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

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Fly, bus

  1. Fly from Athens (ATH) to Zadar (ZAD)
  2. Take the bus from Sukošan to Šibenik

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Train, bus via Belgrade

  1. Take the train from Athens to Thessaloniki
  2. Take the bus from Thessaloniki to Beograd
  3. Take the bus from Belgrade bus station to Šibenik

Bus via Tirana

  1. Take the bus from Athens to Lamia
  2. Take the bus from Lamia to Tirana
  3. Take the bus from Tirana to Kotor
  4. Take the bus from Kotor to Ploče
  5. Take the bus from Ploče to Šibenik

Bus

  1. Take the bus from Athens to Belgrade
  2. Take the bus from Belgrade bus station to Šibenik

Train, bus

  1. Take the train from Athens to Thessaloniki
  2. Take the train from Thessaloniki to Skopje
  3. Take the bus from Skopje to Split
  4. Take the bus from Split Central Bus Station to Sibenik Central Bus Station

Train, bus via Zagreb

  1. Take the train from Athens to Thessaloniki
  2. Take the train from Thessaloniki to Skopje
  3. Take the bus from Skopje to Slavonski Brod
  4. Take the train from Slavonski Brod to Zagreb Glavni Kol.
  5. Take the train from Zagreb Glavni Kol. to Perkovic

Drive

  1. Drive from Athens to Šibenik

Athens to Šibenik by bus

The bus journey time between Athens and Šibenik is around 40h 39m and covers a distance of around 1956 km. This includes an average layover time of around 11h 29m. The fastest bus normally takes 31h 33m. Services are operated by Siamos Tours, FlixBus and Fudeks. Typically two buses run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average bus journey times

Time on bus:
29h 10m
Layover time:
11h 29m
Total time:
40h 39m

Bus route information

Fastest bus time:
31h 33m
Bus distance:
1956 km
Buses per week:
2
Cheapest price:
654 kn
Carbon emissions:
244 kg CO2

First and last buses

First bus departs at:
07:00
Last bus departs at:
12:00

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Athens to Šibenik bus schedules

Greece → Croatia
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International entry into Croatia from Greece

  • Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Greece
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Allowed for: All visitors

Restricted for: There are no current restrictions

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Conditions of entry into Croatia from Greece

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival or 14 day mandatory self-quarantine
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
This applies to arrivals from Greece
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  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival or 14 day mandatory self-quarantine
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing
This applies to arrivals from EU Schengen Area (EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland), Andorra, Monaco, San Marino and Vatican
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
This doesn't apply to arrivals from: Brazil, South Africa and Tanzania
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival and 14 day mandatory self quarantine
This applies to arrivals from Brazil, South Africa and Tanzania

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Rules to follow in Croatia

1.5m

Mandatory

Mandatory

Considerations leaving from Greece

The official advice is to avoid non-essential international travel to high risk countries

Frequently Asked Questions


Yes, but conditions apply when entering Croatia from Greece.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1.5 metres
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules
  • Regional restriction measures in place

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Šibenik is 00385 91 468 30 32.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Šibenik is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Šibenik is 1.5 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 00385 91 468 30 32.

No, but conditions apply when returning to Greece from Croatia.

See options for return travel.

Last updated: 14 Sep 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Athens to Šibenik is to bus which costs €85 - €120 and takes 29h 47m.

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The quickest way to get from Athens to Šibenik is to fly and bus which costs €75 - €200 and takes 9h 14m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Athens to Šibenik. However, there are services departing from Athens and arriving at Šibenik via Lamia, Tirana, Kotor and Ploče. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 28h 51m.

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The distance between Athens and Šibenik is 917 km. The road distance is 1242.4 km.

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The best way to get from Athens to Šibenik without a car is to train and bus via Belgrade which takes 25h 2m and costs €85 - €140.

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It takes approximately 9h 14m to get from Athens to Šibenik, including transfers.

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Athens to Šibenik bus services, operated by KTEL Fthiotidos, depart from Athens station.

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There is no direct flight from Athens Airport to Zadar Airport. The quickest flight takes 5h 10m and has one stopover.

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Athens to Šibenik bus services, operated by Autobusni Promet, arrive at Šibenik station.

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Šibenik is 1h behind Athens. It is currently 1:57 PM in Athens and 12:57 PM in Šibenik.

Map of how to get from Athens to Šibenik.
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  • Distance: 917.3 km
  • Duration: 9h 14m

What companies run services between Athens, Greece and Šibenik, Šibensko-Kniniska, Croatia?

You can take a bus from Athens to Šibenik via Lamia, Tirana, Tirana, Kotor, and Ploče in around 28h 51m.

