Thessaloniki Flights

Thessaloniki Airport (SKG)

Thessaloniki International Airport is the second busiest airport in Greece. The airport is 15km from Thessaloniki city centre and is well-placed for holiday destinations in Northern Greece like the Halkidiki peninsula. There is a reasonable choice of cafes, bars, restaurants and shops. The airport has good transport connections to the city centre.

The choice of departure airport increases in the long beach holiday season, when tour operator Thomson operates charter flights. Thomson usually fly from Gatwick, Luton, East Midlands and Manchester. Flights are seasonal, usually beginning in May and ending in September.

Many of the best deals are with Ryanair and EasyJet. Ryanair operate year-round flights from London Stansted. EasyJet fly all year round from London Gatwick. EasyJet also operate a seasonal route from Manchester from March to October. Well-priced flights are also available with British Airways from London Gatwick.

More expensive indirect flights are available from regional airports. Airlines with indirect flights include KLM, British Airways, Aegean Airlines, Air Berlin, Turkish Airlines and Lufthansa.

Airport Location

Thessaloniki Airport Macedonia
55103 Kalamaria-Thessaloniki
Tel: 30 (0)231 0473212

Website: Not available.

Local Transport

  • City bus 78 departs every hour for the New Railway Station in the centre of Thessaloniki. Journey time is approximately 45 minutes. Tickets cost 1 euro.

  • A taxi will take about 20 minutes to get to the city centre. Approximate fare is 20 euros.


Direct flights with Ryanair, EasyJet, Thomson and British Airways.

Departure airports

• London Gatwick
• London Stansted
• London Luton
• Manchester
• East Midlands

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