There are 13 ways to get from Milan to Athens by plane, bus, train, bus and ferry, 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.

Recommended option

Fly from Milan Linate  •  5 h 44 min

  1. Fly from Milan Linate (LIN) to Athens (ATH) LIN - ATH

$77 - $252

Cheapest option

Bus to Milan Bergamo, fly  •  6 h 7 min

  1. Take the bus from Milan Central Station to Milan Bergamo Airport
  2. Fly from Milan Bergamo (BGY) to Athens (ATH) BGY - ATH

$51 - $216

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Fly from Milan Malpensa  •  6 h 4 min

  1. Fly from Milan Malpensa (MXP) to Athens (ATH) MXP - ATH

$78 - $226

Train to Verona, fly  •  6 h 49 min

  1. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Verona Porta Nuova
  2. Fly from Verona (VRN) to Athens (ATH) VRN - ATH

$133 - $398

Train to Genoa, fly  •  7 h 31 min

  1. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Genova Piazza Principe
  2. Fly from Genoa (GOA) to Athens (ATH) GOA - ATH

$112 - $395

Train to Bologna, fly  •  6 h 46 min

  1. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Bologna C.Le
  2. Fly from Bologna (BLQ) to Athens (ATH) BLQ - ATH

$86 - $321

Train, bus and ferry  •  21 h 40 min

  1. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Bologna C.Le Fr
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Bologna to Larissa
  3. Take the train from Λάρισα to Αθήνα

$175 - $278

Bus, bus and ferry  •  22 h 33 min

  1. Take the bus from Milan, Milan to Bologna, Bologna 420 / ...
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Bologna to Ioannina
  3. Take the bus from Ioannina to Athens

$169 - $259

Drive, car ferry  •  26 h 49 min

  1. Drive from Milan to Ancona
  2. Take the car ferry from Ancona to Patras
  3. Drive from Patras to Athens

$169 - $373

Train, car ferry, bus  •  38 h 42 min

  1. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Venezia S.Lucia Fr
  2. Take the car ferry from Venezia to Patras
  3. Take the bus from Patras to Athens

$146 - $396

Train  •  40 h

  1. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Venezia Mestre Fr
  2. Take the train from Venezia Mestre to Villach Hbf Rj / ...
  3. Take the train from Villach Hbf to Beograd En
  4. Take the train from Beograd to Thessaloniki AVE
  5. Take the train from Θεσσαλονίκη to Αθήνα

$141 - $278

Bus and ferry, bus  •  41 h 37 min

  1. Take the bus and ferry from Milan Lampugnano to Vlorë
  2. Take the bus from Vlorë to Trikala
  3. Take the bus from Trikala to Athens

$195 - $260

Drive  •  20 h 50 min

  1. Drive from Milan to Athens 1331.1 miles

$320 - $470

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Milan to Athens is to bus and fly which costs 40€ - 190€ and takes 6 h 7 min.

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The quickest way to get from Milan to Athens is to fly which costs 65€ - 220€ and takes 5 h 44 min.

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The distance between Milan and Athens is 1461 km. The road distance is 2129.7 km.

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It takes approximately 5 h 44 min to get from Milan to Athens, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Milan to Athens. However, there are services departing from via verziere and arriving at Athens via Milan, Milan, Autostazione, Bologna and Ioannina. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 22 h 33 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Milan to Athens. However, there are services departing from Milano Centrale and arriving at Αθήνα via Venezia Mestre, Villach Hbf, Beograd and Θεσσαλονίκη. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 40 h.

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What companies run services between Milan, Italy and Athens, Greece?

