How to travel from Thessaloniki to Blagoevgrad

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Travel Information from Thessaloniki to Blagoevgrad

distanceDistance95 miles (153 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, ferry, flight or train
priceTicket price range$5 - $10
fastestFastest modeBus • $10 (€10) • 3 h 15 min
carriersPopular travel companiesBrittany Ferries

Take a bus, ferry, flight or train to travel 95 miles (153 km) between Thessaloniki and Blagoevgrad. The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are Brittany Ferries among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus from Thessaloniki to Blagoevgrad.

Travel Tips: Travel from Thessaloniki to Blagoevgrad

Travel Tips: Travel to Blagoevgrad easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Thessaloniki to Blagoevgrad.

Travel between Thessaloniki, Greece and Blagoevgrad, Bulgaria is: Unrestricted.

Can travelers from Greece enter Bulgaria?

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

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

Conditions of entry into Bulgaria:

  • There are no current restrictions

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: Recommended

This information was last checked on 11/17/22. 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.

The restriction level for your return to Thessaloniki, Greece from Bulgaria is: Unrestricted.

Is my journey back to Thessaloniki from Blagoevgrad restricted?

Entry into Greece is currently allowed for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Bulgaria.

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

Conditions of reentry into Greece:

  • There are no current restrictions

What are the coronavirus safety measures I need to follow in Thessaloniki, Greece?

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

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

This information about your return travel to Greece was last checked on 11/6/22. We advise you to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip back to Thessaloniki from Blagoevgrad closer to your date of departure here.

There are 4 ways to get from Thessaloniki to Blagoevgrad: bus, ferry, flight or train.

The cheapest way to get from Thessaloniki to Blagoevgrad is by taking a train. You can find average ticket prices around $5 (€5) compared to other travel options to Blagoevgrad:

A train is generally $5 (€5) less than a bus for the same journey. Taking a bus costs on average $10 (€10) from Thessaloniki to Blagoevgrad.

The quickest way to travel to Blagoevgrad from Thessaloniki is by bus, which takes on average 3 h 15 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, taking a train requires on average 0 h 0 min   of travel time.

The Thessaloniki to Blagoevgrad distance is around 95 miles (153 km).

The average frequency per day from Thessaloniki to Blagoevgrad is:

  • Around 6 buses per day.

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

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

  • Buses mostly depart from Thessaloniki, Macedonia Intercity Bus Station and arrive in Blagoevgrad, Avtogara (Благоевград, Автогара).

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Thessaloniki to Blagoevgrad, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

  • Travel with Brittany Ferries to go to Blagoevgrad by bus. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Brittany Ferries Thessaloniki to Blagoevgrad tickets on Omio for $10 (€10).

Yes, there are direct routes from Thessaloniki to Blagoevgrad with the following travel companies:

  • You'll find 6 direct buses a day to Blagoevgrad with Union Ivkoni International.

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

Many of our customers traveling from Thessaloniki to Blagoevgrad don't make Blagoevgrad their final stop. Some of the destinations worth visiting after Blagoevgrad are Sofia, Plovdiv or Dupnitsa, either of which you could add to your trip itinerary. Check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel from Blagoevgrad to any of these top destinations today!

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

  • A bus ticket is costing on average $10 (€10) one way for this route.
  • A train ticket costs $5 (€5) one way on average for this trip.

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

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