There are 12 ways to get from Brussels to Thessaloniki by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly from Brussels  •  7 h 50 min

  1. Fly from Brussels (BRU) to Thessaloniki (SKG) BRU - SKG

$83 - $434

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Fly from Charleroi  •  6 h 43 min

  1. Fly from Charleroi (CRL) to Thessaloniki (SKG) CRL - SKG

$54 - $273

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Train to Cologne/Bonn Apt, fly  •  7 h 35 min

  1. Take the train from Brusel Nord to Köln Hauptbahnhof
  2. Fly from Cologne/Bonn Apt (CGN) to Thessaloniki (SKG) CGN - SKG

$121 - $330

Train to Amsterdam, fly  •  8 h 29 min

  1. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid/Midi to Schiphol Airport
  2. Fly from Amsterdam (AMS) to Thessaloniki (SKG) AMS - SKG

$114 - $285

Train to Dusseldorf, fly  •  8 h 16 min

  1. Take the train from Brussels - Midi to Düsseldorf
  2. Fly from Dusseldorf (DUS) to Thessaloniki (SKG) DUS - SKG

$154 - $370

Train, bus via Bratislava, Autobusová stanica Nivy  •  26 h 6 min

  1. Take the train from Brusel Nord to Köln Hauptbahnhof Ice
  2. Take the train from Köln Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf Ice
  3. Take the train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Wien Hbf Ice
  4. Take the bus from Vienna, Schwechat Airport Bbf. to Bratislava, Autobusová stanica Nivy
  5. Take the bus from Bratislava to Thessaloniki

$271 - $423

Bus Turancar  •  31 h 28 min

  1. Take the bus from Bruxelles Gare du Nord to Bratislava
  2. Take the bus from Bratislava to Thessaloniki Simeonidis

$142 - $213

Bus BG Razpisanie  •  36 h 20 min

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

$104 - $165

Train  •  44 h 8 min

  1. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid/Midi to Paris-Nord
  2. Take the train from Paris Est to Strasbourg Tgv / ...
  3. Take the train from Strasbourg to Basel SBB
  4. Take the train from Basel SBB to Zürich HB 36 / ...
  5. Take the train from Zürich HB to Beograd En
  6. Take the train from Beograd to Thessaloniki AVE

$381 - $623

Train, bus Crazy Holidays  •  2 days 3 h

  1. Take the train from Brusel Nord to Köln Hauptbahnhof Ice
  2. Take the bus from Köln to Thessaloniki

$103 - $148

Drive, train  •  23 h 28 min

  1. Drive from Brussels to Köln Hbf
  2. Take the train from Köln Hbf to München Hbf Ice
  3. Take the train from München Hbf to Salzburg Hbf M / ...
  4. Drive from Salzburg Hbf to Thessaloniki

$378 - $580

Drive  •  22 h 16 min

  1. Drive from Brussels to Thessaloniki 1445.2 miles

$340 - $500

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No, there is no direct bus from Brussels to Thessaloniki. However, there are services departing from Bruxelles Gare du Nord and arriving at Thessaloniki via Bratislava. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 31 h 28 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Brussels to Thessaloniki. However, there are services departing from Brussel-Zuid/Midi and arriving at Thessaloniki via Paris Est, Strasbourg, Basel SBB, Zürich HB and Beograd. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 44 h 8 min.

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The distance between Brussels and Thessaloniki is 1826 km. The road distance is 2312.3 km.

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The best way to get from Brussels to Thessaloniki without a car is to train and bus which takes 26 h 6 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 7 h 50 min to get from Brussels to Thessaloniki, including transfers.

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Brussels to Thessaloniki bus services, operated by Turancar, depart from Bruxelles Gare du Nord station.

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Brussels to Thessaloniki train services, operated by Thalys, depart from Brussel-Zuid/Midi station.

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The best way to get from Brussels to Thessaloniki is to fly which takes 7 h 50 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 31 h 28 min, you could also train, which costs and takes 44 h 8 min.

