How to travel from Athens to Rome

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from Athens to Rome

You can get from Athens to Rome by train, bus or flight.

Our recommendation
flight

To get from Athens to Rome on Oct 04 we recommend taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

08:30AMAthens International Airport2h05 09:35AMRome Leonardo da Vinci Fiumicino Airport
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05:05PMAthens International Airport19h10 11:15AMRome Leonardo da Vinci Fiumicino Airport
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09:50AMAthens International Airport2h05 10:55AMRome Leonardo da Vinci Fiumicino Airport
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08:30AMAthens International Airport2h05 09:35AMRome Leonardo da Vinci Fiumicino Airport
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06:55AMAthens International Airport6h40 12:35PMRome Leonardo da Vinci Fiumicino Airport
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Travel Information from Athens to Rome

distanceDistance651 miles (1050 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, flight, ferry or train
priceTicket price range$1 - $377
fastestFastest modeFlight • $377 (€363) • 2 h 5 min
carriersPopular travel companiesRyanair

Take a bus, flight, ferry or train to travel 651 miles (1050 km) to Rome from Athens. The most popular travel companies which serve this route are Ryanair among others. Travelers can even take a direct flight from Athens to Rome.

How to get from Athens to Rome

The Best Way According to our Users

When it comes to choosing a method of transportation from Athens to Rome, 100,00% of our customers do not hesitate to choose the flight as their preferred way to travel. Nowadays, passengers who want to fly around Europe have more options than ever before. With dozens of budget airlines covering several routes which connect to virtually all European countries, taking a flight to reach your desired destination is easy and inexpensive. The low fares and the short flight time are, among others, some of the reasons why our users choose the airplane as the best way to get from Athens to Rome, even if they have to face baggage limitations and long lines at check-in and security control. You can book your flights with Omio to make sure you are always taking the fastest route or getting the best deal. You can also add extra luggage and book securely with several methods of payment such as Apple Pay, PayPal and more.

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FAQs

Travel between Athens, Greece and Rome, Italy is: Unrestricted.

Can travelers from Greece enter Italy?

International entry is allowed at this time for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Greece.

Are there rules for self-quarantine when arriving to Rome from Athens?

Conditions of entry into Italy:

  • There are no current restrictions

Are there COVID-19 safety rules for social distancing and wearing face masks in Rome, Italy?

To reduce the spread of COVID-19, the government of Italy has imposed the following measures:

  • Physical distance requirement: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Mandatory

This information was last checked on 9/26/22. As this information can change due to the nature of the pandemic, make sure to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your journey to Rome from Athens.

The current restriction level for returning to Athens, Greece from Italy is: Unrestricted.

Am I allowed to reenter Athens, Greece from Rome, Italy?

Reentering Greece is currently allowed for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Italy

Do I need to self-quarantine when I arrive back to Athens from Rome?

  • There are no current restrictions

Which rules do I need to follow in Athens, Greece regarding COVID-19?

All travelers returning to Greece must observe the following safety measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19 in the country:

  • Physical distance: metre (s) ( feet)
  • Face masks: Mandatory

The information above was last checked on 9/26/22. We do our best to keep this information up-to-date, but regulations can change due to the nature of the coronavirus pandemic, so please double check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations ahead of your trip back to Athens from Rome here.

There are 4 travel options from Athens to Rome: bus, flight, ferry or train.

The cheapest way to go to Rome from Athens is by taking a ferry, which costs on average $1 (€1).

This is compared to other ways of getting to Rome:

A ferry is generally $17 (€16) less than a bus for the same trip. Taking a bus costs on average $18 (€17) from Athens to Rome.

Taking a ferry is usually $376 (€362) less than taking a flight to Rome, which costs on average $377 (€363) for the same trip.

A ferry is generally $1 (€1) less than a train for the same trip. Taking a train costs on average $1 (€1) from Athens to Rome.

The fastest way to get to Rome from Athens is by flight with an average travel time of 2 h 5 min.

Other travel options to Rome can usually take longer:

In comparison, getting to Rome by bus can take on average 0 h 0 min.

In comparison, going by ferry can take 0 h 0 min   on average.

In comparison, traveling by train can take you on average 0 h 0 min.

You should expect to travel around 651 miles (1050 km) between Athens and Rome.

These are the most popular departure and arrival points when traveling from Athens to Rome:

  • Most travelers who buy a bus ticket from Athens to Rome depart from Athens, Sidirodromon (Αθήνα, Σιδηροδρόμων) to Rome, Termini.
  • Most travelers catch their flight from Athens International Airport and arrive in Rome Leonardo da Vinci Fiumicino Airport.
  • Most travelers who purchase a train ticket from Athens to Rome depart from Athens to Roma Termini.

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Athens to Rome, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

  • Travel with Ryanair for flights to Rome. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Ryanair Athens to Rome tickets on Omio for $377 (€363).

Yes, there are direct services available from Athens to Rome with the following travel companies:

  • You'll find direct flights with Aegean Airlines, Ryanair or ITA.

Direct services tend to save you time and add more convenience in getting you to Rome as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking your tickets to Rome from Athens.

Omio customers who travel from Athens to Rome often also extend their vacation to go to Milan, Florence or Paris. Omio can help you plan your trip by finding the best connections between Rome and these popular destinations at a great price.

When planning your trip from Athens to Rome, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to purchase and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Bus tickets cost $18 (€17) one way on average.
  • Plane tickets are costing on average $377 (€363) one way.
  • Ferry tickets are costing $1 (€1) one way on average.
  • Train tickets cost $1 (€1) one way on average.

However, we recommend buying tickets from Athens to Rome online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.

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