There are 9 ways to get from Burgas to Greece by train, bus, car or plane

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, bus  •  13 h 57 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  •  12 h 7 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 Zentral Omnibus Bahnhof to Thessaloniki Monastiriou

$43 - $144

7 alternative options

Bus Arda Tur  •  20 h 52 min

  1. Take the bus from Burgas to Athens

$63

Bus Ilias Travel  •  21 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Burgas to Athens

$105 - $115

Drive  •  11 h 16 min

  1. Drive from Burgas to Athens 674.1 miles

$160 - $240

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 to Istanbul, fly to Thessaloniki  •  9 h 52 min

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

$101 - $238

Bus, bus to Alexandroupolis, fly to Athens  •  10 h 39 min

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

$73 - $174

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

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The cheapest way to get from Burgas to Greece is to bus which costs $64 and takes 20 h 52 min.

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The quickest way to get from Burgas to Greece is to bus and fly which costs $70 - $220 and takes 9 h 47 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Burgas and arriving at Athens. Services depart once daily. The journey takes approximately 21 h 25 min.

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The distance between Burgas and Greece is 604 km. The road distance is 1078.6 km.

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The best way to get from Burgas to Greece without a car is to train and bus which takes 13 h 57 min and costs $45 - $80.

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It takes approximately 13 h 57 min to get from Burgas to Greece, including transfers.

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Burgas to Greece bus services, operated by Arda Tur, depart from Burgas station.

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The quickest flight from Istanbul Airport to Athens Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 20 min.

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Burgas to Greece bus services, operated by Arda Tur, arrive at Athens station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Burgas to Greece is 1079 km. It takes approximately 11 h 16 min to drive from Burgas to Greece.

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Map of how to get from Burgas to Greece.
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  • Distance: 377.7 miles
  • Duration: 13 h 57 min

What companies run services between Burgas, Bulgaria and Greece?

Arda Tur operates a bus from Burgas to Athens once daily. Tickets cost $62 and the journey takes 20 h 30 min.

Airlines
Aegean Airlines
Website
aegeanair.com
Flights from Istanbul to Athens
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $290
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 Alexandroupolis to Athens
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $210
Flights from Varna to Sofia
Ave. Duration
48 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$30 - $190
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Istanbul to Athens
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $290
Flights from Istanbul to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $310
Bulgaria Air
Website
air.bg
Flights from Varna to Sofia
Ave. Duration
48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $190
Pegasus Airlines
Website
flypgs.com
Flights from Sabiha Gokcen to Athens
Ave. Duration
1 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $300
Olympic Air
Website
olympicair.com
Flights from Alexandroupolis to Athens
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $210
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)
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
Arda Tur
Phone
0700 20 544
Website
ardatur.bg
Bus from Burgas to Athens
Ave. Duration
20 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$62
Schedules at
ardatur.bg
Bus from Sofia Zentral Omnibus Bahnhof to Thessaloniki Monastiriou
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$15
Schedules at
ardatur.bg
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
$105 - $115
Schedules at
iliastravel.com
Bus from Sofia to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
5 h 13 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$23 - $25
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
$22 - $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
KTEL Rodopis
Phone
25310 22912
Email
info@ktelrodopis.gr
Website
ktelrodopis.gr
Bus from Svilengrad to Komotini
Ave. Duration
1 h 44 min
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
ktelrodopis.gr
KTEL Evrou
Phone
25510-26479
Website
ktelevrou.gr
Bus from Komotini to Alexandroupoli
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
ktelevrou.gr
Union Ivkoni
Phone
02/989 0000
Website
union-ivkoni.com
Bus from Sofia to Thessaloniki station
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$11 - $17
Schedules at
online.union-ivkoni.com
Georg
Phone
+ 359/38/66 34 04
Email
georg_ltd@abv.bg
Website
georg-bg.com
Bus from Sofia to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $55
Schedules at
georg-bg.com

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