Ferry from Thessaloniki to İzmir

Tickets, Prices & Schedules

Ferry routes from Thessaloniki in Greece to İzmir in Turkey are temporarily suspended. Explore all available connections on Ferryhopper, compare fares and schedules, and book Thessaloniki - İzmir ferry tickets hassle-free when the route is active again.

Ferry schedules from Thessaloniki to İzmir

Thessaloniki İzmir Trip frequency: 3 days per week First trip: 19:00 Last trip: 19:00 Average duration: 14h Price range: 81.00 € - 440.00 €
İzmir Thessaloniki Trip frequency: Once per week First trip: 19:00 Last trip: 19:00 Average duration: 14h Price range: 81.00 € - 440.00 €
Ferry companies LEVANTE FERRIES

Is there a ferry from Thessaloniki to İzmir?

Currently, routes between Thessaloniki and İzmir are suspended. When the route is active, there are direct ferry crossings between Thessaloniki and İzmir, which are available weekly. All connections are normally operated by the ferry company Levante Ferries.

As ferry timetables are subject to change depending on the season (especially in the winter months), you can find all available ferries to İzmir on Ferryhopper.

What’s the ferry schedule from Thessaloniki to İzmir?

Normally, there are 2 weekly direct ferries from Thessaloniki to İzmir. Ferry departures are usually scheduled for 19:00, with the ferry arriving in İzmir the following day, at 09:00 in the morning.

Ferry Tickets, Offers & Discounts

How much is the ferry from Thessaloniki to İzmir?

Ferry prices for the Thessaloniki - İzmir route usually start at €81. The final cost may vary depending on the available discounts and offers, seat/cabin accommodation and whether you choose to bring along your vehicle.


On Ferryhopper, you can discover the best available offers for your ferry trip to Turkey. Choose the offer that suits you best and book ferry tickets online.


Discounts for the ferry from Thessaloniki to İzmir are mainly age-based, as toddlers and children are entitled to reduced fares.

Ferry Route Info

How long is the ferry ride from Thessaloniki to İzmir?

The estimated travel time of the ferry ride to İzmir is around 14 hr.

Is there a high-speed ferry from Thessaloniki to İzmir?

The Levante Ferries vessel operating on this route is conventional and makes the crossing in 14 hr.

What’s the distance between Thessaloniki and İzmir?

The distance between the port of Thessaloniki in Greece and the port of İzmir in Turkey is around 236 nautical miles (438 km).

Ferry Trip Tips

Useful tips for your ferry trip to İzmir from Thessaloniki

Take your trip to İzmir to the next level with our top travel tips:

  • Make sure to arrive at the port of Thessaloniki well in advance to avoid delays and overcrowding, especially during the high season months.
  • As the ferry usually travels at night, consider booking a bed cabin to arrive in İzmir well-relaxed!
  • Find out all about the Turkish city and plan a perfect vacation with the help of our İzmir travel guide.
  • Apart from Thessaloniki, there are also ferries from the Greek islands to Turkey! Gather travel inspiration and visit multiple destinations by planning your trip on our interactive Map of ferries!

Where to take the ferry from Thessaloniki to İzmir

You can travel to the Turkish port of İzmir from the port of Thessaloniki by ferry. The passenger port, specifically, is located between piers 1 and 2, the closest ones to the center of the city.

You can easily get there by car or on foot. Nearby, there are even some visitor amenities and attractions, such as the beautiful Cinema Museum.

Can I travel on the ferry from Thessaloniki to İzmir with a car?

Yes, you can bring along your motor vehicle on the ferry from Thessaloniki.

Ferry luggage

With Levante Ferries, you can carry hand luggage items with a maximum weight of 50 kg free of charge. There are designated luggage areas on the ferry.


There are cabins available on the Thessaloniki - İzmir ferry route for a more comfortable trip. Alternatively, onboard seating is included in the ticket price.

Pet travel

On the vessels of Levante Ferries, pets travel free of charge. Make sure to include their information as you book your tickets. There are special pet-friendly areas on board. Small-sized animals, on the other hand, can stay in cabins with their owners, as long as they’re escorted there in a pet carrier.

Important: make sure to bring along all the necessary pet documents, tickets and any other supplies for a smooth ferry ride.

Book cheap ferry tickets from Thessaloniki to İzmir

On Ferryhopper, you can book your tickets from Thessaloniki step-by-step! Find all available crossings, compare ticket fares and plan your ferry trip to Turkey online.