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

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Fly to Thessaloniki  •  8 h 46 min

  1. Fly from Tbilisi (TBS) to Thessaloniki (SKG) TBS - SKG

$103 - $313

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Train, bus  •  38 h

  1. Take the train from Tbilisi Central station to Kobuleti
  2. Take the bus from Kobuleti to Hopa
  3. Take the bus from Hopa to Istanbul Otogari
  4. Take the bus from Istanbul Otogar to Thessaloniki

$40 - $92

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Fly to Kavala, bus  •  16 h 2 min

  1. Fly from Tbilisi (TBS) to Kavala (KVA) TBS - KVA
  2. Take the bus from Kavala to Thessaloniki

$279 - $782

Train, bus via Alexandroupoli Port  •  47 h 42 min

  1. Take the train from Tbilisi to Kharakert 201 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Tuzluca to Istanbul Otogari
  3. Take the bus from Istanbul Otogar to Alexandroupoli
  4. Take the train from Alexandroupoli Port to Thessaloniki

$65 - $104

Bus  •  42 h 8 min

  1. Take the bus from Tbilisi to Istanbul
  2. Take the bus from Istanbul Otogar to Thessaloniki

$46 - $74

Bus via Xánthi  •  42 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus from Tbilisi to Istanbul
  2. Take the bus from Istanbul to Xanthi
  3. Take the bus from Xánthi to Thessaloniki

Train, car ferry, bus  •  3 days 3 h

  1. Take the train from Tbilisi to Poti
  2. Take the car ferry from P’ot’i to Varna
  3. Take the train from Poveljanovo to Plovdiv
  4. Take the bus from Plovdiv to Thessaloniki

$201 - $252

Drive  •  29 h 29 min

  1. Drive from Tbilisi to Thessaloniki 1428 miles

$340 - $500

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The cheapest way to get from Tbilisi to Thessaloniki is to bus which costs $45 - $75 and takes 42 h 8 min.

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The quickest way to get from Tbilisi to Thessaloniki is to fly which costs $100 - $320 and takes 8 h 46 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Tbilisi to Thessaloniki. However, there are services departing from Tbilisi and arriving at Thessaloniki via Samandira Tesis and Istanbul Otogar. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 42 h 8 min.

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The distance between Tbilisi and Thessaloniki is 1829 km. The road distance is 2284.8 km.

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The best way to get from Tbilisi to Thessaloniki without a car is to train and bus which takes 38 h and costs $40 - $95.

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It takes approximately 8 h 46 min to get from Tbilisi to Thessaloniki, including transfers.

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Tbilisi to Thessaloniki bus services, operated by Metro Georgia, depart from Tbilisi station.

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The best way to get from Tbilisi to Thessaloniki is to fly which takes 8 h 46 min and costs $100 - $320. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $45 - $75 and takes 42 h 8 min.

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There is no direct flight from Tbilisi Airport to Thessaloniki Airport. The quickest flight takes 5 h 15 min and has one stopover.

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Tbilisi to Thessaloniki bus services, operated by Kamil Koc, arrive at Thessaloniki station.

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Map of how to get from Tbilisi to Thessaloniki.
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  • Distance: 1143.2 miles
  • Duration: 8 h 46 min

What companies run services between Tbilisi, Georgia and Thessaloniki, Greece?

Turkish Airlines, Aegean Airlines and eight other airlines fly from Tbilisi to Thessaloniki 4 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Tbilisi to Thessaloniki via Samandira Tesis, Istanbul Otogari, and Istanbul Otogar in around 42 h 8 min.

