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There are 6 ways to get from Istanbul to Thermopílai by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly Istanbul Ataturk to Athens, train  •  6h 43m

  1. Fly from Istanbul Ataturk (IST) to Athens (ATH) IST - ATH
  2. Take the train from Ska to Lilaia

91€ - 247€

Cheapest option

Bus  •  16h 34m

  1. Take the bus from Istanbul Esenler Otogar to Lamia

25€ - 52€

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Fly Istanbul Ataturk to Thessaloniki, train  •  6h 34m

  1. Fly from Istanbul Ataturk (IST) to Thessaloniki (SKG) IST - SKG
  2. Take the train from Thessaloniki to Lianokladi

115€ - 259€

Fly Istanbul Ataturk to Ioannina, bus  •  11h 13m

  1. Fly from Istanbul Ataturk (IST) to Ioannina (IOA) IST - IOA
  2. Take the bus from Ioannina to Trikala
  3. Take the bus from Trikala to Lamía

102€ - 303€

Fly Sabiha Gokcen to Athens, train  •  10h 5m

  1. Fly from Sabiha Gokcen (SAW) to Athens (ATH) SAW - ATH
  2. Take the train from Ska to Lilaia

87€ - 283€

Drive  •  9h 35m

  1. Drive from Istanbul to Thermopílai 559.3 miles

110€ - 170€

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Istanbul to Thermopílai is to bus which costs 160 ₺ - 340 ₺ and takes 16h 34m.

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The quickest way to get from Istanbul to Thermopílai is to fly and train which costs 700 ₺ - 1.700 ₺ and takes 6h 34m.

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The distance between Istanbul and Thermopílai is 599 km. The road distance is 895 km.

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The best way to get from Istanbul to Thermopílai without a car is to bus which takes 16h 34m and costs 160 ₺ - 340 ₺.

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It takes approximately 6h 43m to get from Istanbul to Thermopílai, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Istanbul Ataturk Airport to Athens Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 30m.

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Yes, the driving distance between Istanbul to Thermopílai is 895 km. It takes approximately 9h 35m to drive from Istanbul to Thermopílai.

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Olympic Air, Aegean Airlines and Turkish Airlines offer flights from Istanbul Ataturk Airport to Athens Airport.

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There are 104+ hotels available in Thermopílai. Prices start at 35€ per night.

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The best way to get from Istanbul to Istanbul Ataturk Airport is to taxi which takes 31m and costs 100 ₺ - 130 ₺.

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Map of how to get from Istanbul to Thermopílai.
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  • Distance: 374.4 miles
  • Duration: 6h 43m

What companies run services between Istanbul, Turkey and Thermopílai, Greece?

Kamil Koc operates a bus from Istanbul to Thermopílai once daily. Tickets cost 11€ - 35€ and the journey takes 15h 10m.

Airlines
Aegean Airlines
Website
aegeanair.com
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Athens
Ave. Duration
1h 31m
When
Every day
Estimated price
60€ - 250€
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Athens via Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
80€ - 270€
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
90€ - 270€
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Thessaloniki via Athens
Ave. Duration
3h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
80€ - 270€
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Ioannina via Athens
Ave. Duration
7h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
65€ - 330€
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Athens
Ave. Duration
1h 31m
When
Every day
Estimated price
60€ - 250€
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
90€ - 270€
Pegasus Airlines
Website
flypgs.com
Flights from Sabiha Gokcen to Athens
Ave. Duration
1h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
45€ - 260€
Sky Express
Website
skyexpress.gr
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Ioannina via Athens
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
80€ - 430€
Train operators
Greek Railways (OSE)
Website
trainose.gr
Train from Ska to Lilaia
Ave. Duration
1h 57m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
8€ - 23€
Website
trainose.gr
Book at
Raileurope.com
2nd Class Ticket
8€ - 11€
1st Class Ticket
11€ - 14€
InterCity 2nd Class Ticket
16€ - 19€
InterCity 1st Class Ticket
20€ - 23€
Train from Thessaloniki to Lianokladi
Ave. Duration
2h 17m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
13€ - 35€
Website
trainose.gr
Book at
Raileurope.com
2nd Class Ticket
13€ - 17€
1st Class Ticket
18€ - 23€
InterCity 2nd Class Ticket
26€ - 30€
InterCity 1st Class Ticket
32€ - 36€
Bus operators
KTEL Ioanninon
Phone
26510 25014
Website
ktelioannina.gr
Bus from Ioannina to Trikala
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
14€ - 18€
Schedules at
ktelioannina.gr
KTEL Trikala
Phone
(+30) 24310 73130
Email
info@ktel-trikala.gr
Website
ktel-trikala.gr
Bus from Trikala to Lamía
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
10€ - 14€
Schedules at
ktel-trikala.gr

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