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There are 8 ways to get from Venice to Thessaloníki by plane, train, bus, bus and ferry, ferry, car ferry or car

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Fly from Venice Treviso  •  8h 47m

  1. Fly from Venice Treviso (TSF) to Thessaloniki (SKG) TSF - SKG

96€ - 295€

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Bus  •  18h 22m

  1. Take the bus from Venice, Venice to Trieste, Trieste 540 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Trieste to Skopje
  3. Take the bus from Skopje to Thessaloniki

75€ - 106€

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Fly from Venice  •  4h 33m

  1. Fly from Venice (VCE) to Thessaloniki (SKG) VCE - SKG

276€ - 295€

Train to Bologna, fly  •  6h 21m

  1. Take the train from Venezia Santa Lucia to Bologna Centrale
  2. Fly from Bologna (BLQ) to Thessaloniki (SKG) BLQ - SKG

82€ - 324€

Train, bus to Milan Bergamo, fly  •  7h 44m

  1. Take the train from Venezia S. Lucia to Verona Porta Nuova
  2. Take the bus from Verona, Verona to Bergamo Orio al Serio Airport, Bergamo
  3. Fly from Milan Bergamo (BGY) to Thessaloniki (SKG) BGY - SKG

86€ - 327€

Train, bus and ferry  •  32h 10m

  1. Take the train from Venezia S. Lucia to Bologna Centrale Fr / ...
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Bologna to Thessaloniki

142€ - 257€

Line 16 ferry, car ferry, bus  •  33h 44m

  1. Take the line 16 ferry from Zattere Gesuati to Fusina 16
  2. Take the car ferry from Venice to Igoumenitsa
  3. Take the bus from Igoumenitsa to Thessaloniki

Drive  •  13h 43m

  1. Drive from Venice to Thessaloníki 1398.6 km

180€ - 270€

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Venice to Thessaloníki is to bus which costs 75€ - 110€ and takes 18h 22m.

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The quickest way to get from Venice to Thessaloníki is to fly which costs 270€ - 300€ and takes 4h 33m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Venice to Thessaloníki. However, there are services departing from Venice, Venice and arriving at Thessaloniki via Trieste and Skopje. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 18h 22m.

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The distance between Venice and Thessaloníki is 1012 km. The road distance is 1398.6 km.

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The best way to get from Venice to Thessaloníki without a car is to bus which takes 18h 22m and costs 75€ - 110€.

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It takes approximately 8h 47m to get from Venice to Thessaloníki, including transfers.

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Venice to Thessaloníki bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Venice, Venice station.

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The best way to get from Venice to Thessaloníki is to fly which takes 8h 47m and costs 95€ - 300€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 75€ - 110€ and takes 18h 22m.

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There is no direct flight from Venice Treviso Airport to Thessaloniki Airport. The quickest flight takes 9h 10m and has one stopover.

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Venice to Thessaloníki bus services, operated by Simeonidis Tours, arrive at Thessaloniki station.

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Map of how to get from Venice to Thessaloníki.
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  • Distance: 1011.6 km
  • Duration: 8h 47m

What companies run services between Venice, Italy and Thessaloníki, Greece?

Ryanair, easyJet and three other airlines fly from Venice to Thessaloníki twice daily. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Venice to Thessaloníki via Trieste and Skopje in around 18h 22m.

Airlines
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Venice Treviso to Thessaloniki via Eindhoven
Ave. Duration
9h 35m
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
60€ - 270€
Flights from Venice Treviso to Thessaloniki via Naples
Ave. Duration
10h 50m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
35€ - 200€
Flights from Venice Treviso to Thessaloniki via Brindisi, Bologna
Ave. Duration
9h 10m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
55€ - 260€
Flights from Bologna to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
29€ - 160€
Flights from Milan Bergamo to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
2h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
35€ - 190€
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Venice Treviso to Thessaloniki via Berlin Schoenefeld
Ave. Duration
6h 5m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
70€ - 330€
Flights from Venice to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
When
Tuesday and Friday
Estimated price
40€ - 190€
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Venice Treviso to Thessaloniki via Cologne Bonn
Ave. Duration
8h 20m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
110€ - 460€
Tarom
Website
tarom.ro
Flights from Venice Treviso to Thessaloniki via Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
9h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
40€ - 220€
Air Serbia
Website
airserbia.com
Flights from Venice to Thessaloniki via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Monday and Wednesday
Estimated price
85€ - 240€
Train operators
ItaloTreno

