There are 9 ways to get from Athens to Saraevo by train, bus, taxi, car 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, bus via Vratsa  •  15 h 26 min

  1. Take the train from Athens to Thessaloniki 600
  2. Take the bus from Thessaloniki to Sofia - Central Bus Station
  3. Take the bus from Sofia to Vratsa
  4. Take the bus from Vratsa to Miziya

Cheapest option

Train, bus  •  15 h 54 min

  1. Take the train from Athens to Thessaloniki 600
  2. Take the bus from Thessaloniki Monastiriou to Sofia Zentral Omnibus Bahnhof
  3. Take the bus from Sofia to Mizia

$52 - $74

7 alternative options

Bus  •  15 h 21 min

  1. Take the bus from Athens to Sofia
  2. Take the bus from Sofia to Mizia

$90 - $95

Train, bus, taxi  •  16 h 47 min

  1. Take the train from Athens to Thessaloniki 600
  2. Take the bus from Thessaloniki to Blagoevgrad
  3. Take the train from Blagoevgrad to Sofia
  4. Take the train from Sofia to Cherven Bryag 462
  5. Take a taxi from Cherven Bryag to Saraevo

$73 - $101

Drive  •  10 h 37 min

  1. Drive from Athens to Saraevo 607.8 miles

$140 - $220

Fly to Sofia, bus  •  10 h 20 min

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

Fly to Bucharest Otopeni, train, drive  •  12 h 50 min

  1. Fly from Athens (ATH) to Bucharest Otopeni (OTP) ATH - OTP
  2. Take the train from Bucuresti Nord Gara A to Caracal
  3. Drive from Caracal to Saraevo

$79 - $214

Fly to Thessaloniki, bus  •  12 h 50 min

  1. Fly from Athens (ATH) to Thessaloniki (SKG) ATH - SKG
  2. Take the bus from Thessaloniki to Sofia - Central Bus Station
  3. Take the bus from Sofia to Vratsa
  4. Take the bus from Vratsa to Miziya

Fly to Kavala, bus  •  14 h 56 min

  1. Fly from Athens (ATH) to Kavala (KVA) ATH - KVA
  2. Take the bus from Kavala to Sofia
  3. Take the bus from Sofia to Vratsa
  4. Take the bus from Vratsa to Miziya

What companies run services between Athens, Greece and Saraevo, Vratsa, Bulgaria?

You can take a bus from Athens to Saraevo via Sofia and Mizia in around 15 h 21 min.

Airlines
Aegean Airlines
Website
aegeanair.com
Flights from Athens to Sofia
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $310
Flights from Athens to Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $280
Flights from Athens to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $210
Flights from Athens to Kavala
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $390
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 Kavala
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $390
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Athens to Sofia
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$21 - $150
Flights from Athens to Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $220
Flights from Athens to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$18 - $190
Bulgaria Air
Website
air.bg
Flights from Athens to Sofia
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $310
Tarom
Website
tarom.ro
Flights from Athens to Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $280
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Athens to Sofia
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$21 - $150
Flights from Athens to Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$27 - $160
Ellinair
Website
en.ellinair.com
Flights from Athens to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $210
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Athens to Bucharest Otopeni via Istanbul
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $700
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
$29 - $40
Website
trainose.gr
Purchase a
eurail.com
Second Class
$29 - $40
First Class
$35 - $50
Bulgarian Railways (BDZh)
Phone
0700 10 200
Website
bdz.bg
Train from Blagoevgrad to Sofia
Ave. Duration
2 h 26 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$4 - $5
Website
bdz.bg
Train from Sofia to Cherven Bryag
Ave. Duration
1 h 58 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Website
bdz.bg
Romanian Railways (CFR)
Bus operators
Union Ivkoni
Phone
02/989 0000
Website
union-ivkoni.com
Bus from Thessaloniki to Sofia - Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
4 h 8 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Schedules at
union-ivkoni.com
Bus from Thessaloniki to Blagoevgrad
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$8 - $13
Schedules at
union-ivkoni.com
Avtogari
Email
office@avtogari.info
Website
avtogari.info
Bus from Sofia to Vratsa
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
avtogari.info
Bus from Sofia to Mizia
Ave. Duration
2 h 58 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Schedules at
avtogari.info
BG Razpisanie
Website
bgrazpisanie.com
Bus from Sofia to Vratsa
Ave. Duration
1 h 33 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$6 - $8
Schedules at
bgrazpisanie.com
Bus from Sofia to Mizia
Ave. Duration
3 h 41 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$9 - $12
Schedules at
bgrazpisanie.com
Planinite Bus
Website
planinite.info
Bus from Vratsa to Miziya
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Schedules at
planinite.info
Oriahovo
Phone
09171/4702
Email
mail@oriahovo.bg
Website
oriahovo.bg
Bus from Vraca to Miziya
Ave. Duration
1 h 41 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
oriahovo.bg
Tourist Service Holding AD
Phone
02 981 13 33
Email
outgoing@tourist-service.com
Website
tourist-service.com
Bus from Athens to Sofia
Ave. Duration
11 h 20 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$82
Schedules at
tourist-service.com
Valeross
Phone
046/ 66 13 21
Email
valeross_holiday@abv.bg
Website
valeross.com
Bus from Athens to Sofia
Ave. Duration
10 h 2 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $75
Schedules at
valeross.com
Ilias Travel
Phone
+359 2831 9192
Email
office@iliastravel.com
Website
iliastravel.com
Bus from Athens to Sofia
Ave. Duration
12 h 26 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$65 - $69
Schedules at
iliastravel.com
Bus from Thessaloniki to Sofia
Ave. Duration
4 h 42 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$24 - $26
Schedules at
iliastravel.com
Arda Tur
Phone
0700 20 544
Website
ardatur.bg
Bus from Thessaloniki Monastiriou to Sofia Zentral Omnibus Bahnhof
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$15
Schedules at
ardatur.bg
EAAA
Website
rta.government.bg
Bus from Thessaloniki to Sofia
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$14 - $21
Schedules at
rta.government.bg
Bus from Kavala to Sofia
Ave. Duration
6 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$16 - $23
Schedules at
rta.government.bg
Georg
Phone
+ 359/38/66 34 04
Email
georg_ltd@abv.bg
Website
georg-bg.com
Bus from Thessaloniki to Sofia
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $60
Schedules at
georg-bg.com
Kaleia
Phone
+359 894 77 44 43
Email
kaleia@mail.com
Website
kaleiatravel.com
Bus from Kavala to Sofia
Ave. Duration
6 h
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
en.kaleiatravel.com
Other operators
Taxi from Cherven Bryag to Saraevo
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
Estimated price
$29 - $40

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Athens and Saraevo is 638 km. The road distance is 972 km.

The cheapest way to get from Athens to Saraevo is to train and bus which costs 40€ - 60€ and takes 15 h 54 min.

The quickest way to get from Athens to Saraevo is to drive which takes 10 h 37 min and costs 110€ - 180€.

It takes approximately 15 h 26 min to get from Athens to Saraevo, including transfers.