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There is no direct flight from Brussels Airport to Thessaloniki Airport. The quickest flight takes 4 h 30 min and has one stopover.

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Brussels to Thessaloniki bus services, operated by Simeonidis Tours, arrive at Thessaloniki station.

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Map of how to get from Brussels to Thessaloniki.
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  • Distance: 1141.3 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 50 min

What companies run services between Brussels, Belgium and Thessaloniki, Greece?

Air Serbia, Lufthansa and 10 other airlines fly from Brussels to Thessaloniki hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Brussels to Thessaloniki via Bratislava in around 31 h 28 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Brussels to Thessaloniki via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
Flights from Brussels to Thessaloniki via Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 17 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$180 - $1,100
Flights from Cologne/Bonn Apt to Thessaloniki via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $750
Flights from Amsterdam to Thessaloniki via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$290 - $750
Flights from Amsterdam to Thessaloniki via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Flights from Dusseldorf to Thessaloniki via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $850
Flights from Dusseldorf to Thessaloniki via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$210 - $750
Flights from Dusseldorf to Thessaloniki via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 17 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Aegean Airlines
Website
aegeanair.com
Flights from Brussels to Thessaloniki via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $1,100
Flights from Brussels to Thessaloniki via Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 17 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$180 - $1,100
Flights from Brussels to Thessaloniki via Athens
Ave. Duration
5 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $900
Flights from Amsterdam to Thessaloniki via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$290 - $750
Flights from Amsterdam to Thessaloniki via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Flights from Dusseldorf to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Air Serbia
Website
airserbia.com
Flights from Brussels to Thessaloniki via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
5 h 2 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $1,200
Flights from Amsterdam to Thessaloniki via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
4 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $600
Flights from Dusseldorf to Thessaloniki via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
4 h 57 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Charleroi to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $370
Flights from Charleroi to Thessaloniki via Milan Bergamo
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $370
Flights from Charleroi to Thessaloniki via Bologna
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$45 - $370
Flights from Cologne/Bonn Apt to Thessaloniki via Bologna
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$45 - $230
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Cologne/Bonn Apt to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $850
Flights from Dusseldorf to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
2 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $750
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Brussels to Thessaloniki via Oslo
Ave. Duration
9 h 20 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,500
Flights from Brussels to Thessaloniki via Stockholm
Ave. Duration
9 h 40 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,500
Flights from Dusseldorf to Thessaloniki via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$210 - $900
Air Baltic
Website
airbaltic.com
Flights from Brussels to Thessaloniki via Riga
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
When
Tuesday and Friday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,500
Flights from Amsterdam to Thessaloniki via Riga
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
When
Tuesday and Friday
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Brussels to Thessaloniki via Vienna
Ave. Duration
7 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,100
Flights from Dusseldorf to Thessaloniki via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$210 - $750
Transavia Holland
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Amsterdam to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $480
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Brussels to Thessaloniki via Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
8 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $950
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Amsterdam to Thessaloniki via Berlin Schoenefeld
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn is the German railway company, and the largest railway operator and infrastructure owner in Europe. Based in Berlin, Deutsche Bahn was founded in 1994, and offers many different types of rail transportation including ICE or Intercity-Express for high-speed services between major cities and regions, IC (InterCity) for long-distance trains, RE (Regional Express) trains that connect regions and cities, and the S-Bahn rapid transit service. There are two main tickets on offer: the Flexpreis that has full flexibility, and the Sparpreis which is the cheaper, advanced fare.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Brusel Nord to Köln Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
1 h 42 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
bahn.de
Train from Köln Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
bahn.de
Train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
6 h 43 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$120 - $190
Website
bahn.de
Train from Paris Est to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
1 h 46 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$85 - $130
Website
bahn.de
Train from Köln Hbf to München Hbf
Ave. Duration
4 h 32 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$110 - $170
Website
bahn.de
Train from München Hbf to Salzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 57 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
bahn.de
Dutch Railways (NS)

Dutch Railways (NS) is the main passenger railway operator in the Netherlands. Founded in 1938, NS connects all major cities in the Netherlands, and offers night trains, international trains, Intercity direct, and trains to and from the airport. NS International is the international subsidiary of NS; their services include high-speed trains such as Thalys, ICE International, Eurostar and TGV, to major European hubs including Paris, London, Brussels, Berlin, Cologne, Frankfurt and Lille.

