There are 4 ways to get from Bucharest to Thessaloniki by plane, bus or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Fly  •  5 h 17 min

  1. Fly from Bucharest Otopeni (OTP) to Thessaloniki (SKG) OTP - SKG

$54 - $145

Cheapest option

Bus EAAA  •  16 h 37 min

  1. Take the bus from Bucharest, Bucharest Autogara Militari to Pleven 980
  2. Take the bus from Pleven to Thessaloniki

$37 - $57

2 alternative options

Bus Simeonidis Tours  •  11 h 9 min

  1. Take the bus from Bucharest to Thessaloniki Simeonidis

$40 - $60

Drive  •  8 h 18 min

  1. Drive from Bucharest to Thessaloniki 427.2 miles

$100 - $150

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Bucharest to Thessaloniki is to bus which costs $35 - $60 and takes 16 h 37 min.

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The quickest way to get from Bucharest to Thessaloniki is to fly which takes 5 h 17 min and costs $50 - $150.

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The distance between Bucharest and Thessaloniki is 495 km. The road distance is 683 km.

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It takes approximately 5 h 17 min to get from Bucharest to Thessaloniki, including transfers.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Bucharest and arriving at Thessaloniki. Services depart five times a week, and operate Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday. The journey takes approximately 11 h 9 min.

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What companies run services between Bucharest, Romania and Thessaloniki, Greece?

Ellinair, Tarom and two other airlines fly from Bucharest to Thessaloniki 3 times a day. Alternatively, Simeonidis Tours operates a bus from Bucharest to Thessaloniki 5 times a week. Tickets cost $40 - $60 and the journey takes 11 h 9 min.

Airlines
Aegean Airlines
Website
aegeanair.com
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Thessaloniki via Athens
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $280
Ellinair
Website
en.ellinair.com
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$95 - $270
Tarom
Website
tarom.ro
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $290
Bus operators
Simeonidis Tours
FlixBus
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Bucharest, Bucharest Autogara Militari to Pleven
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$13 - $22
Website
flixbus.co.uk
EAAA
Website
rta.government.bg
Bus from Pleven to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
10 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Schedules at
rta.government.bg

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