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

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Bus  •  13 h 15 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

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Fly  •  8 h 3 min

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

$65 - $250

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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

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The cheapest way to get from Athens to Pristina is to bus which costs 60€ - 80€ and takes 13 h 15 min.

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

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No, there is no direct bus from Athens to Pristina. However, there are services departing from Athens and arriving at Pristina via Thessaloniki and Skopje. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13 h 15 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Athens to Pristina. 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 Pristina is 565 km. The road distance is 794.2 km.

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The best way to get from Athens to Pristina without a car is to bus which takes 13 h 15 min and costs 60€ - 80€.

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It takes approximately 13 h 15 min to get from Athens to Pristina, including transfers.

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

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

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The best way to get from Athens to Pristina is to bus which takes 13 h 15 min and costs 60€ - 80€. Alternatively, you can fly, which costs 55€ - 220€ and takes 8 h 3 min.

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Map of how to get from Athens to Pristina.
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  • Distance: 353 miles
  • Duration: 13 h 15 min

What companies run services between Athens, Greece and Pristina, Kosovo?

You can take a bus from Athens to Pristina via Thessaloniki Monastiriou, Thessaloniki, and Skopje in around 13 h 15 min. Alternatively, Turkish Airlines, Austrian Airlines and 13 other airlines fly from Athens to Pristina every 3 hours.

Airlines
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
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
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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
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
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
auroratours.rs
Siamos Tours
Phone
0030 2108219900
Email
vsiamos@otenet.gr
Website
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
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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There is no direct flight from Athens Airport to Pristina Airport. The quickest flight takes 5 h 5 min and has one stopover.

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Athens to Pristina bus services, operated by Makedonija Soobrakaj AD, arrive at Pristina station.

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Pristina is 1 h behind Athens. It is currently 9:50 PM in Athens and 8:50 PM in Pristina.

Athens to Pristina train services, operated by Trainkos, arrive at Pristina station.

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

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Aegean Airlines, Edelweiss Air, Lufthansa and five other airlines offer flights from Athens Airport to Pristina Airport.

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There are 171+ hotels available in Pristina. Prices start at $29 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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