There are 7 ways to get from Athens to Samothráki by bus, car ferry, 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 KTEL Rodopis, car ferry  •  12 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Athens to Komotini
  2. Take the bus from Komotini to Alexandroupoli
  3. Take the car ferry from Alexandroupolis to Samothraki

$115 - $181

Cheapest option

Bus, car ferry  •  18 h 51 min

  1. Take the bus from Athens Ktel Attikis to Lavrio
  2. Take the car ferry from Laurio to Samothraki

$35 - $92

5 alternative options

Train, car ferry  •  15 h 53 min

  1. Take the train from Athens to Thessaloniki 600
  2. Take the train from Thessaloniki to Alexandroupoli 600
  3. Take the car ferry from Alexandroupolis to Samothraki

$74 - $156

Car ferry  •  31 h 9 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Piraeus to Myrina Conventional ferry
  2. Take the car ferry from Myrina to Samothraki

$101 - $304

Drive, car ferry  •  19 h 27 min

  1. Drive from Athens to Laurio
  2. Take the car ferry from Laurio to Kavala
  3. Drive from Kavala to Alexandroupolis
  4. Take the car ferry from Alexandroupolis to Samothraki

$142 - $260

Fly to Alexandroupolis, car ferry  •  5 h 56 min

  1. Fly from Athens (ATH) to Alexandroupolis (AXD) ATH - AXD
  2. Take the car ferry from Alexandroupolis to Samothraki

$67 - $224

Fly to Limnos, car ferry  •  7 h 53 min

  1. Fly from Athens (ATH) to Limnos (LXS) ATH - LXS
  2. Take the car ferry from Myrina to Samothraki

$91 - $244

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Athens to Samothráki is to bus and car ferry which costs 30€ - 80€ and takes 18 h 51 min.

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The quickest way to get from Athens to Samothráki is to fly and car ferry which takes 5 h 56 min and costs 55€ - 200€.

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The distance between Athens and Samothráki is 318 km.

It takes approximately 12 h 55 min to get from Athens to Samothráki, including transfers.

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

There is no direct connection from Athens to Samothráki. However, you can take the bus to Komotini, take the bus to Alexandroupoli, take the walk to Alexandroupolis, take the car ferry to Samothraki, then take the taxi to Samothráki. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Athens to Samothráki via Thessaloniki, Alexandroupoli, Alexandroupolis, and Samothraki in around 15 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 Limnos
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $410
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
$27 - $40
Website
trainose.gr
Purchase a
eurail.com
Second Class
$27 - $40
First Class
$35 - $50
Train from Thessaloniki to Alexandroupoli
Ave. Duration
6 h 19 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Website
trainose.gr
Purchase a
eurail.com
Second Class
$24 - $35
First Class
$30 - $40
Bus operators
KTEL Rodopis
Phone
25310 22912
Email
info@ktelrodopis.gr
Website
ktelrodopis.gr
Bus from Athens to Komotini
Ave. Duration
8 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$88
Schedules at
ktelrodopis.gr
KTEL Evrou
Phone
25510-26479
Website
ktelevrou.gr
Bus from Komotini to Alexandroupoli
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
ktelevrou.gr
KTEL Attikis
Phone
210 88 08 000
Email
info@ktelattikis.gr
Website
ktelattikis.gr
Bus from Athens Ktel Attikis to Lavrio
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
ktelattikis.gr
Ferry operators
Saos Ferries
Phone
+30 25510 38503
Email
info@saos.gr
Website
saos.gr
Car ferry from Alexandroupolis to Samothraki
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$10 - $70
Schedules at
saos.gr
Economy
$19
Car
$70
Car ferry from Laurio to Samothraki
Ave. Duration
15 h 50 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$18 - $70
Schedules at
saos.gr
Economy
$19
Car
$70
Car ferry from Myrina to Samothraki
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$17
Schedules at
saos.gr
Hellenic Seaways
Phone
+30 210 4199000
Email
hswroro@hsw.gr
Website
hellenicseaways.gr
Car ferry from Piraeus to Myrina
Ave. Duration
24 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$70 - $270
Schedules at
hellenicseaways.gr
Economy
$70 - $270
Business
$263
2 bed outside cabin
$120
4 bed outside cabin
$100
Car ferry from Laurio to Kavala
Ave. Duration
14 h
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$100 - $140
Schedules at
hellenicseaways.gr
Economy
$100 - $140
Business
$137

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