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

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Train  •  6h 34m

  1. Take the train from Athens to Platy Αθήνα - Θεσσαλονίκη

$55 - $110

4 alternative options

Bus KTEL Kozanis  •  8h 25m

  1. Take the bus from Athens to Kozani
  2. Take the bus from Kozani to Véroia

Bus  •  8h 55m

  1. Take the bus from Athens to Véroia

Drive  •  5h 5m

  1. Drive from Athens to Vergina 303.9 miles

$70 - $110

Fly, train  •  5h 49m

  1. Fly from Athens (ATH) to Thessaloniki (SKG) ATH - SKG
  2. Take the train from Thessaloniki to Kouloura

$65 - $177

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The cheapest way to get from Athens to Vergina is to drive which costs 60€ - 95€ and takes 5h 5m.

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The quickest way to get from Athens to Vergina is to drive which costs 60€ - 95€ and takes 5h 5m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Athens to Vergina. However, there are services departing from Athens and arriving at Vergina via Kozani and Véroia. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8h 25m.

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The distance between Athens and Vergina is 304 km. The road distance is 486.3 km.

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The best way to get from Athens to Vergina without a car is to train which takes 6h 34m and costs 45€ - 100€.

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It takes approximately 6h 34m to get from Athens to Vergina, including transfers.

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Athens to Vergina bus services, operated by KTEL Kozanis, depart from Athens station.

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The best way to get from Athens to Vergina is to train which takes 6h 34m and costs 45€ - 100€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 8h 25m.

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

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Athens to Vergina bus services, operated by KTEL Kozanis, arrive at Véroia station.

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Map of how to get from Athens to Vergina.
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  • Distance: 189.8 miles
  • Duration: 6h 34m

What companies run services between Athens, Greece and Vergina, Central Macedonia, Greece?

Greek Railways (OSE) operates a train from Athens to Vergina 5 times a day. Tickets cost $23 - $65 and the journey takes 4h 58m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Athens to Vergina via Kozani and Véroia in around 8h 25m.

Airlines
Olympic Air
Website
olympicair.com
Flights from Athens to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $210
Flights from Athens to Thessaloniki via Chios
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$35 - $210
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Athens to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
59m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$18 - $190
Ellinair
Website
en.ellinair.com
Flights from Athens to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $210
Sky Express
Website
skyexpress.gr
Flights from Athens to Thessaloniki via Chios
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $380
Train operators
Greek Railways (OSE)
Website
trainose.gr
Train from Athens to Platy
Ave. Duration
4h 58m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$23 - $65
Website
trainose.gr
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2nd Class Ticket
$23 - $30
1st Class Ticket
$30 - $45
InterCity 2nd Class Ticket
$45 - $55
InterCity 1st Class Ticket
$56 - $61
Train from Thessaloniki to Kouloura
Ave. Duration
47m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$5 - $14
Website
trainose.gr
Book at
Raileurope.com
2nd Class Ticket
$5 - $7
1st Class Ticket
$5 - $7
InterCity 2nd Class Ticket
$9 - $11
InterCity 1st Class Ticket
$12 - $14
Bus operators
KTEL Kozanis
Phone
2461035811
Email
ktelkoz@otenet.gr
Website
ktelbus.com
Bus from Athens to Kozani
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
Frequency
3 times a day
Schedules at
ktelbus.com
Bus from Kozani to Véroia
Ave. Duration
45m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Schedules at
ktelbus.com
KTEL Imathias
Phone
23310 22988
Email
ktelver@yahoo.gr
Website
ktel-imathias.gr
Bus from Athens to Véroia
Ave. Duration
7h 30m
Frequency
Twice a week
Schedules at
ktel-imathias.gr

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Yes, the driving distance between Athens to Vergina is 486 km. It takes approximately 5h 5m to drive from Athens to Vergina.

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

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There are 51+ hotels available in Vergina. Prices start at $40 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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