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There are 6 ways to get from Zagreb to Thessaloniki by plane, bus, 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  •  7 h 59 min

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

$114 - $320

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Train, bus Simeonidis Tours  •  15 h 15 min

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

$61 - $102

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Bus Simeonidis Tours  •  15 h

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

$105 - $135

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

$145 - $175

Train, bus via Skopje  •  22 h 15 min

  1. Take the train from Zagreb to Belgrade
  2. Take the train from Belgrade to Skopje 335
  3. Take the bus from Skopje to Thessaloniki

$69 - $160

Drive  •  10 h 29 min

  1. Drive from Zagreb to Thessaloniki 641 miles

$150 - $230

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The cheapest way to get from Zagreb to Thessaloniki is to train and bus which costs 390 kn - 700 kn and takes 15 h 15 min.

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The quickest way to get from Zagreb to Thessaloniki is to fly which costs 700 kn - 2.100 kn and takes 7 h 59 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 Belgrade. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 15 h.

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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 15 h and costs 650 kn - 900 kn.

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It takes approximately 7 h 59 min to get from Zagreb to Thessaloniki, including transfers.

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Zagreb to Thessaloniki bus services, operated by Autotransport Karlovac, depart from Zagreb station.

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The best way to get from Zagreb to Thessaloniki is to fly which takes 7 h 59 min and costs 700 kn - 2.100 kn. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 650 kn - 900 kn and takes 15 h.

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There is no direct flight from Zagreb Airport to Thessaloniki Airport. The quickest flight takes 4 h 25 min and has one stopover.

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Zagreb to Thessaloniki bus services, operated by Simeonidis Tours, arrive at Thessaloniki 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 59 min

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

Air Serbia, Austrian Airlines and nine other airlines fly from Zagreb to Thessaloniki every 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Zagreb to Thessaloniki via Belgrade in around 15 h.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Zagreb to Thessaloniki via Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $550
Flights from Zagreb to Thessaloniki via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $550
Aegean Airlines
Website
aegeanair.com
Flights from Zagreb to Thessaloniki via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$150 - $340
Flights from Zagreb to Thessaloniki via Athens
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Monday and Wednesday
Estimated price
$210 - $550
Air Serbia
Website
airserbia.com
Flights from Zagreb to Thessaloniki via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$150 - $340
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Zagreb to Thessaloniki via Vienna
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$270 - $900
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Zagreb to Thessaloniki via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$90 - $550
Train operators
Macedonian Railways (MZ)
Phone
+389 (2) 3 164 255
Website
mzt.mk
Train from Belgrade to Skopje
Ave. Duration
9 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $100
mzt.mk
mzt.mk
Bus operators
Autotransport Karlovac
Phone
098 98 32 331
Email
irena.tihi@atsk.hr
Website
atsk.hr
Bus from Zagreb to Belgrade
Ave. Duration
6 h 6 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$70
Schedules at
atsk.hr
Simeonidis Tours
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
$14
Schedules at
ardatur.bg
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
$22 - $25
Schedules at
iliastravel.com
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
4 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13 - $23
Schedules at
ms.mk

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Thessaloniki is 1 h ahead of Zagreb. It is currently 3:56 AM in Zagreb and 4:56 AM in Thessaloniki.

Yes, the driving distance between Zagreb to Thessaloniki is 1026 km. It takes approximately 10 h 29 min to drive from Zagreb to Thessaloniki.

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Olympic Air, Lufthansa, Eurowings and six other airlines offer flights from Zagreb Airport to Thessaloniki Airport.

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There are 962+ hotels available in Thessaloniki. Prices start at $46 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Zagreb to Zagreb Airport is to line 290 shuttle which takes 31 min and costs .

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