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There are 5 ways to get from Gjirokastër to Athens by bus, car, plane or ferry

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Bus Albtrans sh.p.k  •  9 h 1 min

  1. Take the bus from Gjirokastër to Athens

$46

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Bus KTEL Trikala  •  10 h 23 min

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

$93 - $112

Drive  •  5 h 28 min

  1. Drive from Gjirokastër to Athens 316.6 miles

$75 - $110

Bus to Ioannina, 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

Drive, Flying Dolphin to Corfu, fly  •  6 h 1 min

  1. Drive from Gjirokastër to Sarandë
  2. Take the Flying Dolphin from Sarandë to Corfu
  3. Fly from Corfu (CFU) to Athens (ATH) CFU - ATH

$67 - $217

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The cheapest way to get from Gjirokastër to Athens is to bus which costs $46 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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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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The distance between Gjirokastër and Athens is 387 km. The road distance is 506.6 km.

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The best way to get from Gjirokastër to Athens without a car is to bus which takes 9 h 1 min and costs $46.

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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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Gjirokastër to Athens bus services, operated by Albtrans sh.p.k, depart from Gjirokastër station.

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The quickest flight from Ioannina Airport to Athens Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h.

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

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Athens is 1 h ahead of Gjirokastër. It is currently 2:11 PM in Gjirokastër and 3:11 PM in Athens.

Map of how to get from Gjirokastër to Athens.
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  • Distance: 241.9 miles
  • Duration: 9 h 1 min

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 $46 and the journey takes 9 h 1 min.

Airlines
Olympic Air
Website
olympicair.com
Flights from Ioannina to Athens
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $320
Flights from Corfu to Athens
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $230
Sky Express
Website
skyexpress.gr
Flights from Ioannina to Athens
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $430
Flights from Corfu to Athens
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $270
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
$46
Schedules at
albtrans.net
Bus from Gjirokastër to Ioannina
Ave. Duration
1 h 34 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Schedules at
albtrans.net
Crazy Holidays
Phone
2310-241545
Website
crazyholidays.gr
Bus from Gjirokastër to Trikala
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $75
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
Ferry operators
Ionian Seaways
Phone
+30 26610 38690
Website
ionianseaways.com
Ferry from Sarandë to Corfu
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$28
Schedules at
ionianseaways.com

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Yes, the driving distance between Gjirokastër to Athens is 507 km. It takes approximately 5 h 28 min to drive from Gjirokastër to Athens.

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Sky Express and Olympic Air offer flights from Ioannina Airport to Athens Airport.

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