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There are 3 ways to get from Athens to Volos by bus, train or car

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Bus  •  4 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Athens to Volos

$35

Cheapest option

Train  •  5 h 48 min

  1. Take the train from Athens to Larissa Αθήνα - Θεσσαλονίκη
  2. Take the train from Larissa to Volos Λάρισα - Βόλος

$22 - $60

1 alternative option

Drive  •  3 h 19 min

  1. Drive from Athens to Volos 203.8 miles

$45 - $75

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The cheapest way to get from Athens to Volos is to bus which costs 30€ and takes 4 h 30 min.

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The quickest way to get from Athens to Volos is to drive which costs 40€ - 65€ and takes 3 h 19 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Athens and arriving at Volos. Services depart every three hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 4 h 30 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Athens to Volos. However, there are services departing from Athens and arriving at Volos via Larissa. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 48 min.

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The distance between Athens and Volos is 168 km. The road distance is 326.1 km.

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The best way to get from Athens to Volos without a car is to bus which takes 4 h 30 min and costs 30€.

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The bus from Athens to Volos takes 4 h 30 min including transfers and departs every three hours.

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Athens to Volos bus services, operated by KTEL Magnesias, depart from Athens station.

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

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The best way to get from Athens to Volos is to bus which takes 4 h 30 min and costs 30€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 19€ - 55€ and takes 5 h 48 min.

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Map of how to get from Athens to Volos.
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  • Distance: 104.8 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 30 min

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

KTEL Magnesias operates a bus from Athens to Volos every 3 hours. Tickets cost $35 and the journey takes 4 h 30 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Athens to Volos via Larissa in around 5 h 48 min.

Train operators
Greek Railways (OSE)
Website
trainose.gr
Train from Athens to Larissa
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$17 - $50
Website
trainose.gr
Book at
Raileurope.com
2nd Class Ticket
$17 - $22
1st Class Ticket
$24 - $30
InterCity 2nd Class Ticket
$34 - $39
InterCity 1st Class Ticket
$42 - $46
Train from Larissa to Volos
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
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 Magnesias
Phone
0030-24210-25248
Email
ktelvol@otenet.gr
Website
ktelvolou.gr
Bus from Athens to Volos
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$35
Schedules at
ktelvolou.gr

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Athens to Volos bus services, operated by KTEL Magnesias, arrive at Volos station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Athens to Volos is 326 km. It takes approximately 3 h 19 min to drive from Athens to Volos.

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There are 548+ hotels available in Volos. Prices start at $51 USD per night.

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