There are 13 ways to get from Florence to Athens by plane, train, bus, bus and ferry, car or car ferry

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 Florence  •  7 h 15 min

  1. Fly from Florence (FLR) to Athens (ATH) FLR - ATH

$96 - $352

Cheapest option

Train to Rome Ciampino, fly  •  7 h 9 min

  1. Take the train from Firenze S.Maria Novella to Roma Termini
  2. Fly from Rome Ciampino (CIA) to Athens (ATH) CIA - ATH

$66 - $243

11 alternative options

Train to Pisa, fly  •  6 h 26 min

  1. Take the train from Firenze Smn to Pisa C.Le
  2. Fly from Pisa (PSA) to Athens (ATH) PSA - ATH

$96 - $314

Train to Bologna, fly  •  6 h 19 min

  1. Take the train from Firenze S.Maria Novella to Bologna C.Le
  2. Fly from Bologna (BLQ) to Athens (ATH) BLQ - ATH

$77 - $305

Train to Rome, fly  •  7 h 17 min

  1. Take the train from Firenze S.Maria Novella to Roma Tiburtina
  2. Fly from Rome (FCO) to Athens (ATH) FCO - ATH

$95 - $305

Train to Venice, fly  •  7 h 42 min

  1. Take the train from Firenze S.Maria Novella to Venezia Mestre
  2. Fly from Venice (VCE) to Athens (ATH) VCE - ATH

$103 - $401

Bus, bus and ferry  •  20 h 18 min

  1. Take the bus from Florence to Bologna Airport
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Bologna to Ioannina
  3. Take the bus from Ioannina to Athens

$180 - $270

Train, bus and ferry  •  21 h 13 min

  1. Take the train from Firenze S.Maria Novella to Bologna C.Le Fr / ...
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Bologna to Larissa
  3. Take the train from Λάρισα to Αθήνα

$176 - $262

Drive, car ferry  •  25 h 56 min

  1. Drive from Florence to Ancona
  2. Take the car ferry from Ancona to Patras
  3. Drive from Patras to Athens

$153 - $349

Train, car ferry, bus  •  30 h 2 min

  1. Take the train from Firenze Smn to Ancona Reg
  2. Take the car ferry from Ancona to Patras
  3. Take the bus from Patras to Athens

$143 - $376

Bus and ferry, bus  •  34 h 58 min

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

$134 - $165

Train  •  39 h 40 min

  1. Take the train from Firenze S.Maria Novella to Venezia Mestre Fr / ...
  2. Take the train from Venezia Mestre to Villach Hbf Rj / ...
  3. Take the train from Villach Hbf to Beograd En
  4. Take the train from Beograd to Thessaloniki AVE
  5. Take the train from Θεσσαλονίκη to Αθήνα

$141 - $276

Drive  •  20 h 46 min

  1. Drive from Florence to Athens 1319.8 miles

$310 - $460

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Florence to Athens is to train and fly which costs 55€ - 210€ and takes 7 h 9 min.

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The quickest way to get from Florence to Athens is to train and fly which costs 65€ - 260€ and takes 6 h 19 min.

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The distance between Florence and Athens is 1229 km. The road distance is 2111.6 km.

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It takes approximately 7 h 15 min to get from Florence to Athens, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Florence to Athens. However, there are services departing from Florence and arriving at Athens via Aeroporto, Ospedale Maggiore, Bologna and Ioannina. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 20 h 18 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Florence to Athens. However, there are services departing from Firenze S.Maria Novella and arriving at Αθήνα via Venezia Mestre, Villach Hbf, Beograd and Θεσσαλονίκη. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 39 h 40 min.

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

Alitalia, Swiss and 10 other airlines fly from Florence to Athens hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Florence to Athens via Venezia Mestre, Villach Hbf, Beograd, Thessaloniki, and Θεσσαλονίκη in around 39 h 40 min.

