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

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

Bus KTEL Rodopis  •  5 h

  1. Take the bus from Komotini to Thessaloniki

$33

Cheapest option

Train  •  5 h 21 min

  1. Take the train from Komotini to Thessaloniki Ic 91 / ...

$21 - $28

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  •  6 h 13 min

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

$91 - $416

Questions & Answers

The distance between Komotini and Thessaloniki is 215 km. The road distance is 247 km.

The cheapest way to get from Komotini to Thessaloniki is to train which costs 18€ - 24€ and takes 5 h 21 min.

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

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Komotini and arriving at Thessaloniki. Services depart twice daily. The journey takes approximately 5 h 21 min.

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

The bus from Komotini to Thessaloniki takes 5 h including transfers and departs every three hours.

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

KTEL Rodopis operates a bus from Komotini to Thessaloniki every 4 hours. Tickets cost $33 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 $21 - $28 and the journey takes 5 h 21 min.

Airlines
Olympic Air
Website
olympicair.com
Flights from Alexandroupolis to Thessaloniki via Athens
Ave. Duration
5 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $550
Flights from Alexandroupolis to Thessaloniki via Athens, Paros
Ave. Duration
7 h 10 min
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $440
Flights from Alexandroupolis to Thessaloniki via Athens, Rhodes
Ave. Duration
7 h 25 min
When
Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$70 - $550
Sky Express
Website
skyexpress.gr
Flights from Alexandroupolis to Thessaloniki via Athens, Samos
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$170 - $1,100
Ellinair
Website
en.ellinair.com
Flights from Alexandroupolis to Thessaloniki via Athens
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $800
Train operators
Greek Railways (OSE)
Website
trainose.gr
Train from Komotini to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
5 h 21 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$21 - $28
Website
trainose.gr
Purchase a
eurail.com
Second Class
$21 - $28
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
$33
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

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