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There are 5 ways to get from Komotini to Thessaloniki by bus, train, car or plane

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Bus KTEL Rodopis  •  5 h

  1. Take the bus from Komotini to Thessaloniki

$32

Cheapest option

Train  •  6 h 6 min

  1. Take the train from Komotini to Thessaloniki Αλεξανδρούπολη Λιμάνι - Θεσσαλονίκη

$20 - $27

3 alternative options

Bus KTEL Xanthis  •  5 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Komotini to Xánthi
  2. Take the bus from Xánthi to Thessaloniki

Drive  •  2 h 30 min

  1. Drive from Komotini to Thessaloniki 154.2 miles

$35 - $55

Bus, fly  •  5 h 51 min

  1. Take the bus from Komotini to Alexandroupoli
  2. Fly from Alexandroupolis (AXD) to Thessaloniki (SKG) AXD - SKG

$91 - $417

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The cheapest way to get from Komotini to Thessaloniki is to train which costs 18€ - 24€ and takes 6 h 6 min.

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The quickest way to get from Komotini to Thessaloniki is to drive which costs 30€ - 50€ and takes 2 h 30 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Komotini and arriving at Thessaloniki. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 5 h.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Komotini and arriving at Thessaloniki. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 6 h 6 min.

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The distance between Komotini and Thessaloniki is 215 km. The road distance is 246.7 km.

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The best way to get from Komotini to Thessaloniki without a car is to bus which takes 5 h and costs 28€.

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The bus from Komotini to Thessaloniki takes 5 h including transfers and departs once daily.

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Komotini to Thessaloniki bus services, operated by KTEL Rodopis, depart from Komotini station.

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Komotini to Thessaloniki train services, operated by Greek Railways (OSE), depart from Komotini station.

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The best way to get from Komotini to Thessaloniki is to bus which takes 5 h and costs 28€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 18€ - 24€ and takes 6 h 6 min.

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Map of how to get from Komotini to Thessaloniki.
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  • Distance: 134.1 miles
  • Duration: 5 h

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

KTEL Rodopis operates a bus from Komotini to Thessaloniki every 4 hours. Tickets cost $32 and the journey takes 5 h. Kamil Koc also services this route once daily. Alternatively, Greek Railways (OSE) operates a train from Komotini to Thessaloniki twice daily. Tickets cost $20 - $27 and the journey takes 6 h 6 min.

Airlines
Olympic Air
Website
olympicair.com
Flights from Alexandroupolis to Thessaloniki via Athens
Ave. Duration
3 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $480
Flights from Alexandroupolis to Thessaloniki via Athens, Irakleion
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $550
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Alexandroupolis to Thessaloniki via Athens
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $800
Train operators
Greek Railways (OSE)
Website
trainose.gr
Train from Komotini to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
6 h 6 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$20 - $27
Website
trainose.gr
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Second Class
$20 - $27
First Class
$26 - $35
Bus operators
KTEL Rodopis
Phone
25310 22912
Email
info@ktelrodopis.gr
Website
ktelrodopis.gr
Bus from Komotini to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$32
Schedules at
ktelrodopis.gr
Bus from Komotini to Xanthi
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
5 times a day
Schedules at
ktelrodopis.gr
KTEL Xanthis
Phone
25410 27200
Email
info@ktelxanthis.gr
Website
ktelxanthis.gr
Bus from Komotini to Xánthi
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Schedules at
ktelxanthis.gr
Bus from Xánthi to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Schedules at
ktelxanthis.gr
KTEL Evrou
Phone
25510-26479
Website
ktelevrou.gr
Bus from Komotini to Alexandroupoli
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
ktelevrou.gr
KTEL
Website
ktelbus.com
Bus from Komotini to Alexandroupoli
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$5 - $9
Schedules at
ktelrodopis.gr

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There is no direct flight from Alexandroupolis Airport to Thessaloniki Airport. The quickest flight takes 2 h 50 min and has one stopover.

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Komotini to Thessaloniki bus services, operated by KTEL Rodopis, arrive at Thessaloniki station.

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Komotini to Thessaloniki train services, operated by Greek Railways (OSE), arrive at Thessaloniki station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Komotini to Thessaloniki is 247 km. It takes approximately 2 h 30 min to drive from Komotini to Thessaloniki.

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Ryanair, Sky Express and Olympic Air offer flights from Alexandroupolis Airport to Thessaloniki Airport.

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There are 896+ hotels available in Thessaloniki. Prices start at $47 USD per night.

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