Traveling to Thessaloniki
Flights from all major European cities to Thessaloniki last 2 to 4 hours. Flights to Thessaloniki are available by many airlines from various parts of Europe. The international airport of Thessaloniki, named Makedonia airport, is approximately 15 km east of the city.
THESSALONIKI INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT - MAKEDONIA
From Macedonia International Airport of Thessaloniki bus Line 78
, route Airport - KTEL Station, goes directly to the city centre. It takes 60 minutes. Thessaloniki has regular city bus services. Tickets can be purchased from the Thessaloniki Urban Transport Organization (OASTH) desks 07.00 – 21.00, or from automatic vending machines on board buses. A taxi
to the city centre takes 30 minutes.
You can travel to Thessaloniki from anywhere in the world via Athens. The distance from Athens is about 500 kilometres and there are several flights a day (air time from Athens to Thessaloniki is about an hour).ATHENS INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT – EL. VENIZELOS
Thessaloniki has a main railway station
to the west of the city. You can take a bus or a taxi from the station to reach the city centre, your hotel or the HELEXPO complex (taxi fare is approx. 4 , from the train station to the HELEXPO complex).
: E75 motorway to Thessaloniki
(if coming from Italy): take E90 (Ioannina – Grevena – Veroia – Kleidi) and switch to E75 for Thessaloniki
: E75 to Thessaloniki
: E79 to Thessaloniki
: E90 (Alexandroupolis – Kavala) to Thessaloniki
How to get to Helexpo
The Helexpo complex is in the city centre and within walking distance from most hotels.
to city centre: line 78
station to city centre: lines 2, 3, 8, 10, 11, 14, 17 & 37