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There are 12 ways to get from Italy to Greece by plane, train, bus and ferry, bus, night train, 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 Bari to Athens  •  4h 44m

  1. Fly from Bari (BRI) to Athens (ATH) BRI - ATH

$71 - $356

Cheapest option

Fly Rome Ciampino to Thessaloniki  •  5h 22m

  1. Fly from Rome Ciampino (CIA) to Thessaloniki (SKG) CIA - SKG

$33 - $167

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Fly Naples to Athens  •  5h 6m

  1. Fly from Naples (NAP) to Athens (ATH) NAP - ATH

$65 - $311

Fly Rome to Athens  •  5h 29m

  1. Fly from Rome (FCO) to Athens (ATH) FCO - ATH

$67 - $256

Fly Bologna to Athens  •  5h 40m

  1. Fly from Bologna (BLQ) to Athens (ATH) BLQ - ATH

$57 - $254

Fly Rome Ciampino to Athens  •  5h 31m

  1. Fly from Rome Ciampino (CIA) to Athens (ATH) CIA - ATH

$38 - $194

Train, bus and ferry via Kalambaka  •  20h 58m

  1. Take the train from Roma Termini to Ancona Ic / ...
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Ancona to Kalabaka
  3. Take the train from Kalambaka to Athens

$154 - $246

Train, bus and ferry  •  21h 15m

  1. Take the train from Roma Termini to Ancona Ic / ...
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Ancona to Larissa
  3. Take the train from Larissa to Athens

$162 - $266

Bus, bus and ferry  •  23h 17m

  1. Take the bus from Rome Tiburtina to Ancona
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Ancona to Ioannina
  3. Take the bus from Ioannina to Athens

$169 - $244

Night train, bus and ferry, bus  •  30h 21m

  1. Take the night train from Roma Termini to Brindisi Icn
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Brindisi to Fier
  3. Take the bus from Fier to Athens

$168 - $215

Bus and ferry, bus  •  36h 11m

  1. Take the bus and ferry from Rome Tiburtina to Fier
  2. Take the bus from Fier to Trikala
  3. Take the bus from Trikala to Athens

$170 - $225

Drive, car ferry  •  22h 59m

  1. Drive from Rome to Bari
  2. Take the car ferry from Bari to Patras
  3. Drive from Patras to Athens

$196 - $430

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The cheapest way to get from Italy to Greece is to fly which costs 29€ - 150€ and takes 5h 22m.

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The quickest way to get from Italy to Greece is to fly which costs 60€ - 310€ and takes 4h 44m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Italy to Greece. However, there are services departing from P.le Tiburtino and arriving at Αγ.Γεωργιοσ via Rome Tiburtina, Ancona, Ioannina and Σταθ.Υπερασ.Λεωφ.Κηφισου. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 23h 17m.

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The distance between Italy and Greece is 882 km.

The best way to get from Italy to Greece without a car is to train and bus and ferry which takes 20h 58m and costs 130€ - 220€.

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It takes approximately 4h 44m to get from Italy to Greece, including transfers.

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Italy to Greece bus services, operated by Roma Marche Linee, depart from Rome Tiburtina station.

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The quickest flight from Bari Airport to Athens Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 30m.

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Italy to Greece bus services, operated by KTEL Ioanninon, arrive at Athens station.

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Greece is 1h ahead of Italy. It is currently 4:48 PM in Italy and 5:48 PM in Greece.

Map of how to get from Italy to Greece.
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  • Distance: 551 miles
  • Duration: 4h 44m

What companies run services between Italy and Greece?

Volotea, Aegean Airlines and Alitalia fly from Bari to Athens once daily.

