Access to Volos from Athens and Thessaloniki can be done by car using the national road Athens - Thessaloniki. Choose the exit Mikrothives (290 km.) or the exit Velestino (310 km.).
The distance between the center of Athens and Volos is 324 km. It takes about 3 hours and 30 minutes. By bus the journey takes about 4 hours and 15 minutes. (ΚΤΕΛ)
The distance from Thessaloniki is 210 km and the journey by car takes about 2 hours and 10 minutes and by bus the journey takes about 2 hours and 30 minutes. (ΚΤΕΛ)
Volos by rail is connected to Athens and Thessaloniki with interchange at Larissa with Intercity trains. The journey takes 5h and 3:30h respectively. (OΣΕ)
Directions to help you with the KTEL bus that you need to take from Athens to Volos.
You should go to the KTEL - Liossion bus station in order to take the bus to Volos. The nearest Metro Station to the KTEL Liossion bus station is the "Kato Patissia" station. You could walk from there (10 minutes or so) or take a taxi to the KTEL Liossion.
Here is a link to google maps. Check at the upper right corner for Bus Liosia (KTEL Liossion) and Kato Patissia metro station
Access to the congress building
Pedestrians (15’ – 25’) from city centre
bus (line 2, 3, 4 και 5)
A map of Volos with the different places of the congress
4 Jan. 2016: Deadline for abstract submission 20 Fev. 2016: End of review phase 25-26 Fev. 2016: Feedback to authors 3 May 2016: 9 May 2016: NEW Deadline for article submission 21-24 Sept. 2016: Congress