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There are 10 ways to get from Cannes to Greece by plane, train, bus and ferry, bus 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 Nice to Athens  •  6h 18m

  1. Fly from Nice (NCE) to Athens (ATH) NCE - ATH

$111 - $336

Cheapest option

Fly Nice to Thessaloniki  •  8h 44m

  1. Fly from Nice (NCE) to Thessaloniki (SKG) NCE - SKG

$109 - $329

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Fly Nice to Heraklion  •  8h 22m

  1. Fly from Nice (NCE) to Heraklion (HER) NCE - HER

$162 - $458

Train to Marseille, fly to Heraklion  •  7h 39m

  1. Take the train from Gare de Cannes to Gare de Marseille-St-Charles
  2. Fly from Marseille (MRS) to Heraklion (HER) MRS - HER

$184 - $703

Thello, train, bus and ferry  •  27h

  1. Take the Thello from Cannes to Milano Centrale
  2. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Bologna C.Le Fr / ...
  3. Take the bus and ferry from Bologna to Larissa
  4. Take the train from Larissa to Athens

$220 - $360

Thello, train, bus and ferry via Piazza Ugo Bassi  •  27h 27m

  1. Take the Thello from Cannes to Milano Centrale
  2. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Ancona Fb / ...
  3. Take the bus and ferry from Ancona to Kalabaka
  4. Take the train from Kalambaka to Athens

$219 - $340

Bus Yubim  •  40h 5m

  1. Take the bus from Nice Airport to Sofia
  2. Take the bus from Sofia to Athens

$193 - $271

Bus Georg  •  40h 13m

  1. Take the bus from Nice to Sofia
  2. Take the bus from Sofia to Athens

$242 - $347

Train, bus and ferry, bus  •  46h 3m

  1. Take the train from Cannes to Ventimiglia
  2. Take the train from Ventimiglia to Savona Rv / ...
  3. Take the bus and ferry from Savona to Fier
  4. Take the bus from Fier to Athens

$159 - $222

Drive  •  24h 5m

  1. Drive from Cannes to Athens 1542.7 miles

$370 - $550

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The cheapest way to get from Cannes to Greece is to fly which costs 95€ - 290€ and takes 8h 44m.

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The quickest way to get from Cannes to Greece is to fly which costs 95€ - 300€ and takes 6h 18m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Cannes to Greece. However, there are services departing from Cannes Hôtel de Ville and arriving at Athens via Nice Airport and Sofia. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 40h 5m.

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The distance between Cannes and Greece is 1348 km. The road distance is 2468.3 km.

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The best way to get from Cannes to Greece without a car is to Thello and train and bus and ferry which takes 27h and costs 190€ - 320€.

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It takes approximately 6h 18m to get from Cannes to Greece, including transfers.

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Cannes to Greece bus services, operated by Yubim, depart from Nice Airport station.

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The best way to get from Cannes to Greece is to fly which takes 6h 18m and costs 95€ - 300€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 160€ - 240€ and takes 40h 5m.

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The quickest flight from Nice Airport to Athens Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h 25m.

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Cannes to Greece bus services, operated by Tourist Service Holding AD, arrive at Athens station.

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Map of how to get from Cannes to Greece.
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  • Distance: 842.3 miles
  • Duration: 6h 18m

What companies run services between Cannes, France and Greece?

Aegean Airlines, Alitalia and four other airlines fly from Cannes to Athens every 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Cannes to Athens via Nice Airport and Sofia in around 40h 5m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Nice to Athens via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $850
Flights from Nice to Athens via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $850
Flights from Nice to Heraklion via Munich
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$400 - $900
Flights from Nice to Heraklion via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6h 55m
When
Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$300 - $850
Flights from Nice to Thessaloniki via Munich
Ave. Duration
7h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Flights from Nice to Thessaloniki via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Flights from Marseille to Heraklion via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Friday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,500
Aegean Airlines
Website
aegeanair.com
Flights from Nice to Athens
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$130 - $1,200
Flights from Nice to Heraklion via Athens
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$200 - $750
Flights from Nice to Thessaloniki via Athens
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Flights from Marseille to Heraklion
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
When
Monday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,500
Flights from Marseille to Heraklion via Athens
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,500
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Nice to Athens via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $950
Flights from Nice to Heraklion via Zurich
Ave. Duration
8h 30m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$140 - $750
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Nice to Heraklion via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
When
Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$300 - $1,300
Flights from Nice to Thessaloniki via Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
5h 42m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $650
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Nice to Athens via Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $700
Flights from Nice to Thessaloniki via Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
9h 35m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$150 - $470
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Nice to Thessaloniki via Vienna
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$55 - $240
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Nice to Athens via Rome
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Nice to Athens via Vienna
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $1,200
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Nice to Heraklion via Cologne Bonn
Ave. Duration
6h 40m
When
Friday
Estimated price
$350 - $700
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Nice to Heraklion via Madrid
Ave. Duration
8h 35m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Nice to Thessaloniki via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
9h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $320
Transavia France
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Nice to Thessaloniki via Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $650
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Marseille to Heraklion
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$140 - $700
Train operators
SNCF

