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

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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 - $259

Fly to Milan Linate  •  6 h 3 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

$71 - $356

Train, bus and ferry  •  21 h 40 min

  1. Take the train from Αθήνα to Καλαμπάκα
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Kalabaka to Ancona
  3. Take the train from Falconara Marittima to Roma Termini Ic / ...

$156 - $240

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

$178 - $258

Bus, car ferry, train via Βari - Viale Unità ang. Largo Ciaia  •  25 h 21 min

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

$210 - $418

Bus, bus and ferry Florentia Bus  •  28 h 38 min

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

$124 - $159

Bus, car ferry, train  •  29 h 18 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 / ...

$152 - $375

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

$197 - $426

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Athens to Vatican is to fly which costs 30€ - 170€ and takes 5 h 27 min.

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The quickest way to get from Athens to Vatican is to fly which costs 60€ - 310€ and takes 4 h 55 min.

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The distance between Athens and Vatican is 1054 km.

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

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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.

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What companies run services between Athens, Greece and Vatican?

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

Airlines
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Athens to Bologna via Rome
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $440
Flights from Athens to Naples via Rome
Ave. Duration
4 h
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
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 21 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$70 - $340
Air Serbia
Website
airserbia.com
Flights from Athens to Bologna via Rome
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $440
Flights from Athens to Naples via Rome
Ave. Duration
4 h
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
4 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $500
Aegean Airlines
Website
aegeanair.com
Flights from Athens to Bologna
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
When
Tuesday and Friday
Estimated price
$90 - $500
Flights from Athens to Naples
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $340
Flights from Athens to Rome
Ave. Duration
2 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $350
Flights from Athens to Bari
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Wednesday, 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 Bologna via Catania
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Thursday
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
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
Pegasus Airlines
Website
flypgs.com
Flights from Athens to Bologna via Sabiha Gokcen
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $550
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Athens to Naples
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$45 - $300
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Athens to Milan Linate via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $750
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Athens to Milan Linate via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $650
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Athens to Bari
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$45 - $490
Train operators
Greek Railways (OSE)
Website
trainose.gr
Train from Αθήνα to Καλαμπάκα
Ave. Duration
4 h 58 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$21 - $28
Website
trainose.gr
Purchase a
eurail.com
Second Class
$21 - $28
First Class
$26 - $35
Trenitalia Intercity
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Falconara Marittima to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $45
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
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
$100 - $160
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
$47
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
$30 - $50
Schedules at
romamarchelinee.it
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
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
$47
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
$75 - $110
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
15 h 30 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$90 - $270
Schedules at
superfast.com
Deck
$94 - $95
Aircraft-type seats
$106 - $107
2 bed inside cabin
$266 - $267
3 bed outside cabin
$220 - $270
Car ferry from Patras to Ancona
Ave. Duration
20 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$95 - $300
Schedules at
superfast.com
Deck
$98
Aircraft-type seats
$115
2 bed inside cabin
$298
3 bed outside cabin
$250 - $300

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