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There are 4 ways to get from Thessaloniki to Kalamata by bus, car or plane

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Bus  •  5 h 7 min

  1. Take the bus from Thessaloniki to Kalamata

$75 - $90

Cheapest option

Fly to Athens, bus  •  8 h 8 min

  1. Fly from Thessaloniki (SKG) to Athens (ATH) SKG - ATH
  2. Take the bus from Athens to Kalamata

$58 - $155

2 alternative options

Drive  •  7 h 10 min

  1. Drive from Thessaloniki to Kalamata 427.6 miles

$100 - $150

Fly to Kalamata  •  3 h 51 min

  1. Fly from Thessaloniki (SKG) to Kalamata (KLX) SKG - KLX

$78 - $344

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Thessaloniki to Kalamata is to fly and bus which costs 50€ - 140€ and takes 8 h 8 min.

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The quickest way to get from Thessaloniki to Kalamata is to fly which costs 65€ - 300€ and takes 3 h 51 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Thessaloniki and arriving at Kalamata. Services depart three times a week, and operate Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 5 h 7 min.

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The distance between Thessaloniki and Kalamata is 407 km. The road distance is 684.1 km.

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The best way to get from Thessaloniki to Kalamata without a car is to bus which takes 5 h 7 min and costs 65€ - 80€.

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The bus from Thessaloniki to Kalamata takes 5 h 7 min including transfers and departs three times a week.

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Thessaloniki to Kalamata bus services, operated by KTEL Messinias, depart from Thessaloniki station.

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The best way to get from Thessaloniki to Kalamata is to bus which takes 5 h 7 min and costs 65€ - 80€. Alternatively, you can fly, which costs 65€ - 300€ and takes 3 h 51 min.

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The quickest flight from Thessaloniki Airport to Kalamata Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 10 min.

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Thessaloniki to Kalamata bus services, operated by KTEL Messinias, arrive at Kalamata station.

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Map of how to get from Thessaloniki to Kalamata.
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  • Distance: 254.4 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 7 min

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

KTEL Messinias operates a bus from Thessaloniki to Kalamata 3 times a week. Tickets cost $75 - $90 and the journey takes 5 h 7 min. Alternatively, Olympic Air flies from Thessaloniki to Kalamata 3 times a week.

Airlines
Olympic Air
Website
olympicair.com
Flights from Thessaloniki to Kalamata
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $380
Flights from Thessaloniki to Athens
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $210
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Thessaloniki to Athens
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$18 - $190
Ellinair
Website
en.ellinair.com
Flights from Thessaloniki to Athens
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $210
Sky Express
Website
skyexpress.gr
Flights from Thessaloniki to Athens via Chios
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $380
Bus operators
KTEL Messinias
Phone
27210 28581
Website
ktelmessinias.gr
Bus from Thessaloniki to Kalamata
Ave. Duration
5 h 7 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$75 - $90
Schedules at
ktelmessinias.gr
Bus from Athens to Kalamata
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$27 - $31
Schedules at
ktelmessinias.gr

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Yes, the driving distance between Thessaloniki to Kalamata is 684 km. It takes approximately 7 h 10 min to drive from Thessaloniki to Kalamata.

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Olympic Air offers flights from Thessaloniki Airport to Kalamata Airport.

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There are 412+ hotels available in Kalamata. 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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