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Flights to Thessaloniki

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Last minute flights to Thessaloniki

Departure Tue, 03 Dec Return Thu, 12 Dec
LTN London
SKG Thessaloniki
return from £48
Departure Sun, 17 Nov Return Mon, 18 Nov
LGW London
SKG Thessaloniki
return from £182
Departure Sun, 01 Dec Return Sat, 07 Dec
MAN Manchester
SKG Thessaloniki
return from £31
Departure Sun, 24 Nov Return Wed, 27 Nov
LCA Larnaca
SKG Thessaloniki
return from £99
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.

    Location

    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

🖱️ 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.
🕑 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 9 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]. Makedonia Apt operates flights towards both domestic and international destinations within 9 cities, such as London, Manchester and Larnaca, the most popular routes.
📌 How far is Thessaloniki’s airport from the city centre?
Thessaloniki’s airport Makedonia Apt is located 9 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 0.86 GBP per person. By taxi: If you have more budget and prefer to take a taxi from Makedonia Apt , for example, the average price for the ride to Thessaloniki centre is around 2.82 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 Makedonia Apt 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 Makedonia Apt to central Thessaloniki:
🚗 Driving:
If you go by car or decide to take a taxi, be aware of traffic. The average travel time from Makedonia Apt to Thessaloniki city centre when driving is 28 mins, but it may vary depending on the time of the day.
💳 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: 8.56 GBP
  • - Mid Range Restaurante: 29.96 GBP
  • - Cheap Restaurant: 5.56 GBP
  • - Domestic Beer: 3.00 GBP
  • - Imported Beer: 3.85 GBP
  • - Coffee: 2.73 GBP
  • - SoftDrink: 1.23 GBP
  • - Water: 0.43 GBP

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