Private train company Italotreno operates high-speed trains in Italy on the same tracks as Trenitalia. The routes service 21 stations across the country, including popular routes Milan-Florence, Rome-Venice and Bologna-Naples. Choose from four classes of service, all with free Wi-Fi: Smart, Comfort, Prima and Club Executive. Italo also operates Italobus – an integrated train-bus service that takes passengers from the main train stations to other Italian cities.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Venezia Santa Lucia to Bologna Centrale
Ave. Duration
1h 32m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
15€ - 45€
Website
Italo Treno
Smart Economy
17€ - 24€
Smart Low Cost
15€ - 21€
Smart Flex
30€ - 45€
Train from Venezia Santa Lucia to Verona Porta Nuova
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
13€ - 40€
Website
Italo Treno
Smart Economy
15€ - 22€
Smart Low Cost
13€ - 19€
Smart Flex
28€ - 40€
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 Venezia S. Lucia to Verona Porta Nuova
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
8€ - 17€
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
15€ - 17€
Train from Venezia S. Lucia to Bologna Centrale
Ave. Duration
2h 6m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
11€ - 22€
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
20€ - 22€
Trenitalia Frecce

Trenitalia’s high-speed Frecce trains run on specialised tracks and have a greater level of service and comfort than InterCity and regional trains. There are three types of Frecce trains: Frecciarossa, (the fastest; connects major Italian cities); Frecciargento (mostly connect Rome to other Italian cities); and Frecciabianca (the slowest Frecce trains). Frecciarossa trains offer four classes of service, all with free Wi-Fi: Standard, Premium, Business and Executive. All Frecce tickets include a seat reservation and must be purchased before boarding the train.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Venezia S. Lucia to Verona Porta Nuova
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
12€ - 50€
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
12€ - 17€
Base Standard
27€ - 40€
Base Premium
35€ - 50€
Train from Venezia S. Lucia to Bologna Centrale
Ave. Duration
1h 31m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
15€ - 55€
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
15€ - 21€
Base Standard
30€ - 45€
Base Premium
35€ - 55€
Trenitalia Eurocity

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 Venezia S. Lucia to Verona Porta Nuova
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
30€ - 85€
Website
Trenitalia Eurocity
2nd Class
30€ - 45€
1st Class
60€ - 85€
Deutsche Bahn Eurocity

Deutsche Bahn’s EuroCity (EC) trains connect German cities to major cities in neighbouring European countries, and are operated in conjunction with their national train company. All EC trains offer First and Standard class; cars are air-conditioned and food and drinks are available onboard. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel. Seat reservations are not compulsory but are recommended for popular routes.

Contact Details
Website
bahn.com
Train from Venezia S. Lucia to Verona Porta Nuova
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
17€ - 24€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Verona, Verona to Bergamo Orio al Serio Airport, Bergamo
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
8€ - 11€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Venice, Venice to Trieste, Trieste
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
10€ - 13€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
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
10h 22m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
45€ - 65€
Schedules at
ms.mk
Simeonidis Tours
Phone
+30-2310540970
Email
info@simeonidistours.gr
Website
simeonidistours.gr
Bus from Skopje to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
4h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
20€ - 29€
Schedules at
simeonidistours.gr
Portokalidis Tours
Website
portokalidistours.gr
Bus and ferry from Bologna to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
29h 15m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
130€ - 200€
Schedules at
portokalidistours.gr
KTEL Thesprotias
Phone
2665 0 22309
Email
info@ktel-thesprotias.gr
Website
ktel-thesprotias.gr
Bus from Igoumenitsa to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
5h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
30€ - 45€
Website
KTEL Thesprotias
Ferry operators
ACTV S.p.a
Phone
+ 39 041 27 22 111
Email
protocollo@pec.actv.it
Website
actv.avmspa.it
Ferry from Zattere Gesuati to Fusina
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Website
ACTV S.p.a
Grimaldi Lines
Phone
+39.081.496.444
Email
info@grimaldi.napoli.it
Website
grimaldi-lines.com
Car ferry from Venice to Igoumenitsa
Ave. Duration
26h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
70€ - 110€
Website
Grimaldi Lines

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Thessaloníki is 1h ahead of Venice. It is currently 11:27 PM in Venice and 12:27 AM in Thessaloníki.

Yes, the driving distance between Venice to Thessaloníki is 1399 km. It takes approximately 13h 43m to drive from Venice to Thessaloníki.

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easyJet, Eurowings, Wizz Air and two other airlines offer flights from Venice Treviso Airport to Thessaloniki Airport.

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There are 1568+ hotels available in Thessaloníki. Prices start at 87€ per night.

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The best way to get from Venice to Venice Treviso Airport is to shuttle which takes 25 min and costs 25€ - 50€.

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