Istanbul to Thessaloniki

Istanbul to Thessaloniki Thessaloniki to Istanbul
Between Istanbul, Turkey and Thessaloniki, Greece we found up to 6 bus departures, including 2 night buses. The bus departs from Istanbul at 08:00 and arrives in Thessaloniki at 22:30 the same day. The prices for the cheapest one way adult tickets range from 40 ÔéČ to 51 ÔéČ.

Traveling by bus from Istanbul to Thessaloniki

The shortest travel distance between Istanbul and Thessaloniki is 595 km. The fastest bus which departs at 08:00 has a travel time of 09:00h. The longest travel time on the route is 14:30h. Depending on the selected departure, the following amenities are available: air condition, wifi and toilet. While some of the buses are direct, there are also the ones which stop for a short break in Alexandroupoli, Komotini and Xanthi.

Overnight buses

If you want to travel overnight and save money on accommodation or arrive in Thessaloniki earlier, there is 1 night bus departing from Istanbul to Thessaloniki. The overnight bus departs at 22:00 and arrives at the same day. Below are the most popular night departures to Thessaloniki:

Bus companies

There is a total of 2 bus companies operating the routes. These bus companies have been rated 3 times. Here you can see the most popular bus companies operating this route and their overall rating.

Departure and arrival stations

If you're wanting more detailed information about either Istanbul or Thessaloniki, including general information, station and stop information and other popular routes, you can follow the links below.
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You can see information about the departure station and stops Istanbul here

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You can see information about the arrival station and stops Thessaloniki here

Cheapest ticket prices

Adult ticket: 40 ÔéČ (One-Way) or 80 ÔéČ (Return).

Trip reviews from Istanbul to Thessaloniki

3 like-minded travellers have taken the time to leave their thoughts and review their trip from Istanbul to Thessaloniki. The average rating is 9.38 with the most recent review having been submitted on 04.11.2019. 11:27. You can read a few of the user submitted reviews for the companies operating the route below
10 By Ján | November 4, 2019
The Staff...No Internet
8.75 By Anonymous | July 16, 2019

We were about 3 hours later getting to our destination than expected.

...There were 7 americans on the bus including myself and no one working for the company spoke any english! We were just guessing as of what to do and when to do it. The delay was insane too. 3 hours late is not cool. Requested to sit with my friend who I was traveling with and the workers were very rude about our request.

Other popular destinations from Thessaloniki

If you're looking for inspiration as to where to travel next once you've reached Thessaloniki, here is the list of the most popular travel combinations that our clients have previously purchased their tickets for:

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