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There are 10 ways to get from Thessaloniki to Heidelberg 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.

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Fly to Frankfurt, train  •  6 h 38 min

  1. Fly from Thessaloniki (SKG) to Frankfurt (FRA) SKG - FRA
  2. Take the train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Mannheim Hbf

$115 - $328

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Bus Crazy Holidays  •  46 h 7 min

  1. Take the bus from Thessaloniki to Mannheim

$63 - $86

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Fly to Stuttgart, train  •  7 h 32 min

  1. Fly from Thessaloniki (SKG) to Stuttgart (STR) SKG - STR
  2. Take the train from Stuttgart Hbf to Heidelberg Hbf

$102 - $353

Fly to Munich, train  •  9 h 51 min

  1. Fly from Thessaloniki (SKG) to Munich (MUC) SKG - MUC
  2. Take the train from München Hbf to Heidelberg Hbf

$132 - $362

Fly to Nuremberg, train  •  9 h 16 min

  1. Fly from Thessaloniki (SKG) to Nuremberg (NUE) SKG - NUE
  2. Take the train from Nürnberg Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
  3. Take the train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Heidelberg Hbf

$213 - $360

Bus, train  •  23 h 24 min

  1. Take the bus from Thessaloniki to Bratislava
  2. Take the bus from Bratislava to Vienna Airport 901
  3. Take the train from Wien Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf Ice
  4. Take the train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Heidelberg Hbf Ic / ...

$215 - $321

Bus Simeonidis Tours  •  24 h 31 min

  1. Take the bus from Thessaloniki to Prague Simeonidis
  2. Take the bus from Praha hl. n. to Heidelberg

$103 - $141

Bus Georg  •  31 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Thessaloniki station to Sofia Thessaloniki - Haskovo
  2. Take the bus from Sofia to Heidelberg

$152 - $276

Train  •  37 h 21 min

  1. Take the train from Thessaloniki to Skopje 334
  2. Take the train from Skopje to Belgrade
  3. Take the train from Beograd to Wien Hbf D
  4. Take the train from Wien Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf Ice
  5. Take the train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Heidelberg Hbf Ic / ...

$281 - $509

Drive  •  18 h 30 min

  1. Drive from Thessaloniki to Heidelberg 1191.5 miles

$280 - $420

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The cheapest way to get from Thessaloniki to Heidelberg is to bus which costs 55€ - 75€ and takes 46 h 7 min.

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The quickest way to get from Thessaloniki to Heidelberg is to fly and train which costs 100€ - 290€ and takes 6 h 38 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Thessaloniki station to Heidelberg. However, there are services departing from Thessaloniki station and arriving at Heidelberg via Sofia. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 31 h 55 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Thessaloniki to Heidelberg. However, there are services departing from Thessaloniki and arriving at Heidelberg Hbf via Skopje, Beograd, Wien Hbf and Frankfurt(Main)Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 37 h 21 min.

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The distance between Thessaloniki and Heidelberg is 1480 km. The road distance is 1906.3 km.

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The best way to get from Thessaloniki to Heidelberg without a car is to bus and train which takes 23 h 24 min and costs 180€ - 280€.

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It takes approximately 6 h 38 min to get from Thessaloniki to Heidelberg, including transfers.

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

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Thessaloniki to Heidelberg train services, operated by Macedonian Railways (MZ), depart from Thessaloniki station.

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The best way to get from Thessaloniki to Heidelberg is to bus which takes 24 h 31 min and costs 85€ - 130€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 240€ - 450€ and takes 37 h 21 min.

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Map of how to get from Thessaloniki to Heidelberg.
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  • Distance: 924.7 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 38 min

What companies run services between Thessaloniki, Greece and Heidelberg, Germany?

