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There are 9 ways to get from Burgas to Greece by train, bus, car or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train, bus  •  18h 18m

  1. Take the train from Vladimir Pavlov to Stara Zagora 8626
  2. Take the bus from Stara Zagora to Athens

$82

Cheapest option

Bus Valeross  •  31h

  1. Take the bus from Burgas to Yambol
  2. Take the bus from Yambol to Athens

$51 - $83

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Bus Ilias Travel  •  21h 25m

  1. Take the bus from Burgas to Athens

$100 - $110

Drive  •  11h 16m

  1. Drive from Burgas to Athens 674.1 miles

$160 - $240

Bus to Istanbul Ataturk, fly to Athens  •  9h 57m

  1. Take the bus from Burgas South to Istanbul
  2. Fly from Istanbul Ataturk (IST) to Athens (ATH) IST - ATH

$73 - $215

Bus to Istanbul Ataturk, fly to Thessaloniki  •  9h 57m

  1. Take the bus from Burgas South to Istanbul
  2. Fly from Istanbul Ataturk (IST) to Thessaloniki (SKG) IST - SKG

$101 - $238

Bus, bus to Alexandroupolis, fly to Athens  •  10h 22m

  1. Take the bus from Burgas to Svilengrad
  2. Take the bus from Svilengrad to Komotini
  3. Take the bus from Komotini to Alexandroupoli
  4. Fly from Alexandroupolis (AXD) to Athens (ATH) AXD - ATH

$73 - $174

Bus to Varna, fly to Sofia, bus  •  12h 6m

  1. Take the bus from Burgas South to Varna
  2. Fly from Varna (VAR) to Sofia (SOF) VAR - SOF
  3. Take the bus from Sofia to Thessaloniki station

$68 - $172

Bus to Sabiha Gokcen, fly to Athens  •  12h 18m

  1. Take the bus from Burgas South to Istanbul
  2. Fly from Sabiha Gokcen (SAW) to Athens (ATH) SAW - ATH

$83 - $275

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Burgas to Greece is to bus which costs $50 - $85 and takes 31h.

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The quickest way to get from Burgas to Greece is to bus and fly which costs $70 - $220 and takes 9h 57m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Burgas and arriving at Athens. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 21h 25m.

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The distance between Burgas and Greece is 604 km. The road distance is 1078.6 km.

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The best way to get from Burgas to Greece without a car is to train and bus which takes 18h 18m and costs $81 - $83.

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It takes approximately 18h 18m to get from Burgas to Greece, including transfers.

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Burgas to Greece bus services, operated by Ilias Travel, depart from Burgas station.

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The quickest flight from Istanbul Ataturk Airport to Athens Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 30m.

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Burgas to Greece bus services, operated by Ilias Travel, arrive at Athens station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Burgas to Greece is 1079 km. It takes approximately 11h 16m to drive from Burgas to Greece.

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Map of how to get from Burgas to Greece.
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  • Distance: 377.7 miles
  • Duration: 18h 18m

What companies run services between Burgas, Bulgaria and Greece?

Ilias Travel operates a bus from Burgas to Athens once daily. Tickets cost $100 - $110 and the journey takes 21h 25m.

Airlines
Aegean Airlines
Website
aegeanair.com
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Athens
Ave. Duration
1h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $290
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Athens via Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
3h 32m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$90 - $310
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $310
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Thessaloniki via Athens
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $310
Flights from Alexandroupolis to Athens
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $210
Flights from Varna to Sofia
Ave. Duration
55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $190
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Athens
Ave. Duration
1h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $290
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Athens via Izmir
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $310
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $310
Olympic Air
Website
olympicair.com
Flights from Alexandroupolis to Athens
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $210
Bulgaria Air
Website
air.bg
Flights from Varna to Sofia
Ave. Duration
55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $190
Sky Express
Website
skyexpress.gr
Flights from Alexandroupolis to Athens
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $440
Pegasus Airlines
Website
flypgs.com
Flights from Sabiha Gokcen to Athens
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $300
Train operators
Bulgarian Railways (BDZh)
Bus operators
Tourist Service Holding AD
Phone
02 981 13 33
Email
outgoing@tourist-service.com
Website
tourist-service.com
Bus from Stara Zagora to Athens
Ave. Duration
14h 50m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$76
Schedules at
tourist-service.com
Ilias Travel
Phone
+359 2831 9192
Email
office@iliastravel.com
Website
iliastravel.com
Bus from Burgas to Athens
Ave. Duration
21h 25m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$100 - $110
Schedules at
iliastravel.com
Bus from Sofia to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
5h 13m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$25 - $27
Schedules at
iliastravel.com
M-Bus
Phone
056 844 966
Website
mbus-bg.com
Bus from Burgas to Yambol
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$6 - $8
Schedules at
mbus-bg.com
BG Razpisanie
Website
bgrazpisanie.com
Bus from Burgas to Yambol
Ave. Duration
1h 34m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
bgrazpisanie.com
Valeross
Phone
046/ 66 13 21
Email
valeross_holiday@abv.bg
Website
valeross.com
Bus from Yambol to Athens
Ave. Duration
28h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $75
Schedules at
valeross.com
Burgas Bus
Phone
+359 (0) 885754058
Email
bourgasbus@abv.bg
Website
burgasbus.info
Bus from Burgas South to Istanbul
Ave. Duration
5h
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$21 - $24
Schedules at
burgasbus.info
Bus from Burgas South to Varna
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $10
Schedules at
burgasbus.info
Svilengrad24
Website
svilengrad24.info
Bus from Burgas to Svilengrad
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
Twice a week
Schedules at
svilengrad24.info
KTEL Rodopis
Phone
25310 22912
Email
info@ktelrodopis.gr
Website
ktelrodopis.gr
Bus from Svilengrad to Komotini
Ave. Duration
1h 44m
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
ktelrodopis.gr
KTEL Evrou
Phone
25510-26479
Website
ktelevrou.gr
Bus from Komotini to Alexandroupoli
Ave. Duration
50m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
ktelevrou.gr
KTEL
Website
ktelbus.com
Bus from Komotini to Alexandroupoli
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$5 - $9
Schedules at
ktelrodopis.gr
KTEL Serron
Phone
23210-22822
Email
ktelserres@gmail.com
Website
ktelserron.gr
Bus from Komotini to Alexandroupoli
Ave. Duration
49m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
ktelserron.gr
Union Ivkoni
Phone
02/989 0000
Website
union-ivkoni.com
Bus from Sofia to Thessaloniki station
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Schedules at
online.union-ivkoni.com
Arda Tur
Phone
0700 20 544
Website
ardatur.bg
Bus from Sofia Central Bus Station to Thessaloniki Monastiriou
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$16
Website
Arda Tur
Georg
Phone
+ 359/38/66 34 04
Email
georg_ltd@abv.bg
Website
georg-bg.com
Bus from Sofia to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
5h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $60
Schedules at
georg-bg.com

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