There are 7 ways to get from Dubrovnik to Athens by plane, bus, car ferry, 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

Fly  •  5 h 1 min

  1. DBV - ATH

$137 - $427

Cheapest option

Drive, train  •  34 h 42 min

  1. AVE
  2. 601

$81 - $143

5 alternative options

Bus Albtrans sh.p.k  •  23 h 9 min

$82 - $90

Bus via Thessaloniki  •  27 h

$92 - $117

Car ferry, bus  •  27 h 36 min

$131 - $321

Car ferry, bus, train  •  28 h 36 min

Drive  •  12 h 51 min

  1. 618.3 miles

$140 - $220

What companies run services between Dubrovnik, Croatia and Athens, Greece?

Aegean Airlines and Croatia Airlines fly from Dubrovnik to Athens twice daily. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Dubrovnik to Athens via Kotor, Kotor, Tirana, and Tiranë in around 23 h 9 min.

Airlines
Aegean Airlines
Website
aegeanair.com
Flights from Dubrovnik to Athens
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Croatia Airlines
Website
croatiaairlines.com
Flights from Dubrovnik to Athens
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $800
Train operators
Greek Railways (OSE)
Website
trainose.gr
Train from Kiáto to Athens
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Website
trainose.gr
Purchase a
eurail.com
Second Class
$7 - $10
First Class
$9 - $12
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
Railways of Montenegro (ŽPCG)
Website
zcg-prevoz.me
Train from Nikšić to Podgorica
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Website
zcg-prevoz.me
Train from Podgorica to Lapovo
Ave. Duration
11 h 31 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13 - $16
Website
zcg-prevoz.me
Bus operators
Royal Travel Cetinje
Phone
+382 69 294 654
Email
royaltravelcetinje@gmail.com
Website
royaltravelcetinje.me
Bus from Dubrovnik to Kotor
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7 - $8
Schedules at
royaltravelcetinje.me
Old Town Travel
Phone
+382 32 520 495
Email
info@kotortotirana.com
Website
kotortotirana.com
Bus from Kotor to Tirana
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$28 - $35
Schedules at
kotortotirana.com
Albtrans sh.p.k
Phone
+355 4 2239 203
Email
rezervime@albtrans.net
Website
albtrans.net
Bus from Tiranë to Athens
Ave. Duration
13 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$47
Schedules at
albtrans.net
Makedonija Soobrakaj AD
Phone
+389(0)2 24 02 388
Email
avtobuska@maksoob.com.mk
Website
ms.mk
Bus from Dubrovnik to Skopje
Ave. Duration
13 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Schedules at
ms.mk
Bus from Skopje to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$14 - $24
Schedules at
ms.mk
Hafet Tours
Phone
+389 44 371 066
Email
hafet-tours@hotmail.com
Website
hafet.getbybus.com
Bus from Dubrovnik to Skopje
Ave. Duration
12 h 56 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$60 - $70
Schedules at
hafet.getbybus.com
KTEL Thessalonikis
Phone
+30 2310 510835
Email
contact@ktelthes.gr
Website
ktelthes.gr
Bus from Thessaloniki to Athens Karaiskaki sq
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$46
Schedules at
ktelthes.gr
KTEL Achaias
Phone
2610 623 888
Website
ktelachaias.gr
Bus from Patras to Athens
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $27
Schedules at
ktelachaias.gr
Greek Railways (OSE)
Website
trainose.gr
Bus from Patras to Kiáto
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Website
trainose.gr
Purchase a
eurail.com
Ferry operators
Jadrolinija
Superfast ferries
Phone
+30 210 8919700
Email
superfast@superfast.com
Website
superfast.com
Car ferry from Bari to Patras
Ave. Duration
15 h 30 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$90 - $270
Schedules at
superfast.com
Deck
$94 - $95
Aircraft-type seats
$107 - $108
2 bed inside cabin
$266 - $268
3 bed outside cabin
$220 - $270

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Dubrovnik and Athens is 705 km. The road distance is 989 km.

The cheapest way to get from Dubrovnik to Athens is to bus which costs 520 kn - 580 kn and takes 23 h 9 min.

The quickest way to get from Dubrovnik to Athens is to fly which takes 5 h 1 min and costs 850 kn - 2.800 kn.

No, there is no direct bus from Dubrovnik to Athens. However, there are services departing from Dubrovnik and arriving at Athens via Kotor and Tiranë. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 23 h 9 min.

It takes approximately 5 h 1 min to get from Dubrovnik to Athens, including transfers.