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Transfer Options from Volos Airport to City Centre

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How to get from New Anchialos Airport to Volos

Arriving at New Anchialos National Airport (VOL), the main airport of Volos, you have two transportation options in order to reach the city of Volos; taxi or bus. If you're looking for the most comfortable and relaxed choice, then Volos airport taxis are the answer! Get to the city centre in only 30 minutes and without any hassle. There are no flat fees for Volos airport taxis, but you can expect to be charged around 35€-38€. Your second option, the intercity bus, is much cheaper as a one-way ticket costs 5€ for an adult, but the journey to the Central Bus Station takes about 45 minutes.

Comparison of the options

PRICE FOR 2PASSENGERS
OPTION PRICE DURATION AVAILABILITY
Bus €10 45min 10:10–21:05
Taxi €37 30min 24/7

How to get from New Anchialos airport to Volos city centre by bus

The Magnesia Intercity Bus (KTEL) is the only line connecting New Anchialos National Airport (VOL) to the city of Volos. The bus schedule is directly linked to the flights schedule, so whenever a flight lands at the airport, there will be a bus waiting to transfer the passengers to the city centre. The total journey time to the Central Bus Station is around 45 minutes, if the roads are not congested. A one-way ticket costs 5€ which you can buy from the ticket office inside the airport area.

How much is the bus from Volos airport to city centre?

A one-way bus ticket from New Anchialos airport (VOL) to Central Bus Station in Volos costs 5€ for an adult, while children up to 6 years old travel for free. Tickets can be purchased from the ticket counter located inside the airport.

Cost

5€

Trip Duration

45 Min

There is occasionally only one bus per day, depending on the flights schedule. This means that the waiting time between buses can be more than 24 hours.

Convenience
Safety
Value for money

Magnesia Intercity Bus (KTEL) operates only when a flight lands at the airport.

Where do I get it from?

You can easily locate the bus stand right outside the arrivals hall. Collect your luggage, exit the airport and you will find the bus stop just in front of you.

Convenience

Although the bus is a much a cheaper option than a taxi, its disadvantages outweigh its advantages. The bus timetable is formed according to the flights schedule, so this means there may only be one bus per day at times. The intercity bus also goes straight to the Central Bus Station in Volos, so if your destination is far from this point, you will probably have to walk or use another mode of transportation to reach your hotel.

Editor’s Note

The Central Bus Station is not actually centrally located within Volos city, so it's fairly likely that you will have to walk or use another mode of transportation in order to reach your final destination.

Useful Tips

Children up to 6 years old travel for free.
The bus timetables change depending on the time of the year (winter/summer-timetables).
Always keep an eye on your personal belongings.

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Book a trained, English-speaking taxi driver to pick you up at the same price as a regular cab from the line

If you feel more relaxed knowing that somebody is waiting for you, you may as well book a Welcome Pickups transfer. As soon as you arrive at the airport you will be greeted by your driver. He will be waiting for you at the terminal of your arrival with a sign that has your name on it. Your driver will help you out with your luggage and together you will make your way to the vehicle. While he is driving you to your accommodation, the driver can give you some tips and recommendations on what to do during your holidays in Volos. Our drivers are hand-picked and speak fluent English. No need to worry about miscommunication issues that you may face with the local taxi drivers regarding your destination. Relax and enjoy your ride.

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How to get from Volos airport to city centre by taxi

If convenience is your priority, then you should definitely hire a Volos airport taxi. The grey vehicles, with the classic "Taxi" sign on top, are queue up right outside the airport exit. The transfer from New Anchialos airport (VOL) to Volos city takes around 30 minutes and the estimated meter cost is 35€-38€.

Taxi fare from Volos airport to city centre

Volos airport taxis don't offer a set price to the city centre, the fare is calculated by a taximeter based on distance. Additionally, you should always be aware of potential extra charges for things such as waiting time, heavy luggage or travelling after midnight. The estimated fee from New Anchialos Airport to the city centre of Volos is 35€-38€. However, there are private taxi companies who may offer fixed prices.

Taxi prices
Day time
(05:00–24:00)
Night time
(00:00–05:00)
Duration
FROM VOL - TO HOTELS IN CITY CENTRE
€37
€42
30 min
FROM VOL - TO CITY CENTRE
€37
€42
30 min
FROM VOL - TO VOLOS PORT
€37
€42
30 min
FROM VOL - TO PELION DESTINATIONS
€85
€90
90min

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Convenience

Safety, convenience and door-to-door services are just a few of the reasons why taxis are the most popular mode of transportation from New Anchialos airport to the city centre. Reach Volos downtown area in only 30 minutes, depending on the traffic and avoid carrying your personal belongings through public transportation networks.

Editor’s Note

Although taking a taxi is the most expensive mode of transportation from Volos Airport, it’s the only one that will drop you at the door of your hotel. If you choose to take a bus, you may need to take a city taxi from the station to your accommodation anyway.

Useful Tips

According to Greek Law, taxis can carry up to 4 passengers, including children.
Some taxi companies offer services for forgotten items in the vehicles as well as the choice for a smoking and non-smoking driver.
Some taxi companies have an app which provides even more benefits for their clients.
Taxis are only available during the opening hours of the airport, which change daily.
If you believe that your driver overcharged you, ask for a receipt, write down the license plate number and report him to the tourist police (call 171).

Frequently asked questions

How much is a taxi from New Anchialos Airport to Volos City Centre?

Volos airport taxis don't have flat fees. Their fare is calculated by a taximeter based on distance. The estimated cost is 35€-38€ during the day and 42€ after midnight.

How far is New Anchialos Airport from Volos City Centre?

Volos airport is located in New Anchialos, a small town near Volos. The distance from the airport to Volos city centre is 27 km.

How much is a bus ticket from New Anchialos airport to City Centre?

The ticket of the intercity bus (KTEL) which connects Volos airport to the city centre, costs 5€. Tickets can be bought from the ticket counter inside the airport.

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