Thessaloniki Airport Halkidiki – How To Get To Halkidiki
Thessaloniki airport ”Makedonia” (SKG) is located just 20 km from the city center. Many low-cost airlines fly to Thessaloniki airport all year round, and especially during the summer season the number of the flights increases. Airline companies, such as Ryanair, easyJet, Transavia, Aeroflot, Aegean, Austrian airlines and many more, have regular flights to ”Makedonia” airport at fair prices. So if you are planning to get to Thessaloniki, you won’t find it hard to book a cheap flight, no matter the time of the year.
Thessaloniki is the second largest city in Greece with the second biggest airport of the country. It is the center of Northern Greece and the Balkans. Many popular destinations, like Halkidiki, Pelion, Meteora, Kavala city and Thasos island, Corfu, Lefkada and Skiathos, are located near to Thessaloniki. It is easier to book a flight to ”Makedonia” airport than to Athens and then to reach promptly any of these destinations.
Halkidiki is the nearest to Thessaloniki leisure break destination, with outstanding beaches and high standard resorts. You can reach crystal clear waters, well organized beaches and 5 star hotels within an hour drive from the airport or the city. Once you arrive to Thessaloniki airport, you have plenty of options to choose from on how to get to your final destination. It depends on your time and your budget and of course the way you prefer to travel.
The interstate bus lines (KTEL Halkidikis) is situated quite far from the airport and it is hardly accessible by public transportation. To reach KTEL Halkidikis, in order to take the bus to one of Halkidiki’s resorts, one needs to change two or three bus lines, or to take a cab. Bus line 78 connects the Thessaloniki airport with the city center. From there, one can take the bus lines 36 or 45, which end to KTEL Halkidikis. A one way ticket costs 1€. The ticket for the bus line 78 (Thessaloniki airport – City center) costs 2€. The prices for the bus tickets to Halkidiki depend on the final destination and start from 3.90€ to 21€, per person for a one way transport.
Another alternative, for a Thessaloniki airport Halkidiki transport, is to take a taxi outside from the arrivals hall of the airport. Although it is always more convenient to travel with a car, the faires for a cab ride are offen higher than expected, especially for guests from abroad.
For a relaxed, comfortable and reliable transportation to Halkidiki or any other destination, a private transfer is the best value for money option. Worth of mentioning a private transfer is always cheaper than an airport taxi. You can benefit from the reliability of the service, the fixed prices and the absence of hidden charges, as well as the possibility of a constant customization according to your needs. Moreover, the driver will wait for you in advance at the arrivals hall with a name tag and in case your flight is delayed, there will be no charge for extra waiting! The private transfer prices start from 25€ for a one way ride to the city center, and from 50€ for a transfer to nearest resorts of Halkidiki. By booking a car with a driver, one enjoys this convenience at fair and competitive prices.
Compare your transportation options and make the right choice!