You can get from Istanbul to Athens by train, bus or flight.
To get from Istanbul to Athens on Sep 22 we recommend taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.
Find all the dates and times for this journey by train, bus, and flight, .
|Distance||348 miles (561 km)|
|Available travel modes||Flight|
|Fastest mode||Flight • $94 (€75) • 1 h 25 min|
|Popular travel companies||pegasus|
Take a flight to travel 348 miles (561 km) to Athens from Istanbul. Pegasus is the main travel company operating this route. Travelers can even take a direct flight from Istanbul to Athens.
Travel between Istanbul, Turkey and Athens, Greece is: Partially open.
International entry is allowed at this time for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Turkey.
Conditions of entry into Greece:
To reduce the spread of COVID-19, the government of Greece has imposed the following measures:
This information was last checked on 9/8/21. 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 from Istanbul to Athens.
The current restriction level for returning to Istanbul, Turkey from Greece is: Partially open.
Reentering Turkey is currently allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Greece
All travelers returning to Turkey must observe the following safety measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19 in the country:
The information above was last checked on 9/20/21. 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 Istanbul from Athens here.
You can get from Istanbul to Athens by flight.
The fastest way to travel from Istanbul to Athens is by flight, which requires on average 1 h 25 min of travel time.
The distance is approximately 348 miles (561 km) from Istanbul to Athens.
These are the most popular departure and arrival points from Istanbul to Athens:
If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Istanbul to Athens, then we'll help you find the best value travel company for you:
Yes, there is a direct service from Istanbul to Athens:
Direct services to Athens tend to save you time and add more convenience as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking tickets for your trip.
Before traveling from Istanbul to Athens, it’s good to know what ticket you can buy and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:
But we recommend booking Istanbul to Athens tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.