There are 7 ways to get from Vlorë to Athens by bus, train, car, plane or ferry

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

Bus, train  •  11 h 15 min

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

$85 - $115

Cheapest option

Bus to Ioannina, fly  •  7 h

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

$63 - $246

5 alternative options

Bus  •  12 h

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

$92 - $112

Bus via Lamia  •  12 h 36 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

$95 - $120

Drive  •  7 h 10 min

  1. Drive from Vlorë to Athens 396.9 miles

$95 - $140

Bus, Flying Dolphin to Corfu, fly  •  7 h 6 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

$91 - $249

Drive to Tirana, fly  •  6 h 28 min

  1. Drive from Vlorë to Fier
  2. Fly from Tirana (TIA) to Athens (ATH) TIA - ATH

$74 - $247

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Vlorë to Athens is to bus and fly which costs $60 - $250 and takes 7 h.

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The quickest way to get from Vlorë to Athens is to drive and fly which costs $70 - $250 and takes 6 h 28 min.

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

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

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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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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 Ioannina to Athens
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $320
Flights from Corfu to Athens
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $230
Flights from Tirana to Athens
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $330
Olympic Air
Website
olympicair.com
Flights from Ioannina to Athens
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $320
Flights from Corfu to Athens
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $230
Sky Express
Website
skyexpress.gr
Flights from Ioannina to Athens
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $430
Flights from Corfu to Athens
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $270
Train operators
Greek Railways (OSE)
Website
trainose.gr
Train from Τρίκαλα to Αθήνα
Ave. Duration
4 h 26 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$20 - $27
Website
trainose.gr
Purchase a
eurail.com
Second Class
$20 - $27
First Class
$25 - $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 - $80
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
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
$15 - $17
Schedules at
ktelfthiotidos.gr
Bus from Lamia to Athens
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$24 - $27
Schedules at
ktelfthiotidos.gr
Albtrans sh.p.k
Phone
+355 4 2239 203
Email
rezervime@albtrans.net
Website
albtrans.net
Bus from Ballsh to Ioannina
Ave. Duration
2 h 58 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Schedules at
albtrans.net
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 19 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Schedules at
adgaleb.com.mk
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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