There are 6 ways to get from Thessaloniki to İzmir by bus, train, bus and ferry, car ferry, car or plane

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

Bus, train  •  15 h 13 min

  1. Take the bus from Thessaloniki to Kesan
  2. Take the bus from Keşan to Aliaga
  3. Take the train from Aliağa to Alsancak

$62 - $95

Cheapest option

Bus, bus and ferry, train  •  17 h 26 min

  1. Take the bus from Thessaloniki to Keşan
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Keşan to Altınoluk
  3. Take the bus from Altınoluk to Aliağa
  4. Take the train from Aliağa to Alsancak

$21 - $38

4 alternative options

Bus, car ferry, train  •  18 h 59 min

  1. Take the bus from Thessaloniki to Kavala
  2. Take the car ferry from Kavala to Mytilene
  3. Take the car ferry from Mitilini to Ayvalık
  4. Take the bus from Ayvalik to Aliaga
  5. Take the train from Aliağa to Alsancak

$97 - $158

Drive  •  12 h 23 min

  1. Drive from Thessaloniki to İzmir 665.5 miles

$160 - $240

Fly to Izmir  •  6 h 43 min

  1. Fly from Thessaloniki (SKG) to Izmir (ADB) SKG - ADB

$113 - $323

Fly to Chios, car ferry, bus  •  7 h 18 min

  1. Fly from Thessaloniki (SKG) to Chios (JKH) SKG - JKH
  2. Take the car ferry from Chios to Çeşme
  3. Take the bus from Cesme to Izmir Airport

$89 - $367

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Thessaloniki to İzmir is to bus and bus and ferry and train which costs 18€ - 35€ and takes 17 h 26 min.

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The quickest way to get from Thessaloniki to İzmir is to fly which costs 95€ - 290€ and takes 6 h 43 min.

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The distance between Thessaloniki and İzmir is 438 km. The road distance is 1064.8 km.

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It takes approximately 15 h 13 min to get from Thessaloniki to İzmir, including transfers.

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

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Map of how to get from Thessaloniki to İzmir.
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  • Distance: 273.6 miles
  • Duration: 15 h 13 min

What companies run services between Thessaloniki, Greece and İzmir, Turkey?

Turkish Airlines, Olympic Air and eight other airlines fly from Thessaloniki to İzmir every 2 hours.

Airlines
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Thessaloniki to Izmir via Istanbul
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Flights from Thessaloniki to Izmir via Istanbul, Ankara
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Flights from Thessaloniki to Izmir via Athens
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$30 - $160
Aegean Airlines
Website
aegeanair.com
Flights from Thessaloniki to Izmir via Athens
Ave. Duration
3 h 52 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $220
Flights from Thessaloniki to Izmir via Irakleion, Athens
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $380
Flights from Thessaloniki to Chios
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Tuesday and Friday
Estimated price
$90 - $430
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Thessaloniki to Izmir via Munich
Ave. Duration
7 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $2,400
Olympic Air
Website
olympicair.com
Flights from Thessaloniki to Chios
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Tuesday and Friday
Estimated price
$90 - $430
Sky Express
Website
skyexpress.gr
Flights from Thessaloniki to Chios
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$100 - $420
Astra Airlines
Website
astra-airlines.gr
Flights from Thessaloniki to Chios
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $190
Train operators
Izban
Website
izban.com.tr
Train from Aliağa to Alsancak
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1
Schedules at
izban.com.tr
Bus operators
Crazy Holidays
Phone
2310-241545
Website
crazyholidays.gr
Bus from Thessaloniki to Kesan
Ave. Duration
5 h 29 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Schedules at
crazyholidays.gr
MetroTurizm
Phone
0850 222 34 55
Email
iletisim@metroturizm.com.tr
Website
metroturizm.com.tr
Bus from Keşan to Aliaga
Ave. Duration
6 h 48 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7 - $20
Schedules at
metroturizm.com.tr
Bus from Ayvalik to Aliaga
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$3 - $7
Schedules at
metroturizm.com.tr
Kamil Koc
Phone
+90 224 294 55 62
Website
kamilkoc.com.tr
Bus from Thessaloniki to Keşan
Ave. Duration
6 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$7 - $16
Schedules at
kamilkoc.com.tr
Bus and ferry from Keşan to Altınoluk
Ave. Duration
4 h 21 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$6 - $12
Schedules at
kamilkoc.com.tr
Bus from Altınoluk to Aliağa
Ave. Duration
3 h 9 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
kamilkoc.com.tr
Bus from Ayvalık to Aliağa
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
kamilkoc.com.tr
KTEL Kavalas
Phone
(+30) 2510.222294
Email
info@ktelkavalas.gr
Website
ktelkavalas.gr
Bus from Thessaloniki to Kavala
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $21
Schedules at
ktelkavalas.gr
Havas
Phone
444 0 487
Email
info@havas.net
Website
havas.com.tr
Bus from Cesme to Izmir Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $4
Schedules at
havas.com.tr
Ferry operators
Hellenic Seaways
Phone
+30 210 4199000
Email
hswroro@hsw.gr
Website
hellenicseaways.gr
Car ferry from Kavala to Mytilene
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$65 - $100
Schedules at
hellenicseaways.gr
Economy
$65 - $100
Business
$97
4 bed inside cabin
$88
Jale Tour
Phone
+90266 331 31 70
Email
info@jaletur.com
Website
jaletour.com
Car ferry from Mitilini to Ayvalık
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$14 - $28
Schedules at
jaletour.com
EgeBerlik
Website
egebirlik.eu
Car ferry from Chios to Çeşme
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Schedules at
egebirlik.eu
Erturk
Website
erturk.com.tr
Car ferry from Chíos to Çesme Port
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$23 - $28
Schedules at
erturk.com.tr
Turyol
Website
turyolonline.com
Car ferry from Chios to Çeşme
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$23
Schedules at
turyolonline.com

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