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There are 7 ways to get from Paralía to Foça by bus, train, ferry, car ferry, car or plane

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Bus

  1. Take the bus from Katerini to Keşan
  2. Take the bus from Keşan to Aliaga

Train, ferry, car ferry, bus

  1. Take the train from Katerini to Thessaloniki
  2. Take the ferry from Thessaloniki to Mytilene
  3. Take the car ferry from Mitilini to Ayvalık
  4. Take the bus from Ayvalik to Aliaga

Bus, train

  1. Take the bus from Kateríni to Thessaloníki
  2. Take the bus from Thessaloniki to İzmir
  3. Take the train from Alsancak to Biçerova

Drive

  1. Drive from Paralía to Foça

Train, fly to Chios, car ferry, drive

  1. Take the train from Katerini to Thessaloniki
  2. Fly from Thessaloniki (SKG) to Chios (JKH)
  3. Take the car ferry from Chios to Çesme
  4. Drive from Çesme to Foça

Train, fly to Mytilini, car ferry, bus

  1. Take the train from Katerini to Thessaloniki
  2. Fly from Thessaloniki (SKG) to Mytilini (MJT)
  3. Take the car ferry from Mytilene to Ayvalık
  4. Take the bus from Ayvalik to Aliaga

Train, fly to Izmir

  1. Take the train from Katerini to Thessaloniki
  2. Fly from Thessaloniki (SKG) to Izmir (ADB)
  3. Take the train from Alsancak to Biçerova
Greece → Turkey
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International entry into Turkey from Greece

  • Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Greece
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Allowed for: All visitors

Restricted for: There are no current restrictions

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Conditions of entry into Turkey from Greece

  • Negative Covid-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival or 14-day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival (certificate required)
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival
This applies to arrivals from Greece
  • Health screen upon arrival. Those showing symptoms will be asked to self-quarantine
  • Negative COVID-19 result is required for quarantine release
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
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  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival and 14 day mandatory self quarantine
This applies to arrivals who have visited Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Brazil, Egypt, India, Iran, Nepal, Pakistan, Singapore, South Africa, Sri Lanka and United Kingdom in the last 14 days
  • Negative Covid-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival or 14-day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival (certificate required)
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival
This doesn't apply to arrivals from: Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Brazil, Egypt, India, Iran, Nepal, Pakistan, Singapore, South Africa, Sri Lanka and United Kingdom
  • Health screen upon arrival. Those showing symptoms will be asked to self-quarantine
  • Negative COVID-19 result is required for quarantine release
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions

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Rules to follow in Turkey

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Mandatory

Considerations leaving from Greece

The official advice is to avoid non-essential international travel to high risk countries

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Yes, but conditions apply when entering Turkey from Greece.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 2 metres
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules
  • Nationwide control measures in place

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Foça is 184.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Foça is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Foça is 2 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 184.

No, but conditions apply when returning to Greece from Turkey.

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Last updated: 8 Oct 2021
Exceptions may apply, for full details: Turkish Embassy.

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Questions & Answers

The cost-effective way to get from Paralía to Foça is to bus, which costs €30 - €55 and takes 15h 45m.

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The quickest way to get from Paralía to Foça is to train and fly and car ferry and drive which costs €100 - €230 and takes 7h 11m.

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The distance between Paralía and Foça is 399 km. The road distance is 1131 km.

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The best way to get from Paralía to Foça without a car is to bus which takes 15h 45m and costs €30 - €55.

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It takes approximately 15h 45m to get from Paralía to Foça, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Thessaloniki Airport to Chios Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h.

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Yes, the driving distance between Paralía to Foça is 1131 km. It takes approximately 12h to drive from Paralía to Foça.

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Sky Express and Olympic Air offer flights from Thessaloniki Airport to Chios Airport.

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There are 39+ hotels available in Foça. Prices start at 1.000 ₺ per night.

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Map of how to get from Paralía to Foça.
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  • Distance: 398.8 km
  • Duration: 15h 45m

What companies run services between Paralía, Central Macedonia, Greece and Foça, Turkey?

You can take a bus from Paralía to Foça via Katerini, Keşan, and Aliaga in around 15h 45m.

