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There are 7 ways to get from Naples to Athens by plane, train, bus and ferry, bus, car ferry, 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.

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Fly  •  4h 56m

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

65€ - 565€

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Train, bus and ferry, bus  •  22h 39m

  1. Take the train from Caserta to Bari Centrale Fa / ...
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Bari to Struga
  3. Take the bus from Pogradec to Thessaloniki
  4. Take the train from Thessaloniki to Athens Ic

101€ - 228€

Bus, car ferry  •  23h 6m

  1. Take the bus from Naples, INPS to Bari Porto
  2. Take the car ferry from Bari to Patras
  3. Take the bus from Patras to Athens

112€ - 270€

Bus, ferry  •  23h 54m

  1. Take the bus from Naples, INPS to Bari Porto
  2. Take the ferry from Bari M.ma to Patra
  3. Take the bus from Patras to Athens

Bus, car ferry via Igoumenítsa  •  24h 45m

  1. Take the bus from Naples Metropark Central Parking Bus Stop to Brindisi Port
  2. Take the car ferry from Brindisi to Igoumenitsa
  3. Take the bus from Igoumenitsa to Athens - KTEL Kifisou

Bus, bus and ferry  •  28h 3m

  1. Take the bus from Naples, Naples to Brindisi 578
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Brindisi to Fier
  3. Take the bus from Fier to Athens

108€ - 132€

Drive, ferry  •  17h 12m

  1. Drive from Naples to Bari M.ma
  2. Take the ferry from Bari M.ma to Igoumenitsa
  3. Drive from Igoumenitsa to Athens

171€ - 367€

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The cheapest way to get from Naples to Athens is to bus and bus and ferry which costs 100€ - 140€ and takes 28h 3m.

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The quickest way to get from Naples to Athens is to fly which costs 65€ - 600€ and takes 4h 56m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Naples to Athens. However, there are services departing from Naples, Naples and arriving at Athens via Brindisi - Via Villafranca, Brindisi and Fier. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 28h 3m.

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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 23h 6m and costs 110€ - 270€.

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It takes approximately 4h 56m to get from Naples to Athens, including transfers.

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

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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 Albtrans sh.p.k, arrive at Athens station.

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Athens is 1h ahead of Naples. It is currently 5:02 AM in Naples and 6:02 AM in Athens.

Map of how to get from Naples to Athens.
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  • Distance: 871.6 km
  • Duration: 4h 56m

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

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

Airlines
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Naples to Athens via Mykonos
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Tuesday and Friday
Estimated price
80€ - 300€
Flights from Naples to Athens via Heraklion
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
80€ - 300€
Aegean Airlines
Website
en.aegeanair.com
Flights from Naples to Athens
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
55€ - 240€
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Naples to Athens
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
35€ - 170€
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Naples to Athens via Rome
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
75€ - 190€
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 Caserta to Bari Centrale
Ave. Duration
2h 46m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
22€ - 75€
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Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
22€ - 30€
Base Standard
40€ - 60€
Base Premium
50€ - 75€
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 Caserta to Bari Centrale
Ave. Duration
3h 49m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
17€ - 25€
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Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
17€ - 25€
Greek Railways (OSE)
Website
trainose.gr
Train from Thessaloniki to Athens
Ave. Duration
4h 9m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
19€ - 28€
Website
trainose.gr
Book at
Raileurope.com
Bus operators
Durmo Tours
Phone
+389 42 217 370
Email
durmotours@yahoo.com
Website
durmotours.com.mk
Bus and ferry from Bari to Struga
Ave. Duration
7h 13m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
24€ - 40€
Schedules at
durmotours.eu
Crazy Holidays
Phone
2310-241545
Website
crazyholidays.gr
Bus from Pogradec to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
30€ - 65€
Schedules at
crazyholidays.gr
KTEL Achaias
Phone
2610 623 888
Website
ktelachaias.gr
Bus from Patras to Athens
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
19€ - 23€
Schedules at
ktelachaias.gr
Miccolis Spa
Phone
080 5315334
Email
info@busmiccolis.it
Website
busmiccolis.it
Bus from Naples Metropark Central Parking Bus Stop to Brindisi Port
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
Frequency
Once daily
Website
Miccolis Spa
Bus from Naples Metropark Central Parking Bus Stop to Brindisi Via Galanti
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
Frequency
Twice daily
Website
Miccolis Spa
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
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 Naples, Naples to Brindisi
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
19€ - 24€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Florentia Bus
Phone
+39 055 967024
Email
info@florentiabus.it
Website
florentiabus.it
Bus and ferry from Brindisi to Fier
Ave. Duration
9h 50m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
55€ - 75€
Schedules at
florentiabus.it
Albtrans sh.p.k
Phone
+355 42 239 203 / +355 69 400 4075
Email
albtrans06@yahoo.com
Website
albtrans.net
Bus from Fier to Athens
Ave. Duration
11h 3m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
32€
Website
Albtrans sh.p.k
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€
Ferry from Bari to Igoumenitsa
Ave. Duration
9h
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
75€ - 220€
Website
Superfast ferries
Deck
80€
Aircraft-type seats
88€
2 bed inside cabin
213€
3 bed outside cabin
170€ - 210€
Greek Railways (OSE)
Website
trainose.gr
Ferry from Bari M.ma to Patra
Ave. Duration
16h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Website
trainose.gr
Book at
Raileurope.com
Ferry from Bari M.ma to Igoumenitsa
Ave. Duration
9h
Frequency
Once daily
Website
trainose.gr
Book at
Raileurope.com
European Seaways
Phone
+30 210 9561630
Email
info@europeanseaways.com
Website
europeanseaways.com
Car ferry from Brindisi to Igoumenitsa
Ave. Duration
10h
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
60€ - 140€
Website
European Seaways
DECK
60€
AIRTYPE SEATS
65€
2-BERTH OUTSIDE CABIN
135€

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easyJet, Sky Express , Aegean Airlines and two other airlines offer flights from Naples Airport to Athens Airport.

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There are 4807+ 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 14 min and costs 1€ - 5€.

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