Travel from Blagoevgrad to Athens

Bus or train from Blagoevgrad to Athens?

Crazy Holidays operates a bus from Blagoevgrad to Athens once daily. Tickets cost $55 - $80 and the journey takes 3 h 30 min. KTEL Thessalonikis also services this route every 4 hours. Alternatively, Greek Railways (OSE) operates a train from Blagoevgrad to Athens 5 times a week. Tickets cost $18 - $25 and the journey takes 4 h 52 min. Greek Railways (OSE) also services this route 4 times a day.

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How to get from Blagoevgrad to Athens

From Blagoevgrad bus to Thessaloniki then train to Athens. 8 h 51 min 41€. From Blagoevgrad bus to Thessaloniki, walk to Thessaloniki, then bus to Athens Karaiskaki sq. 10 h 23 min 95€. From Blagoevgrad bus to Athens. 10 h 25 min 31€. From Blagoevgrad train to Thessaloniki then train to Athens. 11 h 2 min 52€. From Blagoevgrad drive to Athens. 7 h 19 min 104€. From Blagoevgrad bus to Thessaloniki Büro Simeonidis, bus to Thessaloniki airport, fly to Athens airport, then subway to Athens. 7 h 18 min 65€. From Blagoevgrad bus to Kavala, taxi to Kavala airport, fly to Athens airport, then subway to Athens. 8 h 7 min 160€. From Blagoevgrad train to Sofija, walk to Central Station, line 2 subway to Serdika, line 1 subway to Tzarigradsko shose Blvd., line 84 bus to Sofia airport, fly to Athens airport, then subway to Athens. 7 h 43 min 48€. From Blagoevgrad bus to Serres, bus to Alexandroupoli, taxi to Alexandroupolis airport, fly to Athens airport, then subway to Athens. 9 h 46 min 127€.
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      • One-Way approx: USD $38 - $52
      • Duration: 8 h 51 min
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      2 Bus KTEL Thessalonikis
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      • Duration: 10 h 23 min
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      6 Bus to Thessaloniki, fly
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      7 Bus to Kavala, fly
      • One-Way approx: USD $124 - $334
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      • One-Way approx: USD $102 - $214
      • Duration: 9 h 46 min
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