Bus from Istanbul to Thessaloniki

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Compare all timetables for the bus from Istanbul to Thessaloniki

Here is a selection of the cheapest bus trips from the schedule from Istanbul to Thessaloniki from various bus operators like Arda Tur, Alpar Turizm or Lilian Express for the next days.
today
from $39
tomorrow
from $39
Friday
from $39
Saturday
from $39
Sunday
from $39
Monday
from $44
Tuesday
from $44

Cheapest bus trips today

Prices are for one way and one person
  • Alpar Turizm
    9h 0m
    8:00 PM
    Istanbul
    5:00 AM
    Thessaloniki
    Alpar Turizm
    Economy
    $39
  • Arda Tur
    8h 45m
    12:00 PM
    Istanbul
    Central Bus Station
    8:45 PM
    Thessaloniki
    Bus Stop
    Arda Tur
    Economy
    $44
  • Arda Tur
    9h 0m
    12:00 PM
    Istanbul
    Central Bus Station
    9:00 PM
    Thessaloniki
    Bus Stop
    Arda Tur
    Economy
    $44
  • Lilian Express
    10h 0m
    8:00 PM
    Istanbul
    Central Bus Station
    6:00 AM
    Thessaloniki
    Bus Stop
    Lilian Express
    Economy
    $44

Cheapest bus trips tomorrow

Prices are for one way and one person
  • Alpar Turizm
    9h 0m
    8:00 PM
    Istanbul
    5:00 AM
    Thessaloniki
    Alpar Turizm
    Economy
    $39
  • Arda Tur
    8h 45m
    12:00 PM
    Istanbul
    Central Bus Station
    8:45 PM
    Thessaloniki
    Bus Stop
    Arda Tur
    Economy
    $42
  • Arda Tur
    9h 0m
    12:00 PM
    Istanbul
    Central Bus Station
    9:00 PM
    Thessaloniki
    Bus Stop
    Arda Tur
    Economy
    $42
  • Lilian Express
    10h 0m
    8:00 PM
    Istanbul
    Central Bus Station
    6:00 AM
    Thessaloniki
    Bus Stop
    Lilian Express
    Economy
    $44

Cheapest bus trips Friday

Prices are for one way and one person
  • Alpar Turizm
    9h 0m
    8:00 PM
    Istanbul
    5:00 AM
    Thessaloniki
    Alpar Turizm
    Economy
    $39
  • Arda Tur
    8h 45m
    12:00 PM
    Istanbul
    8:45 PM
    Thessaloniki
    Arda Tur
    Economy
    $44
  • Arda Tur
    9h 0m
    12:00 PM
    Istanbul
    9:00 PM
    Thessaloniki
    Arda Tur
    Economy
    $44
  • Arda Tur
    9h 0m
    4:00 PM
    Istanbul
    1:00 AM
    Thessaloniki
    Arda Tur
    Economy
    $44

Cheapest bus trips Saturday

Prices are for one way and one person
  • Alpar Turizm
    9h 0m
    8:00 PM
    Istanbul
    5:00 AM
    Thessaloniki
    Alpar Turizm
    Economy
    $39
  • Arda Tur
    8h 45m
    12:00 PM
    Istanbul
    Esenler Otogarı (Bayrampasa)
    8:45 PM
    Thessaloniki
    Bus Stop
    Arda Tur
    Economy
    $50
  • Arda Tur
    9h 0m
    12:00 PM
    Istanbul
    Esenler Otogarı (Bayrampasa)
    9:00 PM
    Thessaloniki
    Station Makedonia
    Arda Tur
    Economy
    $50
  • Arda Tur
    8h 45m
    4:00 PM
    Istanbul
    Esenler Otogarı (Bayrampasa)
    12:45 AM
    Thessaloniki
    Bus Stop
    Arda Tur
    Economy
    $50

Cheapest bus trips Sunday

Prices are for one way and one person
  • Alpar Turizm
    9h 0m
    8:00 PM
    Istanbul
    5:00 AM
    Thessaloniki
    Alpar Turizm
    Economy
    $39
  • Arda Tur
    8h 45m
    12:00 PM
    Istanbul
    Esenler Otogarı (Bayrampasa)
    8:45 PM
    Thessaloniki
    Bus Stop
    Arda Tur
    Economy
    $50
  • Arda Tur
    9h 0m
    12:00 PM
    Istanbul
    Esenler Otogarı (Bayrampasa)
    9:00 PM
    Thessaloniki
    Station Makedonia
    Arda Tur
    Economy
    $50
  • Arda Tur
    8h 45m
    4:00 PM
    Istanbul
    Esenler Otogarı (Bayrampasa)
    12:45 AM
    Thessaloniki
    Bus Stop
    Arda Tur
    Economy
    $50

