Transportation - How to reach Thassos
Catering to thousand of visitors every year, Thassos and especially Potos
is considered one of the most popular tourist places in Eastern Macedonia
By airplane: Arrive by plane to Kavala airport "Megas Alexandros"
From the Airport you can travel to Keramoti port or to Kavala port by taxi or bus. Keramoti port is much closer (13km or 15min).
Arrive by plane to Thessaloniki International airport "Macedonia"
Thessaloniki airport is the 2nd biggest airport in Greece.
The city of Thessaloniki is about 165 Km away from Kavala.
If your flight lands on this airport you can come to Kavala in several ways.
The best and probably the cheapest way, is to rent a car from the airport.
Often the car rental company can arrange car delivery in Thassos or in Kavala.
The price depends on the type of car you are going to hire.
Ferryboat: Reaching the port of Kavala, you can either take the ferry
(if you have a car) and arrive to Prinos in approx 1h and 10 min, or take the flying dolphin and arrive to
Limenas in approx 35 min. From Keramoti port you reach Limenas by ferry in 35 minutes.
By bus: By bus, things are more complicated since you have to change bus in the city of Thessaloniki
(in front of the White Tower) approx. ½ hour far from the airport.
The new Thessaloniki bus station is in the border of the city.
You will buy your ticket to Kavala there; don`t worry about the time: From 6:00 to 22:00 there are buses
to Kavala every hour. When bus reaches Kavala, then you are 50 meters away from the port
On the island:
Now you are in Thassos (Limenas) or Prinos.
To reach your holiday destination you can use taxi or bus.
Taxi is quite expensive and you should always ask for the price before getting in. Buses are quite cheap.
From Makedonia Hotel, visitors have easy access to the following destinations:
Limenas: 40 Km ( 35 min by car)
Prinos: 20 Km (20 min by car)
Limenaria: 3 Km
Aliki: 15 Km
Supermarket and Shops: 200 m
For further information concerning transportation to Thassos, kindly contact the following authorities:
|Kavala Port Authority: Tel. (2510) 223716
|Kavala Bus Station: Tel. 2510 |
|Kavala Airport (Megas Alexandros): Tel. (25910)53271,53372
|Thessaloniki Airport (Macedonia):
Tel. 2310 473-720 ή 473-977 ή 473-212
|Thessaloniki Train Station: Tel. 2310 598-126 ή 598-112
|Thessaloniki Intercity Bus Station: Tel. 2310 924-444 έως 5|
|Athens International Airport “El. Venizelos”: Tel. 210 353-0000
|Athens Train Station: Tel. 210 562-4402 ή 529-7777
|Athens Intercity Bus Station: Tel. 210 515-4800 ή 821-0880