There are 6 ways to get from Piraeus to Thessaloniki by train, bus, car, subway 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

Train  •  6 h 46 min

  1. Take the train from Athens to Thessaloniki Ic 58 / ...

$31 - $44

5 alternative options

Bus KTEL Thessalonikis  •  7 h 26 min

  1. Take the bus from Athens to Thessaloniki Monastiriou

$48

Bus Crazy Holidays  •  7 h 41 min

  1. Take the bus from Athens to Thessaloniki

$57 - $82

Bus KTEL Attikis  •  8 h

  1. Take the bus from Peiraias to Thessaloniki

$40 - $60

Drive  •  5 h 6 min

  1. Drive from Piraeus to Thessaloniki 316.8 miles

$75 - $110

Subway, fly  •  4 h 16 min

  1. Take the subway from Στ.Πειραια to Στ.Μοναστηρακι
  2. Fly from Athens (ATH) to Thessaloniki (SKG) ATH - SKG

$32 - $125

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Piraeus to Thessaloniki is to train which costs 26€ - 40€ and takes 6 h 46 min.

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The quickest way to get from Piraeus to Thessaloniki is to subway and fly which takes 4 h 16 min and costs 27€ - 110€.

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The distance between Piraeus and Thessaloniki is 306 km. The road distance is 507 km.

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It takes approximately 6 h 46 min to get from Piraeus to Thessaloniki, including transfers.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Peiraias and arriving at Thessaloniki. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 8 h.

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

Greek Railways (OSE) operates a train from Piraeus to Thessaloniki every 4 hours. Tickets cost $27 - $40 and the journey takes 5 h 23 min. Alternatively, KTEL Thessalonikis operates a bus from Piraeus to Thessaloniki every 3 hours. Tickets cost $46 and the journey takes 5 h 45 min.

Airlines
Olympic Air
Website
olympicair.com
Flights from Athens to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $210
Flights from Athens to Thessaloniki via Paros
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $210
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Athens to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$18 - $190
Ellinair
Website
en.ellinair.com
Flights from Athens to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $210
Sky Express
Website
skyexpress.gr
Flights from Athens to Thessaloniki via Chios
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$100 - $380
Train operators
Greek Railways (OSE)
Website
trainose.gr
Train from Athens to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
5 h 23 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
trainose.gr
Purchase a
eurail.com
Second Class
$27 - $40
First Class
$35 - $50
OASA
Website
oasa.gr
Subway from Στ.Πειραια to Στ.Μοναστηρακι
Ave. Duration
16 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
oasa.gr
Bus operators
KTEL Thessalonikis
Phone
+30 2310 510835
Email
contact@ktelthes.gr
Website
ktelthes.gr
Bus from Athens to Thessaloniki Monastiriou
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$46
Schedules at
ktelthes.gr
Bus from Pireaus to Thessaloniki Monastiriou
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$46
Schedules at
ktelthes.gr
Crazy Holidays
Phone
2310-241545
Website
crazyholidays.gr
Bus from Athens to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
6 h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Schedules at
crazyholidays.gr
KTEL Attikis
Phone
210 88 08 000
Email
info@ktelattikis.gr
Website
ktelattikis.gr
Bus from Peiraias to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
8 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Schedules at
ktelattikis.gr

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