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There are 9 ways to get from Athens to Kosovo by plane, car, bus or train

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Recommended option

Fly to Tirana, drive  •  6 h 36 min

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

Cheapest option

Fly to Sofia, bus, drive  •  11 h 22 min

  1. Fly from Athens (ATH) to Sofia (SOF) ATH - SOF
  2. Take the bus from Sofia to Kumanovo
  3. Drive from Kumanovo to Gjilan

$45 - $149

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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

$50 - $149

Fly to Skopje, drive  •  4 h 58 min

  1. Fly from Athens (ATH) to Skopje (SKP) ATH - SKP
  2. Drive from Skopje to Gjilan

$112 - $572

Bus  •  13 h 50 min

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

$73 - $89

Train, bus  •  14 h 29 min

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

Train  •  16 h 14 min

  1. Take the train from Athens to Platy
  2. Take the train from Platy to Florina
  3. Take the train from Bitola to Skopje 540 / ...
  4. 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

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The cheapest way to get from Athens to Kosovo is to fly and bus and drive which costs 35€ - 130€ and takes 11 h 22 min.

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The quickest way to get from Athens to Kosovo is to fly and drive which costs 95€ - 500€ and takes 4 h 58 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 14 h 29 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 6 h 36 min to get from Athens to Kosovo, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Athens to Kosovo is to bus which takes 13 h 50 min and costs 60€ - 80€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 16 h 14 min.

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The quickest flight from Athens Airport to Tirana Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 20 min.

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Kosovo is 1 h behind Athens. It is currently 6:12 AM in Athens and 5:12 AM in Kosovo.

Yes, the driving distance between Athens to Kosovo is 794 km. It takes approximately 8 h 28 min to drive from Athens to Kosovo.

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Aegean Airlines offers flights from Athens Airport to Tirana Airport.

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Map of how to get from Athens to Kosovo.
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  • Distance: 353.2 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 36 min

What companies run services between Athens, Greece and Kosovo?

You can take a bus from Athens to Pristina via Thessaloniki Monastiriou, Thessaloniki Büro Simeonidis, Skopje Zob, Skopje, and Pristina in around 13 h 50 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Athens to Pristina via Platy, Florina, Bitola, and Skopje in around 16 h 14 min.

Airlines
Aegean Airlines
Website
aegeanair.com
Flights from Athens to Tirana
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $330
Flights from Athens to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $210
Flights from Athens to Thessaloniki via Chios
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$35 - $210
Flights from Athens to Skopje
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$95 - $550
Flights from Athens to Sofia
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $310
Olympic Air
Website
olympicair.com
Flights from Athens to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $210
Flights from Athens to Thessaloniki via Chios
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$35 - $210
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Athens to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
59 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$18 - $190
Flights from Athens to Sofia
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$21 - $150
Bulgaria Air
Website
air.bg
Flights from Athens to Sofia
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $310
Ellinair
Website
en.ellinair.com
Flights from Athens to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $210
Sky Express
Website
skyexpress.gr
Flights from Athens to Thessaloniki via Chios
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $380
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
$27 - $40
Website
trainose.gr
Book at
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Second Class
$27 - $40
First Class
$35 - $50
Train from Athens to Platy
Ave. Duration
4 h 58 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$25 - $35
Website
trainose.gr
Book at
Raileurope.com
Second Class
$25 - $35
First Class
$30 - $45
Train from Platy to Florina
Ave. Duration
2 h 7 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$10 - $13
Website
trainose.gr
Book at
Raileurope.com
Second Class
$10 - $13
First Class
$12 - $15
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
Macedonian Railways (MZ)
Phone
+389 (2) 3 164 255
Website
mzt.mk
Train from Bitola to Skopje
Ave. Duration
2 h 42 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$12 - $40
mzt.mk
mzt.mk
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
$16 - $19
Schedules at
siamostours.gr
Bus from Athens to Gevgelija
Ave. Duration
8 h 42 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$33 - $39
Schedules at
siamostours.gr
Matpu
Phone
02 952 50 04
Email
matpu96@abv.bg
Website
matpu.com
Bus from Sofia to Kumanovo
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$11 - $18
Schedules at
matpu.com
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
$45
Schedules at
ktelthes.gr
Simeonidis Tours
Phone
+30-2310540970
Email
info@simeonidistours.gr
Website
simeonidistours.gr
Bus from Thessaloniki Büro Simeonidis to Skopje Zob
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Schedules at
simeonidistours.gr
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
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
$8
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