• Duration: 1 day
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Catch the morning train of 8:18 a.m. from Thessaloniki to Meteora from Thessaloniki’s Central Railway Station and enjoy a Day Trip from Thessaloniki to Meteora by Train that will give you the chance to explore Meteora and the monasteries.

Arriving in Kalambaka at 11:31, our English-speaking driver will be waiting for you holding a signboard with your name on it, and will transfer you to the Meteora Monasteries. For three hours you will have the time to explore three Monasteries. Meteora is included on the UNESCO world heritage monument list.

At around 16:45 in the afternoon, the bus will transfer you back to Kalambaka train station for your trip back to Thessaloniki. The train departs at 17:15 pm so, you will have around half an hour’s free time to walk in the town center or to enjoy a quick meal. You will arrive by train back in Thessaloniki at around 20:31.

The train from Thessaloniki to Meteora tickets are all issued on 2nd class seats as standard.

IMPORTANT: The trains are not direct. You will switch trains at Paleofarsalos station.


  • Daily tour departures any day you want, 365 days a year whether you are traveling on your own or in a small group.
  • Traveling by train is incredibly scenic.
  • Save time and effort. Organizing your own holiday can be a stressful task. Let us do the work for you!
  • Trains are more energy-efficient per passenger mile than planes or cars, making them one of the most eco-friendly transportation.
  • You will go to secret local spots that the vast majority of other travelers will never experience.
  • You will learn about the culture and history of the place on a deeper level and from a local’s perspective.

What's included

  • English speaking tour leader
  • Round trip train ticket from Thessaloniki to Meteora
  • First class train tickets upon request
  • Free Map and Bottle of water provided on the tours
  • Free wifi on board
  • Taxes & service fees
  • Pick up: Kalampaka Railway Station
  • 5 hours tour

What's excluded

  • Gratuities (optional)
  • Meals
  • Lunch and Dinners that are not in descriptions
  • Entrance fees to the monasteries, 3 euro per person, per monastery
  • Pick up from Hotel to the Thessaloniki railway station
  • Personal travel insurance
  • State licensed guide

What do I need to bring

  • Comfortable shoes.
  • Weather-appropriate clothes.
  • Your train ticket(s), preferably printed.
  • Money for personal expenses.
  • Anything that might be useful to you.

Important information

  • Duration: 1 day
  • Starting Time: 8:18 am
  • Dresscode: Sleeveless clothing and shorts over the knee for men are prohibited. For women, skirts below the knee are required in order to enter the monasteries.
  • Departure time from Thessaloniki: 08.18 - Arrival time in Kalabaka: 11.30. You will switch trains at Paleofarsalos station.
  • Departure time from Kalabaka: 17.15 - Arrival time in Thessaloniki: 20.31. You will switch trains at Paleofarsalos station.
  • Possibility to change returning city to Athens instead of Thessaloniki, by leaving a comment in your reservation
  • Our COVID-19 safety measures for this tour:
  • To reduce crowds, the number of visitors is limited
  • Social distancing is maintained in vehicles
  • Masks are required, please bring your own
  • Temperature checks are mandatory
  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
  • Social distancing enforced throughout the experience
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between uses
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
  • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
  • Contactless payments for gratuities and add-ons
  • There is an off-chance that a train inspector might give you a hard time if you present them with an electronic version of your tickets. This is why we recommend you print them.
  • Please be at the station at least 30 minutes before the departure in order to have plenty of time to find your coach and seats. The stewards there will assist you.
  • There is a cafeteria coach inside every train, where you can buy snacks and refreshments.

Cancellation policy

  • Cancellation fee of 0% if cancelled



Guided Language

  • English


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Beautiful place

The architecture and geology of Meteora were breathtaking. Good organized.

By Vidal on 2018-04-20

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