There are 9 ways to get from Thessaloniki to Barcelona by plane, train, bus, bus and ferry, car or car ferry

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 Thessaloniki to Barcelona  •  8 h 24 min

  1. Fly from Thessaloniki (SKG) to Barcelona (BCN) SKG - BCN

$103 - $340

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Bus to Skopje, fly to Barcelona  •  10 h 37 min

  1. Take the bus from Thessaloniki to Skopje
  2. Fly from Skopje (SKP) to Barcelona (BCN) SKP - BCN

$89 - $431

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Fly Thessaloniki to Girona, train  •  15 h 13 min

  1. Fly from Thessaloniki (SKG) to Girona (GRO) SKG - GRO
  2. Take the train from Girona to Barcelona Sants

$345 - $834

Bus and ferry, train  •  32 h 9 min

  1. Take the bus and ferry from Thessaloniki to Ancona
  2. Take the train from Ancona to Milano Centrale Fb / ...
  3. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Marseille-Saint-Charles Ec
  4. Take the train from Marseille-St-Charles to Barcelona Sants Ave

$318 - $461

Bus and ferry  •  33 h 4 min

  1. Take the bus and ferry from Thessaloniki to Bologna
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Bologna to Barcelona

$240 - $355

Drive, carferry  •  42 h 51 min

  1. Drive from Thessaloniki to Igoumenitsa
  2. Take the carferry from Igoumenitsa to Ancona
  3. Drive from Ancona to Civitavecchia
  4. Take the carferry from Civitavecchia to Barcelona

$234 - $551

Bus Yubim  •  42 h 53 min

  1. Take the bus from Thessaloniki to Sofia
  2. Take the bus from Sofia to Barcelona

$154 - $195

Bus Georg  •  44 h

  1. Take the bus from Thessaloniki Monastiriou to Sofia Zentral Omnibus Bahnhof
  2. Take the bus from Sofia to Barcelona

$292 - $376

Drive  •  25 h 7 min

  1. Drive from Thessaloniki to Barcelona 1637.1 miles

$390 - $600

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No, there is no direct bus from Thessaloniki to Barcelona. However, there are services departing from Thessaloniki and arriving at Barcelona via Ugo Bassi and Bologna. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 33 h 4 min.

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The distance between Thessaloniki and Barcelona is 1739 km. The road distance is 2619.3 km.

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The best way to get from Thessaloniki to Barcelona without a car is to bus and ferry and train which takes 32 h 9 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 8 h 24 min to get from Thessaloniki to Barcelona, including transfers.

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Thessaloniki to Barcelona bus services, operated by Portokalidis Tours, depart from Thessaloniki station.

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The best way to get from Thessaloniki to Barcelona is to fly which takes 8 h 24 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 44 h.

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There is no direct flight from Thessaloniki Airport to Barcelona Airport. The quickest flight takes 5 h 35 min and has one stopover.

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Thessaloniki to Barcelona bus services, operated by Autolinee Gambioli, arrive at Barcelona station.

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Barcelona is 1 h behind Thessaloniki. It is currently 10:03 PM in Thessaloniki and 9:03 PM in Barcelona.

Yes, the driving distance between Thessaloniki to Barcelona is 2619 km. It takes approximately 25 h 7 min to drive from Thessaloniki to Barcelona.

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Map of how to get from Thessaloniki to Barcelona.
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  • Distance: 1087.1 miles
  • Duration: 8 h 24 min

What companies run services between Thessaloniki, Greece and Barcelona, Spain?

Lufthansa, easyJet and 17 other airlines fly from Thessaloniki to Barcelona hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Thessaloniki to Barcelona via Sofia Zentral Omnibus Bahnhof and Sofia in around 44 h.

Airlines
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Thessaloniki to Barcelona via Warsaw Modlin
Ave. Duration
8 h 35 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$110 - $270
Flights from Thessaloniki to Barcelona via Milan Bergamo
Ave. Duration
9 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $270
Flights from Thessaloniki to Girona via Weeze
Ave. Duration
11 h 5 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$120 - $490
Flights from Thessaloniki to Girona via Charleroi
Ave. Duration
12 h 25 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $480
Flights from Thessaloniki to Girona via Beauvais
Ave. Duration
14 h 30 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$120 - $480
Flights from Thessaloniki to Girona via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
14 h 45 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Thessaloniki to Barcelona via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$310 - $950
Flights from Thessaloniki to Barcelona via Munich
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Transavia Holland
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Thessaloniki to Barcelona via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
9 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $550
Flights from Thessaloniki to Girona via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
11 h 30 min
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $950
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Thessaloniki to Barcelona via Berlin Schoenefeld
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$230 - $850
Flights from Thessaloniki to Barcelona via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $850
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Thessaloniki to Barcelona via Zurich
Ave. Duration
8 h 25 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,200
Flights from Skopje to Barcelona via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Aegean Airlines
Website
aegeanair.com
Flights from Thessaloniki to Barcelona via Athens
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Thessaloniki to Barcelona via Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Thessaloniki to Barcelona via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
8 h 50 min
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $750
Flights from Thessaloniki to Barcelona via Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
10 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $750
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Thessaloniki to Barcelona via Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
9 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $550
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Thessaloniki to Barcelona via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
9 h 50 min
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,000
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Thessaloniki to Barcelona via Venice
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$230 - $850
Jet2.com
Website
jet2.com
Flights from Thessaloniki to Girona via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
11 h 30 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Skopje to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$120 - $700
Croatia Airlines
Website
croatiaairlines.com
Flights from Skopje to Barcelona via Zagreb
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $900
Train operators
Spanish Railways (RENFE)

