Travel from Athens to Blagoevgrad

Bus or train from Athens to Blagoevgrad?

Union Ivkoni operates a bus from Athens to Blagoevgrad once daily. Tickets cost $27 - $40 and the journey takes 10 h 25 min. 2 other operators also service this route. Alternatively, Greek Railways (OSE) operates a train from Athens to Blagoevgrad 4 times a day. Tickets cost $29 - $40 and the journey takes 5 h 23 min. Greek Railways (OSE) also services this route 5 times a week.

Travel Guides

Getting around the CycladesCheck out Rome2rio’s guide on ferry travel around the Greek islands

How to get from Athens to Blagoevgrad

From Athens train to Thessaloniki then bus to Blagoevgrad. 9 h 3 min 40€. From Athens bus to Blagoevgrad. 10 h 25 min 31€. From Athens Pedion Areos bus to Thessaloniki, walk to Thessaloniki, then bus to Blagoevgrad. 10 h 38 min 96€. From Athens train to Thessaloniki then train to Blagoevgrad. 11 h 9 min 50€. From Athens drive to Blagoevgrad. 7 h 21 min 104€. From Στ.Μοναστηρακι subway to Athens airport, fly to Thessaloniki airport, bus to Thessaloniki, then bus to Blagoevgrad. 8 h 2 min 65€. From Στ.Μοναστηρακι subway to Athens airport, fly to Sofia airport, line 84 bus to Sofia University, line 1 subway to Serdika, line 2 subway to Central Station, walk to Sofija, then train to Blagoevgrad. 8 h 15 min 48€. From Στ.Μοναστηρακι subway to Athens airport, fly to Kavala airport, taxi to Kavala, then bus to Blagoevgrad. 8 h 53 min 159€. From Στ.Μοναστηρακι subway to Athens airport, fly to Alexandroupolis airport, taxi to Alexandroupoli, bus to Serres, then bus to Blagoevgrad. 10 h 25 min 127€.