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There are 10 ways to get from Brussels to Thessaloniki by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly from Brussels  •  6h 14m

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

$83 - $434

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Fly from Charleroi  •  6h 43m

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

$54 - $273

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Train to Dusseldorf, fly  •  8h 22m

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

$153 - $370

Train, bus via Bratislava  •  25h 58m

  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 Airport to Bratislava 901
  5. Take the bus from Bratislava to Thessaloniki

$272 - $426

Bus Turancar  •  31h 28m

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

$141 - $212

Bus Georg  •  39h 10m

  1. Take the bus from Brussels to Sofia
  2. Take the bus from Sofia to Thessaloniki station Haskovo - Thessaloniki / ...

$261 - $330

Train  •  40h 19m

  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 train from Wien Hbf to Beograd D
  5. Take the train from Belgrade to Skopje
  6. Take the train from Skopje to Thessaloniki 335

$339 - $613

Train, bus Crazy Holidays  •  2 days 3h

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

$103 - $148

Drive, train  •  23h 25m

  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  •  22h 16m

  1. Drive from Brussels to Thessaloniki 1445.2 miles

$340 - $500

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The cheapest way to get from Brussels to Thessaloniki is to fly which costs 45€ - 240€ and takes 6h 43m.

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The quickest way to get from Brussels to Thessaloniki is to fly which costs 70€ - 380€ and takes 6h 14m.

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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 31h 28m.

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No, there is no direct train from Brussels to Thessaloniki. However, there are services departing from Brusel Nord and arriving at Thessaloniki via Köln Hbf, Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf, Wien Hbf, Belgrade and Skopje. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 40h 19m.

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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 25h 58m and costs 230€ - 370€.

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It takes approximately 6h 14m 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 Deutsche Bahn, depart from Brusel Nord station.

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The best way to get from Brussels to Thessaloniki is to fly which takes 6h 14m and costs 70€ - 380€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 120€ - 190€ and takes 31h 28m, you could also train, which costs 290€ - 550€ and takes 40h 19m.

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  • Distance: 1141.3 miles
  • Duration: 6h 14m

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

Brussels Airlines, Ryanair and nine other airlines fly from Brussels to Thessaloniki 5 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Brussels to Thessaloniki via Bratislava in around 31h 28m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Brussels to Thessaloniki via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $1,100
Flights from Brussels to Thessaloniki via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$180 - $1,200
Flights from Dusseldorf to Thessaloniki via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $750
Flights from Dusseldorf to Thessaloniki via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $700
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Brussels to Thessaloniki via Girona
Ave. Duration
6h 5m
When
Monday
Estimated price
$55 - $210
Flights from Charleroi to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $370
Flights from Charleroi to Thessaloniki via Bologna
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$45 - $370
Flights from Charleroi to Thessaloniki via Milan Bergamo
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $370
Aegean Airlines
Website
aegeanair.com
Flights from Brussels to Thessaloniki via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $1,100
Flights from Brussels to Thessaloniki via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$180 - $1,100
Flights from Brussels to Thessaloniki via Athens
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $460
Flights from Dusseldorf to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
When
Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $750
Flights from Dusseldorf to Thessaloniki via Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$100 - $750
Flights from Dusseldorf to Thessaloniki via Hamburg
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Monday and Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $750
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Brussels to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $420
Air Baltic
Website
airbaltic.com
Flights from Brussels to Thessaloniki via Riga
Ave. Duration
6h 25m
When
Tuesday and Friday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,500
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Thessaloniki via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $750
Air Serbia
Website
airserbia.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Thessaloniki via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Thessaloniki via Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Train operators
Thalys
Phone
+32 70 66 77 88
Website
thalys.com
Train from Brussels - Midi to Düsseldorf
Ave. Duration
2h 13m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$70 - $100
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$70 - $100
1st Class
$100 - $140
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
1h 41m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
bahn.de
Train from Köln Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
Ave. Duration
54m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
bahn.de
Train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
6h 43m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$120 - $190
Website
bahn.de
Train from Köln Hbf to München Hbf
Ave. Duration
4h 32m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$110 - $170
Website
bahn.de
Train from München Hbf to Salzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 57m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
bahn.de
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)

The national railway system of Austria, the OBB carried 209 million passengers on local and regional trains, and 35 million on long-distance trains in 2016 alone. The OBB’s 4865 km network covers 570 trains simultaneously at peak times, with one train leaving every 12 seconds, making it a supremely efficient way to travel around the country and surrounding region. The company’s extensive network connects cities in Austria, and adjacent European countries including Germany, Hungary, Liechtenstein, Czech Republic, Switzerland and Slovenia.

Contact Details
Website
oebb.at
Train from Wien Hbf to Beograd
Ave. Duration
11h 44m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$90 - $140
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Macedonian Railways (MZ)
Phone
+389 (2) 3 164 255
Website
mzt.mk
Train from Belgrade to Skopje
Ave. Duration
9h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $100
mzt.mk
mzt.mk
Train from Skopje to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
4h 36m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16 - $55
mzt.mk
mzt.mk
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Vienna Airport to Bratislava
Ave. Duration
45m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $7
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Simeonidis Tours
Turancar
Georg
Phone
+ 359/38/66 34 04
Email
georg_ltd@abv.bg
Website
georg-bg.com
Bus from Brussels to Sofia
Ave. Duration
33h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$240 - $320
Schedules at
georg-bg.com
Bus from Sofia to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
5h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $60
Schedules at
georg-bg.com
Radina VIP
Phone
+359 879 321 588
Email
radinavip@gmail.com
Website
radinavip.com
Bus from Brussels North to Sofia
Ave. Duration
37h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$100 - $140
Schedules at
radinavip.com
Union Ivkoni
Phone
02/989 0000
Website
union-ivkoni.com
Bus from Sofia to Thessaloniki station
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Schedules at
online.union-ivkoni.com
Arda Tur
Phone
0700 20 544
Website
ardatur.bg
Bus from Sofia Central Bus Station to Thessaloniki Monastiriou
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$16
Website
Arda Tur
Ilias Travel
Phone
+359 2831 9192
Email
office@iliastravel.com
Website
iliastravel.com
Bus from Sofia to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
5h 13m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$25 - $27
Schedules at
iliastravel.com
Crazy Holidays
Phone
2310-241545
Website
crazyholidays.gr
Bus from Köln to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
2 days 0h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Schedules at
crazyholidays.gr

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The quickest flight from Brussels Airport to Thessaloniki Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h 50m.

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

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Thessaloniki is 1h ahead of Brussels. It is currently 1:03 AM in Brussels and 2:03 AM in Thessaloniki.

Brussels to Thessaloniki train services, operated by Macedonian Railways (MZ), arrive at Thessaloniki station.

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

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Eurowings, Olympic Air, Brussels Airlines and four other airlines offer flights from Brussels Airport to Thessaloniki Airport.

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There are 1052+ hotels available in Thessaloniki. Prices start at $46 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Brussels to Brussels Airport is to train which takes 21m and costs 4€ - 18€.

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