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from Budapest to Thessaloniki

You can get from Budapest to Thessaloniki by train, bus or flight.

Our recommendation

To get from Budapest to Thessaloniki on Oct 23 we recommend taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

12:05PMBudapest Ferenc Liszt International Airport4h15 05:20PMThessaloniki International Airport
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$1491One-way
Cheapest
12:05PMBudapest Ferenc Liszt International Airport4h15 05:20PMThessaloniki International Airport
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$1491One-way
Other options
12:05PMBudapest Ferenc Liszt International Airport5h55 07:00PMThessaloniki International Airport
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$1491One-way
12:05PMBudapest Ferenc Liszt International Airport7h30 08:35PMThessaloniki International Airport
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$1491One-way
02:40PMBudapest Ferenc Liszt International Airport5h00 08:40PMThessaloniki International Airport
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$3411One-way

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Fri
Oct 22
$105Infobus
$341Lufthansa
Sat
Oct 23
$123Infobus
$149Aegean Airlines
Sun
Oct 24
$105Infobus
$177Swiss
Mon
Oct 25
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$253Lufthansa
Tue
Oct 26
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$35Wizz Air
Wed
Oct 27
$105Infobus
$277Lufthansa
Thu
Oct 28
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$231Lufthansa

Travel Information between Budapest and Thessaloniki

distanceDistance510 miles (823 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight or bus
priceTicket price range$104 - $216
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $104 (€85) • 16 h 30 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $216 (€177) • 1 h 35 min
carriersPopular travel companiesTurkish Airlines or Infobus

Take a flight or bus to travel 510 miles (823 km) from Budapest to Thessaloniki. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 35 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $104 (€85). The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are Turkish Airlines or Infobus among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus from Budapest to Thessaloniki.

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FAQs
What COVID-19 safety information and travel restrictions should I be aware of before I go to Thessaloniki, Greece from Budapest, Hungary?

International travel from Budapest, Hungary to Thessaloniki, Greece is: Partially open.

Can I enter Greece if coming from Hungary?

Entry into Greece is currently allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Hungary.

Am I required to self-quarantine upon arrival to Thessaloniki if traveling from Budapest?

Conditions of entry:

  • Health screen upon arrival. Those showing symptoms will be asked to self-quarantine
  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required

What measures do I need to follow in Thessaloniki, Greece due to the pandemic?

All travelers in Greece must observe the following coronavirus safety measures:

  • Social distance: 1 metre (s) (3 feet)
  • Face mask: Mandatory

The information above was last checked on 10/15/21; however, this can change before your date of travel so please make sure to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your upcoming trip to Thessaloniki from Budapest.

What are the COVID-19 restrictions on returning to Hungary from Thessaloniki, Greece?

The restriction level for your return to Budapest, Hungary from Greece is: Partially open.

Is my journey back to Budapest from Thessaloniki restricted?

Entry into Hungary is currently allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Greece.

Do I need to self-quarantine upon arrival in Budapest from Thessaloniki?

Conditions of reentry into Hungary:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival or 14 day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing

What are the coronavirus safety measures I need to follow in Budapest, Hungary?

You should observe these safety measures in Hungary as imposed by the government to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

  • Physical distance requirement: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Mandatory

This information about your return travel to Hungary was last checked on 10/17/21. We advise you to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip back to Budapest from Thessaloniki closer to your date of departure here.

How do I go from Budapest to Thessaloniki?

There are 2 travel options from Budapest to Thessaloniki: flight or bus.

What is the cheapest way to go from Budapest to Thessaloniki?

The cheapest way to travel from Budapest to Thessaloniki is by taking a bus with an average price of $104 (€85).

This is compared to other travel options to Thessaloniki:

A bus is generally $112 (€92) less than a flight for the same journey. Taking a flight costs on average $216 (€177) from Budapest to Thessaloniki.

What is the quickest way to get from Budapest to Thessaloniki?

The fastest way from Budapest to Thessaloniki is by flight with an average journey time of 1 h 35 min.

There are alternative travel options to Thessaloniki that can usually take longer:

In comparison, traveling by bus can take you on average 16 h 30 min.

How many miles from Budapest to Thessaloniki would I travel?

You should expect to travel around 510 miles (823 km) between Budapest and Thessaloniki.

How many services a day are there to Thessaloniki from Budapest?

The average frequency per day from Budapest to Thessaloniki is:

  • 1 bus a day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route from Budapest to Thessaloniki as scheduled services by flight or bus can vary by season or day of the week.

When traveling from Budapest to Thessaloniki, where do I depart from Budapest and where do I arrive in Thessaloniki?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points when traveling from Budapest to Thessaloniki:

  • Most travelers who purchase a plane ticket from Budapest to Thessaloniki depart from Budapest Ferenc Liszt International Airport to Thessaloniki International Airport.
  • Most travelers board their bus from Budapest, Thököly út (Budapest-Keleti) and arrive in Thessaloniki, Macedonia Intercity Bus Station.
Which travel companies can help me find a way to get from Budapest to Thessaloniki?

Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from Budapest to Thessaloniki:

  • You can travel from Budapest to Thessaloniki by flight with Turkish Airlines. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for $216 (€177) with Turkish Airlines from Budapest to Thessaloniki.
  • You can go to Thessaloniki from Budapest by bus with Infobus. You'll see cheap bus tickets for $104 (€85) with Infobus from Budapest to Thessaloniki on Omio.
Is there a direct service between Budapest and Thessaloniki?

Yes, there are direct services available from Budapest to Thessaloniki with the following travel companies:

  • You'll find 1 direct bus per day with Infobus.

Direct services tend to save you time and add more convenience in getting you to Thessaloniki as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking your tickets between Budapest and Thessaloniki.

Where else should I travel to after my journey to Thessaloniki from Budapest ends?
Your trip from Budapest to Thessaloniki doesn't have to end in Thessaloniki. Many of our customers like to extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like Athens, Sofia or Munich. If you’d like to add Athens, Sofia or Munich to your Budapest to Thessaloniki tour, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from Thessaloniki today!
How early should I purchase tickets from Budapest to Thessaloniki online for the best deals?

Before traveling from Budapest to Thessaloniki, it’s good to know what ticket you can buy and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

  • A plane ticket for this journey costs on average $216 (€177) one way.
  • A bus ticket for this trip is costing $104 (€85) one way on average.

But we recommend booking Budapest to Thessaloniki tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey