Directions from Burgas to Greece

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Recommended option

Train, bus Municipality of Stara Zagora  •  13 h 56 min

  1. Take the train from Vladimir Pavlov to Stara Zagora 8626
  2. Take the bus from Stara Zagora to Athens

$46 - $76

Cheapest option

Bus to Varna, fly to Sofia, bus  •  10 h 54 min

  1. Take the bus from Burgas South to Varna
  2. Fly from Varna (VAR) to Sofia (SOF) VAR - SOF
  3. Take the bus from Sofia - Central Bus Station to Thessaloniki

$44 - $144

8 alternative options

Bus EAAA  •  19 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Burgas to Athens

$50 - $75

Train, bus via Thessaloniki  •  19 h 21 min

  1. Take the train from Vladimir Pavlov to Sofia
  2. Take the train from Sofia to Blagoevgrad 361
  3. Take the bus from Blagoevgrad to Thessaloniki
  4. Take the train from Thessaloniki to Athens 601

$48 - $68

Bus Ilias Travel  •  21 h 38 min

  1. Take the bus from Burgas to Athens

$106 - $112

Drive  •  11 h 16 min

  1. Drive from Burgas to Athens 674.1 miles

$160 - $240

Bus to Istanbul, fly to Thessaloniki  •  9 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Burgas South to Istanbul
  2. Fly from Istanbul (IST) to Thessaloniki (SKG) IST - SKG

$101 - $238

Bus to Istanbul, fly to Athens  •  9 h 47 min

  1. Take the bus from Burgas South to Istanbul
  2. Fly from Istanbul (IST) to Athens (ATH) IST - ATH

$73 - $215

Bus, bus to Alexandroupolis, fly to Athens  •  10 h 14 min

  1. Take the bus from Burgas to Svilengrad
  2. Take the bus from Svilengrad to Alexandroupoli
  3. Fly from Alexandroupolis (AXD) to Athens (ATH) AXD - ATH

$77 - $178

Bus to Sabiha Gokcen, fly to Athens  •  12 h 18 min

  1. Take the bus from Burgas South to Istanbul
  2. Fly from Sabiha Gokcen (SAW) to Athens (ATH) SAW - ATH

$83 - $275

What companies run services between Burgas, Bulgaria and Greece?

EAAA operates a bus from Burgas to Athens twice daily. Tickets cost $50 - $75 and the journey takes 19 h 15 min.

Airlines
Aegean Airlines
Website
aegeanair.com
Flights from Istanbul to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $310
Flights from Istanbul to Thessaloniki via Athens
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $310
Flights from Istanbul to Athens
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $290
Flights from Alexandroupolis to Athens
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $210
Flights from Varna to Sofia
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$30 - $190
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Istanbul to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $310
Flights from Istanbul to Athens
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $290
Bulgaria Air
Website
air.bg
Flights from Varna to Sofia
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $190
Olympic Air
Website
olympicair.com
Flights from Alexandroupolis to Athens
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $210
Pegasus Airlines
Website
flypgs.com
Flights from Sabiha Gokcen to Athens
Ave. Duration
1 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $300
Sky Express
Website
skyexpress.gr
Flights from Alexandroupolis to Athens
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $440
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Varna to Sofia
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$21 - $200
Train operators
Bulgarian Railways (BDZh)
Phone
0700 10 200
Website
bdz.bg
Train from Vladimir Pavlov to Stara Zagora
Ave. Duration
2 h 17 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Website
bdz.bg
Train from Vladimir Pavlov to Sofia
Ave. Duration
6 h 16 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$11 - $12
Website
bdz.bg
Train from Sofia to Blagoevgrad
Ave. Duration
2 h 8 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Website
bdz.bg
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
Municipality of Stara Zagora
Website
starazagora.bg
Bus from Stara Zagora to Athens
Ave. Duration
10 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$40 - $70
Schedules at
starazagora.bg
EAAA
Website
rta.government.bg
Bus from Burgas to Athens
Ave. Duration
19 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Schedules at
rta.government.bg
Bus from Svilengrad to Alexandroupoli
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Schedules at
rta.government.bg
Union Ivkoni
Phone
02/989 0000
Website
union-ivkoni.com
Bus from Blagoevgrad to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
2 h 41 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Schedules at
union-ivkoni.com
Bus from Sofia - Central Bus Station to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
4 h 9 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12 - $17
Schedules at
union-ivkoni.com
Ilias Travel
Phone
+359 2831 9192
Email
office@iliastravel.com
Website
iliastravel.com
Bus from Burgas to Athens
Ave. Duration
21 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$100 - $110
Schedules at
iliastravel.com
Burgas Bus
Phone
+359 (0) 885754058
Email
bourgasbus@abv.bg
Website
burgasbus.info
Bus from Burgas South to Istanbul
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$21 - $25
Schedules at
burgasbus.info
Bus from Burgas South to Varna
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $10
Schedules at
burgasbus.info
Svilengrad24
Website
svilengrad24.info
Bus from Burgas to Svilengrad
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Twice a week
Schedules at
svilengrad24.info

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Burgas and Greece is 604 km. The road distance is 1079 km.

The cheapest way to get from Burgas to Greece is to train and bus which costs $45 - $70 and takes 19 h 21 min.

The quickest way to get from Burgas to Greece is to bus and fly which takes 9 h 45 min and costs $100 - $240.

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Burgas and arriving at Athens. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 19 h 15 min.

It takes approximately 13 h 56 min to get from Burgas to Greece, including transfers.