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

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Bus KTEL Ioanninon  •  8 h 5 min

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

$54 - $63

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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

$45 - $68

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Bus KTEL Trikala  •  10 h 56 min

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

$88 - $113

Drive  •  4 h 57 min

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

$70 - $110

Fly to Ioannina, bus  •  5 h 28 min

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

$70 - $255

Fly to Corfu, Flying Dolphin, drive  •  6 h 26 min

  1. Fly from Athens (ATH) to Corfu (CFU) ATH - CFU
  2. Take the Flying Dolphin from Corfu to Sarandë
  3. Drive from Sarandë to Kakavia (border crossing)

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The cheapest way to get from Athens to Kakavia (border crossing) is to train and bus which costs 35€ - 60€ 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 Ioannina. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 5 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 8 h 5 min and costs 45€ - 55€.

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It takes approximately 8 h 5 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 Ioanninon, 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 Kakavia (border crossing) bus services, operated by KTEL Ioanninon, 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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  • Distance: 225.8 miles
  • Duration: 8 h 5 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 Ioannina and Kakavia in around 8 h 5 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
Flights from Athens to Corfu
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $230
Sky Express
Website
skyexpress.gr
Flights from Athens to Ioannina
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Athens to Corfu
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $270
Ellinair
Website
en.ellinair.com
Flights from Athens to Corfu
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,100
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
$11 - $35
Website
trainose.gr
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Raileurope.com
2nd Class Ticket
$11 - $15
1st Class Ticket
$16 - $20
InterCity 2nd Class Ticket
$23 - $27
InterCity 1st Class Ticket
$28 - $32
Bus operators
KTEL Ioanninon
Phone
26510 25014
Website
ktelioannina.gr
Bus from Athens to Ioannina
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
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 Fthiotidos
Phone
22310 - 51345
Email
info@ktelfthiotidos.gr
Website
ktelfthiotidos.gr
Bus from Lamia to Kakavia
Ave. Duration
3 h 36 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$32 - $36
Schedules at
ktelfthiotidos.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
5 times a day
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
$50 - $75
Schedules at
crazyholidays.gr
Ferry operators
Ionian Seaways
Phone
+30 26610 38690
Website
ionianseaways.com
Ferry from Corfu to Sarandë
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$28
Schedules at
ionianseaways.com

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

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There are 11+ hotels available in Kakavia (border crossing). Prices start at $100 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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