There are 8 ways to get from Split to Athens by plane, ferry, bus, train, car ferry 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 from Split  •  5 h 17 min

  1. Fly from Split (SPU) to Athens (ATH) SPU - ATH

$163 - $513

Cheapest option

Bus Crazy Holidays  •  29 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Split to Belgrade
  2. Take the bus from Beograd to Athens

$88 - $117

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Ferry to Dubrovnik, fly  •  9 h 55 min

  1. Take the ferry from Split to Dubrovnik
  2. Fly from Dubrovnik (DBV) to Athens (ATH) DBV - ATH

$167 - $470

Bus Albtrans sh.p.k  •  27 h 51 min

  1. Take the bus from Split to Budva
  2. Take the bus from Budva to Tirana
  3. Take the bus from Tiranë to Athens

$89 - $101

Bus, train  •  29 h 56 min

  1. Take the bus from Split to Skopje
  2. Take the train from Skopje to Veles 541 / ...
  3. Take the train from Veles to Thessaloniki AVE
  4. Take the train from Θεσσαλονίκη to Αθήνα

$104 - $158

Car ferry, bus, train  •  35 h 9 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Split to Ancona
  2. Take the car ferry from Ancona to Patras
  3. Take the bus from Πάτρα to Κιάτο
  4. Take the train from Κιάτο to Αθήνα

Train  •  35 h 10 min

  1. Take the train from Split to Zagreb
  2. Take the train from Zagreb to Belgrade En
  3. Take the train from Beograd to Thessaloniki AVE
  4. Take the train from Θεσσαλονίκη to Αθήνα

$106 - $182

Drive  •  15 h 22 min

  1. Drive from Split to Athens 749.1 miles

$180 - $260

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The cheapest way to get from Split to Athens is to bus which costs 550 kn - 800 kn and takes 29 h 30 min.

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The quickest way to get from Split to Athens is to fly which costs 1.000 kn - 3.400 kn and takes 5 h 17 min.

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The distance between Split and Athens is 868 km. The road distance is 1198.5 km.

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It takes approximately 5 h 17 min to get from Split to Athens, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Split to Athens. However, there are services departing from Split and arriving at Athens via Budva and Tiranë. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 27 h 51 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Split to Athens. However, there are services departing from Split and arriving at Αθήνα via Zagreb, Beograd and Θεσσαλονίκη. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 35 h 10 min.

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

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Map of how to get from Split to Athens.
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  • Distance: 542.2 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 17 min

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

Croatia Airlines, Aegean Airlines and Volotea fly from Split to Athens once daily. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Split to Athens via Budva, Tirana, and Tiranë in around 27 h 51 min.

Airlines
Aegean Airlines
Website
aegeanair.com
Flights from Split to Athens
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $750
Flights from Dubrovnik to Athens
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Croatia Airlines
Website
croatiaairlines.com
Flights from Split to Athens
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$260 - $900
Flights from Dubrovnik to Athens
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $800
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Split to Athens via Venice
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$75 - $360
Train operators
Macedonian Railways (MZ)
Phone
+389 (2) 3 164 255
Website
mzt.mk
Train from Skopje to Veles
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $11
mzt.mk
mzt.mk
Train from Veles to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
3 h 41 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12 - $35
mzt.mk
mzt.mk
Greek Railways (OSE)
Website
trainose.gr
Train from Θεσσαλονίκη to Αθήνα
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
trainose.gr
Book at
Raileurope.com
Second Class
$27 - $40
First Class
$30 - $50
Train from Κιάτο to Αθήνα
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 - $11
Croatian Railways (HŽPP)
Website
hzpp.hr
Train from Split to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
6 h 18 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Website
hzpp.hr
Purchase a
eurail.com
2nd Class
$26 - $40
1st Class
$40 - $55
Train from Zagreb to Belgrade
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
hzpp.hr
Purchase a
eurail.com
2nd Class
$23 - $35
1st Class
$35 - $50
Bus operators
Royal Travel Cetinje
Phone
+382 69 294 654
Email
royaltravelcetinje@gmail.com
Website
royaltravelcetinje.me
Bus from Split to Budva
Ave. Duration
7 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$18 - $21
Schedules at
royaltravelcetinje.me
Old Town Travel
Phone
+382 32 520 495
Email
info@kotortotirana.com
Website
kotortotirana.com
Bus from Budva to Tirana
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$25 - $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
$46
Schedules at
albtrans.net
Crazy Holidays
Phone
2310-241545
Website
crazyholidays.gr
Bus from Beograd to Athens
Ave. Duration
16 h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Schedules at
crazyholidays.gr
Hafet Tours
Phone
+389 44 371 066
Email
hafet-tours@hotmail.com
Website
hafet.getbybus.com
Bus from Split to Skopje
Ave. Duration
17 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$60 - $75
Schedules at
hafet.getbybus.com
Makedonija Soobrakaj AD
Phone
+389(0)2 24 02 388
Email
avtobuska@maksoob.com.mk
Website
ms.mk
Bus from Split to Skopje
Ave. Duration
15 h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Schedules at
ms.mk
Greek Railways (OSE)
Website
trainose.gr
Bus from Πάτρα to Κιάτο
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Website
trainose.gr
Book at
Raileurope.com
Ferry operators
SNAV
Phone
+39 081 428 5555
Email
booking@snav.it
Website
snav.it
Car ferry from Split to Ancona
Ave. Duration
9 h
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Book at
www.snav.it
Passenger
$46
Vehicle
$69
Superfast ferries
Phone
+30 210 8919700
Email
superfast@superfast.com
Website
superfast.com
Car ferry from Ancona to Patras
Ave. Duration
20 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$95 - $300
Schedules at
superfast.com
Deck
$96
Aircraft-type seats
$113
2 bed inside cabin
$292
3 bed outside cabin
$250 - $300

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