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There are 8 ways to get from Athens Airport (ATH) to Edessa by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly to Thessaloniki, train  •  4h 32m

  1. Fly from Athens (ATH) to Thessaloniki (SKG) ATH - SKG
  2. Take the train from Thessaloniki to Edessa

23€ - 113€

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Fly to Ioannina, bus  •  4h 54m

  1. Fly from Athens (ATH) to Ioannina (IOA) ATH - IOA
  2. Take the bus from Ioannina to Edessa

Fly to Kozani, bus  •  3h 34m

  1. Fly from Athens (ATH) to Kozani (KZI) ATH - KZI
  2. Take the bus from Kozani to Edessa

Train via Platý  •  7h 27m

  1. Take the train from Ska to Platý
  2. Take the train from Platy to Edessa Θεσσαλονίκη - Έδεσσα / ...

27€ - 78€

Train  •  8h 27m

  1. Take the train from Ska to Platy Αθήνα - Θεσσαλονίκη
  2. Take the train from Platy to Edessa Θεσσαλονίκη - Έδεσσα / ...

27€ - 78€

Bus  •  8h 40m

  1. Take the bus from Athens to Edessa

Bus via Thessaloniki  •  10h 16m

  1. Take the bus from Athens to Thessaloniki
  2. Take the bus from Thessaloniki to Edessa

54€

Drive  •  5h 56m

  1. Drive from Athens Airport (ATH) to Edessa 349 miles

70€ - 110€

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Athens Airport (ATH) to Edessa is to fly and train which costs 23€ - 120€ and takes 4h 32m.

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The quickest way to get from Athens Airport (ATH) to Edessa is to fly and train which costs 23€ - 120€ and takes 4h 32m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Athens Airport (ATH) to Edessa. However, there are services departing from Αερολιμενασ Αθηνων(Τερμα) and arriving at Edessa via Athens. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8h 40m.

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No, there is no direct train from Athens Airport (ATH) to Edessa. However, there are services departing from Athens International Airport and arriving at Edessa via Ska and Platy. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7h 27m.

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The distance between Athens Airport (ATH) and Edessa is 358 km. The road distance is 558.4 km.

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The best way to get from Athens Airport (ATH) to Edessa without a car is to train via Platý which takes 7h 27m and costs 26€ - 80€.

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It takes approximately 4h 32m to get from Athens Airport (ATH) to Edessa, including transfers.

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Athens Airport (ATH) to Edessa bus services, operated by KTEL Pellas, depart from Athens station.

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Athens Airport (ATH) to Edessa train services, operated by Greek Railways (OSE), depart from Ska station.

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The best way to get from Athens Airport (ATH) to Edessa is to train via Platý which takes 7h 27m and costs 26€ - 80€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 8h 40m.

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Map of how to get from Athens Airport (ATH) to Edessa.
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  • Distance: 223.7 miles
  • Duration: 4h 32m

What companies run services between Athens Airport (ATH), Greece and Edessa, Greece?

You can take a train from Athens Airport (ATH) to Edessa via Ska, Platý, and Platy in around 7h 27m. Alternatively, KTEL Pellas operates a bus from Athens Airport (ATH) to Edessa twice daily, and the journey takes 6h 30m.

Airlines
Olympic Air
Website
olympicair.com
Flights from Athens to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
54m
When
Every day
Estimated price
30€ - 180€
Flights from Athens to Ioannina
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
45€ - 280€
Ellinair
Website
en.ellinair.com
Flights from Athens to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
29€ - 180€
Sky Express
Website
skyexpress.gr
Flights from Athens to Thessaloniki via Chios
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
When
Monday and Wednesday
Estimated price
90€ - 330€
Flights from Athens to Ioannina
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
120€ - 450€
Astra Airlines
Website
astra-airlines.gr
Flights from Athens to Kozani
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
70€ - 170€
Train operators
Greek Railways (OSE)
Website
trainose.gr
Train from Thessaloniki to Edessa
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
6€ - 17€
Website
trainose.gr
Book at
Raileurope.com
2nd Class Ticket
6€ - 9€
1st Class Ticket
7€ - 10€
InterCity 2nd Class Ticket
12€ - 14€
InterCity 1st Class Ticket
15€ - 17€
Train from Ska to Platý
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
19€ - 55€
Website
trainose.gr
Book at
Raileurope.com
2nd Class Ticket
19€ - 25€
1st Class Ticket
28€ - 40€
InterCity 2nd Class Ticket
35€ - 45€
InterCity 1st Class Ticket
48€ - 53€
Train from Platy to Edessa
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
5€ - 14€
Website
trainose.gr
Book at
Raileurope.com
2nd Class Ticket
5€ - 7€
1st Class Ticket
5€ - 7€
InterCity 2nd Class Ticket
9€ - 11€
InterCity 1st Class Ticket
12€ - 14€
Train from Ska to Platy
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
19€ - 55€
Website
trainose.gr
Book at
Raileurope.com
2nd Class Ticket
19€ - 25€
1st Class Ticket
28€ - 40€
InterCity 2nd Class Ticket
35€ - 45€
InterCity 1st Class Ticket
48€ - 53€
Bus operators
KTEL Pellas
Phone
23810 22800
Email
info@ktelpellas.gr
Website
ktelpellas.gr
Bus from Ioannina to Edessa
Ave. Duration
2h 49m
Frequency
Twice a week
Schedules at
ktelpellas.gr
Bus from Kozani to Edessa
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
Frequency
Twice a week
Schedules at
ktelpellas.gr
Bus from Athens to Edessa
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
ktelpellas.gr
Bus from Thessaloniki to Edessa
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
9€
Schedules at
ktelpellas.gr
KTEL Thessalonikis
Phone
+30 2310 510835
Email
contact@ktelthes.gr
Website
ktelthes.gr
Bus from Athens to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
39€
Schedules at
ktelthes.gr

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The quickest flight from Athens Airport to Thessaloniki Airport is the direct flight which takes 50m.

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Athens Airport (ATH) to Edessa bus services, operated by KTEL Pellas, arrive at Edessa station.

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Athens Airport (ATH) to Edessa train services, operated by Greek Railways (OSE), arrive at Edessa station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Athens Airport (ATH) to Edessa is 558 km. It takes approximately 5h 56m to drive from Athens Airport (ATH) to Edessa.

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Ellinair, Sky Express and Olympic Air offer flights from Athens Airport to Thessaloniki Airport.

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There are 157+ hotels available in Edessa. Prices start at 40€ per night.

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