Airlines
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Florence to Athens via Rome
Ave. Duration
4 h 58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $480
Flights from Pisa to Athens via Rome
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $470
Flights from Bologna to Athens via Rome
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $440
Flights from Rome to Athens
Ave. Duration
1 h 56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $370
Flights from Rome to Athens via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
4 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $500
Flights from Venice to Athens via Rome
Ave. Duration
4 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $550
Flights from Venice to Athens via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$100 - $4,000
Air Serbia
Website
airserbia.com
Flights from Florence to Athens via Rome
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $480
Flights from Pisa to Athens via Rome
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $470
Flights from Bologna to Athens via Rome
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $440
Flights from Rome to Athens
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $370
Flights from Rome to Athens via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
4 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $500
Flights from Venice to Athens via Rome
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $550
Flights from Venice to Athens via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$100 - $4,000
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Florence to Athens via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $850
Flights from Florence to Athens via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $850
Flights from Pisa to Athens via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $950
Flights from Bologna to Athens via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $950
Flights from Venice to Athens via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$230 - $900
Aegean Airlines
Website
aegeanair.com
Flights from Pisa to Athens
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $280
Flights from Bologna to Athens
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
When
Tuesday and Friday
Estimated price
$75 - $420
Flights from Rome to Athens
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $350
Flights from Venice to Athens
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $650
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Florence to Athens via Zurich
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,000
Flights from Florence to Athens via Geneva
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $400
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Florence to Athens via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
6 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,100
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Florence to Athens via Vienna
Ave. Duration
8 h 25 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,500
Flights from Bologna to Athens via Vienna
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,000
Flights from Venice to Athens via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,200
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Bologna to Athens
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $460
Flights from Rome Ciampino to Athens
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $220
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Venice to Athens
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$70 - $800
Flights from Venice to Athens via Bari
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$70 - $800
Flights from Venice to Athens via Santorini
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Monday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $800
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Florence to Athens via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
7 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Florence to Athens via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$200 - $1,200
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Venice to Athens via Istanbul
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Venice to Athens via Naples
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Train operators
Trenitalia
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Firenze Smn to Pisa C.Le
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $14
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$11 - $14
Train from Firenze Smn to Ancona
Ave. Duration
4 h 18 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$22 - $50
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$40 - $50
Train from Venezia Mestre to Villach Hbf
Ave. Duration
3 h 4 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$21 - $45
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Trenitalia Frecce
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Firenze S.Maria Novella to Bologna C.Le
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$16 - $23
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Firenze S.Maria Novella to Roma Tiburtina
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Firenze S.Maria Novella to Venezia Mestre
Ave. Duration
1 h 53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Firenze S.Maria Novella to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
ItaloTreno
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Firenze Santa Maria Novella Station to Bologna Centrale Station
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $26
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Firenze Santa Maria Novella Station to Roma Tiburtina Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Firenze Santa Maria Novella Station to Venezia Mestre Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 56 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Firenze Santa Maria Novella Station to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
italotreno.it
Greek Railways (OSE)
Website
trainose.gr
Train from Λάρισα to Αθήνα
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$19 - $25
Website
trainose.gr
Book at
Raileurope.com
Second Class
$19 - $25
First Class
$24 - $35
Train from Θεσσαλονίκη to Αθήνα
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Website
trainose.gr
Book at
Raileurope.com
Second Class
$28 - $40
First Class
$35 - $50
Trenitalia Eurocity
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Venezia Mestre to Villach Hbf
Ave. Duration
3 h 4 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)
Website
oebb.at
Train from Villach Hbf to Beograd
Ave. Duration
11 h 6 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Bus operators
Appennino Shuttle
Phone
+39 055 5001302
Email
info@appenninoshuttle.it
Website
appenninoshuttle.it
Bus from Florence to Bologna Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$23 - $30
Schedules at
appenninoshuttle.it
Adults
$23 - $30
Portokalidis Tours
Website
portokalidistours.gr
Bus and ferry from Bologna to Ioannina
Ave. Duration
12 h 13 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$110 - $180
Schedules at
portokalidistours.gr
Bus and ferry from Bologna to Larissa
Ave. Duration
14 h 4 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$140 - $210
Schedules at
portokalidistours.gr
KTEL Ioanninon
Phone
26510 25014
Website
ktelioannina.gr
Bus from Ioannina to Athens
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $55
Schedules at
ktelioannina.gr
KTEL Achaias
Phone
2610 623 888
Website
ktelachaias.gr
Bus from Patras to Athens
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $27
Schedules at
ktelachaias.gr
Florentia Bus
Phone
+39 055 967024
Email
info@florentiabus.it
Website
florentiabus.it
Bus and ferry from Firenze to Fier
Ave. Duration
23 h 8 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$85 - $120
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
Ferry operators
Minoan Lines
Phone
801 11 75000
Email
reservation@minoan.gr
Website
minoan.gr
Car ferry from Ancona to Patras
Ave. Duration
20 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$75 - $230
Schedules at
minoan.gr
Deck
$78 - $82
Airplane economy seats
$92 - $96
2-berth outside
$190 - $230
3-berth outside shower
$170 - $210
Superfast ferries
Phone
+30 210 8919700
Email
superfast@superfast.com
Website
superfast.com
Car ferry from Ancona to Patras
Ave. Duration
20 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$95 - $300
Schedules at
superfast.com
Deck
$99
Aircraft-type seats
$116
2 bed inside cabin
$301
3 bed outside cabin
$250 - $300

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