There are 3 ways to get from Thessaloniki to Lake Prespa by train, car or bus

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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Train, drive  •  3 h 58 min

  1. Take the train from Thessaloniki to Florina Θεσσαλονίκη - Φλώρινα
  2. Drive from Florina to Lake Prespa

$26 - $36

2 alternative options

Bus  •  5 h 2 min

  1. Take the bus from Thessaloniki to Pogradec

$60 - $83

Drive  •  3 h 16 min

  1. Drive from Thessaloniki to Lake Prespa 176.5 miles

$40 - $65

Questions & Answers

The distance between Thessaloniki and Lake Prespa is 165 km. The road distance is 282.3 km.

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It takes approximately 3 h 58 min to get from Thessaloniki to Lake Prespa, including transfers.

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Lake Prespa is 1 h behind Thessaloniki. It is currently 7:21 PM in Thessaloniki and 6:21 PM in Lake Prespa.

Yes, the driving distance between Thessaloniki to Lake Prespa is 282 km. It takes approximately 3 h 16 min to drive from Thessaloniki to Lake Prespa.

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There are 76+ hotels available in Lake Prespa. Prices start at $23 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Thessaloniki to Lake Prespa.
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  • Distance: 103.4 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 58 min

What companies run services between Thessaloniki, Greece and Lake Prespa, Macedonia?

Crazy Holidays operates a bus from Thessaloniki to Lake Prespa twice daily. Tickets cost $55 - $75 and the journey takes 4 h.

Train operators
Greek Railways (OSE)
Train from Thessaloniki to Florina
Ave. Duration
2 h 32 min
3 times a day
Estimated price
$11 - $15
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Second Class
$11 - $15
First Class
$14 - $19
Bus operators
Crazy Holidays
Bus from Thessaloniki to Pogradec
Ave. Duration
4 h
Twice daily
Estimated price
$55 - $75
Schedules at

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