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There are 4 ways to get from Thessaloniki KTEL Chalkidikis to Athens by train, bus, car or plane

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Train

  1. Take the train from Thessaloniki to Athens

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Bus

  1. Take the bus from Thessaloniki Monastiriou to Athens Karaiskaki Square

Drive

  1. Drive from Thessaloniki KTEL Chalkidikis to Athens

Fly

  1. Fly from Thessaloniki (SKG) to Athens (ATH)

Thessaloniki (SKG) to Athens (ATH) flights

77 Weekly Planes
55 min Average Duration
€35 Cheapest Price
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Thessaloniki KTEL Chalkidikis → Athens
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The cheapest way to get from Thessaloniki KTEL Chalkidikis to Athens is to train which costs €20 - €50 and takes 4h 19m.

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The quickest way to get from Thessaloniki KTEL Chalkidikis to Athens is to fly which costs €45 - €100 and takes 3h 31m.

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The distance between Thessaloniki KTEL Chalkidikis and Athens is 295 km. The road distance is 507.9 km.

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The best way to get from Thessaloniki KTEL Chalkidikis to Athens without a car is to train which takes 4h 19m and costs €20 - €50.

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It takes approximately 4h 19m to get from Thessaloniki KTEL Chalkidikis to Athens, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Thessaloniki KTEL Chalkidikis to Athens is to train which takes 4h 19m and costs €20 - €50. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €49 - €54 and takes 6h 11m, you could also fly, which costs €45 - €100 and takes 3h 31m.

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The quickest flight from Thessaloniki Airport to Athens Airport is the direct flight which takes 53 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Thessaloniki KTEL Chalkidikis to Athens is 508 km. It takes approximately 5h 10m to drive from Thessaloniki KTEL Chalkidikis to Athens.

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Aegean Airlines and Sky Express offer flights from Thessaloniki Airport to Athens Airport.

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Map of how to get from Thessaloniki KTEL Chalkidikis to Athens.
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  • Distance: 295.2 km
  • Duration: 4h 19m

What companies run services between Thessaloniki KTEL Chalkidikis, Greece and Athens, Greece?

Greek Railways (OSE) operates a train from Thessaloniki to Athens every 4 hours. Tickets cost €10 - €35 and the journey takes 4h 7m. Alternatively, KTEL Thessalonikis operates a bus from Thessaloniki Monastiriou to Athens Karaiskaki Square every 3 hours. Tickets cost €39 - €42 and the journey takes 6h. Two other operators also service this route.

Airlines
Sky Express
Website
skyexpress.gr
Flights from Thessaloniki to Athens
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
€35 - €110
Aegean Airlines
Website
en.aegeanair.com
Flights from Thessaloniki to Athens
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
€40 - €130
Train operators
Greek Railways (OSE)
Website
trainose.gr
Train from Thessaloniki to Athens
Ave. Duration
4h 7m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€10 - €35
Website
Greek Railways (OSE)
Airport
€10
Bus operators
KTEL Thessalonikis
Phone
+30 2310 510835
Email
contact@ktelthes.gr
Website
ktelthes.gr
Bus from Thessaloniki Monastiriou to Athens Karaiskaki Square
Ave. Duration
6h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€39 - €42
Schedules at
ktelthes.gr
Tourist Service Holding AD
Phone
02 981 13 33
Email
outgoing@tourist-service.com
Website
tourist-service.com
Bus from Thessaloniki KTEA Monastiriou to Athens Karolou
Ave. Duration
6h 25m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€9 - €50
Website
Tourist Service Holding AD
Citylines
Phone
+359 2 812 0810
Email
support@citylines.bg
Website
citylines.eu
Bus from Thessaloniki KTEA Monastiriou to Athens Karolou
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€23 - €45
Website
Citylines

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