Karditsa (Greek: Καρδίτσα) (Population: 56.747 (2011)) is a city in Thessaly.
The closest airport is Volos airport (VOL IATA), situated in (Nea Anchialos [formerly dead link]), about 95 km W from the city. There is a bus connecting airport and Volos bus station. Buses are waiting to pick up travelers after a plane lands, the cost form the airport to Volos Bus station is 5 €. Then you have to get another bus or Train from Volos to Trikala.
By regional coach
Interurban coaches ("KTEL" buses) are by far the most convenient way to travel around Greece, as well as for intra-regional travelling. There is frequent bus service from Athens Liossion Station to Karditsa, as well as from Thessaloniki bus terminal "Macedonia" to Karditsa.
Trains (OSE) connect Karditsa to other cities in Greece. Travelling with ordinary trains can be cheaper, although a little bit slower, whereas choosing a fancy faster Intercity train will cost the same amount of money, or even more than a KTEL bus.
- [dead link] Domotel Arni Hotel, Karaiskaki 4, 43100, Karditsa, ☏ +30 24410 22161, firstname.lastname@example.org. Designed by a French architect, Domotel Arni is one of the first hotels in the Balkans (it welcomed its first guests in 1921) and it is a rare sample of rococo architecture.
Koziakis Mountains - 35 km northwest of Karditsa, see Trikala
Plastira Lake - 20 km southeast of Karditsa