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There are 5 ways to get from Istanbul to Thessaloniki Airport (SKG) by plane, bus, train or car

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Fly

  1. Fly from Istanbul (IST) to Thessaloniki (SKG)

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Bus via Thessaloniki Zografou

  1. Take the bus from Istanbul Otogari to Thessaloniki

Bus

  1. Take the bus from Istanbul Esenler Otogar to Thessaloniki

Train, bus

  1. Take the train from Halkali to Kapikule
  2. Take the train from Ormenio to Alexandroupoli Port
  3. Take the bus from Alexandroupoli to Thessaloniki

Drive

  1. Drive from Istanbul to Thessaloniki Airport (SKG)

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Istanbul to Thessaloniki Airport (SKG) is to bus via Thessaloniki Zografou which costs 150 ₺ - 330 ₺ and takes 13h 12m.

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The fastest way to get from Istanbul to Thessaloniki Airport (SKG) is to fly which takes 1h 46m and costs 1.400 ₺ - 4.100 ₺.

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The distance between Istanbul and Thessaloniki Airport (SKG) is 506 km. The road distance is 610 km.

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The best way to get from Istanbul to Thessaloniki Airport (SKG) without a car is to bus which takes 11h 45m and costs 460 ₺ - 800 ₺.

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It takes approximately 1h 46m to get from Istanbul to Thessaloniki Airport (SKG), including transfers.

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The best way to get from Istanbul to Thessaloniki Airport (SKG) is to fly which takes 1h 46m and costs 1.400 ₺ - 4.100 ₺. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 460 ₺ - 800 ₺ and takes 11h 45m.

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The quickest flight from Istanbul Airport to Thessaloniki Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 15m.

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Yes, the driving distance between Istanbul to Thessaloniki Airport (SKG) is 610 km. It takes approximately 6h 49m to drive from Istanbul to Thessaloniki Airport (SKG).

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Turkish Airlines and Aegean Airlines offer flights from Istanbul Airport to Thessaloniki Airport.

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There are 115+ hotels available in Thessaloniki Airport (SKG). Prices start at €87 per night.

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Map of how to get from Istanbul to Thessaloniki Airport (SKG).
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  • Distance: 505.8 km
  • Duration: 1h 46m

What companies run services between Istanbul, Turkey and Thessaloniki Airport (SKG), Greece?

Turkish Airlines and Aegean Airlines fly from Istanbul to Thessaloniki Airport (SKG) 3 times a day. Alternatively, Kamil Koc operates a bus from Istanbul Esenler Otogar to Thessaloniki once daily. Tickets cost €6 - €13 and the journey takes 9h 30m. Alpar Turizm also services this route once daily.

Airlines
Aegean Airlines
Website
en.aegeanair.com
Flights from Istanbul to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€110 - €280
Flights from Istanbul to Thessaloniki via Athens
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€100 - €290
Turkish Airlines
Website
turkishairlines.com
Flights from Istanbul to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€110 - €280
Train operators
Bus operators
MetroTurizm
Phone
0850 222 34 55
Email
iletisim@metroturizm.com.tr
Website
metroturizm.com.tr
Bus from Istanbul Otogari to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
11h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€7 - €17
Website
MetroTurizm

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The best way to get from Istanbul to Istanbul Airport is to taxi which takes 31 min and costs 150 ₺ - 190 ₺.

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