Thessaloniki: Access, transportation, useful info and telephones
City Buses: For transportation in the city of Thessaloniki and the surrounding suburbs.
Intercity Buses: Macedonia Intercity Station is located 5km west of the center of Thessaloniki. It is easily accessible through the center, as well as the new nide west of the city center, where it is easily connected to Thessaloniki ring road.
Trains: Thessaloniki Railway Station is 2 km far from the center of Thessaloniki (28, Monastiraki str) who daily serve hundreds of citizens and visitors through various suburban lines and intercity network.
Ships: The port of Thessaloniki serves the needs of all passengers (over 220.000 passengers).
Airplanes: "Macedonia" Airport in Thessaloniki, the second biggest airport in Greece, is 14 km far from the city center, serving over 3,5 million passengers all year round.
|Useful telephones||Access -Transportation
Access to Thessaloniki by car is easy through the existing road network.
The best way to explore, wander around Thessaloniki and discover its nature and sights is to have your own vehicle. It is worth visiting places where local tranportation and organized tours do not reach.
Indicative routes and distances from Thessaloniki:
Athens: 502 km
Alexandroupolis: 302 km
Patras: 471 km
Ioannina: 261 km
Preveza: 349 km
The main roads connecting Attica to other main cities of Greece are:
For your convenience, you can use the route map on the field “Routes” with information about the mileage, the time you need and the route you will follow, selecting the points of interest.
The Intercity Bus Stations is 5km west of the center of Thessaloniki. It is easily accessible through the center, as well as the new nide west of the city center, where it is easily connected to Thessaloniki ring road.
The buses (KTEL) in Thessaloniki serve:
Departures - Arrivals
O.A.S.TH. is second largest Urban Transport Organisation in Greece providing high quality service while it aims at continuous upgrading.
By using the Buses of O.A.S.TH. you can:
Thessaloniki Railway Station is located in the western part of the city and is a center of transportation, as well as apart from the railway station, there are city buses of OASTH while Thessaloniki Metro is under construction.
"Macedonia" airport in Thessaloniki has seasonal flights as well as flights with destinations to Greece and other countries all year round.
There are also charter flights.
At Macedonia airport a restaurant, four cafes, a pastry shop and duty free shops are open from 06:00 to 23:00.
Also you will find car rental agencies, exchange offices, automatic teller machines (ATMs) and short and long term parking.
Useful telephones of "Macedonia" airport (country code: +30):
You can access Macedonia Airport by taxi or bus to and from Macedonia Intercity Bus Station though 78 line και 78Ν nightbus.
El. Veinzelos Airport, Athens
Location of every flight, any time of day, anywhere in the world, http://flightaware.com/live/
The port of Thessaloniki is the gateway to the wider region for the movement of passengers and freight to / from the islands of the Aegean Sea.
The lines run throughout the year, with more routes during the summer months, serving primarily the North East Aegean islands (Lemnos, Lesvos, Chios, Ikaria, Samos) and the northern Sporades (Skiathos, Skopelos, Alonissos).
Thessaloniki tel: +30 2313.325.821-4
For your stay in Thessaloniki Prefecture, you can book a room in one of the hotels and Bed & Breakfast inns.
In Thessaloniki, as well as in many other areas of the County, there are hotels and accommodations of various categories and types (rooms to let, residences, Bed & Breakfast inns, studios, hostels, guesthouses and furnished apartments) that can satisfy every visitor's demands and needs for a pleasant and enjoyable stay.
You will find wonderful hotels, rooms and apartments to let of all categories and price ranges.