Istanbul to Thessaloniki

Istanbul to Thessaloniki Thessaloniki to Istanbul
Between Istanbul, Turkey and Thessaloniki, Greece we found up to 10 bus departures, including 6 night buses. The earliest bus departure from Istanbul is at 12:00 arriving to Thessaloniki at 20:45 the same day. While the latest bus departure is at 20:00 and arrives at 06:00 the following day. The prices for the cheapest one way adult tickets range from ÔéČ39 to ÔéČ40.

Traveling by bus from Istanbul to Thessaloniki

The shortest travel distance between Istanbul and Thessaloniki is 595 km. The fastest bus which departs at 12:00 has a travel time of 08:30h. The longest travel time on the route is 10:00h. 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 are 6 night buses from Istanbul to Thessaloniki. The overnight buses depart between 16:00 and 22:00 and arrive between 01:00 and 06:00 the following 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 4 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: ÔéČ39 (One-Way) or ÔéČ78 (Return).

Trip reviews from Istanbul to Thessaloniki

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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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