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There are 5 ways to get from Prague to Thessaloníki by plane, bus, train or car

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Fly  •  5h 32m

  1. Fly from Prague (PRG) to Thessaloniki (SKG) PRG - SKG

€163 - €273

Cheapest option

Bus  •  16h 30m

  1. Take the bus from Praha ÚAN Florenc to Thessaloniki Simeonidis

€65 - €95

3 alternative options

Train, bus  •  20h 55m

  1. Take the train from Prague, hl.n. to Vienna, Hbf
  2. Take the bus from Wien to Skopje
  3. Take the train from Skopje to Thessaloniki

€69 - €160

Bus via Sofia  •  25h

  1. Take the bus from Prague to Sofia
  2. Take the bus from Sofia Central Bus Station to Thessaloniki Monastiriou Haskovo - Thessaloniki / ...

€128 - €164

Drive  •  14h 23m

  1. Drive from Prague to Thessaloníki 1522.6 km

€180 - €280

Prague to Thessaloníki by bus

The bus journey time between Prague and Thessaloníki is around 23h 30m and covers a distance of around 1536 km. The fastest bus normally takes 23h 30m. Operated by Simeonidis Tours and Korona Travel, the Prague to Thessaloníki bus service departs from Praha ÚAN Florenc and arrives in Thessaloniki. Typically two buses run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Bus route overview

Average bus time:
23h 30m
Fastest bus time:
23h 30m
Bus distance:
1536 km
Buses per week:
2
Cheapest price:
€90
Carbon emissions:
191 kg CO2

First and last buses

First bus departs at:
08:00
Last bus departs at:
08:00

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Prague to Thessaloníki bus schedules

Bus services typically run at the following times each day These schedules are estimated
Estimated schedules: These schedules are estimated and based on typical services on an average day. Please check times and availability with the operator before travelling.
Czech Republic → Greece
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International entry into Greece from Czech Republic

  • Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Czech Republic
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Allowed for: Citizens and permanent residents of Greece, as well as residents from EU Schengen Area (EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland), Albania, Andorra, Armenia, Australia, Azerbaijan, Bahrain, Belarus, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Brunei, Canada, China, Cyprus, Israel, Japan, Jordan, Kosovo, Kuwait, Lebanon, Moldova, Monaco, Montenegro, New Zealand, North Macedonia, Qatar, Russia, San Marino, Saudi Arabia, Serbia, Singapore, South Korea, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, United States and Vatican

Restricted for: Foreign nationals from outside Greece with the above exceptions

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Conditions of entry into Greece from Czech Republic

  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing
This applies to arrivals from Czech Republic
  • Health screen upon arrival. Those showing symptoms will be asked to self-quarantine
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival
  • 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)
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required
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  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing
This applies to arrivals from EU Schengen Area, Andorra, Cyprus, Monaco, San Marino and Vatican
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival or 7 day mandatory self-quarantine
This applies to arrivals from Albania, Australia, Bahrain, Belarus, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Canada, China, Israel, Japan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Montenegro, New Zealand, North Macedonia, Qatar, Russia, Rwanda, Saudi Arabia, Serbia, Singapore, South Korea, Thailand, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom and United States
  • Health screen upon arrival. Those showing symptoms will be asked to self-quarantine
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival
  • 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)
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required
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Rules to follow in Greece

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Considerations leaving from Czech Republic

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

Frequently Asked Questions


Yes, but conditions apply when entering Greece from Czech Republic.

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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 1 metre
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Thessaloníki is 0210 521 2054.

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

The social distance requirement in Thessaloníki is 1 metre.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 0210 521 2054.

No, but conditions apply when returning to Czech Republic from Greece.

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Last updated: 21 Jul 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Prague to Thessaloníki is to bus which costs 1 600 Kč - 2 500 Kč and takes 16h 30m.

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The quickest way to get from Prague to Thessaloníki is to fly which costs 4 200 Kč - 7 500 Kč and takes 5h 32m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Praha ÚAN Florenc and arriving at Thessaloniki. Services depart once a week, and operate Saturday. The journey takes approximately 16h 30m.

