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There are 8 ways to get from Sicily to Thessaloniki by plane, bus and ferry, train, bus, car or car ferry

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Fly from Catania  •  6 h 59 min

  1. Fly from Catania (CTA) to Thessaloniki (SKG) CTA - SKG

$106 - $367

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Fly from Comiso  •  19 h 34 min

  1. Fly from Comiso (CIY) to Thessaloniki (SKG) CIY - SKG

$55 - $276

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Fly from Palermo  •  8 h 31 min

  1. Fly from Palermo (PMO) to Thessaloniki (SKG) PMO - SKG

$91 - $389

Bus and ferry  •  29 h 43 min

  1. Take the bus and ferry from Palermo to Ancona
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Ancona to Thessaloniki

$190 - $284

Train, bus and ferry  •  31 h 21 min

  1. Take the train from Palermo Centrale to Roma Termini Ic / ...
  2. Take the train from Roma Termini to Ancona Ic / ...
  3. Take the bus and ferry from Ancona to Thessaloniki

$233 - $350

Bus, bus and ferry  •  36 h 59 min

  1. Take the bus from Palermo - Piazzetta Cairoli to Salerno - Via Vinciprova
  2. Take the bus from Salerno to Bari
  3. Take the bus and ferry from Bari to Tetovo
  4. Take the bus from Skopje to Thessaloniki

$184 - $332

Train, bus and ferry, bus  •  41 h 3 min

  1. Take the train from Palermo Centrale to Battipaglia Icn
  2. Take the train from Battipaglia to Taranto Ic / ...
  3. Take the train from Taranto to Brindisi Reg / ...
  4. Take the bus and ferry from Brindisi to Fier
  5. Take the bus from Fier to Thessaloniki

$203 - $286

Drive, car ferry  •  22 h 37 min

  1. Drive from Palermo to Messina Marittima
  2. Take the car ferry from Messina Marittima to Villa San Giovanni
  3. Drive from Villa San Giovanni to Brindisi
  4. Take the car ferry from Brindisi to Igoumenitsa
  5. Drive from Igoumenitsa to Thessaloniki

$167 - $356

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Sicily to Thessaloniki is to fly which costs 45€ - 240€ and takes 19 h 34 min.

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The quickest way to get from Sicily to Thessaloniki is to fly which costs 90€ - 320€ and takes 6 h 59 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Sicily to Thessaloniki. However, there are services departing from Palermo and arriving at Thessaloniki via Stazione Fs - Rosselli and Ancona. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 29 h 43 min.

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The distance between Sicily and Thessaloniki is 829 km.

The best way to get from Sicily to Thessaloniki without a car is to bus and ferry which takes 29 h 43 min and costs 160€ - 250€.

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It takes approximately 6 h 59 min to get from Sicily to Thessaloniki, including transfers.

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Sicily to Thessaloniki bus services, operated by Autoservizi Salemi Srl, depart from Palermo station.

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There is no direct flight from Catania Airport to Thessaloniki Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 50 min and has one stopover.

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Sicily to Thessaloniki bus services, operated by Portokalidis Tours, arrive at Thessaloniki station.

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Thessaloniki is 1 h ahead of Sicily. It is currently 9:00 AM in Sicily and 10:00 AM in Thessaloniki.

Map of how to get from Sicily to Thessaloniki.
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  • Distance: 518.3 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 59 min

What companies run services between Sicily, Italy and Thessaloniki, Greece?

Ryanair, Eurowings and five other airlines fly from Catania to Thessaloniki twice daily.

