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There are 4 ways to get from Kalamata to Thessaloniki by bus, car or plane

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Bus  •  5 h 8 min

  1. Take the bus from Kalamata to Thessaloniki

$75 - $90

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Bus to Athens, fly  •  8 h

  1. Take the bus from Kalamata to Athens
  2. Fly from Athens (ATH) to Thessaloniki (SKG) ATH - SKG

$59 - $156

2 alternative options

Drive  •  7 h 11 min

  1. Drive from Kalamata to Thessaloniki 427.9 miles

$100 - $150

Fly from Kalamata  •  3 h 18 min

  1. Fly from Kalamata (KLX) to Thessaloniki (SKG) KLX - SKG

$79 - $345

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The cheapest way to get from Kalamata to Thessaloniki is to bus which costs 65€ - 80€ and takes 5 h 8 min.

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The quickest way to get from Kalamata to Thessaloniki is to fly which costs 65€ - 300€ and takes 3 h 18 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Kalamata and arriving at Thessaloniki. Services depart three times a week, and operate Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 5 h 8 min.

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The distance between Kalamata and Thessaloniki is 407 km. The road distance is 684.6 km.

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The best way to get from Kalamata to Thessaloniki without a car is to bus which takes 5 h 8 min and costs 65€ - 80€.

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The bus from Kalamata to Thessaloniki takes 5 h 8 min including transfers and departs three times a week.

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Kalamata to Thessaloniki bus services, operated by KTEL Messinias, depart from Kalamata station.

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The best way to get from Kalamata to Thessaloniki is to bus which takes 5 h 8 min and costs 65€ - 80€. Alternatively, you can fly, which costs 65€ - 300€ and takes 3 h 18 min.

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The quickest flight from Kalamata Airport to Thessaloniki Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 5 min.

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Kalamata to Thessaloniki bus services, operated by KTEL Messinias, arrive at Thessaloniki station.

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Map of how to get from Kalamata to Thessaloniki.
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  • Distance: 254.4 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 8 min

What companies run services between Kalamata, Greece and Thessaloniki, Greece?

KTEL Messinias operates a bus from Kalamata to Thessaloniki 3 times a week. Tickets cost $75 - $90 and the journey takes 5 h 8 min. Alternatively, Olympic Air flies from Kalamata to Thessaloniki 3 times a week.

Airlines
Olympic Air
Website
olympicair.com
Flights from Kalamata to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $380
Flights from Athens to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $210
Flights from Athens to Thessaloniki via Chios
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$35 - $210
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Athens to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
59 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$18 - $190
Ellinair
Website
en.ellinair.com
Flights from Athens to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $210
Sky Express
Website
skyexpress.gr
Flights from Athens to Thessaloniki via Chios
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $380
Bus operators
KTEL Messinias
Phone
27210 28581
Website
ktelmessinias.gr
Bus from Kalamata to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
5 h 8 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$75 - $90
Schedules at
ktelmessinias.gr
Bus from Kalamata to Athens
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$27 - $31
Schedules at
ktelmessinias.gr

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Yes, the driving distance between Kalamata to Thessaloniki is 685 km. It takes approximately 7 h 11 min to drive from Kalamata to Thessaloniki.

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Olympic Air offers flights from Kalamata Airport to Thessaloniki Airport.

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There are 956+ hotels available in Thessaloniki. Prices start at $46 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Kalamata to Kalamata Airport is to bus which takes 10 min and costs 1€ - 2€.

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