Travel Information

Arrival through Thessaloniki National Airport
There is regular bus and train connection between Thessaloniki and Volos (a total estimated travel time of 3-3.5 hours including transfer). Local bus no. 78 takes you from the airport to the train and the bus station. (See map). For more information and time-schedules consult the following file.

Arrival through Athens National Airport
There is regular bus and train connection between Athens and Volos (the bus being the preferable option with a total estimated travel time from the Athens Airport to Volos of 4.5-5 hours). In order to get to the Athens bus station from the Airport you may use the Metro (Blue and then Red or Green line, plus a ten-minute walk) or the regular bus line X93 (See map). For more information and time-schedules about getting from Athens to Volos by bus consult the following file.

There is also the option of using the Congress mini bus which will be available at Athens National Airpor. The mini bus will depart from Athens El. Venizelos Airport (arrivals gate) to Volos on Sunday the 12th of July at 16:30 and from Volos (University of Thessaly, Iasonos &  Filellinon str.) to the Athens El. Venizelos Airport on Thursday the 16th at 10:00am. The price for one way ticket is 30euro and you can pay using the platform we have available for registering via credit card (you will choose Registration fee (€) -Use fees' calculator- Transportation – 30euro for one way ticket or 60euro for return ticket). For the above-mentioned payment you will receive receipt from the Research Committee of the University of Thessaly.

Arrival through Nea Anchialos National Airport
The closest airport to Volos is Nea Anchialos National Airport, which is located 26km away from the city of Volos and operates from early May to late October. For information on flights please visit
There is a bus connection from the airport to Volos. Time-schedule is related to the flights, and will be posted in due-time.

Arrival to Volos
From Volos Bus station or Railway station you can reach your hotel by taxi (all taxis have grey colour and there is always a taxi queue outside the bus or railway station). Alternatively you can walk. Most of the hotels are within walking distance of the bus or railway station. For more information please do not hesitate to visit Volos Information Centre which is right opposite the bus station building or to contact them on this number (+30) 24210 30930 / 40.