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There are 3 ways to get from Blagoevgrad to Thessaloniki by bus, train or car

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Bus  •  3h 35m

  1. Take the bus from Blagoevgrad to Thessaloniki station Haskovo - Piraeus / ...

$8 - $12

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Train  •  4h 52m

  1. Take the train from Blagoevgrad to Petrich 5611
  2. Take the train from Rodopolis to Thessaloniki Αλεξανδρούπολη Λιμάνι - Θεσσαλονίκη

$17 - $35

Drive  •  2h 25m

  1. Drive from Blagoevgrad to Thessaloniki 121.4 miles

$29 - $45

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The cheapest way to get from Blagoevgrad to Thessaloniki is to bus which costs $8 - $12 and takes 3h 35m.

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The quickest way to get from Blagoevgrad to Thessaloniki is to drive which costs $29 - $45 and takes 2h 25m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Blagoevgrad and arriving at Thessaloniki station station. Services depart five times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3h 35m.

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The distance between Blagoevgrad and Thessaloniki is 153 km. The road distance is 194.3 km.

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The best way to get from Blagoevgrad to Thessaloniki without a car is to bus which takes 3h 35m and costs $8 - $12.

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The bus from Blagoevgrad to Thessaloniki station takes 3h 35m including transfers and departs five times a day.

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Blagoevgrad to Thessaloniki bus services, operated by Union Ivkoni, depart from Blagoevgrad station.

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The best way to get from Blagoevgrad to Thessaloniki is to bus which takes 3h 35m and costs $8 - $12. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $17 - $35 and takes 4h 52m.

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Blagoevgrad to Thessaloniki bus services, operated by Union Ivkoni, arrive at Thessaloniki station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Blagoevgrad to Thessaloniki is 194 km. It takes approximately 2h 25m to drive from Blagoevgrad to Thessaloniki.

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  • Distance: 95.8 miles
  • Duration: 3h 35m

What companies run services between Blagoevgrad, Bulgaria and Thessaloniki, Greece?

Union Ivkoni operates a bus from Blagoevgrad to Thessaloniki 3 times a day. Tickets cost $8 - $12 and the journey takes 3h 35m. Four other operators also service this route. Alternatively, you can take a train from Blagoevgrad to Thessaloniki via Petrich and Rodopolis in around 4h 52m.

Train operators
Greek Railways (OSE)
Website
trainose.gr
Train from Rodopolis to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$6 - $18
Website
trainose.gr
Book at
Raileurope.com
2nd Class Ticket
$6 - $9
1st Class Ticket
$7 - $10
InterCity 2nd Class Ticket
$12 - $15
InterCity 1st Class Ticket
$16 - $18
Bus operators
Union Ivkoni
Phone
02/989 0000
Website
union-ivkoni.com
Bus from Blagoevgrad to Thessaloniki station
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Schedules at
online.union-ivkoni.com
Crazy Holidays
Phone
2310-241545
Website
crazyholidays.gr
Bus from Blagoevgrad to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Schedules at
crazyholidays.gr
Ilias Travel
Phone
+359 2831 9192
Email
office@iliastravel.com
Website
iliastravel.com
Bus from Blagoevgrad to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
3h 38m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$15 - $16
Schedules at
iliastravel.com
Arda Tur
Phone
0700 20 544
Website
ardatur.bg
Bus from Blagoevgrad to Thessaloniki Monastiriou
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$10
Website
Arda Tur
Greek Railways (OSE)
Website
trainose.gr
Bus from Blagoevgrad to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
4h 52m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$14 - $21
Website
trainose.gr
Book at
Raileurope.com

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