You can take a bus from Thessaloniki to Heidelberg via Prague, Staroměstská, Muzeum - A, and Praha hl. n. in around 24 h 31 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Thessaloniki to Heidelberg via Skopje, Belgrade, Beograd, Wien Hbf, and Frankfurt(Main)Hbf in around 37 h 21 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Thessaloniki to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
2 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Flights from Thessaloniki to Frankfurt via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$80 - $340
Flights from Thessaloniki to Frankfurt via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $750
Flights from Thessaloniki to Stuttgart via Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $800
Flights from Thessaloniki to Munich
Ave. Duration
2 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $500
Flights from Thessaloniki to Munich via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$95 - $470
Flights from Thessaloniki to Nuremberg via Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$170 - $950
Aegean Airlines
Website
aegeanair.com
Flights from Thessaloniki to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
2 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Flights from Thessaloniki to Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $700
Flights from Thessaloniki to Stuttgart via Athens
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $700
Flights from Thessaloniki to Munich
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $470
Flights from Thessaloniki to Munich via Athens
Ave. Duration
4 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Thessaloniki to Nuremberg
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$80 - $440
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Thessaloniki to Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $800
Flights from Thessaloniki to Stuttgart via Hamburg
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Monday
Estimated price
$110 - $800
Flights from Thessaloniki to Stuttgart via Hannover
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $800
Flights from Thessaloniki to Munich
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$85 - $600
Flights from Thessaloniki to Nuremberg via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $950
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Thessaloniki to Frankfurt via Athens
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $210
Flights from Thessaloniki to Nuremberg
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$35 - $200
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Thessaloniki to Frankfurt via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $750
Flights from Thessaloniki to Nuremberg via Vienna
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$460 - $800
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Thessaloniki to Munich via Zurich
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $950
Flights from Thessaloniki to Munich via Geneva
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$210 - $950
Condor Flugdienst
Website
condor.com
Flights from Thessaloniki to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$70 - $600
Air Serbia
Website
airserbia.com
Flights from Thessaloniki to Frankfurt via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Ellinair
Website
en.ellinair.com
Flights from Thessaloniki to Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $900
Tarom
Website
tarom.ro
Flights from Thessaloniki to Munich via Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $750
Germania
Website
flygermania.com
Flights from Thessaloniki to Nuremberg
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$100 - $270
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Thessaloniki to Nuremberg via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Tuesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $420
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn is the German railway company, and the largest railway operator and infrastructure owner in Europe. Based in Berlin, Deutsche Bahn was founded in 1994, and offers many different types of rail transportation including ICE or Intercity-Express for high-speed services between major cities and regions, IC (InterCity) for long-distance trains, RE (Regional Express) trains that connect regions and cities, and the S-Bahn rapid transit service. There are two main tickets on offer: the Flexpreis that has full flexibility, and the Sparpreis which is the cheaper, advanced fare.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $29
Website
bahn.de
Second Class
$21 - $25
Standard
$21 - $29
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Heidelberg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$28 - $45
Website
bahn.de
Train from München Hbf to Heidelberg Hbf
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$65 - $100
Website
bahn.de
Train from Nürnberg Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 4 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
bahn.de
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Heidelberg Hbf
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Website
bahn.de
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)

The national railway system of Austria, the OBB carried 209 million passengers on local and regional trains, and 35 million on long-distance trains in 2016 alone. The OBB’s 4865 km network covers 570 trains simultaneously at peak times, with one train leaving every 12 seconds, making it a supremely efficient way to travel around the country and surrounding region. The company’s extensive network connects cities in Austria, and adjacent European countries including Germany, Hungary, Liechtenstein, Czech Republic, Switzerland and Slovenia.

Contact Details
Website
oebb.at
Train from Wien Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
6 h 21 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$120 - $180
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
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Macedonian Railways (MZ)
Phone
+389 (2) 3 164 255
Website
mzt.mk
Train from Thessaloniki to Skopje
Ave. Duration
4 h 38 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16 - $55
mzt.mk
mzt.mk
Train from Skopje to Belgrade
Ave. Duration
9 h 27 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $100
mzt.mk
mzt.mk
Bus operators
Simeonidis Tours
Phone
+30-2310540970
Email
info@simeonidistours.gr
Website
simeonidistours.gr
Bus from Thessaloniki to Bratislava
Ave. Duration
12 h 27 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$60 - $90
Schedules at
simeonidistours.gr
Bus from Thessaloniki to Prague
Ave. Duration
16 h 30 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$75 - $110
Schedules at
simeonidistours.gr
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Bratislava to Vienna Airport
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Arriva Stredni Cechy
Website
arriva-strednicechy.cz
Bus from Praha hl. n. to Heidelberg
Ave. Duration
6 h 47 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$27 - $31
Schedules at
arriva.cz
Union Ivkoni
Phone
02/989 0000
Website
union-ivkoni.com
Bus from Thessaloniki station to Sofia
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$11 - $17
Schedules at
online.union-ivkoni.com
Arda Tur
Phone
0700 20 544
Website
ardatur.bg
Bus from Thessaloniki Monastiriou to Sofia Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$15
Website
Arda Tur
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 Heidelberg
Ave. Duration
25 h 40 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$140 - $260
Schedules at
georg-bg.com
Ilias Travel
Phone
+359 2831 9192
Email
office@iliastravel.com
Website
iliastravel.com
Bus from Thessaloniki to Sofia
Ave. Duration
5 h 13 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$23 - $25
Schedules at
iliastravel.com
Crazy Holidays
Phone
2310-241545
Website
crazyholidays.gr
Bus from Thessaloniki to Mannheim
Ave. Duration
45 h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Schedules at
crazyholidays.gr

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The quickest flight from Thessaloniki Airport to Frankfurt Airport is the direct flight which takes 2 h 35 min.

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Thessaloniki to Heidelberg bus services, operated by Georg, arrive at Heidelberg station.

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Heidelberg is 1 h behind Thessaloniki. It is currently 6:38 PM in Thessaloniki and 5:38 PM in Heidelberg.

Thessaloniki to Heidelberg train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, arrive at Heidelberg Hbf station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Thessaloniki to Heidelberg is 1906 km. It takes approximately 18 h 30 min to drive from Thessaloniki to Heidelberg.

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Aegean Airlines, Condor Flugdienst, Eurowings and four other airlines offer flights from Thessaloniki Airport to Frankfurt Airport.

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There are 570+ hotels available in Heidelberg. Prices start at $63 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 2€.

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