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Bus Thessaloniki to Athens: Trip Overview

Bus Thessaloniki to Athens: Trip Overview

Average ticket price$44
Average bus trip duration8h 25m
Number of daily buses1
Earliest bus departure9:15 PM
Distance190 miles (305 km)

Thessaloniki to Athens Buses

Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently asked questions for your trip Thessaloniki - Athens

The bus is the best choice to get to Athens without a car. The bus trip is an affordable, safe and convenient way to travel between the two cities. Alternatively, you can also use carpooling services.

The average travel time from Thessaloniki to Athens is about 8h 25m, although the fastest bus will take 7h 25m, on average. This is the time it takes to travel the 187 miles (301 km) that separate the two cities.

The distance separating Thessaloniki and Athens is 187 miles (301 km).

Most of the buses traveling from Thessaloniki to Athens leave from Selanik Makedonya KTEL Otogarı and arrive at 34-36 Akominatu str. These are the main departure and arrival locations on this route, but you can find others that could fit better into your travel plans.

The cheapest way to travel this route is by bus. The lowest price for the bus on this route is $44.

You can expect to pay around $44 for a bus ticket. In the last 30 days, the prices ranged from $44 to $44, so it's good to do your research before booking.

Once in Athens, you can start exploring the city and discover its surroundings. The top sights and things to do are Benaki Museum of Greek Culture, Museum of Cycladic Art, The Erechtheion, Roman Agora and Temple of Hephaestus.

Yes, you can take a night bus to go from Thessaloniki to Athens. Make sure to pack a blanket and a snack to make your trip more comfortable.

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The cheapest trip from Thessaloniki to Athens was searched and found on Mar 2, 2024 with a price of $41

To save money and be sure you have the best seat, it's a good idea to buy your bus tickets from Thessaloniki to Athens, as early as possible.

About Bus Travel

Bus Travel Tips

Meet and talk to locals at the bus stations while traveling from Thessaloniki to Athens.There is no better way to get inside travel information while exploring a new city than to go straight to its people.

From miles long of beauteous natural landscapes to impressive man-crafted sights, you're bound to be in for a visual treat on your bus trip from Thessaloniki to Athens.

Buses are energy-efficient. Carrying a passenger over 100 kms by coach only takes 0.6-0.9 liters of gas. Compare that to the 2.6 liters required by high-speed train, 6.6 liters by airplane and 7.6 liters by gas-powered car, and it's clear that the bus is a more environmentally-conscious option for your bus transportation from Thessaloniki to Athens.

Tune out to the fine sounds of your best music playlist on your bus trip from Thessaloniki to Athens while indulging in miles on end of beautiful scenic views.

Did you know?

Did you know some bus companies in Germany offer to their passenger low-costs snacks and regional beer based on their destination? Prosit!

The Superbus, created by a Dutch engineer is the world's fastest bus with 250 km/h. Too bad it's only a prototype for now.

The word 'bus' is an abbreviation of 'omnibus" which means 'for all' in Latin as buses were meant to be transportation for everybody.

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