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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 23 May we recommend taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

21:30Athens International Airport0h55 22:25Thessaloniki International Airport
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£591One-way
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23:05Athens International Airport0h54 23:59Thessaloniki International Airport
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£531One-way
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21:30Athens International Airport0h55 22:25Thessaloniki International Airport
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13:10Athens International Airport0h55 14:05Thessaloniki International Airport
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13:10Athens International Airport0h55 14:05Thessaloniki International Airport
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Tue
24 May
£62Union Ivkoni International
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Wed
25 May
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Thu
26 May
£62Union Ivkoni International
£67Aegean Airlines
£84Blue Star Ferries
Fri
27 May
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28 May
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Sun
29 May
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Mon
30 May
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Tue
31 May
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1 Jun
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Thu
2 Jun
£62Union Ivkoni International
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£70Blue Star Ferries
Fri
3 Jun
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4 Jun
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Travel Information to Thessaloniki from Athens

distanceDistance188 miles (303 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach, flight or ferry
priceTicket price range£24 - £63
cheapestCheapest modeFlight • £24 • 55 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • £24 • 55 min
carriersPopular travel companiesUnion Ivkoni International, Aegean Airlines or Blue Star Ferries

Travel 188 miles (303 km) by coach, flight or ferry from Athens to Thessaloniki. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 55 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a flight is the best option with prices starting as low as £24. The most popular travel providers which serve this journey are Union Ivkoni International, Aegean Airlines or Blue Star Ferries among others. Travellers can even take a direct from Athens to Thessaloniki.

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FAQs

What are my Athens to Thessaloniki travel options?

You can travel between Athens and Thessaloniki 3 different ways: coach, flight or ferry.

How do I get from Athens to Thessaloniki the cheapest way?

A flight service offers the cheapest way to travel from Athens to Thessaloniki, which costs on average £24.

This is compared to other ways of getting to Thessaloniki:

A flight is £21 less than a coach for this trip with tickets for a coach from Athens to Thessaloniki costing on average £45.

A flight is £39 less than a ferry for this route with tickets for a ferry from Athens to Thessaloniki costing on average £63.

What is the fastest way to get to Thessaloniki from Athens?

The quickest way to travel between Athens and Thessaloniki is by flight, which takes on average 55 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

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How far is Thessaloniki from Athens?

The Athens to Thessaloniki distance is approximately 188 miles (303 km).

What are the departure and arrival points when travelling from Athens to Thessaloniki?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points for travellers from Athens to Thessaloniki:

  • Coaches mostly depart from Athens, Sidirodromon (Αθήνα, Σιδηροδρόμων) and arrive in Thessaloniki, Macedonia Intercity Bus Station.
  • Flights mostly leave from Athens International Airport and tend to arrive in Thessaloniki International Airport.

Who can get 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:

  • Travel with Union Ivkoni International for coaches to Thessaloniki. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Union Ivkoni International Athens to Thessaloniki tickets on Omio for £45.
  • Travel with Aegean Airlines to go to Thessaloniki by plane. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Aegean Airlines Athens to Thessaloniki tickets on Omio for £24.
  • Blue Star Ferries can take you to Thessaloniki by ferry. If searching for a good deal on ferries, you can find tickets for Blue Star Ferries from Athens to Thessaloniki for £63.

What other destinations are worth visiting after travelling from Athens to Thessaloniki?

Omio customers who travel from Athens to Thessaloniki often also extend their holiday to go to Sofia, Munich or Stuttgart. Omio can help you plan your trip by finding the best connections between Thessaloniki and these popular destinations at a great price.

How far in advance should I book my Athens to Thessaloniki ticket online to get the best deals?

When planning your trip from Athens to Thessaloniki, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to book and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Coach tickets are costing £45 one way on average.
  • Plane tickets are costing on average £24 one way.
  • Ferry tickets cost on average £63 one way.

However, we recommend buying tickets between Athens and Thessaloniki online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.