There are 4 ways to get from Patras to Thessaloniki by bus, train or car

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 Achaias  •  6 h

  1. Take the bus from Patras to Thessaloniki

$50 - $65

Cheapest option

Bus KTEL Aitoloakarnanias  •  9 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Náfpaktos to Thessaloniki

$31 - $75

2 alternative options

Bus, train  •  7 h 33 min

  1. Take the bus from Patras to Lamia
  2. Take the train from Λειανοκλάδι to Θεσσαλονίκη Αθήνα - Θεσσαλονίκη

$39 - $46

Drive  •  4 h 38 min

  1. Drive from Patras to Thessaloniki 295.2 miles

$70 - $110

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Patras to Thessaloniki is to bus and train which costs 30€ - 40€ and takes 7 h 33 min.

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The quickest way to get from Patras to Thessaloniki is to drive which costs 60€ - 90€ and takes 4 h 38 min.

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The distance between Patras and Thessaloniki is 286 km. The road distance is 472.3 km.

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The bus from Patras to Thessaloniki takes 6 h including transfers and departs three times a day.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Patras and arriving at Thessaloniki. Services depart three times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 6 h.

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

KTEL Achaias operates a bus from Patras to Thessaloniki 3 times a day. Tickets cost $50 - $65 and the journey takes 6 h.

Train operators
Greek Railways (OSE)
Website
trainose.gr
Train from Λειανοκλάδι to Θεσσαλονίκη
Ave. Duration
3 h 2 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$17 - $22
Website
trainose.gr
Book at
Raileurope.com
Second Class
$17 - $22
First Class
$21 - $28
Bus operators
KTEL Achaias
Phone
2610 623 888
Website
ktelachaias.gr
Bus from Patras to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
6 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $65
Schedules at
ktelachaias.gr
KTEL Fthiotidos
Phone
22310 - 51345
Email
info@ktelfthiotidos.gr
Website
ktelfthiotidos.gr
Bus from Patras to Lamia
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$21 - $25
Schedules at
ktelfthiotidos.gr
KTEL Aitoloakarnanias
Phone
26410-54444
Website
ktelaitol.gr
Bus from Náfpaktos to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
8 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$27 - $70
Schedules at
ktelaitol.gr

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