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

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Train  •  5h 59m

  1. Take the train from Thessaloniki to Athens Θεσσαλονίκη - Αθήνα

$26 - $73

Cheapest option

Fly, train  •  4h 19m

  1. Fly from Thessaloniki (SKG) to Athens (ATH) SKG - ATH
  2. Take the train from Athens International Airport to Piraeus

$23 - $124

3 alternative options

Bus KTEL Thessalonikis  •  6h 30m

  1. Take the bus from Thessaloniki Monastiriou to Pireaus

$45

Bus KTEL Pierias S.A.  •  7h 50m

  1. Take the bus from Thessaloniki to Katerini
  2. Take the bus from Katerini to Peiraias

$48

Drive  •  5h 6m

  1. Drive from Thessaloniki to Piraeus 317 miles

$75 - $110

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Thessaloniki to Piraeus is to bus which costs 39€ and takes 6h 30m.

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The quickest way to get from Thessaloniki to Piraeus is to fly and train which costs 20€ - 110€ and takes 4h 19m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Thessaloniki Monastiriou and arriving at Pireaus. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 6h 30m.

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No, there is no direct train from Thessaloniki to Piraeus. However, there are services departing from Thessaloniki and arriving at Piraeus via Athens. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 59m.

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The distance between Thessaloniki and Piraeus is 306 km. The road distance is 507.2 km.

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The best way to get from Thessaloniki to Piraeus without a car is to train which takes 5h 59m and costs 22€ - 65€.

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It takes approximately 5h 59m to get from Thessaloniki to Piraeus, including transfers.

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Thessaloniki to Piraeus bus services, operated by KTEL Thessalonikis, depart from Thessaloniki Monastiriou station.

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Thessaloniki to Piraeus train services, operated by Greek Railways (OSE), depart from Thessaloniki station.

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The best way to get from Thessaloniki to Piraeus is to train which takes 5h 59m and costs 22€ - 65€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 39€ and takes 6h 30m.

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Map of how to get from Thessaloniki to Piraeus.
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  • Distance: 191.2 miles
  • Duration: 5h 59m

What companies run services between Thessaloniki, Greece and Piraeus, Greece?

Greek Railways (OSE) operates a train from Thessaloniki to Piraeus 5 times a day. Tickets cost $24 - $70 and the journey takes 5h 20m. Alternatively, KTEL Thessalonikis operates a bus from Thessaloniki to Piraeus twice daily. Tickets cost $45 and the journey takes 6h 30m.

Airlines
Olympic Air
Website
olympicair.com
Flights from Thessaloniki to Athens
Ave. Duration
55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $210
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Thessaloniki to Athens
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$18 - $190
Ellinair
Website
en.ellinair.com
Flights from Thessaloniki to Athens
Ave. Duration
55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $210
Sky Express
Website
skyexpress.gr
Flights from Thessaloniki to Athens via Chios
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $380
Train operators
Greek Railways (OSE)
Website
trainose.gr
Train from Thessaloniki to Athens
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$24 - $70
Website
trainose.gr
Book at
Raileurope.com
2nd Class Ticket
$24 - $35
1st Class Ticket
$35 - $45
InterCity 2nd Class Ticket
$45 - $55
InterCity 1st Class Ticket
$60 - $70
Train from Athens International Airport to Piraeus
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $12
Website
trainose.gr
Book at
Raileurope.com
2nd Class Ticket
$4 - $6
1st Class Ticket
$4 - $6
InterCity 2nd Class Ticket
$8 - $10
InterCity 1st Class Ticket
$11 - $12
Bus operators
KTEL Thessalonikis
Phone
+30 2310 510835
Email
contact@ktelthes.gr
Website
ktelthes.gr
Bus from Thessaloniki Monastiriou to Pireaus
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$45
Schedules at
ktelthes.gr
KTEL Pierias S.A.
Phone
23510 46720
Website
ktelpierias.gr
Bus from Thessaloniki to Katerini
Ave. Duration
50m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
ktelpierias.gr
Bus from Katerini to Peiraias
Ave. Duration
6h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40
Schedules at
ktelpierias.gr

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The quickest flight from Thessaloniki Airport to Athens Airport is the direct flight which takes 55m.

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Thessaloniki to Piraeus bus services, operated by KTEL Thessalonikis, arrive at Pireaus station.

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Thessaloniki to Piraeus train services, operated by Greek Railways (OSE), arrive at Athens station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Thessaloniki to Piraeus is 507 km. It takes approximately 5h 6m to drive from Thessaloniki to Piraeus.

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Ellinair, Sky Express , Ryanair and Olympic Air offer flights from Thessaloniki Airport to Athens Airport.

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There are 4177+ hotels available in Piraeus. Prices start at $46 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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