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

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Drive, train  •  2 h 30 min

  1. Drive from Sandanski to Neo Petritsi
  2. Take the train from Neo Petritsi to Thessaloniki Αλεξανδρούπολη Λιμάνι - Θεσσαλονίκη

$14 - $19

Cheapest option

Bus  •  2 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus from Sandanski to Thessaloniki

$8

1 alternative option

Drive  •  1 h 31 min

  1. Drive from Sandanski to Thessaloniki 84.2 miles

$20 - $30

Questions & Answers

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Sandanski and arriving at Thessaloniki. Services depart four times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2 h 50 min.

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The distance between Sandanski and Thessaloniki is 107 km. The road distance is 134.7 km.

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The best way to get from Sandanski to Thessaloniki without a car is to bus which takes 2 h 50 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 2 h 30 min to get from Sandanski to Thessaloniki, including transfers.

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Sandanski to Thessaloniki bus services, operated by Arda Tur, depart from Sandanski station.

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Sandanski to Thessaloniki bus services, operated by Arda Tur, arrive at Thessaloniki station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Sandanski to Thessaloniki is 135 km. It takes approximately 1 h 31 min to drive from Sandanski to Thessaloniki.

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There are 881+ hotels available in Thessaloniki. Prices start at $48 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Sandanski to Thessaloniki.
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  • Distance: 66.8 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 30 min

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

Arda Tur operates a bus from Sandanski to Thessaloniki 3 times a day. Tickets cost $8 and the journey takes 2 h 50 min. Crazy Holidays also services this route once daily.

Train operators
Greek Railways (OSE)
Website
trainose.gr
Train from Neo Petritsi to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
1 h 59 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$8 - $10
Website
trainose.gr
Book at
Raileurope.com
Second Class
$8 - $10
First Class
$9 - $12
Bus operators
Arda Tur
Phone
0700 20 544
Website
ardatur.bg
Bus from Sandanski to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
ardatur.bg
Crazy Holidays
Phone
2310-241545
Website
crazyholidays.gr
Bus from Sandanski to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Schedules at
crazyholidays.gr

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