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There are 8 ways to get from Brindisi to Thessaloniki by car ferry, bus, bus and ferry, car, plane 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.

Recommended option

Car ferry, bus via Ioannina  •  16 h 5 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Brindisi to Igoumenitsa
  2. Take the bus from Igoumenitsa to Ioannina
  3. Take the bus from Ioannina to Thessaloniki

$108 - $203

Cheapest option

Car ferry, bus  •  16 h 14 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Brindisi to Igoumenitsa
  2. Take the bus from Igoumenitsa to Thessaloniki

$56 - $134

6 alternative options

Bus and ferry, bus via Ioannina  •  18 h 13 min

  1. Take the bus and ferry from Brindisi to Fier
  2. Take the bus from Fier to Ioannina
  3. Take the bus from Ioannina to Thessaloniki

Bus and ferry, bus Crazy Holidays  •  21 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus and ferry from Brindisi to Fier
  2. Take the bus from Fier to Thessaloniki

$118 - $161

Car ferry, drive  •  13 h 30 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Brindisi to Igoumenitsa
  2. Drive from Igoumenitsa to Thessaloniki

$66 - $161

Fly from Brindisi  •  8 h 3 min

  1. Fly from Brindisi (BDS) to Thessaloniki (SKG) BDS - SKG

$69 - $314

Train to Bari, fly  •  8 h 37 min

  1. Take the train from Brindisi to Bari Centrale
  2. Fly from Bari (BRI) to Thessaloniki (SKG) BRI - SKG

$117 - $627

Car ferry to Corfu, fly  •  12 h 9 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Brindisi to Corfu
  2. Fly from Corfu (CFU) to Thessaloniki (SKG) CFU - SKG

$119 - $441

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Brindisi to Thessaloniki is to car ferry and bus which costs 90€ - 180€ and takes 16 h 5 min.

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The quickest way to get from Brindisi to Thessaloniki is to fly which costs 60€ - 280€ and takes 8 h 3 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Brindisi to Thessaloniki. However, there are services departing from Brindisi and arriving at Thessaloniki via Fier and Ioannina. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 18 h 13 min.

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The distance between Brindisi and Thessaloniki is 421 km.

The best way to get from Brindisi to Thessaloniki without a car is to car ferry and bus which takes 16 h 5 min and costs 90€ - 180€.

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It takes approximately 16 h 5 min to get from Brindisi to Thessaloniki, including transfers.

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Brindisi to Thessaloniki bus services, operated by Florentia Bus, depart from Brindisi station.

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There is no direct flight from Brindisi Airport to Thessaloniki Airport. The quickest flight takes 4 h 50 min and has one stopover.

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Brindisi to Thessaloniki bus services, operated by KTEL Ioanninon, arrive at Thessaloniki station.

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Thessaloniki is 1 h ahead of Brindisi. It is currently 11:06 AM in Brindisi and 12:06 PM in Thessaloniki.

Map of how to get from Brindisi to Thessaloniki.
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  • Distance: 263.4 miles
  • Duration: 16 h 5 min

What companies run services between Brindisi, Italy and Thessaloniki, Greece?

Ryanair, Austrian Airlines and two other airlines fly from Brindisi to Thessaloniki twice daily.

Airlines
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Brindisi to Thessaloniki via Milan Bergamo
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $330
Flights from Brindisi to Thessaloniki via Charleroi
Ave. Duration
8 h 25 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$110 - $420
Flights from Brindisi to Thessaloniki via Bologna
Ave. Duration
8 h 55 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$65 - $310
Flights from Brindisi to Thessaloniki via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
10 h
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$120 - $460
Flights from Brindisi to Thessaloniki via Memmingen
Ave. Duration
10 h 25 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$80 - $350
Aegean Airlines
Website
aegeanair.com
Flights from Bari to Thessaloniki via Athens
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $600
Flights from Bari to Thessaloniki via Athens, Rhodes
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $600
Flights from Corfu to Thessaloniki via Athens
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $500
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Brindisi to Thessaloniki via Vienna
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $1,000
Flights from Bari to Thessaloniki via Vienna
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $900
Air Serbia
Website
airserbia.com
Flights from Brindisi to Thessaloniki via Rome, Belgrade
Ave. Duration
7 h 50 min
When
Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Bari to Thessaloniki via Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Sky Express
Website
skyexpress.gr
Flights from Corfu to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Monday and Wednesday
Estimated price
$120 - $460
Olympic Air
Website
olympicair.com
Flights from Corfu to Thessaloniki via Athens
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $500
Train operators
Trenitalia

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Brindisi to Bari Centrale
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $19
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$15 - $19
Bus operators
KTEL Thesprotias
Phone
2665 0 22309
Email
info@ktel-thesprotias.gr
Website
ktel-thesprotias.gr
Bus from Igoumenitsa to Ioannina
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$10 - $13
Schedules at
ktel-thesprotias.gr
Bus from Igoumenitsa to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Schedules at
ktel-thesprotias.gr
KTEL Ioanninon
Phone
26510 25014
Website
ktelioannina.gr
Bus from Ioannina to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$29 - $35
Schedules at
ktelioannina.gr
Florentia Bus
Phone
+39 055 967024
Email
info@florentiabus.it
Website
florentiabus.it
Bus and ferry from Brindisi to Fier
Ave. Duration
9 h 50 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$60 - $90
Schedules at
florentiabus.it
Albtrans sh.p.k
Phone
+355 4 2239 203
Email
rezervime@albtrans.net
Website
albtrans.net
Bus from Fier to Ioannina
Ave. Duration
3 h 23 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Schedules at
albtrans.net
Crazy Holidays
Phone
2310-241545
Website
crazyholidays.gr
Bus from Fier to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
10 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $75
Schedules at
crazyholidays.gr
Ferry operators
European Seaways
Phone
+30 210 9561630
Email
info@europeanseaways.com
Website
europeanseaways.com
Car ferry from Brindisi to Igoumenitsa
Ave. Duration
9 h 45 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$65 - $160
Schedules at
europeanseaways.com
DECK
$69
AIRTYPE SEATS
$75
2-BERTH OUTSIDE CABIN
$156
Car ferry from Brindisi to Corfu
Ave. Duration
8 h
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$65 - $150
Schedules at
europeanseaways.com
DECK
$66
AIRTYPE SEATS
$72
2-BERTH OUTSIDE CABIN
$148
Grimaldi Lines

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Austrian Airlines, Alitalia, Air Serbia and Ryanair offer flights from Brindisi Airport to Thessaloniki Airport.

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There are 916+ hotels available in Thessaloniki. Prices start at $46 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Brindisi to Brindisi Airport is to bus which takes 10 min and costs 1€.

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