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There are 4 ways to get from Athens to Marathon by train, taxi, bus or car

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Train, taxi  •  38 min

  1. Take the train from Athens to Agios Stefanos Αθήνα - Χαλκίδα
  2. Take a taxi from Agios Stefanos to Marathon

$20 - $24

Cheapest option

Bus  •  1 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from Athens - Ktel Attikis to Marathonas

$4 - $6

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  35 min

  1. Take a taxi from Athens to Marathon 26.2 miles

$35 - $50

Drive  •  35 min

  1. Drive from Athens to Marathon 26.2 miles

$6 - $10

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The cheapest way to get from Athens to Marathon is to bus which costs 3€ - 5€ and takes 1 h 35 min.

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The quickest way to get from Athens to Marathon is to taxi which costs 30€ - 45€ and takes 35 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Athens - Ktel Attikis and arriving at Marathonas. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 35 min.

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The distance between Athens and Marathon is 29 km. The road distance is 41.9 km.

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The best way to get from Athens to Marathon without a car is to train and taxi which takes 38 min and costs 17€ - 21€.

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It takes approximately 38 min to get from Athens to Marathon, including transfers.

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Athens to Marathon bus services, operated by KTEL Attikis, depart from Athens - Ktel Attikis station.

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Athens to Marathon bus services, operated by KTEL Attikis, arrive at Marathonas station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Athens to Marathon is 42 km. It takes approximately 35 min to drive from Athens to Marathon.

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There are 491+ hotels available in Marathon. Prices start at $51 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Athens to Marathon.
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  • Distance: 18.2 miles
  • Duration: 38 min

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

KTEL Attikis operates a bus from Athens to Marathon hourly. Tickets cost $4 - $6 and the journey takes 1 h 35 min.

Train operators
Greek Railways (OSE)
Website
trainose.gr
Train from Athens to Agios Stefanos
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Website
trainose.gr
Book at
Raileurope.com
Second Class
$3 - $4
First Class
$2 - $4
Bus operators
KTEL Attikis
Phone
210 88 08 000
Email
info@ktelattikis.gr
Website
ktelattikis.gr
Bus from Athens - Ktel Attikis to Marathonas
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
ktelattikis.gr
Other operators
Taxi from Agios Stefanos to Marathon
Ave. Duration
17 min
Estimated price
$17 - $21
Star Group
Phone
+30 694 592 7070
Website
stargroup.gr
Radio Taxi Ikaros
Phone
+30 210 5152800
Website
radiotaxiikaros.gr
Athina Taxi
Phone
+30 211 800 9110
Website
taxi-athens.net
Athens Taxi
Phone
+30 694 220 0299
Website
athenstaxigreece.com

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