There are 4 ways to get from Thessaloniki to Ioannina by bus, 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 KTEL Ioanninon  •  3 h

  1. Take the bus from Thessaloniki to Ioannina

$29 - $35

Cheapest option

Bus KTEL Kozanis  •  5 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Thessaloniki to Kozani
  2. Take the bus from Kozani to Ioannina

$18 - $26

2 alternative options

Drive  •  2 h 47 min

  1. Drive from Thessaloniki to Ioannina 163.9 miles

$35 - $60

Fly  •  4 h 48 min

  1. Fly from Thessaloniki (SKG) to Ioannina (IOA) SKG - IOA

$186 - $720

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Thessaloniki to Ioannina is to bus which costs 15€ - 23€ and takes 5 h 30 min.

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The quickest way to get from Thessaloniki to Ioannina is to drive which takes 2 h 47 min and costs 30€ - 50€.

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The distance between Thessaloniki and Ioannina is 208 km. The road distance is 262 km.

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The bus from Thessaloniki to Ioannina takes 3 h including transfers and departs every four hours.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Thessaloniki and arriving at Ioannina. Services depart every four hours. The journey takes approximately 3 h.

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What companies run services between Thessaloniki, Greece and Ioannina, Greece?

KTEL Ioanninon operates a bus from Thessaloniki to Ioannina every 4 hours. Tickets cost $29 - $35 and the journey takes 3 h. Alternatively, Olympic Air, Ryanair and three other airlines fly from Thessaloniki to Ioannina every 4 hours.

Airlines
Olympic Air
Website
olympicair.com
Flights from Thessaloniki to Ioannina via Athens
Ave. Duration
3 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $360
TUS Airways Ltd
Website
tusairways.com
Flights from Thessaloniki to Ioannina via Larnaca
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$120 - $1,500
Bus operators
KTEL Ioanninon
Phone
26510 25014
Website
ktelioannina.gr
Bus from Thessaloniki to Ioannina
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$29 - $35
Schedules at
ktelioannina.gr
KTEL Kozanis
Phone
2461035811
Email
ktelkoz@otenet.gr
Website
ktelkozanis.gr
Bus from Thessaloniki to Kozani
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
ktelkozanis.gr
Bus from Kozani to Ioannina
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
ktelkozanis.gr
KTEL Aitoloakarnanias
Phone
26410-54444
Website
ktelaitol.gr
Bus from Thessaloniki to Kozani
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$8 - $13
Schedules at
ktelaitol.gr
Bus from Kozani to Ioannina
Ave. Duration
2 h 17 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Schedules at
ktelaitol.gr

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