Loosely translated as the French National Railway Corporation, the SNCF is France’s state-owned railway company. It covers the country’s extensive rail network, as well as the TGV and Thalys, France’s two high-speed railway networks. With over 14,000 trains operating daily, it is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country. The railway network consists of about 32,000km in total, of which 1800km are high-speed lines and 14,500km are electrified.

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Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Gare de Cannes to Gare de Marseille-St-Charles
Ave. Duration
2h 9m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$30 - $45
1st Class
$40 - $70
Train from Cannes to Ventimiglia
Ave. Duration
1h 44m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$16 - $23
Website
en.oui.sncf
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Cannes to Marseille-St-Charles
Ave. Duration
2h 11m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $50
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$40 - $50
1st Class
$60 - $80
Thello
Phone
+33 1 83 82 00 00
Website
thello.com
Train from Cannes to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Website
thello.com
Train from Ventimiglia to Savona
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$16 - $23
Website
thello.com
Trenitalia Frecce

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 Milano Centrale to Bologna C.Le
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$28 - $45
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Milano Centrale to Ancona
Ave. Duration
3h 58m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
ItaloTreno
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Milano Centrale Station to Bologna Centrale Station
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Website
italotreno.it
Greek Railways (OSE)
Website
trainose.gr
Train from Larissa to Athens
Ave. Duration
4h
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$17 - $50
Website
trainose.gr
Book at
Raileurope.com
2nd Class Ticket
$17 - $22
1st Class Ticket
$24 - $30
InterCity 2nd Class Ticket
$34 - $39
InterCity 1st Class Ticket
$42 - $46
Train from Kalambaka to Athens
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$19 - $50
Website
trainose.gr
Book at
Raileurope.com
2nd Class Ticket
$19 - $24
1st Class Ticket
$27 - $35
InterCity 2nd Class Ticket
$37 - $43
InterCity 1st Class Ticket
$46 - $51
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 Ventimiglia to Savona
Ave. Duration
1h 33m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $17
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$14 - $17
Bus operators
Portokalidis Tours
Website
portokalidistours.gr
Bus and ferry from Bologna to Larissa
Ave. Duration
14h 4m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$130 - $200
Schedules at
portokalidistours.gr
Bus and ferry from Ancona to Kalabaka
Ave. Duration
10h 28m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$100 - $150
Schedules at
portokalidistours.gr
Yubim
Website
yubim.eu
Bus from Nice Airport to Sofia
Ave. Duration
26h
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$110 - $170
Schedules at
yubim.eu
Tourist Service Holding AD
Phone
02 981 13 33
Email
outgoing@tourist-service.com
Website
tourist-service.com
Bus from Sofia to Athens
Ave. Duration
11h 20m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$76
Schedules at
tourist-service.com
Georg
Phone
+ 359/38/66 34 04
Email
georg_ltd@abv.bg
Website
georg-bg.com
Bus from Nice to Sofia
Ave. Duration
27h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$200 - $260
Schedules at
georg-bg.com
Valeross
Phone
046/ 66 13 21
Email
valeross_holiday@abv.bg
Website
valeross.com
Bus from Sofia to Athens
Ave. Duration
10h 3m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $70
Schedules at
valeross.com
Ilias Travel
Phone
+359 2831 9192
Email
office@iliastravel.com
Website
iliastravel.com
Bus from Sofia to Athens
Ave. Duration
14h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$61 - $65
Schedules at
iliastravel.com
Florentia Bus
Phone
+39 055 967024
Email
info@florentiabus.it
Website
florentiabus.it
Bus and ferry from Savona to Fier
Ave. Duration
29h 20m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$90 - $130
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
10h 50m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$46
Schedules at
albtrans.net

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Greece is 1h ahead of Cannes. It is currently 9:30 PM in Cannes and 10:30 PM in Greece.

Yes, the driving distance between Cannes to Greece is 2468 km. It takes approximately 24h 5m to drive from Cannes to Greece.

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Austrian Airlines, Turkish Airlines, Alitalia and three other airlines offer flights from Nice Airport to Athens Airport.

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There are 70+ hotels available in Greece. Prices start at $51 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Cannes to Nice Airport is to train which takes 30m and costs 10€ - 14€.

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