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There are 4 ways to get from Thessaloniki to Ohrid by train, car or bus

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, drive  •  4h 8m

  1. Take the train from Thessaloniki to Florina Θεσσαλονίκη - Φλώρινα
  2. Drive from Florina to Ohrid

$26 - $52

Cheapest option

Train, bus  •  8h 4m

  1. Take the train from Thessaloniki to Gradsko 334
  2. Take the bus from Gradsko to Ohrid

$22 - $48

2 alternative options

Bus  •  4h 41m

  1. Take the bus from Thessaloniki to Pogradec

$58 - $80

Drive  •  3h 35m

  1. Drive from Thessaloniki to Ohrid 180.1 miles

$40 - $65

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Thessaloniki to Ohrid is to train and drive which costs 22€ - 50€ and takes 4h 8m.

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The quickest way to get from Thessaloniki to Ohrid is to drive which costs 35€ - 55€ and takes 3h 35m.

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The distance between Thessaloniki and Ohrid is 187 km. The road distance is 288.2 km.

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The best way to get from Thessaloniki to Ohrid without a car is to train and bus which takes 8h 4m and costs 19€ - 45€.

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It takes approximately 4h 8m to get from Thessaloniki to Ohrid, including transfers.

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Ohrid is 1h behind Thessaloniki. It is currently 5:14 AM in Thessaloniki and 4:14 AM in Ohrid.

Yes, the driving distance between Thessaloniki to Ohrid is 288 km. It takes approximately 3h 35m to drive from Thessaloniki to Ohrid.

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There are 645+ hotels available in Ohrid. Prices start at $23 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Thessaloniki to Ohrid.
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  • Distance: 116.6 miles
  • Duration: 4h 8m

What companies run services between Thessaloniki, Greece and Ohrid, Macedonia?

Crazy Holidays operates a bus from Thessaloniki to Ohrid twice daily. Tickets cost $55 - $75 and the journey takes 4h.

Train operators
Greek Railways (OSE)
Website
trainose.gr
Train from Thessaloniki to Florina
Ave. Duration
2h 32m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$11 - $30
Website
trainose.gr
Book at
Raileurope.com
2nd Class Ticket
$11 - $14
1st Class Ticket
$14 - $19
InterCity 2nd Class Ticket
$21 - $25
InterCity 1st Class Ticket
$27 - $30
Macedonian Railways (MZ)
Phone
+389 (2) 3 164 255
Website
mzt.mk
Train from Thessaloniki to Gradsko
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$11 - $40
mzt.mk
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Bus operators
Crazy Holidays
Phone
2310-241545
Website
crazyholidays.gr
Bus from Thessaloniki to Pogradec
Ave. Duration
4h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$55 - $75
Schedules at
crazyholidays.gr
Avto Atom
Phone
033/273-551
Email
avtoatom@yahoo.com
Website
avtoatom.com.mk
Bus from Gradsko to Ohrid
Ave. Duration
3h 29m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$11
Schedules at
avtoatom.com.mk

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