There are 5 ways to get from Thessaloniki Airport (SKG) to Athens 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  •  1 h 52 min

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

$29 - $119

4 alternative options

Train  •  5 h 27 min

  1. Take the train from Thessaloniki to Athens 601

$63 - $80

Bus KTEL Thessalonikis  •  6 h 17 min

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

$82 - $88

Bus Crazy Holidays  •  6 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Thessaloniki to Athens

$93 - $125

Drive  •  5 h 15 min

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

$75 - $120

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 every 4 hours. Tickets cost $29 - $40 and the journey takes 5 h 10 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
52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $210
Train operators
Greek Railways (OSE)
Website
trainose.gr
Train from Thessaloniki to Athens
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$29 - $40
Website
trainose.gr
Purchase a
eurail.com
Second Class
$29 - $40
First Class
$35 - $50
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
$48
Schedules at
ktelthes.gr
Crazy Holidays
Phone
2310-241545
Website
crazyholidays.gr
Bus from Thessaloniki to Athens
Ave. Duration
6 h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Schedules at
crazyholidays.gr

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Thessaloniki Airport (SKG) to Athens?

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

What is the cheapest way to get from Thessaloniki Airport (SKG) to Athens?

The cheapest way to get from Thessaloniki Airport (SKG) to Athens is to fly which costs 23€ - 100€ and takes 1 h 52 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Thessaloniki Airport (SKG) to Athens?

The quickest way to get from Thessaloniki Airport (SKG) to Athens is to fly which takes 1 h 52 min and costs 23€ - 100€.

How long does it take to get from Thessaloniki Airport (SKG) to Athens?

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