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There are 4 ways to get from Meteora to Athens by train, car, plane or bus

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Train  •  4 h 45 min

  1. Take the train from Kalambaka to Athens Καλαμπάκα - Αθήνα

$32 - $42

3 alternative options

Drive  •  4 h 22 min

  1. Drive from Meteora to Athens 223.9 miles

$50 - $80

Drive to Ioannina, fly  •  3 h 43 min

  1. Drive from Meteora to Ioannina
  2. Fly from Ioannina (IOA) to Athens (ATH) IOA - ATH

$67 - $254

Bus to Thessaloniki, fly  •  7 h 3 min

  1. Take the bus from Meteora to Thessaloniki - Kapsis hotel
  2. Fly from Thessaloniki (SKG) to Athens (ATH) SKG - ATH

$76 - $169

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Meteora to Athens is to train which costs 28€ - 40€ and takes 4 h 45 min.

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The quickest way to get from Meteora to Athens is to drive and fly which costs 55€ - 230€ and takes 3 h 43 min.

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The distance between Meteora and Athens is 265 km. The road distance is 358.3 km.

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The best way to get from Meteora to Athens without a car is to train which takes 4 h 45 min and costs 28€ - 40€.

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It takes approximately 4 h 45 min to get from Meteora to Athens, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Ioannina Airport to Athens Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 5 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Meteora to Athens is 358 km. It takes approximately 4 h 22 min to drive from Meteora to Athens.

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Sky Express and Olympic Air offer flights from Ioannina Airport to Athens Airport.

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There are 3846+ hotels available in Athens. Prices start at $51 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Meteora to Athens.
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  • Distance: 165.5 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 45 min

What companies run services between Meteora, Thessaly, Greece and Athens, Greece?

Greek Railways (OSE) operates a train from Meteora to Athens once daily. Tickets cost $20 - $28 and the journey takes 4 h 40 min.

Airlines
Olympic Air
Website
olympicair.com
Flights from Ioannina to Athens
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $320
Flights from Thessaloniki to Athens
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $210
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Thessaloniki to Athens
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$18 - $190
Ellinair
Website
en.ellinair.com
Flights from Thessaloniki to Athens
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $210
Sky Express
Website
skyexpress.gr
Flights from Ioannina to Athens
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $430
Train operators
Greek Railways (OSE)
Website
trainose.gr
Train from Kalambaka to Athens
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$20 - $28
Website
trainose.gr
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Second Class
$20 - $28
First Class
$26 - $35
Bus operators
Ammon Express
Phone
+30 2310 500225
Email
info@ammonexpress.gr
Website
ammonexpress.gr
Bus from Meteora to Thessaloniki - Kapsis hotel
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$46
Schedules at
ammonexpress.gr

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