The best way to find a cheap train ticket from Thessaloniki to Athens is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid traveling at rush hour.
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4 h 42 m
4 h 42 m
Trains per day
Of the 4 trains that leave Thessaloniki for Athens every day 4 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
|Distance||188 miles (303 km)|
|Average train ticket price||$10 (€9)|
|Train frequency||6 a day|
|Direct train||Yes, there are 6 direct trains a day|
Trains from Thessaloniki to Athens cover the 188 miles (303 km) long trip and usually take around 4 h 3 min. Normally, there are 6 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this route for as low as $10 (€9), but the average price of train tickets is $10 (€9). Travelers depart most frequently from Thessaloniki and arrive in Athens.
Passengers board the train most frequently from Thessaloniki, which is located around 1 mile (1.6 km) away from the city centre, and they get off the train at Athens, located 0.2 miles (384 m) away from the city centre.
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