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

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Fly from Comiso

  1. Fly from Comiso (CIY) to Athens (ATH)

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Fly from Trapani

  1. Fly from Trapani (TPS) to Athens (ATH)

Fly from Palermo

  1. Fly from Palermo (PMO) to Athens (ATH)

Bus and ferry, ferry, bus

  1. Take the bus and ferry from Palermo to Bari Porto
  2. Take the ferry from Bari M.ma to Igoumenitsa
  3. Take the bus from Igoumenitsa to Athens - KTEL Kifisou

Bus and ferry, car ferry, bus

  1. Take the bus and ferry from Palermo to Bari Porto
  2. Take the car ferry from Bari to Durrës
  3. Take the bus from Durrës to Athens

Drive, ferry, car ferry

  1. Drive from Palermo to Messina Marittima
  2. Take the ferry from Messina Marittima to Villa San Giovanni
  3. Drive from Villa San Giovanni to Brindisi
  4. Take the car ferry from Brindisi to Igoumenitsa
  5. Drive from Igoumenitsa to Athens

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The cheapest way to get from Sicily to Athens is to fly which costs €55 - €250 and takes 7h 12m.

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The quickest way to get from Sicily to Athens is to fly which costs €55 - €220 and takes 5h 39m.

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The distance between Sicily and Athens is 842 km.

The best way to get from Sicily to Athens without a car is to bus and ferry and ferry and bus which takes 32h 27m and costs €150 - €340.

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It takes approximately 6h 57m to get from Sicily to Athens, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Comiso Airport to Athens Airport. The quickest flight takes 10h 5m and has one stopover.

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Athens is 1h ahead of Sicily. It is currently 10:57 AM in Sicily and 11:57 AM in Athens.

Sky Express, easyJet, Aegean Airlines and three other airlines offer flights from Comiso Airport to Athens Airport.

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There are 730+ hotels available in Athens. Prices start at €87 per night.

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The best way to get from Sicily to Comiso Airport is to taxi which takes 14 min and costs €18 - €22.

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Map of how to get from Sicily to Athens.
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  • Distance: 842 km
  • Duration: 6h 57m

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

Ryanair, Sky Express and four other airlines fly from Vittoria to Athens twice daily.

Airlines
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Comiso to Athens via Rome
Ave. Duration
12h 5m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€95 - €380
Flights from Palermo to Athens via Rome
Ave. Duration
4h 7m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€70 - €300
Flights from Trapani to Athens via Rome
Ave. Duration
4h 37m
When
Monday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
€75 - €300
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Comiso to Athens via Bologna
Ave. Duration
10h 5m
When
Monday
Estimated price
€60 - €470
Flights from Comiso to Athens via Rome
Ave. Duration
10h 20m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€60 - €470
Flights from Trapani to Athens via Malta
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Friday
Estimated price
€45 - €650
Flights from Trapani to Athens via Venice Treviso, Budapest
Ave. Duration
6h 45m
When
Monday
Estimated price
€45 - €650
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Comiso to Athens via Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
8h 55m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
€100 - €370
Flights from Palermo to Athens
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Friday
Estimated price
€35 - €230
Flights from Trapani to Athens via Rome
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€70 - €270
Flights from Trapani to Athens via Bologna
Ave. Duration
6h 20m
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€75 - €280
Aegean Airlines
Website
en.aegeanair.com
Flights from Comiso to Athens via Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
8h 55m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
€100 - €370
Flights from Trapani to Athens via Rome
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€70 - €270
Flights from Trapani to Athens via Bologna
Ave. Duration
6h 20m
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€75 - €280
Sky Express
Website
skyexpress.gr
Flights from Comiso to Athens via Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
€95 - €460
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Comiso to Athens via Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
6h 15m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
€90 - €410
Air Albania
Website
airalbania.com.al
Flights from Comiso to Athens via Rome, Tirana
Ave. Duration
8h 10m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€290 - €950
Bus operators
Autoservizi Salemi Srl
KTEL Thesprotias
Phone
2665 0 22309
Email
info@ktel-thesprotias.gr
Website
ktel-thesprotias.gr
Bus from Igoumenitsa to Athens - KTEL Kifisou
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€45 - €60
Website
KTEL Thesprotias
Albtrans sh.p.k
Phone
+355 42 239 203 / +355 69 400 4075
Email
albtrans06@yahoo.com
Website
albtrans.net
Bus from Durrës to Athens
Ave. Duration
11h 38m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€32
Website
Albtrans sh.p.k
Ferry operators
Superfast ferries
Phone
+30 210 8919700
Email
superfast@superfast.com
Website
superfast.com
Ferry from Bari M.ma to Igoumenitsa
Ave. Duration
9h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€75 - €220
Website
Superfast ferries
Deck
€80
Aircraft-type seats
€88
2 bed inside cabin
€214
3 bed outside cabin
€170 - €210
Adria Ferries
Phone
071 50211621
Email
booking@adriaferries.com
Website
adriaferries.com
Car ferry from Bari to Durrës
Ave. Duration
10h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€60 - €120
Website
Adria Ferries
Deck
€60 - €70
Car
€95 - €105
Inside cabin 2 beds
€90 - €100
Inner cabin 2 beds
€95 - €110
Outside cabin 2 beds
€114
Blu Jet
Phone
342 32 55 869
Website
blujetlines.it
Ferry from Messina Marittima to Villa San Giovanni
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€3
Schedules at
blujetlines.it
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
Ferry from Messina Marittima to Villa S.Giovanni
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Trenitalia
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on Trenitalia?
Yes - Wi-Fi is available on both Frecciarossa and Frecciargento services, and may be accessed free of charge. Services require either a mobile phone number or credit card for verification purposes and allow access for 24 hours.
Are there power outlets on Trenitalia?
Yes - Frecce services include a power socket for each seat.
Does Trenitalia offer meals or snacks?
Yes - Frecciarossa and Frecciargento services often offer bar and restaurant options, though this depends on the individual route and train type. Business, Premium and First Class tickets include a complimentary drink and snack. Some services may offer restaurant, FRECCIABistro or pre-booked, in-seat meal options. Please check your service as options vary.
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Grimaldi Lines
Phone
+39.081.496.444
Email
info@grimaldi.napoli.it
Website
grimaldi-lines.com
Car ferry from Brindisi to Igoumenitsa
Ave. Duration
8h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€19 - €75
Website
Grimaldi Lines

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