There are 6 ways to get from Ayvalık to Thessaloniki by bus, train, car ferry, car or plane

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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Bus  •  11 h 32 min

  1. Take the bus from Ayvalik to Keşan
  2. Take the bus from Kesan to Thessaloniki

$64 - $87

5 alternative options

Bus, train  •  14 h 14 min

  1. Take the bus from Kucukkuyu to Keşan
  2. Take the bus from Kesan to Alexandroupoli
  3. Take the train from Alexandroupoli to Thessaloniki 601

$111 - $157

Car ferry, bus  •  16 h 18 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Ayvalık to Mitilini
  2. Take the car ferry from Mytilene to Kavala
  3. Take the bus from Kavala to Thessaloniki

$98 - $170

Drive  •  11 h 47 min

  1. Drive from Ayvalık to Thessaloniki 632.2 miles

$150 - $220

Car ferry to Mytilini, fly  •  4 h 42 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Ayvalık to Mytilene
  2. Fly from Mytilini (MJT) to Thessaloniki (SKG) MJT - SKG

$64 - $210

Bus to Edremit, fly  •  9 h 48 min

  1. Take the bus from Ayvalık to Edremit
  2. Fly from Edremit (EDO) to Thessaloniki (SKG) EDO - SKG

$87 - $447

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Ayvalık to Thessaloniki is to car ferry and fly which costs 300 ₺ - 1.000 ₺ and takes 4 h 42 min.

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The quickest way to get from Ayvalık to Thessaloniki is to car ferry and fly which takes 4 h 42 min and costs 300 ₺ - 1.000 ₺.

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The distance between Ayvalık and Thessaloniki is 353 km. The road distance is 1011 km.

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It takes approximately 11 h 32 min to get from Ayvalık to Thessaloniki, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Ayvalık to Thessaloniki. However, there are services departing from Ayvalik and arriving at Thessaloniki via Kesan. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11 h 32 min.

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What companies run services between Ayvalık, Turkey and Thessaloniki, Greece?

You can take a bus from Ayvalık to Thessaloniki via Keşan and Kesan in around 11 h 32 min.

Airlines
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Edremit to Thessaloniki via Istanbul
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $430
Flights from Edremit to Thessaloniki via Ankara, Istanbul
Ave. Duration
9 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $490
Olympic Air
Website
olympicair.com
Flights from Mytilini to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$28 - $340
Flights from Mytilini to Thessaloniki via Athens
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$28 - $340
Astra Airlines
Website
astra-airlines.gr
Flights from Mytilini to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $230
Train operators
Greek Railways (OSE)
Website
trainose.gr
Train from Alexandroupoli to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Website
trainose.gr
Purchase a
eurail.com
Second Class
$24 - $35
First Class
$30 - $40
Bus operators
MetroTurizm
Website
metroturizm.com.tr
Bus from Ayvalik to Keşan
Ave. Duration
5 h 2 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Schedules at
metroturizm.com.tr
Bus from Kucukkuyu to Keşan
Ave. Duration
3 h 27 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Schedules at
metroturizm.com.tr
Bus from Ayvalik to Edremit
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
metroturizm.com.tr
Crazy Holidays
Phone
2310-241545
Website
crazyholidays.gr
Bus from Kesan to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$55 - $75
Schedules at
crazyholidays.gr
Bus from Kesan to Alexandroupoli
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Schedules at
crazyholidays.gr
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
Kamil Koc
Phone
+90 224 294 55 62
Website
kamilkoc.com.tr
Bus from Kavala to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Schedules at
kamilkoc.com.tr
Bus from Ayvalık to Edremit
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Schedules at
kamilkoc.com.tr
Ferry operators
Jale Tour
Phone
+90266 331 31 70
Email
info@jaletur.com
Website
jaletour.com
Car ferry from Ayvalık to Mitilini
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$18 - $28
Schedules at
jaletour.com
Hellenic Seaways
Phone
+30 210 4199000
Email
hswroro@hsw.gr
Website
hellenicseaways.gr
Car ferry from Mytilene to Kavala
Ave. Duration
9 h 25 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$65 - $120
Schedules at
hellenicseaways.gr
Economy
$65 - $110
Business
$102
2 bed outside cabin
$111
4 bed outside cabin
$93
Turyol
Website
turyolonline.com
Car ferry from Ayvalık to Mytilene
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$24
Schedules at
turyolonline.com

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