There are 10 ways to get from Thessaloniki to Ios by plane, car ferry, ferry, train, bus or car

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Fly to Santorini, car ferry  •  4 h 37 min

  1. Fly from Thessaloniki (SKG) to Santorini (JTR) SKG - JTR
  2. Take the car ferry from Santorini to Ios

$116 - $356

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Train, Catamaran  •  11 h 44 min

  1. Take the train from Thessaloniki to Athens Θεσσαλονίκη - Αθήνα
  2. Take the Catamaran from Piraeus to Ios Super Jet

$92 - $132

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Fly to Naxos Is, ferry  •  8 h 51 min

  1. Fly from Thessaloniki (SKG) to Naxos Is (JNX) SKG - JNX
  2. Take the ferry from Naxos to Ios

$226 - $905

Fly to Paros, ferry  •  7 h 42 min

  1. Fly from Thessaloniki (SKG) to Paros (PAS) SKG - PAS
  2. Take the ferry from Paros to Ios

$127 - $472

Fly to Milos, Catamaran  •  8 h 22 min

  1. Fly from Thessaloniki (SKG) to Milos (MLO) SKG - MLO
  2. Take the Catamaran from Milos to Ios

$92 - $357

Train, ferry  •  12 h 12 min

  1. Take the train from Thessaloniki to Ska Θεσσαλονίκη - Αθήνα
  2. Take the ferry from Rafina to Ios Flyingcat 4

$108 - $151

Bus, ferry  •  12 h 47 min

  1. Take the bus from Thessaloniki Monastiriou to Athens
  2. Take the ferry from Rafina to Ios Flyingcat 4

$110 - $133

Ferry, car ferry  •  17 h 50 min

  1. Take the ferry from Thessaloniki to Syros Aqua Blue
  2. Take the car ferry from Syros to Ios Artemis

$100 - $193

Bus, car ferry  •  20 h 24 min

  1. Take the bus from Thessaloniki to Peiraias
  2. Take the car ferry from Piraeus to Ios

Drive, ferry  •  9 h 12 min

  1. Drive from Thessaloniki to Rafina
  2. Take the ferry from Rafina to Ios Flyingcat 4

$132 - $186

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Thessaloniki to Ios is to train and Catamaran which costs 75€ - 120€ and takes 11 h 44 min.

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The quickest way to get from Thessaloniki to Ios is to fly and car ferry which costs 95€ - 310€ and takes 4 h 37 min.

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No, there is no direct ferry from Thessaloniki to Ios. However, there are services departing from Thessaloniki and arriving at Ios via Syros. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 17 h 50 min.

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The distance between Thessaloniki and Ios is 481 km.

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The best way to get from Thessaloniki to Ios without a car is to train and Catamaran which takes 11 h 44 min and costs 75€ - 120€.

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It takes approximately 4 h 37 min to get from Thessaloniki to Ios, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Thessaloniki Airport to Santorini Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 5 min.

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Ellinair and Olympic Air offer flights from Thessaloniki Airport to Santorini Airport.

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There are 153+ hotels available in Ios. Prices start at $35 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Thessaloniki to Ios.
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  • Distance: 300.6 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 37 min

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

There is no direct connection from Thessaloniki to Ios. However, you can take the shuttle to Thessaloniki Airport, take the walk to Thessaloniki airport, fly to Santorini, take the taxi to Santorini, then take the car ferry to Ios. Alternatively, you can take the shuttle to Thessaloniki Airport, take the walk to Thessaloniki airport, fly to Naxos Is, take the taxi to Naxos, then take the ferry to Ios.

Airlines
Olympic Air
Website
olympicair.com
Flights from Thessaloniki to Santorini via Athens
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $350
Flights from Thessaloniki to Naxos Is via Athens
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,600
Flights from Thessaloniki to Paros via Athens
Ave. Duration
3 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $400
Flights from Thessaloniki to Milos via Athens
Ave. Duration
3 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $420
Flights from Thessaloniki to Milos via Rhodes, Athens
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$90 - $650
Ellinair
Website
en.ellinair.com
Flights from Thessaloniki to Santorini
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $260
Flights from Thessaloniki to Santorini via Athens
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Monday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $260
Sky Express
Website
skyexpress.gr
Flights from Thessaloniki to Naxos Is via Athens
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$40 - $320
Flights from Thessaloniki to Paros via Athens
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$75 - $340
Train operators
Greek Railways (OSE)
Website
trainose.gr
Train from Thessaloniki to Athens
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Website
trainose.gr
Book at
Raileurope.com
Second Class
$28 - $40
First Class
$35 - $50
Train from Thessaloniki to Ska
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
trainose.gr
Book at
Raileurope.com
Second Class
$27 - $40
First Class
$35 - $50
Bus operators
KTEL Thessalonikis
Phone
+30 2310 510835
Email
contact@ktelthes.gr
Website
ktelthes.gr
Bus from Thessaloniki Monastiriou to Athens
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$46
Schedules at
ktelthes.gr
KTEL Attikis
Phone
210 88 08 000
Email
info@ktelattikis.gr
Website
ktelattikis.gr
Bus from Thessaloniki to Peiraias
Ave. Duration
8 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Schedules at
ktelattikis.gr
Ferry operators
Sea Jets
Phone
+30 210 4121001
Email
info@seajets.gr
Website
seajets.gr
Car ferry from Santorini to Ios
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Schedules at
seajets.gr
2nd Class
$50 - $75
1st Class
$60 - $85
Ferry from Naxos to Ios
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Schedules at
seajets.gr
2nd Class
$55 - $80
1st Class
$65 - $95
Ferry from Paros to Ios
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Schedules at
seajets.gr
2nd Class
$50 - $75
1st Class
$65 - $85
Ferry from Milos to Ios
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$55 - $75
Schedules at
seajets.gr
2nd Class
$55 - $75
1st Class
$65 - $90
Car ferry from Piraeus to Ios
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$60 - $90
Schedules at
seajets.gr
2nd Class
$60 - $90
1st Class
$75 - $100
Ferry from Thessaloniki to Syros
Ave. Duration
13 h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$70 - $100
Schedules at
seajets.gr
2nd Class
$70 - $100
1st Class
$85 - $120
Hellenic Seaways
Phone
+30 210 4199000
Email
hswroro@hsw.gr
Website
hellenicseaways.gr
Ferry from Naxos to Ios
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Schedules at
hellenicseaways.gr
Economy
$35 - $50
Business
$49
Ferry from Rafina to Ios
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $75
Schedules at
hellenicseaways.gr
Economy
$55 - $75
Business
$72
Car ferry from Syros to Ios
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Schedules at
hellenicseaways.gr
Economy
$35 - $50
Business
$47
Blue Star Ferries
Phone
+30-210-8919800
Email
bluestarferries@bluestarferries.com
Website
bluestarferries.com
Car ferry from Syros to Ios
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$28 - $95
Schedules at
bluestarferries.com
CABIN A2 outside
$70 - $95
CABIN A3 outside
$55 - $65
CABIN A4 outside
$55 - $65
Economy
$28 - $32
Zante Ferries
Phone
(+30) 210 4100211
Website
zanteferries.gr
Car ferry from Piraeus to Ios
Ave. Duration
11 h 19 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Schedules at
zanteferries.gr

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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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