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There are 8 ways to get from Monaco to Athens by plane, train, bus and ferry, bus, night train, car ferry or car

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 Nice  •  6 h 2 min

  1. Fly from Nice (NCE) to Athens (ATH) NCE - ATH

$123 - $345

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Fly from Monaco  •  4 h 36 min

  1. Fly from Monaco (MCM) to Athens (ATH) MCM - ATH

$75 - $357

6 alternative options

Train, bus and ferry  •  26 h 2 min

  1. Take the train from Monaco Monte Carlo to Milano Centrale Ec
  2. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Bologna C.Le Fr / ...
  3. Take the bus and ferry from Bologna to Larissa
  4. Take the train from Larissa to Athens

$224 - $340

Train, bus and ferry via Piazza Ugo Bassi  •  26 h 33 min

  1. Take the train from Monaco Monte Carlo to Milano Centrale Ec
  2. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Ancona Fb / ...
  3. Take the bus and ferry from Ancona to Kalabaka
  4. Take the train from Kalambaka to Athens

$222 - $323

Bus, bus and ferry via Bologna, Bologna  •  28 h 38 min

  1. Take the bus from Nice, Nice to Bologna, Bologna 482
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Bologna to Igoumenitsa
  3. Take the bus from Igoumenitsa to Athens - KTEL Kifisou

$181 - $307

Night train, train, car ferry, bus  •  45 h 43 min

  1. Take the night train from Monaco-Monte-Carlo to Verona Porta Nuova R
  2. Take the train from Verona Porta Nuova to Venezia S.Lucia Reg / ...
  3. Take the car ferry from Venezia to Patras
  4. Take the bus from Patras to Athens

$169 - $461

Bus, bus and ferry Florentia Bus  •  46 h 2 min

  1. Take the bus from Menton to Savona
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Savona to Fier
  3. Take the bus from Fier to Athens

$154 - $200

Drive  •  23 h 34 min

  1. Drive from Monaco to Athens 1512.9 miles

$360 - $550

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The cheapest way to get from Monaco to Athens is to bus and bus and ferry which costs 130€ - 180€ and takes 46 h 2 min.

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The quickest way to get from Monaco to Athens is to fly which costs 65€ - 310€ and takes 4 h 36 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Monaco to Athens. However, there are services departing from Monaco Place dArmes and arriving at Athens - KTEL Kifisou via Nice, Nice, Autostazione, Bologna and Igoumenitsa. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 28 h 38 min.

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The distance between Monaco and Athens is 1509 km. The road distance is 2420.7 km.

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The best way to get from Monaco to Athens without a car is to train and bus and ferry which takes 26 h 2 min and costs 190€ - 300€.

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It takes approximately 6 h 2 min to get from Monaco to Athens, including transfers.

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Monaco to Athens bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Nice, Nice station.

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The quickest flight from Nice Airport to Athens Airport is the direct flight which takes 2 h 30 min.

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Monaco to Athens bus services, operated by KTEL Thesprotias, arrive at Athens - KTEL Kifisou station.

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Athens is 1 h ahead of Monaco. It is currently 1:06 PM in Monaco and 2:06 PM in Athens.

Map of how to get from Monaco to Athens.
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  • Distance: 943.3 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 2 min

What companies run services between Monaco and Athens, Greece?

Aegean Airlines, Alitalia and three other airlines fly from Monaco to Athens 5 times a day.

