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There are 10 ways to get from Edinburgh to Chalkidikí by plane, taxi, train, bus, bus and ferry, night bus, car, car train or car ferry

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Fly from Edinburgh, taxi  •  7h 23m

  1. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to Thessaloniki (SKG) EDI - SKG
  2. Take a taxi from Thessaloniki to Chalkidikí

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Train to Glasgow, fly, taxi  •  10h 56m

  1. Take the train from Edinburgh to Glasgow Queen Street
  2. Fly from Glasgow (GLA) to Thessaloniki (SKG) GLA - SKG
  3. Take a taxi from Thessaloniki to Chalkidikí

Train to Manchester, fly, taxi  •  9h 54m

  1. Take the train from Edinburgh to Manchester Airport
  2. Fly from Manchester (MAN) to Thessaloniki (SKG) MAN - SKG
  3. Take a taxi from Thessaloniki to Chalkidikí

Train to Newcastle, fly, taxi  •  10h 2m

  1. Take the train from Edinburgh to Newcastle
  2. Fly from Newcastle (NCL) to Thessaloniki (SKG) NCL - SKG
  3. Take a taxi from Thessaloniki to Chalkidikí

Train, bus  •  39h 39m

  1. Take the train from Edinburgh to London Kings Cross
  2. Take the train from London St Pancras Eurostar to Paris Nord Eil
  3. Take the train from Paris Est to Mannheim, Hauptbahnhof 82 / ...
  4. Take the bus from Mannheim to Thessaloniki
  5. Take the bus from Thessaloniki to Kalamotó

Train, bus, taxi  •  40h 23m

  1. Take the train from Edinburgh to London Kings Cross
  2. Take the train from London St Pancras Eurostar to Paris Nord Eil
  3. Take the train from Paris l'Est to Stuttgart Hbf Tgv / ...
  4. Take the train from Stuttgart Hbf to Budapest-Kelenfoeld Rjx
  5. Take the bus from Budapest Népliget to Thessaloniki
  6. Take a taxi from Thessaloniki to Chalkidikí

Train, bus and ferry, bus  •  2 days 6h

  1. Take the train from Edinburgh to London Kings Cross
  2. Take the bus and ferry from London Victoria Station to Sofia
  3. Take the bus from Sofia to Thessaloniki KTEL Chalkidikis
  4. Take the bus from Thessaloniki - KTEL Chalkidikis to Polygyros

Night bus, bus and ferry, bus  •  2 days 11h

  1. Take the night bus from Edinburgh Bus Station to London Victoria Coach Station
  2. Take the bus and ferry from London to Sofia
  3. Take the bus from Sofia to Thessaloniki KTEL Chalkidikis
  4. Take the bus from Thessaloniki - KTEL Chalkidikis to Polygyros

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  32h 22m

  1. Drive from Edinburgh to Folkestone
  2. Take the Eurotunnel from Folkestone to Calais-Fréthun
  3. Drive from Calais-Fréthun to Chalkidikí

Drive, car ferry  •  33h 29m

  1. Drive from Edinburgh to Dover
  2. Take the car ferry from Dover to Calais
  3. Drive from Calais to Chalkidikí
United Kingdom → Greece
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International entry into Greece from United Kingdom

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Conditions of entry into Greece from United Kingdom

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  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival (certificate required)
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  • Health screen upon arrival. Those showing symptoms will be asked to self-quarantine
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required
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  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing
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Yes, but conditions apply when entering Greece from United Kingdom.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1 metre
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Chalkidikí is 0210 521 2054.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Chalkidikí is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Chalkidikí is 1 metre.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 0210 521 2054.

No, but conditions apply when returning to United Kingdom from Greece.

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Last updated: 8 Sep 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Edinburgh to Chalkidikí is to fly and taxi which costs £85 - £190 and takes 7h 23m.

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The quickest way to get from Edinburgh to Chalkidikí is to fly and taxi which costs £85 - £190 and takes 7h 23m.

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It is approximately 2598 km to get from Edinburgh to Chalkidikí.

The best way to get from Edinburgh to Chalkidikí without a car is to train and bus which takes 39h 39m and costs £320 - £1,000.