Based in Madrid, Renfe is a state-owned train operator, that connects cities across Spain and neighbouring countries including Portugal, France, Germany, Switzerland, and the Netherlands. Renfe’s extensive network means most destinations offer multiple trains a day, with the most popular routes normally offering a train each hour. Locally known as AVE, the high-speed trains can reach speeds of up to 350km/h, making travel between major cities very efficient. Comfort is key in a Renfe train, with seats with footrests in all three classes of travel: Standard, Club and First. Each seat has an individual light, a pull-down table and an electrical outlet for in Club and First classes. There is free WiFi for first class passengers and for those with a + Renfe card.

Rome2rio's guide to Spanish Railways (RENFE)
Contact Details
Phone
902 320 320
Website
renfe.com
Train from Girona to Barcelona Sants
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $22
Website
renfe.com
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf.com
Train from Girona to Barcelona Sants
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$23 - $29
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$23 - $29
1st Class
$42 - $43
Trenitalia Frecce

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Ancona to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Trenitalia Eurocity

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Milano Centrale to Marseille-Saint-Charles
Ave. Duration
7 h 26 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$65 - $95
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
SNCF

Loosely translated as the French National Railway Corporation, the SNCF is France’s state-owned railway company. It covers the country’s extensive rail network, as well as the TGV and Thalys, France’s two high-speed railway networks. With over 14,000 trains operating daily, it is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country. The railway network consists of about 32,000km in total, of which 1800km are high-speed lines and 14,500km are electrified.

Rome2rio's guide to SNCF
Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Marseille-St-Charles to Barcelona Sants
Ave. Duration
4 h 37 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$70 - $100
Website
en.oui.sncf
Bus operators
Simeonidis Tours
Portokalidis Tours
Website
portokalidistours.gr
Bus and ferry from Thessaloniki to Ancona
Ave. Duration
12 h 48 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$130 - $190
Schedules at
portokalidistours.gr
Bus and ferry from Thessaloniki to Bologna
Ave. Duration
15 h 27 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$150 - $230
Schedules at
portokalidistours.gr
Autolinee Gambioli
Phone
+41 (0) 79.71.85.806
Email
info@autolineegambioli.it
Website
autolineegambioli.it
Bus and ferry from Bologna to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
16 h 25 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$85 - $130
Schedules at
autolineegambioli.it
Ilias Travel
Phone
+359 2831 9192
Email
office@iliastravel.com
Website
iliastravel.com
Bus and ferry from Thessaloniki to Sofia
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$23 - $25
Schedules at
iliastravel.com
Bus from Thessaloniki to Sofia
Ave. Duration
5 h 13 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$23 - $25
Schedules at
iliastravel.com
Yubim
Website
yubim.eu
Bus from Sofia to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
36 h 28 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$130 - $170
Schedules at
yubim.eu
Arda Tur
Phone
0700 20 544
Website
ardatur.bg
Bus from Thessaloniki Monastiriou to Sofia Zentral Omnibus Bahnhof
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$14
Schedules at
ardatur.bg
Union Ivkoni
Phone
02/989 0000
Website
union-ivkoni.com
Bus from Thessaloniki station to Sofia
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$11 - $17
Schedules at
online.union-ivkoni.com
Georg
Phone
+ 359/38/66 34 04
Email
georg_ltd@abv.bg
Website
georg-bg.com
Bus from Thessaloniki to Sofia
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $55
Schedules at
georg-bg.com
Bus from Sofia to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
37 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$280 - $360
Schedules at
georg-bg.com
Ferry operators
Minoan Lines
Phone
801 11 75000
Email
reservation@minoan.gr
Website
minoan.gr
Car ferry from Igoumenitsa to Ancona
Ave. Duration
14 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$60 - $190
Schedules at
minoan.gr
Deck
$60 - $75
Airplane economy seats
$70 - $85
2-berth outside
$160 - $190
3-berth outside shower
$140 - $170
Superfast ferries
Phone
+30 210 8919700
Email
superfast@superfast.com
Website
superfast.com
Car ferry from Igoumenitsa to Ancona
Ave. Duration
14 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$75 - $280
Schedules at
superfast.com
Deck
$75 - $100
Aircraft-type seats
$90 - $110
2 bed inside cabin
$230 - $280
3 bed outside cabin
$220 - $280
Grimaldi Lines
Phone
+39.081.496.444
Email
info@grimaldi.napoli.it
Website
grimaldi-lines.com
Car ferry from Igoumenitsa to Ancona
Ave. Duration
17 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$60 - $100
Schedules at
grimaldi-lines.com
Car ferry from Civitavecchia to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
20 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$70 - $110
Schedules at
grimaldi-lines.com

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Olympic Air, Vueling Airlines, Swiss and eight other airlines offer flights from Thessaloniki Airport to Barcelona Airport.

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There are 3377+ hotels available in Barcelona. Prices start at $80 USD per night.

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

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