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There are 5 ways to get from Ayvalık to Thessaloniki by bus, car ferry, train, car or plane

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Bus  •  12h 37m

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

$15 - $36

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Car ferry, bus  •  14h 6m

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

$102 - $145

Bus, train  •  16h 48m

  1. Take the bus from Kucukkuyu to Keşan
  2. Take the bus from Keşan to Sápes
  3. Take the train from Alexandroupoli Port to Thessaloniki

$63 - $116

Drive  •  11h 47m

  1. Drive from Ayvalık to Thessaloniki 632.2 miles

$150 - $220

Car ferry, fly  •  4h 42m

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

$64 - $210

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Ayvalık to Thessaloniki is to bus which costs 85 ₺ - 210 ₺ and takes 12h 37m.

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The quickest way to get from Ayvalık to Thessaloniki is to car ferry and fly which costs 360 ₺ - 1.200 ₺ and takes 4h 42m.

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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 Keşan. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12h 37m.

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The distance between Ayvalık and Thessaloniki is 353 km. The road distance is 1011.4 km.

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The best way to get from Ayvalık to Thessaloniki without a car is to bus which takes 12h 37m and costs 85 ₺ - 210 ₺.

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It takes approximately 12h 37m to get from Ayvalık to Thessaloniki, including transfers.

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Ayvalık to Thessaloniki bus services, operated by MetroTurizm, depart from Ayvalik station.

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The quickest flight from Mytilini Airport to Thessaloniki Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h.

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

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Thessaloniki is 1h behind Ayvalık. It is currently 4:25 PM in Ayvalık and 3:25 PM in Thessaloniki.

Map of how to get from Ayvalık to Thessaloniki.
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  • Distance: 220.6 miles
  • Duration: 12h 37m

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

You can take a bus from Ayvalık to Thessaloniki via Keşan in around 12h 37m.

Airlines
Olympic Air
Website
olympicair.com
Flights from Mytilini to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$28 - $340
Flights from Mytilini to Thessaloniki via Athens
Ave. Duration
2h 47m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$28 - $340
Sky Express
Website
skyexpress.gr
Flights from Mytilini to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Astra Airlines
Website
astra-airlines.gr
Flights from Mytilini to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $230
Train operators
Greek Railways (OSE)
Website
trainose.gr
Train from Alexandroupoli Port to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
6h 29m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$22 - $60
Website
trainose.gr
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2nd Class Ticket
$22 - $28
1st Class Ticket
$30 - $40
InterCity 2nd Class Ticket
$40 - $50
InterCity 1st Class Ticket
$53 - $58
Bus operators
MetroTurizm
Phone
0850 222 34 55
Email
iletisim@metroturizm.com.tr
Website
metroturizm.com.tr
Bus from Ayvalik to Keşan
Ave. Duration
5h 22m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Schedules at
metroturizm.com.tr
Bus from Kucukkuyu to Keşan
Ave. Duration
3h 41m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
metroturizm.com.tr
Bus from Kesan to Sapes
Ave. Duration
1h 51m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
metroturizm.com.tr
Kamil Koc
Phone
+90 224 294 55 62
Website
kamilkoc.com.tr
Bus from Keşan to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
6h 15m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$8 - $26
Schedules at
kamilkoc.com.tr
Bus from Keşan to Sápes
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
kamilkoc.com.tr
KTEL Kavalas
Phone
(+30) 2510.222294
Email
info@ktelkavalas.gr
Website
ktelkavalas.gr
Bus from Kavala to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $22
Schedules at
ktelkavalas.gr
Ferry operators
Turyol
Website
turyolonline.com
Car ferry from Ayvalık to Mytilene
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$23
Schedules at
turyolonline.com
Hellenic Seaways
Phone
+30 210 4199000
Email
hswroro@hsw.gr
Website
hellenicseaways.gr
Car ferry from Mytilene to Kavala
Ave. Duration
7h 10m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$65 - $100
Schedules at
hellenicseaways.gr
Economy
$65 - $100
Business
$98
4 bed inside cabin
$89

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Yes, the driving distance between Ayvalık to Thessaloniki is 1011 km. It takes approximately 11h 47m to drive from Ayvalık to Thessaloniki.

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Sky Express , Astra Airlines and Olympic Air offer flights from Mytilini Airport to Thessaloniki Airport.

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There are 1066+ hotels available in Thessaloniki. Prices start at $46 USD per night.

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