There are 3 ways to get from Thessaloniki to Ohrid by train, car, night train or bus

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Train, drive  •  4 h 8 min

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

$27 - $38

Cheapest option

Night train, bus  •  8 h 46 min

  1. Take the night train from Thessaloniki to Skopje Hellas Express
  2. Take the bus from Skopje to Ohrid

$17 - $37

1 alternative option

Drive  •  3 h 35 min

  1. Drive from Thessaloniki to Ohrid 180.1 miles

$40 - $65

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Thessaloniki to Ohrid is to night train and bus which costs 14€ - 35€ and takes 8 h 46 min.

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The quickest way to get from Thessaloniki to Ohrid is to drive which costs 35€ - 55€ and takes 3 h 35 min.

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The distance between Thessaloniki and Ohrid is 187 km. The road distance is 288.2 km.

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The best way to get from Thessaloniki to Ohrid without a car is to night train and bus which takes 8 h 46 min and costs 14€ - 35€.

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It takes approximately 4 h 8 min to get from Thessaloniki to Ohrid, including transfers.

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Ohrid is 1 h behind Thessaloniki. It is currently 9:17 PM in Thessaloniki and 8:17 PM in Ohrid.

Yes, the driving distance between Thessaloniki to Ohrid is 288 km. It takes approximately 3 h 35 min to drive from Thessaloniki to Ohrid.

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There are 717+ hotels available in Ohrid. Prices start at $23 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Thessaloniki to Ohrid.
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  • Distance: 116.6 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 8 min

What companies run services between Thessaloniki, Greece and Ohrid, Macedonia?

There is no direct connection from Thessaloniki to Ohrid. However, you can take the train to Florina then take the drive to Ohrid. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Thessaloniki to Ohrid via Skopje in around 8 h 46 min.

Train operators
Greek Railways (OSE)
Train from Thessaloniki to Florina
Ave. Duration
2 h 32 min
3 times a day
Estimated price
$12 - $16
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Second Class
$12 - $16
First Class
$14 - $19
Serbian Railways
Night train from Thessaloniki to Skopje
Ave. Duration
4 h 31 min
Once daily
Estimated price
$7 - $20
Schedules at
2nd Class Ticket
$7 - $11
1st Class Ticket
$12 - $20
Bus operators
AD Galeb Ohrid
(389) 46 251-882
Bus from Skopje to Ohrid
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$9 - $18
Schedules at

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