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It takes approximately 7h 23m to get from Edinburgh to Chalkidikí, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Edinburgh Airport to Thessaloniki Airport is the direct flight which takes 3h 50m.

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Chalkidikí is 2h ahead of Edinburgh. It is currently 6:31 AM in Edinburgh and 8:31 AM in Chalkidikí.

Jet2.com, Olympic Air, KLM and five other airlines offer flights from Edinburgh Airport to Thessaloniki Airport.

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There are 34+ hotels available in Chalkidikí. Prices start at €87 per night.

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The best way to get from Edinburgh to Edinburgh Airport is to tram which takes 31 min and costs £1 - £6.

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Map of how to get from Edinburgh to Chalkidikí.
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  • Distance: 2597.6 km
  • Duration: 7h 23m

What companies run services between Edinburgh, Scotland and Chalkidikí, Greece?

There is no direct connection from Edinburgh to Chalkidikí. However, you can take the tram to Edinburgh Airport, take the walk to Edinburgh airport, fly to Thessaloniki, then take the taxi to Chalkidikí. Alternatively, you can take the train to Glasgow Queen Street, take the walk to Glasgow Central, take the train to Paisley Gilmour Street, take the walk to Paisley, Stop 3 Central Road, take the line 757 bus to Glasgow Airport, Terminal Building, take the walk to Glasgow airport, fly to Thessaloniki, then take the taxi to Chalkidikí.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Thessaloniki via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
7h 35m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
€200 - €750
Flights from Glasgow to Thessaloniki via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
9h 25m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
€140 - €650
Flights from Manchester to Thessaloniki via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
€340 - €1800
Flights from Newcastle to Thessaloniki via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
6h 11m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€140 - €650
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Thessaloniki via Budapest
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
€70 - €250
Flights from Glasgow to Thessaloniki via Dublin
Ave. Duration
11h 55m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
€35 - €200
Flights from Manchester to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
€130 - €230
Flights from Manchester to Thessaloniki via Krakow
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€130 - €230
Flights from Manchester to Thessaloniki via Bologna
Ave. Duration
7h 50m
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€130 - €230
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Thessaloniki via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
8h 10m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
€110 - €470
Flights from Glasgow to Thessaloniki via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
8h 20m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
€120 - €550
Flights from Manchester to Thessaloniki via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
€110 - €490
Flights from Newcastle to Thessaloniki via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
7h 50m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
€120 - €500
Jet2.com
Website
jet2.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
€65 - €340
Flights from Manchester to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
€240 - €360
Flights from Newcastle to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
€70 - €380
Aegean Airlines
Website
en.aegeanair.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Thessaloniki via Athens
Ave. Duration
7h
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
€120 - €390
Flights from Manchester to Thessaloniki via Athens
Ave. Duration
6h 40m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
€130 - €430
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Glasgow to Thessaloniki via London Luton
Ave. Duration
11h 30m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
€120 - €430
Flights from Glasgow to Thessaloniki via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
11h 50m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€120 - €430
Flights from Manchester to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
€110 - €410
Turkish Airlines
Website
turkishairlines.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Thessaloniki via Istanbul
Ave. Duration
7h 35m
When
Monday and Saturday
Estimated price
€190 - €650
Flights from Manchester to Thessaloniki via Istanbul
Ave. Duration
7h 10m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
€320 - €380
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Glasgow to Thessaloniki via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6h 20m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
€170 - €800
Flights from Manchester to Thessaloniki via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€200 - €900
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Manchester to Thessaloniki via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
6h 10m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€430 - €1300
Train operators
First ScotRail Service
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Edinburgh to Glasgow Queen Street
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€12 - €35
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
€12 - €18
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
€27 - €35
TransPennine Express Service
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Edinburgh to Manchester Airport
Ave. Duration
3h 27m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€80 - €120
Website
TransPennine Express Service
Advance Single
€30 - €45
Off-Peak Day Single
€60 - €95
Anytime Day Single
€80 - €120
Train from Edinburgh to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
1h 48m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€45 - €70
Website
TransPennine Express Service
Advance Single
€19 - €27
Off-Peak Day Single
€35 - €55
Anytime Day Single
€45 - €70
LNER
Website
lner.co.uk
Train from Edinburgh to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€19 - €180
Website
lner.co.uk
Advance Single
€19 - €27
Anytime Day Single
€75 - €110
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
€120 - €180
Train from Edinburgh to London Kings Cross
Ave. Duration
4h 17m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€60 - €450
Website
lner.co.uk
Advance Single
€60 - €85
Anytime Day Single
€200 - €290
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
€320 - €450
DB Fernverkehr AG
Website
delfi.de
Train from Paris Est to Mannheim, Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
3h 1m
Frequency
5 times a day
Schedules at
delfi.de
Train from Paris Est to Stuttgart Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
3h 21m
Frequency
Once a week
Schedules at
delfi.de
Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express

