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How To Get From Thessaloniki Airport To City Center – All Possible Ways

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We will write how to get from Thessaloniki airport to city center. The distance from Thessaloniki airport to city center is 17 kilometers.

The travel time from Thessaloniki airport to city is around 25 minutes by taxi and if you go by bus 40-50 minutes. Click here to book online Thessaloniki activities and day trips

The cheapest way from Thessaloniki airport to city center is by bus for €2 and if you go by taxi will be around €20.

You can also rent a car in Thessaloniki airport or get a private transfer that can be cheaper than a taxi.

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WHERE TO STAY IN THESSALONIKI

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THESSALONIKI AIRPORT TO CITY CENTER

AIRPORT BUS THESSALONIKI AIRPORT TO CITY CENTER

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The cheapest way from Thessaloniki airport to city center is by bus. The Airport Bus from Thessaloniki airport to city center is running every 40 minutes 24 hours.

The bus fare is €2 one way ticket for adults and €1 for children (up to 6 years old are free of charge). You can buy the tickets in the vending machine on the bus makes sure you have the exact change.

The travel time is around 40-50 minutes depending on your final destination at city center. You can get the Airport Bus Thessaloniki outside easy to find since it’s so small Thessaloniki airport.

OASTH Buses 1X And 1N

The OASTH Buses 1X and 1N. The bus 1X is leaving every 20-30 minutes during the day. You can get off Platia Aristotelous and at Thessaloniki Train Station (Neos Sidirodromikos Stathmos).

The last bus stop is the Bus Terminal at Thessaloniki. Bus 1N is running at night time every 40-60 minutes.

Buses 79, 79A And 79B

Buses 79, 79A and 79B is going from Thessaloniki airport to IKEA departs from 6 05 am until 10 30 pm. The buses will also stop at Halkidikis Bus Station.

The bus fare is €2 one-way ticket for adults and €1 for children (up to 6 years old are free of charge). You can buy the tickets in the vending machine on the bus makes sure you have the exact change.

BY TAXI FROM THESSALONIKI AIRPORT TO CITY CENTER

If you go from Thessaloniki airport to city center by taxi the most comfortable, available 24/7 and fastest way. The travel time by taxi is around 25 minutes and the taxi fare from Thessaloniki airport to city center is €20. The prices and travel time aren’t fixed and it will depending on traffic and your final destination.

CAR RENTAL AT THESSALONIKI AIRPORT

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There are many options for renting a car in Thessaloniki’s airport. It’s the most convenient option if you have a place to park your car in Thessaloniki. It will take you 25 minutes to get to Thessaloniki from the airport with a private car. There are a few agencies like Hertz, Avis, Centauro available in the airport.

Car rental option can be great if you are traveling with a few people or a lot of luggage and planning to visit places around Thessaloniki. Make sure you have parking place in your hotel or Airbnb since sometimes can be so challenging in Thessaloniki.

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PRIVATE TRANSPORTATION FROM THESSALONIKI AIRPORT TO CITY CENTER

Hotel transfers are also very easy and convenient but can be a little bit pricey. The transfers are usually available 24 hours and is only ideal if you have the budget and you really want comfort after your flight to Thessaloniki. Prices are around €25 and you will be able to fit up to 4 people. It could be €6 per person.

ACCOMMODATION BUDGET TRAVEL IN THESSALONIKI

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Our choice in Thessaloniki was Antigon Urban Chic Hotel in the heart of the city. The location of this Boutique hotel is great and our stay was amazing. Once you stay at Antigon Urban Chic Hotel, you will realize why is part of The Leadings Hotels of the World and why in Booking.com it has a rating of 9.6.

A lot of budget option is available for accommodation in Thessaloniki. Where you can sleep in a dorm room or a room from €10-25, while you can stay in a budget hotel for as low as €50. There are so many to choose from depending on what type and how luxurious you want your stay to be starting from €100. 

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FOOD BUDGET TRAVEL IN GREECE

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There are many food that you should try in Greece, you can spend €3-7 per meal. You should probably try gyros and souvlaki, this has become one of our favorite food to eat in Greece. It comes with salad, sauce and French Fries. The cost of each starts from €2-3. Bougatsa is a custard pastry available in Greece.

You can find this anywhere in the country, the price of this piece of pastry is €2.40. And you should definitely try their go to Greek food Baklavas. There are fine restaurants where you can a three course meal for €10 and the food is amazing in Greece. We loved it feta cheese, gyros, souvlaki and salad so much!

BEST TIME TO VISIT IN GREECE

The weather in Greece varies from time to time so better be prepared for the sudden change of weather during your stay.  The best time to visit Greece are the months of April-June (Spring) and September-October (Autumn) is where the Shoulder season takes place.

In this time it offers you to enjoy and embrace the fun that Greece has to offer. In this times you’ll see that prices for tour and hotels go down.

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CASH AND ATMS IN GREECE

The currency used all throughout Greece is Euro just like all European country. The exact currency of Euro to dollar is A €1 = $1.13678 USD. You can use debit cards everywhere in Greece. ATM’s are available and accessible in all part of the country.

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Happy Travels!

Ruben Arribas is a Spanish traveler who has traveled more than 70+ countries around the world. Now based in the Philippines!

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