There are 8 ways to get from Brindisi to Athens by plane, train, bus and ferry, bus, ferry, 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 from Brindisi  •  7 h 22 min

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

$91 - $462

Cheapest option

Car ferry, drive  •  19 h 18 min

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

$70 - $145

6 alternative options

Train to Bari, fly  •  5 h 59 min

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

$89 - $382

Bus and ferry, bus  •  15 h 58 min

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

$111 - $134

Bus, ferry, car ferry  •  16 h 11 min

  1. Take the bus from Lecce to Otranto 05 / ...
  2. Take the ferry from Otranto to Corfu
  3. Take the car ferry from Corfu to Igoumenitsa
  4. Take the bus from Igoumenitsa to Athens - KTEL Kifisou

$122 - $168

Bus and ferry, bus, train  •  16 h 23 min

  1. Take the bus and ferry from Brindisi to Vlorë
  2. Take the bus from Vlorë to Trikala
  3. Take the train from Trikala to Palaiofarsalos 889 / ...
  4. Take the train from Palaiofarsalos to Athens 885 / ...

$149 - $206

Car ferry, bus  •  17 h 37 min

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

$72 - $155

Car ferry, bus and ferry  •  19 h 40 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Brindisi to Sami, Kefalonia
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Sami to Athens

$113 - $262

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Brindisi to Athens is to bus and ferry and bus which costs 95€ - 120€ and takes 15 h 58 min.

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The quickest way to get from Brindisi to Athens is to train and fly which takes 5 h 59 min and costs 75€ - 330€.

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The distance between Brindisi and Athens is 578 km.

It takes approximately 7 h 22 min to get from Brindisi to Athens, including transfers.

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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 15 h 58 min.

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

Alitalia, Ryanair and five other airlines fly from Brindisi to Athens hourly.

Airlines
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Brindisi to Athens via Rome
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Flights from Brindisi to Athens via Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Brindisi to Athens via Milan Bergamo
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$70 - $210
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Brindisi to Athens via Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Brindisi to Athens via Zurich
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$440 - $1,100
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Brindisi to Athens via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
8 h 50 min
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$320 - $750
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Brindisi to Athens via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
9 h 10 min
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$150 - $850
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Bari to Athens
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$45 - $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
Train operators
Greek Railways (OSE)
Website
trainose.gr
Train from Trikala to Palaiofarsalos
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$5 - $6
Website
trainose.gr
Purchase a
eurail.com
Second Class
$5 - $6
First Class
$5 - $7
Train from Palaiofarsalos to Athens
Ave. Duration
3 h 31 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$17 - $22
Website
trainose.gr
Purchase a
eurail.com
Second Class
$17 - $22
First Class
$21 - $28
Bus operators
Florentia Bus
Phone
+39 055 967024
Email
info@florentiabus.it
Website
florentiabus.it
Bus and ferry from Brindisi to Fier
Ave. Duration
4 h 8 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$60 - $90
Schedules at
florentiabus.it
Bus and ferry from Brindisi to Vlorë
Ave. Duration
3 h 21 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
$47
Schedules at
albtrans.net
Marozzi VT
Phone
080 579 0211
Email
info@marozzivt.it
Website
marozzivt.it
Bus from Lecce to Otranto
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $12
Schedules at
marozzivt.it
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
Crazy Holidays
Phone
2310-241545
Website
crazyholidays.gr
Bus from Vlorë to Trikala
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Schedules at
crazyholidays.gr
KTEL Kefallonia
Phone
2671022281
Email
transportation@ktelkefalonias.gr
Website
ktelkefalonias.gr
Bus and ferry from Sami to Athens
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Schedules at
ktelkefalonias.gr
Ferry operators
Ionion Lines
Phone
0030 2661081808
Email
reservation@ionionlines.eu
Website
ionionlines.eu
Car ferry from Corfu to Igoumenitsa
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12
Schedules at
ionionlines.eu
Passenger
$11 - $12
Vehicle
$46 - $47
Corfu Ferries
Phone
+302665021000
Email
oscartrv@otenet.gr
Website
corfuferries.gr
Car ferry from Corfu to Igoumenitsa
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13
Schedules at
corfuferries.gr
Grimaldi Lines
Phone
+39.081.496.444
Email
info@grimaldi.napoli.it
Website
grimaldi-lines.com
Car ferry from Brindisi to Igoumenitsa
Ave. Duration
10 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$22 - $85
Schedules at
grimaldi-lines.com
Car ferry from Brindisi to Patras
Ave. Duration
17 h
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$40 - $95
Schedules at
grimaldi-lines.com
Red Star Ferries
Phone
+39.0831.575.654
Email
booking@seamedtrading.com
Website
albaniaferries.it
Car ferry from Brindisi to Sami, Kefalonia
Ave. Duration
13 h 6 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$90 - $220
Schedules at
albaniaferries.it
Deck
$90
Aircraft-type seats
$108
Inside Cabin 2 berths
$188
Outside Cabin 2 berths
$218
European Seaways
Phone
+30 210 9561630
Email
info@europeanseaways.com
Website
europeanseaways.com
Car ferry from Brindisi to Kefallonia
Ave. Duration
15 h 30 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$80 - $190
Schedules at
europeanseaways.com
DECK
$83
AIRTYPE SEATS
$88
2-BERTH OUTSIDE CABIN
$187

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