COVID-19 Travel restrictions may apply upon entering Greece. Learn More.

There are 12 ways to get from Amsterdam to Thessaloníki by plane, train, bus, bus and ferry, car or car train

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

Fly from Amsterdam Schiphol  •  5h 20m

  1. Fly from Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) to Thessaloniki (SKG) AMS - SKG

101€ - 328€

Cheapest option

Bus  •  43h 30m

  1. Take the bus from Amsterdam to Sofia
  2. Take the bus from Sofia Central Bus Station to Thessaloniki Monastiriou Haskovo - Thessaloniki / ...

86€ - 126€

10 alternative options

Train to Eindhoven, fly  •  6h 53m

  1. Take the train from Amsterdam Centraal to Eindhoven Centraal
  2. Fly from Eindhoven (EIN) to Thessaloniki (SKG) EIN - SKG

92€ - 512€

Train to Dusseldorf, fly  •  7h 27m

  1. Take the train from Amsterdam Centraal to Duesseldorf Hbf
  2. Fly from Dusseldorf (DUS) to Thessaloniki (SKG) DUS - SKG

134€ - 525€

Train to Brussels, fly  •  7h 8m

  1. Take the train from Amsterdam Centraal to Anvers-Central
  2. Fly from Brussels (BRU) to Thessaloniki (SKG) BRU - SKG

184€ - 553€

Train to Cologne Bonn, fly  •  7h 49m

  1. Take the train from Amsterdam Centraal to Koeln Messe/Deutz Gl.11-12
  2. Fly from Cologne Bonn (CGN) to Thessaloniki (SKG) CGN - SKG

138€ - 598€

Train, bus via Bratislava  •  26h 22m

  1. Take the train from Amsterdam Centraal to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf Ice
  2. Take the train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Wien Hbf Ice / ...
  3. Take the train from Wien Hbf to Bratislava-Petrzalka Re / ...
  4. Take the bus from Bratislava to Thessaloniki

193€ - 363€

Train, bus  •  29h 20m

  1. Take the train from Amsterdam Centraal to Mannheim Hbf Ice
  2. Take the bus from Mannheim to Thessaloniki

92€ - 229€

Bus via Prague  •  30h 15m

  1. Take the bus from Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk to Prague, Prague ÚAN Florenc N67 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Praha ÚAN Florenc to Thessaloniki Simeonidis

91€ - 146€

Train, bus and ferry  •  2 days 1h

  1. Take the train from Amsterdam Centraal to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf Ice
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Frankfurt am Main to Thessaloniki

307€ - 484€

Drive, car train  •  28h 6m

  1. Drive from Amsterdam to Düsseldorf Hbf
  2. Take the car train from Düsseldorf Hbf to Villach
  3. Drive from Villach to Thessaloníki

245€ - 414€

Drive  •  22h 14m

  1. Drive from Amsterdam to Thessaloníki 2355.9 km

310€ - 460€

Coronavirus (COVID-19) in Greece

There is widespread community transmission globally.
Some travel restrictions are being lifted in Greece. For the latest travel status, please check the official page for Greece.

For travel planning advice, please refer to our Rome2rio Coronavirus information page .
For the latest travel status, we recommend checking the official page for Greece.

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Travel Advice

Some international borders began to reopen in Greece from June 15.

Official Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information for Greece

Domestic travel is restricted within Greece due to Coronavirus (COVID-19).

Official Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information for Greece

Currently, we are unable to provide travel restriction information for leaving Netherlands. For the latest Coronavirus (COVID-19) travel status in Netherlands, please check government recommendations.

Last updated: July 8 | Data sourced from: ACAPS, OXFORD

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Amsterdam to Thessaloníki is to bus which costs 85€ - 130€ and takes 43h 30m.

More details

The quickest way to get from Amsterdam to Thessaloníki is to fly which costs 100€ - 330€ and takes 5h 20m.

More details

No, there is no direct bus from Amsterdam to Thessaloníki. However, there are services departing from Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk and arriving at Thessaloniki via Praha ÚAN Florenc. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 30h 15m.

More details

The distance between Amsterdam and Thessaloníki is 1890 km. The road distance is 2355.9 km.

Get driving directions

The best way to get from Amsterdam to Thessaloníki without a car is to train and bus via Bratislava which takes 26h 22m and costs 190€ - 370€.

More details

It takes approximately 5h 20m to get from Amsterdam to Thessaloníki, including transfers.

More details

Amsterdam to Thessaloníki bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk station.

More details

The best way to get from Amsterdam to Thessaloníki is to fly which takes 5h 20m and costs 100€ - 330€. Alternatively, you can bus via Prague, which costs 90€ - 150€ and takes 30h 15m.

Mode details

The quickest flight from Amsterdam Schiphol Airport to Thessaloniki Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h 50m.