German rail company Deutsche Bahn is known for its efficient and comfortable service. It 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 (bookings usually open 6 months in advance for domestic tickets).

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Paris l'Est to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 7m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€100 - €140
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Paris l'Est to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 21m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€100 - €140
Website
Deutsche Bahn
TGV inOui

France’s high-speed TGV train network runs at speeds of up to 320km/h connecting major cities across France and into neighbouring countries. All TGV tickets include a seat reservation; seating is 1+2 in 1st class, 2+2 in 2nd class. Popular routes include Paris to Marseille and Paris to Strasbourg. Most TGVs have a cafe area, power points at each seat and WiFi.

Contact Details
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Paris l'Est to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 8m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€90 - €120
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€90 - €110
1st Class
€100 - €120
Train from Paris l'Est to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 21m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€90 - €130
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€90 - €110
1st Class
€100 - €130
Railjet

Railjet trains operate domestically within Austria and also connect to major cities in Germany, Czech Republic, Italy, Switzerland and Hungary. This premium service runs at speeds of up to 230km/h and offers three travel classes (economy, first and business), all with free Wi-Fi and power sockets. Other amenities include a bistro-restaurant car and family zones. Seat reservations can be made up to 90 days prior to the train's departure (compulsory for all cross-border trains but not for domestic routes).

Contact Details
Phone
+43 51717
Website
oebb.at
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Budapest-Kelenfoeld
Ave. Duration
9h 4m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€110 - €170
Website
Railjet
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Folkestone to Calais-Fréthun
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€154
Website
Eurotunnel
Bus operators
Crazy Holidays
Phone
2310-241545
Website
crazyholidays.gr
Bus from Mannheim to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
24h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
€50 - €110
Schedules at
crazyholidays.gr
KTEL Thessalonikis
Phone
+30 2310 510835
Email
contact@ktelthes.gr
Website
ktelthes.gr
Bus from Thessaloniki to Kalamotó
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€39
Schedules at
ktelthes.gr
Korona Travel
Phone
210.92.33.33
Email
info@koronatravel.gr
Website
koronatravel.gr
Bus from Budapest Népliget to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
15h 30m
Frequency
Once a week
Schedules at
koronatravel.gr
Balkan Horn
Phone
+44 74 71405777
Email
office@balkanhorn.com
Website
balkanhorn.com
Bus and ferry from London Victoria Station to Sofia
Ave. Duration
40h 44m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€144
Website
Balkan Horn
Union Ivkoni
Phone
02/989 0000
Website
union-ivkoni.com
Bus from Sofia to Thessaloniki KTEL Chalkidikis
Ave. Duration
4h 42m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€10 - €15
Schedules at
union-ivkoni.com
Bus and ferry from London to Sofia
Ave. Duration
41h 30m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€80 - €120
Schedules at
union-ivkoni.com
KTEL Chalkidikis
Phone
2310 316555
Email
info@ktel-chalkidikis.gr
Website
ktel-chalkidikis.gr
Bus from Thessaloniki - KTEL Chalkidikis to Polygyros
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€6 - €10
Schedules at
ktel-chalkidikis.gr
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Night bus from Edinburgh Bus Station to London Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
8h 50m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
€29 - €40
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on FlixBus?
Yes - FlixBus offers free Wi-Fi
Are there power outlets on FlixBus?
Yes
Does FlixBus offer meals or snacks?
Yes - snacks and drinks may be purchased from the driver. Please note, this is not available on all services.
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Ferry operators
Other operators
Taxi from Thessaloniki to Chalkidikí
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
Estimated price
€65 - €85

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