Thessaloniki airport: Thessaloniki International Airport (SKG)

Thessaloniki International Airport

Thessaloniki 'Macedonia' Airport is also called Mikra Airport, after its location. It is Greece's second airport and handles 4 million visitors annually. There is a passenger and a cargo terminal.

Airport codes

IATA airport code: SKG
ICAO airport code: LGTS


Local transport


There is no direct train to the airport. Bus 78 goes to the New Railway train station of Thessaloniki every half an hour.

Car and bus

The airport is located about 15 kilometers south east of Thessaloniki.

At the departure hall there is the bus station. Bus 78 goes from the airport to the center of Thessaloniki every half an hour. The trip takes about 45 minutes and costs about EUR 0.60. For more information, please visit the OASTH bus company website.

Car rental Thessaloniki International Airport

The airport has several car rental agencies: Avis, Europcar, Hertz, Sixt and Thrifty. You can also book a rental car at EasyTerra, this website compares prices of several car rental agencies simultaneously.


Taxicabs are available in front of the terminal. A taxi ride to Thessaloniki takes 20 minutes and costs about EUR 13.00. You can book a taxi at tel. +30(0)2310 550500 or tel. +30(0)2310 21490000.

Parking at the airport

The Thessaloniki Airport parking facility is open 24 hours per day. There are 1470 parking spaces, of which 28 are reserved for disabled people. For more information, please contact tel. +30(0)2310 985341.




There is no hotel at the airport. The Hyatt Regency Thessaloniki (tel. +30(0)231 040 1234) and the Athina Palace Hotel (tel. +30(0)2310 805680) are very nearby. For more hotels and on line reservations, please visit This website offers a wide range of hotels at competitive (internet) rates.

Shopping and dining

The airport has a few shops, restaurants and (snack) bars.


Please contact your airline for lost and found items. For Olympic Airlines call (tel. +30(0)2310 408477), Goldair (tel. +30(0)2310 489066) and for Aegean Airlines (tel. +30(0)22860 28500). 


There is an information desk at the terminal where you can get information about the airport and timetables. For tourist information you can contact (tel. +30(0)31 476058) between 07.30 and 24.00hrs.


There is a communication center on the first floor. This offers extensive business services, from telephone cards to faxing and photocopying services.

The Phillipos Lounge (tel. +30(0)2310 457365) and the Aristotelis Lounge (tel. +30(0)2310  985319) are in the international departure hall. There is also a VIP lounge (tel. +30(0)2310 473868).

Access for disabled people

Thessaloniki Airport has toilets for people with reduced mobility and telephones for hearing impaired people. Furthermore, the airport has wheelchair ramps and adapted toilets.

Other services

At the terminal, there are banks, exchange offices and ATMs. The airport also has a First Aid station and mail facilities. There is a child care center on the first floor.




Thessaloniki International Airport 'Macedonia'
Wall box 226 05
55103 Kalamaria
Thessaloniki, Greece

Telephone, fax, email

Telephone: +30(0)2310 985000
Fax: +30(0)2310 475555

Airport codes

IATA airport code: SKG
ICAO airport code: LGTS