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from Rome to Athens

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

Our recommendation

To get from Rome to Athens on 27 Nov we recommend taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

11:50Rome Leonardo da Vinci Fiumicino Airport1h55 14:45Athens International Airport
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£471One-way
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11:50Rome Leonardo da Vinci Fiumicino Airport1h55 14:45Athens International Airport
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£471One-way
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10:30Rome Leonardo da Vinci Fiumicino Airport2h00 13:30Athens International Airport
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£801One-way
08:15Rome Leonardo da Vinci Fiumicino Airport1h55 11:10Athens International Airport
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£871One-way
10:30Rome Leonardo da Vinci Fiumicino Airport2h00 13:30Athens International Airport
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£1341One-way

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Sat
27 Nov
£47Malta Air
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28 Nov
£30Malta Air
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29 Nov
£57Malta Air
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30 Nov
£36Malta Air
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£25Malta Air
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2 Dec
£15Malta Air
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3 Dec
£15Malta Air
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4 Dec
£25Malta Air
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5 Dec
£25Malta Air
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6 Dec
£29Malta Air
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7 Dec
£20Malta Air
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8 Dec
£20Malta Air
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9 Dec
£25Malta Air
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10 Dec
£15Malta Air
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11 Dec
£26Malta Air
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12 Dec
£19Malta Air
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13 Dec
£34Malta Air
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14 Dec
£22Malta Air
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15 Dec
£25Malta Air
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16 Dec
£18Malta Air

Travel Information between Rome and Athens

distanceDistance651 miles (1050 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight
fastestFastest modeFlight • £16 • 1 h 50 min
carriersPopular travel companiesMalta Air

Take a flight to travel 651 miles (1050 km) from Rome to Athens. Malta Air is the main travel provider operating this route. Travellers can even take a direct flight from Rome to Athens.

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FAQs
Is international travel between Rome, Italy and Athens, Greece allowed?

Travel between Rome, Italy and Athens, Greece is: Partially open.

Can travellers from Italy enter Greece?

International entry is allowed at this time for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Italy.

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

Conditions of entry into Greece:

  • Health screen upon arrival. Those showing symptoms will be asked to self-quarantine
  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required

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

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

  • Physical distance requirement: 1 metre (s) (3 feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Mandatory

This information was last checked on 22/11/2021. 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 trip between Rome and Athens.

Do I need to self-quarantine when I arrive back to Italy from Athens, Greece?

The restriction level for your return to Rome, Italy from Greece is: Partially open.

Is my journey back to Rome from Athens restricted?

Entry into Italy is currently allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Greece.

Do I need to self-quarantine upon arrival in Rome from Athens?

Conditions of reentry into Italy:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival or 5 day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required

What are the coronavirus safety measures I need to follow in Rome, Italy?

You should observe these safety measures in Italy as imposed by the government to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

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

This information about your return travel to Italy was last checked on 26/11/2021. We advise you to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip back to Rome from Athens closer to your date of departure here.

How do I go from Rome to Athens?

You can travel from Rome to Athens by flight.

What is the fastest way to get to Athens from Rome?

The fastest way to travel from Rome to Athens is by flight with an average journey time of 1 h 50 min.

How far is it from Rome to Athens?

The distance from Rome to Athens is approximately 651 miles (1050 km).

What are the departure and arrival points in Rome and in Athens?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points for travellers from Rome to Athens:

  • Flights most often depart from Rome at Rome Leonardo da Vinci Fiumicino Airport and arrive in Athens at Athens International Airport.
Who can get me from Rome to Athens?

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

  • Malta Air can get you to Athens by plane. You can find a good deal for plane tickets with Malta Air from Rome to Athens for £16 on Omio.
Can I find a direct route to Athens from Rome?

Yes, there is a direct service from Rome to Athens:

  • You can find a direct flight to Athens with Aegean Airlines.

As you won't need to change at another stop in between, direct services to Athens tend to save you time and add more convenience, so it's worth paying attention to before you book tickets for this journey.

Where should I go next after I travel between Rome and Athens?
Many of our customers travelling from Rome to Athens don't make Athens their final stop. Some of the destinations worth visiting after are Paris, Berlin or London, either of which you could add to your Rome and Athens trip itinerary. Check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel from Athens to any of these top destinations today!
How far in advance should I buy tickets between Rome and Athens online to get the best deals?

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

  • Plane tickets are costing on average £16 one way.

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