±A - Subscribe to Our Newsletter
Our monthly newsletter contains health and financial news, expat articles, social media recommendations and more.
±A - Join Our Community
±A - Read Our Guide
±A - Compare Quotes and Save
±A - Listen to the Podcast
±A - Expert Financial
±A - ExpatFocus Partners
Getting ThereBack to top Back to main Skip to menu
Greece - Getting There
There are International flights to Athens from most major capitals year round. Scheduled airlines, charter flights and discount airlines such as Easyjet all fly into Athens airport from a number of destinations.
Olympic Airlines (www.olympicairlines.com) is Greece's national carrier.
There are direct charter flights from Europe to the islands during the summer months (April/May to October).
There is a good network of domestic flights running year round from Athens to the islands, operated by Olympic Airlines and Aegean Airlines
Ferries run from Italy To Greece 2 to 3 times a week. From Ancona and Bari to Patra in the Peloponnese.
Ferries to the Islands run daily from Piraeus to most Islands during the summer months. The larger islands, such as Crete and Rhodes also have daily services throughout the winter, but many of the smaller islands have less frequent winter services.
International rail connections operate from Macedonia, Bulgaria and Turkey to Athens and Thessaloniki, and there is a reasonable rail network on the Peloponnese, which links the port of Patra with Athens.
There is also a rail service linking the port of Piraeus to central Athens.
Read more about this country
Information courtesy of Carol Palioudaki, author of The Cool Guide to Living in Crete, available at www.livingincrete.net
Expat Health Insurance Partners
At Bupa we have been helping individuals and families live longer, healthier, happier lives for over 60 years. We are trusted by expats in 190 different countries and have links with healthcare organisations throughout the world. So whether you're moving abroad for a change of career or a change of scene, with our international private health insurance you will always be in safe hands.
Cigna has worked in international health insurance for more than 30 years. Today, Cigna has over 71 million customer relationships around the world. Looking after them is an international workforce of 31,000 people, plus a network of over 1 million hospitals, physicians, clinics and health and wellness specialists worldwide, meaning you have easy access to treatment.