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Any cheap way to get to Athens from Istanbul?

Travel Forums Europe Any cheap way to get to Athens from Istanbul?

1. Posted by bay_leaves (Budding Member, 3 posts) 16 Dec '07 02:40

Hi..anyone can give me some options to travel from Istanbul to athens please. I really need them. Thanks a lot!!

2. Posted by magykal1 (Travel Guru, 2026 posts) 16 Dec '07 13:16

Bus or Train.

Bus: Varan or Ulusoy, about 80 US Dollars.

Train: Sleeper train to Thessaloniki, then another train or bus to Athens (a little bit more expensive than the bus - bus is probably the better option.

3. Posted by aitor (Full Member, 101 posts) 17 Dec '07 03:27

i remember that I took train because there was not ticket available for bus. I cannot remember the price, but it was not expensive. Confortable and a great experience.

4. Posted by bay_leaves (Budding Member, 3 posts) 22 Dec '07 08:09

Thanks guys...That really helped a lot in my plan..!:)