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

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

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Train  •  8 h 10 min

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

$51 - $66

5 alternative options

Bus  •  8 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Athens to Thessaloniki
  2. Take the bus from Thessaloniki to Irakleia

$99 - $128

Drive  •  6 h 10 min

  1. Drive from Athens to Lake Kerkini 373.5 miles

$90 - $130

Fly to Thessaloniki, train  •  6 h 32 min

  1. Fly from Athens (ATH) to Thessaloniki (SKG) ATH - SKG
  2. Take the train from Thessaloniki to Livadia Kerkinis

$53 - $152

Fly to Kavala, train  •  6 h 54 min

  1. Fly from Athens (ATH) to Kavala (KVA) ATH - KVA
  2. Take the train from Nikiforos to Mandraki

$195 - $423

Fly to Alexandroupolis, train  •  9 h 31 min

  1. Fly from Athens (ATH) to Alexandroupolis (AXD) ATH - AXD
  2. Take the train from Alexandroupoli Port to Livadia Kerkinis

$103 - $212

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The cheapest way to get from Athens to Lake Kerkini is to train which costs 40€ - 60€ and takes 8 h 10 min.

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The quickest way to get from Athens to Lake Kerkini is to drive which costs 75€ - 110€ and takes 6 h 10 min.

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The distance between Athens and Lake Kerkini is 363 km. The road distance is 597.6 km.

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The best way to get from Athens to Lake Kerkini without a car is to train which takes 8 h 10 min and costs 40€ - 60€.

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It takes approximately 8 h 10 min to get from Athens to Lake Kerkini, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Athens to Lake Kerkini is to train which takes 8 h 10 min and costs 40€ - 60€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 80€ - 110€ and takes 8 h 45 min.

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The quickest flight from Athens Airport to Thessaloniki Airport is the direct flight which takes 55 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Athens to Lake Kerkini is 598 km. It takes approximately 6 h 10 min to drive from Athens to Lake Kerkini.

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Map of how to get from Athens to Lake Kerkini.
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  • Distance: 226.7 miles
  • Duration: 8 h 10 min

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

You can take a train from Athens to Lake Kerkini via Thessaloniki and Livadia Kerkinis in around 8 h 10 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Athens to Lake Kerkini via Thessaloniki and Irakleia in around 8 h 45 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 Kavala
Ave. Duration
57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $390
Flights from Athens to Alexandroupolis
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $210
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
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 Livadia Kerkinis
Ave. Duration
1 h 36 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$7 - $9
Website
trainose.gr
Book at
Raileurope.com
Second Class
$7 - $9
First Class
$8 - $11
Train from Nikiforos to Mandraki
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$9 - $11
Website
trainose.gr
Book at
Raileurope.com
Second Class
$9 - $11
First Class
$10 - $14
Train from Alexandroupoli Port to Livadia Kerkinis
Ave. Duration
5 h 31 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$19 - $26
Website
trainose.gr
Book at
Raileurope.com
Second Class
$19 - $26
First Class
$24 - $35
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
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

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