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Serres, Greece - May 25-26, 2017

For the Speakers and the Delegates, Forum provides complimentary round-trip transfers from Thessaloniki to Serres. Such service will be available from Thessaloniki ‘Macedonia’ International Airport and Thessaloniki Railway Station to Serres and vice-versa, as following:

  • May 24th 2017, Thessaloniki – Serres
  • May 27th 2017, Serres – Thessaloniki

 

Important remarks:

  • For booking a complimentary round-trip transfer, it is required detailed information for arrival and departure to/from Thessaloniki and be emailed to info@geo-routes.com. May 11th 2017 CET is the deadline for complimentary reservations. After expiration of this deadline, no complimentary service will be available.   
  • Detailed information must include:  Surname, Name, Date & Time of arrival and departure and Flight or Train Number for each participant(s).
  • Upon reception of your email, acknowledge receipt and a written confirmation will be provided at all times within 24hrs.
  • No complimentary transfers provided for Delegates or Speakers coming to, or leaving Serres in different dates than those stated above.

 

Serres may be reached by different means of transport (by air, rail and private car). Depending on your choice of travel, please click following tabs to find detailed information about getting to the destination:

Travel to Serres by Air
Travel to Serres by Rail
Travel to Serres by Car

Getting by Air, Serres is served by Thessaloniki ‘Macedonia’ International Airport (SKG), 100klms (1 ½ hrs drive), connected with 31 countries and 60 foreign cities.

Arriving to Thessaloniki airport you have two options at to getting to Serres: by private Taxi or the Intercity Bus. In the case of the Intercity Buses, while buses leaving from the city center you need to take a taxi or public bus to the Intercity Bus Station. Please find below information about those two options:

a) By Taxi (Thessaloniki airport to Serres or vv)

Private taxi transfer, Mercedes-Benz E200, with English speaking driver cost per way, per car (1-4 persons): 130€ (special Forum delegate price). Credit card payment is accepted (prior notification upon reservation is compulsory). Online bookings: www.radiotaximercedes.gr, or offline by emai at info@radiotaximercedes.gr to the attention of Mrs. Konstantina (Tel. +30 2310 556203). Bookings require following details: Surname, Name, Date & Time of arrival, Flight no and the number of passengers). On arrival your driver will be waiting to the hall of arrivals holding a sign with your name)

b) By Intercity Bus (Thessaloniki city to Serres or vv)

The distance from Thessaloniki to Serres is 85klms (1h15 drive). Buses leave from Thessaloniki Macedonia Intercity Bus Station http://ktelmacedonia.gr/en/home/list/ and the price each way costs 9€ per person.

Schedules Thessaloniki Intercity Bus Station – Serres and vv

  • Thessaloniki – Serres, from Monday to Friday, every hour from 07h30 to 20h30
  • Serres to Thessaloniki, from Monday to Friday, every hour from 07h00 to 19h00.  On Thursdays and Fridays an additional schedule at 20h00 is also available
  • Serres to Thessaloniki, on Saturdays schedules operate at 09h00, 11h00, 13h00, 15h00, 17h00, 19h00
  • Serres to Thessaloniki, on Sundays schedules operate at 12h00, 14h00, 15h00, 16h00, 17h00, 18h00, 19h00, 20h00

Intercity Buses leaving from the city center, so you need to take a taxi or public bus to the Intercity Bus Station. Specifically:

Getting from the Thessaloniki airport to Thessaloniki Intercity Bus Station

 

Important:  It is declared that Forum helds no responsibility about any means of transport  information, prices and schedules. Delegates choosing the Intercity Bus, are required to reconfirm all about their journey with the station Tel. +30 23210-22822

Serres can be reached by train via Thessaloniki Railway Station. Thessaloniki provides direct international train connections to Sofia, Skopje- Belgrade and Bucharest. For more information please contact the operator “TRAINOSE” international tickets Tel. +302105298906 or email to sina@trainose.gr (09:00 – 17:00).

Arriving to Thessaloniki Railway Station you have two options at getting to Serres: by private Taxi or the Intercity Bus. In the case of the Intercity Buses, while buses leaving from other point of the city (although close to the railway station), you need to take a taxi to the Intercity Bus Station. Please find below information about those two options:

a) By Taxi (Thessaloniki Railway station to Serres or vv)

Private taxi transfer, Mercedes-Benz E200, with English speaking driver cost per way, per car (1-4 persons): 130€ (special Forum delegate price). Credit card payment is accepted (prior notification upon reservation is compulsory). Online bookings: www.radiotaximercedes.gr, or offline by emai at info@radiotaximercedes.gr to the attention of Mrs. Konstantina (Tel. +30 2310 556203).

Bookings require following details: Surname, Name, Date & Time of arrival, Train no and the number of passengers). On arrival your driver will be waiting for you holding a sign with your name)

b) By Intercity Bus (Thessaloniki city to Serres or vv)

The distance from Thessaloniki to Serres is 85klms (1h15 drive). Buses leave from Thessaloniki Macedonia Intercity Bus Station http://ktelmacedonia.gr/en/home/list/ and the price each way costs 9€ per person.

Schedules Thessaloniki Intercity Bus Station – Serres and vv

  • Thessaloniki – Serres, from Monday to Friday, every hour from 07h30 to 20h30
  • Serres to Thessaloniki, from Monday to Friday, every hour from 07h00 to 19h00.  On Thursdays and Fridays an additional schedule at 20h00 is also available
  • Serres to Thessaloniki, on Saturdays schedules operate at 09h00, 11h00, 13h00, 15h00, 17h00, 19h00
  • Serres to Thessaloniki, on Sundays schedules operate at 12h00, 14h00, 15h00, 16h00, 17h00, 18h00, 19h00, 20h00

Intercity Buses leaving from other point of the city (although close to the railway station), so you need to take a taxi to the Intercity Bus Station.

Getting from the Thessaloniki Railway Station to Thessaloniki Intercity Bus Station

  • By taxi: it takes about 10 minutes (4klms drive) and costs around € 10 per way

On the cross roads of the Balkan area, Serres can be easily accessed by most of the capitals of the region.

Indicative connections, distances and driving times listed below. Click a city for map information.

 

Capitals / cities Distance (klms) Drive time
est.non-stop
Sofia 253 3h00
Bucharest 620 7h45
Tirana 500 6h30
Skopje 310 3h40
Belgrade 610 6h50
Istanbul 540 6h40
Sarajevo 820 11h00
Podgorica 660 8h30
Zagreb 1000 11h00
Ljubljana 1150 12h30
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