How to get to Thessaloniki?

Travel to Thessaloniki, Greece: Thessaloniki is one of the most enchanting cities in Greece and the second biggest city center of the country, with the first one being Athens! On this page, you will find out in which ways you can reach and explore this unique destination!
Don't forget to get informed about the local transportation options you have, in order to organize your transfer to your hotel and explore Thessaloniki easily!


You can travel by KTEL buses to Thessaloniki from various locations around Macedonia and from Athens, too. KTEL buses from Athens depart from Kifissos bus station. You can get further information about routes and timetables on


The recently constructed National Road Athens-Thessaloniki and Egnatia Motorway make the trip to Thessaloniki easy and fast from any place on the Greek mainland. The distance between Athens and Thessaloniki is about 500 km.
In case you don't have your own vehicle, it is an excellent idea to rent one for your sightseeing trips!
> Rent your car to Thessaloniki from Athens!

Train to Thessaloniki

You can easily reach Thessaloniki by train from many places on the Greek mainland and from Athens, too. Trains from Athens depart from Larissa station. You can get further information about routes, timetables and ticket prices on



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