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

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Bus  •  9 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Athens to Orestiáda Express

$40 - $60

3 alternative options

Train  •  15 h 52 min

  1. Take the train from Athens to Thessaloniki
  2. Take the train from Thessaloniki to Alexandroupoli Port
  3. Take the train from Alexandroupoli Port to Orestiada

$59 - $82

Drive  •  9 h 11 min

  1. Drive from Athens to Orestiáda 566.7 miles

$130 - $200

Fly, train  •  5 h 48 min

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

$76 - $177

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

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The quickest way to get from Athens to Orestiáda is to fly and train which costs 65€ - 160€ and takes 5 h 48 min.

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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.

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No, there is no direct train from Athens to Orestiáda. However, there are services departing from Athens and arriving at Orestiada via Thessaloniki and Alexandroupoli Port. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 15 h 52 min.

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The distance between Athens and Orestiáda is 460 km. The road distance is 906.7 km.

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The best way to get from Athens to Orestiáda without a car is to bus which takes 9 h 30 min and costs 35€ - 55€.

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

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Athens to Orestiáda bus services, operated by KTEL Evrou, depart from Athens station.

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Athens to Orestiáda train services, operated by Greek Railways (OSE), depart from Athens station.

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The best way to get from Athens to Orestiáda is to bus which takes 9 h 30 min and costs 35€ - 55€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 50€ - 75€ and takes 15 h 52 min.

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Map of how to get from Athens to Orestiáda.
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  • Distance: 287.3 miles
  • Duration: 9 h 30 min

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 - $60 and the journey takes 9 h 30 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Athens to Orestiáda via Thessaloniki and Alexandroupoli Port in around 15 h 52 min.

Airlines
Olympic Air
Website
olympicair.com
Flights from Athens to Alexandroupolis
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $210
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
4 times a day
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
trainose.gr
Book at
Raileurope.com
Second Class
$27 - $40
First Class
$35 - $50
Train from Thessaloniki to Alexandroupoli Port
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Website
trainose.gr
Book at
Raileurope.com
Second Class
$24 - $35
First Class
$30 - $40
Train from Alexandroupoli Port to Orestiada
Ave. Duration
1 h 54 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$8 - $11
Website
trainose.gr
Book at
Raileurope.com
Second Class
$8 - $11
First Class
$10 - $13
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 - $60
Schedules at
ktelevrou.gr

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The quickest flight from Athens Airport to Alexandroupolis Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 5 min.

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Athens to Orestiáda bus services, operated by KTEL Evrou, arrive at Orestiáda station.

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Athens to Orestiáda train services, operated by Greek Railways (OSE), arrive at Orestiada station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Athens to Orestiáda is 907 km. It takes approximately 9 h 11 min to drive from Athens to Orestiáda.

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Sky Express and Olympic Air offer flights from Athens Airport to Alexandroupolis Airport.

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There are 39+ hotels available in Orestiáda. Prices start at $25 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 9€.

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