There are 6 ways to get from Kiev to Thessaloniki by plane, bus, train, night 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.

Recommended option

Fly  •  5 h 28 min

  1. Fly from Kiev (KBP) to Thessaloniki (SKG) KBP - SKG

$133 - $843

Cheapest option

Bus Simeonidis Tours  •  45 h 9 min

  1. Take the bus from Kiev to Orhei
  2. Take the bus from Orhei to Iași
  3. Take the bus from Iaşi to Thessaloniki

$92 - $146

4 alternative options

Bus Crazy Holidays  •  29 h 53 min

  1. Take the bus from Kiev to Katerini Olympus Plaza
  2. Take the bus from Katerini to Thessaloniki

$118 - $148

Train  •  46 h 10 min

  1. Take the train from Kyiv-Passazhyrskiy Station to Cegled
  2. Take the train from Cegled to Kiskunfelegyhaza Ic
  3. Take the train from Kiskunfelegyhaza to Kiskunhalas D / ...
  4. Take the train from Kiskunhalas to Beograd D / ...
  5. Take the train from Beograd to Thessaloniki AVE

$122 - $211

Train, night train, bus  •  2 days 1 h

  1. Take the train from Kyiv-Passazhyrskiy Station to Bucharest - Gara de Nord
  2. Take the night train from Gara Bucureşti Nord to Stara Zagora
  3. Take the bus from Stara Zagora to Thessaloniki

$120 - $152

Drive  •  20 h 11 min

  1. Drive from Kiev to Thessaloniki 1004.9 miles

$240 - $350

What companies run services between Kiev, Ukraine and Thessaloniki, Greece?

Ellinair, Turkish Airlines and two other airlines fly from Kiev to Thessaloniki once daily. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Kiev to Thessaloniki via Katerini Olympus Plaza and Katerini in around 29 h 53 min.

Airlines
Ellinair
Website
en.ellinair.com
Flights from Kiev to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $340
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Kiev to Thessaloniki via Istanbul
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $1,800
Aegean Airlines
Website
aegeanair.com
Flights from Kiev to Thessaloniki via Athens
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $750
Train operators
Ukrainian Railways
Website
uz.gov.ua
Train from Kyiv-Passazhyrskiy Station to Cegled
Ave. Duration
20 h 49 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$60 - $95
Schedules at
uz.gov.ua
Train from Kyiv-Passazhyrskiy Station to Bucharest - Gara de Nord
Ave. Duration
27 h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$65 - $95
Schedules at
uz.gov.ua
Hungarian Railways (MÁV)
Phone
+36 (1) 3 49 49 49
Website
mavcsoport.hu
Train from Cegled to Kiskunfelegyhaza
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Website
mavcsoport.hu
Train from Kiskunfelegyhaza to Kiskunhalas
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Website
mavcsoport.hu
Deutsche Bahn
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Kiskunhalas to Beograd
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Website
bahn.de
Bulgarian Railways (BDZh)
Phone
0700 10 200
Website
bdz.bg
Night train from Gara Bucureşti Nord to Stara Zagora
Ave. Duration
10 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$10 - $11
Website
bdz.bg
Bus operators
Crazy Holidays
Phone
2310-241545
Website
crazyholidays.gr
Bus from Kiev to Katerini Olympus Plaza
Ave. Duration
28 h 23 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Schedules at
crazyholidays.gr
KTEL Pierias S.A.
Phone
23510 46720
Website
ktelpierias.gr
Bus from Katerini to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9
Schedules at
ktelpierias.gr
Tiaga
Website
tiaga34.ru
Bus from Kiev to Orhei
Ave. Duration
11 h 6 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$16 - $21
Schedules at
tiaga34.ru
Chisinau Bus Station
Phone
+373 22 542-185
Email
autogara@mtc.md
Website
autogara.md
Bus from Orhei to Iași
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$6 - $15
Schedules at
autogara.md
Simeonidis Tours
Ilias Travel
Phone
+359 2831 9192
Email
office@iliastravel.com
Website
iliastravel.com
Bus from Stara Zagora to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
10 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$44 - $47
Schedules at
iliastravel.com
EAAA
Website
rta.government.bg
Bus from Stara Zagora to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
11 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Schedules at
rta.government.bg

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Kiev and Thessaloniki is 1239 km. The road distance is 1608 km.

The cheapest way to get from Kiev to Thessaloniki is to bus which costs 2 400 ₴ - 3 900 ₴ and takes 45 h 9 min.

The quickest way to get from Kiev to Thessaloniki is to fly which takes 5 h 28 min and costs 3 400 ₴ - 22 000 ₴.

No, there is no direct train from Kiev to Thessaloniki. However, there are services departing from Kyiv-Passazhyrskiy Station and arriving at Thessaloniki via Cegled, Kiskunfelegyhaza, Kiskunhalas and Beograd. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 46 h 10 min.

It takes approximately 5 h 28 min to get from Kiev to Thessaloniki, including transfers.