There are 6 ways to get from Taranto to Athens by bus, plane, 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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Bus, fly  •  5 h 32 min

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

$73 - $360

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Bus, bus and ferry  •  18 h 29 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

$114 - $147

Train, car ferry, bus KTEL Thesprotias  •  20 h 3 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

$76 - $167

Train, car ferry Superfast ferries, bus  •  23 h 29 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 Πάτρα to Κιάτο
  4. Take the train from Κιάτο to Αθήνα

Bus, car ferry, bus and ferry  •  24 h 46 min

  1. Take the bus from Taranto to Brindisi
  2. Take the car ferry from Brindisi to Sami, Kefalonia
  3. Take the bus and ferry from Sami to Athens

$118 - $267

Drive, car ferry  •  20 h 12 min

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

$81 - $160

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The cheapest way to get from Taranto to Athens is to bus and bus and ferry which costs 95€ - 130€ and takes 18 h 29 min.

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The quickest way to get from Taranto to Athens is to bus and fly which costs 60€ - 320€ and takes 5 h 32 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 Airport, Brindisi and Fier. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 18 h 29 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 bus and bus and ferry which takes 18 h 29 min and costs 95€ - 130€.

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It takes approximately 5 h 32 min to get from Taranto to Athens, including transfers.

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Taranto to Athens bus services, operated by Pugliairbus, 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 25 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 4:37 AM in Taranto and 5:37 AM in Athens.

Map of how to get from Taranto to Athens.
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  • Distance: 388.6 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 32 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 bus to Bari airport, fly to Athens, take the walk to Στ.Αεροδρομιου, then take the subway to Athens. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Taranto to Athens via Brindisi, Brindisi Airport, Brindisi station, Brindisi, and Fier in around 18 h 29 min.

Airlines
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Bari to Athens
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$45 - $490
Aegean Airlines
Website
aegeanair.com
Flights from Bari to Athens
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $420
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 Brindisi
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$5 - $13
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$10 - $13
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
Greek Railways (OSE)
Website
trainose.gr
Train from Κιάτο to Αθήνα
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Website
trainose.gr
Book at
Raileurope.com
Second Class
$7 - $10
First Class
$9 - $11
Bus operators
Pugliairbus
Phone
+39 080 5790211
Email
info@cotrap.it
Website
aeroportidipuglia.it
Bus from Taranto Centro to Bari
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $11
Schedules at
aeroportidipuglia.it
Bus from Taranto to Brindisi
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $8
Schedules at
aeroportidipuglia.it
Florentia Bus
Phone
+39 055 967024
Email
info@florentiabus.it
Website
florentiabus.it
Bus and ferry from Brindisi to Fier
Ave. Duration
4 h 8 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
$47
Schedules at
albtrans.net
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 Πάτρα to Κιάτο
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Website
trainose.gr
Book at
Raileurope.com
KTEL Kefallonia
Phone
+30 26710 22281
Email
info@ktelkefalonias.gr
Website
ktelkefalonias.gr
Bus and ferry from Sami to Athens
Ave. Duration
7 h 14 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$29 - $35
Schedules at
ktelkefalonias.gr
Ferry operators
Grimaldi Lines
Phone
+39.081.496.444
Email
info@grimaldi.napoli.it
Website
grimaldi-lines.com
Car ferry from Brindisi to Igoumenitsa
Ave. Duration
10 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$21 - $85
Schedules at
grimaldi-lines.com
Car ferry from Brindisi to Patras
Ave. Duration
17 h
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$40 - $95
Schedules at
grimaldi-lines.com
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
4 times a week
Estimated price
$90 - $270
Schedules at
superfast.com
Deck
$93 - $94
Aircraft-type seats
$105 - $106
2 bed inside cabin
$263 - $264
3 bed outside cabin
$220 - $260
Red Star Ferries
Phone
+39.0831.575.654
Email
booking@seamedtrading.com
Website
albaniaferries.it
Car ferry from Brindisi to Sami, Kefalonia
Ave. Duration
13 h 6 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$85 - $220
Schedules at
albaniaferries.it
Deck
$89
Aircraft-type seats
$107
Inside Cabin 2 berths
$185
Outside Cabin 2 berths
$215
European Seaways
Phone
+30 210 9561630
Email
info@europeanseaways.com
Website
europeanseaways.com
Car ferry from Brindisi to Kefallonia
Ave. Duration
15 h 30 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$80 - $190
Schedules at
europeanseaways.com
DECK
$82
AIRTYPE SEATS
$87
2-BERTH OUTSIDE CABIN
$184

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Volotea and Aegean Airlines offer flights from Bari Airport to Athens Airport.

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