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

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Fly from Naples

  1. Fly from Naples (NAP) to Athens (ATH)

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Train to Rome, fly

  1. Take the train from Napoli Centrale to Roma Termini
  2. Fly from Rome (FCO) to Athens (ATH)

Bus, car ferry

  1. Take the bus from Napoli to Bari-Porto
  2. Take the car ferry from Bari to Patras
  3. Take the bus from Patras Othonos kai Amalias to Athens

Train, car ferry, bus

  1. Take the train from Caserta to Bari Centrale
  2. Take the car ferry from Bari to Patras
  3. Take the bus from Patras Othonos kai Amalias to Athens

Bus, car ferry via Durrës

  1. Take the bus from Naples Metropark to Bari Banca Popolare di Bari
  2. Take the car ferry from Bari to Durrës
  3. Take the bus from Durrës to Athens

Bus, Leonetti Bus, ferry

  1. Take the bus from Bus Metropark to Via Nazionale
  2. Take the Leonetti Bus from Avellino - Rotonda Mercogliano to Bari
  3. Take the ferry from Bari to Durrës
  4. Take the bus from Durrës to Larisa
  5. Take the bus from Larissa "NIAVIS" Regional Bus Station to Athens Agiou Konstantinou

Bus

  1. Take the bus from Naples to Ancona
  2. Take the Bus from Ancona to Igoumenitsa
  3. Take the bus from Igoumenitsa to Athens - KTEL Kifisou

Drive, car ferry

  1. Drive from Naples to Brindisi
  2. Take the car ferry from Brindisi to Patras
  3. Drive from Patras to Athens

Naples to Athens by bus, car ferry and walk

7 Weekly Services
27h 29m Average Duration
€117 Cheapest Price
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The cheapest way to get from Naples to Athens is to fly which costs €40 - €200 and takes 4h 50m.

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The quickest way to get from Naples to Athens is to fly which costs €40 - €200 and takes 4h 50m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Naples to Athens. However, there are services departing from Naples and arriving at Athens - KTEL Kifisou via Ancona and Igoumenitsa. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 32h 57m.

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The distance between Naples and Athens is 872 km.

The best way to get from Naples to Athens without a car is to bus and car ferry which takes 24h 4m and costs €95 - €270.

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It takes approximately 4h 50m to get from Naples to Athens, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Naples to Athens is to fly which takes 4h 50m and costs €40 - €200. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €140 - €220 and takes 32h 57m.

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The quickest flight from Naples Airport to Athens Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 40m.

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

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Map of how to get from Naples to Athens.
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  • Distance: 872.4 km
  • Duration: 4h 50m

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

Aegean Airlines and easyJet fly from Naples to Athens once daily. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Naples to Athens via Ancona, Ancona, and Igoumenitsa in around 32h 57m.

Airlines
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Rome to Athens
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€23 - €230
Flights from Rome to Athens via Catania
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Friday
Estimated price
€23 - €230
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Rome to Athens
Ave. Duration
1h 58m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€55 - €280
Flights from Rome to Athens via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€95 - €390
Aegean Airlines
Website
en.aegeanair.com
Flights from Naples to Athens
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€75 - €400
Flights from Rome to Athens
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€60 - €300
Air Serbia
Website
airserbia.com
Flights from Rome to Athens via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€95 - €390
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Naples to Athens
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
€35 - €270
Sky Express
Website
skyexpress.gr
Flights from Rome to Athens
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€65 - €290
Train operators
Trenitalia Frecce

Trenitalia’s high-speed Frecce trains run on specialised tracks and have a greater level of service and comfort than InterCity and regional trains. There are three types of Frecce trains: Frecciarossa, (the fastest; connects major Italian cities); Frecciargento (mostly connect Rome to other Italian cities); and Frecciabianca (the slowest Frecce trains). Frecciarossa trains offer four classes of service, all with free Wi-Fi: Standard, Premium, Business and Executive. All Frecce tickets include a seat reservation and must be purchased before boarding the train.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Napoli Centrale to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€18 - €65
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
€18 - €25
Base Standard
€35 - €50
Base Premium
€45 - €65
Train from Caserta to Bari Centrale
Ave. Duration
2h 53m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€22 - €75
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
€22 - €35
Base Standard
€40 - €60
Base Premium
€50 - €75
ItaloTreno

Private train company Italotreno operates high-speed trains in Italy on the same tracks as Trenitalia. The routes service 21 stations across the country, including popular routes Milan-Florence, Rome-Venice and Bologna-Naples. Choose from four classes of service, all with free Wi-Fi: Smart, Comfort, Prima and Club Executive. Italo also operates Italobus – an integrated train-bus service that takes passengers from the main train stations to other Italian cities.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Napoli Centrale Station to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€17 - €50
Website
Italo Treno
Smart Economy
€19 - €27
Smart Low Cost
€17 - €24
Smart Flex
€35 - €50
Train from Caserta to Bari Centrale
Ave. Duration
3h 8m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€20 - €60
Website
Italo Treno
Smart Economy
€22 - €35
Smart Low Cost
€20 - €28
Smart Flex
€40 - €60
Trenitalia Intercity

Trenitalia’s Intercity (IC) trains are slower than the high-speed Frecce trains but are still a good way to travel between major cities and towns, with routes including Rome to Naples, Venice to Bologna and Milan to Genoa. Tickets usually open for booking 90 days ahead of travel, and you’ll need make a seat reservation before boarding. All IC trains have 1st and 2nd class carriages as well as a bar buffet car, air conditioning and power sockets. InterCity trains that run at night are called InterCity Notte (ICN).

