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There are 8 ways to get from İzmir to Thessaloniki by train, bus, bus and ferry, car ferry, car, plane or ferry

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

Train, bus  •  15 h 29 min

  1. Take the train from Alsancak to Aliağa
  2. Take the bus from Aliaga to Keşan
  3. Take the bus from Kesan to Thessaloniki

$64 - $99

Cheapest option

Train, bus, bus and ferry  •  17 h 56 min

  1. Take the train from Alsancak to Aliağa
  2. Take the bus from Aliağa to Altınoluk
  3. Take the bus and ferry from Altınoluk to Keşan
  4. Take the bus from Keşan to Thessaloniki

$22 - $51

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Train, bus, car ferry  •  18 h 37 min

  1. Take the train from Alsancak to Aliağa
  2. Take the bus from Aliaga to Ayvalik
  3. Take the car ferry from Ayvalık to Mitilini
  4. Take the car ferry from Mytilene to Kavala
  5. Take the bus from Kavala to Thessaloniki

$98 - $156

Drive  •  12 h 19 min

  1. Drive from İzmir to Thessaloniki 663.3 miles

$160 - $230

Fly from Izmir  •  6 h 37 min

  1. Fly from Izmir (ADB) to Thessaloniki (SKG) ADB - SKG

$114 - $324

Bus, car ferry to Chios, fly  •  7 h 32 min

  1. Take the bus from Izmir Airport to Cesme
  2. Take the car ferry from Çeşme to Chios
  3. Fly from Chios (JKH) to Thessaloniki (SKG) JKH - SKG

$92 - $369

Train, bus, car ferry to Mytilini, fly  •  9 h 13 min

  1. Take the train from Alsancak to Aliağa
  2. Take the bus from Aliaga to Ayvalik
  3. Take the car ferry from Ayvalık to Mitilini
  4. Fly from Mytilini (MJT) to Thessaloniki (SKG) MJT - SKG

$60 - $221

Train, ferry to Samos, fly  •  8 h 23 min

  1. Take the train from Izmir Basmane to Çamlık
  2. Take the ferry from Kuşadası to Vathy
  3. Fly from Samos (SMI) to Thessaloniki (SKG) SMI - SKG

$94 - $296

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from İzmir to Thessaloniki is to train and bus and bus and ferry which costs 120 ₺ - 290 ₺ and takes 17 h 56 min.

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The quickest way to get from İzmir to Thessaloniki is to fly which costs 600 ₺ - 1.900 ₺ and takes 6 h 37 min.

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The distance between İzmir and Thessaloniki is 438 km. The road distance is 1061.3 km.

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The best way to get from İzmir to Thessaloniki without a car is to train and bus which takes 15 h 29 min and costs 360 ₺ - 600 ₺.

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It takes approximately 15 h 29 min to get from İzmir to Thessaloniki, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Izmir Airport to Thessaloniki Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 10 min and has one stopover.

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Thessaloniki is 1 h behind İzmir. It is currently 6:58 AM in İzmir and 5:58 AM in Thessaloniki.

Yes, the driving distance between İzmir to Thessaloniki is 1061 km. It takes approximately 12 h 19 min to drive from İzmir to Thessaloniki.

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Olympic Air, Lufthansa, Pegasus Airlines and two other airlines offer flights from Izmir Airport to Thessaloniki Airport.

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There are 896+ hotels available in Thessaloniki. Prices start at $47 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from İzmir to Thessaloniki.
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  • Distance: 273.6 miles
  • Duration: 15 h 29 min

What companies run services between İzmir, Turkey and Thessaloniki, Greece?

Turkish Airlines, Aegean Airlines and three other airlines fly from İzmir to Thessaloniki every 4 hours.

