There are 10 ways to get from Athens to Ohrid by train, car, bus, night train, plane or shuttle

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, drive  •  9 h 41 min

  1. Take the train from Αθήνα to Πλατύ
  2. Take the train from Πλατύ to Φλώρινα
  3. Drive from Florina to Ohrid

$50 - $70

Cheapest option

Train, night train, bus  •  15 h 9 min

  1. Take the train from Αθήνα to Θεσσαλονίκη
  2. Take the night train from Thessaloniki to Skopje
  3. Take the bus from Skopje to Ohrid

$44 - $75

8 alternative options

Bus KTEL Thessalonikis  •  14 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Athens to Thessaloniki Monastiriou
  2. Take the bus from Thessaloniki to Skopje
  3. Take the bus from Skopje to Ohrid

$80 - $141

Bus Siamos Tours  •  15 h 46 min

  1. Take the bus from Athens to Gevgelija
  2. Take the bus from Gevgelija to Veles
  3. Take the bus from Veles to Ohrid

$51 - $66

Drive  •  7 h 26 min

  1. Drive from Athens to Ohrid 428.8 miles

$100 - $150

Fly to Tirana, shuttle  •  8 h 22 min

  1. Fly from Athens (ATH) to Tirana (TIA) ATH - TIA
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Tiranë to Ohrid

$81 - $261

Fly to Thessaloniki, bus  •  12 h 15 min

  1. Fly from Athens (ATH) to Thessaloniki (SKG) ATH - SKG
  2. Take the bus from Thessaloniki to Skopje
  3. Take the bus from Skopje to Ohrid

$64 - $218

Fly to Kozani, bus  •  7 h 45 min

  1. Fly from Athens (ATH) to Kozani (KZI) ATH - KZI
  2. Take the bus from Kozani to Florina
  3. Take the bus from Bitola to Ohrid

$132 - $255

Fly to Ioannina, bus, shuttle  •  11 h 47 min

  1. Fly from Athens (ATH) to Ioannina (IOA) ATH - IOA
  2. Take the bus from Ioannina to Durrës
  3. Take a shuttle bus from Durrës to Ohrid

Fly to Kavala, bus  •  11 h 38 min

  1. Fly from Athens (ATH) to Kavala (KVA) ATH - KVA
  2. Take the bus from Kavala to Thessaloniki
  3. Take the bus from Thessaloniki to Pogradec

$175 - $407

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Athens to Ohrid is to bus which costs 40€ - 60€ and takes 15 h 46 min.

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The quickest way to get from Athens to Ohrid is to drive which costs 85€ - 130€ and takes 7 h 26 min.

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The distance between Athens and Ohrid is 429 km. The road distance is 686 km.

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It takes approximately 9 h 41 min to get from Athens to Ohrid, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Athens to Ohrid. However, there are services departing from Athens and arriving at Ohrid via Thessaloniki and Skopje. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 14 h 15 min.

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What companies run services between Athens, Greece and Ohrid, Macedonia?

You can take a bus from Athens to Ohrid via Thessaloniki Monastiriou, Thessaloniki, and Skopje in around 14 h 15 min.

Airlines
Aegean Airlines
Website
aegeanair.com
Flights from Athens to Tirana
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $330
Flights from Athens to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $210
Flights from Athens to Thessaloniki via Paros
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $210
Flights from Athens to Ioannina
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $320
Flights from Athens to Kavala
Ave. Duration
57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $390
Olympic Air
Website
olympicair.com
Flights from Athens to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $210
Flights from Athens to Thessaloniki via Paros
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $210
Flights from Athens to Ioannina
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $320
Flights from Athens to Kavala
Ave. Duration
57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $390
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Athens to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$18 - $190
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Website
en.ellinair.com
Flights from Athens to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $210
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Website
astra-airlines.gr
Flights from Athens to Kozani
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$85 - $190
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Website
skyexpress.gr
Flights from Athens to Ioannina
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Train operators
Greek Railways (OSE)
Website
trainose.gr
Train from Αθήνα to Πλατύ
Ave. Duration
4 h 58 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$26 - $35
Website
trainose.gr
Book at
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Second Class
$26 - $35
First Class
$30 - $45
Train from Πλατύ to Φλώρινα
Ave. Duration
2 h 7 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Website
trainose.gr
Book at
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Second Class
$9 - $13
First Class
$12 - $15
Train from Αθήνα to Θεσσαλονίκη
Ave. Duration
5 h 23 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
trainose.gr
Book at
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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 - $20
Schedules at
srbvoz.rs
2nd Class Ticket
$7 - $11
1st Class Ticket
$12 - $20
Bus operators
KTEL Thessalonikis
Phone
+30 2310 510835
Email
contact@ktelthes.gr
Website
ktelthes.gr
Bus from Athens to Thessaloniki Monastiriou
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$46
Schedules at
ktelthes.gr
Simeonidis Tours
Biser Prom
Phone
02/3228603
Email
biserprom@t-home.mk
Website
biserprom.com.mk
Bus from Skopje to Ohrid
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$11 - $60
Schedules at
biserprom.com.mk
AD Galeb Ohrid
Phone
(389) 46 251-882
Email
info@galeb.mk
Website
adgaleb.com.mk
Bus from Skopje to Ohrid
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$9 - $18
Schedules at
adgaleb.com.mk
Bus from Veles to Ohrid
Ave. Duration
2 h 39 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$9 - $19
Schedules at
adgaleb.com.mk
Bus from Bitola to Ohrid
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Schedules at
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Siamos Tours
Phone
0030 2108219900
Email
vsiamos@otenet.gr
Website
siamostours.gr
Bus from Athens to Gevgelija
Ave. Duration
8 h 42 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$34 - $39
Schedules at
siamostours.gr
Rule Turs
Phone
02/ 3163 – 346
Email
ruleturs@sas.com.mk
Website
sas.com.mk
Bus from Gevgelija to Veles
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$8
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Avto Atom
Phone
033/273-551
Email
avtoatom@yahoo.com
Website
avtoatom.com.mk
Bus from Veles to Ohrid
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$11
Schedules at
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Bus from Bitola to Ohrid
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
Frequency
Once daily
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avtoatom.com.mk
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Euro Linia
Phone
+389 46 787 467
Email
eurolinia6@hotmail.com
Website
facebook.com
Shuttle from Tiranë to Ohrid
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
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Shuttle from Durrës to Ohrid
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$8
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KTEL Kozanis
Phone
2461035811
Email
ktelkoz@otenet.gr
Website
ktelkozanis.gr
Bus from Kozani to Florina
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Schedules at
ktelkozanis.gr
KTEL Florinas
Phone
2385 022 430
Website
ktelflorinas.gr
Bus from Kozani to Florina
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$12
Schedules at
ktelflorinas.gr
Transkop patnicki soobrakaj A.D. Bitola
Phone
+389 47 231 192
Website
transkop.mk
Bus from Bitola to Ohrid
Ave. Duration
1 h 43 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$19
Schedules at
transkop.mk
Albtrans sh.p.k
Phone
+355 4 2239 203
Email
rezervime@albtrans.net
Website
albtrans.net
Bus from Ioannina to Durrës
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Schedules at
albtrans.net
Crazy Holidays
Phone
2310-241545
Website
crazyholidays.gr
Bus from Thessaloniki to Pogradec
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Schedules at
crazyholidays.gr

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