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There are 9 ways to get from Silistra 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  •  13 h 13 min

  1. Take the bus from Silistra to Sofia - Central Bus Station
  2. Take the bus from Sofia to Thessaloniki

$39 - $46

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Train, bus  •  18 h 10 min

  1. Take the train from Silistra to Gorna Oryahovitsa
  2. Take the train from Gorna Orjahovica to Sofia 461
  3. Take the bus from Sofia Zentral Omnibus Bahnhof to Thessaloniki Monastiriou

$29 - $31

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Bus via Thessaloniki Monastiriou  •  13 h 30 min

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

$30 - $35

Bus Crazy Holidays  •  17 h 41 min

  1. Take the bus from Silistra to Varna
  2. Take the bus from Varna to Thessaloniki

$62 - $89

Train  •  19 h 25 min

  1. Take the train from Silistra to Ruse
  2. Take the train from Ruse(BG) to Sofia 461
  3. Take the train from Sofia to Petrich
  4. Take the train from Rodopolis to Thessaloniki

$33 - $44

Drive  •  9 h 2 min

  1. Drive from Silistra to Thessaloniki 455.2 miles

$100 - $160

Train, train to Bucharest Otopeni, fly to Thessaloniki  •  10 h 12 min

  1. Take the train from Calarasi Sud to Ciulnita
  2. Take the train from Ciulnita to Bucuresti Nord Gara A
  3. Fly from Bucharest Otopeni (OTP) to Thessaloniki (SKG) OTP - SKG

$78 - $179

Bus to Varna, fly to Sofia, bus  •  12 h 12 min

  1. Take the bus from Silistra to Varna
  2. Fly from Varna (VAR) to Sofia (SOF) VAR - SOF
  3. Take the bus from Sofia to Thessaloniki

$52 - $150

Bus to Istanbul Ataturk, fly to Thessaloniki  •  15 h 52 min

  1. Take the bus from Silistra to Istanbul Bariam
  2. Fly from Istanbul Ataturk (IST) to Thessaloniki (SKG) IST - SKG

$114 - $249

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Silistra to Thessaloniki is to bus which costs $29 - $35 and takes 13 h 30 min.

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The quickest way to get from Silistra to Thessaloniki is to drive which costs $100 - $160 and takes 9 h 2 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Silistra to Thessaloniki. However, there are services departing from Silistra and arriving at Thessaloniki via Sofia. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13 h 13 min.

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The distance between Silistra and Thessaloniki is 525 km. The road distance is 728.3 km.

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The best way to get from Silistra to Thessaloniki without a car is to bus which takes 13 h 13 min and costs $35 - $50.

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It takes approximately 13 h 13 min to get from Silistra to Thessaloniki, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Silistra to Thessaloniki is to bus which takes 13 h 13 min and costs $35 - $50. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $30 - $45 and takes 19 h 25 min.

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The quickest flight from Bucharest Otopeni Airport to Thessaloniki Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 45 min.

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Silistra to Thessaloniki bus services, operated by Ilias Travel, arrive at Thessaloniki station.

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Map of how to get from Silistra to Thessaloniki.
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  • Distance: 328.2 miles
  • Duration: 13 h 13 min

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

You can take a bus from Silistra to Thessaloniki via Sofia - Central Bus Station and Sofia in around 13 h 13 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Silistra to Thessaloniki via Ruse(BG), Sofia, Petrich, and Rodopolis in around 19 h 25 min.

Airlines
Aegean Airlines
Website
aegeanair.com
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Thessaloniki via Athens
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $280
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $310
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Thessaloniki via Athens
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $310
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Thessaloniki via Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $300
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $310
Bulgaria Air
Website
air.bg
Flights from Varna to Sofia
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $190
Tarom
Website
tarom.ro
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $290
Train operators
Bulgarian Railways (BDZh)
Phone
0700 10 200
Website
bdz.bg
Train from Silistra to Gorna Oryahovitsa
Ave. Duration
6 h 44 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$8 - $10
Website
bdz.bg
Train from Gorna Orjahovica to Sofia
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$6 - $8
Website
bdz.bg
Train from Silistra to Ruse
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$6 - $7
Website
bdz.bg
Train from Ruse(BG) to Sofia
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$9 - $10
Website
bdz.bg
Train from Sofia to Petrich
Ave. Duration
3 h 52 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$4 - $6
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 - $8
Website
trainose.gr
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Second Class
$6 - $8
First Class
$7 - $10
Romanian Railways (CFR)
Phone
0219521
Website
cfrcalatori.ro
Train from Calarasi Sud to Ciulnita
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Website
cfrcaltori.ro
Train from Ciulnita to Bucuresti Nord Gara A
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Website
cfrcaltori.ro
Bus operators
ETAP Group
Website
etapgroup.com
Bus from Silistra to Sofia - Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
7 h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$15 - $22
Schedules at
etapgroup.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 Sofia to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
5 h 13 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$22 - $25
Schedules at
iliastravel.com
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
$14
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
BG Razpisanie
Website
bgrazpisanie.com
Bus from Silistra to Varna
Ave. Duration
3 h 11 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7 - $9
Schedules at
bgrazpisanie.com
Crazy Holidays
Phone
2310-241545
Website
crazyholidays.gr
Bus from Varna to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
13 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Schedules at
crazyholidays.gr
Avtoekspres
Phone
+359 (0) 52 757 044
Email
info@autogaravn.com
Website
autogaravn.com
Bus from Silistra to Varna
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
autogaravn.com
Nishikli
Phone
+359 700 89 015
Email
silistreotogarsube@nisikli.com.tr
Website
nisikli.com.tr
Bus from Silistra to Istanbul Bariam
Ave. Duration
11 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$36
Schedules at
nisikli.com.tr
MetroTurizm
Phone
0850 222 34 55
Email
iletisim@metroturizm.com.tr
Website
metroturizm.com.tr
Bus from Silistra to Istanbul Otogari
Ave. Duration
11 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$10 - $18
Schedules at
metroturizm.com.tr

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Yes, the driving distance between Silistra to Thessaloniki is 728 km. It takes approximately 9 h 2 min to drive from Silistra to Thessaloniki.

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Aegean Airlines, Tarom, Turkish Airlines and Olympic Air offer flights from Bucharest Otopeni Airport to Thessaloniki Airport.

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