Distance from Greece to Italy

Name Greece Italy
Country flag Flag of Greece Flag of Italy
Country ISO code GR / GRC IT / ITA
Continent Europe Europe
Continent code EU EU
Capital Athens Rome
Total cities 1831 9739
Cost of living Cost of living in Greece Cost of living in Italy
DD coordinates 38.274950 / 23.810272 41.292460 / 12.573611
DMS coordinates 38°16'29.82" N / 23°48'36.98" E 41°17'32.86" N / 12°34'25.00" E
UTM coordinates 34S 745833.44453184 4240058.1665496 33T 296833.66973529 4574063.4641685
Time zone Europe/Athens Europe/Rome
Airports Airports in Greece: 76 Airports in Italy: 626
Straight distance from Greece to Italy is 1016 kilometers (631 miles).
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There are many ways to find how far is Greece from Italy, the distance calculated in kilometers and miles by Haversine formula - distance between coordinates: 38.274950 / 23.810272 (GR) and 41.292460 / 12.573611 (IT).


When trying to get from Greece to Italy, a traveler needs to cover the distance of 1016 km / 631 mil. Surely, both GR and IT are big enough for the distance to vary considerably depending on how it is measured.

Commonly, the shortest distance is calculated as the crow flies, meaning the most direct path between two points. However, to get more precise results, it is important to specify the remoteness of these points. So, the distance is shown as a straight line between the departure coordinates of 38.274950 / 23.810272 and the arrival coordinates of 41.292460 / 12.573611.

Obviously, the fastest way to travel from Greece to Italy is by plane. Given the average speed of modern aircraft, the flight time is estimated as 1 hour, 12 minutes. Yet, the flight length may also vary based on a number of factors, such as the speed of a specific airliner, its route, and airports of departure and arrival.

Besides, the time is calculated without transfer activities, which may involve different modes of transportation. So, how far is it from Greece to Italy? The average figures for different transportation options are shown on this web page, calculated by a precise formula of spherical trigonometry.

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Travel time by different modes of transport

Depart from Greece (GR)
Arrives in Italy (IT)
Greece to Italy distance 1016 km / 631 mil
Avg car duration 11 hours, 17 minutes (90 km/h)
Avg bus duration 16 hours, 56 minutes (60 km/h)
Avg train duration 10 hours, 9 minutes (100 km/h)
Avg flight duration 1 hour, 7 minutes (900 km/h)

* Estimated time when driving in a straight line at the same speed.

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People also ask - FAQ

The shortest distance between GR and IT is 1016 kilometers = 631 miles, the calculation is carried out using the formula Haversine between latitude / longitude points on the Earth's surface, using an ellipsoidal model.
The shortest flight distance from GR to IT is 1016 kilometers = 631 miles. If you travel by airplane (average speed of 560 miles) flight time to IT takes approximately 1 hour, 7 minutes.
It will take you about 16 hours, 56 minutes to drive from Greece (GR) to Italy (IT), plus time for stops like food breaks, bathroom breaks, gas breaks and overnight stays.
Yes, but conditions apply when entering Greece from Italy.