There are 3 ways to get from Thessaloniki to Rhodope Mountains by train, bus 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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Train  •  7 h 7 min

  1. Take the train from Thessaloniki to Paranesti Θεσσαλονίκη - Αλεξανδρούπολη Λιμάνι

$32 - $45

Cheapest option

Bus  •  7 h 48 min

  1. Take the bus from Thessaloniki to Drama
  2. Take the bus from Drama to Paranésti

$17 - $25

1 alternative option

Drive  •  5 h 4 min

  1. Drive from Thessaloniki to Rhodope Mountains 215.2 miles

$50 - $75

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The distance between Thessaloniki and Rhodope Mountains is 175 km. The road distance is 344.3 km.

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It takes approximately 7 h 7 min to get from Thessaloniki to Rhodope Mountains, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Thessaloniki to Rhodope Mountains is to train which takes 7 h 7 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 7 h 48 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Thessaloniki to Rhodope Mountains is 344 km. It takes approximately 5 h 4 min to drive from Thessaloniki to Rhodope Mountains.

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There are 287+ hotels available in Rhodope Mountains. Prices start at $23 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Thessaloniki to Rhodope Mountains.
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  • Distance: 109.1 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 7 min

What companies run services between Thessaloniki, Greece and Rhodope Mountains, Bulgaria?

Greek Railways (OSE) operates a train from Thessaloniki to Rhodope Mountains twice daily. Tickets cost $15 - $20 and the journey takes 3 h 44 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Thessaloniki to Rhodope Mountains via Drama and Paranésti in around 7 h 48 min.

Train operators
Greek Railways (OSE)
Website
trainose.gr
Train from Thessaloniki to Paranesti
Ave. Duration
3 h 44 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$15 - $20
Website
trainose.gr
Book at
Raileurope.com
Second Class
$15 - $20
First Class
$19 - $25
Bus operators
KTEL Dramas
Phone
25210-32421
Email
kteldr@otenet.gr
Website
kteldramas.gr
Bus from Thessaloniki to Drama
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Schedules at
kteldramas.gr
Bus from Drama to Paranésti
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Schedules at
kteldramas.gr

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