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There are 2 ways to get from Thessaloníki to Kardzhali by bus or car

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  1. Take the bus from Thessaloniki to Komotini
  2. Drive from Komotini to Kardzhali

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  1. Drive from Thessaloníki to Kardzhali

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The cheapest way to get from Thessaloníki to Kardzhali is to bus and drive which costs €35 - €45 and takes 4h 23m.

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The fastest way to get from Thessaloníki to Kardzhali is to drive which takes 3h 39m and costs €40 - €65.

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The distance between Thessaloníki and Kardzhali is 233 km. The road distance is 321.6 km.

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It takes approximately 4h 23m to get from Thessaloníki to Kardzhali, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between Thessaloníki to Kardzhali is 322 km. It takes approximately 3h 39m to drive from Thessaloníki to Kardzhali.

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Map of how to get from Thessaloníki to Kardzhali.
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  • Distance: 232.6 km
  • Duration: 4h 23m

What companies run services between Thessaloníki, Greece and Kardzhali, Bulgaria?

There is no direct connection from Thessaloníki to Kardzhali. However, you can take the bus to Komotini then take the drive to Kardzhali. Alternatively, you can take the drive to Kardzhali.

Bus operators
KTEL Rodopis
25310 22912
Bus from Thessaloniki to Komotini
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
5 times a day
Estimated price
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KTEL Rodopis

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