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There are 7 ways to get from Vlorë to Athens by bus, train, car, plane, shuttle 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.

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Bus, train  •  11h 15m

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

$82 - $135

Cheapest option

Bus to Ioannina, fly  •  7h 5m

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

$63 - $245

5 alternative options

Bus  •  12h

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

$91 - $110

Bus via Lamia  •  12h 36m

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

$92 - $118

Drive  •  7h 10m

  1. Drive from Vlorë to Athens 396.9 miles

$95 - $140

Shuttle to Tirana, fly  •  6h 38m

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

$74 - $247

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

  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

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Vlorë to Athens is to bus and fly which costs $60 - $250 and takes 7h 5m.

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The quickest way to get from Vlorë to Athens is to shuttle and fly which costs $70 - $250 and takes 6h 38m.

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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 12h.

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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 11h 15m and costs $80 - $140.

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It takes approximately 11h 15m 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 Ioannina Airport to Athens Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 5m.

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

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Athens is 1h ahead of Vlorë. It is currently 12:07 AM in Vlorë and 1:07 AM in Athens.

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

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

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

Airlines
Aegean Airlines
Website
aegeanair.com
Flights from Ioannina to Athens
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $320
Flights from Tirana to Athens
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $330
Flights from Corfu to Athens
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $230
Olympic Air
Website
olympicair.com
Flights from Ioannina to Athens
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $320
Flights from Corfu to Athens
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $230
Sky Express
Website
skyexpress.gr
Flights from Ioannina to Athens
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $430
Flights from Corfu to Athens
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $270
Ellinair
Website
en.ellinair.com
Flights from Corfu to Athens
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,100
Train operators
Greek Railways (OSE)
Website
trainose.gr
Train from Trikala to Athens
Ave. Duration
4h 26m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$18 - $50
Website
trainose.gr
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2nd Class Ticket
$18 - $23
1st Class Ticket
$25 - $35
InterCity 2nd Class Ticket
$35 - $40
InterCity 1st Class Ticket
$43 - $48
Bus operators
Crazy Holidays
Phone
2310-241545
Website
crazyholidays.gr
Bus from Vlorë to Trikala
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
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
5h 15m
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
2h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$14 - $17
Schedules at
ktelfthiotidos.gr
Bus from Lamia to Athens
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $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
2h 58m
Frequency
3 times a day
Schedules at
albtrans.net
Tirana International Airport
Phone
+355 52 22 55 39
Website
tirana-airport.com
Shuttle from Fier to Tirana Airport
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
tirana-airport.com
AD Galeb Ohrid
Phone
(389) 46 251-882
Email
info@galeb.mk
Website
adgaleb.com.mk
Bus from Vlorë to Sarandë
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
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
30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$28
Schedules at
ionianseaways.com

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

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

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