There are 6 ways to get from Athens to Kakavia (border crossing) by bus, train, car or plane

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Bus KTEL Fthiotidos  •  7 h 41 min

  1. Take the bus from Athens to Lamia
  2. Take the bus from Lamia to Kakavia

$57 - $64

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Train, bus  •  8 h 16 min

  1. Take the train from Athens to Lianokladi Αθήνα - Θεσσαλονίκη / ...
  2. Take the bus from Lamia to Kakavia

$46 - $53

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Bus KTEL Ioanninon  •  10 h 35 min

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

$55 - $65

Bus KTEL Trikala  •  10 h 54 min

  1. Take the bus from Athens to Trikala
  2. Take the bus from Trikala to Kakavijë

$93 - $118

Drive  •  4 h 57 min

  1. Drive from Athens to Kakavia (border crossing) 297.4 miles

$70 - $110

Fly, bus  •  5 h 23 min

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

$70 - $256

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The cheapest way to get from Athens to Kakavia (border crossing) is to train and bus which costs 35€ - 50€ and takes 8 h 16 min.

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The quickest way to get from Athens to Kakavia (border crossing) is to drive which costs 60€ - 90€ and takes 4 h 57 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Athens to Kakavia (border crossing). However, there are services departing from Athens and arriving at Kakavia via Lamia. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 41 min.

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The distance between Athens and Kakavia (border crossing) is 361 km. The road distance is 475.8 km.

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The best way to get from Athens to Kakavia (border crossing) without a car is to bus which takes 7 h 41 min and costs 45€ - 55€.

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It takes approximately 7 h 41 min to get from Athens to Kakavia (border crossing), including transfers.

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Athens to Kakavia (border crossing) bus services, operated by KTEL Fthiotidos, 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.

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Athens to Kakavia (border crossing) bus services, operated by KTEL Fthiotidos, arrive at Kakavia station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Athens to Kakavia (border crossing) is 476 km. It takes approximately 4 h 57 min to drive from Athens to Kakavia (border crossing).

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

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There are 10+ hotels available in Kakavia (border crossing). Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Athens to Kakavia (border crossing).
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  • Distance: 225.8 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 41 min

What companies run services between Athens, Greece and Kakavia (border crossing), Albania?

You can take a bus from Athens to Kakavia (border crossing) via Lamia and Kakavia in around 7 h 41 min.

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 Lianokladi
Ave. Duration
2 h 21 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$13 - $17
Website
trainose.gr
Book at
Raileurope.com
Second Class
$13 - $17
First Class
$15 - $21
Bus operators
KTEL Fthiotidos
Phone
22310 - 51345
Email
info@ktelfthiotidos.gr
Website
ktelfthiotidos.gr
Bus from Athens to Lamia
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$24 - $27
Schedules at
ktelfthiotidos.gr
Bus from Lamia to Kakavia
Ave. Duration
3 h 36 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$33 - $37
Schedules at
ktelfthiotidos.gr
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 Ioannina to Kakavia
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $10
Schedules at
ktelioannina.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
Crazy Holidays
Phone
2310-241545
Website
crazyholidays.gr
Bus from Trikala to Kakavijë
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Schedules at
crazyholidays.gr

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