There are 8 ways to get from Hamburg to Thessaloniki by plane, train, bus, car train 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  •  6 h 2 min

  1. Fly from Hamburg (HAM) to Thessaloniki (SKG) HAM - SKG

$51 - $257

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Bus, train  •  37 h 24 min

  1. Take the bus from Hamburg to Skopje
  2. Take the train from Skopje to Veles 541 / ...
  3. Take the train from Veles to Thessaloniki AVE

$15 - $46

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Train, bus  •  24 h 31 min

  1. Take the train from Hamburg Hbf to Berlin Hbf (tief) Ice / ...
  2. Take the train from Berlin Hbf (tief) to Praha-Holesovice Ec
  3. Take the bus from Prague to Thessaloniki

$186 - $277

Bus Simeonidis Tours  •  25 h 58 min

  1. Take the bus from Hamburg to Berlin, Berlin central bus station 050 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Berlin, ZOB am Funkturm to Prague, ÚAN Florenc 260
  3. Take the bus from Prague to Thessaloniki

$103 - $172

Train  •  38 h 53 min

  1. Take the train from Hamburg 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

$269 - $427

Bus Union Ivkoni  •  41 h 40 min

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

$89 - $149

Cartrain, drive  •  26 h 2 min

  1. Take the cartrain from Hamburg Hbf to Villach Hauptbahnhof UEX 1397
  2. Drive from Villach Hauptbahnhof to Thessaloniki

$258 - $421

Drive  •  20 h 51 min

  1. Drive from Hamburg to Thessaloniki 1362.7 miles

$320 - $480

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Hamburg to Thessaloniki. However, there are services departing from Hamburg and arriving at Thessaloniki via Berlin, ZOB am Funkturm, Florenc and Prague. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 25 h 58 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Hamburg to Thessaloniki. However, there are services departing from Hamburg Hbf and arriving at Thessaloniki via München Hbf, Salzburg Hbf, Schwarzach-St.Veit and Beograd. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 38 h 53 min.

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The distance between Hamburg and Thessaloniki is 1733 km. The road distance is 2180.3 km.

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The best way to get from Hamburg to Thessaloniki without a car is to train and bus which takes 24 h 31 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 6 h 2 min to get from Hamburg to Thessaloniki, including transfers.

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Hamburg to Thessaloniki bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Hamburg station.

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

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The best way to get from Hamburg to Thessaloniki is to fly which takes 6 h 2 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 25 h 58 min, you could also train, which costs and takes 38 h 53 min.

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The quickest flight from Hamburg Airport to Thessaloniki Airport is the direct flight which takes 2 h 45 min.

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Hamburg to Thessaloniki bus services, operated by Simeonidis Tours, arrive at Thessaloniki station.

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Map of how to get from Hamburg to Thessaloniki.
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  • Distance: 1083 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 2 min

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

Ryanair, Eurowings and seven other airlines fly from Hamburg to Thessaloniki hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Hamburg to Thessaloniki via Berlin, Berlin central bus station, Berlin, ZOB am Funkturm, Prague, ÚAN Florenc, Florenc, Staroměstská, and Prague in around 25 h 58 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Hamburg to Thessaloniki via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$550 - $3,300
Flights from Hamburg to Thessaloniki via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $750
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Hamburg to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Flights from Hamburg to Thessaloniki via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Air Serbia
Website
airserbia.com
Flights from Hamburg to Thessaloniki via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
4 h 47 min
When
Monday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Aegean Airlines
Website
aegeanair.com
Flights from Hamburg to Thessaloniki via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $750
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Hamburg to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$30 - $350
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Hamburg to Thessaloniki via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$240 - $700
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Hamburg to Thessaloniki via Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $550
Air Baltic
Website
airbaltic.com
Flights from Hamburg to Thessaloniki via Riga
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Tuesday and Friday
Estimated price
$130 - $450
Train operators
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 Hamburg Hbf to Berlin Hbf (tief)
Ave. Duration
1 h 43 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $90
Website
bahn.de
Train from Berlin Hbf (tief) to Praha-Holesovice
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$50 - $80
Website
bahn.de
Train from Hamburg Hbf to München Hbf
Ave. Duration
5 h 41 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$140 - $210
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
Macedonian Railways (MZ)
Phone
+389 (2) 3 164 255
Website
mzt.mk
Train from Skopje to Veles
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $11
mzt.mk
mzt.mk
Train from Veles to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
3 h 41 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12 - $35
mzt.mk
mzt.mk
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
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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
Urlaubs-Express
Phone
+49 (0) 221 800 20 820
Email
info@urlaubs-express.de
Website
urlaubs-express.de
Car train from Hamburg Hbf to Villach Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
13 h 18 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$65 - $150
Schedules at
urlaubs-express.de
Passenger
$68
Motorcycle
$115
Vehicle
$126
Bus operators
Simeonidis Tours
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Hamburg to Berlin, Berlin central bus station
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $26
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Berlin, Berlin central bus station to Prague, Prague ÚAN Florenc
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$19 - $35
Website
flixbus.co.uk
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Bus from Berlin, ZOB am Funkturm to Prague, ÚAN Florenc
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $15
Website
regiojet.com
Eurolines CZ
Email
info@eurolines.cz
Website
elines.cz
Bus from Berlin to Praha ÚAN Florenc
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$15 - $30
Schedules at
elines.cz
Nasir Tours
Phone
+389 (0) 42 218 007
Website
nasirtours.de
Bus from Hamburg to Skopje
Ave. Duration
31 h 18 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Schedules at
nasirtours.de
Union Ivkoni
Phone
02/989 0000
Website
union-ivkoni.com
Bus from Hamburg to Sofia
Ave. Duration
34 h
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$75 - $130
Schedules at
online.union-ivkoni.com
Bus from Sofia to Thessaloniki station
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$11 - $16
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

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Thessaloniki is 1 h ahead of Hamburg. It is currently 3:55 PM in Hamburg and 4:55 PM in Thessaloniki.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Hamburg to Thessaloniki is 2180 km. It takes approximately 20 h 51 min to drive from Hamburg to Thessaloniki.

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Ryanair, Scandinavian Airlines, Turkish Airlines and five other airlines offer flights from Hamburg Airport to Thessaloniki Airport.

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The best way to get from Hamburg to Hamburg Airport is to line 39 bus which takes 14 min and costs .

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