There are 7 ways to get from Pisa to Athens by plane, train, car ferry, bus, ferry, bus and ferry or car

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Fly  •  3h 17m

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

82€ - 272€

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Train, car ferry, bus  •  28h 48m

  1. Take the train from Pisa Centrale to Firenze S.M.N. Re
  2. Take the train from Firenze S.M.N. to Bologna Centrale Fr / ...
  3. Take the train from Bologna Centrale to Ancona Fb / ...
  4. Take the car ferry from Ancona to Patras
  5. Take the bus from Patras to Athens

117€ - 377€

Train, bus  •  32h 28m

  1. Take the train from Pisa Centrale to Firenze S.M.N. Re
  2. Take the train from Firenze S.M.N. to Venezia Mestre Fr / ...
  3. Take the train from Venezia Mestre to Wien Hbf Rj
  4. Take the train from Wien Hbf to Bratislava Hlavna Stanica Re / ...
  5. Take the bus from Bratislava to Thessaloniki
  6. Take the train from Thessaloniki to Athens Ic / ...

180€ - 366€

Train, ferry, bus  •  34h 29m

  1. Take the train from Pisa Centrale to Firenze S.M.N. Re
  2. Take the train from Firenze S.M.N. to Ancona Re
  3. Take the ferry from Ancona M.Ma to Patra
  4. Take the bus from Patras to Athens

Bus  •  35h

  1. Take the bus from Pisa Airport to Florence Train Station
  2. Take the bus from Florence to Beograd
  3. Take the bus from Beograd to Athens

94€ - 142€

Train, bus and ferry, bus  •  38h 40m

  1. Take the train from Pisa Centrale to Firenze S.M.N. Re
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Firenze to Fier
  3. Take the bus from Fier to Athens

116€ - 152€

Drive  •  21h 11m

  1. Drive from Pisa to Athens 2189.5 km

290€ - 430€

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The cheapest way to get from Pisa to Athens is to fly which costs 80€ - 280€ and takes 3h 17m.

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The quickest way to get from Pisa to Athens is to fly which costs 80€ - 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.

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The distance between Pisa and Athens is 1286 km. The road distance is 2189.5 km.

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The best way to get from Pisa to Athens without a car is to train and car ferry and bus which takes 28h 48m and costs 110€ - 380€.

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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 Caronna Tour S.r.l., 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 80€ - 280€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 90€ - 150€ and takes 35h.

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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: 1286.1 km
  • Duration: 3h 17m

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

Aegean Airlines, Alitalia and Ryanair fly from Pisa to Athens 3 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Pisa to Athens via Florence Train Station, Florence, and Beograd in around 35h.

Airlines
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Pisa to Athens via Rome
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
75€ - 420€
Aegean Airlines
Website
aegeanair.com
Flights from Pisa to Athens
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
50€ - 250€
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Pisa to Athens via Malta
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
75€ - 220€
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€
Train from Firenze S.M.N. to Bologna Centrale
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
6€ - 14€
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
12€ - 14€
Train from Bologna Centrale to Ancona
Ave. Duration
2h 48m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
13€ - 26€
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
23€ - 26€
Train from Firenze S.M.N. to Ancona
Ave. Duration
4h 22m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
20€ - 40€
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
36€ - 40€
Trenitalia Frecce

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 Firenze S.M.N. to Bologna Centrale
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
11€ - 45€
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
11€ - 15€
Base Standard
25€ - 35€
Base Premium
30€ - 45€
Train from Bologna Centrale to Ancona
Ave. Duration
1h 46m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
12€ - 35€
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
12€ - 18€
Base Standard
19€ - 27€
Base Premium
23€ - 35€
Train from Firenze S.M.N. to Venezia Mestre
Ave. Duration
1h 53m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
20€ - 70€
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
20€ - 28€
Base Standard
40€ - 55€
Base Premium
45€ - 70€
Trenitalia Intercity

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 Firenze S.M.N. to Bologna Centrale
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
7€ - 25€
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
Super Economy
7€ - 9€
Base 2nd Class
13€ - 16€
Base 1st Class
22€ - 25€
Train from Bologna Centrale to Ancona
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
4€ - 24€
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
Super Economy
4€ - 6€
Base 2nd Class
16€ - 19€
Base 1st Class
21€ - 24€
Railjet
Phone
+43 51717
Website
oebb.at
Train from Venezia Mestre to Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
7h 28m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
70€ - 110€
Website
Railjet
Train from Wien Hbf to Bratislava Hlavna Stanica
Ave. Duration
1h 9m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
14€ - 21€
Website
Railjet
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)