Cheapest bus trips Monday

Prices are for one way and one person
  • Arda Tur
    8h 45m
    12:00 PM
    Istanbul
    Central Bus Station
    8:45 PM
    Thessaloniki
    Bus Stop
    Arda Tur
    Economy
    $44
  • Arda Tur
    9h 0m
    12:00 PM
    Istanbul
    Central Bus Station
    9:00 PM
    Thessaloniki
    Bus Stop
    Arda Tur
    Economy
    $44
  • Arda Tur
    9h 0m
    4:00 PM
    Istanbul
    Central Bus Station
    1:00 AM
    Thessaloniki
    Bus Stop
    Arda Tur
    Economy
    $44
  • Lilian Express
    10h 0m
    8:00 PM
    Istanbul
    Central Bus Station
    6:00 AM
    Thessaloniki
    Bus Stop
    Lilian Express
    Economy
    $44

Cheapest bus trips Tuesday

Prices are for one way and one person
  • Arda Tur
    8h 45m
    12:00 PM
    Istanbul
    8:45 PM
    Thessaloniki
    Arda Tur
    Economy
    $44
  • Arda Tur
    9h 0m
    12:00 PM
    Istanbul
    9:00 PM
    Thessaloniki
    Arda Tur
    Economy
    $44
  • Arda Tur
    9h 0m
    4:00 PM
    Istanbul
    1:00 AM
    Thessaloniki
    Arda Tur
    Economy
    $44
  • Lilian Express
    10h 0m
    8:00 PM
    Istanbul
    Central Bus Station
    6:00 AM
    Thessaloniki
    Bus Stop
    Lilian Express
    Economy
    $44

Frequency of bus connections between Istanbul and Thessaloniki

See here how frequent the connections between Istanbul and Thessaloniki are, during different times and days of the week.
Wednesday is the busiest day, with more than 18 daily buses from Istanbul to Thessaloniki. Sunday has instead the fewest connections, with only 7 daily coaches between Istanbul and Thessaloniki.
The busiest time of the day is the Afternoon, with 49 buses from Istanbul to Thessaloniki, while Evening sees the fewest connections between Istanbul and Thessaloniki, with 36 offers.

Facts about the bus from Istanbul to Thessaloniki

Compare all providers like Arda Tur, Alpar Turizm and Lilian Express that travel 12 times every day by bus from Istanbul to Thessaloniki in one click! Book your bus ticket from Istanbul to Thessaloniki starting from $39!

Cheapest Bus $39
Fastest Bus 8h 30m
Earliest Bus 12:00 PM
Latest Bus 10:00 PM
Daily Bus Routes 12 Ø
Distance 316.5 miles
Bus Companies Arda Tur, Alpar Turizm and Lilian Express

Cheapest bus connections from Istanbul to Thessaloniki

Every day, 12 buses from 3 bus companies leave Istanbul for Thessaloniki: in the table below, you will find the cheapest prices for a bus ticket for this route, starting from 05/29/2024 and for the following days.

Sunday
Monday
Tuesday
Wednesday
Thursday
Friday
Saturday
Sunday 05/26
Monday 05/27
Tuesday 05/28
Wednesday 05/29
$39
Thursday 05/30
$39
Friday 05/31
$39
Saturday 06/01
$39
Sunday 06/02
$39
Monday 06/03
$50
Tuesday 06/04
$50
Wednesday 06/05
$50
Thursday 06/06
$50
Friday 06/07
$50
Saturday 06/08
$39
Sunday 06/09
$39
Monday 06/10
$50
Tuesday 06/11
$50
Wednesday 06/12
$39
Thursday 06/13
$39
Friday 06/14
$50
Saturday 06/15
$39
Sunday 06/16
$50
Monday 06/17
$39
Tuesday 06/18
$39
Wednesday 06/19
$39
Thursday 06/20
$39
Friday 06/21
$39
Saturday 06/22

The cheapest time to travel from Istanbul to Thessaloniki

See here on which day and which time of the day you can find the cheapest bus ticket from Istanbul to Thessaloniki, for the next 30 days.
With a price starting from $39, Thursday is the cheapest day for a bus from Istanbul to Thessaloniki. Monday instead is the most expensive day with prices starting from $44.
Evening is the cheapest day time for bus tickets from Istanbul to Thessaloniki, with $39. Afternoon is the most expensive time of the day with prices starting from $42.

