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Athens to Kalambaka by train

The journey from Athens to Kalambaka by train is 164.02 mi and takes 5 hr 15 min. There are 2 connections per day, with the first departure at 6:59 AM and the last at 2:59 PM. It is possible to travel from Athens to Kalambaka by train for as little as $26.58 or as much as $26.58. The best price for this journey is $26.58.

Lowest Price$26.58
Journey Duration5 hr 15 min
Connection per Day2
Lowest Price$26.58
Highest Price$26.58
First Departure6:59 AM
Last Departure2:59 PM
Distance164.02 mi
DepartureAthens
ArrivalKalambaka
CarriersHellenic

Athens to Kalambaka Train Times

Departure date
Thursday, Apr 18, 2024

Train from Athens to Kalambaka

The distance between Athens and Kalambaka is around 164 mi. Your journey time can vary depending on the exact route. On average, it will take approximately 5 hr 15 min.The fastest route between Athens and Kalambaka takes 4 hr 21 min.

If you're traveling between Athens and Kalambaka by train, there are two possible departure stations.

  1. Athens Central Station, also known as Larissa, is situated in the central neighborhood of Kolonos. But be careful when booking a ticket to write Athens, as there are several other stations with the name Larisa.
  2. Rouf station is located at the northwestern end of Omonia Square, at the junction with Patission Street.

The Hellenic Railways Organization, or OSE, operates the train line from Athens to Kalambaka. There are 2 connecting the two cities, of which one is direct. Heading north from Athens, you'll see great swathes of Central Greece and Thessaly as you travel into mountainous Kalambaka. The route is among the most pleasurable ways to visit Greece and its vast and pretty hinterland.

Kalambaka is home to one of Greece's biggest attractions, Meteora, one of the most impressive monasteries in the world, classified as a UNESCO heritage site. Perched atop a massive rock near the town of Kalambaka, it offers breathtaking views of the surrounding countryside. The monastery was founded in the 14th century by monks seeking a place of solitude and contemplation. Today, it is a popular tourist destination, and its spectacular setting is well worth the trip.

There are two types of trains from Athens to Kalambaka. If you opt for the direct connection, you will travel on the Intercity. Still, if you switch trains in Palaeofarsalos, you move from the Intercity line to the local train from Palaeofarsalos to Kalambaka.

Intercity trains offer comfortable 1st and 2nd class seating, air-conditioned climate control, and the option of an onboard restaurant. Cyclists can take advantage of convenient bike transport on some routes between Athens to Thessaloniki. At the same time, those requiring special assistance will be able to avail of facilities designed specifically for them on their journey.

If you plan to travel to Kalambaka from Athens by train, let us help you plan it. We check thousands of destinations across rail, bus, and flight to help you find the best price. Check out our handy price calendar below, where you can see the best prices across all modes of transport between Kalambaka and Athens.

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Cheap train tickets from Athens to Kalambaka
Looking for the best deal on a train ticket for your trip? Here are 4 ways to get cheap train tickets from Athens to Kalambaka.

Book in advance and save

If you're looking for the best deal for your trip from Athens to Kalambaka, booking train tickets in advance is a great way to save money, but keep in mind that advance tickets are usually not available until 3 months before your travel date.

Stay flexible with your travel time and explore off-peak journeys

Planning your trips around off-peak travel times not only means that you'll be able to avoid the crowds, but can also end up saving you money. Being flexible with your schedule and considering alternative routes or times will significantly impact the amount of money you spend on getting from Athens to Kalambaka.

Always check special offers

Checking on the latest deals can help save a lot of money, making it worth taking the time to browse and compare prices. So make sure you get the best deal on your ticket and take advantage of special fares for children, youth and seniors as well as discounts for groups.

Unlock the potential of slower trains or connecting trains

If you're planning a trip with some flexible time, why not opt for the scenic route? Taking slower trains or connecting trains that make more stops may save you money on your ticket – definitely worth considering if it fits in your schedule.

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Price as departure date approaches

Train companies may charge higher ticket prices as the date of departure approaches. Prices in the next days can range from around $25.25 to $26.58 but may be subject to change. Our advice is to book as early as possible to potentially save up to 5% on your trip!

Best time to book cheap train tickets from Athens to Kalambaka

The cheapest Athens - Kalambaka train tickets can be found for as low as $31.58 if you’re lucky, or $34.91 on average. The most expensive ticket can cost as much as $39.97.

Find the best day to travel to Kalambaka by train

When travelling to Kalambaka by train, if you want to avoid crowds you can check how frequently our customers are travelling in the next 30-days using the graph below. On average, the peak hours to travel are between 6:30am and 9am in the morning, or between 4pm and 7pm in the evening. Please keep this in mind when travelling to your point of departure as you may need some extra time to arrive, particularly in big cities!

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Athens to Kalambaka CO2 Emissions by Train

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Train
18.48kg
Bus
19.8kg
Flight
52.79kg
Car
42.24kg
What are the CO2 emissions from Athens to Kalambaka by train? The CO2 emissions from taking the train between Athens and Kalambaka are 18.48kg.
How much CO2 do I save by taking the train between Athens and Kalambaka? By taking the train between Athens and Kalambaka you will save 34.31kg CO2 emissions compared to a flight, 1.32kg compared to a bus and 23.76kg compared to a car.

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Frequently Asked Questions

How much is a train ticket from Athens to Kalambaka?
A train ticket from Athens to Kalambaka is $26.58. However the price varies depending on how early you buy, and if it's peak time to travel. Occasionally you can find them for as cheap as $26.58.
What's the cheapest train ticket from Athens to Kalambaka?
The cheapest ticket you can get from Athens to Kalambaka is $26.58. We recommend booking as early as possible and off-peak hours to get the cheapest ticket possible. Off-peak times are usually from 09:30 to 16:00, and after 19:00.
What's the distance between Athens and Kalambaka by train?
Athens to Kalambaka is 164.02 mi.
How long does the train between Athens and Kalambaka take?
Athens to Kalambaka is on average 5 hr 15 min. However the fastest option will get you there in 4 hr 21 min.
How many train connections per day go from Athens to Kalambaka?
Athens to Kalambaka has 2 connection(s) per day on average.
What time does the first train from Athens to Kalambaka leave?
The earliest train from Athens to Kalambaka departs at 6:59 AM. However be sure to check with us the schedule on the day you want to leave as the time may differ.
What time does the last train from Athens to Kalambaka depart?
The latest train from Athens to Kalambaka departs at 2:59 PM. However be sure to check with us the schedule on the day you want to leave as the time may differ.
Should I book my ticket from Athens to Kalambaka in advance?
If you can, we recommend booking your ticket as early as possible to ensure you get better savings. The cheapest train ticket we have found is $26.58 but this may be subject to change depending on the day of travel, hour you wish to depart and how far in advance you book.
How many direct connections depart from Athens to Kalambaka?
There are on average 1 direct connection(s) from Athens to go to Kalambaka.
What's the fastest journey time between Athens to Kalambaka by train?
The fastest journey time by train between Athens and Kalambaka is 4 hr 21 min.
Is there a direct train from Athens to Kalambaka?
Yes, there is a direct train between Athens and Kalambaka.
What are the CO2 emissions for Athens to Kalambaka by train?
The train journey from Athens to Kalambaka creates 18.48kg of CO2 emissions.

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