Greek National Road 6

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search

National Road 6 shield

National Road 6
Εθνική Οδός 6
Major junctions
West end: Igoumenitsa
East end: Volos
Regions: Epirus, Thessaly
Major cities: Igoumenitsa, Ioannina, Trikala, Larissa, Volos
Highway system
National Roads in Greece
Upgraded section between Trikala and Larissa

Greek National Road 6 (Greek: Εθνική Οδός 6, abbreviated as EO6) is a national road in north-central Greece. It begins at the port of Igoumenitsa and ends at Volos, passing through the towns Ioannina, Metsovo, Trikala and Larissa. The section between Metsovo and Volos is part of the European route E92. The road runs through five regional units (Thesprotia, Ioannina, Trikala, Larissa and Magnesia) and the regions of Epirus and Thessaly.

The route begins in Igoumenitsa. It passes north of Ioannina and its lake, near Perama. It crosses the Pindus mountains, passing through Metsovo. It runs through Kalampaka and bypasses Trikala. It then passes into the plain and runs through Larissa. Between the southeast of Larissa and Velestino, it has been replaced by the A1 motorway. From Velestino it continues east and it ends at the Aegean port of Volos. As of 2014, the section between Trikala and Larissa is being upgraded to a dual carriageway.[1] The new A2 motorway offers a faster connection between Igoumenitsa, Ioannina and Metsovo.


See also[edit]


Coordinates: 39°46′11″N 21°27′39″E / 39.7696°N 21.4609°E / 39.7696; 21.4609