There are 7 ways to get from Thessaloniki to Makry Gialos by plane, shuttle, train, ferry, taxi, car ferry, bus or bus and ferry

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 to Irakleion, Private transfer  •  5 h 22 min

  1. Fly from Thessaloniki (SKG) to Irakleion (HER) SKG - HER
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Irakleion Airport to Makrigialos

$180 - $442

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Train, carferry, bus  •  22 h 1 min

  1. Take the train from Thessaloniki to Athens
  2. Take the carferry from Piraeus to Heraklion
  3. Take the bus from Heraklion to Ierapetra

$83 - $188

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Fly to Chania, Private transfer  •  7 h 37 min

  1. Fly from Thessaloniki (SKG) to Chania (CHQ) SKG - CHQ
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Chania Airport to Makrigialos

$372 - $742

Train, Catamaran, ferry, taxi  •  16 h 50 min

  1. Take the train from Thessaloniki to Athens
  2. Take the Catamaran from Piraeus to Santorini
  3. Take the ferry from Santorini to Heraklion
  4. Take a taxi from Heraklion to Makry Gialos

$246 - $341

Bus, Ferry  •  22 h 31 min

  1. Take the bus from Thessaloniki Monastiriou to Athens
  2. Take the Ferry from Piraeus to Heraklion
  3. Take the bus from Heraklion to Ierapetra

$91 - $316

Bus, bus and ferry  •  22 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from Thessaloniki to Lamia
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Lamia to Heraklion
  3. Take the bus from Heraklion to Ierapetra

$95 - $113

Ferry, bus  •  31 h 5 min

  1. Take the ferry from Thessaloniki to Heraklion Aqua Blue
  2. Take the bus from Heraklion to Ierapetra

$99 - $134

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Thessaloniki to Makry Gialos. However, there are services departing from Thessaloniki and arriving at Makrigialos via Lamia, Heraklion and Ierapetra. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 22 h 40 min.

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The distance between Thessaloniki and Makry Gialos is 678 km.

The best way to get from Thessaloniki to Makry Gialos without a car is to train and Catamaran and ferry and taxi which takes 16 h 50 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 5 h 22 min to get from Thessaloniki to Makry Gialos, including transfers.

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Thessaloniki to Makry Gialos bus services, operated by KTEL Fthiotidos, depart from Thessaloniki station.

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

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Thessaloniki to Makry Gialos bus services, operated by KTEL Heraklio - Lasithi S.A., arrive at Ierapetra station.

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Ellinair, Ryanair and Olympic Air offer flights from Thessaloniki Airport to Irakleion Airport.

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There are 372+ hotels available in Makry Gialos. Prices start at $50 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 .

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Map of how to get from Thessaloniki to Makry Gialos.
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  • Distance: 423.8 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 22 min

What companies run services between Thessaloniki, Greece and Makry Gialos, Crete, Greece?

There is no direct connection from Thessaloniki to Makry Gialos. However, you can take the shuttle to Thessaloniki Airport, take the walk to Thessaloniki airport, fly to Irakleion, take the walk to Irakleion Airport, then take the Private transfer to Makry Gialos. Alternatively, you can take the shuttle to Thessaloniki Airport, take the walk to Thessaloniki airport, fly to Chania, take the walk to Chania Airport, then take the Private transfer to Makry Gialos.

Airlines
Olympic Air
Website
olympicair.com
Flights from Thessaloniki to Irakleion
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$28 - $240
Flights from Thessaloniki to Irakleion via Athens
Ave. Duration
2 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$28 - $240
Flights from Thessaloniki to Chania
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Tuesday and Friday
Estimated price
$50 - $240
Flights from Thessaloniki to Chania via Athens
Ave. Duration
3 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $240
Ellinair
Website
en.ellinair.com
Flights from Thessaloniki to Irakleion
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$30 - $260
Flights from Thessaloniki to Chania
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$65 - $300
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Thessaloniki to Irakleion via Athens
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$30 - $220
Flights from Thessaloniki to Chania
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $160
Train operators
Greek Railways (OSE)
Website
trainose.gr
Train from Thessaloniki to Athens
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
trainose.gr
Book at
Raileurope.com
Second Class
$27 - $40
First Class
$35 - $50
Bus operators
B&S Transfers
Phone
+30 697 32 04 923
Email
info@crete-taxi-service.com
Website
crete-taxi-service.com
Shuttle from Irakleion Airport to Makrigialos
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$150 - $250
Schedules at
crete-taxi-service.com
Luxurious Taxi
$150
Minivan
$225
Minibus
$243
Shuttle from Chania Airport to Makrigialos
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$340 - $600
Schedules at
crete-taxi-service.com
Luxurious Taxi
$346
Minivan
$439
Minibus
$565
KTEL Heraklio - Lasithi S.A.
Phone
2810 24 50 20
Email
info@ktelherlas.gr
Website
ktelherlas.gr
Bus from Heraklion to Ierapetra
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$11 - $14
Schedules at
ktelherlas.gr
KTEL Thessalonikis
Phone
+30 2310 510835
Email
contact@ktelthes.gr
Website
ktelthes.gr
Bus from Thessaloniki Monastiriou to Athens
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$45
Schedules at
ktelthes.gr
KTEL Fthiotidos
Phone
22310 - 51345
Email
info@ktelfthiotidos.gr
Website
ktelfthiotidos.gr
Bus from Thessaloniki to Lamia
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$31 - $35
Schedules at
ktelfthiotidos.gr
Bus and ferry from Lamia to Heraklion
Ave. Duration
12 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $60
Schedules at
ktelfthiotidos.gr
Ferry operators
Sea Jets
Phone
+30 210 4121001
Email
info@seajets.gr
Website
seajets.gr
Ferry from Piraeus to Santorini
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$60 - $90
Schedules at
seajets.gr
2nd Class
$60 - $90
1st Class
$75 - $100
Ferry from Santorini to Heraklion
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Schedules at
seajets.gr
2nd Class
$55 - $80
1st Class
$65 - $90
Ferry from Thessaloniki to Heraklion
Ave. Duration
25 h 10 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$85 - $120
Schedules at
seajets.gr
2nd Class
$85 - $120
1st Class
$100 - $140
Blue Star Ferries
Phone
+30-210-8919800
Email
bluestarferries@bluestarferries.com
Website
bluestarferries.com
Car ferry from Piraeus to Heraklion
Ave. Duration
9 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$40 - $110
Schedules at
bluestarferries.com
CABIN A2 outside
$80 - $110
CABIN A3 outside
$70 - $80
CABIN A4 outside
$70 - $80
Economy
$40 - $50
Minoan Lines
Phone
801 11 75000
Email
reservation@minoan.gr
Website
minoan.gr
Car ferry from Piraeus to Heraklion
Ave. Duration
9 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $130
Schedules at
minoan.gr
Deck
$53
Airplane economy seats
$65 - $66
2-berth outside
$110 - $130
3-berth outside shower
$85 - $110
Superfast ferries
Phone
+30 210 8919700
Email
superfast@superfast.com
Website
superfast.com
Ferry from Piraeus to Heraklion
Ave. Duration
9 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $250
Schedules at
superfast.com
Deck
$92
Aircraft-type seats
$101
2 bed inside cabin
$244
3 bed outside cabin
$190 - $230
Other operators
Taxi from Heraklion to Makry Gialos
Ave. Duration
1 h 47 min
Estimated price
$100 - $130
Heraklion Taxi
Phone
+30 281 400 3084
Website
herakliontaxi.com
Crete Taxi Services
Phone
+30 697 002 1970
Website
crete-taxi.gr

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