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 Αθήνα to Θεσσαλονίκη
  2. Take the train from Θεσσαλονίκη to Αλεξανδρούπολη Λιμάνι
  3. Take the train from Αλεξανδρούπολη Λιμάνι to Ορεστιάδα

$58 - $81

Drive  •  9 h 11 min

  1. Drive from Athens to Orestiáda 566.7 miles

$130 - $200

Fly, train  •  5 h 43 min

  1. Fly from Athens (ATH) to Alexandroupolis (AXD) ATH - AXD
  2. Take the train from Αλεξανδρούπολη Λιμάνι to Ορεστιάδα

$75 - $177

Questions & Answers

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

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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 Αθήνα and arriving at Ορεστιάδα via Θεσσαλονίκη and Αλεξανδρούπολη Λιμάνι. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 15 h 52 min.

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There are 42+ hotels available in Orestiáda. Prices start at $26 USD per night.

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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 Θεσσαλονίκη and Αλεξανδρούπολη Λιμάνι in around 15 h 52 min.

Airlines
Olympic Air
Website
olympicair.com
Flights from Athens to Alexandroupolis
Ave. Duration
1 h
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 Αθήνα to Θεσσαλονίκη
Ave. Duration
5 h 23 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
trainose.gr
Book at
Raileurope.com
Second Class
$27 - $40
First Class
$30 - $45
Train from Θεσσαλονίκη to Αλεξανδρούπολη Λιμάνι
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
trainose.gr
Book at
Raileurope.com
Second Class
$23 - $35
First Class
$30 - $40
Train from Αλεξανδρούπολη Λιμάνι to Ορεστιάδα
Ave. Duration
1 h 54 min
Frequency
Once daily
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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