There are 7 ways to get from Zagreb to Thessaloniki by plane, bus, 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  •  7 h 32 min

  1. Fly from Zagreb (ZAG) to Thessaloniki (SKG) ZAG - SKG

$128 - $430

Cheapest option

Train, night train via Novi Beograd  •  22 h 31 min

  1. Take the train from Zagreb Glavni Kolod. to Novi Beograd En
  2. Take the night train from Beograd centar to Thessaloniki Hellas Express

$26 - $87

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Bus Makedonija Soobrakaj AD  •  14 h 52 min

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

$68 - $106

Train, bus  •  15 h 15 min

  1. Take the train from Zagreb to Belgrade En
  2. Take the bus from Belgrade to Thessaloniki Simeonidis

$67 - $102

Bus Yubim  •  20 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Zagreb - Motel Plitvice to Sofia
  2. Take the bus from Sofia Zentral Omnibus Bahnhof to Thessaloniki Monastiriou

$146 - $182

Train, night train  •  22 h 43 min

  1. Take the train from Zagreb to Belgrade En
  2. Take the night train from Beograd centar to Thessaloniki Hellas Express

$30 - $92

Drive  •  10 h 29 min

  1. Drive from Zagreb to Thessaloniki 641 miles

$150 - $230

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Zagreb to Thessaloniki is to train and night train which costs 160 kn - 550 kn and takes 22 h 31 min.

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The quickest way to get from Zagreb to Thessaloniki is to fly which costs 800 kn - 2.800 kn and takes 7 h 32 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Zagreb to Thessaloniki. However, there are services departing from Zagreb 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 Zagreb to Thessaloniki. However, there are services departing from Zagreb Glavni Kolod. and arriving at Thessaloniki via Novi Beograd, Karadjordjev park and Beograd centar. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 22 h 31 min.

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The distance between Zagreb and Thessaloniki is 804 km. The road distance is 1025.6 km.

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The best way to get from Zagreb to Thessaloniki without a car is to bus which takes 14 h 52 min and costs 420 kn - 700 kn.

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It takes approximately 7 h 32 min to get from Zagreb to Thessaloniki, including transfers.

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

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Map of how to get from Zagreb to Thessaloniki.
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  • Distance: 502.7 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 32 min

What companies run services between Zagreb, Croatia and Thessaloniki, Greece?

Air Serbia, Austrian Airlines and six other airlines fly from Zagreb to Thessaloniki hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Zagreb to Thessaloniki via Skopje in around 14 h 52 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Zagreb to Thessaloniki via Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $550
Flights from Zagreb to Thessaloniki via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $550
Air Serbia
Website
airserbia.com
Flights from Zagreb to Thessaloniki via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
4 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $340
Aegean Airlines
Website
aegeanair.com
Flights from Zagreb to Thessaloniki via Athens
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$210 - $550
Flights from Zagreb to Thessaloniki via Belgrade, Athens
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $340
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Zagreb to Thessaloniki via Vienna
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$270 - $900
Train operators
Croatian Railways (HŽPP)
Website
hzpp.hr
Train from Zagreb to Belgrade
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Website
hzpp.hr
Purchase a
eurail.com
2nd Class
$26 - $40
1st Class
$40 - $55
Train from Zagreb Glavni Kolod. to Novi Beograd
Ave. Duration
6 h 12 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Website
hzpp.hr
Purchase a
eurail.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
Makedonija Soobrakaj AD
Phone
+389(0)2 24 02 388
Email
avtobuska@maksoob.com.mk
Website
ms.mk
Bus from Zagreb to Skopje
Ave. Duration
10 h 22 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $75
Schedules at
ms.mk
Hafet Tours
Phone
+389 44 371 066
Email
hafet-tours@hotmail.com
Website
hafet.getbybus.com
Bus from Zagreb to Skopje
Ave. Duration
12 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$60 - $75
Schedules at
hafet.getbybus.com
Simeonidis Tours
Phone
+30-2310540970
Email
info@simeonidistours.gr
Website
simeonidistours.gr
Bus from Skopje to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Schedules at
simeonidistours.gr
Bus from Belgrade to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
7 h 54 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Schedules at
simeonidistours.gr
Yubim
Website
yubim.eu
Bus from Zagreb - Motel Plitvice to Sofia
Ave. Duration
13 h 45 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$130 - $170
Schedules at
yubim.eu
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
Georg
Phone
+ 359/38/66 34 04
Email
georg_ltd@abv.bg
Website
georg-bg.com
Bus from Sofia to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $55
Schedules at
georg-bg.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

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