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There are 4 ways to get from Athens to Pristina by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly  •  6h 3m

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

$100 - $560

Cheapest option

Train  •  15h 1m

  1. Take the train from Athens to Thessaloniki
  2. Take the train from Thessaloniki to Skopje 334
  3. Take the train from Skopje to Pristina

$48 - $144

2 alternative options

Bus  •  15h 20m

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

$66 - $72

Drive  •  8h 28m

  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 55€ - 65€ and takes 15h 20m.

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The quickest way to get from Athens to Pristina is to fly which costs 85€ - 490€ and takes 6h 3m.

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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, Gevgelija and Skopje. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 15h 20m.

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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 15h 1m.

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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 train which takes 15h 1m and costs 40€ - 130€.

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It takes approximately 6h 3m 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 fly which takes 6h 3m and costs 85€ - 490€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 40€ - 130€ and takes 15h 1m, you could also bus, which costs 55€ - 65€ and takes 15h 20m.

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Map of how to get from Athens to Pristina.
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  • Distance: 353 miles
  • Duration: 6h 3m

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

Turkish Airlines, Swiss and five other airlines fly from Athens to Pristina twice daily. Alternatively, you can take a train from Athens to Pristina via Thessaloniki and Skopje in around 15h 1m.

Airlines
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Athens to Pristina via Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $490
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Athens to Pristina via Zurich
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
When
Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $950
TUI fly Belgium
Website
tuifly.be
Flights from Athens to Pristina via Tirana
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Monday
Estimated price
$90 - $550
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Athens to Pristina via Munich
Ave. Duration
6h 10m
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Athens to Pristina via Vienna
Ave. Duration
6h 50m
When
Tuesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $550
Train operators
Greek Railways (OSE)
Website
trainose.gr
Train from Athens to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
5h 23m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$24 - $70
Website
trainose.gr
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$24 - $35
1st Class Ticket
$35 - $45
InterCity 2nd Class Ticket
$45 - $55
InterCity 1st Class Ticket
$60 - $70
Macedonian Railways (MZ)
Phone
+389 (2) 3 164 255
Website
mzt.mk
Train from Thessaloniki to Skopje
Ave. Duration
4h 38m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16 - $55
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Train from Skopje to Pristina
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7 - $24
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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
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Siamos Tours
Phone
0030 2108219900
Email
vsiamos@otenet.gr
Website
siamostours.gr
Bus from Thessaloniki to Gevgelija
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$8 - $10
Schedules at
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Rule Turs
Phone
02/ 3163 – 346
Email
ruleturs@sas.com.mk
Website
sas.com.mk
Bus from Gevgelija to Skopje
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$8
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Email
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Website
ms.mk
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Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$5 - $9
Schedules at
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Phone
(020) 601 602
Email
auroratoursnp@gmail.com
Website
auroratours.rs
Bus from Skopje to Pristina
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$5
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There is no direct flight from Athens Airport to Pristina Airport. The quickest flight takes 5h 50m 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 1h behind Athens. It is currently 4:25 AM in Athens and 3:25 AM in Pristina.

Athens to Pristina train services, operated by Macedonian Railways (MZ), arrive at Pristina station.

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

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Swiss, Edelweiss Air, TUI fly Belgium and four other airlines offer flights from Athens Airport to Pristina Airport.

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There are 178+ hotels available in Pristina. Prices start at $28 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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