The best way to find a cheap bus ticket from Athens to Thessaloniki is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid traveling at rush hour.
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18 h 45 m
18 h 45 m
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Of the 1 buses that leave Athens for Thessaloniki every day 1 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
|Distance||188 miles (303 km)|
|Average bus duration||6 h 15 min|
|Average bus ticket price||$48 (€42)|
|Bus frequency||7 a day|
|Direct bus||Yes, there are 7 direct buses a day|
|Bus companies||Union Ivkoni International or Infobus|
Buses from Athens to Thessaloniki cover the 188 miles (303 km) long route taking on average 6 h 15 min with our travel partners like Union Ivkoni International or Infobus. Normally, there are 7 buses operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest bus tickets for this trip for as low as $48 (€42), but the average price of bus tickets is $48 (€42). Travelers depart most frequently from Athens, Akominatou / Favierou (Αθήνα, Ακομινάτου / Φαβιέρου) and arrive in Thessaloniki, Monastiriou - KTEL (Θεσσαλονίκη, Μοναστηρίου - ΚΤΕΛ).
When departing from Athens, you have various bus station options to start your journey from including Athens, Akominatou / Favierou (Αθήνα, Ακομινάτου / Φαβιέρου), Athens (Αθήνα), Kondriktonos 10 (Panellinios Gimnastikos Sillogos) and Athens, Leoforou Kifisou - KTEL (Άθενς, Λεωφόρου Κηφισού - ΚΤΕΛ ΚΗΦΙΣΟΥ). When arriving in Thessaloniki, you can end your route in bus stations like Thessaloniki, Monastiriou - KTEL (Θεσσαλονίκη, Μοναστηρίου - ΚΤΕΛ), Thessaloniki, Station Monastiriou (Θεσσαλονίκηб, Στάση Μοναστηρίου) and Thessaloniki, Macedonia Intercity Bus Station.
Passengers board the bus most frequently from Athens, Akominatou / Favierou (Αθήνα, Ακομινάτου / Φαβιέρου), which is located around 0.2 miles (421 m) away from the city centre, and they get off the bus at Thessaloniki, Monastiriou - KTEL (Θεσσαλονίκη, Μοναστηρίου - ΚΤΕΛ), located 1 mile (1.6 km) away from the city centre.
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