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Duration 5h 52m
Distance 498.1 km
Average price 40€
Frequency 11/day

Trip overview

The average bus between Thessaloníki and Athens takes 5h 52m and the fastest bus takes 5h 45m. The bus service runs several times per day from Thessaloníki to Athens. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays; use the search form on this page to search for a specific travel date.

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  1. Thessaloniki Monastiriou
  2. Athens
5h 45m
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25€ - 40€

Thessaloníki to Athens bus times

Buses run every two hours between Thessaloníki and Athens. The earliest departure is at 12:00 in the afternoon, and the last departure from Thessaloníki is at 23:00 which arrives into Athens at 05:00. All services run direct with no transfers required, and take on average 5h 52m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.
Train services typically run at the following times each day These schedules are estimated
These schedules are estimated: The schedules shown above are estimated schedules based on typical services on the average day and may vary depending on when you plan to travel. Please make sure you confirm the departure/arrival times and availability with the operator before planning your trip.

Frequently asked questions

Want to know about travelling from Thessaloníki to Athens? We have put together a list of the most frequently asked questions from our users such as: What is the cheapest mode of transport?, What is the quickest option?, How much do tickets usually cost? and many more.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Thessaloniki Monastiriou and arriving at Athens. Services depart every three hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 5h 45m.

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The distance between Thessaloníki and Athens is 304 km. The road distance is 498.1 km.

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Thessaloníki to Athens bus services, operated by KTEL Thessalonikis, depart from Thessaloniki Monastiriou station.

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Thessaloníki to Athens bus services, operated by KTEL Thessalonikis, arrive at Athens station.

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What companies run services between Thessaloníki and Athens?

KTEL Thessalonikis operates a bus from Thessaloniki Monastiriou to Athens every 3 hours. Tickets cost 39€ and the journey takes 5h 45m. Two other operators also service this route.
Bus operators
KTEL Thessalonikis
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
39€
Phone
+30 2310 510835
Email
contact@ktelthes.gr
Website
ktelthes.gr
Bus from Thessaloniki Monastiriou to Athens
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
39€
Schedules at
ktelthes.gr
Siamos Tours
Ave. Duration
8h 30m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
25€ - 30€
Phone
0030 2108219900
Email
vsiamos@otenet.gr
Website
siamostours.com
Bus from Thessaloniki to Athens
Ave. Duration
8h 30m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
25€ - 30€
Schedules at
siamostours.com
Korona Travel
Ave. Duration
7h
Frequency
Once a week
Phone
210.92.33.33
Email
info@koronatravel.gr
Website
koronatravel.gr
Bus from Thessaloniki to Athens
Ave. Duration
7h
Frequency
Once a week
Schedules at
koronatravel.gr

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