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There are 6 ways to get from Athens to Kavala by plane, bus, car ferry or car

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Fly to Kavala  •  3 h 8 min

  1. Fly from Athens (ATH) to Kavala (KVA) ATH - KVA

$105 - $310

Cheapest option

Bus KTEL Dramas  •  9 h

  1. Take the bus from Athens to Drama

$3 - $8

4 alternative options

Fly to Alexandroupolis, bus  •  5 h 54 min

  1. Fly from Athens (ATH) to Alexandroupolis (AXD) ATH - AXD
  2. Take the bus from Alexandroupoli to Kavala

$77 - $188

Bus  •  6 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Athens to Kavala

$55 - $90

Car ferry  •  24 h 15 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Piraeus to Kavala Nissos Mykonos / ...

$72 - $272

Drive  •  6 h 35 min

  1. Drive from Athens to Kavala 407.5 miles

$95 - $150

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The cheapest way to get from Athens to Kavala is to bus which costs 3€ - 7€ and takes 9 h.

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The quickest way to get from Athens to Kavala is to fly which costs 90€ - 270€ and takes 3 h 8 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Athens and arriving at Kavala. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 6 h 45 min.

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The distance between Athens and Kavala is 334 km. The road distance is 652 km.

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The best way to get from Athens to Kavala without a car is to bus which takes 6 h 45 min and costs 50€ - 80€.

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It takes approximately 3 h 8 min to get from Athens to Kavala, including transfers.

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Athens to Kavala bus services, operated by KTEL Kavalas, depart from Athens station.

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The best way to get from Athens to Kavala is to fly which takes 3 h 8 min and costs 90€ - 270€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 50€ - 80€ and takes 6 h 45 min.

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The quickest flight from Athens Airport to Kavala Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h.

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Athens to Kavala bus services, operated by KTEL Kavalas, arrive at Kavala station.

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Map of how to get from Athens to Kavala.
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  • Distance: 209 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 8 min

What companies run services between Athens, Greece and Kavala, Greece?

Olympic Air flies from Athens to Kavala once daily. Alternatively, KTEL Kavalas operates a bus from Athens to Kavala twice daily. Tickets cost $55 - $90 and the journey takes 6 h 45 min.

Airlines
Olympic Air
Website
olympicair.com
Flights from Athens to Kavala
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $390
Flights from Athens to Alexandroupolis
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $210
Sky Express
Website
skyexpress.gr
Flights from Athens to Alexandroupolis
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Bus operators
KTEL Evrou
Phone
25510-26479
Website
ktelevrou.gr
Bus from Alexandroupoli to Kavala
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Schedules at
ktelevrou.gr
KTEL Kavalas
Phone
(+30) 2510.222294
Email
info@ktelkavalas.gr
Website
ktelkavalas.gr
Bus from Alexandroupoli to Kavala
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$14 - $22
Schedules at
ktelkavalas.gr
Bus from Athens to Kavala
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$55 - $90
Schedules at
ktelkavalas.gr
KTEL Dramas
Phone
25210-32421
Email
kteldr@otenet.gr
Website
kteldramas.gr
Bus from Athens to Drama
Ave. Duration
8 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
kteldramas.gr
Ferry operators
Hellenic Seaways
Phone
+30 210 4199000
Email
hswroro@hsw.gr
Website
hellenicseaways.gr
Car ferry from Piraeus to Kavala
Ave. Duration
22 h 25 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$70 - $270
Schedules at
hellenicseaways.gr
Economy
$70 - $270
Business
$263
4 bed inside cabin
$98

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Yes, the driving distance between Athens to Kavala is 652 km. It takes approximately 6 h 35 min to drive from Athens to Kavala.

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Olympic Air offers flights from Athens Airport to Kavala Airport.

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There are 640+ hotels available in Kavala. Prices start at $57 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Athens to Athens Airport is to subway which takes 42 min and costs 9€.

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