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Travel from Thessaloniki to Blagoevgrad
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FAQs
Is cross-border travel to Blagoevgrad, Bulgaria from Thessaloniki, Greece currently allowed?

Travel between Thessaloniki, Greece and Blagoevgrad, Bulgaria is: Partially open.

Can travelers from Greece enter Bulgaria?

International entry is allowed at this time for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Greece.

Are there rules for self-quarantine when arriving to Blagoevgrad from Thessaloniki?

Conditions of entry into Bulgaria:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival or 10 day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival (certificate required)
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival

Are there COVID-19 safety rules for social distancing and wearing face masks in Blagoevgrad, Bulgaria?

To reduce the spread of COVID-19, the government of Bulgaria has imposed the following measures:

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

This information was last checked on 11/22/21. As this information can change due to the nature of the pandemic, make sure to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your journey to Blagoevgrad from Thessaloniki.

What travel restrictions, such as quarantine measures, should I be aware of for my journey back to Thessaloniki, Greece from Blagoevgrad, Bulgaria?

Return travel to Thessaloniki, Greece from Bulgaria is: Partially open.

Are there any travel restrictions on reentering Greece from Bulgaria?

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

Are there requirements to self-quarantine on arrival into Greece from Bulgaria?

Requirements for reentering Greece:

  • 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 are the requirements for social distancing and wearing face masks in Greece?

All travelers must abide by the following measures in Greece to reduce the spread of coronavirus in the country:

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

The above information about your return travel to Thessaloniki, Greece was last verified on 11/22/21. As this information can change due to the nature of the pandemic, please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to your planned date of travel to Thessaloniki from Blagoevgrad.

What are the ways to get from Thessaloniki to Blagoevgrad?

You can get from Thessaloniki to Blagoevgrad by bus.

What is the quickest way from Thessaloniki to Blagoevgrad?

Going by bus is the quickest way from Thessaloniki to Blagoevgrad with an average travel time of 3 h 25 min.

How far is it from Thessaloniki to Blagoevgrad?

You should expect to travel around 95 miles (153 km) between Thessaloniki and Blagoevgrad.

How many scheduled departures are there a day from Thessaloniki to Blagoevgrad?

The average frequency per day from Thessaloniki to Blagoevgrad is:

  • Around 3 buses per day.

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

When traveling to Blagoevgrad from Thessaloniki, what are the departure and arrival points in Thessaloniki and Blagoevgrad?

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

  • Most travelers board their bus from Thessaloniki, Macedonia Intercity Bus Station and arrive in Blagoevgrad, Avtobusna spirka (Благоевград, Автобусна спирка).
Which travel companies can get me from Thessaloniki to Blagoevgrad?

Let Omio help you find the best company to travel with to Blagoevgrad from Thessaloniki:

  • You can travel to Blagoevgrad from Thessaloniki by bus with Union Ivkoni International. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for $15 (€12) with Union Ivkoni International from Thessaloniki to Blagoevgrad.
What is another destination I should add to my tour from Thessaloniki to Blagoevgrad?
Looking to extend your trip from Thessaloniki to Blagoevgrad? Many Omio customers who go from Thessaloniki to Blagoevgrad usually extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like Sofia, Plovdiv or Dupnitsa. If you're looking to explore Sofia, Plovdiv or Dupnitsa from Blagoevgrad, let Omio find you the best connections available at an affordable price.
How early should I buy tickets from Thessaloniki to Blagoevgrad online for the best deals?

When planning your trip from Thessaloniki to Blagoevgrad, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to book and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Bus tickets cost $15 (€12) one way on average.

However, we recommend buying tickets from Thessaloniki to Blagoevgrad online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.

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