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Where is Volos Achillio Base?

Achillio is in the south west side of the Pagasitikos Gulf in the deepest point of Ormos Ptelou or Ptelou bay. GPS 39.00.76N 22.58.00E.
The Achillio base is about a 50 min drive south from Volos City and about 20 min from Volos (Nea Anchialos) Airport.

Most importantly, we can offer our personal airport transfer service. We can pick you up from Volos (Neo Anchialos), Thessaloniki or Athens airports for transfer to your yacht in Achillio base. Please contact us for specific information.

Important note: All flight information is for helpful reference only and is subject to change please check with the airline

Flights to Volos (Neo Anchialos Airport):

  • www.easyjet.co.uk - New for 2020 easyJet direct flights to Volos from London Gatwick. Low cost flights to direct to Volos from June to September, Wednesdays & Saturdays
  • www.charterflights.co.uk - Flights to Volos direct from the UK
  • www.austrian.com - Flights to Volos from Vienna (Wien) Saturday/Saturday
  • www.transavia.com - Flights to Volos from Amsterdam (Schipol) Friday/Friday

Travelling to Volos via Thessaloniki and Athens:

Transfer to Volos by road or rail:
Greece has a very comprehensive, road, rail and bus network as you would expect so please do not hesitate to contact us to discuss any specific questions. For general information see below:

  • From Athens to Volos by intercity bus in 4 hours and 30 min (324km).
  • From Thessaloniki to Volos by intercity bus in 3 hours (216km).
  • From Athens to Volos by rail in 4 hours and 45 min.
  • From Thessaloniki to Volos by rail 3 hours.

KTEL Intercity Bus
KTEL operate a very efficient coach service from Athens and Thessaloniki. KTEL Website in English

Hire Car
In addition to the intercity coach you can also organise a hire car and drive up/down to Achillio

Private Transfer
You can organise a private Taxi/Bus transfer so please contact us for further advice.