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

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Train  •  7 h 48 min

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

$81 - $107

Cheapest option

Bus Siamos Tours  •  8 h 54 min

  1. Take the bus from Athens to Gevgelija

$34 - $40

4 alternative options

Bus KTEL Thessalonikis  •  8 h 27 min

  1. Take the bus from Athens to Thessaloniki Monastiriou
  2. Take the bus from Thessaloniki Büro Simeonidis to Gevgelija

$63 - $72

Drive  •  5 h 30 min

  1. Drive from Athens to Idomeni 342 miles

$80 - $120

Fly to Thessaloniki, bus  •  6 h 28 min

  1. Fly from Athens (ATH) to Thessaloniki (SKG) ATH - SKG
  2. Take the bus from Thessaloniki Büro Simeonidis to Gevgelija

$48 - $150

Fly to Kavala, train  •  8 h 6 min

  1. Fly from Athens (ATH) to Kavala (KVA) ATH - KVA
  2. Take the train from Nikiforos to Hersos

$221 - $459

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The cheapest way to get from Athens to Idomeni is to bus which costs 29€ - 35€ and takes 8 h 54 min.

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The quickest way to get from Athens to Idomeni is to drive which costs 70€ - 110€ and takes 5 h 30 min.

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The distance between Athens and Idomeni is 364 km. The road distance is 547.2 km.

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The best way to get from Athens to Idomeni without a car is to train which takes 7 h 48 min and costs 70€ - 95€.

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It takes approximately 7 h 48 min to get from Athens to Idomeni, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Athens to Idomeni is to train which takes 7 h 48 min and costs 70€ - 95€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 50€ - 65€ and takes 8 h 27 min.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Athens to Idomeni is 547 km. It takes approximately 5 h 30 min to drive from Athens 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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Map of how to get from Athens to Idomeni.
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  • Distance: 227.7 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 48 min

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

You can take a train from Athens to Idomeni via Thessaloniki and Hersos in around 7 h 48 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Athens to Idomeni via Thessaloniki Monastiriou, Thessaloniki Büro Simeonidis, and Gevgelija in around 8 h 27 min.

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 Chios
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$35 - $210
Flights from Athens to Kavala
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $390
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Athens to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
59 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
Sky Express
Website
skyexpress.gr
Flights from Athens to Thessaloniki via Chios
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $380
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 Hersos
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Website
trainose.gr
Book at
Raileurope.com
Second Class
$4 - $6
First Class
$5 - $7
Train from Nikiforos to Hersos
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$11 - $14
Website
trainose.gr
Book at
Raileurope.com
Second Class
$11 - $14
First Class
$13 - $18
Bus operators
KTEL Thessalonikis
Phone
+30 2310 510835
Email
contact@ktelthes.gr
Website
ktelthes.gr
Bus from Athens to Thessaloniki Monastiriou
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$45
Schedules at
ktelthes.gr
Simeonidis Tours
Phone
+30-2310540970
Email
info@simeonidistours.gr
Website
simeonidistours.gr
Bus from Thessaloniki Büro Simeonidis to Gevgelija
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$17 - $25
Schedules at
simeonidistours.gr
Siamos Tours
Phone
0030 2108219900
Email
vsiamos@otenet.gr
Website
siamostours.gr
Bus from Athens to Gevgelija
Ave. Duration
8 h 42 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$33 - $39
Schedules at
siamostours.gr

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