There are 5 ways to get from Athens to Orestiáda by bus, train, 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.

Recommended option

Bus  •  9 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Athens to Orestiáda Express

$40 - $65

4 alternative options

Train  •  14 h 53 min

  1. Take the train from Athens to Thessaloniki Ic 58 / ...
  2. Take the train from Thessaloniki to Orestiada Ic 90

$59 - $83

Drive  •  9 h 11 min

  1. Drive from Athens to Orestiáda 566.7 miles

$130 - $200

Fly to Alexandroupolis, train  •  5 h 37 min

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

$78 - $179

Fly to Kavala, train  •  7 h 49 min

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

$140 - $350

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

KTEL Evrou operates a bus from Athens to Orestiáda once a week. Tickets cost $40 - $65 and the journey takes 9 h 30 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Athens to Orestiáda via Thessaloniki in around 14 h 53 min.

Airlines
Olympic Air
Website
olympicair.com
Flights from Athens to Alexandroupolis
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $210
Flights from Athens to Kavala
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $390
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
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$29 - $40
Website
trainose.gr
Purchase a
eurail.com
Second Class
$29 - $40
First Class
$35 - $50
Train from Thessaloniki to Orestiada
Ave. Duration
8 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
trainose.gr
Purchase a
eurail.com
Second Class
$30 - $45
First Class
$40 - $55
Train from Alexandroupoli to Orestiada
Ave. Duration
1 h 48 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$9 - $12
Website
trainose.gr
Purchase a
eurail.com
Second Class
$9 - $12
First Class
$10 - $14
Train from Xanthi to Orestiada
Ave. Duration
3 h 37 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$15 - $20
Website
trainose.gr
Purchase a
eurail.com
Second Class
$15 - $20
First Class
$18 - $25
Bus operators
KTEL Evrou
Phone
25510-26479
Website
ktelevrou.gr
Bus from Athens to Orestiáda
Ave. Duration
9 h 30 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Schedules at
ktelevrou.gr

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Athens to Orestiáda?

The distance between Athens and Orestiáda is 460 km. The road distance is 907 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Athens to Orestiáda?

The cheapest way to get from Athens to Orestiáda is to bus which costs 35€ - 55€ and takes 9 h 30 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Athens to Orestiáda?

The quickest way to get from Athens to Orestiáda is to fly and train which takes 5 h 37 min and costs 60€ - 150€.

Is there a direct train between Athens and Orestiáda?

No, there is no direct train from Athens to Orestiáda. However, there are services departing from Athens and arriving at Orestiada via Thessaloniki. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 14 h 53 min.

Is there a direct bus between Athens and Orestiáda?

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Athens and arriving at Orestiáda. Services depart once a week, and operate Friday. The journey takes approximately 9 h 30 min.

How long does it take to get from Athens to Orestiáda?

The bus from Athens to Orestiáda takes 9 h 30 min including transfers and departs once a week.