There are 9 ways to get from Edirne to Thessaloniki by train, bus, night train, 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  •  7 h 8 min

  1. Take the train from Kastanee to Alexandroupoli Port Δίκαια - Αλεξανδρούπολη Λιμάνι
  2. Take the bus from Alexandroupoli to Thessaloniki

$25 - $37

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Bus KTEL Evrou  •  7 h 8 min

  1. Take the bus from Kastanee to Alexandroupoli Port Δίκαια - Αλεξανδρούπολη Λιμάνι λεωφορείο / ...
  2. Take the bus from Alexandroupoli to Thessaloniki

Train  •  9 h 47 min

  1. Take the train from Kastanee to Alexandroupoli Port Δίκαια - Αλεξανδρούπολη Λιμάνι
  2. Take the train from Alexandroupoli Port to Thessaloniki Αλεξανδρούπολη Λιμάνι - Θεσσαλονίκη

$34 - $49

Night train, bus  •  12 h 34 min

  1. Take the night train from Edirne to Plovdiv Bosphor Express
  2. Take the bus from Plovdiv to Thessaloniki

$41 - $86

Bus Arda Tur  •  12 h 56 min

  1. Take the bus from Kapikule to Haskovo
  2. Take the bus from Haskovo Central Bus Station to Thessaloniki Monastiriou

$29 - $31

Drive  •  4 h 31 min

  1. Drive from Edirne to Thessaloniki 272 miles

$65 - $95

Train to Alexandroupolis, fly  •  7 h 44 min

  1. Take the train from Kastanee to Alexandroupoli Port
  2. Fly from Alexandroupolis (AXD) to Thessaloniki (SKG) AXD - SKG

$95 - $423

Train to Istanbul, fly  •  8 h 40 min

  1. Take the train from Edirne Şehir to Halkali
  2. Fly from Istanbul (IST) to Thessaloniki (SKG) IST - SKG

$85 - $223

Train to Kutahya, fly  •  11 h 8 min

  1. Take the train from Edirne Şehir to Çorlu
  2. Fly from Kutahya (KZR) to Thessaloniki (SKG) KZR - SKG

$83 - $436

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Edirne to Thessaloniki is to bus which costs 185 ₺ - 195 ₺ and takes 12 h 56 min.

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The quickest way to get from Edirne to Thessaloniki is to drive which costs 410 ₺ - 600 ₺ and takes 4 h 31 min.

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The distance between Edirne and Thessaloniki is 324 km. The road distance is 435.2 km.

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The best way to get from Edirne to Thessaloniki without a car is to night train and bus which takes 12 h 34 min and costs 250 ₺ - 550 ₺.

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It takes approximately 7 h 8 min to get from Edirne to Thessaloniki, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Edirne to Thessaloniki is to bus which takes 7 h 8 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs 210 ₺ - 310 ₺ and takes 9 h 47 min.

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There is no direct flight from Alexandroupolis Airport to Thessaloniki Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 20 min and has one stopover.

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Thessaloniki is 1 h behind Edirne. It is currently 7:55 PM in Edirne and 7:55 PM in Thessaloniki.

Yes, the driving distance between Edirne to Thessaloniki is 435 km. It takes approximately 4 h 31 min to drive from Edirne to Thessaloniki.

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Sky Express and Olympic Air offer flights from Alexandroupolis Airport to Thessaloniki Airport.

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Map of how to get from Edirne to Thessaloniki.
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  • Distance: 202.8 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 8 min

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

You can take a bus from Edirne to Thessaloniki via Kastanee, Alexandroupoli Port, and Alexandroupoli in around 7 h 8 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Edirne to Thessaloniki via Kastanee and Alexandroupoli Port in around 9 h 47 min.

Airlines
Olympic Air
Website
olympicair.com
Flights from Alexandroupolis to Thessaloniki via Athens
Ave. Duration
4 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $650
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Istanbul to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $310
Flights from Kutahya to Thessaloniki via Istanbul
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Monday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $420
Astra Airlines
Website
astra-airlines.gr
Flights from Kutahya to Thessaloniki via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
7 h 20 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Train operators
Greek Railways (OSE)
Website
trainose.gr
Train from Kastanee to Alexandroupoli Port
Ave. Duration
2 h 9 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$9 - $12
Website
trainose.gr
Book at
Raileurope.com
Second Class
$9 - $12
First Class
$11 - $15
Train from Alexandroupoli Port to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
6 h 29 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Website
trainose.gr
Book at
Raileurope.com
Second Class
$24 - $35
First Class
$30 - $45
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
$3 - $4
Website
tcdd.gov.tr
Train from Edirne Şehir to Çorlu
Ave. Duration
2 h 8 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Website
tcdd.gov.tr
Bus operators
KTEL Evrou
Phone
25510-26479
Website
ktelevrou.gr
Bus from Alexandroupoli to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$15 - $23
Schedules at
ktelevrou.gr
Greek Railways (OSE)
Website
trainose.gr
Bus from Kastanee to Alexandroupoli Port
Ave. Duration
2 h 9 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Website
trainose.gr
Book at
Raileurope.com
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
7 h 33 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$36 - $39
Schedules at
iliastravel.com
Huntur Travel
Website
huntur.com.tr
Bus from Kapikule to Haskovo
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
huntur.com.tr
Arda Tur
Phone
0700 20 544
Website
ardatur.bg
Bus from Haskovo Central Bus Station to Thessaloniki Monastiriou
Ave. Duration
9 h 15 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$26
Schedules at
ardatur.bg

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