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Flight Information from Thessaloniki to Athens

distanceDistance188 miles (303 km)
durationAverage flight duration50 min
priceAverage plane ticket price£30 (€33)
changesDirect flightYes
carriersAirlinesRyanair, Ellinair, Aegean Airlines or Olympic Air

Flights from Thessaloniki to Athens cover the 188 miles (303 km) long route taking on average 50 min with our travel partners like Ryanair, Ellinair, Aegean Airlines or Olympic Air. There are direct flight services available. While the average ticket price for this route costs around £30, you can find the cheapest plane ticket for as low as £24. Travellers depart most frequently from Thessaloniki International Airport and arrive in Athens International Airport.

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RyanAir and Aegean Airlines from Thessaloniki to Athens

Find the best flights from Thessaloniki to Athens with Omio's travel partners RyanAir and Aegean Airlines from £24. We can find you the best deals, timetables and tickets when comparing and booking the best journey.

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Aegean Airlines

Are you making plans to travel from Thessaloniki to Athens? Why not take a flight with RyanAir? Omio can show you current RyanAir flight times, tickets, travel information (such as luggage policy and amenities offered onboard) and prices so you can find the best deals on Thessaloniki to Athens flights all in one place. On the RyanAir flight, you can expect to travel 188 miles (303 km) between Thessaloniki and Athens. If you use the Omio app to search for flights from Thessaloniki to Athens, you can quickly see if the RyanAir ticket is a mobile ticket, making it easy for you to go paperless when taking a flight. Once you have found your perfect one-way RyanAir flight between Thessaloniki and Athens, book your cheap plane tickets online on Omio or in the Omio app quickly and easily so you can spend the rest of your time enjoying your upcoming trip!

These are RyanAir 's ticket policies for COVID-19 for the flight from Thessaloniki to Athens:

  • Normal conditions apply
  • Cashless payments recommended
  • Online booking and check-in recommended

Flights from Thessaloniki to Athens

Flights from Thessaloniki to Athens aren't tedious or long flights at all. The journey usually spans anywhere between 50 minutes to one hour and the flight route is serviced by three or four popular, local airline carriers. Because of the short distance, most flights from Thessaloniki to Athens are direct flights. A few indirect flights with a layover in nearby Greek cities are also available. Indirect flights can run anywhere from six to eight hours. There are about 17 direct flights that take off on a busy weekday.

Which airlines fly from Thessaloniki to Athens?

There are three to four popular airlines that service this flight route, all available for direct flights. These are Ellinair, Olympic Air, Aegean Airlines, and Germania. These direct flights account for a high volume of departures on weekdays. Indirect flights with layovers in nearby cities like Corfu, Mykonos, and Heraklion are offered by Ellinair, Aegean Airlines, and Germania.

How long is the flight from Thessaloniki to Athens?

Direct flights from Thessaloniki to Athens are not long at all. Expect to spend anywhere from about 50 to 55 minutes, on average. However, indirect flights vary based on the layover location. For example, an indirect flight offered by Germania includes one change at Heraklion International Airport but the total journey time is only two and a half hours.

How many flights are there from Thessaloniki to Athens?

The number of flights depends on whether it's a high-volume weekday or not. Mondays and Friday's can have as many as 20 departures from Thessaloniki, heading to Athens. A lower volume day such as Wednesday or even a Saturday will have only about eight to 10 direct flights.

What are the departure and arrival airports for flights from Thessaloniki to Athens?

Departure airport: Flights from Thessaloniki all leave from the Thessaloniki International Airport (SKG). This airport is about 15 km away from the city center. As an international hub, SKG offers standard facilities and amenities including currency exchange facilities, duty-free shopping, baby care rooms, children's play area, several restaurants and bars, car parks, car rental kiosks, and free Wi-Fi.

Arrival airport: Upon arrival at Athens International Airport (ATH), travelers will find amenities such as business lounges, mini-markets, a pharmacy, sports and betting game lounge, restaurants, cafes, and bars, duty-free shops, baby-care rooms, luggage storage, and mobile charging at Gate 21. The airport is located 35 kilometers away from the city center.

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FAQs
How much do cheap flights to Athens from Thessaloniki cost?
You can find a cheap flight from Thessaloniki to Athens for some dates and times for as low as £24  one way in the next 7 days.
What is the average cost of a flight from Thessaloniki to Athens?
In the next 7 days you’ll find that the average cost of a plane ticket to Athens from Thessaloniki is £30  one way.
What is the distance to Athens from Thessaloniki via plane?
The distance from Thessaloniki to Athens by plane is approximately 188 miles (303 km).
How many hours does it take from Thessaloniki to Athens by plane?
The flight time between Thessaloniki and Athens is on average 50 min  for the 188 miles (303 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go between Thessaloniki and Athens by flight can vary depending on specific dates or travelling on weekends and holidays.
What airport does the flight from Thessaloniki to Athens depart from? Which Athens airport do I fly into from Thessaloniki?

Omio customers who book cheap flights for this trip most frequently fly from Thessaloniki International Airport   to Athens International Airport.

Where do I find the Thessaloniki airport for the flight to Athens? Where is the Athens airport?

Passengers board their flight most frequently from Thessaloniki International Airport, which is located approximately 8.3 miles (13.4 km) from the city centre.

Passengers travelling this route most often arrive at Athens International Airport and need to travel approximately 13.1 miles (21.2 km) from the airport to reach the city centre in Athens. You can check if there are airport shuttle services, taxi services or public transportation options available from Athens International Airport to get you to the city centre in Athens.

What airlines offer a service between Thessaloniki and Athens?
When taking a flight from Thessaloniki to Athens, you can count on Ryanair, Ellinair, Aegean Airlines or Olympic Air for the best way to get you to Athens. You can also check all possible airlines who offer a service between Thessaloniki and Athens and compare the amenities they offer before buying a plane ticket.
Are there any Thessaloniki to Athens direct flights?
If you’re looking for a direct flight from Thessaloniki to Athens, consider travelling with Aegean Airlines. Non-stop flight services tend to offer more convenience and save you time getting you to your destination, so it's worth paying attention to this when booking your plane tickets.
What are the first and last departure flight times from Thessaloniki to Athens?
The earliest flight for this route departs from Thessaloniki at 06: 00. The last flight leaves from Thessaloniki at 21: 00. Check Omio for the latest flight times from Thessaloniki to Athens and book the best time to depart on your chosen travel date.
When should I purchase Thessaloniki Athens plane tickets to score the best deals?
You can find a flight between Thessaloniki and Athens to cost on average £30 one way if you book within the next 7 days. But we recommend buying plane tickets in advance to score the best deals and save money on your route. You’ll see tickets for the Thessaloniki to Athens flight generally on sale a few months before the planned travel date.