Directions from Italy to Greece

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Recommended option

Fly Rome to Athens  •  5 h 29 min

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

$67 - $257

Cheapest option

Fly Rome Ciampino to Athens  •  5 h 26 min

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

$38 - $194

9 alternative options

Fly Bologna to Athens  •  5 h 40 min

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

$57 - $254

Fly Naples to Athens  •  4 h 57 min

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

$66 - $312

Fly Rome Ciampino to Thessaloniki  •  4 h 31 min

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

$60 - $204

Fly Bari to Athens  •  4 h 44 min

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

$71 - $356

Bus, bus and ferry  •  21 h 15 min

  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

$174 - $249

Train, bus and ferry  •  21 h 40 min

  1. Take the train from Roma Termini to Ancona Rv / ...
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Ancona to Larissa
  3. Take the train from Larissa to Athens 601

$152 - $240

Leonetti Bus, car ferry, bus  •  29 h 8 min

  1. Take the Leonetti Bus from Rome - Tiburtina station to Bari
  2. Take the car ferry from Bari to Patras
  3. Take the bus from Patras to Athens

$149 - $361

Bus and ferry, bus  •  29 h 25 min

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

$124 - $159

Drive, car ferry  •  22 h 59 min

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

$201 - $430

Questions & Answers

The distance between Italy and Greece is 882 km.

The cheapest way to get from Italy to Greece is to fly which costs 30€ - 170€ and takes 5 h 26 min.

The quickest way to get from Italy to Greece is to fly which takes 4 h 31 min and costs 50€ - 180€.

No, there is no direct bus from Italy to Greece. However, there are services departing from Principe Umberto and arriving at Αγ.Γεωργιοσ via Rome Tiburtina, Ancona, Ioannina and Σταθ.Υπερασ.Λεωφ.Κηφισου. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 21 h 15 min.

It takes approximately 5 h 29 min to get from Italy to Greece, including transfers.

What companies run services between Italy and Greece?

Alitalia, Aegean Airlines and two other airlines fly from Rome to Athens every 4 hours.

Airlines
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Rome to Athens
Ave. Duration
1 h 56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $370
Flights from Rome to Athens via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
4 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $500
Flights from Rome to Athens via Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $370
Flights from Bologna to Athens via Rome
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $440
Flights from Naples to Athens via Rome
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $390
Air Serbia
Website
airserbia.com
Flights from Rome to Athens
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $370
Flights from Rome to Athens via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
4 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $500
Flights from Bologna to Athens via Rome
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $440
Flights from Naples to Athens via Rome
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $390
Aegean Airlines
Website
aegeanair.com
Flights from Rome to Athens
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $350
Flights from Bologna to Athens
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
When
Tuesday and Friday
Estimated price
$75 - $420
Flights from Naples to Athens
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $340
Flights from Bari to Athens
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $420
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Bologna to Athens
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $460
Flights from Rome Ciampino to Athens
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $220
Flights from Rome Ciampino to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$29 - $230
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Bologna to Athens via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $950
Tarom
Website
tarom.ro
Flights from Rome to Athens via Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$170 - $600
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Bologna to Athens via Vienna
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,000
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Naples to Athens
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$45 - $300
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Bari to Athens
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$45 - $490
Train operators
Trenitalia
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Roma Termini to Ancona
Ave. Duration
4 h 7 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$20 - $45
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$35 - $45
Greek Railways (OSE)
Website
trainose.gr
Train from Larissa to Athens
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$19 - $25
Website
trainose.gr
Purchase a
eurail.com
Second Class
$19 - $25
First Class
$24 - $35
Bus operators
Prima Linee
Phone
0733.818638
Website
primalinee.com
Bus from Rome Tiburtina to Ancona
Ave. Duration
4 h 2 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Schedules at
romamarchelinee.it
Portokalidis Tours
Website
portokalidistours.gr
Bus and ferry from Ancona to Ioannina
Ave. Duration
9 h 35 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$95 - $140
Schedules at
portokalidistours.gr
Bus and ferry from Ancona to Larissa
Ave. Duration
11 h 26 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 - $55
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
$23 - $27
Schedules at
ktelachaias.gr
Florentia Bus
Phone
+39 055 967024
Email
info@florentiabus.it
Website
florentiabus.it
Bus and ferry from Rome Tiburtina to Fier
Ave. Duration
16 h 10 min
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
10 h 51 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$47
Schedules at
albtrans.net
Ferry operators
Superfast ferries
Phone
+30 210 8919700
Email
superfast@superfast.com
Website
superfast.com
Car ferry from Bari to Patras
Ave. Duration
15 h 30 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$95 - $270
Schedules at
superfast.com
Deck
$95 - $96
Aircraft-type seats
$107 - $108
2 bed inside cabin
$268 - $269
3 bed outside cabin
$220 - $270

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