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

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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

EAAA operates a bus from Blagoevgrad to Thessaloniki twice daily. Tickets cost $11 - $16 and the journey takes 3 h 46 min. Four other operators also service this route. Alternatively, Greek Railways (OSE) operates a train from Blagoevgrad to Thessaloniki 5 times a week. Tickets cost $19 - $25 and the journey takes 4 h 52 min.

Train operators
Greek Railways (OSE)
Website
trainose.gr
Train from Blagoevgrad to Thessaloniki
Avg. Duration
4 h 52 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$19 - $25
Website
trainose.gr
Second Class
$19 - $25
First Class
$23 - $35
Bus operators
Ilias Travel
Phone
+359 2831 9192
Email
office@iliastravel.com
Website
iliastravel.com
Bus and ferry from Blagoevgrad to Thessaloniki
Avg. Duration
3 h 40 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$16 - $18
Schedules at
iliastravel.com
EAAA
Website
rta.government.bg
Bus from Blagoevgrad to Thessaloniki
Avg. Duration
3 h 46 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Schedules at
rta.government.bg
Crazy Holidays
Phone
2310-241545
Website
crazyholidays.gr
Bus from Blagoevgrad to Thessaloniki
Avg. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Schedules at
crazyholidays.gr
Union Ivkoni
Phone
02/989 0000
Website
union-ivkoni.com
Bus from Blagoevgrad to Thessaloniki
Avg. Duration
2 h 41 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Schedules at
union-ivkoni.com
Arda Tur
Phone
0700 20 544
Website
ardatur.bg
Bus from Blagoevgrad to Thessaloniki
Avg. Duration
3 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$11
Schedules at
ardatur.bg

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Blagoevgrad to Thessaloniki?

The distance between Blagoevgrad and Thessaloniki is 153 km. The road distance is 194 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Blagoevgrad to Thessaloniki?

The cheapest way to get from Blagoevgrad to Thessaloniki is to bus which costs $11 and takes 3 h 46 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Blagoevgrad to Thessaloniki?

The quickest way to get from Blagoevgrad to Thessaloniki is to drive which takes 2 h 25 min and costs $35.

Is there a direct train between Blagoevgrad and Thessaloniki?

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Blagoevgrad and arriving at Thessaloniki. Services depart five times a week. The journey takes approximately 4 h 52 min.

Is there a direct bus between Blagoevgrad and Thessaloniki?

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Blagoevgrad and arriving at Thessaloniki. Services depart once a week, and operate Friday. The journey takes approximately 3 h 40 min.

How long does it take to get from Blagoevgrad to Thessaloniki?

The bus from Blagoevgrad to Thessaloniki takes 3 h 40 min including transfers and departs once a week.