There are 9 ways to get from Venice to Athens by plane, train, bus, bus and ferry, car ferry, car or ferry

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Fly from Venice  •  5 h 35 min

  1. Fly from Venice (VCE) to Athens (ATH) VCE - ATH

$77 - $323

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Train to Verona, fly  •  6 h 46 min

  1. Take the train from Venezia S.Lucia to Verona Porta Nuova
  2. Fly from Verona (VRN) to Athens (ATH) VRN - ATH

$121 - $394

Train to Bologna, fly  •  7 h 11 min

  1. Take the train from Venezia S.Lucia to Bologna C.Le
  2. Fly from Bologna (BLQ) to Athens (ATH) BLQ - ATH

$83 - $313

Bus, bus and ferry  •  20 h 42 min

  1. Take the bus from Venice, Venice to Bologna, Bologna 537 / ...
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Bologna to Ioannina
  3. Take the bus from Ioannina to Athens

$165 - $251

Train, bus and ferry  •  22 h 5 min

  1. Take the train from Venezia S.Lucia to Bologna C.Le Fr / ...
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Bologna to Larissa
  3. Take the train from Λάρισα to Αθήνα

$172 - $270

Car ferry, drive  •  33 h 12 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Venezia to Patras
  2. Drive from Patras to Athens

$129 - $369

Train  •  36 h 59 min

  1. Take the train from Venezia S.Lucia to Villach Hbf Ec / ...
  2. Take the train from Villach Hbf to Beograd En
  3. Take the train from Beograd to Thessaloniki AVE
  4. Take the train from Θεσσαλονίκη to Αθήνα

$113 - $231

Line 16 ferry, car ferry, bus  •  39 h 14 min

  1. Take the line 16 ferry from Zattere Gesuati to Fusina 16
  2. Take the car ferry from Venice to Igoumenitsa
  3. Take the bus from Igoumenitsa to Athens - KTEL Kifisou

$124 - $209

Drive  •  18 h 34 min

  1. Drive from Venice to Athens 1169.1 miles

$280 - $410

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Venice to Athens is to fly which costs 65€ - 280€ and takes 5 h 35 min.

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The quickest way to get from Venice to Athens is to fly which costs 65€ - 280€ and takes 5 h 35 min.

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The distance between Venice and Athens is 1255 km. The road distance is 1870.6 km.

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It takes approximately 5 h 35 min to get from Venice to Athens, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Venice to Athens. However, there are services departing from Venice, Venice and arriving at Athens via Autostazione, Bologna and Ioannina. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 20 h 42 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Venice to Athens. However, there are services departing from Venezia S.Lucia and arriving at Αθήνα via Villach Hbf, Beograd and Θεσσαλονίκη. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 36 h 59 min.

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

Aegean Airlines, Volotea and seven other airlines fly from Venice to Athens hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Venice to Athens via Villach Hbf, Beograd, Thessaloniki, and Θεσσαλονίκη in around 36 h 59 min.

Airlines
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Venice to Athens via Rome
Ave. Duration
4 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $550
Flights from Venice to Athens via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$100 - $4,000
Flights from Verona to Athens via Rome
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $380
Flights from Bologna to Athens via Rome
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $440
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Venice to Athens
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$70 - $800
Flights from Venice to Athens via Mykonos
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $800
Flights from Venice to Athens via Bari
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$70 - $800
Flights from Venice to Athens via Santorini
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $800
Flights from Verona to Athens
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $330
Air Serbia
Website
airserbia.com
Flights from Venice to Athens via Rome
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $550
Flights from Venice to Athens via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$100 - $4,000
Flights from Verona to Athens via Rome
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $380
Flights from Bologna to Athens via Rome
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $440
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Venice to Athens via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$230 - $900
Flights from Verona to Athens via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $600
Flights from Bologna to Athens via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $950
Aegean Airlines
Website
aegeanair.com
Flights from Venice to Athens
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $650
Flights from Verona to Athens
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$75 - $430
Flights from Bologna to Athens
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
When
Tuesday and Friday
Estimated price
$75 - $420
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Venice to Athens via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,200
Flights from Bologna to Athens via Vienna
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,000
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Venice to Athens via Istanbul
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Venice to Athens via Naples
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Bologna to Athens
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $460
Train operators
Trenitalia Frecce
ItaloTreno
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Venezia Santa Lucia Station to Verona Porta Nuova Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$19 - $28
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Venezia Santa Lucia Station to Bologna Centrale Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Website
italotreno.it
Trenitalia
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Venezia Santa Lucia to Verona Porta Nuova
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$9 - $20
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$16 - $20
Train from Venezia Santa Lucia to Villach Hbf
Ave. Duration
3 h 16 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$21 - $45
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Greek Railways (OSE)
Website
trainose.gr
Train from Λάρισα to Αθήνα
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$19 - $25
Website
trainose.gr
Book at
Raileurope.com
Second Class
$19 - $25
First Class
$24 - $35
Train from Θεσσαλονίκη to Αθήνα
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
trainose.gr
Book at
Raileurope.com
Second Class
$27 - $40
First Class
$35 - $50
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)
Website
oebb.at
Train from Villach Hbf to Beograd
Ave. Duration
11 h 6 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Bus operators
FlixBus
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Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Venice, Venice to Bologna, Bologna
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $15
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Portokalidis Tours
Website
portokalidistours.gr
Bus and ferry from Bologna to Ioannina
Ave. Duration
12 h 13 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$110 - $180
Schedules at
portokalidistours.gr
Bus and ferry from Bologna to Larissa
Ave. Duration
14 h 4 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$130 - $210
Schedules at
portokalidistours.gr
KTEL Ioanninon
Phone
26510 25014
Website
ktelioannina.gr
Bus from Ioannina to Athens
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $55
Schedules at
ktelioannina.gr
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
Ferry operators
Superfast ferries
Phone
+30 210 8919700
Email
superfast@superfast.com
Website
superfast.com
Car ferry from Venezia to Patras
Ave. Duration
31 h 1 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$95 - $320
Schedules at
superfast.com
Deck
$99 - $101
Aircraft-type seats
$120 - $122
2 bed inside cabin
$316 - $319
3 bed outside cabin
$270 - $320
ACTV S.p.a
Grimaldi Lines

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