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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  •  6h 58m

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

$37 - $107

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Bus Simeonidis Tours, car ferry  •  7h 12m

  1. Take the bus from Thessaloniki Simeonidis Tours Office to Alexandroupoli Thessaloniki - Istanbul
  2. Take the car ferry from Alexandroupolis to Samothraki

$47 - $123

Train, car ferry  •  9h 47m

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

$43 - $143

Drive, car ferry  •  5h 11m

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

$55 - $138

Fly, car ferry  •  8h 1m

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

$78 - $436

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Thessaloniki to Samothráki is to bus and car ferry which costs 30€ - 95€ and takes 6h 58m.

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The quickest way to get from Thessaloniki to Samothráki is to drive and car ferry which costs 45€ - 120€ and takes 5h 11m.

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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 6h 58m and costs 30€ - 95€.

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It takes approximately 6h 58m 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 3h 5m and has one stopover.

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

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There are 31+ hotels available in Samothráki. Prices start at $100 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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Map of how to get from Thessaloniki to Samothráki.
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  • Distance: 137.5 miles
  • Duration: 6h 58m

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, Alexandroupolis, and Samothraki in around 7h 12m.

Airlines
Olympic Air
Website
olympicair.com
Flights from Thessaloniki to Alexandroupolis via Athens
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $360
Flights from Thessaloniki to Alexandroupolis via Santorini, Athens
Ave. Duration
7h 5m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $440
Sky Express
Website
skyexpress.gr
Flights from Thessaloniki to Alexandroupolis via Chios, Athens
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $900
Flights from Thessaloniki to Alexandroupolis via Athens
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
When
Friday
Estimated price
$140 - $750
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
Book at
Raileurope.com
2nd Class Ticket
$22 - $28
1st Class Ticket
$30 - $40
InterCity 2nd Class Ticket
$40 - $50
InterCity 1st Class Ticket
$53 - $58
Bus operators
KTEL Evrou
Phone
25510-26479
Website
ktelevrou.gr
Bus from Thessaloniki to Alexandroupoli
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$15 - $23
Schedules at
ktelevrou.gr
Simeonidis Tours
Phone
+30-2310540970
Email
info@simeonidistours.gr
Website
simeonidistours.gr
Bus from Thessaloniki Simeonidis Tours Office to Alexandroupoli
Ave. Duration
4h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Schedules at
simeonidistours.gr
Ferry operators
Saos Ferries
Phone
+30 25510 38503
Email
info@saos.gr
Website
saos.gr
Car ferry from Alexandroupolis to Samothraki
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$9 - $70
Schedules at
saos.gr
Economy
$19
Car
$69

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