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Introducing Thessaloniki


Located in the north of the country, this 3000-year-old city is famous for having hosted three major civilizations: the Romans, the Byzantines, and the Ottomans. Mustafa Kemal Atatürk, the founder of the Turkish Republic, was born and raised in Thessaloniki, rendering this city particularly important to Turkish people. Built by the shores of the Thermaikos Gulf, Thessaloniki comprised of two sections. Most of the important places and the famous sanctuaries are located in the old town. Our flight to Thessaloniki is ready for boarding!

Thessaloniki is known for:


History and Art Entertainment and Shopping Culinary Swimming Seaside

Quick information

NEARBY CITIES
Serres (79 km)
Halkidiki (101 km)
Kilkis (54 km)
CURRENCY
Euro (EUR)

COUNTRY CODE
+30

ELECTRIC POWER
F, C, E

TIME ZONE
GMT +2

AVG. PRICE OF A COFFEE
N/A

AVG. PRICE OF A MEAL (2 PEOPLE)
N/A

Average Temperature

January
5 °C
February
6.7 °C
March
9.4 °C
April
13.3 °C
May
18.3 °C
June
22.8 °C
July
25 °C
August
24.4 °C
September
21.1 °C
October
16.1 °C
November
11.1 °C
December
6.7 °C

Thessaloniki airport information

PUBLIC TRANSPORT:

The city center is 15 km from Thessaloniki Airport and you can get there using the number 78 bus service which leaves every 25 minutes from the arrivals area. It costs €2 to get to the city center and you can buy a ticket from the kiosk at the bus stop. The journey takes about 30 minutes. Alternatively, you can take the number 79 bus to the IKEA station and continue on with one of buses 2, 3 or 8, depending on your destination.

Average time from airport: 30 minutes

Distance from airport: 15 km

TAXI:

If you don’t want to waste time waiting for buses, you can get to the city center using the 24 hour taxi service that runs from the airport. The average cost of a taxi from the airport to the city center is €15.

Average taxi price: 15 euros

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