There are 6 ways to get from Dubrovnik to Athens by plane, bus, car ferry, train or car

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Recommended option

Fly  •  5 h 1 min

  1. Fly from Dubrovnik (DBV) to Athens (ATH) DBV - ATH

$137 - $427

Cheapest option

Bus Albtrans sh.p.k  •  23 h 9 min

  1. Take the bus from Dubrovnik to Kotor
  2. Take the bus from Kotor to Tirana
  3. Take the bus from Tiranë to Athens

$82 - $90

4 alternative options

Bus via Thessaloniki  •  26 h

  1. Take the bus from Dubrovnik to Skopje
  2. Take the bus from Skopje to Thessaloniki
  3. Take the bus from Thessaloniki to Athens Karaiskaki sq

$92 - $117

Car ferry, bus  •  27 h 57 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Dubrovnik to Bari
  2. Take the car ferry from Bari to Patras
  3. Take the bus from Patras to Athens

$131 - $320

Car ferry, bus, train  •  28 h 33 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Dubrovnik to Bari
  2. Take the car ferry from Bari to Patras
  3. Take the bus from Patra to Kiato
  4. Take the train from Kiato to Athens

Drive  •  12 h 51 min

  1. Drive from Dubrovnik to Athens 618.3 miles

$140 - $220

Questions & Answers

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

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

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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.

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The distance between Dubrovnik and Athens is 705 km. The road distance is 989.3 km.

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The best way to get from Dubrovnik to Athens without a car is to bus which takes 23 h 9 min and costs 520 kn - 580 kn.

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

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Dubrovnik to Athens bus services, operated by Royal Travel Cetinje, depart from Dubrovnik station.

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The best way to get from Dubrovnik to Athens is to fly which takes 5 h 1 min and costs 850 kn - 2.800 kn. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 520 kn - 580 kn and takes 23 h 9 min.

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The quickest flight from Dubrovnik Airport to Athens Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 30 min.

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Dubrovnik to Athens bus services, operated by Albtrans sh.p.k, arrive at Athens station.

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Map of how to get from Dubrovnik to Athens.
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  • Distance: 440.4 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 1 min

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 Kiato to Athens
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Website
trainose.gr
Book at
Raileurope.com
Second Class
$7 - $10
First Class
$9 - $12
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
Once 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
3 times a day
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
4 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
13 h
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 Patra to Kiato
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Website
trainose.gr
Book at
Raileurope.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
$267 - $268
3 bed outside cabin
$220 - $270

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