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

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Bus KTEL Evrou, car ferry  •  6 h 58 min

  1. Take the bus from Thessaloniki to Alexandroupoli
  2. Take the car ferry from Alexandroupolis to Samothraki

$38 - $113

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Train, car ferry  •  9 h 47 min

  1. Take the train from Thessaloniki to Alexandroupoli Port Θεσσαλονίκη - Αλεξανδρούπολη Λιμάνι
  2. Take the car ferry from Alexandroupolis to Samothraki

$47 - $122

Bus KTEL Rodopis, car ferry  •  10 h 34 min

  1. Take the bus from Thessaloniki to Komotini
  2. Take the bus from Komotini to Alexandroupoli
  3. Take the car ferry from Alexandroupolis to Samothraki

$62 - $130

Drive, car ferry  •  5 h 11 min

  1. Drive from Thessaloniki to Alexandroupolis
  2. Take the car ferry from Alexandroupolis to Samothraki

$56 - $143

Fly, car ferry  •  7 h 56 min

  1. Fly from Thessaloniki (SKG) to Alexandroupolis (AXD) SKG - AXD
  2. Take the car ferry from Alexandroupolis to Samothraki

$79 - $441

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Thessaloniki to Samothráki is to bus and car ferry which costs 30€ - 100€ and takes 6 h 58 min.

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The quickest way to get from Thessaloniki to Samothráki is to drive and car ferry which costs 45€ - 130€ and takes 5 h 11 min.

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The distance between Thessaloniki and Samothráki is 220 km.

The best way to get from Thessaloniki to Samothráki without a car is to bus and car ferry which takes 6 h 58 min and costs 30€ - 100€.

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It takes approximately 6 h 58 min to get from Thessaloniki to Samothráki, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Thessaloniki Airport to Alexandroupolis Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 35 min and has one stopover.

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

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There are 49+ hotels available in Samothráki. Prices start at $41 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Thessaloniki to Samothráki.
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  • Distance: 137.5 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 58 min

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

There is no direct connection from Thessaloniki to Samothráki. However, you can take the bus to Alexandroupoli, take the walk to Alexandroupolis, take the car ferry to Samothraki, then take the taxi to Samothráki. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Thessaloniki to Samothráki via Alexandroupoli Port, Alexandroupolis, and Samothraki in around 9 h 47 min.

Airlines
Olympic Air
Website
olympicair.com
Flights from Thessaloniki to Alexandroupolis via Athens
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $360
Flights from Thessaloniki to Alexandroupolis via Samos, Athens
Ave. Duration
7 h
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
$65 - $440
Flights from Thessaloniki to Alexandroupolis via Rhodes, Athens
Ave. Duration
7 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $500
Sky Express
Website
skyexpress.gr
Flights from Thessaloniki to Alexandroupolis via Athens
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $750
Train operators
Greek Railways (OSE)
Website
trainose.gr
Train from Thessaloniki to Alexandroupoli Port
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Website
trainose.gr
Book at
Raileurope.com
Second Class
$24 - $35
First Class
$30 - $45
Bus operators
KTEL Evrou
Phone
25510-26479
Website
ktelevrou.gr
Bus from Thessaloniki to Alexandroupoli
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$16 - $23
Schedules at
ktelevrou.gr
KTEL Rodopis
Phone
25310 22912
Email
info@ktelrodopis.gr
Website
ktelrodopis.gr
Bus from Thessaloniki to Komotini
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$33
Schedules at
ktelrodopis.gr
Bus from Komotini to Alexandroupoli
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
ktelrodopis.gr
Ferry operators
Saos Ferries
Phone
+30 25510 38503
Email
info@saos.gr
Website
saos.gr
Car ferry from Alexandroupolis to Samothraki
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$10 - $75
Schedules at
saos.gr
Economy
$19
Car
$71

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