There are 5 ways to get from Athens to Mount Olympus 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.

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Train  •  7 h 39 min

  1. Take the train from Athens to Larissa Αθήνα - Θεσσαλονίκη
  2. Take the train from Larissa to Leptokarya Λάρισα - Θεσσαλονίκη / ...

$144 - $181

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Bus KTEL Larisas  •  7 h 37 min

  1. Take the bus from Athens to Larissa

$95 - $120

3 alternative options

Bus KTEL Pierias S.A.  •  9 h 53 min

  1. Take the bus from Athens to Katerini

$172 - $202

Drive  •  5 h 48 min

  1. Drive from Athens to Mount Olympus 272.8 miles

$65 - $95

Fly, train, taxi  •  7 h 59 min

  1. Fly from Athens (ATH) to Thessaloniki (SKG) ATH - SKG
  2. Take the train from Thessaloniki to Litochoro
  3. Take a taxi from Litochoro to Mount Olympus

$167 - $292

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The distance between Athens and Mount Olympus is 262 km. The road distance is 436.4 km.

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The best way to get from Athens to Mount Olympus without a car is to train which takes 7 h 39 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 7 h 39 min to get from Athens to Mount Olympus, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Athens to Mount Olympus is to train which takes 7 h 39 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 7 h 37 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 Mount Olympus is 436 km. It takes approximately 5 h 48 min to drive from Athens to Mount Olympus.

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Ellinair, Ryanair and Olympic Air offer flights from Athens Airport to Thessaloniki Airport.

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There are 141+ hotels available in Mount Olympus. Prices start at $45 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Athens to Athens Airport is to subway which takes 42 min and costs .

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Map of how to get from Athens to Mount Olympus.
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  • Distance: 163.7 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 39 min

What companies run services between Athens, Greece and Mount Olympus, Central Macedonia, Greece?

You can take a train from Athens to Mount Olympus via Larissa and Leptokarya in around 7 h 39 min. Alternatively, KTEL Larisas operates a bus from Athens to Mount Olympus every 4 hours, and the journey takes 4 h.

Airlines
Olympic Air
Website
olympicair.com
Flights from Athens to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $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
Train operators
Greek Railways (OSE)
Website
trainose.gr
Train from Athens to Larissa
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$19 - $25
Website
trainose.gr
Book at
Raileurope.com
Second Class
$19 - $25
First Class
$24 - $35
Train from Larissa to Leptokarya
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$5 - $6
Website
trainose.gr
Book at
Raileurope.com
Second Class
$5 - $6
First Class
$5 - $7
Train from Thessaloniki to Litochoro
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$7 - $9
Website
trainose.gr
Book at
Raileurope.com
Second Class
$7 - $9
First Class
$8 - $10
Bus operators
KTEL Larisas
Phone
2410 567.600
Website
ktellarisas.gr
Bus from Athens to Larissa
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Schedules at
ktellarisas.gr
KTEL Pierias S.A.
Phone
23510 46720
Website
ktelpierias.gr
Bus from Athens to Katerini
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$40
Schedules at
ktelpierias.gr
KTEL Imathias
Phone
23310 22988
Email
ktelver@yahoo.gr
Website
ktel-imathias.gr
Bus from Athens to Katerini
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Schedules at
ktel-imathias.gr
Other operators
Taxi from Litochoro to Mount Olympus
Ave. Duration
2 h 14 min
Estimated price
$130 - $160

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