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There are 7 ways to get from Athens to Kastoria by bus, train, car or plane

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Bus KTEL Kozanis  •  7 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Athens to Kozani
  2. Take the bus from Kozani to Kastoria

$12

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Train  •  8 h 55 min

  1. Take the train from Athens to Platy Αθήνα - Θεσσαλονίκη
  2. Take the train from Platy to Florina Θεσσαλονίκη - Φλώρινα

$121 - $156

Bus KTEL Larisas  •  8 h 58 min

  1. Take the bus from Athens to Larissa
  2. Take the bus from Larissa to Kastoria

Bus KTEL Kastorias  •  13 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Athens to Kastoria

$61

Drive  •  5 h 39 min

  1. Drive from Athens to Kastoria 358 miles

$85 - $130

Fly to Ioannina, bus  •  6 h 12 min

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

$87 - $270

Fly to Thessaloniki, bus  •  7 h 55 min

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

$52 - $145

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The cheapest way to get from Athens to Kastoria is to bus which costs 11€ and takes 7 h 15 min.

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The quickest way to get from Athens to Kastoria is to drive which costs 75€ - 110€ and takes 5 h 39 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Athens and arriving at Kastoria. Services depart three times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 13 h 15 min.

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The distance between Athens and Kastoria is 352 km. The road distance is 572.9 km.

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The best way to get from Athens to Kastoria without a car is to bus which takes 7 h 15 min and costs 11€.

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It takes approximately 7 h 15 min to get from Athens to Kastoria, including transfers.

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Athens to Kastoria bus services, operated by KTEL Kozanis, depart from Athens station.

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The best way to get from Athens to Kastoria is to bus which takes 7 h 15 min and costs 11€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 100€ - 140€ and takes 8 h 55 min.

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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 Kastoria bus services, operated by KTEL Kozanis, arrive at Kastoria station.

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Map of how to get from Athens to Kastoria.
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  • Distance: 220.1 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 15 min

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

You can take a bus from Athens to Kastoria via Kozani in around 7 h 15 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Athens to Kastoria via Platy and Florina in around 8 h 55 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 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
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Athens to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
59 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$18 - $190
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 Thessaloniki via Chios
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $380
Ellinair
Website
en.ellinair.com
Flights from Athens to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $210
Train operators
Greek Railways (OSE)
Website
trainose.gr
Train from Athens to Platy
Ave. Duration
4 h 58 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$25 - $35
Website
trainose.gr
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Second Class
$25 - $35
First Class
$30 - $45
Train from Platy to Florina
Ave. Duration
2 h 7 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$10 - $13
Website
trainose.gr
Book at
Raileurope.com
Second Class
$10 - $13
First Class
$12 - $15
Bus operators
KTEL Kozanis
Phone
2461035811
Email
ktelkoz@otenet.gr
Website
ktelbus.com
Bus from Athens to Kozani
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Schedules at
ktelbus.com
Bus from Kozani to Kastoria
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
5 times a day
Schedules at
ktelbus.com
KTEL Kastorias
Website
ktel-kastorias.gr
Bus from Kozani to Kastoria
Ave. Duration
1 h 51 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$12
Schedules at
ktel-kastorias.gr
Bus from Larissa to Kastoria
Ave. Duration
5 h 4 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Schedules at
ktel-kastorias.gr
Bus from Athens to Kastoria
Ave. Duration
13 h 15 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$61
Schedules at
ktel-kastorias.gr
Bus from Ioannina to Kastoria
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$25
Schedules at
ktel-kastorias.gr
Bus from Thessaloniki to Kastoria
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$22
Schedules at
ktel-kastorias.gr
KTEL Larisas
Phone
2410 567.600
Website
ktellarisas.gr
Bus from Athens to Larissa
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Schedules at
ktellarisas.gr
Bus from Larissa to Kastoria
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Schedules at
ktellarisas.gr

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Yes, the driving distance between Athens to Kastoria is 573 km. It takes approximately 5 h 39 min to drive from Athens to Kastoria.

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

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There are 72+ hotels available in Kastoria. Prices start at $46 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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