There are 6 ways to get from Athens to Alexandroupoli by plane, bus, train, car ferry or car

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Fly  •  2 h 50 min

  1. Fly from Athens (ATH) to Alexandroupolis (AXD) ATH - AXD

$68 - $167

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Bus via Soufli  •  10 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from Athens to Soufli Express
  2. Take the bus from Soufli to Alexandroupoli

$45 - $65

4 alternative options

Bus KTEL Rodopis  •  9 h 21 min

  1. Take the bus from Athens to Komotini
  2. Take the bus from Komotini to Alexandroupoli

$93 - $97

Train  •  12 h 58 min

  1. Take the train from Athens to Thessaloniki Αθήνα - Θεσσαλονίκη
  2. Take the train from Thessaloniki to Alexandroupoli Port Θεσσαλονίκη - Αλεξανδρούπολη Λιμάνι

$51 - $71

Car ferry, bus  •  27 h 23 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Piraeus to Kavala Nissos Mykonos / ...
  2. Take the bus from Kavala to Alexandroupoli

$81 - $294

Drive, car ferry  •  16 h 20 min

  1. Drive from Athens to Laurio
  2. Take the car ferry from Laurio to Kavala
  3. Drive from Kavala to Alexandroupoli

$131 - $188

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Athens to Alexandroupoli. However, there are services departing from Athens and arriving at Alexandroupoli via Komotini. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 21 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Athens to Alexandroupoli. However, there are services departing from Athens and arriving at Alexandroupoli Port via Thessaloniki. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12 h 58 min.

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The distance between Athens and Alexandroupoli is 369 km.

The best way to get from Athens to Alexandroupoli without a car is to bus which takes 9 h 21 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 2 h 50 min to get from Athens to Alexandroupoli, including transfers.

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Athens to Alexandroupoli bus services, operated by KTEL Rodopis, depart from Athens station.

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

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The best way to get from Athens to Alexandroupoli is to fly which takes 2 h 50 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 9 h 21 min, you could also train, which costs and takes 12 h 58 min.

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The quickest flight from Athens Airport to Alexandroupolis Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h.

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Athens to Alexandroupoli bus services, operated by KTEL Evrou, arrive at Alexandroupoli station.

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Map of how to get from Athens to Alexandroupoli.
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  • Distance: 230.7 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 50 min

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

Olympic Air and Sky Express fly from Athens to Alexandroupoli 4 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Athens to Alexandroupoli via Komotini in around 9 h 21 min.

Airlines
Olympic Air
Website
olympicair.com
Flights from Athens to Alexandroupolis
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $210
Sky Express
Website
skyexpress.gr
Flights from Athens to Alexandroupolis
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Train operators
Greek Railways (OSE)
Website
trainose.gr
Train from Athens to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
5 h 23 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
trainose.gr
Book at
Raileurope.com
Second Class
$27 - $40
First Class
$35 - $50
Train from Thessaloniki to Alexandroupoli Port
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Website
trainose.gr
Book at
Raileurope.com
Second Class
$24 - $35
First Class
$30 - $40
Bus operators
KTEL Rodopis
Phone
25310 22912
Email
info@ktelrodopis.gr
Website
ktelrodopis.gr
Bus from Athens to Komotini
Ave. Duration
8 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$88
Schedules at
ktelrodopis.gr
KTEL Evrou
Phone
25510-26479
Website
ktelevrou.gr
Bus from Komotini to Alexandroupoli
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
ktelevrou.gr
Bus from Athens to Soufli
Ave. Duration
8 h 40 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Schedules at
ktelevrou.gr
Bus from Soufli to Alexandroupoli
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
ktelevrou.gr
Bus from Kavala to Alexandroupoli
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Schedules at
ktelevrou.gr
KTEL
Website
ktelbus.com
Bus from Komotini to Alexandroupoli
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$5 - $9
Schedules at
ktelrodopis.gr
KTEL Kavalas
Phone
(+30) 2510.222294
Email
info@ktelkavalas.gr
Website
ktelkavalas.gr
Bus from Kavala to Alexandroupoli
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$14 - $22
Schedules at
ktelkavalas.gr
Ferry operators
Hellenic Seaways
Phone
+30 210 4199000
Email
hswroro@hsw.gr
Website
hellenicseaways.gr
Car ferry from Piraeus to Kavala
Ave. Duration
22 h 25 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$70 - $270
Schedules at
hellenicseaways.gr
Economy
$70 - $270
Business
$263
4 bed inside cabin
$98
Car ferry from Laurio to Kavala
Ave. Duration
14 h
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$100 - $140
Schedules at
hellenicseaways.gr
Economy
$100 - $140
Business
$136

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

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

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There are 73+ hotels available in Alexandroupoli. Prices start at $51 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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