Volos is one of the largest and most important cities in Greece. Despite the status of a commercial center, there is something to see here. There are many picturesque places for a beach holiday in the Volos region, where you can rent a house and have a great time. That is why there are more and more people who want to visit Volos and get acquainted with its sights. One of the best starting points for a trip is Thessaloniki.

Distance between Thessaloniki and Volos

Volos is located in the region of Thessaly, at the foot of Mount Pelion. Thessaloniki is located to the north - in Central Macedonia. The distance between Thessaloniki and Volos is 208 km.

How to get from Thessaloniki to Volos by train

There is a railway connection between Thessaloniki and Volos. Trains depart from the station of the northern capital of Greece daily, starting at 5:35 am. The last one leaves at 23:50. Daytime trains spend on the road from 2 hours 50 minutes up to 4 hours 15 minutes The night train arrives in Volos at the railway station near Riga Fereu Square in 6 hours 50 minutes. You can get to your destination from Thessaloniki only with a change in Larissa. Thus, this way of traveling to Volos is not the easiest.

The price of a ticket depends on many factors: class, duration of the trip, departure time. The cheapest tickets can be bought for the last night train. They will cost from 11 to 16 euros. As for day trains, Volos can be reached for 17-26 euros.

How to get from Thessaloniki to Volos by bus

The fastest and most convenient way to get from Thessaloniki to Volos by public transport is by bus. It spends only 2 hours and 15 minutes on the way, and there is no need to change at intermediate stations. Buses run between Thessaloniki and Volos 8 times a day with an interval of 2-3 hours. The earliest departs at 8:15, the latest at 23:00. The price of a one-way ticket is 21 euros. By purchasing a round-trip ticket at once, you can save: it will cost 35 euros. Return buses from Volos to Thessaloniki run from 5:30 to 20:30.

Buses from Thessaloniki arrive at the central bus station of Volos KTEL Magnissias, located 300 meters from the port and 1 km from the city center. You can get to it both on foot and by taxi or bus.

From Thessaloniki to Volos by car

  • Transfer. You can order an individual transfer and get there quickly and conveniently. The cost of such a trip is about 210 euros.
  • Car for rent. Renting a car for a trip to Volos is a great idea for independent travelers. You can rent a car both in Thessaloniki and at the airport immediately after arrival. The cities are connected by a high-quality route with picturesque views so along the way you can make stops and admire the Olympus. On average, car rental in Greece will cost 35-60 euros per day. It is also necessary to add the cost of gasoline and travel on paid sections of the route. In total it will take 2,5 hours to get to Volos.