Traveling to Thessaloniki? Here’s what you need to know
Are you getting ready for a trip to Thessaloniki? Are you going to land at Thessaloniki Airport to start your holiday? Then maybe you have some questions and we have the answers!
How can I move from Thessaloniki Airport to the centre?
There are three ways to get from the airport to the city centre. These are taxis, public transport and car rental directly from Thessaloniki Airport. The cost of a taxi from the airport to the city centre is 20 € from 05.00 in the morning until 00.00 at night. Also, the cost goes up to around 25€ from 00.01 until morning. The Uber option is not available yet. In addition, if you choose the city bus then the cost of the ticket is 2 euros. However, the average transportation time is 70 minutes and the waiting time for line X1 is about 40 minutes. Renting a car directly from Thessaloniki Airport is the most efficient way to travel. With affordable rental rates, you have your car in just 10 minutes and you’re ready to start exploring the city.
How far is Halkidiki from Thessaloniki Airport?
The nearest airport to Halkidiki is Thessaloniki Airport. Access to the area of Halkidiki is possible with the KTEL buses and with your own car rental. For example, the distance from the area of Kassandra, Halkidiki, is about 78 km. This means that from the first moment of your arrival you can get in your car and in about 90 minutes you are in the most beautiful seaside places of Halkidiki.
Of course, the season with the highest traffic is during the summer months. However, Halkidiki fascinates every traveller every season of the year. This is due to the untouched nature, the fresh air and the traditional identity which remains unchanged on its mountainous side. The village of Arnea is one of the most impressive areas of Halkidiki.
What is the best time to travel to Thessaloniki?
Thessaloniki Airport receives flights from numerous countries around the world. Undoubtedly, as in all the areas of Greece and in the city of Thessaloniki too, summer is the time of choice for most tourists. However, if you want to avoid the high tourist season, you can plan your trip earlier. From April to May it is a very good season.
Also, many locals and experienced travellers prefer the season that starts early in the fall. That is, in the months of September and October. In this period you will have more choice in accommodation and even lower rates for renting your car from Thessaloniki Airport.
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