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

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Train  •  4 h 5 min

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

$18 - $24

4 alternative options

Bus KTEL Karditsas  •  5 h

  1. Take the bus from Karditsa to Athens

Bus KTEL Fthiotidos  •  5 h 44 min

  1. Take the bus from Karditsa to Lamia
  2. Take the bus from Lamia to Athens

$37 - $42

Drive  •  3 h 32 min

  1. Drive from Karditsa to Athens 188.1 miles

$45 - $70

Bus, fly  •  5 h 33 min

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

$63 - $245

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Karditsa to Athens is to train which costs 15€ - 21€ and takes 4 h 5 min.

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The quickest way to get from Karditsa to Athens is to drive which costs 35€ - 60€ and takes 3 h 32 min.

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The distance between Karditsa and Athens is 219 km. The road distance is 300.9 km.

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The train from Καρδίτσα to Αθήνα takes 4 h 5 min including transfers and departs once daily.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Karditsa and arriving at Athens. Services depart every four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 5 h.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Καρδίτσα and arriving at Αθήνα. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 4 h 5 min.

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Map of how to get from Karditsa to Athens.
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  • Distance: 136.9 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 5 min

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

Greek Railways (OSE) operates a train from Karditsa to Athens once daily. Tickets cost $18 - $24 and the journey takes 4 h 5 min. Alternatively, KTEL Karditsas operates a bus from Karditsa to Athens every 4 hours, and the journey takes 5 h.

Airlines
Olympic Air
Website
olympicair.com
Flights from Ioannina to Athens
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $320
Sky Express
Website
skyexpress.gr
Flights from Ioannina to Athens
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $430
Train operators
Greek Railways (OSE)
Website
trainose.gr
Train from Καρδίτσα to Αθήνα
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$18 - $24
Website
trainose.gr
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Raileurope.com
Second Class
$18 - $24
First Class
$22 - $30
Bus operators
KTEL Karditsas
Phone
24410 21411
Email
info@ktel-karditsas.gr
Website
ktel-karditsas.gr
Bus from Karditsa to Athens
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Schedules at
ktel-karditsas.gr
Bus from Karditsa to Ioannina
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
ktel-karditsas.gr
KTEL Fthiotidos
Phone
22310 - 51345
Email
info@ktelfthiotidos.gr
Website
ktelfthiotidos.gr
Bus from Karditsa to Lamia
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$12 - $14
Schedules at
ktelfthiotidos.gr
Bus from Lamia to Athens
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $26
Schedules at
ktelfthiotidos.gr

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