There are 8 ways to get from Rome Airport (FCO) to Athens Airport (ATH) by plane, bus, bus and ferry, train, car ferry 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.

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Fly from Rome  •  1 h 55 min

  1. Fly from Rome (FCO) to Athens (ATH) FCO - ATH

$45 - $230

Cheapest option

Fly from Rome Ciampino  •  5 h 6 min

  1. Fly from Rome Ciampino (CIA) to Athens (ATH) CIA - ATH

$40 - $201

6 alternative options

Bus, bus and ferry, train  •  23 h 52 min

  1. Take the bus from Fiumicino airport to Ancona
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Ancona to Larissa
  3. Take the train from Larissa to Ska

$186 - $292

Bus, bus and ferry, train via Kalambaka  •  24 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Rome Tiburtina to Ancona
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Ancona to Kalabaka
  3. Take the train from Kalambaka to Ska

$195 - $289

Bus, bus and ferry  •  24 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from Fiumicino airport to Ancona
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Ancona to Larissa
  3. Take the bus from Larissa to Athens

Leonetti Bus, carferry, bus  •  30 h 49 min

  1. Take the Leonetti Bus from Rome - Tiburtina station to Bari
  2. Take the carferry from Bari to Patras
  3. Take the bus from Patras to Athens

$157 - $380

Bus and ferry, bus  •  34 h 21 min

  1. Take the bus and ferry from Rome Tiburtina to Fier
  2. Take the bus from Fier to Athens

$146 - $186

Drive, carferry  •  25 h 37 min

  1. Drive from Rome Airport (FCO) to Brindisi
  2. Take the carferry from Brindisi to Patras
  3. Drive from Patras to Athens Airport (ATH)

$168 - $291

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Rome Airport (FCO) to Athens Airport (ATH). However, there are services departing from Fiumicino airport and arriving at Αερολιμενασ Αθηνων(Τερμα) via Ancona, Larissa and Στ.Υπεαρ/Κων Λιοσιων. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 24 h 40 min.

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The distance between Rome Airport (FCO) and Athens Airport (ATH) is 1085 km.

The best way to get from Rome Airport (FCO) to Athens Airport (ATH) without a car is to bus and bus and ferry and train which takes 23 h 52 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 1 h 55 min to fly from Rome (FCO) to Athens (ATH), including transfers and time at the airport.

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Rome Airport (FCO) to Athens Airport (ATH) bus services, operated by Roma Marche Linee, depart from Fiumicino airport station.

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The quickest flight from Rome Airport to Athens Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 55 min.

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Rome Airport (FCO) to Athens Airport (ATH) bus services, operated by KTEL Larisas, arrive at Athens station.

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Athens Airport (ATH) is 1 h ahead of Rome Airport (FCO). It is currently 11:05 AM in Rome Airport (FCO) and 12:05 PM in Athens Airport (ATH).

Aegean Airlines, Tarom, Air Serbia and Alitalia offer flights from Rome Airport to Athens Airport.

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There are 4251+ hotels available in Athens Airport (ATH). Prices start at $55 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Rome Airport (FCO) to Athens Airport (ATH).
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  • Distance: 678.2 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 55 min

What companies run services between Rome Airport (FCO), Italy and Athens Airport (ATH), Greece?

Alitalia, Aegean Airlines and two other airlines fly from Rome Airport (FCO) to Athens Airport (ATH) every 4 hours.

Airlines
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Rome to Athens
Ave. Duration
1 h 56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $370
Flights from Rome to Athens via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
4 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $500
Flights from Rome to Athens via Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $370
Air Serbia
Website
airserbia.com
Flights from Rome to Athens
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $370
Flights from Rome to Athens via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
4 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $500
Aegean Airlines
Website
aegeanair.com
Flights from Rome to Athens
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $350
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Rome Ciampino to Athens
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $220
Tarom
Website
tarom.ro
Flights from Rome to Athens via Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$170 - $600
Train operators
Greek Railways (OSE)
Website
trainose.gr
Train from Larissa to Ska
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$18 - $25
Website
trainose.gr
Book at
Raileurope.com
Second Class
$18 - $25
First Class
$23 - $30
Train from Kalambaka to Ska
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$20 - $27
Website
trainose.gr
Book at
Raileurope.com
Second Class
$20 - $27
First Class
$25 - $35
Bus operators
Roma Marche Linee
Phone
+39 0733 818638
Email
info@romamarchelinee.it
Website
romamarchelinee.it
Bus from Fiumicino airport to Ancona
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Schedules at
romamarchelinee.it
Prima Linee
Phone
0733.818638
Website
primalinee.com
Bus from Rome Airport to Ancona
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Schedules at
romamarchelinee.it
Bus from Rome Tiburtina to Ancona
Ave. Duration
4 h 2 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Schedules at
romamarchelinee.it
Portokalidis Tours
Website
portokalidistours.gr
Bus and ferry from Ancona to Larissa
Ave. Duration
11 h 26 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$110 - $180
Schedules at
portokalidistours.gr
Bus and ferry from Ancona to Kalabaka
Ave. Duration
10 h 28 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$110 - $160
Schedules at
portokalidistours.gr
KTEL Larisas
Phone
2410 567.600
Website
ktellarisas.gr
Bus from Larissa to Athens
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
4 times a day
Schedules at
ktellarisas.gr
KTEL Achaias
Phone
2610 623 888
Website
ktelachaias.gr
Bus from Patras to Athens
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $26
Schedules at
ktelachaias.gr
Florentia Bus
Phone
+39 055 967024
Email
info@florentiabus.it
Website
florentiabus.it
Bus and ferry from Rome Tiburtina to Fier
Ave. Duration
19 h 35 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$75 - $110
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
10 h 50 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$47
Schedules at
albtrans.net
Ferry operators
Superfast ferries
Phone
+30 210 8919700
Email
superfast@superfast.com
Website
superfast.com
Car ferry from Bari to Patras
Ave. Duration
15 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$90 - $270
Schedules at
superfast.com
Deck
$93 - $94
Aircraft-type seats
$105 - $107
2 bed inside cabin
$262 - $265
3 bed outside cabin
$210 - $270
Grimaldi Lines

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