You can get from Thessaloniki Airport to city by bus or taxi. You can also rent a car without a driver. The trip by Thessaloniki Airport bus takes 45 minutes and costs EUR 2. Gettting to the city centre by transfer will take 25 minutes, and you will have to pay from EUR 24 for such a trip. The distance between Thessaloniki Macedonia Airport and the city centre is 15 km.
The Thessaloniki Airport shuttle runs from the airport to the city centre 24/7. It is comfortbale inside it, however there is no room for large luggage. This bus goes through city centre, and makes stops at the city railway station and bus station. You can also take a taxi at any time of day.
Thessaloniki is the cultural capital of Greece known for its colourful festivals and frequent celebrations. The whole city is included on the UNESCO World Heritage List. The city has a rich history dating back to the 4th century BC. The modern city is very beautiful - there is a huge number of sights in it! After arriving in Thessaloniki, take a stroll along the waterfront and visit the White Tower of Thessaloniki which is a museum of city history. To feel the true spirit of the place, go to to the Liberty and Aristotelous squares, as there are lots of various shops and restaurants there. Besides, different festivals, concerts and performances are often held there.
The Thessaloniki Airport bus №78 (at night - №78N) takes tourists from the airport to the city 24/7. Bus travel takes 45 minutes and costs EUR 2. Thessaloniki shuttle tickets can be bought from the driver when boarding.
shuttle №78 (daytime bus), №78N (nighttime bus)
№78: from 06:00 a.m. to 11:00 p.m.
№78N: from 11:30 p.m. to 05:30 a.m.
Airport – Central railway station – Macedonia intercity bus station
Medium: soft seats, roomy cabin, no room for large luggage.
travellers without small children, young tourists, those who want to save money, travellers with hand luggage, those who arrive at night.
The bus stop is located at the exit from the terminal, on the right side.
If you are travelling with your family or have lots of luggage, then public transport is not a good option for you. It is better to book a private Thessaloniki Airport transfer (on the website or via phone) and get to the city centre fast and with comfort. Travel by taxi Thessaloniki Airport takes 25 minutes and costs EUR 24 for an Economy-class car and EUR 46 for a minibus up to 7 passengers.
to your hotel in Thessaloniki or private address
You will spend 5min looking for a taxi at Thessaloniki Airport
There is no need to wait for a pre-booked transfer: the driver will meet you at the exit from the arrivals area with a nameplate.
Taxi on the spot: journey without stops and other passengers.
Pre-booked transfer: meeting at the airport with a nameplate, wide range of car classes, help with luggage, English-speaking driver, opportunity to make a pre-payment by card, air-conditioning, spacious boot, child seats, minibuses for groups of tourists
from EUR 24 for an Economy-class car, from EUR 46 for a minibus for a group of people
businessmen, families with small children, large groups of tourists, travellers with large luggage, those who arrive at night, aged tourists, those who are in Thessaloniki for the first time.
The taxi rank is located at the exit from the terminal, on the left side.
from 1 day
from 1 year
To rent a car without a driver to get from Thessaloniki Airport to the city center you need to provide standard set of documents: a driving license of your country, a passport, and a credit card. In order to avoid problems with the police, it’s better to have an IDL. The price of car rental per day starts at €9 for a compact car. The price includes insurance that covers carjacking and motor vehicle collisions, road tolls and airport tax. The latter one is applied if you rent a car at the airport in Thessaloniki on the day of arrival.
within the EU
you choose transport, don’t wait for anyone
Hire a car online or rent it right at Thessaloniki Airport.
To get from Thessaloniki Airport to city, use city buses or book a private transfer. Public transport is usually chosen by those who want to save money, as well as those who are travelling light. If you don't want to check bus timetables, have large luggage or are travelling to Thessaloniki with children, booking a transfer will be the best option for you. Have a nice trip!