You can reach the retreat by car by bus or by plane.

By plane
the easiest way to reach Ioannina is by plane from Athens. There are flights on a daily basis that connect Athens airport with Ioannina. Flight duration is approximately 50 minutes. Visit for flights and bookings.

By bus
Bus from Athens to Ioannina: There are seven daily bus connections from Athens to Ioannina. The trip duration is about 6.5 hours and the bus fare is approximately 39 Euros (one way). If you decide to reach Ioannina by bus you should go from Athens airport to the Athens national long-distance bus terminal (named Kifissos terminal). You may either take a taxi or the express airport bus X93 to the National Bus station. For information visit or call National Bus Station: +30 210 5129363 (for return information call +30 26510 26286).  

By car
If you decide to drive from Athens to Ioannina, you may rent a car at the Athens international airport. Ioannina is located 450 km NW of Athens (via Rio-Antirio), you will need approximetly 6 hours.

Driving directions from Athens to Ioannina: From the Athens airport, take Attiki Odos motorway and follow the signs to Athens and then Elefsina. After Elefsina, keep driving on Greek National Road 8A (sometimes called National Road 8) westbound, until you reach Rio Junction. Pass the Rio-Antirio bridge, and follow National Road 5 northbound. National Road 5 leads into the town of Ioannina.