQ) ATH - BLQ

$57 - $256

Cheapest option

Fly to Rome Ciampino  •  5 h 27 min

  1. Fly from Athens (ATH) to Rome Ciampino (CIA) ATH - CIA

$40 - $197

10 alternative options

Fly to Naples  •  5 h 24 min

  1. Fly from Athens (ATH) to Naples (NAP) ATH - NAP

$66 - $312

Fly to Rome  •  5 h 41 min

  1. Fly from Athens (ATH) to Rome (FCO) ATH - FCO

$69 - $260

Fly to Milan Linate  •  5 h 50 min

  1. Fly from Athens (ATH) to Milan Linate (LIN) ATH - LIN

$76 - $253

Fly to Bari  •  4 h 55 min

  1. Fly from Athens (ATH) to Bari (BRI) ATH - BRI

$72 - $357

Train, bus and ferry  •  21 h 15 min

  1. Take the train from Athens to Kalambaka 884
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Kalabaka to Ancona
  3. Take the train from Ancona to Roma Termini Ic / ...

$171 - $253

Bus, bus and ferry Portokalidis Tours  •  21 h 55 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 to Rome Tiburtina

$196 - $271

Train, bus, car ferry  •  26 h 51 min

  1. Take the train from Athens to Kiáto
  2. Take the bus from Kiáto to Patras
  3. Take the car ferry from Patras to Bari
  4. Take the train from Bari Centrale to Roma Termini Fa

Bus, bus and ferry Florentia Bus  •  28 h 37 min

  1. Take the bus from Athens to Fier
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Fier to Rome Tiburtina

$131 - $171

Bus, car ferry, train  •  29 h 37 min

  1. Take the bus from Athens to Patras
  2. Take the car ferry from Patras to Ancona
  3. Take the train from Ancona to Roma Termini Ic / ...

$163 - $402

Drive, car ferry  •  22 h 57 min

  1. Drive from Athens to Patras
  2. Take the car ferry from Patras to Bari
  3. Drive from Bari to Rome

$202 - $446

What companies run services between Athens, Greece and Vatican?

Aegean Airlines, Ryanair and five other airlines fly from Athens to Bologna every 4 hours.

Airlines
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Athens to Bologna via Rome
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $440
Flights from Athens to Naples via Rome
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $390
Flights from Athens to Rome
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $370
Flights from Athens to Rome via Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$50 - $370
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 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $340
Air Serbia
Website
airserbia.com
Flights from Athens to Bologna via Rome
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $440
Flights from Athens to Naples via Rome
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $390
Flights from Athens to Rome
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $370
Flights from Athens to Rome via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $500
Aegean Airlines
Website
aegeanair.com
Flights from Athens to Bologna
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$90 - $500
Flights from Athens to Naples
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $340
Flights from Athens to Rome
Ave. Duration
2 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $350
Flights from Athens to Bari
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $420
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Athens to Bologna
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $460
Flights from Athens to Rome Ciampino
Ave. Duration
1 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $220
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
Flights from Athens to Rome via Istanbul
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $550
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Athens to Bologna via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $950
Flights from Athens to Milan Linate via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $750
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
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
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Athens to Naples
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$45 - $300
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Athens to Milan Linate via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Tuesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $650
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Athens to Bari
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$45 - $490
Train operators
Greek Railways (OSE)
Website
trainose.gr
Train from Athens to Kalambaka
Ave. Duration
4 h 51 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$22 - $30
Website
trainose.gr
Purchase a
eurail.com
Second Class
$22 - $30
First Class
$28 - $40
Train from Athens to Kiáto
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $10
Website
trainose.gr
Purchase a
eurail.com
Second Class
$8 - $10
First Class
$9 - $12
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
$110 - $170
Schedules at
portokalidistours.gr
Bus and ferry from Trikala to Ancona
Ave. Duration
10 h 42 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$110 - $170
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
$49
Schedules at
ktelgrevenon.gr
Prima Linee
Phone
0733.818638
Website
primalinee.com
Bus from Ancona to Rome Tiburtina
Ave. Duration
4 h 1 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Schedules at
romamarchelinee.it
Greek Railways (OSE)
Website
trainose.gr
Bus from Kiáto to Patras
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Website
trainose.gr
Purchase a
eurail.com
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 50 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$50
Schedules at
albtrans.net
Florentia Bus
Phone
+39 055 967024
Email
info@florentiabus.it
Website
florentiabus.it
Bus and ferry from Fier to Rome Tiburtina
Ave. Duration
16 h 10 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$80 - $120
Schedules at
florentiabus.it
KTEL Achaias
Phone
2610 623 888
Website
ktelachaias.gr
Bus from Athens to Patras
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$24 - $28
Schedules at
ktelachaias.gr
Ferry operators
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
4 times a week
Estimated price
$95 - $290
Schedules at
superfast.com
Deck
$99 - $100
Aircraft-type seats
$113 - $114
2 bed inside cabin
$282 - $283
3 bed outside cabin
$230 - $280
Car ferry from Patras to Ancona
Ave. Duration
20 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$100 - $320
Schedules at
superfast.com
Deck
$104
Aircraft-type seats
$122
2 bed inside cabin
$316
3 bed outside cabin
$270 - $320

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Athens to Vatican?

The distance between Athens and Vatican is 1054 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Athens to Vatican?

The cheapest way to get from Athens to Vatican is to fly which costs 30€ - 160€ and takes 5 h 27 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Athens to Vatican?

The quickest way to get from Athens to Vatican is to fly which takes 4 h 55 min and costs 55€ - 290€.

Is there a direct bus between Athens and Vatican?

No, there is no direct bus from Athens to Vatican. However, there are services departing from Athens and arriving at P.Le Tiburtino via Trikala, Ancona and Staz.Ne Tiburtina. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 21 h 55 min.

How long does it take to get from Athens to Vatican?

It takes approximately 5 h 30 min to get from Athens to Vatican, including transfers.