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There are 6 ways to get from Athens to Durrës by plane, bus, train or car

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Fly to Tirana  •  5 h 37 min

  1. Fly from Athens (ATH) to Tirana (TIA) ATH - TIA

$75 - $255

Cheapest option

Bus Albtrans sh.p.k  •  12 h 21 min

  1. Take the bus from Athens to Durrës

$46

4 alternative options

Fly to Ioannina, bus  •  8 h 47 min

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

Train, bus  •  13 h 4 min

  1. Take the train from Athens to Lianokladi
  2. Take the bus from Lamia to Kakavia
  3. Take the bus from Kakavia to Durrës

Bus Crazy Holidays  •  16 h 13 min

  1. Take the bus from Athens to Trikala
  2. Take the bus from Trikala to Durrës

$93 - $113

Drive  •  8 h 51 min

  1. Drive from Athens to Durrës 433.1 miles

$100 - $150

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The cheapest way to get from Athens to Durrës is to bus which costs 40€ and takes 12 h 21 min.

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The quickest way to get from Athens to Durrës is to fly which costs 65€ - 230€ and takes 5 h 37 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Athens and arriving at Durrës. Services depart three times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 12 h 21 min.

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The distance between Athens and Durrës is 522 km. The road distance is 693 km.

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The best way to get from Athens to Durrës without a car is to bus which takes 12 h 21 min and costs 40€.

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It takes approximately 5 h 37 min to get from Athens to Durrës, including transfers.

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Athens to Durrës bus services, operated by Albtrans sh.p.k, depart from Athens station.

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The best way to get from Athens to Durrës is to fly which takes 5 h 37 min and costs 65€ - 230€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 40€ and takes 12 h 21 min.

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The quickest flight from Athens Airport to Tirana Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 15 min.

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Athens to Durrës bus services, operated by Albtrans sh.p.k, arrive at Durrës station.

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Map of how to get from Athens to Durrës.
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  • Distance: 326 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 37 min

What companies run services between Athens, Greece and Durrës, Albania?

Aegean Airlines flies from Athens to Durrës once daily. Alternatively, Albtrans sh.p.k operates a bus from Athens to Durrës 3 times a day. Tickets cost $46 and the journey takes 12 h 21 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 Ioannina
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $320
Olympic Air
Website
olympicair.com
Flights from Athens to Ioannina
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $320
Sky Express
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 Athens to Lianokladi
Ave. Duration
2 h 21 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$12 - $16
Website
trainose.gr
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Second Class
$12 - $16
First Class
$15 - $20
Bus operators
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
Bus from Athens to Durrës
Ave. Duration
12 h 21 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$46
Schedules at
albtrans.net
Bus from Kakavia to Durrës
Ave. Duration
3 h 54 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Schedules at
albtrans.net
KTEL Fthiotidos
Phone
22310 - 51345
Email
info@ktelfthiotidos.gr
Website
ktelfthiotidos.gr
Bus from Lamia to Kakavia
Ave. Duration
3 h 36 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$32 - $36
Schedules at
ktelfthiotidos.gr
KTEL Trikala
Phone
(+30) 24310 73130
Email
info@ktel-trikala.gr
Website
ktel-trikala.gr
Bus from Athens to Trikala
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$36
Schedules at
ktel-trikala.gr
Crazy Holidays
Phone
2310-241545
Website
crazyholidays.gr
Bus from Trikala to Durrës
Ave. Duration
8 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $75
Schedules at
crazyholidays.gr

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Durrës is 1 h behind Athens. It is currently 2:50 PM in Athens and 1:50 PM in Durrës.

Yes, the driving distance between Athens to Durrës is 693 km. It takes approximately 8 h 51 min to drive from Athens to Durrës.

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Aegean Airlines offers flights from Athens Airport to Tirana Airport.

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There are 545+ hotels available in Durrës. Prices start at $28 USD 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 9€.

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