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What bus companies travel to Athens, Greece?

Located in Greece, Athens is accessible by bus from one other city. You can choose from 6 daily scheduled trips when you search for buses to Athens on Wanderu. KTEL Argolidas usually has the most buses on any given day.

Bus companies serving Athens

BusRoutesAvg. TimeAvg. Price
KTEL Argolidas121h 58m$14.77
KTEL Korinthia71h 31m$11.01
KTEL Kefalonia66h 37m$33.85
Tourist Service Holding AD111h 30m$30.13
Arda Tur112h 30m$63.34
Citylines111h 35m$47.89
Union Ivkoni112h 31m$32.25
  • Arda Tur is a Bulgarian intercity bus company serving a large number of cities in Bulgaria as well as destinations across Europe, like Czech Republic, Austria, and Germany. Onboard, you’ll find extra legroom, air conditioning, restrooms, complimentary WiFi and power outlets. There are also snacks and drinks available for purchase as well.

  • Citylines, a prominent Bulgarian bus company based in Sofia, offers an extensive network of routes connecting cities within Bulgaria and beyond, operating numerous daily trips. The company's services extend to countries such as Greece, Turkey, Montenegro, and Germany, providing convenient travel options for passengers. One of Citylines' popular routes is the 12-hour journey from Sofia to Athens, which runs twice daily, and passengers can enjoy amenities such as air conditioning, onboard restrooms, and Wi-Fi connectivity for a comfortable and convenient travel experience.

  • Union Ivkoni was founded in Bulgaria in 1992 and quickly expanded its operations throughout Europe. Popular routes include both shorter travels within one country and long-haul international trips. Their reliable buses offer amenities to make your trip comfortable, including air conditioning, extra legroom, and power outlets.

Frequently Asked Questions

$21.48 is the cheapest price for a bus ticket to Athens, according to recent searches on Wanderu. You can use our search to check if this price is currently available on buses from your city to Athens. In the last month, buses from Sofia to Athens had the lowest average price at $40.62.

The busiest bus station in Athens is Athens Leoforou Kifisou 100. There are several other active stations in addition to this main station. The most popular bus stations in Athens are:

  • Athens Leoforou Kifisou 100
  • Athens Metro Eleonas
  • Pl. Karaiskaki 2
Athens is the most popular bus destination in Attica. Traveling by bus to Athens is really popular, it is the most in-demand destination in Greece. Athens has the most bus connections in the region. There are 6 bus schedules arriving in Athens each day.
The population of Athens is 664046. Athens ranks number 1 in terms of population in Attica and number 1 in all of Greece.
Bus tickets to Athens range from for a short trip to Athens, while a 60 to 200 mile bus trip to Athens starts at , and a longer trip by bus to Athens can be as cheap as . Looking to travel across state or province lines? A trip from out of your region will be as low as .
The closest bus station to the city center of Athens is Pl. Karaiskaki 2, located just 0.3 miles away. Select Pl. Karaiskaki 2 as your arrival if your plans call for exploring the downtown area of Athens. Search on Wanderu and in the search results you can filter travel options by arriving or departing station.

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