There are 9 ways to get from Thessaloniki to Olympia by bus, train, car, plane 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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Bus  •  9 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Thessaloniki to Pýrgos

$68 - $74

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Train, bus via Pýrgos  •  10 h 47 min

  1. Take the train from Thessaloniki to Lianokladi Θεσσαλονίκη - Αθήνα
  2. Take the bus from Lamia to Pýrgos

$49 - $57

7 alternative options

Bus KTEL Achaias  •  9 h 51 min

  1. Take the bus from Thessaloniki to Patras
  2. Take the bus from Patras to Pýrgos

$66 - $77

Train, bus  •  10 h 39 min

  1. Take the train from Thessaloniki to Lianokladi Θεσσαλονίκη - Αθήνα
  2. Take the bus from Lamia to Pýrgos

$53 - $61

Drive  •  6 h 15 min

  1. Drive from Thessaloniki to Olympia 357.1 miles

$85 - $130

Fly to Ioannina, bus  •  12 h

  1. Fly from Thessaloniki (SKG) to Ioannina (IOA) SKG - IOA
  2. Take the bus from Ioannina to Olympia

$224 - $760

Fly to Zakinthos, bus and ferry, bus  •  10 h 33 min

  1. Fly from Thessaloniki (SKG) to Zakinthos (ZTH) SKG - ZTH
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Zakynthos to Kyllíni
  3. Take the bus from Kyllíni to Pýrgos
  4. Take the bus from Pýrgos to Olympia

$118 - $574

Fly to Kalamata, bus  •  8 h 28 min

  1. Fly from Thessaloniki (SKG) to Kalamata (KLX) SKG - KLX
  2. Take the bus from Kalamata to Pýrgos

$96 - $376

Fly to Kefallinia, bus and ferry  •  11 h 55 min

  1. Fly from Thessaloniki (SKG) to Kefallinia (EFL) SKG - EFL
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Argostoli to Kyllíni

$211 - $578

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Thessaloniki to Olympia. However, there are services departing from Thessaloniki and arriving at Olympia via Pýrgos. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 45 min.

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The distance between Thessaloniki and Olympia is 352 km. The road distance is 571.4 km.

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The best way to get from Thessaloniki to Olympia without a car is to bus which takes 9 h 45 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 9 h 45 min to get from Thessaloniki to Olympia, including transfers.

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Thessaloniki to Olympia bus services, operated by Ktel Ileias, depart from Thessaloniki station.

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There is no direct flight from Thessaloniki Airport to Ioannina Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 35 min and has one stopover.

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Thessaloniki to Olympia bus services, operated by Ktel Ileias, arrive at Pýrgos station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Thessaloniki to Olympia is 571 km. It takes approximately 6 h 15 min to drive from Thessaloniki to Olympia.

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Sky Express , Cobaltair, TUS Airways Ltd and two other airlines offer flights from Thessaloniki Airport to Ioannina Airport.

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There are 70+ hotels available in Olympia. Prices start at $41 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Thessaloniki to Olympia.
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  • Distance: 220 miles
  • Duration: 9 h 45 min

What companies run services between Thessaloniki, Greece and Olympia, West Greece?

Ktel Ileias operates a bus from Thessaloniki to Olympia once daily. Tickets cost $64 - $69 and the journey takes 8 h 15 min.

Airlines
Olympic Air
Website
olympicair.com
Flights from Thessaloniki to Ioannina via Athens
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $360
Flights from Thessaloniki to Ioannina via Chios, Athens
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$65 - $400
Flights from Thessaloniki to Zakinthos via Athens
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $410
Flights from Thessaloniki to Kalamata
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$110 - $380
Flights from Thessaloniki to Kefallinia via Athens
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $440
Sky Express
Website
skyexpress.gr
Flights from Thessaloniki to Ioannina via Athens
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$140 - $700
Flights from Thessaloniki to Zakinthos via Athens
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $410
Flights from Thessaloniki to Kefallinia via Athens
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$170 - $850
TUS Airways Ltd
Website
tusairways.com
Flights from Thessaloniki to Ioannina via Larnaca
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$120 - $1,500
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Thessaloniki to Zakinthos via Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$240 - $950
Train operators
Greek Railways (OSE)
Website
trainose.gr
Train from Thessaloniki to Lianokladi
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$16 - $22
Website
trainose.gr
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Second Class
$16 - $22
First Class
$20 - $27
Bus operators
Ktel Ileias
Phone
+30 26210 20600
Email
info@ktelileias.gr
Website
ktelileias.gr
Bus from Thessaloniki to Pýrgos
Ave. Duration
8 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$64 - $69
Schedules at
ktelileias.gr
Bus from Lamia to Pýrgos
Ave. Duration
3 h 56 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$32 - $35
Schedules at
ktelileias.gr
Bus from Ioannina to Olympia
Ave. Duration
6 h 18 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $43
Schedules at
ktelileias.gr
Bus from Kyllíni to Pýrgos
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$7 - $8
Schedules at
ktelileias.gr
Bus from Pýrgos to Olympia
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$4 - $5
Schedules at
ktelileias.gr
KTEL Achaias
Phone
2610 623 888
Website
ktelachaias.gr
Bus from Thessaloniki to Patras
Ave. Duration
6 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $60
Schedules at
ktelachaias.gr
Bus from Patras to Pýrgos
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$10 - $12
Schedules at
ktelachaias.gr
KTEL Messinias
Phone
27210 28581
Website
ktelmessinias.gr
Bus from Patras to Pýrgos
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$11 - $13
Schedules at
ktelmessinias.gr
Bus from Kalamata to Pýrgos
Ave. Duration
2 h 12 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$14 - $27
Schedules at
ktelmessinias.gr
KTEL Fthiotidos
Phone
22310 - 51345
Email
info@ktelfthiotidos.gr
Website
ktelfthiotidos.gr
Bus from Lamia to Pýrgos
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $33
Schedules at
ktelfthiotidos.gr
KTEL Zakythos
Phone
302695022255
Email
info@ktel-zakynthos.gr
Website
ktel-zakynthos.gr
Bus and ferry from Zakynthos to Kyllíni
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
ktel-zakynthos.gr
KTEL Kefallonia
Phone
+30 26710 22281
Email
info@ktelkefalonias.gr
Website
ktelkefalonias.gr
Bus and ferry from Argostoli to Kyllíni
Ave. Duration
1 h 42 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Schedules at
ktelkefalonias.gr

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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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