There are 6 ways to get from Thessaloniki to Madrid by plane, 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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Fly  •  6h 23m

  1. Fly from Thessaloniki (SKG) to Madrid (MAD) SKG - MAD

133€ - 515€

Cheapest option

Bus  •  2 days 7h

  1. Take the bus from Thessaloniki Monastiriou to Sofia Central Bus Station Thessaloniki - Haskovo
  2. Take the bus from Sofia to Madrid

129€ - 172€

4 alternative options

Bus, train  •  33h 20m

  1. Take the bus from Thessaloniki to Timişoara
  2. Take the bus from Timisoara to Zaragoza
  3. Take the train from Zaragoza-Delicias to Madrid-Puerta De Atocha Ave

254€ - 393€

Bus, train via Mannheim  •  43h 46m

  1. Take the bus from Thessaloniki to Novi Sad
  2. Take the train from Novi Sad to Budapest-Keleti 342
  3. Take the train from Budapest-Keleti to Mannheim Hbf Rj
  4. Take the train from Mannheim Hbf to Avignon Tgv Tgv
  5. Take the train from Avignon Tgv to Madrid-Puerta De Atocha Ave

295€ - 423€

Bus via Madrid  •  2 days 8h

  1. Take the bus from Thessaloniki Monastiriou to Sofia Central Bus Station Thessaloniki - Haskovo
  2. Take the bus from Sofia to Madrid

359€ - 462€

Drive  •  30h 27m

  1. Drive from Thessaloniki to Madrid 3210.3 km

430€ - 650€

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Thessaloniki to Madrid is to bus which costs 120€ - 180€ and takes 2 days 7h.

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The quickest way to get from Thessaloniki to Madrid is to fly which costs 130€ - 550€ and takes 6h 23m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Thessaloniki to Madrid. However, there are services departing from Thessaloniki Monastiriou and arriving at Madrid via Sofia. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 days 7h.

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The distance between Thessaloniki and Madrid is 2242 km. The road distance is 3210.3 km.

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The best way to get from Thessaloniki to Madrid without a car is to bus and train which takes 33h 20m and costs 250€ - 400€.

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It takes approximately 6h 23m to get from Thessaloniki to Madrid, including transfers.

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Thessaloniki to Madrid bus services, operated by Arda Tur, depart from Thessaloniki Monastiriou station.

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The best way to get from Thessaloniki to Madrid is to fly which takes 6h 23m and costs 130€ - 550€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 120€ - 180€ and takes 2 days 7h.

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There is no direct flight from Thessaloniki Airport to Madrid Airport. The quickest flight takes 5h 50m and has one stopover.

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Thessaloniki to Madrid bus services, operated by Yubim, arrive at Madrid station.

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Map of how to get from Thessaloniki to Madrid.
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  • Distance: 2242.4 km
  • Duration: 6h 23m

What companies run services between Thessaloniki, Greece and Madrid, Spain?

Lufthansa, Wizz Air and 16 other airlines fly from Thessaloniki to Madrid hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Thessaloniki to Madrid via Sofia in around 2 days 7h.

Airlines
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Thessaloniki to Madrid via Milan Bergamo
Ave. Duration
7h 15m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
100€ - 1000€
Flights from Thessaloniki to Madrid via Dublin
Ave. Duration
8h 50m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
100€ - 1000€
Flights from Thessaloniki to Madrid via Rome Ciampino
Ave. Duration
10h 5m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
100€ - 1000€
Flights from Thessaloniki to Madrid via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
10h 15m
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
100€ - 1000€
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Thessaloniki to Madrid via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
290€ - 1300€
Flights from Thessaloniki to Madrid via Munich
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
290€ - 1300€
Aegean Airlines
Website
en.aegeanair.com
Flights from Thessaloniki to Madrid via Athens
Ave. Duration
6h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
130€ - 1300€
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Thessaloniki to Madrid via Zurich
Ave. Duration
9h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
320€ - 1300€
Flights from Thessaloniki to Madrid via Geneva
Ave. Duration
10h 45m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
320€ - 1300€
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Thessaloniki to Madrid via Budapest
Ave. Duration
7h
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
35€ - 210€
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Thessaloniki to Madrid via Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
8h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
180€ - 1200€
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Thessaloniki to Madrid via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
8h 25m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
95€ - 360€
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Thessaloniki to Madrid via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
8h 15m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
60€ - 230€
Train operators
Renfe AVE
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Website
renfe.com
Train from Zaragoza-Delicias to Madrid-Puerta De Atocha
Ave. Duration
1h 19m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
30€ - 65€
Website
Renfe AVE
Promo
30€ - 40€
Promo+
37€ - 40€
Flexible
50€ - 65€
Renfe SNCF
Website
renfe-sncf.com
Train from Zaragoza-Delicias to Madrid-Puerta De Atocha
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
40€ - 60€
Website
renfe-sncf.com
Train from Avignon Tgv to Madrid-Puerta De Atocha
Ave. Duration
7h 1m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
80€ - 120€
Website
renfe-sncf.com
TGV inOui

