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Lamia (Greek: Λαμία) (Population: 64,716 (2011)) is the capital of the Phthiotis region of West Central Greece.


Get in[edit]

Lamia sits almost in the middle between Athens (211 km) and Thessaloniki (295 km).

By bus[edit]

There are KTEL intercity buses starting at Lamia 1 bus station.

By train[edit]

Lamia 2 train station is no longer on the main line Athens - Thessaloniki. Timetable is available on TrainOse website

Get around[edit]


  • 1 Lamia Fortress (Greek: Kastro Lamias).
  • 2 Archaeological Museum (inside the fortress).
  • 3 Gorgopotamos Bridge — The railway bridge over the river Gorgopotamos is famous for one of the biggest sabotage acts of World War II, known as "Operation Harling". A British mission and 150 Greek partisans blew it up on 25 November 1942, cutting off German supplies being transported between Athens and Thessaloniki.


  • Football: PAS Lamia 1964 play soccer in Superleague, the Greek top tier. Their home ground is Municipal Stadium (capacity 5500) 1 km north of town centre.






Go next[edit]

Loutra Ypatis - A spa town on the foothills of Mt Oiti, 20 minutes away by car.

Routes through Lamia
ThessalonikiMt Olympus Volos  N  S  Chalcis ThebesAthens
IteaDelphi Mount Parnassus ←  SO  SE  Thermopylae

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