There are 8 ways to get from Athens to Vlorë by train, bus, car, plane or ferry

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 Αθήνα to Τρίκαλα Αθήνα - Καλαμπάκα
  2. Take the bus from Trikala to Vlorë

$84 - $117

7 alternative options

Bus  •  12 h

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

$91 - $116

Bus via Lamia  •  12 h 45 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 - $123

Drive  •  8 h 5 min

  1. Drive from Athens to Vlorë 414.1 miles

$95 - $150

Fly to Ioannina, bus  •  7 h 39 min

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

Fly to Corfu, Flying Dolphin, bus  •  7 h 45 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

$92 - $250

Fly to Tirana, drive  •  7 h 12 min

  1. Fly from Athens (ATH) to Tirana (TIA) ATH - TIA
  2. Drive from Fier to Vlorë

Fly to Thessaloniki, bus  •  12 h 42 min

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

$117 - $245

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Athens to Vlorë is to bus which costs 75€ - 100€ and takes 12 h.

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The quickest way to get from Athens to Vlorë is to fly and Flying Dolphin and bus which costs 75€ - 220€ and takes 7 h 45 min.

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

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

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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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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 Ioannina
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $320
Flights from Athens to Corfu
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $230
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
Flights from Athens to Thessaloniki via Paros
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $210
Olympic Air
Website
olympicair.com
Flights from Athens to Ioannina
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $320
Flights from Athens to Corfu
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $230
Flights from Athens to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $210
Flights from Athens to Thessaloniki via Paros
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $210
Sky Express
Website
skyexpress.gr
Flights from Athens to Ioannina
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Athens to Corfu
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $270
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 Αθήνα to Τρίκαλα
Ave. Duration
4 h 41 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$20 - $27
Website
trainose.gr
Purchase a
eurail.com
Second Class
$20 - $27
First Class
$25 - $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 - $80
Schedules at
crazyholidays.gr
Bus from Thessaloniki to Vlorë
Ave. Duration
8 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $80
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
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
$24 - $27
Schedules at
ktelfthiotidos.gr
Bus from Lamia to Trikala
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$15 - $17
Schedules at
ktelfthiotidos.gr
Albtrans sh.p.k
Phone
+355 4 2239 203
Email
rezervime@albtrans.net
Website
albtrans.net
Bus from Ioannina to Ballsh
Ave. Duration
2 h 58 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Schedules at
albtrans.net
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 18 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Schedules at
adgaleb.com.mk
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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