Thessaloniki to Athens by train

Travel from Thessaloniki (Greece) to Athens (Greece) by train (304km): schedule and information to the train connection. Compare fares and buy your ticket.

To travel by train from Thessaloniki to Athens in Greece, please read the following information and blog posts.

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304 km

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How to use the following information: we show you the best routes and where to buy tickets. On longer routes you may need more than one ticket. Book your tickets step by step as explained. If you have questions about the route from Thessaloniki to Athens, please ask in our forum. Of course, sometimes there are as well other travel routes possible.

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connections: popular connections travelled by other users

Athens - Thessaloniki / Athens - Patras / Thessaloniki - Patras / Athens - Alexandroupoli / Athens - Iraklion / Athens - Larissa

1 Thessaloniki (Greece) - Athens (Greece)

1a Travelling from Thessaloniki (Greece) to Athens (Greece)

To travel by train from Thessaloniki to Athens, use one of the direct IC connections for day travel. There are usually five connections per day with a journey time of 5:30 h.
The ticket price for a one-way journey starts from about EUR 35 in second class.

There is one overnight train available with a journey time of about 7 h. Ticket prices start from EUR 20.

Buy your train tickets online via the given booking link bellow.

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train types: Train types you are likely to travel with.
Inter City (IC)

night trains: Night trains that might be suitable for this trip.
T 600 Athens - Alexandroupoli / T 601 Alexandroupoli - Athens

train company:
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connections: popular connections travelled by other users
Athens - Thessaloniki

Buy your ticket from Thessaloniki to Athens here.

Buy the train ticket at a railway station. Note: in some countries you have to pay a service fee at the ticket counter. The ticket can be purchased at a station in the country of departure, also sometimes in other countries.

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Interrail: if you want to travel this route by Interrail instead of train tickets, have a look here for reservation fees and further information.

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