Ferry to Thessaloniki

The beautiful promenade in the port of Thessaloniki next to the White Tower

An easy guide for how to get to Thessaloniki Ferry Port, Description and recommendations for local public transportation services. Explore the website and find all necessary details for the ferry from Thessaloniki; Destinations and Routes with schedules and prices, Accommodation options with real time Availability and helpful tips for transfer opportunities in Thessaloniki!

Getting to Thessaloniki ferry harbor is the best option you have and it can be a very nice and exciting experience and especially if you are doing some island-hopping too. Greek islanders are seasoned ferry experts and they prefer to travel by ferry from Thessaloniki because of the convenience and flexibility it affords!

Cars are allowed on most ferries running from or to Thessaloniki, for an additional fee and children usually travel for half price!

  • Conventional and Catamaran ferries connect Thessaloniki with the islands of Skiathos, Skopelos, Alonissos (from June to September), Cyclades islands (infrequent) and Crete (infrequent).

Details for Thessaloniki Port

  • The Makedonia passenger sea traffic is served by a modern port terminal that is just 500m. from the city center.

How to get to Thessaloniki Harbor

By public bus from Thessaloniki airport to the harbor

  • On arrival at Macedonia International Airport, you can use the bus Line 78 (or Line 78N during night hours), route Airport-KTEL /central bus station (approx. price 2-3,00 Euro), which goes directly to the City center.

By Taxi from Thessaloniki airport to the harbor

  • Take a taxi instead of a public bus. There is a taxi rank outside the arrivals airport hall. One way ride takes about 30 minutes and costs around 20,00 Euro.

Ground services in Thessaloniki

Public Buses in Thessaloniki

  • Thessaloniki has a convenient bus system, connecting all areas to the city center, while plenty of taxis are available for those needing to get somewhere faster.
  • Standard adult tickets: 1,00 Euro. Up to four-way tickets valid for up to (4) trips made within seventy (70) minutes from the time of issue. Travel cards of various durations are also available.

Taxi service in Thessaloniki

  • Taxi companies operate 24-hour call centers
  • Most taxis currently use satellite navigator systems that facilitate a fast and easy transfer to any destination in the city.
  • As a rough guide, a taxi within the city will cost approximately 5 Euros, a taxi to the airport will cost between 20 –30 Euros.
  • A double fare is applicable between midnight and 05:00 am.

Note: All above information for Thessaloniki was accurate when it was published, but can change without notice.

Schedules, prices and availability to Thessaloniki

Book your ferry ticket to your destination with any ferry company that suits you better and enjoy your ferry trip in Greece! The “Easy-Way” booking system of go-Ferry.com, allows the most reliable online ferry reservations and offers cheaper, faster and better services for your ticket to and from Thessaloniki.

With go-Ferry.com you are able to connect online with the reservation systems of the most Greek shipping companies, to compare prices, to find information about routes and vessels, to look for alternative routes and to print instantly your prepaid Thessaloniki ferry ticket.

Ferry schedules may change by season, so take an optical canvassing via our search engine to receive the latest cull of dates, schedules, prices and availability to Thessaloniki by ferry. With so many accommodation options to cull from, you can be sure to find the best deal for the ferry ticket to and from Thessaloniki at a price that fit your budget.

Complete the under bellow fields and click on SHOW to find timetables and to compare the prices of all ferry companies!

Notice: Each year and depending on the period, there may be more or fewer connections to Thessaloniki. The biggest shipping companies (ferry operators) announce the new ferry schedules to Thessaloniki by the end of December and the rest of them by January-March each year!

Book in advance your ferry to Thessaloniki

Arrange your ferry journey

It is very important that you have organized your ferry to or from Thessaloniki in advance, having arranged all the details. You don't want something to go wrong, and you can achieve perfect holidays with a great organization. In addition to hotel accommodation and air-tickets, when you book the boat tickets to or from Thessaloniki you know that everything is under control even before leaving home.

There are many reasons why you should arrange to book in advance your ferry ticket. Here are some of the most important:

Pay for Hotel in Thessaloniki without using it!
During the high season in Greece, and especially in July and August, it is likely that you won't find ferry tickets to popular islands if you don't book them in advance. So, don't make the mistake to book your hotel on Thessaloniki without having booked the ferry pass to/from Thessaloniki. The last thing you want is to get to the port and not find an available ferry to or from Thessaloniki!

Save time in Thessaloniki!
Although we charge a commission for acquiring ferry bookings to/from Thessaloniki, this allows you not only to secure your tickets but also to save time in Greece; besides receiving a service and attention of first.

Have a bigger choice of Thessaloniki ferry tickets!
Buying in advance gives you a better chance of getting the ferry tickets to/from Thessaloniki, on the ferry you prefer and at the schedule you want. It does not make sense that your trip to/from Thessaloniki is interrupted by not finding available ferry departures, but it is possible.

Find more Thessaloniki routes!
If you want to organize your trip to or from Thessaloniki, it is wise to check all the possible routes and timelines in order to make the right combinations between Thessaloniki and the islands as well as between the air and the ferry tickets. Online, you can have an overview of all the routes going to Thessaloniki.

Get the best deal!
Ferry tickets to/from Thessaloniki can be expensive, so it’s natural to want to get the best deal on them. It has become a regular practice for ferries to announce special rates and deep discounts for booking tickets to or from Thessaloniki up to 3-6 months in advance.

Feeling Great having ferry tickets confirmation in your pocket!
You will feel a great feeling when having the ferry confirmation to or from Thessaloniki in your hands. The reservation with us will allow you to secure your tickets to or from Thessaloniki, you will be relieved to have the confirmation in your hands or on your smartphone!

Accommodation options on the ferry to Thessaloniki

Book your ideal accommodation option on the ferry to Thessaloniki and arrive fresh and rested to your destination! Comfortable armchairs, business class comfort seats, outside and inside cabins or economy deck chairs. There is a range of accommodation options to choose for a day or night ride to or from Thessaloniki port.

Suspended ferry routes from Thessaloniki

The following ferry routes have been suspended from the port of Thessaloniki and they are operated throughout the year from the port of Kavala (approx. 130 km east of Thessaloniki)

  • Kavala to Limnos
  • Kavala to Lesvos
  • Kavala to Chios
  • Kavala to Samos
  • Kavala to Ikaria
  • Kavala to Patmos
  • Kavala to Mykonos
  • Kavala to Agios Efstratios

About Thessaloniki

Thessaloniki (520 kilometer. north of Athens) is the second largest town of Hellenic Republic and also the most vital center of the mainland. Built close to Thermaikos gulf, it's a contemporary metropolis bearing the marks of its stormy history and its cosmopolitan character, that provides it a special beauty and charm.
Take a tour within the center of city and arrange to visit its near destinations. Also, while being in Thessaloniki it's value going up to Chalkidiki.

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