Taxi prices from Thessaloniki airport
Thessaloniki airport has a taxi rank outside with metered taxis readily available. These standard taxis can accommodate up to 4 people. The journey from Thessaloniki airport to the centre is about 30-40 minutes and costs approximately €20-€30. There will be a surcharge if you are travelling during the night and if you have extra luggage. It is always more convenient to pre-book your journey so the driver can meet you on arrival and take you straight to your destination for an agreed fee.
If you are heading to one of the many beach resorts in the Halkidiki area then the fares can vary between €70-€110 depending on the exact location.
From Thessaloniki airport to Volos the transfer time is about 2hrs 30mins and a taxi will cost about €200.
Another popular destination from Thessaloniki airport is Kavala. The transfer time to Kavala is about 2hrs and a standard taxi costs about €150.
Thessaloniki airport to Katerini journey time is 1hr 10mins and a taxi is about €95.
Transfer options from Thessaloniki airport
We have lots of great, local companies around Thessaloniki airport that will be very happy to give you a quote for your transfers. Whether you’re travelling as a family, in a group or couple or you are arriving by yourself we will try our best to find the best companies for your needs. We have companies that can offer different vehicles from standard to luxury and also minibuses and buses if you need a transfer for more people. Some companies even have wifi on board and other added extras, like built-in DVD players. Simply fill in your travel details on this page and receive quotes for your Thessaloniki airport transfers.
Best places to visit from Thessaloniki airport
The city of Thessaloniki might not have been on your list for a city break but you should certainly add it now! Thessaloniki has a beautiful old town and great sea views towards the Thremakios Gulf. Make sure to head to the Kapani Market – the oldest public market in Thessaloniki, selling everything from fresh fish, decorations, clothes to spices and the most amazing selection of fruit and vegetables. Take a trip to see the White Tower, a monument and museum on the waterfront of Thessaloniki and enjoy some delicious Greek food on Eponomi Beach.
Thessaloniki airport to Thessaloniki city centre is approximately 30 minutes by taxi.
Afitos (or Afytos) is a traditional village on the Kassandra peninsula. Expect small, stone houses, lovely squares and amazing sea views.
Thessaloniki airport to Afitos transfer time is approximately 55 minutes in light traffic.
Marmaras (or Neos Marmaras) is a popular beach resort on the west coast of Sithonia Peninsula. It used to be a fishing village and there is still a small harbour where you can see traditional fishing boats and you can enjoy some of their catch in one of the charming tavernas in the port.
Thessaloniki airport to Marmaras transfer time is about 1hr 30mins in normal traffic.
Nea Phokea (or Nea Fokea) is one of the most popular resorts in the Halkidiki area thanks to its beautiful, sandy beach and lovely promenade.
Thessaloniki airport to Nea Phokea transfer time is about 50 minutes.
Ormos Panagias is one of Halkidiki’s hidden secrets. Head here if you want a calm beach surrounded by greenery and visit one of the most picturesque villages on the peninsula. Enjoy a nice drink in the port area and watch the fishermen on their boats.
Thessaloniki airport to Ormos Panagias transfer time is approximately 1hr 20mins by taxi or car.
Porto Koufo is the southernmost spot on Sithonia peninsula. It has a large port and amazing beaches and it gets quite busy during the summer months.
Thessaloniki airport to Porto Koufo transfer time is about 2 hours.
Nikiti is one of the busiest resorts in Sithonia Peninsula. The natural beauty mixed with a great selection of waterfront bars and restaurants attract many visitors to the area.
Thessaloniki airport to Nikiti transfer time is about 1 hour.
Nea Skioni is located on the Kassandra peninsula. It’s a traditional fishing village with colourful, low rise buildings and a lovely harbour area. Enjoy it’s long, sandy beach and lovely seaside tavernas.
Thessaloniki airport to Nea Skioni transfer time is approximately 1hr 10mins.
Agios Nikitas is on the peninsula of Sithonia and it’s a charming, traditional village built on picturesque green hills. The stone houses with red tiled roofs are typical of the area. Agios Nikitas is a few kilometres away from some beautiful coves and beaches but it’s one of best places to stay if you want to find an ‘unspoilt’ Greek village for your holiday.
Thessaloniki airport to Agios Nikitas transfer time is about 1 hour.
Cassandria (or Cassandreia) is the cultural and commercial centre of the Halkidiki peninsula and during the summer it welcomes many visitors from all over the world. Go to Cassandra and visit the beautiful beaches, archaeological sites and also enjoy the amazing array of bars and restaurants.
Thessaloniki airport to Cassandria transfer time is approximately 1hr 5mins by car or taxi.
Pre-book your taxi from Thessaloniki airport
Even though there are metered taxis available from Thessaloniki airport we would recommend pre-booking your transfers prior to your arrival. The benefit of pre-booking is that you can agree a fee in advance and you will also have the peace of mind that your driver will be meeting you on arrival. You can also specify the type of transfer, whether you need a standard car, a minibus or a luxury transfer there will be the right local company that can help. Simply fill in your details on our site and receive quotes from multiple companies. You can compare them based on their reviews, price and profile details and book the best one for your needs.
About Thessaloniki Airport
Thessaloniki airport (SKG) or Thessaloniki Airport Makedonia serves the city of Thessaloniki and the surrounding areas.
Thessaloniki itself is the second biggest city in Greece and Thessaloniki airport is used by most travellers heading to one of the many beach resorts on mainland Greece.
Thessaloniki airport is an international airport with all the facilities you’d expect. There is a good choice of duty free shops and cafes to keep you busy before your flight.
How to get from Thessaloniki airport to the city?
Thessaloniki airport is 20 kms outside of the city centre which you can reach by bus or taxi. The bus is the cheaper option as tickets only cost €2 per person but due to frequent stops the journey takes a long time. By taxi the journey is around 30-40 mins depending on which part of the city you are staying in.