There are 6 ways to get from Tbilisi to Thessaloniki by plane, train, bus 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

Fly  •  6 h 36 min

  1. Fly from Tbilisi (TBS) to Thessaloniki (SKG) TBS - SKG

$103 - $313

Cheapest option

Train, bus  •  37 h 26 min

  1. Take the train from Tbilisi Central Railway Station to Kobuleti 202
  2. Take the bus from Kobuleti to Rize
  3. Take the bus from Rize to Istanbul Otogari
  4. Take the bus from Istanbul Otogar to Thessaloniki

$45 - $101

4 alternative options

Train, bus via Αλεξανδρούπολη Λιμάνι  •  40 h 39 min

  1. Take the train from Tbilisi Central Railway Station to Kobuleti 202
  2. Take the bus from Kobuleti to Rize
  3. Take the bus from Rize to Istanbul Otogari
  4. Take the bus from Istanbul Otogar to Alexandroupoli
  5. Take the train from Αλεξανδρούπολη Λιμάνι to Θεσσαλονίκη

$65 - $109

Bus  •  42 h 4 min

  1. Take the bus from Tbilisi to Istanbul
  2. Take the bus from Istanbul Otogar to Thessaloniki

$49 - $85

Bus, train  •  45 h 17 min

  1. Take the bus from Tbilisi to Istanbul
  2. Take the bus from Istanbul Otogar to Alexandroupoli
  3. Take the train from Αλεξανδρούπολη Λιμάνι to Θεσσαλονίκη

$69 - $93

Drive  •  29 h 29 min

  1. Drive from Tbilisi to Thessaloniki 1428 miles

$340 - $500

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Tbilisi to Thessaloniki is to bus and train which costs $65 - $95 and takes 45 h 17 min.

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The quickest way to get from Tbilisi to Thessaloniki is to fly which costs $100 - $320 and takes 6 h 36 min.

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The distance between Tbilisi and Thessaloniki is 1829 km. The road distance is 2284.8 km.

Get driving directions

It takes approximately 6 h 36 min to get from Tbilisi to Thessaloniki, including transfers.

More details

No, there is no direct bus from Tbilisi to Thessaloniki. However, there are services departing from Tbilisi and arriving at Thessaloniki via Samandira Tesis and Istanbul Otogar. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 42 h 4 min.

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What companies run services between Tbilisi, Georgia and Thessaloniki, Greece?

Ellinair, Turkish Airlines and two other airlines fly from Tbilisi to Thessaloniki 3 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Tbilisi to Thessaloniki via Istanbul, Samandira Tesis, Istanbul Otogari, and Istanbul Otogar in around 42 h 4 min.

Airlines
Aegean Airlines
Website
aegeanair.com
Flights from Tbilisi to Thessaloniki via Athens
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$250 - $750
Ellinair
Website
en.ellinair.com
Flights from Tbilisi to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$100 - $240
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Tbilisi to Thessaloniki via Istanbul
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $600
Train operators
Georgian Railway
Phone
+995 32 2199010
Website
railway.ge
Train from Tbilisi Central Railway Station to Kobuleti
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$7 - $19
Schedules at
railway.ge
Book at
tickets.railway.ge
Standard
$7 - $9
Compartment
$8
Soft-seated
$19
South Caucasus Railway
Website
ukzhd.am
Train from Tbilisi Central station to Kobuleti
Ave. Duration
5 h 51 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$15 - $29
Schedules at
ukzhd.am
Reserved seats car
$15 - $16
Extra Comfort Compartment
$27 - $29
Compartment car
$22 - $24
Sleeping car
$38 - $42
Greek Railways (OSE)
Website
trainose.gr
Train from Αλεξανδρούπολη Λιμάνι to Θεσσαλονίκη
Ave. Duration
6 h 29 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Website
trainose.gr
Purchase a
eurail.com
Second Class
$24 - $35
First Class
$30 - $45
Bus operators
MetroTurizm
Website
metroturizm.com.tr
Bus from Kobuleti to Rize
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Schedules at
metroturizm.com.tr
Bus from Rize to Istanbul Otogari
Ave. Duration
18 h 1 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$19 - $27
Schedules at
metroturizm.com.tr
Bus from Istanbul Otogari to Dedeagac
Ave. Duration
5 h 26 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Schedules at
metroturizm.com.tr
Kamil Koc
Phone
+90 224 294 55 62
Website
kamilkoc.com.tr
Bus from Istanbul Otogar to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
9 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$12 - $45
Schedules at
kamilkoc.com.tr
Bus from Istanbul Otogar to Alexandroupoli
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Schedules at
kamilkoc.com.tr
Alpar Turizm
Phone
0090 212 658 18 51
Email
info@alparturizm.com.tr
Website
alparturizm.com.tr
Bus from Istanbul to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
9 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Schedules at
alparturizm.com.tr
Bus from Istanbul to Alexandroupoli
Ave. Duration
4 h 22 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$18
Schedules at
alparturizm.com.tr
Metro Georgia
Website
geometro.ge
Bus from Tbilisi to Istanbul
Ave. Duration
30 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$32
Schedules at
geometro.ge
Book at
geometro.ge
Crazy Holidays
Phone
2310-241545
Website
crazyholidays.gr
Bus from Istanbul Otogar to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
10 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Schedules at
crazyholidays.gr

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