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There are 5 ways to get from Athens to Bitola by bus, train, car or plane

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Bus  •  7h 46m

  1. Take the bus from Athens to Ptolemaida

$5 - $8

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Train  •  8h 30m

  1. Take the train from Athens to Platy Αθήνα - Θεσσαλονίκη
  2. Take the train from Platy to Mesonision Θεσσαλονίκη - Φλώρινα

$37 - $94

Drive  •  6h 39m

  1. Drive from Athens to Bitola 362.4 miles

$85 - $130

Fly to Thessaloniki, train  •  7h 42m

  1. Fly from Athens (ATH) to Thessaloniki (SKG) ATH - SKG
  2. Take the train from Thessaloniki to Mesonision

$46 - $160

Fly to Ioannina, bus  •  7h 53m

  1. Fly from Athens (ATH) to Ioannina (IOA) ATH - IOA
  2. Take the bus from Ioannina to Florina

$92 - $284

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The cheapest way to get from Athens to Bitola is to bus which costs 4€ - 7€ and takes 7h 46m.

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The quickest way to get from Athens to Bitola is to drive which costs 75€ - 110€ and takes 6h 39m.

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The distance between Athens and Bitola is 396 km. The road distance is 579.8 km.

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It takes approximately 7h 46m to get from Athens to Bitola, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Athens to Bitola is to bus which takes 7h 46m and costs 4€ - 7€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 30€ - 85€ and takes 8h 30m.

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The quickest flight from Athens Airport to Thessaloniki Airport is the direct flight which takes 55m.

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Bitola is 1h behind Athens. It is currently 9:02 PM in Athens and 8:02 PM in Bitola.

Yes, the driving distance between Athens to Bitola is 580 km. It takes approximately 6h 39m to drive from Athens to Bitola.

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Ellinair, Sky Express , Ryanair and Olympic Air offer flights from Athens Airport to Thessaloniki Airport.

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There are 68+ hotels available in Bitola. Prices start at $23 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Athens to Bitola.
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  • Distance: 247.6 miles
  • Duration: 7h 46m

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

KTEL Kozanis operates a bus from Athens to Bitola 3 times a day, and the journey takes 5h 30m. Alternatively, you can take a train from Athens to Bitola via Platy and Mesonision in around 8h 30m.

Airlines
Olympic Air
Website
olympicair.com
Flights from Athens to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $210
Flights from Athens to Thessaloniki via Chios
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$35 - $210
Flights from Athens to Ioannina
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $320
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Athens to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
59m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$18 - $190
Ellinair
Website
en.ellinair.com
Flights from Athens to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $210
Sky Express
Website
skyexpress.gr
Flights from Athens to Thessaloniki via Chios
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $380
Flights from Athens to Ioannina
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Train operators
Greek Railways (OSE)
Website
trainose.gr
Train from Athens to Platy
Ave. Duration
4h 58m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$23 - $65
Website
trainose.gr
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2nd Class Ticket
$23 - $30
1st Class Ticket
$30 - $45
InterCity 2nd Class Ticket
$45 - $55
InterCity 1st Class Ticket
$56 - $61
Train from Platy to Mesonision
Ave. Duration
2h 1m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$9 - $25
Website
trainose.gr
Book at
Raileurope.com
2nd Class Ticket
$9 - $12
1st Class Ticket
$11 - $15
InterCity 2nd Class Ticket
$17 - $21
InterCity 1st Class Ticket
$22 - $25
Train from Thessaloniki to Mesonision
Ave. Duration
2h 26m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$11 - $29
Website
trainose.gr
Book at
Raileurope.com
2nd Class Ticket
$11 - $14
1st Class Ticket
$14 - $18
InterCity 2nd Class Ticket
$21 - $24
InterCity 1st Class Ticket
$26 - $29
Bus operators
KTEL Kozanis
Phone
2461035811
Email
ktelkoz@otenet.gr
Website
ktelbus.com
Bus from Athens to Ptolemaida
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
Frequency
3 times a day
Schedules at
ktelbus.com
KTEL Ioanninon
Phone
26510 25014
Website
ktelioannina.gr
Bus from Ioannina to Florina
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$25 - $31
Schedules at
ktelioannina.gr

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