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There are 5 ways to get from Burgas to Thessaloniki by bus, car or plane

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Bus via Komotini  •  9 h 33 min

  1. Take the bus from Burgas to Svilengrad
  2. Take the bus from Svilengrad to Komotini
  3. Take the bus from Komotini to Thessaloniki

$7 - $11

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Bus Crazy Holidays  •  11 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Burgas to Thessaloniki

$55 - $75

Drive  •  6 h 22 min

  1. Drive from Burgas to Thessaloniki 362.3 miles

$85 - $130

Bus to Varna, fly  •  10 h 13 min

  1. Take the bus from Burgas South to Varna
  2. Fly from Varna (VAR) to Thessaloniki (SKG) VAR - SKG

$134 - $487

Bus to Istanbul Ataturk, fly  •  9 h 52 min

  1. Take the bus from Burgas South to Istanbul
  2. Fly from Istanbul Ataturk (IST) to Thessaloniki (SKG) IST - SKG

$101 - $238

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The cheapest way to get from Burgas to Thessaloniki is to bus which costs $7 - $11 and takes 9 h 33 min.

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The quickest way to get from Burgas to Thessaloniki is to drive which costs $85 - $130 and takes 6 h 22 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Burgas and arriving at Thessaloniki. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 11 h 30 min.

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The distance between Burgas and Thessaloniki is 430 km. The road distance is 579.7 km.

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The best way to get from Burgas to Thessaloniki without a car is to bus which takes 9 h 33 min and costs $7 - $11.

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It takes approximately 9 h 33 min to get from Burgas to Thessaloniki, including transfers.

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Burgas to Thessaloniki bus services, operated by Crazy Holidays, depart from Burgas station.

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There is no direct flight from Varna Airport to Thessaloniki Airport. The quickest flight takes 5 h and has one stopover.

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Burgas to Thessaloniki bus services, operated by Crazy Holidays, arrive at Thessaloniki station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Burgas to Thessaloniki is 580 km. It takes approximately 6 h 22 min to drive from Burgas to Thessaloniki.

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  • Distance: 269 miles
  • Duration: 9 h 33 min

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

You can take a bus from Burgas to Thessaloniki via Svilengrad, Svilengrad, and Komotini in around 9 h 33 min.

Airlines
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Varna to Thessaloniki via Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Monday and Saturday
Estimated price
$120 - $470
Flights from Varna to Thessaloniki via Constanta, Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$130 - $480
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $310
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Varna to Thessaloniki via Vienna
Ave. Duration
8 h
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$170 - $900
Bus operators
Svilengrad24
Website
svilengrad24.info
Bus from Burgas to Svilengrad
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Twice a week
Schedules at
svilengrad24.info
KTEL Rodopis
Phone
25310 22912
Email
info@ktelrodopis.gr
Website
ktelrodopis.gr
Bus from Svilengrad to Komotini
Ave. Duration
1 h 44 min
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
ktelrodopis.gr
Crazy Holidays
Phone
2310-241545
Website
crazyholidays.gr
Bus from Burgas to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
11 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $75
Schedules at
crazyholidays.gr
Ilias Travel
Phone
+359 2831 9192
Email
office@iliastravel.com
Website
iliastravel.com
Bus from Burgas to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
12 h 38 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$58 - $62
Schedules at
iliastravel.com
Arda Tur
Phone
0700 20 544
Website
ardatur.bg
Bus from Burgas to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
13 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$36
Schedules at
ardatur.bg
Burgas Bus
Phone
+359 (0) 885754058
Email
bourgasbus@abv.bg
Website
burgasbus.info
Bus from Burgas South to Varna
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $10
Schedules at
burgasbus.info
Bus from Burgas South to Istanbul
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$21 - $24
Schedules at
burgasbus.info

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Austrian Airlines, Wizz Air and Turkish Airlines offer flights from Varna Airport to Thessaloniki Airport.

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