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

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Fly  •  2 h 48 min

  1. Fly from Athens (ATH) to Ioannina (IOA) ATH - IOA

$64 - $248

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Bus KTEL Artas  •  8 h 24 min

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

$6 - $13

3 alternative options

Train, drive  •  6 h 25 min

  1. Take the train from Athens to Kalambaka Αθήνα - Καλαμπάκα
  2. Drive from Kalambaka to Ioannina

$37 - $52

Bus  •  8 h

  1. Take the bus from Athens to Ioannina

$45 - $55

Drive  •  4 h 1 min

  1. Drive from Athens to Ioannina 260.4 miles

$60 - $95

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The cheapest way to get from Athens to Ioannina is to bus which costs 5€ - 11€ and takes 8 h 24 min.

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The quickest way to get from Athens to Ioannina is to fly which costs 50€ - 220€ and takes 2 h 48 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Athens and arriving at Ioannina. Services depart every four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 8 h.

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The distance between Athens and Ioannina is 311 km. The road distance is 416.6 km.

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The best way to get from Athens to Ioannina without a car is to bus which takes 8 h and costs 40€ - 50€.

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It takes approximately 2 h 48 min to get from Athens to Ioannina, including transfers.

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Athens to Ioannina bus services, operated by KTEL Ioanninon, depart from Athens station.

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The best way to get from Athens to Ioannina is to fly which takes 2 h 48 min and costs 50€ - 220€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 40€ - 50€ and takes 8 h.

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

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Athens to Ioannina bus services, operated by KTEL Ioanninon, arrive at Ioannina station.

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Map of how to get from Athens to Ioannina.
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  • Distance: 194.3 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 48 min

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

Olympic Air and Sky Express fly from Athens to Ioannina 3 times a day. Alternatively, KTEL Ioanninon operates a bus from Athens to Ioannina every 4 hours. Tickets cost $45 - $55 and the journey takes 8 h.

Airlines
Olympic Air
Website
olympicair.com
Flights from Athens to Ioannina
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 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 Kalambaka
Ave. Duration
4 h 58 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$21 - $28
Website
trainose.gr
Book at
Raileurope.com
Second Class
$21 - $28
First Class
$26 - $35
Bus operators
KTEL Ioanninon
Phone
26510 25014
Website
ktelioannina.gr
Bus from Athens to Ioannina
Ave. Duration
8 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $55
Schedules at
ktelioannina.gr
Bus from Arta to Ioannina
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$10 - $13
Schedules at
ktelioannina.gr
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
Website
ktelbus.com
Bus from Arta to Ioannina
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Schedules at
ktelioannina.gr
KTEL Aitoloakarnanias
Phone
26410-54444
Website
ktelaitol.gr
Bus from Arta to Ioannina
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Schedules at
ktelaitol.gr

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Yes, the driving distance between Athens to Ioannina is 417 km. It takes approximately 4 h 1 min to drive from Athens to Ioannina.

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

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There are 146+ hotels available in Ioannina. Prices start at $49 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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