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.

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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 Κομοτηνή to Θεσσαλονίκη Αλεξανδρούπολη Λιμάνι - Θεσσαλονίκη

$20 - $27

3 alternative options

Bus  •  6 h 48 min

  1. Take the Bus from Komotini to Kavala
  2. Take the bus from Kavala to Thessaloniki Express

$23 - $34

Drive  •  2 h 30 min

  1. Drive from Komotini to Thessaloniki 154.2 miles

$35 - $55

Bus, fly  •  6 h 16 min

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

$91 - $416

Questions & Answers

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

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

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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 Κομοτηνή and arriving at Θεσσαλονίκη. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 6 h 6 min.

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There is no direct flight from Alexandroupolis Airport to Thessaloniki Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 20 min and has one stopover.

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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
4 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $650
Train operators
Greek Railways (OSE)
Website
trainose.gr
Train from Κομοτηνή to Θεσσαλονίκη
Ave. Duration
6 h 6 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$20 - $27
Website
trainose.gr
Book at
Raileurope.com
Second Class
$20 - $27
First Class
$25 - $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
KTEL Kavalas
Phone
(+30) 2510.222294
Email
info@ktelkavalas.gr
Website
ktelkavalas.gr
Bus from Komotini to Kavala
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$8 - $14
Schedules at
ktelkavalas.gr
Bus from Kavala to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $21
Schedules at
ktelkavalas.gr
KTEL Evrou
Phone
25510-26479
Website
ktelevrou.gr
Bus from Komotini to Alexandroupoli
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
ktelevrou.gr

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