hessaloniki is easily accessible by air, sea, and road. Once there, the public transportation system provides a safe, dependable and efficient way to move around the city. The public transportation network consists of buses. Thessaloniki is also connected with other parts of the mainland through a network of roads and railways.
Visitors arriving by air will arrive to “Thessaloniki Airport Makedonia”, which is located just 16 km from Thessaloniki (IATA code: SKG) and connected to the city center via bus lines OASTH No 01X and No 01N (Night).
Thessaloniki is easily reached by direct international flight connections to about 117 direct destinations, including major cities around the world and has 22 daily flights to Athens. 58 airlines fly to 141 destinations in 41 countries from the Makedonia International Airport. The airport operates with frequent connections to most Greek cities and islands, serving over 2,5 million passengers per year.
Tel.: 2310 985000
The New Railway Station is the central passenger terminal of Thessaloniki, is located on Monastiriou street and it has seven docks. It is used by TRAINOSE as a starting point or a transfer point to other trains that cover the entire length of the rail network in Northern Greece.
Tel.: 2310 599421
Its strategic location on Egnatia Highway -connecting East to the West- neighboring four countries, makes the city easily accessible to travelers from almost every corner of the world.
Emergency Phone: 1077
- Citizens of EU
EU Citizens do not need a visa to travel to Greece. In most cases a personal ID card will suffice to enter the country.
- Non-EU Citizens
Greece is a member of the European Union and for most nationalities no visa is required.
Citizens of some countries need an entry visa for Greece.
If you need a visa, make sure to apply for one well in advance. To check current visa requirements or find the nearest Greek Embassy or Consulate see the information provided by the Greek Ministry of Foreign Affairs.