If you are flexible with your travel dates, always consider that you can buy extremely cheap train tickets if you avoid travelling in the weekends and if you choose to travel during the low season.
For short distances like between Avlona and Athens, busses and carpooling are good alternatives to the train, thanks to their low costs. Also, busses have the advantage of getting to the smallest towns where the is no train station.
In which stations can you take the train to Athens and where will you arrive?
You can take the train to Athens at Avlona, which arrives at Rouf.
How long will it take you from Avlona to Athens by train and when do the trains leave?
The first train to Athens leaves at 05:03, whereas the last one at 14:03. To get from Avlona to Athens by train, you will need 58 minutes.