There are 11 ways to get from Genoa to Athens by plane, train, bus, bus and 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 Genoa  •  5 h 57 min

  1. Fly from Genoa (GOA) to Athens (ATH) GOA - ATH

$102 - $355

Cheapest option

Train to Milan Bergamo, fly  •  7 h 54 min

  1. Take the train from Genova Piazza Principe to Milano Centrale
  2. Fly from Milan Bergamo (BGY) to Athens (ATH) BGY - ATH

$63 - $261

9 alternative options

Train to Milan Linate, fly  •  7 h 29 min

  1. Take the train from Genova Piazza Principe to Milano Centrale
  2. Fly from Milan Linate (LIN) to Athens (ATH) LIN - ATH

$88 - $301

Train, train to Milan Malpensa, fly  •  8 h 6 min

  1. Take the train from Genova Piazza Principe to Milano Centrale
  2. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Malpensa Aeroporto T.1
  3. Fly from Milan Malpensa (MXP) to Athens (ATH) MXP - ATH

$83 - $270

Bus to Nice, fly  •  7 h 42 min

  1. Take the bus from Genova Brignole Stazione FS to Nice Aéroport Nice Côte d'Azur Gare Routière
  2. Fly from Nice (NCE) to Athens (ATH) NCE - ATH

$131 - $360

Bus, bus and ferry  •  22 h 32 min

  1. Take the bus from Genoa, Genoa to Bologna, Bologna 482 / ...
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Bologna to Ioannina
  3. Take the bus from Ioannina to Athens

$184 - $271

Train, bus and ferry  •  23 h 14 min

  1. Take the train from Genova Piazza Principe to Milano Centrale Ec / ...
  2. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Bologna C.Le Fr
  3. Take the train from Bologna C.Le to Ancona Fb / ...
  4. Take the bus and ferry from Ancona to Kalabaka
  5. Take the train from Kalampáka to Athens 885

$179 - $314

Train, car ferry, bus  •  31 h 40 min

  1. Take the train from Genova Brignole to Modena Rv
  2. Take the train from Modena to Ancona Fb
  3. Take the car ferry from Ancona to Patras
  4. Take the bus from Patras to Athens

$175 - $440

Drive, car ferry  •  27 h 38 min

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

$187 - $401

Bus and ferry, bus  •  40 h 1 min

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

$145 - $179

Drive  •  21 h 59 min

  1. Drive from Genoa to Athens 1409.5 miles

$330 - $490

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

Aegean Airlines, Volotea and two other airlines fly from Genoa to Athens 5 times a day.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Genoa to Athens via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $950
Flights from Genoa to Athens via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $950
Flights from Milan Linate to Athens via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $750
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Athens via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $800
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Athens via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $800
Flights from Nice to Athens via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $850
Flights from Nice to Athens via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $850
Flights from Milan Bergamo to Athens via Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Genoa to Athens via Rome
Ave. Duration
4 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $600
Flights from Milan Linate to Athens
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $340
Flights from Milan Linate to Athens via Rome
Ave. Duration
4 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $340
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Athens via Rome
Ave. Duration
4 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $750
Flights from Nice to Athens via Rome
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Athens via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,000
Flights from Nice to Athens via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $950
Aegean Airlines
Website
aegeanair.com
Flights from Genoa to Athens
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$75 - $420
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Athens
Ave. Duration
2 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $470
Flights from Nice to Athens
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $1,200
Air Serbia
Website
airserbia.com
Flights from Genoa to Athens via Rome
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $600
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Athens via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
4 h 37 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $800
Flights from Nice to Athens via Rome
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Milan Bergamo to Athens
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $350
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Milan Linate to Athens via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $650
Flights from Nice to Athens
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$180 - $850
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Athens
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $500
Flights from Nice to Athens via Naples
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$200 - $1,100
Bulgaria Air
Website
air.bg
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Athens via Sofia
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Flights from Nice to Athens
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $1,200
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Genoa to Athens
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$75 - $220
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Nice to Athens via Vienna
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $950
Train operators
Trenitalia
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Genova Piazza Principe to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$11 - $24
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$20 - $24
Train from Genova Brignole to Modena
Ave. Duration
3 h 2 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$19 - $45
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$30 - $45
Trenitalia Frecce
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Milano Centrale to Bologna C.Le
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Bologna C.Le to Ancona
Ave. Duration
1 h 47 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Modena to Ancona
Ave. Duration
2 h 14 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
ItaloTreno
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Milano Centrale Station to Bologna Centrale Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Website
italotreno.it
Greek Railways (OSE)
Website
trainose.gr
Train from Kalampáka to Athens
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$22 - $29
Website
trainose.gr
Purchase a
eurail.com
Second Class
$22 - $29
First Class
$27 - $40
Bus operators
Eurolines IT
FlixBus
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Genoa, Genoa to Bologna, Bologna
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$18 - $30
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Portokalidis Tours
Website
portokalidistours.gr
Bus and ferry from Bologna to Ioannina
Ave. Duration
12 h 13 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$120 - $180
Schedules at
portokalidistours.gr
Bus and ferry from Ancona to Kalabaka
Ave. Duration
10 h 28 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$110 - $170
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 - $60
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
$24 - $28
Schedules at
ktelachaias.gr
Florentia Bus
Phone
+39 055 967024
Email
info@florentiabus.it
Website
florentiabus.it
Bus and ferry from Genova to Fier
Ave. Duration
28 h 10 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$95 - $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
10 h 51 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$49
Schedules at
albtrans.net
Ferry operators
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
$100 - $320
Schedules at
superfast.com
Deck
$103
Aircraft-type seats
$121
2 bed inside cabin
$313
3 bed outside cabin
$260 - $320
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
$80 - $240
Schedules at
minoan.gr
Deck
$81 - $85
Airplane economy seats
$96 - $100
2-berth outside
$200 - $240
3-berth outside shower
$180 - $220

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Genoa to Athens?

The distance between Genoa and Athens is 1425 km. The road distance is 2255 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Genoa to Athens?

The cheapest way to get from Genoa to Athens is to train and fly which costs 50€ - 220€ and takes 7 h 54 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Genoa to Athens?

The quickest way to get from Genoa to Athens is to fly which takes 5 h 57 min and costs 80€ - 300€.

Is there a direct bus between Genoa and Athens?

No, there is no direct bus from Genoa to Athens. However, there are services departing from Genoa, Genoa and arriving at Athens via Autostazione, Bologna and Ioannina. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 22 h 32 min.

How long does it take to get from Genoa to Athens?

It takes approximately 5 h 57 min to get from Genoa to Athens, including transfers.