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There are 4 ways to get from Thessaloniki to Kyustendil by bus, train or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Bus Union Ivkoni  •  5h 45m

  1. Take the bus from Thessaloniki station to Blagoevgrad Θεσσαλονίκη - Σόφια λεωφορείο
  2. Take the bus from Blagoevgrad to Kyustendil

$11 - $15

3 alternative options

Bus Ilias Travel  •  6h 3m

  1. Take the bus from Thessaloniki to Blagoevgrad
  2. Take the bus from Blagoevgrad to Kyustendil

$17 - $20

Train, drive  •  8h 49m

  1. Take the train from Thessaloniki to Veles 334
  2. Take the train from Veles to Kocani 653
  3. Drive from Kocani to Kyustendil

$30 - $81

Drive  •  3h 15m

  1. Drive from Thessaloniki to Kyustendil 163.3 miles

$35 - $60

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Thessaloniki to Kyustendil is to bus which costs 9€ - 13€ and takes 5h 45m.

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The quickest way to get from Thessaloniki to Kyustendil is to drive which costs 30€ - 50€ and takes 3h 15m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Thessaloniki station to Kyustendil. However, there are services departing from Thessaloniki station and arriving at Kyustendil via Blagoevgrad. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 45m.

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The distance between Thessaloniki and Kyustendil is 183 km. The road distance is 261.3 km.

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The best way to get from Thessaloniki to Kyustendil without a car is to bus which takes 5h 45m and costs 9€ - 13€.

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It takes approximately 5h 45m to get from Thessaloniki to Kyustendil, including transfers.

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Thessaloniki to Kyustendil bus services, operated by Union Ivkoni, arrive at Thessaloniki station.

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Thessaloniki to Kyustendil bus services, operated by Patnicheski prevozi Blagoevgrad, arrive at Kyustendil station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Thessaloniki to Kyustendil is 261 km. It takes approximately 3h 15m to drive from Thessaloniki to Kyustendil.

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There are 24+ hotels available in Kyustendil. Prices start at $23 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Thessaloniki to Kyustendil.
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  • Distance: 114.7 miles
  • Duration: 5h 45m

What companies run services between Thessaloniki, Greece and Kyustendil, Bulgaria?

You can take a bus from Thessaloniki to Kyustendil via Blagoevgrad in around 5h 45m.

Train operators
Macedonian Railways (MZ)
Phone
+389 (2) 3 164 255
Website
mzt.mk
Train from Thessaloniki to Veles
Ave. Duration
3h 56m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13 - $45
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Train from Veles to Kocani
Ave. Duration
1h 52m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$5 - $19
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Bus operators
Union Ivkoni
Phone
02/989 0000
Website
union-ivkoni.com
Bus from Thessaloniki station to Blagoevgrad
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Schedules at
online.union-ivkoni.com
Greek Railways (OSE)
Website
trainose.gr
Bus from Thessaloniki to Blagoevgrad
Ave. Duration
4h 46m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$14 - $21
Website
trainose.gr
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Patnicheski prevozi Blagoevgrad
Phone
073/88 40 09
Email
p.prevozi.blg@abv.bg
Website
pprevoziblg.com
Bus from Blagoevgrad to Kyustendil
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
pprevoziblg.com
Ilias Travel
Phone
+359 2831 9192
Email
office@iliastravel.com
Website
iliastravel.com
Bus from Thessaloniki to Blagoevgrad
Ave. Duration
3h 38m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$15 - $16
Schedules at
iliastravel.com
Avtogari
Email
office@avtogari.info
Website
avtogari.info
Bus from Blagoevgrad to Kyustendil
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
avtogari.info

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