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There are 8 ways to get from Otranto to Greece by bus, car ferry, bus and ferry, train, car or plane

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

Bus, car ferry  •  22h 14m

  1. Take the bus from Otranto - Stazione FSE to Lecce - Viale Gallipoli 106 / ...
  2. Take the car ferry from Brindisi to Igoumenitsa
  3. Take the bus from Igoumenitsa to Athens - KTEL Kifisou

$122 - $240

Cheapest option

Bus Albtrans sh.p.k, bus and ferry  •  24h 16m

  1. Take the bus from Otranto to Brindisi
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Brindisi to Fier
  3. Take the bus from Fier to Athens

$118 - $150

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Bus, train, car ferry  •  25h 31m

  1. Take the bus from Otranto - Stazione FSE to Lecce - Camera di Commercio/Stazione 106 / ...
  2. Take the train from Lecce to Bari Centrale Reg / ...
  3. Take the car ferry from Bari to Patras
  4. Take the bus from Patra to Kiato
  5. Take the train from Kiato to Athens

$133 - $347

Bus, bus and ferry via Trikala  •  28h 27m

  1. Take the bus from Otranto - Stazione FSE to Lecce - Camera di Commercio/Stazione 106 / ...
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Brindisi to Fier
  3. Take the bus from Fier to Trikala
  4. Take the bus from Trikala to Athens

$159 - $215

Drive, car ferry  •  34h 19m

  1. Drive from Otranto to Volos
  2. Take the car ferry from Volos to Mantoúdi
  3. Drive from Mantoúdi to Athens

Bus, car ferry to Corfu, fly  •  15h 43m

  1. Take the bus from Otranto to Brindisi
  2. Take the car ferry from Brindisi to Corfu
  3. Fly from Corfu (CFU) to Athens (ATH) CFU - ATH

$118 - $356

Bus, car ferry, bus to Ioannina, fly  •  18h 54m

  1. Take the bus from Otranto to Brindisi
  2. Take the car ferry from Brindisi to Igoumenitsa
  3. Take the bus from Igoumenitsa to Ioannina
  4. Fly from Ioannina (IOA) to Athens (ATH) IOA - ATH

$150 - $435

Bus, car ferry to Tirana, fly  •  16h 48m

  1. Take the bus from Otranto to Brindisi
  2. Take the car ferry from Brindisi to Durrës
  3. Fly from Tirana (TIA) to Athens (ATH) TIA - ATH

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The cheapest way to get from Otranto to Greece is to bus and bus and ferry which costs 100€ - 130€ and takes 24h 16m.

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The quickest way to get from Otranto to Greece is to bus and car ferry and fly which costs 100€ - 310€ and takes 15h 43m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Otranto to Greece. However, there are services departing from Otranto and arriving at Athens via Brindisi and Fier. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 24h 16m.

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The distance between Otranto and Greece is 326 km.

The best way to get from Otranto to Greece without a car is to bus and car ferry which takes 22h 14m and costs 100€ - 210€.

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It takes approximately 22h 14m to get from Otranto to Greece, including transfers.

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Otranto to Greece bus services, operated by Marozzi VT, depart from Otranto station.

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The quickest flight from Corfu Airport to Athens Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h.

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Otranto to Greece bus services, operated by Albtrans sh.p.k, arrive at Athens station.

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Greece is 1h ahead of Otranto. It is currently 12:41 PM in Otranto and 1:41 PM in Greece.

Map of how to get from Otranto to Greece.
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  • Distance: 204 miles
  • Duration: 22h 14m

What companies run services between Otranto, Apulia, Italy and Greece?

There is no direct connection from Otranto to Athens. However, you can take the bus to Lecce - Viale Gallipoli, take the walk to Lecce, take the bus to Brindisi, take the walk to Brindisi, take the car ferry to Igoumenitsa, take the walk to Igoumenitsa, take the bus to Athens - KTEL Kifisou, take the walk to Σταθ.Υπερασ.Λεωφ.Κηφισου, then take the line 051 bus to Μεταξουργειο. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Otranto to Athens via Brindisi, Brindisi, Fier, and Fier in around 24h 16m.

