There are 7 ways to get from Athens to Petrich by train, car, bus and ferry, bus or plane

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

Train, drive  •  8 h 33 min

  1. Take the train from Athens to Thessaloniki 600
  2. Take the train from Thessaloniki to Kilkis 600
  3. Drive from Kilkis to Petrich

$49 - $67

Cheapest option

Bus  •  12 h 32 min

  1. Take the bus from Athens to Blagoevgrad
  2. Take the bus from Blagoevgrad to Petrich

$28 - $71

5 alternative options

Train, bus and ferry  •  10 h 15 min

  1. Take the train from Athens to Thessaloniki Ic 58 / ...
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Thessaloniki to Sandanski

$37 - $52

Train, bus  •  10 h 33 min

  1. Take the train from Athens to Thessaloniki Ic 58 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Thessaloniki to Sandanski

$36 - $52

Drive  •  6 h 24 min

  1. Drive from Athens to Petrich 393.2 miles

$90 - $140

Fly to Thessaloniki, bus and ferry  •  8 h 37 min

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

$39 - $138

Fly to Sofia, bus  •  9 h 47 min

  1. Fly from Athens (ATH) to Sofia (SOF) ATH - SOF
  2. Take the bus from Sofia to Petrich

$36 - $134

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Athens to Petrich is to train and bus and ferry which costs 30€ - 45€ and takes 10 h 15 min.

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The quickest way to get from Athens to Petrich is to drive which takes 6 h 24 min and costs 80€ - 120€.

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The distance between Athens and Petrich is 383 km. The road distance is 629 km.

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It takes approximately 8 h 33 min to get from Athens to Petrich, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Athens to Petrich. However, there are services departing from Athens and arriving at Petrich via Blagoevgrad. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12 h 32 min.

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What companies run services between Athens, Greece and Petrich, Blagoevgrad, Bulgaria?

You can take a bus from Athens to Petrich via Blagoevgrad in around 12 h 32 min.

Airlines
Aegean Airlines
Website
aegeanair.com
Flights from Athens to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $210
Flights from Athens to Thessaloniki via Paros
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $210
Flights from Athens to Sofia
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 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 Paros
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
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
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 18 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
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$100 - $380
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Athens to Sofia
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$21 - $150
Train operators
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
Train from Thessaloniki to Kilkis
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$4 - $5
Website
trainose.gr
Purchase a
eurail.com
Second Class
$4 - $5
First Class
$4 - $5
Bus operators
EAAA
Website
rta.government.bg
Bus and ferry from Thessaloniki to Sandanski
Ave. Duration
2 h 32 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Schedules at
rta.government.bg
Arda Tur
Phone
0700 20 544
Website
ardatur.bg
Bus from Thessaloniki to Sandanski
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7
Schedules at
ardatur.bg
Union Ivkoni
Phone
02/989 0000
Website
union-ivkoni.com
Bus from Athens to Blagoevgrad
Ave. Duration
10 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$25 - $70
Schedules at
online.union-ivkoni.com
Bus from Blagoevgrad to Petrich
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
online.union-ivkoni.com
Bus from Sofia to Petrich
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$7 - $12
Schedules at
online.union-ivkoni.com
Ilias Travel
Phone
+359 2831 9192
Email
office@iliastravel.com
Website
iliastravel.com
Bus from Athens to Blagoevgrad
Ave. Duration
12 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $58
Schedules at
iliastravel.com
Avtogari
Email
office@avtogari.info
Website
avtogari.info
Bus from Blagoevgrad to Petrich
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
avtogari.info
Bus from Sofia to Petrich
Ave. Duration
3 h 18 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Schedules at
avtogari.info
BG Razpisanie
Website
bgrazpisanie.com
Bus from Blagoevgrad to Petrich
Ave. Duration
1 h 52 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
bgrazpisanie.com

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