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There are 3 ways to get from Ohrid to Thessaloniki by car, train or bus

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Drive, train  •  4h 8m

  1. Drive from Ohrid to Florina
  2. Take the train from Florina to Thessaloniki Φλώρινα - Θεσσαλονίκη

$26 - $52

Cheapest option

Bus, train  •  8h 3m

  1. Take the bus from Ohrid to Gradsko
  2. Take the train from Gradsko to Thessaloniki 335

$21 - $50

1 alternative option

Drive  •  3h 35m

  1. Drive from Ohrid to Thessaloniki 180.6 miles

$40 - $65

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Ohrid to Thessaloniki is to bus and train which costs $21 - $55 and takes 8h 3m.

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The quickest way to get from Ohrid to Thessaloniki is to drive which costs $40 - $65 and takes 3h 35m.

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The distance between Ohrid and Thessaloniki is 187 km. The road distance is 289 km.

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The best way to get from Ohrid to Thessaloniki without a car is to bus and train which takes 8h 3m and costs $21 - $55.

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It takes approximately 4h 8m to get from Ohrid to Thessaloniki, including transfers.

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Thessaloniki is 1h ahead of Ohrid. It is currently 5:45 PM in Ohrid and 6:45 PM in Thessaloniki.

Yes, the driving distance between Ohrid to Thessaloniki is 289 km. It takes approximately 3h 35m to drive from Ohrid to Thessaloniki.

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There are 1033+ hotels available in Thessaloniki. Prices start at $46 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Ohrid to Thessaloniki.
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  • Distance: 116.6 miles
  • Duration: 4h 8m

What companies run services between Ohrid, Macedonia and Thessaloniki, Greece?

There is no direct connection from Ohrid to Thessaloniki. However, you can take the drive to Florina then take the train to Thessaloniki. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Ohrid to Thessaloniki via Gradsko and Gradsko in around 8h 3m.

Train operators
Greek Railways (OSE)
Train from Florina to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
2h 32m
3 times a day
Estimated price
$11 - $30
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2nd Class Ticket
$11 - $14
1st Class Ticket
$14 - $19
InterCity 2nd Class Ticket
$21 - $25
InterCity 1st Class Ticket
$27 - $30
Macedonian Railways (MZ)
+389 (2) 3 164 255
Train from Gradsko to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
Once daily
Estimated price
$11 - $40
Bus operators
Avto Atom
Bus from Ohrid to Gradsko
Ave. Duration
3h 28m
Once daily
Estimated price
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