Airlines
Aegean Airlines
Website
aegeanair.com
Flights from Corfu to Athens
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $230
Flights from Ioannina to Athens
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $320
Flights from Tirana to Athens
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $330
Olympic Air
Website
olympicair.com
Flights from Corfu to Athens
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $230
Flights from Ioannina to Athens
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $320
Sky Express
Website
skyexpress.gr
Flights from Corfu to Athens
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $270
Flights from Ioannina to Athens
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $430
Ellinair
Website
en.ellinair.com
Flights from Corfu to Athens
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,100
Train operators
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 Lecce to Bari Centrale
Ave. Duration
1h 54m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $24
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$20 - $24
Greek Railways (OSE)
Website
trainose.gr
Train from Kiato to Athens
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $20
Website
trainose.gr
Book at
Raileurope.com
2nd Class Ticket
$7 - $10
1st Class Ticket
$9 - $11
InterCity 2nd Class Ticket
$14 - $17
InterCity 1st Class Ticket
$18 - $20
Bus operators
Consorzio Trasporti Aziende Pugliesi
Phone
+39 800 242 815
Email
redazionecentrale@provincia.le.it
Website
provincia.le.it
Bus from Otranto - Stazione FSE to Lecce - Viale Gallipoli
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
provincia.le.it
Bus from Otranto - Stazione FSE to Lecce - Camera di Commercio/Stazione
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
provincia.le.it
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
$50 - $70
Schedules at
ktel-thesprotias.gr
Bus from Igoumenitsa to Ioannina
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$10 - $13
Schedules at
ktel-thesprotias.gr
Marozzi VT
Phone
080 579 0211
Email
info@marozzivt.it
Website
marozzivt.it
Bus from Otranto to Brindisi
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$11 - $14
Website
Marozzi VT
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
$60 - $90
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
10h 50m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$46
Schedules at
albtrans.net
Greek Railways (OSE)
Website
trainose.gr
Bus from Patra to Kiato
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
trainose.gr
Book at
Raileurope.com
Crazy Holidays
Phone
2310-241545
Website
crazyholidays.gr
Bus from Fier to Trikala
Ave. Duration
7h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $75
Schedules at
crazyholidays.gr
KTEL Trikala
Phone
(+30) 24310 73130
Email
info@ktel-trikala.gr
Website
ktel-trikala.gr
Bus from Trikala to Athens
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$36
Schedules at
ktel-trikala.gr
Ferry operators
European Seaways
Phone
+30 210 9561630
Email
info@europeanseaways.com
Website
europeanseaways.com
Car ferry from Brindisi to Igoumenitsa
Ave. Duration
9h 45m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$65 - $160
Schedules at
europeanseaways.com
DECK
$69
AIRTYPE SEATS
$75
2-BERTH OUTSIDE CABIN
$156
Car ferry from Brindisi to Corfu
Ave. Duration
8h
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$65 - $150
Schedules at
europeanseaways.com
DECK
$66
AIRTYPE SEATS
$72
2-BERTH OUTSIDE CABIN
$148
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
$90 - $270
Schedules at
superfast.com
Deck
$93 - $94
Aircraft-type seats
$105 - $106
2 bed inside cabin
$262 - $264
3 bed outside cabin
$210 - $260
Anes Ferries
Phone
210 5237613
Email
info@anes.gr
Website
anes.gr
Car ferry from Volos to Mantoúdi
Ave. Duration
7h 35m
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
anes.gr
Red Star Ferries
Phone
+39.0831.575.654
Email
booking@seamedtrading.com
Website
albaniaferries.it
Car ferry from Brindisi to Durrës
Ave. Duration
7h 1m
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
albaniaferries.it

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