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There are 8 ways to get from Athens to Saraevo by bus, train, 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

Bus  •  15h 21m

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

$84 - $89

Cheapest option

Fly to Sofia, bus  •  10h 1m

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

$40 - $140

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Train, bus  •  15h 39m

  1. Take the train from Athens to Thessaloniki
  2. Take the bus from Thessaloniki station to Sofia
  3. Take the bus from Sofia to Mizia

$44 - $95

Train, bus, taxi  •  17h 46m

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

$74 - $125

Drive  •  10h 37m

  1. Drive from Athens to Saraevo 607.8 miles

$140 - $220

Fly to Bucharest Otopeni, train, drive  •  12h 31m

  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

$70 - $202

Fly to Thessaloniki, bus  •  14h 23m

  1. Fly from Athens (ATH) to Thessaloniki (SKG) ATH - SKG
  2. Take the bus from Thessaloniki station to Sofia
  3. Take the bus from Sofia to Harlets

$52 - $157

Fly to Kavala, bus  •  13h 56m

  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 Harlets

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The cheapest way to get from Athens to Saraevo is to fly and bus which costs 30€ - 130€ and takes 10h 1m.

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The quickest way to get from Athens to Saraevo is to fly and bus which costs 30€ - 130€ and takes 10h 1m.

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The distance between Athens and Saraevo is 638 km. The road distance is 972.5 km.

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The best way to get from Athens to Saraevo without a car is to bus which takes 15h 21m and costs 72€ - 78€.

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It takes approximately 15h 21m to get from Athens to Saraevo, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Athens Airport to Sofia Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 10m.

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Yes, the driving distance between Athens to Saraevo is 972 km. It takes approximately 10h 37m to drive from Athens to Saraevo.

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Bulgaria Air, Ryanair and Aegean Airlines offer flights from Athens Airport to Sofia Airport.

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There are five+ hotels available in Saraevo. Prices start at $100 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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Map of how to get from Athens to Saraevo.
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  • Distance: 398.7 miles
  • Duration: 15h 21m

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 15h 21m.

Airlines
Aegean Airlines
Website
aegeanair.com
Flights from Athens to Sofia
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $310
Flights from Athens to Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
1h 36m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $280
Flights from Athens to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
55m
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 Kavala
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $390
Olympic Air
Website
olympicair.com
Flights from Athens to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
55m
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 Kavala
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $390
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Athens to Sofia
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$21 - $150
Flights from Athens to Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $220
Flights from Athens to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
59m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$18 - $190
Bulgaria Air
Website
air.bg
Flights from Athens to Sofia
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $310
Flights from Athens to Bucharest Otopeni via Sofia
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$45 - $260
Tarom
Website
tarom.ro
Flights from Athens to Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
1h 36m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $280
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 Thessaloniki via Chios
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $380
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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2nd Class Ticket
$24 - $35
1st Class Ticket
$35 - $45
InterCity 2nd Class Ticket
$45 - $55
InterCity 1st Class Ticket
$60 - $70
Bulgarian Railways (BDZh)
Phone
0700 10 200
Website
bdz.bg
Train from Blagoevgrad to Sofia
Ave. Duration
2h 22m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$4 - $5
Website
Bulgarian Railways (BDZh)
Train from Sofia to Cherven Briag
Ave. Duration
2h 4m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Website
Bulgarian Railways (BDZh)
Romanian Railways (CFR)
Bus operators
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
11h 20m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$76
Schedules at
tourist-service.com
Avtogari
Email
office@avtogari.info
Website
avtogari.info
Bus from Sofia to Mizia
Ave. Duration
2h 58m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Schedules at
avtogari.info
Bus from Sofia to Harlets
Ave. Duration
3h 13m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Schedules at
avtogari.info
BG Razpisanie
Website
bgrazpisanie.com
Bus from Sofia to Mizia
Ave. Duration
3h 41m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$8 - $11
Schedules at
bgrazpisanie.com
Union Ivkoni
Phone
02/989 0000
Website
union-ivkoni.com
Bus from Thessaloniki station to Sofia
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$11 - $17
Schedules at
online.union-ivkoni.com
Arda Tur
Phone
0700 20 544
Website
ardatur.bg
Bus from Thessaloniki Monastiriou to Sofia Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$15
Website
Arda Tur
Georg
Phone
+ 359/38/66 34 04
Email
georg_ltd@abv.bg
Website
georg-bg.com
Bus from Thessaloniki to Sofia
Ave. Duration
5h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $55
Schedules at
georg-bg.com
Ilias Travel
Phone
+359 2831 9192
Email
office@iliastravel.com
Website
iliastravel.com
Bus from Thessaloniki to Sofia
Ave. Duration
5h 13m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$23 - $25
Schedules at
iliastravel.com
Bus from Thessaloniki to Blagoevgrad
Ave. Duration
3h 38m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$15 - $16
Schedules at
iliastravel.com
Kaleia
Phone
+359 894 77 44 02
Email
kaleia@mail.com
Website
kaleiatravel.com
Bus from Kavala to Sofia
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
en.kaleiatravel.com
Other operators
Taxi from Cherven Briag to Saraevo
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
Estimated price
$27 - $35

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