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There are 7 ways to get from Lamezia Terme to Athens by plane, train, bus, car ferry or car

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Fly from Lamezia Terme  •  7h 17m

  1. Fly from Lamezia Terme (SUF) to Athens (ATH) SUF - ATH

€39 - €132

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Train to Naples, fly  •  8h 8m

  1. Take the train from Lamezia Terme to Napoli Centrale
  2. Fly from Naples (NAP) to Athens (ATH) NAP - ATH

€63 - €247

Bus, car ferry  •  26h 7m

  1. Take the bus from Nicastro to Cosenza - Autostazione
  2. Take the bus from Cosenza to Brindisi
  3. Take the car ferry from Brindisi to Igoumenitsa
  4. Take the bus from Igoumenitsa to Athens - KTEL Kifisou

€126 - €236

Train, bus, car ferry  •  27h 36m

  1. Take the train from Lamezia Terme to Napoli Centrale
  2. Take the bus from Naples, INPS to Bari Porto
  3. Take the car ferry from Bari to Patras
  4. Take the bus from Patras to Athens

€132 - €332

Bus  •  29h 21m

  1. Take the bus from Nicastro to Cosenza - Autostazione
  2. Take the bus from Cosenza - Piazza Maestri del Lavoro to Brindisi
  3. Take the Bus from Brindisi to Fier
  4. Take the bus from Fier to Athens

€111 - €139

Train, Bus  •  30h 31m

  1. Take the train from Catanzaro Lido to Taranto Ic
  2. Take the train from Taranto to Brindisi Re
  3. Take the Bus from Brindisi to Fier
  4. Take the bus from Fier to Athens

€113 - €150

Drive, car ferry  •  21h 44m

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

€148 - €330

Lamezia Terme (SUF) to Athens (ATH) flights

The flight time between Lamezia Terme (SUF) and Athens (ATH) is around 6h 28m and covers a distance of around 679 km. The fastest flight normally takes 4h 5m. Services are operated by Alitalia, Lufthansa, Austrian Airlines and others. Typically 41 flights run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Flight route overview

Average flight journey time:
6h 28m
Fastest flight journey time:
4h 5m
Flight distance:
679 km
Flights per week:
41
Cheapest price:
€17
Carbon emissions:
137 kg CO2

First and last flights

First flight departs at:
06:45
Last flight departs at:
17:50

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Lamezia Terme (SUF) to Athens (ATH) flight schedules

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Lamezia Terme to Athens is to train and fly which costs €60 - €250 and takes 8h 8m.

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The quickest way to get from Lamezia Terme to Athens is to fly which costs €35 - €140 and takes 7h 17m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Lamezia Terme to Athens. However, there are services departing from Nicastro and arriving at Athens via Cosenza - Piazza Maestri del Lavoro, Brindisi and Fier. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 29h 21m.

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The distance between Lamezia Terme and Athens is 655 km.

The best way to get from Lamezia Terme to Athens without a car is to bus and car ferry which takes 26h 7m and costs €120 - €240.

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It takes approximately 7h 17m to get from Lamezia Terme to Athens, including transfers.

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Lamezia Terme to Athens bus services, operated by Autolinee Romano, depart from Nicastro station.

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The best way to get from Lamezia Terme to Athens is to fly which takes 7h 17m and costs €35 - €140. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €110 - €140 and takes 29h 21m.

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There is no direct flight from Lamezia Terme Airport to Athens Airport. The quickest flight takes 4h 5m and has one stopover.

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Lamezia Terme to Athens bus services, operated by Albtrans sh.p.k, arrive at Athens station.

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Map of how to get from Lamezia Terme to Athens.
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  • Distance: 654.7 km
  • Duration: 7h 17m

What companies run services between Lamezia Terme, Italy and Athens, Greece?

Alitalia, Lufthansa and eight other airlines fly from Lamezia Terme to Athens every 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Lamezia Terme to Athens via Cosenza - Autostazione, Cosenza - Piazza Maestri del Lavoro, Brindisi, Brindisi, and Fier in around 29h 21m.

