There are 9 ways to get from Vlorë to Athens by bus, train, car, ferry, plane or shuttle

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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Bus, train  •  11 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Vlorë to Trikala
  2. Take the train from Trikala to Athens Καλαμπάκα - Αθήνα

$83 - $112

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Bus, Flying Dolphin to Corfu, fly  •  8 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Vlorë to Sarandë
  2. Take the Flying Dolphin from Sarandë to Corfu
  3. Fly from Corfu (CFU) to Athens (ATH) CFU - ATH

$78 - $232

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Bus Crazy Holidays  •  12 h

  1. Take the bus from Vlorë to Trikala
  2. Take the bus from Trikala to Athens

$91 - $111

Bus Albtrans sh.p.k  •  12 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from Fier to Athens

$108 - $129

Bus via Lamia  •  12 h 59 min

  1. Take the bus from Vlorë to Trikala
  2. Take the bus from Trikala to Lamia
  3. Take the bus from Lamia to Athens

$94 - $121

Drive  •  7 h 10 min

  1. Drive from Vlorë to Athens 396.9 miles

$95 - $140

Bus to Ioannina, fly  •  8 h 21 min

  1. Take the bus from Fier to Ioannina
  2. Fly from Ioannina (IOA) to Athens (ATH) IOA - ATH

Shuttle to Tirana, fly  •  7 h 47 min

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

Bus to Thessaloniki, fly  •  12 h 54 min

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

$85 - $198

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Vlorë to Athens. However, there are services departing from Vlorë and arriving at Athens via Trikala. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12 h.

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The distance between Vlorë and Athens is 457 km. The road distance is 635 km.

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The best way to get from Vlorë to Athens without a car is to bus and train which takes 11 h 15 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 11 h 15 min to get from Vlorë to Athens, including transfers.

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Vlorë to Athens bus services, operated by Crazy Holidays, depart from Vlorë station.

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The quickest flight from Corfu Airport to Athens Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h.

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Vlorë to Athens bus services, operated by KTEL Trikala, arrive at Athens station.

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Athens is 1 h ahead of Vlorë. It is currently 3:19 PM in Vlorë and 4:19 PM in Athens.

Yes, the driving distance between Vlorë to Athens is 635 km. It takes approximately 7 h 10 min to drive from Vlorë to Athens.

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Olympic Air and Sky Express offer flights from Corfu Airport to Athens Airport.

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Map of how to get from Vlorë to Athens.
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  • Distance: 285.7 miles
  • Duration: 11 h 15 min

What companies run services between Vlorë, Albania and Athens, Greece?

You can take a bus from Vlorë to Athens via Trikala in around 12 h.

Airlines
Aegean Airlines
Website
aegeanair.com
Flights from Corfu to Athens
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $230
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
Flights from Thessaloniki to Athens
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $210
Flights from Thessaloniki to Athens via Mykonos
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
$35 - $210
Olympic Air
Website
olympicair.com
Flights from Corfu to Athens
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $230
Flights from Ioannina to Athens
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $320
Flights from Thessaloniki to Athens
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $210
Flights from Thessaloniki to Athens via Mykonos
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
$35 - $210
Sky Express
Website
skyexpress.gr
Flights from Corfu to Athens
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $270
Flights from Ioannina to Athens
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $430
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
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $210
Train operators
Greek Railways (OSE)
Website
trainose.gr
Train from Trikala to Athens
Ave. Duration
4 h 26 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$19 - $26
Website
trainose.gr
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Second Class
$19 - $26
First Class
$24 - $35
Bus operators
Crazy Holidays
Phone
2310-241545
Website
crazyholidays.gr
Bus from Vlorë to Trikala
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $75
Schedules at
crazyholidays.gr
Bus from Vlorë to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
8 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $75
Schedules at
crazyholidays.gr
KTEL Trikala
Phone
(+30) 24310 73130
Email
info@ktel-trikala.gr
Website
ktel-trikala.gr
Bus from Trikala to Athens
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$36
Schedules at
ktel-trikala.gr
Albtrans sh.p.k
Phone
+355 4 2239 203
Email
rezervime@albtrans.net
Website
albtrans.net
Bus from Fier to Athens
Ave. Duration
10 h 50 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$47
Schedules at
albtrans.net
Bus from Fier to Ioannina
Ave. Duration
3 h 23 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Schedules at
albtrans.net
KTEL Fthiotidos
Phone
22310 - 51345
Email
info@ktelfthiotidos.gr
Website
ktelfthiotidos.gr
Bus from Trikala to Lamia
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$14 - $17
Schedules at
ktelfthiotidos.gr
Bus from Lamia to Athens
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $27
Schedules at
ktelfthiotidos.gr
AD Galeb Ohrid
Phone
(389) 46 251-882
Email
info@galeb.mk
Website
adgaleb.com.mk
Bus from Vlorë to Sarandë
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Schedules at
adgaleb.com.mk
Tirana International Airport
Phone
+355 52 22 55 39
Website
tirana-airport.com
Shuttle from Fier to Tirana Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
tirana-airport.com
Ferry operators
Ionian Seaways
Phone
+30 26610 38690
Website
ionianseaways.com
Ferry from Sarandë to Corfu
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$28
Schedules at
ionianseaways.com

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