Istanbul to Thessaloniki bus

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Cheap bus tickets from Istanbul to Thessaloniki

Showing times and prices for Jul 22

Cheapest

The best way to find a cheap bus ticket from Istanbul to Thessaloniki is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

Cheapest
Infobus
08:00AM10h00
Istanbul
06:00PMThessaloniki
$511One-way
0 transfers
Cheapest
Infobus
08:00PM10h00
Istanbul
06:00AMThessaloniki
$511One-way
0 transfers

Bus schedule from Istanbul to Thessaloniki

Showing buses for tomorrow, Monday, July 22
Infobus
08:00AM10h00
Istanbul
06:00PMThessaloniki
0 transfers
Infobus
08:00PM10h00
Istanbul
06:00AMThessaloniki
0 transfers

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Bus times from Istanbul to Thessaloniki

Showing times and prices for Jul 22

Fastest Journey

10 h

Average

10 h

Buses per day

2

Distance

507 km

Of the 2 buses that leave Istanbul for Thessaloniki every day 2 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Fastest
Infobus
08:00AM10h00
Istanbul
06:00PMThessaloniki
$511One-way
0 transfers
Fastest
Infobus
08:00PM10h00
Istanbul
06:00AMThessaloniki
$511One-way
0 transfers

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Overview: Bus from Istanbul to Thessaloniki

distanceDistance314 miles (506 km)
durationAverage bus duration8 h 30 min
priceAverage bus ticket price$46 (€40)
frequencyBus frequency2 a day
changesDirect busYes, there are 2 direct buses a day
carriersBus providersArda Tur, Infobus, Eurolines Deutschland or FlixBus

Buses from Istanbul to Thessaloniki cover the 314 miles (506 km) long trip taking on average 8 h 30 min with our travel partners like Arda Tur, Infobus, Eurolines Deutschland or FlixBus. Normally, there are 2 buses operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this route costs around $46 (€40), you can find the cheapest bus ticket for as low as $43 (€37). Travelers depart most frequently from İstanbul, Havalimanı (Tayakadın Terminal Cad. No: 1) and arrive in Thessaloniki, Airport Makedonia.

Bus companies: Arda Tur, Infobus and Eurolines Deutschland from Istanbul to Thessaloniki

Travel to Thessaloniki from Istanbul from $43 (€37) with Omio’s bus partners Arda Tur, Infobus and Eurolines Deutschland! You can find the best schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the most affordable trip for you.

FlixBus is one of the most popular low-cost bus companies in Europe. Founded in Germany, FlixBus has expanded its services throughout Europe and even to the United States, giving travelers in both continents the option to take a long-distance bus at an affordable price. FlixBus also operates overnight buses on select routes throughout Europe. FlixBus offers only the Standard ticket for all its routes, which allows you to bring one carry-on bag and one checked bag per person. Additional fees apply for bringing extra luggage and making specific seat reservations, such as if you want to book an Extra Seat, Table Seat or the Panorama Seat. Standard amenities onboard include free Wi-Fi, power outlets to charge your phone, tablet or laptop during long bus journeys, extra legroom, luggage space and toilets.

Bus information from Istanbul to Thessaloniki with FlixBus:

  • Average Duration: 15 h 10 min
  • Cheapest Price: $43

FAQs: Bus from Istanbul to Thessaloniki

FAQs: Take the bus from Istanbul to Thessaloniki with ease. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have the information you need to know so you can find the best option from Istanbul to Thessaloniki.
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Cheap bus tickets from Istanbul to Thessaloniki can start from as little as $43 (€37) when you book in advance. The average bus ticket price for Istanbul to Thessaloniki is $46 (€40); however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
The average journey time by bus from Istanbul to Thessaloniki is 8 h 30 min   to travel the 314 mile (506 km) long journey, with around there are 2 buses per day. Journey times can vary on weekends and holidays.
The first bus from Istanbul to Thessaloniki leaves at 5: 00 AM. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last bus from Istanbul to Thessaloniki leaves at 8: 00 PM.
Yes, it is possible to travel from Istanbul to Thessaloniki without having to change trains with Arda Tur or Infobus. There are 2 direct buses from Istanbul to Thessaloniki each day. There may be fewer direct services available on weekends or holidays.
Take the Istanbul to Thessaloniki bus with Arda Tur, Infobus, Eurolines Deutschland or FlixBus. However, it's always good to check out all possible bus companies for the trip between Istanbul and Thessaloniki as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.

When departing from Istanbul, you have various bus station options to start your route from including İstanbul, Havalimanı (Tayakadın Terminal Cad. No: 1), Istanbul, Buyuk Otogar (Esenler) and İstanbul, Alibeyköy Cep Otogarı. When arriving in Thessaloniki, you can end your route in bus stations like Thessaloniki, Airport Makedonia, Thessaloniki, Monastiriou - Agíon Pánton (Θεσσαλονίκη, Μοναστηρίου - Αγίων Πάντων) and Thessaloniki, Macedonia Intercity Bus Station.

Passengers board the bus most frequently from İstanbul, Havalimanı (Tayakadın Terminal Cad. No: 1), which is located around 20.1 miles (32.4 km) away from the city centre, and they get off the bus at Thessaloniki, Airport Makedonia, located 9.6 miles (15.5 km) away from the city centre.

The cheapest month for a bus from Istanbul to Thessaloniki is April.
You have options as you can travel between Istanbul and Thessaloniki 2 different ways: bus or flight.
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