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The distance between Prague and Thessaloníki is 1241 km. The road distance is 1522.6 km.

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The best way to get from Prague to Thessaloníki without a car is to bus which takes 16h 30m and costs 1 600 Kč - 2 500 Kč.

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It takes approximately 5h 32m to get from Prague to Thessaloníki, including transfers.

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Prague to Thessaloníki bus services, operated by Simeonidis Tours, depart from Praha ÚAN Florenc station.

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The best way to get from Prague to Thessaloníki is to fly which takes 5h 32m and costs 4 200 Kč - 7 500 Kč. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 1 600 Kč - 2 500 Kč and takes 16h 30m.

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The quickest flight from Prague Airport to Thessaloniki Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h 5m.

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Prague to Thessaloníki bus services, operated by Simeonidis Tours, arrive at Thessaloniki station.

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Map of how to get from Prague to Thessaloníki.
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  • Distance: 1241.1 km
  • Duration: 5h 32m

What companies run services between Prague, Czech Republic and Thessaloníki, Greece?

Smartwings, Austrian Airlines and five other airlines fly from Prague to Thessaloníki 3 times a day. Alternatively, Simeonidis Tours operates a bus from Praha ÚAN Florenc to Thessaloniki once a week. Tickets cost €65 - €95 and the journey takes 16h 30m. Korona Travel also services this route once a week.

Airlines
Smartwings
Website
smartwings.com
Flights from Prague to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
€160 - €270
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Prague to Thessaloniki via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Monday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€160 - €750
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Prague to Thessaloniki via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
€150 - €650
Air Serbia
Website
airserbia.com
Flights from Prague to Thessaloniki via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Monday
Estimated price
€140 - €350
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Prague to Thessaloniki via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€120 - €440
Aegean Airlines
Website
en.aegeanair.com
Flights from Prague to Thessaloniki via Athens
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€130 - €450
Train operators
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Train from Prague, hl.n. to Vienna, Hbf
Ave. Duration
4h 2m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
€10 - €35
Website
RegioJet
2nd Class
€10 - €14
1st Class
€23 - €35
Railways of the Republic North Macedonia Transport AD
Bus operators
Simeonidis Tours
Phone
+30-2310540970
Email
info@simeonidistours.gr
Website
simeonidistours.gr
Bus from Praha ÚAN Florenc to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
16h 30m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
€65 - €95
Schedules at
simeonidistours.gr
Korona Travel
Phone
210.92.33.33
Email
info@koronatravel.gr
Website
koronatravel.gr
Bus from Praha to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
23h 30m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
€90
Schedules at
koronatravel.gr
Makedonija Soobrakaj AD
Phone
+389(0)2 24 02 388
Email
avtobuska@maksoob.com.mk
Website
ms.mk
Bus from Wien to Skopje
Ave. Duration
10h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
€45 - €75
Schedules at
ms.mk
Radina VIP
Phone
+359 879 321 588
Email
radinavip@gmail.com
Website
radinavip.com
Bus from Prague to Sofia
Ave. Duration
18h 30m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€90 - €120
Schedules at
radinavip.com
Union Ivkoni
Phone
02/989 0000
Website
union-ivkoni.com
Bus from Sofia to Thessaloniki station
Ave. Duration
4h 52m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€9 - €13
Schedules at
union-ivkoni.com
Georg
Phone
+ 359/38/66 34 04
Email
georg_ltd@abv.bg
Website
georg-bg.com
Bus from Sofia to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
5h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€35 - €50
Schedules at
georg-bg.com

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Thessaloníki is 1h ahead of Prague. It is currently 12:48 PM in Prague and 1:48 PM in Thessaloníki.

Yes, the driving distance between Prague to Thessaloníki is 1523 km. It takes approximately 14h 23m to drive from Prague to Thessaloníki.

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Smartwings, Lufthansa, Olympic Air and four other airlines offer flights from Prague Airport to Thessaloniki Airport.

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