There are 7 ways to get from Athens to Mount Olympus by train, bus, car, plane or taxi

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train  •  7 h 39 min

  1. Take the train from Αθήνα to Λάρισα Αθήνα - Θεσσαλονίκη
  2. Take the train from Λάρισα to Λεπτοκαρυά Λάρισα - Θεσσαλονίκη / ...

$144 - $181

Cheapest option

Bus KTEL Larisas  •  7 h 37 min

  1. Take the bus from Athens to Larissa

$95 - $120

5 alternative options

Bus KTEL Pierias S.A.  •  9 h 53 min

  1. Take the bus from Athens to Katerini

$173 - $203

Drive  •  5 h 48 min

  1. Drive from Athens to Mount Olympus 272.8 miles

$65 - $95

Fly to Thessaloniki, train, taxi  •  7 h 59 min

  1. Fly from Athens (ATH) to Thessaloniki (SKG) ATH - SKG
  2. Take the train from Θεσσαλονίκη to Λιτόχωρο
  3. Take a taxi from Λιτόχωρο to Mount Olympus

$167 - $292

Fly to Kozani, drive  •  5 h 18 min

  1. Fly from Athens (ATH) to Kozani (KZI) ATH - KZI
  2. Drive from Kozani to Mount Olympus

$109 - $222

Fly to Kavala, bus  •  9 h 22 min

  1. Fly from Athens (ATH) to Kavala (KVA) ATH - KVA
  2. Take the bus from Kavala to Thessaloniki
  3. Take the bus from Thessaloniki to Katerini

$245 - $479

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Athens to Mount Olympus is to drive which costs 55€ - 85€ and takes 5 h 48 min.

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The quickest way to get from Athens to Mount Olympus is to fly and drive which costs 90€ - 200€ and takes 5 h 18 min.

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The distance between Athens and Mount Olympus is 262 km. The road distance is 436.4 km.

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It takes approximately 7 h 39 min to get from Athens to Mount Olympus, including transfers.

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What companies run services between Athens, Greece and Mount Olympus, Central Macedonia, Greece?

You can take a train from Athens to Mount Olympus via Λάρισα and Λεπτοκαρυά in around 7 h 39 min. Alternatively, KTEL Larisas operates a bus from Athens to Mount Olympus every 4 hours, and the journey takes 4 h.

Airlines
Olympic Air
Website
olympicair.com
Flights from Athens to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $210
Flights from Athens to Thessaloniki via Paros
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $210
Flights from Athens to Kavala
Ave. Duration
57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $390
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Athens to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$18 - $190
Ellinair
Website
en.ellinair.com
Flights from Athens to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $210
Astra Airlines
Website
astra-airlines.gr
Flights from Athens to Kozani
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$85 - $190
Train operators
Greek Railways (OSE)
Website
trainose.gr
Train from Αθήνα to Λάρισα
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$19 - $25
Website
trainose.gr
Purchase a
eurail.com
Second Class
$19 - $25
First Class
$24 - $35
Train from Λάρισα to Λεπτοκαρυά
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$5 - $6
Website
trainose.gr
Purchase a
eurail.com
Second Class
$5 - $6
First Class
$5 - $7
Train from Θεσσαλονίκη to Λιτόχωρο
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$7 - $9
Website
trainose.gr
Purchase a
eurail.com
Second Class
$7 - $9
First Class
$8 - $10
Bus operators
KTEL Larisas
Phone
2410 567.600
Website
ktellarisas.gr
Bus from Athens to Larissa
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Schedules at
ktellarisas.gr
KTEL Pierias S.A.
Phone
23510 46720
Website
ktelpierias.gr
Bus from Athens to Katerini
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$40
Schedules at
ktelpierias.gr
Bus from Thessaloniki to Katerini
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
ktelpierias.gr
KTEL Imathias
Phone
23310 22988
Email
ktelver@yahoo.gr
Website
ktel-imathias.gr
Bus from Athens to Katerini
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Schedules at
ktel-imathias.gr
Other operators
Taxi from Λιτόχωρο to Mount Olympus
Ave. Duration
2 h 14 min
Estimated price
$130 - $160

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