There are 4 ways to get from Stara Zagora to Thessaloniki by bus, bus and ferry or car

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

Bus EAAA  •  8 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Stara Zagora to Thessaloniki

$23 - $35

Cheapest option

Bus Arda Tur  •  9 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Stara Zagora to Sofia
  2. Take the bus from Sofia Zentral Omnibus Bahnhof to Thessaloniki Monastiriou

$22 - $35

2 alternative options

Bus Ilias Travel  •  9 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Stara Zagora to Thessaloniki

$42 - $46

Drive  •  5 h 10 min

  1. Drive from Stara Zagora to Thessaloniki 267.9 miles

$60 - $95

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Stara Zagora to Thessaloniki is to bus which costs $21 - $35 and takes 9 h 15 min.

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The quickest way to get from Stara Zagora to Thessaloniki is to drive which costs $60 - $95 and takes 5 h 10 min.

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The distance between Stara Zagora and Thessaloniki is 301 km. The road distance is 428.7 km.

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The bus from Stara Zagora to Thessaloniki takes 8 h 45 min including transfers and departs three times a day.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Stara Zagora and arriving at Thessaloniki. Services depart three times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 8 h 45 min.

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What companies run services between Stara Zagora, Bulgaria and Thessaloniki, Greece?

EAAA operates a bus from Stara Zagora to Thessaloniki twice daily. Tickets cost $23 - $35 and the journey takes 8 h 45 min. Crazy Holidays also services this route once daily.

Bus operators
EAAA
Website
rta.government.bg
Bus from Stara Zagora to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
8 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Schedules at
rta.government.bg
Bus from Sofia to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Schedules at
rta.government.bg
Crazy Holidays
Phone
2310-241545
Website
crazyholidays.gr
Bus from Stara Zagora to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
8 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Schedules at
crazyholidays.gr
Ilias Travel
Phone
+359 2831 9192
Email
office@iliastravel.com
Website
iliastravel.com
Bus and ferry from Stara Zagora to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
9 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$42 - $46
Schedules at
iliastravel.com
Bus from Sofia to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
5 h 13 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$23 - $25
Schedules at
iliastravel.com
Union Ivkoni
Phone
02/989 0000
Website
union-ivkoni.com
Bus from Stara Zagora to Sofia
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Schedules at
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
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

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