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

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

Train  •  7 h 46 min

  1. Ic 58 / ...
  2. Ic 90 / ...

$127 - $162

Cheapest option

Bus via Sidirokastro  •  12 h 46 min

$73 - $82

4 alternative options

Bus  •  8 h 42 min

$94 - $123

Drive  •  6 h 9 min

  1. 374.8 miles

$90 - $130

Fly to Thessaloniki, bus, taxi  •  6 h 14 min

  1. ATH - SKG

Fly to Kavala, bus, taxi  •  8 h 33 min

  1. ATH - KVA

$167 - $383

What companies run services between Athens, Greece and Livadia 620 55, Greece?

You can take a train from Athens to Greece via Thessaloniki and Kilkis in around 7 h 46 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Athens to Greece via Thessaloniki and Irakleia in around 8 h 42 min.

Airlines
Olympic Air
Website
olympicair.com
Flights from Athens to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $210
Flights from Athens to Thessaloniki via Paros
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $210
Flights from Athens to Kavala
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $390
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Athens to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$18 - $190
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 Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
5 h 23 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Website
trainose.gr
Purchase a
eurail.com
Second Class
$28 - $40
First Class
$35 - $50
Train from Thessaloniki to Kilkis
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$4 - $5
Website
trainose.gr
Purchase a
eurail.com
Second Class
$4 - $5
First Class
$4 - $5
Bus operators
KTEL Thessalonikis
Phone
+30 2310 510835
Email
contact@ktelthes.gr
Website
ktelthes.gr
Bus from Athens to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$46
Schedules at
ktelthes.gr
Bus from Pireaus to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$46
Schedules at
ktelthes.gr
KTEL Attikis
Phone
210 88 08 000
Email
info@ktelattikis.gr
Website
ktelattikis.gr
Bus from Athens - KTEL Kifisou to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
7 h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Schedules at
ktelattikis.gr
KTEL Serron
Phone
23210-22822
Email
ktelserres@gmail.com
Website
ktelserron.gr
Bus from Thessaloniki to Irakleia
Ave. Duration
1 h 44 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $11
Schedules at
ktelserron.gr
Bus from Thessaloniki to Sidirokastro
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Schedules at
ktelserron.gr
Bus from Kavala to Serres
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Schedules at
ktelserron.gr
Bus from Serres to Irakleia
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
ktelserron.gr
KTEL Kilkis
Phone
+30 23410 28960
Email
ktelkilk@otenet.gr
Website
ktelkilkis.gr
Bus from Thessaloniki to Kilkis
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
ktelkilkis.gr
Other operators
Taxi from Kilkis to Greece
Ave. Duration
45 min
Estimated price
$90 - $110

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Athens and Greece is 368 km. The road distance is 600 km.

The cheapest way to get from Athens to Greece is to bus which costs 60€ - 70€ and takes 12 h 46 min.

The quickest way to get from Athens to Greece is to drive which takes 6 h 9 min and costs 75€ - 120€.

It takes approximately 7 h 46 min to get from Athens to Greece, including transfers.