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There are 7 ways to get from Croatia to Thessaloniki by plane, bus, train, night train or car

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Fly  •  8 h 15 min

  1. Fly from Zagreb (ZAG) to Thessaloniki (SKG) ZAG - SKG

$114 - $320

Cheapest option

Night train  •  23 h 37 min

  1. Take the night train from Zagreb Glavni Kolod. to Novi Beograd En
  2. Take the night train from Beograd centar to Thessaloniki Hellas Express

$25 - $86

5 alternative options

Bus Simeonidis Tours  •  15 h

  1. Take the bus from Zagreb to Belgrade
  2. Take the bus from Belgrade to Thessaloniki Simeonidis

$105 - $135

Train, bus  •  15 h 15 min

  1. Take the train from Zagreb to Belgrade
  2. Take the bus from Belgrade to Thessaloniki Simeonidis

$61 - $102

Bus Makedonija Soobrakaj AD  •  17 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus from Zagreb to Skopje
  2. Take the bus from Skopje to Thessaloniki

$57 - $92

Train, night train  •  22 h 35 min

  1. Take the train from Zagreb to Belgrade
  2. Take the night train from Beograd centar to Thessaloniki Hellas Express

$31 - $94

Drive  •  10 h 29 min

  1. Drive from Zagreb to Thessaloniki 641 miles

$150 - $230

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Croatia to Thessaloniki is to night train which costs 160 kn - 600 kn and takes 23 h 37 min.

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The quickest way to get from Croatia to Thessaloniki is to fly which costs 700 kn - 2.100 kn and takes 8 h 15 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Croatia to Thessaloniki. However, there are services departing from Zagreb and arriving at Thessaloniki via Belgrade. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 15 h.

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The distance between Croatia and Thessaloniki is 728 km. The road distance is 1025.6 km.

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The best way to get from Croatia to Thessaloniki without a car is to bus which takes 15 h and costs 650 kn - 900 kn.

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It takes approximately 8 h 15 min to get from Croatia to Thessaloniki, including transfers.

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Croatia to Thessaloniki bus services, operated by Autotransport Karlovac, depart from Zagreb station.

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The best way to get from Croatia to Thessaloniki is to fly which takes 8 h 15 min and costs 700 kn - 2.100 kn. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 650 kn - 900 kn and takes 15 h.

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There is no direct flight from Zagreb Airport to Thessaloniki Airport. The quickest flight takes 4 h 25 min and has one stopover.

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

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Map of how to get from Croatia to Thessaloniki.
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  • Distance: 454.9 miles
  • Duration: 8 h 15 min

What companies run services between Croatia and Thessaloniki, Greece?

Air Serbia, Austrian Airlines and six other airlines fly from Velika Gorica to Thessaloniki every 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Zagreb to Thessaloniki via Belgrade in around 15 h.

Airlines
Aegean Airlines
Website
aegeanair.com
Flights from Zagreb to Thessaloniki via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Tuesday and Friday
Estimated price
$150 - $340
Flights from Zagreb to Thessaloniki via Athens
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Monday and Wednesday
Estimated price
$210 - $550
Flights from Zagreb to Thessaloniki via Belgrade, Athens
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$150 - $340
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Zagreb to Thessaloniki via Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $550
Flights from Zagreb to Thessaloniki via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $550
Air Serbia
Website
airserbia.com
Flights from Zagreb to Thessaloniki via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Tuesday and Friday
Estimated price
$150 - $340
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Zagreb to Thessaloniki via Vienna
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$270 - $900
Train operators
Croatian Railways (HŽPP)
Website
hzpp.hr
Train from Zagreb to Belgrade
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Website
hzpp.hr
Purchase a
eurail.com
2nd Class
$26 - $40
1st Class
$40 - $55
Night train from Zagreb Glavni Kolod. to Novi Beograd
Ave. Duration
6 h 12 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Website
hzpp.hr
Purchase a
eurail.com
Serbian Railways
Website
srbvoz.rs
Night train from Beograd centar to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
14 h 58 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$3 - $55
Schedules at
srbvoz.rs
2nd Class Ticket
$21 - $35
1st Class Ticket
$35 - $55
Bus operators
Autotransport Karlovac
Phone
098 98 32 331
Email
irena.tihi@atsk.hr
Website
atsk.hr
Bus from Zagreb to Belgrade
Ave. Duration
6 h 6 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$70
Schedules at
atsk.hr
Simeonidis Tours
Makedonija Soobrakaj AD
Phone
+389(0)2 24 02 388
Email
avtobuska@maksoob.com.mk
Website
ms.mk
Bus from Zagreb to Skopje
Ave. Duration
10 h 22 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $70
Schedules at
ms.mk
Bus from Skopje to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13 - $23
Schedules at
ms.mk
Hafet Tours
Phone
+389 44 371 066
Email
hafet-tours@hotmail.com
Website
hafet.getbybus.com
Bus from Zagreb to Skopje
Ave. Duration
12 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$60 - $75
Schedules at
hafet.getbybus.com

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Thessaloniki is 1 h ahead of Croatia. It is currently 7:40 PM in Croatia and 8:40 PM in Thessaloniki.

Yes, the driving distance between Croatia to Thessaloniki is 1026 km. It takes approximately 10 h 29 min to drive from Croatia to Thessaloniki.

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Lufthansa, Eurowings, Austrian Airlines and four other airlines offer flights from Zagreb 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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