There are 8 ways to get from Lake Ohrid to Athens by bus, plane, car, shuttle or train

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

Bus to Thessaloniki, fly  •  8 h 4 min

  1. Take the bus from Pogradec to Thessaloniki
  2. Fly from Thessaloniki (SKG) to Athens (ATH) SKG - ATH

$120 - $254

Cheapest option

Drive, train  •  10 h 13 min

  1. Drive from Lake Ohrid to Florina
  2. Take the train from Florina to Platý
  3. Take the train from Platy to Athens 601

$55 - $79

6 alternative options

Drive to Kastoria, fly  •  4 h 23 min

  1. Drive from Lake Ohrid to Kastoria
  2. Fly from Kastoria (KSO) to Athens (ATH) KSO - ATH

$83 - $176

Drive, bus, bus to Ioannina, fly  •  8 h 30 min

  1. Drive from Lake Ohrid to Korçë
  2. Take the bus from Korçë to Kakavia
  3. Take the bus from Kakavia to Ioannina
  4. Fly from Ioannina (IOA) to Athens (ATH) IOA - ATH

$97 - $290

Shuttle to Tirana, fly  •  8 h 16 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Ohrid to Tiranë
  2. Fly from Tirana (TIA) to Athens (ATH) TIA - ATH

$92 - $274

Drive, bus  •  10 h 44 min

  1. Drive from Lake Ohrid to Korçë
  2. Take the bus from Korçë to Lamia
  3. Take the bus from Lamia to Athens

$82 - $93

Bus  •  11 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Pogradec to Thessaloniki
  2. Take the bus from Thessaloniki to Athens Karaiskaki sq

$105 - $131

Drive  •  7 h 37 min

  1. Drive from Lake Ohrid to Athens 367.4 miles

$85 - $130

What companies run services between Lake Ohrid, Macedonia and Athens, Greece?

You can take a bus from Lake Ohrid to Athens via Pogradec, Thessaloniki, and Thessaloniki in around 11 h 45 min.

Airlines
Aegean Airlines
Website
aegeanair.com
Flights from Thessaloniki to Athens
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $210
Flights from Ioannina to Athens
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $320
Flights from Tirana to Athens
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $330
Olympic Air
Website
olympicair.com
Flights from Thessaloniki to Athens
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $210
Flights from Ioannina to Athens
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $320
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Thessaloniki to Athens
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$18 - $190
Ellinair
Website
en.ellinair.com
Flights from Thessaloniki to Athens
Ave. Duration
52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $210
Astra Airlines
Website
astra-airlines.gr
Flights from Kastoria to Athens
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $140
Train operators
Greek Railways (OSE)
Website
trainose.gr
Train from Florina to Platý
Ave. Duration
2 h 6 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$10 - $13
Website
trainose.gr
Purchase a
eurail.com
Second Class
$10 - $13
First Class
$12 - $16
Train from Platy to Athens
Ave. Duration
4 h 47 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
trainose.gr
Purchase a
eurail.com
Second Class
$27 - $40
First Class
$30 - $45
Bus operators
Crazy Holidays
Phone
2310-241545
Website
crazyholidays.gr
Bus from Pogradec to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Schedules at
crazyholidays.gr
KTEL Fthiotidos
Phone
22310 - 51345
Email
info@ktelfthiotidos.gr
Website
ktelfthiotidos.gr
Bus from Korçë to Kakavia
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$19 - $22
Schedules at
ktelfthiotidos.gr
Bus from Korçë to Lamia
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$49 - $54
Schedules at
ktelfthiotidos.gr
Bus from Lamia to Athens
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $28
Schedules at
ktelfthiotidos.gr
KTEL Ioanninon
Phone
26510 25014
Website
ktelioannina.gr
Bus from Kakavia to Ioannina
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $11
Schedules at
ktelioannina.gr
Euro Linia
Phone
+389 46 787 467
Email
eurolinia6@hotmail.com
Website
facebook.com
Shuttle from Ohrid to Tiranë
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
facebook.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
$48
Schedules at
ktelthes.gr

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Lake Ohrid to Athens?

The distance between Lake Ohrid and Athens is 421 km. The road distance is 588 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Lake Ohrid to Athens?

The cheapest way to get from Lake Ohrid to Athens is to drive and train which costs $55 - $80 and takes 10 h 13 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Lake Ohrid to Athens?

The quickest way to get from Lake Ohrid to Athens is to drive and fly which takes 4 h 23 min and costs $80 - $180.

How long does it take to get from Lake Ohrid to Athens?

It takes approximately 8 h 4 min to get from Lake Ohrid to Athens, including transfers.