There are 7 ways to get from Trieste to Thessaloniki by plane, bus, car ferry, train, night train 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.

Recommended option

Fly from Trieste  •  8 h 22 min

  1. Fly from Trieste (TRS) to Thessaloniki (SKG) TRS - SKG

$136 - $320

Cheapest option

Train, night train  •  28 h 47 min

  1. Take the train from Trieste to Ljubljana
  2. Take the train from Ljubljana to Novi Beograd En
  3. Take the night train from Beograd centar to Thessaloniki

$43 - $121

5 alternative options

Fly from Ljubljana  •  8 h 16 min

  1. Fly from Ljubljana (LJU) to Thessaloniki (SKG) LJU - SKG

$149 - $506

Bus Makedonija Soobrakaj AD  •  14 h 52 min

  1. Take the bus from Trieste to Skopje
  2. Take the bus from Skopje to Thessaloniki

$79 - $106

Bus Florentia Bus  •  23 h 37 min

  1. Take the bus from Trieste to Sofia
  2. Take the bus from Sofia Zentral Omnibus Bahnhof to Thessaloniki Monastiriou

$95 - $176

Car ferry, bus  •  47 h 51 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Trieste to Durrës
  2. Take the bus from Durrës to Thessaloniki

$166 - $271

Drive  •  12 h 36 min

  1. Drive from Trieste to Thessaloniki 783.1 miles

$180 - $280

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Trieste to Thessaloniki is to train and night train which costs 35€ - 110€ and takes 28 h 47 min.

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The quickest way to get from Trieste to Thessaloniki is to fly which costs 120€ - 440€ and takes 8 h 16 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Trieste to Thessaloniki. However, there are services departing from Trieste and arriving at Thessaloniki via Skopje. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 14 h 52 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Trieste to Thessaloniki. However, there are services departing from Trieste and arriving at Thessaloniki via Ljubljana, Novi Beograd, Karadjordjev park and Beograd centar. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 28 h 47 min.

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The distance between Trieste and Thessaloniki is 927 km. The road distance is 1252.9 km.

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The best way to get from Trieste to Thessaloniki without a car is to bus which takes 14 h 52 min and costs 65€ - 95€.

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It takes approximately 8 h 22 min to get from Trieste to Thessaloniki, including transfers.

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Trieste to Thessaloniki bus services, operated by Makedonija Soobrakaj AD, depart from Trieste station.

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Map of how to get from Trieste to Thessaloniki.
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  • Distance: 579.5 miles
  • Duration: 8 h 22 min

What companies run services between Trieste, Italy and Thessaloniki, Greece?

Lufthansa, Aegean Airlines and five other airlines fly from Trieste to Thessaloniki every 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Trieste to Thessaloniki via Skopje in around 14 h 52 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Trieste to Thessaloniki via Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $600
Flights from Trieste to Thessaloniki via Munich, Vienna
Ave. Duration
8 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $850
Flights from Ljubljana to Thessaloniki via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,100
Flights from Ljubljana to Thessaloniki via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,100
Air Serbia
Website
airserbia.com
Flights from Trieste to Thessaloniki via Rome, Belgrade
Ave. Duration
8 h 45 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$180 - $950
Flights from Ljubljana to Thessaloniki via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $800
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Trieste to Thessaloniki via Rome, Belgrade
Ave. Duration
7 h 20 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Flights from Ljubljana to Thessaloniki via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$210 - $800
Aegean Airlines
Website
aegeanair.com
Flights from Trieste to Thessaloniki via Munich, Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $600
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Trieste to Thessaloniki via Munich, Nuremberg
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$55 - $280
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Ljubljana to Thessaloniki via Vienna
Ave. Duration
7 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$370 - $1,400
Aeroflot Russian Airlines
Website
aeroflot.ru
Flights from Ljubljana to Thessaloniki via Moscow Sheremetyevo
Ave. Duration
9 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $850
Train operators
Trenitalia

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Trieste to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$9 - $21
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$17 - $21
Serbian Railways
Website
srbvoz.rs
Night train from Beograd centar to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
14 h 58 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$3 - $55
Schedules at
srbvoz.rs
2nd Class Ticket
$21 - $35
1st Class Ticket
$35 - $55
Bus operators
Makedonija Soobrakaj AD
Phone
+389(0)2 24 02 388
Email
avtobuska@maksoob.com.mk
Website
ms.mk
Bus from Trieste to Skopje
Ave. Duration
10 h 22 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$55 - $75
Schedules at
ms.mk
Simeonidis Tours
Florentia Bus
Phone
+39 055 967024
Email
info@florentiabus.it
Website
florentiabus.it
Bus from Trieste to Sofia
Ave. Duration
17 h 7 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$80 - $120
Schedules at
florentiabus.it
Georg
Phone
+ 359/38/66 34 04
Email
georg_ltd@abv.bg
Website
georg-bg.com
Bus from Trieste to Sofia
Ave. Duration
16 h
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$120 - $160
Schedules at
georg-bg.com
Bus from Sofia to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $55
Schedules at
georg-bg.com
Arda Tur
Phone
0700 20 544
Website
ardatur.bg
Bus from Sofia Zentral Omnibus Bahnhof to Thessaloniki Monastiriou
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$15
Schedules at
ardatur.bg
Union Ivkoni
Phone
02/989 0000
Website
union-ivkoni.com
Bus from Sofia to Thessaloniki station
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$11 - $17
Schedules at
online.union-ivkoni.com
Ilias Travel
Phone
+359 2831 9192
Email
office@iliastravel.com
Website
iliastravel.com
Bus from Sofia to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
5 h 13 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$23 - $25
Schedules at
iliastravel.com
Crazy Holidays
Phone
2310-241545
Website
crazyholidays.gr
Bus from Durrës to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
9 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Schedules at
crazyholidays.gr
Ferry operators
Adria Ferries
Phone
071 50211621
Email
booking@adriaferries.com
Website
adriaferries.com
Car ferry from Trieste to Durrës
Ave. Duration
37 h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$110 - $200
Schedules at
adriaferries.com
Deck
$110 - $130
Car
$150 - $170
Inside cabin 2 beds
$140 - $170
Inner cabin 2 beds
$170 - $200

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