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There are 4 ways to get from Brindisi to Patras by car ferry, bus and ferry, bus, plane or train

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Car ferry Red Star Ferries  •  16 h 51 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Brindisi to Sami, Kefalonia
  2. Take the car ferry from Kefallonia to Patras

Cheapest option

Car ferry Grimaldi Lines  •  17 h

  1. Take the car ferry from Brindisi to Patras

$40 - $95

2 alternative options

Bus and ferry, bus  •  17 h 54 min

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

$104 - $127

Fly, train, bus  •  11 h 55 min

  1. Fly from Brindisi (BDS) to Athens (ATH) BDS - ATH
  2. Take the train from Ano Liosia N. to Kiato
  3. Take the bus from Kiato to Patra

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The cheapest way to get from Brindisi to Patras is to car ferry which costs 35€ - 80€ and takes 17 h.

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The quickest way to get from Brindisi to Patras is to car ferry which costs 35€ - 80€ and takes 17 h.

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No, there is no direct bus from Brindisi to Patras. However, there are services departing from Brindisi and arriving at Patra via Fier. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 17 h 54 min.

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Yes, there is a direct ferry departing from Brindisi and arriving at Patras. Services depart four times a week, and operate Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday. The journey takes approximately 17 h.

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The distance between Brindisi and Patras is 421 km.

The best way to get from Brindisi to Patras without a car is to car ferry which takes 16 h 51 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 16 h 51 min to get from Brindisi to Patras, including transfers.

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

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Map of how to get from Brindisi to Patras.
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  • Distance: 262.8 miles
  • Duration: 16 h 51 min

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

There is no direct connection from Brindisi to Patras. However, you can take the car ferry to Sami, Kefalonia, take the walk to Kefallonia, then take the car ferry to Patras. Alternatively, Grimaldi Lines operates a car ferry from Brindisi to Patras 4 times a week. Tickets cost $40 - $95 and the journey takes 17 h.

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
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
Greek Railways (OSE)
Website
trainose.gr
Train from Ano Liosia N. to Kiato
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $9
Website
trainose.gr
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Second Class
$7 - $9
First Class
$8 - $10
Bus operators
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 Patra
Ave. Duration
7 h 4 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$41
Schedules at
albtrans.net
Greek Railways (OSE)
Website
trainose.gr
Bus from Kiato to Patra
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Website
trainose.gr
Book at
Raileurope.com
Ferry operators
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
$85 - $220
Schedules at
albaniaferries.it
Deck
$89
Aircraft-type seats
$106
Inside Cabin 2 berths
$185
Outside Cabin 2 berths
$215
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
$82
AIRTYPE SEATS
$87
2-BERTH OUTSIDE CABIN
$184
Kefalonian Lines Shipping Company
Phone
+30 210 9515100
Email
info@kefalonianlines.com
Website
kefalonianlines.com
Car ferry from Kefallonia to Patras
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
kefalonianlines.com
Grimaldi Lines

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Patras is 1 h ahead of Brindisi. It is currently 11:21 AM in Brindisi and 12:21 PM in Patras.

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

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There are 162+ hotels available in Patras. Prices start at $40 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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