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

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Fly to Alexandroupolis, bus  •  4 h 31 min

  1. Fly from Athens (ATH) to Alexandroupolis (AXD) ATH - AXD
  2. Take the bus from Alexandroupoli to Komotini

$73 - $175

Cheapest option

Train  •  12 h 21 min

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

$49 - $65

4 alternative options

Fly to Kavala, bus  •  6 h 31 min

  1. Fly from Athens (ATH) to Kavala (KVA) ATH - KVA
  2. Take the bus from Keramoti to Xanthi
  3. Take the bus from Xánthi to Komotini

Bus KTEL Rodopis  •  8 h

  1. Take the bus from Athens to Komotini

$90

Bus KTEL Xanthis  •  12 h 46 min

  1. Take the bus from Athens KTEL Kifisou to Xánthi
  2. Take the bus from Xánthi to Komotini

Drive  •  7 h 30 min

  1. Drive from Athens to Komotini 466.7 miles

$110 - $170

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Athens to Komotini is to train which costs 40€ - 55€ and takes 12 h 21 min.

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The quickest way to get from Athens to Komotini is to fly and bus which costs 60€ - 150€ and takes 4 h 31 min.

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

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No, there is no direct train from Athens to Komotini. However, there are services departing from Athens and arriving at Komotini via Thessaloniki. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12 h 21 min.

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The distance between Athens and Komotini is 378 km. The road distance is 746.8 km.

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The best way to get from Athens to Komotini without a car is to bus which takes 8 h and costs 76€.

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It takes approximately 4 h 31 min to get from Athens to Komotini, including transfers.

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Athens to Komotini bus services, operated by KTEL Rodopis, depart from Athens station.

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Athens to Komotini train services, operated by Greek Railways (OSE), depart from Athens station.

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The best way to get from Athens to Komotini is to bus which takes 8 h and costs 76€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 40€ - 55€ and takes 12 h 21 min.

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Map of how to get from Athens to Komotini.
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  • Distance: 236.2 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 31 min

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

KTEL Rodopis operates a bus from Athens to Komotini twice daily. Tickets cost $90 and the journey takes 8 h. Alternatively, you can take a train from Athens to Komotini via Thessaloniki in around 12 h 21 min.

Airlines
Olympic Air
Website
olympicair.com
Flights from Athens to Alexandroupolis
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $210
Flights from Athens to Kavala
Ave. Duration
57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $390
Sky Express
Website
skyexpress.gr
Flights from Athens to Alexandroupolis
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
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
$28 - $40
Website
trainose.gr
Book at
Raileurope.com
Second Class
$28 - $40
First Class
$35 - $50
Train from Thessaloniki to Komotini
Ave. Duration
5 h 58 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$21 - $28
Website
trainose.gr
Book at
Raileurope.com
Second Class
$21 - $28
First Class
$26 - $35
Bus operators
KTEL Evrou
Phone
25510-26479
Website
ktelevrou.gr
Bus from Alexandroupoli to Komotini
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
ktelevrou.gr
KTEL Kavalas
Phone
(+30) 2510.222294
Email
info@ktelkavalas.gr
Website
ktelkavalas.gr
Bus from Keramoti to Xanthi
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
ktelkavalas.gr
KTEL Xanthis
Phone
25410 27200
Email
info@ktelxanthis.gr
Website
ktelxanthis.gr
Bus from Xánthi to Komotini
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Schedules at
ktelxanthis.gr
Bus from Athens KTEL Kifisou to Xánthi
Ave. Duration
11 h
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
ktelxanthis.gr
KTEL Rodopis
Phone
25310 22912
Email
info@ktelrodopis.gr
Website
ktelrodopis.gr
Bus from Xanthi to Komotini
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
5 times a day
Schedules at
ktelrodopis.gr
Bus from Athens to Komotini
Ave. Duration
8 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$90
Schedules at
ktelrodopis.gr

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