Airlines
Olympic Air
Website
olympicair.com
Flights from Thessaloniki to Chios
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Tuesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
850 ₺ - 3.600 ₺
Flights from Thessaloniki to Chios via Athens
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
850 ₺ - 3.600 ₺
Flights from Thessaloniki to Mytilini
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
1.100 ₺ - 3.600 ₺
Flights from Thessaloniki to Mytilini via Athens
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
1.500 ₺ - 6.000 ₺
Aegean Airlines
Website
en.aegeanair.com
Flights from Thessaloniki to Chios
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Tuesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
850 ₺ - 3.600 ₺
Flights from Thessaloniki to Chios via Athens
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
850 ₺ - 3.600 ₺
Flights from Thessaloniki to Mytilini
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
1.100 ₺ - 3.600 ₺
Flights from Thessaloniki to Mytilini via Athens
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
1.500 ₺ - 6.000 ₺
Turkish Airlines
Website
turkishairlines.com
Flights from Thessaloniki to Izmir via Istanbul
Ave. Duration
5h 7m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
1.400 ₺ - 2.600 ₺
Flights from Thessaloniki to Izmir via Istanbul, Ankara
Ave. Duration
7h 40m
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
1.400 ₺ - 2.600 ₺
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Thessaloniki to Izmir via Munich
Ave. Duration
7h 32m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
1.500 ₺ - 7.000 ₺
Flights from Thessaloniki to Izmir via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
8h 35m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
1.800 ₺ - 8.500 ₺
Sky Express
Website
skyexpress.gr
Flights from Thessaloniki to Chios
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Monday and Wednesday
Estimated price
800 ₺ - 3.800 ₺
Flights from Thessaloniki to Mytilini
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
1.100 ₺ - 2.400 ₺
Corendon Airlines
Website
corendon.com
Flights from Thessaloniki to Izmir via Vienna
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
950 ₺ - 3.300 ₺
Train operators
Greek Railways (OSE)
Website
trainose.gr
Train from Katerini to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
35 ₺ - 55 ₺
Website
Greek Railways (OSE)
Book at
Raileurope.com
Izban
Website
izban.com.tr
Train from Alsancak to Biçerova
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
10 ₺
Schedules at
izban.com.tr
Bus operators
Kamil Koc
Phone
+90 224 294 55 62
Website
kamilkoc.com.tr
Bus from Katerini to Keşan
Ave. Duration
7h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
90 ₺ - 170 ₺
Schedules at
kamilkoc.com.tr
Bus from Ayvalık to Aliağa
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
50 ₺ - 65 ₺
Schedules at
kamilkoc.com.tr
MetroTurizm
Phone
0850 222 34 55
Email
iletisim@metroturizm.com.tr
Website
metroturizm.com.tr
Bus from Keşan to Aliaga
Ave. Duration
6h 48m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
60 ₺ - 130 ₺
Website
MetroTurizm
Bus from Ayvalik to Aliaga
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
21 ₺ - 35 ₺
Website
MetroTurizm
KTEL Pierias S.A.
Phone
23510 46720
Website
ktelpierias.gr
Bus from Kateríni to Thessaloníki
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
ktelpierias.gr
Union Ivkoni
Phone
02/989 0000
Website
union-ivkoni.com
Bus from Katerini Central Bus Station to Thessaloniki Macedonia KTEL Bus Station
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
26 ₺ - 40 ₺
Website
Union Ivkoni
Crazy Holidays
Phone
2310-241545
Website
crazyholidays.gr
Bus from Thessaloniki to İzmir
Ave. Duration
14h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
500 ₺ - 750 ₺
Schedules at
crazyholidays.gr
Ferry operators
Blue Star Ferries
Phone
+30-210-8919800
Email
bluestarferries@bluestarferries.com
Website
bluestarferries.com
Ferry from Thessaloniki to Mytilene
Ave. Duration
10h 25m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
440 ₺ - 1.100 ₺
Website
Blue Star Ferries
Business
610 ₺ - 660 ₺
2 Bed Inside Cabin
750 ₺ - 950 ₺
Economy
440 ₺ - 600 ₺
4 Bed Outside Cabin
700 ₺ - 850 ₺
2 Bed Lux Cabin
900 ₺ - 1.100 ₺
Jale Tour
Phone
+90266 331 31 70
Email
info@jaletur.com
Website
facebook.com
Car ferry from Mitilini to Ayvalık
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
90 ₺ - 230 ₺
Schedules at
facebook.com
Turyol
Phone
+90 212 251 4421
Email
cesme@turyol.com
Website
turyolonline.com
Car ferry from Chios to Çesme
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
215 ₺
Schedules at
turyolonline.com
Car ferry from Mytilene to Ayvalık
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
215 ₺
Schedules at
turyolonline.com

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