Meteora full-day trip from Athens by train


  • Discover the astonishing Meteora
  • Visit a UNESCO World Heritage Site
  • Excellent views between Athens and Meteora
  • Excellent value for money
  • Perfect for people who have limited time
  • Visit the hermit caves of Badovas
  • See all six monasteries
  • Enter inside 2 monasteries
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Upon reaching Kalabaka, we’ll begin the adventure with a leisurely lunch and a convenient restroom break in the charming village of Kastraki. Take this opportunity to refuel and prepare for an awe-inspiring exploration of the breathtaking Meteora region.

Accompanied by our knowledgeable local guide, you’ll be whisked away in a VIP minibus to witness the best viewpoints that showcase the majestic rock formations of Meteora. Marvel at the towering cliffs that make this site truly extraordinary, while gaining insights into the historical and cultural significance of the magnificent monasteries perched atop these natural wonders. Prepare to be captivated by the hidden hermit caves of Badovas, a testament to the solitude and devotion of the past.

During the four-hour tour, you’ll have the chance to visit all six active monasteries in Meteora, delving into their spiritual and cultural significance. Explore their hallowed halls and discover the secrets and stories they hold. Our English-speaking local tour host will regale you with fascinating tales and insider knowledge about the area, enriching your understanding and appreciation of Meteora’s wonders.

After an incredible four hours of exploration, you’ll be transported back to Kalabaka train station in time to catch the 5:35 pm train back to Athens. Relax and reflect on the unforgettable sights and experiences of the day as you embark on your journey home. For an even more luxurious and comfortable trip, consider upgrading to a first-class seat.

Don’t miss out on this opportunity to witness one of Greece’s most remarkable destinations. Join us on this extraordinary day trip from Athens to Meteora by train, and we guarantee an experience that will stay with you forever. We are thrilled to have you on board, and we look forward to creating memories that will last a lifetime.

First-Class Tickets Availability: The local train company issues only 20 first-class tickets daily. In case you book first-class train tickets and availability is restricted, you will be refunded the price difference and provided with second-class train tickets.

Dress Code for Monastery Visits: Please note that a modest dress code is enforced to enter the monasteries. For women, skirts below the knee or longer are required. Pants, shorts, or sleeveless shirts are not allowed. For men, sleeveless clothing and shorts above the knee are also prohibited.

Climbing Steps to Monastery Tops: Please be aware that reaching the top of the monasteries involves climbing steps. There are no elevators available, so please consider this if you have any mobility concerns.

Rain or Shine: This tour will take place regardless of the weather conditions. Please come prepared with appropriate clothing and accessories to ensure a comfortable experience.

Departure Point: The tour will depart from Athens Railway Station (Stathmos Larissis) at 08:28 am. Please ensure you arrive at the station on time.

Meeting Point in Kalambaka: Upon arrival at Kalambaka’s train station at 12:49 pm, make your way to the outside. The tour guide will be waiting there along with a signboard bearing your name. Please keep an eye out for the guide to easily locate them.

Pick-up and Drop-off at Kalambaka Train Station: Your tour guide will be waiting for you at Kalambaka Train Station, regardless of any train delays. Please be aware that the activity provider is not responsible for any train delays that may affect the duration of the tour.

E-ticket Delivery: Your train e-tickets will be sent to you by email. Normally, you will receive them four days before your trip. However, if it is a last-minute reservation, your e-tickets will be sent immediately. Please remember to check your spam email folder as well.

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Day 1 (morning)

Embark on a remarkable journey to Meteora, one of Greece's most captivating UNESCO World Heritage Sites, on this unforgettable full-day trip from Athens by train. Departing promptly at 8:28 am from Athens' Larissis train station, Track 8, you'll be transported through the picturesque Greek countryside, arriving at your destination, Kalabaka, at approximately 12:49 pm.

Day 1 (evening)

After an incredible four hours of exploration, you'll be transported back to Kalabaka train station in time to catch the 5:35 pm train back to Athens. Relax and reflect on the unforgettable sights and experiences of the day as you embark on your journey home. For an even more luxurious and comfortable trip, consider upgrading to a first-class seat.

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What's Included


  • English-speaking local tour leader
  • Round trip train tickets from Athens to Meteora
  • First class train tickets upon request
  • Free Map and Bottle of water
  • Free wifi on board
  • Taxes and service fee
  • Transportation by VIP Mercedes minibus
  • Pick up and drop off service: Kalampaka Railway Station
  • 4 hours tour
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Additional Information

The tickets from Athens to Meteora by train are all issued on 2nd class seats as standard. If you wish to upgrade them to 1st class seats you may choose to add to your basket the 1st class seats upgrade add-on that will pop up on your screen before you complete the booking.

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