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There are 6 ways to get from Borovets to Thessaloniki by taxi, train, bus and ferry, bus 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.

Recommended option

Taxi, train  •  6 h 12 min

  1. Take a taxi from Borovets to Dupnica
  2. Take the train from Dupnica to Petrich
  3. Take the train from Rodopolis to Thessaloniki

$44 - $57

Cheapest option

Bus Union Ivkoni  •  8 h 17 min

  1. Take the bus from Samokov to Blagoevgrad
  2. Take the bus from Blagoevgrad to Thessaloniki station Σόφια - Θεσσαλονίκη λεωφορείο

$11 - $18

4 alternative options

Bus Ilias Travel  •  7 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Dupnitsa to Thessaloniki

$19 - $23

Bus Crazy Holidays  •  8 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from Samokov to Sofia
  2. Take the bus from Sofia to Thessaloniki

$57 - $80

Bus Arda Tur  •  8 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from Samokov to Sofia
  2. Take the bus from Sofia Zentral Omnibus Bahnhof to Thessaloniki Monastiriou

$13 - $21

Drive  •  3 h 38 min

  1. Drive from Borovets to Thessaloniki 175.5 miles

$40 - $65

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Borovets to Thessaloniki is to bus which costs $11 - $18 and takes 8 h 17 min.

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The quickest way to get from Borovets to Thessaloniki is to drive which costs $40 - $65 and takes 3 h 38 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Borovets to Thessaloniki. However, there are services departing from Borovets and arriving at Thessaloniki via Samokov and Dupnitsa. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 45 min.

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The distance between Borovets and Thessaloniki is 189 km. The road distance is 280.8 km.

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The best way to get from Borovets to Thessaloniki without a car is to bus which takes 7 h 45 min and costs $19 - $23.

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It takes approximately 6 h 12 min to get from Borovets to Thessaloniki, including transfers.

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Borovets to Thessaloniki bus services, operated by Ilias Travel, depart from Dupnitsa station.

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Borovets to Thessaloniki bus services, operated by Ilias Travel, arrive at Thessaloniki station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Borovets to Thessaloniki is 281 km. It takes approximately 3 h 38 min to drive from Borovets to Thessaloniki.

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There are 896+ hotels available in Thessaloniki. Prices start at $47 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Borovets to Thessaloniki.
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  • Distance: 118.4 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 12 min

What companies run services between Borovets, Sofia, Bulgaria and Thessaloniki, Greece?

You can take a bus from Borovets to Thessaloniki via Samokov and Blagoevgrad in around 8 h 17 min.

Train operators
Bulgarian Railways (BDZh)
Greek Railways (OSE)
Website
trainose.gr
Train from Rodopolis to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$6 - $8
Website
trainose.gr
Book at
Raileurope.com
Second Class
$6 - $8
First Class
$7 - $10
Bus operators
Ilias Travel
Phone
+359 2831 9192
Email
office@iliastravel.com
Website
iliastravel.com
Bus and ferry from Dupnitsa to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$18 - $19
Schedules at
iliastravel.com
Bus from Sofia to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
5 h 13 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$22 - $25
Schedules at
iliastravel.com
Samokov Bus
Website
samokov-info.com
Bus from Samokov to Blagoevgrad
Ave. Duration
2 h 12 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
samokov-info.com
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 - $12
Schedules at
online.union-ivkoni.com
Bus from Sofia to Thessaloniki station
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Schedules at
online.union-ivkoni.com
Greek Railways (OSE)
Website
trainose.gr
Bus from Blagoevgrad to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
4 h 52 min
Frequency
Once daily
Website
trainose.gr
Book at
Raileurope.com
Avtogari
Email
office@avtogari.info
Website
avtogari.info
Bus from Samokov to Sofia
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
avtogari.info
Crazy Holidays
Phone
2310-241545
Website
crazyholidays.gr
Bus from Sofia to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $75
Schedules at
crazyholidays.gr
Arda Tur
Phone
0700 20 544
Website
ardatur.bg
Bus from Sofia Zentral Omnibus Bahnhof to Thessaloniki Monastiriou
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$14
Schedules at
ardatur.bg
Georg
Phone
+ 359/38/66 34 04
Email
georg_ltd@abv.bg
Website
georg-bg.com
Bus from Sofia to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $55
Schedules at
georg-bg.com
Other operators
Taxi from Borovets to Dupnica
Ave. Duration
51 min
Estimated price
$26 - $31

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