Contact Details
Phone
+31 30 751 5155
Website
ns.nl
Train from Brussel-Zuid/Midi to Schiphol Airport
Ave. Duration
2 h 36 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Brussels - Midi to Düsseldorf
Ave. Duration
2 h 12 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$70 - $100
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$70 - $100
1st Class
$100 - $140
Train from Brussel-Zuid/Midi to Paris-Nord
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$85 - $120
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$85 - $120
1st Class
$120 - $160
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf.com
Train from Paris Est to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
1 h 46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$85 - $100
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$85 - $100
1st Class
$120 - $170
SNCF

Loosely translated as the French National Railway Corporation, the SNCF is France’s state-owned railway company. It covers the country’s extensive rail network, as well as the TGV and Thalys, France’s two high-speed railway networks. With over 14,000 trains operating daily, it is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country. The railway network consists of about 32,000km in total, of which 1800km are high-speed lines and 14,500km are electrified.

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Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Strasbourg to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$29 - $45
Website
en.oui.sncf
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)

The national railway company of Switzerland, Swiss Railways operates trains throughout the country and adjacent European nations including Germany, France, Italy and Austria. Tickets are sold in two classes - First and Second - with most long-distance trains offering a bistro car serving beverages and snacks. Individual tickets can be bought easily at stands, while a variety of travel passes are on offer to suit different travel needs. Swiss Railways codeshares with American Airlines and Swiss International Air Lines out of Zurich International Airport.

Contact Details
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Basel SBB to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$30 - $60
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Zürich HB to Beograd
Ave. Duration
20 h 57 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$120 - $200
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Bus operators
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.sk
Bus from Vienna, Schwechat Airport Bbf. to Bratislava, Autobusová stanica Nivy
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
regiojet.sk
Simeonidis Tours
Turancar
BG Razpisanie
Website
bgrazpisanie.com
Bus from Brussels to Sofia
Ave. Duration
29 h 50 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$90 - $150
Schedules at
bgrazpisanie.com
Georg
Phone
+ 359/38/66 34 04
Email
georg_ltd@abv.bg
Website
georg-bg.com
Bus from Brussels to Sofia
Ave. Duration
33 h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$250 - $330
Schedules at
georg-bg.com
Bus from Sofia to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $55
Schedules at
georg-bg.com
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
Union Ivkoni
Phone
02/989 0000
Website
union-ivkoni.com
Bus from Sofia to Thessaloniki station
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$11 - $17
Schedules at
online.union-ivkoni.com
Ilias Travel
Phone
+359 2831 9192
Email
office@iliastravel.com
Website
iliastravel.com
Bus from Sofia to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
5 h 13 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$23 - $25
Schedules at
iliastravel.com
Crazy Holidays
Phone
2310-241545
Website
crazyholidays.gr
Bus from Köln to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
2 days 0 h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Schedules at
crazyholidays.gr

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Thessaloniki is 1 h ahead of Brussels. It is currently 12:11 AM in Brussels and 1:11 AM in Thessaloniki.

Brussels to Thessaloniki train services, operated by Serbian Railways (ŽS), arrive at Thessaloniki station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Brussels to Thessaloniki is 2312 km. It takes approximately 22 h 16 min to drive from Brussels to Thessaloniki.

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Austrian Airlines, Air Baltic, Turkish Airlines and six other airlines offer flights from Brussels Airport to Thessaloniki Airport.

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The best way to get from Brussels to Brussels Airport is to train which takes 17 min and costs .

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