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There are 3 ways to get from Thessaloniki to Ioannina by bus, car or plane

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Bus  •  3 h

  1. Take the bus from Thessaloniki to Ioannina

$29 - $35

2 alternative options

Drive  •  2 h 47 min

  1. Drive from Thessaloniki to Ioannina 163.9 miles

$35 - $60

Fly  •  4 h 33 min

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

$186 - $720

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The cheapest way to get from Thessaloniki to Ioannina is to bus which costs 25€ - 30€ and takes 3 h.

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

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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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The distance between Thessaloniki and Ioannina is 208 km. The road distance is 262.2 km.

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The best way to get from Thessaloniki to Ioannina without a car is to bus which takes 3 h and costs 25€ - 30€.

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

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Thessaloniki to Ioannina bus services, operated by KTEL Ioanninon, depart from Thessaloniki station.

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The best way to get from Thessaloniki to Ioannina is to bus which takes 3 h and costs 25€ - 30€. Alternatively, you can fly, which costs 160€ - 650€ and takes 4 h 33 min.

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There is no direct flight from Thessaloniki Airport to Ioannina Airport. The quickest flight takes 2 h 45 min and has one stopover.

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Thessaloniki to Ioannina bus services, operated by KTEL Ioanninon, arrive at Ioannina station.

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Map of how to get from Thessaloniki to Ioannina.
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  • Distance: 129.7 miles
  • Duration: 3 h

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, Ellinair and two other airlines fly from Thessaloniki to Ioannina every 3 hours.

Airlines
Olympic Air
Website
olympicair.com
Flights from Thessaloniki to Ioannina via Athens
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $360
Flights from Thessaloniki to Ioannina via Chios, Athens
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$65 - $400
Flights from Thessaloniki to Ioannina via Samos, Athens
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$65 - $430
Flights from Thessaloniki to Ioannina via Rhodes, Athens
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$65 - $490
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

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Yes, the driving distance between Thessaloniki to Ioannina is 262 km. It takes approximately 2 h 47 min to drive from Thessaloniki to Ioannina.

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Ellinair, Ryanair and Olympic Air offer flights from Thessaloniki Airport to Ioannina Airport.

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There are 148+ hotels available in Ioannina. Prices start at $49 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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