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

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Fly  •  1 h 57 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 Thessaloniki to Athens Θεσσαλονίκη - Αθήνα

$59 - $77

Bus KTEL Thessalonikis  •  6 h 17 min

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

$77 - $83

Bus KTEL Attikis  •  10 h 18 min

  1. Take the bus from Thessaloniki to Peiraias

$44 - $64

Drive  •  5 h 15 min

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

$75 - $120

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The cheapest way to get from Thessaloniki Airport (SKG) to Athens is to fly which costs 24€ - 110€ and takes 1 h 57 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 57 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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The best way to get from Thessaloniki Airport (SKG) to Athens without a car is to train which takes 5 h 37 min and costs 50€ - 70€.

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It takes approximately 1 h 57 min to get from Thessaloniki Airport (SKG) to Athens, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Thessaloniki Airport (SKG) to Athens is to fly which takes 1 h 57 min and costs 24€ - 110€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 50€ - 70€ and takes 5 h 37 min, you could also bus, which costs 65€ - 75€ and takes 6 h 17 min.

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The quickest flight from Thessaloniki Airport to Athens Airport is the direct flight which takes 55 min.

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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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Ellinair, Sky Express , Ryanair and Olympic Air offer flights from Thessaloniki Airport to Athens Airport.

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There are 3857+ hotels available in Athens. Prices start at $48 USD per night.

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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 57 min

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

Ellinair, Olympic Air and two other airlines 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
55 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
Sky Express
Website
skyexpress.gr
Flights from Thessaloniki to Athens via Chios
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $380
Train operators
Greek Railways (OSE)
Website
trainose.gr
Train from Thessaloniki to Athens
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
trainose.gr
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Second Class
$27 - $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
$45
Schedules at
ktelthes.gr
KTEL Attikis
Phone
210 88 08 000
Email
info@ktelattikis.gr
Website
ktelattikis.gr
Bus from Thessaloniki to Peiraias
Ave. Duration
8 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Schedules at
ktelattikis.gr

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