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, carferry  •  22 h 14 min

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

$122 - $240

Cheapest option

Bus, carferry, bus to Ioannina, fly  •  19 h 12 min

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

$105 - $360

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

  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

$119 - $151

Bus, Leonetti Bus, carferry, train  •  24 h 38 min

  1. Take the bus from Otranto to Lecce
  2. Take the Leonetti Bus from Lecce - Autostazione to Bari
  3. Take the carferry from Bari to Patras
  4. Take the bus from Patra to Kiato
  5. Take the train from Kiato to Athens

Bus, bus and ferry via Trikala  •  27 h 50 min

  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 Trikala
  4. Take the bus from Trikala to Athens

$165 - $217

Drive, car ferry  •  34 h 19 min

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

Bus, carferry to Corfu, fly  •  15 h 43 min

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

$118 - $366

Bus, car ferry to Tirana, fly  •  15 h 37 min

  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

Questions & Answers

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 24 h 16 min.

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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 carferry which takes 22 h 14 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 22 h 14 min 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 1 h.

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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 1 h ahead of Otranto. It is currently 9:21 PM in Otranto and 10:21 PM in Greece.

Olympic Air and Sky Express offer flights from Corfu Airport to Athens Airport.

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There are 57+ hotels available in Greece. Prices start at $46 USD per night.

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

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 carferry 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, and Fier in around 24 h 16 min.

Airlines
Aegean Airlines
Website
aegeanair.com
Flights from Corfu to Athens
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $230
Flights from Tirana to Athens
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $330
Flights from Ioannina to Athens
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $320
Olympic Air
Website
olympicair.com
Flights from Corfu to Athens
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $230
Flights from Ioannina to Athens
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $320
Sky Express
Website
skyexpress.gr
Flights from Corfu to Athens
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $270
Flights from Ioannina to Athens
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $430
Train operators
Greek Railways (OSE)
Website
trainose.gr
Train from Kiato to Athens
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Website
trainose.gr
Book at
Raileurope.com
Second Class
$7 - $10
First Class
$9 - $11
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
1 h 15 min
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
6 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $70
Schedules at
ktel-thesprotias.gr
Bus from Igoumenitsa to Ioannina
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
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
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $14
Schedules at
marozzivt.it
Bus from Otranto to Lecce
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $12
Schedules at
marozzivt.it
Florentia Bus
Phone
+39 055 967024
Email
info@florentiabus.it
Website
florentiabus.it
Bus and ferry from Brindisi to Fier
Ave. Duration
9 h 50 min
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
10 h 50 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$47
Schedules at
albtrans.net
Greek Railways (OSE)
Website
trainose.gr
Bus from Patra to Kiato
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Website
trainose.gr
Book at
Raileurope.com
Crazy Holidays
Phone
2310-241545
Website
crazyholidays.gr
Bus from Fier to Trikala
Ave. Duration
7 h 45 min
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
5 h 15 min
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
9 h 45 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$65 - $160
Schedules at
europeanseaways.com
DECK
$70
AIRTYPE SEATS
$75
2-BERTH OUTSIDE CABIN
$156
Car ferry from Brindisi to Corfu
Ave. Duration
8 h
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$65 - $160
Schedules at
europeanseaways.com
DECK
$68
AIRTYPE SEATS
$74
2-BERTH OUTSIDE CABIN
$153
Superfast ferries
Phone
+30 210 8919700
Email
superfast@superfast.com
Website
superfast.com
Car ferry from Bari to Patras
Ave. Duration
15 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$90 - $270
Schedules at
superfast.com
Deck
$93 - $94
Aircraft-type seats
$105 - $107
2 bed inside cabin
$261 - $264
3 bed outside cabin
$210 - $270
Anes Ferries
Phone
210 5237613
Email
info@anes.gr
Website
anes.gr
Car ferry from Volos to Mantoúdi
Ave. Duration
7 h 35 min
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
6 h
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
albaniaferries.it
Grimaldi Lines

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