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There are 6 ways to get from Meteora to Athens by train, bus, car or plane

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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 5 times a week. Tickets cost $22 - $30 and the journey takes 4 hours 40 minutes. Alternatively, KTEL Trikala operates a bus from Meteora to Athens every 4 hours. Tickets cost $38 and the journey takes 5 hours 15 minutes.

Airlines
Olympic Air
Website
olympicair.com
Flights from Ioannina to Athens
Avg. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $320
Flights from Thessaloniki to Athens
Avg. Duration
54 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $210
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Thessaloniki to Athens
Avg. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$18 - $190
Ellinair
Website
en.ellinair.com
Flights from Thessaloniki to Athens
Avg. Duration
58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $210
Train operators
Greek Railways (OSE)
Website
trainose.gr
Train from Kalambaka to Athens
Avg. Duration
4 h 40 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$22 - $30
Website
trainose.gr
Second Class
$22 - $30
First Class
$28 - $40
Bus operators
KTEL Trikala
Phone
(+30) 24310 73130
Email
info@ktel-trikala.gr
Website
ktel-trikala.gr
Bus from Trikala to Athens
Avg. Duration
5 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$38
Schedules at
ktel-trikala.gr
KTEL Prevezas
Phone
26820 22213
Email
info@ktelprevezas.gr
Website
ktelprevezas.gr
Bus from Kalabaka to Lárisa
Avg. Duration
2 h 16 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$10 - $16
Schedules at
ktelprevezas.gr
KTEL Larisas
Phone
2410 567.600
Website
ktellarisas.gr
Bus from Larissa to Athens
Avg. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Schedules at
ktellarisas.gr
Ammon Express
Phone
+30 2310 500225
Email
info@ammonexpress.gr
Website
ammonexpress.gr
Bus from Meteora to Thessaloniki - The met hotel
Avg. Duration
3 h 10 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$25
Schedules at
ammonexpress.gr

How far is it from Meteora to Athens?

The distance between Meteora and Athens is 265 km. The road distance is 358 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Meteora to Athens?

The cheapest way to get from Meteora to Athens is to bus which costs 31€ and takes 7 hours 51 minutes.

What is the fastest way to get from Meteora to Athens?

The quickest way to get from Meteora to Athens is to drive and fly which takes 3 hours 43 minutes and costs 85€.

Is there a direct bus between Meteora and Athens?

No, there is no direct bus from Meteora to Athens. However, there are services departing from Kalampáka and arriving at Athens via Trikala. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 hours 51 minutes.

How long does it take to get from Meteora to Athens?

It takes approximately 4 hours 45 minutes to get from Meteora to Athens, including transfers.