There are 11 ways to get from Milan to Greece 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 Milan Linate to Athens  •  5 h 53 min

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

$77 - $252

Cheapest option

Bus to Milan Bergamo, fly to Thessaloniki  •  5 h 51 min

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

$37 - $269

9 alternative options

Fly Milan Malpensa to Irakleion  •  5 h 30 min

  1. Fly from Milan Malpensa (MXP) to Irakleion (HER) MXP - HER

$99 - $448

Fly Milan Malpensa to Athens  •  6 h 4 min

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

$78 - $226

Bus to Milan Bergamo, fly to Athens  •  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

Train, bus and ferry  •  21 h 22 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 Larissa to Athens 601

$175 - $278

Bus Makedonija Soobrakaj AD  •  30 h 44 min

  1. Take the bus from Milan to Skopje
  2. Take the bus from Skopje to Thessaloniki
  3. Take the bus from Thessaloniki to Athens Karaiskaki sq

$117 - $182

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

Bus Korona Travel  •  34 h 48 min

  1. Take the bus from Milan Lampugnano to Bratislava Novy Most City Center
  2. Take the bus from Bratislava to Athens Korona Travel

$172 - $197

Train  •  39 h 50 min

  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 Thessaloniki to Athens 601

$146 - $278

Drive  •  20 h 50 min

  1. Drive from Milan to Athens 1331.1 miles

$320 - $470

What companies run services between Milan, Italy and Greece?

Alitalia, Lufthansa and three other airlines fly from Milan to Athens every 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Milan to Athens via Lampugnano, Milan, Skopje, and Thessaloniki in around 30 h 44 min.

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 Thessaloniki via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$950 - $980
Flights from Milan Bergamo to Athens via Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$180 - $800
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 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $340
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Athens via Rome
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $750
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Milan Bergamo to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$30 - $320
Flights from Milan Bergamo to Thessaloniki via Naples
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$30 - $320
Flights from Milan Bergamo to Athens
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $350
Aegean Airlines
Website
aegeanair.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Irakleion via Athens
Ave. Duration
4 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $1,400
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Athens
Ave. Duration
2 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $470
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Irakleion
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$60 - $850
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Athens
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $500
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Irakleion via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$290 - $650
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Athens via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$170 - $900
Air Serbia
Website
airserbia.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Athens via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
4 h 37 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $800
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Athens via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,000
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
Neos
Website
neosair.it
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Irakleion
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Blue Panorama Airlines
Website
blue-panorama.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Irakleion
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$140 - $550
CSA
Website
csa.cz
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Irakleion via Prague
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$230 - $2,100
Travel Service
Website
travelservice.aero
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Irakleion via Prague
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$230 - $2,100
Train operators
Trenitalia Frecce
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Milano Centrale to Bologna C.Le
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$28 - $45
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 Bologna Centrale Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$25 - $35
Website
italotreno.it
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
Train from Thessaloniki to Athens
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
trainose.gr
Purchase a
eurail.com
Second Class
$27 - $40
First Class
$35 - $50
Trenitalia
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Venezia Mestre to Villach Hbf
Ave. Duration
3 h 4 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$20 - $40
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Trenitalia Eurocity
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
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
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
Purchase an
eurail.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
Makedonija Soobrakaj AD
Phone
+389(0)2 24 02 388
Email
avtobuska@maksoob.com.mk
Website
ms.mk
Bus from Milan to Skopje
Ave. Duration
16 h 15 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$55 - $110
Schedules at
ms.mk
Bus from Skopje to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$14 - $24
Schedules at
ms.mk
KTEL Thessalonikis
Phone
+30 2310 510835
Email
contact@ktelthes.gr
Website
ktelthes.gr
Bus from Thessaloniki to Athens Karaiskaki sq
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$46
Schedules at
ktelthes.gr
Korona Travel
Phone
210.92.33.33
Email
info@koronatravel.gr
Website
koronatravel.gr
Bus from Bratislava to Athens
Ave. Duration
18 h 31 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$105
Schedules at
koronatravel.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 - $95
2-berth outside
$190 - $230
3-berth outside shower
$170 - $210

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Milan and Greece is 1273 km. The road distance is 2130 km.

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

The quickest way to get from Milan to Greece is to fly which takes 5 h 30 min and costs 80€ - 390€.

No, there is no direct train from Milan to Greece. However, there are services departing from Milano Centrale and arriving at Athens via Venezia Mestre, Villach Hbf, Beograd and Thessaloniki. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 39 h 50 min.

No, there is no direct bus from Milan to Greece. However, there are services departing from via orefici p.za cordusio and arriving at Athens via Milan Lampugnano and Bratislava. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 34 h 48 min.

It takes approximately 5 h 53 min to get from Milan to Greece, including transfers.