Airlines
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Athens to Zadar via Memmingen
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
270 kn - 900 kn
Flights from Athens to Zadar via Charleroi
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
270 kn - 900 kn
Flights from Athens to Zadar via Rome Ciampino
Ave. Duration
8h 40m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
270 kn - 900 kn
Flights from Athens to Zadar via Santorini, Bari
Ave. Duration
7h 45m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
270 kn - 900 kn
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Athens to Zadar via Basel
Ave. Duration
6h 5m
When
Monday
Estimated price
750 kn - 2.800 kn
Flights from Athens to Zadar via Berlin Brandenburg Apt
Ave. Duration
6h 10m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
850 kn - 3.000 kn
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Athens to Zadar via Vienna
Ave. Duration
9h 10m
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
1.400 kn - 3.400 kn
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Athens to Zadar via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
9h 25m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
1.100 kn - 3.700 kn
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Athens to Zadar via Munich
Ave. Duration
8h 30m
When
Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
800 kn - 2.800 kn
Train operators
Greek Railways (OSE)
Website
trainose.gr
Train from Athens to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
4h 23m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
160 kn - 240 kn
Website
Greek Railways (OSE)
Book at
Raileurope.com
Railways of the Republic North Macedonia Transport AD
Croatian Railways (HŽPP)
Bus operators
Autobusni Promet
Phone
+385 (42) 372 803
Email
info@ap.hr
Website
ap.hr
Bus from Sukošan to Šibenik
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
100 kn - 140 kn
Schedules at
ap.hr
Book at
varazdin.getbybus.com
Bus from Ploče to Šibenik
Ave. Duration
4h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
140 kn - 190 kn
Schedules at
ap.hr
Bus from Split to Šibenik
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
110 kn - 140 kn
Schedules at
ap.hr
Book at
varazdin.getbybus.com
Autotransport Šibenik
Phone
022 / 212 – 557
Email
autotransport@atpsi.hr
Website
atpsi.hr
Bus from Sukošan to Šibenik
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
35 kn - 50 kn
Schedules at
sibenik.getbybus.com
Bus from Split to Šibenik
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
45 kn - 60 kn
Schedules at
sibenik.getbybus.com
Croatia Bus Domestic
Phone
+385 1 6113 073
Email
info@croatiabus.hr
Website
croatiabus.hr
Bus from Sukošan to Šibenik
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
60 kn - 85 kn
Schedules at
croatiabus.hr
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Bus from Sukošan, dr. Franje Tuďmana to Šibenik, aut.kolodvor
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
24 kn - 35 kn
Website
RegioJet
Bus from Split, aut.kolodvor to Šibenik, aut.kolodvor
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
27 kn - 40 kn
Website
RegioJet
Simeonidis Tours
Phone
+30-2310540970
Email
info@simeonidistours.gr
Website
simeonidistours.gr
Bus from Thessaloniki to Beograd
Ave. Duration
7h 54m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
250 kn - 420 kn
Schedules at
simeonidistours.gr
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Belgrade bus station to Šibenik
Ave. Duration
10h 45m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
270 kn - 330 kn
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Split bus station to Šibenik
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
55 kn - 70 kn
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on FlixBus?
Yes - FlixBus offers free Wi-Fi
Are there power outlets on FlixBus?
Yes
Does FlixBus offer meals or snacks?
Yes - snacks and drinks may be purchased from the driver. Please note, this is not available on all services.
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KTEL Fthiotidos
Phone
22310 - 51345
Email
info@ktelfthiotidos.gr
Website
ktelfthiotidos.gr
Bus from Athens to Lamia
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
150 kn - 170 kn
Schedules at
ktelfthiotidos.gr
Bus from Lamia to Tirana
Ave. Duration
7h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
390 kn - 430 kn
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
6h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
180 kn - 230 kn
Schedules at
kotortotirana.com
Royal Travel Cetinje
Phone
+382 69 294 654
Email
royaltravelcetinje@gmail.com
Website
royaltravelcetinje.me
Bus from Kotor to Ploče
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
65 kn - 80 kn
Schedules at
royaltravelcetinje.me
Siamos Tours
Phone
0030 2108219900
Email
vsiamos@otenet.gr
Website
siamostours.com
Bus from Athens to Belgrade
Ave. Duration
18h 2m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
410 kn - 600 kn
Schedules at
siamostours.com
Hafet Tours
Phone
+389 44 371 066
Email
hafet-tours@hotmail.com
Website
hafet.getbybus.com
Bus from Skopje to Split
Ave. Duration
18h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
400 kn - 480 kn
Schedules at
hafet.getbybus.com
Bus from Skopje to Slavonski Brod
Ave. Duration
9h 30m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
390 kn - 460 kn
Schedules at
hafet.getbybus.com
Book at
hafet.getbybus.com
Nomago
Phone
+386 1 431 77 00
Email
info@nomago.si
Website
nomago.si
Bus from Split Central Bus Station to Sibenik Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
65 kn - 130 kn
Website
Nomago
Economy
65 kn - 90 kn
Premium
80 kn - 120 kn
Family&friends
95 kn - 130 kn
Samoborček
Phone
+385 1 6321 190
Email
samoborcek@samoborcek.hr
Website
samoborcek.hr
Bus from Split to Šibenik
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
40 kn - 55 kn
Schedules at
samoborcek.hr
FlixBus-de
Website
flixbus.com
Bus from Split bus station to Šibenik
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
flixbus.com

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Yes, the driving distance between Athens to Šibenik is 1242 km. It takes approximately 16h 21m to drive from Athens to Šibenik.

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Aegean Airlines, Lufthansa, Austrian Airlines and three other airlines offer flights from Athens Airport to Zadar Airport.

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There are 95+ hotels available in Šibenik. Prices start at 750 kn 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 €10.

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