Transportation to and from Thessaloniki Airport
What is the distance from Thessaloniki Airport to the centre of Thessaloniki?
You can get quickly to the centre of Thessaloniki (Aristotelous Square) via the A24 motorway; by car it takes about 25 minutes to cover the distance of 17 kilometres / 10.6 miles.
From SKG Airport to Thessaloniki City centre by Car
Bus to Thessaloniki
The OASTH buses 1X and 1N run between Thessaloniki Airport and Macedonia Intercity Bus Station (KTEL) in the western part of Thessaloniki. During the day you can travel two or three times per hour by bus 1X. In the late evening, during the night and in the early morning you can take bus 1N. On the way can get off in Kalamaria and Thessaloniki, in the city centre (Platia Aristotelous) and at the main railway station of Thessaloniki (Neos Sidirodromikos Stathmos). The journey time from the airport to the centre of Thessaloniki is 40 to 50 minutes, travelling to the New Railway Station takes 5 minutes longer.
A ticket can be purchased from the ticket machine on the bus, but keep in mind the ticket machine does not return spare change. A single journey ticket costs € 2.00, students and seniors from the age of 65 years pay € 1.00 and accompanied children up to 6 years travel for free. Bus number 79 runs between the airport and the IKEA, bus number 45 runs between Macedonia Intercity Bus Station and Halkidiki Bus Station Thessaloniki. Both bus stations are served by KTEL, the intercity bus provider of Greece. Please consult website and timetables buses 1X and 1N and public transport Thessaloniki Airport for more information.
There is no car sharing service available at the airport. If you are planning to rent a car in Thessaloniki, take a look at our car rental tips and see the full list of all car rental companies at Thessaloniki Airport!
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Tours and transport
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