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There are 11 ways to get from Genoa to Greece by plane, train, bus, bus and ferry, car or car ferry

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Fly Genoa to Athens  •  7 h 32 min

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

$101 - $353

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Fly Genoa to Thessaloniki  •  8 h 8 min

  1. Fly from Genoa (GOA) to Thessaloniki (SKG) GOA - SKG

$44 - $236

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Train to Milan Linate, fly to Athens  •  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

$106 - $296

Train, bus to Milan Bergamo, fly to Thessaloniki  •  7 h 34 min

  1. Take the train from Genova Piazza Principe to Milano Centrale
  2. Take the bus from Milan Central Station to Milan Bergamo Airport
  3. Fly from Milan Bergamo (BGY) to Thessaloniki (SKG) BGY - SKG

$66 - $313

Train, bus to Milan Bergamo, fly to Athens  •  7 h 43 min

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

$80 - $260

Train, train to Milan Malpensa, fly to Athens  •  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

$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

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  •  36 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus from Genoa to Beograd
  2. Take the bus from Beograd to Athens

$105 - $135

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

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 Greece is to bus which costs 90€ - 120€ and takes 36 h 5 min.

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The quickest way to get from Genoa to Greece is to train and fly which costs 90€ - 260€ and takes 7 h 30 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Genoa to Greece. However, there are services departing from Genoa and arriving at Athens via Beograd. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 36 h 5 min.

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The distance between Genoa and Greece is 1237 km. The road distance is 2255.2 km.

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The best way to get from Genoa to Greece 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 Greece, including transfers.

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Genoa to Greece bus services, operated by Lasta, depart from Genoa station.

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The best way to get from Genoa to Greece is to fly which takes 7 h 32 min and costs 85€ - 310€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 90€ - 120€ and takes 36 h 5 min.

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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 Greece bus services, operated by Crazy Holidays, arrive at Athens station.

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Map of how to get from Genoa to Greece.
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  • Distance: 772.9 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 32 min

What companies run services between Genoa, Italy and Greece?

Alitalia, Lufthansa and six other airlines fly from Genoa to Athens hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Genoa to Athens via Beograd in around 36 h 5 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 Thessaloniki via Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $550
Flights from Genoa to Thessaloniki via Munich, Vienna
Ave. Duration
8 h
When
Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$160 - $800
Flights from Milan Linate to Athens via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $750
Flights from Milan Bergamo to Thessaloniki via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$950 - $980
Flights from Milan Bergamo to Athens via Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 47 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Athens via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $800
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Genoa to Athens via Rome
Ave. Duration
4 h 38 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 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, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$120 - $800
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Athens via Rome
Ave. Duration
4 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $750
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Genoa to Athens via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
7 h
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$75 - $280
Flights from Genoa to Thessaloniki via Naples
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$40 - $230
Flights from Milan Bergamo to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$30 - $320
Flights from Milan Bergamo to Thessaloniki via Naples
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$30 - $320
Flights from Milan Bergamo to Athens
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $350
Flights from Milan Bergamo to Athens via Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $350
Air Serbia
Website
airserbia.com
Flights from Genoa to Athens via Rome
Ave. Duration
4 h 51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $600
Flights from Genoa to Thessaloniki via Rome, Belgrade
Ave. Duration
7 h
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$170 - $550
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Athens via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
4 h 52 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$120 - $800
Aegean Airlines
Website
aegeanair.com
Flights from Genoa to Thessaloniki via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
8 h 20 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$95 - $550
Flights from Genoa to Thessaloniki via Rome, Athens
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $650
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Athens
Ave. Duration
2 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $470
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Athens via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4 h 41 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
Flights from Milan Linate to Athens via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $650
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Athens
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $500
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Athens via Naples
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$75 - $500
Olympic Air
Website
olympicair.com
Flights from Genoa to Thessaloniki via Rome, Athens
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $650
Train operators
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
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
1 h 2 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
ItaloTreno
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Milano Centrale Station to Bologna Centrale Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 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
Book at
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Second Class
$19 - $25
First Class
$23 - $35
Bus operators
TerraVision IT
Email
customerservices@terravision.eu
Website
terravision.eu
Bus from Milan Central Station to Milan Bergamo Airport
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $6
Schedules at
terravision.eu
Autostradale
Phone
+39 02 3008 9000
Email
info@autostradale.it
Website
autostradale.it
Bus from Milan Centrale Piazza Luigi di Savoia to Bergamo Airport Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Schedules at
autostradale.it
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
Crazy Holidays
Phone
2310-241545
Website
crazyholidays.gr
Bus from Beograd to Athens
Ave. Duration
16 h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Schedules at
crazyholidays.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
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

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Greece is 1 h ahead of Genoa. It is currently 12:41 AM in Genoa and 1:41 AM in Greece.

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

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

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There are 59+ hotels available in Greece. Prices start at $46 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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