There are 7 ways to get from Athens to Serres by bus, train, car or plane

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Bus  •  7 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Athens KTEL Kifisou to Serres

$45 - $65

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Fly to Thessaloniki, bus  •  6 h 7 min

  1. Fly from Athens (ATH) to Thessaloniki (SKG) ATH - SKG
  2. Take the bus from Thessaloniki to Serres

$37 - $134

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Bus KTEL Thessalonikis  •  8 h 11 min

  1. Take the bus from Athens Pedion Areos to Thessaloniki
  2. Take the bus from Thessaloniki to Serres Express

$48 - $68

Train  •  8 h 56 min

  1. Take the train from Athens to Thessaloniki Αθήνα - Θεσσαλονίκη
  2. Take the train from Thessaloniki to Serres Θεσσαλονίκη - Αλεξανδρούπολη Λιμάνι

$38 - $49

Drive  •  5 h 49 min

  1. Drive from Athens to Serres 364.7 miles

$85 - $130

Fly to Kavala, bus  •  6 h 8 min

  1. Fly from Athens (ATH) to Kavala (KVA) ATH - KVA
  2. Take the bus from Kavala to Serres

$119 - $323

Fly to Alexandroupolis, bus  •  7 h 9 min

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

$91 - $201

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Athens KTEL Kifisou and arriving at Serres. Services depart three times a day. The journey takes approximately 7 h 30 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Athens to Serres. However, there are services departing from Athens and arriving at Serres via Thessaloniki. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 56 min.

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The distance between Athens and Serres is 346 km. The road distance is 583.5 km.

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The best way to get from Athens to Serres without a car is to bus which takes 7 h 30 min and costs .

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The bus from Athens KTEL Kifisou to Serres takes 7 h 30 min including transfers and departs three times a day.

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Athens to Serres bus services, operated by KTEL Serron, depart from Athens KTEL Kifisou station.

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

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The best way to get from Athens to Serres is to bus which takes 7 h 30 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 8 h 56 min.

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The quickest flight from Athens Airport to Thessaloniki Airport is the direct flight which takes 55 min.

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Athens to Serres bus services, operated by KTEL Serron, arrive at Serres station.

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Map of how to get from Athens to Serres.
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  • Distance: 216 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 30 min

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

KTEL Serron operates a bus from Athens to Serres 3 times a day. Tickets cost $45 - $65 and the journey takes 7 h 30 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Athens to Serres via Thessaloniki in around 8 h 56 min.

Airlines
Olympic Air
Website
olympicair.com
Flights from Athens to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $210
Flights from Athens to Kavala
Ave. Duration
57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $390
Flights from Athens to Alexandroupolis
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $210
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Athens to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$18 - $190
Ellinair
Website
en.ellinair.com
Flights from Athens to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $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
5 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 Serres
Ave. Duration
2 h 33 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$10 - $13
Website
trainose.gr
Book at
Raileurope.com
Second Class
$10 - $13
First Class
$12 - $16
Bus operators
KTEL Serron
Phone
23210-22822
Email
ktelserres@gmail.com
Website
ktelserron.gr
Bus from Athens KTEL Kifisou to Serres
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Schedules at
ktelserron.gr
Bus from Thessaloniki to Serres
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Schedules at
ktelserron.gr
Bus from Kavala to Serres
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Schedules at
ktelserron.gr
Bus from Alexandroupoli to Serres
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Schedules at
ktelserron.gr
KTEL Thessalonikis
Phone
+30 2310 510835
Email
contact@ktelthes.gr
Website
ktelthes.gr
Bus from Athens Pedion Areos to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
6 h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$46
Schedules at
ktelthes.gr
KTEL Attikis
Phone
210 88 08 000
Email
info@ktelattikis.gr
Website
ktelattikis.gr
Bus from Athens - Pedion Areos to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Schedules at
ktelattikis.gr

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Athens to Serres is 584 km. It takes approximately 5 h 49 min to drive from Athens to Serres.

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Ellinair, Ryanair and Olympic Air offer flights from Athens Airport to Thessaloniki Airport.

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There are 12+ hotels available in Serres. 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 42 min and costs .

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