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

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

Fly to Split  •  5 h 16 min

  1. Fly from Athens (ATH) to Split (SPU) ATH - SPU

$163 - $513

Cheapest option

Fly to Belgrade, bus  •  9 h 57 min

  1. Fly from Athens (ATH) to Belgrade (BEG) ATH - BEG
  2. Take the bus from Belgrade to Osijek

$76 - $247

8 alternative options

Fly to Zagreb  •  6 h 21 min

  1. Fly from Athens (ATH) to Zagreb (ZAG) ATH - ZAG

$100 - $330

Fly to Venice  •  9 h 5 min

  1. Fly from Athens (ATH) to Venice (VCE) ATH - VCE

$120 - $790

Fly to Zadar  •  5 h 47 min

  1. Fly from Athens (ATH) to Zadar (ZAD) ATH - ZAD

$124 - $504

Bus, train  •  24 h 4 min

  1. Take the bus from Athens to Beograd
  2. Take the bus from Belgrade to Šid
  3. Take the train from Sid(SRB) to Zagreb Glavni Kolod. En

$79 - $109

Bus FP Travel  •  24 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from Athens to Belgrade
  2. Take the bus from Belgrade to Zagreb

$166

Bus Siamos Tours  •  27 h 7 min

  1. Take the bus from Athens to Budapest
  2. Take the bus from Budapest, Budapest Kelenföld to Zagreb 976 / ...

$99 - $127

Train, night train  •  30 h 1 min

  1. Take the train from Athens to Thessaloniki 600
  2. Take the night train from Thessaloniki to Gevgelija
  3. Take the train from Gevgelija to Beograd
  4. Take the train from Beograd to Zagreb Glavni Kolod. En

$77 - $138

Drive  •  14 h 56 min

  1. Drive from Athens to Zagreb 932.2 miles

$220 - $330

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Athens to Croatia is to bus and train which costs 65€ - 95€ and takes 24 h 4 min.

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The quickest way to get from Athens to Croatia is to fly which takes 5 h 16 min and costs 140€ - 450€.

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The distance between Athens and Croatia is 1009 km. The road distance is 1491 km.

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It takes approximately 5 h 16 min to get from Athens to Croatia, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Athens to Croatia. However, there are services departing from Athens and arriving at Zagreb via Budapest Népliget Autóbusz Állomás and Budapest, Budapest Kelenföld. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 27 h 7 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Athens to Croatia. However, there are services departing from Athens and arriving at Zagreb Glavni Kolod. via Thessaloniki, Gevgelija and Beograd. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 30 h 1 min.

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What companies run services between Athens, Greece and Croatia?

Croatia Airlines and Aegean Airlines fly from Athens to Split 5 times a week. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Athens to Zagreb via Belgrade, Trg Slavija, Ekonomski fakultet, Belgrade, Zagreb, and Autobusni kolodvor in around 24 h 35 min.

Airlines
Aegean Airlines
Website
aegeanair.com
Flights from Athens to Split
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $750
Flights from Athens to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$160 - $460
Flights from Athens to Zagreb via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$130 - $430
Flights from Athens to Venice
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $650
Flights from Athens to Zadar
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $650
Flights from Athens to Belgrade
Ave. Duration
1 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $320
Air Serbia
Website
airserbia.com
Flights from Athens to Zagreb via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$130 - $430
Flights from Athens to Venice via Rome
Ave. Duration
5 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $550
Flights from Athens to Venice via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $4,000
Flights from Athens to Belgrade
Ave. Duration
1 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $320
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Athens to Venice via Rome
Ave. Duration
4 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $550
Flights from Athens to Venice via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Monday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $4,000
Flights from Athens to Belgrade
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $340
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Athens to Zagreb via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $750
Flights from Athens to Zagreb via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $750
Flights from Athens to Venice via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $900
Croatia Airlines
Website
croatiaairlines.com
Flights from Athens to Split
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$260 - $900
Flights from Athens to Zagreb via Dubrovnik
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Athens to Zagreb via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $900
Flights from Athens to Venice via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,200
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Athens to Zagreb via Istanbul
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $390
Flights from Athens to Venice via Istanbul
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Athens to Venice
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$70 - $800
Flights from Athens to Venice via Santorini
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $800
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Athens to Venice via Naples
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Train operators
Serbian Railways (ŽS)
Phone
+381 11 360-28-99
Email
infozeleznicesrb@gmail.com
Website
serbianrailways.com
Train from Sid(SRB) to Zagreb Glavni Kolod.
Ave. Duration
4 h 34 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$19 - $27
Schedules at
bahn.de
Train from Beograd to Zagreb Glavni Kolod.
Ave. Duration
7 h 49 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Schedules at
bahn.de
Greek Railways (OSE)
Website
trainose.gr
Train from Athens to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
5 h 23 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
trainose.gr
Purchase a
eurail.com
Second Class
$27 - $40
First Class
$35 - $50
Serbian Railways
Website
srbvoz.rs
Night train from Thessaloniki to Gevgelija
Ave. Duration
1 h 53 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$2 - $7
Schedules at
srbvoz.rs
2nd Class Ticket
$2 - $4
1st Class Ticket
$4 - $7
Macedonian Railways (MZ)
Phone
+389 (2) 3 164 255
Website
mzt.mk
Train from Gevgelija to Beograd
Ave. Duration
11 h 56 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$26 - $65
mzt.mk
mzt.mk
Bus operators
Lasta
Website
lasta.rs
Bus from Belgrade to Osijek
Ave. Duration
3 h 38 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$7 - $20
Schedules at
lasta.rs
Book at
busticket4.me
Bus from Belgrade to Šid
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
lasta.rs
Book at
busticket4.me
Šidexpres Šid
Phone
022 / 714-147
Email
sidexpres@ptt.rs
Website
sidexpres.rs
Bus from Beograd to Osijek
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Schedules at
sidexpres.rs
Crazy Holidays
Phone
2310-241545
Website
crazyholidays.gr
Bus from Athens to Beograd
Ave. Duration
16 h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Schedules at
crazyholidays.gr
FP Travel
Website
fptravel.gr
Bus from Athens to Belgrade
Ave. Duration
17 h 5 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$93
Schedules at
fptravel.gr
Autotransport Karlovac
Phone
098 98 32 331
Email
irena.tihi@atsk.hr
Website
atsk.hr
Bus from Belgrade to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$71
Schedules at
atsk.hr
Nis Ekspres
Phone
+381 18 255 177
Email
marketing@nis-ekspres.rs
Website
nis-ekspres.rs
Bus from Beograd to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
13 h 39 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$18
Schedules at
nis-ekspres.rs
Book at
onlinetickets.nis-ekspres.rs
Siamos Tours
Phone
0030 2108219900
Email
vsiamos@otenet.gr
Website
siamostours.gr
Bus from Athens to Budapest
Ave. Duration
21 h 8 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$75 - $95
Schedules at
siamostours.gr
FlixBus
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Budapest, Budapest Kelenföld to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$19 - $35
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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