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Thessaloniki Airport

General information

Thessaloniki Airport is the main airport in the north of Greece (Macedonia) and a hub for Aegean Airlines, Olympic Air and Ryanair. Thessaloniki Airport is the largest airport in the portfolio of airport operator Fraport Greece.


Where is Thessaloniki Airport situated?

The airport is located south of the second largest city in Greece. The roads A24 and EO16 are in close proximity to the airport, this makes Thessaloniki and the peninsula of Chalkidiki easily accessible by car.

How many terminals does Thessaloniki Airport have?

Thessaloniki Airport has a large and modern terminal. The terminal has been renovated in recent years and is now twice as large as before. The terminal has 44 check-in desks and 24 boarding gates. The Arrivals hall is located on the ground floor, close to the bus stops and taxi rank.

Airport Map

Nearby airports

A good alternative for flying to or from Thessaloniki Airport are the following airports, sorted by distance from the airport. You can also take a look at the complete list of airports in Greece.

Airport Distance
Skopje Airport (North Macedonia) 196km



The distance from Thessaloniki Airport to the centre of Thessaloniki is 17 kilometres. By car, it takes 30 minutes to get to the centre of Thessaloniki.

From SKG Airport to Thessaloniki City centre by Car
17 km
30 min

Travel by car

Public transport

It is possible to travel to and from Thessaloniki Airport by public transport. If you opt for public transport to and from Thessaloniki Airport you can travel by bus. Visit the Thessaloniki Airport transportation page for the possibilities.

Public transport

Taxi transfer

A taxi is the quickest and most comfortable way to get to and from Thessaloniki Airport. The price for a taxi ride from the airport to the centre of Thessaloniki is about € 25.-. Book your taxi at Thessaloniki Airport and discover the comfort of pre-booked taxis.

From SKG Airport to Thessaloniki City centre by Taxi
17 km
30 min
€ 25.-

Book a taxi

Car rental

At Thessaloniki Airport you can rent a car from car rental companies Hertz, Thrifty (The Hertz Corporation), Avis, Budget, Sixt and local providers. It is most convenient to find and book a car well in advance. By doing so, you can save money and time at the airport.

Airport parking

Thessaloniki Airport offers various official parking options, from premium to low cost. In addition, alternative parking options are available near the airport. If you want to park as cheaply as possible, it's wise to book online!

Book your parking space

At the airport

Do you want more information about facilities, currency exchange, services, free Wi-Fi, lounges, etc. at Thessaloniki Airport? Check our at the airport page for a complete overview of all facilities and services at Thessaloniki Airport.



Departures and arrivals

Looking for departure times and/or arrival times? Find the latest flight status information for flights departing from and arriving at Thessaloniki Airport.

Flight tickets

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Which airlines fly from and to Thessaloniki Airport?

We offer you a list of airlines at Thessaloniki Airport. The main airlines at the airport are:

  • Aegean Airlines
  • Olympic Air
  • Ryanair
  • Jet2
  • Wizz Air


Hotels near the airport

Looking for the best hotels near Thessaloniki Airport? We have selected the best hotels near the airport in different price ranges. Take a look at our accommodations page for more information.


Iris Hotel, Thérmi

Conveniently located in Thermi, just 2 km from Thessaloniki International Airport, Iris features free Wi-Fi throughout and free private parking. The air-conditioned rooms have soundproofing and private balconies.


Hyatt Regency Thessaloniki, Thessaloniki

Get the celebrity treatment with world-class service at Hyatt Regency Thessaloniki. Only a 5-minute drive from Macedonia International Airport, the Hyatt Regency Thessaloniki offers high-quality banqueting facilities, spacious rooms, state-of-the-art...


Athina Airport Hotel, Thérmi

Within 2 km from Macedonia International Airport, Athina Airport Hotel features free Wi-Fi is available in all areas. All modern rooms and suites at Athina come with a satellite TV, air conditioning and a safety deposit box.

Hotels in Thessaloniki

Looking for the best hotels in Thessaloniki? We have selected the best hotels in the city in different price ranges. Take a look at our accommodations page for more information.


Anatolia Hotel, Thessaloniki

A few minutes’ walk from Thessaloniki centre, Anatolia Hotel offers stylish accommodation with balconies overlooking the city.


Lazart Hotel, Trademark Collection by Wyndham, Thessaloniki

Located right across the arts centre Moni Lazariston, Lazart Hotel, Trademark Collection by Wyndham offers luxurious accommodation just 2 km from the centre of Thessalokini.


Astoria, Thessaloniki

Situated in the heart of Thessaloniki, Astoria offers modern accommodation and business facilities. Its restaurant serves Mediterranean dishes made with organic products from the hotel’s own gardens in Chalkidiki.

Things to do

It is possible to book tickets, activities and tours in the city and near Thessaloniki Airport. You can avoid queues and save money by buying your tickets online. Planning a trip and wondering what to do, we give you some inspiration!


Thessaloniki: Customized Private Walking Tour with a Local

Transform the way you travel and make it as much about the people you meet as the places you see. Get a welcome to Thessaloniki by a local guide on a fully customized private walking tour.


Thessaloniki: Half-Day Sailing Cruise to Shipwreck Bay

Sail away into the deep blue waters of the Thermaic Gulf, explore hidden treasures in an abandoned shipwreck and indulge in a traditional Greek lunch on this exhilarating cruise through Thessaloniki.

Tour & transport

From Thessaloniki: Day Trip to Meteora

Visit the extraordinary monasteries of Meteora, established by hermetic monks, suspended in air among the immense monolithic pillars of the Pindos Mountains. See hidden frescoes, religious icons and more.


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