Travel Information

The Thessaloniki International Airport Macedonia connects the city to many European capitals and several other European cities by direct flights or via Athens (35 minutes flight time). It also offers direct flights to other major cities of Greece and many Greek islands. The Thessaloniki International Airport is located 15 km / 9 miles east of the city of Thessaloniki.

Route bus No78 (78N, night service) operates a regular service between Thessaloniki International Airport and the New Railway Station in the city of Thessaloniki. The bus fare is 0.90 . For more details see

Delegates who want a ride to the venue of the Conference, Mediterranean Palace Hotel, can get off at stop / PLATIA ELEFTHERIAS (pronounced as /platia eleferias/), which is about 5 minutes walk from the hotel.

You can also get a taxi that will take you from the airport directly to the hotel (Mediterranean Palace Hotel Thessaloniki, 3, Salaminos & Karatassou streets.). An approximate cost for a taxi ride from the airport to Mediterranean Palace Hotel is 23 . There is a taxi rank outside the International Arrivals Hall of the airport.

From the railway station the Mediterranean Palace Hotel is less than 800 meters distance. You can walk there or take bus No 3 to the east and get off at the third bus stop after the station (/LIMANI bus stop). The bus fare is 0.80 .

If you need to use a taxi for transportation, try to share a ride with others to reduce cost. Bear in mind that prices increase substantially from midnight to 6.00 a.m. and there is an added cost if taking a taxi from/to the airport or the railway station.

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