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There are 6 ways to get from Thessaloníki to Samos by plane, ferry, train, car ferry or bus

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Fly to Samos

  1. Fly from Thessaloniki (SKG) to Samos (SMI)

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Bus, ferry

  1. Take the bus from Thessaloniki to Keşan
  2. Take the bus from Keşan to Izmir
  3. Take the bus from Izmir to Kusadası
  4. Take the ferry from Kuşadası to Vathy

Fly to Chios, ferry

  1. Fly from Thessaloniki (SKG) to Chios (JKH)
  2. Take the ferry from Chios to Vathy Samou

Fly to Mytilini, ferry

  1. Fly from Thessaloniki (SKG) to Mytilini (MJT)
  2. Take the ferry from Mytilene to Vathy Samou

Train, car ferry, ferry

  1. Take the train from Thessaloniki to Athens
  2. Take the car ferry from Piraeus to Mykonos
  3. Take the ferry from Mykonos to Vathy Samou

Ferry

  1. Take the ferry from Thessaloniki to Vathy Samou

Thessaloníki to Samos by train, walk, car ferry and ferry

The journey time between Thessaloníki and Samos is around 31h 52m and covers a distance of around 1027 km. This includes an average layover time of around 20h. The fastest journey normally takes 31h 45m. Operated by Greek Railways (OSE), Sea Jets and Blue Star Ferries, the Thessaloníki to Samos service departs from Thessaloniki and arrives in Vathy Samou. Typically two services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average journey times

Time on transportation:
11h 52m
Layover time:
20h
Total time:
31h 52m

Route information

Fastest journey time:
31h 45m
Journey distance:
1027 km
Services per week:
2
Cheapest price:
€98
Carbon emissions:
71 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
18:15
Last service departs at:
18:15

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Thessaloníki to Samos train, walk, car ferry and ferry schedules

Thessaloníki → Samos
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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 Samos is 0210 521 2054.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Samos is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Samos 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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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Thessaloníki to Samos is to bus and ferry which costs €17 - €70 and takes 19h 37m.

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The quickest way to get from Thessaloníki to Samos is to fly which costs €60 - €230 and takes 4h 28m.

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Yes, there is a direct ferry departing from Thessaloniki and arriving at Vathy Samou. Services depart once a week, and operate Saturday. The journey takes approximately 16h 15m.

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It is approximately 474 km to get from Thessaloníki to Samos.

The best way to get from Thessaloníki to Samos without a car is to train and car ferry and ferry which takes 14h 1m and costs €95 - €290.

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It takes approximately 4h 28m to get from Thessaloníki to Samos, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Thessaloniki Airport to Samos Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 20m.

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Sky Express, Aegean Airlines and Olympic Air offer flights from Thessaloniki Airport to Samos Airport.

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There are 86+ hotels available in Samos. Prices start at €87 per night.

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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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Map of how to get from Thessaloníki to Samos.
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  • Distance: 473.6 km
  • Duration: 4h 28m

What companies run services between Thessaloníki, Greece and Samos, Greece?

Sky Express, Olympic Air and Aegean Airlines fly from Thessaloníki to Samos 4 times a day.

Airlines
Olympic Air
Website
olympicair.com
Flights from Thessaloniki to Samos
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
€85 - €600
Flights from Thessaloniki to Samos via Athens
Ave. Duration
3h 1m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€120 - €750
Flights from Thessaloniki to Chios
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Tuesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€75 - €330
Flights from Thessaloniki to Mytilini
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€100 - €330
Flights from Thessaloniki to Mytilini via Athens
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
€140 - €600
Aegean Airlines
Website
en.aegeanair.com
Flights from Thessaloniki to Samos
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
€85 - €600
Flights from Thessaloniki to Samos via Athens
Ave. Duration
3h 1m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€120 - €750
Flights from Thessaloniki to Chios
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Tuesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€75 - €330
Flights from Thessaloniki to Mytilini
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€100 - €330
Flights from Thessaloniki to Mytilini via Athens
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
€140 - €600
Sky Express
Website
skyexpress.gr
Flights from Thessaloniki to Samos
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
€65 - €430
Flights from Thessaloniki to Chios
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
€75 - €350
Flights from Thessaloniki to Chios via Athens
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€75 - €350
Flights from Thessaloniki to Mytilini
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
€100 - €220
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
Kamil Koc
Phone
+90 224 294 55 62
Website
kamilkoc.com.tr
Bus from Thessaloniki to Keşan
Ave. Duration
6h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€8 - €11
Schedules at
kamilkoc.com.tr
Bus from Izmir to Kuşadası
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€4 - €7
Schedules at
kamilkoc.com.tr
MetroTurizm
Phone
0850 222 34 55
Email
iletisim@metroturizm.com.tr
Website
metroturizm.com.tr
Bus from Keşan to Izmir
Ave. Duration
7h 48m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€7 - €14
Website
MetroTurizm
Bus from Izmir to Kusadası
Ave. Duration
1h 38m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€2 - €3
Website
MetroTurizm
Ferry operators
Blue Star Ferries
Phone
+30-210-8919800
Email
bluestarferries@bluestarferries.com
Website
bluestarferries.com
Ferry from Chios to Vathy Samou
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€25 - €80
Website
Blue Star Ferries
Business
€47 - €51
2 Bed Inside Cabin
€55 - €70
Economy
€25 - €35
4 Bed Outside Cabin
€45 - €55
2 Bed Lux Cabin
€65 - €80
Ferry from Mytilene to Vathy Samou
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€30 - €90
Website
Blue Star Ferries
Business
€51 - €55
2 Bed Inside Cabin
€60 - €75
Economy
€30 - €45
4 Bed Outside Cabin
€50 - €65
2 Bed Lux Cabin
€70 - €90
Ferry from Mykonos to Vathy Samou
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
€30 - €95
Website
Blue Star Ferries
Business
€52 - €56
2 Bed Inside Cabin
€60 - €80
Economy
€30 - €45
4 Bed Outside Cabin
€55 - €70
2 Bed Lux Cabin
€75 - €95
Ferry from Thessaloniki to Vathy Samou
Ave. Duration
16h 15m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
€50 - €130
Website
Blue Star Ferries
Business
€65 - €70
2 Bed Inside Cabin
€80 - €100
Economy
€50 - €70
4 Bed Outside Cabin
€80 - €100
2 Bed Lux Cabin
€100 - €130
Sea Jets
Phone
+30 210 4121001
Email
info@seajets.gr
Website
seajets.gr
Car ferry from Piraeus to Mykonos
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€45 - €160
Website
Sea Jets
Club Fare Diak.
€60 - €85
Deck Fare Economy
€45 - €70
Deck Fare Economy & Car less than 4.25m
€110 - €160
Barel Travel
Website
bareltravel.com
Ferry from Kuşadası to Vathy
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€0 - €25
Schedules at
bareltravel.com
Adult
€25
Child
€13
Infant
€0
Meander Travel
Website
meandertravel.com
Ferry from Kusadasis to Vathy, Samos
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€27 - €35
Schedules at
meandertravel.com

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