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

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Recommended option

Bus KTEL Artas  •  6 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Athens to Arta

Cheapest option

Bus KTEL Aitoloakarnanias  •  6 h 46 min

  1. Take the bus from Athens to Agrinio
  2. Take the bus from Agrinio to Arta

$22 - $33

3 alternative options

Bus KTEL Achaias  •  6 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Athens to Patras
  2. Take the bus from Patras to Arta

$39 - $45

Drive  •  3 h 23 min

  1. Drive from Athens to Arta 217.1 miles

$50 - $80

Fly, bus  •  4 h 45 min

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

$68 - $258

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The cheapest way to get from Athens to Arta is to bus which costs 19€ - 29€ and takes 6 h 46 min.

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The quickest way to get from Athens to Arta is to drive which costs 45€ - 70€ and takes 3 h 23 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Athens and arriving at Arta. Services depart every four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 6 h 30 min.

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The distance between Athens and Arta is 271 km. The road distance is 347.3 km.

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The best way to get from Athens to Arta without a car is to bus which takes 6 h 30 min and costs .

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The bus from Athens to Arta takes 6 h 30 min including transfers and departs every four hours.

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Athens to Arta bus services, operated by KTEL Artas, depart from Athens station.

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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 Arta bus services, operated by KTEL Artas, arrive at Arta station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Athens to Arta is 347 km. It takes approximately 3 h 23 min to drive from Athens to Arta.

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Map of how to get from Athens to Arta.
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  • Distance: 169.5 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 30 min

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

KTEL Artas operates a bus from Athens to Arta every 4 hours, and the journey takes 6 h 30 min.

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
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Bus operators
KTEL Artas
Phone
26810 27348
Website
ktelartas.gr
Bus from Athens to Arta
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Schedules at
ktelartas.gr
KTEL Achaias
Phone
2610 623 888
Website
ktelachaias.gr
Bus from Athens to Patras
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$22 - $26
Schedules at
ktelachaias.gr
Bus from Patras to Arta
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$16 - $19
Schedules at
ktelachaias.gr
KTEL Aitoloakarnanias
Phone
26410-54444
Website
ktel-aitolnias.gr
Bus from Athens to Agrinio
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$15 - $23
Schedules at
ktel-aitolnias.gr
Bus from Agrinio to Arta
Ave. Duration
1 h 46 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Schedules at
ktel-aitolnias.gr
Bus from Ioannina to Arta
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
ktel-aitolnias.gr
KTEL Ioanninon
Phone
26510 25014
Website
ktelioannina.gr
Bus from Ioannina to Arta
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$10 - $13
Schedules at
ktelioannina.gr
KTEL
Website
ktelbus.com
Bus from Ioannina to Arta
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Schedules at
ktelioannina.gr
Ktel Ileias
Phone
+30 26210 20600
Email
info@ktelileias.gr
Website
ktelileias.gr
Bus from Ioannina to Arta
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$10 - $12
Schedules at
ktelileias.gr

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

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There are 20+ hotels available in Arta. Prices start at $44 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 9€.

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