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.

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Fly from Split  •  5 h 17 min

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

$163 - $513

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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

$91 - $103

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Ferry to Dubrovnik, fly  •  10 h 5 min

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

$167 - $470

Bus Crazy Holidays  •  29 h 19 min

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

$104 - $150

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 Thessaloniki to Athens

$105 - $159

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 Thessaloniki to Athens

$107 - $188

Car ferry, carferry, bus, train  •  37 h 11 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Split to Ancona 53
  2. Take the carferry from Ancona to Patras
  3. Take the bus from Patra to Kiato
  4. Take the train from Kiato to Athens

Drive  •  15 h 22 min

  1. Drive from Split to Athens 749.1 miles

$180 - $260

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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 Athens via Zagreb, Beograd and Thessaloniki. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 35 h 10 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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The best way to get from Split to Athens without a car is to bus which takes 27 h 51 min and costs .

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

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

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Split to Athens train services, operated by Croatian Railways (HŽPP), depart from Split station.

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The best way to get from Split to Athens is to fly which takes 5 h 17 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 27 h 51 min, you could also train, which costs and takes 35 h 10 min.

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

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Split to Athens bus services, operated by Albtrans sh.p.k, arrive at Athens 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 and Aegean Airlines fly from Split to Athens twice 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
Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $750
Flights from Dubrovnik to Athens
Ave. Duration
1 h 37 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Saturday
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
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 - $11
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mzt.mk
Train from Veles to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
3 h 41 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12 - $35
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mzt.mk
Greek Railways (OSE)
Website
trainose.gr
Train from Thessaloniki to Athens
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
$35 - $50
Train from Kiato to Athens
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
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eurail.com
2nd Class
$26 - $40
1st Class
$40 - $60
Train from Zagreb to Belgrade
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
Frequency
5 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
$47
Schedules at
albtrans.net
BS Tours
Phone
011 761-4693
Email
bstours@verat.net
Website
bstours.rs
Bus from Split to Belgrade
Ave. Duration
12 h 19 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Schedules at
bstours.rs
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 Patra to Kiato
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Website
trainose.gr
Book at
Raileurope.com
Ferry operators
Jadrolinija
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Contact Details
Phone
+385 51 666 111
Website
jadrolinija.hr
Car ferry from Split to Ancona
Ave. Duration
11 h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$21 - $28
Website
jadrolinija.hr
Passenger
$21 - $28
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
$97
Aircraft-type seats
$114
2 bed inside cabin
$295
3 bed outside cabin
$250 - $300

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Athens is 1 h ahead of Split. It is currently 3:16 AM in Split and 4:16 AM in Athens.

Split to Athens train services, operated by Greek Railways (OSE), arrive at Athens station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Split to Athens is 1198 km. It takes approximately 15 h 22 min to drive from Split to Athens.

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

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There are 3797+ hotels available in Athens. Prices start at $51 USD 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 .

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