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There are 7 ways to get from Athens to Kotor by train, bus, night train, car or plane

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Train, bus  •  18 h 46 min

  1. Take the train from Athens to Lianokladi
  2. Take the bus from Lamia to Tirana
  3. Take the bus from Tirana to Kotor

$100 - $121

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Train, night train, bus  •  20 h 4 min

  1. Take the train from Athens to Thessaloniki
  2. Take the night train from Thessaloniki to Skopje
  3. Take the bus from Skopje to Kotor

$62 - $95

5 alternative options

Bus Albtrans sh.p.k  •  20 h 6 min

  1. Take the bus from Athens to Tiranë
  2. Take the bus from Tirana to Kotor

$73 - $81

Bus via Thessaloniki Büro Simeonidis  •  24 h 57 min

  1. Take the bus from Athens Pedion Areos to Thessaloniki Monastiriou
  2. Take the bus from Thessaloniki Büro Simeonidis to Skopje Zob
  3. Take the bus from Tetovo to Kotor

$93 - $131

Drive  •  12 h 9 min

  1. Drive from Athens to Kotor 608.2 miles

$140 - $220

Fly to Tivat  •  8 h 29 min

  1. Fly from Athens (ATH) to Tivat (TIV) ATH - TIV

$201 - $662

Fly to Dubrovnik, bus  •  8 h 8 min

  1. Fly from Athens (ATH) to Dubrovnik (DBV) ATH - DBV
  2. Take the bus from Dubrovnik to Kotor

$144 - $435

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The cheapest way to get from Athens to Kotor is to bus which costs 60€ - 75€ and takes 20 h 6 min.

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The quickest way to get from Athens to Kotor is to fly and bus which costs 120€ - 380€ and takes 8 h 8 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Athens to Kotor. However, there are services departing from Athens and arriving at Kotor via Tirana. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 20 h 6 min.

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The distance between Athens and Kotor is 648 km. The road distance is 973.1 km.

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The best way to get from Athens to Kotor without a car is to train and bus which takes 18 h 46 min and costs 85€ - 110€.

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It takes approximately 18 h 46 min to get from Athens to Kotor, including transfers.

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Athens to Kotor bus services, operated by Albtrans sh.p.k, depart from Athens station.

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The best way to get from Athens to Kotor is to bus which takes 20 h 6 min and costs 60€ - 75€. Alternatively, you can fly, which costs 170€ - 600€ and takes 8 h 29 min.

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There is no direct flight from Athens Airport to Tivat Airport. The quickest flight takes 5 h 40 min and has one stopover.

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Athens to Kotor bus services, operated by Old Town Travel, arrive at Kotor station.

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Map of how to get from Athens to Kotor.
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  • Distance: 405.2 miles
  • Duration: 18 h 46 min

What companies run services between Athens, Greece and Kotor, Montenegro?

You can take a bus from Athens to Kotor via Tiranë and Tirana in around 20 h 6 min. Alternatively, Air Serbia, Montenegro Airlines and four other airlines fly from Athens to Kotor 3 times a day.

Airlines
Air Serbia
Website
airserbia.com
Flights from Athens to Tivat via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$1,800 - $4,200
Flights from Athens to Tivat via Rome, Belgrade
Ave. Duration
9 h 45 min
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$700 - $2,200
Aegean Airlines
Website
aegeanair.com
Flights from Athens to Dubrovnik
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Montenegro Airlines
Website
montenegroairlines.com
Flights from Athens to Tivat via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$200 - $650
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Athens to Tivat via Geneva
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$140 - $1,300
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Athens to Tivat via Rome, Belgrade
Ave. Duration
9 h 45 min
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$700 - $2,200
Croatia Airlines
Website
croatiaairlines.com
Flights from Athens to Dubrovnik
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$200 - $800
Train operators
Greek Railways (OSE)
Website
trainose.gr
Train from Athens to Lianokladi
Ave. Duration
2 h 21 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$12 - $16
Website
trainose.gr
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Second Class
$12 - $16
First Class
$15 - $20
Train from Athens to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
5 h 23 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
trainose.gr
Book at
Raileurope.com
Second Class
$27 - $40
First Class
$35 - $50
Serbian Railways
Website
srbvoz.rs
Night train from Thessaloniki to Skopje
Ave. Duration
4 h 31 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7 - $19
Schedules at
srbvoz.rs
2nd Class Ticket
$7 - $11
1st Class Ticket
$12 - $19
Bus operators
KTEL Fthiotidos
Phone
22310 - 51345
Email
info@ktelfthiotidos.gr
Website
ktelfthiotidos.gr
Bus from Lamia to Tirana
Ave. Duration
7 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$60 - $70
Schedules at
ktelfthiotidos.gr
Old Town Travel
Phone
+382 32 520 495
Email
info@kotortotirana.com
Website
kotortotirana.com
Bus from Tirana to Kotor
Ave. Duration
6 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$27 - $35
Schedules at
kotortotirana.com
Bozur
Phone
+382 20 633 807
Email
bozur.cg@gmail.com
Website
bozur.net
Bus from Skopje to Kotor
Ave. Duration
8 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Schedules at
bozur.net
AD Galeb Ohrid
Phone
(389) 46 251-882
Email
info@galeb.mk
Website
adgaleb.com.mk
Bus from Skopje to Kotor
Ave. Duration
12 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$21 - $40
Schedules at
adgaleb.com.mk
Bus from Tetovo to Kotor
Ave. Duration
10 h 54 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$23 - $40
Schedules at
adgaleb.com.mk
Makedonija Soobrakaj AD
Phone
+389(0)2 24 02 388
Email
avtobuska@maksoob.com.mk
Website
ms.mk
Bus from Skopje to Kotor
Ave. Duration
8 h 25 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Schedules at
ms.mk
Albtrans sh.p.k
Phone
+355 4 2239 203
Email
rezervime@albtrans.net
Website
albtrans.net
Bus from Athens to Tiranë
Ave. Duration
13 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$46
Schedules at
albtrans.net
KTEL Thessalonikis
Phone
+30 2310 510835
Email
contact@ktelthes.gr
Website
ktelthes.gr
Bus from Athens Pedion Areos to Thessaloniki Monastiriou
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$45
Schedules at
ktelthes.gr
Simeonidis Tours
Phone
+30-2310540970
Email
info@simeonidistours.gr
Website
simeonidistours.gr
Bus from Thessaloniki Büro Simeonidis to Skopje Zob
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Schedules at
simeonidistours.gr
Royal Travel Cetinje
Phone
+382 69 294 654
Email
royaltravelcetinje@gmail.com
Website
royaltravelcetinje.me
Bus from Dubrovnik to Kotor
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7 - $8
Schedules at
royaltravelcetinje.me

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Kotor is 1 h behind Athens. It is currently 4:40 PM in Athens and 3:40 PM in Kotor.

Yes, the driving distance between Athens to Kotor is 973 km. It takes approximately 12 h 9 min to drive from Athens to Kotor.

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Montenegro Airlines, Aegean Airlines, Swiss and three other airlines offer flights from Athens Airport to Tivat Airport.

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There are 4553+ hotels available in Kotor. Prices start at $40 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Athens to Athens Airport is to subway which takes 42 min and costs 9€.

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