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There are 3 ways to get from Athens to Meteora by train, bus or car

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Train  •  5h 3m

  1. Take the train from Athens to Kalambaka Αθήνα - Καλαμπάκα

$31 - $65

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Bus  •  5h 36m

  1. Take the bus from Athens to Kalabaka

$46

Drive  •  4h 22m

  1. Drive from Athens to Meteora 224.3 miles

$50 - $80

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The cheapest way to get from Athens to Meteora is to bus which costs 40€ and takes 5h 36m.

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The quickest way to get from Athens to Meteora is to drive which costs 45€ - 70€ and takes 4h 22m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Athens and arriving at Kalabaka. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 4h 45m.

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The distance between Athens and Meteora is 265 km. The road distance is 358.9 km.

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The best way to get from Athens to Meteora without a car is to train which takes 5h 3m and costs 27€ - 60€.

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It takes approximately 5h 3m to get from Athens to Meteora, including transfers.

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Athens to Meteora bus services, operated by KTEL Grevenon, depart from Athens station.

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The best way to get from Athens to Meteora is to train which takes 5h 3m and costs 27€ - 60€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 40€ and takes 5h 36m.

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Athens to Meteora bus services, operated by KTEL Grevenon, arrive at Kalabaka station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Athens to Meteora is 359 km. It takes approximately 4h 22m to drive from Athens to Meteora.

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  • Distance: 165.5 miles
  • Duration: 5h 3m

What companies run services between Athens, Greece and Meteora, Thessaly, Greece?

Greek Railways (OSE) operates a train from Athens to Meteora once daily. Tickets cost $19 - $55 and the journey takes 4h 58m. Alternatively, KTEL Grevenon operates a bus from Athens to Meteora once daily. Tickets cost $46 and the journey takes 4h 45m.

Train operators
Greek Railways (OSE)
Website
trainose.gr
Train from Athens to Kalambaka
Ave. Duration
4h 58m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$19 - $55
Website
trainose.gr
Book at
Raileurope.com
2nd Class Ticket
$19 - $24
1st Class Ticket
$27 - $35
InterCity 2nd Class Ticket
$37 - $43
InterCity 1st Class Ticket
$46 - $51
Bus operators
KTEL Grevenon
Phone
24620 22242
Website
ktelgrevenon.gr
Bus from Athens to Kalabaka
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$46
Schedules at
ktelgrevenon.gr

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