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from Athens to Thessaloniki

You can get from Athens to Thessaloniki by train, bus or flight.

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To get from Athens to Thessaloniki on 29 Nov we recommend taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

18:05Athens International Airport0h55 19:00Thessaloniki International Airport
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18:05Athens International Airport0h55 19:00Thessaloniki International Airport
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21:20Athens International Airport0h55 22:15Thessaloniki International Airport
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16:25Athens International Airport0h55 17:20Thessaloniki International Airport
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13:05Athens International Airport1h00 14:05Thessaloniki International Airport
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28 Nov
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29 Nov
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30 Nov
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1 Dec
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2 Dec
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Fri
3 Dec
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4 Dec
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5 Dec
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6 Dec
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7 Dec
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8 Dec
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9 Dec
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Fri
10 Dec
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Sat
11 Dec
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12 Dec
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13 Dec
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14 Dec
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15 Dec
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16 Dec
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17 Dec
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Travel Information from Athens to Thessaloniki

distanceDistance188 miles (303 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight or ferry
priceTicket price range£32 - £47
cheapestCheapest modeFlight • £32 • 54 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • £32 • 54 min
carriersPopular travel companiesAegean Airlines or Blue Star Ferries

Travel 188 miles (303 km) by flight or ferry from Athens to Thessaloniki. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 54 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a flight is the best option with prices starting as low as £32. The most popular travel providers which serve this journey are Aegean Airlines or Blue Star Ferries among others. Travellers can even take a direct from Athens to Thessaloniki.

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FAQs
How do you get from Athens to Thessaloniki?

There are 2 ways that you can travel between Athens and Thessaloniki. You can take a flight or ferry.

What is the cheapest way from Athens to Thessaloniki?

The cheapest way from Athens to Thessaloniki is by taking a flight. You can find average ticket prices around £32 compared to other travel options to Thessaloniki:

A flight is £15 less than a ferry for this journey with tickets for a ferry from Athens to Thessaloniki costing on average £47.

What is the fastest way to Thessaloniki from Athens?

The fastest way from Athens to Thessaloniki is by flight with an average journey time of 54 min.

Other travel options to Thessaloniki from Athens can usually take longer:

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What is the distance from Athens to Thessaloniki?

The distance between Athens and Thessaloniki is around 188 miles (303 km).

Where do people depart from and arrive in when travelling from Athens to Thessaloniki?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points when travelling from Athens to Thessaloniki:

  • Most travellers take a flight from Athens International Airport to Thessaloniki International Airport.
Which travel companies can take me from Athens to Thessaloniki?

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Athens to Thessaloniki, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

  • Aegean Airlines can get you to Thessaloniki by plane. You can find a good deal for plane tickets with Aegean Airlines from Athens to Thessaloniki for £32 on Omio.
  • Travel with Blue Star Ferries for ferries to Thessaloniki. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Blue Star Ferries Athens to Thessaloniki tickets on Omio for £47.
Where should I go next after I travel to Thessaloniki from Athens?
Looking to extend your trip from Athens to Thessaloniki? Many Omio customers who go from Athens to Thessaloniki usually extend their holiday to explore other popular destinations like Sofia, Munich or Stuttgart. If you're looking to explore Sofia, Munich or Stuttgart from Thessaloniki, let Omio find you the best connections available at an affordable price.
How far in advance should I book tickets from Athens to Thessaloniki online to get the best deals?

Before travelling from Athens to Thessaloniki, it’s good to know what ticket you can buy and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

  • The price of a plane ticket for this route is on average £32 one way.
  • The price of a ferry ticket is on average £47 one way for this journey.

But we recommend booking Athens to Thessaloniki tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.