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There are 7 ways to get from Athens to Pogradec by train, car, bus, plane or shuttle

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Train, drive  •  10h 2m

  1. Take the train from Athens to Platy
  2. Take the train from Platy to Florina
  3. Drive from Florina to Pogradec

$48 - $111

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Bus  •  10h 38m

  1. Take the bus from Athens to Thessaloniki
  2. Take the bus from Thessaloniki to Pogradec

$100 - $120

Bus via Volos  •  13h 38m

  1. Take the bus from Athens to Volos
  2. Take the bus from Volos to Thessaloniki
  3. Take the bus from Thessaloniki to Pogradec

$114 - $134

Drive  •  6h 48m

  1. Drive from Athens to Pogradec 354.2 miles

$85 - $130

Fly to Thessaloniki, bus  •  8h 57m

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

$85 - $198

Fly to Ioannina, bus  •  8h 37m

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

$88 - $276

Fly to Tirana, shuttle  •  8h 50m

  1. Fly from Athens (ATH) to Tirana (TIA) ATH - TIA
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Tiranë to Struga

$85 - $267

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Athens to Pogradec is to train and drive which costs 40€ - 100€ and takes 10h 2m.

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The quickest way to get from Athens to Pogradec is to drive which costs 70€ - 110€ and takes 6h 48m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Athens to Pogradec. However, there are services departing from Athens and arriving at Pogradec via Thessaloniki. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10h 38m.

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The distance between Athens and Pogradec is 418 km. The road distance is 566.7 km.

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The best way to get from Athens to Pogradec without a car is to bus which takes 10h 38m and costs 85€ - 110€.

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It takes approximately 10h 2m to get from Athens to Pogradec, including transfers.

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Athens to Pogradec bus services, operated by KTEL Thessalonikis, depart from Athens station.

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The quickest flight from Athens Airport to Thessaloniki Airport is the direct flight which takes 50m.

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Athens to Pogradec bus services, operated by Crazy Holidays, arrive at Pogradec station.

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Pogradec is 1h behind Athens. It is currently 12:17 PM in Athens and 11:17 AM in Pogradec.

Map of how to get from Athens to Pogradec.
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  • Distance: 261.3 miles
  • Duration: 10h 2m

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

You can take a bus from Athens to Pogradec via Thessaloniki and Thessaloniki in around 10h 38m.

Airlines
Aegean Airlines
Website
aegeanair.com
Flights from Athens to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
54m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $210
Flights from Athens to Thessaloniki via Chios
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$35 - $210
Flights from Athens to Ioannina
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $320
Flights from Athens to Tirana
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $330
Olympic Air
Website
olympicair.com
Flights from Athens to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
54m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $210
Flights from Athens to Thessaloniki via Chios
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$35 - $210
Flights from Athens to Ioannina
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $320
Ellinair
Website
en.ellinair.com
Flights from Athens to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $210
Sky Express
Website
skyexpress.gr
Flights from Athens to Ioannina
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Train operators
Greek Railways (OSE)
Website
trainose.gr
Train from Athens to Platy
Ave. Duration
4h 58m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$23 - $65
Website
trainose.gr
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2nd Class Ticket
$23 - $30
1st Class Ticket
$30 - $45
InterCity 2nd Class Ticket
$45 - $55
InterCity 1st Class Ticket
$56 - $61
Train from Platy to Florina
Ave. Duration
2h 7m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$9 - $25
Website
trainose.gr
Book at
Raileurope.com
2nd Class Ticket
$9 - $12
1st Class Ticket
$12 - $15
InterCity 2nd Class Ticket
$18 - $21
InterCity 1st Class Ticket
$23 - $25
Bus operators
KTEL Thessalonikis
Phone
+30 2310 510835
Email
contact@ktelthes.gr
Website
ktelthes.gr
Bus from Athens to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$45
Schedules at
ktelthes.gr
Crazy Holidays
Phone
2310-241545
Website
crazyholidays.gr
Bus from Thessaloniki to Pogradec
Ave. Duration
4h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$55 - $75
Schedules at
crazyholidays.gr
KTEL Magnesias
Phone
0030-24210-25248
Email
ktelvol@otenet.gr
Website
ktelvolou.gr
Bus from Athens to Volos
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$35
Schedules at
ktelvolou.gr
Bus from Volos to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$24
Schedules at
ktelvolou.gr
KTEL Ioanninon
Phone
26510 25014
Website
ktelioannina.gr
Bus from Ioannina to Kakavia
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $10
Schedules at
ktelioannina.gr
KTEL Fthiotidos
Phone
22310 - 51345
Email
info@ktelfthiotidos.gr
Website
ktelfthiotidos.gr
Bus from Kakavia to Korçë
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$18 - $21
Schedules at
ktelfthiotidos.gr
Euro Linia
Phone
+389 46 787 467
Email
eurolinia6@hotmail.com
Website
facebook.com
Shuttle from Tiranë to Struga
Ave. Duration
1h 42m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
facebook.com

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More Questions & Answers

Yes, the driving distance between Athens to Pogradec is 567 km. It takes approximately 6h 48m to drive from Athens to Pogradec.

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Ellinair and Olympic Air offer flights from Athens Airport to Thessaloniki Airport.

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There are 110+ hotels available in Pogradec. Prices start at $23 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Athens to Athens Airport is to subway which takes 42m and costs 9€.

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