Alitalia, Lufthansa and three other airlines fly from Milan to Athens every 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train from Milan to Athens via Venezia Mestre, Villach Hbf, Beograd, Thessaloniki, and Θεσσαλονίκη in around 40 h.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Milan Linate to Athens via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $750
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Athens via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $800
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Athens via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $800
Flights from Milan Bergamo to Athens via Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Flights from Verona to Athens via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $600
Flights from Genoa to Athens via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $950
Flights from Genoa to Athens via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $950
Flights from Bologna to Athens via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $950
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
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 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $340
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Athens via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$120 - $800
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Athens via Rome
Ave. Duration
4 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $750
Flights from Verona to Athens via Rome
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $380
Flights from Genoa to Athens via Rome
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $600
Flights from Bologna to Athens via Rome
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $440
Aegean Airlines
Website
aegeanair.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Athens
Ave. Duration
2 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $470
Flights from Verona to Athens
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$75 - $430
Flights from Genoa to Athens
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $420
Flights from Bologna to Athens
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
When
Tuesday and Friday
Estimated price
$75 - $420
Air Serbia
Website
airserbia.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Athens via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
4 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $800
Flights from Verona to Athens via Rome
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $380
Flights from Genoa to Athens via Rome
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $600
Flights from Bologna to Athens via Rome
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $440
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Milan Bergamo to Athens
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $350
Flights from Bologna to Athens
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $460
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Verona to Athens
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $330
Flights from Verona to Athens via Bari
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$65 - $340
Flights from Genoa to Athens
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$75 - $220
Flights from Genoa to Athens via Santorini
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$75 - $220
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
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
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$75 - $500
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Athens via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,000
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Athens via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$170 - $900
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Bologna to Athens via Vienna
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,000
Train operators
Trenitalia Frecce
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Milano Centrale to Verona Porta Nuova
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Milano Centrale to Bologna C.Le
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$29 - $45
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Milano Centrale to Venezia S.Lucia
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Milano Centrale to Venezia Mestre
Ave. Duration
2 h 13 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
ItaloTreno
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Milano Centrale Station to Verona Porta Nuova Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Milano Centrale Station to Bologna Centrale Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$25 - $35
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Milano Centrale Station to Venezia Santa Lucia Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 22 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Milano Centrale Station to Venezia Mestre Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
italotreno.it
Trenitalia Eurocity
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Milano Centrale to Genova Piazza Principe
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Venezia Mestre to Villach Hbf
Ave. Duration
3 h 4 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Trenitalia
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Milano Centrale to Genova Piazza Principe
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$10 - $23
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$19 - $23
Train from Venezia Mestre to Villach Hbf
Ave. Duration
3 h 4 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$21 - $45
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Greek Railways (OSE)
Website
trainose.gr
Train from Λάρισα to Αθήνα
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$19 - $25
Website
trainose.gr
Book at
Raileurope.com
Second Class
$19 - $25
First Class
$24 - $35
Train from Θεσσαλονίκη to Αθήνα
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
trainose.gr
Book at
Raileurope.com
Second Class
$27 - $40
First Class
$35 - $50
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)
Website
oebb.at
Train from Villach Hbf to Beograd
Ave. Duration
11 h 6 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
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
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 - $210
Schedules at
portokalidistours.gr
Bus and ferry from Bologna to Ioannina
Ave. Duration
12 h 13 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$110 - $180
Schedules at
portokalidistours.gr
FlixBus
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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Milan, Milan to Bologna, Bologna
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$11 - $20
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Baltour
Phone
+39 0861 1991900
Email
info@baltour.it
Website
baltour.it
Bus from Milano - Autostazione San Donato to Bologna - Terminal Bus 200 Mt. Da Stazione Fs
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$11 - $17
Website
http://www.baltour.it/
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
Crazy Holidays
Phone
2310-241545
Website
crazyholidays.gr
Bus from Vlorë to Trikala
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $80
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
5 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$36
Schedules at
ktel-trikala.gr
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 - $230
Schedules at
minoan.gr
Deck
$78 - $81
Airplane economy seats
$92 - $96
2-berth outside
$190 - $230
3-berth outside shower
$170 - $210
Superfast ferries
Phone
+30 210 8919700
Email
superfast@superfast.com
Website
superfast.com
Car ferry from Venezia to Patras
Ave. Duration
31 h 1 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$95 - $320
Schedules at
superfast.com
Deck
$99 - $101
Aircraft-type seats
$120 - $122
2 bed inside cabin
$316 - $319
3 bed outside cabin
$270 - $320

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