Sithonia is a peninsula of azure bays, evergreen forests and a serene atmosphere. It is especially popular among lovers of a relaxing holiday and families with children, as there are interesting options for private property for rent on the peninsula. Getting to Sithonia is easy: it is located near the major international airport "Macedonia" of Thessaloniki. How to get from it to Sithonia in different ways?

How long does it take to get from Thessaloniki to Sithonia?

The peninsula of Sithonia is the second "finger" of the Halkidiki peninsula, which has become a real tourist Mecca. The distance from Thessaloniki Airport to Sithonia depends on the location of the resort. One of the cities closest to "Macedonia" is Psakoudia. The distance to it is 71 km. The distance from Thessaloniki Airport to the popular resort of Neos Marmaras is 108 km, to the picturesque area of Vourvourou is 103 km. The most remote resorts (Toroni, Porto Koufo, Kalamitsi) are 135-142 km away. The time it takes to get to Sithonia from Thessaloniki varies from 50 minutes to 2 hours and 10 minutes.

How to get from Thessaloniki to Sithonia

Despite the remoteness of some resorts of Sithonia from Thessaloniki, getting to them from the airport is not difficult. After leaving the terminal, you need to take bus number 79 going to the KTEL Halkidikis bus station. If you need to get to the Halkidiki bus station not from the airport, but from the city, you should take a bus number 45.

Buses depart from KTEL Halkidikis to the resorts of Sithonia. They go about 3-4 times a day, starting at 9:30 am. The last one leaves after 17:00. The ticket price depends on the remoteness of the resort: for example, you can get to Nikiti for 11 euros, and to Kalamitsi up to 18 euros.

Of the alternative ways is a transfer to Sithonia, which can be ordered in advance. The cost of the transfer will depend on the distance of the resort and the class of the car. The minimum is 70 euro and a minivan transfer will cost from 95 euros. You can also use taxi services, but they usually have higher prices.

Car rental at Thessaloniki Airport is a popular service among tourists. This option is ideal for those who want not only to get to Sithonia quickly and comfortably, but also to continue exploring the peninsula on their own during their rest days. The minimum cost of renting a car is 30-55 euros per day.