How to Reach Thessaloniki


  • By Air: The Macedonia International Airport is the best way to reach and you will be able to find flights from most major cities in the world like Berlin, Zurich, Munich, London, Stockholm, Oslo, Cyprus, Belgrade, Moscow, Yeravan, Rome, Paris, Brussels and Budapest to name a few. You will also be able to find domestic flights from Athens.
  • By Train: The recently established train system will get you to Thessaloniki from all the major cities in Greece.


  • Rentals: Car rentals and mini buses are the most convenient way to explore the city. It is a bit crowded during the day though and you might have to walk up a bit from parking spots.
  • By Bus: The KTEL network has stations all over the city. You can not only travel to destinations within but also around the city in a bus. The local bus network is quite good.

Know about the preferred mode of transport, average time spent and average distance traveled for commute in Thessaloniki. The most preferred mode of transport in Thessaloniki is Car.

Average distance: 10.64 km Average time: 27.43 min

  • Car 38.64%
    Driving 25.71 min Walking 0.53 min Overall average time for 18.41 kms 26.24 min
  • Bus/Trolleybus 15.91%
    Bus 25 min Waiting 11.14 min Walking 4 min Overall average time for 6.86 kms 40.14 min
  • Bike 2.27%
    Bike 7 min Walking 1 min Overall average time for 1.5 kms 8 min
  • Walking 29.55%
    Walking 20.23 min Driving 2.46 min Motorbike 1.15 min Waiting 0.38 min Bus 0.38 min Overall average time for 2.95 kms 24.62 min
  • Motorbike 6.82%
    Motorbike 27.33 min Walking 5 min Overall average time for 14.67 kms 32.33 min
Route Distance Time
Agios konstantinos to Thessaloniki 132.7 km 2 hours 12 mins
Kavala to Thessaloniki 170.66 km 2 hours 50 mins
Skopelos to Thessaloniki 181.06 km 3 hours 1 mins
Skopje to Thessaloniki 214.46 km 3 hours 34 mins
Sofia to Thessaloniki 214.48 km 3 hours 34 mins
Athens to Thessaloniki 287.31 km 4 hours 47 mins
Tirana to Thessaloniki 348.2 km 5 hours 48 mins
İpsala to Thessaloniki 389.32 km 6 hours 29 mins
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