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There are 5 ways to get from Thessaloniki to Trikala by train, night train, bus or car

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Train  •  3 h 16 min

  1. Take the train from Thessaloniki to Palaeofarsalos Θεσσαλονίκη - Αθήνα / ...
  2. Take the train from Palaeofarsalos to Trikala Παλαιοφάρσαλος - Καλαμπάκα / ...

$17 - $22

Cheapest option

Bus KTEL Larisas  •  4 h 57 min

  1. Take the bus from Thessaloniki to Larissa
  2. Take the bus from Lárisa to Trikala

$11 - $18

3 alternative options

Train, night train  •  3 h 47 min

  1. Take the train from Thessaloniki to Larissa Θεσσαλονίκη - Λάρισα / ...
  2. Take the night train from Larissa to Trikala Παλαιοφάρσαλος - Καλαμπάκα

$17 - $22

Bus KTEL Trikala  •  4 h

  1. Take the bus from Thessaloniki to Trikala

$24

Drive  •  2 h 27 min

  1. Drive from Thessaloniki to Trikala 132.9 miles

$30 - $50

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Thessaloniki to Trikala is to bus which costs 10€ - 15€ and takes 4 h 57 min.

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The quickest way to get from Thessaloniki to Trikala is to drive which costs 27€ - 40€ and takes 2 h 27 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Thessaloniki and arriving at Trikala. Services depart four times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 4 h.

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No, there is no direct train from Thessaloniki to Trikala. However, there are services departing from Thessaloniki and arriving at Trikala via Palaeofarsalos. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 16 min.

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The distance between Thessaloniki and Trikala is 156 km. The road distance is 212.7 km.

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The best way to get from Thessaloniki to Trikala without a car is to train which takes 3 h 16 min and costs 14€ - 19€.

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It takes approximately 3 h 16 min to get from Thessaloniki to Trikala, including transfers.

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Thessaloniki to Trikala bus services, operated by KTEL Trikala, depart from Thessaloniki station.

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Thessaloniki to Trikala train services, operated by Greek Railways (OSE), depart from Thessaloniki station.

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The best way to get from Thessaloniki to Trikala is to train which takes 3 h 16 min and costs 14€ - 19€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 21€ and takes 4 h.

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Map of how to get from Thessaloniki to Trikala.
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  • Distance: 97.7 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 16 min

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

You can take a train from Thessaloniki to Trikala via Palaeofarsalos in around 3 h 16 min. Alternatively, KTEL Trikala operates a bus from Thessaloniki to Trikala 4 times a day. Tickets cost $24 and the journey takes 4 h.

Train operators
Greek Railways (OSE)
Website
trainose.gr
Train from Thessaloniki to Palaeofarsalos
Ave. Duration
1 h 39 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$12 - $16
Website
trainose.gr
Book at
Raileurope.com
Second Class
$12 - $16
First Class
$15 - $20
Train from Palaeofarsalos to Trikala
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Website
trainose.gr
Book at
Raileurope.com
Second Class
$4 - $6
First Class
$5 - $6
Train from Thessaloniki to Larissa
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $13
Website
trainose.gr
Book at
Raileurope.com
Second Class
$10 - $13
First Class
$12 - $16
Night train from Larissa to Trikala
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7 - $9
Website
trainose.gr
Book at
Raileurope.com
Second Class
$7 - $9
First Class
$8 - $10
Bus operators
KTEL Trikala
Phone
(+30) 24310 73130
Email
info@ktel-trikala.gr
Website
ktel-trikala.gr
Bus from Thessaloniki to Trikala
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$24
Schedules at
ktel-trikala.gr
KTEL Larisas
Phone
2410 567.600
Website
ktellarisas.gr
Bus from Thessaloniki to Larissa
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
ktellarisas.gr
KTEL Prevezas
Phone
26820 22213
Email
info@ktelprevezas.gr
Website
ktelprevezas.gr
Bus from Lárisa to Trikala
Ave. Duration
1 h 42 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$11 - $18
Schedules at
ktelprevezas.gr

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Thessaloniki to Trikala bus services, operated by KTEL Trikala, arrive at Trikala station.

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Thessaloniki to Trikala train services, operated by Greek Railways (OSE), arrive at Trikala station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Thessaloniki to Trikala is 213 km. It takes approximately 2 h 27 min to drive from Thessaloniki to Trikala.

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There are 177+ hotels available in Trikala. Prices start at $46 USD per night.

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