Flights to Thessaloniki

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Last minute flights to Thessaloniki

Departure Sun, 29 Mar Return Wed, 01 Apr
LTN London
SKG Thessaloniki
return from £33
Departure Wed, 01 Apr Return Tue, 07 Apr
MAN Manchester
SKG Thessaloniki
return from £85
Departure Sat, 28 Mar Return Thu, 09 Apr
TLV Tel Aviv
SKG Thessaloniki
return from £52
Departure Sat, 28 Mar Return Tue, 31 Mar
LCA Larnaca
SKG Thessaloniki
return from £69
Popular flight routes to Thessaloniki

Trips to Thessaloniki

Thessaloniki travel

Thessaloniki is a lively fusion of ancient and modern. It is one of Greece's largest and oldest cities located in the central Macedonian region of Greece. The city is a melting pot of thousands of years of influence from many different cultures. Travellers taking a trip to Thessaloniki can expect to find a centre filled with Byzantine churches, Roman relics, Ottoman monuments and bustling markets surrounded by old city walls. While these sites attract much attention, there are also appealing modern areas, beautiful sun-soaked beaches and a vibrant nightlight. Check out our offers flight + hotel to Thessaloniki!

Things to do and places to see in Thessaloniki

Thessaloniki provides a unique insight into the country's rich history with an amazing collection of ancient ruins, museums and Byzantine churches. Visitors will also discover that the city is something of a veritable foodie destination, with a seemingly limitless selection of gourmet restaurants and traditional taverns serving regional cuisine. Seamlessly blending the old with the modern, Thessaloniki appeals to all ages and is also known for its live music scene and energetic nightlife.

When visiting Thessaloniki, be sure to:

  • Trace Thessaloniki's past at the colossal Rotonda of Galerius built in 306AD, filled with mosaics and glittering gold artwork
  • Visit the Roman Forum, once upon a time at the very heart of the city's political and public life
  • Climb the White Tower, former prison turned museum and symbol of the city
  • Soak up the atmosphere of the old Turkish quarter
  • Take a tour of the city's Byzantine churches
  • Sip an ouzo on a terrace and watch the world go by.
  • Climb up to the viewing platform of the Kastra, the city's ancient citadel, to see the city from above
  • Visit the birthplace of Kemal Ataturk, founder of the Republic of Turkey
  • See the splendour of the Church of Saint Sophia (Ayía Sofía), one of the city's key historical monuments
  • Hit the restaurants, bars and clubs around Ladadika to enjoy local dishes and a fun-filled night out
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Thessaloniki airports

Thessaloniki Airport (also known as Thessaloniki Macedonia Airport or SKG) is the second largest airport in Greece, located approximately nine miles outside of the city centre. The airport handles several million passengers per year on flights to Thessaloniki and the surrounding region.

  • Thessaloniki Airport

    Top airlines

    Many large airlines operate cheap flights to Thessaloniki including: Aegean Airlines, Olympic Air and Ryanair.


    Thessaloniki Airport is located about 9 miles southeast of the city centre.

    Transport options

    You can access the city centre via the national road, route 67 and the route 25 motorway, and the journey takes about 25 minutes. There are a number of car rental agencies on-site. The only buses that connect the airport with the city centre are the express bus 78 (during the day), 78A (early morning) and 78N (in the evening) which run to the main Railway Station and Bus Station via Platia Aristotelous every 45 minutes or so. Metered taxis are available from outside the terminal building with a journey time of about 30 minutes to the city centre.

FAQ's about Thessaloniki

🔍 How can I find cheap flights to Thessaloniki at Opodo?
At Opodo you can find flights from £28 to Thessaloniki. Our offers are the result of a combination of different technologies, machine learning algorithms and real searches form our customers in our platform, so you can get the options that better suits your needs when flying to Thessaloniki.
🖱️ When's the best time to book flights to Thessaloniki?
The top month to book flights to Thessaloniki is July, based on our Opodo UK customers. The next most popular booking period for Thessaloniki flights is September. In third place: August. By this we mean when travellers book their tickets. For the best time to actually travel to Thessaloniki, read on.
📅 When's the best time to go to Thessaloniki?
We checked our customers' flight searches, and the winner of best time to fly to Thessaloniki is... August. The next best month to travel to Thessaloniki is July. And let's not forget September, the third top choice for when to go to Thessaloniki. However if you prefer things on the less busy side, we can also tell you (quietly) that the least popular month for flights to Thessaloniki is January.
✈️ Which airlines fly to Thessaloniki from the UK?
Airlines flying direct from the UK to Thessaloniki include:
- Ryanair, which flies from London and Manchester to Thessaloniki
- Wizz Air UK, which has flights from London
- Easyjet, with flights from London to Thessaloniki and Manchester

Indirect flights from the UK to Thessaloniki include:
- Aegean Airlines, which flies from London and Edinburgh and also from Aberdeen
- Scandinavian Airlines, with flights from London and Manchester to Thessaloniki plus Birmingham
- Olympic Air, which has flights from London
🕑 How long before a flight to Thessaloniki should I be at the airport?
If you want to be on time for your flight to Thessaloniki, make sure to be at the airport at least two to three hours in advance. Check-ins, security controls, customs and boarding the airplane can take some time. At Opodo you can find the best deals for flights to Thessaloniki departing from over 50 cities and choose from a variety of services that will improve your time at the airport and guarantee a much better travel experience, such as priority boarding and additional luggage. For more convenience, when booking your flight to Thessaloniki at Opodo you can also add insurance or opt for a refundable fare and have a problem-free trip!
🛄 What is the name of Thessaloniki’s airport?
Thessaloniki is served by 1 airport[s]. Athens International Airport operates flights towards both domestic and international destinations within 50 cities, such as London, Manchester and Larnaca, the most popular routes.
📌 How far is Thessaloniki’s airport from the city centre?
Thessaloniki’s airport Athens International Airport is located 194 miles from the city centre.
💶 How much is the trip from the airport to Thessaloniki’s city centre?
By Public transport: The price for the trip is about 0.85 GBP per person. By taxi: If you have more budget and prefer to take a taxi from Athens International Airport , for example, the average price for the ride to Thessaloniki centre is around 2.99 GBP per km. By car: For more convenience and freedom during your stay, Opodo has the best offers of car rentals in Thessaloniki. Pick your preferred car type and get from Athens International Airport to Thessaloniki city centre on your own terms.
🗺️ How to get from the airport to Thessaloniki city centre?
There are many ways to get from Athens International Airport to central Thessaloniki:
🚗 Driving:
If you go by car or decide to take a taxi, be aware of traffic. The average travel time from Athens International Airport to Thessaloniki city centre when driving is 5 hours 6 mins, but it may vary depending on the time of the day.
By bus:
Another way to go to Thessaloniki city center is by bus. On average, it is possible to get there in around 7 hours 33 mins.
By Train:
Commuting from Athens International Airport to central Thessaloniki by Train takes around 6 hours 40 mins, depending on the time and the day of the week.
💳 How much should I budget for a trip to Thessaloniki?
If you are going to Thessaloniki, here is a list with an average price of some goods:
  • - Inexpensive Restaurant: 10.24 GBP
  • - Mid Range Restaurante: 29.87 GBP
  • - Cheap Restaurant: 5.97 GBP
  • - Domestic Beer: 3.41 GBP
  • - Imported Beer: 4.27 GBP
  • - Coffee: 2.80 GBP
  • - SoftDrink: 1.47 GBP
  • - Water: 0.43 GBP

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