There are 12 ways to get from Genoa 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 Genoa  •  5 h 57 min

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

$101 - $353

Cheapest option

Train to Milan Bergamo, fly  •  8 h 8 min

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

$79 - $262

10 alternative options

Train to Milan Linate, fly  •  7 h 30 min

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

$105 - $296

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

$128 - $356

Train, train to Milan Malpensa, fly  •  8 h 7 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

$99 - $265

Bus, bus and ferry  •  22 h 22 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

$172 - $254

Train, bus and ferry  •  23 h 34 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 Λάρισα to Αθήνα

$189 - $302

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

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

$135 - $166

Train, car ferry, bus  •  40 h 37 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

$165 - $404

Train  •  41 h 52 min

  1. Take the train from Genova Piazza Principe to Milano Centrale Ec / ...
  2. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Venezia Mestre Fr
  3. Take the train from Venezia Mestre to Villach Hbf Rj / ...
  4. Take the train from Villach Hbf to Beograd En
  5. Take the train from Beograd to Thessaloniki AVE
  6. Take the train from Θεσσαλονίκη to Αθήνα

$154 - $305

Drive  •  21 h 59 min

  1. Drive from Genoa to Athens 1409.5 miles

$330 - $490

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Genoa to Athens is to train and fly which costs 70€ - 240€ and takes 8 h 8 min.

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The quickest way to get from Genoa to Athens is to fly which costs 85€ - 320€ and takes 5 h 57 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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It takes approximately 5 h 57 min to get from Genoa to Athens, including transfers.

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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 via Autostazione, Bologna and Ioannina. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 22 h 22 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Genoa to Athens. However, there are services departing from Genova Piazza Principe and arriving at Αθήνα via Milano Centrale, Venezia Mestre, Villach Hbf, Beograd and Θεσσαλονίκη. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 41 h 52 min.

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Genoa to Athens train services, operated by Trenitalia Eurocity, depart from Nice Ville station.

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Map of how to get from Genoa to Athens.
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  • Distance: 890.3 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 57 min

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

Aegean Airlines, Volotea and two other airlines fly from Genoa to Athens every 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train from Genoa to Athens via Milano Centrale, Venezia Mestre, Villach Hbf, Beograd, Thessaloniki, and Θεσσαλονίκη in around 41 h 52 min.

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 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $750
Flights from Nice to Athens via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $950
Flights from Nice to Athens via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $950
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Athens via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $800
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 45 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 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $340
Flights from Nice to Athens via Rome
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Athens via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$120 - $800
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Athens via Rome
Ave. Duration
4 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $750
Aegean Airlines
Website
aegeanair.com
Flights from Genoa to Athens
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $420
Flights from Nice to Athens
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $1,200
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Athens
Ave. Duration
2 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $470
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Nice to Athens via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $950
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Athens via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,000
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 Nice to Athens via Rome
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Athens via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
4 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $800
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Nice to Athens via Vienna
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $950
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Athens via Vienna
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,000
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Milan Bergamo to Athens
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $350
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Nice to Athens via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$190 - $850
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Athens via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
$170 - $900
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Nice to Athens via Naples
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$200 - $1,100
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Athens
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$75 - $500
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Genoa to Athens
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$75 - $220
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
Train operators
Trenitalia Eurocity
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 - $40
Website
orario.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
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
$22 - $35
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Genova Brignole to Venezia S.Lucia
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Milano Centrale to Venezia Mestre
Ave. Duration
2 h 13 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$26 - $40
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
Twice daily
Estimated price
$11 - $17
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Milano Centrale Station to Venezia Mestre Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$14 - $20
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
$18 - $25
Website
trainose.gr
Book at
Raileurope.com
Second Class
$18 - $25
First Class
$23 - $35
Train from Θεσσαλονίκη to Αθήνα
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
trainose.gr
Book at
Raileurope.com
Second Class
$27 - $40
First Class
$30 - $45
Trenitalia
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Venezia Mestre to Villach Hbf
Ave. Duration
3 h 4 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$20 - $40
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
Eurolines IT
FlixBus
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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
5 times a day
Estimated price
$16 - $27
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
$110 - $170
Schedules at
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
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
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
$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
$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
$75 - $79
Airplane economy seats
$89 - $92
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 - $310
Schedules at
superfast.com
Deck
$96 - $97
Aircraft-type seats
$116 - $118
2 bed inside cabin
$306 - $308
3 bed outside cabin
$260 - $310

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