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There are 6 ways to get from Pisa to Athens by plane, train, bus, night train, bus and ferry or car

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Fly  •  3h 17m

  1. Fly from Pisa (PSA) to Athens (ATH) PSA - ATH

33€ - 275€

5 alternative options

Train, bus via Conegliano  •  28h 44m

  1. Take the train from Pisa Centrale to Firenze S.M.N. Re
  2. Take the train from Firenze Santa Maria Novella to Conegliano Fr
  3. Take the bus from Conegliano to Skopje
  4. Take the train from Skopje to Thessaloniki
  5. Take the train from Thessaloniki to Athens

109€ - 240€

Night train, bus and ferry, train  •  34h 42m

  1. Take the night train from Pisa Centrale to Bologna Centrale Nj
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Bologna to Larissa
  3. Take the train from Larissa to Athens

137€ - 208€

Bus  •  35h 45m

  1. Take the bus from Pisa Airport to Piazza Stazione
  2. Take the bus from Florence to Beograd
  3. Take the bus from Beograd to Athens

Train, bus  •  41h 49m

  1. Take the train from Pisa Centrale to Firenze S.M.N. Re
  2. Take the bus from Florence, Florence to Kumanovo, Kumanovo bus station
  3. Take the bus from Kumanovo to Athens

103€ - 149€

Drive  •  20h 40m

  1. Drive from Pisa to Athens 2179.3 km

260€ - 390€

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The cost-effective way to get from Pisa to Athens is to fly, which costs 30€ - 280€ and takes 3h 17m.

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The quickest way to get from Pisa to Athens is to fly which costs 30€ - 280€ and takes 3h 17m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Pisa to Athens. However, there are services departing from Pisa Airport and arriving at Athens via Florence and Beograd. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 35h 45m.

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The distance between Pisa and Athens is 1287 km. The road distance is 2179.3 km.

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The best way to get from Pisa to Athens without a car is to train and bus via Conegliano which takes 28h 44m and costs 100€ - 240€.

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It takes approximately 3h 17m to get from Pisa to Athens, including transfers.

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Pisa to Athens bus services, operated by People Mover, depart from Pisa Airport station.

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The best way to get from Pisa to Athens is to fly which takes 3h 17m and costs 30€ - 280€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 35h 45m.

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The quickest flight from Pisa Airport to Athens Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h 15m.

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Pisa to Athens bus services, operated by Crazy Holidays, arrive at Athens station.

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Map of how to get from Pisa to Athens.
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  • Distance: 1286.7 km
  • Duration: 3h 17m

What companies run services between Pisa, Italy and Athens, Greece?

Aegean Airlines and Alitalia fly from Pisa to Athens once daily. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Pisa to Athens via Piazza Stazione, Florence, and Beograd in around 35h 45m.

Airlines
Aegean Airlines
Website
en.aegeanair.com
Flights from Pisa to Athens
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
85€ - 360€
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Pisa to Athens via Rome
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
70€ - 270€
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 Pisa Centrale to Firenze S.M.N.
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
5€ - 12€
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
10€ - 12€
ItaloTreno

Private train company Italotreno operates high-speed trains in Italy on the same tracks as Trenitalia. The routes service 21 stations across the country, including popular routes Milan-Florence, Rome-Venice and Bologna-Naples. Choose from four classes of service, all with free Wi-Fi: Smart, Comfort, Prima and Club Executive. Italo also operates Italobus – an integrated train-bus service that takes passengers from the main train stations to other Italian cities.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Firenze Santa Maria Novella to Conegliano
Ave. Duration
2h 46m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
20€ - 60€
Website
Italo Treno
Smart Economy
22€ - 35€
Smart Low Cost
20€ - 29€
Smart Flex
40€ - 60€
Trenitalia Frecce

Trenitalia’s high-speed Frecce trains run on specialised tracks and have a greater level of service and comfort than InterCity and regional trains. There are three types of Frecce trains: Frecciarossa, (the fastest; connects major Italian cities); Frecciargento (mostly connect Rome to other Italian cities); and Frecciabianca (the slowest Frecce trains). Frecciarossa trains offer four classes of service, all with free Wi-Fi: Standard, Premium, Business and Executive. All Frecce tickets include a seat reservation and must be purchased before boarding the train.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Firenze S.M.N. to Conegliano
Ave. Duration
2h 53m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
23€ - 80€
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
23€ - 35€
Base Standard
40€ - 60€
Base Premium
50€ - 80€
Railways of the Republic North Macedonia Transport AD
Greek Railways (OSE)
Website
trainose.gr
Train from Thessaloniki to Athens
Ave. Duration
4h 9m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
19€ - 28€
Website
trainose.gr
Book at
Raileurope.com
Train from Larissa to Athens
Ave. Duration
2h 46m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
12€ - 19€
Website
trainose.gr
Book at
Raileurope.com
Bus operators
Makedonija Soobrakaj AD
Phone
+389(0)2 24 02 388
Email
avtobuska@maksoob.com.mk
Website
ms.mk
Bus from Conegliano to Skopje
Ave. Duration
12h 1m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
50€ - 70€
Schedules at
ms.mk
Portokalidis Tours
Website
portokalidistours.gr
Bus and ferry from Bologna to Larissa
Ave. Duration
27h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
110€ - 170€
Schedules at
portokalidistours.gr
People Mover
Website
pisa-airport.com
Bus from Pisa Airport to Piazza Stazione
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Schedules at
pisa-airport.com
Florentia Bus
Phone
+39 055 967024
Email
info@florentiabus.it
Website
florentiabus.it
Bus from Florence to Beograd
Ave. Duration
16h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
70€ - 100€
Schedules at
florentiabus.it
Crazy Holidays
Phone
2310-241545
Website
crazyholidays.gr
Bus from Beograd to Athens
Ave. Duration
16h 30m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
45€ - 150€
Schedules at
crazyholidays.gr
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Florence, Florence to Kumanovo, Kumanovo bus station
Ave. Duration
26h 25m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
60€ - 75€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Siamos Tours
Phone
0030 2108219900
Email
vsiamos@otenet.gr
Website
siamostours.gr
Bus from Kumanovo to Athens
Ave. Duration
12h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
35€ - 60€
Schedules at
siamostours.gr

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Athens is 1h ahead of Pisa. It is currently 8:55 PM in Pisa and 9:55 PM in Athens.

Yes, the driving distance between Pisa to Athens is 2179 km. It takes approximately 20h 40m to drive from Pisa to Athens.

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Aegean Airlines and Alitalia offer flights from Pisa Airport to Athens Airport.

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There are 3896+ hotels available in Athens. Prices start at 75€ per night.

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