There are 4 ways to get from Bansko to Thessaloniki by bus, bus and ferry, car or train

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 EAAA  •  5 h 12 min

  1. Take the bus from Blagoevgrad to Thessaloniki

$10 - $18

3 alternative options

Bus Ilias Travel  •  5 h 32 min

  1. Take the bus from Blagoevgrad to Thessaloniki

$17 - $20

Drive  •  2 h 49 min

  1. Drive from Bansko to Thessaloniki 136.7 miles

$30 - $50

Drive, train  •  3 h 32 min

  1. Drive from Bansko to Ροδόπολις
  2. Take the train from Ροδόπολις to Θεσσαλονίκη Αλεξανδρούπολη Λιμάνι - Θεσσαλονίκη

$28 - $41

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The cheapest way to get from Bansko to Thessaloniki is to bus which costs $10 - $19 and takes 5 h 12 min.

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The quickest way to get from Bansko to Thessaloniki is to drive which costs $30 - $50 and takes 2 h 49 min.

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The distance between Bansko and Thessaloniki is 141 km. The road distance is 218.8 km.

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It takes approximately 5 h 12 min to get from Bansko to Thessaloniki, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Bansko to Thessaloniki. However, there are services departing from Bansko and arriving at Thessaloniki via Blagoevgrad. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 12 min.

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What companies run services between Bansko, Bulgaria and Thessaloniki, Greece?

EAAA operates a bus from Bansko to Thessaloniki twice daily. Tickets cost $10 - $15 and the journey takes 3 h 20 min. Three other operators also service this route.

Train operators
Greek Railways (OSE)
Website
trainose.gr
Train from Ροδόπολις to Θεσσαλονίκη
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Website
trainose.gr
Purchase a
eurail.com
Second Class
$6 - $9
First Class
$8 - $10
Bus operators
EAAA
Website
rta.government.bg
Bus from Blagoevgrad to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Schedules at
rta.government.bg
Union Ivkoni
Phone
02/989 0000
Website
union-ivkoni.com
Bus from Blagoevgrad to Thessaloniki station
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$8 - $13
Schedules at
online.union-ivkoni.com
Ilias Travel
Phone
+359 2831 9192
Email
office@iliastravel.com
Website
iliastravel.com
Bus from Blagoevgrad to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
3 h 38 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16 - $18
Schedules at
iliastravel.com
Arda Tur
Phone
0700 20 544
Website
ardatur.bg
Bus from Blagoevgrad to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$10
Schedules at
ardatur.bg

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