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City of Thessaloniki

Thessaloniki, with approximately 1,2 million inhabitants, is the country’s second largest city and the capital of the region of Central Macedonia. The city has a continuous 3,000 year history, preserving relics of its Roman, Byzantine and Ottoman past, it has religious monuments which are included in UNESCO's World Heritage list and worth-visiting archaeological sites and museums.


How to get to Thessaloniki

// By Train

The Greek Railway Company is called OSE

The New Railway Station is at Monastiriou 28 str, at the City Centre.

Infoline telephone number 1110

Infoline telephone number 1440
for recorded information about train domestic departures from Thessaloniki

More information on train schedules, fares and domestic destinations on
http://tickets.trainose.gr

From March 2011 all international connections to European cities serviced by OSE have been suspended.

// By bus

Thessaloniki is connected with all major Greek cities via an extended intercity KTEL bus network. KTEL provides international scheduled bus services only to Sofia, Bulgaria and Tirana, Albania

Central Intercity KTEL Bus Terminal Makedonia, is located at Giannitson 194 str (in the west side of the city), tel 2310- 595408. For more information, domestic and international destinations, fares and time table visit http://www.ktelmacedonia.gr

// By car

Destinations from major European cities to Thessaloniki

Country

City

Distance

Travel time

Travel cost

Croatia

Zagreb

802km

12 h

125 €

Slovenia

Ljubljana

907km

13 h

157 €

FYROM

Skopje

197km

3 h

25 €

Serbia

Beograd

506km

7 h

66 €

Bulgaria

Sofia

289km

5 h

40€

Romania

Bucharest

494km

11 h

99 €

Turkey

Istanbul

507km

7 h

72 €

Albania

Tirana

273km

6 h

49 €

Moldavia

Chisinau

850km

17 h

142 €

Bosnia Herzegovina

Sarajevo

517km

10 h

72 €

Montenegro

Podgorica

365km

8 h

57 €


View roadmap, get driving directions and see summary of the route at
http://www.viamichelin.com

// By plane

Thessaloniki's international airport, Macedonia Airport (SKG), lies 15 km south of the city center and is connected directly to many national and international destinations. Bus number 78 is a 24x7 service which shuttles between the airport and the city centre. Frequency is between 15 min and 30 min during the day. At night, the bus number changes to 78N and runs every 30 min (20 and 50 min past the hour from the Airport). A taxi ride from the city center to Macedonia Airport costs about €15-20.

Nearest Airports

You can find the nearest airport to the cities below:

Country

City

Nearest airport

Croatia

Zagreb

ZAGREB (ZAG) -- 8.28 km
RIJEKA (RJK) -- 128.81 km

Slovenia

Ljubljana

LJUBLJANA (LJU) -- 19.22 km
PORTOROZ (POW)- -95.09 km

FYROM

Skopje

SKOPJE (SKP) -- 16.11 km
OHRID (OHD) -- 107.70 km

Serbia

Beograd

BEOGRAD (BEG) -- 12.53 km
PRISTINA (PRN) -- 253.68 km

Bulgaria

Sofia

SOFIA (SOF) -- 7.43 km
BURGAS (BOJ) -- 343.46 km

Romania

Bucharest

BANEASA (BBU) -- 7.76 km
HENRI COANDA (OTP) -- 15.43 km

Turkey

Istanbul

ATATURK (IST) -- 12.90 km
ADNAN MENDERES (ADB) - 340.09 km

Albania

Tirana

TIRANA RINAS (TIA) -- 12.70 km

Moldavia

Chisinau

CHISINAU (KIV) – 13 km

Bosnia Herzegovina

Sarajevo

SARAJEVO (SJJ) -- 5.03 km

Montenegro

Podgorica

TIVAT (TIV) -- 44.50 km
PRISTINA (PRN) -- 145.90 km

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Recommended Travel Agencies

Serbia, Bosnia & Herzegovina, FYROM 
Novi ASTAKOS, Kumanovska 2, 11000 Belgrade, Serbia
Tel: +381(0)11-2450-253; +381(0)11-2430-685 Fax: +381(0)11-244-1492;
E-mail: officeBg@astakos.com

Montenegro
ASTAKOS Travel Club, Jadranski put 16, 85310 Budva, Montenegro
Telephone: +382(0)33-452-258 Fax: +382(0)33-452-852
E-mail: officeBd@astakos.com

Romania
PALOMA TOURS
Head office: Preot Vasile Lucaciu, nr.60, Sector 3, Bucuresti, Romania
Branch office: Str. Roosevelt nr. 1, ap. 5, Cluj-Napoca, Romania
Telephone: +4 0264 438887, Mobil: +4 0752 168819, Fax: +4 0264 430855 
Website: www.palomatours.com E-mail: alina.puscas@palomatours.com

M.B.A. PhD. Theodor Badiu, Managing Partner Paloma Tours
Telephone/Fax: +4 0213 146647, Mobile: +4 0752 168809

Turkey
FTS TOURISM
Hilal Mah. 4.Cad. No:65/10, 06550 Yıldız, Çankaya - ANKARA/TURKEY
Telephone: +90 312 439 68 04, Mobile : +90 530 406 60 10, Fax : +90 312 439 68 02
Website: www.ftsturizm.com E-mail: burak@ftsturizm.com

Russia, Ukraine
MOUZENIDIS TRAVEL
Telephone:Russia  +7 (495) 950 2211, 8 (800) 100-88-22,  
                 Ukraine: +38-044-580-5-580, +38-044-590-5-590 
Contact:www.mouzenidis-travel.ru/WhereToBuy/ContactsListSimple
And choose your city
Website:www.mouzenidis-travel.ruE-mail:mice@mouzenidis.gr


Visas for Foreigners travelling to Greece

Visit http://www.mfa.gr//en/visas/visas-for-foreigners-traveling-to-greece/ of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Hellenic Republic for access to detailed information on visa requirements of foreigners visiting Greece

Consulates in Thessaloniki

Croatia: 14 Viktoros Hugo +30 2310 548203
Albania: 10 Odysséos +30 2310 546656
Bulgaria: 1 Abbot St +30 2310 829210
Turkey: Agiou Dimitriou St +30 2310 965070
Romania: 16 Santas St +30 2310 340088
Russian Federation: 5 Dimosthenes St +30 2310 257507
Serbia: 4 Komninon St +30 2310 244266
Turkey: 151 Agiou Dimitriou Ave +30 2310 965070

Currency

All Congress fees are calculated in Euro (€), which is the national currency of Greece. All major credit cards are accepted in Thessaloniki. Banks are open to the public from Monday to Thursday 08:00-14:30 hrs and on Friday 08:00-14:00.

Conversion rates
Find below conversion rates between euro and national currencies on Nov 10, 2012, 23.00 hrs

Eurozone

1 €

Croatia

7,53636 Kuna

Slovenia

239,6 Tolar

FYROM

60,5665 Denar

Serbia

112,381 Dinar

Bulgaria

1,95635 Lev

Romania

4,52179 New Leu

Turkey

2,27582 Lira

Albania

139,663 Lek

Moldavia

15,6368 Leu

Bosnia Herzegovina

1,95583 Bosnian Convertible Marka

Montenegro

1 Euro

 

For updated conversion rates you can visit http://www.xe.com

 

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