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Lamia

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Bus

There are four long-distance bus terminals in Lamia, along with one regional station.

From Papakyriazi station (22310 51345; cnr Satovriandou & Papakyriazi), buses depart for Athens (€16.80, three hours, hourly) and Thessaloniki (€22.50, four hours, two daily, three on weekends). The Athens-bound bus stops at Agios Konstantinos (€3.90, 50 minutes).

From the Agrafonstation (22310 22802; Agrafon 41), opposite Halliopouleio Sport Centre, buses go north to Trikala (€8, 2½ hours, six daily) for Meteora and Kalambaka. Buses head south to Amfissa (€6.10, 1½ hours, three to four daily) and Delphi (change in Amfissa; €7.80, two hours, three to four daily). There is one direct bus a day for Patra (€16.10, three hours).

From the Markou Botsari station (22310 28955; Markou Botsari 3) buses depart for Karpenisi (€6, 1¾ hours, five daily).

From the Rozaki Angeli station (22310 22627; Rozaki Angeli 69) you’ll find buses for Volos (€10.50, two hours, two daily, one Saturday).

The regional bus station (22310 51348; Konstantinoupoleos 6) has buses for western Fthiotida province, including Loutra Ipatis (€1.50, 30 minutes, four to five daily) near Iti National Park, and Pavliani (€3.60, 90 minutes, two per week).

Train

Lamia’s main train station is 6km west of the town centre at Lianokladi. Train tickets should be purchased in Lamia from the OSE ticket office (22310 23201; Averof 28). For all long-distance trains, a special OSE bus links the main Lianokladi train station and the local train station, located 200m southeast of the ticket office, at the corner of Konstantinoupoleos and Satovriandou. (Note that no long-distance trains connect with the local train station.)

Intercity trains run to Athens (€15.20, 2½ hours, six daily) and Thessaloniki (€19.50, three hours, six daily). Slower trains make both runs for half the price, and take an extra hour.

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