Directions from Split to Athens

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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

$89 - $118

6 alternative options

Ferry to Dubrovnik, fly  •  10 h

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

$168 - $472

Ferry, bus, train  •  24 h 19 min

  1. Take the ferry from Split to Dubrovnik
  2. Take the bus from Dubrovnik to Herceg Novi
  3. Take the bus from Herceg Novi to Skopje
  4. Take the train from Skopje to Veles
  5. Take the train from Veles to Thessaloniki AVE
  6. Take the train from Thessaloniki to Athens 601

$106 - $178

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

$92 - $103

Bus, train  •  30 h 11 min

  1. Take the bus from Split to Skopje
  2. Take the train from Skopje to Veles
  3. Take the train from Veles to Thessaloniki AVE
  4. Take the train from Thessaloniki to Athens 601

$107 - $161

Train  •  35 h

  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 Thessaloniki to Athens 601

$108 - $189

Drive  •  15 h 22 min

  1. Drive from Split to Athens 749.1 miles

$180 - $260

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

Croatia Airlines and Aegean Airlines fly from Split to Athens 3 times a week. 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
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $750
Flights from Dubrovnik to Athens
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 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
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 - $12
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 Thessaloniki to Athens
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Website
trainose.gr
Purchase a
eurail.com
Second Class
$28 - $40
First Class
$35 - $50
Croatian Railways (HŽPP)
Website
hzpp.hr
Train from Split to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
6 h 18 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
hzpp.hr
Purchase a
eurail.com
2nd Class
$27 - $40
1st Class
$40 - $60
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
Globtour
Website
globtour.com
Bus from Dubrovnik Zob to Herceg Novi Zob
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
globtour.com
Blue Line
Website
autobuskiprevoz-blueline.rs
Bus from Dubrovnik Zob to Herceg Novi Zob
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
autobuskiprevoz-blueline.rs
Makedonija Soobrakaj AD
Phone
+389(0)2 24 02 388
Email
avtobuska@maksoob.com.mk
Website
ms.mk
Bus from Herceg Novi to Skopje
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$29 - $40
Schedules at
ms.mk
Bus from Split to Skopje
Ave. Duration
15 h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$45 - $75
Schedules at
ms.mk
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
Twice daily
Estimated price
$26 - $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
Twice daily
Estimated price
$47
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
18 h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$60 - $75
Schedules at
hafet.getbybus.com
Ferry operators

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Split and Athens is 868 km. The road distance is 1198 km.

The cheapest way to get from Split to Athens is to bus which costs 550 kn - 750 kn and takes 29 h 30 min.

The quickest way to get from Split to Athens is to fly which takes 5 h 17 min and costs 1.000 kn - 3.300 kn.

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

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.

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