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There are 5 ways to get from Athens Airport (ATH) to Idomeni by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly to Thessaloniki, train  •  3h 58m

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

$26 - $128

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Fly to Skopje, train  •  7h

  1. Fly from Athens (ATH) to Skopje (SKP) ATH - SKP
  2. Take the train from Skopje to Eidomeni

$107 - $570

Train  •  8h 39m

  1. Take the train from Ska to Thessaloniki Αθήνα - Θεσσαλονίκη
  2. Take the train from Thessaloniki to Eidomeni 334

$32 - $92

Bus  •  10h 12m

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

$61 - $64

Drive  •  5h 41m

  1. Drive from Athens Airport (ATH) to Idomeni 351.4 miles

$80 - $130

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The cheapest way to get from Athens Airport (ATH) to Idomeni is to fly and train which costs 22€ - 120€ and takes 3h 58m.

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The quickest way to get from Athens Airport (ATH) to Idomeni is to fly and train which costs 22€ - 120€ and takes 3h 58m.

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No, there is no direct train from Athens Airport (ATH) to Idomeni. However, there are services departing from Athens International Airport and arriving at Eidomeni via Ska and Thessaloniki. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8h 39m.

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The distance between Athens Airport (ATH) and Idomeni is 375 km. The road distance is 562.3 km.

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The best way to get from Athens Airport (ATH) to Idomeni without a car is to train which takes 8h 39m and costs 28€ - 80€.

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It takes approximately 3h 58m to get from Athens Airport (ATH) to Idomeni, including transfers.

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Athens Airport (ATH) to Idomeni 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 Idomeni is to train which takes 8h 39m and costs 28€ - 80€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 52€ - 56€ and takes 10h 12m.

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The quickest flight from Athens Airport to Thessaloniki Airport is the direct flight which takes 55m.

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Athens Airport (ATH) to Idomeni train services, operated by Macedonian Railways (MZ), arrive at Eidomeni station.

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Map of how to get from Athens Airport (ATH) to Idomeni.
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  • Distance: 234.3 miles
  • Duration: 3h 58m

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

You can take a train from Athens Airport (ATH) to Idomeni via Ska and Thessaloniki in around 8h 39m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Athens Airport (ATH) to Idomeni via Σταθ.Υπερασ.Λεωφ.Κηφισου, Athens, Thessaloniki, and Gevgelija in around 10h 12m.

Airlines
Aegean Airlines
Website
aegeanair.com
Flights from Athens to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $210
Flights from Athens to Thessaloniki via Chios
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$35 - $210
Flights from Athens to Skopje
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$95 - $550
Olympic Air
Website
olympicair.com
Flights from Athens to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $210
Flights from Athens to Thessaloniki via Chios
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$35 - $210
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Athens to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
59m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$18 - $190
Ellinair
Website
en.ellinair.com
Flights from Athens to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $210
Sky Express
Website
skyexpress.gr
Flights from Athens to Thessaloniki via Chios
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $380
Train operators
Macedonian Railways (MZ)
Phone
+389 (2) 3 164 255
Website
mzt.mk
Train from Thessaloniki to Eidomeni
Ave. Duration
55m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$5 - $17
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Train from Skopje to Eidomeni
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$11 - $40
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Greek Railways (OSE)
Website
trainose.gr
Train from Ska to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$24 - $65
Website
trainose.gr
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2nd Class Ticket
$24 - $35
1st Class Ticket
$35 - $45
InterCity 2nd Class Ticket
$45 - $55
InterCity 1st Class Ticket
$59 - $65
Bus operators
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
$45
Schedules at
ktelthes.gr
Siamos Tours
Phone
0030 2108219900
Email
vsiamos@otenet.gr
Website
siamostours.gr
Bus from Thessaloniki to Gevgelija
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$8 - $10
Schedules at
siamostours.gr

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Yes, the driving distance between Athens Airport (ATH) to Idomeni is 562 km. It takes approximately 5h 41m to drive from Athens Airport (ATH) to Idomeni.

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

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There are 102+ hotels available in Idomeni. Prices start at $23 USD per night.

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