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There are 5 ways to get from Piraeus to Eski İstanbul by car ferry, bus, 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.

Recommended option

Car ferry, bus  •  16h 59m

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

$76 - $172

Cheapest option

Bus  •  19h 3m

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

$24 - $56

3 alternative options

Drive, car ferry  •  26h 39m

  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  •  8h 7m

  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

$83 - $203

Train, fly to Mytilini, car ferry, bus  •  9h 16m

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

$82 - $198

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Piraeus to Eski İstanbul is to bus which costs 20€ - 50€ and takes 19h 3m.

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The quickest way to get from Piraeus to Eski İstanbul is to train and fly and drive and car ferry which costs 70€ - 180€ and takes 8h 7m.

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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 bus which takes 16h 59m and costs 65€ - 150€.

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It takes approximately 16h 59m 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 1h 5m.

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Eski İstanbul is 1h ahead of Piraeus. It is currently 12:44 PM in Piraeus and 1:44 PM in Eski İstanbul.

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

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There are 46+ hotels available in Eski İstanbul. Prices start at $34 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: 16h 59m

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 19h 3m.

Airlines
Olympic Air
Website
olympicair.com
Flights from Athens to Alexandroupolis
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $210
Flights from Athens to Mytilini
Ave. Duration
50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $250
Sky Express
Website
skyexpress.gr
Flights from Athens to Alexandroupolis
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Athens to Mytilini
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $490
Train operators
Greek Railways (OSE)
Website
trainose.gr
Train from Piraeus to Athens International Airport
Ave. Duration
1h 3m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $12
Website
trainose.gr
Book at
Raileurope.com
2nd Class Ticket
$4 - $6
1st Class Ticket
$4 - $6
InterCity 2nd Class Ticket
$8 - $10
InterCity 1st Class Ticket
$11 - $12
Bus operators
Kamil Koc
Phone
+90 224 294 55 62
Website
kamilkoc.com.tr
Bus from Ayvalık to Ezine
Ave. Duration
2h 17m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
kamilkoc.com.tr
Bus from Athens to Keşan
Ave. Duration
12h 40m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13 - $40
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
2h 28m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
metroturizm.com.tr
Bus from Kesan to Geyikli
Ave. Duration
3h 33m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
metroturizm.com.tr
Ferry operators
Hellenic Seaways
Phone
+30 210 4199000
Email
hswroro@hsw.gr
Website
hellenicseaways.gr
Car ferry from Piraeus to Mytilene
Ave. Duration
10h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $130
Schedules at
hellenicseaways.gr
Economy
$50 - $130
Business
$130
2 bed outside Cabin
$88
4 bed outside Cabin
$82
Car ferry from Laurio to Kavala
Ave. Duration
14h 30m
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
9h 5m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$45 - $110
Schedules at
bluestarferries.com
CABIN A2 outside
$80 - $110
CABIN A3 outside
$75 - $85
CABIN A4 outside
$75 - $85
Economy
$45 - $60
Jale Tour
Phone
+90266 331 31 70
Email
info@jaletur.com
Website
jaletour.com
Car ferry from Mitilini to Ayvalık
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
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
30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$1
Schedules at
gdu.com.tr

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