How to Reach Thessaloniki

The Easiest Way 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.

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Modes of Transportation in Thessaloniki

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 Walking.

Average distance: 8.74 km Average time: 24.26 min

  • Walking 38.89%
    Walking 18.93 min Driving 2.29 min Motorbike 1.07 min Waiting 0.36 min Bus 0.36 min Overall average time for 2.81 kms 23 min
  • Bus/Trolleybus 16.67%
    Bus 24.17 min Waiting 10.5 min Walking 3 min Overall average time for 6.67 kms 37.67 min
  • Bike 2.78%
    Bike 7 min Walking 1 min Overall average time for 1.5 kms 8 min
  • Car 30.56%
    Driving 23.27 min Overall average time for 18.18 kms 23.27 min
  • Motorbike 5.56%
    Motorbike 18.5 min Overall average time for 11.5 kms 18.5 min
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