Airlines
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Catania to Thessaloniki via Athens
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$40 - $230
Flights from Catania to Thessaloniki via Bologna
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$60 - $280
Flights from Palermo to Thessaloniki via Milan Bergamo
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $490
Flights from Palermo to Thessaloniki via Bologna
Ave. Duration
8 h 40 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$45 - $490
Flights from Palermo to Thessaloniki via Charleroi
Ave. Duration
9 h 15 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $490
Flights from Palermo to Thessaloniki via Naples
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $490
Flights from Comiso to Thessaloniki via Rome Ciampino
Ave. Duration
19 h 10 min
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $270
Flights from Comiso to Thessaloniki via Rome Ciampino, Athens
Ave. Duration
17 h 25 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$65 - $310
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Catania to Thessaloniki via Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $950
Flights from Palermo to Thessaloniki via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Comiso to Thessaloniki via Malta, Vienna
Ave. Duration
16 h 10 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $700
Flights from Comiso to Thessaloniki via Milan Malpensa, Munich
Ave. Duration
15 h 50 min
When
Monday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Aegean Airlines
Website
aegeanair.com
Flights from Catania to Thessaloniki via Athens
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Flights from Catania to Thessaloniki via Athens, Heraklion
Ave. Duration
8 h 35 min
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Flights from Palermo to Thessaloniki via Athens
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$95 - $550
Flights from Palermo to Thessaloniki via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Comiso to Thessaloniki via Malta, Vienna
Ave. Duration
16 h 10 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $700
Flights from Comiso to Thessaloniki via Milan Malpensa, Vienna
Ave. Duration
17 h 40 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $360
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Catania to Thessaloniki via Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$320 - $1,200
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Catania to Thessaloniki via Vienna
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$140 - $600
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Palermo to Thessaloniki via London Luton
Ave. Duration
9 h 25 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$150 - $850
Air Serbia
Website
airserbia.com
Flights from Comiso to Thessaloniki via Milan Malpensa, Belgrade
Ave. Duration
17 h 45 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $340
Train operators
Trenitalia Intercity

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Palermo Centrale to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
11 h 38 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$85 - $120
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Roma Termini to Ancona
Ave. Duration
3 h 34 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$25 - $35
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Palermo Centrale to Battipaglia
Ave. Duration
10 h 38 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$60 - $80
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Battipaglia to Taranto
Ave. Duration
3 h 16 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$22 - $27
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Trenitalia

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Taranto to Brindisi
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$5 - $13
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$10 - $13
Bus operators
Autoservizi Salemi Srl
Phone
(+39) 0923 98.11.20
Website
autoservizisalemi.it
Bus and ferry from Palermo to Ancona
Ave. Duration
15 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$65 - $95
Schedules at
autoservizisalemi.it
Portokalidis Tours
Website
portokalidistours.gr
Bus and ferry from Ancona to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
12 h 48 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$120 - $190
Schedules at
portokalidistours.gr
SAIS Autolinee
Phone
800 21 10 20
Email
saisautolineeweb@gmail.com
Website
saisautolinee.it
Bus from Palermo - Piazzetta Cairoli to Salerno - Via Vinciprova
Ave. Duration
10 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$110 - $160
Schedules at
saisautolinee.it
Marozzi VT
Phone
080 579 0211
Email
info@marozzivt.it
Website
marozzivt.it
Bus from Salerno to Bari
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$23 - $27
Schedules at
marozzivt.it
Durmo Tours
Website
durmotours.com
Bus and ferry from Bari to Tetovo
Ave. Duration
11 h 56 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$35 - $110
Schedules at
durmotours.com.mk
Makedonija Soobrakaj AD
Phone
+389(0)2 24 02 388
Email
avtobuska@maksoob.com.mk
Website
ms.mk
Bus from Skopje to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13 - $23
Schedules at
ms.mk
Florentia Bus
Phone
+39 055 967024
Email
info@florentiabus.it
Website
florentiabus.it
Bus and ferry from Brindisi to Fier
Ave. Duration
9 h 50 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$60 - $90
Schedules at
florentiabus.it
Crazy Holidays
Phone
2310-241545
Website
crazyholidays.gr
Bus from Fier to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
10 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $75
Schedules at
crazyholidays.gr
Ferry operators
Caronte & Tourist
Phone
800 627414
Email
servizioclienti@carontetourist.it
Website
carontetourist.it
Car ferry from Messina Marittima to Villa San Giovanni
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $45
Schedules at
carontetourist.it
Passenger
$2 - $3
Car
$28 - $45
Bluferries
Phone
340 98 48 540
Website
bluferries.it
Car ferry from Messina Marittima to Villa San Giovanni
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
bluferries.it
Grimaldi Lines

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Lufthansa, Air Malta, Wizz Air and four other airlines offer flights from Catania Airport to Thessaloniki Airport.

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There are 962+ hotels available in Thessaloniki. Prices start at $46 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Sicily to Catania Airport is to bus which takes 6 min and costs 2€ - 4€.

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