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There are 11 ways to get from Milan to Athens by plane, bus, train, car, car ferry or bus and 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  •  5h 48m

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

65€ - 221€

Cheapest option

Bus to Milan Bergamo, fly  •  6h 17m

  1. Take the bus from Milan, Milan to Bergamo Orio al Serio Airport, Bergamo
  2. Fly from Milan Bergamo (BGY) to Athens (ATH) BGY - ATH

41€ - 183€

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Fly from Milan Malpensa  •  6h 4m

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

65€ - 193€

Train to Verona, fly  •  6h 46m

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

105€ - 361€

Train to Bologna, fly  •  6h 44m

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

68€ - 280€

Train, bus  •  26h 42m

  1. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Venezia Mestre Fr / ...
  2. Take the train from Venezia Mestre to Trieste Centrale Rv / ...
  3. Take the bus from Trieste to Skopje
  4. Take the train from Skopje to Thessaloniki 335
  5. Take the train from Thessaloniki to Σιδερα 601

112€ - 250€

Drive, car ferry  •  26h 50m

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

148€ - 386€

Bus  •  34h 29m

  1. Take the bus from Milano Lampugnano to Beograd
  2. Take the bus from Beograd to Athens

91€ - 147€

Bus, bus and ferry, train  •  35h 58m

  1. Take the bus from Milano - Autostazione San Donato to Bologna - Terminal Bus 200 Mt. Da Stazione Fs 519
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Bologna to Larissa
  3. Take the train from Larissa to Σιδερα 601

138€ - 230€

Train, car ferry, bus  •  38h 42m

  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

128€ - 357€

Drive  •  20h 35m

  1. Drive from Milan to Athens 1323.3 miles

270€ - 400€

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The cheapest way to get from Milan to Athens is to bus and fly which costs 40€ - 190€ and takes 6h 17m.

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The quickest way to get from Milan to Athens is to fly which costs 65€ - 230€ and takes 5h 48m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Milan to Athens. However, there are services departing from via orefici p.za cordusio and arriving at Athens via Milano Lampugnano and Beograd. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 34h 29m.

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The distance between Milan and Athens is 1461 km. The road distance is 2117.3 km.

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The best way to get from Milan to Athens without a car is to train and bus which takes 26h 42m and costs 110€ - 250€.

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It takes approximately 5h 48m to get from Milan to Athens, including transfers.

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Milan to Athens bus services, operated by Fudeks, depart from Milano Lampugnano station.

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The best way to get from Milan to Athens is to fly which takes 5h 48m and costs 65€ - 230€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 90€ - 150€ and takes 34h 29m.

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The quickest flight from Milan Linate Airport to Athens Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h 25m.

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Milan to Athens bus services, operated by Crazy Holidays, arrive at Athens station.

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Map of how to get from Milan to Athens.
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  • Distance: 913.4 miles
  • Duration: 5h 48m

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

Alitalia, Lufthansa and Aegean Airlines fly from Milan to Athens every 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Milan to Athens via lampugnano m1, Milano Lampugnano, and Beograd in around 34h 29m.

Airlines
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Milan Linate to Athens
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
60€ - 300€
Flights from Milan Linate to Athens via Rome
Ave. Duration
4h 16m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
60€ - 300€
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Athens
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
130€ - 650€
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Athens via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
110€ - 700€
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Athens via Rome
Ave. Duration
4h 47m
When
Every day
Estimated price
130€ - 650€
Flights from Milan Bergamo to Athens via Rome
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
100€ - 550€
Flights from Verona to Athens via Rome
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
95€ - 330€
Flights from Bologna to Athens via Rome
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
75€ - 380€
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Milan Linate to Athens via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
200€ - 650€
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Athens via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 58m
When
Every day
Estimated price
170€ - 700€
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Athens via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
170€ - 700€
Flights from Verona to Athens via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
180€ - 500€
Flights from Bologna to Athens via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 31m
When
Every day
Estimated price
170€ - 800€
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Milan Bergamo to Athens
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
35€ - 300€
Flights from Milan Bergamo to Athens via Wroclaw
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Friday
Estimated price
35€ - 300€
Flights from Bologna to Athens
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
35€ - 400€
Aegean Airlines
Website
aegeanair.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Athens
Ave. Duration
2h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
45€ - 410€
Flights from Verona to Athens
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
65€ - 370€
Flights from Bologna to Athens
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
65€ - 360€
Air Serbia
Website
airserbia.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Athens via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
4h 42m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
110€ - 700€
Flights from Verona to Athens via Rome
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
95€ - 330€
Flights from Bologna to Athens via Rome
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
75€ - 380€
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Athens via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
220€ - 900€
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Athens
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
65€ - 440€
Pegasus Airlines
Website
flypgs.com
Flights from Milan Bergamo to Athens via Sabiha Gokcen
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
When
Monday and Sunday
Estimated price
90€ - 490€
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Verona to Athens
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
55€ - 290€
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Bologna to Athens via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
190€ - 850€
Train operators
Trenitalia Frecce

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 Milano Centrale to Verona Porta Nuova
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
18€ - 27€
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Milano Centrale to Bologna C.Le
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
24€ - 35€
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Milano Centrale to Venezia Mestre
Ave. Duration
2h 13m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
28€ - 45€
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Venezia Mestre to Trieste Centrale
Ave. Duration
1h 43m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
18€ - 27€
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Milano Centrale to Venezia S.Lucia
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
29€ - 45€
Website
trenitalia.com
ItaloTreno
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Milano Centrale to Verona Porta Nuova
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
18€ - 26€
Website
Italo Treno
Train from Milano Centrale Station to Bologna Centrale Station
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
21€ - 30€
Website
Italo Treno
Train from Milano Centrale to Venezia Mestre
Ave. Duration
2h 13m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
23€ - 35€
Website
Italo Treno
Train from Milano Centrale to Venezia Santa Lucia
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
24€ - 35€
Website
Italo Treno
Trenitalia Eurocity