How to save money travelling from Istanbul to Thessaloniki

Travel can be expensive, but it doesn't need to be! Do you want to avoid paying a terrible price for your trip? Then follow these quick steps to save money:

Book the ticket from Istanbul to Thessaloniki in advance! The earlier you book, the cheaper usually the price is. Also, you will be sure to have a place on the bus from Istanbul to Thessaloniki, compared instead if you buy it at the last moment, or directly at the station.

If you can, avoid travelling at peak times. Instead of weekend, try travelling during the week. Travelling in the evening or at night it’s also cheaper, and later buses from Istanbul to Thessaloniki are also emptier.

Beloved bus companies from Istanbul to Thessaloniki

These are the most booked bus companies between Istanbul to Thessaloniki from our users.

All bus stations and stops in Istanbul and Thessaloniki

In the map below, you can see where to find all bus stations in Istanbul and Thessaloniki.

Service and Comfort on the bus from Istanbul to Thessaloniki

Want to know which seat classes are available on the buses from Istanbul to Thessaloniki? Or which bus companies serve the route Istanbul to Thessaloniki? Below you will find answers to your questions.

FAQs about the Istanbul to Thessaloniki bus

How much does a Istanbul Thessaloniki bus trip cost?

This depends on, among other things, the day and time of travel. The cheapest trip is available from $39 and takes 9h 0m to reach Thessaloniki. Compare offers to save money!

How much could I save by comparing buses from Istanbul to Thessaloniki?

This route is offered by 3 companies with a range of ticket prices between $39 and $50. Thus, we recommend booking your ticket as early as possible to make sure you get the cheapest bus ticket to Thessaloniki.

On average, how many connections are available from Istanbul to Thessaloniki each day?

Every day, the Istanbul to Thessaloniki bus route is served by approximately 12 connections. With our search, you can compare bus times to find the perfect trip.

How long does a bus journey from Istanbul to Thessaloniki take?

The fastest bus from Istanbul to Thessaloniki is offered by Arda Tur and takes 8h 30m. Bus tickets for this connection cost $50. In this context, bear in mind that the journey can take longer due to traffic.

What time is the first bus from Istanbul to Thessaloniki?

The earliest bus arriving in Thessaloniki from Istanbul starts at 12:00 PM. However, information regarding departure times may differ on weekends and holidays. Simply use our search to find exact times for your planned travel date.

What time is the last bus from Istanbul to Thessaloniki?

The latest bus trip departing from Istanbul for Thessaloniki starts at 10:00 PM. Please note that departure times may differ on weekends and holidays. So just use our search to find the exact times for your planned travel date.

Which bus companies operate the Istanbul Thessaloniki route?

When traveling by bus from Istanbul to Thessaloniki, passengers can travel with Arda Tur, Alpar Turizm and Lilian Express. With our search, you can compare all available bus tickets to book the one that works for you.

Is there a direct bus between Istanbul and Thessaloniki?

You can check all the direct connections between Istanbul and Thessaloniki by using our search and looking at the Changes section in our filters. These are some of the companies which offer a direct bus: Arda Tur, Alpar Turizm and Lilian Express.

What can I take with me on the Istanbul to Thessaloniki bus route?

Depending on which provider you travel with, what you're allowed to bring with you can vary. Generally, you can take a suitcase and hand luggage with you on the Istanbul Thessaloniki bus route free of charge. Simply use our search to find a bus that is best suited to your needs for your planned travel date.

What equipment is available for the Istanbul Thessaloniki bus route?

The equipment on board differs depending on the provider. However, many long-distance buses have WiFi so you can tell your friends your exact location during the journey. To make traveling even more pleasant, air conditioning systems provide ventilation. It is best to use our search to get precise information about the equipment of the bus from Istanbul to Thessaloniki on your planned travel date.

Available seat classes which are offered on the bus route Istanbul to Thessaloniki

Economy
Economy

The cheapest option available for your ticket, it usually comes with reclinable seats and AC.

More bus routes from Istanbul and Thessaloniki

Here’s an overview of the most popular bus routes from Istanbul and from Thessaloniki. Simply click on the connection of your choice, and you will find all the details about your bus route!

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