There are 6 ways to get from Piraeus to Eski İstanbul by car ferry, bus, bus and ferry, car, train 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.

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Car ferry, carferry, bus  •  16 h 55 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Piraeus to Mytilene
  2. Take the carferry from Mitilini to Ayvalık
  3. Take the bus from Ayvalık to Ezine

$77 - $173

Cheapest option

Bus, bus and ferry  •  19 h 38 min

  1. Take the bus from Athens to Keşan
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Keşan to Geyikli

$24 - $57

4 alternative options

Bus  •  17 h 16 min

  1. Take the bus from Athens to Kesan
  2. Take the bus from Kesan to Geyikli

$66 - $96

Drive, car ferry  •  26 h 9 min

  1. Drive from Piraeus to Laurio
  2. Take the car ferry from Laurio to Kavala
  3. Drive from Kavala to Eski İstanbul

$241 - $356

Train, fly to Alexandroupolis, drive, car ferry  •  8 h 2 min

  1. Take the train from Piraeus to Athens International Airport
  2. Fly from Athens (ATH) to Alexandroupolis (AXD) ATH - AXD
  3. Drive from Alexandroupolis to Eceabat
  4. Take the car ferry from Eceabat to Kepez, Çanakkale
  5. Drive from Kepez, Çanakkale to Eski İstanbul

$102 - $223

Train, fly to Mytilini, carferry, bus  •  9 h 12 min

  1. Take the train from Piraeus to Athens International Airport
  2. Fly from Athens (ATH) to Mytilini (MJT) ATH - MJT
  3. Take the carferry from Mitilini to Ayvalık
  4. Take the bus from Ayvalık to Ezine

$101 - $218

Questions & Answers

The distance between Piraeus and Eski İstanbul is 298 km.

The best way to get from Piraeus to Eski İstanbul without a car is to car ferry and carferry and bus which takes 16 h 55 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 16 h 55 min to get from Piraeus to Eski İstanbul, including transfers.

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

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Eski İstanbul is 1 h ahead of Piraeus. It is currently 12:34 AM in Piraeus and 12:34 AM in Eski İstanbul.

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

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There are 73+ hotels available in Eski İstanbul. Prices start at $47 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Piraeus to Eski İstanbul.
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  • Distance: 186 miles
  • Duration: 16 h 55 min

What companies run services between Piraeus, Greece and Eski İstanbul, Turkey?

You can take a bus from Piraeus to Eski İstanbul via Στ.Υπεραστικων Λεωφορειων, Athens, Kesan, and Geyikli in around 17 h 16 min.

Airlines
Olympic Air
Website
olympicair.com
Flights from Athens to Alexandroupolis
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $210
Flights from Athens to Mytilini
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $250
Sky Express
Website
skyexpress.gr
Flights from Athens to Alexandroupolis
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Athens to Mytilini
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $490
Train operators
Greek Railways (OSE)
Website
trainose.gr
Train from Piraeus to Athens International Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
trainose.gr
Book at
Raileurope.com
Second Class
$23 - $35
Bus operators
Kamil Koc
Phone
+90 224 294 55 62
Website
kamilkoc.com.tr
Bus from Ayvalık to Ezine
Ave. Duration
2 h 17 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
kamilkoc.com.tr
Bus from Athens to Keşan
Ave. Duration
12 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13 - $40
Schedules at
kamilkoc.com.tr
Bus and ferry from Keşan to Geyikli
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Schedules at
kamilkoc.com.tr
MetroTurizm
Phone
0850 222 34 55
Email
iletisim@metroturizm.com.tr
Website
metroturizm.com.tr
Bus from Ayvalik to Ezine
Ave. Duration
2 h 28 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
metroturizm.com.tr
Bus from Kesan to Geyikli
Ave. Duration
3 h 33 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
metroturizm.com.tr
Crazy Holidays
Phone
2310-241545
Website
crazyholidays.gr
Bus from Athens to Kesan
Ave. Duration
10 h 53 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Schedules at
crazyholidays.gr
Ferry operators
Hellenic Seaways
Phone
+30 210 4199000
Email
hswroro@hsw.gr
Website
hellenicseaways.gr
Car ferry from Piraeus to Mytilene
Ave. Duration
10 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $140
Schedules at
hellenicseaways.gr
Economy
$50 - $140
Business
$131
2 bed outside Cabin
$88
4 bed outside Cabin
$82
Car ferry from Laurio to Kavala
Ave. Duration
14 h
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$100 - $140
Schedules at
hellenicseaways.gr
Economy
$100 - $140
Business
$136
Blue Star Ferries
Phone
+30-210-8919800
Email
bluestarferries@bluestarferries.com
Website
bluestarferries.com
Car ferry from Piraeus to Mytilene
Ave. Duration
9 h 5 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$50 - $110
Schedules at
bluestarferries.com
CABIN A2 outside
$80 - $110
CABIN A3 outside
$75 - $90
CABIN A4 outside
$75 - $90
Economy
$50 - $60
Jale Tour
Phone
+90266 331 31 70
Email
info@jaletur.com
Website
jaletour.com
Car ferry from Mitilini to Ayvalık
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$15 - $24
Schedules at
jaletour.com
GESTAS Deniz Ulasim
Website
gdu.com.tr
Car ferry from Eceabat to Kepez, Çanakkale
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$1
Schedules at
gdu.com.tr

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