General Information on getting to Volos, Magnesia

The closest Greek cities and their airports to Volos-Pelion are Volos (VOL) Nea Anchialos, Skiathos (JSI), Thessaloniki, Makedonia (SKG),  and Athens, Eleftherios Venizelos (ATH) They have a direct bus route to Volos – Greece.

Volos is the closest airport regarding kilometres and travel duration. Then follows Skiathos is concerning kilometres, but not duration because you have to get a ferry to get to Volos. However, there are fast ferries called Dolphins which get you to Volos in 2,05 hours. This is faster than Thessaloniki 2,39 hours and Athens 3,30 hours (if you drive your (rental) car).

Volos

Where is Volos airport?

The airport is located in the west of Volos 3 km after the exit of Almiros (Almyros) Interchange on Highway E75. Nea Anchialos National Airport belongs to the Civil Aviation Authority and its main features are presented in the Aeronautical Information Publication of Greece (AIP Greece).

What is the distance from Nea Anchialos Airport to the center of Volos?

Via the suggested route below, you arrive quickly in the centre of Volos. By car, it takes about 20 minutes over a distance of 29 kilometres.
Take the A/D PAThE / NEO Athinon Thessalonikis / A1 / E75; 6 min (4.2 km).
Follow the A / D Path / NEO Athinon Thessaloniki / A1 / E75 to the EO Volou Larisas / A12 / E92 / EO6 in Feres. Take the exit EO6 from the A / D Path / NEO Athinon Thessaloniki / A1 / E75; 13 min. (24.6 km)
Follow the EO6 to the Grigoriou Lampraki in Volos.

How do I get from Nea Anchialos Airport to the center of Volos?

Public transport – Bus (Volos)

The airport is connected to the city of Volos by the Magnesia Intercity Bus. These bus services are tied to the incoming flights and operate only on Saturday. The time table is:

DEPARTURE
(Only Saturdays)

 

FLIGHTS

 

DATES AIRPLINES FLY

 11:45  CONDOR FL – MUN  29-04-2017 to 28-10-2017
 14:45  JAF – ΒRU  29-04-2017 to 24-06-2017

& 02-092017 to 07-10-2017

 15:15  JAF – BRU  01-07-2017 to 26-08-2017
 19:00  AUSTRIAN AIR – VIE  17-06-2017 to 23-09-2017
 20:30  Other flights

 

The normal bus connection to Volos is in the Almiros bus station on the edge of the north side of the town. Buses to Volos departure every quarter except at some times every half an hour. On Saturday and mainly on Sundays there is a limited number of buses driving from Almiros to Volos. You need a taxi to get to the Almiros bus station from the airport. It is 5.2km and a 9 minutes drive. For more specific information you may want to contact the bus station Almiros, Tel. 00 30, 24220-23733, address Vasileos Pavlou 50, Almiros 371 00, Greece. Or, the main bust station in Volos:
800-11-35555 (Toll free for calls from Athens, Thessaloniki and Volos)
Telephone center for Information / Reservations:
0030-24210-33253
0030-24210-33254
0030-24210-25527

How much does a taxi cost in Volos?
    • Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) = €3.52, Range= €3.50 to 3.74
    • Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) = €1.00, Range= €1.00 to 1.00
    • Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) = €5.00
Which car rental companies are available at Volos (VOL) Nea Anchialos Airport?

In the central hall of the terminal there are car hire agencies, including the international companies Hertz, Budget, Avis. You can also arrange this in advance through the websites of the different providers, which is usually cheaper. Or, you can rent an Avis car through us and benefit directly from our special cheap offers!

Thessaloniki

Where is Thessaloniki Airport?

The airport is located in the south of Thessaloniki, Greece. Thessaloniki Airport is the main airport of northern Greece and a base for Aegean Airlines, Astra Airlines, Ellinair and Ryanair. The A25 and EO16 roads are near the airport, making it easy to reach.

What is the distance from Thessaloniki Airport to the center of Thessaloniki?

Via the A25 motorway, you arrive quickly in the center of Thessaloniki (Aristoteles Square), by car, it takes about 25 minutes by a distance of 17 kilometers.

How do I get from Thessaloniki Airport to the center of Thessaloniki?

Public transport – Bus (Thessaloniki)

The OASTH buses 78, 78A and 78N run between the Thessaloniki Airport and the main Macedonia Intercity Bus Station (KTEL) in western Thessaloniki. During the day you can travel by bus 78 twice an hour, in the late evening and night by bus 78N. Bus 78A departs only once a day, at 05:00 from the airport. On the way you can step out in the centre (Platia Aristotelous) and at the main train station of Thessaloniki, New Railway Station (Neos Sidirodromikos Stathmos). The time duration to the centre of Thessaloniki is about 30 to 40 minutes, to New Railway Station train station takes 5 minutes longer.

78 line bus

You buy the bus ticket at the ticket machine in the bus. The ticket machine returns no change!
A single trip ticket costs €2.00, students and seniors from 65 years pay € 1.00, children under 6 years accompanied by an adult may travel for free. Please consult website and timetable buses 78, 78A and 78N for more information.

How much does a taxi cost in Thessaloniki?

Outside the arrivals hall there are taxis ready to transport you to Thessaloniki for €20, time duration about half an hour. At peak times, taxis are occupied and it may take you a while before you catch a taxi to the airport.

The average taxi prices are:

  • Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) = €3.20 Range= €2.30-€3.50
  • Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) =  €0.70 Range= €0.68-€0.75
  • Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) =€10.85 Range= €10.00-€11.90
Which car rental companies are available at Thessaloniki Airport?

At the airport you can rent a car from Hertz, Avis, Budget, Europcar and Sixt. Of course, you can also arrange this in advance through the websites of the different providers, which is usually cheaper. Or, you can rent an Avis car through us and benefit directly from our special cheap offers!

How do I get from Thessaloniki Airport to Volos?

The best way is to use the bus. It may sounds strange to you but buses in Greece are faster than trains, certainly in this case.
The Bus line 78 brings you to the main Macedonia Intercity Bus Station (KTEL) in western Thessaloniki. Once you are in the KTEL /central bus station of Thessaloniki, you can purchase a ticket and pick a bus to Volos.

SCHEDULES:

FREQUENCY: Every 4 hours from Thessaloniki KTEL /central bus station
DURATION to Volos: 3 h 30 min
ESTIMATED PRICE: 21€

Taxis are available outside the terminal but you can book a taxi or mini bus from Thessaloniki to Volos. In case there are more than four passengers, two(or more) taxis is the most comfortable way to travel, but a minibus is the most cost-effective.

Transfers

Take advantage of our competitive prices and organise your transfers from Thessaloniki in advance, beating the taxi queue at the airport and having the peace of mind that someone will be waiting for you.

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Telephone +31 (0)6 57 90 24 89
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