Search flights

Amsterdam to Thessaloníki bus services, operated by Simeonidis Tours, arrive at Thessaloniki station.

More details

Map of how to get from Amsterdam to Thessaloníki.
Launch map view
  • Distance: 1889.6 km
  • Duration: 5h 20m

What companies run services between Amsterdam, Netherlands and Thessaloníki, Greece?

Transavia Holland, Lufthansa and seven other airlines fly from Amsterdam to Thessaloníki every 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Amsterdam to Thessaloníki via Praha ÚAN Florenc in around 30h 15m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Thessaloniki via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
150€ - 390€
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Thessaloniki via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
85€ - 370€
Flights from Dusseldorf to Thessaloniki via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
140€ - 330€
Flights from Dusseldorf to Thessaloniki via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
150€ - 750€
Flights from Dusseldorf to Thessaloniki via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
150€ - 750€
Flights from Brussels to Thessaloniki via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
200€ - 600€
Flights from Cologne Bonn to Thessaloniki via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
100€ - 400€
Transavia Holland
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
55€ - 210€
Flights from Brussels to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
110€ - 390€
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
55€ - 210€
Flights from Brussels to Thessaloniki via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
130€ - 420€
Air Serbia
Website
airserbia.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Thessaloniki via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
4h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
90€ - 330€
Flights from Dusseldorf to Thessaloniki via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
80€ - 300€
Flights from Brussels to Thessaloniki via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
5h 2m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
140€ - 400€
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
100€ - 750€
Flights from Cologne Bonn to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
95€ - 400€
Aegean Airlines
Website
en.aegeanair.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Thessaloniki via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
150€ - 390€
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Thessaloniki via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
85€ - 370€
Flights from Dusseldorf to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
150€ - 750€
Flights from Brussels to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
180€ - 550€
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Eindhoven to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
55€ - 280€
Flights from Eindhoven to Thessaloniki via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
70€ - 320€
Flights from Cologne Bonn to Thessaloniki via Bologna
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
45€ - 230€
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Eindhoven to Thessaloniki via Vienna
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
60€ - 290€
Flights from Eindhoven to Thessaloniki via Budapest
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
60€ - 300€
Tarom
Website
tarom.ro
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Thessaloniki via Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
150€ - 460€
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Thessaloniki via Berlin Schoenefeld
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
When
Friday
Estimated price
90€ - 410€
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Thessaloniki via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
140€ - 330€
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Thessaloniki via Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
220€ - 700€
TUI fly Belgium
Website
tuifly.be
Flights from Brussels to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
150€ - 320€
Train operators
Dutch Railways (NS)

Dutch Railways (NS) is the main passenger railway operator in the Netherlands. Founded in 1938, NS connects all major cities in the Netherlands, and offers night trains, international trains, Intercity direct, and trains to and from the airport. NS International is the international subsidiary of NS; their services include high-speed trains such as Thalys, ICE International, Eurostar and TGV, to major European hubs including Paris, London, Brussels, Berlin, Cologne, Frankfurt and Lille.

Contact Details
Phone
+31 30 751 5155
Website
ns.nl
Train from Amsterdam Centraal to Eindhoven Centraal
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
15€ - 35€
Website
NS
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
15€ - 21€
1st Class
24€ - 35€
Train from Amsterdam Centraal to Duesseldorf Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 12m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
22€ - 50€
Website
NS
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
22€ - 30€
1st Class
35€ - 50€
Train from Amsterdam Centraal to Koeln Messe/Deutz Gl.11-12
Ave. Duration
2h 42m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
24€ - 60€
Website
NS
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
24€ - 35€
1st Class
40€ - 60€
Train from Amsterdam Centraal to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 53m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
35€ - 85€
Website
NS
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
35€ - 55€
1st Class
60€ - 85€
Train from Amsterdam Centraal to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
40€ - 95€
Website
NS
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
40€ - 60€
1st Class
65€ - 95€
Thalys
Phone
+32 70 66 77 88
Website
thalys.com
Train from Amsterdam Centraal to Anvers-Central
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
55€ - 110€
Website
Thalys
Standard
55€ - 80€
Comfort
65€ - 90€
Premium
80€ - 110€
Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express

German rail company Deutsche Bahn is known for its efficient and comfortable service. It offers many different types of rail transportation, including ICE or Intercity-Express for high-speed services between major cities and regions, IC (InterCity) for long-distance trains, RE (Regional Express) trains that connect regions and cities, and the S-Bahn rapid transit service. There are two main tickets on offer: the Flexpreis that has full flexibility, and the Sparpreis which is the cheaper, advanced fare (bookings usually open 6 months in advance for domestic tickets).

