- Thessaloniki airport "Macedonia" is 17.5 km / 10.9 miles from the a.d. Imperial Palace Hotel, one of the most famous hotels in Thessaloniki, which is located in the city center.
- By Car: 25-40 minutes (depends on the traffic).
- Taxi Cost: about 25-30 euros.
- City bus: The Thessaloniki airport is connected with Thessaloniki Train Station and Bus Station "Macedonia" with the bus line OASTH 78 (day) and 78N (night).The cost of the ticket is 2 euros (normal ticket) and 1 euro (reduced). The bus routes 78 are held every half hour.
For those who choose the bus to head from the airport to the a.d. Imperial Palace Hotel, they can use the bus number 78. Terminal of the Bus is the intercity bus station. The nearest stop to the a.d. Imperial Palace Hotel is in Tsimiski Street, 5 minutes on foot.
For those who choose the bus for their transfer from the hotel to the airport, they can use the bus number 78 from “Kolomvou” stop in Egnatia Street, 2 minutes on foot. The time which is required in both cases is about 45 minutes.
Description: Thessaloniki’s airport "Macedonia" is located in the Municipality of Thermi in Thessaloniki Peripheral unit and within fifteen (15) kilometers southeast from the city of Thessaloniki. The site of the current airport was used as "Air Field" in 1917 under the name "great little first." From 1919 to 1931 (and beyond), it was used as an auxiliary airport of the large military airport of Sedes. In 1938 the construction of civil airport in Great Micra began, which was called "Civil AIRPORT Thessaloniki". In 1956 the Greek air transport was undertaken by '' OLYMPIC AIRWAYS 'Aristotle Onassis, which was granted with the exclusive privilege and exploitation of the country's aviation. In 1993 she was renamed and became Thessaloniki International Airport "Macedonia", taking its name from the historic geographical region of Macedonia. In 2008 the airport "Macedonia" was the third busiest airport in Greece. Today Thessaloniki airport serves local and international flights to European countries, acting as a passenger and cargo terminal with 14 aircraft stands of all sizes. In Thessaloniki airport are also housed squadrons of the Air Force and the Air Club of Thessaloniki.