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There are 12 ways to get from Genoa to Athens by plane, train, bus and ferry, bus, 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.

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Fly from Genoa  •  7 h 32 min

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

$101 - $353

Cheapest option

Train to Milan Bergamo, fly  •  8 h 2 min

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

$80 - $262

10 alternative options

Train to Pisa, fly  •  7 h 11 min

  1. Take the train from Genova Brignole to Pisa Centrale
  2. Fly from Pisa (PSA) to Athens (ATH) PSA - ATH

$102 - $332

Train to Milan Linate, fly  •  7 h 47 min

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

$107 - $294

Train, train to Milan Malpensa, fly  •  8 h 12 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

$100 - $265

Train, bus and ferry  •  23 h 19 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 bus and ferry from Bologna to Larissa
  4. Take the train from Larissa to Athens

$191 - $302

Train, bus and ferry via Piazza Ugo Bassi  •  23 h 36 min

  1. Take the train from Genova Brignole to Alessandria Rv / ...
  2. Take the train from Alessandria to Ancona Fb
  3. Take the bus and ferry from Ancona to Kalabaka
  4. Take the train from Kalambaka to Athens

$178 - $272

Bus, bus and ferry  •  23 h 58 min

  1. Take the bus from Genoa, Genoa to Bologna, Bologna 482
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Bologna to Igoumenitsa
  3. Take the bus from Igoumenitsa to Athens - KTEL Kifisou

$168 - $259

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

$182 - $381

Bus and ferry, bus  •  40 h 15 min

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

$136 - $168

Train, car ferry, bus  •  40 h 29 min

  1. Take the train from Genova Brignole to Venezia S.Lucia Fr
  2. Take the car ferry from Venezia to Patras
  3. Take the bus from Patras to Athens

$166 - $415

Drive  •  21 h 59 min

  1. Drive from Genoa to Athens 1409.5 miles

$330 - $490

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The cheapest way to get from Genoa to Athens is to train and fly which costs 65€ - 230€ and takes 8 h 2 min.

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The quickest way to get from Genoa to Athens is to train and fly which costs 85€ - 290€ and takes 7 h 11 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Genoa to Athens. However, there are services departing from Genoa, Genoa and arriving at Athens - KTEL Kifisou via Autostazione, Bologna and Igoumenitsa. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 23 h 58 min.

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The distance between Genoa and Athens is 1425 km. The road distance is 2255.2 km.

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The best way to get from Genoa to Athens without a car is to train and bus and ferry which takes 23 h 19 min and costs 160€ - 270€.

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It takes approximately 7 h 32 min to get from Genoa to Athens, including transfers.

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Genoa to Athens bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Genoa, Genoa station.

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There is no direct flight from Genoa Airport to Athens Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 50 min and has one stopover.

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Genoa to Athens bus services, operated by KTEL Thesprotias, arrive at Athens - KTEL Kifisou station.

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Athens is 1 h ahead of Genoa. It is currently 11:45 PM in Genoa and 12:45 AM in Athens.

Map of how to get from Genoa to Athens.
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  • Distance: 890.3 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 32 min

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

Alitalia, Lufthansa and six other airlines fly from Genoa to Athens hourly.

Airlines
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Genoa to Athens via Rome
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $600
Flights from Pisa to Athens via Rome
Ave. Duration
4 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $470
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 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $340
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Athens via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
$120 - $800
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Athens via Rome
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $750
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Genoa to Athens via Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $950
Flights from Milan Linate to Athens via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $750
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Athens via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$200 - $800
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Athens via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $800
Flights from Milan Bergamo to Athens via Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Air Serbia
Website
airserbia.com
Flights from Genoa to Athens via Rome
Ave. Duration
4 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $600
Flights from Pisa to Athens via Rome
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $470
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Athens via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
4 h 52 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $800
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 Milan Malpensa to Athens
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $470
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Genoa to Athens via Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $480
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Athens
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $500
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Athens via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,000
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Genoa to Athens via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,200
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Athens via Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Athens via Vienna
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,000
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Athens via Cologne Bonn
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Milan Bergamo to Athens
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $350
Train operators
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 Genova Brignole to Pisa Centrale
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Milano Centrale to Bologna C.Le
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Alessandria to Ancona
Ave. Duration
4 h 4 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$50 - $80
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Genova Brignole to Venezia S.Lucia
Ave. Duration
4 h 12 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
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 Genova Brignole to Pisa C.Le
Ave. Duration
3 h 18 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$11 - $26
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$21 - $26
Train from Genova Brignole to Alessandria
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $13
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$10 - $13
Trenitalia Eurocity

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 Genova Piazza Principe to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$29 - $45
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
ItaloTreno
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Milano Centrale Station to Bologna Centrale Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $17
Website
italotreno.it
Greek Railways (OSE)
Website
trainose.gr
Train from Larissa to Athens
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$19 - $25
Website
trainose.gr
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Raileurope.com
Second Class
$19 - $25
First Class
$23 - $35
Train from Kalambaka to Athens
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$20 - $28
Website
trainose.gr
Book at
Raileurope.com
Second Class
$20 - $28
First Class
$26 - $35
Bus operators
Portokalidis Tours
Website
portokalidistours.gr
Bus and ferry from Bologna to Larissa
Ave. Duration
14 h 4 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$130 - $200
Schedules at
portokalidistours.gr
Bus and ferry from Ancona to Kalabaka
Ave. Duration
10 h 28 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$100 - $150
Schedules at
portokalidistours.gr
Bus and ferry from Bologna to Igoumenitsa
Ave. Duration
11 h 32 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$100 - $160
Schedules at
portokalidistours.gr
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Genoa, Genoa to Bologna, Bologna
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$16 - $28
Website
flixbus.co.uk
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
Florentia Bus
Phone
+39 055 967024
Email
info@florentiabus.it
Website
florentiabus.it
Bus and ferry from Genova to Fier
Ave. Duration
28 h 25 min
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
10 h 50 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$46
Schedules at
albtrans.net
KTEL Achaias
Phone
2610 623 888
Website
ktelachaias.gr
Bus from Patras to Athens
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $26
Schedules at
ktelachaias.gr
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 - $220
Schedules at
minoan.gr
Deck
$77 - $79
Airplane economy seats
$90 - $93
2-berth outside
$190 - $220
3-berth outside shower
$160 - $200
Superfast ferries
Phone
+30 210 8919700
Email
superfast@superfast.com
Website
superfast.com
Car ferry from Venezia to Patras
Ave. Duration
31 h 1 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$95 - $320
Schedules at
superfast.com
Deck
$97 - $99
Aircraft-type seats
$118 - $120
2 bed inside cabin
$312 - $313
3 bed outside cabin
$270 - $320

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Yes, the driving distance between Genoa to Athens is 2255 km. It takes approximately 21 h 59 min to drive from Genoa to Athens.

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Aegean Airlines, easyJet, Air France and two other airlines offer flights from Genoa Airport to Athens Airport.

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There are 3912+ hotels available in Athens. Prices start at $48 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Genoa to Genoa Airport is to train which takes 21 min and costs 1€ - 3€.

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