There are 8 ways to get from Florence to Thessaloniki by plane, train, bus and ferry, 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 Florence  •  8 h 31 min

  1. Fly from Florence (FLR) to Thessaloniki (SKG) FLR - SKG

$124 - $285

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Train to Rome Ciampino, fly  •  7 h

  1. Take the train from Firenze Santa Maria Novella Station to Roma Termini
  2. Fly from Rome Ciampino (CIA) to Thessaloniki (SKG) CIA - SKG

$52 - $208

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Train to Bologna, fly  •  6 h 10 min

  1. Take the train from Firenze S.Maria Novella to Bologna C.Le
  2. Fly from Bologna (BLQ) to Thessaloniki (SKG) BLQ - SKG

$116 - $338

Train to Milan Bergamo, fly  •  8 h 5 min

  1. Take the train from Firenze S.Maria Novella to Milano Centrale
  2. Fly from Milan Bergamo (BGY) to Thessaloniki (SKG) BGY - SKG

$66 - $329

Train, bus and ferry  •  17 h 25 min

  1. Take the train from Firenze S.Maria Novella to Bologna C.Le Fr / ...
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Bologna to Thessaloniki

$158 - $257

Train  •  33 h 20 min

  1. Take the train from Firenze S.Maria Novella to Venezia Mestre Fr / ...
  2. Take the train from Venezia Mestre to Villach Hbf Rj / ...
  3. Take the train from Villach Hbf to Beograd En
  4. Take the train from Beograd to Thessaloniki AVE

$111 - $235

Bus and ferry, bus  •  40 h

  1. Take the bus and ferry from Firenze Autostazione to Tiranë
  2. Take the bus from Tiranë to Thessaloniki

$161 - $213

Drive  •  16 h 10 min

  1. Drive from Florence to Thessaloniki 1025.2 miles

$240 - $360

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No, there is no direct bus from Florence to Thessaloniki. However, there are services departing from Firenze Autostazione and arriving at Thessaloniki via Tiranë. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 40 h.

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No, there is no direct train from Florence to Thessaloniki. However, there are services departing from Firenze S.Maria Novella and arriving at Thessaloniki via Venezia Mestre, Villach Hbf and Beograd. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 33 h 20 min.

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The distance between Florence and Thessaloniki is 1022 km. The road distance is 1640.2 km.

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The best way to get from Florence to Thessaloniki without a car is to train and bus and ferry which takes 17 h 25 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 8 h 31 min to get from Florence to Thessaloniki, including transfers.

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Florence to Thessaloniki bus services, operated by Eurolines IT, depart from Firenze Autostazione station.

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Florence to Thessaloniki train services, operated by Trenitalia Frecce, depart from Firenze S.Maria Novella station.

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The best way to get from Florence to Thessaloniki is to fly which takes 8 h 31 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 33 h 20 min.

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There is no direct flight from Florence Airport to Thessaloniki Airport. The quickest flight takes 5 h 15 min and has one stopover.

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Florence to Thessaloniki bus services, operated by Crazy Holidays, arrive at Thessaloniki station.

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Map of how to get from Florence to Thessaloniki.
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  • Distance: 639 miles
  • Duration: 8 h 31 min

What companies run services between Florence, Italy and Thessaloniki, Greece?

Lufthansa, Air Dolomiti and five other airlines fly from Florence to Thessaloniki every 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train from Florence to Thessaloniki via Venezia Mestre, Villach Hbf, and Beograd in around 33 h 20 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Florence to Thessaloniki via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $750
Flights from Florence to Thessaloniki via Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $480
Flights from Florence to Thessaloniki via Munich, Vienna
Ave. Duration
8 h 15 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$300 - $900
Flights from Milan Bergamo to Thessaloniki via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$950 - $980
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Bologna to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$100 - $370
Flights from Rome Ciampino to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$29 - $230
Flights from Milan Bergamo to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$30 - $320
Air Serbia
Website
airserbia.com
Flights from Florence to Thessaloniki via Rome, Belgrade
Ave. Duration
8 h 57 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$800 - $2,000
Aegean Airlines
Website
aegeanair.com
Flights from Florence to Thessaloniki via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
8 h 10 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$90 - $480
Flights from Bologna to Thessaloniki via Athens
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Tuesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $550
Train operators
Trenitalia Frecce

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Firenze S.Maria Novella to Bologna C.Le
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $23
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Firenze S.Maria Novella to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Firenze S.Maria Novella to Venezia Mestre
Ave. Duration
1 h 53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
ItaloTreno
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Firenze Santa Maria Novella Station to Bologna Centrale Station
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $25
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Firenze Santa Maria Novella Station to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Firenze Santa Maria Novella Station to Milano Centrale Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 3 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$29 - $45
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Firenze Santa Maria Novella Station to Venezia Mestre Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 56 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Website
italotreno.it
Trenitalia

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Firenze Smn to Bologna C.Le
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7 - $16
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$13 - $16
Train from Firenze S.Maria Novella to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
3 h 38 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$19 - $40
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$30 - $40
Train from Venezia Mestre to Villach Hbf
Ave. Duration
3 h 4 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$20 - $40
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Trenitalia Eurocity

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Venezia Mestre to Villach Hbf
Ave. Duration
3 h 4 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
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 Villach Hbf to Beograd
Ave. Duration
11 h 6 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Bus operators
Portokalidis Tours
Website
portokalidistours.gr
Bus and ferry from Bologna to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
15 h 26 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$150 - $230
Schedules at
portokalidistours.gr
Crazy Holidays
Phone
2310-241545
Website
crazyholidays.gr
Bus from Tiranë to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
10 h 15 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$55 - $75
Schedules at
crazyholidays.gr

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Thessaloniki is 1 h ahead of Florence. It is currently 6:27 AM in Florence and 7:27 AM in Thessaloniki.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Florence to Thessaloniki is 1640 km. It takes approximately 16 h 10 min to drive from Florence to Thessaloniki.

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Air France, Lufthansa, Austrian Airlines and four other airlines offer flights from Florence 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 Florence to Florence Airport is to bus which takes 13 min and costs .

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