There are 5 ways to get from Thessaloniki Airport (SKG) to Athens by plane, train, bus, car or shuttle

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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Fly  •  1 h 52 min

  1. Fly from Thessaloniki (SKG) to Athens (ATH) SKG - ATH

$28 - $118

4 alternative options

Train  •  5 h 37 min

  1. Take the train from Θεσσαλονίκη to Αθήνα Θεσσαλονίκη - Αθήνα

$58 - $77

Bus  •  6 h 17 min

  1. Take the bus from Thessaloniki Monastiriou to Athens Karaiskaki sq

$76 - $82

Drive  •  5 h 15 min

  1. Drive from Thessaloniki Airport (SKG) to Athens 323.2 miles

$75 - $120

Shuttle, bus  •  32 h 8 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Thessaloniki Airport to Thessaloniki KTEL X1 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Thessaloniki to Athens

$52 - $77

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Thessaloniki Airport (SKG) to Athens is to fly which costs 24€ - 110€ and takes 1 h 52 min.

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The quickest way to get from Thessaloniki Airport (SKG) to Athens is to fly which costs 24€ - 110€ and takes 1 h 52 min.

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The distance between Thessaloniki Airport (SKG) and Athens is 290 km. The road distance is 517 km.

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It takes approximately 1 h 52 min to get from Thessaloniki Airport (SKG) to Athens, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between Thessaloniki Airport (SKG) to Athens is 517 km. It takes approximately 5 h 15 min to drive from Thessaloniki Airport (SKG) to Athens.

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Map of how to get from Thessaloniki Airport (SKG) to Athens.
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  • Distance: 181.3 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 52 min

What companies run services between Thessaloniki Airport (SKG), Greece and Athens, Greece?

Olympic Air, Ellinair and Ryanair fly from Thessaloniki Airport (SKG) to Athens hourly. Alternatively, Greek Railways (OSE) operates a train from Thessaloniki Airport (SKG) to Athens 5 times a day. Tickets cost $27 - $40 and the journey takes 5 h 20 min.

Airlines
Olympic Air
Website
olympicair.com
Flights from Thessaloniki to Athens
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $210
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Thessaloniki to Athens
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$18 - $190
Ellinair
Website
en.ellinair.com
Flights from Thessaloniki to Athens
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $210
Train operators
Greek Railways (OSE)
Website
trainose.gr
Train from Θεσσαλονίκη to Αθήνα
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
trainose.gr
Book at
Raileurope.com
Second Class
$27 - $40
First Class
$30 - $45
Bus operators
KTEL Thessalonikis
Phone
+30 2310 510835
Email
contact@ktelthes.gr
Website
ktelthes.gr
Bus from Thessaloniki Monastiriou to Athens Karaiskaki sq
Ave. Duration
6 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$45
Schedules at
ktelthes.gr
OASTH
Phone
+30 2310981100
Email
oasth@oasth.gr
Website
oasth.gr
Shuttle from Thessaloniki Airport to Thessaloniki KTEL
Ave. Duration
25 h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
oasth.gr
Crazy Holidays
Phone
2310-241545
Website
crazyholidays.gr
Bus from Thessaloniki to Athens
Ave. Duration
6 h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Schedules at
crazyholidays.gr

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