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

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Recommended option

Train, drive  •  4 h 8 min

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

$27 - $38

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Train, bus  •  5 h 42 min

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

$24 - $41

2 alternative options

Bus  •  6 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Thessaloniki Büro Simeonidis to Veles
  2. Take the bus from Veles to Ohrid

$30 - $50

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 train and bus which costs 20€ - 40€ and takes 5 h 42 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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No, there is no direct bus from Thessaloniki to Ohrid. However, there are services departing from Thessaloniki Büro Simeonidis and arriving at Ohrid via Veles. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 55 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 bus which takes 6 h 55 min and costs 26€ - 45€.

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

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Thessaloniki to Ohrid bus services, operated by Simeonidis Tours, depart from Thessaloniki Büro Simeonidis station.

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Thessaloniki to Ohrid bus services, operated by AD Galeb Ohrid, arrive at Ohrid station.

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Ohrid is 1 h behind Thessaloniki. It is currently 10:13 PM in Thessaloniki and 9:13 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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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?

You can take a bus from Thessaloniki to Ohrid via Veles in around 6 h 55 min.

Train operators
Greek Railways (OSE)
Website
trainose.gr
Train from Thessaloniki to Florina
Ave. Duration
2 h 32 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$11 - $15
Website
trainose.gr
Book at
Raileurope.com
Second Class
$11 - $15
First Class
$14 - $19
Bus operators
Transkop patnicki soobrakaj A.D. Bitola
Phone
+389 47 231 192
Website
transkop.mk
Bus from Bitola to Ohrid
Ave. Duration
1 h 43 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$19
Schedules at
transkop.mk
AD Galeb Ohrid
Phone
(389) 46 251-882
Email
info@galeb.mk
Website
adgaleb.com.mk
Bus from Bitola to Ohrid
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Schedules at
adgaleb.com.mk
Bus from Veles to Ohrid
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$9 - $19
Schedules at
adgaleb.com.mk
Avto Atom
Phone
033/273-551
Email
avtoatom@yahoo.com
Website
avtoatom.com.mk
Bus from Bitola to Ohrid
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
avtoatom.com.mk
Bus from Veles to Ohrid
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$11
Schedules at
avtoatom.com.mk
Simeonidis Tours
Phone
+30-2310540970
Email
info@simeonidistours.gr
Website
simeonidistours.gr
Bus from Thessaloniki Büro Simeonidis to Veles
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Schedules at
simeonidistours.gr

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