Airlines
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Bari to Athens via Rome
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $490
Flights from Naples to Athens via Rome
Ave. Duration
4h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $390
Flights from Rome to Athens
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $370
Flights from Rome to Athens via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
4h 32m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $500
Flights from Rome to Athens via Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$50 - $370
Flights from Bologna to Athens via Rome
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $440
Air Serbia
Website
airserbia.com
Flights from Bari to Athens via Rome
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $490
Flights from Naples to Athens via Rome
Ave. Duration
4h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $390
Flights from Rome to Athens
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $370
Flights from Rome to Athens via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
4h 32m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $500
Flights from Bologna to Athens via Rome
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $440
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Bologna to Athens
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $460
Flights from Rome Ciampino to Athens
Ave. Duration
2h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $220
Flights from Rome Ciampino to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$29 - $230
Aegean Airlines
Website
aegeanair.com
Flights from Bari to Athens
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $420
Flights from Naples to Athens
Ave. Duration
2h
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $340
Flights from Rome to Athens
Ave. Duration
2h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $350
Flights from Bologna to Athens
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$75 - $420
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Bologna to Athens via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 42m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$200 - $950
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Bari to Athens
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Friday
Estimated price
$45 - $490
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Naples to Athens
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$45 - $300
Tarom
Website
tarom.ro
Flights from Rome to Athens via Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$170 - $600
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Bologna to Athens via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,000
Train operators
Trenitalia Intercity

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 Roma Termini to Ancona
Ave. Duration
3h 34m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Night train from Roma Termini to Brindisi
Ave. Duration
7h 41m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$60 - $80
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Greek Railways (OSE)
Website
trainose.gr
Train from Kalambaka to Athens
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$19 - $50
Website
trainose.gr
Book at
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2nd Class Ticket
$19 - $24
1st Class Ticket
$27 - $35
InterCity 2nd Class Ticket
$37 - $43
InterCity 1st Class Ticket
$46 - $51
Train from Larissa to Athens
Ave. Duration
4h
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$17 - $50
Website
trainose.gr
Book at
Raileurope.com
2nd Class Ticket
$17 - $22
1st Class Ticket
$24 - $30
InterCity 2nd Class Ticket
$34 - $39
InterCity 1st Class Ticket
$42 - $46
Bus operators
Portokalidis Tours
Website
portokalidistours.gr
Bus and ferry from Ancona to Kalabaka
Ave. Duration
10h 28m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$100 - $150
Schedules at
portokalidistours.gr
Bus and ferry from Ancona to Larissa
Ave. Duration
11h 26m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$110 - $170
Schedules at
portokalidistours.gr
Bus and ferry from Ancona to Ioannina
Ave. Duration
9h 35m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$90 - $140
Schedules at
portokalidistours.gr
Roma Marche Linee
Phone
+39 0733 818638
Email
info@romamarchelinee.it
Website
romamarchelinee.it
Bus from Rome Tiburtina to Ancona
Ave. Duration
4h 33m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Schedules at
romamarchelinee.it
KTEL Ioanninon
Phone
26510 25014
Website
ktelioannina.gr
Bus from Ioannina to Athens
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
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 Brindisi to Fier
Ave. Duration
9h 50m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$60 - $90
Schedules at
florentiabus.it
Bus and ferry from Rome Tiburtina to Fier
Ave. Duration
19h 35m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$75 - $110
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
10h 50m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$46
Schedules at
albtrans.net
Crazy Holidays
Phone
2310-241545
Website
crazyholidays.gr
Bus from Fier to Trikala
Ave. Duration
7h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $75
Schedules at
crazyholidays.gr
KTEL Trikala
Phone
(+30) 24310 73130
Email
info@ktel-trikala.gr
Website
ktel-trikala.gr
Bus from Trikala to Athens
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$36
Schedules at
ktel-trikala.gr
Ferry operators
Superfast ferries
Phone
+30 210 8919700
Email
superfast@superfast.com
Website
superfast.com
Car ferry from Bari to Patras
Ave. Duration
15h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$90 - $270
Schedules at
superfast.com
Deck
$93 - $94
Aircraft-type seats
$105 - $106
2 bed inside cabin
$262 - $264
3 bed outside cabin
$210 - $260

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Volotea, Aegean Airlines and Alitalia offer flights from Bari Airport to Athens Airport.

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The best way to get from Italy to Bari Airport is to train which takes 12m and costs 5€.

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