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There are 6 ways to get from Piraeus to Meteora 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  •  6 h 20 min

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

$34 - $45

5 alternative options

Bus KTEL Grevenon  •  8 h 47 min

  1. Take the bus from Athens to Kalabaka

$48

Bus KTEL Trikala  •  9 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Athens to Trikala

$38

Drive  •  4 h 29 min

  1. Drive from Piraeus to Meteora 228.4 miles

$55 - $80

Train, fly to Ioannina, drive  •  4 h 44 min

  1. Take the train from Piraeus to Athens International Airport
  2. Fly from Athens (ATH) to Ioannina (IOA) ATH - IOA
  3. Drive from Ioannina to Meteora

$80 - $277

Train, fly to Thessaloniki, bus  •  8 h 5 min

  1. Take the train from Piraeus to Athens International Airport
  2. Fly from Athens (ATH) to Thessaloniki (SKG) ATH - SKG
  3. Take the bus from Makedonia Palace, Thessaloníki to Meteora

$88 - $189

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The cheapest way to get from Piraeus to Meteora is to bus which costs 33€ and takes 9 h 20 min.

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The quickest way to get from Piraeus to Meteora is to drive which costs 45€ - 70€ and takes 4 h 29 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Piraeus to Meteora. However, there are services departing from Αφετηρια and arriving at Kalabaka via Athens. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 47 min.

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The distance between Piraeus and Meteora is 263 km. The road distance is 365.5 km.

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The best way to get from Piraeus to Meteora without a car is to train which takes 6 h 20 min and costs 29€ - 40€.

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It takes approximately 6 h 20 min to get from Piraeus to Meteora, including transfers.

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Piraeus to Meteora bus services, operated by KTEL Grevenon, depart from Athens station.

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The best way to get from Piraeus to Meteora is to train which takes 6 h 20 min and costs 29€ - 40€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 42€ and takes 8 h 47 min.

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

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Piraeus to Meteora bus services, operated by KTEL Grevenon, arrive at Kalabaka station.

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Map of how to get from Piraeus to Meteora.
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  • Distance: 164.3 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 20 min

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

Greek Railways (OSE) operates a train from Piraeus to Meteora 6 times a week. Tickets cost $20 - $28 and the journey takes 4 h 58 min. Alternatively, KTEL Grevenon operates a bus from Piraeus to Meteora once daily. Tickets cost $46 and the journey takes 6 h 15 min.

Airlines
Olympic Air
Website
olympicair.com
Flights from Athens to Ioannina
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $320
Flights from Athens to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $210
Flights from Athens to Thessaloniki via Chios
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$35 - $210
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Athens to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
59 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$18 - $190
Sky Express
Website
skyexpress.gr
Flights from Athens to Ioannina
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Athens to Thessaloniki via Chios
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $380
Ellinair
Website
en.ellinair.com
Flights from Athens to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $210
Train operators
Greek Railways (OSE)
Website
trainose.gr
Train from Athens to Kalambaka
Ave. Duration
4 h 58 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$20 - $28
Website
trainose.gr
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Second Class
$20 - $28
First Class
$26 - $35
Train from Piraeus to Athens International Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
trainose.gr
Book at
Raileurope.com
Second Class
$23 - $35
Bus operators
KTEL Grevenon
Phone
24620 22242
Website
ktelgrevenon.gr
Bus from Athens to Kalabaka
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$46
Schedules at
ktelgrevenon.gr
KTEL Trikala
Phone
(+30) 24310 73130
Email
info@ktel-trikala.gr
Website
ktel-trikala.gr
Bus from Athens to Trikala
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 Makedonia Palace, Thessaloníki to Meteora
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$46
Schedules at
ammonexpress.gr

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Yes, the driving distance between Piraeus to Meteora is 365 km. It takes approximately 4 h 29 min to drive from Piraeus to Meteora.

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

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There are 142+ hotels available in Meteora. Prices start at $46 USD per night.

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