There are 4 ways to get from Athens to Meteora by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  5 h 3 min

  1. Take the train from Αθήνα to Καλαμπάκα Αθήνα - Καλαμπάκα

$33 - $42

3 alternative options

Bus  •  7 h 6 min

  1. Take the bus from Athens to Kalabaka

$46

Drive  •  4 h 22 min

  1. Drive from Athens to Meteora 224.3 miles

$50 - $80

Fly, drive  •  4 h 18 min

  1. Fly from Athens (ATH) to Ioannina (IOA) ATH - IOA
  2. Drive from Ioannina to Meteora

$67 - $256

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Athens to Meteora is to train which costs 28€ - 40€ and takes 5 h 3 min.

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The quickest way to get from Athens to Meteora is to fly and drive which costs 55€ - 230€ and takes 4 h 18 min.

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The distance between Athens and Meteora is 265 km. The road distance is 358.9 km.

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It takes approximately 5 h 3 min to get from Athens to Meteora, including transfers.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Athens and arriving at Kalabaka. Services depart once daily. The journey takes approximately 6 h 15 min.

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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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Athens to Meteora bus services, operated by KTEL Grevenon, depart from Athens station.

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Map of how to get from Athens to Meteora.
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  • Distance: 165.5 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 3 min

What companies run services between Athens, Greece and Meteora, Thessaly, Greece?

Greek Railways (OSE) operates a train from Athens to Meteora once daily. Tickets cost $20 - $27 and the journey takes 4 h 58 min. Alternatively, KTEL Grevenon operates a bus from Athens to Meteora once daily. Tickets cost $46 and the journey takes 6 h 15 min.

Airlines
Olympic Air
Website
olympicair.com
Flights from Athens to Ioannina
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $320
Sky Express
Website
skyexpress.gr
Flights from Athens to Ioannina
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Train operators
Greek Railways (OSE)
Website
trainose.gr
Train from Αθήνα to Καλαμπάκα
Ave. Duration
4 h 58 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$20 - $27
Website
trainose.gr
Book at
Raileurope.com
Second Class
$20 - $27
First Class
$26 - $35
Bus operators
KTEL Grevenon
Phone
24620 22242
Website
ktelgrevenon.gr
Bus from Athens to Kalabaka
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$46
Schedules at
ktelgrevenon.gr

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