Flights to Thessaloniki

Idyllically located on the coast of the Aegean Sea, Thessaloniki is a great year-round destination where there’s always something to see and do. This bustling mainland Greek port city is packed with ancient archaeological sites, contemporary art exhibitions and plenty of independent shops and restaurants serving fabulous Greek recipes.

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This Greek seaside star has it all

Fly to Thessaloniki with British Airways and explore this beautiful Greek city by foot. From a well-preserved Roman Agora in the centre of town to the Rotunda and Arch of Galerius, the city is full of history.

Take a break at one of the welcoming waterfront cafes, which are the perfect place to stop and watch the world go by. You’re never far away from a traditional bougatsa in Thessaloniki, and this flaky, custard-filled pastry is best enjoyed with a strong Greek coffee.

After indulging in some treats, take a sunny stroll along the promenade, enjoy a harbour cruise or hop on a ferry to some neighbouring islands. Book your holiday to Halkidiki now.

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Flight time

3 hrs

Time zone




Thessaloniki flight FAQs

A flight from London Heathrow or London Gatwick to Thessaloniki takes just over three hours.

Use our low fare finder to discover the cheapest time to visit Thessaloniki. We fly to Thessaloniki during the summer months, from April to November.

You can make a trip to Thessaloniki fit any budget. Here you’ll find reasonable food prices, especially when buying local produce, free entry days at top tourist spots and an easily walkable city centre so you can up your step count while saving.

Once you land at Thessaloniki Airport you have a number of transportation options. The easiest way to travel to the city centre is by taxi or bus. Bus services run every 30 minutes and take around 40 to 50 minutes, with connections to the Central Railway Station and the regional coach terminal. Taxis are available just outside the airport terminal, with the journey taking around 30 minutes.

You can also hire a car with British Airways if you want to get out of the city and see more of what Greece has to offer. You’ll receive great benefits, with all mandatory charges included and 24-hour customer support, plus you’ll collect Avios points on every rental.

As Greece’s second largest city, Thessaloniki balances modern life with ancient history. A lively place with a busy cosmopolitan centre and nightlife scene, the city’s incredibly rich past is everywhere, with landmarks and ruins dating from Roman, Byzantine and Ottoman eras. Visit the Arch of Galerius, an imposing monument dating back to the 4th century, followed by souvlaki at a local taverna on the city’s vibrant waterfront. Whether it’s history, authentic cuisine or remarkable sea views you’re after, Thessaloniki is the perfect place to experience it all.

You can book a hand baggage-only ticket or make the most of our generous baggage allowance. If you choose economy standard or one of our British Airways Holidays’ packages, each passenger can check in a bag weighing up to 23kg – in addition to a handbag, laptop case or other small bag. Families travelling in any cabin with younger children can also check in one car seat and one fully collapsible pushchair. Read more about baggage allowances for children.

If you’re flying in our business cabin, you can check in two bags weighing up to 32kg each. Read our baggage guide for full details.

If you travel to Greece with a valid British passport and stay for less than 90 days, a visa is not required. If you’re from a country outside the EU, you may need to apply for a visa in advance of your trip. You can find out more about visa requirements for all the countries we fly to at the IATA Travel Centre.

Discover outstanding service from the moment you book. Choose to fly with hand baggage only or pick a price that includes a 23kg checked baggage allowance and free seat selection 24 hours before you fly. On board you’ll find HEPA-filtered air, quality on-board catering and a warm, uniquely British welcome.

Simply relax and let us take care of you, every step of the way.

Our cabins

All our cabins offer the same great – and uniquely British – experience. Choose your perfect way to fly, from economy to business.


Our Euro Traveller cabin offers all the touches you need to enjoy your flight at an affordable price.

Euro traveller


Work or relax in our Club Europe cabin and enjoy lounge access, a dedicated check-in area and more personal space.

Club Europe

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