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Napoli Centrale to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
2h 3m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€14 - €20
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
€14 - €20
Train from Caserta to Bari Centrale
Ave. Duration
3h 46m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€17 - €25
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
€17 - €25
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 Napoli Centrale to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€14 - €29
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
€26 - €29
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on Trenitalia?
Yes - Wi-Fi is available on both Frecciarossa and Frecciargento services, and may be accessed free of charge. Services require either a mobile phone number or credit card for verification purposes and allow access for 24 hours.
Are there power outlets on Trenitalia?
Yes - Frecce services include a power socket for each seat.
Does Trenitalia offer meals or snacks?
Yes - Frecciarossa and Frecciargento services often offer bar and restaurant options, though this depends on the individual route and train type. Business, Premium and First Class tickets include a complimentary drink and snack. Some services may offer restaurant, FRECCIABistro or pre-booked, in-seat meal options. Please check your service as options vary.
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Bus operators
Marozzi VT
TTI Leonettibus SRL
Phone
+39081969167
Email
servizioclienti@leonettiroma.it
Website
leonettiroma.it
Bus from NapoIi - Metropark to Bari
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
€13 - €19
Website
TTI Leonettibus SRL
Bus from NapoIi - Metropark to Avellino - Rotonda Mercogliano
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
€2 - €4
Website
TTI Leonettibus SRL
Bus from Avellino - Rotonda Mercogliano to Bari
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
€11 - €15
Website
TTI Leonettibus SRL
Union Ivkoni
Phone
02/989 0000
Website
union-ivkoni.com
Bus from Patras Othonos kai Amalias to Athens
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€6 - €10
Website
Union Ivkoni
Marino Autolinee
Phone
+39 080 3112335
Email
info@marinobus.it
Website
marinobus.it
Bus from Naples Metropark to Bari Banca Popolare di Bari
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€25 - €35
Website
Marino Autolinee
Albtrans sh.p.k
Phone
+355 42 239 203 / +355 69 400 4075
Email
albtrans06@yahoo.com
Website
albtrans.net
Bus from Durrës to Athens
Ave. Duration
11h 38m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€32
Website
Albtrans sh.p.k
Air Campania S.r.l.
Phone
+39 0825 2041
Email
air@airmobilitasrl.it
Website
aircampania.it
Bus from Bus Metropark to Via Nazionale
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€4 - €6
Schedules at
aircampania.it
Crazy Holidays
Phone
2310-241545
Website
crazyholidays.gr
Bus from Durrës to Larisa
Ave. Duration
8h 51m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€35 - €65
Schedules at
crazyholidays.gr
Ilias Travel
Phone
+30 210 5245654
Email
office@iliastravel.com
Website
anh.gr
Bus from Larissa "NIAVIS" Regional Bus Station to Athens Agiou Konstantinou
Ave. Duration
5h
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
€25 - €27
Website
Ilias Travel
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 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.com
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Naples to Ancona
Ave. Duration
6h 15m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€22 - €27
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on FlixBus?
Yes - FlixBus offers free Wi-Fi
Are there power outlets on FlixBus?
Yes
Does FlixBus offer meals or snacks?
Yes - snacks and drinks may be purchased from the driver. Please note, this is not available on all services.
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Portokalidis Tours
Website
portokalidistours.gr
Bus from Ancona to Igoumenitsa
Ave. Duration
18h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
€80 - €120
Schedules at
portokalidistours.gr
KTEL Thesprotias
Phone
2665 0 22309
Email
info@ktel-thesprotias.gr
Website
ktel-thesprotias.gr
Bus from Igoumenitsa to Athens - KTEL Kifisou
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€45 - €60
Website
KTEL Thesprotias
Ferry operators
Superfast ferries
Phone
+30 210 8919700
Email
superfast@superfast.com
Website
superfast.com
Car ferry from Bari to Patras
Ave. Duration
15h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€80 - €230
Website
Superfast ferries
Deck
€81 - €82
Aircraft-type seats
€91 - €92
2 bed inside cabin
€228 - €229
3 bed outside cabin
€190 - €230
Adria Ferries
Phone
071 50211621
Email
booking@adriaferries.com
Website
adriaferries.com
Car ferry from Bari to Durrës
Ave. Duration
10h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€60 - €120
Website
Adria Ferries
Deck
€60 - €70
Car
€95 - €105
Inside cabin 2 beds
€90 - €100
Inner cabin 2 beds
€95 - €110
Outside cabin 2 beds
€114
Grimaldi Lines
Phone
+39.081.496.444
Email
info@grimaldi.napoli.it
Website
grimaldi-lines.com
Car ferry from Brindisi to Patras
Ave. Duration
16h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
€35 - €80
Website
Grimaldi Lines

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Athens is 1h ahead of Naples. It is currently 1:06 AM in Naples and 2:06 AM in Athens.

Aegean Airlines and easyJet offer flights from Naples Airport to Athens Airport.

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There are 853+ hotels available in Athens. Prices start at €87 per night.

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The best way to get from Naples to Naples Airport is to bus which takes 8 min and costs €1 - €5.

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