Access options - parking
There are two flights from Athens to Ioannina Airport per day offered by Aegean-Olympic Airways.
The town is 410 km. from Athens. Egnatia Motorway, a modern motorway of international standards connects Ioannina to Thessaloniki (270 km).
Ioannina is connected by coach to Athens and Thessaloniki several times a day. All the villages and the coasts of Epirus are connected by coach to Ioannina.
There is no train network in Ioannina.
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.
Parking in the town
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.