8th Trends in Classics - Travel Information

Hotels and Conference Venues  

Aristotle University of Thessaloniki is situated in the city center. The designated conference hotel is the “ABC” Hotel (41 Angelaki Str., 54621 Thessaloniki, tel. (+30) 2310 265421, email:info@hotelabc.gr), which is offering discount rates to participants (breakfast included, single room 50 €; double room 70 €).   

Orestias Kastorias Hotel (14 Agnostou Stratiotou Street, tel. (+30) 2310 276517, email:info@okhotel.gr) is also offering reduced rates (single room 32 €; double room 42 €) 

In both cases please make sure to mention that you are a conference delegate.

A small number of rooms at affordable rates (single room 20 €; double room 30 €; double room with bathroom 32 €) are also available at the University Guesthouse (29, Megalou Alexandrou Avenue, tel. (2310 857908). For room availability in the Guesthouse, please contact Stavros Frangoulidis (frangoulidis@gmail.com).

Reaching Hotels from the airport by taxi

A short taxi ride (25 min) will take you from the airport to your hotel or the University Guest House, and should cost approximately 15-20 Euros. 

Reaching Hotels from the airport by bus 

Bus number 78 runs from the airport to the city every 30 minutes round the clock. Tickets cost 80 cents and can be purchased in various places (kiosks, special bus ticket stands and on board). 

All hotels are easily accessible by bus. If you arrange to stay at the ABC Hotel, alight at HANTH Square; walk for approximately 300 meters down Angelaki Street to ABC Hotel. The hotel is located in Sindrivani Square. After 10 pm, the bus changes route. In this case you can get off at Sindrivani Square, in front of the hotel.

If you decide to stay at the Orestias Kastorias Hotel, alight at Aristotelous Square and head north towards the Roman Agora. The hotel is located in that area. After 10 pm, the bus changes route. In this case, alight at Egnatia Avenue, a block closer to the hotel. 

If you plan to stay in the University Guesthouse, alight at Scholi Tyflon. Walk approximately 50 meters towards the seafront. The Guesthouse is located at 29, Megalou Alexandrou Avenue.

Conference Venues

On May 29, 31 and June 1 the conference venue will be the Aristotle University Research Dissemination Center (September 3 Ave., University Campus). 

On May 30 we will be moving to the Archaeological Museum (Manolis Andronikos Hall, 6 Manoli Andronikos Str., 54621 Thessaloniki, tel. +30 2310 830538). 


More general travel information about Thessaloniki can be obtained from:

The City Hall of Thessaloniki

The Greek National Tourism Organisation


We look forward to welcoming you to the conference,

The Organizing Committee