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

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Bus  •  11 h 52 min

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

$62 - $89

Cheapest option

Bus, bus and ferry  •  13 h 59 min

  1. Take the bus from Ayvalık to Canakkale
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Çanakkale to Keşan
  3. Take the bus from Keşan to Thessaloniki

$18 - $41

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Car ferry, bus  •  14 h 6 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

$94 - $160

Bus, train  •  14 h 37 min

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

$107 - $152

Drive  •  11 h 47 min

  1. Drive from Ayvalık to Thessaloniki 632.2 miles

$150 - $220

Car ferry, fly  •  4 h 42 min

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

$65 - $211

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The cheapest way to get from Ayvalık to Thessaloniki is to bus and bus and ferry which costs 110 ₺ - 250 ₺ and takes 13 h 59 min.

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The quickest way to get from Ayvalık to Thessaloniki is to car ferry and fly which costs 390 ₺ - 1.300 ₺ and takes 4 h 42 min.

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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 52 min.

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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 11 h 52 min and costs 370 ₺ - 550 ₺.

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It takes approximately 11 h 52 min 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 1 h.

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Ayvalık to Thessaloniki bus services, operated by Crazy Holidays, arrive at Thessaloniki station.

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Thessaloniki is 1 h behind Ayvalık. It is currently 2:17 PM in Ayvalık and 2:17 PM in Thessaloniki.

Map of how to get from Ayvalık to Thessaloniki.
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  • Distance: 220.6 miles
  • Duration: 11 h 52 min

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 52 min.

Airlines
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 Port to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
6 h 29 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Website
trainose.gr
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Second Class
$24 - $35
First Class
$30 - $45
Bus operators
MetroTurizm
Phone
0850 222 34 55
Email
iletisim@metroturizm.com.tr
Website
metroturizm.com.tr
Bus from Ayvalik to Keşan
Ave. Duration
5 h 22 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Schedules at
metroturizm.com.tr
Bus from Ayvalik to Canakkale
Ave. Duration
3 h 22 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
metroturizm.com.tr
Bus from Kucukkuyu to Keşan
Ave. Duration
3 h 41 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$5 - $9
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 - $80
Schedules at
crazyholidays.gr
Bus from Kesan to Alexandroupoli
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Schedules at
crazyholidays.gr
Truva
Website
truvaturizm.com
Bus from Ayvalık to Canakkale
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
truvaturizm.com
Kamil Koc
Phone
+90 224 294 55 62
Website
kamilkoc.com.tr
Bus from Ayvalık to Çanakkale
Ave. Duration
3 h 7 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
kamilkoc.com.tr
Bus and ferry from Çanakkale to Keşan
Ave. Duration
2 h 14 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
kamilkoc.com.tr
Bus from Keşan to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$8 - $24
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
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $22
Schedules at
ktelkavalas.gr
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
$14 - $29
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
7 h 10 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$65 - $110
Schedules at
hellenicseaways.gr
Economy
$65 - $110
Business
$101
4 bed inside cabin
$91
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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Yes, the driving distance between Ayvalık to Thessaloniki is 1011 km. It takes approximately 11 h 47 min to drive from Ayvalık to Thessaloniki.

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

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There are 889+ hotels available in Thessaloniki. Prices start at $49 USD per night.

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