There are 10 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.

Recommended option

Bus  •  9 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Thessaloniki to Pýrgos

$69 - $75

Cheapest option

Train, bus via Pýrgos  •  10 h 47 min

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

$49 - $59

8 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

$67 - $78

Train, bus  •  10 h 39 min

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

$53 - $63

Drive  •  6 h 15 min

  1. Drive from Thessaloniki to Olympia 357.1 miles

$85 - $130

Fly to Ioannina, bus  •  12 h 5 min

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

$224 - $762

Fly to Kalamata, bus  •  8 h 33 min

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

$96 - $376

Fly to Zakinthos, bus and ferry, bus  •  10 h 13 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

$119 - $575

Fly to Athens, bus  •  10 h 19 min

  1. Fly from Thessaloniki (SKG) to Athens (ATH) SKG - ATH
  2. Take the bus from Athens to Pýrgos

$67 - $164

Fly to Preveza, bus  •  12 h 37 min

  1. Fly from Thessaloniki (SKG) to Preveza (PVK) SKG - PVK
  2. Take the bus from Aktio to Patras
  3. Take the bus from Patras to Pýrgos

$132 - $645

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Thessaloniki to Olympia is to train and bus which costs 40€ - 55€ and takes 10 h 47 min.

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The quickest way to get from Thessaloniki to Olympia is to drive which costs 70€ - 110€ and takes 6 h 15 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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It takes approximately 9 h 45 min to get from Thessaloniki to Olympia, including transfers.

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

Ktel Ileias operates a bus from Thessaloniki to Olympia once daily. Tickets cost $65 - $70 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 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $360
Flights from Thessaloniki to Kalamata
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $380
Flights from Thessaloniki to Zakinthos via Athens
Ave. Duration
3 h 32 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$75 - $360
Flights from Thessaloniki to Zakinthos via Paros, Athens
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$75 - $470
Flights from Thessaloniki to Athens
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $210
Flights from Thessaloniki to Preveza via Athens
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $600
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 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $350
Flights from Thessaloniki to Zakinthos via Syros Island, Athens
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $420
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
Flights from Thessaloniki to Preveza via Larnaca
Ave. Duration
5 h 37 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$200 - $2,400
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Thessaloniki to Athens
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$18 - $190
Ellinair
Website
en.ellinair.com
Flights from Thessaloniki to Athens
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $210
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 Θεσσαλονίκη to Λειανοκλάδι
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$16 - $22
Website
trainose.gr
Purchase a
eurail.com
Second Class
$16 - $22
First Class
$21 - $28
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
$65 - $70
Schedules at
ktelileias.gr
Bus from Lamia to Pýrgos
Ave. Duration
3 h 56 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$32 - $36
Schedules at
ktelileias.gr
Bus from Ioannina to Olympia
Ave. Duration
6 h 18 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $44
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
Bus from Athens to Pýrgos
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$32 - $35
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 - $34
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
$5 - $8
Schedules at
ktel-zakynthos.gr
KTEL Prevezas
Phone
26820 22213
Email
info@ktelprevezas.gr
Website
ktelprevezas.gr
Bus from Aktio to Patras
Ave. Duration
2 h 33 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$16 - $25
Schedules at
ktelprevezas.gr

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