By plane: The island has no airport, but is served by the International Airport of Kavala. Athens-Kavala: Several scheduled flights daily (50-min flight). The airport 'Alexander the Great' at Chrissoupoli is 30 km east of Kavala. There also are flights and charters to and from important European cities, several times a week. The airport is 18 km from Keramoti, which has ferryboats that will get you to the capital of the island (30-min).
By car: There are excellent road connections with all the large towns in the region. It takes about 2 hours (165kms) to reach Kavala by car from Thessaloniki. It also takes about the same amount of time from here to the last European City to the east, Alexandroupolis (174kms). From Kavala and Keramoti, you are able to take the Ferry to Thassos.
Ferryboat: Ferryboats connect the island with Kavala (1 hr) and with Keramoti (30 min). There is daily connection by ferryboat between Kavala – Thassos (17 miles). Kavala – Prinos (13 miles) Keramoti – Thassos (6 miles). Hydrofoils connect the island with Kavala (30 min). For the Ferryboat and hydrofoil Schedules, you can call the local port authority.
By bus (Coach): You can reach Kavala from Athens and Thessaloniki by Kavala Bus (Coach) Services (KTEL). For more information call +302105129407 (Athens office), +302310595422 (Thessaloniki office) and +302510223593 (Kavala office).
By train: You can see the Hellenic railways to travel to Drama. The trip takes 9.5 hours from Athens. You can also use the train to come from Thessaloniki, but it costs more than the bus and takes almost 1.5 hours longer. For more information call +302105240647 (Athens office), and +302310517517 (Thessaloniki office). You arrive in Drama and take the bus (Coach) to Kavala, which departures every half hour.
By ship: Coastal lines connect Kavala and the North Aegean islands throughout the year while in the summer months Kavala is connected with all the Greek islands in the Aegean Sea.
On the Island: There are Daily buses via Thassos, Limenaria, Panagia and Prinos that serve all the coastal villages. For more information call +302593022162 (KTEL Thassos office). The 100-kilometer long road network is in good condition. Cars and motorbikes are available for hire on the island.
Thassos, like so many other places in Greece is a place you must see and experience for at least a few days of your summer vacation. It is one of the most beautiful islands of Greece, combining sea and mountains...
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(Calling code for Greece 0030)
Municipality of Thassos 25930 23118