There are 5 ways to get from Athens to Trikala by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  4 h 41 min

  1. Take the train from Αθήνα to Τρίκαλα Αθήνα - Καλαμπάκα

$20 - $27

4 alternative options

Bus KTEL Grevenon  •  5 h

  1. Take the bus from Athens to Trikala

$47

Bus KTEL Trikala  •  6 h 28 min

  1. Take the bus from Athens to Trikala

$38

Drive  •  3 h 58 min

  1. Drive from Athens to Trikala 205 miles

$45 - $75

Fly, bus  •  6 h 32 min

  1. Fly from Athens (ATH) to Ioannina (IOA) ATH - IOA
  2. Take the bus from Ioannina to Trikala

$79 - $267

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The cheapest way to get from Athens to Trikala is to train which costs 17€ - 23€ and takes 4 h 41 min.

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The quickest way to get from Athens to Trikala is to drive which costs 40€ - 65€ and takes 3 h 58 min.

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The distance between Athens and Trikala is 243 km. The road distance is 327.9 km.

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The train from Αθήνα to Τρίκαλα takes 4 h 41 min including transfers and departs once daily.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Athens and arriving at Trikala. Services depart once daily. The journey takes approximately 5 h.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Αθήνα and arriving at Τρίκαλα. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 4 h 41 min.

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

Greek Railways (OSE) operates a train from Athens to Trikala once daily. Tickets cost $20 - $27 and the journey takes 4 h 41 min. Alternatively, KTEL Grevenon operates a bus from Athens to Trikala once daily. Tickets cost $47 and the journey takes 5 h.

Airlines
Olympic Air
Website
olympicair.com
Flights from Athens to Ioannina
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $320
Sky Express
Website
skyexpress.gr
Flights from Athens to Ioannina
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Train operators
Greek Railways (OSE)
Website
trainose.gr
Train from Αθήνα to Τρίκαλα
Ave. Duration
4 h 41 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$20 - $27
Website
trainose.gr
Book at
Raileurope.com
Second Class
$20 - $27
First Class
$25 - $35
Bus operators
KTEL Grevenon
Phone
24620 22242
Website
ktelgrevenon.gr
Bus from Athens to Trikala
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$47
Schedules at
ktelgrevenon.gr
KTEL Trikala
Phone
(+30) 24310 73130
Email
info@ktel-trikala.gr
Website
ktel-trikala.gr
Bus from Athens to Trikala
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$36
Schedules at
ktel-trikala.gr
KTEL Ioanninon
Phone
26510 25014
Website
ktelioannina.gr
Bus from Ioannina to Trikala
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$17 - $21
Schedules at
ktelioannina.gr

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