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There are 8 ways to get from Brindisi to Athens by plane, train, car ferry, bus, bus and 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.

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Fly from Brindisi  •  7 h 27 min

  1. Fly from Brindisi (BDS) to Athens (ATH) BDS - ATH

$91 - $461

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Car ferry, drive  •  19 h 23 min

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

$71 - $146

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Train to Bari, fly  •  6 h 31 min

  1. Take the train from Brindisi to Bari Centrale
  2. Fly from Bari (BRI) to Athens (ATH) BRI - ATH

$79 - $374

Car ferry to Corfu, fly  •  12 h 8 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Brindisi to Corfu
  2. Fly from Corfu (CFU) to Athens (ATH) CFU - ATH

$106 - $338

Car ferry, bus  •  17 h 20 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Brindisi to Igoumenitsa
  2. Take the bus from Igoumenitsa to Athens - KTEL Kifisou

$119 - $225

Car ferry, bus, train  •  21 h 30 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Brindisi to Patras
  2. Take the bus from Patra to Kiato
  3. Take the train from Kiato to Athens

Bus and ferry, bus  •  21 h 40 min

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

$109 - $132

Car ferry, bus and ferry  •  22 h 5 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Brindisi to Corfu
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Corfu to Athens X1 / ...

$131 - $312

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Brindisi to Athens is to bus and ferry and bus which costs 95€ - 120€ and takes 21 h 40 min.

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The quickest way to get from Brindisi to Athens is to train and fly which costs 65€ - 330€ and takes 6 h 31 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Brindisi to Athens. However, there are services departing from Brindisi and arriving at Athens via Fier. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 21 h 40 min.

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The distance between Brindisi and Athens is 578 km.

The best way to get from Brindisi to Athens without a car is to car ferry and bus which takes 17 h 20 min and costs 100€ - 200€.

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It takes approximately 7 h 27 min to get from Brindisi to Athens, including transfers.

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Brindisi to Athens bus services, operated by Florentia Bus, depart from Brindisi station.

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There is no direct flight from Brindisi Airport to Athens Airport. The quickest flight takes 4 h 15 min and has one stopover.

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Brindisi to Athens bus services, operated by Albtrans sh.p.k, arrive at Athens station.

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Athens is 1 h ahead of Brindisi. It is currently 6:49 AM in Brindisi and 7:49 AM in Athens.

Map of how to get from Brindisi to Athens.
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  • Distance: 361.3 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 27 min

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

Alitalia, Aegean Airlines and three other airlines fly from Brindisi to Athens every 3 hours.

Airlines
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Brindisi to Athens via Rome
Ave. Duration
5 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Flights from Brindisi to Athens via Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Flights from Bari to Athens via Rome
Ave. Duration
3 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $490
Aegean Airlines
Website
aegeanair.com
Flights from Bari to Athens
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $420
Flights from Corfu to Athens
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $230
Olympic Air
Website
olympicair.com
Flights from Corfu to Athens
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $230
Sky Express
Website
skyexpress.gr
Flights from Corfu to Athens
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $270
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Brindisi to Athens via Milan Bergamo
Ave. Duration
7 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $210
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Brindisi to Athens via Geneva
Ave. Duration
7 h 55 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Brindisi to Athens via Zurich
Ave. Duration
8 h 50 min
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$440 - $1,100
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 Brindisi to Bari Centrale
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $19
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$15 - $19
Greek Railways (OSE)
Website
trainose.gr
Train from Kiato to Athens
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Website
trainose.gr
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Raileurope.com
Second Class
$7 - $10
First Class
$9 - $11
Bus operators
KTEL Thesprotias
Phone
2665 0 22309
Email
info@ktel-thesprotias.gr
Website
ktel-thesprotias.gr
Bus from Igoumenitsa to Athens - KTEL Kifisou
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $70
Schedules at
ktel-thesprotias.gr
Greek Railways (OSE)
Website
trainose.gr
Bus from Patra to Kiato
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Website
trainose.gr
Book at
Raileurope.com
Florentia Bus
Phone
+39 055 967024
Email
info@florentiabus.it
Website
florentiabus.it
Bus and ferry from Brindisi to Fier
Ave. Duration
9 h 50 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$60 - $90
Schedules at
florentiabus.it
Albtrans sh.p.k
Phone
+355 4 2239 203
Email
rezervime@albtrans.net
Website
albtrans.net
Bus from Fier to Athens
Ave. Duration
10 h 50 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$46
Schedules at
albtrans.net
KTEL Kerkyras
Phone
+3026610 28900
Email
info@greenbuses.gr
Website
greenbuses.gr
Bus and ferry from Corfu to Athens
Ave. Duration
9 h 30 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$55 - $95
Schedules at
greenbuses.gr
Ferry operators
European Seaways
Phone
+30 210 9561630
Email
info@europeanseaways.com
Website
europeanseaways.com
Car ferry from Brindisi to Corfu
Ave. Duration
8 h
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$65 - $150
Schedules at
europeanseaways.com
DECK
$66
AIRTYPE SEATS
$72
2-BERTH OUTSIDE CABIN
$148
Car ferry from Brindisi to Igoumenitsa
Ave. Duration
9 h 45 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$65 - $160
Schedules at
europeanseaways.com
DECK
$69
AIRTYPE SEATS
$75
2-BERTH OUTSIDE CABIN
$156
Grimaldi Lines
Red Star Ferries
Phone
+39.0831.575.654
Email
booking@seamedtrading.com
Website
albaniaferries.it
Car ferry from Brindisi to Corfu
Ave. Duration
10 h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$75 - $220
Schedules at
albaniaferries.it
Deck
$76
Aircraft-type Seats
$88
Inside Cabin 2 berths
$182
Outside Cabin 2 berths
$218

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Aegean Airlines, Ryanair, easyJet and two other airlines offer flights from Brindisi Airport to Athens Airport.

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There are 3857+ hotels available in Athens. Prices start at $48 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Brindisi to Brindisi Airport is to bus which takes 10 min and costs 1€.

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