There are 5 ways to get from Thessaly 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.

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Train  •  4 h

  1. Take the train from Λάρισα to Αθήνα Θεσσαλονίκη - Αθήνα

$19 - $25

Cheapest option

Bus KTEL Imathias  •  7 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from Larissa to Thívai
  2. Take the bus from Thívai to Athens

$13 - $19

3 alternative options

Bus KTEL Larisas  •  4 h

  1. Take the bus from Larissa to Athens

Drive  •  3 h 33 min

  1. Drive from Larissa to Athens 220.9 miles

$50 - $80

Drive, fly  •  3 h 37 min

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

$67 - $254

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The cheapest way to get from Thessaly to Athens is to bus which costs 11€ - 17€ and takes 7 h 10 min.

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The quickest way to get from Thessaly to Athens is to drive which costs 45€ - 70€ and takes 3 h 33 min.

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The distance between Thessaly and Athens is 218 km. The road distance is 353.5 km.

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The train from Λάρισα to Αθήνα takes 4 h including transfers and departs five times a day.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Larissa and arriving at Athens. Services depart every four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 4 h.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Λάρισα and arriving at Αθήνα. Services depart five times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 4 h.

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

Greek Railways (OSE) operates a train from Larissa to Athens 5 times a day. Tickets cost $19 - $25 and the journey takes 4 h. Alternatively, KTEL Larisas operates a bus from Larissa to Athens every 4 hours, and the journey takes 4 h.

Airlines
Olympic Air
Website
olympicair.com
Flights from Ioannina to Athens
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $320
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 Λάρισα to Αθήνα
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$19 - $25
Website
trainose.gr
Purchase a
eurail.com
Second Class
$19 - $25
First Class
$24 - $35
Bus operators
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 Imathias
Phone
23310 22988
Email
ktelver@yahoo.gr
Website
ktel-imathias.gr
Bus from Larissa to Thívai
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Schedules at
ktel-imathias.gr
KTEL Thivas
Phone
22620 27513/26419
Email
info@ktelthivas.gr
Website
ktelthivas.gr
Bus from Thívai to Athens
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Schedules at
ktelthivas.gr

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