There are 3 ways to get from Thessaloniki to Sandanski by train, car or bus

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Train, drive  •  2 h 25 min

  1. Take the train from Thessaloniki to Neo Petritsi Θεσσαλονίκη - Αλεξανδρούπολη Λιμάνι
  2. Drive from Neo Petritsi to Sandanski

$13 - $19

Cheapest option

Bus  •  2 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus from Thessaloniki to Sandanski

$7

1 alternative option

Drive  •  1 h 32 min

  1. Drive from Thessaloniki to Sandanski 84.5 miles

$20 - $30

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Thessaloniki and arriving at Sandanski. Services depart four times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2 h 50 min.

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The distance between Thessaloniki and Sandanski is 107 km. The road distance is 135.1 km.

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The best way to get from Thessaloniki to Sandanski without a car is to bus which takes 2 h 50 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 2 h 25 min to get from Thessaloniki to Sandanski, including transfers.

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Thessaloniki to Sandanski bus services, operated by Arda Tur, depart from Thessaloniki station.

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Thessaloniki to Sandanski bus services, operated by Arda Tur, arrive at Sandanski station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Thessaloniki to Sandanski is 135 km. It takes approximately 1 h 32 min to drive from Thessaloniki to Sandanski.

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There are 177+ hotels available in Sandanski. Prices start at $23 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Thessaloniki to Sandanski.
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  • Distance: 66.8 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 25 min

What companies run services between Thessaloniki, Greece and Sandanski, Bulgaria?

Arda Tur operates a bus from Thessaloniki to Sandanski 3 times a day. Tickets cost $7 and the journey takes 2 h 50 min. Crazy Holidays also services this route once daily.

Train operators
Greek Railways (OSE)
Website
trainose.gr
Train from Thessaloniki to Neo Petritsi
Ave. Duration
1 h 54 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$8 - $10
Website
trainose.gr
Book at
Raileurope.com
Second Class
$8 - $10
First Class
$9 - $12
Bus operators
Arda Tur
Phone
0700 20 544
Website
ardatur.bg
Bus from Thessaloniki to Sandanski
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$7
Schedules at
ardatur.bg
Crazy Holidays
Phone
2310-241545
Website
crazyholidays.gr
Bus from Thessaloniki to Sandanski
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Schedules at
crazyholidays.gr

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