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Alexandroupoli’s Dimokritos Airport is 7km east. Aegean Airlines, based at the airport, serves Athens (from €69). Sky Express ( serves Sitia in Crete (from €99, three flights weekly).


Ferries serve Samothraki only. There is usually one boat daily, but schedules and times can change; always check locally, at the portside SAOS kiosk, or through travel agencies such as Leon Tours, and book in advance.



From Alexandroupoli bus station frequent buses ply the northeastern line to Soufli (€6, 1½ hours), Didymotiho (€8.60, 1½ hours) and Orestiada (€10.60, two hours); some continue to Kastanies, for the border crossing with Turkey. Another bus terminates at Kipi, the main Turkish border crossing (€3.90, 35 minutes, five daily), east of Alexandroupoli.

Buses serve Athens (€63, 10 hours, one daily) and Thessaloniki (€29, 3¾ hours, nine daily). For Kavala (€14.90, two hours, 14 daily), buses travel via Komotini (€6.30, 70 minutes) and Xanthi (€10.60, 1¾ hours).


Leon Tours can assist with bus travel to Turkey.


The train station connects Alexandroupoli Port with Thessaloniki (€22.50, seven hours, two daily) and Xanthi (€9.80, 1½ hours, two daily).