France’s high-speed TGV train network runs at speeds of up to 320km/h connecting major cities across France and into neighbouring countries. All TGV tickets include a seat reservation; seating is 1+2 in 1st class, 2+2 in 2nd class. Popular routes include Paris to Marseille and Paris to Strasbourg. Most TGVs have a cafe area, power points at each seat and WiFi.

Contact Details
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Mannheim Hbf to Avignon Tgv
Ave. Duration
6h 36m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
120€ - 170€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
120€ - 150€
1st Class
140€ - 170€
Bus operators
Simeonidis Tours
Phone
+30-2310540970
Email
info@simeonidistours.gr
Website
simeonidistours.gr
Bus from Thessaloniki to Timişoara
Ave. Duration
14h 36m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
50€ - 80€
Schedules at
simeonidistours.gr
Bus from Thessaloniki to Novi Sad
Ave. Duration
9h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
35€ - 55€
Schedules at
simeonidistours.gr
ALSA

A Spanish subsidiary of National Express, ALSA provides bus and coach services across Spain and neighbouring countries including Portugal, France, Germany, the Netherlands, Italy, Poland and Malta. Founded in 1923, ALSA values service and the customer experience. Buses are equipped with communal TV screens showing movies, individual behind-seat screens, ALSA radio, app for books and music, and free WiFi. ALSA services are accessible to people with disabilities, and guide dogs are welcome on all journeys. There are three types of tickets on offer (Frequent Traveller Pass, Share Pass and ALSA Pass), along with discounts for senior citizens, students and children.

Contact Details
Phone
+34 902 42 22 42
Website
alsa.es
Bus from Timisoara to Zaragoza
Ave. Duration
15h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
170€ - 250€
Website
alsa.com
Union Ivkoni
Phone
02/989 0000
Website
union-ivkoni.com
Bus from Thessaloniki station to Sofia
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
9€ - 13€
Schedules at
union-ivkoni.com
Bus from Sofia to Madrid
Ave. Duration
2 days 0h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
100€ - 150€
Schedules at
union-ivkoni.com
Georg
Phone
+ 359/38/66 34 04
Email
georg_ltd@abv.bg
Website
georg-bg.com
Bus from Thessaloniki to Sofia
Ave. Duration
5h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
35€ - 50€
Schedules at
georg-bg.com
Bus from Sofia to Madrid
Ave. Duration
2 days 1h
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
350€ - 440€
Schedules at
georg-bg.com
Yubim
Website
yubim.eu
Bus from Sofia to Madrid
Ave. Duration
2 days 1h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
120€ - 150€
Website
Yubim

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Madrid is 1h behind Thessaloniki. It is currently 4:06 AM in Thessaloniki and 3:06 AM in Madrid.

Yes, the driving distance between Thessaloniki to Madrid is 3210 km. It takes approximately 30h 27m to drive from Thessaloniki to Madrid.

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Eurowings, Travel Service, Iberia and 10 other airlines offer flights from Thessaloniki Airport to Madrid Airport.

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There are 4662+ hotels available in Madrid. Prices start at 87€ per night.

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The best way to get from Thessaloniki to Thessaloniki Airport is to taxi which takes 16 min and costs 35€ - 45€.

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