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There are 7 ways to get from Thessaloníki to Agios Nikolaos by plane, shuttle, train, car ferry, bus, bus and ferry or ferry

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Fly to Heraklion  •  4h 12m

  1. Fly from Thessaloniki (SKG) to Heraklion (HER) SKG - HER

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Bus, bus and ferry  •  19h 5m

  1. Take the bus from Thessaloniki to Lamia
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Lamia to Heraklion
  3. Take the bus from Heraklion to Agios Nikolaos

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Fly to Sitia  •  8h 6m

  1. Fly from Thessaloniki (SKG) to Sitia (JSH) SKG - JSH

Fly to Chania, Private transfer  •  4h 56m

  1. Fly from Thessaloniki (SKG) to Chania (CHQ) SKG - CHQ
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Chania Airport to Agios Nikolaos

Train, car ferry, bus  •  15h 36m

  1. Take the train from Thessaloniki to Athens Ic
  2. Take the car ferry from Piraeus to Santorini
  3. Take the car ferry from Santorini to Heraklion
  4. Take the bus from Heraklion to Agios Nikolaos

Bus, car ferry  •  27h 6m

  1. Take the bus from Thessaloniki Monastiriou to Pireaus
  2. Take the car ferry from Piraeus to Heraklion
  3. Take the bus from Heraklion to Agios Nikolaos

Ferry, car ferry, bus  •  40h 1m

  1. Take the ferry from Thessaloniki to Piraeus Bsf
  2. Take the car ferry from Piraeus to Heraklion
  3. Take the bus from Heraklion to Agios Nikolaos

Thessaloniki (SKG) to Heraklion (HER) flights

The flight time between Thessaloniki (SKG) and Heraklion (HER) is around 1h 55m and covers a distance of around 608 km. This includes an average layover time of around 28 min. The fastest flight normally takes 1h 10m. Services are operated by Olympic Air, Sky Express, Volotea and others. Typically 46 flights run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average flight journey times

Time on flight:
1h 26m
Layover time:
28 min
Total time:
1h 55m

Flight route information

Fastest flight journey time:
1h 10m
Flight distance:
608 km
Flights per week:
46
Cheapest price:
€25
Carbon emissions:
201 kg CO2

First and last flights

First flight departs at:
06:20
Last flight departs at:
18:15

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Thessaloniki (SKG) to Heraklion (HER) flight schedules

Thessaloníki → Agios Nikolaos
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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1 metre
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Agios Nikolaos is 0210 521 2054.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Agios Nikolaos is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Agios Nikolaos is 1 metre.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 0210 521 2054.

Last updated: 8 Sep 2021
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The cheapest way to get from Thessaloníki to Agios Nikolaos is to bus and bus and ferry which costs €70 - €95 and takes 19h 5m.

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The fastest way to get from Thessaloníki to Agios Nikolaos is to fly which takes 4h 12m and costs €85 - €290.

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No, there is no direct bus from Thessaloníki to Agios Nikolaos. However, there are services departing from Thessaloniki and arriving at Agios Nikolaos via Lamia and Heraklion. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 19h 5m.

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The distance between Thessaloníki and Agios Nikolaos is 654 km.

The best way to get from Thessaloníki to Agios Nikolaos without a car is to train and car ferry and bus which takes 15h 36m and costs .

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It takes approximately 4h 12m to get from Thessaloníki to Agios Nikolaos, including transfers.

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Thessaloníki to Agios Nikolaos bus services, operated by KTEL Fthiotidos, depart from Thessaloniki station.

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The quickest flight from Thessaloniki Airport to Heraklion Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 10m.

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Thessaloníki to Agios Nikolaos bus services, operated by KTEL Heraklio - Lasithi S.A., arrive at Agios Nikolaos station.

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Sky Express, Volotea, Ryanair and two other airlines offer flights from Thessaloniki Airport to Heraklion Airport.

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Map of how to get from Thessaloníki to Agios Nikolaos.
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  • Distance: 653.7 km
  • Duration: 4h 12m

What companies run services between Thessaloníki, Greece and Agios Nikolaos, Crete, Greece?

Olympic Air, Sky Express and three other airlines fly from Thessaloníki to Agios Nikolaos every 4 hours.

