How to travel from Plovdiv to Athens

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from Plovdiv to Athens

How to get from Plovdiv to Athens by train, bus or flight.

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The best way to travel from Plovdiv to Athens is by taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

City Lines
01:10PM14h10
Plovdiv
03:20AMAthens
$601One-way
0 transfers
Cheapest
City Lines
01:10PM14h10
Plovdiv
03:20AMAthens
$601One-way
0 transfers
Fastest
City Lines
01:10PM14h10
Plovdiv
03:20AMAthens
$601One-way
0 transfers
Other options
Arda Tur
11:45AM15h45
Plovdiv
03:30AMAthens
$751One-way
0 transfers

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Travel Information from Plovdiv to Athens

distanceDistance292 miles (471 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus
priceTicket price range$57 - $98
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $57 (€50) • 14 h 10 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $98 (€86) • 1 h 15 min
carriersPopular travel companiesCity Lines

Travel 292 miles (471 km) by bus to Athens from Plovdiv. The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are City Lines among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus or flight from Plovdiv to Athens.

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FAQs: Travel from Plovdiv to Athens

FAQs: Travel to Athens easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Plovdiv to Athens.
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There are 1 options to travel to Athens from Plovdiv including taking a bus.

The cheapest way to go to Athens from Plovdiv is by taking a bus, which costs on average $57 (€50).

This is compared to other ways of getting from Plovdiv to Athens:

A bus is $41 (€36) less than a flight with an average ticket price of $98 (€86) from Plovdiv to Athens.

The quickest way to travel from Plovdiv to Athens is by flight, which takes on average 1 h 15 min   compared to other travel options that take longer:

Bus takes on average 14 h 10 min.

The distance from Plovdiv to Athens is approximately 292 miles (471 km).

The average frequency per day from Plovdiv to Athens is:

    However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your journey to Athens from Plovdiv as scheduled services by bus can vary by season or day of the week.

    These are the most popular departure and arrival points when traveling from Plovdiv to Athens:

    • Most travelers take a bus from Plovdiv, North Bus Station to Athens, Leoforou Kifisou - KTEL (Άθενς, Λεωφόρου Κηφισού - ΚΤΕΛ ΚΗΦΙΣΟΥ).
    • Most travelers who purchase a plane ticket from Plovdiv to Athens depart from Plovdiv Airport to Athens International Airport.

    The following travel companies offer services from Plovdiv to Athens:

    • Travel with City Lines, Ourbus, Eurolines Deutschland or Arda Tur to go to Athens by bus. For a good deal on tickets, you can find City Lines Plovdiv to Athens tickets on Omio for $57 (€50).

    Yes, there are direct routes from Plovdiv to Athens with the following travel companies:

    • You can book a direct bus with.
    • You'll find direct flights with.

    Direct services to Athens tend to save you time and add more convenience as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking tickets for your journey.

    Many of our customers traveling from Plovdiv to Athens don't make Athens their final stop. Some of the destinations worth visiting after Athens are Santorini, Thessaloniki, Rome, Paris or Mykonos, either of which you could add to your trip itinerary. Check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel from Athens to any of these top destinations today!

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