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There are 8 ways to get from Craiova to Thessaloniki by train, bus, bus and ferry, car or plane

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

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Train, bus  •  14 h 40 min

  1. Take the train from Craiova to Vidin
  2. Take the bus from Vidin to Sofia
  3. Take the bus from Sofia to Thessaloniki

$35 - $45

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Train, bus via Sofia  •  15 h 20 min

  1. Take the train from Craiova to Vidin
  2. Take the train from Vidin to Sofia
  3. Take the bus from Sofia Zentral Omnibus Bahnhof to Thessaloniki Monastiriou

$22 - $31

6 alternative options

Train  •  16 h 55 min

  1. Take the train from Craiova to Vidin
  2. Take the train from Vidin to Sofia
  3. Take the train from Sofia to Petrich
  4. Take the train from Rodopolis to Thessaloniki

$29 - $42

Bus  •  17 h 11 min

  1. Take the bus from Craiova to Piteşti
  2. Take the bus from Piteşti to Bucharest
  3. Take the bus from Bucharest to Thessaloniki

$49 - $72

Drive  •  7 h 53 min

  1. Drive from Craiova to Thessaloniki 359.4 miles

$85 - $130

Train to Bucharest Otopeni, fly  •  9 h 55 min

  1. Take the train from Craiova to Bucuresti Nord Gara A
  2. Fly from Bucharest Otopeni (OTP) to Thessaloniki (SKG) OTP - SKG

$64 - $160

Fly from Craiova  •  10 h 14 min

  1. Fly from Craiova (CRA) to Thessaloniki (SKG) CRA - SKG

$82 - $268

Train, bus to Belgrade, fly  •  14 h 7 min

  1. Take the train from Craiova to Drobeta Turnu Severin
  2. Take the bus from Kladovo to Autokomanda
  3. Fly from Belgrade (BEG) to Thessaloniki (SKG) BEG - SKG

$101 - $230

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The cheapest way to get from Craiova to Thessaloniki is to train and bus which costs $22 - $35 and takes 15 h 20 min.

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The quickest way to get from Craiova to Thessaloniki is to drive which costs $85 - $130 and takes 7 h 53 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Craiova to Thessaloniki. However, there are services departing from Craiova and arriving at Thessaloniki via Piteşti and Bucharest. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 17 h 11 min.

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The distance between Craiova and Thessaloniki is 415 km. The road distance is 575.1 km.

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The best way to get from Craiova to Thessaloniki without a car is to train and bus which takes 14 h 40 min and costs $35 - $45.

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It takes approximately 14 h 40 min to get from Craiova to Thessaloniki, including transfers.

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Craiova to Thessaloniki bus services, operated by Astra S.A, depart from Craiova station.

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The best way to get from Craiova to Thessaloniki is to train which takes 16 h 55 min and costs $29 - $45. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $45 - $75 and takes 17 h 11 min, you could also fly, which costs $80 - $270 and takes 10 h 14 min.

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The quickest flight from Bucharest Otopeni Airport to Thessaloniki Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 45 min.

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

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Map of how to get from Craiova to Thessaloniki.
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  • Distance: 259.1 miles
  • Duration: 14 h 40 min

What companies run services between Craiova, Romania and Thessaloniki, Greece?

You can take a train from Craiova to Thessaloniki via Vidin, Sofia, Petrich, and Rodopolis in around 16 h 55 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Craiova to Thessaloniki via Piteşti and Bucharest in around 17 h 11 min.

Airlines
Aegean Airlines
Website
aegeanair.com
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Thessaloniki via Athens
Ave. Duration
3 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $280
Flights from Craiova to Thessaloniki via Cologne/Bonn Apt, Munich
Ave. Duration
9 h 25 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$75 - $260
Flights from Belgrade to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $370
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Craiova to Thessaloniki via Milan Bergamo, Munich
Ave. Duration
9 h
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $430
Flights from Craiova to Thessaloniki via Cologne/Bonn Apt, Munich
Ave. Duration
9 h 25 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$75 - $260
Flights from Craiova to Thessaloniki via Bologna, Munich
Ave. Duration
10 h
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $430
Air Serbia
Website
airserbia.com
Flights from Belgrade to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $370
Tarom
Website
tarom.ro
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $290
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Craiova to Thessaloniki via Charleroi
Ave. Duration
16 h 5 min
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$75 - $290
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Craiova to Thessaloniki via London Luton
Ave. Duration
16 h 25 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$120 - $700
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Craiova to Thessaloniki via Bologna, Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
18 h 55 min
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $480
Train operators
Romanian Railways (CFR)
Phone
0219521
Website
cfrcalatori.ro
Train from Craiova to Vidin
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Website
cfrcaltori.ro
Train from Craiova to Bucuresti Nord Gara A
Ave. Duration
4 h 12 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Website
cfrcaltori.ro
Train from Craiova to Drobeta Turnu Severin
Ave. Duration
3 h 4 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Website
cfrcaltori.ro
Bulgarian Railways (BDZh)
Phone
0700 10 200
Website
bdz.bg
Train from Vidin to Sofia
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7 - $8
Website
bdz.bg
Train from Sofia to Petrich
Ave. Duration
3 h 52 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Website
bdz.bg
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
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Second Class
$6 - $8
First Class
$7 - $10
Bus operators
Avtogari
Email
office@avtogari.info
Website
avtogari.info
Bus from Vidin to Sofia
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$8 - $13
Schedules at
avtogari.info
BG Razpisanie
Website
bgrazpisanie.com
Bus from Vidin to Sofia
Ave. Duration
2 h 51 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$11 - $14
Schedules at
bgrazpisanie.com
KARAT-S
Phone
+359 2 8120810
Email
operations@eurolines.bg
Website
karat-s.com
Bus from Vidin to Sofia
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12
Schedules at
karat-s.com
Ilias Travel
Phone
+359 2831 9192
Email
office@iliastravel.com
Website
iliastravel.com
Bus and ferry from Sofia to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$23 - $25
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
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 - $16
Schedules at
online.union-ivkoni.com
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
Astra S.A
Phone
+4-0248-63.63.02
Website
astrasa.autogari.ro
Bus from Craiova to Piteşti
Ave. Duration
2 h 17 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
astrasa.autogari.ro
Simeonidis Tours
Arriva Srbija
Phone
012 538400
Email
predstavnistvo.bas@arriva.rs
Website
arriva.rs
Bus from Kladovo to Autokomanda
Ave. Duration
4 h 46 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$10 - $12
Schedules at
arriva.rs

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More Questions & Answers

Yes, the driving distance between Craiova to Thessaloniki is 575 km. It takes approximately 7 h 53 min to drive from Craiova to Thessaloniki.

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Tarom, Aegean Airlines and Olympic Air offer flights from Bucharest Otopeni Airport to Thessaloniki Airport.

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

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The best way to get from Craiova to Craiova Airport is to taxi which takes 10 min and costs $4 - $6.

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