Travel from Athens to Mount-Athos-Greece

Bus from Athens to Mount Athos

KTEL Thessalonikis operates a bus from Athens to Mount Athos every 3 hours. Tickets cost $48 and the journey takes 5 h 45 min. Ammon Express also services this route 3 times a week.

Travel Guides

Getting around the CycladesCheck out Rome2rio’s guide on ferry travel around the Greek islands

How to get from Athens to Mount Athos

From Athens train to Thessaloniki - Monastiriou str, bus to Ouranoupoli, then taxi to Mount Athos. 13 h 4 min 172€. From Athens bus to Thessaloniki - Monastiriou str, bus to Ouranoupoli, then taxi to Mount Athos. 13 h 26 min 180€. From Athens Pedion Areos bus to Thessaloniki - KTEL Chalkidikis, bus to Ouranoupoli, car ferry to Dafni monastery, then taxi to Mount Athos. 14 h 5 min. From Athens drive to Mount Athos. 10 h 42 min 105€. From Στ.Μοναστηρακι subway to Athens airport, fly to Kavala airport, drive to Giovanitsa monastery, car ferry to Dafni monastery, then drive to Mount Athos. 9 h 8 min.
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