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

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Fly  •  5h 17m

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

72€ - 352€

5 alternative options

Ferry, bus  •  29h 11m

  1. Take the ferry from Split to Dubrovnik
  2. Take the bus from Dubrovnik to Durrës
  3. Take the bus from Durrës to Athens

79€ - 98€

Bus via Belgrade  •  30h

  1. Take the bus from Split Central Bus Station to Belgrade Zeleznicka Street Split Central Bus Station - Belgrade Zeleznicka Street
  2. Take the bus from Belgrade to Athens

114€ - 126€

Bus  •  30h 15m

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

104€ - 122€

Car ferry, bus  •  36h 15m

  1. Take the car ferry from Split to Ancona 53
  2. Take the car ferry from Ancona to Patras
  3. Take the bus from Patras to Athens

138€ - 337€

Drive  •  15h 53m

  1. Drive from Split to Athens 1198.3 km

160€ - 240€

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The cheapest way to get from Split to Athens is to ferry and bus which costs 550 kn - 750 kn and takes 29h 11m.

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The quickest way to get from Split to Athens is to fly which costs 550 kn - 2.700 kn and takes 5h 17m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Split station to Athens. However, there are services departing from Split Central Bus Station and arriving at Athens via Belgrade. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 30h.

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The distance between Split and Athens is 868 km. The road distance is 1198.3 km.

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The best way to get from Split to Athens without a car is to ferry and bus which takes 29h 11m and costs 550 kn - 750 kn.

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

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Split to Athens bus services, operated by Arriva d.o.o., depart from Split Central Bus Station.

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The best way to get from Split to Athens is to fly which takes 5h 17m and costs 550 kn - 2.700 kn. Alternatively, you can bus via Belgrade, which costs 850 kn - 1.000 kn and takes 30h.

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The quickest flight from Split Airport to Athens Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 35m.

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Split to Athens bus services, operated by FP Travel, arrive at Athens station.

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Map of how to get from Split to Athens.
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  • Distance: 867.6 km
  • Duration: 5h 17m

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 Belgrade Zeleznicka Street and Belgrade in around 30h.

Airlines
Croatia Airlines
Website
croatiaairlines.com
Flights from Split to Athens
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
140€ - 390€
Aegean Airlines
Website
en.aegeanair.com
Flights from Split to Athens
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
65€ - 600€
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Split to Athens
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
50€ - 380€
Bus operators
Croatia Bus International
Phone
+385 1 6113 073
Email
info@croatiabus.hr
Website
croatiabus.getbybus.com
Bus from Dubrovnik to Durrës
Ave. Duration
10h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
23€ - 35€
Schedules at
croatiabus.hr
Albtrans sh.p.k
Phone
+355 42 239 203 / +355 69 400 4075
Email
albtrans06@yahoo.com
Website
albtrans.net
Bus from Durrës to Athens
Ave. Duration
12h 38m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
32€
Website
Albtrans sh.p.k
Arriva d.o.o.
Phone
+385 (0)72 660 660
Email
info@arriva.com.hr
Website
arriva.com.hr
Bus from Split Central Bus Station to Belgrade Zeleznicka Street
Ave. Duration
12h 30m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
30€ - 50€
Website
Arriva d.o.o.
FP Travel
Phone
+302105233969
Email
fptravel@otenet.gr
Website
fptravel.gr
Bus from Belgrade to Athens
Ave. Duration
16h 30m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
80€
Schedules at
fptravel.gr
Hafet Tours
Phone
+389 44 371 066
Email
hafet-tours@hotmail.com
Website
hafet.getbybus.com
Bus from Split to Skopje
Ave. Duration
17h 30m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
50€ - 65€
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
15h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
35€ - 65€
Schedules at
ms.mk
Bus from Skopje to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
5h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
11€ - 20€
Schedules at
ms.mk
KTEL Thessalonikis
Phone
+30 2310 510835
Email
contact@ktelthes.gr
Website
ktelthes.gr
Bus from Thessaloniki to Athens Karaiskaki sq
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
39€
Schedules at
ktelthes.gr
KTEL Achaias
Phone
2610 623 888
Website
ktelachaias.gr
Bus from Patras to Athens
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
19€ - 23€
Schedules at
ktelachaias.gr
Ferry operators
Superfast ferries
Phone
+30 210 8919700
Email
superfast@superfast.com
Website
superfast.com
Car ferry from Ancona to Patras
Ave. Duration
20h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
80€ - 260€
Website
Superfast ferries
Deck
84€
Aircraft-type seats
99€
2 bed inside cabin
256€
3 bed outside cabin
210€ - 260€

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Athens is 1h ahead of Split. It is currently 3:56 AM in Split and 4:56 AM in Athens.

Yes, the driving distance between Split to Athens is 1198 km. It takes approximately 15h 53m to drive from Split to Athens.

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Croatia Airlines, Aegean Airlines and Volotea offer flights from Split Airport to Athens Airport.

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There are 4753+ hotels available in Athens. Prices start at 87€ per night.

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The best way to get from Split to Split Airport is to line 37 bus which takes 40 min and costs 18 kn.

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