Travel Info

REACHING IOANNINA 

By Plane: There are two flights from Athens to Ioannina Airport per day offered by Aegean-Olympic Airways.

By Car: The town is 410 km. from Athens. Egnatia Motorway, a modern motorway of international standards connects Ioannina to Thessaloniki (270 km).

By Coach: Ioannina is connected by coaches to Athens and Thessaloniki several times a day. All the villages and the coasts of Epirus are connected by coaches to Ioannina.

By train: There is no train network in Ioannina.

By sea: Igoumenitsa’s Port is currently the third port in size in Greece but considered as no1 as far as the country commercial access. It is situated in the northwest part of mainland Epirus, opposite Corfu Island (18 nautical miles) and very close to the borders between Greece and Albania. It lies 92 km. (half an hour) away from Ioannina. The geographical position of the port turned the city of Igoumenitsa into the most important commercial harbour of Northwest Greece.

    PHONE CATALOGUE

    Tourist Police
    28ης Οκτωβρίου 11, 26510 65922

    Drugstores
    26510 23333 / 26510 26758

    University hospital
    26510 99111

    Hatzikosta Hospital
    26510 80111

    Ambulance                        
    26510 54330 / 166

    Gas stations     
    26510 33888

    Car service     

    • ΕΛΠΑ: 104
    • EXPRESS SERVICE: 154
    • HELLAS SERVICE: 1057
    • INTERAMERICAN: 168

    Post office                 
    26510 26437, Μ. Μπότσαρη 1

    Police                    
    28ης Οκτωβρίου 11, 26510 65934

    Municipal police            
    26510 01014 / 26510 01008, Αβέρωφ 6

    Fire brigade        
    26510 70500 / 199

    Ioannina university            
    http://www.uoi.gr/
    26510 07777

    Car rentals

    AVIS
    26510-46333
    http://www.avis.gr/greece/rent-a-car/Ioannina_rent_a_car.htm

    BUDGET

    26510-43109

    http://www.budgetrentacar.gr/budgetonline/gr/budget.nsf?Open&ppcscgr=Y 

    Hertz
    26510-27400
    http://www.hertz.gr/Ioannina 

    Europcar
    26510-47422
    http://www.europcar-greece.gr/el/locations/rent-a-car-ioannina.html 

    Parking in the Town of Ioannina

    The best way to sightsee Ioannina is on foot. So, you must leave your car in one of many parking spots and then walk yourself around.

    -In the center of the town, near the clock tower, the outdoor parking of Ioannina Municipality.

    -An underground parking near the central square.

    -A parking at the start of the pedestrian Mich. Angel Street, near the building of the Region of Epirus.

    -A large outdoor free parking next to the lake, near the castle and the old market.

    Free WiFi

    In the town of Ioannina you have a wireless internet access for your mobile phone or laptop. The network covers nowadays the center of the city and it is constantly expanding. Many cafes, restaurants and shops provide free WiFi spots as well.