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
6h 23m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
120€ - 170€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Amsterdam Centraal to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
4h 37m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
85€ - 120€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Railjet

Railjet trains operate domestically within Austria and also connect to major cities in Germany, Czech Republic, Italy, Switzerland and Hungary. This premium service runs at speeds of up to 230km/h and offers three travel classes (economy, first and business), all with free Wi-Fi and power sockets. Other amenities include a bistro-restaurant car and family zones. Seat reservations can be made up to 90 days prior to the train's departure (compulsory for all cross-border trains but not for domestic routes).

Contact Details
Phone
+43 51717
Website
oebb.at
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
8h 13m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
85€ - 130€
Website
Railjet
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)

Austria's national railway system is not only punctual, reliable and efficient, but offers free wifi to boot. Choose from high-speed intercity Railjet trains, overnight Nightjet trains and regional services such as Cityjet. ÖBB also operates international routes that connect cities in Austria with adjacent European countries including Germany, Hungary, Liechtenstein, Czech Republic, Switzerland and Slovenia. If you're planning to be in Austria for a while, consider the ÖBB Vorteilscard, an annual railcard that offers discounts on routes within Austria and in neighbouring countries.

Contact Details
Phone
05 17 17
Website
oebb.at
Train from Wien Hbf to Bratislava-Petrzalka
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
13€ - 18€
Website
Austrian Railways
Book at
Austria Rail Pass
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)

The national railway company of Switzerland, Swiss Railways operates trains throughout the country and adjacent European nations including Germany, France, Italy and Austria. Tickets are sold in two classes - First and Second - with most long-distance trains offering a bistro car serving beverages and snacks. Individual tickets can be bought easily at stands, while a variety of travel passes are on offer to suit different travel needs.

Contact Details
Phone
+41 51 220 11 11
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Wien Hbf to Bratislava-Petrzalka
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
27€ - 50€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Urlaubs-Express
Phone
+49 (0) 221 800 20 820
Email
info@urlaubs-express.de
Website
urlaubs-express.de
Car train from Düsseldorf Hbf to Villach
Ave. Duration
13h 26m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
55€ - 120€
Book at
Urlaubs-Express
Passenger
59€
Motorcycle
99€
Vehicle
109€
Bus operators
Simeonidis Tours
Phone
+30-2310540970
Email
info@simeonidistours.gr
Website
simeonidistours.gr
Bus from Bratislava to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
12h 29m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
50€ - 80€
Schedules at
simeonidistours.gr
Bus from Praha ÚAN Florenc to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
16h 30m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
65€ - 95€
Schedules at
simeonidistours.gr
Crazy Holidays
Phone
2310-241545
Website
crazyholidays.gr
Bus from Mannheim to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
24h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
50€ - 110€
Schedules at
crazyholidays.gr
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk to Prague, Prague ÚAN Florenc
Ave. Duration
12h 45m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
40€ - 55€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Bus from Amsterdam Sloterdijk to Prague, ÚAN Florenc
Ave. Duration
14h 18m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
26€ - 40€
Website
RegioJet
Union Ivkoni
Phone
02/989 0000
Website
union-ivkoni.com
Bus from Amsterdam to Sofia
Ave. Duration
37h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
75€ - 110€
Schedules at
union-ivkoni.com
Bus from Sofia to Thessaloniki station
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
9€ - 13€
Schedules at
union-ivkoni.com
Georg
Phone
+ 359/38/66 34 04
Email
georg_ltd@abv.bg
Website
georg-bg.com
Bus from Sofia to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
5h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
35€ - 50€
Schedules at
georg-bg.com
Portokalidis Tours
Website
portokalidistours.gr
Bus and ferry from Frankfurt am Main to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
44h 15m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
270€ - 400€
Schedules at
portokalidistours.gr

Want to know more about travelling around Greece

Rome2rio's Travel Guide series provide vital information for the global traveller. Filled with useful and timely travel information, the guides answer all the hard questions - such as 'How do I buy a ticket?', 'Should I book online before I travel? ', 'How much should I expect to pay?', 'Do the trains and buses have Wifi?' - to help you get the most out of your next trip.

More Questions & Answers

Thessaloníki is 1h ahead of Amsterdam. It is currently 12:47 AM in Amsterdam and 1:47 AM in Thessaloníki.

Yes, the driving distance between Amsterdam to Thessaloníki is 2356 km. It takes approximately 22h 14m to drive from Amsterdam to Thessaloníki.

Get driving directions

Tarom, easyJet, Aegean Airlines and three other airlines offer flights from Amsterdam Schiphol Airport to Thessaloniki Airport.

Search flights

There are 1568+ hotels available in Thessaloníki. Prices start at 87€ per night.

More details

The best way to get from Amsterdam to Amsterdam Schiphol Airport is to train which takes 13 min and costs 6€ - 13€.

More details