Thessaloniki airport (SKG)

Location details, contact information, airlines, departure and arrival flight status, transportation, facilities and services, parking, special passenger amenities, nearby hotels and answers to passengers' frequently asked questions.


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Thessaloniki Airport Makedonia, opened in 1930, is one of the busiest in Greece and serves the central area of Macedonia. In addition to domestic flights, it operates with several international destinations in Europe, northern Africa and the Middle East.

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Number of Terminals - 1 - Open 24 hours a day.
Annual passenger traffic: 6.7 million passengers went through it during 2018.
Tel: +30 231 098 5000. The information counter is situated on the ground floor, near the International Arrivals area.


The airport is located 15 km (9.5 miles) to the south of the city centre.

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What services does Thessaloniki airport (SKG) facilities include

The airport has ATMs, currency exchange bureaus (7:00 am to 0:00 am), post office, VIP lounges and free Wi-Fi access. The Aegean Business Lounge is open from 4:00 am to 10:00 pm and is located at the end of the boarding gates; it provides air conditioning, workstations, Wi-Fi, press, baby changing facilities, lockers (accessible for business class passengers from Aegean Airlines, first and business class passengers from Star Alliance airlines, Star Alliance Gold members, Miles+Bonus Gold card holders).

Food and Drinks- Coffee shops and bakeries before and after the security control, restaurant on the second level.
Shopping- Store with duty-free items in the Departures area, souvenirs, jewellery, clothing, accessories.
Baggage- Luggage trolleys available. Left luggage and secure wrapping services on the first floor of the Arrivals area (Tel +30 231 098 5289). Enquiries about missing belongings should be directed to the enclosure's information desk.
Other Services- Pharmacy, medical center, children's playground.


Public and private transportation

Bus - OASTH (Tel +30 231 098 1100) operates lines 1X and 1N to the intercity terminal, via the city centre. They depart every 30 minutes from 6:05 am to 10:35 pm. Journey time is 45 min. and the fare is €2.00. Intermediate stops include Astinomia, Krikela, Martiou, Faliro, Kamara, Platia Aristotelous, Kolomvou and Neos Sidirodromikos Stathmos, Thessaloniki's main train station. Route 79 leaves from 6:05 am to 10:30 pm headed for Astinomia, Georgiki Sholi and Anatolikos Stathmos Ikea. More information

Taxi - Outside the Arrivals area there are metered vehicles. The fare to the city centre is €20.00-30.00 and the trip takes 30 minutes. Prices are higher between 0:00 am and 5:00 am. Reservations at Tel +30 231 055 0500 / 021 4900 / 054 6522 / 055 1525 / 086 6866 / 052 5000.


Car rental agencies

Offices are located in the Arrivals Hall.

Avance (Tel +30 231 027 9888 - 7:30 am to 11:00 pm)
Avis/Budget (Tel +30 231 047 3858 - 24 hours a day)
Hertz/Thrifty (Tel +30 231 047 3952 - 8:00 am to 9:00 pm)
Sixt (Tel +30 231 047 6508 - 7:00 am to 11:30 pm)


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Parking services at Thessaloniki airport (SKG)

Short- and long-term bays immediately opposite the terminal building, open and monitored around the clock. The first 20 minutes are free. More information: Tel +30 231 047 4159. Rates

P4 - Short-term parking lot.
P6, P7 - Car parks for long stays.


Facilities for passengers with special needs

There are access ramps, elevators, accessible toilets and telephones, and designated parking spaces. If you should require special assistance, contact your airline or travel agency at least 48 hours before your arrival.

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Latest updates: March 11, 2019