Austria's national railway system is not only punctual, reliable and efficient, but offers free wifi to boot. Choose from high-speed intercity Railjet trains, overnight Nightjet trains and regional services such as Cityjet. ÖBB also operates international routes that connect cities in Austria with adjacent European countries including Germany, Hungary, Liechtenstein, Czech Republic, Switzerland and Slovenia. If you're planning to be in Austria for a while, consider the ÖBB Vorteilscard, an annual railcard that offers discounts on routes within Austria and in neighbouring countries.

Contact Details
Phone
05 17 17
Website
oebb.at
Train from Wien Hbf to Bratislava Hlavna Stanica
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
11€ - 15€
Website
Austrian Railways
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Austria Rail Pass
ÖBB Intercity
Website
oebb.at
Train from Wien Hbf to Bratislava Hlavna Stanica
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
19€ - 28€
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)

The national railway company of Switzerland, Swiss Railways operates trains throughout the country and adjacent European nations including Germany, France, Italy and Austria. Tickets are sold in two classes - First and Second - with most long-distance trains offering a bistro car serving beverages and snacks. Individual tickets can be bought easily at stands, while a variety of travel passes are on offer to suit different travel needs.

Contact Details
Phone
+41 51 220 11 11
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Wien Hbf to Bratislava Hlavna Stanica
Ave. Duration
1h 9m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
24€ - 45€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Greek Railways (OSE)
Website
trainose.gr
Train from Thessaloniki to Athens
Ave. Duration
4h 9m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
21€ - 60€
Website
trainose.gr
Book at
Raileurope.com
2nd Class Ticket
21€ - 28€
1st Class Ticket
30€ - 40€
InterCity 2nd Class Ticket
40€ - 50€
InterCity 1st Class Ticket
52€ - 57€
Bus operators
KTEL Achaias
Phone
2610 623 888
Website
ktelachaias.gr
Bus from Patras to Athens
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
19€ - 23€
Schedules at
ktelachaias.gr
Simeonidis Tours
Phone
+30-2310540970
Email
info@simeonidistours.gr
Website
simeonidistours.gr
Bus from Bratislava to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
12h 28m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
50€ - 80€
Schedules at
simeonidistours.gr
Caronna Tour S.r.l.
Website
caronnatour.com
Bus from Pisa Airport to Florence Train Station
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Twice daily
Website
Caronna Tour S.r.l.
Fudeks
Phone
+381 11 7620255
Email
office@fudeks.rs
Website
fudeks.rs
Bus from Florence to Beograd
Ave. Duration
16h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
45€ - 75€
Schedules at
en.fudeks.rs
Book at
fudeks.rs
Crazy Holidays
Phone
2310-241545
Website
crazyholidays.gr
Bus from Beograd to Athens
Ave. Duration
16h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
45€ - 70€
Schedules at
crazyholidays.gr
Florentia Bus
Phone
+39 055 967024
Email
info@florentiabus.it
Website
florentiabus.it
Bus and ferry from Firenze to Fier
Ave. Duration
24h 50m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
70€ - 100€
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
10h 50m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
40€
Website
Albtrans sh.p.k
Ferry operators
Superfast ferries
Phone
+30 210 8919700
Email
superfast@superfast.com
Website
superfast.com
Car ferry from Ancona to Patras
Ave. Duration
20h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
80€ - 260€
Website
Superfast ferries
Deck
84€
Aircraft-type seats
99€
2 bed inside cabin
256€
3 bed outside cabin
210€ - 260€
Greek Railways (OSE)
Website
trainose.gr
Ferry from Ancona M.Ma to Patra
Ave. Duration
24h
Frequency
6 times a week
Website
trainose.gr
Book at
Raileurope.com

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Athens is 1h ahead of Pisa. It is currently 1:45 AM in Pisa and 2:45 AM in Athens.

Yes, the driving distance between Pisa to Athens is 2189 km. It takes approximately 21h 11m to drive from Pisa to Athens.

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

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There are 3251+ hotels available in Athens. Prices start at 87€ per night.

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