The resort town of Paralia Katerinis is the choice of those who appreciate the combination of affordable prices, picturesque nature and spacious beaches. This is a relatively young destination, but every year more and more people want to spend their holidays in Paralia. The nearest airport to the city is located in Thessaloniki. How to get from Thessaloniki to Paralia Katerinis in different ways?

Distance from Thessaloniki to Katerini

Paralia Katerinis is located 10 km from the city of Katerinis located in Central Macedonia. The resort has an advantageous position: from it you can quickly get to the main attractions of mainland Greece (Olympus, Meteora, Vergina). The distance between Paralia Katerinis and Thessaloniki is 73 km.

How to get from Thessaloniki Airport to Paralia Katerinis

When planning to depart from Macedonia Airport immediately to the coast of Katerini, you need to choose the most convenient way in advance. There are several options, and each has both advantages and disadvantages:

  • By bus number 1 , first get from the airport to the bus station KTEL Macedonia. Buses run from the bus station to Katerini, the interval is every 15-30 minutes. The earliest departs at 6:30 (on weekends at 7:15), the last departs at 22:30. The ticket price is about 7 euros. The bus arrives in Katerini at the KTEL Katerinis bus station. Here you can take a taxi to Paralia Katerinis and be at the hotel in just 10-15 minutes, or you can wait for the bus to the resort and get there for only 1,5 euros;
  • Taxi or transfer is the most convenient, but also the most expensive option to get from Thessaloniki Airport to Paralia Katerinis. It will be more profitable to order a transfer , besides, the price is fixed and known in advance. The minimum cost of the trip is 100 euros;
  • Renting a car is a suitable option for tourists who plan to independently explore mainland Greece from Katerini during their vacation. You can rent a car immediately after arrival: if you make a reservation in advance, a representative of the company will be waiting for you.

Please note: between a taxi and a transfer, it is better to choose the second option. This way you can avoid cheating, besides, the driver will be waiting for you at the exit from the airport

How to get from Thessaloniki to Katerini by train

Another way to get from Thessaloniki to Katerini is by train. From the airport on the same bus number 78 you need to get to the railway station. The train arrives from Thessaloniki to Katerini Station in 50 minutes. From the station it is better to take a taxi to Paralia. The cost of the trip is approximately 10-13 euros. Trains to Katerini depart from Thessaloniki 1-2 times per hour. The earliest is at 5:35, the last is at 23:50.