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There are 2 ways to get from Thessaloniki to Blagoevgrad by bus or car

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Bus  •  3 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Thessaloniki station to Blagoevgrad Θεσσαλονίκη - Σόφια λεωφορείο

$8 - $12

1 alternative option

Drive  •  2 h 27 min

  1. Drive from Thessaloniki to Blagoevgrad 122.5 miles

$29 - $45

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The cheapest way to get from Thessaloniki to Blagoevgrad is to bus which costs 7€ - 10€ and takes 3 h 55 min.

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The quickest way to get from Thessaloniki to Blagoevgrad is to drive which costs 25€ - 40€ and takes 2 h 27 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Thessaloniki station station and arriving at Blagoevgrad. Services depart three times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3 h 55 min.

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The distance between Thessaloniki and Blagoevgrad is 153 km. The road distance is 195.9 km.

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The best way to get from Thessaloniki to Blagoevgrad without a car is to bus which takes 3 h 55 min and costs 7€ - 10€.

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The bus from Thessaloniki station to Blagoevgrad takes 3 h 55 min including transfers and departs three times a day.

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Thessaloniki to Blagoevgrad bus services, operated by Union Ivkoni, arrive at Thessaloniki station.

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Thessaloniki to Blagoevgrad bus services, operated by Union Ivkoni, arrive at Blagoevgrad station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Thessaloniki to Blagoevgrad is 196 km. It takes approximately 2 h 27 min to drive from Thessaloniki to Blagoevgrad.

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There are 64+ hotels available in Blagoevgrad. Prices start at $23 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Thessaloniki to Blagoevgrad.
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  • Distance: 95.8 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 55 min

What companies run services between Thessaloniki, Greece and Blagoevgrad, Bulgaria?

Union Ivkoni operates a bus from Thessaloniki to Blagoevgrad twice daily. Tickets cost $8 - $12 and the journey takes 3 h 55 min. Three other operators also service this route.

Bus operators
Union Ivkoni
Phone
02/989 0000
Website
union-ivkoni.com
Bus from Thessaloniki station to Blagoevgrad
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Schedules at
online.union-ivkoni.com
Crazy Holidays
Phone
2310-241545
Website
crazyholidays.gr
Bus from Thessaloniki to Blagoevgrad
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Schedules at
crazyholidays.gr
Ilias Travel
Phone
+359 2831 9192
Email
office@iliastravel.com
Website
iliastravel.com
Bus from Thessaloniki to Blagoevgrad
Ave. Duration
3 h 38 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$15 - $16
Schedules at
iliastravel.com
Greek Railways (OSE)
Website
trainose.gr
Bus from Thessaloniki to Blagoevgrad
Ave. Duration
4 h 46 min
Frequency
Once daily
Website
trainose.gr
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Raileurope.com

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