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There are 10 ways to get from Venice to Greece by plane, train, bus and ferry, bus, 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.

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Fly Venice to Thessaloniki  •  5 h 24 min

  1. Fly from Venice (VCE) to Thessaloniki (SKG) VCE - SKG

$55 - $396

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Fly Venice to Athens  •  5 h 33 min

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

$77 - $323

Fly Venice to Heraklion  •  5 h 1 min

  1. Fly from Venice (VCE) to Heraklion (HER) VCE - HER

$103 - $505

Train to Bologna, fly to Thessaloniki  •  7 h 43 min

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

$121 - $343

Train to Bologna, fly to Athens  •  7 h 47 min

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

$73 - $310

Train, bus and ferry  •  22 h 37 min

  1. Take the train from Venezia S.Lucia to Bologna C.Le Rv / ...
  2. Take the train from Bologna C.Le to Ancona Rv / ...
  3. Take the bus and ferry from Ancona to Kalabaka
  4. Take the train from Kalambaka to Athens

$148 - $267

Bus  •  29 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Mestre to Beograd
  2. Take the bus from Beograd to Athens

$97 - $162

Car ferry, drive  •  33 h 12 min

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

$128 - $365

Line 16 ferry, car ferry, bus  •  39 h 36 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

$121 - $201

Drive  •  18 h 34 min

  1. Drive from Venice to Athens 1169.1 miles

$280 - $410

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The cheapest way to get from Venice to Greece is to fly which costs 65€ - 290€ and takes 5 h 33 min.

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The quickest way to get from Venice to Greece is to fly which costs 85€ - 440€ and takes 5 h 1 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Venice to Greece. However, there are services departing from Venezia and arriving at Athens via Mestre and Beograd. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 29 h 55 min.

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The distance between Venice and Greece is 1069 km. The road distance is 1870.6 km.

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The best way to get from Venice to Greece without a car is to train and bus and ferry which takes 22 h 37 min and costs 120€ - 240€.

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It takes approximately 5 h 24 min to get from Venice to Greece, including transfers.

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Venice to Greece bus services, operated by Fudeks, depart from Mestre station.

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The best way to get from Venice to Greece is to fly which takes 5 h 24 min and costs 45€ - 350€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 80€ - 150€ and takes 29 h 55 min.

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

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Venice to Greece bus services, operated by Crazy Holidays, arrive at Athens station.

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Map of how to get from Venice to Greece.
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  • Distance: 668 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 24 min

What companies run services between Venice, Italy and Greece?

easyJet, Air Dolomiti and two other airlines fly from Venice to Thessaloniki twice daily. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Venice to Athens via Mestre and Beograd in around 29 h 55 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Venice to Thessaloniki via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $700
Flights from Venice to Athens via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $900
Flights from Venice to Athens via Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $650
Flights from Venice to Heraklion via Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $650
Flights from Venice to Heraklion via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$110 - $650
Flights from Bologna to Thessaloniki via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Flights from Bologna to Athens via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 42 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$200 - $950
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Venice to Athens via Rome
Ave. Duration
4 h 23 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 Bologna to Athens via Rome
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $440
Aegean Airlines
Website
aegeanair.com
Flights from Venice to Thessaloniki via Athens
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $700
Flights from Venice to Athens
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $650
Flights from Venice to Heraklion via Athens
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $650
Flights from Bologna to Thessaloniki via Athens
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$90 - $550
Flights from Bologna to Athens
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$75 - $420
Air Serbia
Website
airserbia.com
Flights from Venice to Athens via Rome
Ave. Duration
4 h 17 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 Bologna to Athens via Rome
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $440
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Venice to Athens via Vienna
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,200
Flights from Venice to Heraklion via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$420 - $2,100
Flights from Bologna to Athens via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,000
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Venice to Athens
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$70 - $800
Flights from Venice to Heraklion
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$90 - $350
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Bologna to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$100 - $370
Flights from Bologna to Athens
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $460
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Venice to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$55 - $260
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Venice to Athens via Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
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 Venezia S.Lucia to Bologna C.Le
Ave. Duration
2 h 3 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $26
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$21 - $26
Train from Bologna C.Le to Ancona
Ave. Duration
2 h 48 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $35
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$27 - $32
ItaloTreno
Greek Railways (OSE)
Website
trainose.gr
Train from Kalambaka to Athens
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$19 - $50
Website
trainose.gr
Book at
Raileurope.com
2nd Class Ticket
$19 - $24
1st Class Ticket
$27 - $35
InterCity 2nd Class Ticket
$37 - $43
InterCity 1st Class Ticket
$46 - $51
Bus operators
Portokalidis Tours
Website
portokalidistours.gr
Bus and ferry from Ancona to Kalabaka
Ave. Duration
10 h 28 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$100 - $150
Schedules at
portokalidistours.gr
Fudeks
Phone
+381 11 7620255
Email
office@fudeks.rs
Website
fudeks.rs
Bus from Mestre to Beograd
Ave. Duration
11 h 45 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$40 - $80
Schedules at
en.fudeks.rs
Book at
fudeks.rs
Crazy Holidays
Phone
2310-241545
Website
crazyholidays.gr
Bus from Beograd to Athens
Ave. Duration
16 h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Schedules at
crazyholidays.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
$97 - $99
Aircraft-type seats
$118 - $120
2 bed inside cabin
$312 - $313
3 bed outside cabin
$270 - $320
ACTV S.p.a
Phone
+ 39 041 27 22 111
Email
protocollo@pec.actv.it
Website
actv.avmspa.it
Ferry from Zattere Gesuati to Fusina
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$9
Website
ACTV S.p.a
Grimaldi Lines

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Greece is 1 h ahead of Venice. It is currently 11:18 AM in Venice and 12:18 PM in Greece.

Yes, the driving distance between Venice to Greece is 1871 km. It takes approximately 18 h 34 min to drive from Venice to Greece.

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easyJet, Olympic Air, Air Dolomiti and Aegean Airlines offer flights from Venice Airport to Thessaloniki Airport.

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There are 70+ hotels available in Greece. Prices start at $51 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Venice to Venice Airport is to bus which takes 21 min and costs 1€ - 3€.

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