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About Thessaloniki

Thessaloniki is Greece's second-biggest city, known for its rich history and lively modern vibes. It sits by the sea, mixing old cultures with new experiences. Here, visitors find ancient ruins, tasty food, and fun activities all in one place. Thessaloniki is a must-see for anyone wanting to dive into Greek life and history.

Exploring Thessaloniki

In Thessaloniki, you can see history everywhere. The White Tower by the sea is a famous spot, showing the city's long past. Walk along the waterfront to find cafes and restaurants with great views and food.

Head up to the Old Town to see narrow streets and old buildings from when the Byzantine and Ottoman empires were around. Check out the big church of Saint Demetrius and other ancient sites to get a feel for the city's history.

Thessaloniki also hosts numerous festivals and events throughout the year, like the renowned Thessaloniki International Film Festival, adding to the city's dynamic cultural scene. Whether you're into history, food, nature, or arts, Thessaloniki has something exciting to offer.

Arriving in Thessaloniki

Thessaloniki is well-connected and easily accessible from abroad via the Thessaloniki International Airport "Makedonia," which serves numerous international and domestic flights.

If you're coming from Kosovo or Albania, you can book a bus ticket online straight to Thessaloniki with Gjirafa Travel from: Prishtina to Thessaloniki or Tirana to Thessaloniki and vice versa. Also, you have the option to book your bus journey from several other cities within Kosovo and Albania to Thessaloniki.


Ticket prices starting from

15 €

Average bus trip duration

9h 39min

Number of daily buses


Earliest bus departure

4:00 AM

Latest bus departure

11:40 PM

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