Airlines
Olympic Air
Website
olympicair.com
Flights from Thessaloniki to Heraklion
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€55 - €200
Flights from Thessaloniki to Heraklion via Athens
Ave. Duration
2h 46m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€75 - €360
Flights from Thessaloniki to Sitia via Athens
Ave. Duration
6h 36m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€140 - €500
Flights from Thessaloniki to Chania
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
€85 - €270
Flights from Thessaloniki to Chania via Athens
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€120 - €390
Aegean Airlines
Website
en.aegeanair.com
Flights from Thessaloniki to Heraklion
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€55 - €200
Flights from Thessaloniki to Heraklion via Athens
Ave. Duration
2h 46m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€75 - €360
Flights from Thessaloniki to Sitia via Athens
Ave. Duration
6h 36m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€140 - €500
Flights from Thessaloniki to Chania
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
€85 - €270
Flights from Thessaloniki to Chania via Athens
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€120 - €390
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Thessaloniki to Heraklion
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
€25 - €230
Flights from Thessaloniki to Chania
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€30 - €240
Sky Express
Website
skyexpress.gr
Flights from Thessaloniki to Heraklion
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€40 - €190
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Thessaloniki to Heraklion
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
€50 - €260
Train operators
Greek Railways (OSE)
Website
trainose.gr
Train from Thessaloniki to Athens
Ave. Duration
4h 9m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
€21 - €35
Website
Greek Railways (OSE)
Book at
Raileurope.com
Bus operators
B&S Transfers
Phone
+30 697 32 04 923
Email
info@crete-taxi-service.com
Website
crete-taxi-service.com
Shuttle from Chania Airport to Agios Nikolaos
Ave. Duration
1h 54m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
€230 - €430
Schedules at
crete-taxi-service.com
Luxurious Taxi
€230
Minivan
€340
Minibus
€425
Crete Taxi Transfers
Phone
+30 693-724-9486
Email
info@cretetaxitransfers.gr
Website
cretetaxitransfers.gr
Shuttle from Chania Airport to Agios Nikolaos
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
€190 - €340
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Crete Taxi Transfers
Car (4 passengers)
€190 - €280
Mini Van (8 passengers)
€290 - €320
Mini Bus (10 passengers)
€320 - €340
KTEL Heraklio - Lasithi S.A.
Phone
2810 24 50 20
Email
info@ktelherlas.gr
Website
ktelherlas.gr
Bus from Heraklion to Agios Nikolaos
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€7 - €9
Schedules at
ktelherlas.gr
KTEL Fthiotidos
Phone
22310 - 51345
Email
info@ktelfthiotidos.gr
Website
ktelfthiotidos.gr
Bus from Thessaloniki to Lamia
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€26 - €30
Schedules at
ktelfthiotidos.gr
Bus and ferry from Lamia to Heraklion
Ave. Duration
12h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€47 - €52
Schedules at
ktelfthiotidos.gr
Siamos Tours
Phone
0030 2108219900
Email
vsiamos@otenet.gr
Website
siamostours.com
Bus from Thessaloniki to Lamia
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
€16 - €19
Schedules at
siamostours.com
KTEL Thessalonikis
Ferry operators
Sea Jets
Phone
+30 210 4121001
Email
info@seajets.gr
Website
seajets.gr
Car ferry from Piraeus to Santorini
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€55 - €200
Website
Sea Jets
Club Fare Diak.
€65 - €90
Deck Fare Economy
€55 - €80
Deck Fare Economy & Car less than 4.25m
€140 - €200
Anek Ferries
Phone
+30 21 0419 7400
Email
info@anek.gr
Website
anek.gr
Car ferry from Piraeus to Heraklion
Ave. Duration
16h 50m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€35 - €170
Website
Anek Ferries
Economy
€35 - €75
Airplane-type seats
€40 - €75
2 beds - outside cabin
€95 - €170
Blue Star Ferries
Phone
+30-210-8919800
Email
bluestarferries@bluestarferries.com
Website
bluestarferries.com
Ferry from Thessaloniki to Piraeus
Ave. Duration
27h 50m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
€80 - €170
Website
Blue Star Ferries
Business
€81 - €86
2 Bed Inside Cabin
€100 - €130
Economy
€80 - €110
4 Bed Outside Cabin
€110 - €140
2 Bed Lux Cabin
€130 - €170
Minoan Lines
Phone
801 11 75000
Email
reservation@minoan.gr
Website
minoan.gr
Car ferry from Piraeus to Heraklion
Ave. Duration
8h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€45 - €110
Website
Minoan Lines
Deck
€45 - €46
Airplane economy seats
€56 - €57
2-berth outside
€95 - €110
3-berth outside shower
€70 - €90

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The best way to get from Thessaloníki to Thessaloniki Airport is to shuttle which takes 42 min and costs €2.

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