There are 6 ways to get from Thessaloniki to Piraeus by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  5 h 59 min

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

$30 - $40

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Bus  •  6 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Thessaloniki Monastiriou to Pireaus

$40 - $60

Bus via Στ.Υπεραστικων  •  6 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from Thessaloniki Monastiriou to Athens

$48

Bus Crazy Holidays  •  6 h 57 min

  1. Take the bus from Thessaloniki to Athens

$58 - $78

Drive  •  5 h 6 min

  1. Drive from Thessaloniki to Piraeus 317 miles

$75 - $110

Fly, train  •  4 h 14 min

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

$42 - $147

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The cheapest way to get from Thessaloniki to Piraeus is to train which costs 25€ - 35€ and takes 5 h 59 min.

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The quickest way to get from Thessaloniki to Piraeus is to fly and train which costs 35€ - 130€ and takes 4 h 14 min.

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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 6 h 30 min.

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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 5 h 59 min.

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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 5 h 59 min and costs 25€ - 35€.

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It takes approximately 5 h 59 min 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 5 h 59 min and costs 25€ - 35€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 35€ - 55€ and takes 6 h 30 min.

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

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 $28 - $40 and the journey takes 5 h 20 min. Alternatively, KTEL Thessalonikis operates a bus from Thessaloniki to Piraeus twice daily. Tickets cost $46 and the journey takes 6 h 30 min. KTEL Attikis also services this route twice daily.

Airlines
Olympic Air
Website
olympicair.com
Flights from Thessaloniki to Athens
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $210
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
Train operators
Greek Railways (OSE)
Website
trainose.gr
Train from Thessaloniki to Athens
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Website
trainose.gr
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Raileurope.com
Second Class
$28 - $40
First Class
$35 - $50
Train from Athens International Airport to Piraeus
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
trainose.gr
Book at
Raileurope.com
Second Class
$23 - $35
Bus operators
KTEL Thessalonikis
Phone
+30 2310 510835
Email
contact@ktelthes.gr
Website
ktelthes.gr
Bus from Thessaloniki Monastiriou to Pireaus
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$46
Schedules at
ktelthes.gr
Bus from Thessaloniki Monastiriou to Athens
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$46
Schedules at
ktelthes.gr
KTEL Attikis
Phone
210 88 08 000
Email
info@ktelattikis.gr
Website
ktelattikis.gr
Bus from Thessaloniki to Peiraias
Ave. Duration
8 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Schedules at
ktelattikis.gr
Crazy Holidays
Phone
2310-241545
Website
crazyholidays.gr
Bus from Thessaloniki to Athens
Ave. Duration
6 h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Schedules at
crazyholidays.gr

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The quickest flight from Thessaloniki Airport to Athens Airport is the direct flight which takes 50 min.

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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 5 h 6 min to drive from Thessaloniki to Piraeus.

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

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There are 3838+ hotels available in Piraeus. Prices start at $52 USD per night.

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

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