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 Milano Centrale to Verona Porta Nuova
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
26€ - 40€
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Milano Centrale to Venezia Mestre
Ave. Duration
2h 23m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
35€ - 55€
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Milano Centrale to Venezia S.Lucia
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
40€ - 55€
Website
trenitalia.com
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 Milano Centrale to Verona Porta Nuova
Ave. Duration
1h 48m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
9€ - 21€
Website
trenitalia.com
1st Class
17€ - 21€
Train from Milano Centrale to Bologna C.Le
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
13€ - 29€
Website
trenitalia.com
1st Class
24€ - 29€
Train from Venezia Mestre to Trieste Centrale
Ave. Duration
1h 53m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
9€ - 21€
Website
trenitalia.com
1st Class
17€ - 21€
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 Milano Centrale to Bologna C.Le
Ave. Duration
2h 26m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
23€ - 35€
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Venezia Mestre to Trieste Centrale
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
18€ - 26€
Website
trenitalia.com
Macedonian Railways (MZ)
Phone
+389 (2) 3 164 255
Website
mzt.mk
Train from Skopje to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
4h 36m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
13€ - 45€
mzt.mk
mzt.mk
Greek Railways (OSE)
Website
trainose.gr
Train from Thessaloniki to Σιδερα
Ave. Duration
4h 9m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
21€ - 60€
Website
trainose.gr
Book at
Raileurope.com
2nd Class Ticket
21€ - 28€
1st Class Ticket
30€ - 40€
InterCity 2nd Class Ticket
40€ - 50€
InterCity 1st Class Ticket
52€ - 57€
Train from Larissa to Σιδερα
Ave. Duration
2h 44m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
15€ - 40€
Website
trainose.gr
Book at
Raileurope.com
2nd Class Ticket
15€ - 19€
1st Class Ticket
21€ - 27€
InterCity 2nd Class Ticket
29€ - 34€
InterCity 1st Class Ticket
36€ - 40€
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Milan, Milan to Bergamo Orio al Serio Airport, Bergamo
Ave. Duration
50m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
2€ - 5€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Milan, Milan to Bologna, Bologna
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
10€ - 17€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Makedonija Soobrakaj AD
Phone
+389(0)2 24 02 388
Email
avtobuska@maksoob.com.mk
Website
ms.mk
Bus from Trieste to Skopje
Ave. Duration
10h 22m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
45€ - 65€
Schedules at
ms.mk
Fudeks
Phone
+381 11 7620255
Email
office@fudeks.rs
Website
fudeks.rs
Bus from Milano Lampugnano to Beograd
Ave. Duration
16h 10m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
45€ - 75€
Schedules at
en.fudeks.rs
Book at
fudeks.rs
Crazy Holidays
Phone
2310-241545
Website
crazyholidays.gr
Bus from Beograd to Athens
Ave. Duration
16h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
45€ - 70€
Schedules at
crazyholidays.gr
Baltour
Phone
+39 0861 1991900
Email
info@baltour.it
Website
flixbus.it
Bus from Milano - Autostazione San Donato to Bologna - Terminal Bus 200 Mt. Da Stazione Fs
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
10€ - 14€
Website
Baltour
Portokalidis Tours
Website
portokalidistours.gr
Bus and ferry from Bologna to Larissa
Ave. Duration
27h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
110€ - 170€
Schedules at
portokalidistours.gr
KTEL Achaias
Phone
2610 623 888
Website
ktelachaias.gr
Bus from Patras to Athens
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
19€ - 23€
Schedules at
ktelachaias.gr
Ferry operators
Minoan Lines
Phone
801 11 75000
Email
reservation@minoan.gr
Website
minoan.gr
Car ferry from Ancona to Patras
Ave. Duration
20h 30m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
65€ - 200€
Website
Minoan Lines
Deck
67€ - 69€
Airplane economy seats
79€ - 81€
2-berth outside
160€ - 200€
3-berth outside shower
140€ - 180€
Grimaldi Lines
Superfast ferries
Phone
+30 210 8919700
Email
superfast@superfast.com
Website
superfast.com
Car ferry from Ancona to Patras
Ave. Duration
23h
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
80€ - 260€
Website
Superfast ferries
Deck
84€ - 85€
Aircraft-type seats
97€ - 99€
2 bed inside cabin
254€ - 256€
3 bed outside cabin
210€ - 260€
Car ferry from Venezia to Patras
Ave. Duration
31h 1m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
85€ - 280€
Website
Superfast ferries
Deck
85€ - 86€
Aircraft-type seats
102€ - 104€
2 bed inside cabin
271€ - 272€
3 bed outside cabin
230€ - 280€

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Athens is 1h ahead of Milan. It is currently 7:08 AM in Milan and 8:08 AM in Athens.

Yes, the driving distance between Milan to Athens is 2117 km. It takes approximately 20h 35m to drive from Milan to Athens.

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Aegean Airlines, Lufthansa and Alitalia offer flights from Milan Linate Airport to Athens Airport.

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There are 5266+ hotels available in Athens. Prices start at 47€ per night.

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The best way to get from Milan to Milan Linate Airport is to line 73 bus which takes 21m and costs 1€ - 2€.

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