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There are 8 ways to get from Taranto to Athens by train, plane, car ferry, bus, bus and 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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Train to Bari, fly  •  6 h 37 min

  1. Take the train from Taranto to Bari Centrale
  2. Fly from Bari (BRI) to Athens (ATH) BRI - ATH

$79 - $373

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Train to Brindisi, fly  •  8 h 58 min

  1. Take the train from Taranto to Brindisi
  2. Fly from Brindisi (BDS) to Athens (ATH) BDS - ATH

$96 - $474

Train to Naples, fly  •  9 h 45 min

  1. Take the train from Taranto to Napoli Centrale
  2. Fly from Naples (NAP) to Athens (ATH) NAP - ATH

$105 - $367

Train, car ferry, bus KTEL Thesprotias  •  21 h 4 min

  1. Take the train from Taranto to Brindisi Reg / ...
  2. Take the car ferry from Brindisi to Igoumenitsa
  3. Take the bus from Igoumenitsa to Athens - KTEL Kifisou

$122 - $246

Train, car ferry Superfast ferries, bus  •  23 h 41 min

  1. Take the train from Taranto to Bari Centrale Reg / ...
  2. Take the car ferry from Bari to Patras
  3. Take the bus from Patra to Kiato
  4. Take the train from Kiato to Athens

Bus Albtrans sh.p.k, bus and ferry  •  23 h 48 min

  1. Take the bus from Taranto to Brindisi
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Brindisi to Fier
  3. Take the bus from Fier to Athens

$110 - $141

Bus, bus and ferry via Trikala  •  27 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus from Taranto to Brindisi
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Brindisi Autorità Portuale to Vlorë
  3. Take the bus from Vlorë to Trikala
  4. Take the bus from Trikala to Athens

$145 - $188

Drive, car ferry  •  20 h 17 min

  1. Drive from Taranto to Brindisi
  2. Take the car ferry from Brindisi to Patras
  3. Drive from Patras to Athens

$81 - $161

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Taranto to Athens is to bus and bus and ferry which costs 95€ - 130€ and takes 23 h 48 min.

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The quickest way to get from Taranto to Athens is to train and fly which costs 65€ - 330€ and takes 6 h 37 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Taranto to Athens. However, there are services departing from Taranto and arriving at Athens via Brindisi and Fier. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 23 h 48 min.

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The distance between Taranto and Athens is 622 km.

The best way to get from Taranto to Athens without a car is to train and car ferry and bus which takes 21 h 4 min and costs 100€ - 220€.

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It takes approximately 6 h 37 min to get from Taranto to Athens, including transfers.

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Taranto to Athens bus services, operated by S.T.P. di Terra d' Otranto, depart from Taranto station.

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The quickest flight from Bari Airport to Athens Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 35 min.

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Taranto to Athens bus services, operated by Albtrans sh.p.k, arrive at Athens station.

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Athens is 1 h ahead of Taranto. It is currently 8:33 AM in Taranto and 9:33 AM in Athens.

Map of how to get from Taranto to Athens.
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  • Distance: 388.6 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 37 min

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

There is no direct connection from Taranto to Athens. However, you can take the train to Bari Centrale, take the walk to Bari C.le FNB, take the train to Bari Aeroporto Karol Wojtyla, take the walk to Bari airport, fly to Athens, take the walk to Στ.Αεροδρομιου, then take the subway to Athens. Alternatively, you can take the train to Brindisi, take the walk to Brindisi station, take the bus to Brindisi Airport, take the walk to Brindisi airport, fly to Athens, take the walk to Στ.Αεροδρομιου, then take the subway to Athens.

Airlines
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Bari to Athens via Rome
Ave. Duration
3 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $490
Flights from Brindisi to Athens via Rome
Ave. Duration
5 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Flights from Brindisi to Athens via Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Flights from Naples to Athens via Rome
Ave. Duration
4 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $390
Aegean Airlines
Website
aegeanair.com
Flights from Bari to Athens
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $420
Flights from Naples to Athens
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $340
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Brindisi to Athens via Geneva
Ave. Duration
7 h 55 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Flights from Naples to Athens
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$45 - $300
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Brindisi to Athens via Milan Bergamo
Ave. Duration
7 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $210
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Brindisi to Athens via Zurich
Ave. Duration
8 h 50 min
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$440 - $1,100
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 Taranto to Bari Centrale
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $18
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$14 - $18
Train from Taranto to Brindisi
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$5 - $13
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$10 - $13
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 Taranto to Napoli Centrale
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Greek Railways (OSE)
Website
trainose.gr
Train from Kiato to Athens
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Website
trainose.gr
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Second Class
$7 - $10
First Class
$9 - $11
Bus operators
KTEL Thesprotias
Phone
2665 0 22309
Email
info@ktel-thesprotias.gr
Website
ktel-thesprotias.gr
Bus from Igoumenitsa to Athens - KTEL Kifisou
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $70
Schedules at
ktel-thesprotias.gr
Greek Railways (OSE)
Website
trainose.gr
Bus from Patra to Kiato
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Website
trainose.gr
Book at
Raileurope.com
S.T.P. di Terra d' Otranto
Phone
0832-228441
Email
info@stplecce.it
Website
stplecce.it
Bus from Taranto to Brindisi
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
stplecce.it
Florentia Bus
Phone
+39 055 967024
Email
info@florentiabus.it
Website
florentiabus.it
Bus and ferry from Brindisi to Fier
Ave. Duration
9 h 50 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$60 - $90
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
$46
Schedules at
albtrans.net
Pugliairbus
Phone
+39 080 5790211
Email
info@cotrap.it
Website
aeroportidipuglia.it
Bus from Taranto to Brindisi
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$6 - $8
Schedules at
aeroportidipuglia.it
Crazy Holidays
Phone
2310-241545
Website
crazyholidays.gr
Bus from Vlorë to Trikala
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $75
Schedules at
crazyholidays.gr
KTEL Trikala
Phone
(+30) 24310 73130
Email
info@ktel-trikala.gr
Website
ktel-trikala.gr
Bus from Trikala to Athens
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$36
Schedules at
ktel-trikala.gr
Ferry operators
European Seaways
Phone
+30 210 9561630
Email
info@europeanseaways.com
Website
europeanseaways.com
Car ferry from Brindisi to Igoumenitsa
Ave. Duration
9 h 45 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$65 - $160
Schedules at
europeanseaways.com
DECK
$69
AIRTYPE SEATS
$75
2-BERTH OUTSIDE CABIN
$156
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 - $106
2 bed inside cabin
$262 - $264
3 bed outside cabin
$210 - $260
Grimaldi Lines

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