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There are 7 ways to get from Venice to Thessaloniki by plane, train, bus and ferry, bus, 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  •  5h 19m

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

$55 - $396

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Train to Bologna, fly  •  7h 38m

  1. Take the train from Venezia S.Lucia to Bologna C.Le
  2. Fly from Bologna (BLQ) to Thessaloniki (SKG) BLQ - SKG

$121 - $343

Train, bus and ferry  •  18h 53m

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

$163 - $252

Bus  •  26h 42m

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

$72 - $99

Car ferry, bus  •  30h 45m

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

$118 - $343

Train, night train  •  32h 9m

  1. Take the train from Venezia Santa Lucia to Villach Hbf Rj
  2. Take the night train from Villach Hbf to Beograd En
  3. Take the train from Belgrade to Skopje
  4. Take the train from Skopje to Thessaloniki 335

$102 - $251

Drive  •  13h 58m

  1. Drive from Venice to Thessaloniki 874.5 miles

$210 - $310

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The cheapest way to get from Venice to Thessaloniki is to bus which costs 60€ - 90€ and takes 26h 42m.

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The quickest way to get from Venice to Thessaloniki is to fly which costs 45€ - 350€ and takes 5h 19m.

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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, Belgrade and Skopje. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 32h 9m.

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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 18h 53m and costs 140€ - 220€.

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It takes approximately 5h 19m 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 5h 19m and costs 45€ - 350€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 60€ - 90€ and takes 26h 42m.

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The quickest flight from Venice Airport to Thessaloniki Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 55m.

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Thessaloniki is 1h ahead of Venice. It is currently 5:56 PM in Venice and 6:56 PM in Thessaloniki.

Map of how to get from Venice to Thessaloniki.
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  • Distance: 632.3 miles
  • Duration: 5h 19m

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

easyJet, Air Serbia and three other airlines fly from Venice to Thessaloniki 3 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Venice to Thessaloniki via Venezia Mestre, Mestre, and Skopje in around 26h 42m.

Airlines
Aegean Airlines
Website
aegeanair.com
Flights from Venice to Thessaloniki via Athens
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $700
Flights from Bologna to Thessaloniki via Athens
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$90 - $550
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Venice to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$55 - $260
Air Serbia
Website
airserbia.com
Flights from Venice to Thessaloniki via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$260 - $3,600
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Bologna to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$100 - $370
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 Venezia S.Lucia to Bologna C.Le
Ave. Duration
2h 3m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $26
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$21 - $26
Train from Venezia Santa Lucia to Villach Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 16m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$20 - $45
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
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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
Night train from Villach Hbf to Beograd
Ave. Duration
11h 6m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
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Macedonian Railways (MZ)
Phone
+389 (2) 3 164 255
Website
mzt.mk
Train from Belgrade to Skopje
Ave. Duration
9h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $100
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Train from Skopje to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
4h 36m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16 - $55
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Bus operators
Portokalidis Tours
Website
portokalidistours.gr
Bus and ferry from Bologna to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
15h 26m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$150 - $220
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
20h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$58
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DRD Turizem
Phone
+386 (0)51 224 222
Email
info@drd.si
Website
drd.si
Bus from Venice Mestre Train Station to Skopje Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
18h 30m
Frequency
3 times a week
Website
DRD Turizem
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Website
durmotours.com
Bus from Mestre to Skopje
Ave. Duration
19h 37m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$65 - $100
Schedules at
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Makedonija Soobrakaj AD
Phone
+389(0)2 24 02 388
Email
avtobuska@maksoob.com.mk
Website
ms.mk
Bus from Skopje to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13 - $23
Schedules at
ms.mk
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
$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
24h 30m
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
$260 - $300
3 bed outside cabin
$250 - $300

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Venice to Thessaloniki train services, operated by Macedonian Railways (MZ), arrive at Thessaloniki station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Venice to Thessaloniki is 1399 km. It takes approximately 13h 58m to drive from Venice to Thessaloniki.

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easyJet, Olympic Air, Air Serbia and two other airlines offer flights from Venice Airport to Thessaloniki Airport.

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There are 1033+ hotels available in Thessaloniki. Prices start at $46 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Venice to Venice Airport is to bus which takes 21m and costs 1€ - 3€.

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