There are 6 ways to get from Bratislava to Athens by bus, plane, train 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

Bus to Vienna, fly  •  5 h 52 min

  1. Take the bus from Bratislava, Most SNP to Vídeň, Schwechat Airport Bbf.
  2. Fly from Vienna (VIE) to Athens (ATH) VIE - ATH

$83 - $266

Cheapest option

Fly from Bratislava  •  5 h 28 min

  1. Fly from Bratislava (BTS) to Athens (ATH) BTS - ATH

$61 - $2,211

4 alternative options

Bus Korona Travel  •  18 h 31 min

  1. Take the bus from Bratislava to Athens Korona Travel

$105

Bus Crazy Holidays  •  27 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from Bratislava to Budapest, Budapest Népliget 904 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Budapest Népliget to Athens 597

$67 - $99

Train  •  33 h 59 min

  1. Take the train from Hegyeshalom to Beograd Ec
  2. Take the train from Beograd to Thessaloniki AVE
  3. Take the train from Thessaloniki to Athens 601

$146 - $249

Drive  •  16 h 46 min

  1. Drive from Bratislava to Athens 1046.6 miles

$250 - $370

What companies run services between Bratislava, Slovakia and Athens, Greece?

Ryanair flies from Bratislava to Athens twice a week. Alternatively, Korona Travel operates a bus from Bratislava to Athens once a week. Tickets cost $105 and the journey takes 18 h 31 min. Slovak Lines also services this route once a week.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Vienna to Athens via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $700
Aegean Airlines
Website
aegeanair.com
Flights from Vienna to Athens
Ave. Duration
2 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $460
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Vienna to Athens
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Air Serbia
Website
airserbia.com
Flights from Vienna to Athens via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Vienna to Athens via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $700
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Bratislava to Athens
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$50 - $310
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Hegyeshalom to Beograd
Ave. Duration
10 h 58 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$80 - $120
Website
bahn.de
Greek Railways (OSE)
Website
trainose.gr
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
Bus operators
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.sk
Bus from Bratislava, Most SNP to Vídeň, Schwechat Airport Bbf.
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
regiojet.sk
FlixBus
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Bratislava, Bratislava Most SNP to Vienna Airport
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Bratislava to Budapest, Budapest Népliget
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$11 - $20
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Korona Travel
Phone
210.92.33.33
Email
info@koronatravel.gr
Website
koronatravel.gr
Bus from Bratislava to Athens
Ave. Duration
18 h 31 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$105
Schedules at
koronatravel.gr
Slovak Lines
Phone
+421 2 55422734
Email
info@slovaklines.sk
Website
slovaklines.sk
Bus from Bratislava to Athens
Ave. Duration
26 h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$105
Schedules at
slovaklines.sk
Crazy Holidays
Phone
2310-241545
Website
crazyholidays.gr
Bus from Budapest Népliget to Athens
Ave. Duration
23 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Schedules at
crazyholidays.gr
Eurolines HU
Phone
+36 (1) 382-0888
Email
info@volanbusz.hu
Website
eurolines.hu
Bus from Budapest to Athens
Ave. Duration
23 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$85 - $140
Schedules at
nemzetkozi.volanbusz.hu

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Bratislava and Athens is 1251 km. The road distance is 1675 km.

The cheapest way to get from Bratislava to Athens is to bus which costs 55€ - 85€ and takes 27 h 10 min.

The quickest way to get from Bratislava to Athens is to fly which takes 5 h 28 min and costs 50€ - 1900€.

No, there is no direct train from Bratislava to Athens. However, there are services departing from Bratislava-Petrzalka and arriving at Athens via Hegyeshalom, Beograd and Thessaloniki. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 33 h 59 min.

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Bratislava and arriving at Athens. Services depart once a week, and operate Thursday. The journey takes approximately 18 h 31 min.

It takes approximately 5 h 52 min to get from Bratislava to Athens, including transfers.