The best way to find a cheap bus ticket from Athens to Stara Zagora is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid traveling at rush hour.
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15 h 30 m
15 h 30 m
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Of the 2 buses that leave Athens for Stara Zagora every day 2 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
|Distance||323 miles (521 km)|
|Average bus duration||15 h 30 min|
|Average bus ticket price||$61 (€54)|
|Bus frequency||1 a day|
|Direct bus||Yes, there is 1 direct bus a day|
|Bus companies||Brittany Ferries, City Lines, Union Ivkoni International or Arda Tur|
Buses from Athens to Stara Zagora cover the 323 miles (521 km) long trip taking on average 15 h 30 min with our travel partners like Brittany Ferries, City Lines, Union Ivkoni International or Arda Tur. Normally, there is 1 bus operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest bus tickets for this trip for as low as $61 (€54), but the average price of bus tickets is $61 (€54). Travelers depart most frequently from Athens, Sidirodromon (Αθήνα, Σιδηροδρόμων) and arrive in Stara Zagora, ul. General Gurko.
Travel by bus between Athens, Greece and Stara Zagora, Bulgaria is: Unrestricted.
International entry is allowed for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Greece
The government of Bulgaria has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:
The above information was last checked on 5/17/23. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your bus between Athens and Stara Zagora closer to your date of departure here
The current restriction level for your return trip by bus from Stara Zagora to Athens is: Unrestricted
Reentry to Greece is allowed for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Bulgaria
What are the requirements?
The government of Greece has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:
Last checked on 5/25/23. We do our best to keep this information up to date, but regulations can change so please double check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations ahead of your bus to Athens from Stara Zagora here.
When taking a bus from Athens, you have a couple of bus stations you can depart from including Athens, Sidirodromon (Αθήνα, Σιδηροδρόμων), Athens, Acharnon (Hotel Pergamos) and Athens (Αθήνα), Kondriktonos 10 (Panellinios Gimnastikos Sillogos). When you arrive in Stara Zagora, your bus can arrive in bus stations including Stara Zagora, ul. General Gurko, Stara Zagora, Avtogara (Стара Загора, Aвтогара) and Stara Zagora, Bul’var Slavyanski (OMV) (Стара Загора, Бульвар Славянски (ОМВ)).
Omio customers traveling this route book their buses from Athens, Sidirodromon (Αθήνα, Σιδηροδρόμων) to Stara Zagora, ul. General Gurko.
Passengers board the bus most frequently from Athens, Sidirodromon (Αθήνα, Σιδηροδρόμων), which is located around 1.1 miles (1.8 km) away from the city center, and they get off the bus at Stara Zagora, ul. General Gurko, located 1.4 miles (2.3 km) away from the city center.
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