There are 11 ways to get from Düsseldorf to Thessaloniki by plane, train, shuttle, bus or car

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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Fly from Dusseldorf  •  5 h 50 min

  1. Fly from Dusseldorf (DUS) to Thessaloniki (SKG) DUS - SKG

$79 - $271

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Bus Crazy Holidays  •  2 days 1 h

  1. Take the bus from Düsseldorf to Thessaloniki

$55 - $80

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Train to Cologne/Bonn Apt, fly  •  6 h 30 min

  1. Take the train from Düsseldorf Hbf to Köln, Grengel/Flughafen Köln/Bonn Flughafen Bf
  2. Fly from Cologne/Bonn Apt (CGN) to Thessaloniki (SKG) CGN - SKG

$78 - $271

Train to Frankfurt, fly  •  6 h 50 min

  1. Take the train from Düsseldorf Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
  2. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Thessaloniki (SKG) FRA - SKG

$130 - $349

Shuttle to Weeze, fly  •  7 h 3 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Düsseldorf Hauptbahnhof to Weeze Airport
  2. Fly from Weeze (NRN) to Thessaloniki (SKG) NRN - SKG

$63 - $192

Train, bus  •  24 h 15 min

  1. Take the train from Dusseldorf Hbf to Frankfurt Ice
  2. Take the train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Wien Hbf Ice
  3. Take the bus from Vienna, Schwechat Airport Bbf. to Bratislava, Autobusová stanica Nivy
  4. Take the bus from Bratislava to Thessaloniki

$237 - $354

Bus Union Ivkoni  •  33 h 30 min

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

$77 - $159

Train  •  38 h 12 min

  1. Take the train from Düsseldorf Hbf to München Hbf Ice
  2. Take the train from München Hbf to Salzburg Hbf M / ...
  3. Take the train from Salzburg Hbf to Schwarzach-St.Veit Rex / ...
  4. Take the train from Schwarzach-St.Veit to Beograd En
  5. Take the train from Beograd to Thessaloniki AVE

$244 - $392

Bus Makedonija Soobrakaj AD  •  2 days 8 h

  1. Take the bus from Düsseldorf Hauptbahnhof to Skopje
  2. Take the bus from Skopje to Thessaloniki

$142 - $186

Train, drive  •  24 h 35 min

  1. Take the train from Düsseldorf Hbf to Villach Hbf Ec
  2. Drive from Villach Hbf to Thessaloniki

$351 - $513

Drive  •  20 h 43 min

  1. Drive from Düsseldorf to Thessaloniki 1338 miles

$320 - $470

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Düsseldorf and arriving at Thessaloniki. Services depart once a week, and operate Wednesday. The journey takes approximately 2 days 1 h.

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No, there is no direct train from Düsseldorf to Thessaloniki. However, there are services departing from Düsseldorf Hbf and arriving at Thessaloniki via München Hbf, Salzburg Hbf, Schwarzach-St.Veit and Beograd. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 38 h 12 min.

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The distance between Düsseldorf and Thessaloniki is 1709 km. The road distance is 2140.7 km.

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The best way to get from Düsseldorf to Thessaloniki without a car is to train and bus which takes 24 h 15 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 5 h 50 min to get from Düsseldorf to Thessaloniki, including transfers.

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Düsseldorf to Thessaloniki bus services, operated by Union Ivkoni, depart from Düsseldorf station.

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Düsseldorf to Thessaloniki train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, depart from Düsseldorf Hbf station.

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The best way to get from Düsseldorf to Thessaloniki is to fly which takes 5 h 50 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 33 h 30 min, you could also train, which costs and takes 38 h 12 min.

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The quickest flight from Dusseldorf Airport to Thessaloniki Airport is the direct flight which takes 2 h 35 min.

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Düsseldorf to Thessaloniki bus services, operated by Arda Tur, arrive at Thessaloniki Monastiriou station.

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Map of how to get from Düsseldorf to Thessaloniki.
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  • Distance: 1068.1 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 50 min

What companies run services between Düsseldorf, Germany and Thessaloniki, Greece?

Aegean Airlines, Eurowings and five other airlines fly from Düsseldorf to Thessaloniki every 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Düsseldorf to Thessaloniki via Sofia and Sofia Zentral Omnibus Bahnhof in around 33 h 30 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
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
Flights from Cologne/Bonn Apt to Thessaloniki via Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $750
Flights from Frankfurt to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
2 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Flights from Frankfurt to Thessaloniki via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $750
Flights from Frankfurt to Thessaloniki via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $650
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
2 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $750
Flights from Cologne/Bonn Apt to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $850
Aegean Airlines
Website
aegeanair.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Flights from Frankfurt to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
2 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Air Serbia
Website
airserbia.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Thessaloniki via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
4 h 57 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Flights from Frankfurt to Thessaloniki via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Thessaloniki via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$210 - $750
Flights from Frankfurt to Thessaloniki via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $750
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Thessaloniki via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$210 - $900
Flights from Frankfurt to Thessaloniki via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $750
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Cologne/Bonn Apt to Thessaloniki via Bologna
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$45 - $230
Flights from Weeze to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$45 - $220
Condor Flugdienst
Website
condor.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
When
Tuesday and Friday
Estimated price
$70 - $600
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Thessaloniki via Geneva
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,100
Train operators
Bahn DE
Website
bahn.de
Train from Düsseldorf Hbf to Köln, Grengel/Flughafen Köln/Bonn Flughafen Bf
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $26
Schedules at
bahn.de
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 Düsseldorf Hbf to Köln/Bonn Flughafen
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$20 - $29
Website
bahn.de
Train from Düsseldorf Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
bahn.de
Train from Dusseldorf Hbf to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1 h 37 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
bahn.de
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
6 h 24 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$120 - $180
Website
bahn.de
Train from Düsseldorf Hbf to München Hbf
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$120 - $180
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
Train from Düsseldorf Hbf to Villach Hbf
Ave. Duration
11 h 51 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$160 - $240
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 Salzburg Hbf to Schwarzach-St.Veit
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $20
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Train from Schwarzach-St.Veit to Beograd
Ave. Duration
13 h 8 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Bus operators
Flibco
Phone
+352 26 58 57 1
Website
flibco.com
Shuttle from Düsseldorf Hauptbahnhof to Weeze Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$15 - $19
Schedules at
flibco.com
Standard Ticket
$15 - $19
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
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Union Ivkoni
Phone
02/989 0000
Website
union-ivkoni.com
Bus from Düsseldorf to Sofia
Ave. Duration
27 h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$65 - $150
Schedules at
online.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
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
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
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 Düsseldorf to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
2 days 1 h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Schedules at
crazyholidays.gr
Makedonija Soobrakaj AD
Phone
+389(0)2 24 02 388
Email
avtobuska@maksoob.com.mk
Website
ms.mk
Bus from Düsseldorf Hauptbahnhof to Skopje
Ave. Duration
2 days 2 h
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$120 - $170
Schedules at
ms.mk
Bus from Skopje to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$14 - $24
Schedules at
ms.mk

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Thessaloniki is 1 h ahead of Düsseldorf. It is currently 10:37 PM in Düsseldorf and 11:37 PM in Thessaloniki.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Düsseldorf to Thessaloniki is 2141 km. It takes approximately 20 h 43 min to drive from Düsseldorf to Thessaloniki.

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Austrian Airlines, Scandinavian Airlines, Aegean Airlines and three other airlines offer flights from Dusseldorf Airport to Thessaloniki Airport.

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There are 881+ hotels available in Thessaloniki. Prices start at $48 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Düsseldorf to Dusseldorf Airport is to train which takes 12 min and costs .

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