There are 5 ways to get from Piraeus to İzmir by train, plane, car ferry, bus 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

Train, fly  •  3 h 29 min

  1. Take the train from Πειραιάς to Αεροδρόμιο
  2. Fly from Athens (ATH) to Izmir (ADB) ATH - ADB

$75 - $203

Cheapest option

Car ferry Blue Star Ferries, bus  •  12 h 30 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Piraeus to Chíos
  2. Take the car ferry from Chios to Çeşme
  3. Take the bus from Cesme to Izmir Airport

$67 - $139

3 alternative options

Car ferry  •  10 h 23 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Piraeus to Karlovasi Nissos Mykonos
  2. Take the car ferry from Karlovasi to Siğacık

Car ferry Hellenic Seaways, bus  •  12 h 35 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Piraeus to Chíos
  2. Take the car ferry from Chios to Çeşme
  3. Take the bus from Cesme to Izmir Airport

$79 - $135

Drive  •  17 h 24 min

  1. Drive from Piraeus to İzmir 981.7 miles

$230 - $350

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Piraeus to İzmir is to car ferry and bus which costs 55€ - 120€ and takes 12 h 30 min.

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The quickest way to get from Piraeus to İzmir is to train and fly which costs 60€ - 180€ and takes 3 h 29 min.

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The distance between Piraeus and İzmir is 310 km. The road distance is 1570.7 km.

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It takes approximately 3 h 29 min to get from Piraeus to İzmir, including transfers.

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What companies run services between Piraeus, Greece and İzmir, Turkey?

There is no direct connection from Piraeus to İzmir. However, you can take the train to Αεροδρόμιο, take the walk to Athens airport, fly to Izmir, take the walk to Izmir Adnan Menderes Airport, then take the train to İzmir. Alternatively, you can take a car ferry from Piraeus to İzmir via Karlovasi and Siğacık in around 10 h 23 min.

Airlines
Aegean Airlines
Website
aegeanair.com
Flights from Athens to Izmir
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $230
Train operators
Greek Railways (OSE)
Website
trainose.gr
Train from Πειραιάς to Αεροδρόμιο
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
trainose.gr
Purchase a
eurail.com
Second Class
$23 - $35
Bus operators
Havas
Phone
444 0 487
Email
info@havas.net
Website
havas.com.tr
Bus from Cesme to Izmir Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $6
Schedules at
havas.com.tr
Ferry operators
Blue Star Ferries
Phone
+30-210-8919800
Email
bluestarferries@bluestarferries.com
Website
bluestarferries.com
Car ferry from Piraeus to Karlovasi
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$40 - $110
Schedules at
bluestarferries.com
CABIN A2 outside
$80 - $110
CABIN A3 outside
$70 - $80
CABIN A4 outside
$70 - $80
Economy
$41 - $47
Car ferry from Piraeus to Chíos
Ave. Duration
8 h
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$40 - $110
Schedules at
bluestarferries.com
CABIN A2 outside
$80 - $110
CABIN A3 outside
$70 - $85
CABIN A4 outside
$70 - $85
Economy
$40 - $55
Hellenic Seaways
Phone
+30 210 4199000
Email
hswroro@hsw.gr
Website
hellenicseaways.gr
Car ferry from Piraeus to Karlovasi
Ave. Duration
7 h 35 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$65 - $100
Schedules at
hellenicseaways.gr
Economy
$65 - $100
Business
$98
4 bed inside cabin
$88
Car ferry from Piraeus to Chíos
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $100
Schedules at
hellenicseaways.gr
Economy
$50 - $100
Business
$98
2 bed outside Cabin
$90
4 bed outside Cabin
$83
Turyol
Website
turyolonline.com
Car ferry from Karlovasi to Siğacık
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
turyolonline.com
Car ferry from Chios to Çeşme
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$24
Schedules at
turyolonline.com
EgeBerlik
Website
egebirlik.eu
Car ferry from Chios to Çeşme
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Schedules at
egebirlik.eu
Erturk
Website
erturk.com.tr
Car ferry from Chíos to Çesme Port
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$23 - $29
Schedules at
erturk.com.tr

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