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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 Thessalonikis, car ferry  •  13h 28m

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

$81 - $153

Cheapest option

Fly, car ferry  •  6h 1m

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

$66 - $224

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Train, bus, car ferry  •  13h 42m

  1. Take the train from Athens to Thessaloniki
  2. Take the bus from Thessaloniki Simeonidis Tours Office to Alexandroupoli
  3. Take the car ferry from Alexandroupolis to Samothraki

$72 - $190

Bus KTEL Rodopis, car ferry  •  14h 32m

  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

$113 - $181

Train, car ferry  •  16h 10m

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

$68 - $210

Car ferry, bus  •  30h 37m

  1. Take the car ferry from Piraeus to Kavala
  2. Take the bus from Kavala to Alexandroupoli
  3. Take the car ferry from Alexandroupolis to Samothraki

$102 - $379

Drive, car ferry  •  19h 57m

  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

$141 - $260

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Athens to Samothráki is to bus and car ferry which costs 70€ - 140€ and takes 13h 28m.

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The quickest way to get from Athens to Samothráki is to fly and car ferry which costs 55€ - 200€ and takes 6h 1m.

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The distance between Athens and Samothráki is 318 km.

The best way to get from Athens to Samothráki without a car is to bus and car ferry which takes 13h 28m and costs 70€ - 140€.

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It takes approximately 13h 28m to get from Athens to Samothráki, including transfers.

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

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

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There are 33+ hotels available in Samothráki. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Athens to Athens Airport is to subway which takes 42m and costs 9€.

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Map of how to get from Athens to Samothráki.
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  • Distance: 198.8 miles
  • Duration: 13h 28m

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 Thessaloniki, 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, Thessaloniki Simeonidis Tours Office, Alexandroupoli, Alexandroupolis, and Samothraki in around 13h 42m.

Airlines
Olympic Air
Website
olympicair.com
Flights from Athens to Alexandroupolis
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $210
Sky Express
Website
skyexpress.gr
Flights from Athens to Alexandroupolis
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Train operators
Greek Railways (OSE)
Website
trainose.gr
Train from Athens to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
5h 23m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$24 - $70
Website
trainose.gr
Book at
Raileurope.com
2nd Class Ticket
$24 - $35
1st Class Ticket
$35 - $45
InterCity 2nd Class Ticket
$45 - $55
InterCity 1st Class Ticket
$60 - $70
Train from Thessaloniki to Alexandroupoli Port
Ave. Duration
6h 35m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$22 - $60
Website
trainose.gr
Book at
Raileurope.com
2nd Class Ticket
$22 - $28
1st Class Ticket
$30 - $40
InterCity 2nd Class Ticket
$40 - $50
InterCity 1st Class Ticket
$53 - $58
Bus operators
KTEL Thessalonikis
Phone
+30 2310 510835
Email
contact@ktelthes.gr
Website
ktelthes.gr
Bus from Athens to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$45
Schedules at
ktelthes.gr
KTEL Evrou
Phone
25510-26479
Website
ktelevrou.gr
Bus from Thessaloniki to Alexandroupoli
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$15 - $23
Schedules at
ktelevrou.gr
Bus from Komotini to Alexandroupoli
Ave. Duration
50m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
ktelevrou.gr
Bus from Kavala to Alexandroupoli
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Schedules at
ktelevrou.gr
Simeonidis Tours
Phone
+30-2310540970
Email
info@simeonidistours.gr
Website
simeonidistours.gr
Bus from Thessaloniki Simeonidis Tours Office to Alexandroupoli
Ave. Duration
4h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Schedules at
simeonidistours.gr
KTEL Rodopis
Phone
25310 22912
Email
info@ktelrodopis.gr
Website
ktelrodopis.gr
Bus from Athens to Komotini
Ave. Duration
10h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$88
Schedules at
ktelrodopis.gr
KTEL
Website
ktelbus.com
Bus from Komotini to Alexandroupoli
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$5 - $9
Schedules at
ktelrodopis.gr
KTEL Serron
Phone
23210-22822
Email
ktelserres@gmail.com
Website
ktelserron.gr
Bus from Komotini to Alexandroupoli
Ave. Duration
49m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
ktelserron.gr
KTEL Kavalas
Phone
(+30) 2510.222294
Email
info@ktelkavalas.gr
Website
ktelkavalas.gr
Bus from Kavala to Alexandroupoli
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$14 - $22
Schedules at
ktelkavalas.gr
Ferry operators
Saos Ferries
Phone
+30 25510 38503
Email
info@saos.gr
Website
saos.gr
Car ferry from Alexandroupolis to Samothraki
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$9 - $70
Schedules at
saos.gr
Economy
$19
Car
$69
Hellenic Seaways
Phone
+30 210 4199000
Email
hswroro@hsw.gr
Website
hellenicseaways.gr
Car ferry from Piraeus to Kavala
Ave. Duration
22h 25m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$70 - $270
Schedules at
hellenicseaways.gr
Economy
$70 - $270
Business
$263
4 bed inside cabin
$98
Car ferry from Laurio to Kavala
Ave. Duration
14h 30m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$100 - $140
Schedules at
hellenicseaways.gr
Economy
$100 - $140
Business
$136

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