There are 8 ways to get from Athens to Kosovo by plane, car, bus, train or night train

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 Pristina  •  8 h 3 min

  1. Fly from Athens (ATH) to Pristina (PRN) ATH - PRN

$65 - $250

Cheapest option

Fly to Thessaloniki, bus  •  9 h 26 min

  1. Fly from Athens (ATH) to Thessaloniki (SKG) ATH - SKG
  2. Take the bus from Thessaloniki to Tabanovce

$51 - $150

6 alternative options

Fly to Tirana, drive  •  6 h 31 min

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

Bus  •  13 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Athens to Thessaloniki Monastiriou
  2. Take the bus from Thessaloniki to Skopje
  3. Take the bus from Skopje to Pristina

$74 - $90

Train, bus  •  13 h 53 min

  1. Take the train from Athens to Thessaloniki
  2. Take the bus from Thessaloniki to Skopje
  3. Take the train from Skopje to Pristina

Train, night train  •  14 h 54 min

  1. Take the train from Athens to Thessaloniki
  2. Take the night train from Thessaloniki to Skopje
  3. Take the train from Skopje to Pristina

Bus, train  •  17 h 12 min

  1. Take the bus from Athens to Gevgelija
  2. Take the bus from Gevgelija to Skopje
  3. Take the train from Skopje to Pristina

Drive  •  8 h 28 min

  1. Drive from Athens to Pristina 496.4 miles

$110 - $180

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Athens to Kosovo is to bus which costs 60€ - 80€ and takes 13 h 20 min.

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The quickest way to get from Athens to Kosovo is to fly which costs 55€ - 220€ and takes 8 h 3 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Athens to Kosovo. However, there are services departing from Athens and arriving at Pristina via Thessaloniki and Skopje. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 14 h 54 min.

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The distance between Athens and Kosovo is 565 km. The road distance is 794.2 km.

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The best way to get from Athens to Kosovo without a car is to train and bus which takes 13 h 53 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 8 h 3 min to get from Athens to Kosovo, including transfers.

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Athens to Kosovo train services, operated by Greek Railways (OSE), depart from Athens station.

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The best way to get from Athens to Kosovo is to fly which takes 8 h 3 min and costs 55€ - 220€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 60€ - 80€ and takes 13 h 20 min.

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Map of how to get from Athens to Kosovo.
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  • Distance: 353.2 miles
  • Duration: 8 h 3 min

What companies run services between Athens, Greece and Kosovo?

Turkish Airlines, Austrian Airlines and 12 other airlines fly from Athens to Pristina every 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Athens to Pristina via Thessaloniki Monastiriou, Thessaloniki, Skopje, and Pristina in around 13 h 20 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 Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $210
Olympic Air
Website
olympicair.com
Flights from Athens to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $210
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Athens to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$18 - $190
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Athens to Pristina via Istanbul
Ave. Duration
8 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $490
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Athens to Pristina via Vienna
Ave. Duration
7 h 7 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $850
Ellinair
Website
en.ellinair.com
Flights from Athens to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $210
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Athens to Pristina via Budapest
Ave. Duration
8 h 25 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$55 - $240
Pegasus Airlines
Website
flypgs.com
Flights from Athens to Pristina via Sabiha Gokcen
Ave. Duration
9 h
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$75 - $250
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Athens to Pristina via Munich
Ave. Duration
8 h 30 min
When
Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
Train operators
Greek Railways (OSE)
Website
trainose.gr
Train from Athens to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
5 h 23 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Website
trainose.gr
Book at
Raileurope.com
Second Class
$28 - $40
First Class
$35 - $50
Trainkos
Phone
038 534 – 814
Email
info@trainkos.com
Website
trainkos.com
Train from Skopje to Pristina
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
trainkos.com
Serbian Railways
Website
srbvoz.rs
Night train from Thessaloniki to Skopje
Ave. Duration
4 h 31 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7 - $20
Schedules at
srbvoz.rs
2nd Class Ticket
$7 - $12
1st Class Ticket
$12 - $20
Bus operators
Siamos Tours
Phone
0030 2108219900
Email
vsiamos@otenet.gr
Website
siamostours.gr
Bus from Thessaloniki to Tabanovce
Ave. Duration
3 h 47 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$17 - $20
Schedules at
siamostours.gr
Bus from Athens to Gevgelija
Ave. Duration
8 h 42 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$34 - $40
Schedules at
siamostours.gr
KTEL Thessalonikis
Phone
+30 2310 510835
Email
contact@ktelthes.gr
Website
ktelthes.gr
Bus from Athens to Thessaloniki Monastiriou
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$46
Schedules at
ktelthes.gr
Simeonidis Tours
Makedonija Soobrakaj AD
Phone
+389(0)2 24 02 388
Email
avtobuska@maksoob.com.mk
Website
ms.mk
Bus from Skopje to Pristina
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$5 - $9
Schedules at
ms.mk
Aurora Tours
Phone
(020) 601 602
Email
auroratoursnp@gmail.com
Website
auroratours.rs
Bus from Skopje to Pristina
Ave. Duration
2 h 16 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
auroratours.rs
Rule Turs
Phone
02/ 3163 – 346
Email
ruleturs@sas.com.mk
Website
sas.com.mk
Bus from Gevgelija to Skopje
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$9
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