Airlines
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Lamezia Terme to Athens via Rome
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€110 - €220
Flights from Lamezia Terme to Athens via Milan Linate, Rome
Ave. Duration
8h 5m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
€110 - €220
Flights from Naples to Athens via Rome
Ave. Duration
3h 57m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€80 - €400
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Lamezia Terme to Athens via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6h 5m
When
Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
€140 - €700
Flights from Lamezia Terme to Athens via Munich
Ave. Duration
7h 45m
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€130 - €650
Aegean Airlines
Website
en.aegeanair.com
Flights from Naples to Athens
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Tuesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€65 - €360
Flights from Naples to Athens via Santorini
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
€60 - €360
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Naples to Athens
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Tuesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€65 - €360
Flights from Naples to Athens via Santorini
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
€60 - €360
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Lamezia Terme to Athens via Vienna
Ave. Duration
6h 20m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
€140 - €550
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Lamezia Terme to Athens via Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
7h 30m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€180 - €460
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Lamezia Terme to Athens via Zurich
Ave. Duration
6h 40m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€240 - €700
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Naples to Athens
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
€30 - €270
Train operators
ItaloTreno

Private train company Italotreno operates high-speed trains in Italy on the same tracks as Trenitalia. The routes service 21 stations across the country, including popular routes Milan-Florence, Rome-Venice and Bologna-Naples. Choose from four classes of service, all with free Wi-Fi: Smart, Comfort, Prima and Club Executive. Italo also operates Italobus – an integrated train-bus service that takes passengers from the main train stations to other Italian cities.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Lamezia Terme to Napoli Centrale
Ave. Duration
3h 8m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€22 - €65
Website
Italo Treno
Smart Economy
€24 - €35
Smart Low Cost
€22 - €35
Smart Flex
€45 - €65
Trenitalia Intercity

Trenitalia’s Intercity (IC) trains are slower than the high-speed Frecce trains but are still a good way to travel between major cities and towns, with routes including Rome to Naples, Venice to Bologna and Milan to Genoa. Tickets usually open for booking 90 days ahead of travel, and you’ll need make a seat reservation before boarding. All IC trains have 1st and 2nd class carriages as well as a bar buffet car, air conditioning and power sockets. InterCity trains that run at night are called InterCity Notte (ICN).

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Catanzaro Lido to Taranto
Ave. Duration
3h 57m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€18 - €26
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
€18 - €26
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 Taranto to Brindisi
Ave. Duration
1h 9m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€5 - €11
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
€9 - €11
Bus operators
Autolinee Romano
Phone
0962.21709
Email
info@autolineeromano.com
Website
autolineeromano.com
Bus from Nicastro to Cosenza - Autostazione
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€6
Schedules at
autolineeromano.com
InterSaj
Phone
0981 500331
Email
info@saj.it
Website
saj.it
Bus from Cosenza to Brindisi
Ave. Duration
4h 27m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
€18 - €28
Schedules at
saj.it
KTEL Thesprotias
Phone
2665 0 22309
Email
info@ktel-thesprotias.gr
Website
ktel-thesprotias.gr
Bus from Igoumenitsa to Athens - KTEL Kifisou
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€45 - €60
Website
KTEL Thesprotias
KTEL Achaias
Phone
2610 623 888
Website
ktelachaias.gr
Bus from Patras to Athens
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€18 - €23
Schedules at
ktelachaias.gr
SAIS trasporti S.p.A. - Autolinee Giamporcaro
Phone
091 617 1141
Website
saistrasporti.it
Bus from Cosenza - Piazza Maestri del Lavoro to Brindisi
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€18 - €26
Schedules at
saistrasporti.it
Florentia Bus
Phone
+39 055 967024
Email
info@florentiabus.it
Website
florentiabus.it
Bus from Brindisi to Fier
Ave. Duration
9h 50m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
€55 - €75
Schedules at
florentiabus.it
Albtrans sh.p.k
Phone
+355 42 239 203 / +355 69 400 4075
Email
albtrans06@yahoo.com
Website
albtrans.net
Bus from Fier to Athens
Ave. Duration
11h 2m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€32
Website
Albtrans sh.p.k
Ferry operators
A-Ships Management
Phone
+30 210 9561630
Email
info@a-ships.com
Website
a-ships.com
Car ferry from Brindisi to Igoumenitsa
Ave. Duration
9h 30m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
€55 - €140
Schedules at
a-ships.com
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a-ships.com
DECK
€55
AIRTYPE SEATS
€65
2-BERTH OUTSIDE CABIN
€135
European Seaways
Phone
+30 210 9561630
Email
info@europeanseaways.com
Website
europeanseaways.com
Car ferry from Brindisi to Igoumenitsa
Ave. Duration
9h 45m
Frequency
Once a week
Website
European Seaways
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
€80 - €230
Website
Superfast ferries
Deck
€81 - €82
Aircraft-type seats
€91 - €92
2 bed inside cabin
€228 - €229
3 bed outside cabin
€190 - €230

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

Aegean Airlines, Edelweiss Air, Swiss and four other airlines offer flights from Lamezia Terme Airport to Athens Airport.

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The best way to get from Lamezia Terme to Lamezia Terme Airport is to bus which takes 10 min and costs €2.

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