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There are 5 ways to get from Thessaloniki to Otogar by plane, bus, train or car

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  •  4h 25m

  1. Fly from Thessaloniki (SKG) to Istanbul Ataturk (IST) SKG - IST

$78 - $213

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Bus  •  9h 30m

  1. Take the bus from Thessaloniki to Istanbul Otogar Thessaloniki - Istanbul

$10 - $40

3 alternative options

Bus via Kesan  •  11h 30m

  1. Take the bus from Thessaloniki to Keşan
  2. Take the bus from Kesan to Istanbul Otogari

$15 - $28

Train, bus  •  13h 1m

  1. Take the train from Thessaloniki to Alexandroupoli Port Θεσσαλονίκη - Αλεξανδρούπολη Λιμάνι
  2. Take the bus from Dedeagac to Istanbul Otogari

$29 - $73

Drive  •  6h 41m

  1. Drive from Thessaloniki to Otogar 365.6 miles

$85 - $130

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The cheapest way to get from Thessaloniki to Otogar is to bus which costs 8€ - 35€ and takes 9h 30m.

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The quickest way to get from Thessaloniki to Otogar is to fly which costs 65€ - 190€ and takes 4h 25m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Thessaloniki and arriving at Istanbul Otogar. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 9h 30m.

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The distance between Thessaloniki and Otogar is 504 km. The road distance is 584.9 km.

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The best way to get from Thessaloniki to Otogar without a car is to bus which takes 9h 30m and costs 8€ - 35€.

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It takes approximately 4h 25m to get from Thessaloniki to Otogar, including transfers.

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Thessaloniki to Otogar bus services, operated by Kamil Koc, depart from Thessaloniki station.

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The best way to get from Thessaloniki to Otogar is to fly which takes 4h 25m and costs 65€ - 190€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 8€ - 35€ and takes 9h 30m.

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The quickest flight from Thessaloniki Airport to Istanbul Ataturk Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 20m.

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Thessaloniki to Otogar bus services, operated by Kamil Koc, arrive at Istanbul Otogar station.

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Map of how to get from Thessaloniki to Otogar.
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  • Distance: 314.7 miles
  • Duration: 4h 25m

What companies run services between Thessaloniki, Greece and Otogar, Turkey?

Turkish Airlines, Olympic Air and Aegean Airlines fly from Thessaloniki to Otogar 4 times a day. Alternatively, Kamil Koc operates a bus from Thessaloniki to Otogar twice daily. Tickets cost $10 - $40 and the journey takes 9h 30m. Three other operators also service this route.

Airlines
Aegean Airlines
Website
aegeanair.com
Flights from Thessaloniki to Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $310
Flights from Thessaloniki to Istanbul Ataturk via Athens
Ave. Duration
3h 31m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $310
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Thessaloniki to Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $310
Train operators
Greek Railways (OSE)
Website
trainose.gr
Train from Thessaloniki to Alexandroupoli Port
Ave. Duration
6h 35m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$22 - $60
Website
trainose.gr
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2nd Class Ticket
$22 - $28
1st Class Ticket
$30 - $40
InterCity 2nd Class Ticket
$40 - $50
InterCity 1st Class Ticket
$53 - $58
Bus operators
Kamil Koc
Phone
+90 224 294 55 62
Website
kamilkoc.com.tr
Bus from Thessaloniki to Istanbul Otogar
Ave. Duration
9h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$10 - $40
Schedules at
kamilkoc.com.tr
Bus from Thessaloniki to Keşan
Ave. Duration
6h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$8 - $18
Schedules at
kamilkoc.com.tr
Bus from Keşan to Istanbul
Ave. Duration
5h 19m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Schedules at
kamilkoc.com.tr
Bus from Alexandroupoli to Istanbul Otogar
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Schedules at
kamilkoc.com.tr
MetroTurizm
Phone
0850 222 34 55
Email
iletisim@metroturizm.com.tr
Website
metroturizm.com.tr
Bus from Thessaloniki to Istanbul Otogari
Ave. Duration
11h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$10 - $22
Schedules at
metroturizm.com.tr
Bus from Kesan to Istanbul Otogari
Ave. Duration
5h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $11
Schedules at
metroturizm.com.tr
Bus from Dedeagac to Istanbul Otogari
Ave. Duration
5h 22m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Schedules at
metroturizm.com.tr
Alpar Turizm
Phone
0090 212 658 18 51
Email
info@alparturizm.com.tr
Website
alparturizm.com.tr
Bus from Thessaloniki to Istanbul
Ave. Duration
9h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$28 - $50
Schedules at
alparturizm.com.tr
Bus from Alexandroupoli to Istanbul
Ave. Duration
4h 23m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$15
Schedules at
alparturizm.com.tr
Simeonidis Tours
Phone
+30-2310540970
Email
info@simeonidistours.gr
Website
simeonidistours.gr
Bus from Thessaloniki Simeonidis Tours Office to Istanbul Büyük Otogari
Ave. Duration
10h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Schedules at
simeonidistours.gr

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Otogar is 1h ahead of Thessaloniki. It is currently 11:42 AM in Thessaloniki and 12:42 PM in Otogar.

Yes, the driving distance between Thessaloniki to Otogar is 585 km. It takes approximately 6h 41m to drive from Thessaloniki to Otogar.

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Aegean Airlines, Turkish Airlines and Olympic Air offer flights from Thessaloniki Airport to Istanbul Ataturk Airport.

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Book your Thessaloniki to Otogar bus tickets online with Distribusion.

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There are 2448+ hotels available in Otogar. Prices start at $33 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Thessaloniki to Thessaloniki Airport is to shuttle which takes 42m and costs 2€.

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