General Informations

Congress Venue

The congress will take place inside the building of the Architectural department of the Polytechnic School of the Thessaly University at Volos.



Eleftherios Venizelos Athens International Airport (ATH)

Thessaloniki International Airport (SKG)

Aéroport international de Volos Nea Anchialos (VOL)

Arriving Volos

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)
  • taxi

A map of Volos with the different places of the congress