Airlines
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Tbilisi to Kavala via Boryspil, Vienna
Ave. Duration
11 h 5 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$220 - $700
Flights from Tbilisi to Kavala via Istanbul Ataturk, Vienna
Ave. Duration
11 h 25 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$340 - $1,300
Flights from Tbilisi to Kavala via Sabiha Gokcen, Vienna
Ave. Duration
12 h 20 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$210 - $700
Flights from Tbilisi to Kavala via Munich, Vienna
Ave. Duration
12 h 45 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$600 - $4,000
Flights from Tbilisi to Kavala via Munich
Ave. Duration
17 h 55 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$600 - $4,000
Aegean Airlines
Website
aegeanair.com
Flights from Tbilisi to Thessaloniki via Athens
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Tuesday and Friday
Estimated price
$250 - $750
Flights from Tbilisi to Kavala via Athens
Ave. Duration
15 h 30 min
When
Tuesday and Friday
Estimated price
$160 - $1,100
Flights from Tbilisi to Kavala via Istanbul Ataturk, Athens
Ave. Duration
9 h 35 min
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,000
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Tbilisi to Thessaloniki via Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
8 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $600
Tarom
Website
tarom.ro
Flights from Tbilisi to Thessaloniki via Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
10 h 50 min
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $650
Qatar Airways
Website
qatarairways.com
Flights from Tbilisi to Thessaloniki via Doha
Ave. Duration
11 h
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$340 - $1,100
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Tbilisi to Thessaloniki via Munich
Ave. Duration
10 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$380 - $1,300
El Al
Website
elal.com
Flights from Tbilisi to Thessaloniki via Tel Aviv
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $1,500
Olympic Air
Website
olympicair.com
Flights from Tbilisi to Kavala via Istanbul Ataturk, Athens
Ave. Duration
9 h 35 min
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,000
Train operators
Georgian Railway
Phone
+995 32 2199010
Website
railway.ge
Train from Tbilisi Central station to Kobuleti
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$8 - $25
Schedules at
railway.ge
Book at
tickets.railway.ge
2 Class
$11
1 Class
$16 - $25
Train from Tbilisi to Poti
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$6 - $12
Schedules at
railway.ge
Book at
tickets.railway.ge
2 Class
$7
1 Class
$12
South Caucasus Railway
Website
ukzhd.am
Train from Tbilisi to Kharakert
Ave. Duration
7 h 46 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$14 - $28
Schedules at
ukzhd.am
Reserved seats car
$14 - $16
Extra Comfort Compartment
$26 - $28
Compartment car
$21 - $23
Sleeping car
$37 - $40
Greek Railways (OSE)
Website
trainose.gr
Train from Alexandroupoli Port to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
6 h 29 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Website
trainose.gr
Book at
Raileurope.com
Second Class
$24 - $35
First Class
$30 - $40
Bulgarian Railways (BDZh)
Bus operators
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
MetroTurizm
Phone
0850 222 34 55
Email
iletisim@metroturizm.com.tr
Website
metroturizm.com.tr
Bus from Kobuleti to Hopa
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
metroturizm.com.tr
Bus from Hopa to Istanbul Otogari
Ave. Duration
19 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$17 - $24
Schedules at
metroturizm.com.tr
Bus from Tuzluca to Istanbul Otogari
Ave. Duration
18 h 17 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$19 - $27
Schedules at
metroturizm.com.tr
Bus from Istanbul Otogari to Dedeagac
Ave. Duration
5 h 21 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Schedules at
metroturizm.com.tr
Kamil Koc
Phone
+90 224 294 55 62
Website
kamilkoc.com.tr
Bus from Istanbul Otogar to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
9 h 45 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$10 - $35
Schedules at
kamilkoc.com.tr
Bus from Istanbul Otogar to Alexandroupoli
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Schedules at
kamilkoc.com.tr
Alpar Turizm
Phone
0090 212 658 18 51
Email
info@alparturizm.com.tr
Website
alparturizm.com.tr
Bus from Istanbul to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
9 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$29 - $50
Schedules at
alparturizm.com.tr
Bus from Istanbul to Alexandroupoli
Ave. Duration
4 h 22 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$15
Schedules at
alparturizm.com.tr
Bus from Istanbul to Xanthi
Ave. Duration
5 h 57 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$19 - $40
Schedules at
alparturizm.com.tr
Metro Georgia
Website
geometro.ge
Bus from Tbilisi to Istanbul
Ave. Duration
30 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$32
Schedules at
geometro.ge
Book at
geometro.ge
KTEL Xanthis
Phone
25410 27200
Email
info@ktelxanthis.gr
Website
ktelxanthis.gr
Bus from Xánthi to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Schedules at
ktelxanthis.gr
Georg
Phone
+ 359/38/66 34 04
Email
georg_ltd@abv.bg
Website
georg-bg.com
Bus from Plovdiv to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$60 - $80
Schedules at
georg-bg.com
Ilias Travel
Phone
+359 2831 9192
Email
office@iliastravel.com
Website
iliastravel.com
Bus from Plovdiv to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
7 h 33 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $38
Schedules at
iliastravel.com
Ferry operators
Ferrysped
Car ferry from P’ot’i to Varna
Ave. Duration
2 days 6 h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$150
Schedules at
navbul.com

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Thessaloniki is 2 h behind Tbilisi. It is currently 2:54 PM in Tbilisi and 12:54 PM in Thessaloniki.

Yes, the driving distance between Tbilisi to Thessaloniki is 2285 km. It takes approximately 29 h 29 min to drive from Tbilisi to Thessaloniki.

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Olympic Air, Lufthansa, Georgian Airways and five other airlines offer flights from Tbilisi Airport to Thessaloniki Airport.

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There are 962+ hotels available in Thessaloniki. Prices start at $46 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Tbilisi to Tbilisi Airport is to line 37 bus which takes 28 min and costs $1.

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