There are 7 ways to get from Shumen to Thessaloniki by bus, train, car 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.

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Bus ETAP Group  •  12 h

  1. Take the bus from Shumen to Sofia - Central Bus Station
  2. Take the bus from Sofia Zentral Omnibus Bahnhof to Thessaloniki Monastiriou

$27 - $40

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Train, bus  •  12 h 32 min

  1. Take the train from Shumen to Sofia 2612 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Sofia Zentral Omnibus Bahnhof to Thessaloniki Monastiriou

$23 - $29

5 alternative options

Train  •  14 h 7 min

  1. Take the train from Shumen to Sofia
  2. Take the train from Sofia to Petrich
  3. Take the train from Rodopolis to Thessaloniki

$30 - $40

Bus Ilias Travel  •  15 h 13 min

  1. Take the bus from Shumen to Stara Zagora
  2. Take the bus from Stara Zagora to Thessaloniki

$54 - $61

Drive  •  7 h 28 min

  1. Drive from Shumen to Thessaloniki 398.7 miles

$95 - $140

Train to Varna, fly  •  9 h 16 min

  1. Take the train from Shumen to Beloslav
  2. Fly from Varna (VAR) to Thessaloniki (SKG) VAR - SKG

$72 - $276

Bus to Bucharest Otopeni, fly  •  9 h 3 min

  1. Take the bus from Shumen to Bucharest Otopeni Airport
  2. Fly from Bucharest Otopeni (OTP) to Thessaloniki (SKG) OTP - SKG

$82 - $172

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Shumen to Thessaloniki is to train and bus which costs $22 - $30 and takes 12 h 32 min.

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The quickest way to get from Shumen to Thessaloniki is to drive which costs $95 - $140 and takes 7 h 28 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Shumen to Thessaloniki. However, there are services departing from Shumen and arriving at Thessaloniki Monastiriou via Sofia Zentral Omnibus Bahnhof. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12 h.

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The distance between Shumen and Thessaloniki is 441 km. The road distance is 638 km.

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The best way to get from Shumen to Thessaloniki without a car is to bus which takes 12 h and costs $27 - $40.

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It takes approximately 12 h to get from Shumen to Thessaloniki, including transfers.

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Shumen to Thessaloniki bus services, operated by ETAP Group, depart from Shumen station.

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The best way to get from Shumen to Thessaloniki is to bus which takes 12 h and costs $27 - $40. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $29 - $45 and takes 14 h 7 min.

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There is no direct flight from Varna Airport to Thessaloniki Airport. The quickest flight takes 4 h 35 min and has one stopover.

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Shumen to Thessaloniki bus services, operated by Arda Tur, arrive at Thessaloniki Monastiriou station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Shumen to Thessaloniki is 638 km. It takes approximately 7 h 28 min to drive from Shumen to Thessaloniki.

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Wizz Air, Austrian Airlines, Bulgaria Air and five other airlines offer flights from Varna Airport to Thessaloniki Airport.

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Map of how to get from Shumen to Thessaloniki.
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  • Distance: 275.4 miles
  • Duration: 12 h

What companies run services between Shumen, Bulgaria and Thessaloniki, Greece?

You can take a bus from Shumen to Thessaloniki via Sofia - Central Bus Station and Sofia Zentral Omnibus Bahnhof in around 12 h. Alternatively, you can take a train from Shumen to Thessaloniki via Sofia, Petrich, and Rodopolis in around 14 h 7 min.

Airlines
Aegean Airlines
Website
aegeanair.com
Flights from Varna to Thessaloniki via Sofia, Athens
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday
Estimated price
$95 - $550
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Thessaloniki via Athens
Ave. Duration
3 h 58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $280
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Varna to Thessaloniki via Istanbul
Ave. Duration
4 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $470
Flights from Varna to Thessaloniki via Constanta, Istanbul
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$130 - $480
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Varna to Thessaloniki via Vienna
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$60 - $260
Ellinair
Website
en.ellinair.com
Flights from Varna to Thessaloniki via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$160 - $800
Tarom
Website
tarom.ro
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $290
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Thessaloniki via Budapest
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $230
Train operators
Bulgarian Railways (BDZh)
Phone
0700 10 200
Website
bdz.bg
Train from Shumen to Sofia
Ave. Duration
6 h 2 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$11 - $13
Website
bdz.bg
Train from Sofia to Petrich
Ave. Duration
3 h 52 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Website
bdz.bg
Train from Shumen to Beloslav
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Website
bdz.bg
Greek Railways (OSE)
Website
trainose.gr
Train from Rodopolis to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Website
trainose.gr
Book at
Raileurope.com
Second Class
$6 - $9
First Class
$8 - $10
Bus operators
ETAP Group
Website
etapgroup.com
Bus from Shumen to Sofia - Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$16 - $23
Schedules at
etapgroup.com
Union Ivkoni
Phone
02/989 0000
Website
union-ivkoni.com
Bus from Shumen to Sofia
Ave. Duration
5 h 12 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16 - $23
Schedules at
online.union-ivkoni.com
Bus from Sofia to Thessaloniki station
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$11 - $17
Schedules at
online.union-ivkoni.com
Bus from Shumen to Stara Zagora
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Schedules at
online.union-ivkoni.com
Avtogari
Email
office@avtogari.info
Website
avtogari.info
Bus from Shumen to Sofia
Ave. Duration
5 h 28 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$17 - $25
Schedules at
avtogari.info
Arda Tur
Phone
0700 20 544
Website
ardatur.bg
Bus from Sofia Zentral Omnibus Bahnhof to Thessaloniki Monastiriou
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$15
Schedules at
ardatur.bg
Georg
Phone
+ 359/38/66 34 04
Email
georg_ltd@abv.bg
Website
georg-bg.com
Bus from Sofia to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $55
Schedules at
georg-bg.com
Ilias Travel
Phone
+359 2831 9192
Email
office@iliastravel.com
Website
iliastravel.com
Bus from Sofia to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
5 h 13 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$23 - $25
Schedules at
iliastravel.com
Bus from Stara Zagora to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
9 h 13 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$44 - $47
Schedules at
iliastravel.com
PEGASUS GROUP Ltd.
Phone
+359 (0) 877 34 47 47
Email
pegasus@pegasusbg.com
Website
pegasusbg.com
Bus from Shumen to Bucharest Otopeni Airport
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30
Schedules at
pegasusbg.com

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