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

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 to Thessaloniki, fly  •  6 h 55 min

  1. SKG - ATH

$46 - $145

Cheapest option

Train  •  8 h 22 min

  1. 601

$39 - $54

6 alternative options

Bus to Ioannina, fly  •  6 h 37 min

  1. IOA - ATH

$93 - $283

Drive to Kastoria, fly  •  3 h 37 min

  1. KSO - ATH

$79 - $171

Train via Veles  •  12 h 57 min

  1. AVE
  2. 601

$48 - $104

Bus, train  •  14 h 10 min

$49 - $78

Bus  •  14 h 13 min

Drive  •  6 h 38 min

  1. 361.8 miles

$85 - $130

What companies run services between Bitola, Macedonia and Athens, Greece?

You can take a train from Bitola to Athens via Florina, Platý, and Platy in around 8 h 22 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Bitola to Athens via Prilep, Negotino, and Thessaloniki in around 14 h 13 min.

Airlines
Olympic Air
Website
olympicair.com
Flights from Thessaloniki to Athens
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $210
Flights from Ioannina to Athens
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $320
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Thessaloniki to Athens
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$18 - $190
Ellinair
Website
en.ellinair.com
Flights from Thessaloniki to Athens
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $210
Astra Airlines
Website
astra-airlines.gr
Flights from Kastoria to Athens
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $140
Train operators
Greek Railways (OSE)
Website
trainose.gr
Train from Florina to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
2 h 32 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$11 - $15
Website
trainose.gr
Purchase a
eurail.com
Second Class
$11 - $15
First Class
$14 - $18
Train from Florina to Platý
Ave. Duration
2 h 6 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$9 - $12
Website
trainose.gr
Purchase a
eurail.com
Second Class
$9 - $12
First Class
$11 - $15
Train from Platy to Athens
Ave. Duration
4 h 47 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$25 - $35
Website
trainose.gr
Purchase a
eurail.com
Second Class
$25 - $35
First Class
$30 - $45
Train from Thessaloniki to Athens
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
trainose.gr
Purchase a
eurail.com
Second Class
$27 - $40
First Class
$35 - $50
Macedonian Railways (MZ)
Phone
+389 (2) 3 164 255
Website
mzt.mk
Train from Bitola to Veles
Ave. Duration
2 h 6 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$9 - $29
mzt.mk
mzt.mk
Train from Veles to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
3 h 41 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12 - $35
mzt.mk
mzt.mk
Train from Gradsko to Gevgelija
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$6 - $20
mzt.mk
mzt.mk
Bus operators
KTEL Ioanninon
Phone
26510 25014
Website
ktelioannina.gr
Bus from Florina to Ioannina
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$25 - $30
Schedules at
ktelioannina.gr
Transkop patnicki soobrakaj A.D. Bitola
Phone
+389 47 231 192
Website
transkop.mk
Bus from Bitola to Gradsko
Ave. Duration
2 h 7 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $19
Schedules at
transkop.mk
Avto Atom
Phone
033/273-551
Email
avtoatom@yahoo.com
Website
avtoatom.com.mk
Bus from Bitola to Gradsko
Ave. Duration
2 h 17 min
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
avtoatom.com.mk
Book at
avtoatom.ukionshops.com
Siamos Tours
Phone
0030 2108219900
Email
vsiamos@otenet.gr
Website
siamostours.gr
Bus from Gevgelija to Athens
Ave. Duration
8 h 43 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$34 - $39
Schedules at
siamostours.gr
Pelagonija Trans
Phone
+389 48 423 310
Email
pelagonijatrans@yahoo.com
Website
facebook.com
Bus from Prilep to Negotino
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
facebook.com
Makedonija Soobrakaj AD
Phone
+389(0)2 24 02 388
Email
avtobuska@maksoob.com.mk
Website
ms.mk
Bus from Negotino to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$9 - $12
Schedules at
ms.mk
KTEL Thessalonikis
Phone
+30 2310 510835
Email
contact@ktelthes.gr
Website
ktelthes.gr
Bus from Thessaloniki to Athens Karaiskaki sq
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$46
Schedules at
ktelthes.gr

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Bitola and Athens is 396 km. The road distance is 579 km.

The cheapest way to get from Bitola to Athens is to train which costs $35 - $55 and takes 8 h 22 min.

The quickest way to get from Bitola to Athens is to drive and fly which takes 3 h 37 min and costs $75 - $180.

No, there is no direct train from Bitola to Athens. However, there are services departing from Bitola and arriving at Athens via Veles and Thessaloniki. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12 h 57 min.

No, there is no direct bus from Bitola to Athens. However, there are services departing from Bitola and arriving at Athens Karaiskaki sq via Prilep, Negotino and Thessaloniki. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 14 h 13 min.

It takes approximately 6 h 55 min to get from Bitola to Athens, including transfers.