There are 9 ways to get from Athens to Vlorë by train, bus, car, plane, ferry 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, bus  •  11 h 30 min

  1. Take the train from Athens to Trikala Αθήνα - Καλαμπάκα
  2. Take the bus from Trikala to Vlorë

$83 - $112

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Fly to Corfu, Flying Dolphin, bus  •  9 h 8 min

  1. Fly from Athens (ATH) to Corfu (CFU) ATH - CFU
  2. Take the Flying Dolphin from Corfu to Sarandë
  3. Take the bus from Sarandë to Vlorë

$78 - $233

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Bus Crazy Holidays  •  12 h

  1. Take the bus from Athens to Trikala
  2. Take the bus from Trikala to Vlorë

$90 - $110

Bus Albtrans sh.p.k  •  12 h 29 min

  1. Take the bus from Athens to Fier

$106 - $131

Bus via Lamia  •  13 h 49 min

  1. Take the bus from Athens to Lamia
  2. Take the bus from Lamia to Trikala
  3. Take the bus from Trikala to Vlorë

$94 - $120

Drive  •  8 h 5 min

  1. Drive from Athens to Vlorë 414.1 miles

$95 - $150

Fly to Ioannina, bus  •  8 h 50 min

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

Fly to Tirana, shuttle  •  8 h 22 min

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

Fly to Thessaloniki, bus  •  13 h 48 min

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

$85 - $198

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No, there is no direct bus from Athens to Vlorë. However, there are services departing from Athens and arriving at Vlorë via Trikala. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12 h.

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The distance between Athens and Vlorë is 457 km. The road distance is 662.6 km.

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The best way to get from Athens to Vlorë without a car is to train and bus which takes 11 h 30 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 11 h 30 min to get from Athens to Vlorë, including transfers.

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Athens to Vlorë bus services, operated by KTEL Trikala, depart from Athens station.

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The quickest flight from Athens Airport to Corfu Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h.

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

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Vlorë is 1 h behind Athens. It is currently 7:05 PM in Athens and 6:05 PM in Vlorë.

Yes, the driving distance between Athens to Vlorë is 663 km. It takes approximately 8 h 5 min to drive from Athens to Vlorë.

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Olympic Air and Sky Express offer flights from Athens Airport to Corfu Airport.

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Map of how to get from Athens to Vlorë.
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  • Distance: 285.7 miles
  • Duration: 11 h 30 min

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

You can take a bus from Athens to Vlorë via Trikala in around 12 h.

Airlines
Aegean Airlines
Website
aegeanair.com
Flights from Athens to Corfu
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $230
Flights from Athens to Ioannina
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $320
Flights from Athens to Tirana
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $330
Flights from Athens to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $210
Olympic Air
Website
olympicair.com
Flights from Athens to Corfu
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $230
Flights from Athens to Ioannina
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $320
Flights from Athens to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $210
Sky Express
Website
skyexpress.gr
Flights from Athens to Corfu
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $270
Flights from Athens to Ioannina
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Athens to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$18 - $190
Ellinair
Website
en.ellinair.com
Flights from Athens to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $210
Train operators
Greek Railways (OSE)
Website
trainose.gr
Train from Athens to Trikala
Ave. Duration
4 h 41 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$19 - $26
Website
trainose.gr
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Second Class
$19 - $26
First Class
$24 - $35
Bus operators
Crazy Holidays
Phone
2310-241545
Website
crazyholidays.gr
Bus from Trikala to Vlorë
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $75
Schedules at
crazyholidays.gr
Bus from Thessaloniki to Vlorë
Ave. Duration
8 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $75
Schedules at
crazyholidays.gr
KTEL Trikala
Phone
(+30) 24310 73130
Email
info@ktel-trikala.gr
Website
ktel-trikala.gr
Bus from Athens to Trikala
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$36
Schedules at
ktel-trikala.gr
Albtrans sh.p.k
Phone
+355 4 2239 203
Email
rezervime@albtrans.net
Website
albtrans.net
Bus from Athens to Fier
Ave. Duration
10 h 49 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$47
Schedules at
albtrans.net
Bus from Ioannina to Fier
Ave. Duration
3 h 23 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Schedules at
albtrans.net
KTEL Fthiotidos
Phone
22310 - 51345
Email
info@ktelfthiotidos.gr
Website
ktelfthiotidos.gr
Bus from Athens to Lamia
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $26
Schedules at
ktelfthiotidos.gr
Bus from Lamia to Trikala
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$14 - $17
Schedules at
ktelfthiotidos.gr
AD Galeb Ohrid
Phone
(389) 46 251-882
Email
info@galeb.mk
Website
adgaleb.com.mk
Bus from Sarandë to Vlorë
Ave. Duration
2 h 29 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Schedules at
adgaleb.com.mk
Tirana International Airport
Phone
+355 52 22 55 39
Website
tirana-airport.com
Shuttle from Tirana Airport to Fier
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
tirana-airport.com
Ferry operators
Ionian Seaways
Phone
+30 26610 38690
Website
ionianseaways.com
Ferry from Corfu to Sarandë
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$28
Schedules at
ionianseaways.com

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

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