There are 5 ways to get from Athens to Trikala by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  4 h 41 min

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

$19 - $26

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Bus KTEL Grevenon  •  5 h

  1. Take the bus from Athens to Trikala

$46

Bus KTEL Trikala  •  6 h 28 min

  1. Take the bus from Athens to Trikala

$38

Drive  •  3 h 58 min

  1. Drive from Athens to Trikala 205 miles

$45 - $75

Fly, bus  •  6 h 37 min

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

$78 - $265

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Athens and arriving at Trikala. Services depart once daily. The journey takes approximately 5 h.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Athens and arriving at Trikala. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 4 h 41 min.

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The distance between Athens and Trikala is 243 km. The road distance is 327.9 km.

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The best way to get from Athens to Trikala without a car is to train which takes 4 h 41 min and costs .

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The train from Athens to Trikala takes 4 h 41 min including transfers and departs once daily.

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

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Athens to Trikala train services, operated by Greek Railways (OSE), depart from Athens station.

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The best way to get from Athens to Trikala is to train which takes 4 h 41 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 5 h.

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The quickest flight from Athens Airport to Ioannina Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 5 min.

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

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Map of how to get from Athens to Trikala.
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  • Distance: 152.1 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 41 min

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

Greek Railways (OSE) operates a train from Athens to Trikala once daily. Tickets cost $19 - $26 and the journey takes 4 h 41 min. Alternatively, KTEL Grevenon operates a bus from Athens to Trikala once daily. Tickets cost $46 and the journey takes 5 h.

Airlines
Olympic Air
Website
olympicair.com
Flights from Athens to Ioannina
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $320
Sky Express
Website
skyexpress.gr
Flights from Athens to Ioannina
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Train operators
Greek Railways (OSE)
Website
trainose.gr
Train from Athens to Trikala
Ave. Duration
4 h 41 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$19 - $26
Website
trainose.gr
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Raileurope.com
Second Class
$19 - $26
First Class
$24 - $35
Bus operators
KTEL Grevenon
Phone
24620 22242
Website
ktelgrevenon.gr
Bus from Athens to Trikala
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$46
Schedules at
ktelgrevenon.gr
KTEL Trikala
Phone
(+30) 24310 73130
Email
info@ktel-trikala.gr
Website
ktel-trikala.gr
Bus from Athens to Trikala
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$36
Schedules at
ktel-trikala.gr
KTEL Ioanninon
Phone
26510 25014
Website
ktelioannina.gr
Bus from Ioannina to Trikala
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$16 - $20
Schedules at
ktelioannina.gr

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Athens to Trikala is 328 km. It takes approximately 3 h 58 min to drive from Athens to Trikala.

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Sky Express and Olympic Air offer flights from Athens Airport to Ioannina Airport.

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There are 155+ hotels available in Trikala. Prices start at $46 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 .

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