There are 6 ways to get from Meteora 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.

Recommended option

Train  •  4 h 45 min

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

$33 - $43

5 alternative options

Bus KTEL Larisas  •  7 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from Kalabaka to Lárisa
  2. Take the bus from Larissa to Athens

Bus KTEL Trikala  •  8 h 14 min

  1. Take the bus from Trikala to Athens

$37

Drive  •  4 h 22 min

  1. Drive from Meteora to Athens 223.9 miles

$50 - $80

Drive to Ioannina, fly  •  3 h 38 min

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

$67 - $254

Bus to Thessaloniki, fly  •  6 h 58 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 bus which costs 33€ and takes 8 h 14 min.

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The quickest way to get from Meteora to Athens is to drive and fly which costs 55€ - 220€ and takes 3 h 38 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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It takes approximately 4 h 45 min to get from Meteora to Athens, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Meteora to Athens. However, there are services departing from Kalabaka and arriving at Athens via Larissa. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 10 min.

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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 $21 - $28 and the journey takes 4 h 40 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Meteora to Athens via Kalabaka, Lárisa, and Larissa in around 7 h 10 min.

Airlines
Olympic Air
Website
olympicair.com
Flights from Ioannina to Athens
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $320
Flights from Thessaloniki to Athens
Ave. Duration
50 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
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $430
Train operators
Greek Railways (OSE)
Website
trainose.gr
Train from Καλαμπάκα to Αθήνα
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$21 - $28
Website
trainose.gr
Purchase a
eurail.com
Second Class
$21 - $28
First Class
$26 - $35
Bus operators
KTEL Prevezas
Phone
26820 22213
Email
info@ktelprevezas.gr
Website
ktelprevezas.gr
Bus from Kalabaka to Lárisa
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Schedules at
ktelprevezas.gr
KTEL Larisas
Phone
2410 567.600
Website
ktellarisas.gr
Bus from Larissa to Athens
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Schedules at
ktellarisas.gr
KTEL Trikala
Phone
(+30) 24310 73130
Email
info@ktel-trikala.gr
Website
ktel-trikala.gr
Bus from Trikala to Athens
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$36
Schedules at
ktel-trikala.gr
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
$47
Schedules at
ammonexpress.gr

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