Select from 5 ways to get there

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

Recommended option

Bus  •  6 h 37 min

  1. Express

$24 - $36

6 alternative options

Train  •  8 h 53 min

  1. Ic 91

$34 - $51

Nighttrain, bus  •  12 h 4 min

  1. Bosphor Express

$25 - $33

Drive  •  4 h 31 min

  1. 272 miles

$65 - $95

Train to Alexandroupolis, fly  •  7 h 33 min

  1. AXD - SKG

$97 - $426

Train to Istanbul, fly  •  8 h 38 min

  1. IST - SKG

$87 - $225

Train to Kavala, fly  •  9 h 29 min

  1. KVA - SKG

$171 - $588

What companies run services between Edirne, Turkey and Thessaloniki, Greece?

KTEL Evrou operates a bus from Edirne to Thessaloniki 3 times a day. Tickets cost $20 - $30 and the journey takes 6 h 15 min. Alternatively, Greek Railways (OSE) operates a train from Edirne to Thessaloniki once daily. Tickets cost $30 - $45 and the journey takes 8 h 30 min.

Airlines
Olympic Air
Website
olympicair.com
Flights from Alexandroupolis to Thessaloniki via Athens
Ave. Duration
5 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $550
Flights from Alexandroupolis to Thessaloniki via Athens, Paros
Ave. Duration
7 h 10 min
When
Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$70 - $440
Flights from Alexandroupolis to Thessaloniki via Athens, Rhodes
Ave. Duration
7 h 25 min
When
Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$70 - $550
Flights from Kavala to Thessaloniki via Athens
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $480
Flights from Kavala to Thessaloniki via Athens, Chios
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Monday and Wednesday
Estimated price
$85 - $550
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Istanbul to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $310
Sky Express
Website
skyexpress.gr
Flights from Alexandroupolis to Thessaloniki via Athens, Samos
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$170 - $1,100
Ellinair
Website
en.ellinair.com
Flights from Alexandroupolis to Thessaloniki via Athens
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $800
Train operators
Greek Railways (OSE)
Website
trainose.gr
Train from Orestiada to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
8 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
trainose.gr
Purchase a
eurail.com
Second Class
$30 - $45
First Class
$40 - $55
Train from Orestiada to Alexandroupoli
Ave. Duration
1 h 47 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$8 - $11
Website
trainose.gr
Purchase a
eurail.com
Second Class
$8 - $11
First Class
$10 - $13
Train from Orestiada to Xanthi
Ave. Duration
3 h 39 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$14 - $19
Website
trainose.gr
Purchase a
eurail.com
Second Class
$14 - $19
First Class
$18 - $24
Bulgarian Railways (BDZh)
Turkish Railways (TCDD)
Phone
+90 444 8 233
Website
tcddtasimacilik.gov.tr
Train from Edirne Şehir to Halkali
Ave. Duration
4 h 9 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Website
tcdd.gov.tr
Bus operators
KTEL Evrou
Phone
25510-26479
Website
ktelevrou.gr
Bus from Orestiáda to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$20 - $30
Schedules at
ktelevrou.gr
EAAA
Website
rta.government.bg
Bus from Plovdiv to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
7 h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$19 - $27
Schedules at
rta.government.bg
Georg
Phone
+ 359/38/66 34 04
Email
georg_ltd@abv.bg
Website
georg-bg.com
Bus from Plovdiv to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$60 - $80
Schedules at
georg-bg.com
Ilias Travel
Phone
+359 2831 9192
Email
office@iliastravel.com
Website
iliastravel.com
Bus from Plovdiv to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
8 h 8 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$34 - $37
Schedules at
iliastravel.com

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Edirne and Thessaloniki is 324 km. The road distance is 435 km.

The cheapest way to get from Edirne to Thessaloniki is to nighttrain and bus which costs 110 ₺ - 160 ₺ and takes 12 h 4 min.

The quickest way to get from Edirne to Thessaloniki is to drive which takes 4 h 31 min and costs 300 ₺ - 450 ₺.

It takes approximately 6 h 37 min to get from Edirne to Thessaloniki, including transfers.