There are 5 ways to get from Gjirokastër to Athens by bus, train, 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.

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Bus Albtrans sh.p.k  •  9 h 1 min

  1. Take the bus from Gjirokastër to Athens

$47

Cheapest option

Bus, train  •  9 h 46 min

  1. Take the bus from Kakavia to Lamia
  2. Take the train from Λειανοκλάδι to Αθήνα Θεσσαλονίκη - Αθήνα / ...

$45 - $53

3 alternative options

Bus KTEL Trikala  •  10 h 23 min

  1. Take the bus from Gjirokastër to Trikala
  2. Take the bus from Trikala to Athens

$94 - $113

Drive  •  5 h 28 min

  1. Drive from Gjirokastër to Athens 316.6 miles

$75 - $110

Bus, fly  •  4 h 42 min

  1. Take the bus from Gjirokastër to Ioannina
  2. Fly from Ioannina (IOA) to Athens (ATH) IOA - ATH

$63 - $245

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Gjirokastër to Athens is to bus which costs $47 and takes 9 h 1 min.

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The quickest way to get from Gjirokastër to Athens is to bus and fly which costs $60 - $250 and takes 4 h 42 min.

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The distance between Gjirokastër and Athens is 387 km. The road distance is 506.6 km.

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The bus from Gjirokastër to Athens takes 9 h 1 min including transfers and departs three times a day.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Gjirokastër and arriving at Athens. Services depart three times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 9 h 1 min.

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What companies run services between Gjirokastër, Albania and Athens, Greece?

Albtrans sh.p.k operates a bus from Gjirokastër to Athens 3 times a day. Tickets cost $47 and the journey takes 9 h 1 min.

Airlines
Olympic Air
Website
olympicair.com
Flights from Ioannina to Athens
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $320
Sky Express
Website
skyexpress.gr
Flights from Ioannina to Athens
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $430
Train operators
Greek Railways (OSE)
Website
trainose.gr
Train from Λειανοκλάδι to Αθήνα
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$12 - $17
Website
trainose.gr
Book at
Raileurope.com
Second Class
$12 - $17
First Class
$15 - $21
Bus operators
Albtrans sh.p.k
Phone
+355 4 2239 203
Email
rezervime@albtrans.net
Website
albtrans.net
Bus from Gjirokastër to Athens
Ave. Duration
9 h 1 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$47
Schedules at
albtrans.net
Bus from Gjirokastër to Ioannina
Ave. Duration
1 h 34 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Schedules at
albtrans.net
KTEL Fthiotidos
Phone
22310 - 51345
Email
info@ktelfthiotidos.gr
Website
ktelfthiotidos.gr
Bus from Kakavia to Lamia
Ave. Duration
3 h 37 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$32 - $36
Schedules at
ktelfthiotidos.gr
Crazy Holidays
Phone
2310-241545
Website
crazyholidays.gr
Bus from Gjirokastër to Trikala
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Schedules at
crazyholidays.gr
KTEL Trikala
Phone
(+30) 24310 73130
Email
info@ktel-trikala.gr
Website
ktel-trikala.gr
Bus from Trikala to Athens
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$36
Schedules at
ktel-trikala.gr

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