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

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Fly from Venice  •  8 h 16 min

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

$55 - $397

6 alternative options

Train, bus to Milan Bergamo, fly  •  8 h 36 min

  1. Take the train from Venezia S.Lucia to Brescia
  2. Take the bus from Brescia Bus Station Via Solferino to Bergamo Airport Bus Station
  3. Fly from Milan Bergamo (BGY) to Thessaloniki (SKG) BGY - SKG

$61 - $311

Train, bus and ferry  •  18 h 17 min

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

$173 - $265

Bus  •  25 h 40 min

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

$84 - $98

Car ferry, bus  •  30 h 45 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Venezia to Igoumenitsa
  2. Take the bus from Igoumenitsa to Thessaloniki

$120 - $349

Train, night train  •  32 h 18 min

  1. Take the train from Venezia Santa Lucia to Villach Hbf Rj / ...
  2. Take the train from Villach Hbf to Nova Pazova En
  3. Take the night train from Beograd centar to Thessaloniki

$60 - $173

Drive  •  13 h 58 min

  1. Drive from Venice to Thessaloniki 874.5 miles

$210 - $310

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Venice to Thessaloniki is to bus which costs 70€ - 85€ and takes 25 h 40 min.

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The quickest way to get from Venice to Thessaloniki is to fly which costs 45€ - 340€ and takes 8 h 16 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Venice to Thessaloniki. However, there are services departing from Venezia Santa Lucia and arriving at Thessaloniki via Villach Hbf, Nova Pazova and Beograd centar. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 32 h 18 min.

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The distance between Venice and Thessaloniki is 1012 km. The road distance is 1399.2 km.

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The best way to get from Venice to Thessaloniki without a car is to train and bus and ferry which takes 18 h 17 min and costs 140€ - 230€.

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It takes approximately 8 h 16 min to get from Venice to Thessaloniki, including transfers.

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Venice to Thessaloniki train services, operated by Trenitalia, depart from Venezia Santa Lucia station.

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The best way to get from Venice to Thessaloniki is to fly which takes 8 h 16 min and costs 45€ - 340€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 70€ - 85€ and takes 25 h 40 min.

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There is no direct flight from Venice Airport to Thessaloniki Airport. The quickest flight takes 4 h 50 min and has one stopover.

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Thessaloniki is 1 h ahead of Venice. It is currently 12:49 PM in Venice and 1:49 PM in Thessaloniki.

Map of how to get from Venice to Thessaloniki.
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  • Distance: 632.3 miles
  • Duration: 8 h 16 min

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

Air Serbia, Turkish Airlines and 14 other airlines fly from Venice to Thessaloniki hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Venice to Thessaloniki via Venezia Mestre, Mestre, and Skopje in around 25 h 40 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Venice to Thessaloniki via Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $700
Flights from Venice to Thessaloniki via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
7 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $700
Flights from Milan Bergamo to Thessaloniki via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$950 - $980
Air Serbia
Website
airserbia.com
Flights from Venice to Thessaloniki via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
4 h 52 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $3,600
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Venice to Thessaloniki via Berlin Schoenefeld
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$85 - $450
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Venice to Thessaloniki via Istanbul
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $650
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Venice to Thessaloniki via Vienna
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,400
Jet2.com
Website
jet2.com
Flights from Venice to Thessaloniki via Manchester
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$70 - $550
Aegean Airlines
Website
aegeanair.com
Flights from Venice to Thessaloniki via Athens
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $700
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Venice to Thessaloniki via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
8 h 25 min
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$85 - $490
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Milan Bergamo to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$30 - $320
Train operators
Trenitalia Frecce

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 Brescia
Ave. Duration
1 h 47 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Venezia S.Lucia to Bologna C.Le
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
ItaloTreno
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Venezia Santa Lucia Station to Brescia Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 48 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Venezia Santa Lucia Station to Bologna Centrale Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Website
italotreno.it
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 Santa Lucia to Villach Hbf
Ave. Duration
3 h 16 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$21 - $45
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
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 Villach Hbf
Ave. Duration
3 h 16 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)

The national railway system of Austria, the OBB carried 209 million passengers on local and regional trains, and 35 million on long-distance trains in 2016 alone. The OBB’s 4865 km network covers 570 trains simultaneously at peak times, with one train leaving every 12 seconds, making it a supremely efficient way to travel around the country and surrounding region. The company’s extensive network connects cities in Austria, and adjacent European countries including Germany, Hungary, Liechtenstein, Czech Republic, Switzerland and Slovenia.

Contact Details
Website
oebb.at
Train from Villach Hbf to Nova Pazova
Ave. Duration
10 h 27 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
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
Autostradale
Phone
+39 02 3008 9000
Email
info@autostradale.it
Website
autostradale.it
Bus from Brescia Bus Station Via Solferino to Bergamo Airport Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Schedules at
autostradale.it
Portokalidis Tours
Website
portokalidistours.gr
Bus and ferry from Bologna to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
15 h 26 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$150 - $230
Schedules at
portokalidistours.gr
Rule Turs
Phone
02/ 3163 – 346
Email
ruleturs@sas.com.mk
Website
sas.com.mk
Bus from Mestre to Skopje
Ave. Duration
20 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$60
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Website
durmotours.com
Bus from Mestre to Skopje
Ave. Duration
19 h 37 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$70 - $110
Schedules at
durmotours.com.mk
Simeonidis Tours
KTEL Thesprotias
Phone
2665 0 22309
Email
info@ktel-thesprotias.gr
Website
ktel-thesprotias.gr
Bus from Igoumenitsa to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Schedules at
ktel-thesprotias.gr
Ferry operators
Superfast ferries
Phone
+30 210 8919700
Email
superfast@superfast.com
Website
superfast.com
Car ferry from Venezia to Igoumenitsa
Ave. Duration
24 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$80 - $300
Schedules at
superfast.com
Deck
$80 - $100
Aircraft-type seats
$100 - $120
2 bed inside cabin
$270 - $300
3 bed outside cabin
$250 - $300

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