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Duration 14h 51m
Distance 626.9 km
Average price $80
Frequency 2/day

Trip overview

The average bus between Athens and Petrich takes 14h 51m and the fastest bus takes 12h 44m. The bus service runs several times per day from Athens to Petrich. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays; use the search form on this page to search for a specific travel date.

Bus via Thessaloníki

  1. Athens
  2. Thessaloniki
  3. Petrich
10h 47m
$103 - $129

Athens to Petrich bus times

Buses run twice daily between Athens and Petrich. The earliest departure is at 00:00 in the morning, and the last departure from Athens is at 07:15 which arrives into Petrich at 19:59. All services require a transfer, and take on average 14h 51m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.
Train services typically run at the following times each day These schedules are estimated
These schedules are estimated: The schedules shown above are estimated schedules based on typical services on the average day and may vary depending on when you plan to travel. Please make sure you confirm the departure/arrival times and availability with the operator before planning your trip.

Frequently asked questions

Want to know about travelling from Athens to Petrich? We have put together a list of the most frequently asked questions from our users such as: What is the cheapest mode of transport?, What is the quickest option?, How much do tickets usually cost? and many more.

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No, there is no direct bus from Athens to Petrich. However, there are services departing from Athens and arriving at Petrich via Thessaloniki and Sandanski. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10h 47m.

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The distance between Athens and Petrich is 382 km. The road distance is 626.9 km.

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Athens to Petrich bus services, operated by KTEL Thessalonikis, depart from Athens station.

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Athens to Petrich bus services, operated by Crazy Holidays, arrive at Sandanski station.

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There are 12+ hotels available in Petrich. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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What companies run services between Athens and Petrich?

You can take a bus from Athens to Petrich via Thessaloniki, Thessaloniki, and Sandanski in around 10h 47m.
Bus operators
Union Ivkoni
Ave. Duration
10h 47m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Phone
02/989 0000
Website
union-ivkoni.com
Bus from Athens to Blagoevgrad
Ave. Duration
10h 47m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Schedules at
union-ivkoni.com
Bus from Blagoevgrad to Petrich
Ave. Duration
1h 33m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
union-ivkoni.com

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