Volos

A typical Greek coastal port with a lively culture and a rich history: that is Volos! Moreover, from Volos you can discover the best places on the Pelion peninsula. You can go in any direction!

One of Greece’s largest coastal ports is situated in the historical region of Thessaly. Volos. Book a flight to this Mediterranean city and submerge yourself in the Greek ambience! Walk along the harbour promenade and you will not fail to encounter the best sights. What do you think for example of the exceptional Agios Konstantinos church and its lovely city park? Go to one of the many trendy cafés on the promenade and enjoy a refreshing drink (tip: try the local liqueur Tsipouro) and a portion of delicious fish or the traditional gyros!

Book your tickets to the lovely Volos

Can you not get enough of the Greek culture? There is plenty more to discover from Volos! Volos is at the foot of Mount Pelion and the Pelion peninsula. A trip through the unspoilt countryside of this peninsula takes you to 24 villages known for their unique architecture. The houses are namely built in a tower-like fashion and each one of them is a work of art. Visit the village of Makrinitsa and you will also get a great view over Volos. The village is called the ‘balcony of Mount Pelion’ with good reason!

Practical information

Transport to/from the airport

Volos’ airport is located about 18 km from the city centre. You can travel to/from the airport by taxi or bus.

  • Taxi

    Volos airport has a taxi rank next to the terminal. You can recognise them by their yellow colour.
  • Bus

    From Volos airport you can travel by bus to Volos with the Magnesia Intercity Bus. The bus timetable is coordinated with the flight times.

Transport in the city/region

Travel anywhere within Volos:

  • Bus

    In Volos there are 12 bus lines run by the Astiko KTEL company. You can easily ride through the city by bus and to a number of locations just outside the city.
  • Taxi

    In Volos, taxis are an affordable way to travel through the city. The taxis in Volos use metres with different rates. One rate applies from 5.00 am to midnight and the other (double) rate from midnight to 5.00 am. So make sure you pay the right price.

Passport and visa

You need a valid passport or identity card.

Time zone

GMT +2 (summer time +3)
In Volos, it is 1 hour later than it is in the Netherlands.

Currency

The currency used in Volos is the Euro (EUR).

Flight duration

The flight to Volos lasts approximately 3 hours. The outbound and inbound flights may be shorter if the wind direction is favourable.

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