Airlines
Aegean Airlines
Website
aegeanair.com
Flights from Izmir to Thessaloniki via Athens
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $260
Flights from Izmir to Thessaloniki via Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Flights from Chios to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$90 - $430
Flights from Chios to Thessaloniki via Athens
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$90 - $430
Flights from Mytilini to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$28 - $340
Flights from Mytilini to Thessaloniki via Athens
Ave. Duration
2 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$28 - $340
Flights from Samos to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$60 - $300
Flights from Samos to Thessaloniki via Athens
Ave. Duration
2 h 56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $320
Olympic Air
Website
olympicair.com
Flights from Chios to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$90 - $430
Flights from Chios to Thessaloniki via Athens
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$90 - $430
Flights from Mytilini to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$28 - $340
Flights from Mytilini to Thessaloniki via Athens
Ave. Duration
2 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$28 - $340
Flights from Samos to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$60 - $300
Flights from Samos to Thessaloniki via Athens
Ave. Duration
2 h 56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $320
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Izmir to Thessaloniki via Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
4 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Flights from Izmir to Thessaloniki via Ankara, Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
When
Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Astra Airlines
Website
astra-airlines.gr
Flights from Chios to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $220
Flights from Mytilini to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $230
Flights from Samos to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
$85 - $240
Sky Express
Website
skyexpress.gr
Flights from Chios to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $500
Flights from Mytilini to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Samos to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Izmir to Thessaloniki via Munich
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$300 - $2,100
Train operators
Izban
Website
izban.com.tr
Train from Alsancak to Aliağa
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1
Schedules at
izban.com.tr
Turkish Railways (TCDD)
Phone
+90 444 8 233
Website
tcddtasimacilik.gov.tr
Train from Izmir Basmane to Çamlık
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Website
tcdd.gov.tr
Bus operators
MetroTurizm
Phone
0850 222 34 55
Email
iletisim@metroturizm.com.tr
Website
metroturizm.com.tr
Bus from Aliaga to Keşan
Ave. Duration
6 h 48 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$8 - $23
Schedules at
metroturizm.com.tr
Bus from Aliaga to Ayvalik
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$3 - $8
Schedules at
metroturizm.com.tr
Crazy Holidays
Phone
2310-241545
Website
crazyholidays.gr
Bus from Kesan to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$55 - $75
Schedules at
crazyholidays.gr
Kamil Koc
Phone
+90 224 294 55 62
Website
kamilkoc.com.tr
Bus from Aliağa to Altınoluk
Ave. Duration
3 h 9 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Schedules at
kamilkoc.com.tr
Bus and ferry from Altınoluk to Keşan
Ave. Duration
4 h 21 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$7 - $14
Schedules at
kamilkoc.com.tr
Bus from Keşan to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$8 - $26
Schedules at
kamilkoc.com.tr
Bus from Aliağa to Ayvalık
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
kamilkoc.com.tr
KTEL Kavalas
Phone
(+30) 2510.222294
Email
info@ktelkavalas.gr
Website
ktelkavalas.gr
Bus from Kavala to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $22
Schedules at
ktelkavalas.gr
Havas
Phone
444 0 487
Email
info@havas.net
Website
havas.com.tr
Bus from Izmir Airport to Cesme
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $5
Schedules at
havas.com.tr
Ferry operators
Jale Tour
Phone
+90266 331 31 70
Email
info@jaletur.com
Website
jaletour.com
Car ferry from Ayvalık to Mitilini
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$15 - $24
Schedules at
jaletour.com
Hellenic Seaways
Phone
+30 210 4199000
Email
hswroro@hsw.gr
Website
hellenicseaways.gr
Car ferry from Mytilene to Kavala
Ave. Duration
7 h 10 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$65 - $100
Schedules at
hellenicseaways.gr
Economy
$65 - $100
Business
$98
4 bed inside cabin
$89
EgeBerlik
Website
egebirlik.eu
Car ferry from Çeşme to Chios
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Schedules at
egebirlik.eu
Erturk
Website
erturk.com.tr
Car ferry from Çesme Port to Chíos
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$23 - $28
Schedules at
erturk.com.tr
Turyol
Website
turyolonline.com
Car ferry from Çeşme to Chios
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$23
Schedules at
turyolonline.com
Barel Travel
Website
bareltravel.com
Ferry from Kuşadası to Vathy
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$0 - $29
Schedules at
bareltravel.com
Adult
$29
Child
$15
Infant
$0
Meander Travel
Website
meandertravel.com
Ferry from Kusadasis to Vathy, Samos
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $41
Schedules at
meandertravel.com

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The best way to get from İzmir to Izmir Airport is to train which takes 24 min and costs 6 ₺.

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