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There are 6 ways to get from Bitola to Athens by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  8 h 28 min

  1. Take the train from Mesonision to Platy Φλώρινα - Θεσσαλονίκη
  2. Take the train from Platy to Athens Θεσσαλονίκη - Αθήνα

$39 - $54

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Train via Veles  •  13 h

  1. Take the train from Bitola to Veles 540 / ...
  2. Take the train from Veles to Thessaloniki AVE
  3. Take the train from Thessaloniki to Athens

$48 - $104

Bus, train  •  14 h 12 min

  1. Take the bus from Bitola to Gradsko
  2. Take the train from Gradsko to Gevgelija
  3. Take the bus from Gevgelija to Athens

$48 - $78

Drive  •  6 h 38 min

  1. Drive from Bitola to Athens 361.8 miles

$85 - $130

Train to Thessaloniki, fly  •  6 h 50 min

  1. Take the train from Mesonision to Thessaloniki
  2. Fly from Thessaloniki (SKG) to Athens (ATH) SKG - ATH

$46 - $145

Bus to Ioannina, fly  •  6 h 37 min

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

$92 - $283

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The cheapest way to get from Bitola to Athens is to train which costs $35 - $55 and takes 8 h 28 min.

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The quickest way to get from Bitola to Athens is to bus and fly which costs $90 - $290 and takes 6 h 37 min.

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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 13 h.

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The distance between Bitola and Athens is 396 km. The road distance is 578.9 km.

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The best way to get from Bitola to Athens without a car is to train which takes 13 h and costs $45 - $110.

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It takes approximately 8 h 28 min to get from Bitola to Athens, including transfers.

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Bitola to Athens train services, operated by Macedonian Railways (MZ), depart from Bitola station.

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The quickest flight from Thessaloniki Airport to Athens Airport is the direct flight which takes 50 min.

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Athens is 1 h ahead of Bitola. It is currently 2:28 AM in Bitola and 3:28 AM in Athens.

Bitola to Athens train services, operated by Greek Railways (OSE), arrive at Athens station.

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Map of how to get from Bitola to Athens.
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  • Distance: 247.6 miles
  • Duration: 8 h 28 min

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

You can take a train from Bitola to Athens via Mesonision and Platy in around 8 h 28 min.

Airlines
Olympic Air
Website
olympicair.com
Flights from Thessaloniki to Athens
Ave. Duration
52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $210
Flights from Thessaloniki to Athens via Mykonos
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
$35 - $210
Flights from Ioannina to Athens
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
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
Sky Express
Website
skyexpress.gr
Flights from Ioannina to Athens
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $430
Train operators
Greek Railways (OSE)
Website
trainose.gr
Train from Mesonision to Platy
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$9 - $12
Website
trainose.gr
Book at
Raileurope.com
Second Class
$9 - $12
First Class
$11 - $15
Train from Platy to Athens
Ave. Duration
4 h 58 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$25 - $35
Website
trainose.gr
Book at
Raileurope.com
Second Class
$25 - $35
First Class
$30 - $45
Train from Thessaloniki to Athens
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
trainose.gr
Book at
Raileurope.com
Second Class
$27 - $40
First Class
$35 - $50
Train from Mesonision to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
2 h 27 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$11 - $15
Website
trainose.gr
Book at
Raileurope.com
Second Class
$11 - $15
First Class
$14 - $18
Macedonian Railways (MZ)
Phone
+389 (2) 3 164 255
Website
mzt.mk
Train from Bitola to Veles
Ave. Duration
1 h 59 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$8 - $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 22 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$6 - $20
mzt.mk
mzt.mk
Bus operators
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
$33 - $39
Schedules at
siamostours.gr
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

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Yes, the driving distance between Bitola to Athens is 579 km. It takes approximately 6 h 38 min to drive from Bitola to Athens.

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Ellinair, Ryanair and Olympic Air offer flights from Thessaloniki Airport to Athens Airport.

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