Airlines
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Nice to Athens via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $950
Flights from Monaco to Athens via Nice, Zurich
Ave. Duration
6 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $550
Aegean Airlines
Website
aegeanair.com
Flights from Nice to Athens
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $1,200
Flights from Monaco to Athens via Nice
Ave. Duration
3 h 34 min
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $350
Flights from Monaco to Athens via Nice, Brussels
Ave. Duration
6 h 49 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $350
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Nice to Athens via Rome
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Flights from Monaco to Athens via Nice, Rome
Ave. Duration
7 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $380
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Nice to Athens via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $850
Flights from Nice to Athens via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $850
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Nice to Athens via Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $700
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Monaco to Athens via Nice, Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
6 h 54 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Monaco to Athens via Nice, Brussels
Ave. Duration
6 h 49 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $350
Train operators
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 Monaco Monte Carlo to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
4 h 18 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $70
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Verona Porta Nuova to Venezia Santa Lucia
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
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 Bologna C.Le
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$28 - $45
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Milano Centrale to Ancona
Ave. Duration
3 h 54 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $75
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
Hourly
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Verona Porta Nuova Station to Venezia Santa Lucia Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$19 - $27
Website
italotreno.it
Greek Railways (OSE)
Website
trainose.gr
Train from Larissa to Athens
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$19 - $25
Website
trainose.gr
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Second Class
$19 - $25
First Class
$23 - $35
Train from Kalambaka to Athens
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$20 - $28
Website
trainose.gr
Book at
Raileurope.com
Second Class
$20 - $28
First Class
$26 - $35
Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn is the German railway company, and the largest railway operator and infrastructure owner in Europe. Based in Berlin, Deutsche Bahn was founded in 1994, and offers many different types of rail transportation including ICE or Intercity-Express for high-speed services between major cities and regions, IC (InterCity) for long-distance trains, RE (Regional Express) trains that connect regions and cities, and the S-Bahn rapid transit service. There are two main tickets on offer: the Flexpreis that has full flexibility, and the Sparpreis which is the cheaper, advanced fare.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Night train from Monaco-Monte-Carlo to Verona Porta Nuova
Ave. Duration
7 h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$40 - $75
Website
bahn.de
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 Verona Porta Nuova to Venezia S.Lucia
Ave. Duration
2 h 13 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $20
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$16 - $20
Bus operators
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 - $200
Schedules at
portokalidistours.gr
Bus and ferry from Ancona to Kalabaka
Ave. Duration
10 h 28 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$100 - $150
Schedules at
portokalidistours.gr
Bus and ferry from Bologna to Igoumenitsa
Ave. Duration
11 h 32 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$100 - $160
Schedules at
portokalidistours.gr
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Nice, Nice to Bologna, Bologna
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$28 - $50
Website
flixbus.co.uk
KTEL Thesprotias
Phone
2665 0 22309
Email
info@ktel-thesprotias.gr
Website
ktel-thesprotias.gr
Bus from Igoumenitsa to Athens - KTEL Kifisou
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $70
Schedules at
ktel-thesprotias.gr
KTEL Achaias
Phone
2610 623 888
Website
ktelachaias.gr
Bus from Patras to Athens
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $26
Schedules at
ktelachaias.gr
Lirosi Linee
Phone
0966 57552
Email
info@lirosilinee.com
Website
lirosilinee.com
Bus from Menton to Savona
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$8 - $10
Schedules at
lirosilinee.com
Florentia Bus
Phone
+39 055 967024
Email
info@florentiabus.it
Website
florentiabus.it
Bus and ferry from Savona to Fier
Ave. Duration
29 h 20 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$90 - $130
Schedules at
florentiabus.it
Albtrans sh.p.k
Phone
+355 4 2239 203
Email
rezervime@albtrans.net
Website
albtrans.net
Bus from Fier to Athens
Ave. Duration
10 h 50 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$46
Schedules at
albtrans.net
Ferry operators
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
$97 - $99
Aircraft-type seats
$118 - $120
2 bed inside cabin
$312 - $313
3 bed outside cabin
$270 - $320

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Yes, the driving distance between Monaco to Athens is 2421 km. It takes approximately 23 h 34 min to drive from Monaco to Athens.

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Turkish Airlines, Aegean Airlines, Alitalia and two other airlines offer flights from Nice Airport to Athens Airport.

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There are 3881+ hotels available in Athens. Prices start at $51 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Monaco to Nice Airport is to line 110 shuttle which takes 30 min and costs 20€ - 22€.

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