Travel from Messina to Greece

How to get from Messina to Greece?

There is no direct connection from Messina to Athens. However, you can take the train to Catania, take the bus to Catania airport, fly to Athens, then take the subway to Athens. Alternatively, you can take the train to Catania, take the bus to Catania airport, fly to Thessaloniki, then take the taxi to Kalamariá.

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How to get from Messina to Greece

From Messina Centrale train to Catania, bus to Catania airport, fly to Athens airport, then subway to Athens. 6 h 44 min $158. From Messina Centrale train to Catania, bus to Catania airport, fly to Thessaloniki airport, then taxi to Kalamariá. 9 h 22 min $230. From Messina Centrale train to Catania, bus to Catania airport, fly to Irakleion airport, then line 10 bus to Irákleion. 9 h 24 min $218. From Messina Centrale train to Palermo - Piazza Giulio Cesare, bus to Palermo airport, fly to Athens airport, then subway to Athens. 8 h 39 min $180. From Messina FS bus to Cosenza, bus to Taranto, bus to Brindisi, walk to Brindisi, bus and ferry to Fier, then bus to Athens. 26 h 42 min $177. From Messina car ferry to Villa S.Giovanni, night bus to Bari, line 5385 bus to Bari, car ferry to Patras, walk to Patras, bus to Σταθ.Υπερασ.Λεωφ.Κηφισου, then line 051 bus to Μεταξουργειο. 29 h 44 min. From Messina car ferry to Villa S.Giovanni, train to Napoli, bus to Bari, car ferry to Patras, walk to Patras, bus to Σταθ.Υπερασ.Λεωφ.Κηφισου, then line 051 bus to Αγ.Γεωργιοσ. 30 h 14 min $401. From Messina FS bus to Rossano, bus to Bari, line 5385 bus to Bari, car ferry to Sami, walk to Sami, bus and ferry to Σταθ.Υπερασ.Λεωφ.Κηφισου, then line 051 bus to Μεταξουργειο. 38 h 20 min $196. From Messina car ferry to Villa San Giovanni, drive to Brindisi, car ferry to Patras, then drive to Athens. 25 h 56 min $245.

Is there a direct bus between Messina and Greece?

No, there is no direct bus from Messina to Greece. However, there are services departing from Messina FS and arriving at Athens via Cosenza, Taranto, Brindisi and Fier. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 26 h 42 min.
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      1 Train to Catania, fly to Athens
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